Pets of the Week for April 1

Staff Reports • Dec 17, 2015 at 6:15 PM

Miss Dumplin’ is a happy, playful girl which was found as a stray and is looking for a home and family that will enjoy having an entertaining pet.  Dumplin’ is about 6 months old – a lab mix – great with other dogs and friendly to all visitors. She would do great in a home with a fenced yard – and probably older children since Dumplin’ has a lot of energy to share. She is healthy, current on shots and will be spayed and micro-chipped before adoption. To meet Dumplin’, call Country K-9 Rescue at 615-444-8011.

Freddie  is a handsome young dog, about 10 months old. Freddie was found as a stray, and no owner has been located. But he has done well in his foster home. He is healthy, current on shots and neutered. Freddie is playful and energetic, and he is happy to meet all visitors. He does best with medium-energy level dogs at playtime. For information on Freddie, contact the foster, Andy, at 615-579-8668.  

Visit countryk9.petfinder.com or find Country K-9 Rescue Adoptable Pets on Facebook to see other available rescued pets. Our adoption fees are usually $100 for dogs and $50 for cats or kittens. All pets are fully vetted and healthy. 

Lady Bug is a 3-year-old, 63-pound, black-and-white Siberian husky mix. She was found as a stray, roaming the streets in Lebanon. Her owners were located, but they decided it would be best if Lady Bug found a new forever home. Lady Bug is the adventurous type and would be best in a home with a fenced yard. She should probably also be supervised while outside. Selective about her canine companions, Lady Bug is playful and fine with some dogs, but comes on too strong with others. She has a lot of energy and loves to play. If you have existing dogs in your home, having them meet Lady Bug in advance would be a great idea. She is a little possessive with her toys and food but New Leash on Life volunteers are working with her, letting her know it’s OK to share. Come and meet this beautiful girl and, with an approved application, adopt her for $85. Lady Bug is spayed, micro-chipped and current on vaccinations. All New Leash on Life dogs must be adopted to families willing to have their pets be allowed inside, especially at night.

Mark is a stunning 9-year-old, 13-pound, grey-and-white shorthair cat. Mark came to New Leash on Life after his previous owner had to move and could not take him with them. He is friendly and likes getting attention but is a little shy at first.  He is trying to decide if he likes the other cats in our cat room – but volunteers know with time he will adjust and become buddies and learn to play. Mark is neutered, micro-chipped and current on vaccinations. All cats must be indoor only and shall not be declawed.

Not sure if you’re ready to commit to adoption?  Ask about New Leash on Life’s seven-day sleepover program for dogs and cats. If you already have your limit of four-legged family members, consider becoming a ‘Guardian’ to help homeless pets each month. Visit  newleashonline.org and click on Programs, then Guardian Guild for more information.

Lady Bug, Mark and many other wonderful dogs and cats are available for adoption at New Leash on Life’s Adoption Center at 507 W. Baddour Pkwy. in Lebanon.  The Adoption Center is open for adoptions Tuesday through Friday from noon until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. It is closed on Sunday and Monday.  Also visit the Luv-A-Pet Center at the Mt. Juliet PetSmart during regular store hours to meet more kitties available for adoption. Dogs are available for adoption every Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at the PetSmart in Mt. Juliet at Providence Marketplace. For more information, call 615-444-1144, look for New Leash on Life on Facebook and visit newleashonline.org.

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