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Animal Shelter Report: New dogs have arrived

By Cory McKeown

Published on August 15, 2018 12:28PM






New dogs have arrived

The last time we were to have received some new dogs through the rescue network that we have been working with, things did not go as planned. This rescue saves pets from overcrowded kill shelters in California and transports them to participating shelters in the Pacific Northwest.

Well, there was a transportation glitch with the rescue, and we ended up receiving only one dog, and she has already gone to her loving forever home. Things went much better this transport. We received five great dogs.

Meet Aspen, Mandy, Skippy, Mitzi and Pip!

Aspen is a pretty reddish brown possibly German shepherd/pittie mix who looks like she also might have some cattle dog heritage. She has a very sweet face, a gentle demeanor and loves attention.

Mandy is a cute little tan Chihuahua mix girl who is only a year old and the sweet look of a puppy.

Skippy. What to say about Skippy? Well, if one were to look up “adorable terrier mix puppy” on the Internet, his picture would be there! What a cutie he is. Tiny, black, wiggly four-month-old puppy with whiskers. He absolutely loves attention, and about turns himself inside out when anyone stops by to say hi. Then, when anyone turns to leave, Skippy starts feeling very sorry for himself and tells the whole world about it. This boy needs some serious lovin’!

Pip is also an adorable black terrier mix pup who is about four months old. He is bigger than Skippy and with a smoother coat, but with the same fetching little beard, and the same people-pleasing attention getting tactics. He is very hard to resist.

Mitzi is a pretty little black and gray Chihuahua mix and is about five years old. This is a nice age for those folks not wanting to have the mischievous antics puppies can bring.

These new dogs are not yet ready for adoption because we need to get them fully vetted, including spaying and neutering, and vaccinations. But they will be able to be seen, and applications taken from interested parties, during the shelter’s open hours Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SPCHS Shelter is at 330 Second St. NE, Long Beach, WA 98631 (P.O. Box 101) 642-1180. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Website: www.beachpets.com.


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