I'm being cared for by: Pointe Coupee Animal Shelter
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Lexie
Breed: Spitz (Unknown Type, Large) Mix
Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
already spayed, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.
I am already spayed, housetrained, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.
Lexie was born on the streets. She saw her mom and all her siblings get hit by cars. She was the only one to survive the hard life on the streets. She was trapped in a building and brought to the shelter scared of everything. She is still very shy and scared of strangers, loud noises, etc. She is very sweet with the shelter workers but shys away from visitors so she hasn't found that special person yet because she doesn't act friendly with new people. She gets along great with the other dogs at the shelter regardless of their size or age. Lexie needs someone with patience and love to bring her out of her shell. After all, she's only known fear, abuse, hunger and death before coming to the shelter. Do you have the qualities to deserve a beauty like her? If so, email us and we will make an appointment for you to meet her.
Address: P O Box 905 9628 Morganza Hwy La 1 New Roads, LA 70762
About Our Shelter...
We are a group of volunteers who got tired of seeing all the stray animals roaming the streets, suffering, starving, mutliplying, getting hit by cars and spreading disease. Not many people spayed or neutered their pets.We wanted a safe haven for the unwanted animals and a way to educate the public the importance of spaying and neutering, thus began our shelter in 2003. We started with only a handful of volunteers and a dream of a place where animals would be safe. We are currently housing 93 dogs and puppies and 18 cats and kittens in the shelter and foster homes. We are a 501c3 organization operated by volunteers only. Our only source of income is public donations and fund raisers.It takes a lot to feed, clean, provide medical care and the attention our animals need. How can you help? What about adopting? No room? How about volunteering a few hours of your time? We have to feed, clean and give attention daily. No time to spare? Donations are always needed and appreicated. We try to give our animals everything they need to make them happy until they find their forever home.Toys and treats are expensive.
Come Meet Our Pets...
Our adoptions are usually by appointment since we are an all volunteer group. We adopt 7 days a week and any time of the day to include holidays. To make an appointment contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted within 24 hours in most cases. There is usually someone at the shelter daily from 8:00a.m until 10:30 a.m while cleaning but it's best to have an appointment. We hold an adoption event the second Saturday of each month (weather permiting) at the New Roads Wal Mart located on False River Drive. Time is from 9:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Our Adoption Process...
Application, contract, $125.00 adoption fee for dogs and $90.00 for cats. Home look up may be required, vet references are required, you may be declined if you receive a negative report from your vet, depending on area you live in a fence may be required, small dogs are not adopted to homes with children under 6.
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