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My name is Roscoe!

Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Newport, North Carolina - Roscoe
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I'm being cared for by:
Carteret County Humane Society & Animal Shelter

Facts about Roscoe

  • Breed: Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: White - With Red, Golden, Orange Or Chestnut
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: A34994676
Meet this charming fella named Roscoe! He came into the shelter on March 1, 2017 when the person who found him had no luck locating his owner and could no longer keep him. He is around 2 years old now neutered and current on his vaccinations. He walks well on the leash and loves soaking up love and attention from his human friends. His back right hind leg seems to be a little swollen/sore and so he is only allowed a short slow walk so he can rest while trying to let it heal. He is a happy boy who has a lot of happiness and love to share. Stop by the shelter and visit with this handsome fella today and give him a wonderful life in a loving FOREVER home!!
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 Roscoe. 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.