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Puppies and dogs in Highland, Illinois

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Highland, Illinois. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
We'll also keep you updated on Freckles's adoption status with email updates.
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Freckles

Australian Cattle Dog Pointer

Male, 3 yrs 10 mos
st. jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Freckles was saved from Clinton County Animal Shelter. He is an owner surrender due to too much energy.( Duhhhh, he's a puppy.) He is super sweet and loves people and dogs. Will be neutered on 8/ 9 and available after. BTW, He LOVES Calli, the little 1 year old girl he was rescued with.
We'll also keep you updated on Hank's adoption status with email updates.
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Hank

English Pointer German Shorthaired Pointer

Male, 1 yr 11 mos
st. jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hank is a very happy boy. Good with dogs and loves people. Fully vetted and chipped. Very energetic.
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Hoss

Mixed Breed (Large)

Male, 6 yrs 6 mos
St.Jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Hoss, the charming canine with a heart of gold hiding beneath his thick and luxurious coat. This sweet and tolerant boy is guaranteed to bring laughter and joy into your life. Hoss has a special fondness for playful female dogs, earning him the title of a true ladies' man. But above all else, his heart belongs to toys, whether it's a ball for a game of fetch or a squeaky stuffie for endless entertainment. It's no surprise that he's quickly become a favorite among the staff, ready to steal your heart with his irresistible personality and boundless love for playtime. Meet Hoss any time during business hours! We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11-5, and Wednesday from 11-6! Or, fill out an application on our website and a member of our adoption team will be with you within 48 hours to schedule a day for you to visit! https://www.shelterluv.com/matchme/adopt/PAD/Dog
We'll also keep you updated on Freckles **Off-Site Foster Home**'s adoption status with email updates.
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Freckles **Off-Site Foster Home**

Mixed Breed (Large)

Female, 6 yrs 7 mos
St.Jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Freckles is a sweetheart. She might not show it at the shelter or during adoption events, but trust me, she's a forever girl once you see her at home! She loves to tear into stuffed animals but is a total champ about not chewing up pillows, shoes, or anything else. Indoors, she's well-behaved, housebroken, and goes into her crate easily. She walks great with her prong collar and really gets into tug of war with her rope or catching tennis balls. Oh, and she's a popcorn-catching pro! Freckles goes nuts for peanut butter, popcorn, and pumpkin-the three P's-but she also adores duck jerky. She's not a fan of storms or loud noises like thunder or fireworks; she prefers hanging out in the walk-in closet during those times. She's a bit cautious around new people at first, thinking she needs to protect, but once she feels safe, she's all cuddles on the couch, laying her head on your chest while you pet her.
We'll also keep you updated on Missy's adoption status with email updates.
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Missy

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 7 yrs 11 mos
St.Jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Missy, the ridiculously sweet girl who's been waiting far too long for her forever home. Missy's heart is overflowing with love, especially for playful dogs her size or larger; she's sort of the champion of play groups, and always our number one pick to meet new friends! She's a perfect walking companion, adores snuggles, and her house manners are impeccable! She's even shown us that she is both house and crate trained. However, Missy's one quirk is her insecurity, which can lead to overly possessive behaviors towards her loved ones. Missy's ideal home is one where you can provide her with structure, so she doesn't need to feel so unnecessarily worried and she can just focus on being the sweet girl we all know she wants to be! If you're ready to offer Missy the stability and love she deserves, she'll repay you with boundless affection and loyalty. Meet Missy any time during business hours! We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11-5, and Wednesday from 11-6! Or, fill out an application on our website and a member of our adoption team will be with you within 48 hours to schedule a day for you to visit! https://www.shelterluv.com/matchme/adopt/PAD/Dog
We'll also keep you updated on Adelyn **Off-Site Foster Home**'s adoption status with email updates.
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Adelyn **Off-Site Foster Home**

Mixed Breed (Large)

Female, 8 yrs 2 mos
St.Jacob, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Adelyn! She's a 7 year old, 60 lb pittie princess who LOVES love. Adelyn's always smiling, but the smile we can't wait to see come across her face is her Adoption Day smile. Adelyn is loving and loyal and always down to snuggle. She is house and crate trained, loves going for walks and don't even DARE say the word "car" around her! She LOVES rides! A few words from Addie's foster mom: "She really is the sweetest girl. She is the perfect girl at home and has never chewed anything but her toys or had any potty accidents. She's very food motivated and is easily trained. She is crate trained and never fusses to be crated. She loves to snuggle, gives lots of kisses, and just wants to please. She sits or lays quietly in the car and never barks or jumps around. She is a beautiful girl, so we will keep hoping for that perfect someone to give her a chance." Adelyn's adoption fee is fully sponsored through our Unicorn Program, and she is spayed, microchipped and current on all vaccines. If you are interested in making your house Adelyn's home, please go to our website at www.partnersforpetsil.org and fill out an online application for her today!

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Dog shelters and rescues in Highland, Illinois

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for dogs in Highland, Illinois. Browse these rescues and shelters below.

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Come Bye Border Collie Rescue

P.O. Box 332, Highland, IL 62249

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Metro East Humane Society Highland

510 West Monroe St., Highland, IL 62249

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Dachshund Rescue of St. Louis

1140 Tulip Lane, Highland, IL 62249

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Southern Illinois Pointer and Animal Rescue

st. jacob, IL 62281

Pet Types: cats, dogs, farm animals, horses

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Partners for Pets

9136 Lower Marine Rd., St.Jacob, IL 62281

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Speak! Rescue and Sanctuary

P.O. Box 318, Troy, IL 62294

Pet Types: dogs

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Metro East Humane Society Edwardsville

8495 State Route 143, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Metro East Lab Rescue

Maryville, IL 62062

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Gateway 4 Paws

Maryville, IL 62062

Pet Types: dogs

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Clinton County Humane Society

1301 Apple Ln., Breese, IL 62230

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs

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