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Puppies are cute and cuddly, but older dogs also are lovable, and don’t need as much training. Most shelter...

Herkimer

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Herkimer is an older Labrador retriever puppy. A newcomer to the shelter, he’s a wee bit shy but being...

Scout and Trooper

Scout & Trooper, 5x7
Scout and Trooper are a couple of young male American Staffordshire terriers. Scout is the brownish-red fellow; Trooper is...

Angel

Angel, closeup 5x7
Angel is a sweet-natured Labrador retriever/Staffordshire bull terrier mix. This young adult is a laid-back lady who combines the...

Stanley

Stan 5x7 , ball in mouth by pool
Stanley is a Labrador retriever puppy who likes nothing better than chasing tennis balls and playing in water. Shelter...

Mable

Mabel, 5x7
Mable is a young female fox terrier. Fox terriers date back to the 1600s, when farmers in the British...

Gomer

Gomer, 5x7
Don’t let the photos fool you. Gomer was worn out out from play time in the exercise runs and...

Barney

Barney, 5x7
Barney is a young, male, smooth fox terrier mix. This breed originated in the British Isles in the 1600s...

Jackie

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Jackie could be described as a combination of Jack Russell terrier and fox terrier. The Jack Russell was first...

Newman

Newman standing
Newman packs a whole lot in a small package.  This young male terrier blends the looks of several breeds...

Glacier

Glacier, 5x7
Meet Glacier, a young male Weimaraner.  Known as the “gray ghost” because of the distinctive color of its short,...

Droopy

Droopie, custom
Poor Droopy. Usually, mixed breed dogs blend together fairly smoothly their different types of breed. Every so often, though,...

Blizzard

Blizzard, closeup
Blizzard is a young male hound who bears the physical characteristics of an unusual breed called the Plott. This...

Bogart

Bogart, custom
Bogart is a young, American Staffordshire bull terrier male. Pit bulls, as they’re commonly known, have gotten a bad...

Easy Money

Easy Money, custom
    Easy Money is a young, male Labrador retriever. Labs are currently the most popular breed in the...

Snickers

Snickers, 5x7
Snickers is a female smooth fox terrier. Fox terriers date back to the 1600s, when farmers in the British...

Bella and Blue

Abby, , standing
  Bella and Blue are female hound/Labrador retriever mixes who arrived together at the shelter. These two young adults...

Bubbles

Bubbles standing, Wheeler's penmante
So where do shelter dogs get their names?  In the case of Bubbles, this happy little fellow’s sunny personality...

Cotton

Cotton standing
Cotton looks like both a Norfolk terrier and a Norwich terrier. These two breeds were developed on the farms...

Gypsy

Gypsy, sitting, 5x7
Gypsy is a handsome young male who looks to be a combination of two very popular breeds – the...

Perkins

Perkins closeup, Newman's penmate
Beneath all that hair, shaggy little Perkins appears to be a Norfolk terrier. This breed is known for being...

Spark Plug

Sparkplug, closeup
Spark Plug is a young female Jack Russell terrier.  That’s the term in common use for a breed that...

Rusty

MD2 terrier 1 of 1
\ As is normal with shelter dogs, Rusty is a blend of breeds. In his case, the predominant breeds...

Dumpling

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Dumpling is a Norfolk terrier mix. The Norfolk terriier is one of the smallest working terriers, prized by farmers...

Bernadette

Bernadette
Bernadette is a young terrier mix. Bernadette is a little bit shy but thanks to volunteers who have been...

Gulliver

Gulliver (4)
Gulliver is a mastiff, one of a breed that for more than 2,000 years has been used in England...

Charity

PH5, 3 blonde pups, 2 of 2
Charity is a roly-poly Labrador retriever puppy. Her two sisters – Hope and Charity – have been adopted, so...

Cupcake

MD2 beagle 1 of 1
Cupcake is a little cutie. She’s a typical beagle – friendly, happy-go-lucky, curious, full of mischief and good humor...

Bugle Sue

surgery basseet, 1 of 2
If you’ve never heard a basset hound bay, wait ‘til you hear Bugle Sue. When this young basset catches...