Adoption Tips

Of all the things to remember when you bring home a dog, here is perhaps the most important —...

Fluffy

Bratwurst, 5x7
Fluffy is a young male dachshund with a bit of terrier mixed in. Dachshund is German for “badger dog.”...

Cotton

Razzmatazz, 5x7 standing
Cotton is a male puppy who blends the looks of a Norfolk terrier and West Highland Terrier. The Norfolk...

Twinkle and Sparkle

Twinkle and Sparkle, 5x7, 1 of 2
Twinkle and Sparkle are pen mates as of Aug. 18. Both are cheerful female puppies that appear to combine...

Charlie

Camille, 5x7 standing
This is a true story.  It happened in Memphis on a Saturday evening in the late 1990s.  A husband...

Party Girl

Party Girl, custom crop, closeup
Of the several breeds that appear to be represented in Party Girl, one breed that appears to stand out...

Solitaire

Soltaire, 5x7, sitting
Solitaire is a young male spaniel. His coloring, size and physique indicate the dominant breed in him is the...

Gorgeous

Gorgeous, 5x7, lying in pool
The dominant breed in Gorgeous appears to be the border collie, known as “the workaholic of the dog world”...

Boxcar

Boxcar, Alex, sitting, 5x7
Boxcar looks like he could be a blend of German shepherd, rottweiler and Labrador retriever. His goofy nature around...

Herkimer

Herkimer, closeup 5x7
Herkimer is an older Labrador retriever puppy. A newcomer to the shelter, he’s a wee bit shy but being...

Scout

Scout,Rebecca, walking, 5x7
Scout is a young male American Staffordshire terriers. The Staffordshire originated in England in the early 1800s.  This 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

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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

Jackie 1 of 2
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...

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...

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...

Mustard

Gypsy, sitting, 5x7
Mustard 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...