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My name is Rosa!

Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in Harrisonburg, Virginia - Rosa
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I'm being cared for by:
Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA

Facts about Rosa

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 33057819
Hiya! Rosa here! And I'm a girl who's ready to go, go, go. Are you looking for an energetic side-kick to spice up your life? Well then we should talk. I'm what you might call a real go-getter. I love to follow my nose on the trail of all sorts of interesting scents and take nice long walks. I also enjoy play-time, but can get a bit over excited. Because I can be a little intrusive and am still learning manners, I would need a home without young children (12 and up) who I might accidentally overwhelm. When it comes to other dogs, I am definitely interested but am still learning the ropes of appropriate play. At only a year, I'm still pretty much a puppy and might be a bit much for a less active dog or one who does not tolerate rambunctious play styles. Therefore, if you have other dogs talk to the SPCA about arranging a meet-and-greet with your resident pups before taking me home. So what do you say? Are you ready to give me the loving, active home I deserve? Pop down to the shelter today and find out.

About Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA

About Our Shelter...

The mission of the Rockingham-Harrisonburg SPCA is to promote respect, compassion, education, and advocacy resulting in a humane and sustainable environment for all animals.

We are proud to provide a humane education program to teach kids and adults of all ages about the plight of homeless pets, animal safety, and the best ways to ensure a long healthy relationship with animals in the home and out. More here: rhspca.org/humane.html

We have a progressive volunteer program to socialize pets onsite. Check out information about that here: rhspca.org/volunteer.html

We are active on the civic level to promote legislation that supports our mission. We are proud to have been the engine behind changes to Virginia law so that it now requires outdoor pets to have adequate shelter, and we continue to uphold accountability for the well-being of companion animals and wildlife alike.

As an open admission animal shelter, we accept any pet who comes through our doors regardless of breed, temperament, color, size, health, age, adoptability, or their previous owner’s or finder’s ability to pay for the duration of their stay with us. We do not require an appointment, surrender fee, nor a pre-surrender behavioral assessment. While not every pet we receive is healthy or temperamentally sound, we work with foster homes, limited admission “no kill” rescues, breed-specific rescues, and knowledgeable volunteers and adopters to ensure that as many pets as possible find a home. See our website rhspca.org for more information about us, and to see our list of available pets updated in real-time.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are located at 2170 Old Furnace Rd, Harrisonburg VA. Map here: https://goo.gl/maps/8Qhni

Our website is updated in real-time as pets go up for adoption: rhspca.org

Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Wednesday evenings 5 pm to 7 pm (We do close from 4-5)
Closed Sunday


Showcase events around town are great places to meet our pets and staff, or to find out information about volunteering with us. The schedule for showcase can be found on our website at: http://www.rhspca.org/showcases.html

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Our Adoption Process...

Adoption applicants must complete a screening form as the first step towards acquiring a pet. Your application will be verified by staff who will explain the next step in your adoption process. All adoption criteria must be met before the adoption is approved. Once approved, you are under no obligation to complete the adoption if you change your mind.

All dogs and cats are required to be spayed or neutered. The first step to solving the pet overpopulation problem is to prevent contributing to it. The deposit you pay at the time of the adoption goes towards that surgery wherever you choose to establish a relationship with a veterinarian.

Pets are placed in the best possible home if there is more than one application pending. We cannot place a hold or accept a deposit on a pet. Adopters may only adopt 2 pets within a 30 day period.

We can and do adopt to out-of-area homes given that the pet is spayed or neutered before crossing county lines per Virginia state law and the applicant has physically interacted with the pet. We will not ship a pet.

How to Find a Good Match:
Please take your time and consider your reasons for adopting. We have trained staff who can give you information on positive training, breed characteristics, temperament, activity level, and behavior. Please ask for assistance at the front desk, we’re more than happy to help you find a good match! If you are interested in a specific pet, note their name or intake number and inquire at (540)434-5270.

Adoption Fees

Dogs:
Intact Female $55(+$65 spay deposit) = $120
Intact Male $55(+$55 neuter deposit) = $110
Spayed Female $120
Neutered Male $110

Cats:
Intact Female $55(+$50 spay deposit) = $105
Intact Male $55(+$35 neuter deposit) = $90
Spayed Female $105
Neutered Male $90

Rabbits:
Intact $20
Sterilized $10

Guinea Pigs:
All sexes $20

Small Rodents (Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils):
All sexes $8/$12 for a bonded pair

Birds:
Parakeets $20/$30 for a bonded pair
Cockatiels and other varieties $50/$75 for a bonded pair
Finches $15/$25 for a bonded pair

Seniors for Seniors!
People 55+ who adopt dogs and cats 7+
If the pet is intact: spay/neuter deposit only
If the pet is already altered: $30

What does the adoption fee include?

Felines: distemper/panleukopenia/rhinotracheitis-calici/chlamydia psittaci vaccines along with age-appropriate boosters, rabies vaccine (if old enough), flea/mite and internal parasite treatments, FIV/feline leukemia/HW test, deposit towards sterilization surgery if applicable, and a microchip ID

Canines: distemper/parvovirus/parainfluenza/adenovirus and bordatella bronchiseptica vaccines along with age-appropriate boosters, rabies vaccine (if old enough), flea/mite and internal parasite treatments, deposit towards sterilization surgery if applicable, and a microchip ID