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Adoptable Dogs

If you have a pet that you would like to have adopted, please complete a Courtesy Post Contract. Then, please send us the following information. Pet's name, sex, breed, Age (approximate birth date), description, whether spayed or neutered, whether up-to-date on inoculations, housebroken, general personality, how well the animal gets along with other animals and children, whether or not the animal has been de clawed, and whether or not the animal is an indoor pet or outdoor pet, and how to reach you. Send this information along with any other information, as well as photos to mewoof@bellsouth.net

I always prefer to adopt an older dog simply because they are calmer, are over their chewy tendencies, and someone else has usually house trained them for you!!! Carol West - RCHS Webmaster



To adopt, you need to first fill out an application.  Go to: http://rutherfordcountyhumanesociety.org/DogAdoptionApplication.html.

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Photo (Click on each photo to see larger Image) Description
Puppies (from one month through the end of the 6th month) The adoption fee is $300.
Lemondrop Lemondrop Lemondrop

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.Lemondrop is a male brindle-and-white Pit Bull/ Shepherd mix, born on August 15, 2016. In my foster home, I have been an extremely loving and playful pup. I was raised with my siblings and mother. I have been well nourished and well socialized. I will need a fenced yard to play in. I will be old enough to travel to my new home on November 16, 2016. The adoption fee is $300. AS

Older Puppies 7 mos. to one year The adoption fee is $175.
Mr. D. Mr.D. Mr.D.

Mr. D. is a male tan-and-white pit/boxer mix, born on December 25, 2015, and weighs 60 pounds. He is house-trained and very lovable. No other pets, please. Mr D walks on a leash but still needs training about not pulling. He has a loving heart! The adoption fee is $175. MS

Young Dogs 1-3 years

Barley Barley Barley

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Barley is a spayed female English Pointer mix, born on December 22, 2013. Barley is a sweet and loving girl. She is house trained and well behaved. When on a leash in public, she always asks to go see children and get petted. Her first home was extremely neglectful. She was chained without adequate housing, food or water. Now she is extremely happy to be allowed into the house and grateful for good food and loving attention. She is a big mush! Although she loves to come into the house, she prefers to spend most of her time outside watching the world. She will need a bigger fenced yard to be happy. She loves to go on walks with people. Barley's foster home has 3 cats and she is very good with them. She also is living with 4 dogs and is gentle with big and small. Barley is heart worm negative and up-to-date on her immunizations. The adoption fee is $125. AS

Bradley Bradley Bradley

Bradley is a male Black Lab mix, born in March, 2013. He has been friendly and playful.  Bradley is neutered and up-to-date on his shots. LB

Little Bit Little Bit Little Bit

Little Bit is a female German Shepherd/Boxer mix, born in December, 2014.  She has been an "inside" dog, and lived with her companion, Zena, and 5 cats. She will growl a bit at strangers and new situations, but is NOT aggressive! She knows how to sit, and has a great potential to be a wonderful family member! The adoption fee is $125. SML

Loretta Loretta Loretta

Loretta is female Shar-Pei mix, born on Feb.2 2013. She is very friendly and gets along with most dogs of all sizes. Loretta loves kids and just people in general. She is crate trained, walks well on a leash and is house-trained. She will gently paw at you for more attention and likes to shake your hand. Loretta is energetic at times and playful, but calm at others. .She is a very sweet girl and minds well. She loves belly rubs and would make a great addition to any family. BarbK

Lucy Lucy Lucy

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Lucy is a female Mountain Cur, born on May 24, 2013.  She weighs 65 #, and has been spayed, and is up-to-date on her shots. Lucy is a very energetic girl who loves to run and play. She is very smart and loves to meet new people. However, when it comes time to cuddle up at home she loves it too. Lucy must be your only pet; she does not get along well with other animals. The adoption fee is $125. FAC

Pumpkin Pumpkin Pumpkin

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.Pumpkin is a male Shepherd/Husky mix, born on November 15, 2015. He is a young pup with lots of energy.  He loves to play.  Pumpkin is smaller than most shepherds. The adoption fee is $125. KaylaC

Rocky Rocky  

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.Rocky is a male tan-and white boxer mix born on 11-1-13. He has a calm personality and enjoys being with people and is wonderful with other dogs except that he is a little food aggressive. No cats or other small animals. Rocky has a very short, slick coat and loves to be inside with people especially when it is cold.  However, he must also have a fenced yard because if he gets bored he will wander. He is neutered and up-to-date on his shots. The adoption fee is $125. LK

Sammie Sammie

Sammie is a female Pitbull mix, born July 1, 2014. She is a very loving girl. Sammie is calm and laid-back for the most part. She has done great with the other dog in her home but has been food aggressive towards other dogs and will need to be fed separately. She is spayed and house-trained. TJ

Skye Skye Skye

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Skye is a male Shepherd/Husky mix, born on November 15, 2015. Check out those blue eyes! He is a young pup with lots of energy.  He loves to play.  Skye is smaller than most shepherds. The adoption fee is $125. KaylaC

TobyMac TobyMac TobyMac

TobyMac is a male Jack Russell /Chihuahua mix. (18#)  Born 4/1/13. He is a sweet and affectionate boy that loves to cuddle. TobyMac is a bit shy at first meeting but warms up very quickly and is then very friendly and playful. He makes a great companion for hikes, long road trips, or just a night in. TobyMac walks great on a leash, knows basic commands, is house-trained, and crate trained. He has been good with other dogs/cats in his foster home. TobyMac does well with older children (10+ yrs old), he is not comfortable with young children. He is neutered and UTD on his vaccines. TobyMac would love to be a part of your family! The adoption fee is $125. Local adoption only. PK

Zeke Zeke Zeke

Zeke is a male white American Staffordshire terrier, born in February, 2014. He weighs 56#, has been neutered, and is up-to-date on his shots.  He loves playing, and he walks nicely on a leash, and waits patiently when on leash in public places. Zeke loves people and is a very good family dog, but does NOT like cats. The adoption fee is $125. FAC


Zelda is a female shepherd/red-nose pit mix, born on February 10, 2015. She is friendly and easy going. She loves children and other dogs, but does not do well with cats. She has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. The adoption fee is $125. GS

Zena Zena Zena

Zena is a female brindle Pit mix, born in December, 2014. She has been an "inside" dog, and lived with her companion, Little Bit, and 5 cats. She was a bottle fed baby, acquired when she was about 3 weeks old. Zena is a very sweet dog. She knows how to sit, and has a great potential to be a wonderful family member! The adoption fee is $125. SML

Zeus Zeus Zeus

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Zeus is a golden male German Shepherd/Chow mix pup, born on November 25, 2015. He is intelligent, and eager to please. He already knows how to "sit", and may know some other commands as well. He would make a wonderful companion for an active single or couple!  The adoption fee is $125. SML

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Baby Girl
Baby Girl Baby Girl Baby Girl is a female Bernese Mountain dog mix, born in August, 2011. She is great with kids and other dogs, but not with cats. She is house-trained.  The adoption fee is $125. BM
Blue Blue Blue

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Blue is a male tan American Staffordshire Terrier mix, born on November 30, 2010.  He is a big, strong boy and weighs 72#.  He has been neutered, and is up-to-date on his shots. He is very sweet and loves to play and jump. Blue loves being both indoors and outdoors, as long as he is with his human companion. He is gentle around children, but has to be reminded not to hug them. Blue likes to go on "little adventures" and sometimes forgets how to get back home so he will always need to be leashed or fenced. Blue does well with other large breed playful dogs. Blue is NOT cat friendly. The adoption fee is $125. FAC

Bronx Bronx

Bronx is a male brindle and white pit/mix. He was born September 30, 2009. He is very sweet, smart, house and crate trained. He gets along with other dogs. He loves children and snuggling with you on the couch. He is neutered and up to date on his shots. KS

Buck Buck Buck A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Buck is a male Treeing Walker Coonhound, born in March, 2011. He has lots of love to give. Buck has a lot of energy and loves to play. He seems to get along with most other dogs. He loves to have his ears rubbed. He loves kids. Buck would be perfect for an outgoing, active family. The adoption fee is $125. BarbK
Frodo Frodo Frodo

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Frodo is a male Black lab mix, born in September, 2008.  He has a very calm, sweet and loving disposition. He walks really well on a leash. He is crate and house trained, obedient, loves to ride, very calm in the car. He gets along with other dogs and doesn't bother cats. He would be great a companion for an older retired couple or a stay at home person. He craves love and attention. So if you are looking for unconditional furry love, he's your guy. The adoption fee is $125. BarbK

Heidi Heidi Heidi

Heidi is a female Pit mix with a beautiful brindle coat. She is very friendly and likes to spend as much time as possible in the company of her people. Her ears move around as she is trying to figure out what you are saying, and give her face lots of expression. You will always know what she’s thinking! She was born in October 2011 and is dying for someone to teach her all the things it’s great for dogs to know.  She will be attentive and is happy to do what is asked, she just needs someone to help her to learn. Heidi is spayed and up to date on her shots. No Cats please!! The adoption fee is $125.  BarbK

Jake Jake You must have a fenced-in yard to adopt this dog.
Jake is a male yellow lab, born in August, 2011.  He weighs 125 pounds.  He's a real good dog!! I believe that someone who has the time and loves big dogs would enjoy him immensely! Jake has hip dysplasia which does not slow him down but which may need veterinary support later in his life. He needs a home where he can get attention, exercise, and human companionship. The adoption fee is $125. StacS
Star Star

Star is a female short-haired Black Lab mix, 6 years old. She is friendly, sweet, loving, and smart with medium-level energy. Loves playing with her toys, playing tug, and catching a ball as well as lying near you. Will turn her head just so as though she is trying to understand you. Loves sleeping with you. Calm passenger on rides. LJ

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Senior Dogs
Louie Louie Louie

Louie is a 15 year old golden retriever mix. He is mellow and quiet and just wants some lovin’ and the occasional walk around the block,  And someone to spend his twilight years with. The adoption fee is $125, or FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. BG

Recently Adopted and Adoption Pending Dogs
Liberty Liberty Liberty

Liberty is a female, salt/pepper colored Wire Haired Dachshund/ Chihuahua Mix, born May 17, 2016. Liberty is small dog and weighs approx 12#. Liberty has a shy personality but loves attention. She has been friendly towards people, dogs, and cats she has met. Liberty loves to play and cuddle on the couch. She walks well on the leash and loves to go for walks. Liberty is doing well with house training and crate training. She is darling, affectionate and will sweeten up your life! The adoption fee is $175. PK

Courtesy Postings - all pets with (CP) under their name.
These dogs and cats are not in the care of Rutherford County Humane Society and are posted as a courtesy to the owners. Unless specifically stated to the contrary, Rutherford County Humane Society has not evaluated, met or in any other way interacted with these animals. Consequently, Rutherford County Humane Society makes no representation as to the temperament, health, or suitability of these animals.

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