December 13, 2017

Adopt Brownie!

Adopt Brownie!

Looking for a some extra love around your house? Consider adopting a new furry companion looking for their forever home. Like Brownie, your adoptable dog of the week! Brownie is an active and fun loving 2 year old pup. She is a mixed breed and she loves to play with other dogs. Brownie would be […]

Breed Profile: Scottish Terrier

by Alisha Corsi Scottish Terriers, or Scotties, are a highland breed of terrier originating in Scotland. They are known for their distinctive beards and eyebrows. Beloved by Scottish and English royalty for centuries, the Scottie only recently made their American debut in the 1890’s, but quickly became a favorite of American presidents as well. Scotties […]

Maxx-a-million

Maxx-a-million

My, my…where did January go? Start off February, the month of love, with a new canine companion in your life. Check out your adoptable dog of the week: Maxx. Max here is 9 year old neutered male. He’s been waiting for his forever home since the end of December. His ideal home would be a […]

Breed Profile: German Shorthaired Pointer

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 […]

Breed Profile: Coton de Tulear

Breed Profile: Coton de Tulear

With a name like Coton de Tulear you would expect a dog as fancy as their name, and they are! Favored by the royals and wealthy upper-class of Madagascar, Coton de Tulears, or “Cotons”, have been living lives of luxury in France and Madagascar since the 16th century. They are known as the “Royal Dog […]

Lucky Beagle Boy

Lucky Beagle Boy

Lucky here is a handsome 11 year old Beagle boy. He is neutered and came to the MSCPA shelter earlier this month. Check him out: My ideal home: A loving home where I can eat, sleep and play all day, every day. Kids: I may be 11, but I have yet to learn how to […]

Breed Profile: Pomeranian

Breed Profile: Pomeranian

by Lauren R. Tharp A close relative of the Keeshond, the Pomeranian has been strutting its spunky stuff since the 17th century!  In recent history, Pomeranians have been a favorite pet of several celebrities; including Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Jessica Alba.  And talk about cute!  Boo, the “World’s Cutest Dog,” is also a Pomeranian. […]

Breed Profile: Welsh Corgi

Breed Profile: Welsh Corgi

by Lauren R. Tharp As the old Welsh term “cor gi” roughly translates to “dwarf dog,” is it any wonder that this lovely herding breed is known primarily for its squat stature?  Popularized in modern times by Queen Elizabeth II and recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934, the Corgi has been making itself […]

Breed Profile: Boxer

Breed Profile: Boxer

by Lauren R. Tharp Originally used for dog fighting, the Boxer would stand on its hind legs, striking out at its opponent with its front paws like, well, a boxer!  Officially recognized as a breed in 1904, the Boxer is currently the 7th most popular breed in the United States.  Many celebrities have taken a […]

Poodle Profile

Poodle Profile

By Lauren Tharp The perfect mix of beauty and brains, the Poodle has rightly earned its spot as the 8th most popular breed in America and the 2nd most intelligent by the American Kennel Club.  The Poodle, originally used as a hunting dog, has had an ever-changing role throughout its history.  Being employed as anything […]