Because of tough economic times, fewer people can afford to keep their pets. So the number of homeless animals in and around Springfield is increasing dramatically.
Pets to Go is a nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter serving the Springfield area. Our mission is to give these homeless animals a second chance through our rescue, shelter, and adoption programs.
Take a look at some of the adorable pets pictured here… and decide if you want to add a new member to the family. Our Annual Adopt-a Rama takes place Saturday, December 4. Click here for details.
SNOWBALL & SALLY: 6 months old, spayed female domestic shorthairs, 4 lbs. (Snowball) and 5 lbs. (Sally)
If you’re looking to bring some love and joy into your home, look no further than these two girls. They’re 6-month-old rescues—amazingly sweet and loving. They’re affectionate (big-time purrers and cuddlers), playful, and endlessly entertaining. They are also healthy, have had their shots, have been spayed, and are litterbox trained. Because they’ve bonded to each other, we’d like to keep them together.
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CINDY: 3 years old, spayed female, Shepherd mix, 40 Ibs. Cindy came to us because her family was splitting up. She’s never gotten the attention a young dog needs. Cindy is super playful. She loves toys, and her favorite game is fetch. She’s a smart cookies and adapts well to positive training. She already knows “sit,” “down,” “stay,” and “sit pretty,” and she;s learning more fun tricks like “roll over.” Cindy is house-trained, rides well in the car, and enjoys being brushed and groomed. She behaves well around the house and respects her boundaries. This special girl needs an adult-only home with people who have experience with large dogs, so she can continue to develop into a well-adjusted dog. Cindy needs someone who’ll give her very clear rules, lots of love, and plenty of exercise. In return, she’ll be your loyal friend for life.
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RASCAL: 7 years old, neutered male, yellow Lab, 75 Ibs.
Rascal was “surrendered” to us by his owner, who had lost his home to foreclosure. He’s great with other dogs, and he loves people, going for walks, running, and playing Frisbee. He’s good with children and enjoys riding in the car. He has a cute habit of standing on his haunches and gently giving you his front paws. Rascal shouldn’t go to a home with cats because he tends to chase them.
Our vet has taken care of all Rascal’s vaccinations, removed hid dewclaws, and microchipped him. He’d make a wonderful family dog.
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