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American Staffordshire Terrier mix, 1-2 years old

Courtesy Post for Greg Carraway in Houston, Texas
Meet Flash!

Hi! My name is Flash! I was found cold and hungry on the streets of Houston, Texas and spent several days waiting for someone to rescue me. I was picked up and sent to the city pound and I kept hoping someone would rescue me but no one came and I was scared. The city pound takes in 100+ animals a day, and due to overcrowding, my time had run out! Finally, on the day that I was set to be Put To Sleep, as they call it. A Good Samaritan stepped in and rescued me and gave me a second chance at life! Oh, boy! I can LIVE to play and be someone's trusted friend and companion. I am extremely affectionate and know several basic commands. I love people and other dogs. I am fully vetted and neutered and looking for a good home that will give me the love that I deserve. I am not done with my life and I still have a lot of love to give to the right family. Won't you give me a chance to show you? Let's be friends!

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For adoption information on Flash, please contact Greg at or Flash's adoption fee is $425 which includes transport from Rescue Road Trips. (THIS IS A COURTESY POSTING.)
Jack Russell mix siblings, 6 years old

Courtesy Post for Selina-Marie Serrano in Houston, Texas
Meet Fred and Ethel!

My house is being foreclosed on and I need to find homes for my two dogs in 30 days. They are brother and sister. Fred is Jack Russell and American bulldog and Ethel is Jack Russell and Rhodesian Ridgeback. They are 6 yrs old and friendly. Fred is an alpha male they were raised with a cat and are great with kids. They are doggie door trained. I would die if they were put down due to my misfortune.

Dogs are located in: Houston, Texas

CONTACT: Selina-Marie Serrano, 713-201-2521, email:

Border Collie/Retriever mix, Neutered Male, 2 years old

Courtesy Post for PAWS New England
Meet Desperado! The dog with the biggest smile!

Unfortunately, Desperado was not always smiling. He was seen tied up along with another dog, (who already found a home), by our MO foster mom when she had to take a detour. Both dogs looked very ill and malnourished and their faces just said "please save us". Our foster mom approached the owner with authorities to ask if she could rescue the dogs. The owner said she would have to pay $20/dog. As our foster mom said, that was the best money she ever spent. The rope that was tied to him had to be cut because the part around his neck was embedded into his skin. It was a horrific sight. The vet surgically removed the rope and no permanent damage had been done. His neck is healing very nicely.

Desperado is a 2 year old border collie/retriever mix looking for a laid back place to call his own. He now weighs 50 pounds and would LOVE a lap big enough for him or maybe a spot on your bed that you could share in a quiet household. After years of neglect, his personality is finally emerging and he has an average activity level. Our foster mom said he is extremely smart and minds very well. Desperado does well in a crate and has been great with all the other dogs in the sanctuary, but does not do well with cats.

Desperado is now vetted and neutered. He was found to be positive for heartworm and was treated and made a full recovery.

Please consider offering your home and companionship to this poor dog that was just tied up and ignored most or all of his life. He will forever be your best friend.

For more information and to apply to adopt, visit PAWS New England.
Border Collie mixes, Brother and Sister, Spayed/Neutered, 2 years old

Courtesy Post for PAWS New England

Ransom and his sister Stormy are Border Collie mix siblings rescued from a gassing facility 24 hours before their time. Our MO foster mom was contacted by pound personnel because they knew both these dogs were highly adoptable.

Ransom is the more confident of the two, very active. Would be a great dog for agility or a jogging partner. He would love to have a doggie sibling to play, but this is not required.

Stormy is quite timid and shy. This may increase a bit after she is separated from her brother. She will need a home that understands it will take time and patience for her to to feel safe and secure.

Both dogs have mellow temperaments, are crate trained. They are intelligent and very quick to learn. Even though they are adults, they still need work on proper manners, but have already come a long way. They are loving and social with people and dogs.

Both love to play (as you can see) and would require a good amount of daily exercise. Would love to have a doggie sibling, but this is not a requirement.

Both are lightly heartworm positive, but will be treated soon and we expect a full recovery.

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For more information and to apply to adopt, visit PAWS New England.

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