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My name is Otis!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in House Springs, Missouri - Otis
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in House Springs, Missouri - Otis
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I'm being cared for by:
Open Door Animal Sanctuary

Facts about Otis

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Brindle - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Hello, my name is Otis. I am a Lab mix guy who is very sweet and steady. I get along with other dogs and also cats. I like to go for walks or out to the yards for sunshine with my four legged friends that I've made since coming here. I am housebroken and crate trained, My favorite toys are balls, tug toys and squeaky toys, and my favorite games are tug of war, chase and wrestling. Plus, I'm on the Seniors for Seniors program! I only have one issue: I am afraid of children. Won't you come out and meet me?

About Open Door Animal Sanctuary

About Our Shelter...

Open Door Animal Sanctuary, ODAS, is the St. Louis area's largest no-kill shelter dedicated to preserving the life and health of homeless cats and dogs, providing shelter, food, veterinary care and most importantly, lots of LOVE! All the while fostering social skills and encouraging adoption into loving homes.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We generally house more than 250 cats and kittens and 90 to 100 dogs and puppies. Please come and visit us between 10:00 and 4:00 any day of the week (holidays too from 10 to 2!) You can call us at 636-671-3643 for directions! We know you'll like what you see. Our facility has large indoor/outdoor kennels for the dogs and large outdoor pens for exercise on nice days. Our cat areas are largely cageless, so you'll have plenty of wonderful kitties vying for attention on your lap!

We have wonderful cats and kittens 24/7 waiting for you to come to the Luv A Pet Center in the Chesterfield PetSmart and give them a new home. Please come and meet them - we know you'll want to adopt one. They're not in cages and are loads of fun to visit!

Our Adoption Process...

To adopt an animal from Open Door Animal Sanctuary you must commit to provide the utmost care for our angels. We believe the perfect home is one with a lifetime commitment to the health and happiness of their adopted friend. Adequate shelter, good food, fresh water and regular veterinary care are necessities and we have one more key requirement - at least 100 kisses a day for the life of your new family member!

We screen potential adopters thoroughly before sending any our babies home. Every home goes through a homecheck and must be approved by our homecheck team before we allow our animals to be adopted. We work hard to know the personalities of our furry guests and to understand each of them so that we are prepared to help you find the best fit for your lifestyle. Our goal is to make the best match possible to ensure a happy lifetime in your home. If you're a kind and caring family looking for a pet, please come and visit us. We'll help you find the perfect match!

The adoptable pets listing here is only a partial one. It's tough to keep up pics and bios for the very large number of wonderful pets we have for you to choose. If you don't see what you're looking for or if you have a particular pet in mind, please give us a call. Just because you don't find it listed doesn't mean we don't have just the pet for you!

Our adoption area is generally a 100 mile radius of the St. Louis area. It is important for us to have the opportunity to assist people in their homes with their new pet if needed and even more critical that as a no-kill shelter, we can readily "retrieve" our friends if something happens in the future. Thanks for understanding.

Our adoption fee is $120. That includes all necessary shots up to the date of adoption, spaying/neutering, wormings, flea/tick preventative, and microchip. Our cats are tested for feline leukemia and FIV (feline aids). Dogs are tested for heartworms and receive heartworm preventatives. We provide our animals with lots of socialization with people and with each other. One word of warning - our babies are frequently spoiled by our animal-loving staff and volunteers. We try to make sure that we provide them with everything we can - but WE NEED YOU to provide a LOVING FUR-EVER HOME