Please help spread the word to adopt from a shelter first!!! Take a look at all the urgent animals here and see the Lost and Found Pound below too!!! 


 

FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME NEEDED - PORSHA

Porsha is our special little girl from the Hartford pound. While she is a fantastic people dog, she is wary of other dogs and gets very scared/defensive if they approach her. She is currently in a foster home with other dogs but they are kept separated while they continue to work on her dog socialization skills but for right now the best thing for Porsha would be to find a foster or forever home with no other animals. She loves to meet new people and always has a smile on her face when she does. Porsha is such a cuddle bug! She just wants to be near people. Her personality has come out, she loves to run in the yard and on the snow trails. She is especially excited that the snow is melting and more of the yard is becoming accessible! Porsha is working hard on her dog skills. In addition to her individual walks she is now taking walks with the two other dogs in the home and has been doing well. She is great walking on a leash. Overall she is just fantastic! She is great in the house, doesn't chew or get into things. She is learning to play with toys and “fetch”. She is really good with "drop it". She is not a jumper or beggar, she smiles and wiggles her entire back end anytime someone comes in the door. Porsha is approximately 2 years old. She has been completely vetted. If you are interested in fostering her, we do provide our fosters with all supplies needed. If you are interested in adopting Porsha, her adoption fee is $250. Please email kenwayscause@aol.com.

The interview below describes Porsha in detail with Sherry DeGenova!

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We LOVE this portrait of Richie. 



He is a 1-2 year old male foxhound mix who is looking for his partner in life. He's sweet, social, energetic and currently in training. He is very smart, knows all of his basic obedience commands. Richie would make a great running or hiking partner. He requires not just physical stimulation but mental as well. He would make a great agility dog! He would do best as the only pet. He is reactive to dogs. He is very eager to please! If interested, please email or call the contact below

Lisa Barnett, Dog Adoption Coordinator

504 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851

(203) 750-9572 x109

dogs@pawsct.org

www.pawsct.org

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URGENT: Please share these two far and wide. Meet Lucky and Rudy.


URGENT: Please share these two far and wide. Meet Lucky and Rudy. Lucky is a male 12-year old Australian cattle dog/terrier mix, and Rudy is a female terrier mix between the ages of 9 and 12. They are both in excellent health, have very agreeable, calm dispositions, are good with children and other pets, and are extremely bonded to each other. Unfortunately, after spending almost their entire lives with their current owner, they are now looking for a new home and family as their owner will be relocating to Australia in three weeks. They have made an international move with him before, but the quarantine procedures in Australia are so rigorous that he is afraid it will be too stressful to put them through. Lucky and Rudy currently live in a third-floor walk-up in Brooklyn, and their owner has been searching far and wide to find someone who will adopt two senior dogs. He is willing to bring them for visits and introductions. They love to cuddle, enjoy walks, and Lucky has been trained and has worked as a therapy dog for many years. If any of you are interested in helping these two sweet pups please email: Cwhart@gmail.com

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OK LADIES & GENTLEMAN! Our Maxie Boy !


💓. We're so excited to get him out there...he's been in search of a home for about 2 1/2 years now and so much deserving of a family to call his own!!!  **Please keep in mind that Max needs to be an *Only Pet* but that doesn't make him any less of an awesome dog...it just means you will get all of his love and attention ❤️If interested, please reach out to me at Booch0517@aol.com . PLEASE SHARE!

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MEET ACORN!!


New home or bust! Acorn is a 2.5 year old chihuahua/dachound mix looking for a couch to call his own. He was probably not well socialized with men before coming to PAWS, and needs a confident leader to help show him the ropes. He is a low to medium energy guy who would prefer to be the only pet so he can be the center of attention! He has met small mellow dogs and did fine but large dogs scae him. Once he warms up, he is a complete sweetheart who loves to give kisses and whose favorite place is in your lap! He is up for a romp in the park, but is also perfectly content to find work keeping you company. If interested, please email or call person below.

Lisa Barnett, Dog Adoption Coordinator

504 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851

(203) 750-9572 x109

dogs@pawsct.org

www.pawsct.org

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New Britain, CT - Meet Little Kolbie. This boy is only 9 weeks old, was purchased from a "professional" breeder and already bounced around 3 times 



😒 How sad to see the cycle start so young. Thankfully the cycle was broken and he will never have to worry about falling into the wrong hands again! He is absolutely delicious and in search of his forever family. He is currently being fostered with other dogs and a cat. Kolbie will be neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and microchip prior to adoption. To request an application, please email booch0517@aol.com Application, references and home visit required.PLEASE SHARE KOLBIE 💓

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Torrington, CT - COURTESY POST This is Zoe, a former New Britain pound pup.


 Zoe is in need of a new home. Due to loss of job and having to move, they must part with this girl. She is a big girl at about 90lbs. She is 2 years old, spayed, up to date on shots, crate trained, walks well on a leash, knows basic commands, good with other dogs and cats. She's a little rambunctious and sometimes knocks over her 1 year old human brother so older kids would be best. She's a great girl, just doesn't realize her size. If interested please contact Booch0517@aol.com 

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Zoey is ready for adoption. approx 3yrs young, 43 lbs, spayed and up to date on shots. 


She is a cuddle bug for adults. She needs an adult home without other pets for now. House trained, crate trained, basket muzzle trained. She is a sweet girl that needs training on proper socialization. That will take time. She is smart and listens well. But gets real agitated when other dogs approach. She was picked up when surrendered for being ill. She had a pyometra which was taken care of immediately. She was rescued on Jan 7th , 2017 and is ready to bond with her new owners. Someone with dog experience is preferred and willingness to seek help training. I will be asking if any training friends can help get the new owners get started with this. Please apply for Zoey at Superpawsrescueinc.org or for any questions just ask here.


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BONUS Interview about Pixley with Sherry DeGenova!

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MARTY IS IN URGENT NEED OF A NEW FOSTER HOME! (Foster must be located in CT)

The sweet guy and his foster home were not a good match for each other, and sadly he is headed to boarding at our vet until we can find a new foster for him.He needs to be an only pet and be in a home with older children (13 years old or older) or in an adult home.Marty was previously in one home from the age of 3 months - he is now about 3 years old - and he needs a family who can give him time to relax and settle - a process that we expect to take a minimum of 2-3 weeks. He needs, therefore, a family who can be patient with the process. Right now he is anxious and stressed - he needs a family to help him through the transition.Foster dogs take time to settle in to a new environment. We ask ALL of our fosters to allow at least two weeks for that to happen, no matter where the dog came from!. No matter whether the dog comes from a pound or from another home, YOUR home is a NEW one to the dog. Please be patient with the process! Imagine how you would react if you were suddenly removed from the family you love and all that is familiar to you, and placed in a strange environment where there was absolutely nothing familiar to you. That is what Marty is facing - he needs a family to give him time, patience, love, and guidance while he gets used to a new home.Once he is placed in a new home, Allen Szykula will work with him and the family to make sure that transition is a smooth one.

Our rescue covers all veterinary care. We provide food/toys/treats/equipment from donations we receive. We maintain close contact with our foster families and have volunteer training staff who welcome questions from our fosters and can and will help you with the transition.So PLEASE! If you can foster Marty let us know! You can private message the page for more information or email us at furryfriendsct@yahoo.comTo apply to foster, please fill out the application at our website: https://www.furryfriendsct.org/

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Bruce!


Bruce is a 5 year old American bulldog. He is such a sweet boy with a nice personality. Bruce seems to like girl dogs and he like kids 13 years old and up. Bruce is a low to medium energy level dog that is just looking for his soulmate. Bruce is up to date on vaccinations, neutered, HW negative and is microchipped. He is located in Branford CT and he is completely stressed out and is quickly losing weight. Any inquiries can call 203-315-4125

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This gorgeous girl is Cesara, and she is desperately longing for a home of her own where she will be showered with the love and attention that she deserves. 


Cesara is an approximately 47 lbs, adult, American Staffordshire Terrier/Lab Mix- but truly an adorable Heinz-57- a little bit of everything mixed breed . Her coat is a beautiful red and white, with the most adorable little white paws that look like mittens. Cesara is truly as sweet as they come. She is an exceptional girl who just loves to be hugged and cuddled, and she has so much love to give in return!

Cesara is a fantastic dog with a wonderful personality- she is very happy and confident, and she has a medium to high energy level. If you are looking for a running partner, Cesara is your girl! She is the type of pup who loves plenty of activity, and loves to have fun. Although she is an adult, her personality and energy level tends to resemble that of a puppy at times. Plenty of playtime would make this girl especially happy! Cesara is selective and particular when it comes to her doggie friends, but would much rather be your one and only furbaby. While in foster care, she lived around older children and did very well with them whoever she is not good with cats. Cesara is crate trained and house trained, though it is important to understand that sometimes dogs regress with house training as they adjust to a new home. She is super easy to train and already understands the cues of “sit " and "stay”. Cesara walks beautifully on a leash- she loves to trot and prance and she takes in the world around her. Cesara is the type of girl that once you spend time with her, you just can’t help but to fall in love with her. And it becomes very clear that she has such an appreciation for a better life and for the humans who care for her- this sweet girl is just so happy to be alive.

The fee for adoption is $450. This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and transport fees.

Interested in adopting Cesara? To get the ball rolling head over to http://www.dogstarrescue.org/the-form/ and submit your application today. A Dog Star representative will contact you within 24 hours. If you do not get a response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please check your spam folder.

To help speed up the process, please call your vet and give them permission to speak with us.

More about Cesara

·  Up-to-date with vaccinations

·  Not good with cats

·  Not good with dogs

·  Good with kids

·  House trained

·  Spayed

·  Color: Brown/Chocolate with White

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Who wouldn't want be merry all year long? We have the next best thing. You can be the proud adopter of our sweet Merry so you can be merry as well as have Merry each and every day. Once you meet Merry, your heart will rejoice.



Merry is a white and brown spaniel at around 1.5 years old and weighs about 34 pounds.

This beautiful girl is great with people and thrives on human attention and even attention from children. She is shy at first but warms up quickly. After first introductions, she is your best friend and she couldn't ask for more. Merry is considered a snuggle bug and very gentle. With her sweet personality and low to medium energy level, she is a great buddy to be your adoring canine companion. She will join in with the fun games of paling around as she gets along well with other dogs. After a round of play, Merry will be a sleeping beauty curled up for a well-deserved snooze. She is the best of both worlds.

Merry is learning her house and crate training and she is making strides as she aims to please. Looking for a walking partner? Merry is your girl because she walks very well on a leash. She enjoys being very close to the person walking her. Of course with her sweet disposition, people will want to get close to her too. Her attraction is undeniable.

Merry needs security in her life with a family she can call her own. Love her up and she will be yours always. She is sure to be your girl for all seasons.

The fee for adoption is $450. This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and transport fees.

Interested in adopting Merry? To get the ball rolling head over to http://www.dogstarrescue.org/the-form/ and submit your application today. A Dog Star representative will contact you within 24 hours. To help speed up the process, please call your vet and give them permission to speak with us.

If you do not get a response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please check your spam folder

More about Merry

·  Up-to-date with vaccinations

·  Good with dogs

·  Good with kids

·  House trained

·  Spayed

·  Color: White with Brown or Chocolate

Please help spread the word to adopt from a shelter first!!! Take a look at all the urgent animals here and see the Lost and Found Pound below too!!! 

 

Meet Lucy!

A few weeks ago we were able to save this adorable cutie-pie from the Hartford Pound. We named her Lucy and she is a doll! We love her cute little ear that stands at attention 24/7! Her foster parents say she is a joy to have around, very loving and sweet! She does well with other dogs and does live with a male chihuahua mix however she can be possessive of her toys with him so anyone interested that has other dogs would need to be aware of this issue that will need to be worked with (we can help with that). Aside from this they get along very well. Lucy is not quite ready to leave foster yet as she is scheduled to be spayed on 2/9 but if anyone is interested in meeting her please email us at kenwayscause@aol.com. Lucy's adoption fee is $250. No cats for Lucy please.

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Meet Marley!

Marley started his PT today! He will be in physical therapy twice a week for the next month. He is doing so well, he's using his leg and he's put on a couple of pounds and his coat looks great. His foster mom has done a wonderful job with him! He is just the sweetest boy and we all adore him and so does everyone who meets him! www.kenwayscause.org if interested email PLEASE!!!

 Marley

 

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 Please continue to SHARE Happy !!!! He has spent more then half his life in the system .... 1.5 years in a New York (Long Island) shelter and now almost 7 months with us !!!! Its finally his time to be truly Happy !!!!!

Please contact us at Wolcott Dog Pound 203-879-7620 or Wolcott Police Department 203-879-1414.

 

 HAPPY DOG

 

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Fosters needed! 

We met some cats from a colony in Hartford today. The cats posted below are not feral and while a couple of them are a bit fearful, we would like to help get these cats out of the cold and off the streets. The calico and tortie are extremely bonded and need to go together. The black cat appears to be very young and a little more skittish than the others, the grey and white is new to the colony and he is extremely sweet and outgoing. If you are interested in helping any of these cats and would like to be a foster, we will take care of all their medical needs and make sure they are snap tested prior to going anywhere, please email us at kenwayscause@aol.com for a foster application. We provide all of our fosters with supplies they will need to care for them.

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Meet Riley!

Courtesy Post, PLEASE HELP!!! Former Hartford Dog needs a new home: No cats,or other dogs or young children.He is very much loved, but after his loving family adopted him they welcomed a new baby home - and through multiple tries, interactions, and exercises it's evident that Riley is not good with infants.They are certain it's a dominate thing with him. From current owners: "He's aggressive towards things smaller the him. We've had this problem in the past with him with other dogs. We have another dog and we have to keep them in separate areas of the house because of it for the last 3 years. We were really hopeful that with the baby he would be ok, but it just isn't.He is actually a couch potato an enjoys just being around others and cuddling. It can be a challenge to get him to eat sometimes because he rather lounge then eat...lol....he listens well and knows all his commands. For example, I can grill on the patio with the door wide open and tell him to stay. He will stand and watch me cook and never step a foot outside. This is really hard for my wife and I because despite his quirks he really is a great dog who loves just being with you, giving kisses and being a lazy hippo."Please contact: dsutera20@gmail.comPlease understand they want to do right by Riley, and only serious inquiries please.

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This is Echo ❤

I'm Echo, a 4 year old neutered male Pit bull. I'm a big boy who weighs about 65-70 pounds and I am up to date on all my shots and vaccines. Sadly, my owner recently became ill and couldn't take care of me anymore and I came to live at the Meriden Humane Society. Boy are they really nice here. When I got here, I was all out of sorts and scared, because I didn't what was happening. Some of the volunteers brought in this really nice trainer to help me relax and boy did it help. I've gotten to relax quite a bit and am doing well now.

I love going for walks, but playing fetch is my most favorite thing to do. I have such laser focus on a ball that I could play baseball professionally. I hope that my future furever home and people have strong shoulders. If you have a pool or stream nearby, or any body of water for that matter, I'd be a very happy pups as I love the water.

I have not been exposed to cats and I have no known reaction to children, so a child/cat free home is best at this time, as I wouldn't want to hurt anybody. Any and all introductions to children should go very slow and be very closely monitored as my reaction to them is unknown.

When I was with my previous owner, I used to be walked off leash at a park and could possibly do so again once I'm at a home and decompressed. My friends at the Humane Society think once I'm in a home and decompressed, I could be good with other dogs. A submissive female companion could be ideal for me down the road. Again, my friends highly recommended that I decompress first before trying with other dogs to avoid any dangerous situations. I am well mannered when inside and I will let you know when I need to go outside to go do my business. At my previous home, I was well behaved off leash and stayed in my yard or on the porch. Since I will be in a new home and a very different environment, a fenced in yard is a plus. No worries though, a leash would work just as well for this handsome guy. Remember, I am a strong boy and a strong arm and shoulder is a plus while I'm on a leash.

Any inquiries about me can be directed to the Meriden Humane Society.

Meriden Humane Society 311 Murdock Avenue Meriden, CT 06450 203-238-3650 meridensociety@sbcglobal.net

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Riddick


Riddick is a 2-year-old Mastiff/Pit Bull mix waiting for his forever home. Riddick needs a home with no animals or children. He hasn't had much formal training in his young life (and can still do an excellent impression of a goofy puppy), so a family that will be committed to helping him work on his social skills with a trainer is required. Riddick is very smart, and will test the waters, so he needs an assertive family or individual who has prior experience with the breed. While Riddick in his early age was with children and small dogs, he has regressed due to being in a shelter environment for too long. We are looking for either a foster OR a forever home that has no animals or children; so he can decompress and learn all his manners again.Don’t be put off, Riddick is a total love bug who adores belly rubs and giving kisses — and he is an expert at chilling out and cuddling! He loves going on long walks or hikes. He wants us to mention that he's hoping his new family has a small pool or a stream nearby, as he absolutely loves water and loved to spend hours in his kiddie pool this past summer.


Any inquiries about me can be directed to the Meriden Humane Society.

Meriden Humane Society 311 Murdock Avenue Meriden, CT 06450 203-238-3650 meridensociety@sbcglobal.net


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Meet Jack!

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Jack is about 2 years old, with a sweet, playful disposition. He's neutered and has had some obedience training. Jack loves to romp and roll in the grass. He is extremely smart and often very silly. Jack loves to be on the move, but what he craves most is affection. When I introduced him to my dogs, he sniffed my Cairn Terrier (she ignored him) and kept vying for the attention of my uber-shy mixed breed, who kept his distance. Jack would make a great addition to a loving, active household. Please call 860-485-9165 for more information or to meet Jack.

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Please take a look at the most current lost animals in our state courtesy of CT Dog Gone Recovery Volunteer Network. ( CLICK here or on logo below)

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 Meet Hershey from Friday's Rescue Foundation!

Hershey the Chocolate Lab

HERSHEY!! 

Meet Hershey! He is about 6 years old, chocolate lab is neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped. Hershey is looking for his forever family! He must have a fenced in yard! For further inquires about Hershey or to schedule a meet and greet; please call our shelter at 860-446-9016. To apply please visit our website www.fridaysrescuefoundation.org. Be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates and events! Adoption Fee: $350 CLICK HERE FOR MORE

 

 CLICK here to get to Friday's Rescue Foundation!

 

   SUPER URGENT TODAY Please visit Shelter Connecticut CLICK here to find out how you can help.

 

URGENT DOGS

 

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CLICK here to get to Kenway's Cause!

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Click here to get to Bikers Against Animal Cruelty!

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In Bridgeport NOW CLICK HERE to get to Shelter CT

 

I'd like to welcome Leaps & Bones Dog Bakery as another proud supporter of my River Pet Picks!!! I LOVE THEM!!!!! Click here to get to their store! FYI K9 Officers celebrating birthdays or retirement get FREE PUP CAKES!!!

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 CLICK HERE TO GET TO THERE ALL NEW WEBPAGE!

All new Leaps & Bones website is now LIVE with subscription services, like auto-pilot for your food and treats. Take your pick and set your routine. It’s that easy to ensure you never run out of your four legged pups food and treat needs. We deliver food and treats every Thursday all over CT. And, ALL NEW, treat your furry friends to a Doggie Bag! Shipped to your door the second Friday of every month. You and your pup will receive a custom-packed doggie bag appropriate for their size with our seasonal handmade dipped treats, tasty, handmade bulk treats, and a special surprise picked by our staff! Sign up today! *Month to Month Subscription can be paused or cancelled any time.

 

Meet my friends at Log Dogs!!! They donate 5% of their profits to animal rescue!!!

CLICK here to get to their info!!!

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I'd like to welcome Beaver Brook Animal Hospital to our River family! They are going to sponsor our adoptable Pet Picks! This means more air time for dogs & cats across the state!  

 

Preventative Care Clinics weekly – 25% off vaccinations with a paid exam, see website or call for days and times PLUS New Clients receive a discounted exam for 1 of their pets

DID YOU KNOW: Bully dog friendly “ Beaver Brook Animal Hospital is a privately owned small animal hospital in Wethersfield. They are open 7 days a week and offer same day appointments. Cat friendly, Bully breed friendly they believe in treating pets as a whole and offer integrative therapy like acupuncture and laser as well as conventional Western medicine. New clients are encouraged to “try them out” and can can dowloand a download a discounted exam coupon from their website. Mention me, Renee and get $5 off a training class or 10-15 off a grooming appointment. Call 860-757-3346 for more details”

  

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO GET TO URGENT PETS IN THE HARTFORD AREA!

     

 

 

  CLICK here to get to Shelter Pups in NEW HAVEN!

 

CLICK here to get to Shelter Pets in New London!

 

CLICK here or below for all pets available through The Sadie Mae Foundation!

 

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