November 21, 2017

Sophie Succotash

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Fun fact: Did you know that 1 in 3 American families owns a dog? If you’re without, then meet the adoptable dog of the week,  Sophie. This darling girl has been through so much in her short life. Sophie was given up to a local shelter and was the most terrified dog on the block. [...]

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It’s Cold Outside, Baby

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Hope you’re staying warm out there, city-dwellers. Need a new snuggle buddy in your life? Then meet Baby. She is a long-haired, red coated Dachshund. She’s also just absolutely adorable and completely aware of it. The HSNY shelter will be celebrating her 4th birthday on April 19th, unless of course she’s adopted! Baby is playful [...]

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Joyful Jayla

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Looks like it’s going to be another chilly weekend, NYC. If you’re looking for a canine companion to snuggle up with, then you will fall in love with your adoptable dog of the week, Jayla. This beautiful taupe colored pup is just 2 years old and she is a female pit-bull.  Her incredible eyes match [...]

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Rocky Road

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TGIF, NYC! Check out your adoptable dog of the week, handsome mister Rocky. Rocky here is a 1 year old neutered boy looking for his forever home. Coming in at 55 pounds, this velvet black Pit Mix pooch gets along great with other dogs but generally ignores cats. This neutered boy is house trained as [...]

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Jazzy Wednesday

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Meet your adoptable dog of the week, New York! Her name is Wednesday and she’s full of smiles and sugar plums. This pretty lady is a year and six months old. As you can see from her picture she is a sweet and happy Puggle. Wednesday loves the fall season because she enjoys romping in [...]

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Playful Penelope

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Meet your adoptable dog of the week, NYC! Her name is Penelope and she’s ready to steal some hearts! Penelope here is a white and light tan mutt (the shelter thinks she may be a Poodle/Shih-Tzu/Maltese mix).  This sweet girl will be turning 2 years old before the year is out. Her previous owners never [...]

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Breed Profile: German Shorthaired Pointer

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While the exact origin of the German Shorthaired Pointer is unknown, what is known is that they were bred to create an enthusiastic weekend hunting dog that also made a great family companion and watchdog. What resulted was a dog with the clean lines, keen nose, and good looks of a Pointer, as well as [...]

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Breed Profile: Puggle

So what do you get when you cross a Pug with a Beagle? Why, a Puggle of course! These adorable wrinkled hounds are a “designer” breed of dog that were first bred in the 1980’s when dog breeder Wallace Haven bred a male Pug with a female Beagle. They are currently the most popular crossbreed [...]

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Meet Dominique

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Meet your adoptable dog of the week: Dominique! Dominique originally came to HSNY with a broken back leg. Since then, this sweet girl has underwent multiple surgeries and extensive rehabilitation. Now, this spunky lady is back to her normal self, running and jumping like nothing ever happened! As you can see from her pictures, Dominique [...]

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Breed Profile: Rhodesian Ridgeback

by Lauren R. Tharp Rhodesian Ridgebacks come from South Africa (from Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe).  Originally bred by Boer farmers as a hunting dog, big game hunters in the late 1800s found them especially useful as a companion while hunting down lions while on horseback.  Rhodesian Ridgebacks were eventually introduced to the United States [...]

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