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My name is Thor (Neutered)!
Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Approve Application

3.

Take the Pet Home

Adoption application
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Facts about me

Breed
American Staffordshire Terrier
Color
White - with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID
51418

My info

Small red x Not good with dogs
Small red x Not good with cats
Small blue checkmark Needs experienced adopter
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

This awesome 7-year old neutered male American Staffordshire Terrier was found in the South Side neighborhood of Parkersburg WV on June 21, 2021 after a thunderstorm rolled through the area. He was taken to the Humane Society of Parkersburg that day. When their staff checked him for a microchip, they discovered that he had been microchipped at HSOV and contacted our shelter. Our shelter staff picked the big boy up on June 22nd and brought him back to HSOV. When we verified the microchip number, we learned that this was our beloved Thor who had been adopted on May 11, 2021.

We have contacted Thor's adoptive family and hope that he will be reclaimed. In the meantime, we have re-posted his most recent photos and Petfinder description:

Thor is a magnificent neutered male American Staffordshire Terrier who came to the HSOV on April 8, 2019 when he was 5-years old. Thor had been picked up by the Washington County Ohio Dog Warden in Marietta Ohio and was later surrendered by his owner. Thor was accompanied by a small male Terrier mix (Benji aka Biscuit) who has since been adopted.

Thor has become a favorite with kennel techs and volunteers so, naturally, we wanted to do something special to help Thor observe his second anniversary on April 8, 2021.

Volunteers John Tynan, Lynncoln Tynan, and Fredley Tynan faithfully walk Thor and are perhaps his most ardent fans. The Tynan family offered to help with Thor’s publicity photos to observe his second anniversary and to provide an appropriate costume. In keeping with Thor’s Nordic mythology theme, they chose a Norse/Viking helmet and red cape. And Thor was a good sport and cooperated with the paparazzi for a lengthy photo session.

Thor has a white-and-tan coat, a long tail, and a gorgeous face with a large patch of tan around his right eye, a liver-colored nose, and short semi-erect ears.

Thor fulfills the legend of his Nordic namesake and is ‘a Paragon of Strength’. Thor weighs approximately 80 lbs and is very strong on the other end of a leash. A former HSOV kennel tech confided that Thor held the title of 'Strongest Dog In Our Shelter’ back in 2019, and we’re pretty sure he still holds that honorary title.

Thor absolutely LOVES water sports (wading pools in our play yards), so we would imagine that his dream home would be with a family who has a swimming pool and enjoys an active lifestyle. Thor also loves Kong toys which are filled with treats. He is often seen carrying them in his mouth or snuggle up with them on his Kuranda bed.

Thor is NOT good with cats or other dogs, so he is looking for a home where he would be an ‘only child’.

We know that the perfect home awaits Thor, and he is patiently waiting to meet that individual or family.
This awesome 7-year old neutered male American Staffordshire Terrier was found in the South Side neighborhood of Parkersburg WV on June 21, 2021 after a thunderstorm rolled through the area. He was taken to the Humane Society of Parkersburg that day. When their staff checked him for a microchip, they discovered that he had been microchipped at HSOV and contacted our shelter. Our shelter staff picked the big boy up on June 22nd and brought him back to HSOV. When we verified the microchip number, we learned that this was our beloved Thor who had been adopted on May 11, 2021.

We have contacted Thor's adoptive family and hope that he will be reclaimed. In the meantime, we have re-posted his most recent photos and Petfinder description:

Thor is a magnificent neutered male American Staffordshire Terrier who came to the HSOV on April 8, 2019 when he was 5-years old. Thor had been picked up by the Washington County Ohio Dog Warden in Marietta Ohio and was later surrendered by his owner. Thor was accompanied by a small male Terrier mix (Benji aka Biscuit) who has since been adopted.

Thor has become a favorite with kennel techs and volunteers so, naturally, we wanted to do something special to help Thor observe his second anniversary on April 8, 2021.

Volunteers John Tynan, Lynncoln Tynan, and Fredley Tynan faithfully walk Thor and are perhaps his most ardent fans. The Tynan family offered to help with Thor’s publicity photos to observe his second anniversary and to provide an appropriate costume. In keeping with Thor’s Nordic mythology theme, they chose a Norse/Viking helmet and red cape. And Thor was a good sport and cooperated with the paparazzi for a lengthy photo session.

Thor has a white-and-tan coat, a long tail, and a gorgeous face with a large patch of tan around his right eye, a liver-colored nose, and short semi-erect ears.

Thor fulfills the legend of his Nordic namesake and is ‘a Paragon of Strength’. Thor weighs approximately 80 lbs and is very strong on the other end of a leash. A former HSOV kennel tech confided that Thor held the title of 'Strongest Dog In Our Shelter’ back in 2019, and we’re pretty sure he still holds that honorary title.

Thor absolutely LOVES water sports (wading pools in our play yards), so we would imagine that his dream home would be with a family who has a swimming pool and enjoys an active lifestyle. Thor also loves Kong toys which are filled with treats. He is often seen carrying them in his mouth or snuggle up with them on his Kuranda bed.

Thor is NOT good with cats or other dogs, so he is looking for a home where he would be an ‘only child’.

We know that the perfect home awaits Thor, and he is patiently waiting to meet that individual or family.
Rescue

Humane Society of the Ohio Valley

Contact info
Pet ID
51418
Contact
Karissa Reynolds
Address
Marietta, OH 45750

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

The HSOV Adoption application is available at our shelter during normal hours of operation and may also be completed online via our website.

2.

Approve Application

Shelter management reviews applications for approval. If approved, potential adopters will be notified.

3.

Take the Pet Home

All HSOV dogs and cats must be spayed/neutered before being adopted and going to their new home.

Additional adoption info

Our adoption process includes an adoption application which must be completed and approved by our shelter management. We verify veterinarian references and also approval from landlords if the pet will be housed in rental property. Home visits may also be required prior to adoption. All dogs/cats must be spayed/neutered before being adopted. Adoption fee for dogs is $150.00 which includes vaccinations, wormer, flea treatment, dog tag, microchip, and spay/neuter. Adoption fee for cats is $40 and includes vaccinations, wormer, flea treatment, and spay/neuter. Most adult cats (and kittens over 3-months of age) have already been spayed/neutered. Adoption fees for other species varies.
Our adoption process includes an adoption application which must be completed and approved by our shelter management. We verify veterinarian references and also approval from landlords if the pet will be housed in rental property. Home visits may also be required prior to adoption. All dogs/cats must be spayed/neutered before being adopted. Adoption fee for dogs is $150.00 which includes vaccinations, wormer, flea treatment, dog tag, microchip, and spay/neuter. Adoption fee for cats is $40 and includes vaccinations, wormer, flea treatment, and spay/neuter. Most adult cats (and kittens over 3-months of age) have already been spayed/neutered. Adoption fees for other species varies.

Go meet their pets

We are located at 90 Mt. Tom Rd. in Marietta ,Ohio 45750. We are open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday from Noon to 3:00pm. . Closed on Monday..
We are located at 90 Mt. Tom Rd. in Marietta ,Ohio 45750. We are open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday from Noon to 3:00pm. . Closed on Monday..

More about this rescue

We are a non-profit shelter giving refuge to homeless and abandoned animals in Washington County Ohio. We strive to make their time here as comfortable as possible. We work very hard with our rescue groups to move our animals quickly and safely. We do this because we work for those who have no voice. Rescue groups are encouraged to contact our Canine Rescue Coordinator (rescue@hsov.org) or Feline Rescue Coordinator (sharonpaul2@suddenlink.net)
We are a non-profit shelter giving refuge to homeless and abandoned animals in Washington County Ohio. We strive to make their time here as comfortable as possible. We work very hard with our rescue groups to move our animals quickly and safely. We do this because we work for those who have no voice. Rescue groups are encouraged to contact our Canine Rescue Coordinator (rescue@hsov.org) or Feline Rescue Coordinator (sharonpaul2@suddenlink.net)