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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 Primrose ( Longest Resident )

Adult
Female
Large

Hi There! My name is Primrose, and I am a spayed female American Staffordshire Terrier that was brought to the shelter…

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Hello, I'm Spanky

Adult
Male
Large

Good Day! Spanky here and I am in need of a new home. Since you are already reading about me, you must think that I am a…

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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 Piper

Adult
Female
Medium

A big HELLO to everyone out there! My name is Piper and I am in need of a home without children or cats. I do fine with…

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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 Earl

Adult
Male
Medium

Hi, my name is Earl and I am a 5 year old Jack Russell Terrier mix. I am a neutered male that was brought to the shelter…

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Hello, I'm Tebow

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Tebow, and I may have already broken the record for how many employee/volunteer hearts I have…

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Hello, I'm Copperfield

Adult
Male
Large

Copperfield is a 4 year old male Chow Chow/Shar Pei mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. More information…

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Hello, I'm Brit

Adult
Female
Large

Brit is a 7 year old American Staffordshire Terrier mix. She has been spayed, is good with cats, and loves attention.…

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Hello, I'm Blue

Adult
Male
Large

Blue is a 6 year old German Shepherd/Rottweiler mix. He is a neutered male that loves to play fetch and will do best in…

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Hello, I'm Angel and Gizmo

Senior
Female
Large

Angel is a beautiful and well mannered female Irish Setter. She is 12 years old. Gizmo is a neutered male Schnauzer mix.…

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Hello, I'm Annie

Senior
Female
Large

Annie is a very friendly and loving 12 year old Labrador Retriever mix. This female does well with most cats, dogs,…

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Hello, I'm Buster

Adult
Male
Large

Buster is an adult neutered male. He is a Collie/ Blue Heeler mix. He knows sit and shake and takes treats ever so…

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Hello, I'm Chi Chi

Adult
Male
Small

Chi Chi is a very cautious but loving Chihuahua mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. This male is energetic…

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Hello, I'm Jangles

Adult
Female
Large

Jangles is a very beautiful light brindle female that was brought to the shelter as a stray. She is an adult Plott Hound…

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Hello, I'm Veda

Adult
Female
Medium

Veda is a 1 year old female Shepherd mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. She is a super sweet and energetic…

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