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Choosing a Companion

Now that you've made the decision to adopt a dog from ECCHA, you need to ask yourself "What kind of a dog do I want?" Pocket-sized lap dog or loving Labrador, choosing what type of dog to get is tough. Be sure you make the correct one by taking a few minutes to consider your options.

Dog Care

Taking care of a new pet can be a lot of work. From how to keep your dog healthy to house-training your new pup, we have the advice to make your transition into lifelong friendship an easy one.

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 Evander

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Evander and I am a energetic American Staffordshire Terrier mix looking for an active… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Richie

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Richie. I am a very handsome brindle and white, 1-and-1/2-year-old, neutered male Boxer in need… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Scottie (at Underdog)

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Scottie, but I am not a Scottie at all - I am a Heeler mix in need of an active… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Chunky

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Chunky and I am a 5 year old American Staffordshire Terrier/Beagle/Labrador Retriever… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Apollo

Adult
Male
Small

Hi, my name is Apollo and I am a very handsome Chihuahua that was brought to the shelter as a stray. I am a… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Aphrodite

Senior
Female
Small

Hi, my name is Aphrodite. I am a brown and white, 10 year old spayed female Chihuahua in need of a quiet home.… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Gunner

Adult
Male
Medium

Hi There! I knew you would be interested in reading my story because I am a very handsome Italian… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Jaxson

Adult
Male
Large

Jaxson is a 3 year old Labrador/Boxer mix. He does well with cats, older children, and some dogs. More… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Jazz

Adult
Female
Large

Hi, my name is Jazz and I am a Labrador Retriever/Boxer mix. My previous owner was moving and couldn't take me… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Rufus

Adult
Male
Large

Rufus is a 1-and-1/2-year-old male Hound mix in need of a home without small children. More information will… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Vince

Adult
Male
Medium

Greetings! My name is Vince. I am a 1-and-1/2-year-old Terrier/Beagle mix that was brought to the shelter as a… Learn more.

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