Category: 4. ME – Forever Fosters

Sometimes Fosters Are Forever

This section is dedicated to our dogs who are likely in the home of a ‘Forever Foster’. Maybe they are just too advanced in age and are living out their final days. Maybe they have special needs. And maybe they just don’t sit quite right! Our Forever Foster dogs are special…and they need extra love! Our foster families who care for these dogs are special too. They know that an adopter is unlikely and agree to continuously foster….though we never lose hope that a forever family will open their heart and home. This section honors these special dogs and their special foster families!

Meggie – fostered in Wichita Falls

I’m Meggie, a female, black Miniature Schnauzer who is about twelve years old and weighs about sixteen pounds with natural ears and docked tail. I’m a quiet girl who enjoys playing. I took care of my foster’s blind dog and stayed with him so he would have company. Unfortunately he recently passed away. I’m a little timid meeting new people, but do warm up quickly. Even though I’m a little hard of hearing, there are some good points to it. Loud noises and thunderstorms are no big deal now. I love to explore the house and am a confident girl. I like to be around low key calm dogs. I’m in the early stages of kidney failure, but I have a wonderful foster home and they are taking very good care of me.

MacScruff – fostered in West Colombia, TX


I’m MacScruff and I’m a salt and pepper Miniature Schnauzer who is about ten years old and weighs thirteen pounds with natural ears and tail. My foster family affectionately call me Scruffy. I have a special condition called megaesophagus which requires that I be fed upright in my Bailey chair. A really nice SRT volunteer made the chair especially for me and I love eating in it. I’ve gained weight since I’ve been with my foster family and I love them all very very much. I am very protective of them against any intruders or suspicious people. I may not have any teeth, but those intruders don’t know that. I have some other four-legged playmates and we get along just great. If you would be interested in adopting me, complete an adoption application under the “Adopt” tab.

Brandon – fostered in Kempner, TX


I’m Brandon, a  male, salt & pepper Miniature Schnauzer, 14 years old, 22 pounds with natural ears and tail. I may be nearly blind and a senior,  but it doesn’t slow me down. I quickly memorized my foster home and I can outwalk the hardiest walker. I love playing tug-of-war, going on long walks to be petted and loved on. I’m a great watchdog and have a good sense of hearing. I really don’t like young puppies who are annoying and always jumping around on me. I don’t mind dogs who are calm like me. I’m also fine with cats — they don’t bother me at all!  If interested in adopting,  click the ‘Adopt’ tab, complete your adoption application and put me, Brandon, as a dog of interest. Contact SRT for my adoption fee.

Penny Faye (fostered in Austin)

I’m Penny Faye, a female black miniature schnauzer about 11 years old, weighing 8 lbs with natural ears and a docked tail. I was rescued from a Louisiana shelter and have had a wonderful spa day so everyone can see me now. I have a wonderful foster home in Round Rock. I’m a friendly, sweet little girl and get along with everyone I meet, both four-legged and two-legged. I’m house, crate and leash trained. My adoption fee is a donation of your choosing.

Boy Bear

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“Oh, it doesn’t matter what they say in the papers, ’cause it’s always been the same old scene.  There’s a new band in town but you can’t get the sound from a story in a magazine;  Aimed at your average teen.  Everybody’s talkin’ ’bout the new sound, funny, but it’s still rock and roll to me!”  Times are a changing.  These young kids have a new word for just about everything…like it’s something really new.  But most things just stay the same. Kind of like a man and his dog.  That never goes out of style.  Companionship.  There’s just not other words that describe it!  I’m Boy Bear…if you say it fast, it sounds like Boyds Bear!  I’m a kidder.  I’m a male Miniature Schnauzer with natural ears and a docked tail.  I’m about nine years old and I weigh about fourteen pounds.  My previous owner died and, well, keeping up with a dog and his needs wasn’t easy in the end.  I like the human friends I’ve met but I would do better around older children. I’m generally fine with other dogs.  I am crate trained and I’m house trained too. I’ve got a lot of love I can share!  I just completed cataract surgery. One bad eye had to be removed but I’m like a new man with my other eye! I can see again. Click the ‘Adopt’ tab, complete your adoption application and put me, Boy Bear, as a dog of interest. My adoption fee is a donation of your choosing.

Jackson Joe


“You can do the impossible, because you have been through the unimaginable.” Christina Rasmussen. A guy my age, still trying to find that perfect home. I always had my son with me, but he’s recently passed. No one should outlive their children…it’s just not right. And it’s heartbreaking. But maybe I can find a home and live out my life in peace, knowing that I was loved. That’s why I’m looking to you! I’m Jackson Joe, people call me J J, and I’m a male, black & silver Schnauzer with natural ears and a docked tail. I’m 14 years old and I weigh about 17 pounds. Given my age, I’d probably be best in an all-adult home. I’d love it if someone were around during the day. I’d sure like some company…and not just at night. I’ve got good house skills…I’m crate trained and I’m house trained too! I still like walks and I’m good on a leash. There are many pluses to being mature! I’m just a sweet guy whose friendly and needs a little love in his life. That’s where you come in! Click the ‘Adopt’ tab, complete your adoption application and put me, Jackson Joe, as a dog of interest. My adoption fee is a donation of your choosing.