Hanna / Video - Elkhound / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

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Organization Name: Olive Branch Animal Rescue & Refuge, Inc.
Location: Sistersville, WV 26175
(304) 652-1010


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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Hanna / Video

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 01/13/2017
Location: Sistersville, WV 26175
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Physical Attributes
Eye Color Copper
Ear Type Semi-erect
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs High
Fence Required Any Type
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Gentle
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Elkhound / Mixed (short coat). EST. D.O.B: 1/11/2011 More about me: Hanna is a nice dog she is timid when first approaching her. Once she has met you she is willing to socialize with you. Hanna does well with other dogs. Hanna does not do well with cats. She would do best in a loving home, where she feels loved and secure. Hanna loves the outside and loves the winter. She will act like a snow plow running in it. Hanna was dumped of with her litter mates and has never been given a chance to have a loving forever family that she deserves. Please if you have room in your heart and home consider adopting this sweet girl. If you’re interested in Hanna go to www.olivebranchwv.org and fill out an online application. Someone will get back to you ASAP. You can also come and visit her, or just give a call to get more information 304-652-1010

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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    • Cocker Spaniel-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Thea

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      Breed: Cocker Spaniel-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Cocker Spaniel / Mixed (medium coat). My human made some bad choices. Giving me up was one. Thea is a great little dog, she is current on her vaccinations, her available date is 3/30/17 due to the fact she has to be spayed. She was an owner surrender, gets along well with other dogs. Won't you consider giving this little girl a loving home.
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Rally

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat).
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    • Cocker Spaniel-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Carl

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      Breed: Cocker Spaniel-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Cocker Spaniel / Mixed (medium coat). Carl was an owner surrender. He is a little, but is adjusting very well. He is current on his vaccinations, he will be ready for adoption on March 30 due to the fact he has to be neutered. He does well on a lead, Wont you consider giving him a loving home?
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    • Beagle-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Sydney

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      Breed: Beagle-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Beagle / Mixed (short coat).
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Luna

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). Rescue Me. Then I'll rescue you. Luna is a beautiful dog with a wonderful personality. Luna walks great on a leash and would a great family dog. Please consider giving this sweet dog a loving home.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Bodie

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (short coat). I am hoping this homeless thing is just temporary! Bodie came to us as a stray with no identification or county tags. He is an all around nice dog. He loves attention and gets along well with other dogs. Bodie is an active fellow who would love a play yard or a long daily walk. Bodie would rather not live in a home with cats. He seems to think they are for chasing. This wonderful friendly boy would love a moderately active home filled with love. Before he leaves us , he will be neutered and heartworm/lyme disease tested. His vaccinations will be current, including rabies. If Bodie sounds like your guy, fill out an adoption application.
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    • Border Collie-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Kira

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      Breed: Border Collie-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Border Collie / Mixed (short coat). We all have bad days. My worst day was when my parents had to give me up. Kira is a really sweet dog that loves to play and run around. She is already spayed,Heartworm tested and current on all her shot. Kira is very shy when she meets someone new. Kira would do best in a home without small children. Kira is also very wary of men. She would do best in an all female household. Please give this sweet dog a loving forever home. If you’re interested in Kira go to www.olivebranchwv.org and fill out an online application. Someone will get back to you ASAP. You can also come and visit her, or just give me a call to get more information 304-652-1010
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Sweet Pea

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Humans do dumb things. Like leaving their pets in the back yard when they move! Sweet Pea is a rescue. She was kept tied outside with no access to food or water. Her name says it all. She is one of the sweetest dogs we have had. Sweet Pea is a loving, social dog. She loves toys and belly rubs. She gets along with most dogs and would rather not live with cats. Sweet Pea needs a loving forever home with an active individual or family. Please consider giving this wonderful girl the home she deserves.
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    • Coonhound-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Marley

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      Breed: Coonhound-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Coonhound / Mixed (short coat). I am hoping this homeless thing is just temporary Marley was brought to us by local law enforcement. She was found living in a small crate laying in several inches of her own waste. Marley had been severely neglected and malnourished. In spite of all of that, she is a wonderful loving dog that wants nothing more than to be with people. Marley is a very active ball of energy.She needs an active family to take the time to teach her to play and have fun. She is very smart and picks up on commands quickly. Marley would rather not share her family with another dog or cats.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Sistersville, WV

      Rusty / Vide...

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Sistersville, WV
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). EST. D.O.B: 01/22/2003 More about me: Rusty is a good boy, he has been with us for a while now and would really like to have a forever home and family to call his own. Rusty can sometimes be a bit cautious when meeting new people, but once he knows you he is very loving and loyal. He does well with female dogs and some male dogs are ok too. Rusty is ok with cats and should do fine with some farm animals. We say Rusty is not house broken, but he does not go potty in his kennel area if let out into the play area or walked. Rusty walks very well on a leash. He is very smart and willing to learn so I don’t believe housetraining would be an issue. Rusty would do best in a home with adults & older children. Rusty is active but not hyper he requires some exercise but not as mush as a younger dog. Some play time in a fenced yard or just a nice walk would be enough and the he could be couch potato. If you’re looking for a great dog that is out of the puppy stage and would be loving and very loyal please consider adopting Rusty. If you’re interested in Rusty go to www.olivebranchwv.org and fill out an online application. Someone will get back to you ASAP. You can also come and visit him, or you can call and find out more information. 304-652-1010
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