Bluesy quickly finds a home.
The St. Louis Senior Dog Project is a not-for-profit dog rescue organization specializing in older dogs but taking in and finding homes for dogs of all ages...even puppies. See our adoptable dogs Here. We will have dogs at the Kirkwood Petco 11 to 3 Saturday/Sunday, June 4 and 5. We'll also have some dogs at the Affton Petco, 11 to 3 Saturday, June 4.
Yes, we had some adoptions this Memorial Day weekend, among them Bluesy the Heeler mix who's only been with us a week. I took Bluesy from Jefferson County Animal Control, where staff were relieved when I picked him up. He was a favorite and they were afraid no one would take him since he was about 5 years old. They bragged about how he was housebroken, gentle, a great dog.
And so Bluesy quickly found a home and seemed happy about it.
Another weekend winner is Honey Anne, above, a little rat terrier lady 5 to 7 years old. She was originally turned in to St. Louis County Animal Control and adopted out to someone who returned her because Honey Anne had a urinary tract infection and the new owner didn't want to take her to see a veterinarian. Shelter staff called us, and we took her in, treated her infection and even cleaned her teeth. She had several that needed extraction. Guess what? She turned out to be perfect. Her foster mom is missing her already.
Also adopted was Rosie the chihuahua/dachshund, Thelma the shih tzu, Bailey the black lab mix, Rebel the 3-legged Toy Fox Terrier, Donahue aka Skippy the Japanese Chin mix (above) , and two poodle mix puppies. Bailey, by the way, was adopted by the woman who answered my plea for a temporary foster a couple weeks back. She took in Bailey temporarily and decided to make it permanent.
Tomorrow someone will adopt Ginger, the senior lab mix. This kind lady just wanted to adopt a senior dog. After visiting with several of our seniors, Ginger won the day.
One dog is coming back because the adoptor didn't have enough time for a dog -- found out after the fact that dogs do need human attention. Hadley is a wonderful and very beautiful shepherd mix who should be easy to place.
We took in two other dogs last week -- a female black lab with a gunshot wound to the thigh, a tiny poodle boy whose pervious owners were neglecting him, and a puppy who is blind in one eye. This is Velvet the lab with a bone in her mouth.
St. Louis Senior Dog Project