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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . ROVER .
 . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Rover is a cute, 4-year-old dog, who is affectionate, easy to have around, and weighs about 50 pounds. Rover likes being with people, is not very demanding, and has not been destructive when left alone. Hes perceptive, smart, and wants to please. I've been fostering him to give him a break from the Animal Shelter. Because he's still learning not to jump up when he first meets a new person and can get overly excited when playing, a home without young children would be best for him at this stage in his life. He enjoys going on walks, does well on a leash, is calm in the car, and likes investigating new places. Based on his behavior during our walks in the neighborhood, he is likely to chase cats, chickens, or livestock, so he may never be trustworthy outside of his yard. He is housetrained, uses a dog door, has never tried to get out of the yard, and in the yard he always comes when called with enthusiasm. Although Rover likes playing with other dogs, his play style can be too enthusiastic and rough for some dogs. Therefore, he would probably do best as the only dog in the home and would make a great companion for an owner who is around most of the time. Because he can be protective of his family, a low-traffic home without a lot of visitors would be ideal for him. Rovers adoption fee is $75 through the Jackson County Animal Shelter and includes one hour of free in-home professional training, along with a free wellness exam by most veterinarians in Jackson County. Rover is currently spending time in a foster home, so for more information or to set up a time to meet Rover, please call his foster mom at 541-890-2308.
Adult, Male, Large
 . AMERICUS .
 . AMERICUS .  . AMERICUS .
  • Australian Kelpie, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Americus is a sweet 30 pound cattle dog mix. She is a spirited gal who loves to play ball and could do it all day long. After some playtime she likes to take quiet naps and is happy to just cuddle up beside you. Americus is currently residing with her foster family, due to an ongoing skin infection which is looking better every day. She has been living with two dogs and an 11-year-old child. She mostly ignores the other dogs in her foster home and they live together peacefully. However, if they try to take her ball or food away she is not shy about informing them that they belong to her. She is responding well to training around this. Americus does well with children who are gentle and respectful. She has been uncomfortable around chaotic, unpredictable situations and may show fear when she hears a loud noise. She would do best in a home with older children who understand how to behavee around her. It is not clear whether she will do well around cats, as she has shown a desire to chase. Americus is very well behaved, listens to basic commands and is house trained. She is crate trained and is a pleasure to walk on leash. She does, however, struggle when other dogs approach or are passing on leash. An owner who can help her gain confidence and make sure appropriate introductions happen when meeting new friends is important. While she takes a little time to adjust to new surroundings, a patient and quiet routined home life will help her blossom. If Americus sounds like the dog for you, please contact her foster mom, Rachel, at 541-261-4951. Her adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Female, Medium
 . QUEENIE .
 . QUEENIE .  . QUEENIE .  . QUEENIE .  . QUEENIE .  . QUEENIE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! My name is Queenie. I'm a 5 year old girl who is silly and outgoing. I love treats, know some commands and am eager to please. I love to play with toys and romp around with my people. While at the shelter I have done well with other social, playful dogs. I mean, I'm cute, friendly and smart! What more could you ask for in a friend? I'm currently spending time in a foster home, so for more information or to set up a time to meet me, please call my foster mom, Dianne, at 541-646-1504. My adoption fee has been PREPAID by a generous donor!
Adult, Female, Large
 . CHASE .
 . CHASE .  . CHASE .  . CHASE .  . CHASE .  . CHASE .  . CHASE .
  • American Bulldog, Boxer
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Chase, a 5 year old boy who is looking for a home that will love me for who I am, quirks and all. I'm friendly and affectionate with my people but can be shy with strangers. My new person needs to know that I might always be cautious with new people and won't force me into overwhelming situations. I love treats and know some basic commands. I also enjoy playing with toys but I know when it's time to relax and will stretch out at your feet for a nap. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who are calm and friendly like me. If you're a homebody looking for a loyal companion to match, then I'm your guy. Let's go for a walk and get to know eachother a little better. My adoption fee has been PREPAID by a generous donor!
Adult, Male, Large
 . TYSON .
 . TYSON .  . TYSON .  . TYSON .  . TYSON .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi there, my name is Tyson and I am a happy and outgoing 8 year old boy, who loves to do my own thing. I spent some time in a foster home, where my foster family discovered that I am smart and well-mannered. I'm also house-trained, love car rides, and enjoy going on walks in the neighborhood. Although I would prefer to be the only dog in my home, I may be OK with the occasional canine friend. However, I'll never be a dog park kind of dog, since I am picky about my dog friends. Slow, one on one introductions are the key to success when I make new dog friends. I enjoy chewing on bones and take treats gently. I also know how to sit, shake and lie down. I love people and will greet most everyone with a wagging tail and big smile. So, if you are looking for an independent, smart side-kick, I'm your guy. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Male, Large
 . STORMY .
 . STORMY .  . STORMY .  . STORMY .  . STORMY .  . STORMY .  . STORMY .
  • Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler, Greyhound
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Stormy and I'm a 2 year old girl who is looking for a loving home. I was surrendered to the shelter because the other dog in the home and I weren't getting along. I'm looking for a home where I will be your one and only! I will repay you with endless love and silly antics. I am super smart and very food motivated. I'm happy to show off the many commands I know, as soon as I see a treat. I can be a needy pup, since I love to be with my person and can be wary of visitors and strangers. So I will do best in a quiet, low traffic home. I am crate-trained and feel safe in my crate if my people have to leave me alone. My previous owner says I'm housetrained, love to play with toys and am a world class snuggler. So what do you say? Wanna give this adoption thing a try?
Adult, Female, Large
 . MAX .
 . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Max! I'm an a-dork-able boy who is about 1.5 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because I didn't do well with neighborhood cats visiting my yard and it made my owner uncomfortable. I have lived with dogs and cats in my home and liked to play and cuddle with them. I am a smart, treat motivated pup who knows many commands and am housetrained. My over the top playstyle can be a bit much for small children and sometimes adults, so I need consistant exercise and a family who will help me learn to play gently. Once I get some of my energy out, I'm ready to cuddle up with my people and take a nap.
Young, Male, Medium
 . CLUTCH .
 . CLUTCH .  . CLUTCH .  . CLUTCH .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Clutch! I'm a silly pup who is about 1.5 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because my owner lost her home and couldn't take care of me. I'm a good, smart boy who enjoys playing with toys, learning new tricks and giving big, wet kisses! My previous family says I was hit by a car when I was a baby and my back, right leg never healed properly. It doesn't slow me down or cause me pain now, but may get a little sore as I get older. I'm housetrained and have been raised around kids, cats and other dogs. I'm a social butterfly who is ready to party. I bond closely with my people and have a hard time being left alone. I'll do best with a family who can be home with me most of the time and will crate train me when I can't go with you.
Young, Male, Large
 . JAKE .
 . JAKE .  . JAKE .  . JAKE .  . JAKE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Jake, a 1 year old boy who is so sweet, and a bit shy at first. It's so worth taking the time to get to know me, I promise! I have been a wallflower while at the shelter, but in the right home I will blossom. I warm up quickly with genlte handling and treats. Once I know you are my friend, I love to follow you around for more cookies and petting. While at the shelter I have been cautious with other dogs and can be shy with them. I have done best with calm, gentle, friendly dogs. I may never be a social butterfly but I would love to find a family who will take the time to get to know me and love me for who I am.
Young, Male, Large
 . SILVY .
 . SILVY .  . SILVY .  . SILVY .  . SILVY .  . SILVY .  . SILVY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Silvy, a stunning 3 year old girl who is a little bit shy, a little bit silly and a whole lot of cute. I know my bark can be off putting but the shelter is a scary place, and I'm not sure what to do with all the people walking by and staring. If you take me out and spend a little time with me, you will see that I'm a playful, affectionate pup. I love treats, playing fetch and cuddles. While at the shelter, I have been a rockstar in playgroups with other dogs. I have done well with active pups and calm seniors. A friendly dog in my home may help me feel more comfortable and help show me the ropes. You know the old saying, you can't judge a book by it's cover, that's true for me too. What do you say? Will you take a chance on me?
Adult, Female, Medium
 . FRANK .
 . FRANK .  . FRANK .  . FRANK .  . FRANK .  . FRANK .
  • Doberman Pinscher, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! My name is Frank. I'm an outgoing, affectionate boy who is about 1 year old. I was surrendered to the shelter because my owners couldn't take care of me anymore. I'm a goofy pup who loves treats, playing with toys and belly rubs. I'm housetrained and know some basic commands but I'd love to continue my training. At the shelter, I have enjoyed playing with other dogs who are friendly like me. You know what sounds like fun? Playing some ball in the backyard and then finding a cozy bed to curl up on near my favorite people. Can't you just picture us living happily ever after together? I can!
Young, Male, Large
 . YUKON .
 . YUKON .  . YUKON .  . YUKON .  . YUKON .
  • Siberian Husky
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Yukon, a handsome boy who is about 1 year old. I'm an active, curious pup who loves to explore and play. I will do best in an active, breed-experienced home. I was brought to the shelter after I was found chasing livestock. With consistant and positive training, and a well fenced yard, I'll be a happy dog. While at the shelter, I have done well with other friendly, playful dogs. I love tossing toys around and going for long walks to explore. So if you're looking for a buddy to take on adventures and cuddle with after a full day, then I'm your guy!
Young, Male, Medium
 . KENAI .
 . KENAI .  . KENAI .  . KENAI .  . KENAI .  . KENAI .
  • Siberian Husky
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Kenai, a handsome boy who is about 1 year old. I'm an active, curious pup who loves to explore and play. I will do best in an active, breed-experienced home. I was brought to the shelter after I was found chasing livestock. With consistant and positive training, and a well fenced yard, I'll be a happy dog. While at the shelter, I have done well with other friendly, playful dogs. I love tossing toys around and going for long walks to explore. So if you're looking for a buddy to take on adventures and cuddle with after a full day, then I'm your guy!
Young, Male, Medium
 . WILLOW .
 . WILLOW .  . WILLOW .  . WILLOW .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Willow a 4 month old girl who is just a youngster is working hard on learning grown-up manners. I'm a lively and intelligent pup who will need to be provided with daily mental and physical stimulation. I am not perfect all the time. But hey, who is? I am eager to have you show me how to be a good canine citizen, and I would love for you to take me through a basic manners class. I have done well with cats in my previous home and have started learning some commands. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Female, Small
 . ROSIE .
 . ROSIE .  . ROSIE .  . ROSIE .
  • Border Collie, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Rosie a 4 month old girl who is just a youngster is working hard on learning grown-up manners. I'm a lively and intelligent pup who will need to be provided with daily mental and physical stimulation. I am not perfect all the time. But hey, who is? I am eager to have you show me how to be a good canine citizen, and I would love for you to take me through a basic manners class. I have already started learning some commands. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Female, Small
 . VALLEY .
 . VALLEY .  . VALLEY .  . VALLEY .  . VALLEY .
  • Anatolian Shepherd, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Spayed/Neutered
O M G, My name is Valley Girl and it's like, totally nice to meet you! I'm a big pup at only 6 months old and I'm just going to keep growing. My person decided that I wasn't a good match for her home because I'm all puppy and need lots of playtime. I have been raised with other dogs and cats and they were like my BFF's. I'm as good a girl as you can find, I'm housetrained, crate trained, like to play with toys and learn new tricks. If you're ready for a sweet friend who is a the perfect age between puppy and adult, then let's go for on a nice stroll outside and get to know each other.
Young, Female, Large
 . GRETA .
 . GRETA .  . GRETA .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Greta here, and I am a smart 2 yr. old girl, with eagerness to please, and an adorable face. What more could you want? I am a sweet lady who loves being around my people and after getting some exercise I will be happy to lounge at your feet. I am smart and love treats. I already know sit, lie down and how to take treats softly. Here at the shelter I have done well in play groups with other social dogs like myself. So let's go for a walk and then snuggle up and watch a movie together
Young, Female, Large
 . BUSTER .
 . BUSTER .
  • Golden Retriever, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Buster, a sweet guy who is about 5 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because my owner is getting older and can't take care of me anymore. I am well behaved, know lots of command like sit, shake and I even sit pretty! In my previous home, I enjoyed lying in the sun, and taking naps. I am house trained. I am over that puppy nonsense, though I am an active guy who enjoys walks and learning new tricks. At the shelter, I have done well with other dogs who are calm and respectful like me. I did have children over 6 years old in my previous family, whom I adored. So if you are looking for a distinguished gentlemen to relax by your side after we take a stroll around the neighborhood, then I'm your guy!
Adult, Male, Large
 . CHERISH .
 . CHERISH .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Cherish a 5 month old girl who is just a youngster is working hard on learning grown-up manners. I'm a lively and intelligent pup who will need to be provided with daily mental and physical stimulation. I am not perfect all the time. But hey, who is? I am eager to have you show me how to be a good canine citizen, and I would love for you to take me through a basic manners class. I have done well with other dogs and kids 6 year old + in my previous home. I love to play fetch, chew on bones and play with toys. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Female, Medium
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