Pet of the Week

December 5, 2016

Louie

Meet Louie! Louie is a 5 year old border collie mix currently residing at Quincy Animal Shelter. Louie is so handsome with his different colored eyes. He is well behaved and walks well on a leash. Louie can get along with another dog but he is uncomfortable when he feels outnumbered. Louie’s new owner will need to help him gain confidence as he can be a bit standoffish at first. Louie will need patient people around him until he feels comfortable. Please come visit Louie in Quincy and see if you could be a match! Please email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org with any questions at all about Louie!

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November 28, 2016

Cocoa

Meet Coco! Coco is a 4 pound, 8 year old Yorkie, currently residing with the wonderful volunteers at Last Hope K9 Rescue. Coco came to the shelter when his elderly mom was unable to care for him anymore. He likes to sit in your lap all day and watch his stories on TV. He would pretty much be happy in any home with a couch and a lap that will love him. Coco is good with other dogs, he does prefer low key dogs like himself. He is good with cats and he is crate trained. He is working on his house training currently. Coco would do best in a home without children. If you are interesting in learning more about Coco or if you are interested in adopting him visit www.lasthopek9.org to apply!

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November 21, 2016

babe princess

Princess and Babe, two sisters who had to be surrendered due to their owner’s illness, are such sweet and lovely girls. Yes, they are adult cats, and at 13 years old, they have enjoyed a home where they were loved and cared for. It is so sad for them to find themselves at the shelter at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue, but together they are staying strong. It’s been nearly a year since they arrived! A loving forever home would be a great holiday gift for these girls.

Both have classic tuxedo markings and Princess, wearing the pink collar, is friendly and demure and has those bright, expectant eyes! Long white whiskers complete her pretty face. Babe is very outgoing and the alpha girl of the pair. She too has the long whiskers and almost identical markings as Princess. Activity and special food will be good for these sweet girls as they should shed a few pounds. :)

Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 for more details and information on this special pair. ***HSAR’s very special calendar – Kittendales – is on sale now! http://www.kittendales.com/index.html

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November 14, 2016

Reddy

This little darling is Reddy, a 4-year-old long-haired Chihuahua who weighs just 3 1/2 lbs.! She’s currently in a foster home with the wonderful team at Yorkie’s Inc. In typical Chi fashion she’s shy at first but what a sweetheart when she warms up! She’s animated and gives kisses. She was with a breeder but she never had a litter so she was retired and she’s loving her new life! She’s discovered doggie beds and loves them! She’s a clean pup and is using pee pads in her foster home but will also go outside if taken frequently. She is not leash trained but that will come once she’s comfortable. She does very well with the other fosters her size and it may help her adjust to have another small dog in the home. Because of her size we will not be placing her with small children. She is spayed had a dental cleaning and is up to date on all vaccines. She’s also micro-chipped and had a blood panel done to insure health. If interested in adopting please submit an adoption application. Any questions please email Cathie@yorkiesinc.com.

 

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November 7, 2016

queenie

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Meet Queenie! Queenie is a 4-year old American Bulldog mix who weighs about 65 pounds. You can see more adorable photos of Queenie on the Survivor Tails Animal Rescue Facebook page HERE. Queenie is good with people and kids but does need to be the only dog at home. Queenie loves being with her humans, is very snuggly and loves her belly rubs. She is curious and active, loves long walks, hiking, running and going on car rides. She knows “sit”, “paw”, “down”, “wait” and waiting for the “OK” command. She is working hard on her reactivity with dogs and is showing good progress. She was tested with a cat just outside of her kennel, showed regular interest – tail wagging the whole time. She is house and crate trained and can chill and be left alone uncrated for up to 8 hours, no barking. Queenie has been working on her leash skills and is a quick learner, listens and wants to please. She’s also a strong girl and has a high prey drive but is quick to respond to correction. Queenie is quite the love and has been patiently waiting for her furever home and would be perfect with an active owner or family that is dog experienced.

If you are interested in adopting Queenie, please fill out an application at www.survivortails.org or email adoptions@survivortails.org with any questions.

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October 31, 2016

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Bella is a female American Staffordshire Terrier, about 5 years old. Although she has been waiting for a long time for a new home and family – she still remains happy and upbeat – winning the hearts of the staff and volunteers at the shelter! Bella has been at the Taunton Animal Shelter for over a year now.  She has won two very special hearts = two of the shelter’s volunteers have generously contributed money towards her ADOPTION FEE!  Bella is also one of the favorite dogs to walk at the shelter because she is such a joy to walk and walks so well on the leash/harness and knows basic commands and will sit when asked, especially for a treat! She loves walks and she loves playing with her stuffed toys. She is also a favorite “snuggler” with volunteers and staff. She is happiest when she is snuggling with some of her favorite people, taking “selfies” with them, and getting lots of love, hugs and kisses. Bella needs to be the only pet in the home, and the folks at the shelter recommend an adult-only home or a home with children over 12 years old. Breed knowledge is also recommended. Love, patience and training will help Bella become your new “best friend”. In return, she will love you unconditionally and be forever grateful for a new “leash on life”. To learn more about Bella call the Taunton Animal Shelter at 508-822-1463 or email paws4blue@aol.com. The Taunton Animal Shelter is located at 821 West Water Street and you can see more pictures of Bella on their Facebook page.

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October 24, 2016

reed

 

Meet Reed Howes. Reed is a male, 2-year-old Boxer/Lab mix weighing about 40 lbs. Reed is a happy go lucky boy despite his most recent events. He was adopted from our partner shelter about 1 year ago. Unfortunately, instead of returning him back to the shelter when they no longer wanted him, they gave him away. The folks who took him in decided they too did not want him, so they drove up to the service road in front of the shelter, threw his kong toy out of the car, and when Reed went to retrieve it they drove off. The animal control officer who witnessed it was in absolute disbelief. Through all that Reed has not been phased at all!

He loves going to the dog park and romping with his canine friends. He loves every single human he meets and doesn’t seem to know any strangers! Reed is a happy, happy boy who wants nothing more in life than to love and be loved. He’s eager to please and already knows sit and down. We think he’d be a great candidate for further training.

Reed is SO ready to have a true forever family. The folks at PAWS New England would love to hear from you, and the best way to be in touch regarding Reed is to fill out their application form HERE. Based on his foster families observations he is good with dogs, he passed an initial cat test and has interacted with a 10-year-old child and has done well. For more information visit https://pawsnewengland.com/

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October 17, 2016

mona lisa

Meet Mona Lisa, a pretty three year old calico young lady with the prettiest green eyes and the most beautiful markings. Mona Lisa is super playful and spunky, and like most calicos, she can be a little bit saucy at times. She really loves crinkly balls and playing in the cat tunnel. She amuses the volunteers at Standish Humane Society in Duxbury because she makes a little squeak when she sees food or treats ready to be handed out. 

Mona Lisa loves all the volunteers at Standish, but she wishes on a star every night that she will get a forever home the next day. Mona Lisa was surrendered when her family could no longer take care of her. Mona Lisa’s family was very sad to have to part with her, and she was so sad to leave her family. She needs a forever home that really will last forever.

Mona Lisa has been at the shelter over six months. The volunteers can’t figure out why no one has adopted her yet, because the volunteers all say she is one of the best cats ever. The volunteers say she has been here waiting for her new home for so long she is beginning to feel like the Mona Lisa painting in the museum, because she is just hanging around. 

Please make a date to see Mona Lisa. We know you’ll like her and want her to be your forever cat. 

If you think that Mona Lisa 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 our 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 Mona Lisa 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 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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October 3, 2016

Merry

 

Minnie

Meet the dynamic duo of Merry (top picture) and her sister Minnie (bottom picture)! MERRY and MINNIE are 3 yr old, purebred beagles who were originally found as strays together. Our friends at the Scituate Animal Shelter are hoping they will be adopted together, but if need be they can be adopted on their own. Super sweet with people, they’re a little uncomfortable around some of the other dogs they’ve met but we’re always up for doing meet & greets with potential adopters’ dogs! They need a refresher on housetraining and it’s recommended they stay with a family that’s used to beagles. They can’t be off-leash and though they may dig out of a fenced in yard, as long as you keep an eye on them while they’re out there, they should be fine.

To meet either Merry or Minnie send an email to info@scituateanimalshelter.org, call (781) 544-4533, or visit during their open hours (listed below!).

Open Hours:
Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
Thurs: 3 PM – 7 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

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September 19, 2016

cy

 

***GOOD NEWS! CY has been adopted!!!**

This is Cy! This 4 year old, 5 lb. male Maltese is just as fun as he looks! He is a show pup with excellent bloodline who was recently retired from the breeding program. He is healthy and has just been neutered. He also had a dental cleaning and was updated on his vaccines, is micro chipped and heartworm and Lyme negative. Cy loves attention and is loving his foster moms fenced yard too. If you’re interested in meeting or adopting Cy, the folks at Yorkie’s Inc. want to hear from you! Please submit an adoption application through their website HERE

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September 12, 2016

carson

Carson is a young, adorable, loving and affectionate copper/orange boy who is going to bring so much love, joy and fun to his forever home. Carson is currently residing with the amazing folks at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue. Simply put, he is one of the sweetest cats ever! He will draw you in with those copper eyes and roll over like a puppy and knead the air, and his blanket showing just how content he will be with his new family. Carson is a treasure.

Left outside, he was rescued and we believe at one time he must have had a loving home, but things change and sometimes, awesome pets are left behind. Well, Carson is anxious now for the love and affection the best forever family can provide. He is very playful and will surprise you with his loud purr which he shares willingly. It will be fun cuddling up with this super guy!

Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue for more information on Carson. He will not be available for long! http://www.hsar.org/

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September 5, 2016

Cy

This is Cy! This 4 year old, 5 lb. male Maltese is just as fun as he looks! He is a show pup with excellent bloodline who was recently retired from the breeding program. He is health and has just been neutered. He also had a dental cleaning and was updated on his vaccines, is micro chipped and heartworm and Lyme negative. Cy loves attention and his loving his foster moms fenced yard too. If you’re interested in meeting or adopting Cy, the folks at Yorkie’s Inc. want to hear from you! Please submit an adoption application through their website HERE

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August 22, 2016

jax

Meet Jax! Jax is a 3-year-old Lab/Chow mix who weighs about 75 pounds. Jax is a very loving dog currently with the wonderful volunteers of Last Hope K9 Rescue. He likes to hang out and be lazy, but loves a good run as well. He is very cuddly and loves to play with other dogs and gets along with cats. Jax would do well with an active family and would love other dogs to play with. He is crate and house trained too.

If you’re interested in adopting Jax or learning more about him please visit www.lasthopek9.org to apply!

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August 15, 2016

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Meet Crystal, a deaf, stunningly beautiful, pure white cat with piercing porcelain blue eyes who is currently residing at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue. Crystal was rescued from a home where there were more pets than her well-intended owner was able to care for. Some all-white coated cats are known to suffer from this congenital form of deafness (that is to say they are born this way) caused by a degeneration of their inner ear. This condition is also associated with blue irises (eyes). 

Because Crystal cannot hear, she startles easily and reacts to visitors who reach out to pet her by putting up a defensive paw. New experiences can stress any cat and adjusting to shelter life is especially difficult. Once eye contact is made with Crystal and she knows there is no reason for her to feel threatened, she settles and enjoys gentle petting, eating treats from your hand and playing with wand 

Crystal doesn’t know she’s different, and with patience, understanding and TLC, we believe this special girl will, in time, develop an incredibly strong bond with her adopter.

Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 at Hulls Seaside Animal Rescue for more information on this special girl.

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August 8, 2016

Clover

Meet Clover! Clover is a 4 year old spayed female mixed breed weighing about 60 pounds.  She was found running down a busy street. A passerby stopped, opened his door, and Clover jumped right in!  She walks very well on a leash with a harness.  Clover loves to explore the field and play fetch and knows some basic commands.  She can be mouthy and jumpy when she gets excited, so she’ll need an experienced adult home with no kids. Milton Animal League’s Animal Shelter also says she knows a few commands so she has had some training in the past. For more information, or to schedule time to meet Clover, email info@miltonanimalleague.org or call 617.698.0413.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 1 – 5pm

Saturday 10-4pm

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August 1, 2016

 

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. Tinsel is in the loving care of Yorkie’s Inc. and while they do not know his story it is obvious that he has been severley neglected the last few years of his life. This is all about to change as Tinsel is now with Yorkies Inc 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 a cataract in one eye but has had successful suegery.  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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July 25, 2016

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MAGPIE is a 2 1/2 month old pit/boxer mix who came to the Scituate Animal Shelter with his mom & 4 siblings when they were only 2 weeks old. Magpie has gotten a ton of socialization while he’s been at the shelter and is learning so much like sit, down, touch and come! Magpie would be an excellent fit for an active home where he can get lots of attention and even more training and socialization. Given his mix, it’s best that his new family own their own home. He would be a great addition to a home with kids and dogs. Remember that puppies need to have someone around every couple of hours during the day to help them with housetraining. 

To meet MAGPIE or to learn more about the puppy adoption process, you can send an email to info@scituateanimalshelter.org, call (781) 544-4533, or come in any time during open hours (listed below!).

Open Hours:
Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
Thurs: 3 PM – 7 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

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July 18, 2016

daisy

***UPDATE: Daisy has been adopted!!!*** 9/3/16
Meet Daisy! Daisy is a resident at the Blue Dog Shelter and is the sweetest lady you will ever meet! Daisy is a pit bull mix and a loving dog but playful and calm at the same time.  Daisy loves all people and other dogs too but prefers to be the center of attention. She is crate trained and house trained and walks well on a leash and will make someone a very happy canine companion! Please consider a visit to the Blue Dog Shelter to meet Daisy during our regular shelter hours – you won’t be disappointed!
 
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July 11, 2016

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Meet Dijon! This is not the best picture of this handsome guy because he is so friendly he wouldn’t stay away from the photographer and just wanted loves!! This big boy is 7 yrs old and has enormous double paws. He is a big cuddle bug. He was brought to the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts a couple of weeks ago and it was immediately apparent that he was in need of some medical attention. It turns out that Dijon is diabetic. The staff is in the process of regulating him with diet and insulin and he is responding well to treatment. He will be looking for his new home shortly and will need a family that can commit to giving him his insulin shots, maintaining his diet and weight and taking him for regular vet checks. Stay tuned for more updates or if you are interested in possibly adopting please contact the shelter. Updates can be found HERE on their Facebook page or by emailing: adoptions@apcsm.org.

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July 4, 2016

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CC (which possibly stands for “calico cutie”) is a 7 year old girl with a gorgeous fur coat who is currently residing at the Quincy Animal Shelter. In addition to her beautiful coloring, CC is polydactyl, with adorable mitten-like front paws. She is calm and reserved, and would do best in a quiet home with only adults. Though not a lap cat, CC is affectionate and will gently head-butt you in exchange for chin scratches. If she seems shy at first, offer her a few treats and she will come right out of her shell. Stop by the shelter to meet CC- she may be the perfect cat that your loving home needs. If you’d like to meet CC, please email felinemanager@quincyanimalshelter.org.

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June 27, 2016

Ike

Meet Ike! Ike is a 2-year old neutered male lab mix, currently residing at Milton Animal League’s Animal Shelter. Ike has been through at least two homes before coming to the shelter.  He is a gorgeous, loving boy, but he never received the training and structure a big high energy dog needs.  As a result, he will jump on people and pull hard on a leash.  He has also shown some signs of separation anxiety.  The volunteers at the shelter like Ike a lot and know that he can become a good companion with the right family – one that can commit to giving him exercise (he loves to swim), training, structure and love. If you’d like more details on Ike, please call the shelter at 617.698.0413 or email info@miltonanimalleague.org. Shelter hours are Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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June 20, 2016

chapman

Meet Chapman! Chapman is a 50-lb., 2-year-old Retriever mix who is working with Last Hope K9 Rescue to find his forever home. Chapman is a beautiful boy who is looking for a very active family that will include him in their daily activities. He would love to go on long hikes or be your running buddy. Chapman would like for his family to have some experience with herding breeds and their behaviors. While he loves everyone, between his herding skills and being pretty high energy, he would do best in homes with teens and older folks. He gets along great with other dogs and doesn’t mind sharing his toys or treats. He is still working on basic training, such as not jumping up, and would need a family devoted to working with a trainer to teach him basic obedience. He is a super happy guy, who loves his people! If you’re interested in meeting or adopting Chapman please visit www.lasthopek9.org to fill out an application. You can find more pictures of Champan on the Last Hope Facebook page!

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June 13, 2016

tyson

Meet Tyson..again!! We featured Tyson a few months ago, but he’s still at Blue Dog shelter and we really, really want to find him a home! Tyson is a very special, adorable, friendly and energetic 1 year old Puggle who has made his way to the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton. He has really special qualities that the shelter volunteers just love about him. He is being very specific about the home he is looking for…he would like someone that loves to exercise especially hike, run, and walk because Tyson has a lot of energy and needs a fun way to release it. He is also looking to be the only pet in the household because he likes to keep all of his people and toys to himself…fair enough! Tyson prides himself in knowing that he is very trainable and knows all of his basic commands including sit, down, stay, come when called and most importantly – he is fully crate trained and loves it! If you are the energetic, exercise enthusiast that Tyson is looking for please visit the shelter and meet him during regular adoption hours. He will be happy to meet you! Tyson’s adoption donation is $485 and covers his neuter, updated vaccinations, deworming, heartworm/erlichia/lyme/anaplasmosis test, heartworm and flea/tick prevention while he’s at Blue Dog Shelter, and a microchip with registration.

The shelter hours are Tues/Wed/Fri 3:00 pm. – 8:00 p.m. and Sat/Sun 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn more online at http://bluedogshelter.org/

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June 6, 2016

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This is Mimi. Mimi is a 7-year-old spayed female, who was adopted from Standish Humane Society but due to unforeseen events in the family, is back at the shelter to find a new home.

From her prior owner we learned that Mimi is very lovable and cuddly once she gets to know you. She is not the least bit aggressive and is very good with other cats, dogs and children. She recently lived with a rambunctious 3 year old! She likes to sunbathe, sleep, bat toys around and get scratched. Please call 781-834-4663 to meet Mimi!

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May 30, 2016

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**UPDATE: Laddie has been adopted!! 9/25/16

Meet Laddie…again! We featured Laddie in November and he was adopted from the Scituate Animal Shelter last year after spending 8 months in the shelter waiting for a home. Poor Laddie is back at the shelter again after bullying the other dog in the home. Laddie has had a tough life at 11 years old. Laddie is looking for an adoptive home but right now the shelter is very interested and would be very happy with even getting him a foster home for the next month. He is so stressed in the kennel that a foster home would make him much happier. Laddie should be in a home without other pets. He is house trained and great on the leash. He is an easy going guy in the home but if left unattended in a yard will scale any size fence! Please share Laddie’s story and help us find him a foster or adoptive home! Email Ashley for more info at ashleydavis@scituateanimalshelter.org.

Here is a video of Laddie: https://youtu.be/0J5b_qd1VNs

**Laddie’s original post:

Laddie is a 11-year-old well-mannered older gentlemen currently residing at the Scituate Animal Shelter. He is shy once you first meet him but he opens up once you take him for a walk and let him roll in the grass. Podengos are natural wanderers so he needs to be kept on a leash or behind a secure fence. He is very well house trained and a nice and easy guy in the house. He is an escape artist outside and always needs to be on a leash! Since he is reserved, he would do best in a quiet home. He would be perfect for someone older. :)

To meet Laddie, you can send an email to info@scituateanimalshelter.org, 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 the shelter’s adoption 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 LADDIE in your answer to the last question.

Open Hours:
Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
Thurs: 3 PM – 7 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

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May 23, 2016

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***UPDATE: Pepper has been adopted as of July 2016!

Meet Pepper. Pepper is a sweet, female Yorkie who is 8 years old and weighs around 13lbs currently residing with the fabulous volunteers of Yorkies, Inc. Pepper finds herself in need of a new loving home due to her current Mom suffering from a medical condition that makes it hard for her to be able to properly care for Pepper. Pepper has been an only dog for over 6 years and she would prefer to continue being an only dog. She loves adult attention, giving kisses, cuddling and going for walks. Pepper knows a few basic commands, such as sit, stay and give paw especially if there is a treat involved! She rides okay in the car and enjoyes being outside in her fenced in yard (espeically if there are squirrels in the area). Pepper would do best with someone home more than not as she loves to be with people and also can reinforce her house training skills. She isn’t a fan of thunder or fireworks…which is pretty typical! Pepper does take an inexpensive allergy pill daily for mild environnental allergies, she probably does not need the pill in the winter, but her previous owner did give it year round with no issues. If you have any questions about Pepper please write to cathie@yorkiesinc.com if interested in Pepper please fill out an application at www.yorkiesinc.com.

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May 9, 2016

Ike

This is Ike. This week Ike turns 2! For Ike’s birthday he’d love nothing more than to be adopted and meet his forever family! Ike is a lab mix and has been through at least 2 homes before coming to the Milton Animal League Animal Shelter. Ike is a gorgeous, loving, boy but he never received the proper training and structure that a big, high-energy dog really needs. As a result he will jump on people and pull hard on his leash. He’s shown some signs of separation anxiety so he will need a family that can put some time into his nurturing and training. Ike is really loved at the shelter and the volunteers know that he can be an amazing companion for the right family – one that can commit to giving Ike exercise (Ike loves swimming!), training, structure, and of course, love. Contact Milton Animal League Animal Shelter for more details on Ike and to set up a visit to meet him: 617.698.0413 milton.animal@gmail.com.

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May 2, 2106

Louisa

Look at this sweet face! Meet Louisa…she’s just looking for someone to notice and love her. Louisa is a year and a half old female tiger cat who recently arrived at the Hull Seaside Animal Rescue shelter. Arriving at the shelter to a new situation she was shy at first, but she did show that she wanted attention and petting. Since she does have a big personality and wants her own way, she would probably do best as an only cat so that she can have your full attention.

A forever home, where she will be appreciated, enjoy a sunny window and have interactive playtime is just what she needs. Given all that, Louisa will be a super companion. A dedicated owner is just what she needs!

Please call Judy at 781-534-4902 for more information on Miss Louisa and visit http://www.hsar.org/ for more details and pictures!

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April 25, 2016

Girly Girl

Say hello to Girly Girl! Girly Girl is currently residing at the Quincy Animal Shelter as she awaits her forever home. Girly Girl is a 2 year old sweet girl who takes a New York minute to get to know you. She can be strong on a leash but she will listen — you just need to have some patience as you work with her. While she has some “friends” at the shelter, other dogs do scare her a bit. She will need some more training and guidance when it comes to doggie playmates. She’d like an owner who will show her the finer things in life, and when you bond, she will cuddle up to you and will even show you how much she loves you with a kiss or two. Life together will take some learning but Girly Girl has a lot of love to give and is eagerly awaiting life outside the shelter in her forever home. For more details or to set up a visit email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org. And you can see more photos of Girly Girl on the Quincy Animal Shelter Facebook page HERE!

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April 18, 2016

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We’ve got a dynamic duo for you to meet today…Mara and Zeppelin. Paws New England contacted WATD recently and asked if we could highlight this pair. Mara has been with Paws since February of 2015 and Zeppelin has been with Paws since March of this year. These dogs are loving and obedient. They are tolerant of other dogs but they each need to be the only pet in their new forever homes. Please note, while we’re introducing both dogs to you, they will be going to separate homes.

A little bit about Mara…Mara is a 6 year old pit bull terrier mix. Mara was rescued from a shelter in TN and has been waiting to find her forever home for more than two years!! She is currently boarding at a “pet resort” because it has been a struggle to find a foster family with no pets already in the home. She absolutely adores people and does well with kids, too. She’s a playful girl that enjoys collecting her toys for a rainy day. She’s always available for belly rubs and will never say no to a good snuggle. While Mara has been boarded she completed training sessions for basic obedience. She has done well with sit, down and recall. She continues to work on learning to patiently wait at doors. Mara is very treat motivated and her training crew thinks she can learn anything with a little bribery!  She is a great girl who would do great in an active home with a family who can make a commitment to providing her the exercise and training that she deserves and needs. She loves taking walks and even has good leash manners!  Check out Mara’s training video! https://youtu.be/L4fthscXGNM

Let’s talk about Zeppelin…Zeppelin is an 8 year old Chocolate Lab/Hound mix. Sweet Zeppelin is looking for a second chance after being returned by his adoptive family when they were no longer able to care for him. He is now boarding in the same facility as Mara. Zeppelin may be 8 years old, but don’t let his age fool you. He loves taking walks and would make a great jogging or hiking partner. He is housebroken and crate trained, and Zeppelin has been an all star with his obedience training and he is very attentive, focused and calm. He will make a great companion for an active family, but one that has no other pets and older (teenage) children. 

Mara and Zepp have their own Facebook page where you can learn more about their latest activities and get in touch with their Paws New England team – click HERE. And to learn more about Paws New England visit their website http://pawsnewengland.com/.

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April 11, 2016

hershey

It’s time to introduce you to Hershey. Hershey is a 10-year-old male Dachshund and he arrived at the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts in Brockton just a few days ago. Hershey has lived with his one owner his entire life, but now finds himself at the shelter due to his owner’s death. Hershey is as sweet as they come but being in the shelter is stressing him out and he just wants to be held and just wants to hang out with people. Even though Hershey is small he has a lot of energy and enjoys play time and going for walks. He gets along great with other smaller dogs but he cannot be in a home with cats at all. Come by the shelter today to meet Hershey! Visit our website to learn more about the shelter and see photos of many very worthy animals all looking for their forever homes: http://www.apcsm.org/

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April 4, 2016

tyson

Meet Tyson!! Tyson is a very special, adorable, friendly and energetic 1 year old Puggle who has made his way to the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton. He has really special qualities that the shelter volunteers just love about him. He is being very specific about the home he is looking for…he would like someone that loves to exercise especially hike, run, and walk because Tyson has a lot of energy and needs a fun way to release it. He is also looking to be the only pet in the household because he likes to keep all of his people and toys to himself…fair enough! Tyson prides himself in knowing that he is very trainable and knows all of his basic commands including sit, down, stay, come when called and most importantly – he is fully crate trained and loves it! If you are the energetic, exercise enthusiast that Tyson is looking for please visit the shelter and meet him during regular adoption hours. He will be happy to meet you! Tyson’s adoption donation is $485 and covers his neuter, updated vaccinations, deworming, heartworm/erlichia/lyme/anaplasmosis test, heartworm and flea/tick prevention while he’s at Blue Dog Shelter, and a microchip with registration.

The shelter hours are Tues/Wed/Fri 3:00 pm. – 8:00 p.m. and Sat/Sun 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Learn more online at http://bluedogshelter.org/

 

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March 28, 2016

lexi

This is Lexi, a petite tabby and white nine year old lady cat. Her story doesn’t have a great beginning, but she is hoping for a happy ending. 

Lexi was in another shelter and was scheduled to be euthanized the day she was saved by a cat rescuer. Her rescuer knew she was adoptable even though she is a little older and has a thyroid condition, so she was brought to Standish Humane Society in Duxbury to find a forever home. (By the way, Standish will pay the cost of Lexi’s thyroid tests and medication for the rest of her life!) 

Lexi has been at Standish a while now, and she wants a forever home so much. She is very good about taking her thyroid pills, so that is no problem. Lexi doesn’t hear all that well, but that doesn’t bother her at all. She uses her eyesight to observe her environment, and because she doesn’t hear well, her eyesight is particularly keen. Cats adapt easily, and they can live a full life even if a few things aren’t perfect. 

When Lexi heads to her forever home, she wants to be the best lap cat ever. She loves to sit in laps, and she loves to take naps in laps. Her perfect human companion will be someone who wants a furry, purring ball of love who will love and adore him or her. Lexi is not the kind of cat who plays with toys a lot or runs around the house. If you adopt Lexi, she will want to be near you, and she will watch television with you, sit with you while you read or knit, and she will quietly follow you around, offering to warm your lap whenever you want. 

Please help Lexi write a happy ending to her sad story. She promises to be the best cat ever! You can watch a video of Lexi HERE!

If you think that Lexi 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 the 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 the facility. There are so many great cats at Standish Humane Society that even if you decide Lexi 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, adoptions are by appointment only.

For more information, please visit the website http://www.standishhumane.org or send 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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March 21, 2016

ted

Say hello to Ted! Ted is a 10-month-old Jack Russell/Australian Cattle dog mix who was brought to the Scituate Animal Shelter by his family because the child in the home suffers from severe allergies. Ted is active, smart and lots of fun. He is a mix of some very intelligent breeds and needs lots of exercise to keep him happy. Ted would be an amazing candidate for a family who wants to do agility or nosework. He seems to prefer to be your one and only so Ted would be best as the only pet in his home.

To meet Ted, send an email to info@scituateanimalshelter.org , call (781) 544-4533, or visit any time during their open shelter hours Tuesday and Wednesday from noon until 6:00 p.m., Thursday from 3 until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10 until 5:00 p.m.!

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

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March 14, 2016

Ben

This is Ben, a beautiful male purebred husky! Ben was found on the side of the road in Plymouth. When he arrived to the Plymouth Animal Shelter in December he was quite ill but he is doing much, much better now. Ben is super friendly to all he meets. He is a senior but loves to go for walks and is looking for an owner who will patiently work with him to acclimate him to life in his new home. Please contact the Plymouth Animal Shelter at 508 888-1186 to arrange a time to meet Ben who is patiently waiting for his forever home!

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March 7, 2016

Gulliver

Meet Gulliver! Gulliver is a 7 year old, 17 lb male domestic short hair cat residing at the Milton Animal League Animal Shelter. Gulliver had been seen hanging around one particular neighborhood for several days, charming the neighbors out of plenty of food and snacks! Once he arrived at the shelter, Gulliver went to work winning over the staff and visitors alike. Gulliver would like to be the one and only cat in your world. In return he’ll shower you with love and affection.  Visit Milton Animal League’s website to learn more: http://www.miltonanimalleague.org/#!cats/c229j.

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February 29, 2016

owlet

Today’s pet of the week isn’t a dog or a cat. It’s a rabbit! Meet Owlet, a sweet little gal who loves to snuggle! This beautiful lady is a New Zealand rabbit (mix) about 5 months old. She’s incredibly friendly and curious and she’s looking for a new place to bunny bounce about, kick back, and relax! She’s going to be a big bunny, so she needs a lot of space to exercise, play, and stretch out! Owlet is a very interactive rabbit and likes to be part of what is happening! Head to the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts in Brockton to meet her today! If you are interested in adoption, please come prepared with a plan for housing her. She is an indoor rabbit only.

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February 22, 2016

Lou

Meet Lou Lou! Lou is a 2-3 year old female pit bull mix. Click HERE to check out all the amazing photos of Lou Lou on Facebook! She is from a local shelter where she was found as a stray. She’s a very sweet girl who loves belly rubs and hanging out with her people! She’s eager to please and very fast to learn. She’s a medium energy girl who loves to play. Lou Lou has been professionally trained and continues to train now. She’s a superb student! She loves all the dogs on her weekly pack walks, too. She would love another pup pal to play with in her forever home. 

 

Lou Lou has mastered her basic obedience commands (on and off leash), is house trained and crate trained. She enjoys her quiet time in her crate with treats. She is still learning to share so her new home needs to be mindful of toys and meal times. Lou would do best with a strong leader to help her make the best decisions. She’d love for her new family to continue training with her and take advantage of the lifetime training support that comes with her. Yes! Lifetime support! So amazing! She does well with dogs, adults and teens but not with cats. Lou Lou has so much love to give…you can see it in her sweet, kind eyes. She would add so much laughter and fun to the right home! If you are interested in adopting her, please fill out the Survivor Tales adoption application found at http://www.survivortales.org or email adoptions@survivortales.org.

 

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February 15, 2016

Chrome

Meet Chrome! Chrome is a handsome 1 yr. old St. Bernard mix. He’s the sweetest, most loving gentle soul. Chrome weighs about 60 lbs and is great with other dogs and with kids, just not sure about cats. He wants to be around his people and he wants to protect them. He and his brother Chevy were abandoned at a local body shop. Chrome was hit by a car and had several surgeries before he could travel up North from Arkansas. He has overcome a lot while he was there in AR but the team at Last Hope K9 Rescue is still working on his fear of men. He is learning that men are not bad and is starting to warm up to them rather quickly. Chrome’s foster family lives outside of city limits next to a wooded area and they tell us he’s scared of all types of sound noises like gun shots, fireworks, and loud thunder. He’s crate trained but prefers to sleep next to your bed. He’ll watch you until you’re settled in bed and give him a hug & say “I love you Chrome”. And he’ll go to sleep. He’s completely house trained and a true love bug! The family who he chooses will win the jackpot with Chrome!

If you’re interested in adopting Chrome and learning more about him please visit www.lasthopek9.org.

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February 8, 2016

Vinny

*****update!! VINNY has been adopted as of 3/7/16!!!

Vinny is the sweetest cat imaginable, he’ll snuggle up with you and loves to get loved on. Kisses, snuggles and petting is very okay with this kitty cat. He’s a big boy and would really love a forever home where he could enjoy all the attention and affection he craves. Vinny is current residing with the great folks at the Plymouth Animal Shelter and he would love to meet you! You can learn more about Vinny and the other animals available for adoption at the Plymouth Animal Shelter’s volunteer website Helping Hands for Plymouth Animal Shelter: http://helpinghandsforpas.org. 

Please email Jen at plymouthanimalshelter@gmail.com to make an appointment to meet Vinny soon!

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February 1, 2016

Yogi

This big lovable goofball is Yogi! Yogi is a 4-year-old Labrador/Retriever mix. Yogi has spent most of his time at an Animal Control facility before heading to the Animal Protection Society of Southeastern MA in Brockton in December. He is a perfect mixture of calm and being active. While he loves his walks and does extremely well on a harness he is ready to come sleep next to you on the sofa! He has been in a kennel too long and is ready for his forever home. Please pop by the shelter and meet him or call and ask for Trisha to set up a “quiet time” appointment with this gentle big man, and they can tell you all about him. You can also see photos of Yogi on their Facebook page HERE!

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January 25, 2016

Henry

Meet Henry! Henry is an adorable 2-year-old Chihuahua who is looking for a new family to love! Henry prefers human companions over canine ones and since he doesn’t like to share, he would do best as the only dog in the home. Henry is spunky and playful and then he’s also super happy to snuggle up with his pals. Henry is not open to sharing food with anyone so a home without young children is a must. If you’ve got an open lap and some love to share this holiday season, come check out Henry!

To meet HENRY, you can send an email to the crew at the Scituate Animal Shelter at info@scituateanimalshelter.org, call them at (781) 544-4533, or come in any time during their open hours (listed below!).

If you’d like to get the process started, follow the link http://scituateanimalshelter.org/adopt/make-a-match/ to fill out their 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 HENRY in your answer to the last question.

Open Hours:
Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
Thurs: 3 PM – 7 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

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January 18, 2015

Brady

At 1 1/2 years old, Brady is a sweet, loving and handsome boy who found himself homeless before arriving at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue. He is a calm and loving, playful guy. He has sensitive kidneys that require CD food which is specially formulated for cats with kidney or bladder issues, and that keeps him healthy and happy.  

A handsome tuxedo, he has fabulous long, white whiskers, the sweetest white mustache and a paintbrush stroke down his nose giving him such good looks! Golden eyes complete his handsome face.

Brady spent time in a loving foster home and now wants a forever home where he feels comfy and loved. It will be playtime, affection and attention that he will enjoy. If you have a heart as big as Brady’s, maybe you could offer him the life he truly deserves!

Please call Judy at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue at 781-534-4902 for more information on Brady.

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January 11, 2016

Theo

Everyone, meet Theo. Theo will be three years old January 23. He’s a beautiful lab mix, weighing about 70 lbs. Theo is very friendly and he gets along with everyone. He is a surrender to the Lakeville Animal Shelter. His family feels that Theo deserves family that has more time for him. Theo has been spending days alone lately while his family works. Theo is a great dog and it’s certainly not his fault he is at the shelter. We’re told he is great with kids and other dogs, but they are not sure how he will do with cats. If you are interested in meeting Theo, the Lakeville Animal Shelter has open adoption hours on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you can’t make it Wednesday please call David Frates, animal control officer, at 508-947-3891 or email Jennifer Nash at Nashwyatt.jn@gmail.com.

All dogs adopted through Lakeville Animal Shelter are spayed or neutered before they leave the shelter. All dogs are checked for lime disease and heart worm. All dog receive rabies, bordello, and distemper vaccines. Adoption fee is $255.00 & and subject to change. First come first serve basis. The shelter will work with you to determine if you are a good fit for their pets, including Theo! 

All adoptions are done through the animal control officer, David Frates and Jennifer Nash. If you see a dog or cat you would like to bring home to you or your family they can sit down and talk about the animal, you can spend time with the animal and the fill out the needed papers. Before the adoption is final they prefer the whole family that will be with the animal everyday sees the animal to make sure the animal is a good fit for the family. Also if there is another dog in the house hold David and Jennifer recommend the dog come also to meet the new addition. The Lakeville Animal Shelter is located at 8 Montgomery Street. 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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January 4, 2106

chinook

Meet Chinook! Chinook is a friendly 6 year old Pomeranian. He was attacked by a larger dog before he was surrendered to the Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton and, unfortunately, lost an eye. That doesn’t slow him down though, he is still an active dog. Chinook is at the Blue Dog Shelter with his brother Simba and they can either be adopted together or separately. Please go and meet him during shelter hours soon! Chinook’s adoption donation is $375 and covers his neuter, vaccinations, heartworm/erlichia/lyme test, heartworm prevention, flea/tick prevention and microchip.

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December 28, 2015

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Boo! Meet Boo! Boo is a 5 year old male Chihuahua. He is a little shy at first and would prefer that his next owner be a woman. Once Boo feels comfortable he will be climbing into your lap or trying to get you to pick him up to carry him.  He’s very affectionate and has plenty of energy to go for walks and to play, but he really does enjoy curling up in his bed and napping.  Boo would also do best in a home where he is the only dog.  If you think you could be a good fit for Boo, please contact the Quincy Animal Shelter and arrange a visit! You can also email k9@quincyanimalshelter.org!

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December 21, 2015

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Meet Gracie. Gracie is a 1/12-year-old, 35 lb. hound mix and Gracie is looking for a fur-ever home with a buddy who likes to cuddle as much as she does! Her favorite thing in the world is to snuggle up on the couch and give lots and lots of kisses. When you get home, she will be sure to give you a big hug and sometimes she wags her tail so hard, her foster mom thinks it’s going to fall off. She loves to hold hands and be as close to you as possible, so if you want a dog that is going to love you more than life itself, she is your girl. Gracie is off-leashed trained and has been living with a trainer who’s given her all of the e-collar skills she needs and will gladly teach Gracie’s new owner (for free!) how to work with her on one. Gracie would do best in a home that wants to keep working on them with her. She sometimes has trouble with toys, so she would do best without them. Playing with her foster mom is all the playtime she needs! Gracie gets along great with all of the dogs that she lives with right now and would love having a doggy brother or sister, but it’s not required for her new home. She, however, is not a big fan of cats or other small animals, though. She sleeps really well in her crate with a soft blanket and water bowl. She is quiet all through the night and never has accidents. Gracie is looking for a family to love her, especially one with older children who can understand resource guarding and learn about her personality. Gracie is a fun, incredibly loving dog and would love to be your new best friend.

If you’re interested in adopting Gracie please visit us at www.lasthopek9.org to apply.

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December 14, 2015

shadow

Shadow is a friendly and mellow guy who is looking for a special guardian to care for him. He was well loved by his former elderly guardian who is close to passing away. Shadow is currently at Brewster Animal Hospital while they try to get his diabetes regulated. He is very sweet and easy going. He is amiable, affectionate and is happy to be pet. He is relaxed when meeting new people. The vet staff say he does not mind when curious kids and dogs go over to check him out in his compartment. They also report that he likes to follow them around and has adjusted to being in a new environment well. He is an endearing cat who likes to hang out around people without being demanding. Shadow will be a great companion and member of the family. 

Shadow is hoping for a responsible guardian who is able to work with his diabetes. Please speak with Brewster Veterinary Hospital regarding his medical needs. He is looking for a loving and caring forever home where he can share his love with you.

PLEASE CONTACT BREWSTER ANIMAL HOSPITAL at (508)896-2540 for all inquiries if you are interested in giving Shadow a lifetime forever home. You can see more photos of Shadow at the New England Society for Abandoned Animal’s pet pages HERE.

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December 7, 2015

P and LB

Today we want to introduce you to a dynamic duo. Although Lady Bird and Priscilla do not need to be adopted together, they are certainly the best of friends. They were rescued together in a law enforcement operation and are two very loving and lovable dogs.

Priscilla, pictured on the left, is a 9-year-old hound hound mix. She loves chasing her ball, sniffing, and getting belly rubs – all the simple joys of a dogs life! Lady Bird, pictured on the right, is an 8-year-old female hound mix. Lady Bird loves being outside, and running and romping through the fields. She also loves a good scratch behind her long ears!

Lady Bird and Priscilla are currently residing at the Milton Animal Leagues animal shelter and they would love to meet you! Again, they do not need to be adopted together, but I couldn’t talk about one of these lovable gals without mentioning the other! For details and for information on how you can meet Priscilla and Lady Bird visit www.miltonanimalleague.org/. You can also find more pictures on their Facebook page HERE.

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