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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . SMOKEY .
 . SMOKEY .
  • German Shepherd Dog, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Smokey, a sensitve boy who is about 4 years old. I was brought to the shelter, because my original owners couldn't take me back when my adoption didn't work out. I'm a big boy who was too strong for my adopters. Because I tend to bond closely with my people, I can be wary of strangers. I have lived with other dogs and cats. Although I may chase the outdoor cats for fun, I have never hurt them. I have a hard time being left alone and will do best with someone who is home most of the day. I am treat motivated and know many basic commands. I am well mannered in the house and am housetrained.
Adult, Male, Large
 . AMIKA .
 . AMIKA .  . AMIKA .  . AMIKA .  . AMIKA .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Amika, a 7 year old girl who bonds closely with my people. I can be shy with strangers, so the shelter was overwhelming for me at first. However, I warm up with gentle handling and treats, so we are just a few snacks away from being best friends. I'll do best in a quiet home where my people will not try to force me into overwhelming situations. Small children may overwhelm me, so please use caution when introducing me to the little ones. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who are mellow and gentle like me. Calm and predictable is my style. In return, I'll give you all the love you could want. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Female, Small
 . MIKEY .
 . MIKEY .  . MIKEY .  . MIKEY .  . MIKEY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Mikey, a mellow, quiet boy, who is about 8 years old. I was brought to the shelter because my owners passed away and family members couldn't take me in. I'm a gentle guy who loves treats and getting pets. I have lived with other dogs and done well with dogs at the shelter, who are calm and friendly like me. I know basic commands and am happy to lounge at your feet and take a nap or chew on a bone. I'm a pretty easy guy to have around, so what do you say? Let's go home and relax the day away. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Male, Large
 . BUTTERS .
 . BUTTERS .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Butters, a 1 year old girl who was surrendered to the shelter, because I was too protective of my property and could not be left outdoors unattended. I can be slow to warm up and I will do best with a patient person who will build my confidence and continue my socialization. While at the shelter, I have done well with other dogs who are calm and respectful. I'll do best in a low traffic home with responsible owners who will keep me on leash or in a well fenced yard. I enjoy going for regular walks, already know some basic commands, and like to learn new tricks for treats. With consistent training and exercise, I will be happy to lay at your feet and take a nap.
Young, Female, Medium
 . LANDON .
 . LANDON .  . LANDON .  . LANDON .  . LANDON .  . LANDON .
  • Mastiff, American Bulldog
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Landon and I'm a handsome boy who is about 4 years old. I'm an affectionate fella who loves attention and belly rubs. Because I have a partial tear in my ACL that limits my ability to be super active, I will need to be on glucosamine supplements to help strengthen my muscle and pain management as needed. I'm a pretty silly, but am not a hyper dog. I like to carry toys around in my mouth and learn tricks for treats. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs, who are gentle and mellow like me. If you're looking for a sweet dog who loves snuggling on the couch after a mellow stroll around the block, here I am!
Adult, Male, Large
 . DOMINO .
 . DOMINO .
  • Border Collie, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I am Domino, a happy-go-lucky, 4-year-old guy, who loves to romp and play. I take treats gently and know lots of commands, including sit, come, laydown, off, stay, and shake. I love affection and will gladly climb in your lap or nudge you to make sure I get lots of it. I was adopted but later returned, because I was destructive when left alone. Therefore, I will do best with someone home most of the time and will help me learn that my new owner will always return. I may benefit from crate training or having a canine buddy at home to keep me company when you are gone. I did well with the cat and kids 3-5 years old in the home. I am housetrained and ride well in the car. Here at the shelter, I have done well with most dogs in play groups, although I really love people and don't especially need a canine friend. I would love to snuggle up and watch a movie with you after we get out there and get our steps! What do you say?
Adult, Male, Large
 . DOLLY .
 . DOLLY .
  • English Coonhound
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Dolly, a 3 year old gal who is a little bit shy, but a whole lot of sweet. I was returned to the shelter because my new owner became ill and couldn't take care of me anymore. I bond closely with me people and really enjoy getting cuddles. Because I can be a bit sensitive, I would prefer a new home that will guide me and give soft corrections. Here at the shelter I have done well in play groups with other calm dogs. I am a smart girl who is treat motivated and knows how to sit. Therefore, I would love to take some basic manners courses with my new family to explore just how smart I am. I am housetrained and enjoy playing with toys. I will do best with someone who is familiar with hounds and understands our love to sing, as well as sniff! It is what we do best, so let's go on some long walks and explore where my nose takes us. Then maybe we can cuddle up on the sofa and sing along to your favorite musical!
Adult, Female, Large
 . BROOKE .
 . BROOKE .
  • German Shepherd Dog, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! I'm Brooke, a gentle girl who is about 6 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because my owner moved and couldn't take all of the pets with them. I have lived with other dogs and have done well with social dogs here at the shelter. I have also been around kids of all ages and did well with them. I love treats, am eager to please, and like showing off the tricks I know. I am housetrained, but need to be let out often to be successful. I'm an affectionate lady who loves snuggle time after we play a little. I like playing fetch, chewing bones and going for walks.
Adult, Female, Large
 . CODY .
 . CODY .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Cody, a sweet boy who is about 8 years old. I can be a little shy when first meeting new people, but I warm up quickly with gentle handling and treats! I will do best in a quiet, mellow home with a patient person who will build my confidence and know that I may never be a social butterfly. Once I know you are my friend, I'm affectionate, will snuggle up in your lap, and bond closely with my person. While at the shelter I have done well with other little dogs who are friendly.
Adult, Male, Small
 . ARIA .
 . ARIA .  . ARIA .  . ARIA .  . ARIA .  . ARIA .
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Hi, I'm Aria, a playful, affectionate girl who is about 5 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because I wasn't doing well with children visiting my home. I'm uncomfortable around kids under 10 years old and will snap at them, if they try to push my boundaries. I am an alert, playful, loving lady who is housetrained and well mannered. I walk nicely on leash, know many commands, and love chasing toys. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who are gentle and respectful. However, I have not lived with other pets before. Sometimes I think I'm a lap dog and I really like to snuggle, so my new home will need to be ready for lots of love. I will do best with a family that has older kids or an adult-only family where I will get daily playtime and attention. Do you sound like my perfect fit?
Adult, Female, Large
 . HANK .
 . HANK .  . HANK .  . HANK .  . HANK .  . HANK .
  • Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Hank! I'm a big, hunky fella who is about 2 years old. I love people, treats and toys. In fact, I love everything! Sometimes I think I'm a small dog, so will try to climb in your lap and slobber all over your face. I had only been in my previous home for a couple of months, but my new owner wasn't comfortable keeping me after she came home one day and discovered her older dog had passed. Although I have been getting along with other dogs in play groups here at the Shelter, I would prefer a home with no other dogs in my next home. I can be protective of my toys and my person, so I would also benefit from an owner experienced with protective breeds. I am housetrained, ride well in the car, friendly, and playful. I am working hard on my grown up manners, know sit and lie down, and take treats softly. So, if you are looking for a big goofy buddy, then I am your guy!
Young, Male, Large
 . HANNAH .
 . HANNAH .  . HANNAH .
  • Pug, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Hannah, a gentle girl who is about 12 years old. However, don't be fooled by my age, since I'm a spunky lady who likes to play. I know some commands and LOVE treats. After I do a little happy dance and we play a bit, I'll be ready to cuddle up in your lap and take a snooze. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs I have met. All I need is an occasional walk around the block and lots of cuddles. Do you have a wonderful home I can retire in? My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Senior, Female, Small
 . THOR .
 . THOR .  . THOR .  . THOR .  . THOR .  . THOR .
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Thor, a handsome boy who is about 5 years old. I was originally surrendered to the shelter because there was another unaltered male Doberman in my previous home and we couldn't get along. While at the shelter, I have done well with most other dogs I have met and enjoy chasing the other big dogs around the yard. I was adopted from the shelter but returned after 6 months for escaping a low fence and being destructive when left alone. I do well with visits and playtime with other dog friends but I would prefer to be the only dog in the home. I'm a big, silly boy who needs lots of exercise and playtime. I want to spend my time indoors with my people! Hanging out in the backyard alone won't be enough for me, since I may get lonely and try to go find you. I have a hard time being left alone, so I will do best with a family where someone is home most of the day or has a way of safely confining me when left alone. I am housetrained, know some basic commands and love treats. I love playing with toys, especially tug and fetch. 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
 . HERSHEY .
 . HERSHEY .  . HERSHEY .  . HERSHEY .  . HERSHEY .  . HERSHEY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hershey is my name, and I have brains, eagerness to please, and an adorable face. What more could you want? At 1 year old, I am still a pup and 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 am food motivated and already know some commands. I love to play with toys and would be happiest in a home where I have my own toys to chew and play with. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who can handle my silly, active playstyle.
Young, Male, Medium
 . CRUISE .
 . CRUISE .  . CRUISE .  . CRUISE .  . CRUISE .
  • Chihuahua, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Hi, I'm Cruise, a 12 year old boy who is looking for a quiet home to retire in. I'm a bit nervous in new situations, so I need some time to warm up. However, once we're friends, I will want to follow you around the house or lay next to you on the couch. At the shelter I have done well with other small dogs I have met. I'll do best in a quiet home where my people will not try to force me into overwhelming situations. Small children may overwhelm me with their fast movements, so please use caution when introducing me to the little ones. Calm and predictable is more my style. In return, I'll give you all the love you could want. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Senior, Male, Small
 . BUGSY .
 . BUGSY .  . BUGSY .  . BUGSY .
  • Boxer, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
Bugsy is a 1-2 years old boxer mix, who is 1-2 years old and a sensitive boy with big, beautiful eyes. He weighs about 45 pounds, but is underweight, and his short fur is soft as a bunny. Bugsy was surrendered to the shelter due to a high prey drive toward cats, so he needs a household without them. He is a very quiet, timid boy, but quickly becomes very attached to his person and his place. Therefore, he is will do best in a quiet home where there is somebody around most of the time. Another well-mannered dog in the home would also be ideal as a companion to help him navigate the big scary world out there. Bugsy sometimes balks when being walked by himself, but will follow a companion dog anywhere. He has not required a great deal of exercise, but once he becomes comfortable, he will run and play with other dogs. He has been in a number of play groups while at the shelter and has gotten along with every dog he has met. Bugsy is house-trained, neutered, and current on his shots. He's currently in a foster home, where he is learning about crate training, which is essential for him to be comfortable and safe when his people are away; otherwise, he will get anxious and find trouble. He shows a lot of exuberance when he is re-acquainted with his human pack by jumping up and giving open-mouthed kisses on the face, so he's also working on his manners when greeting people. Bugsy is still young and will need more basic training and patience to make him the best companion he can be. He does settle down nicely, though, and wants nothing more than to snuggle or lay at your feet. For more information or to set up a time to meet Bugsy, please call foster mom, Laurel, at 541-708-0635 oro the Jackson County Animal Shelter 541-774-6654. His adoption fee has been reduced to $75 and covers the cost of neutering, shots, and one hour of free in-home training.
Young, Male, Large
 . STANLEY .
 . STANLEY .  . STANLEY .  . STANLEY .
  • Boxer, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Stanley, a 3 year old boy who is a little bit shy, a little bit silly, and a whole lot of sweet! The shelter can be a scary place for a sensitive boy like me, but I have warmed up with gentle handling and treats! I am most comfortable when I am with other dogs who are friendly and outgoing. I follow their lead and tend to relax, so having a nice dog friend in my new home may help me settle in more quickly. I'm a smart boy who knows to take treats nicely and I respond well to commands and corrections. I'm strong on leash and need to be reminded not to pull, but I catch on quickly. Please be careful when introducing me to young kids, since I may get overly excited and knock them down. A patient person who will build my confidence and continue my training will be important for me.
Adult, Male, Large
 . KARMA .
 . KARMA .  . KARMA .  . KARMA .
  • Boxer, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Karma, a sensitive girl who is about 3 years old. I am affectionate and outgoing but can be shy of being fussed with by people I don't know. If you handle me gently and give me treats, my heart will be yours in no time. I am well behaved, know commands and take treats nicely. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who are calm and respectful like me. I tend to bond closely with my person which can make me protective of my home and family. I will do best in a low traffic home that doesn't have a lot of visitors.
Adult, Female, Large
 . LUKE .
 . LUKE .  . LUKE .  . LUKE .  . LUKE .  . LUKE .  . LUKE .
  • Siberian Husky
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Hi, I'm Luke, an athletic, active dog, who is 2 years old and looking to be your next workout buddy. Hanging out in the backyard alone won't be enough for me, since I may get bored and decide to take myself for a walk. Therefore, a patient and consistent owner who understands my drive and intensity to run is what I'm looking for, along with a large yard surrounded with a high fence. I love to romp, fetch, play, enjoy throwing toys around, and like chewing on bones. While at the shelter I have done well with most social, active dogs I have met. I am food motivated and already know a few commands, including sit and shake. Like most huskies, I need some work on my recall and I may never be completely trustworthy off leash. I was adopted, but recently returned, because I had some separation anxiety when left alone and was too exciteable around the small children in the home. So, I should do better with someone who is home most of the time to will help me work through my fear of being abandoned again. I was reported to be loving, playful, and friendly to visitors.
Young, Male, Large
 . LUNA .
 . LUNA .  . LUNA .  . LUNA .  . LUNA .
  • Labrador Retriever, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Luna, a sweet 2 year old girl who was surrendered to the shelter, because I was too protective of my property and cannot be left outdoors unattended. I can be slow to warm up and I will do best with a patient person who will build my confidence and continue my socialization. A low traffic home would be preferable with a responsible owner who will keep me on leash or in a well fenced yard. I have been spending time in a foster home, where I bonded quickly and love being with my people. I enjoy going for regular walks, am a good jogging partner, and am housetrained. With daily exercise, I'm relaxed and easy to have around in the home. While at the shelter and in my foster home, I have done well with other social and playful dogs. I'm food motivated and enjoy learning new commands. If you are interested in meeting me or talking with my foster family please call Kevin at 541-246-5951 or the shelter at 541-774-6654.
Adult, Female, Medium
 . TANGO .
 . TANGO .  . TANGO .  . TANGO .  . TANGO .  . TANGO .  . TANGO .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Tango, a playful 8 year old girl who enjoys learning new tricks. I'm an active, curious dog, who is food motivated, and I already know some basic commands. I recently spent some time in a home and the people said I am housetrained, outgoing, and friendly to visitors. I originally came to the shelter thin and not feeling well, but I'm on the mend and am now putting on some weight. Therefore, my new home will need to continue to give me loving care and a high quality diet so that I can be happy and healthy! I'm not as young as I used to be so my joints get a little achy sometimes, but that doesn't stop me from enjoying life. I will do best with an owner who will keep me on arthritis medication and glucosemine supplements, as needed. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs that are respectful and calm. If you are looking for a dog who has already started her training, but would love to learn more, here I am! Let's take a walk and get to know one another. A generous donor has prepaid my adoption fee and included in the adoption is one hour of free in-home training, if needed.
Adult, Female, Large
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