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Facts about Elmo

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 5108652

My name is Elmo!

Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix Dog for adption in Tunica, Mississippi - Elmo
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Tunica, Mississippi - Elmo
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Tunica, Mississippi - Elmo
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever/Pointer Mix Dog for adoption in Tunica, Mississippi - Elmo
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Elmo's Info...

I am already neutered, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.

Elmo's Story...
Elmo and his siblings were abandoned in the country as puppies - basically left to die.  He was the runt of the litter, but he has the most  fabulous personality and he is just a furry mess of attitude. Elmo is so, so cute and wants to hang out with you! He is a active boy who is almost full grown.   ELMO needs to be with a family that loves outdoor activities.  He is quite high energy, but with daily exercise he will just settle in and be the best lap dog ever.  He would probably do best in a home without very young children or toddlers only because he is so energetic he might knock them down when playing.  He is a jogger but not a barker and he does get along well with other dogs.  
To arrange a meet and greet with Elmo, please call 662-363-1625 or 662-519-1700 or please email us at petlovers@tunicahumanesociety.com. Elmo is up to date on vaccinations and neutered. His adoption fee is $100


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About Tunica Humane Society

About Our Shelter...

The Tunica Humane Society desires to improve the quality of life for all animals in Tunica County by aggressively pursuing a high quality, low cost spay-neuter program. We are dedicated to saving the lives of all animals who are endangered, neglected, abandoned or abused. It is our hearts desire to see Tunica become a "NO KILL" model community in a world where over 5 million dogs and cats are destroyed every year simply because they are considered "disposable".
"Lassie, Cleo, Rin Tin Tin, and Toto don't show up in a rescue shelter. We don't get the elegantly coiffed, classically beautiful, completely trained, or perfectly behaved dog or cat. We get leftovers. Animals that other people have incompetently bred, inadequately socialized, ineffectively "trained" and badly treated. Most rescue dogs and cats have had it. They've been pushed from one lousy situation to another. They've lived outside..in a crate, or in the basement. They're scared, depressed, and anxious. Some are angry. Some are sick. Some have given up.

But the Tunica Humane Society will not give up. We will never give up on an animal. We know that they are living beings, with a spirit, a heart, and feelings. Our animals are not commodities, things, or garbage. They are part of sacred creation and they deserve as much love and care and respect as the next Westminister champion. So...please, please don't come to rescue a dog or cat in the hopes of getting a "bargain" or indeed of "getting" anything. Come to the shelter to give, to love, and to save a life and to mend your own spirit. For rescue will reward you in ways you never thought possible. We can promise you this...a rescue dog or cat will make you a better person." UNKNOWN

At the Tunica Humane Society, our goal is to do the best adoption possible...matching you with a pet that will become a lifelong member of your family. To ensure the best possible match between adopter and pet, we ask that you read and understand the information provided regarding our adoption policies and procedures. You will be asked to sign a legal contract when adopting your pet and you must pay an adoption fee/donation. The fees go directly to our rescue group to help us save more animals. Thank you for opening your heart and considering adopting a shelter dog. By making this commitment, you have not only found a friend for life...you have saved a life. If at any time you cannot keep the dog, you MUST return it to the Tunica Humane Society and not to another individual or shelter.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our physical location is open by appointment only. We are a totally volunteer organization. We hold adoption events throughout the Memphis metro area each weekend and we post the events on our Facebook page.

Our Adoption Process...

We require a contract from each adopter and all adoptions are approved by the executive director, Sandy Williams. There is a $100 adoption donation. We know each of our animals by name and we can tell you all about them. We want the very best home for each animal and we want each adoption to be successful.