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HAVE YOUR PEOPLE CALL MY PEOPLE . . . And make an appointment to meet me! Hi everyone! My name is Amos and I'm a 2 year-old Retriever mix. I'm a very energetic and playful guy who's ready for a home of my very own! I love to be outside and to go for rides in the car! I make a great hiking buddy and I even learned something called urban mushing - kind of like being a sled dog but on pavement instead of snow - so cool! I have a really great team at DAWS who have been working really hard on my training. I'm incredibly smart - I know a bunch of verbal commands and am always working on something new. My ideal home would be with an experienced owner who really wants to work with me (no kids please). Please make an appointment to see me and the humans who know me best can give you the 411 on me!
No one puts Baby in a corner! Baby is an adorable 5 year old girl who loves lots of pets and cuddles! She will lean up into your had and enjoy every rub. Unfortunately her family couldn't keep her due to their allergies, so she is here now and ready to find a loving forever home where she can to curl up on a warm blanket with her family!
Meet Beebee the wonder kitty! She is a sweet girl who is 5 years old and weighs only 7.5 pounds! She was brought to the shelter as her family was moving away and couldn't take her. She is dressed to the nines with her white whiskers, chest and paws! This playful girl would be a great addition to your family!
SO, EXACTLY HOW LONG IS THIS SWIMSUIT SEASON? Ugh, the end can't come soon enough! Diets are NO fun! Am I right? Hi everyone! My name is Bella and I'm a 4 year-old Labrador Retriever mix. I'm a sweet girl who was picked up as a stray in Kentucky. I'm pretty overweight so I'm on a diet to get back in shape and get healthy again. It's no fun but I know it's the best thing for me so I'll need my new family to help keep me on track! I can be a little grabby with treats but I'm working on it! I get a little nervous when I go to a new place but I just need a little extra patience and TLC until I feel comfortable. I love to be outside and go for walks - I'm pretty strong so I'm working on not pulling too hard on the leash!
Big Boy with a Big Heart! This wonderfully sweet eight year old senior cat came to us after his owner found out he is FIV+. It's not a death sentence, but he does have some additional medical issues since he was living outside for a little while. He's healing nicely and has a loving temperament. If you have a Big Heart like Big Boy, you'll be a match made in heaven!
WHO SAYS, 'THE BIGGER THE BETTER'? There's 6 pounds of adorableness right here folks, just waiting for you to come and take me home! Hi everyone! My name is Biggs and I'm an 11 year-old Italian Greyhound. I used to live locally with my mom but she had to move and the new landlord said I wasn't allowed to come. So my mom asked DAWS for help and boy did they help! Right now I'm living with my amazing foster family and I can't wait to find a forever home of my very own! Being a senior has its challenges - I don't have any teeth left, my eyesight isn't the best, and I only have 3 legs! But that doesn't stop me from living life to the fullest! I love to be outside and I get around just fine! I'm very affectionate and I love to snuggle! If you're looking to add a mature man to your life, please make an appointment to meet me!
Boe is half of the Boe & Poe Show. They are sleek, handsome 5 year old brothers whose owner could no longer care for them. They are health, happy and affectionate. If you're looking for two sweet boys to accent your life, these bookends the purrfect choice!
Bristol is 6 years old and was rescued after being abandoned by his family. He's not doing well at the shelter right now. He's traumatized to be here and it's starting to show in his health and personality. It you want to really rescue an animal, Bristol would be forever grateful. He was a sweet affectionate boy when he arrived. We know he will be again once he's in a patient, loving home.
HARK! DO I HEAR A CAN OPENING IN THE KITCHEN? Don't try to hide it - I heard it, and I know it's for me! Hi everyone! My name is Chip and I'm a one year-old Terrier mix. And seriously, I know that can is for me! But I'm happy to share! I'm a super-sweet and busy little guy who loves to be on the move! I love to run outside and I'm pretty fast - wanna race me? I'm playful and energetic and I love to play, especially with toys! Sometimes I get a teensy bit nervous when I meet people for the first time but it usualy only takes me a few minutes to get comfortable and come over so you can pet me! I'm a pretty affectionate guy and I do love getting attention. But that's after I finish playing of course - I have things to do people! HA!
WELCOME TO MY LABORATORY! I'm working on a hot dog that can regenerate itself like a worm - every time you take a bite the part you just ate grows back! How amazing would that be? Hi follks! My name is Dexter and I'm a 3 year-old Beagle/Basset Hound mix. I'm a super-sweet guy who used to have a home of my own but my owner was not very nice to me. Thankfully, the folks at DAWS took me in and promised to find me a new home where my family will give me tons of hugs and kisses everyday! Sometimes I get a little nervous when I meet people and it takes me a few minutes to feel comfortable and safe. I just need a little patience and TLC to help me learn how amazing and kind people can be!
APPLICATION RECEIVED "BUT I'VE GOT DIXIE ON MY MIND" Charlie Daniels was thinking about me - that means you have been too, right? HA! Hi everyone! My name is Dixie and I'm a 3 year-old Retriever mix. I'm a sweet girl from Kentucky whose family had to move and they couldn't take me with them. So I found my way to a shelter and now here I am at DAWS, hoping that I won't have to wait too long until my new family comes to find me. I'm a little nervous when I first meet people - I might only get close enough to lick your hand and then move away. But deep down I really do love people and am a snuggle bug at heart. I just need a little time to get used to things and then the true me really comes out! I love food and treats and I'm probably housebroken too!
COME ON, GIVE ME A KISS! I mean seriously, who doesn't want a kiss from someone with this face? Hi everyone! My name is Dobby and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Collie mix. I'm a handsome devil and believe me, I know it! I get pretty nervous when I first meet people and it takes me a little while to get comfortable. But as you can see, it totally happens and then I'm ready for kisses galore! I'm an energetic and playful guy and I love to play with toys! Squeaky ones, stuffed ones - I'm not that picky! Because of my nervous nature I would probably do best in a home with adults or older children who will give me the space and time I need to get comfortable. And then you guys better pucker up because it's going to be time for kisses!
Domino is an adorable 1 and a half year old sweetheart! He and his brother Rogue came to the shelter because their owner could no longer care for them. He is very playful and loves chin scratches! Domino has mild Cerebellar Hypoplasia, which just means that his balance is a little off when he walks. He doesn't know that he is different from any other kitty and it doesn't hold him back from anything! He can still play and use the litter box. These sweet boys are very bonded, so we would like them to go to a loving forever home together. Come meet this drunken sailor and his shipmate today!
This Flame will warm your heart! She's a beautiful girl who has gorgeous green eyes and soft fur, but she's not thrilled to be living at the shelter. She is looking for a quiet, patient forever home...preferably with other shy cats...that will give her time to come out of her shell.
Meet our Sly Guy! Fox is a four year old kitty who was rescued along with five other cats from an abandoned house. He's very nervous and untrusting in his current environment, but shows signs that he would warm up quickly in a quiet forever home.
WHY DID THE CELL PHONE NEEDE GLASSES? Because it lost all its contacts! Get it? HA! Hi everyone! My name is Fritz and I'm a one year-old Feist mix. A feist is actually a kind of hunting dog but the only thing this guy goes hunting for is hot dogs! I'm a super-sweet and shy guy from Kentucky. Right now there are lots of things that make me nervous like new people and loud noises, but you know what always makes me feel better? Another dog! I love other dogs and my new four-legged friends really help me feel more comfortable. My friends at DAWS think it would be a good idea if my new home already has a dog for me to be friends with! All I need is a little patience and extra TLC to be the best Fritz I can be!
WHO's A HUNGRY, HUNGRY HIPPO? Psh me, of course! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Izzy and I'm a 3 year-old Pibble mix. If we want to get technical, I guess I'm a Staffordshire Terrier mix but Pibble sounds way cuter, right? I'm a really outgoing and happy girl with lots of energy! I love to run and play outside, especially with rope toys! I don't know "Drop it' yet but I do know how to trade (I'll give you the toy if you give me a treat!) and I also now 'Sit"! I love to sniff and go for walks and I bet I would make a great hiking buddy! Because of my energy level, I would do best in a home with teenage kids or adults. I need an active home who will make sure I get the exercise and training I need to be the best Pibble hippo I can be!
Action Jackson is ready for his queue! He's a very dapper 2 year old gentleman who is waiting for his big break. Will you let him star in the movie of your life?! We know you'll give him rave reviews...maybe even give him an Oscar?! He's FIV+ so you'll 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.
SO I HEAR YOU HAVE TREATS IN YOUR POCKET... I also hear that they're all for me! Am I right? YES!!! Hi everyone! My name is Julie and I'm a one year-old Mountain Cur mix. I'm a very energetic and active girl who loves to run! I love to be outside and sniff and I like to chase squeaky toys (although I'm still new at the whole 'fetch' thing). Food is probably my favorite thing and I do tend to gobble treats when I get really excited! I'm working on it but watch your fingers because I'm still learning. I love hanging out with people too and sometimes I jump when I get really excited! But I do respond well to corrections and being food-motivated will definately help me want to learn my manners! So who wants to teach me??
WHAT PART DID THE LION PLAY IN THE CIRCUS? He was the MANE event! Get it?? HA!! Hi everyone! My name is Leo and I'm a 2-1/2 year-old Great Pyrenees mix. I'm a sweet guy who loves being around people! Great Pyranees don't like to be alone so my ideal home would be where I'm not left by myself too often. If you work from home, I would make a great office buddy and foot-warmer when the weather gets cold! I do have some trouble sharing food so I would do best in a home with adults only that are willing to work on this with me. I'm a pretty big guy (about 75 pounds!) and I'm working on not pulling too much on the leash. I also like to jump on people when I say hi and get really excited so I'm working on that too!
This Little Man has a BIG personality! He's a handsome, outgoing 5 year old who will quickly offer his belly for rubs. Everyone he meets is instantly taken by his sweet demeanor. He will make a wonderful addition to your family.
DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? Probably not, unless your ears are as big as mine! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Lizzie and I'm a 2 year-old Shepherd/Feist mix. I'm an energetic and playful girl who loves toys! I don't play fetch though - I like to bury my toys! It's actually pretty cute to watch! I like to bury my chewy bones too - not that I think you would steal them but you never know! I'm super-sweet and love getting as much attention as I possibly can! I used to have a home of my own in Kentucky and as awesome as the people at DAWS are, I'm ready for my new family to come and take me home! I love to snuggle and I lean in for more when you start petting me! Couch buddies perhaps?
WANNA SEE A MAGIC TRICK? Bring that hot dog a little closer and I'll make it disappear! HA!! Hi everyone! My name is Merlin and I'm a 2 year-old Beagle mix. I'm a super-sweet and adorable guy who was super-shy when I first arrived at DAWS. I'm still a little shy when I meet people but I've come a long way. I absolutely love other dogs and the four-legged friends I've made here have really helped me come out of my shell. I would really love a home that already has a pup that can be my new best friend! I love to sniff outside - there's so many great smells! And I love to play, especially with toys! My friend Daffodil and I had a pretty intense game of tug going the other day - it was epic! If you're looking for a handsome magician to make those pesky food crumbs disappear - I'm your man!
Minnie is maxi in personality! She is an adorable 2 year old black and white cat who was surrendered with her sister, Princess, because their owner had too many kitties. They are both very sweet, friendly and love to play! One of the pics above is the two of them watching a cardinal on the bird perch outside on our cat-io. They do not need to be adopted together.
This Mitten will keep you warm! She's a beautiful 3 year old brown Medium-haired tabby was brought to the shelter with her buddy Oliver because their owner could no longer care for them. She is a sweet, fluffy girl who is looking for a loving home with a warm lap to curl up on and a toy mouse to chase!
APPLICATION RECEIVED WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO BE A PEPPER TOO? Seriously look at this face, am I not one of the cutest dogs you've ever seen? Who wouldn't want to be me? Hi everyone! My name is Pepper and I'm a 4 year-old Papillon mix. I'm a happy and busy little guy who loves to move around! I'm energetic and I love to run around and play with toys! I do have some trouble sharing toys (and food) so I'll need a family who will help me work on this. It's also important for me to have a home without young children. I'm an affectionate guy - I'm a little spazzy at first but I actually like being picked up and held and will lean into you when you start petting me! It was a long trip up from Kentucky but I'm so excited to be here and finding my forever home!
Poe is half of the Boe & Poe Show. They are sleek, handsome 5 year old brothers whose owner could no longer care for them. They are health, happy and affectionate. If you're looking for two sweet boys to accent your life, these bookends the purrfect choice!
This sailorman is ready to ship off to his new home! He's a sweet ten year old male who was found on the streets. He has been examined, was deemed ship shape and is ready to shove off! Your home will make a wonderful port for him to start his new, loved-by-all life!
Princess is DAWS royalty! She is a large, adorable 2 year old Calico with a tiny little voice who was surrendered with her sister, Minnie, because their owner had too many kitties. They are both very sweet, friendly and love to play! One of the pics above is of the two of them watching a cardinal on the bird perch outside on our cat-io. They don't need to be adopted together.
Who knew Rachel would end up with Chandler!! We thought she loved Ross...:-) Rachel is a big, loveable 7 year old female Tuxedo! She's affectionate, loves to snuggle and is very round! She came to us with her buddy, Chandler. Either one...or BOTH!...would make a wonderful addition(s) to your family.
Rogue is a handsome 1 year old friendly boy! He and his brother Domino came to the shelter because their owner could no longer care for them. He is a little nervous now, which is to be expected, but he is very sweet and loves toy mice! These sweet boys are very bonded, so we would like them to go to a loving forever home together.
HEY TALL PERSON - GOT ANY FOOD UP THERE? No? You sure? I'm on my tippy-toes and I'm pretty sure I see something! Hi everyone! My name is Rowdy and this is my sister Isabella. We're both 8 year-old Min-Pin mixes and we came to DAWS all the way from Kentucky! We did have an owner but she abandoned us at a motel where we had been staying. So here we are in Connecticut and we're looking for a home together! My sister is a little shy righ now, she's still getting used to our new surroundings. But she's got me for comfort and everyone at DAWS is so nice! We get to go for walks together and hang out in the yard and we get treats everyday - even hot dogs! I mean really, what could be better than that?
Smudge is a 2 year old sweet girl who was rescued and is now looking for a home. She is extremely affectionate and soaks up any bit of attention she can get! There was a chance she had FeLV so she is in foster care. She's tested negative a few times but we have to test her again in a few months. If you are interested in adopting this sweet girl, send an email to email@example.com to schedule a time.
Snow is not just for the winter time! This gold-eyed beauty is ready to wam your heart all year long. She is a 10 year old love who is very affectionate, loves attention and is ready to find her forever home. If you have extra room on your lap, you have to meet this girl!
'I'VE GOT A BLANK SPACE AND I'LL WRITE YOUR NAME' Oh I think T-Swift was talking about me when she wrote that? I have a first name but no last name - that's where YOU come in! Hi everyone! My name is Taylor and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Terrier mix. I'm so ready for a last name - can it be yours? I'm a super-sweet and adorable girl from Kentucky and I can't wait to have a home and a family of my very own! I've got the cutest little underbite and you can see my bottom teeth all the time! I'm an energetic girl and I love to run around outside! I love food and treats, especially hot dogs! I'm so glad that summer is coming because you know what that means - BBQ season - hot dogs for days!!
SOMETHING SURE SMELLS DELICIOUS... Oh no, was I drooling a little? Wow, that's embarassing! Hi everyone! My name is Tessa and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Terrier/Beagle mix. And like any good Beagle mix, I'm all about the food! Hot dogs are my favorite but as you can see from my picture, I'm not too picky! I'm a super-sweet girl who tested positive for Heartworm when I first came to DAWS. Treatment was rough but I'm feeling so much better and ready to find my forever home! I'm an energetic girl who loves people! I'm very affectionate and I love to snuggle so move over and make room for me on the couch! I love to go for walks and sniff everything I can and my butt wiggles when I get really excited - which is pretty much all of the time!
Everyday is prince spaghetti day with Tony! He's a handsome paisan who has a wonderfully sweet personality. He came to us with some skin issues but is healing nicely. He qualifies for our Angel Pet program so you can bring him back to the shelter clinic for discounted vet care for the rest of his life.
Place your bet on Vegas! This stunning boy is friendly, active and loves to play. Whether it's a laser pointer, shoe string or a toy mouse, he's up for the challenge. He has beautiful markings, a soft, fluffy tail and is a year and a half old. Vegas is looking to hit the jackpot and find a family that will give him the loving forever home that he deserves!
Wiggles will wiggle her way straight into your heart! She's a super sweet and affectionate 4 year old who is looking for a quiet, happy home. She may be a little shy at first, but warms up quickly to attention. She's a little furry bundle of love.