Image: New Rattitude sick or injured Rat Terrier100% of your donation goes towards the rescue & medical care of needy dogs.
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All About Ratties

The Rat Terrier is an American breed that originated from a mixture of crosses by European immigrants in the late 19th century old time Fox Terriers and other European Terriers. They were common on American family farms in the 1920s and 1930s. Click for more about Rat Terriers

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Position Statement on Shock Collars

The New Rattitude Board of Directors has adopted a Position Statement on the use of shock collars. Click to read the Position Statement

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New Rattitude Hates Puppymills

More than 50 million puppies are born each year in puppy mills in the U.S.A. What is a puppy mill and why is this bad? Read here for information.
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Clinic Report

New Rattitude regularly takes in dogs with special medical needs. Please visit our Canine Clinic to learn more about some of the dogs who are in current need of special care and how you can help.
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Puppy Breath

Need a puppy fix? When we have new litters in our fostercare program, we will preview them in our "nursery." Click here to check them out!
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Senior & Middle Aged Ratties

Mature Ratties make some of the very best pets! Want to learn more? Check out our Adopt A Senior information page and visit our Senior Rattie Album
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New Rattitude's 2016 Annual Report

New Rattitude proudly presents our 2016 Annual Report. Click here to view online!

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Foster Home: Talisheek, Louisiana

A Rat Terrier available for adoption from New Rattitude.

Pablo is a "ruff-and-tumble" 1-year-old Rat Terrier, who weighs just 10 lbs. An active, energetic boy, Pablo loves to run in the fenced yard and participate in nightly wrestling matches with the other dogs in his foster home. Not one to be intimidated by size, little Pablo is best friends with a 22-lb. female, and he gets along well with every dog he meets. He even likes to chase the kitties and gather them into a tiny herd. When Pablo's battery finally runs down, he loves to sit next to you and allow you to give him a gentle scratch or two. He's fully house-trained and when it's bedtime, this smart fellow readily walks into his crate at the request "Go to your room." Pablo is a beautiful dog and a true joy to be around. He's hankering to bring a little joy to your neck of the woods! You can apply to adopt this tiny man at

Make Your Rattie A Calendar Star!

Image: New Rattitude calendar Entries for New Rattitude's 2018 calendar photo contest are being accepted now through September 30! Winning photos will be featured in New Rattitude's ninth annual calendar. Visit the Events Page for contest details!


New Rattitude T-Shirts in our ReTail Shop
Now in the New Rattitude Retail Shop - 2017 T-shirts! Beautiful high quality T-shirts in sizes S through 5XL, featuring a custom New Rattitude design. Visit the ReTail Shop today to place your order.


Image: Rat Terrier at Animal Shelter Needing Rescue Make a donation to New Rattitude in another's name and honor them in a special way! Visit our Donations page for more information.


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Have you ever considered fostering a Rat Terrier? Wonder how New Rattitude supports our foster homes and makes it easy? CLICK HERE to learn how easy it can be and get your questions answered.


Image: Rattie Computing The New Rattitude links page offers a variety of canine community resources endorsed by New Rattitude members. Check it out!


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