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Hi, my name is Daisy and I’m looking for my forever home! I’m only two years old and I love to play. My foster mom says I’m just the cutest little toy fox terrier/chihuahua mix ever!

Hi, I'm Daisy and I'm looking for my forever home!
Hi, I’m Daisy and I’m looking for my forever home!

I love attention and like to explore the outside world, but loud noises (especially outside) do scare me, because everything outside is new to me. Sometimes, I can feel a little anxious, but my curious nature wins out.

I can sit and I love treats so very much! I’m also super smart and learned how to go to the bathroom outside from my foster mom’s other dog all on my very own. 

Daisy taking a nap - beds are the best!
Daisy taking a nap – beds are the best!

I won’t lie, I like to sleep in the bed and under the covers! And I’ll lick your ear to show you how much I love you! I also love to cuddle up when things are calm. Plush toys are my very favorite things and as I’m still a bit of a puppy, I will grab a shoe every now and then just out of boredom (but I won’t chew too much on it, promise!).

I am up to date on my shots, am heartworm negative, and spayed. If you think I might be the right dog for you, please reach out to TFTR by email at or you can find me on Petfinder by clicking here (and see more photos of me!)

Daisy on couch
Are you my forever family?
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We are still selling the last tenth anniversary TFTR Cookbooks and Calendars! Don’t let these keepsakes disappear without getting one for you and a friend – these wonderful fundraiser items help us rescue and care for toy fox terriers in need.

Calling all chefs (or want to be chefs!), we have TFTR cookbooks available in celebration of our 10th anniversary! Only $14, just think about all the amazing recipes you can make – like Pat Land’s Yum Yum Cake, Homemade Kale Chips, and Pecan Chiffon Pie… there are even recipes for your little ones like Apple-Pumpkin Dog Treats and Banana Pupcakes!

2020 Calendars are also still available for $20 with adorable rescue TFTs from over the years – just picture all those happy doggie faces brightening your day all throughout the year!

TFTR Anniversary Cookbook
TFTR Anniversary Cookbooks
TFTR 2020 Calendar
2020 TFTR Calendars

If you’re interested in purchasing a cookbook or calendar for yourself (or a friend!), please send an email to

Thank you for supporting TFTR and the little ones in need!

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Here at TFTR, we love happy tail pupdates! We recently caught up with loveable Stretch and his family… Stretch is a TFTR rescue dog that was adopted and now lives on a ranch with his dad, Bob, as well as Bob’s daughter, Marilyn, and grandkids, Julie and Joe. He came into their lives at the absolutely perfect time! 

Stretch and Bob, best friends!

Bob, had just lost his toy fox terrier of 13 years and he was absolutely devastated.  Not only did he cherish his beloved TFT, but it was the last living fur baby link that he had to his wife, Lila, that he had lost a few years before (after 58 years of marriage).

These two seniors hit it off immediately and Bob discovered a new purpose in life, loving and caring for Stretch!  Over the past year, they have become best buddies and are pretty much inseparable.

Stretch on the ranch

Stretch is Bob’s shadow and follows him everywhere!  They have a daily routine of taking a walk after breakfast, playing fetch with Stretch’s toys, then taking a mid-morning nap. After lunch they enjoy watching TV in the kitchen and Stretch enjoys snuggling in Bob’s comfortable arms.  They have an afternoon nap, take another walk, then have dinner.  There’s a fully gated yard at the ranch and Stretch has lots of room to roam and play. Stretch has his own little bed he sleeps in right next to Bob and if he gets cold, he goes under the covers.  What a wonderful life!

One of Stretch’s favorite things to do is visit the neighbor’s house and get treats from them at least 3 times a week.  Stretch also loves to go on car rides with the family and he has his favorite spot in the car that he can look out the window!

Bob and Stretch taking a nap together!

Stretch, Bob, Marilyn, Julie, and Joe, we are so glad that you found each other! Thank you for adopting through TFTR!

If you’re interested in adopting a TFT of your own like Stretch, we have a lot of amazing little dogs looking for their forever families. You can find our adoptable dogs here or on Petfinder!

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Hi, my name is Riley and I’m a toy fox terrier who lived in a puppy mill for 6 1/2 years, where I was forced to live in a cage and have tons of puppies. But then I was rescued and adopted by my loving mom. Unfortunately, my mom is having some health issues and I’m staying at the vet right now until I can find another home where I’ll be just as loved. TFTR is helping me find just the right family!

Riley out and about town!

I turned 13 in November, so I’d love a home where I can have lots of love, snuggle in comfy beds, and hang out with you!

I have a very special walk because I had 2 broken bones in the puppy mill and no one took care of me, so my legs didn’t get a chance to heal the way they were supposed to. But I still get around just fine and only need pain meds every now and then to help me feel better.

I get along well with other dogs, but I am a little shy with people until I have a chance to get to know you. I had a doggie door in my last home, so I may need some help learning how to potty in the right place if you don’t have one at your home!

Just look at Riley’s big smile!

I’m located in Muskogee, OK and am up to date on my shots, am heartworm negative, and spayed. Transport is possible to surrounding areas like MO, TX, AR, and KS!

If you think I might be the right dog for you, please reach out to TFTR by email at or you can find me on Petfinder by clicking here!

Riley being adorable and all snuggled up in her comfy bed!
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Hello, everyone… 2020 has arrived. What a year 2019 was for TFTR.

Thank you to all for sharing our posts, liking and following our Facebook page, purchasing our 10th anniversary 2020 calendar, purchasing our first-ever cookbook, participating in our various fundraisers, as well as participating in our annual auctions. We could not continue our “work” helping these little ones without all of you.

Many of the activities and functions will remain the same, but TFTR will begin the new year with a change in our board of directors… the same faces but serving in different capacities. They are: President – Amanda Sentelle, Vice President – Patty Blair, Secretary – Chris Chrestay, Treasurer – Lynette Purciello, Board Member – Lorraine Dunsmore, and Directors – Constance Haynes and Linda Wharton.

On a personal note, I want to thank each of you for your support during the last six years, but it’s time for new leadership. I hope to become more involved with our volunteers to build that base because without our volunteers, we are lost.

So on behalf of TFTR, we wish you the happiest and healthiest of new years and please continue to support us. We need you!

Warmly, Patty

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Hello TFTR followers,

We wanted to share with you a video of one of our TFTR alumni practicing for flyball! Isis was adopted last year by our Vice-President Samantha Dominguez and she has been trying to train her for the sport of Flyball! Take a look here!

 Click here to find more adoptable TFTs that are waiting to be your new best friend and possible flyball partner!

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We are asking for your help if possible. Lainy is in pretty rough shape. She was surrendered to us on February 7th and has a hole in both sides of her cheeks, infections in her eyes and will probably need some teeth removed. She also has some eye problems that may need more care. We are trying to raise at least $500.00. If you can help it will be greatly appreciated. We can’t thank her foster parents enough for taking this sweet girl and giving her the attention and love she deserves. They are spending quite a bit of time each day due to her medical issues and have been absolutely amazing! Thank you so much!
Here is a link to our website that you can use to donate
or our paypal address is Please make sure to select the checkbox within the “Donation Information” box that says “I would like to designate this donation to a specific fund” and select “Lainy’s Medical Fund”.


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As I sit here writing this, the holidays are over and 2015 is upon us. January 2015 marks two years since
TFTR, Inc.’s founder, Pat Land, passed away. We miss her terribly but her work continues.
As the current President of TFTR, I have to say this group runs with the amazing work of our VicePresident,
Samantha Dominguez, and our Secretary/Treasurer, Leslie Greenwalt. Together they are the
backbone of TFTR. They work tirelessly to help the TFTs in need and to keep this group going in the right
direction. I also want to mention Dianne Clark, who is always available to help us identify a dog as a TFT,
TFT mix, Rat Terrier, or something else. When we get pictures, we don’t always know what the little one
is and Dianne makes the answer much clearer. Then there is Kiersten Cremin who is our volunteer
coordinator. Most of our volunteers, and potential volunteers, have had the chance to “meet” Kiersten
so she is already familiar to you. We truly hope Kiersten will become an officer in 2015. We have also
recently offered the position of transport coordinator to someone and we really hope she accepts.
In addition to the above mentioned officers and members, I also want to give a big shout out to our
volunteers, the true heartbeat of rescue. If it wasn’t for the people who foster, transport, check out
shelters, donate items to our auctions, buy the auction items, buy the products we sell, make generous
donations throughout the year, and generally spread the word about TFTs in need, we would not survive
as a rescue group, plain and simple. There are not enough words to thank you for what you do for us
and our beloved Toy Fox Terriers.
In the past year, we held our first Halloween costume photo contest, conducted our 2nd annual auction,
sold our first calendar, sold our first t-shirt and hoodie, our Facebook following has grown by 1,000
(from 490 in December ‘13 to 1496 currently), and we have revamped our website
to name a few. Our treasury just about doubled in 2014. All thanks to our followers.
As we move forward in 2015, we are looking back in review in order to fix the things we didn’t do as well
as we should have and setting our goals for the upcoming year. We hope that you will continue to
follow us on Facebook and watch our website for our news and most importantly, for the dogs that
need our help. It takes a village to help as many TFTs as possible.
Thank you, again, for all of your support and dedication…

Patty Blair

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Bidding begins Thurs., August 7 at 8AM EST thru Sun., August 10 at 8PM EST —LETS RAISE SOME MONEY FOR RESCUE!!

Take a look at our album of items we have and pick your favorite! Bid often!!! In Rescue Auctions it is ok to bid against your friend – your mom – your brother –they will understand— it’s for the dogs! HELP US HELP THEM!!! SHARE WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS Here’s just few of the items that are available for auction, TFT paintings, jewelry, dog accessories, and even a quilt!  Take a look at all of the items available for bidding at and don’t forget, bidding starts 8AM EST Thursday, August 7th!

TFTR Jewelry Set TFTR Framed Picture TFTR Jewelry TFTR Paining TFTR Quilt TFTR Coach Bag

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