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My name is Athena!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Newport, North Carolina - Athena
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Newport, North Carolina - Athena
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Newport, North Carolina - Athena
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Newport, North Carolina - Athena
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I'm being cared for by:
Carteret County Humane Society & Animal Shelter

Facts about Athena

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: A33776028
Meet this sweetie named Athena! She and her sister Baby Girl 2 came into the shelter on Oct. 19, 2016 when their owners were splitting up and could no longer keep them. Athena came in very skinny and is gradually gaining weight and her skin is looking much better. She is around 2 years old and up to date on her vaccinations, and spayed. She is a happy girl who LOVES soaking up as much love and attention as one has to share. Knows some basic commands and is house broken., Seems very loyal and like she will make someone a fabulous pup if given a fair chance. Stop by and visit with this sweetheart today and give her the best FOREVER home that she so deserves.
If you have another dog and are interested in meeting another potential new furry member please bring him or her to the shelter and meet on neutral ground before adopting. No need to shuffle the animals around any more than necessary. Please know that 1 mosquito bite can create heart worms and they can be fatal if not treated. It is VERY important to keep your pets healthy and protected by keeping them on a once a month heart worm and flea/tick prevention. These animals are counting on you as their owner to provide them with lots a love and the proper health care so PLEASE make sure you are aware and prepared before adopting. Owning a pet is an extra expense and responsibility but is so worth every minute and penny you invest in them. They will add lots of joy and unconditional love if given a fair chance.
The shelter is open Mon.-Fri. 10-1, 2-5, Sat. 10-4. Adopt a homeless pet and save a life. If you can not adopt right now come out and volunteer and make a difference in the lives of these animals while they await their FOREVER home.
In order to adopt any of our "bully breeds" there is special paper work that will need to be collected and approved prior to the adoption. We love all of our dogs and want to make sure to place our "bully babies" in homes best suited for them.

Act quickly to adopt Athena. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.

About Carteret County Humane Society & Animal Shelter

About Our Shelter...

We are a non-profit orginization relying on donations. We do have a contract witht the county to provide shelter for strays brought in. We have limited space but try to get our animals back to thier families and if that can not be accomplished we work hard on finding them new homes.
We do what we do because we love animals. We are realistic in in efforts, understand the problem and work towards educating the public on what needs to be done to prevent over population.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adopt - a - thons are held the first Saturday of every month at Petsmart in Morehead City.

Our hours are Monday - Friday 10-1 and 2-5 and Saturdays 10-4

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption fee includes all of the following and each animal is current :distemper/parvo, rabies, bordetella, deworming, heartworm and flea/tick control. If the animal is not spayed/neuterd prior to adoption, you will receive a voucher to have the procedure done as part of your adoption fee. You will also receive a collar, CCHS identification tag and adoption packet.

Dog/Cat $75 (male)/ $85 (female) already spayed/neutered
Dog/cat not spayed or neuterd $125. Adoption fee includes spay or neuter voucher.
Kittens and Puppies - $100 (include s/n voucher and rabies voucher)

If you are looking to adopt one of our wonderful "bully breeds", there is a special application process. You will be required to submit to a criminal background check, if renting, letter from landlord allowing you to have a bully breed, piece of mail with current address on it, copy of government issued identification, consent to a home visit and letter from homeowners/renters insurance that you are covered by insurance to have a bully breed.