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Adopting a Dog: discovering man's best friend

It's no secret that having a canine comrade can bring immeasurable amounts of love and joy to your life. Now that you have decided to bring a four-legged friend into your home, what type of dog is right for you? Make sure you consider all the possibilities before selecting a pet that will be with you for a lifetime. And remember, we are always getting new dogs into the shelter; so check back often for your perfect match.

Hello, I'm Petey

Adult
Male
Extra Large

Woof, oh, don't be afraid; I know that I have a loud bark and I am built rather like a Mack truck, but I am really a…

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Hello, I'm Cassy

Adult
Female
Large

Hi There! My name is Cassy and I am a 5 year old spayed female Plott Hound mix that was brought to the shelter as a…

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Hello, I'm Jangles

Adult
Female
Large

Hi There! My name is Jangles and I am a 1 and 1/2 year old Plott Hound mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray.…

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Hello, I'm Nugget

Adult
Male
Large

Hello, my name is Nugget and I am a neutered male Shiba Inu/Chow mix in need of a forever home. I will do best in a…

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Hello, I'm Duke

Adult
Male
Large

Greetings, my name is Duke and I was sadly surrendered to the shelter because I was not happy about sharing my home with…

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Hello, I'm Sassy

Adult
Female
Large

Hello, my name is Sassy but don't let that fool you because I am really not very sassy at all. As a matter of fact I am…

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Hello, I'm Riley

Adult
Male
Medium

Hi, I'm Riley! I am a 2 year old Jack Russell Terrier/Beagle mix and I want to be your everything! You see, my previous…

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