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Adoptable Dogs

If you have a pet that you would like to have adopted, 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

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For all dogs, the adoption fee is $125 for adult dogs and $175 for puppies, unless otherwise stipulated.. This covers the cost of spay/neuter, DHPP, Rabies, Flea, tick, heart worm check, and worm treatment.
To adopt, you need to first fill out an application.  Go to: http://rutherfordcountyhumanesociety.org/DogAdoptionApplication.html.

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Puppies
Butler Butler Butler

Butler is a male brown-and-white Lab mix puppy, born on September 1, 2014. He is energetic, playful and outgoing. The adoption fee is $175. KD

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Hootywho HootyWho

Hootywho is a male Lab/Pit mix, born on October 28, 2014.  He is very smart and wants to be with someone at all times! He loves to play and is starting to work potty training, leash training and all that other important stuff. Hootywho is actually a very calm puppy and not rambunctious like most pups his age. He enjoys the company of people, other dogs and cats. He is looking for his special someone to snuggle with at bedtime. Would that someone be you? The adoption fee is $175. BG

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Jem Jem Jem

Jem is a bold little Chocolate Lab/Blue Heeler mix born on 7/31/2014. He weighs 32 pounds. This puts him on track to be a 60 pound adult. His mother was blue heeler, and his father was surely a chocolate lab. He has a lovely peaceful personality. He does not chew and rarely licks. He has a very gentle mouth. He is a peaceful and calm pup, very easy to get along with. He still likes to sit in one’s lap and get hugs. He loves to go for walks. He likes to play in a stream. He gets along very well with dogs, cats and horses. He is house-trained; crate trained and knows some basic obedience. He rides well in the car. The adoption fee is $175. AS Click here to see video

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Polly Polly Polly

Polly is a female black lab/feist mix, born on September 13, 2014.  She is very laid back – extra sweet and cuddly. She is the smallest of her litter. The adoption fee is $175. CanA

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Rhett Rhett Rhett

Rhett is a black with white, male lab/mix born September 1, 2014. He is energetic, playful, and outgoing. The adoption fee is $175.

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Sugar Bear Sugar Bear Sugar Bear

Sugar Bear is a male, German Shepherd mix born September 23, 2014. He is tan with black ears and muzzle. This sweet boy is very smart and listens well. He has learned to walk very well on a leash, but will stay with you off leash. He is a puppy, so his attention does get distracted. He is doing well with potty training, knows the word "no", is learning to play fetch and return with toy to a seated position at your feet. This boy is very smart and extremely easy to train. He is being raised with dogs and cats, and loves them all, especially if they will play with them. He deserves to be an inside/outside dog with a fenced yard to play in when he is unattended. He rides well in a car, and sits for his treats. As an adult dog, he will be a great companion and protector. He sleeps with you, at your feet, or wherever he falls. He is a joy to foster! If you're looking for a best friend this is your dog. The adoption fee is $300. BP

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Young Dogs

Amos Amos Amos Amos is a Black Lab/Shepherd mix, born in August 2013. He has some white under his chin and on his tummy. He has a great personality. Amos is a little skittish at first, but warms up quickly. He appears to be house-trained and gets along well with other dogs. He likes to cuddle and wants to put his paws on your shoulders when sitting down LOL. Loves to kiss also. He is a great dog who needs a loving home with a big fenced-in –yard. CH 828-625-9361
Bradley Bradley Bradley

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

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Carmella Carmella Carmella

Carmella is a female Plott Hound/Lab mix, born on January 1, 2014. She is a real sweetheart and is very friendly. She loves attention and is very loving. Carmella likes other dogs and kids. Not sure about cats. She is housetrained spayed, and is up-to-date on her shots. Carmella needs a fenced yard. She also has a brother named Kokomo. MP

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Charlie Charlie Charlie

Charlie is a male Shar Pei mix born on February 1, 2014.  He will grow up to be a large dog.  He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots. Charlie is very loving. He loves dogs, cats, and people. Great with children! KA

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Chester Chester Chester

Chester is a male Beagle/Jack Russell mix, born on February 15, 2014. He is house-trained, neutered and up-to-date on his shots. He is a very sweet dog and loves to play. He plays non-stop. PH

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Chopper Chopper Chopper

Chopper is a male black-and-white Australian Shepard/Lab mix, born on May 4, 2014. He is very playful and loving with adults and kids. His eyes are beautiful colors. They look like the sky when you look into them. They are green and brown and a grey color. He is very easy going and laid back - he just needs love. He is house-trained, neutered, and is up to date on his shots. Chopper needs a fenced yard. MP

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Holly Holly Holly

Holly is a female Treeing Walker Coonhound, born on July 1, 2013. She has beautiful markings.  Holly is loving and eager to please. JohnB

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Hugo Hugo Hugo Hugo is a male Collie/Shepherd mix, born on October 15, 2013. He's housebroken, neutered, up-to-date on shots, and he's reasonably well-trained. For example, he rings a bell hanging from an outside doorknob when he needs to go outdoors. But he's still definitely a puppy. He weighs roughly 45 pounds, and appears to have stopped growing. Except for his ears. Hugo is alert, gentle, endlessly enthusiastic, and gets along well with new people. He loves to run, so a fenced yard or a cable run would definitely be a good idea.  Hugo is harmless, but loves to torment cats and other dogs. RU 828-625-9361
Jolly Jolly Jolly

Jolly is a female Treeing Walker Coonhound, born on March 1, 2014.  She has very beautiful markings with a white diamond shape on the back of her neck.  Jolly is loving and eager for companionship.JohnB

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Kokomo Kokomo Kokomo

Kokomo is a male Plott Hound/Lab mix, born on January 1, 2014. Absolutely beautiful coloring (black trimmed in creme). He is a very funny lovable baby boy that wants to lay with you and snuggle on your lap. He is very easy going and laid back. He is house-trained, neutered, and is up to date on his shots. Kokomo needs a fenced yard. He also has a sister named Carmella. MP

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Lucy3 Lucy Lucy3

Lucy3 is a female brindle Plott Hound mix, born on July 15, 2013. She is very energetic and curious. Lucy3 has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. TC

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Lucky2 Lucky2 Lucky2 Lucky2 is a male Staffordshire/Pit mix, born on Aug. 1, 2013. He loves to play with chew toys and will give you lots of attention.  He is crate-trained and house-trained (somewhat).  He gets along well with kids, cats, and little dogs.  He doesn’t care for other male dogs. Lucky2 is neutered and up-to-date on his shots.  He is a great dog, all around. TC 828-625-9361
Maggie Maggie Maggie

Maggie is a female pit mix, born on Dec. 1, 2013. Her personality is really great, loves being around people that she knows, always wants to lay next to you or in your lap. She gets along well with the other dog I have (Yoda), she is good with cats. Might be best as an only dog.  MBridges

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Moe Moe Moe Moe is a male, yellow lab mix, born on January 1, 2013.  He loves to be hugged and give kisses.  He needs love and a little time and he will be a good dog. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots. He is good with people and dogs, but not with cats. PH 828-625-9361
Petey Petey Petey

Petey is a male Hound mix, born on July 1, 2013. He gets along great with other dogs, loves people, loves to play, yet is calm. He listens well, rides great in a car, and will be easy to train. He sits for his treats, is not food aggressive, and jumps straight up into the air a couple of feet off the ground when he gets excited and playful. He does not jump on people. Petey is a very sweet boy, is neutered and is up-to-date on his shots. BP

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Peyton Peyton Peyton

Peyton is a male tan lab mix, born in May, 2013.  He is very playful and has a sweet personality.  Peyton loves people and attention.  He gets along great with other dogs. LB

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Rex Rex   Rex is a male Doberman Pincher mix, born on Feb. 1, 2014. They are housetrained but they are not leash trained and they are fearful of strangers. KA 828-625-9361
Rocky Rocky Rocky Rocky is a male Rottweiler mix, born on Feb. 1, 2014. He will grow up to be a large dog. They are housetrained but they are not leash trained and they are fearful of strangers. KA 828-625-9361
Silas Silas Silas Silas is a male German Shepherd/collie mix, born on April 1, 2013. He weighs62 pounds, was very thin but has gained now that he is getting fed properly. Silas looks like a Rottweiler, but smaller. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots. Silas is good natured and friendly. He's smart and likes to play. He's full of energy. SG 828-625-9361
Uno Uno   Uno is a female Lab/Hound mix, born in June, 2013. She has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. She loves car rides! Pleasant and lonely - living on a chain 24/7. She deserves a good home. DG 828-625-9361
Yoda Yoda Yoda

Yoda is a female pit mix, born on June 1, 2013. She is great with people, haven't seen any problems with anyone she didn't know. She loves to be next to people. She gets along well with dogs after a proper introduction and good with cats. MBridges

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Dogs
Angie Angie Angie

Angie is a female,  Boxer mix with Brindle color; born on April 10, 2011.  Angie is powerful little dog that loves toys and stuffed animals and a comfy bed. She loves to have her belly rubbed. As a young dog she was not able to be around other dogs so she hasn't learned her place in the pack and for that reason, would be best in a single dog house or one with a larger dog she can't dominate. She definitely should not be around small children as she would knock them down. She chases cats - so cats are out too. She needs a lot of training and would need to be with someone willing to train her and also be able to handle her as she can pull you around easily. She needs a large fenced yard as she loves to run - a must as she will take off without a fence. She is inside most of the day and all night. She is crate trained and housebroken. RS

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Avery Avery Avery

Avery is a male tan-and-white Lab/Pointer mix, born in May, 2012. He was found wandering on Main Street in a small town, alone and afraid, with wounds that have since healed. He is now healthy, young and bursting with happy energy. He would make a great jogging partner for an active owner. He will need patient and consistent training to harness his enthusiasm. He has all the attributes to be a great dog - he just needs some people to love! SL

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Blaze Blaze Blaze

Blaze is a six-seven year old neutered male Labrador Retriever mix, current on shots. He loves to run and play and would love a home in the country or one that has a fenced in yard. He's good with other dogs and most cats. Email me at alanapjones@outlook.com if interested! AJ

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Blu Blu Blu

Blu is a male Full Pit. He is 3 years old. Very friendly - too friendly. Neutered andup-to-date with his shots. He needs a firm hand to train him. He is very strong. NO CATS! TC

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Bronx 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

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Candy Candy Candy Candy is a female Pit/Husky mix, born on July 7, 2012. She is super sweet and loving. Likes to sleep in bed with someone or cuddle and give kisses. She is full of energy, inquisitive and is great with other animals. She loves kids, but needs supervised with young children because she is a large hi-energy girl. She does well with potty training as long as she gets enough outside play time. When we cannot supervise her she spends time in her inside or outside kennel so she doesn't get into trouble. She is paper trained if she doesn't have a chance to be outdoors when she needs to potty. BG 828-625-9361
Cassie Cassie Cassie

Cassie is a female dark-brindle Feist mix, born in January, 2012.  She is house trained, and listens and learns well. Cassie is great with people, but not with other dogs. AG

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Cindy Suzie Suzie Cindy is a Boxer/mix, born April 14, 2009. She is very sweet, smart, and well mannered. She weighs approximately 48 pounds. Cindy knows basic commands, is a very fast learner, gets along with other dogs, loves kids, and is house and crate trained. TC 828-625-9361
Cricket Cricket Cricket

Cricket is a spayed female Boxer mix, born June 08, 2010. She is a very sweet girl. She is house trained, very calm, and great inside. She does not get along with most other dogs or cats. She loves people of all ages. Cricket loves to play fetch too. She will chase a ball or stick all day long if you're willing to throw it. She needs a good forever home.KS

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Dalana Dalana Dalana

Dalana is a female black and white Pit/mix, born on July 15, 2011.  She has a very sweet, and gentle personality. She is calm, loves to be petted and has a small build. She would be a great lap dog and that would make her very happy! TC

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Dolly2 Dolly2 Dolly2

Dolly2 is a female English Setter/Boxer mix with one blue eye, born on June 15, 2010. She plays well with children and other dogs; and is friendly toward cats.  Dolly2 loves to run and play in the water.  She is also very smart and is a very good watch dog.  She has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. MG

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Franny Franny Franny

Franny is a female Feist mix, born in August, 2011.She is lovable and loves to give kisses and walks great on a leash. Gets along well with people and other dogs. Loves to cuddle with you. She would be best in a home without cats. A fenced in yard would be great for her. It would be great if she could be adopted with her sister Brandy. JB

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Harley Harley Harley Harley is a female tan-and-white pure-bred red-nosed Pit, born in October, 2008. She's very easy going. Loves to take walks, get in water, ride in a car, and likes to lie in the house. She loves to be rubbed and petted.  She's never growled, snapped or bitten anyone. She has not been around young children. She doesn't get rough play but she does love to play ball with you. She does not like big dogs or cats. After she gets used to a little dog, they can become friends.  She is up to date on all shots.
LesB
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Heidi Heidi Heidi

Heidi is a female brindle Pit mix. Three years old. Very friendly. Needs some training. She is spayed and had shots. NO CATS! TC

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Houdini Houdini Houdini

Houdini is a male, light brown and white brindle Pit/mix of unknown age. He is house trained, crate trained, loves to play, gets along with other dogs and cats and loves to snuggle with you.KS

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Katie Katie Katie Katie is a female shepherd mix, born in November, 2011. Katie weighs 45 pounds. Katie would do best in a home with no other pets. She loves to play ball. She loves any attention from people. She is good with kids but would need supervision with toddlers because she wags her tail and might knock a wee one down by accident. She has NO aggression towards people. She is housebroken but is afraid of being caged. She gets anxious in a crate. She likes chew bones and rope toys. RVH
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Lizzie2 Lizzie2 Lizzie2

Lizzie2 is a female black Labrador Retriever, born in October, 2010. She is good with kids and other dogs. Lizzie2 loves the water and loves to play. LB

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Marley Marley Marley

Marley is a male Black Lab/Treeing Walker Coonhound mix, born March 1, 2009. He is neutered, up-to-date on his shots, and is house-trained. He only weighs about 40 lbs.  Instinct wise, he's very much a coon dog.  Nose always to the ground! He's very sweet and loves to be with you. He gets along with kids and other dogs, but is not good with cats. LB

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Miracle Miracle Miracle

Miracle is a Terrier mix, born in September, 2012.  She weighs about 25 pounds.  She is playful and quick to learn. Miracle is a great dog and an easy size for a house dog. LB

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Missy2 Missy2 Missy2

Missy2 is a female black-and-white Shih Tzu, born on July 7, 2009 and weighs 13 lbs. She is sweet and loving. These dogs were rescued from a small Puppy mill on July 7. 2014, and have been recovering from Sarcoptic Mange, ear and eye infections, and deplorable dental conditions, for which many, but not all, have received treatment. They are in foster care, and are ready now to be adopted, to finish their recuperation. The adoption fee is $300. IB

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Molly Molly Molly

Molly is a female black-and-white pit bull terrier, born in September, 2009. She is very healthy and people friendly.  Molly is spayed and fully vetted. She is an active female that would do best with a male dog of the same size. She would need time to adjust to the other dog by introducing VERY slowly. She needs a strong experienced Alpha adult to guide her. Molly is being taught basic commands and walks well on a leash. She needs to be in a home with no children younger than 12 years old. - no cats or small animals.. Molly does not like loud noises.  A fenced in yard is REQUIRED. SL

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Nera Nera Nera Nera is a female Golden Retriever mix, born in September, 2009.  She has been spayed. Nera is a calm, sweet dog. KT 828-625-9361
Onika Onika Onika

Onika is a female Pit mix, born in May, 2012. She has a darling personality. JO

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Socks Socks Socks Socks is a female 6-year-old rat terrier mix. She needs a quiet home, loves to play with big dogs, loves to sit on her people's laps, funny, cheerful disposition. LB 828-625-9361
Tanner Tanner Tanner Tanner is a male tan lab/pit mix, born in
February, 2012. He is a very sweet dog. MB
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Seniors
Lacey Lacey Lacey

Lacey is a female Black Lab mix, born on December 15, 2006.  She is spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. Lacey is very sweet and calm.  She would love to just lay around. The adoption fee is $150 OR FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. BP

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Recently Adopted and Adoption Pending Dogs

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Tara Tara

Tara is a grey Poodle, born on July 7, 2004 and weighs 9.1 lbs. She is shy, but warms up to people who are gentle and go slow. SPECIAL NEEDS- LIMITED VISION. The adoption fee is $100, OR FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER" CA

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Casper Casper Casper

Casper is a gorgeous male white English Bull Dog/Boxer mix, born in October, 2013. He loves everyone! He gets along great with dogs of all sizes, loves to play, and is very smart. He is easily trained and is being worked on basic commands and leash training. He is very strong, plays hard, and is very loving. He loves to be petted, and will never pass up a good belly rub. He would make a great inside/outside dog. He would love to be your companion during the day and snuggle buddy at night. He's not a very large dog (weighs approximately 40 pounds), rides great in a car, listens to and wants to please his owner, and is such a happy boy. He must have a fenced yard to play in when he is outside or not on a leash. He will make a great companion for a family with older children or someone with an active lifestyle. He has been fully vetted and is ready to have a forever family fall in love with him. KC

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Ladybug Lady Bug Lady Bug

Ladybug is a female black-and-white Shih Tzu, born on July 7, 2013 and weighs 8.5 lbs. Her foster parent writes: Potential adopters should know she has two speeds - sleeping and wide open. They will have to deal with a lot of puppy activity. She will gnaw on your hands when she is in a playful mood but we've learned if you offer her a toy she will turn her attention away from you. Whatever is on the floor goes into her mouth. She has not been crated, but I leave her in a room by herself while I'm away from the house and she deals with it well and is not destructive at all. (but I keep lots of toys in there with her). She is an excellent car rider. She is as smart as a whip, knows her name, knows a few words like toy, outside, come in, and bedtime. Ladybug gets along with all my dogs, especially my 4 year old Cocker. They play and chase each other around the house and play tug of war with toys. As far as Shih Tzus go, she is cream of the crop. Her hair is soft and silky and will be easy to manage with regular brushing and grooming. To me she is flawless, but I'm a bit biased.The adoption fee is $300. CinH

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Tiger Lily Tiger Lily Tiger Lily

Tiger Lily is a female lab/feist mix, born on September 13, 2014.  She has stunningly beautiful brindle markings.  Tiger Lily is affectionate and easy going. The adoption fee is $175. CanA

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Maggie Maggie Maggie Maggie is a female chocolate-and-vanilla poodle mix, born on July 7, 2005 and weighs 8.1 lbs. She had a severe dental condition, and only has 4 teeth remaining. Maggie is shy but affectionate. These dogs were rescued from a small Puppy mill on July 7. 2014, and have been recovering from Sarcoptic Mange, ear and eye infections, and deplorable dental conditions, for which many, but not all, have received treatment. They are in foster care, and are ready now to be adopted, to finish their recuperation. The adoption fee is $150 OR FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. PK 828-625-9361
Star Star Star

Star is a female white/ champagne Poodle, born on July 7, 2005 and weighs 9 lbs. She is shy, but affectionate. These dogs were rescued from a small Puppy mill on July 7. 2014, and have been recovering from Sarcoptic Mange, ear and eye infections, and deplorable dental conditions, for which many, but not all, have received treatment. They are in foster care, and are ready now to be adopted, to finish their recuperation. The adoption fee is $150 OR FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. PK

828-625-9361
Smiley Smiley Smiley

Smiley is a female Bassett Hound mix, born In October, 2010.  She has a cheerful disposition.  Smiley weighs 30 pounds – a perfect size for a house dog! She is doing well with leash training, potty training, loves other dogs and cats, and people of all ages. She is a happy girl full of love, life, and energy. She enjoys playing ball, going for walks, and being a lap dog. Smiley would make a perfect addition to any family! RVH

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LuckyLucy LuckyLucy Lucky Lucy

LuckyLucy is a female Lab/Plott Hound mix, born on June 1, 2014.  Lucy has the voice of a hound when she is outside playing. She has a wonderful personality.  PK

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Rose Rose Rose

Rose is a female white-and-brown Pit mix puppy, born on September 10, 2014. She is a very easy-going puppy with a gentle personality. The adoption fee is $175. JesT

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Annie Annie Annie

Annie is a female tan lab/feist mix, born on September 13, 2014. She is the most outgoing of her litter.  Annie has a very playful personality – curious and energetic. The adoption fee is $175. CanA

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Phoebe Phoebe  

Phoebe is a sweet and lovable 8 year old shih Tsu born 8-20-06. She is good with children, and warms up to other dogs as well. She is an indoor baby, but likes her time outside too. Phoebe is housebroken and spayed. She takes medication for her thyroid and skin condition.  Phoebe is looking for a new home with a loving family where she can cuddle up on the couch with them. The adoption fee is $125 OR FREE TO A SENIOR ADOPTER. IB

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