Adopt a Dog from the Eau Claire County Humane Association
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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.

Things to consider

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.

View dog care tips & tricks.

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.

For dogs: Please be aware that because of the way a dog looks it may be perceived as a certain "type". We want to alert you that some communities, landlords, management companies, and insurance agencies have size and breed restrictions, limit on number of pets, and/or require pet deposits or additional fees. Before adopting, we encourage all adopters to know what restrictions may apply to you.

Hello, I'm Flash

Adult
Female
Large

Good day! My name is Flash and I am in need of a forever home without cats. I do get along with some other… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Trudy

Senior
Female
Medium

Hello, my name is Trudy and I am a spayed female Pug/Labrador Retriever mix. I had lived in the same household… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Nissan

Adult
Male
Small

Hi! I'm Nissan, a 4-and-1/2-year old male that was brought to the shelter as a stray. I am a little trouble… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Rajah

Adult
Female
Large

Hi, my name is Rajah, and I am a 4-year-old female American Staffordshire Terrier mix. I was sadly surrendered… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Prince

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Prince, and I am a 1-year-old male that was brought to the shelter as a stray. I am such… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Axe

Adult
Male
Large

Hello! My name is Axe and I am a big boy that would love nothing more than to put my head on your lap or give… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Chip

Adult
Male
Large

Howdy! My name is Chip, and I am 5 years old. I was brought to the shelter as a stray along with my best buddy… Learn more.

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Hello, I'm Dale

Adult
Male
Large

Hi There! My name is Dale, and I am 3 years old. I was brought to the shelter as a stray along with my best… Learn more.

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