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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 Sookie

Adult
Female
Medium

Hi, my name is Sookie and I am a 3 year old spayed female Rat Terrier. I am looking for a home without cats because I do…

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Hello, I'm Primrose

Adult
Female
Large

Hi There! My name is Primrose, and even though I have quite a few small scares, I am still just as beautiful as my name.…

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Hello, I'm Jilly

Adult
Female
Large

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

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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 Bonez (gentle giant)

Adult
Male
Extra Large

Woof (greetings)! My name is Bonez, and I am in need of a home without children under the age of 10. I am a 4 year old…

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Hello, I'm Rueben

Adult
Male
Large

Hi there, my name is Rueben and I am a wiggly, happy, and adorable American Bulldog mix with a winning smile. I am 4…

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Hello, I'm Rusty (in foster)

Senior
Male
Large

Hello, my name is Rusty, and as you may have noticed I am an older Chocolate Labrador Retriever mix in need of a loving…

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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 Don

Adult
Male
Large

Hi, my name is Don and I am a handsome 2 and 1/2 year old male Cattle Dog mix. I was brought to the shelter as a stray,…

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

Adult
Female
Small

Hi, my name is Tiger and I am a female Maltese mix. I am 4 years old, and if you like to celebrate birthdays as much as…

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Hello, I'm Ginny

Adult
Female
Extra Large

Hi, I am a very gentle giant by the name of Ginny in need of a new home. I am a super loving 1 and 1/2 year old female…

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Hello, I'm Princess Vesba

Adult
Female
Medium

Hi, my name is Princess Vesba and I am a female Wirehaired Terrier mix. I was brought to the shelter as a stray and I am…

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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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