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My name is Diesel Vtg 111345!

Labrador Retriever/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in Joplin, Missouri - Diesel Vtg 111345
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Joplin Humane Society

Facts about Diesel Vtg 111345

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Gray/Blue/Silver/Salt & Pepper
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 74557
I CAN CLIMB A FENCE Diesel is a very handsome 2 to 4-year-old lab mix. This good looking guy can be a little bit timid around people, but will warm up quickly, especially if you have some treats in your pocket. He walks nice on the leash. He seems to get along very well with other dogs, and was not interested in or reactive to cats. He was not overly interested in toys at this time. He was well mannered but concerned during physical exam. He did show a slight bit of food guarding, but nothing significant and did allow the bowl to be removed with no issue. He is food motivated and will sit for treats. Diesel can climb fences, his new owner will need to be prepared to deal with this. He seems to just climb out so that he can hang out with people and other dogs! We think the Diesel would do best in a home with some dog experience, preferably on the quieter side. We think that he would probably do best in a home with children eight years of age and older; a home with lots of noisy young kids may be a bit too much for the slightly sensitive fellow. Dogs are generally tested with dogs of their own size; and dog meets with the resident dogs are always encouraged. Our cat test should be used as a general purpose screening only to rule out overt aggression; we always recommend caution when introducing dogs to cats in the home. Recommendation on suitability of placement with children by their ages is based on behavioral observations including energy level and response to body handling. We never recommend leaving young children unsupervised with dogs. Behavior evaluations should be considered as a snapshot of the behavior of the dog at this point in time; JHS believes all dog families need to be prepared to invest time and energy into training as well as provide common sense management of their new dog. For more information about this dog or any others at our Shelter, please visit www.joplinhumane.org. We are the Joplin Humane Society in Joplin, Missouri. 417–623–3642 IM SPONSORED! Special thank you to Trin Turner for sponsoring my adoption in memory of Nellie and their rescue pit bulls! IM A VINTAGE DOG!! VINTAGE DOGS are available for adoption to approved homes fee waived!

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.

Rules:
- 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.