Pets of the Week: Dogs and cats available for adoption
March 4, 2013 5:42PM
Fritz is a very lovable and playful 7-8 month old Lab mix. Find him at Pet HAVEN.
Updated: April 7, 2013 6:06AM
Age: 7 to 8 months old
Breed: Lab mix
Personality: He is a very lovable and playful. He is good with other dogs and kids.
Other: He is current on all shots, and was scheduled to be neutered on Feb. 25. Fritz is young and needs training. He is house broken.
Where to find him: Pet HAVEN, 630-554-2190.
Age: 1 year old
Breed: Shepherd/Pharaoh hound mix
Background: Dandy’s owners had to move and could not have any pets in their new home.
Personality: Dandy has been raised with dogs, cats and children. She is good with everyone she meets!
Other: She is house trained and has wonderful indoor manners. She is crate trained, but doesn’t need to be in one. Dandy is spayed, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations and monthly preventative.
Adoption fee: $200
Where to find the pet: Visit www.helpinganimals.org or call 8773642286
Age: 10 years old
Breed: Pocket-sized poodle
Personality: A snuggly guy, Mr. Burns will eagerly follow you all around the house. In fact, you can tuck him under your arm or in your purse and carry him with you everywhere you go! Only 10 pounds, this pocket-sized poodle easily fits into your life.
Adoption fee: $150 includes microchipping
Other: Aside from a heart murmur, this sweetheart is going strong. He’s already neutered, current on his shots and house trained.
Where to find him: Rover Rescue, 630-897-7454 or www.roverrescue.org.
Age: 8 years old
Breed: Short-haired tabby
Background: Joe was rescued from a sump pump hole at a construction site when he was a tiny kitten. Because of injuries to his tail during his rescue, Joe’s tail had to be partially amputated, so he has a cute little “bob-tail.”
Personality: Joe is a sweet cat, who has spent almost his whole life in foster care. He gets along with the many cats he has lived with, and has watched most of them go to their forever homes.
Adoption fee: $100
Other: Neutered, microchipped and up to date on vaccines
Where to find this pet: Paws and Purrs Humane Society, 630-897-8738, www.pawsandpurrs.org.
Age: 3-1/2 years old
Breed: Domestic short hair, black-and-white tuxedo mix
Background: Cindy Lou was transferred from Aurora Rescue and has been at ADOPT since August 2010.
Personality: Cindy Lou is a cat with a big personality. She is feisty and lots of fun. Sitting on your lap, looking out your windows, checking out your closets and playing with your shoe laces are her favorite activities. Cindy Lou is always entertaining and never boring.
Adoption fee: $50
Other: All animals at ADOPT are vet checked, spayed or neutered, microchipped and are up to date on age-related vaccines.
Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or www.adoptpetshelter.org.
Age: 10 months old
Breed: Pit bull terrier
Background: Rocco was brought to ADOPT in a shelter transfer from Aurora in early December.
Personality: Rocco is a favorite with the staff at ADOPT. He’s a friendly pup with a great temperament. Rocco knows many commands like: sit, stay, heel, down and no. Rocco is 38 pounds of pure puppy love. He much prefers snuggling to playing around.
Adoption fee: $275
Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter
Age: 4 years old
Breed: Retriever mix
Background: Tara was adopted from NAHS and returned after a year because her previous owner didn’t have time for her anymore.
Personality: She is very friendly and energetic, and has a sweet disposition. Tara is playful and likes playing with other dogs. She is good with cats and children at least 8 years old. She has a food allergy and must be on grain-free food for the rest of her life.
Adoption fee: $200
Other: All animals at NAHS have been examined for health and temperament, are up-to-date on vaccines and have been microchipped. They are spayed and neutered at adoption.
Where to find this pet: Naperville Area Humane Society, 1620 W. Diehl Road in Naperville, from 5 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, or www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org.
Age: 9 years old
Breed: Domestic short hair
Background: She was surrendered because her previous family developed allergies.
Personality: Zoe’s previous owner said she’s affectionate, lazy and sometimes shy around visitors. She would do best in a quieter home with older children and no other pets. She has been up for adoption at NAHS for more than a year.
Adoption fee: $3.65
Other: All animals at NAHS have been examined for health and temperament, are up-to-date on vaccines and have been microchipped. They are spayed and neutered at adoption. Zoe also is front declawed.
Where to find this pet: Naperville Area Humane Society.