My name is Raz!

Bulldog/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in Monroe, Michigan - Raz
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Monroe County Animal Control Shelter

Facts about Raz

  • Breed: Bulldog/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Raz (AC# 285) is a Bullboxer mix, male. In vigorous health now, Raz had a bout of Bordetella (kennel cough) for which he was successfully treated, shortly after intake to the shelter.

A somewhat wary yet people-oriented guy, Raz would love a trustworthy family who sets the rules, routine and structured environment in the home, which will provide a feeling of safety and security permitting him to blossom as a fun, playful, affectionate member of the gang. A total sweetheart, but a bit unsure what to expect from people, Raz responds well to direction, kindly treatment and being allowed a respectful minute to size up new situations. He is searching for leadership, and requires a responsible and strong owner with a firm---but never harsh--- approach who sets behavioral limitations, as well as permissions. This devoted canine boy will form a deep bond with caring owners who reciprocate the warmth and loyalty he offers. Attentive and eager-to-please, he absolutely thrives with warm words of praise for a job well-done…he won’t turn down many treats either!

Calm and friendly once he is comfortably sure everyone and everything is safe, Raz is interested in his environment and enjoys opportunities to learn. Training and Socialization classes are highly recommended and would help increase Raz’s social confidence, while reinforcing good canine manners. Attending class together is also an excellent way to establish a trust bond with Raz. In addition, an owner who provides on-going socialization opportunities--- providing exposure to many different people, sights, sounds, and experiences and chances to master new activities and situations--- helps ensure that Raz progresses as a well-rounded dog who becomes increasingly more confident and outgoing. Like all dogs, Raz needs regular mental stimulation and physical activity to be at his happiest and healthiest. Frequent leashed walks, shared play with family members and solo romps in a secure yard should suffice for his moderate exercise needs.

Raz is best suited as an indoor pet and companion for a home with a calm, low-active to moderately-active lifestyle. As with all dogs, we recommend a meet-n-greet with any housemate dogs to determine compatibility prior to adoption. Direct interaction with cats is unknown and cannot be assessed at the shelter at this time.

Adopt or Rescue Raz through Monroe County Animal Control, located at 911 S. Raisinville Rd, Monroe, MI (just south of the fairgrounds). Kennel hours are Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm; Saturday, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, closed Sunday, Monday and National Holidays. This shelter is Rescue Friendly.

For more information you can email or call the shelter during business hours at 734-240-3125.

Monroe SPCA also offers microchips for dogs and cats adopted from Monroe County Animal Control for a fee of $15.00 at the time of adoption. Microchips are implanted between the dog’s shoulder blades and are a permanent form of identification. Microchips are registered to Monroe SPCA with adopters adding “new owner” information after adoption. If the dog is ever lost and slips his or her collar and tags, the microchip allows the finder to know who to contact when the dog is scanned for a microchip.

Even if you cannot adopt at this time, please consider making a donation to Monroe SPCA so we may continue saving, protecting, and improving the lives of homeless animals in Monroe County.

In addition to providing emergency medical treatment to animals who need it, Monroe SPCA, now, provides every dog at Monroe County Animal Control with basic preventative health care which includes flea preventative, deworming(s), DHPP vaccine and booster, and Heartworm Testing. If a dog tests positive for Heartworm, Monroe SPCA also provides that dog with Heartworm treatment. Dogs adoptable through Monroe County Animal Control have no adoption fee at this time (adopter’s pay a $10.00 application fee and $25.00 sterilization deposit payable to the County of Monroe); this Monroe SPCA Operational Support Program at Monroe County Animal Control is funded solely by monetary donations. We do not receive government funding, and we are not affiliated with or funded by Monroe County Animal Control, the HSUS, the ASPCA, or any other humane organization. Monroe SPCA is a 501c.3 non-profit organization, and we rely on the financial support and generosity of individuals and businesses in our community to conduct our daily operations and help animals. All donations to Monroe SPCA are tax-deductible.

About Monroe County Animal Control Shelter

About Our Shelter...

Monroe County Animal Control endeavors to protect people from the perils that result from the interaction with domestic animals. Furthermore we seek to protect animals from neglect and abuse inflicted upon them in violation of current laws. We continue our efforts through education and enforcement working toward a community where the quality of life for man or animal in not negatively affected by the other.

Donate to Our Shelter...

Please see our Wish List on List is under: Monroe County Animal Control Shelter,

Come Meet Our Pets...

Come meet our shelter animals at the Monroe County Animal Shelter 911 S. Raisinville Rd. We are right next door to the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Our hours of operation are: Tue-Fri 9am -3pm & Saturday 9am -2pm We are closed Sundays & Mondays

Please also see some of our cats Petsmart & Pets Supplies Plus in Monroe. Our cats are sponsored by: The Alliance for Spay/Neuter

Our Adoption Process...

Adopting a dog or cat from the shelter: We adopt on a first come, first serve basis. You must come into the shelter and fill out an adoption application and put down a $10 non-refundable application fee to secure your spot for adoption. Currently the cost for adopting a shelter animal is $35. $10 is a non-refundable application fee, $25 is collected for the spay/neuter portion of the contract. Adopters sign a contract agreeing to have the dog/cat spayed or neutered within 30 days. We are currently offering a Voucher at the time of adoption. The voucher covers the cost of the spay/neuter surgery. There are 9 area Veterinarians that are participating in this program and the surgery must be done at one of these vets.

If you rent and want to adopt, before we start the adoption process, you must come in with a letter from your Landlord, with a copy of their picture ID, stating you may have an animal in your house. If you own or rent a mobile home or live in an Apartment complex, we must have a letter on the parks letterhead from the manager stating you can have an animal in your home.