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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!
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!
Looking for a four legged furry companion? Look no further, Buddy is here! This friendly 3 and a half year old handsome boy is laid back and loves to chill. He also has a playful side :) He loves to be petted and would love to curl up on the couch with his new family!
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 usually 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!
APPLICATION RECEIVED I'LL BE YOUR LUCKY CHARM! What could be better than having your own clover 24/7? Start buying some lotto tickets! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Clover and I'm a 10 month-old Husky mix. I'm a very energetic and playful guy who loves to run and be outside! This summer weather is for the birds though - bring back the snow! I'm a smart guy - I already know 'Sit' - and am working really hard at walking nicely on a leash. I definately need an active home where my family can make sure I get the physical (and mental) exercise I need! Brain games people, brain games! I do love to play with other dogs but sometimes I can be a little pushy so if I live with another dog, I'm going to need some training on sharing space (and other stuff!)
Have a sweet tooth? We have the purrfect solution...Cookie! She is a gorgeous green-eyed Calico who is 7 years old. She was surrendered as her owner could no longer care for her. She loves napping on blankets, in baskets, and loves toy mice! She would need to be the only pet in the house. She is getting used to her new surroundings as every cat here does, but we can tell she is full of personality!
STOP AND SMELL THE DAFFODILS! Why do the roses always get all the attention? The daffodils are just as pretty and smell just as good. Most of the time - HA! Hi everyone! My name is Daffodil and I'm a 2-1/2 year-old Mountain Cur mix. When I first came to DAWS, I had recently left my puppies and was pretty scared. I'm still really nervous around people I don't know but my four-legged friends really help my confidence! I really need to go to a home that has another dog - preferably one that's at least my size and really likes to play because I love it! I love playing with my toys and even just wrestling! I would do best in a quieter home with adults or possibly older children.
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!
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!
WHAT DID THE SEWEED YELL WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED? 'Kelp, kelp!' Get it? HA!! Hi everyone! My name is Hugo and I'm a 7-1/2 month-old Mountain Cur mix. I'm a super-sweet and adorable guy who has been living with my buddy Banjo and 4 other puppies in West Virginia. I can be a little shy when I first meet people but I warm up after a few minutes and like to stay pretty close to you! I love hanging out with other dogs and would do best in a home that already has another dog for me to be friends with! Banjo and I play and snuggle all the time and I'm making lots of other two and four legged friends too! I love food and treats and am learning to share these with my puppy friends!
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!
I'VE GOT YOUR BACK, JACK! I guess that means I've got my own back too, huh? HA! Hi everyone! My name is Jack and I'm a 5 year-old Beagle mix. I'm a super-sweet guy from Kentucky who is so excited to be here in Connecticut! I love to be outside and go for walks and sniff everything I possibly can! This Beagle nose is first-rate and if you happen to drop any food on our walks, I promise to find it for you! I can't promise that I won't eat it but hey, you can't have everything! The vet said that I have bilateral luxating patellas, which basically means my knees aren't the best, I get along okay but I do walk with a little bit of a limp. It's a condition that I will need surgery for and I know that's a tall order to ask of my brand-new parents. But I promise I'm worth it - just look at that smile - that's all for you!
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.
'YOU'RE NEVER FULLY DRESSED WITHOUT A SMILE' Well then I'm always fully dressed because I'm almost always smiling! Take a look at those pearly whites! Not bad, huh? Hi everyone! My name is Jonah and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Chihuahua mix. I used to have a home of my very own in West Virginia but my owner's landord said that I couldn't live there anymore! So here I am at DAWS and I can't wait to find my new forever home! I'm potty trained which I know is a huge plus, right? I'm an energetic little guy and sometimes I get a little mouthy when I'm really excited! I would do best in a home with adults or older kids so I don't accidentally chomp any little fingers while I'm playing!
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??
'HER NAME WAS LOLA, SHE WAS A SHOW-DOG' Psh Tom Jones, you flatter me! More like 'Her name was Lola, she was a couch-dog'! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Lola and I'm a 2 year old Shepherd mix., I'm a super-sweet Southern girl who was surrendered to a shelter with my four puppies. My puppies are almost ready for their own homes so now it's my turn! I'm lucky enough to be in a foster home right now and my foster mom says I'm pretty awesome! I get along great with her two little Yorkies and would do best in a home that already has a pup for me to be friends with! I get nervous around men and also loud noises so I'll need a family that will be patient and let me get comfortable with things at my own pace. I'm already housebroken and I love to snuggle!
'MY, WHAT BIG EARS YOU HAVE!' All the better to hear you with! And if that doesn't work, I'll just stand up to make myself a little taller! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Lucy and I'm a one year-old Chihuahua mix. I used to have a home of my very own in Kentucky but my owner couldn't take care of me anymore so I had to go to the shelter. Now here I am at DAWS and I can't wait to find my new forever home! I'm a little shy sometimes and would do best in a home with adults only or older children. Once I feel comfortable, I get really wiggly and will probably jump on your lap to give you kisses! I love to play with toys, especially ones that squeak! I'm an excellent listener too - with ears like mine, I better be!
LOOKING FOR YOUR OTHER HALF? Oooh me, me! Pick me! Pick me! Pretty please with a hot dog on top? Hi everyone! My name is Maggie and I'm a 2 year-old Terrier mix. I'm a super-sweet girl and right now I'm in an awesome foster home! My foster mom is home a lot which is perfect for me because I don't like to be left alone for too long. I like to chase things so no kitties for me please! I love to snuggle and I only weigh 20 pounds so I'll fit perfectly next to you on the couch! I love to go for walks outside and would do best on a harness - I'm a bit of an escape artist and have wiggled out of my collar once or twice! I would do better in a home with adults who work from home or who aren't gone too long - I'm all about togetherness!
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!
'A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION... A little more action, please!' Tom Jones is my spirit human! HA! Hi everyone! My name is Murray and I'm a one year-old Hound mix. I was picked up as a stray in West Virginia and now here I am in Connecticut! I'm getting used to northern life and the heat up here is nothing compared to what I'm used too! I'm a happy and friendly guy who loves meeting people! I can get a little jumpy and sometimes mouthy when I'm really excited so I'll need an active home with folks who will make sure I get the exercise and training I need. I love food and treats, especially hot dogs, and I'll almost sit for them! Sometimes I do it, I just don't know the command yet - but I'm willing to learn!
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!
He is the Lord of the StRings...string toys, that is! This Precious love bug came to us along with his brother, Socks, after their owner could no longer care for them. They are two 10 year old super affectionate boys who can go home together or individually.
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.
WHAT DID THE CUSTODIAN YELL WHEN HE JUMPED OUT OF THE CLOSET? Supplies! Get it? HA!! Hi everyone! My name is Red and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Viszla/Mountain Cur mix. I'm a sweet guy from Kentucky whose owner had to give me up because the landlord said I couldn't stay anymore. So here I am at DAWS and I'm ready to find my forever home! I'm a very sweet guy who can be a little tentative when I first meet people. I love spending time with my two-legged friends and I love getting attention! I'm learning how to walk on a leash and I'm hoping my new family will continue to do basic obedience training with me. I'm looking for a patient family who will be understanding and supportive as I'm getting used to life in my new home!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
We've got comfy cozy Socks to keep you warm! This handsome 10 year old came to us with his brother, Precious, after their owner could no longer care for them. They are both very sweet, affectionate gentle boys who are looking for love and warm laps. They can be adopted together or separately.
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.
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.
WINNER WINNER - HOT DOG DINNER! That's totally what you would get if you adopted me - because my name is Winnie and you're adopting a winner - get it? HA! Hi everyone! My name is Winnie and I'm a 1-1/2 year-old Retriever/Terrier mix. I'm a shaggy and adorable girl who came to DAWS with my puppies. They're almost ready to find homes of their own so now it's my turn! I'm an energetic girl who's looking for an active home! I like to chase things so no cats please! I'm working on learning to share my food so that's something that my new family will need to help me with. I love to play, especially with stuffed toys that squeak! I bet I would make a great hiking buddy - so many squirrels to chase out here! I would do best in a home with adults or older children.