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Puppies and dogs in Republic, Missouri

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Republic, Missouri. 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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Bear

Cavapoo

Male, Young
Billings, MO
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Bear was born 12/1/2022. First pic is him now . The other was when he was 8 weeks . I got him from a lovely lady who has bred dogs for at least 30 years now . He loves walks, bones, playing and lots of attention. He listens well and goes to the door and makes a point to dance around and gallop to try to get your attention. I let him outside with me , he stays around the area . He will wander if you are not paying attention tho . He does not necessarily like baths but will endure it. Loves sitting on my lap and eating his bone . He has had his shots . I have a record of them but I don not have actual breeding papers . I am only home two hours an evening and gone most weekends . I rarely see him and vise versa. his dad is a cavalier Spaniard black white and grey and mom is a poodle. Will only get as big as he is right now . Weighs about 12 lbs . He has one blue eye and one brown , very unique. Loves fetching too.
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(Stray) Little Man

Mutt

Male, Young
Clever, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs,
Story
A stray male puppy wandered into our yard on Monday evening, and we have been taking care of him since. Unfortunately, our current rescue has had past trauma with other dogs, and we have to remain a one dog household. She is terrified, won't eat, won't leave my side, all the not good things. We have reached out to every shelter and rescue you can think of. We have also posted on all of the Facebook pages, as well as our personal Facebook's trying to find him a home. I know he is safer & well fed in our garage than being on the street, but with our other dog's anxiety we cannot house him much longer. I know he wants to play with our dog, she is just too scared to join in. I am open to all options of finding him a safe place to go to until he finds his forever home, and I'm sad it can't be ours. He is sweet, playful, energetic, but also seems like he could be a couch potato. He loves to chew on bones and scarfs down all his food.
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Luna

Smooth Fox Terrier

Female, 6 yrs 1 mo
Springfield, MO
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
Say hi to Luna! Luna is an adorable smooth fox terrier mix who is approximately 4-1/2 years old & was sadly bounced around a fair amount at a young age. She currently weighs about 35 lbs, is tall & wiry, & boy can she jump! This little gal can jump five to six feet in the air from a stand still, & she is also extremely fast! We think Miss Luna would make a great agility dog if someone was willing to put in the time to work with her. Still a youngster, she is very playful, full of energy & smart as a whip! Luna loves spending time in the yard, running & playing both with the other dogs & by herself. She has a great time playing ball all by herself at times! Luna is a very sweet girl who loves everybody, especially kids! She also gets along well with other dogs. She is not a dominant personality, but is also not super submissive; she falls pretty solidly in between & easily submitted to our pack elders, but she isn’t afraid to correct a dog she thinks isn’t acting right! Luna is food motivated & LOVES treats! She is housebroken, crate-trained, & good on leash. She is also fully vetted (spayed, de-wormed, heartworm negative, up-to-date on all vaccinations) including microchip with lifetime registration. This silly, affectionate little girl is sooo ready for her forever home after being in our rescue for over three years for no good reason! A securely fenced yard & a young playful sibling are required for Luna’s adoption. Adoption fee is $150. Verbal interview, home check, vet reference & adoption contract required.
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Iris

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Female, Adult
Nixa, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Iris is a sweet dog with a little bit of a wild side. I adopted her in 2016 and she had been a stray, rescued by a local shelter. She is approximately 7 years old now. She does great with our beagle, but does get a little jealous of our toddler. Since having our toddler, we decided to make Iris an outside dog, which she loves. Chasing squirrels, watching birds, running and playing are a few of her favorite things. It breaks my heart to rehome her, but our new home does not give her the outdoor space I think she deserves. She could be happier on a farm, in a home without kids, or on a small bit of land. Over the last three years, she has developed a bit of sneezing which veterinarians have not been successful diagnosing. Allergy meds don’t seem to work, which is another reason she might be best outside or in a heated barn/garage with easy access outside. Iris is a sweet and loving dog. I love her to bits, but I feel that she deserves better than what I can now give her
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Martha

Cockapoo

Female, 2 yrs 11 mos
Springfield, MO
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
From Foster Mom: I would describe Martha as a beautiful work in progress. Martha is learning how to be a dog. Like a lot of dogs with her background, Martha is more comfortable with dogs than she is people. She wants to be more comfortable and is working very hard to get over her fear so that she can enjoy the scratches. She is still very timid about getting pets and snuggles, but she watches you closely and will follow you around. When she sees a yummy treat in foster mom's hands, she has learned to be brave and come close to get it, or sniff fingers when her foster siblings are getting pets and scratches. Martha enjoys bones and loves her food and treats. She wants to lay near you while she enjoys her favorite things. She is crate trained and potty trained. Martha will need a home where there are other small dogs. She will need to be in a home with only older teenaged children, or no children. Martha doesn’t like to be picked up, will run from you to avoid it, and special care has to be used to keep her from panicking when you have to. Over time, she will get more accustomed, but she needs to learn to trust you. Martha is super sweet but will need somebody that is willing to be patient with her because she is a work in progress. Great things about Martha 1. Loves to be close to her people 2. Curious and smart 3. Will have a beautiful golden coat once it grows out 4. Soulful eyes 5. She’s a survivor! MUST HAVE: Fenced yard and lots of patience for Martha to come around on her own terms and timeline.
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Chase

Coonhound

Male, 2 yrs 8 mos
Springfield, MO
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Chase is a very loving, smart, energetic big boy that needs some training. He loves to jump and will jump on anything, including countertops. While his previous owner said he loves hunting and tracking deer, he has not been trained on how to behave in the house. (His foster said he is smart and quickly learning not to jump up on furniture) He is learning that outside is where he goes to the bathroom, and he knows that his kennel is a good place for a break. Chase needs someone, preferably with coonhound experience, who can help him become his best self.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Republic, Missouri

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

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Republic Animal Control

540 Civic Blvd, Republic, MO 65738

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Castaway Animal Rescue Effort

1328 - A West Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65807

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

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For the Love of Paws K-9 Rescue

Springfield, MO 65807

Pet Types: dogs

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Boxer/Schnauzer Rescue of the Ozarks

P.O. Box 8824, Springfield, MO 65801

Pet Types: dogs

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Daisy Maes Strays

Springfield area, MO 65802

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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HavaHeart Rescue - Springfield, MO

P.O. Box 14336, Springfield, MO 65814

Pet Types: dogs

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Greyhound Pets of America - Springfield MO

P.O. Box 3693, Springfield, MO 65808

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue One

Springfield, MO 65804

Pet Types: dogs

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Greyhound Pets of America - Springfield, MO

P.O. Box 3693, Springfield, MO 65804

Pet Types: dogs

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Humane Society of Southwest Missouri

3161 W Norton Rd, Springfield, MO 65803

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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