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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

 


 

For all dogs, the adoption fee is $125 for adult dogs and $300 for puppies, unless otherwise stipulated.. This covers the cost of spay/neuter, DHPP, Rabies, Flea, tick, heart worm check, worm treatment and microchip. See special instructions for puppies under 4 months on adoption application.


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

Name
(CP) = Courtesy Post
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.
Blanca Blanca Blanca

Blanca is a female white terrier mix, born on June 15, 2016. She is sweet and playful. Likes to play rough. Gets along good with other dogs and cats. Will probably be about 30 lbs full grown. Up to date on her shots. Crate trained and working on house training. PH

Mai Mai Mai

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Mai is a female Lab / Chow Mix born 4/27/2016. She is a happy outgoing and energetic puppy. Mai loves to play. Mai has been very friendly to her foster family and other animals. Mai makes friends wherever she goes and will continue to with socialization. Mai has started basic leash manners, house-training, and crate training. She is very smart and will thrive with continued training. Mai should have a fenced in yard. She requests her new family to buy her a shallow pool as she absolutely loves swim. Mai would love to join your family! The adoption fee is $300. PK

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. He is good with other dogs, but not with cats. Mr D walks on a leash but still needs training about not pulling. He has a loving heart! The adoption fee is $175. CW

Radar Radar radar

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Radar is a male, Chihuahua/Feist mix, born on March 15, 2016. He is white with a few light brown spots on his back. He is smart, alert and funny with a playful personality. He can be crated at night and gets along with other dogs. Leash walking is new to him so he's learning. Loves to be around people and eager to learn and try new things. House-trained. The adoption fee is $175. NH

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's always been with his sister, Buttercup, but they both have strong enough personalities to flourish with individual care. He would make a wonderful companion for an active single or couple!  The adoption fee is $175. SML

Young Dogs 1-3 years

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

Dove
(CP)
Dove Dove

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog.
Dove is a male Pit mix, born on September 12, 2015. He has had all his shots, great with kids, and reared with a cat all his life. He is very well house -trained and is a great companion to have. The adoption fee is $125. JP

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 and go new places. However, when it comes time to cuddle up at home she loves it too. She does well with other dogs and loves to play tag with them. Lucy is not cat friendly. The adoption fee is $125. FAC

Oscar Oscar Oscar

Oscar is a Chihuahua mix who was born about 7/5/15. He is built like a tiny Mack truck—with big broad shoulders and narrow hips and has the cutest prance. He has light golden brown eyes that are very large and a maroon nose that turns up a bit. The cherry on top is his slight under bite that gives him the funniest expression—a bit like grumpy cat! Oscar is sweet, loving and not at all aggressive or snappy. He loves everyone and stands still when you go to pick him up since he’s all for it! He snuggles into your neck and is very happy to be loved. Oscar will get along with a small dog, but might be afraid of a large dog. We could introduce him and see if his potential adopter has a bigger dog, and can also introduce him to a cat if relevant. Oscar was found as a stray and is working on housebreaking. He’s neutered and up to date on all his shots. The adoption fee is $125. LH

Rosy Rosy Rosy

Rosy is a female white-and- tan Chihuahua mix, born on July 5, 2015.  She has a very refined head, lovely face and large ears—one is solid tan and the other ear is spotted. She has a maroon nose that is very keen and weighs around 16 pounds. She is extremely affectionate and loves getting love and attention. Rosy is spayed and up-to-date on her shots.  Because of her size, she needs to be an inside dog.  The adoption fee is $125. LH

Sammie
(CP)
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

Simba Simba  

Simba is a male Pomeranian/Yorkshire mix, born in March, 2013. He is a very sweet dog. He has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots.  The adoption fee is $250. PH

TobyMac TobyMac TobyMac

TobyMac is a male Chihuahua mix. (18#), born on 4/1/13. He is a sweet and affectionate boy that loves to cuddle. TobyMac is a bit shy at first meeting warms up very quickly and is then very friendly and playful. He makes a great companion as he loves to be around people. TobyMac walks great on a leash, is house-trained, and crate trained. He has been good with other dogs and cats in his foster home. TobyMac has done well with older children (10+ yrs old) only, he is not comfortable with young children.  He is neutered and UTD on his vaccines. TobyMac is ready for a family of his very own! 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
(CP)
Zelda  

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

Bavahi
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Dogs
Baby Girl
(CP)
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
(CP)
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
Buddy Buddy Buddy Buddy is a male English Bulldog mix, born in July, 2008 and weighs 55 pounds. He is house-trained and very sweet-natured. However, Buddy needs to be an only dog as he is unpredictable around some other dogs. KaylaC
Chance Chance Chance

Chance is a male Yellow Lab mix, born in July, 2013, He weighs 50 pounds. He is a laid back dude and loves all those around him. Chance would like to have a fenced in yard to stroll around in but also does a good job on a leash. Crate trained. Awesome car rider and likes to go places with his foster mom. He's a quiet dog and only barks to alert. Chance loves to be kissed on the forehead and asks for it. The adoption fee is $125, CAH

Dave Dave Dave

Dave is a male Pointer/ hound mix, born in April, 2010.  He is a great guy! He is well behaved and knows his basic commands very well. He does well inside and outside. He loves people and loves to ride in the car.  He crates well is mild mannered and affectionate. Dave needs a calm, yet strong, and experienced owner.  No small children, please! You must have a fenced-in yard to adopt this dog. The adoption fee is $125. KayC

Destiny Destiny Destiny

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Destiny is a female Plott Hound/Black lab mix, born in March, 2013. Destiny is good with people and with other dogs. She has a sweet disposition and loves to play and cuddle. She has slight food aggression because of having been deprived of food. The adoption fee is $125. BarbK

Dodger Dodger Dodger

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Dodger is a male brown-and-white Bull Mastiff mix, born in March, 2013. Dodger is very loving and energetic. He was abandoned by his previous owners so was used to running free. He would need a big fenced in yard. He likes to play ball. He seems to get along with most other dogs. He is good with older kids. He likes to ride. 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
(CP)
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
Lady Belle Lady Belle   Lady Belle is a female Dachshund, born in September, 2009. She is an active, lively girl, loves to snuggle beside you on the sofa or run with you in the yard. She's good with other pets and calm children.;  no problems with anything or anyone. She has been spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. The adoption fee is $250. WG
Pete Pete Pete

A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Pete is a male American Pit Bull mix, born in September, 2012. He is a WONDERFUL, happy, friendly dog.  Pete is great with dogs (large and small) and with kids. He has a SWEET disposition and loves to ride in cars. Pete has been neutered and is up-to-date on his shots. The adoption fee is $125.

Sparkie
(CP)
Sparkie Sparkie

Sparkie is a handsome Blue Tick hound, born on September 30, 2010. Sparkie is very sweet, loyal, and protective of his loved ones. He weighs approximately 50 lbs., has been neutered, and is up to date on his shot. He is a bit shy when he first meets you, but warms up quickly. He must have a fenced yard with plenty of running room. He's never been an inside dog, but could be trained to stay in at night. AnnB

Star
(CP)
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
       
Recently Adopted and Adoption Pending Dogs
Scout
(CP)
Scout Scout A fenced-in yard is essential if you wish to adopt this dog
Scout is a female Black Lab mix, born on January 15, 2016. She is extremely affectionate, not shy, and loves people.  She is a peaceful dog and rarely barks. The adoption fee is $175. PB
Milo Milo Milo

Milo is a male tan-and-white Beagle mix, born on September 1, 2015. He has a very sweet disposition and is gentle natured. He has been neutered and fully vetted. The adoption fee is $125. DN

Otis Otis Otis

Otis is a male reddish-tan-and-white Beagle mix, born on September 1, 2015. He has a very sweet disposition and is gentle natured. He has been neutered and fully vetted. The adoption fee is $125. DN

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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