2021 City Animal Licenses


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Pre-Adoption Questionnaire
We Ask That Prospective New Pet Owners Complete A Questionnaire, To Ensure That The Animal That You Choose To Adopt Will Be A Good Fit For Your Household. You Can Complete The Form By Clicking On The Button Below:
Dogs Currently At The Shelter:
These are the dogs currently at our shelter, You can click on the image to enlarge it and read the descriptions. The typical adoption fee for dogs is $99 (unless the dog has a sponsorship) - this fee includes a 5-way vaccination, Rabies shot (if old enough) and Microchip.   
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“Scooby” Is a MALE PIT BULL PUP, This Great Dog Was Picked Up Running Loose On The 1200 Block Of 28th St On 1/21 And Nobody Has Yet Come Looking For Him. Scooby Appears To Be Exceptionally Nice & Friendly!

Available For Adoption 1/28.
“Butch” Is a MALE SHEPHERD / HEELER MIX, Found Running Loose On Evergreen Trailer Court On 1/5. Butch Appears To Be Very Nice!

Available Now!
“Olivia” Is a FEMALE CHIHUAHUA MIX, Found Running Loose On The 1200 Block Of Douglas St On 1/15. Olivia Seems Friendly – But Very Scared At The Moment.

Available Now!
“Cuddles” Is a MALE WIRE HAIRED TERRIER and “Buddy” Is a MALE JACK RUSSELL MIX, Who Is 5+ Years Old. Surrendered To Us Under Sad Circumstances. These Were Indoor Dogs Who Lived On An Acreage. We Are Told By Owners Family That They Are House-Broken, But Limited Other Info. We Are Trying To Adopt These Together.

Available Now!
“Max” Is a NEUTERED MALE OLDE ENGLISH BULLDOG, 3Yrs Old, Max Was Surrendered By Owner Because He Didn’t Care For The Existing Dog. He Has Not Really Been Around Cats Or Children. We Are Told That He Needs Some General Training.

Available Now!
“Clyde” Is a MALE GOLDEN RETRIEVER MIX, Found Running Loose On The 1400 Block Of W2nd St On 1/27. Seems Very Nice – But A Bit Scared Right Now!

Available For Adoption 2/3.
“Candy” Is a FEMALE ROTTWEILER, Picked Up On 1/13, Candy Was Running Loose Around Bacon Creek Park (Not Sure If She Was Dumped There) She Appears To Be A Very Nice Girl, But Extremely Scared Right Now!

Available Now!
“Roscoe” Is a NEUTERED MALE AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD MIX, He Is Around 18 Months Old. This Guy Was Living On A Farm But Took Too Much Of A Liking For The Livestock & Cats – So Can’t Be Around These.

Available Now!
“Diamond” Is a SPAYED FEMALE DOBERMAN, Just Under 1 Yr Old. We Are Told That She Doesn’t Like Cats Or Small Children, She Loves To Play And Is Protective Of Her Person.

Available Now!
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These photographs are updated every day (Mon-Fri) - So please be sure to keep checking back with us!

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Dog Sponsorship.

Maybe you like the look of one of the above dogs, but are unable to adopt him or her for yourself? You can always sponsor a dog - which will make it a lot easier for someone else to adopt. Any amount that you sponsor will be deducted from the adoption fee for that particular dog and you will receive recognition in the dogs description for your generosity! (plus, you get to have a nice, warm fuzzy feeling inside - knowing that you are helping a dog in need) ;)
Dog sponsorships are proving to be extremely successful, with the vast majority of sponsored dogs finding a home quickly! If you are interested in sponsoring, please complete the form below and be sure to enter the kennel number and brief description of the dog in the message subject line. Please enter the recognition or message (that you would like us to add to the description) in the large box at the bottom of the form. 
After sending the form to us, please use the Donate button (below) to send your chosen sponsorship amount.
- Thank you, sponsorships really do make the world of difference!
To Sponsor Your Chosen Amount
                     - Thank You!
"Other" Available Animals:
Please check towards the bottom of the Cats page for other types of animals that we may have here at the moment.
Lost & Found Animals:
These are the animals that owners have reported to us that have gone missing. Please hover your mouse over the image to see the descriptions and contact details and use the < and > at either side of the image to scroll forward and backwards through the list. 

If You Have Lost An Animal:

Please write an email to us, giving as much information as possible, include things like animal breed, color, any distinctive markings, where last seen and any other information that you feel would be useful. Please also include a photograph and contact details. You can send your email to this address:


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