Ruff Ruff! My name is TANNER
|Breed:||Golden Retriever/Labrador Retriever Mix||Color:||Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut||Age:||Adult|
|Size:||Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)||Sex:||Male||ID#:||5346229|
I am already neutered, good with kids, and good with dogs.
update 8-19-13 I have always adored big dogs. It's so heartbreaking because shelters everywhere are full of big dogs. They are always the last to get adopted. And that is so sad because they have the biggest, most tender hearts. I personally think that big dogs are more gentle with children. Their behavior is more predictable than some of the smaller breed dogs. Most of the time, big dogs are just big old babies inside. Tanner is a perfect example. He is one of the biggest dogs at our shelter right now. And I have loved this dog from the moment he came to us. He's predictable. He is going to celebrate every time he sees you coming, jumping up and down with joy at the mere thought of you. He's going to give you a full body hug, paws around your neck. He's going to lick your face a few times and then hug you again. This dog has so much love inside of him just waiting for a chance to make a difference in someone's life. Tanner doesn't belong in a shelter. It breaks my heart to see this dog kenneled day after day. He needs to run free and feel the grass beneath his paws. If you know anyone that has been considering adopting a big dog, please share Tanner's picture. You can tell them this, Tanner is predictable. He is going to love you with all of his heart, for as long as his heart beats...
TANNER was abandoned by his owner at an apartment complex in Memphis, and we brought him here to the Mississippi Delta to keep him out of the infamous Memphis Animal "Shelter". You can see that he is stunningly beautiful - yet he has sad eyes. He still has a lot of puppy in him and he loves to run and play with people and other dogs...He is a good sized boy so he needs a good sized fenced yard to play in.
Tanner is a gentle dog and he would do very well with children to run and play with....but at night nothing would please him more than to curl up next to his human's feet to nap. He isn't a barker. He isn't a jumper. We will say that IF you happen to have horses Tanner might not be the right dog for your family. Tanner seems to love horses - or he isn't sure what they are - but he doesn't seem to have a healthy fear of them and his intense curiosity is going to get him hoof-butted. No horses please.
You can see from his photos and video that he is a beauty. If you would like to see more videos just call us and we can email them to you. Tanner really hates being confined for long periods in a kennel and he wants his family RIGHT NOW. please?
If you are interested in adopting this dog please give us a call.
We know each of the animals entrusted to our care by name and we will be happy to tell you all about the personality and little quirks that make each animal so loved. Our adoption fee for a dog is $100 and that covers all shots and vetting and spay/neuter. Our animals are fully vetted before we send them off to their new family.
Call Us: 662-363-1625 or 662-519-1700
Donate: Tunica Humane Society
Po box 236 Tunica, Ms 38676
Visit our Web Page at www.tunicahumanesociety.com
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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.
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.
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.