Pet of the Week

May 22, 2015

Henry

Meet Henry! Henry is a three year old Yorkie-poo. Henry is sweet but a bit nervous with new adventures so he will need a little TLC while making the adjustment into a forever home. Henry is currently residing with the Friends of the Plymouth Pound, a private humane society with an Adoption Center located in the Kingston Collection. Henry is described by his foster family as an “escape artist” so a secure fenced yard would be beneficial. Henry gets along wonderfully with other dogs however does tend to chase cats. Henry is housebroken. 

Adoption applications are available at friendsplymouthpound.org or at the Adoption Center located in the Kingston Collection from 10:00 a.m. – noon daily.

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May 15, 2017

Lulu

LuLu is a very special kitty who needs a very special home. LuLu was rescued from a home where she had been severely neglected. Her skin was in such poor condition due to a flea allergy.  After she was rescued by the loving team at Standish Humane Society in Duxbury, it was discovered she has kidney disease likely caused by lack of water. She needs fluids every other day and is very good about taking them. She is very friendly and lovable. She is doing great and is a very happy kitty. Are you the special person who would adopt or foster this little 4 year old darling? Call for more information about Luvable LuLu.  The wonderful team at Standish Humane would be happy to train someone to provide her fluids – it’s very easy – and Standish will pay for all her treatment and special diet food. Give them a call today at 781.834.4663 or email standishhumane@comcast.net. 

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May 8, 2017

 

Mini

Meet Mini! Mini is currently residing with her friends, the Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter. Mini is a beautiful calico tabby. She is a healthy 9 month old kitten! She is spayed and up-to-date on her shots. Mini is very affectionate and craves lots of one-on-one time. Because of this, Mini would be best as an only pet so she can have your undivided attention! If you’d like to meet Mini please contact the Friends of the Marshfield Animal Shelter either through their Facebook page or by email: friendsofthemarshfieldshelter@yahoo.com. 

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May 1, 2017

 

Bozo

 

Bozo is an 11 year old love bug of a cat. You can tell he was well-loved by how super affectionate he is. He is tabby, tiger striped with splashes of white, including on his sweet paws. His favorite activities include purring, getting head scratches, snuggles,and giving head butts and kisses to the person who’s loving him. Come see this sweet Bozo-love! * Please send questions to adoptions@quincyanimalshelter.org *

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April 17, 2017

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Yorkies Inc was recently contacted by the MSPCA about a 1 year old Yorkie Mix who was hit by a car and was suffering with two broken pelvic bones. Theo was in a lot of pain and needed immediate surgery. Of course Yorkies Inc said they would take him and plans were made to transfer Theo to Tufts for his surgery. Surgery went well and Theo is recuperating with the help of his foster family, getting lots of love and attention as he heals. Theo went to Tufts for a recheck recently and he is doing very well. He now just needs to begin to put more pressure on his leg. Theo will also need some work on socialization to get over his worry about strange noises, people and situations. This is likely due to the trauma of being hit by a car and then being relocated several times until settling in with his foster family to recover. He is very bonded with his foster family and will take some time to warm up to new people, but that’s to be expected with all he has been through. If you are interested in being considered for Theo please submit an application at www.yorkiesinc.com.

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April 10, 2017

Benny

It’s been a most difficult little while for Benny. We featured Benny back in February and he was recently adopted from the Scituate Animal Shelter. Well Benny is back because his owner died suddenly. Such an awful situation for Benny as he is both sad and confused with this sudden change. Here are the details we posted about Benny from February. Please spread the word about this love bug – we really hope he finds his forever home soon!

Benny is a 5-year old Basset Hound mix and he’s been at the Scituate Animal Shelter a long time, waiting for his new forever home. Benny is a really nice dog with a beautiful beagle face and very typical Basset Hound traits, like his nose—he loves to track scents in the forest. He is friendly and seems calm around other dogs  (but no cats). He likes to fetch squeaky balls but you have to have one to trade with him because he fetches it, brings it back, but doesn’t want to give it up! Benny is a strong puller on walks but he’s getting better: he is a good learner and really wants to please. Benny will need a refresher on house training but will likely be fine with consistency. He’s very smart! He’s an escape artist so you’ll want to be sure Benny plays in a really secure fenced in area or on a leash when resting. Benny experienced some trauma earlier in his life and does not like to have his feet touched, so he’d do best in a home with adults only, or older kids. There is someone out there who is perfect for Benny – and Benny is perfect for that someone! Please reach out to the Scituate Animal Shelter to make some time to meet Benny! The shelter hours presently are Tuesdays noon until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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April 3, 2017

lady

Meet Lady! Lady is a 2 and a half year old spayed bull breed who has settled into her stay at the Quincy Animal Shelter nicely. She is full of love.  She greets you with her tail wagging and it doesn’t stop. She likes to cuddle and really loves to herd a ball around the kennel. She also loves to fetch.  Lady would be best in a home with children over 13. If you’re interested in learning more about or meeting lady in person, please email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org. 

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March 27, 2017

Loomis

Meet handsome Loomis! This sweet four year old boy was left outside and luckily, our friends at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue were called and he is now safe in the shelter. Some kind people had been feeding Loomis, but he didn’t get to enjoy a safe and secure home. At one time, he must have because this sweet man just craves attention and love. And he deserves that! 

When HSAR took Loomis in, he had a few issues, including needing a tooth pulled! Lucky for Loomis his dental issues and pain have been taken care of and now he can smile and enjoy a comfortable life. 

Loomis does has a heart murmur but that does not mean he cannot live a happy and comfy life. He will need medication once a day to maintain his overall great health. With his recent veterinary checks and tests, he has been found to be in very good condition. Loomis has wonderful purrs and the only thing missing is a forever home where he will feel all the love he needs and wants.

Special needs pets are truly a joy and they love being part of a nurturing and calm environment. Loomis would do best as an only pet. He is looking for a chance at the good life, and we are hoping his forever family or person will fall for him just as we have. 

Loomis has a playful side; he enjoys playtime, and he will be a wonderful companion. If you have lots of time, love, and a big heart to match his, he may be your perfect match!

Please call Hull Seaside Animal Rescue 781-534-4902 for more information on this precious boy.

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March 20, 2017

McDreamy.

He’s here…the cat of your dreams. Meet McDreamy. :) McDreamy is about 1 – 2 years old.  He is an orange domestic short hair tabby.  He was neglected by previous owners who only got him to rid their Boston apartment of mice.  Once they were done with him, they surrendered him.  He deserves better than that.  He needs a home that will keep him inside, warm, safe and loved.  McDreamy is good with other cats, loves attention, loves to play and is fully vetted (up to date on all shots and is neutered).  If McDreamy is the cat for you, please reach out to our friends at Standish Humane Society in Duxbury – they would love to hear from you and introduce you to this sweetheart. You can visit McDreamy by appointment by calling 781.834.4663 or by emailing standishhumane@comcast.net. 

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March 13, 2017

Menorah

Born in January, Menorah is a true Capricorn – shy and serious, but will express devotion to you and demand the same in return. Menorah is quite persuasive, too, with head-butting when she wants a pat. Menorah is quite the pretty cat with black fur and a white stripe down her nose and all white chest. Menorah is four years old and will probably do better in a quiet home. Young humans might make her nervous and the good folks at the Quincy Animal Shelter are not sure about dogs and other cats, so Menorah would do best in a home with adults only. * Please send questions to adoptions@quincyanimalshelter.org *

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March 6, 2017

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Meet the dynamic duo of Max and Polly! Max is 7 years old and Polly is 9 years old. Max is a larger schnauzer while Polly is a mini. They are both incredibly sweet and affectionate. They are great with people and other dogs. They’re house-trained and walk nicely on a leash. Neither Max nor Polly have been around cats or young kids so the folks at Scituate Animal Shelter think it’s best to avoid those situations in their new home. They would LOVE to be adopted together as they are the best of friends. If you’re interested in adopting them you can email info@scituateanimalshelter.org for more info or stop by during their open hours which are Tuesday 12-6, Wednesday 2-5, Thursday 2-5 and Saturday 10-3. For a video of the dynamic duo check out the Scituate Animal Shelter’s Facebook page HERE!

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February 20, 2017

Tinsel

Meet Tinsel! Tinsel is a very sweet Yorkie estimated to be about 10 years old. Tinsel was turned into a shelter as a stray in very bad condition. He was so matted, he needed to be sedated in order to be be groomed. While our friends at Yorkies, Inc. do not know his story it is obvious that he has been severely neglected the last few years of his life. But this is all about to change as Tinsel is now in a loving foster home getting all the love and attention he deserves with the plan to find his new loving forever home to continue giving him the life he deserves. Tinsel is already beginning to trust again, wagging his tail, greeting you at the door, coming over and putting his front legs on you wanting to be picked up and patted. He just loves cuddling on your lap and will curl right in. If he had his choice he would be in your lap all day and night long!! He still is wary of you invading his space, such as when he is sleeping in a dog bed, but if you wait for him to come out of his bed you can easily pick him up. He also enjoys going for walks and riding in the car. Tinsel has been vetted including a neuter, dental, vaccines and HW testing and received a clean bill of health. If you have room in your heart for a sweet little guy who needs a new start on life please fill out an application. Any questions you can write to kerri@yorkiesinc.com.

 

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February 13, 2017

Petunia

**UPDATE: Petunia has been adopted!!!**

Meet Petunia. Petunia was surrendered to another shelter, then came to Standish Humane Society to have the best chance of finding her forever home. Petunia is just over three years old and is very sweet and loves belly rubs. She is a very quiet but sweet tabby.  Petunia will do best in a home on the quieter side.  She loves to be petted, rolls over and shows her belly to almost everyone that will pet her, but she needs some time to trust.  All the hustle and bustle that typically takes place at a busy animal shelter is very frightening to her.  Even when frightened though, she doesn’t have an aggressive or mean bone in her body. She is just sweet and quiet.  She is spayed, has all updated vaccines including rabies and distemper, she is micro chipped and tested negative for Feline Aids and Leukemia – a very healthy girl. Although young, she is pretty laid back, quiet and gentle.

If you think that Petunia may be the cat for you, 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. You may also fill out an online adoption application on Standish website’s Adoptions page. 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 Petunia is 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.

Please Note: Standish Humane Society adopts by appointment only.

For more information, please visit http://www.standishhumane.org or send an email to standishhumane@comcast.net. Please include your phone number in your message.
Every day is KittiePawLooza Day at Standish Humane Society!

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February 6, 2017

Benny Dog
Meet Benedict, also known as Benny!! Benny is a 5-year old Basset Hound mix and he’s been at the Scituate Animal Shelter a long time, waiting for his new forever home. Benny is a really nice dog with a beautiful beagle face and very typical Basset Hound traits, like his nose—he loves to track scents in the forest. He is friendly and seems calm around other dogs  (but no cats). He likes to fetch squeaky balls but you have to have one to trade with him because he fetches it, brings it back, but doesn’t want to give it up! Benny is a strong puller on walks but he’s getting better: he is a good learner and really wants to please. Benny will need a refresher on house training but will likely be fine with consistency. He’s very smart! He’s an escape artist so you’ll want to be sure Benny plays in a really secure fenced in area or on a leash when resting. There is someone out there who is perfect for Benny – and Benny is perfect for that someone! Please reach out to the Scituate Animal Shelter to make some time to meet Benny! The shelter hours presently are Tuesdays noon until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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January 30, 2017

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Meet Tido! Tido is a 3 year old Chiweenie which is a Chihuahua and Dachshund mix. Tido is good with dogs but the folks at Last Hope K9 Rescue aren’t sure about how Tido feels about cats. He’s crate trained, house trained and good with kids also. Tido came from West Memphis where the Last Hope team think he was owner surrendered but they have no idea why. He was super thin when he got to Massachusetts and the team has been trying to fatten him up over the last few weeks, but he’s constantly on the move so he must be burning a ton of calories a per day! He is about 8 pounds and he doesn’t like being cold at all. He loves to snuggle, sleep under the covers, loves to play with the other pups and with the volunteers. He doesn’t know how small he his and he’s all boy all the time. 

If you’re interested in adopting Tido please visit www.lasthopek9.org to apply.

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January 23, 2017

 

Zoey

Meet Zoey! Zoey loves life and people and toys and food. Just hang out with her a bit and you’ll see how much fun Zoey has and how beautiful she is. Zoey is all torti with an orange nose and big green eyes – oh and a funny orange bib. A groomer to the T, she is just a quiet, eleven-year-young lady who is looking for a home with fun and exercise and a warm bed to sleep in. Zoey will make you laugh with her head butts that never stop! Head on down to the Quincy Animal Shelter and meet Zoey. She’ll add a lot of fun and love to your life. The in-shelter adoption hours at 55 Broad Street in Quincy are Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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January 16, 2017

peanut

Hi, Peanut! Peanut is a 3-5-year-old Chihuahua mix who was surrendered to the Scituate Animal Shelter along with his brother Gizzy. He is shy at first but once he gets to know you, Peanut is quite playful. He would love to live with another dog since he is used to canine companionship. Peanut will go on pee pads but will go outside if you get him on a regular schedule. He can live with kids 10 and over and he even likes cats! 

To meet Peanut, you can send the shelter an email: info@scituateanimalshelter.org, call 781.544.4533, or visit during the shelter’s open hours Tuesday and Wednesday, 12 PM – 6 PM, Thursday 3 PM – 7 PM and Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM.

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January 9, 2017

Oscar and Kasi
These cute little boys, Oscar (on the black and white blanket) and Kasi, are quite the bonded fellows. They are currently residing at the Quincy Animal Shelter. Oscar is the big brother and Kasi follows his lead like most younger brothers. They like to play, go for walks, and cuddle with both their humans and together. They have never been around young children so they would like a family with older kids. The are five years old and are Maltese Yorkie mixes. If you’re looking for two sweet, lovable boys, come to the shelter during adoption hours or email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org. Adoption hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

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January 2, 2017

Benedict

Say hello to Benedict! Benedict is 5 years old and is part Beagle, part Basset Hound. He is sweet and affectionate but he has that nose that makes him want to follow a scent even if it means escaping, so he needs a good fenced in yard or a leash! Benedict has been at the Scituate Animal Shelter for a long, long time and it’s time to find him with a new home. 

Benedict is great with other dogs, but not with cats. He is house trained with only the occasional accident and knows “sit.” 

The folks at the Scituate Animal Shelter have been working on his leash manners. Benedtic used to pull so strongly that it was like water skiing—but he has gotten so much better and is very responsive to training.  He also likes to fetch certain toys too.

Unfortunately Benedict has had some trauma around handling in the past, so he is sensitive to having his paws touched and would need a family that could respect his boundaries — older kids and up would be fine.

It’s time for Benedict to find his forever home! Please contact the Scituate Animal Shelter to learn about meeting Benedict. The shelter hours are Tuesday and Wednesday,  12 – 6, Thursday, 3 – 7 and Saturday 10 – 5.

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