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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

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 Jilly

Adult
Female
Large

Jilly here! I am 4 years old and a spayed female Bluetick Coonhound mix. I was brought to the shelter as a stray, and…

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Hello, I'm Layla

Adult
Female
Medium

Well, hello there! My name is Layla and I am a happy-go-lucky and friendly female Beagle. I am 6 years old and spayed…

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Hello, I'm Diamond

Senior
Female
Large

Attention senior dog lovers! My name is Diamond, which fits me perfectly because I have a diamond shaped patch of white…

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Hello, I'm Plush

Adult
Female
Large

Hi, my name is Plush and I am a spayed female Boxer mix. I am 2 1/2 years old and in need of a new home because my…

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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 Spike

Adult
Male
Medium

Hello, my name is Spike and I am a Jack Russell Terrier mix. I am about 3 and 1/2 years old and a neutered male. I am in…

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Hello, I'm Bruce

Adult
Male
Large

Greetings! My name is Bruce, and I am a 1 year old, stately looking neutered male Labrador Retriever/Rottweiler mix. My…

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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 Trixie

Adult
Female
Large

Trixie is a sweet female Labrador Retriever/Terrier mix. She is 2 years old and is a bit timid at first until she has…

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Hello, I'm Ying Yang

Adult
Female
Small

Hi, my name is Ying Yang and I am a very pretty and petite female Papillon mix. I am about 1-and-1/2 years old with 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 female Plott Hound mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. My…

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Hello, I'm Oreo

Adult
Female
Small

Hello, my name is Oreo and I would like to thank you for reading about me. I am a 3 year old female Wire Terrier in need…

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Hello, I'm Big Boy

Adult
Male
Extra Large

Big Boy is a 9 year old male Redbone Coonhound mix. More information will be added soon. Please check back.

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Hello, I'm Noah

Senior
Male
Small

Hi, my name is Noah and I am a happy Mini Schnauzer full of wiggles and kisses for all of my special humans. My silly…

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Hello, I'm Tyson

Adult
Male
Large

Tyson is a 1 year old Amerian Staffordshire Terrier/English Bulldog mix. More information will be added soon. Please…

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Hello, I'm Amy

Senior
Female
Small

Greetings, my name is Amy. I am a spayed female and 11 years old. My breed is a mix of Jack Russell Terrier and Rat…

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