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Sanctuary Animals

The Our Companions Animal Rescue Sanctuary is a special place where vulnerable dogs and cats can get the specialized attention they need to recover from what they may have experienced in their past, live a comfortable and safe life while they are here, and make progress toward finding the perfect forever home. Our animal residents come to us from a variety of sources and are all at various different places along the process that takes them homeless to home for good.

Click on their pictures below to learn each of their stories and to get a peek at the miraculous work being accomplished for animals at the Sanctuary. Profiles are updated monthly, so be sure to check back and see how things are going!

 

Aggie

Aggie

Pet name: Aggie

Arrived at Sanctuary: August 2014

Her Story: Aggie came to us first as a puppy from a local Animal Control who seized all the dogs at her home including her mother, father and littermates. She came to us with her 3 sisters and we have many adorable puppy pictures of her! She was adopted to what we hoped would be her forever home in April 2013. Due to health challenges facing both the humans and another dog in the home, Aggie returned to us just over a year later. It turned out that Aggie wasn’t well socialized in her new home. She regularly went to the same places, did the same things, and saw the same people. When she came to us, she found the fact that we did things differently than she was used to very unsettling, and we found ourselves with a very anxious and unhappy dog. It’s been a long process with her since she returned working out a routine that works for her and us. Simple things such as the noise of tires on our gravel driveway or a horse walking down the road can cause her to be aggressive. Shiny objects such as iPads or changing her food bowl cause her a lot of stress (we always make sure we have duplicates of the one food bowl type she will eat from). She walks with a muzzle on because of the unpredictability of what may stress her out. Aggie biggest joys happen daily—she loves her morning hikes on the trails at the sanctuary and enjoys just lying in the sun for her afternoon outing in our large exercise yards. She even has a part of the trail named for her because she loves to just sit there and gaze out over the pond.

Current Status: We are always seeking out ways of accommodating and managing Aggie’s fears, at the same time providing her ways to learn to cope with a world that can be unpredictable.

 

Amber

Amber

Pet Name: Amber

Her Story: Originally from Louisiana when she was a puppy, Amber came to the Sanctuary with Estie. They are 2 year old hound/lab mixes who had a history of behaving badly in their prior homes. Amber is the more sensitive of the pair, and we need to introduce her more slowly with strangers. She’s learning that she can face life without having her sister at her side all the time. Once she bonds with her people Amber is the more affectionate of the pair. Amber also has had more physical challenges than Estie, first having to be treated for Heartworm, and then just recently having a bought with Lyme disease. As a result, she’s less physically fit than Estie, so we are doing physical therapy exercises with her to overcome the stiffness she feels from the Lyme disease.

Current Status: Amber is spending time with the staff getting more confident interacting with strangers, and learning to face the sometimes scary world separate from her sister Estie. She’ll be attending classes soon, and will continue to work on her physical fitness.




 

Arthur

Arthur

Pet Name: Arthur

Arrived at Sanctuary: February 2018

His Story: Arthur was found wandering outside as a thin, dirty stray in a neighborhood in Berlin. Taken in by the Berlin ACO, and brought in for a brief medical exam – it was discovered that he was FIV+ , hyperthyroid and about 10 years old. Unable to meet his medical needs the ACO reached out to several rescues for help –we replied offering our assistance and Arthur arrived at the Sanctuary Feb 21. He was given a more extensive physical and started treatment for his hyperthyroidism the next day. He remains painfully thin and his health remains a main concern right now. Through it all Arthur remains incredibly sweet and affectionate to every visitor that comes his way.

Current Status: Arthur’s health is a primary concern, at this time we are working to stabilize his thyroid condition and get him to a healthier weight.

 

Atlas

Atlas

 

Pet Name: Atlas

Arrived at the Sanctuary: September 2017

His Story: Atlas was brought to New England from a shelter in Florida by another rescue. He’s a loveable large, senior dog, over 90 pounds, and is possibly a Malamute and Lab or Rottweiler mix. When he wasn’t adopted from that rescue we happily took him to the sanctuary. While he was settling in at the Sanctuary we noticed that an elbow wound that had been initially treated at the Florida shelter had not healed completely. Since his arrival the elbow issue has been a recurring problem requiring multiple rounds of antibiotics and warm compresses. Complicating the healing of the elbow was his contracting Anaplasmosis, a tick borne disease. He became very sick from it, and needed steroids and antibiotics to overcome the infection and resulting immune-mediated blood changes. We are still monitoring his progress on recovering from the Anaplasmosis, and are waiting to do dental surgery once we are in the clear on his other issues. Outside of his health issues, Atlas is easygoing, and always has a big smile on his face. He loves people and the treats he gets! Geese and horses surprisingly scare this big boy, but that doesn’t stop him from having a good time, he’s even graduated from Family Companion 1 class while residing with us and also participates in our animal assisted intervention program, the Buddy Project, working with youth at risk for school failure.

Current Status: He is waiting to finally overcome all of his health issues so that he can go home and be someone’s best friend.


 

Barnaby

Barnaby

Pet Name: Barnaby

Arrived at Sanctuary: January 2018

His Story: This sweet boy was found as a stray in East Hartford and was taken in for rehoming. Despite having a room to himself in the house, Barnaby was still very reactive to the other animals in the house and seemed to nip, swat, and bite those who crossed his path. We took him in to the sanctuary to give him some peace and address his behavior issues. While he was here, the vet discovered he has a painful condition called stomatitis. He needed to have several teeth removed and he's been recovering well. He's very playful and loves expending energy on feather toys. Getting exercise has helped reduce his anxiety a lot. He loves to curl up on laps with humans too.

Current Status: Barnaby is recovering from his dental surgery and will hopefully be ready for adoption soon!

 

Bella

Bella

Guest's Name: Bella

Date Arrived: 5/31/18

His or Her Story: Bella was the beloved companion of a man who recently passed away. She found herself in the care of Animal Control after no relative could take her in. She is a young adult, possibly a Beagle and Min Pin mix. We are looking forward to getting to know her better.
Current Status: Bella is currently working on her fitness and weight loss goals prior to going home to share her love with another lucky family.

 

Buster

Buster

Pet Name: Buster

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

His Story: Buster was living with three other cats when his person could no longer care for them due to medical reasons. All four went there separate ways as they got adopted or lived at the sanctuary. Unfortunately, Buster's second owner was no longer able to care for him. Buster is now at the sanctuary and is about as sweet as can be. His gentle, shy disposition endear him to all who meet him. He would do well in a home with other more zen cats. Since he is newer to the sanctuary, we are still getting to know his personality and preferences.

Current Status: We are getting to know Buster to figure what would be the best forever home for him, but he should be ready for adoption soon.

 

Coco

Coco

Pet Name: Coco

Arrived at Sanctuary: January 27, 2018

His Story: Taken in by his original owner as a kitten Coco eventually became one of four other cats in a home when their owner passed away. The group was taken in by another family member temporarily- one was re-homed by the family while Coco and three of his housemates came to the Sanctuary to live. Vocal at times, he is curious and often likes to be observing out where the action is. A good window perch also provides him with steady entertainment. He is 9 years old but still happy, healthy and frisky.

Current Status: A quieter to moderate activity level home would best suit Coco. He has lived with other cats and a dog in his previous home.

 

Dime

Dime

Pet Name: Dime

Arrived at Sanctuary: January 2018

His Story: Dime was found by his original owner as a stray kitten in 2006. He eventually lived with 4 other cats in the home. At around the age of nine Dime had a few health issues that challenged him – his owner discovered a mass on the back of his neck-later diagnosed as a fibrosarcoma . The growth was successfully removed surgically, In addition he required a dental to have numerous teeth extracted. Also at this time it was discovered that he was a diabetic and required Insulin shots. Dime handled all of his medical issues in stride and remained as mellow and happy as ever. When his owner passed away, he was taken in by another family member temporarily until finally coming to the Sanctuary with 3 of his other housemates. Dime has taken all of life’s little roadblocks in stride and has happily adjusted to the Sanctuary. He is around 12 years old now, is a sweet, mellow and affectionate guy that often likes to sit atop his bunk and survey his surroundings. With a small change in diet Dime has been able to reduce his insulin dosage under our care. We continue to monitor his health and are hopeful that his progress can continue.

Current Status: Soon to be available for adoption, Dime is a mellow easy going cat that will likely fit into most home situations.

 

Felix

Felix

 

Pet Name: Felix

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

His Story: Felix arrived with his roommate Oscar after their owner passed away and needed a new place to stay. They were truly an "odd couple" and seemed to annoy each other. Initially, Felix was very shy - hiding behind blanket covers and trying to become invisible in covered beds.We gave him the space and time he needed to adjust, and now he's much more comfortable. While still a little skittish and reserved, he's incredibly sweet and gentle. He loves to stand on his tippy toes to ensure maximum headbutts, and he loves to tackle toys. This chunky boy will make the perfect little spoon for snuggles in a quiet home.

Current Status: Felix is up for adoption and ready to meet his forever family.

 

Gidget

Gidget

Pet Name: Gidget

Arrived at the Sanctuary: March 6, 2014

Her Story: Gidget was less than a year old when she was abandoned at a vet hospital with a broken leg. The staff came to work one morning to find that she had been left there overnight. For treatment they put a heavy bandage on her leg and healed her leg using cage rest only. Once the leg had healed sufficiently to start physical therapy they contacted us to take her into the Sanctuary. Once she settled in with us we realized how her rough start in life had impacted her—she stopped wanting to make new friends. Gidget was most likely born and raised with very little early socialization, which was now making it hard for her to cope with all of the new people she was now meeting. So, we moved her to a quieter cottage that had less visitors, and developed a consistent way of introducing her to new people. Gidget has thrived on the routine, and as long as she is managed properly and introduced to people with our now widely used “Gidget intro”, she’s made so many new friends that she has her own excel spreadsheet to keep track of them. Gidget thrives on the consistency of her daily activities at the Sanctuary which even include daily PT and massage for her now healed, but still problematic broken leg. Gidget has attended every type of class that we give at our Valerie Friedman Program Center and also has a spreadsheet for all of the tricks she knows. If you sneeze near her, she can bring you a Kleenex!

Current Status: She is enjoying the safety and security of her management and routine at the Sanctuary.

 

Glinda

Glinda

Pet Name: Glinda

Arrived at Sanctuary: October 2017

Her Story: Way back when she was just a little kitten, Glinda and her sister Locasta were taken in by foster parents. These two orphaned girls grew up together in a home for eight years, until their family had to bring them to the sanctuary due to severe allergies. They stayed with us for less than two weeks, before being adopted together again. But in their second home, both girls developed litter box issues - peeing outside of the box. Nothing seemed to work, and their adopter worked closely with our behavior manager to try to rememdy the situation. After years of failed solutions, they were returned to the sanctuary. We decided a "trial seperation" of what we thought were a bonded pair - and now both are doing well with no litter box issues! Glinda loves to snuggle with humans, play, drool, and be super affectionate.

Current Status: Glinda is ready to head home with someone who has no other cats and wants the sweetest kitty in the world.

 

Hermes

Hermes

Pet Name: Hermes

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

His Story: Hermes came to us with three other cats through animal control. They were found abandoned at a property without access to resources. Since being at the sanctuary, Hermes has become the class clown. He is incredibly friendly and personable, bounding up to every human that comes his way to he can snuggle with them. He's an acrobat - he loves to leap up and zoom around during his play sessions. Full of energy, a total snugglebug, Hermes is the total package. He gets along with other kitties, and would love to go to a home with a playmate.

Current Status: Hermes is up for adoption and ready to meet his forever family.

 

Josie

Josie

Pet name: Josie

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2017

Her Story: Josie was a feral trapped as part of a TNR project March 2, 2017 in New Britain. The vet discovered she had a circumferential wound at the base of her tail and the tail was paralyzed and needed to be amputated. She also was missing most of her teeth-with only 2 remaining. After the surgery it was discovered that she had deficits in both her hind legs and walked with dropped hocks along with possible hearing issues. She is estimated to be about eight years old. She could not be released back outside due to her deficits- her only options were euthanasia or come to the sanctuary. She arrived on 03/21/17. She is still painfully shy around people and will run away when someone enters her room. She has made some progress with being comfortable enough to sleep in her open bed and chair and eat in the open if people remain outside her door. She remains a slow work in progress learning to trust people.

Current Status: Available for adoption to a home with the right environment, one that can provide her with protected outside access.

 

Kiki

Kiki

Pet Name: Kiki

Arrival at Sanctuary: January 2018

Her Story: Kiki came from a home with 4 other cats including Dime, Carl, and Coco. When their owner passed away she was temporarily placed with another family member until finally coming to the Sanctuary on January 27, 2018. She is the shyest of her other housemates –preferring to hold off on meeting others until she feels comfortable and can often be found hanging out on her shelves surveying the action below. At around 10 years old, she is FIV+ but is healthy and sweet and playful.

Current Status: Kiki is available for adoption and would prefer a quieter home where she can feel safe, and her affectionate personality can blossom.

 

Leela

Leela

 

Pet Name: Leela

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

Her Story: Leela came to us with three other cats through animal control. They were found abandoned at a property without access to resources. Since being at the sanctuary, Leela has become a very friendly and chipper little girl. She's estimated to be around 1 1/2 years old, so she still has that lively kitten energy. She loves to play with feather toys, cuddle up next to us on the couch, and impress volunteers with her meticulously maintained long fur. This silky soft kitty even likes to hitch rides on our shoulders and backs!

Current Status: Leela is up for adoption and ready to meet her forever family.

 

Locasta

Locasta

Pet Name: Locasta

Arrived at Sanctuary: October 2017

Her Story: Way back when she was just a little kitten, Locasta and her sister Glinda were taken in by foster parents. These two orphaned girls grew up together in a home for eight years, until their family had to bring them to the sanctuary due to severe allergies. They stayed with us for less than two weeks, before being adopted together again. But in their second home, both girls developed litter box issues - peeing outside of the box. Nothing seemed to work, and their adopter worked closely with our behavior manager to try to remedy the situation. After years of failed solutions, they were returned to the sanctuary. We decided a "trial separation" of what we thought were a bonded pair - and now both are doing well with no litter box issues! Locasta loves to snuggle with humans, play, get brushed, and be super affectionate.

Current Status: Locasta ready to head home with someone who has no other cats and wants to share their time with a super sweet kitty!

 

Lucas

Lucas

Pet Name: Lucas

Arrived at Sanctuary: December 2017

His Story: Lucas was born to a feral/stray mom and adopted by his first family at the age of 6 weeks. He was raised with two adult cats that he maintained a tenuous relationship with –having no littermates to play with and learn from, his social skills suffered. He grew into a very stressed cat that slowly began to learn to get his way by nipping, swatting and acting aggressive. He was placed on Prozac and a special diet to deal with the urinary issues he developed. When his owners had a child they decided he could no longer be trusted in the home and was passed along to another family member. That family member was allergic and unable to keep Lucas long term. They joined our re-homing program and Lucas at the age of 8 arrived at the Sanctuary in December of 2017. Given space and respect Lucas has been re- learning how to properly interact with people. The kindness he has be shown is now being returned with happy purrs and affection- and only the occasional swat. He is emerging as a playful, affectionate , more confident cat and he no longer needs a special diet or Prozac.

Current Status: Available for adoption, Lucas would best be suited for a home with no other pets or young children and with someone willing to respect his needs so that he will continue to gain confidence and progress socially.

 

Luna

Luna

Pet name: Luna

Arrived at Sanctuary: January 29, 2018

Her Story: Luna came to us from a local Animal Control. Luna is an extremely fearful and undersocialized dog who needs a lot of time to get to know and trust new people. Fortunately we can give her all the time she needs to settle in and learn to trust. Luna enjoys sniffing the trails here at the sanctuary and is more comfortable being around new people when she is out and about, as long as they respect her space. She is starting to relax with our routine here at the sanctuary and we have just started slowly introducing her to new people while in the cottage.

Current Status: She is concentrating on settling in, getting comfortable and learning that new people are safe and loving (and bring chicken!).

 

Marty

Marty

Pet Name: Marty

Arrived at Sanctuary: January 2018

His Story: A very kind soul brought Marty to Bolton Vet after discovering him struck by a car on the side of the rode. He had extensive injuries, including a shattered pelvis. It was unclear at the time if he'd be able to walk again, or if he'd have any other lasting problems. Marty owes a lot to the vet techs and staff at Bolton Vet for giving him a chance. He needed several weeks to recover at the vet before he was able to come to the sanctuary. A combination of physical therapy, supplements, and healing exercises have put him back on four paws. He's able to walk and climb with the best of 'em! While he does have some limitations as to the style of play he can do safely, he's very rambunctious and loves to bat at toys. But he's just as happy snuggled up on a lap.

Current Status: Marty is a feisty, frisky, happy boy who needs a forever home who understands his journey and can give him a much deserved second chance!

 

Miel

Miel

 

Name: Miel

Arrived at the Sanctuary: 1/11/18

Her Story: Miel is approximately 4 years old and was surrendered to a local veterinary practice after a traumatic accident at home that left her with permanent nerve damage in her rear legs. She doesn’t have feeling in her feet to let her know whether she is walking on the top or bottom of her feet. We are hopeful that we see some recent improvement, possibly some feeling is coming back since the accident. Coincidentally and prior to the accident Miel’s owners were actually thinking of finding a new home for her as she wasn’t handling the in-home daycare that her owners ran out of their home. After she was stabilized, the Veterinarian contacted us to see if we could take on Miel’s physical and behavioral issues, and we were happy to take on a new challenge! Miel is still a relatively new guest, and staff are still sorting out how best to handle her physical limitations and the behavioral problems that she had prior to the accident (and may very well have caused the accident). Miel has a long journey ahead of her with us as she continues to heal, perform her daily physical therapy exercises, and we learn what braces, boots and other support equipment work for her.

Current Status: She is working hard at healing her feet, doing her PT on her balance balls, and learning to relax when people come and go.

 

Oscar

Oscar

 

Pet Name: Oscar

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

His Story: Oscar arrived with his roommate Felix after their owner passed away and needed a new place to stay. They were truly an "odd couple" and seemed to annoy each other. He was the more outgoing of the two and is enjoying all the attention and love from volunteers. This big orange kitty loves to snuggle up next to volunteers on the couch, pounce at feather toys, and meow the cutest little meow. Oscar is a handsome cat that would do great with another mellow cat in a quiet home.

Current Status: Oscar is up for adoption and ready to meet his forever family.

 

Meeka

Meeka

Guest's Name: Meeka

Date Arrived: 5/3/18

Her Story: Meeka is a very sweet girl who came to us from a local animal control facility. She was surrendered to the pound because she was sick. It seems that her current caregiver had found her originally tied to a dumpster, and now he couldn’t handle her medical issues. Once she was in the care of Animal Control she was found to have Pyometra (an infection in her uterus) and the tick-borne illnesses Lyme and Anaplasmosis. She has recovered from those illnesses. Soon after her recovery it was discovered that she has mammary tumors that will need to be removed. The pound was grateful for us to take her and provide her continuing care after all the TLC they have given her.

Current Status: Meeka is going to have surgery in June and will be looking for her forever home once she has put this last health issue behind her.

 

Miel

Miel

 

Name: Miel

Arrived at the Sanctuary: 1/11/18

Her Story: Miel is approximately 4 years old and was surrendered to a local veterinary practice after a traumatic accident at home that left her with permanent nerve damage in her rear legs. She doesn’t have feeling in her feet to let her know whether she is walking on the top or bottom of her feet. We are hopeful that we see some recent improvement, possibly some feeling is coming back since the accident. Coincidentally and prior to the accident Miel’s owners were actually thinking of finding a new home for her as she wasn’t handling the in-home daycare that her owners ran out of their home. After she was stabilized, the Veterinarian contacted us to see if we could take on Miel’s physical and behavioral issues, and we were happy to take on a new challenge! Miel is still a relatively new guest, and staff are still sorting out how best to handle her physical limitations and the behavioral problems that she had prior to the accident (and may very well have caused the accident). Miel has a long journey ahead of her with us as she continues to heal, perform her daily physical therapy exercises, and we learn what braces, boots and other support equipment work for her.

Current Status: She is working hard at healing her feet, doing her PT on her balance balls, and learning to relax when people come and go.

 

Oscar

Oscar

Pet Name: Oscar

Arrived at Sanctuary: March 2018

His Story: Oscar arrived with his roommate Felix after their owner passed away and needed a new place to stay. They were truly an "odd couple" and seemed to annoy each other. He was the more outgoing of the two and is enjoying all the attention and love from volunteers. This big orange kitty loves to snuggle up next to volunteers on the couch, pounce at feather toys, and meow the cutest little meow. Oscar is a handsome cat that would do great with another mellow cat in a quiet home.

Current status: Sheba is ready for adoption to a quieter home with no other cats and an open lap for snuggling.

Current Status: Oscar is up for adoption and ready to meet his forever family.

 

Quincy

Quincy

Pet Name: Quincy

Arrived at the Sanctuary: November 2016

His Story: Quincy started off his life living outdoors, as part of a feral colony. Feral cats are cats that, usually, will never make house pets. Growing up outdoors makes them very wary of humans. However, sometimes colony caregivers make a bond with their outdoor felines and can socialize them if they are young enough. Quincy blossomed into a very vocal, friendly boy – bonding strongly with his person. Unfortunately, when his person entered assisted living, Quincy had nowhere else to turn. This shy guy needed time to adjust. All alone in the world, he reverted back to his feral nature. We knew he had sweetness in him - as evidenced by his life with his first owner. Luckily at the sanctuary, he had lots of dedicated volunteers giving him just what he needed: space, patience, and understanding. After several months going at his own pace, he regained the confidence he once had. He loves to sit on laps, knead his paws, and take sun-drenched naps.

Current Status: Quincy is ready for a forever home. He might take a while to warm up, but we know the right people are out there for him.

 

Roxi

Roxi

Guest's Name: Roxi

Date Arrived: 5-10-18

Her Story: Roxi was found abandoned as a small pup in a family’s backyard. When no one claimed her from animal control, they decided to adopt her. She had a bad case of mange, and was nearly hairless. Now at nearly a year old she’s healed considerably from her early health woes, but still needs treatment for her skin. Her original rescuers needed to find a new home for Roxi because their young son became allergic to her. It seems her skin issues were contributing to his asthma. They were heartbroken to have to part with her, but relieved to have the opportunity for her come and stay with us at the Sanctuary. Because Roxi is so new to us, we are just starting to get to know her. We do know that she’s very sweet, and still has puppy energy. She is smart and knows her basic commands.
Current Status: She is settling into the routine here at the Sanctuary. She was just recently spayed and soon will be looking for her forever home.


Sheba

Sheba

Pet Name: Sheba

Arrived at Sanctuary: February 2018

Her Story: Sheba was found in an apartment in Hartford after her owner passed away. Removed by Hartford Animal Control (they do not rescue cats), she was placed in the temporary custody of Kenway’s Cause. After a brief medical exam she arrived at the Sanctuary. Although quite a petite girl she was abnormally thin and it quickly became apparent that she had more serious medical issues going on. After an emergency vet visit it was discovered that she had not been spayed and had developed an infection in her uterus that was likely present for some time. She was immediately spayed and after a few days in the hospital she returned to the Sanctuary to recover. She also has a significant heart murmur that is under evaluation at this time. She is about 8 years old very affectionate and loves to be close and snuggling with her people.

Current status: Sheba is ready for adoption to a quieter home with no other cats and an open lap for snuggling.

Tabby

Tabby

Pet Name: Tabby

Arrived at Sanctuary: July 2014


Her Story: Tabby lived for the first eight years of her life in a home with other pets. Unfortunately, she spent most of her time petrified in their presence, cowering on shelves and on bureaus to avoid them. She became fearful and would lash out with teeth and claws when she felt threatened - and due to her sensitive nature, she felt threatened a lot! When her person went away to college, her family decided the best thing for her was to find a better home. Tabby arrived at the sanctuary as a behavior case. Her years in a mismatched environment made it difficult to adjust to change. Finally having a room of her own, with space to be herself, made a huge difference, but she still needed help. Staff and volunteers worked together to come up with the behavioral therapies necessary to improve her quality of life. She thrives on routine and has come a long way. She loves to keep people company and get brushed!

Current Status: Tabby is hoping the right people come along who respect her need for a stable, secure household so she can thrive.

Tripp

Tripp

Pet Name: Tripp

Arrived at the Sanctuary: 4/26/18

His Story: Tripp was originally adopted by one of our volunteers from a local pound. That volunteer sadly passed away 6 years ago, leaving Tripp behind. We were recently contacted by the surviving family members letting us know that they could no longer care for Tripp, so now Tripp is in our care. He’s a 9 year old Chihuahua/Schipperke mix who has hair loss that looks to be from chemical burns from an incident that happened early in his life. Tripp doesn’t let that experience slow him down, he’s a spunky and opinionated little guy who loves to snuggle. He can be a little vocal when he first meets you, but after the first walk he’ll be your friend for life.

Current status: We need to get to know more about him, and then he’ll be looking for a new home that includes long walks, warm blankets to snuggle in, and furniture that he will share with his new best friends.