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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 Fergus

Adult
Male
Small

Hi There! My name is Fergus and I am a 2-year-old neutered male Chihuahua/Dachshund mix with large ears, short… 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 Chunky (at Underdog)

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 Hulk

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Hulk and I am very short, very sweet, and very strong! My head is large, my ears are now small,… Learn more.

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

Senior
Female
Small

Hi, my name is Rose and I am a tan Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mix. I am 13 years old and a spayed female. My… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Daffodil

Young
Female
Large

Hi, my name is Daffodil and I was brought to the shelter as a 10-month-old stray on 6/03/16. I am a female… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Billy

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Billy and I am 1-and-1/2 years old. I am a male American Staffordshire Terrier mix that was… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Cash

Adult
Male
Large

Cash is a 2 year old, neutered male, Boxer/American Staffordshire Terrier mix. More information will be added… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Bandit

Adult
Male
Large

Bandit is a 1 year old male Shepherd mix that was brought to the shelter as a stray. More information will be… Learn more.

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