Special (aka Amara) ~ in foster - Border Collie / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Border Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX

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Date Listed: 07/16/2016
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Organization Name: SPCA of Brazoria County
Location: Lake Jackson, TX 77566


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Breed: Border Collie Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Special (aka Amara) ~ in foster

Age: Adult
Availability Date: 07/16/2016
Location: Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Tags: Border Collie Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX
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Posted Breed: Border Collie / Mixed. Special likes toys and is very well-mannered. She is a little slow to warm up to people, especially to men/boys (her foster family is working with her on this), but she is very loyal. She would make a perfect companion for a single lady. She is great with other dogs and is doing well with house training in her foster home. She has been with the SPCA in the shelter/in foster since 6/20/2015.

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      Kiefer--in f...

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed. Kiefer came into the shelter on 10/1/2015 as a tiny puppy, and he is expected to be a medium-sized dog when full-grown (26 lbs. at most recent weighing). He is very lab-like in his behavior. He is loving, affectionate and playful. Kiefer thinks he's a lap dog... He is very curious about everything. Kiefer has the most adorable big floppy ears. He is a real gem! Kiefer also plays very well with other dogs! From Kiefer's foster mom, Linda: This is Kiefer's story. He was brought into the SPCA shelter in October 2015. He was adopted/fostered twice and brought back. We took him in last summer and have discovered his trust, loyalty, and protectiveness. Kiefer's a bundle of energy looking for someone that will walk/run with him, play tug of war or just scratch his belly. He does well with both small and large dogs and doesn't seem over troubled by the cats. . I will share some of that as we find him a home that needs him as much as he needs them. Yes we love him and we are holding on to our choice to keep fostering, so he needs a forever home. I can picture it...so can Chris.
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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). SHY GIRL #17511 is a Lab mix and has been spayed. She weighs about 38 lbs.and arrived at the shelter 6/17 from Holiday Lakes. Won't you come give this girl a chance for a new forever home?
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    • Black Mouth Cur-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX

      Sir'Vivor

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      Breed: Black Mouth Cur-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
      Posted Breed: Hound / Black Mouth Cur / Mixed (medium coat). SIR'VIVOR-17104 - is just that... A precious boy who was abandoned and rescued during the flood... He has been at the shelter since June 5, 2016. He is a hound mix/Black mouth cur and would love nothing more than to be at your side in your home. GOOD WITH OTHER DOGS! PULLS SLIGHTLY ON LEASH. GOOD WITH KIDS!! LOVES TO PLAY BALL! *** From Foster Mom: This is Tucker (Sir' Vivor #17104) from the S.P.C.A in Lake Jackson. He is around 2-3 years old and possibly a black mouth cur mix. He doesn't bark or cause any commotion, he gets along with every dog so far, and LOVES to play! He's happy playing with others and even by himself! He is not food aggressive in any way or aggressive in any way period! He is great with kids, super easy to walk on a leash, and would love to find his forever home. If you're interested in meeting this sweet boy just message the SPCA and they will set up a time to meet!
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    • American Bulldog-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX

      Diamond

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      Breed: American Bulldog-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat). Diamond is a beautiful girl who came into the shelter on 2/16/2016. She is really sweet and loves people. She has been waiting a long time for her forever family to come along. Diamond has gone into a foster family to get her away from the shelter. This will get her ready for her fur-ever family. Diamond loves being outside, walks one her leash and of course treats. If you would like to meet Diamond, contact the SPCA and they will set it up with her Foster Family.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Lake Jackson, TX

      Chaia~In Fos...

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
      Posted Breed: Terrier.
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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Boudreaux ~ ...

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      Breed: Rottweiler-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Crook ~ in f...

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      Breed: Dachshund-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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      Lucky ~ in f...

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      Breed: Dachshund-Jack Russell Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Lake Jackson, TX
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