Barktown Rescue

We are advocates for the outcasts, a voice for the unwanted. We believe all dogs deserve a loving home and just like people, they all deserve a second chance at happiness.

Boston, KY,40107
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Phone Number: (502) 833-2275



Australian Shepherd | Taylor County, KY



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House Trained


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Meet Ryder

Ryder was found at a construction site by workers. He was skin and bones! Between the skin infection and being starved, he had given up. He's been in a foster home since then and recovered nicely, physically. He does have trust issues that have to be earned. He is fearful of men, and seems to attach to one person. He is getting a long nicely with his fur siblings, but we do not recommend  home with children. He isnt the type of the dog that likes "hugs" or anyone getting too close to his face, so a home without children is best.  He would be best in a home with other animals. He has done great with cats in his foster home. He is working on crate training, but so far he is not fan! He is a great watch dog and will alert you to someone or something. He is mostly house trained He loves to play ball, run, and learn new commands. A fence yard is preferred  If you would like to make Ryder a part of your family, fill out an application at    RYDER'S ADOPTION FEE IS $170

Adoption Process
First, we do ask that an application be filled out on the animal the person is interested in. Once approved, we can set up to meet the animal, which will already be vetted (spayed or neutered, vaccinated, heart worm tested, etc.). The fee for adoption starts at $125. There is a contract that also needs signed at the time of adoption.

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