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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Brutus! Chloe! Loomis! Jake! Meet Our Pets of the Week
This week, we introduce you to four pets up for adoption now at the Pasadena Humane Society. See a friendly face you want to bring home? Call (626) 792-7151 with the ID number.
Brutus (A376853) is a 2-year-old, neutered pit bull. This handsome guy walks well on leash and loves going to the park with volunteers. He also enjoys playing with toys. Brutus is learning some basic commands and would love to find a home where he can continue his training. His adoption fee is $125, including the neuter surgery, microchip and a set of vaccines.
Chloe (A365275) is a 3-year-old, spayed shorthair cat. She is incredibly affectionate with people and enjoys the company of other cats. Chloe lives in one of our communal cat rooms, where you can often find her sitting on the perch people watching. This sweet girl is already spayed, microchipped and vaccinated. As a long-term resident, her adoption fee is $35.
Loomis (A375769) is a 4 month-old, spayed female rabbit. She is very sweet! She is easy to pick up and hold, and loves to play with toys. Loomis was raised in a foster home where she received lots of socialization with people and other animals. Her adoption fee is $15, including the spay surgery and a microchip
For the “Extra Love Category”
Jake (A380313) is an 8-year-old, neutered German shepherd mix. This senior gentleman is a mellow and easy going guy who is friendly with people and children. He is good around other dogs. This smart boy recently learned his “sit” command and is practicing his “down.” Jake has a few medical conditions that will require monitoring by his new family. Jake’s adoption fee is $125, which includes the neuter surgery, microchip and set of vaccines. He also qualifies for our Seniors for Seniors Program where we waive the adoption fee for adopters 60 and older when adopting a pet 5 or older.
Our friends in Pasadena Humane Society have some tips in animal adoption:
Adopting an animal may be more involved than you realize, they warn. Keep in mind that everything they do is aimed at getting the best permanent home possible for the animals and that everyone who comes to the Pasadena Humane Society to adopt an animal goes through the same process.
You must apply in person, be at least 18 years old and have a current photo ID.
The process takes a minimum of 30-45 minutes. Here is what will happen:
You can take a walk through the animal areas and write down the ID number or “A” number on the kennel card of any animal that interests you. Bring this list to the adoption office.
Then complete the application for adoption. (You do this before visiting with any of the animals in order to minimize stress for the animals.)
Next, a member of the adoptions staff will meet with you and ask questions about your experience, and discuss the information we have about your potential pet. You can ask questions, too, about spay/neuter, training classes, or anything else you can think of.
You may be asked to obtain your landlord’s approval for the adoption. This policy helps us reduce the number of animals that are returned to us.
After you have spoken with an adoptions staff member, you will visit with your potential pet. Eventually, we ask that all members of your family meet the animal, too. If you are adopting a dog and have another dog, we want them to get along well, so we arrange a time for you to bring in your pet for a visit.
When your new pet is ready to go home with you, you will be asked to sign an adoption contract and pay an adoption fee. The fee helps to cover the cost of surgery, vaccines and daily care that your pet received.
For more information and inquiries, call: (626) 792-7151 or email: email@example.com