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Peaches

Peaches

Breed: Wire Haired Terrier mix
Sex: Female, spayed
Estimated Birth Date: 12/1/2016
Size: Small. She weighs 36 pounds but needs to be 25
Good With Kids: Possibly
Good With Cats: Unknown
Good With Dogs: Fine, but not interested in playing
Housetrained: Yes
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: Peaches will do best in a calm and quiet home with one or possibly two humans. She hasn’t been well socialized so doesn’t enjoy company or loud noises. Since she is a velcro dog, her person shouldn’t be gone for long periods of time. She’s not really interested in playing with other dogs but has lived with other dogs in the past. She LOVES her walks which will be helpful in trying to get her to a healthy weight. She has lived with a child in the home but would probably be best without one in the home as she adjusts to her new life.

Additional Information: Peaches was surrendered because her owner was having some health issues and could no longer care for her. Peaches was raised with another dogs but wasn’t exposed to other people or dogs outside the home. She is a little nervous meeting new people but is very attached to her person. She knows some commands-sit, leave it, come, gentle, no, inside, outside. She is terrified of fireworks; her new owner will have to be very careful with her on the 4th of July.

*Currently in our Canine Inmate Program.*

Harley

Harley

Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix
Sex: Male, neutered
Estimated Birth Date: 4/1/2021
Size: Currently 29 pounds but could be around 50 pounds when full grown (this is an estimate!)
Good With Kids: Unknown but most likely fine. He tends to be mouthy like a typical puppy but doesn’t bite.
Good With Cats: Unknown. Due to his age, he could learn to leave them alone. In the interim, his breed instincts may cause him to chase them
Good With Dogs: Yes
Housetrained: In progress
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: Harley is reactive to tone of voice; he cowers at raised voices. Calm and quiet voices will keep him calm and responsive to you. Positive reinforcement is a must when training him. Aussies are very intelligent dogs and will require exercise and mental stimulation. He loves spending time with his people, taking a walk or snuggling on the couch. He will gaze at you adoringly when you’re making dinner, lay his head in your lap during quiet time, and expect hugs after a night in his crate.

Additional Information: Harley is learning to walk on a leash and is doing quite well. He does not appreciate the leash being attached to his collar; he requires a harness instead. He likes to steal clothes and shoes so be sure to keep these items picked up. Gently take the contraband and give him an acceptable toy instead.

*Currently in a foster home.*

Dunkin

ADOPT recently received an update from Dunkin’s mom. He was adopted about a year ago and it’s been a busy year for him – he has been in training to become a therapy dog and we were SO excited to hear that he passed his final test! Congratulations, Dunkin!!

1 year after his adoption and he is the best dog ever. 100% he was meant to be in my life. ❤️

Dunkin passed his Therapy Dog International certification test this morning!!! 💜 So proud off him he was a class favorite and is such a good boy! I can’t wait to start volunteering with him at Senior homes and schools. 💜

Maggie

ADOPT recently received another update from Maggie’s new mom – we’re so happy to see that she is having a great summer with her forever family!!

Here’s a couple of new pictures of Miss Maggie MacGhee. She is fearless! She loves everything – the baby pools, the teeter totter, balance ball, puzzles, tunnels – and she’s amazing with other dogs. So we’re having a great summer!

Thank you for letting her join our family. ❤

Hope all is well with you & all the ADOPT pups!

Ryder

ADOPT received a update on Ryder from his forever family that brought a huge smile to our faces, and we hope it does the same for you! <3

I, as well as my son, want to thank you again for everything. It might seem odd, so many thank yous for an animal! However, there’s so much more to Ryder than meets the eye! My son and I were truly looking for the perfect addition to the family and landed on little Ryder and he has made such an impact. My son even lights up everytime he sees him to a whole new level.

Ryder goes EVERYWHERE with us (besides when at school)! He loves adventures, runs, walks, lazy days, the sun and rain…the couple days it snowed he loved that too. He is truly a blessing. He hasn’t ever had negative behavior.

He goes to doggy daycare once a week and is making great progress with all of the dogs! All the staff adore him there and are impressed at all he learned “just from an inmate canine program?!” They’re shocked, and they too, are thankful all Ryder gained.

A message for the handler(s):

Again, thank you! Ryder still lugs around his rope toy at times and has still kept in mind all he’s learned. Everything you passed along is greatly appreciated. I tried super smelly treats and they sure did the trick. He has become amazingly protective for such a sweet lil dude all at the same time. Definitely Velcro, but at the same time enough independent. His human brother talks his handlers up all the time about the hard work they have put into teaching his brother. He appreciates you just as much as myself and Ryder does.

Thanks again!

Sweet Corn Fest 2021!

The Sweet Corn Festival is back!!  You can once again show your support ADOPT by buying raffle tickets for the Millersport Sweet Corn festival! This year’s festival is September 1-4, but you can buy your tickets now for $2 each or a book of 3 for $5. Tickets put you in the drawing for door prizes every night of the festival and for the $5,000 grand prize!  (You don’t have to be present to win…but you can go and enjoy the festival!)  Use the button below to buy your tickets now!  

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Kipper

Kipper

Breed: Beagle/Terrier/Shepherd Mix
Sex: Male, neutered
Estimated Birth Date: 6/1/2020
Size: small (25 pounds)
Good With Kids: Unknown but would probably be fine with older children
Good With Cats: Unknown
Good With Dogs: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: Kipper is highly intelligent and quick to learn new commands. He will need a home where he gets plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. His new family will have to be consistent with rules, commands, etc.

Additional Information: Kipper is very friendly and loves to meet new people and most dogs. He also likes to chase cars so his new family will have to work very hard to teach him that chasing cars is a deadly hobby that needs to be eliminated. He is working on his commands-Sit, Stay, Down, Leave It, and Come; some are more consistent than others.

In our Canine Inmate Program

Ruger

Ruger

Breed: Dutch Shepherd
Breed Information: Dutch Shepherds are herding dogs. They are intelligent and energetic. They are affectionate, devoted, eager to please, and obedient.
Sex: Male, neutered
Estimated Birthdate: June 1, 2016
Size: Medium (40 pounds)
Good With Kids: Unknown but would recommend children over 10 years old
Good With Cats: Unknown
Good With Dogs: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: Despite his breed, Ruger is a fairly laid back dog. He appreciates his walks and loves to be close to his human. He enjoys playing with certain dogs but likes to choose his friends.

Additional Information: Ruger is shy at first but he is a real snuggler. He is very calm. He is very good on a leash and will stay close to his person off lead. He has been working on learning his commands.

Ruger is in our Canine Inmate Program

Peanut

Peanut

Breed: Chihuahua/Pug mix
Sex: Male, neutered
Estimated Birth Date: 1/15/2020
Size: Toy (about 8 pounds)
Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Good With Dogs: Yes
Housetrained: In Progress, but really close. Learning to alert using a bell
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: This little guy will do well wherever he goes. He is laid back and affectionate.

Additional Information: He is great when walking on a leash and loves everyone he meets. His favorite thing is a good belly rub and he is a real cuddler. At night he will sleep under the blanket with you.

Currently in a foster home

Levi

Levi

Breed: Beagle/Catahoula Leopard Dog mix
Sex: Male, neutered
Estimated Birthdate: 6/1/2015
Size: Large. He currently weighs 65 pounds but needs to be closer to 50 pounds
Good With Kids: No
Good With Cats: No
Good With Dogs: No
Housetrained: Yes
Crate Trained: Yes

Recommended Environment: Levi just wants to be loved. He is very affectionate and likes to be with his people. He will howl a little in his crate when he gets lonely so apartment life is not for him. He loves going on walks and needs a walking buddy to help him shed those unwanted pounds. He likes to go to the dog park and play with other dogs.

Additional Information: Levi was adopted from us in June 2018. Levi’s world was turned upside down when his humans added a baby to the home. His family no longer had enough time for him so they returned him to us. This very smart boy knows a number of commands, including-sit, down, jump up, paw. He walks really well on a leash and loves going on car rides.