My name is Declan 110725!

Border Collie Mix Dog for adoption in Joplin, Missouri - Declan 110725
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Joplin Humane Society

Facts about Declan 110725

  • Breed: Border Collie Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 71142
Declan is a very well mannered 5 to 7-year-old border collie. This guy is polite and gentle. He is very responsive and attentive, he will sit and lie down. He is only moderately food motivated, he walks great on leash. He went potty as soon as he was taken outside. He seems to be very intelligent, and will sit patiently and wait to find out what is expected of him. If you're not paying attention to him, he will gently place is all on your leg, as if he saying, hey, what are we doing next. Declan seems to do well with most other dogs and was not interested in or reactive to cats at this time. We think that Declan will be a simple fit into most homes looking to add a new dog. This guy is already well behaved, he will just need some help adjusting to life in his new home. We think he will do fine with children, as long as they are respectful to him. To learn more about adoption, foster or rescue, please visit We are the Joplin Humane Society in Joplin Missouri. 417-623–3642. I AM SPONSORED! THANK YOU TO BOBBI MARTIN FOR SPONSORING MY ADOPTION IN MEMORY OF HER GREAT PYRENEES, BOONE.

About Joplin Humane Society

About Our Shelter...

The Joplin Humane Society (JHS), is a private, non-profit, 501(c)3 animal welfare organization. We are proud to serve the people and animals of the four-state region with a variety of programs including adoptions, pet therapy, and humane education for children of all ages. The Joplin Humane Society is private and receives no local, state, or federal support.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Shelter Hours

Adoption Hours:
Monday - Thursday 1pm - 5pm
Friday 1pm - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Intake Hours:
Monday - Friday 12pm - 5pm
Saturday 11am - 3pm
Closed on Sunday

Our Adoption Process...

We believe in an open, non-judgmental adoption process. We recognize that no one is perfect and try to match a person's pet expectations so fewer pets are returned. Under normal conditions the process is:

- Come in with your family and look around. If you see a pet that you like, ask staff to meet the pet (if the pet is available to be taken out)
- Complete the adoption questionnaire.
- After the meeting, go over what information we have on file about the pet and his/her past experience.
- Finish the process by having a conversation with our adoption staff.
- After the above is completed, we can put a hold on a pet for 24 hours if you need time to think about the decision or to prepare your home.
- Most of our pets can go home the same day.

Adoption fees are: $90 - $140
This includes the animals spay/neuter, age appropriate vaccinations including rabies, de-worming and micro-chip.

- We will not adopt a pet to anyone under the age of 18
- We will not adopt to anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- We reserve the right not to place a pet in a home based on the information we have or if we feel the pet is not a match for the person's lifestyle.

JHS does reduce or waive adoption fees for a variety of reasons: Too many cats or kittens in the building, older and special needs pets that have a harder time finding homes, etc. Adoption Promotions are a fun way to engage the public and bring in potential adopters. Shelters remain the #4 way people obtain their pets.