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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . LOLA .
 . LOLA .
  • Black Mouth Cur
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Lola. I'm a 3 year old girl who's cute face and silly personality makes me a shoe-in for getting what I want and what I want most is a family to love me for the rest of my life! I was surrendered to the shelter because my person moved and couldn't take me. It seems I've been passed from home to home, through no fault of my own. I'm an outgoing lady who is excited about life! I love treats, playing with other dogs and chasing toys to play fetch. In my previous home there was a dog door and I would go in and out as I pleased, I am housetrained. If you're looking for a well rounded, happy pup we should go for a walk together. I'm sure to steal your heart.
Adult, Female, Large
 . FAUX PAW .
 . FAUX PAW .
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey, my name is Faux Paw and I'm a super silly 10-month-old boy! I'm looking for a family who understands that I'm still a pup and will need to be provided with daily mental and physical outlets. After all, a tired dog is a good dog! Treats are one of my favorite things! I do tend to take them a little bit rough on occasion and can forget that there is a finger attached, oops! Maybe we can sign up for some obedience classes so I can continue my education and become the best boy I can be! It would be a great way for us to bond, and a way for me to get lots and lots of treats! I was returned to the shelter because of my prey drive that is very strong. It makes me forget to listen when I see an animal that is non-canine I can chase, so a home with only dogs and probably older children would be best. My family did tell my shelter friends that I am housetrained, am not possessive of toys or bones and LOVE to play tug-o-war with another canine bud. Here at the shelter I've been able to meet a lot of other dogs out in shelter play groups and enjoy getting games going with my pals. Maybe we can go and check out the dog park sometime? I hear it's a lot of fun! So, if you're looking for a super sweet and social boy to provide you with love and laughs for years to come, that's me!
Young, Male, Large
 . OLAF .
 . OLAF .
  • Chihuahua, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! I'm Olaf and I DO like warm hugs, once we get to know eachother of course. I'm a 3 year old boy who was surrendered to the shelter because my family didn't have time to give me the attention I crave. I enjoy being around people, love treats and am cuddly. I'm a little chubby and would benefit from an owner who will keep me on a diet and exercise plan. I'm playful but am not super confident on leash yet. I have lived with other dogs and children 6 years +. I have been a mostly outdoor dog but would love to come inside and be a part of your day to day life, I promise I won't melt!
Adult, Male, Small
 . CHEVY .
 . CHEVY .
  • Rottweiler, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Chevy and I'm an intelligent 1 year old boy! I hear obedience classes are a great way for us to bond and I get lots of treats. I'm already ahead of the game as I know how to take treats gently and other commands. I'm also a big fan of games such as fetch and tug-of-war! In my adoptive home I was a little possessive with my toys towards other dogs. Here at the shelter I have done well with most dogs in play groups. I'm a regular Houdini and can even open closed gates and latched kennels. My ideal family will have breed experience and know that us rottie mixes can be a bit head strong. I will need to be inside with my family or in a very secure outdoor enclosure. A paitent person who will take the time to get to know what works best for me would be perfect. I'm worth it!
Young, Male, Large
 . JOCK .
 . JOCK .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Jock, a 2 year old guy, who is as sweet as can be. Although sometimes I can be a bit shy at first, I'm a young, energetic boy once I'm comfortable. I was adopted but returned to the shelter because I would cry when my owner left and the neighbors in the apartment weren't happy. I may have a little anxiety about being left alone at first, so I need an owner who will work with me on that. I have done well with other playful small dogs here at the Shelter. I also love to get cuddles and treats from the volunteers and staff. Despite my small size, I will still require regular exercise to ensure I am the happiest and healthiest I can be. After we expend some energy, I will be happy to curl up on your lap for some cuddles.
Young, Male, Small
 . SHELLY .
 . SHELLY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! I'm Shelly, a 9 month old, athletic, active dog looking to be your next workout buddy. I am a smart, silly pup who is 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 know some basic commands, take treats nicely and respond to consistant training. While at the shelter I have enjoyed playing with other dogs but they don't always respond well to my exhuberant playstyle. That's why it's so important for me to find the right type of dog friends, who can keep up with me. This means I may not be a dog park kind of dog but will do well with structured playgroups. I love toys and will entertain myself (and you) with my jolly spirit.
Young, Female, Medium
 . DEUCE .
 . DEUCE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Deuce and I am a handsome 3-year-old guy, who is working hard on learning grown-up manners. I'm an active guy who is playful and eager to please. A home with no small critters would be best as I have been known to be quite the chaser of squirrels and cats. Any who, I like treats and have some commands like sit, shake and lie down great. I enjoy meeting new people and making friends. I also really want to be with my family, so if I am left alone for too long, I will want to find you or maybe go visit the neighbors. So, a well fenced yard would be best for me. I was brought to the shelter after my mom ended up in the hospital. She told my shelter friends I am house trained, good with kids, and lived with another dog in the home. I hear taking a basic obedience class is a great way to bond. How about it? Here at the shelter I have enjoyed making new canine friends in playgroups. I think a canine sibling would be awesome! So, if you are looking for a new best friend to take on adventures before we settle in for a movie and a bucket of chicken that's me!
Adult, Male, Large
 . TAZ .
 . TAZ .  . TAZ .  . TAZ .  . TAZ .  . TAZ .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Taz and I'm a 3 year old handsome hunk! I'm looking for an active family that will let me tag along on all of their outdoor adventures. Maybe we could check out some waterfalls or go for a walk on the beach? I'm a smart boy who is very enthusiastic about treats. Sometimes I can take them a little roughly and may forget there is a finger attached, oops! Who can blame me, though, since treats are delicious? How about we work on that together and sign up for a basic obedience class? I'll have a head start as I already know sit, lie down, and can catch treats out of the air like a pro. My love for treats and eagerness to please will make training me further a breeze! I was surrendered to the shelter because I didn't get along with the other dog in the house and didn't understand why I couldn't chase the kitties and the livestock. Therefore, city life away from all those other critters especially cats may be what's best for me. Here at the shelter, I've been able to meet a lot of other dogs in shelter play groups; the shelter staff call me a ladies man as I prefer my canine companions to be female. If I'm going to share a future home with another canine friend, make sure we're able to meet prior to adoption to ensure we're a good fit. My previous home did tell my shelter friends I am house trained and ride well in cars and did well with children 3-6yrs old. So, if you're looking for an active and adorable boy to be your jogging buddy, that's me! A generous donor has prepaid my adoption fee.
Adult, Male, Large
 . ABNER .
 . ABNER .  . ABNER .  . ABNER .
  • German Shepherd Dog, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! I'm Abner, a lively and intelligent 8 month old pup who would love a family the will provided with daily mental and physical stimulation. I love treats, am eager to please and already know some commands. Continued training should be fun for us both! While at the shelter I have be selective with my dog friends and have struggled to get along with some dogs. I may never be a dog park kind of dog, we can't all be part animals. I have made friends with some of the dogs at the shelter, but my new family should be smart and cautious when introducing me to new canine friends. If we get out and get some exercise daily, I'm happy to unwind with you, cuddled up on the couch or lounging at your feet, chewing a bone. Can't you just picture us together?
Young, Male, Medium
 . BREEZY .
 . BREEZY .  . BREEZY .  . BREEZY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Breezy, a 1 year old girl, who is a sensitive soul. I'm still a young, energetic gal, although sometimes I can be a bit shy at first. I warm up quickly with a soft voice and yummy treats. I am looking for a family that will commit to a lifetime of training, exercise, and love for years to come. I have done well with other calm, social canine friends here at the shelter. I also love treats and take them ever so gently, I also know some tricks. I would love to continue my education and build my confidence as well as a close bond with you by taking obedience classes. My perfect family will allow me time to adjust and will not force me into new and potentially overwhelming situations. After we get some exercise, I will be happy to get some cuddles while we watch holiday movies.
Young, Female, Medium
 . KNIGHT .
 . KNIGHT .
  • Rottweiler, Golden Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi there, my name is Knight. I'm a 4 year old, fluffy guy who is would love to live in the country. I was brought to the shelter after my family lost their home. I am known for sometimes being too protective of my yard, so my new person needs to know I might always be cautious around new people and in new situations, but will value my instinct to protect my family. Once you get to know me I'm a bit silly and super sweet. My family also told my shelter friends I'm housetrained and lived with small dogs, cats and goats and did well. They said I can be uncomfortable around children and may do best in an adult only home. I have enjoyed spending time with easy going dogs in play group here at the shelter. I'm a smart fella who knows how to sit and lie down, as you can tell by my fluffy appearanceI love treats! My ideal family will have breed experience and know that us rottie mixes can be a bit head strong. My perfect home would be with a someone who will value my protective nature and put me to work protecting our home. After a days work, we can cuddle up on the couch together and watch a movie. How do you feel about snacks?
Adult, Male, Large
 . COSMO .
 . COSMO .  . COSMO .  . COSMO .  . COSMO .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Cosmo here. At almost 2 yrs old, I am a handsome fellow and I have brains, eagerness to please, and an adorable face. What more could you want? Seriously though, the tricks I know will bring you to a new galaxy! I can sit, shake, lie down, stay, leave it, high five (not the same as shake), and I even hug on command. My previous home says I am housetrained, friendly to everyone and a bit of a clown! They had to move and unfortunately I was not able to go with them, so they brought me to the shelter. I have lived with other dogs and done well but it can take me some time to warm up to new dog friends. I will do best with a large, fully fenced yard to exercise and play in since I have a tendency to be vocal and difficult to walk when I see other dogs on leash. I love being with my people and am an active, smart boy, so a family who will play with me daily and continue my training would be wonderful.
Adult, Male, Medium
 . ACE .
 . ACE .  . ACE .  . ACE .  . ACE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Ace and I'm a sweet and silly 3 year old guy. I'm looking for a patient family who understands I have a few quirks but knows that just adds to my charm! I'm quite the intelligent guy, who already knows a number of commands, such as sit and lie down, and I'm even a pro at catching treats in the air! I love treats and know how to take them gently. Maybe we can sign up for a basic obedience class together, so I can become the best advocate possible for my breed and, of course, get lots and lots of treats! During my time here at the shelter, I've been out to quite a few play groups with other canines. Since I am more of a ladies man, I enjoy just hanging out with female canines in the yard, but I don't have much patience for the younger, rambunctious dogs. Because of this, I may need to be the only dog in the house or be paired with a mature and tolerant female dog. I'll never be a dog park kind of guy, but hey, we can't all be party animals! So, if you're looking for an adorable man who will give you all the love you could ask for, I'd love to come home with you today! My adoption fee has been PREPAID by a generous donor!
Adult, Male, Large
 . ROVER .
 . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .  . ROVER .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Rover is a cute, 4-year-old dog, who is affectionate and weighs about 50 pounds. His previous owner could no longer care for him, but he settled nicely into his foster home. Rover likes being with people and his foster family said he has been enjoyable to have around, since he is not very demanding and hasn't been destructive when left alone. Hes perceptive, smart, and wants to please. Because he is 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. Rover enjoys going on walks, does well on a leash, is calm in the car, and likes investigating new places. Because he is likely to chase cats, chickens, and livestock, he may never be trustworthy off leash when off his property. He is housetrained, uses a dog door in his foster home, has never tried to get out of the yard, and comes when called with enthusiasm. Although Rover likes playing with other dogs, his play style can be a bit intense and too much for some dogs. So, he would do best as the only dog in the home or with another young, larger dog that can handle his enthusiasm. Given the past upheaval in his life, an owner who is around most of the time to help him feel more secure would be ideal. 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. For more information or to set up a time to meet Rover, please call his foster mom at 541-890-2308 or call the Jackson County Animal Shelter at 541-774-6654.
Adult, Male, Large
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