Dogs


Athena

Athena is looking for that special someone to scoop her up! Athena is about 3 yrs old and weighs 60lbs. When you first meet Athena, she may not make the best first impression…she is very nervous around new people and doesn’t let everyone into her inner-circle. She loves to play with her bro Apollo, and would rather watch things from a distance. But peel back that shell, and you’ll find a loyal, sweet girl who is ready to stand by your side. Athena will probably need to be the only pet in her new home

Available at the Josephine County Animal Shelter, 1420 Brookside Blvd. 1.5 miles off I-5. in Merlin. Oregon. hours: Monday -Friday 10-4:30pm Saturday 10-4pm.
http://www.jocoshelter.com/
copy into your url follow instructions … click on PET ADOPTIONS and scroll to adoption application.

With few exceptions Dogs are current on vaccinations, rabies, spay or neutered, and microchipped upon adoption

PLEASE READ ENTIRE NOTATIONS BELOW. The most common question is ‘Good with Cats?’ If we know has lived with cats or farm animals will be stated above in biography. Otherwise- we don’t know. If you inquire by email- please tell us about you, your family, your yard, other animals, children, and your expectations of your new pet and what your new pet can expect from you. When you do so, we can better address your inquiry.

Shelter number 541 474-5458 for status of availability as some may have been adopted since this post, and about any pending spay/neuter surgery if noted as sometimes spay/neuter appointment may be sooner if a cancellation is available.

Dogs noted as a Great American Shelter Dog are noted as such because we are not sure of the breed and can only give out best guess. See more at: www.savethewhiskers.org Alternate Contact Raleigh@savethewhiskers.org or text 541 660 6578 name of dog. It is always nice if you send an inquiry about a specific adoptable guest via email to tell us about you, your family and other pets, your yard, and most importantly, your expectations of your new family member so we can answer your questions appropriately as best as possible.

Please, if you email an inquiry, please understand that these animals are in the shelter for a variety of reasons: Their lives are upside down maybe because owner died, they got lost, were abandoned, owner lost home or had a life event that left their pet in need of a new home. We don’t always know how they will get along with all dogs, all children. Some won’t be a perfect family member right away! They will need love, patience, a strong owner who will let them know what is expected of them and what they can expect from their new family. It may take an afternoon or it may take a week or so! But they need homes and families who will bring them back to knowing what family is!

Puppies: Please understand they are puppies; not potty trained; not good or bad with kids, dogs, cats. They are pliable puppies ready for you to imprint good manners, social skills, and training. You are encouraged to follow up with training after they are finished with shot series and or at the direction of your veterinarian. A happy healthy well socialized puppy is a happy family! You may be asked to make a refundable deposit for spay/neutering. Inquire at the Shelter.
General Adoption Fees for Dog: Adult dogs and puppies- $125, Senior dogs 7 and over $50. Veterans are half price / $62.50 with presentation of government issued VA ID. For Josephine County fee includes first year licensing. Please visit the shelter or if need special arrangements for meet and greet please email me. If you have a dog- encourage you to bring also. Staff may be unable to answer calls right away, so you may contact me via email if you cannot get to shelter right away! You are encouraged to make your best effort to go during normal business hours.

Note: Often times we are asked ‘what about cats’?’ Please be advised that we cannot guarantee a dog’s behavior with a cat; sometimes the dog is fine with a cat- but cat not so happy about his canine intruder! If we know emphatically that a dog could take issue with a cat, livestock or chickens- will be stated in body of biography! Shelter Friends editor is not an employee of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. The editor is a member of Shelter Friends Josephine County an all volunteer not for profit Charitable organization supporting the animals of the Josephine County Animal Shelter.

You should make every effort to apply on line, visit shelter or call 541 474-5458 or if you cannot reach- raleigh1952@yahoo.com or raleigh@savethewhiskers.org.

Reese

Meet Reese! He is named after the peanut butter cups and boy is he a sweetie! At two years old and 67 pound presumed boxer pit mix; this wonderful boy is looking for his matching half!
As you can see here, this handsome fella has a smile to share with the world, however he doesn’t prefer to share it with all male dogs so we recommend that he goes to a home with only females or no other dogs!
Come and meet this wiggle butt today!

Available at the Josephine County Animal Shelter, 1420 Brookside Blvd. 1.5 miles off I-5. in Merlin. Oregon. hours: Monday -Friday 10-4:30pm Saturday 10-4pm.
http://www.jocoshelter.com/
copy into your url follow instructions … click on PET ADOPTIONS and scroll to adoption application.

With few exceptions Dogs are current on vaccinations, rabies, spay or neutered, and microchipped upon adoption

PLEASE READ ENTIRE NOTATIONS BELOW. The most common question is ‘Good with Cats?’ If we know has lived with cats or farm animals will be stated above in biography. Otherwise- we don’t know. If you inquire by email- please tell us about you, your family, your yard, other animals, children, and your expectations of your new pet and what your new pet can expect from you. When you do so, we can better address your inquiry.

Shelter number 541 474-5458 for status of availability as some may have been adopted since this post, and about any pending spay/neuter surgery if noted as sometimes spay/neuter appointment may be sooner if a cancellation is available.

Dogs noted as a Great American Shelter Dog are noted as such because we are not sure of the breed and can only give out best guess. See more at: www.savethewhiskers.org Alternate Contact Raleigh@savethewhiskers.org or text 541 660 6578 name of dog. It is always nice if you send an inquiry about a specific adoptable guest via email to tell us about you, your family and other pets, your yard, and most importantly, your expectations of your new family member so we can answer your questions appropriately as best as possible.

Please, if you email an inquiry, please understand that these animals are in the shelter for a variety of reasons: Their lives are upside down maybe because owner died, they got lost, were abandoned, owner lost home or had a life event that left their pet in need of a new home. We don’t always know how they will get along with all dogs, all children. Some won’t be a perfect family member right away! They will need love, patience, a strong owner who will let them know what is expected of them and what they can expect from their new family. It may take an afternoon or it may take a week or so! But they need homes and families who will bring them back to knowing what family is!

Puppies: Please understand they are puppies; not potty trained; not good or bad with kids, dogs, cats. They are pliable puppies ready for you to imprint good manners, social skills, and training. You are encouraged to follow up with training after they are finished with shot series and or at the direction of your veterinarian. A happy healthy well socialized puppy is a happy family! You may be asked to make a refundable deposit for spay/neutering. Inquire at the Shelter.
General Adoption Fees for Dog: Adult dogs and puppies- $125, Senior dogs 7 and over $50. Veterans are half price / $62.50 with presentation of government issued VA ID. For Josephine County fee includes first year licensing. Please visit the shelter or if need special arrangements for meet and greet please email me. If you have a dog- encourage you to bring also. Staff may be unable to answer calls right away, so you may contact me via email if you cannot get to shelter right away! You are encouraged to make your best effort to go during normal business hours.

Note: Often times we are asked ‘what about cats’?’ Please be advised that we cannot guarantee a dog’s behavior with a cat; sometimes the dog is fine with a cat- but cat not so happy about his canine intruder! If we know emphatically that a dog could take issue with a cat, livestock or chickens- will be stated in body of biography! Shelter Friends editor is not an employee of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. The editor is a member of Shelter Friends Josephine County an all volunteer not for profit Charitable organization supporting the animals of the Josephine County Animal Shelter.

You should make every effort to apply on line, visit shelter or call 541 474-5458 or if you cannot reach- raleigh1952@yahoo.com or raleigh@savethewhiskers.org.

Gaston

Bonjour! My name is Gaston. No, I’m not a brute who wants to kill the Beast, but rather am a dashingly good-looking, charismatic boy who is looking for that special someone. I’m 3 years old a presumed pit -shepherd mix weighing about 70lbs. I’m a quiet, easygoing fella with wonderful manners. I love to make new friends–both canine and human! I’m the newest member of the Heartworm Heroes club and am undergoing treatment for heartworm. Don’t worry, that won’t hold me back from being ready to become your loyal companion! I’m ready to go home with someone who can make sure I get my meds and make it to my vet appointments. Shelter Friends – Josephine County Oregon is sponsoring the cost of my heartworm treatment, so all I need is some support at home to get my through this little speedbump. My adoption fee is $125. If you are a Veteran with government issued Id the fee is $62.50

Making Application for a Heartworm Hero dog.

Why we treat heartworm dogs? Historically, dogs in shelters across the country euthanize dogs with heartworm for 2 main reasons: 1) cost, which can be $800 to $2000 to treat. 2) space restrictions to house dogs with heartworm. The dogs that have been accepted into this program have been identified as adoptable pets,- but for heartworm. We are excited that the dog you are considering for adoption has been accepted into this innovative program.

If you make application to adopt a dog that has been diagnosed with heartworm from the Josephine County Animal Shelter you should be well prepared to follow treatment outlined by the veterinarian assigned to your pet and funded by Shelter Friends. We will consider your veterinarian on a case by case bases. Additionally, that you will agree to a home visit by one of our Heartworm Team Designates. Further, that upon Adoption you agree to work with your designate during the course of treatment. We have had a 100% success rate for our benefactors of the Heartworm Heroes Program, because of the strict adherence to protocol set forth for his/her treatment plan. Our hope is that your pet continues this success and lives a normal healthy life as your companion.

Please inquire about this program at the Josephine County Animal Shelter. 1420 Brookside Blvd. Merlin Or 541 474-5458. Hours to the public Monday through Saturday 10 am – 4pm Alternate contact: raleigh@savethewhiskers.org

Belle

Meet Belle! Named appropriately, this beauty is 10 years old and weighs 52lbs. She is a mega-sweetpea and has some very nice manners. Belle would prefer to be the only dog in her home and would like someone who can hang out with her until she is settled in–she has some anxiety when separated from her people. If she is not confined and gets used to her routine, she can settle in nicely, but may need some help along the way. She is worth it–she is so goofy, playful, and a lovebug!

Available at the Josephine County Animal Shelter, 1420 Brookside Blvd. 1.5 miles off I-5. in Merlin. Oregon. hours: Monday -Friday 10-4:30pm Saturday 10-4pm.
http://www.jocoshelter.com/
copy into your url follow instructions … click on PET ADOPTIONS and scroll to adoption application.

With few exceptions Dogs are current on vaccinations, rabies, spay or neutered, and microchipped upon adoption

PLEASE READ ENTIRE NOTATIONS BELOW. The most common question is ‘Good with Cats?’ If we know has lived with cats or farm animals will be stated above in biography. Otherwise- we don’t know. If you inquire by email- please tell us about you, your family, your yard, other animals, children, and your expectations of your new pet and what your new pet can expect from you. When you do so, we can better address your inquiry.

Shelter number 541 474-5458 for status of availability as some may have been adopted since this post, and about any pending spay/neuter surgery if noted as sometimes spay/neuter appointment may be sooner if a cancellation is available.

Dogs noted as a Great American Shelter Dog are noted as such because we are not sure of the breed and can only give out best guess. See more at: www.savethewhiskers.org Alternate Contact Raleigh@savethewhiskers.org or text 541 660 6578 name of dog. It is always nice if you send an inquiry about a specific adoptable guest via email to tell us about you, your family and other pets, your yard, and most importantly, your expectations of your new family member so we can answer your questions appropriately as best as possible.

Please, if you email an inquiry, please understand that these animals are in the shelter for a variety of reasons: Their lives are upside down maybe because owner died, they got lost, were abandoned, owner lost home or had a life event that left their pet in need of a new home. We don’t always know how they will get along with all dogs, all children. Some won’t be a perfect family member right away! They will need love, patience, a strong owner who will let them know what is expected of them and what they can expect from their new family. It may take an afternoon or it may take a week or so! But they need homes and families who will bring them back to knowing what family is!

Puppies: Please understand they are puppies; not potty trained; not good or bad with kids, dogs, cats. They are pliable puppies ready for you to imprint good manners, social skills, and training. You are encouraged to follow up with training after they are finished with shot series and or at the direction of your veterinarian. A happy healthy well socialized puppy is a happy family! You may be asked to make a refundable deposit for spay/neutering. Inquire at the Shelter.
General Adoption Fees for Dog: Adult dogs and puppies- $125, Senior dogs 7 and over $50. Veterans are half price / $62.50 with presentation of government issued VA ID. For Josephine County fee includes first year licensing. Please visit the shelter or if need special arrangements for meet and greet please email me. If you have a dog- encourage you to bring also. Staff may be unable to answer calls right away, so you may contact me via email if you cannot get to shelter right away! You are encouraged to make your best effort to go during normal business hours.

Note: Often times we are asked ‘what about cats’?’ Please be advised that we cannot guarantee a dog’s behavior with a cat; sometimes the dog is fine with a cat- but cat not so happy about his canine intruder! If we know emphatically that a dog could take issue with a cat, livestock or chickens- will be stated in body of biography! Shelter Friends editor is not an employee of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. The editor is a member of Shelter Friends Josephine County an all volunteer not for profit Charitable organization supporting the animals of the Josephine County Animal Shelter.

You should make every effort to apply on line, visit shelter or call 541 474-5458 or if you cannot reach- raleigh1952@yahoo.com or raleigh@savethewhiskers.org.