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Jack Russell Terrier (Parson Russell Terrier) / Italian Greyhound (short coat)  : :  Male  : :  Adult  : :  Small

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About Axel, a young terrier mix boy

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: Furreka Rescue
  • General Color: White with Red, Golden, Orange or Chestnut
  • Color: Patches
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Ear Type: Erect
  • Tail Type: Curled
  • Current Size: 20 Pounds
  • Potential Size: 20 Pounds
  • Current Age: 2 Years 10 Months (best estimate)
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Low
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
  • Reaction to New People: Protective



Axel was rescued from a high-kill shelter and was adopted into a home with Children and other dogs. Axel is not doing well with all of the High energy activities and many children coming and going constantly, as the resident children have very active social lives and high-energy activities. Axel is seeking an adult-only and perhaps female-only family to give him the calm and safety he seeks. Axel is a 2-year-old Jack Russell and Italian Greyhound mix boy. He is neutered, up-to-date, and shy.

What Axel needs

Axel is a sweet boy seeking a calmer, quieter home where he can relax and be himself. With his current high-energy home and people coming and going all the time, he is always on edge and agitated. He needs an animal-free home where he can just be himself and have 1-2 people he can get to know, learn to trust, and be best friends with. Axel has stranger danger fear, which means when new people come into the home, he becomes fearful and feels he has to protect his humans and his toys or go hide. He needs a quieter home with dog-savvy, rescue-savvy people who can work with axel to build a loving bond and let him know he is safe and will be well-loved and cared for furever. Once Axel is settled and develops a bond with his new humans, he becomes a lap dog, hugger, and kisser and seeks out love and attention.  

Once he is settled in a home, he will take to his new female adopter quickly and bond deeply. Rompin Paws will work with you on proper introductions to the home and help him decompress and settle in. Once Axel decides you are his person, he is truly yours. He will use his paw to pull your hand to him to pet him.


How to meet and apply for Axel


Please use the link below to apply. One of our volunteers will review the application and call to follow up with questions, answer yours, and see if you are a match for this pup.  If it looks like a match can be made, then the next step is a meet and greet. Please use a computer as tablets and cell phones will drop the app.

Axel has been transitioned to a human-grade diet that avoids kibble in place of a healthy canine-specific feeding regimen. We will educate his adopters on proper diet and nutrition for his and his new buddies. To apply to adopt Axel he has a $450.00 adoption fee.  All monies will be recycled to cover medical care and rescue more dogs. Please fill out the online application using this link.   Please be thorough in your answers and expound whenever possible so we get to know you and can make the best match.     https ://rompinpawsrescue.rescuegroups.org/forms/


More about Axel, a young terrier mix boy

Is Not Good with Dogs, Not Good with Cats, Is Not Good with Kids, Good with Women Only, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Plays fetch, Likes to play with toys, Likes to be in your lap, Prefers warm climate, Protective, Needs special care, Obedient, Playful, Timid, Skittish, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Goofy, Not good with small dogs

Special Needs: resource guards

All Animals are current on Vaccinations, spayed or neutered if age appropriate, microchipped, dewormed, deflea if required, General wellness exams (with health certificates if brought in from out of state).

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