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Meet Achilles, a sweet 48 lb., 2-year-old bulldog mix ready for his forever home! He always has a wrinkled worried-look on his face but he is really a very happy dog! He's a confident boy who walks nicely on leash and loves exploring the outdoors. Achilles would love an owner who would bond with him through basic training courses or challenge him with scent training. This handsome boy would prefer an experienced adult-only home, so come see if he could be your perfect match today! Here is a video of Achilles: https://www.facebook.com/BoydCountyShelter/videos/811672392541372/
Aptly named after the month that we rescued her, April is a lovely cat that is actually a TNR intake. Since she is getting used to her new surroundings, she is shy right now, but just requires a gentle approach. April is approximately 5 years old has a gorgeous ticked coat, which gives her a shimmery grey-blue-silver hue. Come visit April to shower her with attention, and she is sure to bloom into a May flower!
This handsome boy right here is Archer! He is 3 years old and was rescued as a stray. He is very affectionate, playful and loves chin scratches! He also has an adorable white spot on his chest :) He is looking for a forever home where he can curl up on the couch and be part of a loving family. He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Come and meet this sweetheart today! Kindly sponsored by Michelle Kniskern until 6/11/19
Meet Aspen - a beautiful kitty, whose owner had to give her up due to loss of employment and could no longer take care of her. Fortunately, we were able to rescue her from a shelter down South and she is now looking for her new fur-ever home. Aspen is a five year old healthy cat who gets along well with other cats at DAWS and loves to play...especially with the laser pointer!. She loves to be pet and can't wait for you to stop by and pet her yourself! Maybe you will be the one to give this wonderful girl a new home.
Bailey is a 3 year old Momma whose babies were all adopted, and now it is her turn to find a forever home! This cutie loves to relax as she is half way out of her bed :) And she loves to play! Feathers, toy mice, strings and more. Come and meet this playful girl today!
Little Belinda is a darling black kitty with white markings on her face, chin and paws - almost like she accidentally walked through a stream of milk! Belinda came to us as a TNR rescue, so she is quietly adjusting to the cattery, but is doing so beautifully! She would love to find the right home where she could acclimate to being an indoor cat and receive all the love she deserves!
Meet handsome Boysenberry! He was brought to us as a stray and he is still getting used to his new surroundings, but he is coming along very well. He is 2 and a half years old, very curious, learning to trust and can be very sweet. You have to approach him slowly but he does enjoy being pet. He is also pretty playful and seems to like the other cats! He will do best with a quiet home and a loving, patient family. So come and meet this cutie today!
This beauty is Carrie! She is a 2 year girl who is the mother to cats October (who has been adopted), Sassy and Paulie. She was shy at first, but Carrie has completely come out of her shell. She absolutely loves to play and enjoys the attention of all visitors at the shelter. This gorgeous girl would love to find a forever home where she will be safe inside with a wonderful family that will give her lots of love, toys and snuggles! Come and meet her today!
Casper is a very handsome boy with gorgeous markings. He was rescued as a stray with his friends Frankie and Jasper and may be a little shy at first, but he loves pets and playing with his toy mice! He is looking for a forever home where he will be safe inside with a loving family and never have to worry about being on the streets again. Generously sponsored by Jason Schmeltz Generously sponsored by Kathy Bardes
This beautiful Tortishell girl is Charlotte! She is approximately one and a half years old and was rescued as a stray. She is extremely playful and gets along with every cat in the shelter! She loves string toys on a wand and toy mice. She really enjoys interactive play! She is still hesitant about being pet, but she is coming along further each day. She is looking for a loving, patient family that will give her time to adjust to a forever home. Come and meet her today!
Meet Connor, an energetic 8-month-old beagle mix looking for the perfect home. He is a spunky puppy with a lovable personality. He loves romping around the yard to burn off his puppy energy. Connor is eager to work for treats, which will make him an excellent student for further training. Come see if Connor can be your newest hiking buddy today!
This sweetheart calico is Delilah. She was rescued from the South and brought up to DAWS to find a new forever home. She was surrendered when her previous owner lost their job and could no longer care for her. She has the cutest little face and pink nose with white "mittens" on her front paws. Delilah is a love and needs a new home as soon as possible, so come visit her today and see if you will be the next one to rescue her!
Meet Duncan, a sweet little 5-year-old, 18 lb. terrier mix. He looks to his people for comfort and enjoys snuggling up in your lap. Duncan is a sensitive boy and can be a bit nervous at first, but with a little patience and plenty of love, he will make the perfect companion for someone who isn't gone for long hours. Come meet this gentle boy today!
Take a look at Erick! This handsome cat has gorgeous sparkling eyes and shiny black fur with a tuft of white on his chest for good measure. Erick arrived at DAWS after being trapped and started out being very shy of humans. However, he is making great strides and now enjoys being pet with a slow, gentle approach. And this boy loves to play...he has been caught trying to steal toys from the toy bin that is next to his cage! Erick was rescued from outside with his buddy Nala, who are quite fond of each other and need to be adopted together. They need a patient adopter who is willing to let them fully come out of their shell in their own time. But we are sure they will come along once they feel safe and secure in a loving home where they do not need to brave being outside again!
Calling all husky lovers! Meet Evie, a spunky 30 lb., 2-year-old Siberian husky ready to join your pack. She is an active girl who is very intelligent and independent. Her favorite activities include chasing the tennis ball and romping around the yard Evie would make an excellent student for further training and could be your newest hiking or jogging buddy. She'd prefer a home with teens and older. Come meet this curious girl today!
Fawn is an adorable 12-week-old beagle mix pup. She currently weighs 11 lbs so might be 35-40 lbs full grown. She is playful and very friendly. She is not at the shelter but in a foster home, getting lots of love and a good start on training. She is spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on vaccines. If you would like to adopt Fawn, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once approved, we will arrange the meet-and-greet and the adoption all in one day! Watch this video of sweet Fawn: https://youtu.be/GkZCvFG5neM
Sweet Ginger is a 6-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix looking for her forever home. She was previously living in a home and is having a hard time transitioning to shelter life. Ginger is a sensitive soul looking for an adult-only experienced home willing to show her that the world isn't such a scary place. Don't miss out on this wonderful dog - come meet this sweetheart today!
Meet Gordie, an adorable 10-year-old Boston terrier. His age is just a number, as he has lots of pep in his step! He is cuddly, sweet and loves to play ball. He has a wonderful personality. He loves all people! If you are looking for a loyal friend and companion, Gordie is your boy. He would be best as the only dog in the home. Gordie qualifies for our Senior-to-Senior program. If you are 60 or older, you can adopt Gordie for half-price. Gordie is currently in a foster home, not at the shelter. Please email email@example.com to arrange a meet-and-greet with this terrific little guy.
This sweetie-pie is Heath. He is a two year old kitty who was rescued by a family during one of our winter storms. Unfortunately, they could not keep him so surrendered him to DAWS in hopes of finding him his forever home, where he won't have to struggle outside again. Heath is very friendly and affectionate and has super soft fur - perfect for petting! He is a very smart kitty and willing to please (especially when treats are involved!) Take a look at the video to see Heath in training :) Come see this dapper cat today and you'll fall in love!
WHERE IS HOCUS' FOREVER FAMILY??! He has been patiently waiting at DAWS way too long. Hocus is a very happy dog and has a wonderful personality. He just needs an active home to enjoy his love of life! We recommend a home with kids over 12 due to his energy level. He loves to play with other dogs but needs a cat-free home. Come meet this handsome boy and fall under his spell today! Enjoy this video of Hocus: https://youtu.be/WNc3alux2vk
Hopper will hop her way into your heart! With her big, beautiful eyes and the adorable white spot on her chest, you will be smitten! She is approximately a year old and was rescued as a feral/stray. Hopper is shy but responds beautifully to a soft voice, gentle petting and quiet attention. She will require an experienced, patient adopter that will let her set the pace for becoming comfortable in her new environment and allow her to open up into the wonderfully kitty we know she is. Will you be the one to give this precious kitty her forever home? Kindly sponsored by Suzanne Mathews
Meet Jen, an energetic 5-month-old, 13 lb. terrier mix ready to party! She is a playful pup looking for an experienced active home that can give her plenty of toys to keep her occupied. Jen is a smart, food-motivated girl who will make an excellent student for basic training. Come meet this bundle of energy today!
Silly Jilly is ready to play! Jilly is a gorgeous 18-month-old border collie mix who is patiently waiting for the perfect home. She is an incredibly smart girl who loves to spend her time wrestling in the yard with her favorite canine pals. This babe is looking for her next running or hiking buddy who can keep up with her active lifestyle. After you snuggle her incredibly soft fur and look into her gorgeous eyes, you won't be able to resist! She needs a cat-free, adult-only home. Here is a video of Jilly: https://youtu.be/R0Mm5OIj0Dk To schedule an appointment to meet Jilly, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Generously sponsored by Jill Mence
Leo is a one-year-old 40 lb pointer mix. He has lots of energy and is very playful. He is intelligent and affectionate. He walks on a leash and is very inquisitive! Leo would be a good dog to take hiking, romp in the yard or engage in a fun game of chase-then he would be happy to curl up next to his family inside for the evening!
This adorable face belongs to Lilly! She is a lovely brown Tabby and is approximately 1 year and 3 months old. She is new to the shelter and is getting used to her surroundings, but she loves to play and is enjoying the company of the many visitors that come to DAWS. We are sure she would be a wonderful addition to any family! Could it be with you?
Add a little Magic to your life! This sweet boy is 3 years old. He is very shy right now and is getting used to his new surroundings, but he is very gentle and will need the love of a patient adopter. We know he will blossom in a wonderful home! He is FIV+ so you will need to keep him inside, and as long as you feed him well and keep his check-ups up to date, he can live as long as a non-FIV+ cat. Kindly sponsored by Gregory Guion Kindly sponsored by Valerie Carlson
Mary is a one year old kitty who was found as a stray and brought to DAWS. Being in a new environment had been a little overwhelming and it took a while for her to get used to people. But Mary has flourished and loves to play and seeks out attention and pets. She can still be a little bit shy but we are sure Mary will be a lovely, confident house cat!
Looking for a spirited pup? Meet Matthew, a 4-month-old, 25 lb. beagle/heeler mix ready to explore. After he has time to explore the world through his nose, he enjoys settling down with his people. He is a fearless pup who is not deterred by any obstacles in his way. Matthew is an affectionate and outgoing boy looking for a family who will help him master basic puppy training. Come meet this handsome boy today!
Here he comes to save the day- Mighty Mouse is on his way! Actually, this adorable grey tabby traveled all the way from down South and is hoping to find his forever home in New England! He is a one year old kitty looking for a home with good window views and a family that he can play and snuggle with. Come visit Mighty Mouse today and see if you can "rescue" each other!
Sweet Nala is a beautiful black haired beauty who is approximately two and a half years young! Rescued from outside with her buddy Erick, they are quite fond of each other and need to be adopted together. They are currently sharing a space in our cattery so they can keep each other company! Nala is still a little shy but has made good progress and is encouraged by Erick every day. She loves her belly pet with a felt wand toy! They require a patient adopter who is willing to let them fully come out of their shell in their own time. But we are sure they will come along once they feel safe and secure in a loving home where they do not need to brave being outside again!
This little darling is Noelle. She found her way to us as a stray at the beginning of the year and has been getting used to life in our cattery. She is now available for adoption and is looking for a home she can call her own. Noelle is a shy but sweet girl. She likes to be pet and is very interested in the other kitties. Her unique tortoiseshell markings are just beautiful and she has soft medium length fur, perfect for full-body pets! Come see Noelle today!
Sabrina is our May DOG OF THE MONTH! That means her adoption fee will be discounted by 25 %. So come meet Sabrina, a playful 3-year-old shepherd mix ready to spice up your life! She is an energetic girl who's happiest zoomie-ing around the yard and LOVES playing with the tennis ball. After a long walk, Sabrina will gladly join you on the couch for some Netflix and snuggles. She may not be ready for swimsuit season yet (weighing in around 46 lbs ), but with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, this girl will be ready in no time! Come meet this incredible girl today!
Meet Shadow...a handsome, affectionate cat who loves to play and will be YOUR shadow at home! He loves the company of people and even gets along with dogs and cats. This special kitty needs a little extra care and requires an adopter who can give him meds three times a day to keep seizures at bay. His ideal home would be one where his humans are perhaps retired or work from home and can give him the love and attention he needs. He will reward you with years to come of being your best bud! Come visit Shadow today... will you be singing : "Me and my Shadow!" Kindly sponsored by Michael Madden
Look at those ears!! This is Shelby, a sweet, gorgeous, well behaved 8 year old Treeing Walker Coonhound. She weighs 70 lbs and is a big mush. She is currently in a foster home, so please email email@example.com to set up a meet and greet. Shelby qualifies for our Senior-to-Senior program, so if you are 60 or older, you can adopt Shelby for half-price!
Sophia is a tiny one and a half year old sweetheart who was trapped and rescued last year by one of our volunteers in her backyard. Sophia was pregnant and gave birth to 5 healthy kittens! Because she had babies at such a young age she will always be a little kitty. Sophia is now ready to find a home of her own. She loves to be pet and loves to play. Sophia seems to very much enjoy the company of other cats and she and her buddy, Charlotte, enjoy chasing each other around the cattery! She will need a slow introduction in a new home, but with patience Sophia will acclimate very well and show anyone that good things DO come in small packages! generously sponsored by Gail Downing at the gold level
Meet Waldo, a social 3-year-old, 60 lb Border Collie mix looking for his forever home. He is a gentle soul who is eager to please. He enjoys meeting new people and loves rolling over for belly rubs. Waldo would make a wonderful addition to almost any home. Come meet this handsome boy today!
Meet Zorro, a dashing 55 lb., 2-year-old chocolate lab/ cattle dog mix reporting for duty! He is handsome boy who is extremely stressed in the shelter environment and is beyond ready for his forever home. Zorro enjoys being outside, whether it's a romp in the yard or a nice long walk. He takes treats very gently and would be a highly motivated student for more training. His perfect home would be with active adult adopters who have previous dog experience. Come meet this sweet boy today!