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My name is Precious!

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Marietta, Ohio - Precious
Photo 1 - Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Marietta, Ohio - Precious
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Photo 4 - Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Marietta, Ohio - Precious
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I'm being cared for by:
Humane Society of the Ohio Valley

Facts about Precious

  • Breed: Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 43599
"Precious" is an adorable senior female Hound/Shepherd mix who was surrendered to the HSOV on November 16, 2016 with "Jasmine" who is her best friend and former housemate. These girls had a very sad story and reason as to why they were brought to our shelter :( Their owner had passed away recently, and there were no other family members who could care for them :( :( Both of the girls are very sweet and have obviously been loved. "Precious" has a fawn-colored short smooth coat with white highlights on her chest/paws, a long tail, and a beautiful serene-looking face with a slender muzzle and short semi-erect ears. This darling girl certainly lives up to her name and is indeed precious. She is extremely friendly but obviously pretty scared at the moment (and who can blame her?) When we took "Precious" outdoors late in the afternoon, she was a little timid but made a noble effort to put on a 'happy face' but her heart just wasn't in it :( She decided to lie in the grass and look at the camera with her big brown hopeful eyes (which succeeded in melting a few hearts). "Precious" weighs 53 lbs. She loves baby-talk and and soft conversations. Our photographer sat in the kennel with "Precious" after her photo session and challenges anyone to spend just 10 minutes with this special girl and not fall in love with Precious <3

About Humane Society of the Ohio Valley

About Our Shelter...

We are a non-profit shelter giving refuge to homeless and abandoned animals in Washington County Ohio. We strive to make their time here as comfortable as possible. We work very hard with our rescue groups to move our animals quickly and safely. We do this because we work for those who have no voice.

Rescue groups are encouraged to contact our Canine Rescue Coordinator (cr_ridgway@yahoo.com) or Feline Rescue Coordinator (sharonpaul2@suddenlink.net)

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are located at 90 Mt. Tom Rd. in Marietta ,Ohio 45750. We are open Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. and Saturdays from 11:00am to 4:00pm. . Sundays by appointment only.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process includes an adoption application which must be completed and approved by our shelter management. We verify veterinarian references and also approval from landlords if the pet will be housed in rental property. Home visits may also be required prior to adoption. .

Adoption fee for dogs is $125.00 which includes vaccinations, wormer, dog tag, and spay/neuter.

Adoption fee for cats is $20 dollars and includes vaccinations, wormer, and spay/neuter. Most adult cats (and kittens over 3-months of age) have already been spayed/neutered.

Adoption fees for other species varies.