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Those who regularly frequent this page may have noticed a few changes to our profile listings! 

At HSCC, getting to know our canine residents and passing this information along to potential adopters is a task we take quite seriously. And we’ve come to the conclusion that the use of labels, such as those pertaining to breed or compatibility with others, just doesn’t work for us anymore. Though we have used labels like “dog friendly”, “cat friendly”, and “child friendly” in the past, these general categories often over-simplify the personalities and preferences of our dogs. As for breed, we rarely know the genetic lineage of the dogs entering our shelter. Though we could make assumptions or guesses about breed based upon appearance, research has shown that visual breed identification in dogs is very unreliable. In fact, studies have shown that only 2% of a dog’s DNA determines its appearance!

So rather than worry about misleading labels, we prefer to spend our time getting acquainted with the dogs’ individual personalities.

Want the full scoop on someone listed below? Great!  We love talking with people about all of the fantastic dogs we have available for adoption!  Please call or visit our adoption center anytime during our open hours (no appointment needed) to learn more!

 

 

 

Bear

Bear

  • Age: 7 years old
  • Sex: Neutered Male
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: Medium

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Daisy

Daisy

  • Age: 7 years old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Pug/Sharpei Mix
  • Energy Level: Medium

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Douglas Hamilton

Douglas Hamilton

  • Age: 1 1/2 years old
  • Sex: Neutered Male
  • Breed: Lab mix
  • Energy Level: High- I'm still a young pup!

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Hershey - In foster care, please call to meet me!

Hershey - In foster care, please call to meet me!

  • Age: ~2 years old
  • Sex: Neutered Male
  • Breed: Mixed breed
  • Energy Level: High- I love to hike and play!

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Maya -

Maya - "Fall in Love" Furry Friend!

  • Age: 4 years old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: High

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Mo

Mo

  • Age: 7 months old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: High- I'm just a puppy!

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Patches - Adopted!

Patches - Adopted!

  • Age: 3 years old
  • Sex: Neutered Male
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: Low

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Ringo -

Ringo - "Fall in Love" Furry Friend!

  • Age: 3.5 years old
  • Sex: Neutered Male
  • Breed: Mixed breed
  • Energy Level: High

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Silvia - Adopted!

Silvia - Adopted!

  • Age: 10 years old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: Medium

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Sissy - Adopted!

Sissy - Adopted!

  • Age: 7 months old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Mixed
  • Energy Level: High- I'm just a puppy!

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Zoey -

Zoey - "Fall in Love" Furry Friend!

  • Age: ~1 year old
  • Sex: Spayed Female
  • Breed: Mixed breed
  • Energy Level: High

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Adoption Center Hours

  • Tuesday - Friday: 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday & Monday: Closed

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