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Puppies and dogs in Chelsea, Michigan

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Chelsea, Michigan. 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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Ruger

Welsh Terrier

Male, Puppy
Dexter, MI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Ruger is a loving Welsh terrier who is 9 months old. He has lots of energy, good with commands and loves people. He is neutered, up to date on all vaccines, housebroken and has a clean bill of health. He is good with other dogs and children. He needs a family with a large yard to run, time and energy.
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Princess

Labrador Retriever Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, 3 yrs 5 mos
Gregory, MI
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,
Story
Gender: Female Age: # 1/2 Breed/Color: Lab / Black Location: Gregory, MI Pet ID: 2024_12 Adoption Fee: $350 Princess aka Prissy is one heck of an amazing dog!! She is a lab/hound mix. She has not seen a lot of new things, so she can be shy at first ... ohhhh but don't let that fool you!. She is used to and LOVES cats. Dogs are new to her, but man oh man she can play with them or leave them because she can play by herself!. She is a bit on the chunky side, so clearly she is food motivated in life. She does not know very many commands, but she is not unruly or ill mannered. Princess is the perfect dog for ANY home! Kids? Great! Cats? Great! None of that? GREAT! To adopt an animal from our sanctuary, the first step is to submit an application. *Please note we adopt within the state of MICHIGAN ONLY* The process takes a few weeks. It involves vet and personal reference checks and interview of applicant. There are no exceptions … Please remember that we are all volunteers and it may take a week or so after we receive your application to be contacted. Sometimes several people may be interested in the same pet, so please remember that not every animal is right for every home. To ensure a healthy and happy placement for our pets and their new families, we take the time to evaluate each animal’s temperament and try to match the right animal to the right family. OUR ADOPTION GUIDELINES All fees are subject to change without notice. Submitting an application does not obligate you to adopt nor does it guarantee the animal will be adopted to you. We do not work on a first come first serve basis. We collect applications and make our best determination on where we think the animal would thrive the best. We have the right to deny any applicant without explanation, and the decision is final. Very rarely do we get written documentation of an animal’s age and breed. We do not guarantee these, we work with professionals to help make the best determination. All of our foster homes follow a 30 Day Stay policy and do not make ANY exceptions. This policy requires every animal who comes into foster care, to stay in foster care for a minimum of 30 day before going to their forever home. To fill out an application go to: https://s.surveyplanet.com/hp4kx5tc
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*PENDING* Butter Bear

Aussiedoodle

Female, 1 yr 6 mos
Gregory, MI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Gender: Female Age: 1 1/2 Years Breed/Color: Cream and tan Location: SE Michigan Pet ID: 2024_13 Adoption Fee: $350 If you weren't sure if littermate syndrome is real, just ask the heartbroken family who made the right call in separating Butter Bear and her brother. Butter Bear aka Butters aka BB is a Ausie/Poodle mix. Her foster home calls her Butters. Butters is very unsure of life at the moment since she relied on her brother for her security and confidence. She is getting along well with the other dogs in her foster home, and cats do not seem to be an issue. Butters is going to need continued training as she is young, and really starting over in life. But she is sweet, smart and eager to please her people. Her only stipulation is she will NOT go to a home with kids under the age of 12 years old. To adopt an animal from our sanctuary, the first step is to submit an application. *Please note we adopt within the state of MICHIGAN ONLY* The process takes a few weeks. It involves vet and personal reference checks and interview of applicant. There are no exceptions … Please remember that we are all volunteers and it may take a week or so after we receive your application to be contacted. Sometimes several people may be interested in the same pet, so please remember that not every animal is right for every home. To ensure a healthy and happy placement for our pets and their new families, we take the time to evaluate each animal’s temperament and try to match the right animal to the right family. OUR ADOPTION GUIDELINES All fees are subject to change without notice. Submitting an application does not obligate you to adopt nor does it guarantee the animal will be adopted to you. We do not work on a first come first serve basis. We collect applications and make our best determination on where we think the animal would thrive the best. We have the right to deny any applicant without explanation, and the decision is final. Very rarely do we get written documentation of an animal’s age and breed. We do not guarantee these, we work with professionals to help make the best determination. All of our foster homes follow a 30 Day Stay policy and do not make ANY exceptions. This policy requires every animal who comes into foster care, to stay in foster care for a minimum of 30 day before going to their forever home. To fill out an application go to: https://s.surveyplanet.com/hp4kx5tc
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Bert

Great Pyrenees

Male, 2 yrs
Gregory, MI
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
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Story
Bert needs your help! He is looking for SPONSORS!! Bert is a sanctuary dog and he will spend the rest of his days on the farm in wonderful care. A sanctuary animal, is one that is deemed unadoptable for whatever reason (behavioral or medical) and it is not a situation where euthanasia is the best choice. But animals like Bert take a lot of love and needed support! If you would be interested in donating, please click here: https://gofund.me/601c3f00 If you would be interested in sponsoring him, email us at oakwoodmeadowssanctuary@gmail.com
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Bingo

Australian Cattle Dog

Female, 1 yr
Gregory, MI
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,
Story
Gender: Female Age: 1 year Breed/Color: Blue and white Location: SE Michigan Pet ID: 2024_14 Adoption Fee: $350 Bingo is your typical fun loving and energetic Cattle dog. She is good with other dogs, cats, and even CHICKENS! She is used to being around kids and is raised in a home. She is crate trained and house broken. Ready for your next shotgun rider buddy? SHE IS IT! To adopt an animal from our sanctuary, the first step is to submit an application. *Please note we adopt within the state of MICHIGAN ONLY* The process takes a few weeks. It involves vet and personal reference checks and interview of applicant. There are no exceptions … Please remember that we are all volunteers and it may take a week or so after we receive your application to be contacted. Sometimes several people may be interested in the same pet, so please remember that not every animal is right for every home. To ensure a healthy and happy placement for our pets and their new families, we take the time to evaluate each animal’s temperament and try to match the right animal to the right family. OUR ADOPTION GUIDELINES All fees are subject to change without notice. Submitting an application does not obligate you to adopt nor does it guarantee the animal will be adopted to you. We do not work on a first come first serve basis. We collect applications and make our best determination on where we think the animal would thrive the best. We have the right to deny any applicant without explanation, and the decision is final. Very rarely do we get written documentation of an animal’s age and breed. We do not guarantee these, we work with professionals to help make the best determination. All of our foster homes follow a 30 Day Stay policy and do not make ANY exceptions. This policy requires every animal who comes into foster care, to stay in foster care for a minimum of 30 day before going to their forever home. To fill out an application go to: https://s.surveyplanet.com/hp4kx5tc
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Vader

American Staffordshire Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Puppy
Pinckney, MI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
This is Vader! Look at his ears though! He is a sweet 9/10 month old boy we rescued in January. When you walk in the door after work he will greet you with so much joy you would think it is the first time he is meeting you! He is full of energy and loves to wrestle with our other rescue pup, but he can outlast him in duration and intensity. For that reason he would do better as an only dog. This also applies to little humans, his excitement can make him overwhelming for kids under 13. He wants to please and is very obedient. When we got him he was very nervous and anxious, he has relaxed some, but may always be more of an anxious dog. He needs patience and love. He is very responsive to the beep on an e-collar, I have only had to vibrate a handful of times, never had to shock. Fully crate trained, does well with potty outside, you just have to stay on him, few accidents inside. I am devastated having to rehome him; we have an 8 year old that is overwhelmed by him.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Chelsea, Michigan

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Oakwood Meadows Sanctuary

Gregory, MI 48137

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, small animals

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Airedale Terrier Rescue & Adoption (ATRA)

1123 Vesper Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pet Types: dogs

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Lil Dog Rescue

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pet Types: dogs

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John Nelsen Moosedog Rescue Fund-midwest

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pet Types: dogs

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Onyx CARE

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Small Dog Rescue Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pet Types: dogs

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DragonFly Rescue & Resources

8844 Main St, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

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

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The Halfway House- Ann Arbor Location

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Pet Types: dogs

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All Paws Animal Rescue

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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A Better English Setter Rescue - Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Pet Types: dogs

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