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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 dog )

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 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 Copperfield

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Copperfield and I am a 4 year old Chow Chow/Shar Pei mix. I am a neutered male, current on my shelter…

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Hello, I'm Blue (plays fetch)

Adult
Male
Large

Hello There! My name is Blue and I would like to thank you for reading about me. I am a 6 year old German…

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

Adult
Male
Small

Good Day! My name is Chi Chi and I am a dandy medium sized Chihuahua mix. I am an 8 year old neutered male that is young…

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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 Chevy

Adult
Male
Large

Hello dog lovers! My name is Chevy and I am a very cute 4 year old American Staffordshire Terrier mix in need of a…

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Hello, I'm Roselyn

Adult
Female
Large

Well, Hi There! My name is Roselyn and I am a black Labrador Retriever mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. I…

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Hello, I'm Trixy

Adult
Female
Large

Hi, my name is Trixy. I am a 1 year old female Vizsla/Terrier mix and an unclaimed stray. I am very smart with lots of…

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Hello, I'm Nugget

Adult
Male
Large

Nugget is a 7 and 1/2 year old neutered male Shiba Inu/ Chow Chow mix. He will need a home without small children or…

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