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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 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 and I am housebroken. My coat…

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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 Chata

Adult
Female
Large

Hi There! My name is Chata and I am a beautiful Redbone Coonhound/Border Collie mix. My coat is very short and shiny…

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Hello, I'm Cody (at Bob's House for Dogs)

Senior
Male
Small

Hi, my name is Cody and I think that I am the cutest dog around. I am a super happy-go-lucky 12 year old purebred…

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Hello, I'm Licorice

Senior
Male
Medium

Hi, my name is Licorice and I am a male Dachshund mix. I am very young and energetic at heart, and slightly older in…

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Hello, I'm Bruno

Adult
Male
Small

Hi There! My name is Bruno, and I am a very sweet neutered male Miniature Pinscher. I was found as a stray on 4/29/15…

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Hello, I'm Camper

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Camper and I am a 1 year old American Staffordshire Terrier mix that was brought to the shelter as…

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Hello, I'm Reggie

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Reggie. I am a very sweet 4 year old Border Collie mix that gives kisses, loves peanut butter and butt…

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Hello, I'm Brie

Senior
Female
Large

Hello, my name is Brie and I am a female Shepherd mix. I am a bit more mature than many of the other dogs here at the…

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Hello, I'm Nina

Adult
Female
Medium

A big HELLO to everyone! My name is Nina, and I am a super friendly female Terrier mix that will do well in most…

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Hello, I'm Fernie

Adult
Female
Medium

Hi There! My name is Fernie, and I am a 1-and-1/2 year old female Spaniel mix with really cute little black spots and…

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Hello, I'm Tex

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Tex and I am a Treeing Walker Coonhound mix. True to my breed you can expect my nose to be to the ground…

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