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Dogs Available for Adoption

MAC

Mac
According to his former owner, Mac is one of the most laid-back animals she has ever seen. He is about 10 years old and weighs about 15 pounds. He is active, loves people, is good with children and other small animals, including cats. However, he does not like any dog that is larger than him. He is a former HABIT dog and is easy-going, cuddly, and sometimes entertaining. After all, how many dogs do you know that can dance? He knows several commands such as "sit," "stay," "dance," and especially "NO." He is house-trained, but he gets nervous in new places so will need to be taken out or walked frequently by new owners. Mac is definitely leash-trained and loves walks. However, he hates going out in the rain and is afraid of snow. He sleeps well at night but sometimes snores, like the part-pug he is. He loves food and will attempt to eat whatever he finds. He also loves to check out small waste cans. Neither is an issue with supervision. His only health issue has been allergies. Mac loves to cuddle and be petted, and will make someone a wonderful companion.
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PEARL

Pearl
Pearl is an absolutely delightful and joyful little girl. She's probably around 13 to 14 years old. Because of a thyroid issue she was a little overweight when she arrived at her foster home. With diet and exercise she is now not only looking great, she is able to run and climb steps. She is easy-going, cuddly and entertaining. She has made herself right at home with her foster's three Chihuahuas. She sleeps in a bed in the office, and there is never a peep out of her during the night. She is house-trained, but on rainy days she chooses to use a puddle pad more often than not. She loves the outdoors and foraging for food under the fruit trees. She is a food thief and will not only eat her food, she will attempt to eat the other dogs' food also. Not really an issue with supervision, but mostly fun and entertaining to watch the action unfold. This has improved over time with guidance. One of the most endearing qualities about Pearl is that when she barks, she throws her head back and her front paws leave the ground. Cute as can be. This little girl will make someone a wonderful companion!
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JASPER

Jasper
Jasper is absolutely a lap dog! He slept well in the crate with a nice new dog bed the first couple of nights in his foster home. Now he sleeps in his foster mom's bed. So far he’s been good with her daughter. He has another dog bed close to her desk in her office, so that he can sit near her during the day. He will scratch at her legs when he wants to sit in her lap. She has built him a makeshift steps off her one-step back porch to help him get to the ground. He does have a few bursts of energy where he likes to play with his small soft toys! He is a little hard of hearing, and his vision isn’t what it used to be! He is a 13-year-old Shih Tzu. He has dry eye and requires drops in his eyes daily. He currently weighs 20 pounds, but he is on a diet to get some weight off of him. He is doing better on going potty outside, but his new family will need to continue working with him!!
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ROMAN

Roman
Roman (aka Little Romeo) loves people and wants to be close. He follows members of his foster family from room to room, stands or sits on their laps, curls up beside them on the couch, or lies in his nearby dog beds. He is a 9-year-old, chocolate, toy Poodle who walks well on a leash, is agile (can climb, jump, run), rarely barks except when excited, is very food-motivated, and loves to sleep under the covers, snuggled up close to his humans. He is house-trained but has had a few accidents, so his new family will need to take him outside consistently. He takes one pill twice a day for an enlarged heart and mild heart murmur. He is thin but eating very well and gaining weight. Sometimes he does not like to be picked up, and we do not believe he would do well with small children. Roman is also not good with cats, but he has lots of love to give to humans.
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GABBIE

Gabbie
Gabbie is a 4½-year-old female, possibly a Chihuahua mix. Her foster mom says she is a wiggleworm, loves the doggie door, and is getting along with the other dogs in her foster home. She is more people-oriented than dog-oriented and loves to lap-sit with either her foster mom or dad.
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COFFEE

Coffee
Coffee is a small male Chihuahua mix. He is young and frisky and very friendly.
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BUTTONS

Buttons
Buttons is a 9-year-old female Chihuahua mix who weighs almost 13 pounds.
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BAXTER

Baxter
Baxter is a one-to-two-year-old Great Pyrenees, and he will need a home with a tall privacy-fenced yard. He is calm and easy-going. Baxter shows no aggression to other animals. It would be best if he goes to a home with no small children. Baxter seems to have had some obedience training, and his foster family are trying to work with him. Baxter walks well on a lead and is a great dog who deserves a great home.
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MURPHY

Murphy
Murphy is a small, very handsome terrier, around one year old. He is very spunky, full of puppy energy, and loves to play with toys. He likes kids and does well in the home with only 2 accidents. He does like to get into small trash cans, so it's best to either close the door or pick them up. He sleeps in the bed with his foster family or on the couch at night. His foster mom puts him in a crate when she leaves him alone. Murphy will require lots of play time and stimulation. with lots of toys to keep him busy! He loves rope toys. He does like to gnaw on your fingers (a habit which his foster family are trying to break), so he will need more work on stopping that behavior. He has not been tested with another dog yet,
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SHELLY

Shelly
Anyone who meets this adorable pooch,immediately falls in love with her. Introducing Shelly, a 19-pound, 2-year-old sheltie/yorkie -- a shorkie bundle of joy who loves everyone she meets. Shelly gets along well with other dogs and cats although we haven't tested her with children yet. Shelly is so calm and low key, she would probably be fine. She is totally housetrained, but we are not sure about crate-training because her foster mother hasn't needed to use a crate with her. Shelly loves to go on walks and walks well on a leash, but she also just loves to sit on the couch and relax and cuddle with her family. This sweet dog would make a wonderful pet for any kind of family. Please help find her a forever home.
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FERRIS

Ferris
Hi, Dog Lovers! Go on, resist this face if you can! This is Ferris, our latest rescue guy. He is a small terrier mix who is relatively young and really wants to be picked up and held -- he seems like a real "people" dog and to like everybody. He's frisky, happy and active. He is being treated for some skin issues right now, from a bad case of fleas, and he is scheduled to be neutered soon. We don't know much more right now, but we will find out more about his personality and level of training once he is in a foster home.
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