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Volunteer Dog Walkers Needed

The Connecticut Humane Society in Westport (455 Post Road East, 203-227-4137) is in need of help from the Westport community.  Volunteer Dog Walkers are needed at the shelter for regular once-a-week / 2 hour block schedules to make sure the dogs get out for play time. If interested, please stop by or call the Connecticut Humane Society.  Thank-You.

Posted 08:16 PM
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Penny Needs A Home

Penny
Penny. Little Black Dog Rescue

Penny is a 14 lb Terrier mix who is a chunky monkey. She was found by a good Samaritan on the side of the road with cherry eye and malnourished. Her savior nursed her back to health and she had the eye surgery she needed and headed up North!

She loves to cuddle and to be held but will not hesitate to take a bone from a dog three times her size. Penny is sassy and playful and would make any family happy!

Please contact Little Black Dog Rescue at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through the website at littleblackdogrescue.org.

Posted 09:18 PM
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Meet Zachary

Zachary
Zachary. Little Black Dog Rescue

Zachary is almost 6 months old and ready for his forever home!

He was rescued by a local woman who couldn’t stand to see him euthanized in a Manhattan shelter and scooped him up to safety.

He was in bad shape and needed a lot of care. Thanks to his fairy dog-mother, Zachary is a playful, happy Shepherd / Border Collie who is great on the leash and crate-trained.

Please contact Little Black Dog Rescue at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through the website at littleblackdogrescue.org.

 

Posted 09:04 PM
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Portia Wants To Go Home With You.

Portia
Portia. Little Black Dog Rescue

Portia is a loving 8 year old Lab/terrier mix whose owner is dying and can no longer care for her. She has been tossed around from one house to the next and finally a kind woman in Fairfield took her in to give her a warm bed. She can’t speak highly enough about Portia and how loving, sweet and still playful she is. Portia is fine with cats and kids and would like to find a forever home with a family who enjoys cuddling.  Please contact Little Black Dog Rescue at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through the website at littleblackdogrescue.org.

Posted 08:57 PM
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Sweet Belle Needs A Forever Home

Belle
Belle. Little Black Dog Rescue

Belle couldn’t be a sweeter girl!  A petite Flat-Coated Retriever and maybe Border Collie, she loves to cuddle and loves to be loved.

She was tied up for the first part of her life (she is 18 months now) but her silky hair has grown back where it was once bare neck skin. She is shy at first and needs time to trust, but once she does her heart is yours. She loves the park and swimming, chasing birds and is great off-leash. She is a very special girl. 

Please contact Little Black Dog Rescue at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or through the website at littleblackdogrescue.org.

 

Posted 08:39 PM
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Meet Dolce and Oscar

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Oscar (7 years) and Dolce (10 years) are two adorable Papillons that are being fostered by a WASA volunteer.  They are very affectionate, sweet and quite handsome little fellows.  They are active (love to go on walks), housebroken and you don’t have to ask them twice to “come to the table” for meal time.  Because “the boys” are quite bonded they will need to be adopted together.  For additional information about Oscar and Dolce, please call 203-557-0361 or send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  To complete an adoption application, please visit WASA’s web site and click on Adopt to bring up the online application.

Posted 06:31 PM
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Meet Lionel

Lionel
Lionel. Westport Animal Control

The sweetest, gentlest dogs don’t always fit in your lap, and we have the dog to prove it!  Lionel is a 120-pound mastiff-pit mix that lost his home when his Connecticut family lost theirs.  He is very affectionate, and we hope we can find him a home soon as he misses his family tremendously.  According to his previous owners, he is good with children and other dogs.  He is very housebroken, neutered and up to date on his vet care.  We love this big galumph, especially when he drinks water.  He sticks his whole face in the bowl and comes out smiling with his face dripping.  For additional information about Lionel, please call Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA) at 203-557-0361 or send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Posted 02:27 PM
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Say Hello to Bat

Bat
Meet Bat. Westport Animal Control

Bat is a 6 to 8-year-old chihuahua mix rescued from a CT animal control facility that is now being fostered by a WASA volunteer.  Life had not been good to this little guy when he was kicked to the curb.  He was very thin, flea-infested and dehydrated, but very forgiving and his spirit not broken.  He is enjoying the good life now with good food, exercise, play time with other dogs. He has turned into one handsome little pup.  He loves walks and chasing the tennis ball (very funny), he is constantly presenting his foster with photo opportunities because of his comical nature.  Bat would do best in an adult home or a home with older children that will give him space until he is comfortable.  He is good with other dogs if they are not in his face constantly.  Bat is neutered, up to date on his vet care and just had his teeth cleaned.  For additional information about Bat, please send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 203-557-0361.  To complete an application, please visit www.westportwasa.org and click on Adopt to bring up the online application.

Posted 07:27 PM
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Sparkie Is A Happy Boy

Sparkie
Sparkie. Westport Animal Control

Sparkie truly sparkles. He’s approximately 3 to 4 years of age, and we believe he is an American bulldog-pointer mix.  He wants to meet everyone and be the center of attention at Westport Animal Control (203-341-5076, Elaine Road, Westport, CT).  He walks well on a leash.  Actually, he prances well on a leash.  He’s a happy boy that will make someone very happy if they adopt him.  He has received his necessary vet care courtesy of WASA.

Posted 10:20 PM
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Funfetti is Looking for a Home

Funfetti
Funfetti. Connecticut Humane Society

Hi, I’m Funfetti! I’m a calm, quiet girl who enjoys taking walks outside. Most of the time you’ll find my nose to the ground. I can’t help it though, there’s always something good to smell! I’m pretty laid back and would be just as happy to go for a hike as I would be to curl up on the couch and watch movies with you. Oh, and I love a good back scratch, too! I have not had much experience with kids, but I am willing to consider a home with children who can be gentle and respectful of pets. If you would like to meet me, please familiarize yourself with Connecticut Humane Society adoption requirements and come visit me at the Westport Branch of the Connecticut Humane Society!

Posted 07:57 PM
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Buddy Needs A Home

Buddy
Buddy. Connecticut Humane Society

Hi! My name is Buddy, and I’m looking to be your buddy!  I am 7 years old but you would never know it because all I want to do is run and play!  I am your tried and true black lab!  Loyal, loving, and looking for a home to spend the rest of my days.  I am quiet when it is time to rest but would love to be a companion for walks, hikes, you name it!  All I want is to be by your side in a home with kids to play with, could I be the buddy you have been looking for?  Please come down to the Westport Branch of the Connecticut Humane Society today to meet me!  You won’t regret it!

Posted 07:52 PM
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Sidney Needs A New Home

Sidney
Sidney. Pet Protectors

Sidney is a male neutered gray short haired cat, approx. 8 years old. He has lost his longtime home and is somewhat sad. He is mellow, calm, healthy, friendly and will adjust to new home, it will just take some time. He may be best with an adult, patient person who will give him time and caring. He is fine with some cats, or would be fine as an only pet. Sid is in urgent need of a reliable foster home until placed, everything is provided.  Please call 203-330-0255 for more information

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203-330-0255

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Posted 04:23 PM
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Missy Needs A Foster or Permanent Home

Missy
Missy. Pet Protectors

Missy is a pretty female spayed calico mix cat, approx 7-8 years old. She is mellow, affectionate, healthy, sweet, calm, and adjusts quickly.  She has been homeless too long and may be best with a cat experienced person or home. She may be fine with an older mellow cat also. She is in urgent need of a reliable foster / permanent home. Everything is provided for the foster home.  Learn more about our Foster Care Program.  Applications on the website.
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203-330-0255

Posted 09:50 PM
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Kitty Is Looking For A Home

Kitty
Kitty. Connecticut Humane Society

Meet Kitty! Kitty may be a senior gal but she is very young at heart. She is a loving and affectionate lap cat who occasionally enjoys chasing and pouncing on toys. Kitty may not have had much experience living with children but may be willing to live with children who are respectful and gentle with pets. She may also be willing to share her home with other pets and is litter box trained. If you would like to meet this beautiful gal, please come down to the Westport Branch of the Connecticut Humane Society to meet her!

Posted 10:10 PM
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Prince Michael Is An Indoor Cat

Prince Michael
Prince Michael. Connecticut Humane Society

Meet Prince Michael! This young man is possibly one of the most affectionate and loving cats you’ll ever meet! He absolutely enjoys being petted and will not only tell you he wants you to pet him, but will head butt your hands and legs so that you will cater to him. His experience with children is unknown but it is possible that he would enjoy the company of children who will shower him with tons of love and play time. Prince Michael is FIV positive and MUST—for his safety and the safety of other cats—remain an indoor cat. He can ONLY live with cats who are also FIV positive and would prefer a home without dogs. Lastly, Prince Michael is litter box trained. If you would like to meet this fearless and extremely friendly young man, please come down to the Westport Branch of the Connecticut Humane Society to do so!

Posted 10:02 PM
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Auburn Needs a New Home

Auburn
Auburn. Connecticut Humane Society

Meet our sweet little lady Auburn.

This petite girl is outstandingly sweet and affectionate. She adores the company of people and even gets along well with other animals. Auburn would prefer a home with older children.

If you think Auburn is the cat for you, please come visit her at the Westport branch of the Connecticut Humane Society today located at 455 Post Road East!

Posted 06:35 PM
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Lexus Needs Another Home

Lexus
Lexus. Save Our Strays Inc.
Lexus is a sweet, 2 year old, male tabby cat who seems to be pretty mellow. He has beautiful bright yellow eyes and perfect tabby markings. Lexus is neutered and up to date on all shots. He really deserves a loving home so please come in to meet him!

UPDATE: Lexus recently went to a foster home. Unfortunately the family was hoping that one of the family members who was allergic to cats was now better and they were not so Lexus had to come back to the shelter, they said this. “...I want to make sure you all know is that Lexus (or “Lex” or “Lexi” as the family has already taken to calling him) is an amazing cat. ...He is brave, curious, affectionate - we are calling him the quintessential cat. After a couple of hours of chilling out on his own, getting accustomed to the noises and quirks of our household, he ventured out and about to check out the family & the environment. He started coming up to us, looking to curl up on lap or otherwise nearby one of us, sought after petting, etc. He started chatting with us by late last night as well, meowing away (not too much at all, just occasionally enough to let you know he’s nearby). He loves exploring, and had a great time finding closets and bookcases, among other little nooks and crannies. He did wonderfully with the kids - allowing petting, not getting scared by some classic loud little boy banging (curious & cautious, but not scared), and when he had enough, he simply left - no aggression in the slightest. He took to the litter box without a qualm, communicated with us when he was hungry - he really is the perfect cat. I hope a family without the allergies we have in this household shows up looking for a perfect cat - and finds Lex.”

To ask about Lexus email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (203) 255-0514 Save Our Strays Inc.

Posted 01:30 AM
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Michael is a Great Cat Looking for Someone to Love

Michael is a great cat looking for a forever home
Michael wants to purr for you. Save Our Strays Inc.

Michael is a great cat. He has just turned one year old, still with the energy and playfulness of a kitten. He is such a beautiful guy, inside and out. He is just looking for his forever home. He is as healthy as can be, neutered, and up to date on all of his shots. Come meet Michael and see what we’re talking about! You can meet Michael at the Poster Animal Hospital, 1677 Post Road East, or call us at (203) 255-0514 for more information.

Posted 04:01 PM
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