Southern States Rescued Rottweilers

Southern States Rescued Rottweilers, Inc. is dedicated to saving the lives of Rottweilers throughout our eleven states, but we could not fulfill that mission without the efforts of our hard working volunteers.Becoming a volunteer for SSRR is very easy. Simply fill out our Volunteer Application and submit it.Read on to find out more about HOW YOU CAN HELP US. FOSTER HOMES - We are currently in desperate need of foster homes as more and more Rotties find their way into shelters. Foster care consists of temporarily housing a Rottweiler while providing for its basic needs such as food, water, shelter. SSRR provides medical care of the Rottweilers in our program, and our foster homes' out of pocket expenses are limited. We prefer that our foster homes keep their foster dogs indoors during their stay. Doing so helps the Rottweiler adjust to the common household noises and smells it will experience in its new home, and it also helps to further determine the personality of the Rottweiler and what type of home situation that it would do best in. We encourage crating the foster dog when not being supervised. Foster families must take a Basic Dog Obedience course within 30 days of becoming a foster family. This will allow the foster dog to have good manners when they go to their "forever home" HOME CHECKS - We also need people to do home checks for us. A home visit is something that is required before an individual is allowed to adopt one of our Rottweilers. It consists of going to the home of a potential adopter, checking the dog’s proposed living conditions, asking questions outlined on our home visit form, and basically ensuring that the home is ready and properly equipped to handle the challenges and rewards of adding a new dog to their home. The Home Checks are the eyes and ears of SSRR. Performing the Home Check is what allows SSRR to place dogs in safe and secure homes. TRANSPORT - Transport help is of great demand in SSRR. Since we do not limit adopters by making them choose only from the dogs that are in their state of residence, we often need to arrange transport for an adopted Rottweiler to go from one state to another. Our volunteers will fill various 'legs' of the transport as they relay the dog across our coverage area from its current location to its new or adoptive home. Most legs range in size from 50 to 100 miles. Before you take a road trip with your family Check with SSRR to see if you can help transport a dog to their "Forever Home" PUBLIC EDUCATION - Since our purpose is not only to save Rottweilers but to educate those around us about this breed, we often reserve booth space at local dog events. We are always in need of volunteers to sit at these booths to pass out promotional material and to talk to passersby about Rottweiler rescue, the importance of spaying and neutering, and Rottweilers in general. ADMINISTRATIVE AREAS – There are other more administrative areas such as fundraising, advertising, secretarial services, correspondence, etc. where we often find ourselves lacking volunteers. If you can be of assistance in any of these areas we welcome you to volunteer to fill this niche.Anyone who truly loves this breed can and should be involved in rescue! It only takes a small portion of your time, and the rewards of doing so measure far beyond compare. If you feel this is the type of organization you'd like to be involved with and you live in one of the states we cover, please fill out our Volunteer Application. If you live in a state outside of our current coverage area, there are many other rescues that will welcome your help. SSRR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible. All donations are used to further our rescue and educational efforts. Donations may be made to:SSRR, Inc., c/o Linda Whigham SSRR Treasurer, PO Box 21133 White Hall, AR 71612

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Rottweiler | Warren, AR

Age : 1 Year 1 MonthBabyMaleX-LargeBlack with Tan, Yellow or Fawn



affectionate cratetrained doesWellInCar leashtrained olderKidsOnly playful playsToys

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Meet Jake

      Jake's favorite place is by your side, or at least in the same room you are in. He loves cuddles and will work for affection (or treats!). He adapts well to change and picks up on household rules pretty quickly. He loves to chew, but keeps his interests to appropriate things to chew. His favorite is beef cheek rolls! He loves playing tug or with other dogs in the household. He isn’t so great with fetch, but he is getting there. He doesn't want to relinquish the toy, but will let you take it from him. Jake is good with cats that are indifferent or good with dogs. If the cat swats any time he gets in proximity, Jake will bark at the cat until redirected. He has not been around children, but we anticipate his morning puppy energy might knock a child down. Jake loves everyone and has offered every person he has met so far, a Rottie lean. He is learning that his choices have consequences. The current one he is working through is coming out of the crate and not jumping up beside you for attention. He is understanding that the best way to receive attention isn't the high excited jumping, but instead, a sit. Jake still doesn't know what to do with his "first thing in the morning" puppy energy though, so the sit is usually pretty wiggly. He has less energy than we are used to in a 1-year-old Rottie, possibly because of being a Parvo survivor, but that just means that it is easier to satisfy his exercise needs.    A Typical Day in the Life of Jake: The alarm goes off. Jake waits a few minutes to see if his foster mom as actually going to wake up. If she doesn’t, he whines in the crate for about 10 minutes. He sits before the crate door is opened. He is still working on duration with an open crate door and release, so the release is pretty quickl. Excitement! Jumping up next to foster mom, then remembering his manners and sitting. He gets a quick pet before going outside. Next up he has about 30 minutes of play outside and potty time. He goes back in and has about 15 - 30 minutes of cuddle time. Next, he sits and waits patiently for breakfast which is 1.5 - 2c of food in his crate. After breakfast he usually takes a 2-3 hour nap in whichever room foster mom is working in. Some days, Jake goes on a 2-3 mile walk in the woods. Others he goes to class. On these days he is generally pretty chill the rest of the day. If he doesn't exercise his mind or body, he usually has about 2 more sessions of zoomies and/or wanting to play a day. Dinner is another 1.5 - 2c. After dinner, he wants to cuddle up with you on the couch or in bed and watch TV. His last bout of play is usually around 9:00pm. After that, he is usually asleep for the night. When humans are ready for bed, throw a few treats into the crate and Jake will kennel up for night, without a cue.    Upon approval to adopt, you will be sent SSRR Decompression and Introduction requirements that we require ALL of our adopters to follow . You will be asked to acknowledge receipt of these requirements, verify that you have read them and that you will follow them.   Special thanks to Tracy Allard of Penny Whistle Photography for these incredible pictures of Peanut.  Please click on the image below to go to Tracy's website.

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Adoption Application Vet Reference Check Personal Reference checks Home Check Adoption Fee applies

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