Pet of the Week

June 29, 2015

minnieMinnie is a sweet Yorkie-Poodle mix who is around 11 years old and weighs 6 lbs. Minnie’s family could no longer keep her and asked Yorkies, Inc. to find her a new loving forever home. Minnie gets along fine with other dogs, but prefers to be with people. She would do great in a home as an only with someone home to sit on the couch and cuddle with. Minnie uses a pee pad and will go outside. She loves to be outside and would love to be able to explore in your yard (with you there due to her small size). She rides well in the car and enjoys walking on a leash.

Minnie has a heart murmur, and in May she saw the cardiologist and had an echocardiogram. While we knew of the heart murmur, we were not expecting to hear that Minnie has heart disease. She was diagnosed with chronic valvular, mitral valve and tricuspid valve disease. Minnie will need to be on two heart medications for the rest of her life and be monitored for congestive heart failure and heart arrhythmia (very fast heart rate). The cardiologist cannot predict  the progression of her disease and she still needs a few more diagnostic tests but she is still searching for her forever home. This home needs to be in New England, have small dog experience (preferably with heart issues, but not required) and a loving and caring home for a sweet little girl.  Minnie’s vetting has been costly and she still needs further diagnostic vetting. Due to the heart disease and the medications Minnie will also need to be followed by a veterinarian. If you would like to make a donation to Minnie’s vetting it would be appreciated.  If you have any questions about Minnie please write to kerri@yorkiesinc.com. If interested in being considered to adopt please fill out an application on their website http://www.yorkiesinc.com/index.html

 

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June 22, 2015

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Everyone meet Yogi! He’s a one and half year old basset hound pit mix. He’s a great dog but needs a home that will let him get his energy out. He loves walks and loves to play. He didn’t have the best beginning in life but he deserves the best and the folks at Lakeville Animal Shelter are on a mission to find him the perfect forever home. Yogi weighs 37lbs and is healthy. He can get a little mouthy when he’s too excited. 

All dogs adopted through Lakeville Animal Shelter are spayed or neutered before they leave the shelter with their new family. All dogs are checked for lime disease and heart worm. All dog receive a rabies, bordello, and distemper vaccines. They receive Lyme disease medication if needed and cap star for fleas. Adoption fee is $255.00 & and subject to change.

Adoption hours are 6:30pm-8pm Wednesdays and 1pm-3pm on Saturdays. All adoptions are done through the animal control officers, David Frates and Jennifer Nash. You can visit them at 8 Montgomery street Lakeville Ma. If you can’t make the adoption hours you can call and set up an appointment with David Frates 508-947-3891 or E-Mail Jennifer Nash at Nashwyatt.jn@gmail.com.

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June 15, 2015

rileyMeet Riley! Riley is a Labrador Retriever Pit Bull mix who came to the Blue Dog Shelter as a stray and is currently looking for a forever home. Riley is very food motivated and he loves training and he is really friendly. Riley has a tale of woe as a stray though – he came up positive for Lyme Disease but luckily at the Blue Dog Shelter they are giving Riley the medication he needs so he’s on a quick road to recovery. The only request Riley has is that his new owner have him Lyme vaccinated each year. He’d be a great addition to your home. Please come visit him during regular shelter hours!!!

Important! Because of the large volume of email the Blue Dog Shelter receives on a daily basis and their limited resources, regrettably they cannot reply to emails unless you have filled out and submitted an Adoption Application. All of their adoption dogs are spayed or neutered, up to date on vaccines, heartworm and lyme tested, microchipped and either crate trained or in the process of being crate trained.

Their adoption hours are Monday through Friday 10:00-3:00. Saturday Hours are 8 AM-2 PM and they are closed on Sundays (unless announced). Adoption Donations range from $150 – $485.

June 8, 2015

JerryJerry is one of the sweetest cats in the shelter. He is loving, friendly and wants attention and affection. Jerry is young, he’s only 8 months old! Hull Seaside Animal Rescue is eager to find Jerry his forever home so he can get acclimated to a new life soon. Have a lap? He will love lounging in it, across it, or over your chest! 

Jerry will talk with his purrs as he kneads away on his blanket. Come visit him soon, he is hoping for the best forever home and he really deserves it! Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 for more information on Jerry and to schedule a visit!

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June 1, 2015

JordieJordie is an approximately 6 – 7 yr old chihuahua mix and she is a snuggle bug! If you want a lap dog, she is your girl! Jordie loves to go for walks and does have a couple of pounds to lose so her new home would need to give her exercise to keep her happy & healthy! Jordie takes a while to warm up to new people and she prefers a quiet home to one with lot of activity. She gets nervous around small children, but she can live with kids 12 and over. She does like to be the center of attention so Jordie would like to be the only dog in the home.

To meet Jordie, email the Scituate Animal Shelter at info@scituateanimalshelter.org, or call (781) 544-4533, or come in any time during their open hours which are listed below.

If you’d like to get the process started, follow the link http://scituateanimalshelter.org/adopt/make-a-match/ to fill out our survey. You can either print it out and bring it in or submit it right online and one of their adoption counselors will give you a call. If you fill out the form online rather than printing it out, just mention JORDIE in your answer to the last question.

Open Hours:
Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 5 PM
Thurs: 3 PM – 7 PM
Fri: 12 PM – 3 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

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May 25, 2015

SedonaMeet Sedona! Sedona was at Quincy Animal Shelter about 4 years ago when she was a young pup. Her family had a baby and there just wasn’t enough time left for her. She’s energetic, sweet and remembers most of her obedience training. Although Sedona has lived with a baby, she’s still not sure what they are and how to act around them, therefore she’d prefer a home with older kids or adults. Even at 5 yrs old, she still has energy to play, run, go for walks or hikes, but she also really enjoys lounging with the family too. Sedona isn’t so sure about other dogs so she’d prefer to be your one and only. If you think you would be a great match, go and visit Sedona at Quincy Animal Shelter – she’d love to meet you! Please email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org with any questions.

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May 18, 2015

 

simbaSimba is a friendly, grey and domestic short-haired mix tabby cat approx 1-1/2 yr old. He is sweet and easy going. He is relaxed around people and is happy to be pet. He is active and interested in exploring. Simba is a handsome guy with extra toes on all 4 feet. Simba is residing at the New England Society for Abandoned Animals. While the team there knows he is good around other cats they have not observed him in the presence of small kids or dogs yet. Simba should adjust fairly well to new situations. He will make a wonderful companion and member of the family. He will be happy to have a guardian who will play with him and give him plenty of things to do. Simba is hoping for a responsible guardian who is going to make a life-long commitment to love and care for him in a great forever home. To meet Simba please call Paige to make an appointment: 508.776.5767 or email adopt@nesaa.org.

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May 11, 2015

PaddyPaddy is a 6-year-old deaf small poodle weighing only 8 lbs. He loves company, kids, other dogs, adults and loves to also go on car rides. His former owner had to go into a nursing home and that’s why Paddy needs a new home and the Plymouth Animal Shelter is helping Paddy find that home. The perfect home would be someone who is home most of the time and another dog would be great, grandchildren are not problem. He just needs someone who would work with him and make him feel comfortable. Paddy is not at the shelter currently so please call Donna at 617-688-5825 if you’re interested in meeting Paddy!

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May 4, 2105

Riley Nicky

It’s the tale of two cats….Riley and Nicky. Riley, the tabby/short-haired darker cat, was born on 12/1/12 and was adopted from Standish Humane Society. Riley lived in the same home with Nicky, the short-haired white cat. Their owner passed away and the folks at Standish are hoping they will be adopted together. 

If you are interested in meeting Riley and Nicky call Standish today at 781-834-4663 and ask to speak to an Adoption Counselor who will explain the adoption process including relevant adoption fees. The application process will then proceed with a phone interview. Once your application is approved, a volunteer from the Adoption Team will contact you and work diligently to schedule a tour of our facility. There are so many great cats here that even if you decide Riley and Nicky not the right match for you and your family, you will be sure to find someone you want to take home. Do not forget to bring your cat carrier! And please note, adoption by appointment only. 

For more information, please visit  http://www.standishhumane.org or send email to standishhumane@comcast.net. Please include your phone number in your message.

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April 27, 2015

11150990_909267572464766_6949663461386730757_nThis is Shields, a 2 year old, 60 lb., male pitbull. Shields had a really hard start to his life. He was found as a heartbroken stray after his girlfriend and doggy soul mate had been shot – he would not leave her side and was really depressed for a while after. Since being in foster care, he has become a loving, happy and playful dog – the transformation has been incredible! He is great with other dogs and with cats and loves to play but is super laid back and prefers snuggling up and taking a snooze. Shields has so much love to give – he is one of a kind and deserves nothing but the best! He is crate trained and housebroken too. And he’s good with kids.  If you’re interested in adopting please visit www.lasthopek9.org to apply. You can see more photos of Shields on the Last Hope K9 Rescue Facebook page too.

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April 20, 2015

10997729_806184322794806_3129411686302676241_oTobey is a 13 year old neutered male domestic medium hair cat. He is a handsome mellow guy who likes to be petted. He loves people and is used to children. Tobey is ready for adoption and is anxiously awaiting his new forever family. While he loves the team at the Milton Animal League it’s time for Tobey to find his forever home!  He is a very mellow guy, and would enjoy a quiet home where he could spend time perching on cat trees and hanging out with his humans. His friends at the League hope his age doesn’t dissuade people from checking him out; he is a great cat with a lot of love to give! For details visit http://www.miltonanimalleague.org.

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April 13, 2015

DoggieMeet Doggie. Doggie is a six year old beagle and is an ex hunting beagle who would love to be a house dog. Doggie loves people and other dogs. Doggie is at the Lakeville Animal Shelter and is currently being treated for worms and Lyme disease. His vaccinations are now up to date and he has been neutered but Doggie is not yet housebroken. He wags his tale with every visitor at the shelter. Doggie does not want to hunt anymore, and wants his last hunting adventure  to be searching for his forever home. Even though he’s an older dog he’s got plenty of life yet and lots of love to give.  The shelter adoption hours are Wednesday’s 6:30pm-8pm and Saturdays 1-3pm. The shelter address is 8 Montgomery Street in Lakeville. Doggie’s adoption fee is $255 and covers all fees including vaccinations, neutering, worming, and Lyme treatment. Find more details at the Lakeville Animal Shelter Facebook page.

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April 6, 2015

Rosie2015***Update: Rosie has been adopted!!! 4/12/15

Rosie is a beautiful 6 year old female Yorkie who weighs around 6.5 lbs. Rosie was in a loving home and a very happy pup till the baby became a toddler and started to run. The once happy Rosie became very nervous and hid all the time. The family made the heart breaking decision to have Yorkies Inc find Rosie a new home with no small children. Now that Rosie is in an adult-only foster home she is back to her happy go lucky self. Her tail is always wagging and she is always ready to give you kisses. She loves other dogs and gets along fine with cats. She is pee pad trained and will also go outside if taken. Rosie rides well in the car and loves going places. If you are interested in being considered for Rosie please submit an application online here: http://yorkiesinc.com/adopt/adoptpolicies.php.  If you have any questions please email Kerri at kerri@yorkiesinc.com.

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March 30, 2015

GusGus is a handsome 8-year-old Sheltie who came to the Scituate Animal Shelter when his owner no longer had enough time to dedicate to him. He’s currently in a wonderful foster home but would love a permanent home! Gus is nervous in new situations so he’ll need someone with Sheltie experience and who can be home with him a lot. Gus wouldn’t be a candidate for off-leash activities but he’s a wonderful companion. He’s currently in a home with other dogs and would do well with another Sheltie or on his own.

Call the Shelter at (781) 544-4533 for more information or to request an appointment to meet Gus. You can also get the process started by filling out their match-maker survey.

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March 23, 2015

 Patty

Meet Patty, an 8.5 year old grey tiger cat. She was surrendered to the Kingston Animal Shelter when her owner moved out of state. Patty has been spayed and vaccinated, as well as having had a recent dental cleaning. She loves people and is a very affectionate cat.

She would make a good companion. For more information on Patty, email: kaco1@comcast.net or stop by the shelter any Sat. from 9-12. You can see more of our adoptable pets online at our Facebook page

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March 16, 2015

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Butler is an adorable one and a half year old dog living at the Quincy Animal Shelter. We really have no idea what breed(s) Butler is so we affectionately call him an American Shelter Dog. He has the most amazing Hazel eyes! Butler has a lot of energy since he is so young, so playful and spunky! Since he has tons of energy he would be good with other high energy dogs or dogs who  can tolerate excited dogs. Butler loves going for walks. He sniffs everything and wants to explore all the smells. He is a bit standoffish at first and can be nippy if people do not give him time to get to know you. We would prefer him to not go to a home with children because of this.  All he needs is someone to give him a chance to warm up to you and he will be very affectionate.  Please send questions to k9@quincyanimalshelter.org and see more pictures of the adorable Butler on their Facebook page.

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March 9, 2015

Midnight-300x300It’s Midnight! This poor guy keeps getting passed over, and for the life of us we don’t understand why! This 3 year old boy needed to be rehomed when his owner’s landlord told him Midnight had to go. He’s understandably traumatized by recent events but seems to be a very lovable cat. He’s gotten a private room at the Scituate Animal Shelter and graciously welcomes visitors to his little kingdom, making it clear that some patting would be perfectly welcome. Midnight would love a quiet spot of his own in a forever home! To fill out an adoption application visit the Scituate Animal Shelter online here: http://scituateanimalshelter.org. Pet of the week is brought to you by Family Pet and Garden Center located at 25 Washington Street (Rt. 53), Pembroke – 781.829.2220


March 2, 2015

bradley cooperDo you need a handsome man in your life? Bradley Cooper could be the right man for you! This handsome adult male Pit Bull was found as a stray with no tags or microchip. He is currently settling in at the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton, getting his vaccines and getting over a slight respiratory infection. Give the shelter a call today to find out if this leading man is ready to meet you. Fill out an Adoption Application online: the shelter’s adoption hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Adoption donations range from $150 – $450. Call the shelter at 508.436.6446 and visit them online at http://www.bluedogshelter.com/.


 

February 23, 2015

neptune 2neptune                   ***UPDATE/March 7: Neptune has been adopted! Meet Neptune, the most recent arrival to the Hull Seaside Animal Rescue! This fabulous guy was found outside during the blizzard and the shelter is looking for a loving and safe forever home for him. One where he will be cozy, warm, and loved — totally. What a special guy! He is loving, adorable and loves to play! Wait until you see his double paws! Thick, luxurious fur and such a handsome face! He will capture your heart for sure. Neptune is a medium sized Maine Coon. Check out his video on the Hull Seaside Animal Rescue Facebook page! More photos to come. Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 for more information on this true survivor, Neptune. Pet of the week is brought to you by Family Pet and Garden Center located at 25 Washington Street (Rt. 53), Pembroke – 781.829.2220


February 16, 2015

JoyIt’s time to bring some Joy into your world! Joy is an incredibly sweet 2 year old spayed female mixed breed at the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts in Brockton. Her short legs make her look like a corgi/lab mix, so that is the shelters best guess of her breed. Joy loves people (and belly rubs), and has so much love to give! This adorable little girl is in need of a loving home where she will be a part of the family. She rides in the car wonderfully, enjoys biscuits, walks well on leash, loves jumping in the snow piles and is a total love! Joy appears to get along well with other dogs too. For details on the adoption process visit http://www.apcsm.org/ and see updates on Joy on the shelters Facebook page.

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February 9, 2015

ladyIntroducing Lady, our pet of the week from Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton! Lady is a medium size young adult Retriever-mix whose family could no longer care for her. She enjoys being around people and other dogs and could probably be around a cat that had met dogs before. Lady could be your new walking companion or playmate! Important! Because of the large volume of email Blue Dog Shelter receives on a daily basis and their limited resources, regrettably they cannot reply to emails unless you have filled out and submitted an Adoption Application. All of their adoption dogs are spayed or neutered, up to date on vaccines, heartworm and lyme tested, microchipped and either crate trained or in the process of being crate trained. Blue Dog Shelter adoption hours are Monday through Friday 10:00-3:00. Saturday Hours are 8 AM-2 PM and they are closed on Sundays (unless announced). Adoption Donations range from $150 – $450. To submit an adoption application visit the website http://www.bluedogshelter.com/. Pet of the week is brought to you by Family Pet and Garden Center located at 25 Washington Street (Rt. 53), Pembroke – 781.829.2220


February 2, 2015

Tony Tony 2Say hello to Tony, a black and white long haired cat residing in Ceterville at the New England Society for Abandoned Animals. Tony is a reserved yet friendly 1 – 2 yr old. He is unsure of new people but if you approach quietly, he will enjoy being pet. He needs time to adjust to new situations. Right now, he prefers to not be picked up. Tony has a beautiful long coat which will benefit from a daily brushing to help him remain comfortable and mat-free. He will be happy to have a perching place in front of a window where he can look out at the world. He will do best with someone who will play with him daily, providing physical exercise and mental stimulation. He will do best in a tranquil home with a guardian who will let him get to know you at his own pace. Tony is hoping for a responsible guardian to make a lifetime commitment to care for him in a loving forever home. Call us to schedule time to meet Tony at 508.771.7800 or email help@nesaa.org.

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January 26, 2015

Davidson HarleyDouble the love with this week’s pet(s) of the week! This week we are featuring two cats – they are bonded and need to be adopted together. Harley is the black and white cat, Davidson   Harley is ten years old and weighs about 12 pounds. He is declawed and a friendly boy. Davidson is an 8 year old orange tabby who weighs about 12 pounds. She has also been declawed and also very friendly. Harley and Davidson’s mom became very ill and lost her home. Now this pair has also become homeless. If you can help, or would love to meet this loving pair, please contact the Plymouth Animal Shelter at 508.888.1186.

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January 19, 2015

Louie LouieLouie Louie is a smart, active 2 year old Wheaton Terrier mix. He loves to cuddle, but don’t expect him to slow down for long; Louie wants to play! He adores kids and other dogs, especially puppies. He does need a proper introduction to other dogs, because Louie’s sense of proper dog etiquette tends to be overwhelmed by his enthusiasm to make new friends. A typical terrier, Louie believes cats are meant to be chased. Absolutely no kittens or other small, furry pets! However, he can get along with very large, calm cats.

Louie is practicing leash training, which he enjoys, and crate training, which he does not, but will tolerate with a comfy blanket and a tasty snack. His house training is in progress; he knows how to use a doggy door, but must be inside a secure fence if off-leash. Louie’s leash should be fastened and in hand before the door is open when going for walks; he’s in a hurry to go on new adventures with you!

For more information on Louie please contact adoptions@Lasthopek9.org. And visit their Facebook page for updates and more pictures of Louie!


January 12, 2015

diamondDiamond is a sweet senior lady in need of a loving home! She’s a 9 year old spayed pit bull who is living at the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern MA in Brockton because her owner moved and could not take her. Diamond is super smart and LOVES her treats. Diamond knows lots of tricks, like: sit, paw, down, roll over and she loves to show them off! She has met other dogs at the shelter and likes to play once she gets a chance to meet them. She’s been taking a bit of time to settle in (who can blame her after all the changes she’s been through), and is looking for a calm, stable home with dog experience where she’ll be given lots of love and time to adjust. She’d do best in a home without young children. Diamond is overlooked in the kennel because she barks a lot when people are staring at her through the door. All she wants is a chance to get out, but the barking makes people pass right by her. Poor Diamond hopes her special person comes soon! You can fill out an adoption for on our website here: http://www.apcsm.org/adopt or call us to schedule a visit to meet Diamond and get ready to fall in love with your newest family member: 508.586.2053.

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January 5, 2015

PatrickMeet Patrick. Patrick was born on March 9, 2009 and first came to Standish from an overcrowded shelter. Patrick is one very handsome and friendly boy who loves people. He may not sit on your lap, but he will sit next to you and sleep on your bed, if you like. Patrick was adopted but had to return to the Standish Humane Society just a few weeks ago because a member of the family recently developed health issues. It might be because Patrick spent some time as a stray, he is competitive with other cats so he should be an only cat. He would also do best in a home with only adults. If you would like a single cat who is great, please call the shelter about Patrick, at 781-834-4663 and ask to speak to an Adoption Counselor, who will explain the adoption process including relevant adoption fees. The application process will then proceed with a phone interview. Once your application is approved, a volunteer from the Adoption Team will contact you and schedule a tour of our facility. For more information about Standish Humane Society and their mission, please visit theirwebsite http://www.standishhumane.org.

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