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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . REX .
 . REX .
  • Siberian Husky, Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Calling all super heros.....I'm Rex an 11 month old husky mix, who is a cool dude that would rather be your sidekick then a body pillow. I was surrendered to the shelter because I'm a regular houdini who must have a fully fenced yard. I am a smart guy who walks well on a leash and knows how to sit. I am still a pup, so will need consistent and positive training, especially if you want me to stick around and not enjoy the great outdoors all on my own. I have done well at the shelter with most dogs in play group, and would love to go to the dog park. With my rambunctious play style and having a lot of puppy left in me, I would like a family where all the members can handle my size and playful attitude. I'm friendly and outgoing but can be wary of being fussed with by people I don't know. Since I use my mouth to let you know I've had enough petting, so please handle me respectfully.
Young, Male, Large
 . THOR .
 . THOR .
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Thor, a handsome boy who is about 4 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because there was another unaltered male Doberman in my previous home and we couldn't get along. I'm a big, silly boy who needs lots of exercise and playtime. While at the shelter, I have done well with most other dogs I meet and enjoy chasing the other big dogs around the yard. I am housetrained, know some basic commands and love treats. I can get a bit excited around food and toys, so may get mouthy when trying to take them from you. I will do best with a family experienced with my breed that can commit to participating in lots of training with me so I will continue to be a good canine citizen.
Adult, Male, Large
 . SUNNY .
 . SUNNY .
  • Labrador Retriever, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Sunny a handsome boy who is 5 years young. I was surrendered to the shelter because the landlord said no more pets. I'm a silly, playful boy who enjoys learning new tricks and fetching toys. I love attention and treats, so I can get pretty excited when meeting new people, especially if they have cookies! I know many basic commands and am happy to show them off but need to be reminded to not jump up in my excitement. I am housetrained, have done well around children in my previous home and like to play with other dogs. While at the shelter I have done best with social dogs who play gently. I may not be perfect, but I'm pretty darn close! If you're looking for a social companion to stick by your side, THAT'S ME!
Adult, Male, Large
 . MAX .
 . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .
  • Great Dane, Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Max, a giant 1 year old boy who loves to play. I was brought to the shelter by some people who had me for a few days and learned some useful informations about me. I am active, curious and eager to please. I already know some commands but can get a bit excited when treats are involved and need some work on learning to take them gently and my manners. I am housetrained. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who can handle my rambunctious playstyle. With consistant exercise and training, I will make a wonderful companion.
Young, Male, Not known
 . WILLY WONKA .
 . WILLY WONKA .  . WILLY WONKA .  . WILLY WONKA .  . WILLY WONKA .
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I am Willy Wonka, but you can call me Willy. I'm a happy-go-lucky guy who at 2 years old, loves to romp and play. I was brought to the shelter because my owners moved and left me behind with friends but they never returned to take me with them. I'm an active boy who gets easily excited and can forget my manners at times. I know many commands and will work for treats!. Even though I'm eager to please, I still need consistent training and structure in order to fit your lifestyle. I am housetrained. While at the shelter and in my temporary home, I have done well with most dogs I have met. I also did well with the children in the home, ages 3-10 years old.
Young, Male, Large
 . IRIS .
 . IRIS .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Iris, an affectionate girl who is about 7 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because I can be worried with meeting new dogs and people and will bark. I am a sensitive girl who takes time to warm up to my surroundings but if you are gentle and kind to me, my heart will be yours in no time. My owner did tell the shelter I was house trained, lived with cats peacefully and am good with other calm dogs. While at the shelter I have done best with calm dogs who don't pay much attention to me. I am well mannered, walk nicely on leash and love getting pet. I bond closely with my person and may be protective of them and my home. Therefore, I will do best in a quiet home where there are not a lot of visitors. If you're looking for a loyal lady who will give you all of her love, then I'm the dog for you!
Adult, Female, Large
 . PIXEL .
 . PIXEL .
  • Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I am Pixel, a happy-go-lucky gal who loves to romp and play. I was adopted from the shelter a little over a year ago and was returned because the other dog in the home and I had trouble sharing food and toys. I am about 3 year old and am looking for a home to provide me with love and attention. I have seen the vet about my face, and they believe I suffered from some head trauma, but that I have recovered very well. While at the shelter, I have enjoyed playing with other dogs in playgroups. I take treats gently, and know basic commands. My family said I am well mannered, have done well with children, and am housetrained. I would prefer to be the only pet in my home since I want all of the attention and goodies to my self.
Adult, Female, Medium
 . GEORGIA .
 . GEORGIA .  . GEORGIA .  . GEORGIA .  . GEORGIA .
  • Miniature Pinscher, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Georgia, a sweet little girl who is about 10 years old. I'm a mellow lady who enjoy pets and likes to go for leasuirly walks. While at the shelter I have gotten along well with other dogs my size. Like most older dogs, I would benefit from having my teeth cleaned but they don't effect my eating at this time. I am food motivated and enjoy chewing on bones. If you're looking for a dog who knows her manners and loves attention then I'm the one for you! My adoption fee has be reduced to $75.
Senior, Female, Small
 . WESTLEY .
 . WESTLEY .
  • Chihuahua, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Westley, a sweet boy looking for a special home that will give me lots of TLC. I'm about 4 year old and love to be with my people. I was surrendered to the shelter because my owners were getting older and were unable to take care of me anymore. I am nervous when new people visit and can be protective of my owners and my home. I will do best in a quiet home where there are not alot of visitors. I am housetrained. Once I'm bonded with my people, I enjoy going for walks and snuggling up on the couch with my humans. I am social with other smalls dogs and feel more confident when I am around my canine friends. With a little time, and patience, I will be a wonderful companion in the right family.
Adult, Male, Small
 . PIPER .
 . PIPER .
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without catsPrefers home without small kids
I am Piper, a happy-go-lucky gal, who is about 2 years old. I am sweet, affectionate, and love people. I take treats gently and know basic commands. During my stay at the shelter I have been in several playgroups, where I enjoy playing with other active dogs. Having a canine brother or sister would be awesome, but please be sure I have my own space to eat dinner, since I don't like to share my food. I have lived with a cat and small children. However, my rambunctious personality around kids and my desire to chase cats can sometimes be too much, which is why I was returned to the shelter. I enjoyed their company and tried to play with them, but I would sometimes knock the little ones over. Since I would love kids to play with in my new home, older ones might be more appropriate. I am housetrained and love games, do you like games? Games with balls, squeaky toys, bones and food, you name it, I'm up for it. Exercise and games will be what helps keep me (and you) happy and healthy.
Adult, Female, Medium
 . SKIPPY .
 . SKIPPY .  . SKIPPY .  . SKIPPY .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Skippy and I'm a distinguished older gentleman who is looking for a wonderful home to retire in. At 9 years old, I'm past all that puppy craziness and ready to find a lap to curl up on for a nap. I have a heart murmur, which I can live relatively normal life with but would need further diagnostic to determine if there is a treatment for it. Please don't pass me up because of my age! Instead, provide me with a stroll around the block and a comfy bed, and I will be a happy dog. You know I deserve it. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs my size. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Male, Small
 . CHARLIE .
 . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .
  • Mastiff, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
I'm Charlie, a 6 year old boy with an eagerness to please, and an adorable face. I was surrendered, because I had a hard time getting along with the neighbors' dogs and we would bark and fight with each other through the fence. I can be protective of my property and people, so a home with a secure yard and a family that wont leave me outside alone often will be best. I bond closely with my family, but can take time to warm up to visitors. I prefer long walks on the beach, or hiking in the woods, since dog parks just aren't my scene. I do enjoy the occasional canine friend who is laid back like myself and have lived with another dog and a cat. However, I do best with slow introductions to new animals, especially cats, since my first instinct can be to chase them. I am housetrained, have good house manners, I know a bunch of cool tricks and commands and enjoy taking walks. I will be quite content to unwind at the end of the day, sitting in your lap on the couch, since I'm a great cuddler! My adoption fee has been paid by a generous donor and includes one hour of free in-home training, if needed.
Adult, Male, Large
 . DUKE .
 . DUKE .  . DUKE .  . DUKE .  . DUKE .  . DUKE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without catsPrefers home without small kids
Hi, my name is Duke! I'm a 3 year old boy who loves to explore and play. I was surrendered to the shelter, because my family moved and couldn't take me with them. I'm a smart boy and know some basic commands, but an owner who is committed to providing me with lots of training and exercise will be best for me. While at the shelter I have done well with tolerant dogs who like to play and can handle my play style, so it would be best that I meet any canine and young kids heading home. I have been a mostly outdoor dog in my previous home, but am hoping for a household that has no cats, since I will likely chase them. Because I prefer to be around my people, I prefer to be inside the home and be a part of the family. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75 and includes one hour of free in-home training. For more information, please call my foster mom, Michelle, at 510-589-7341 or call the Jackson County Animal Shelter at 541-774-6654.
Adult, Male, Large
 . SLATE .
 . SLATE .  . SLATE .  . SLATE .  . SLATE .  . SLATE .  . SLATE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without catsPrefers home without small kids
Slate is a handsome, affectionate, 2 year old mixed breed dog who has a dark seal colored body and weighs almost 65 pounds. He is learning skills in his foster home and knows sit, shake and down. He is treat motivated, which makes him easy to train, and he is doing well with leash skills. He is mostly a medium energy dog, but can get excited when his person comes home or when he is in the mood to play. Providing him daily exercise will keep his energy in check. He has good house manners and is not destructive in the home. He is a loving dog who will become deeply attached to his person. He loves to cuddle and snuggle. He rides well in the car and is house trained. Slate has shown to be social with most dogs and does best with dogs who match his play style. He engages in playgroups at the shelter and has successfully interacted and played with three other large breed dogs and two medium-sized dogs during his stay in his foster home. Slate has some anxiety around strangers, which makes him a good guard dog, but he is not completely comfortable with walks around town or in public places. He can get jumpy and mouthy when he wants to play and will likely chase cats, so he will do best in an adult-only without cats. Slate is healthy, up to date on his shots, and has been neutered. Please contact foster mom, Michelle, by phone or text at 510-589-7341 or call the Jackson County Animal Shelter at 541-774-6654. His adoption fee has been reduced to $75 and includes one hour of free in-home training.
Adult, Male, Large
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