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My name is Rufus!

Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Clearwater, Florida - Rufus

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Rufus's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.

Rufus's Story...
Meet Rufus! Rufus is a striking, brindle-colored Hound Mix! This handsome gentleman is in search of his forever home. Rufus is a gentle boy, with lots of love to give. He will snuggle up beside you to receive love and attention. His confidence and personality blossoms when he is around another canine companion! He is playful and energetic and will frequently offer the sit command - even without being asked! He is a brilliant boy who is practicing the sit, down, wait, watch me, and touch commands. In his previous home, Rufus lived peacefully with a small Chihuahua, was house trained, AND crate trained. Come meet regal Rufus at the Humane Society of Pinellas! Update: Rufus is still looking for his home but is spending a few days in a foster home away from the shelter. An introduction can be arranged by calling or emailing the shelter.

Rufus is available to participate in our foster-to-adopt program! This means that HSP will provide any medical or training services and supplies free of charge during the foster engagement. Contact Adoptions@humanepinellas.org to learn more about this sweet pup today!

Facts about Rufus

  • Breed: Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Brindle
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 28237026

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Rufus, a Clearwater Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) for sale in Clearwater, or seeking a Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) dog from a breeder in Clearwater.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Clearwater already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Clearwater breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) breeders who help with Plott Hound/Retriever (Unknown Type) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Clearwater paves the way for another one to be saved.