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Puppies and dogs in Sullivan, Illinois

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Sullivan, Illinois. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Maeve

Redbone Coonhound Coonhound

Female, Young
Mattoon, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.UPDATE: Maeve has settled in well to her foster home, with 2 foster dog sisters and a couple kitties too-who she is learning not to chase. She is quickly learning and adjusting in how to be a house dog, have proper house manners, what is okay to chew on, but mostly loving the life of a couch dog! This fun girl is ready for an active lifestyle, would love another dog to play with, and a cozy place in front of the fireplace at night.  Sweet, energetic Maeve is still jumping for joy after being rescued from animal control! She truly bounds with energy and loves nothing more than throwing her toy in the air and then begging you to play tug or fetch with her! This sweet girl is new to us so we are learning all about her fun personality and charm, basic obedience training and house manners are a work in progress, she’s catching on quickly! She’s great with other dogs and keeps a clean crate; doesn’t know a stranger and quickly jumps to greet them!   For more detailed info and to complete an application see our main website @ genesisanimalrescue.org Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 13, 2024, 8:56 pm
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Henry-The Easter Litter

Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever

Male, Puppy
Mattoon, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Introducing The Easter Litter-Hunter, Henry, & Hadley! These precious three arrived to us on Easter weekend after being found abandoned on the road side, and have settled in beautifully to their foster homes! Hunter is white male, Henry is a yellow male, & Hadley a black female...we believe these babies to be mostly, if not all, Labrador. They all have a high food and ball drive, have caught onto house training in their first week, and love all the love and attention from everyone they meet. No doubt these three will each make great family pets, just in time for springtime fun and summer adventures! See our main website for all the details and adoption application genesisanimalrescue.org  Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 13, 2024, 8:56 pm
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Axel

Great Pyrenees Australian Shepherd

Male, Adult
Shelbyville, IL
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We are needing to rehome this sweet soul. Meet Axel. He is a neutered, almost four year old Great Pyrenes/Australian Shepherd. He has always been an inside dog. We have to admit that we are out of our element with this breed. We have always been a Labrador family and have never owned a Great Pyrenes before. Axel has such a playful personality, incredibly intelligent, and a wonderful protector. As much as we love him, we keep expecting him to behave like a Lab and yet he is not. He deserves to be in a family that understands the breed and can provide the perfect home for him. He is up to date on all of his shots and heartworm negative. He loves walks and laying his gentle head on your shoulder. He is not food aggressive, but good with our other dog. He has never been a livestock guardian, but guards our home well. We love him so.
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Meredith

Coton de Tulear

Female, 6 yrs 1 mo
Decatur, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meredith is a puppy mill survivor! She waited almost 6 years to get her chance at freedom and now she has it! Meredith is flourishing in a foster home but she is shy of new people and situations and small children make her nervous. She would do best in a home without small children who live there, visiting would be ok. Meredith has learned freedom is great and she likes to run around the yard, chase playfully after the cat and thinks crinkle toys are the best thing since sliced bread! She gets along great with other dogs, but is a bit mischievous and likes to steel their chewies and run off with them! She knows that the biggest dog bed in the house is hers and you can't convince her that the smaller one is meant for her to sleep in. She has gotten comfortable enough with foster mom that she seeks attention and likes to be petted. She also loves dinner time and gets super excited to eat. Meredith will require a secure physical fenced yard as she is considered a flight risk. This is for her safety and her parent's sanity! She would do best in a home with another dog to continue learning how to be a pet. If you do not have a dog then experience with insecure puppy mill dogs is a MUST! Meredith's adoption fee is $315. She is spayed, received a dental, microchipped, current on vaccines and on monthly flea and heart worm prevention. Please visit leiashope.org for our adoption process. NOTE: WE ARE A VOLUNTEER RAN ORGANIZATION AND OUR APPLICATION PROCESS CAN TAKE 7-10 BUSINESS DAYS, DEPENDING ON OUR AVAILIBILITY AND YOUR REFERENCES. ALL OF OUR DOGS ARE IN FOSTER HOMES AND NOT AT A CENTRAL LOCATION. AN APPROVED APPLICATION IS REQUIRED BEFORE WE DO MEET AND GREETS. WE DO NOT SHIP OR TRANSPORT DOGS. YOU MUST COME TO THE LOCATION OF THE DOG TO MEET AND ADOPT.
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Padre

Poodle (Miniature)

Male, 3 mos
Decatur, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Visit leiashope.org for adoption process. What can be said about the cutest and smartest little guy? Padre is such a good boy with a wild side! He loves to play and drag foster mom's slippers around the house. He is great for baths and grooms, which are great qualities as he will need lots of those in his future! Padre is a good little snuggler and enjoys his one on one time with foster mom. He has started some skills on training and learning the clicker, but he still has a ways to go. Padre likes to come off as a confident and tough guy but he gets scared when the bigger dogs run past him and will cry like they hurt him. They haven't, he is fine, just a little scared. Since Padre was born in a puppy mill he missed the critical socialization window where he would have been exposed to new things and gain confidence, so his new family will need to work on positive experiences with him. Padre is looking for a playmate in his new home (kids or playful dog) as he has a lot of puppy energy. Another dog that is confident and playful will be a good role model for him and kids are just fun and great to wear a puppy out so mom and dad can get the benefits of sleepy cuddles! Padre's adoption is $500. He is too young to receive a neuter, as we wait until they are 6 months. We will cover the cost of the neuter if using our Decatur vet. He is microchipped, current on vaccines, dewormed, and on monthly heart worm prevention. PLEASE NOTE: We are a volunteer ran rescue with full time jobs. Please allow 7-10 days for application processing. All of our dogs are in foster homes and a meet and greet is done ONLY after an approved application. We do adopt out of the area. However, we do not ship or provide transportation. You must come to the location of the dog to meet and adopt. NO EXCEPTION. All family members and dogs must be present at the meet. Dogs are a commitment for THEIR lifetime. For puppies this could be 15 years. If YOU cannot commit to the lifetime of the DOG, please do not apply. Puppies under 9 months must go to a home where there is someone home frequently (works from home or a partner is home), can adequately socialize and train the puppy, and can keep up with puppy energy!
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Isadore

Poodle (Miniature)

Female, 4 mos
Decatur, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Visit leiashope.org Isadore (Dorey) is a spunky little girl nicknamed fireball because she is a blur of red when she is running around the house! Isadore is an active lady but when she is tired she will put herself to rest somewhere quiet or in a dog bed. She can be a little unsure about being picked up and will run from you at first. Once you catch her, she is butter in your arms! Isadore loves to play and we will be looking for a playmate for her in her new home. She enjoys running around in the yard, wrestling with the other foster pups and looking for mischief! Isadore has an umbilical hernia that will need repaired at time of spay. We will cover that expense if using our Decatur vet. Isadore's adoption is $500. She has not been spayed due to her young age, as we wait until 6 months. A spay contract is required and we will cover the expense if using our Decatur vet. She is microchipped, current on vaccines, and on flea/heart worm prevention. PLEASE NOTE: We are a volunteer ran rescue with full time jobs. Please allow 7-10 days for application processing. All of our dogs are in foster homes and a meet and greet is done ONLY after an approved application. We do adopt out of the area. However, we do not ship or provide transportation. You must come to the location of the dog to meet and adopt. NO EXCEPTION. All family members and dogs must be present at the meet. Dogs are a commitment for THEIR lifetime. For puppies this could be 15 years. If YOU cannot commit to the lifetime of the DOG, please do not apply. Puppies under 9 months must go to a home where there is someone home frequently (works from home or a partner is home), can adequately socialize and train the puppy, and can keep up with puppy energy!

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Coles County Animal Shelter

6818 North County Road 1120 East., Charleston, IL 61938

Pet Types: cats, dogs, farm animals, small animals

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Genesis Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Charity Inc

PO Box 1985, Mattoon, IL 61938

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Shelby County Animal Control Facility

120 S Morgan, Shelbyville, IL 62565

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Shelby Humane Society, Inc.

1309 W. S. 7th, Shelbyville, IL 62565

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Douglas County Animal Control

1007 E South Central, PO Box 192, Tuscola, IL 61953

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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The Animal House71207

701 E Buckner, Tuscola, IL 61953

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Ratbone Rescues (IL Chapter)

Decatur, IL 62525

Pet Types: dogs

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IL English Bulldog Rescue

Decatur, IL 62526

Pet Types: dogs

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Macon County Animal Control and Care Center

2820 East Parkway Drive, Decatur, IL 62526

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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