Update: 11/30 - Havoc is going into a training a program for three weeks (to help learn things he was never taught growing up), stay tuned for updates.
He is about 1.5 years old.
9/21: Havoc has lost the only home he's ever known, his family and his things in the last 24 hours. He's been in an animal control where it's loud with a bunch of strange dogs barking at him. He needs time to decompress and settle.
If you are willing to give him that time either as a foster or an adopter, please let us know.
He will need to be the only dog in the household. He was never socialized as a puppy so doesn't understand how to interact with other dogs. We would like to find him a foster home that would be willing to take him to socialization classes where he can learn. Everything is paid for by Pound Pets, Inc. You just provide the home.
If you would like to learn more about this animal, email Pound Pets, Inc. at
The dog adoption application is located here:
Most of the animals listed on here are in foster homes, but some are still residing at the Granite City Animal Control until they can be adopted or there is a foster home opening.
Pound Pets Inc Rescue can always use more fosters.
If you are interested in fostering, the foster application is located here:
Pound Pets volunteers cleans the animal control building, we are the caregivers for the animals brought in. Once they come through the door, they become our responsibility. We photograph all animals and post to the Pound Pets Facebook page. We provide them clean kennels, beds, blankets, toys, treats, outside play time, walks and human interaction. We try to comfort the scared, keep the high-energy ones exercised and provide plenty of love and affection to make their time at animal control as less stressful as possible.
Sometimes they get reclaimed by their families and sometimes they don't. If they don't it is our responsibility to find the adopters, fosters or rescues to save them from euthanasia.
We get in sick and injured animals as well. They do not sit in their kennels or cages needing veterinary care. Once we see the need for care they are taken to the vet. Sometimes the illness or injury is minor and the city will cover the bill, Other times when it's not, we do. We do all of this on our own dime. We buy the food, the beds, the blankets, the toys, and all the other things that go into care for the animals. Sometimes things are donated and that is wonderful!! We pay the medical bills that the city doesn't. As with most animal controls, there is a limit on what they will do or cover. At Pound Pets, there is no limit. Broken Bones, Surgery, Parvo, Heartworm, etc., if the animal has a chance the animal is given that chance. This is not a shelter but an animal control.
Pound Pets Facebook Page:
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NOTE: Some shelters have physical locations you can visit; some of these shelters may only have pets for a limited time, so please do not wait for a reply—just go visit the shelter! Other organizations are rescue groups run by busy volunteers who may take a while to reply. You can find information about the shelter or rescue group caring for this pet, and their adoption procedures, on the pet's details page on Adopt-a-Pet.com.