Pet of the Week

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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