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Puppies and dogs in Jackson, Wisconsin

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T-BONE

Shepherd (Unknown Type) Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, Young
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
· Intake Reason: surrendered, owner was movingKnown with:· Cats: unknown· Dogs: lived with female APBT, does well in WCHS playgroups· Kids: previously lived with 9 & 11 yr old· Personality: energetic & LOVES to playHi there, my name is T-Bone and I am 60 pounds of exuberance and fun. I was adopted from WCHS as a puppy and lived with a family for about a year. I lived with a couple of kiddos and another pooch and was having a grand time. Unfortunately, my humans had to move and I could not go with them so I am in the market for a new home. I must confess that in my previous home I was a bit remiss in learning some basic manners, so I think it would be lovely if we could take a class or two. That way I could brush up on my social skills. I am a cheerful and lively guy who would love to be your constant companion so I would like to be welcome wherever we go. I am also still working on getting to 100% in the house-training department, so when I get to my new home, I hope we can set up a routine and give me plenty of opportunities to go outside. Lots of yummy treats and praise whenever I use the outside facilities will surely help me master that skill. I do know how to ‘sit' on cue and accept rewards more gently if you remind me to be ‘easy'. I enjoy going for walks but will need some practice so I do not pull so much. I get so happy exploring and sniffing that I just want to go, go, go and run all over the place. I must have some bird-dog in my ancestry because I do enjoy chasing birds. As soon as I get close, they always fly away and I do not think that is playing fair, but it is a jolly good time to run after them. Although I was comfortable in a crate when I was alone in the house, I had the luxury of sleeping in my person's bed at night; that was wonderful because we could snuggle all night long. I am an affectionate lad who is a lap-lover; tender scratches and cuddles are super nice. I am an amiable, playful and outgoing boy who enjoys making new friends; maybe you will be my new BFF. I hope you stop by and ask to meet Mr. T so you can experience my brilliance firsthand; I am sure you will be smitten.#2
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SMITH

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
·Intake Reason: Stray·Weight: 65 lbs Known with: ·Cats: Unknown ·Dogs: Can be selective; Likely best with females ·Kids: Unknown ·Personality: IntelligentHi there, my name is Smith; I came into WCHS as a stray, so Smith may be an alias. I have an adventurous spirit and would love to accompany you on long hikes and explore; I happen to be the owner of a spectacular schnoz. I am an active boy who will need plenty of exercise, both physical and mental. I am a tad reactive when I am on a leash or otherwise contained and I see another dog because I feel vulnerable. When I go on walks with volunteers, I have been practicing staying calm and focusing on my person rather than any passing dog. I try and follow the cues I am given like ‘sit' or play the find-it game and get caught up in searching for tasty morsels tossed onto the ground. I do much better when I am off-leash and have been playing with other pooches in some playgroups at the shelter. It is much better for me to have slow and proper introductions to other dogs so I do not think I would like the chaos of a dog park. The folks at WCHS could give you some great tips about the type of polite dog that could be my friend and how to introduce us. I thoroughly enjoy playing with toys and running around with humans. I invented a game called chase-me-chase-me where I run after a toy you toss and then we both run around and chase and jump and play. I am polite with people and allow you to take the toy back and toss it again to continue the game; it is a hoot. I am an affectionate boy and really enjoy snuggles, soft pats and tender scratches; spending time with my peeps is one of my favorite activities. I think I am quite handsome and promise to be a loyal companion forever. I would love to train with you using patient and positive techniques to learn obedience and exquisite manners so I am welcome anywhere we go; it would be great to be your fun-loving sidekick. I hope you stop by to meet me in person; we can get to know each other is a room or play in the courtyard and have a wonderful time together.#2
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DALLAS

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Howdy, my name is Dallas and I am a fun-loving guy. I lived with a very nice family most of my life; I had some kids to play with, went to dog parks, had a fenced yard to play in and learned life skills like housetraining; I even lived with a couple kitties and was friendly to them. When I started to protect the furniture from my young masters, it caused some disruption in the home and I came to WCHS to find a new place to live. I was respectful of my person's things and had the luxury of roaming free when I was alone. I must confess that I am not a fan of crates and find them quite confining. At the shelter I am learning to be more comfortable in a crate because I have a soft-sided crate in my kennel that I can go into and out of whenever I want to. When I get to my new home, I would be willing to continue practicing with a crate; maybe you could take the door off one and make it available to me. A cozy blanket and some fun toys might make it inviting such that I could come and go as I please and become more comfortable hanging out in a crate. I am hoping for a calm assertive leader who will set some boundaries in a patient and positive manner because I am a sensitive lad who just needs guidance. A while back I lived with a Lab and also did well with a Ridgeback at my dog sitter's place; I have also been enjoying participating in the playgroups at WCHS. When I am around other pooches I would appreciate if no food or resources like bones are in the area because I prefer to enjoy those things in private. Speaking of eating, I would rather not use metal bowls; I find the racket they can make very unnerving. Perhaps a plastic or ceramic bowl would be an option; I could even enjoy my meals using a foraging mat to make it a fun and mentally engaging activity. In my previous home I had learned to sit by the door and whine when I needed to use the outdoor facilities. When I come into my new home it would be wise for me to have plenty of opportunities to get outside until we learn each other's signals and routines. I have been described as friendly, affectionate, playful and calm; I enjoy a rousing game of tug and think bubbles are wonderfully entertaining. I am a young lad who needs plenty of exercise to stay happy and healthy; I think going for walks is a spectacular way to explore and spend time with my person. Stop by to meet me in person because I think you will agree that I am 74 pounds of stupendous.#1
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MAVERICK

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Howdy, my name is Maverick and I would love to be your best little buddy. A while back I was a stray at MADACC (Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission) and was adopted by a very nice family. I apparently made my person sneeze and they discovered they were allergic to me so I came to WCHS to find a new home. I used to live with a Lab and did well; I also enjoy romping with a bunch of the other dogs in the playgroups at the shelter. I do not have any experience with children or kitties. I am a friendly boy who really enjoys the walks I have been taking; I would love a long walk or hike each day. I get so excited by all the wonderful sights and sounds; I must confess that I pull a bit, so perhaps we can practice polite leash walking. I am playful and active; chasing toys and tossing them about is a fun thing to do. I also like to play fetch. I am an outgoing lad and would enjoy accompanying you on many adventures; I think car rides are fun. In my previous home I was comfortable in a crate when I had to be by myself; it was my private cozy little den where I could relax and snooze until my person got home. I had been working on house-training and was doing pretty well but was not quite 100% yet. I have not really developed a signal just yet, so maybe we can work on that. When I first come into my new home it would be wise to give me plenty of opportunities to go outside to use the facilities and when I do my business, if we threw a party with lots of yummy treats and praise, I should start to connect the dots. I am a cheerful guy with a tail that never stops. I already know the cues for ‘sit' and ‘crate' and am confident that I could learn many more human words from you. I am a smart dude and think it would be a blast to take some classes with you so I could develop all sorts of new skills; I know with you by my side I could do almost anything. I am 49 pounds of sweetness and affection; a lap-lover looking forward to many evenings filled with snuggles and tender scratches after a fun-filled day of togetherness. I know we can make a fabulous team; I will work hard to make you proud and be your BFF. Stop by to meet me in person; let's play with some toys and perhaps a rousing game of fetch and start our life together.#1
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RUFUS

Boxer

Male, Adult
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
· Intake Reason: surrendered, not getting along with other dogKnown with:· Cats: unknown· Dogs: lived with 2 yr old Husky and 2 yr old Rottweiler, both neutered males. Only dog to have issue with in home is Husky. Has attended dog park and doggy day care.· Kids: exposed to various ages and did well.· Personality: Very playful and loves tennis balls and fetch. Tends to pull on the leash a bit and is very personable. Knows: sit#1
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COCOA

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Slinger, WI
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
·Intake Reason: Surrendered owner passed away·Weight: 65 lbs.Known with:·Cats: lived with a 15 yr old neutered male·Dogs: Previously lived with 5 yr old neutered male APBTx and plays in WCHS playgroups well·Kids: Unknown·Personality: AffectionateGreetings, my name is Cocoa and I am a friend to all. I had a lovely life with a person for a couple of years where I lived with my good buddy, Ranger, and even a senior kitty-cat. Unfortunately, my person passed away so the whole gang came to WCHS to search for a new home. I used to have a great time playing with Ranger but he recently found his new forever home; I adore him so I am very happy for him. You might notice from my photo that I have something called a cherry-eye and I have been told that the nice folks at the shelter have plans to take care of it; it will be great to have my vision improve. My only complaint since coming to WCHS is they wanted me to get on a scale; as an enchanting and sophisticated young lady, getting weighed is not my favorite activity. I am an active gals and my eye issue does not slow me down a bit; I still enjoy a romp with other pups in the playgroups. I also love to go on walks and explore the fabulous world around us. I do need a little practice with polite leash walking because I get so happy and excited that I pull a bit. When it comes to manners, I was so polite and respectful of my person's things that I was allowed to roam freely about the house when I was alone. Although I had a comfy pet bed in my previous home, I had the opportunity to sleep with my human in their bed and that was grand. I am an affectionate lovebug so cuddling all night long was quite a treat. In my previous home I knew to go to the door and whine a bit to ask to go outside. When I get to my new home, we will need to figure out each other's signals and routines; until then I will need plenty of opportunities to go outside to use the facilities. I have been described as friendly, playful, quiet and gentle; I am a big fan of car rides and enjoy a rousing game of fetch. I am a wiggle-butt with loads of love to give and I promise to be loyal to you forever. Stop by and ask to meet Cocoa, I think we will have a magnificent life together.#1

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Paws & Tails Lifetime Companions

3256 Evergreen Court, Richfield, WI 53076

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Heartstrings Dog Rescue

West Bend, WI 53095

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Washington County Humane Society

3650 State Road 60, Slinger, WI 53086

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Homeward Bound Animal Rescue of WI

Cedarburg, WI 53012

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Seniors Rock! Saving the Seniors

3053 Beechwood Industrial Ct., Suite 1, Hubertus, WI 53033

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Buddy's Buddies Animal Rescue, Inc. MW

Hubertus, WI 53033

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Tailwaggers 911

2137A Valley Court, Grafton, WI 53024

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Wagging Tail Rescue

Grafton, WI 53024

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Puppy Love Rescue

West Bend, WI 53024

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Lucky Mutts Rescue

Sussex, WI 53089

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