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Rottweiler (short coat)  : :  Female (spayed)  : :  Adult  : :  Large

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Contact Nikki's Caretaker/Foster Directly: SSRR (Adoptions@southernstatesrescuedrottweilers.org)





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About Nikki

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: SSRR19-0226-009
  • General Color: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
  • Tail Type: Docked
  • Current Size: 74 Pounds
  • Current Age: 6 Years 11 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: Grandy NC 27939
  • Microchipped: Yes
  • Declawed: No
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate

Hi! My name is Nikki and this is my story.

I was in a shelter and they told me my time was running out. I was surrendered to the shelter because my mom and dad lost their home and I had no place to go. I didn’t know what that meant but when my dad took me to the shelter, he made sure I had all my medical records so I would have a better chance of finding a home. I’m about 5 years old and had surgery back in 2014 to correct something called entropian in my eye. I was spayed, up to date on my vaccinations and heartworm negative. I have two masses on my chest, but they don’t cause me any discomfort.

When I got to the shelter I was very confused. My family was gone and all I had was a kennel in a room without a window. My family told me I was a good girl, but I must have been bad, or else why would they leave me? I just wanted to be loved again and, out of the cage with its bars and cold concrete floor. Twice a day someone would come and take me outside. I would see other dogs and was very curious for I hadn’t lived with other animals before. I would get so excited! Maybe they would play with me? But no, I  had to go back to the room with no window.

Then I started to hear that I was a lucky girl because a Rescue had agreed to take me and a foster mom was coming to get me. I didn’t know what these words meant, and I sure didn’t feel lucky. I felt alone.

Then someone came to get me out of the cage and I was so confused. I had already been out once and it wasn’t time to go outside again. Wait, they were walking me in a different direction. What was going on? Is this where you go when you “run out of time”?

That was when I saw someone looking at just me and I somehow knew it would all be ok. That someone was my foster mom that the rescue sent to save me. I was saved!

Foster mom knelt down to see me and I just covered her with kisses. She laughed and asked if I wanted to leave and I couldn’t wiggle hard enough. Yes! Yes! Let’s go!

It didn’t take long for my foster mom to figure out that I was probably mostly an “outside” dog before, but that I loved being inside and especially loved being close to people. So here I am. I live with not only foster mom and her daughter, but I have other foster friends here! There is a big male and he is a Rottie like me.  Sometimes he gets grumpy, so I go find my sister to play with. She’s not all Rottie but that is ok, I still like to play with her.

Foster Mom says I am now “crate trained” and am learning my manners very well. I am pretty good at “Sit” and “Come”, I kinda like to “Give Paw” and “Stay” isn’t much fun, but Foster Mom just won’t give up on that one. There is a cat outside. Sometimes I think I want to chase it, but then foster Mom always catches me and tells me “No”.

She also says I have No Idea of personal space. If there is room in your lap, I get to sit in it, right? If you have a snack, shouldn’t I get a snack? I will give you sad eyes and smooches!

Foster Mom says I am a mess, but I am the sweetest mess ever! All I want is to snuggle and play. I am learning my manners because it makes everyone happy. That is what I really, really want…my very own family to snuggle with and make happy!

More about Nikki

Good with Dogs, Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids, Good with Adults, Cratetrained, Likes to be in your lap, Obedient, Playful, Affectionate



Step 1:   Please complete the adoption application in full; incomplete applications WILL NOT BE PROCESSED

Step 2: Our Lead Adoption Coordinator will contact you and confirm your application has been received (please use our Contact Us form if you have not gotten a response within 7 days).

Step 3: After you have received confirmation from our Lead Adoption Coordinator, your application will then be forwarded to communicate with one of our Adoption Coordinators.  The Adoption Coordinator is your point of contact during the adoption process, 

Step 4: Once the Adoption Coordinator has finished processing your application, a volunteer will be selected to contact you to schedule a home visit. Home visits allow us to see where the dog will live, discuss any questions you have and review our adoption contract.

Step 5: Once the application process is completed, the adoption package goes to the board of directors for a 24 hour review.

SSRR is very serious about the homes our dogs are placed in and want to ensure they never end up homeless again.  If you have any questions, please email us at rottie.info.ssrr@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in adopting a rescued Rottweiler!

If you are interested in adopting this Rottweiler, please fill out an Adoption Application today.



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