Looking for a soul dog?

Violet is one of those dogs who is especially attuned to her humans.

Name: Violet

Breed: A generous sponsor has paid ($80 value) to DNA test Violet. Violet is said to be a ½ mixed breed (which was unidentifiable) and ¼ Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier and ¼ Vizsla Mix.

Sex: Female (Spayed)

Current Age: Young adult, approximately 3 years old

Current Size: 28 pounds

Dogs? I would love to be your only and only princess!

Cats? I need a cat free home and a small animal free home. No chickens or livestock.

Children? No kids please; I prefer the company of laid-back adults.

Activity Level: My energy level is medium, and I’m going to need a home that can provide me with at least 60+ minutes of play and exercise per day and structured training. I’m a very bright girl and will appreciate the structure and boundaries in my new home. I would do best in a home with no other dogs or children because of my sensitive & intense tendencies. I’m a gentle soul at heart and likes being treated that way in return.

Background: I joined the BAPBR Pit Stop Program on October 15, 2012. Prior to that, I was a stray at Multnomah County Animal Services.

Training: With the help of Cecelia Towner, my foster mom and trainer at Trusting the Heart Dog Training and Animal Communication, I’ve gained all sorts of basic training and relationship-building skills: I am housebroken and know heel, sit, and down. I can be left home alone for 4 to 6 hours a day, so a work-from-home mom or rotating work schedule would be best for me. I can get nervous about life and transitions, so we will need to go very slow with my foster-to-adopt transition. My potential new family will receive private in-home training sessions with Cecelia Towner at Trusting the Heart Dog Training.

Ideal home: My perfect home would include a single lady (I love the ladies!) or a couple. I’ve not had any exposure to men and they are very scary to me, so I would like a ladies-only home! My new family must be local to the Portland/Vancouver area (required for post adoption and transition support) and must have a completely fenced-in, secure yard. I’m looking for a family who will take me camping, hiking, to the beach, for daily walks, and on errand runs, and who will shower love and attention on me. I am a go-everywhere kind of dog!

Please note: Violet’s adopters will need to be willing and able to sign a BAPBR foster-to-adopt contract for a minimum of 30 days while BAPBR offers training support and final vetting services. Adopter must live in the Portland, Oregon or Vancouver, WA area.

Adoption fee: $200

Start the Adoption Process

We now provide continuing education!

The adoption package includes dog training sessions with one of our preferred trainers. These sessions are provided to you at no cost during the foster-to-adopt trial period (weekly or bi-weekly, depending on the dog's needs) to ensure that you and your new best friend are set up for a lifetime of success!

Our adoption fee includes:

When you adopt a BAPBR dog, our relationship with you does not end there. We know that you’ll have questions once your dog is home with you and we are here to provide advice regarding basic training and resources for you and your dog.

We take great care of the health and condition of dogs in the BAPBR Pit Stop Program. Before any dogs go to their adoptive family, we ensure that any needed procedures have been conducted at our veterinarian hospital.

Along with your wonderful new family member you will also receive:

  • training sessions (more infomation located below, under the adoption fee)
  • Spay or neuter
  • Initial vaccines
  • Copy of medical vet records/history
  • De-worming treatment
  • Flea treatment
  • Collar
  • ID Tag
  • Front clip walking harness
  • Leash
  • AVID microchip and registration (a $20 value)
  • Bag of kibble
  • Plenty of post-adoption support!

Remember, adopting a dog is a lifetime commitment. Not every
family needs a dog, but every dog needs a family.