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Puppies and dogs in Kelso, Washington

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Kelso, Washington. 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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Paisley

Mastiff American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Longview, WA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Paisley is a 2 year old spayed female and she never had puppies.. I recently had a knee injury and can no longer care for her, as she needs. Paisley is crate trained and will come with all of her toys, bedding, crate, food and treats. She needs a yard and loves going on walks. She knows basic commands like outside, sit, beg, walk and water and shake.. She loves being pet and playing fetch. She loves her routine.
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Eazy

English Shepherd Husky

Male, Puppy
Longview, WA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fantastic puppy. Very willing to learn. Listens well. Very loving and affectionate. Never seen any anger. Comes with food, toys, cage and a brand new kennel if wanted ($550-). My H.O.A. doesn't allow his kennel and anything less seams inhumane. He is very mellow. Rides great in my truck. Walks easily at the park. Didn't seem to be bothered by fireworks last New Years. Really doesn't bark. He will talk when he gets excited.
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Bueno

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 5 mos
Castle Rock, WA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fill out an application to Adopt or Foster me at the website for Surfers for Strays.      https://www.surfersforstrays.org/adopt ***Currently located in Seattle, WA*** Meet BUENO/ Male          Approx. DOB:  11 / 01 / 2023 Hola! Bueno & Vista here. We were rescued in, well, Buenavista! We were spotted after venturing onto a busy highway in search of food. We were very frightened by the humans, so we didn’t make it easy for them to catch us. After a days-long search, they found us and two siblings cowering next to our dead mother on the side of a busy highway. We heard the humans talk about being low on resources, but they decided they couldn’t leave us there to meet the same fate. One of our siblings had already passed and another died at the vet  We are the survivors. We were both very malnourished and dehydrated ourselves, with painful skin scabs covering our little bodies. It’s amazing how far some consistent food and care can go! In just a few weeks we have gained weight and our coats are becoming silkier by the day! Despite the traumas of our past, we’re so grateful for our second chance that our tails hardly stop wagging! We’ve even started to let loose a bit and accept belly rubs from the humans and play together/with the other pups here. We owe it to our late mother and siblings to live this new life to the fullest.While we’ve been hard at work regaining our strength and being ridiculously cute, the humans have been hard at work on our behalves too! They told us we will soon be ready to fly to the U.S. and Canada to furever homes. We can’t even imagine what a furever home is?! We’re told it’s a magical place full of love, snuggles, and TREATS!!! We have a sad life story but we’re hoping you can help give it a happy ending. So go on now - apply to adopt us today!I am a little bit more timid than my coragious and curious sis and would love a couple of minutes to sniff you and take some treats from you, while I get more comfortable! I am the biggest cuddle bug once I learn to fully trust you!Love,Bueno     If you'd like to Foster, click on the Foster Button and complete the online Foster Application. If you are interested in Adopting, please click on the Adopt Button and complete the online Adoption Application. VOLUNTEER - Check out the Volunteer Opportunities here     https://www.surfersforstrays.org/get-involved  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Email is where you will receive the quickest response. Please check out our Website, Facebook Page (remember to like us) and our Instagram page listed below. Please share with you friends, especially those considering adopting their next family member. Surfers For Strays, Inc. Contact Information Below:                            Email: Adopt@surfersforstrays.org           Website:  www.surfersforstrays.org    TikTok: surfersforstrays     Instagram: @surfersforstrays     Facebook: Surfers For Strays      Phone #: 619-719-1182 THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A NEW FAMILY MEMBER AND HELPING SURFERS FOR STRAYS SAVE LIVES ONE PAW AT A TIME Mucho Aloha ##1986797##
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Tula (CP)

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 yrs 6 mos
Castle Rock, WA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fill out an application to Adopt or Foster me at the website for Surfers for Strays.      https://www.surfersforstrays.org/adopt ***Currently located in Guerrero, Mexico*** Meet TULA / Female       Approx. DOB:  09 / 23 / 2021 That’s Tula! We are looking for a person and/or family who would be willing to give Tula a home filled with love and care as she will certainly do this for you! Tula is truly special! Here is her story as we know. When we came across her, she was completely broken and would barely lift her head and could hardly hold herself up as she had been found pregnant, emaciated, and with three broken bones in her wrist and her left front leg. Her depressed and sad eyes told a story of the many street dogs in Zihuatenajo that SFS encounters. With all her pain and distrust of the world that failed her, she still warmed up so quickly to all of us and was so honored to be safe that we knew had to help this sweet girl.  She settled in at SFS, who gave her the love and comfort she had not known in so long, if ever. Slowly she opened up, seeking out affection and wagging her tail at all the humans that have cared for her. As the sadness left her eyes and was replaced with hope, we knew she still had a lot of fight in her to live. Thanks to a generous sponsor, she has been nursed back to health and will soon be ready to join the family of her dreams! She is approximately 2.5 years old and has gained weight as she is now 40lbs. Her bones are healing nicely and she will soon be cast-free after biweekly cast changes for many months. She has been spayed and received all her vaccines and a clean bill of health! This loving girl has been through so much in her short life, she deserves a home that will be patient, compassionate and full of love to give as she continues to heal physically and emotionally. Please, if anyone knows of someone who will have the greatest love and joy from a beautiful soul of a dog please reach out for her adoption.Thank you all kindly for helping us change the life of Tula, our warrior.   If you'd like to Foster, click on the Foster Button and complete the online Foster Application. If you are interested in Adopting, please click on the Adopt Button and complete the online Adoption Application. VOLUNTEER - Check out the Volunteer Opportunities here     https://www.surfersforstrays.org/get-involved  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Email is where you will receive the quickest response. Please check out our Website, Facebook Page (remember to like us) and our Instagram page listed below. Please share with you friends, especially those considering adopting their next family member. Surfers For Strays, Inc. Contact Information Below:                            Email: Adopt@surfersforstrays.org           Website:  www.surfersforstrays.org    TikTok: surfersforstrays     Instagram: @surfersforstrays     Facebook: Surfers For Strays      Phone #: 619-719-1182 THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A NEW FAMILY MEMBER AND HELPING SURFERS FOR STRAYS SAVE LIVES ONE PAW AT A TIME Mucho Aloha ##2004259##
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Solovina (CP)

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 yrs 3 mos
Castle Rock, WA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fill out an application to Adopt or Foster me at the website for Surfers for Strays.      https://www.surfersforstrays.org/adopt ***Currently located in Guerrero, Mexico*** Meet Solovina Sex: Female - Spayed  Approx. DOB:  ~2 y/o Hi, This is Solovina, I - Sophia - found her in Juluchuca without owners in the hotel where I work. I took care of her for a few months but when I returned to Germany I brought her to the shelter with Surfers for Strays. Solovina is between small and medium size and she is about 2 years old. She is very social and likes to play, but when you tell her she calms down quickly. She is very lovning, calm, gentle and sweet natured.  She likes to cuddle and be with her owners. Loneliness scares her a little bit - when she is left alone in the house she gets sad, but don't worry, she doesn't go on a rampage, she just waits until you come back. She gets along very well with other dogs, especially if they are small or puppies. She likes to run and play with other dogs until she gets tired. With cats and chicken shes a little difficult sometimes, as she likes to chase them, and I haven’t been able to teach her not to do than by now... but she never hurts them she just likes to make them run away from her. She likes to run, move but also walks very well with the leash. In general, she adapts very well to any environment. In the city she walks calmly on the leash and if she is allowed to run off the leash, she starts exploring her surroundings, but never without losing sight of her owners. When she is called, she comes running and lets herself be taken on the leash without any problem. She is completely healthy, dewormed, vaccinated and spayed!  We are looking forward to hearing from you! Solovina and Sophia  If you'd like to Foster, click on the Foster Button and complete the online Foster Application. If you are interested in Adopting, please click on the Adopt Button and complete the online Adoption Application. VOLUNTEER - Check out the Volunteer Opportunities here     https://www.surfersforstrays.org/get-involved  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Email is where you will receive the quickest response. Please check out our Website, Facebook Page (remember to like us) and our Instagram page listed below. Please share with you friends, especially those considering adopting their next family member. Surfers For Strays, Inc. Contact Information Below:                            Email: Adopt@surfersforstrays.org           Website:  www.surfersforstrays.org    TikTok: surfersforstrays     Instagram: @surfersforstrays     Facebook: Surfers For Strays      Phone #: 619-719-1182 THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A NEW FAMILY MEMBER AND HELPING SURFERS FOR STRAYS SAVE LIVES ONE PAW AT A TIME Mucho Aloha ##1941299##
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Pancho (CP)

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 2 yrs
Castle Rock, WA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fill out an application to Adopt or Foster me at the website for Surfers for Strays.      https://www.surfersforstrays.org/adopt ***Currently located in Guerrero, Mexico*** Meet PANCHO / Male       Approx. DOB:  03 / 27 / 2022 Meet Pancho!This absolutely sweet and delightful dog has come a long way from his rough start in life...Pancho was discovered on the street by a couple of kind hearted flight attendants who were on a layover. They could clearly see that he was limping with big open wounds on his back legs and in urgent need of care. He was nursed back to health by the flight attendants and a compassionate couple who lives in the town. Together they got him proper veterinary treatment and his foster parents diligently cleaned and treated his wounds everyday. Pancho now happily has a new lease on life!He is a fun loving playful dog with his heart melting goofy face and sweet demeanor. He loves to play with his toys, go for walks, and is friendly with other dogs in his foster home. In general he is a very calm dog, that just loves to be around people.Pancho's foster parents are now moving back to Canada so he is looking for his forever home that will fit with all of his beautiful qualities. He cannot wait to get to know his fur-ever family! Will he be your future buddy?    If you'd like to Foster, click on the Foster Button and complete the online Foster Application. If you are interested in Adopting, please click on the Adopt Button and complete the online Adoption Application. VOLUNTEER - Check out the Volunteer Opportunities here     https://www.surfersforstrays.org/get-involved  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Email is where you will receive the quickest response. Please check out our Website, Facebook Page (remember to like us) and our Instagram page listed below. Please share with you friends, especially those considering adopting their next family member. Surfers For Strays, Inc. Contact Information Below:                            Email: Adopt@surfersforstrays.org           Website:  www.surfersforstrays.org    TikTok: surfersforstrays     Instagram: @surfersforstrays     Facebook: Surfers For Strays      Phone #: 619-719-1182 THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A NEW FAMILY MEMBER AND HELPING SURFERS FOR STRAYS SAVE LIVES ONE PAW AT A TIME Mucho Aloha ##2004238##

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The Humane Society of Cowlitz County

909 Columbia Blvd, Longview, WA 98632

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Surfers For Strays - PNW Transport Stop

transport stop, Castle Rock, WA 98611

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Lily's Pad Rescue

74 Silver Shores Dr, Silverlake, WA 98645

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Columbia Humane Society

2084 Oregon St, PO Box 845, St Helens, OR 97051

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Columbia County Animal Control

2084 Oregon Street, Saint Helens, OR 97051

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Samoyed Rescue of Oregon

St. Helens, OR 97051

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Wahkiakum Animal Advocates Group

PO Box 231, Cathlamet, WA 98612

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

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Displaced Pets Rescue, Inc.

By Appointment Visits, Vernonia, OR 97064

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