My name is Pumpkin!

Carolina Dog/Shar Pei Mix Dog for adoption in Youngsville, North Carolina - Pumpkin
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Paws For Life NC A FCHS Program

Facts about Pumpkin

  • Breed: Carolina Dog/Shar Pei Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 50936

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by to take a gander at my sweet smiling face! My name is Pumpkin and boy am I a sweetheart if I do say so myself. I really love to be around my people and am a very affectionate mixed breed girl who weighs about 45-50lbs. I was given the name Pumpkin because I was found as a stray (who was probably dumped) in October and I have a beautiful almost orange colored coat that made my foster home think of pumpkins! I was likely dumped because I had great house manners from day one in my foster home. I did not have any accidents and am not much of a jumper when it comes to people. The sad part is, when I was found I had a case of heartworms. But that is okay because the nice people at FCHS took me in and they told me that they were going to get me all better for my forever family. While the idea of a heartworm free life is a wonderful on, what I want even more than that is a family to call my very own.

I get along with all the dogs that I have been introduced to during my time in foster care and would be perfectly if I had to share my forever family with another fuzzy sibling as long as you promise me that I will be allowed to take a few naps curled up on your couch! I have been absolutely wonderful around children and am very gentle despite my size. I really Just want a home to call my own though just like all the other dogs told me about. Also, I am really good with kids, even the small ones so I am suited for a home with kids. I also will go ahead and say that I really do need a home with no cats since I tend to view them as a snack.

I am spayed, up to date on vaccinations. NO CATS. I am an alpha female.

My adoption fee is $225

Adoption applications can be filled out at
Pumpkin, Carolina Dog & Shar Pei Mix has been shared from Shelter Exchange.

About Paws For Life NC A FCHS Program

About Our Rescue Group...

FCHS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization comprised entirely of volunteers from Franklin County and throughout the state and country. It was formed in 2002 to help solve the problem of unwanted dogs and cats in this region. Its long-term goal is to build an animal shelter where area pets can find safe refuge until they can be adopted to permanent homes. Its immediate goals are to develop a strong foster program to remove adoptable animals from the Franklin County Animal Control facility and to decrease the number of unwanted dogs and cats in Franklin/North Wake counties through spay/neuter public education programs

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Come Meet Our Pets...

Cats are at Petco Triangle Plantation Drive Raleigh, Knightdale and Brier Creek in Raleigh and now Wake Forest every Saturday from 12 to 3pm. We also have cats in the condos at each of these locations.

Dogs are at Petco Knightdale or Wake Forest every other Saturday and Petsmart in Wake Forest every Saturday. 1-4PM

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Our Adoption Process...

1.After you find A Dog or Cat, review the description of the foster you are interested in to make sure that the information we have fits with your particular needs and desires. In most cases, the information on the website is current and gives the information that we have about the particular foster. The picture of the foster does not tell the whole story.

2.Complete the adoption application. Please make sure that you give us as much information about yourself as you can. List all animals currently living with you including other dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and rodents. The application needs to be complete in order to help us determine if the foster you have chosen is a good match for your home. has the applications. This is step one.

3.Once the application is submitted you will usually receive an email letting you know if the foster would be a good match for you and making arrangements for you to meet the dog at one of our adoption events. Sometimes a foster is best shown at the foster home due to his or her personality. We will let you know where the foster home is and arrange a time that works both for you and the foster home.We do require that everyone who will live with the foster to come and meet them. There is a chance we may tell you that the foster you are interested in is not a good match and may suggest another foster.

4.If, after meeting the foster you decide you would like to adopt him or her, a home visit will be scheduled. Someone from the Franklin County Humane Society will call and do the visit. The foster does not come on the home visit. Home visits are required before any foster leaves our program.

5.If more than one person applies and meets the same foster, all things being equal, we go in the order the applications were received.

6.Once the home visit has been completed, you will be asked to complete an adoption agreement. Please read the agreement carefully to make sure that you understand what you will be agreeing to.

7.An adoption fee of $250 for dogs under 6 months $225 for 6 months and older and $95 for cats, Senior Cats $50. This fee helps us to provide the necessary medical care and other needs for the fosters while in foster care. All FCHS fosters are altered, current on shots, micro chipped, and to our knowledge, in good health before they are adopted out. We are all volunteers and as such receive no monetary compensation for our work with the fosters. The adoption fee is used to help defray costs in the rescue and care of the fosters.

8.Congratulations! You are on your way to having you new furry companion. We hope that you and your new companion share a life of love and happiness. We welcome any comments you may wish to give us about your foster at any time.