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Pet of the Week: MJ

Posted: 12:36 PM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2021-12-03 15:41:38-05
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(KGTV) — Say hello to our Pet of the Week: MJ

He is a fun-loving guy who loves to explore new toys and meet new friends. He’s a 5-month old domestic short hair with a silky black coat. He can’t wait to find his forever home!

You can adopt this pet at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Our other Pet of the Week is Pico, who has been at the San Diego Humane Society's Behavior Center as they help him overcome his fear of meeting new people. Pico has warmed up to his known caretakers with time and becomes a love once he gets to know you! He will do best as the only pet in the home. If this love bug seems like a match for you, visit him at our San Diego Campus today or visit sdhumane.org/adopt.

Pico #718518

- Labrador Retriever
- Male
- 2 years
- Adoption Fee: $50
- Pet Profile

Featured Shelters:
The Helen Woodward Animal Center is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., no appointment is necessary. Find out more about adopting, their Animeals Program or how to donate at: animalcenter.org

All San Diego Humane Society campuses are open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments can be made to avoid a wait, schedule online at sdhumane.org/adopt or call 619-299-7012. Visit their website to learn more about their pet food pantry and pet support services or how to donate: www.sdhumane.org


Past Pets of the Week:

Meet Empanada! This girl is a treat to have around with her inviting personality. She’s fun, outgoing and loves having a good time with pals. This Labrador retriever blend is 3 years old and can’t wait to find her new forever family. She’s waiting to meet you at Helen Woodward Animal Center.

You can adopt this pet at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Meet Wazowski! This sweet boy is looking for a quiet home to settle into. His history is a mystery to us, but we are confident that in a quiet home with humans who will be patient and give him all the time he needs to warm up, he will blossom! Using low-stress interactions and high value treats will be the key to winning over this guy. If your home seems like the right place for Wazowski, come meet him today at our San Diego Campus today or visit sdhumane.org/adopt to learn more!

Wazowski #763790

- Siberian Husky
- Neutered male
- 5 years
- Adoption Fee: $100
- Pet profile

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

Rose has a beautifully bright personality. This happy 8-month-old girl is a Labrador Retriever blend with a bubbly energy. She loves exploring new places and toys and meeting new friends. She’s sure to grow into a forever family’s heart and make their lives colorful!

You can adopt this pet at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Scooby #750324
- Terrier
- Neutered male
- 2 years
- Adoption Fee: $100
- Pet profile

Meet Scooby! This little guy is small but mighty! Scooby takes a minute to warm up to new people and surroundings, but with low pressure interactions, tasty treats, and patience, Scooby blossoms! He loves using play time to open up and "bond" with his people. Squeaky plush toys are his all-time fave. Scooby's ideal home will be a quiet environment where all members of the household can read and respond to his body language. Scooby is currently in a foster home, if you are interested in adoption him, please call 619-299-7012 and ask about him today!

His adoption includes spay/neuter, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, a certificate for a free veterinary exam, an incentive for pet insurance from MetLife and a license for residence in the city limits of Carlsbad, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach or Vista.

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

Gunny is a hunk of love who emits rays of sunshine where ever he goes! He's a quiet boy who loves to sit his too-small-for-his-body booty right on your lap for pets. Who say's 70 lbs is too big to be a lap dog? Gunny loves to go on nice relaxing neighborhood walks with his humans! When he's not getting his daily steps in Gunny just wants to cuddle. He loves to curl up on the couch with his human and receive pets with both hands! If this love bug seems like a match for you, visit him at our San Diego Campus today or visit sdhumane.org/adopt to learn more!

Gunny (#55833; adoption fee $15) is a 13-year-old neutered American Pit Bull terrier.

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

Travis
- Hound-Shepherd blend
- Male
- 14 months
- Pet profile

Travis is a super fun 14-month-old Hound-Shepherd blend. He loves playing in the yard and making new friends. He’s a big boy with an even bigger heart! While he loves playing ball, he’s still figuring out how to catch them and is hoping a new friend will adopt him so that he can get some more practice.

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Penny #739134
- American Pit Bull Terrier
- Female
- 5 years
- Adoption Fee: $100
- Pet Profile

This darling dog is Penny! She's a shy girl looking for a home where she can take her time to settle in and build trust with her new family. Penny has been easy to take on walks and enjoys spending time with her people. Once comfortable, she has a calm, sweet demeanor. Penny has shown us that given the chance, she will form a bond with her humans and show them what an angel she is! If your home seems like the right place for Penny, come meet her today!

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

Rumble likes to size up the competition before he steps into the ring. This curious boy is smart and likes to take things slow. Rumble is a 5-month-old Labrador Retriever blend with the sweetest face! Once he gets to know new friends, he loves running around and having fun. He especially likes other dog friends.

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

The Helen Woodward Animal Center is still in need of foster families to help care for orphan pets who aren’t quite ready for adoption yet. When COVID hit, they literally got over 1,000 applications to foster but now that folks are going back to work, taking vacations, and kids are going back to school, they've lost about a third of their foster families. Lots of foster commitment options are available from overnight to a few weeks or months! Foster families are given all of the supplies, food, toys they need to care for the pets. Some are puppies/kittens, some are adults! Contact them today to sign up to foster!

George #752618
- American Staffordshire Terrier
- Male
- 11 years
- Adoption Fee: $30
- Pet Profile

George is an old soul who would love nothing more than a new home with a family to cherish. This guy loves attention and he'll ask politely for scratches all day long. When he's not asking you for affection, he also enjoys nice long naps on a cozy bed. Are you looking for a couch potato to keep you company for your long nights of Netflix? Look no further! Visit him at our San Diego Campus today!

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

This funny boy cannot get enough time with friends. He loves playing with his toys with a good pal and showing off how he prances around the yard. He’s a 19-month-old Great Dane blend who just makes you laugh with his silly ways.

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

The Helen Woodward Animal Center is in desperate need of foster families to help care for orphan pets who aren’t quite ready for adoption yet. When COVID hit, they literally got over 1,000 applications to foster but now that folks are going back to work, taking vacations, and kids are going back to school, they've lost about a third of their foster families. Lots of foster commitment options are available from overnight to a few weeks or months! Foster families are given all of the supplies, food, toys they need to care for the pets. Some are puppies/kittens, some are adults! Contact them today to sign up to foster!

Thomas #750223
- American Pit Bull Terrier
- Male
- 10 years
- Adoption Fee: $30
- Pet Profile

Meet Tommy! Tommy and his frosted face have stolen our hearts since he was brought in as a stray. He was found with two other dogs, seems dog social and is friendly with people. He is very food motivated, which is great - it'll make it even easier to work on his leash walking skills! After all, no dog is too old to learn new tricks. Tommy loves to play, and has enjoyed his time in our play yard with his favorite staff members. Ready to bring Tommy home? Come meet him today!

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Learn more: sdhumane.org/adopt

Cosette is a 5-year-old French Bulldog blend who absolutely loves people and tennis balls!! She loves to run around and explore and meet new friends. This sweet girl loves belly rubs and cuddles and can’t wait to find her forever home.

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Gordo #746236
-American Pit Bull Terrier
-Male
-10 years
-96 lbs
- Adoption Fee: $30.00
- Pet Profile

Are you looking for a big hunk of love? Gordo is the handsome “pittie-seal” for you! This gentleman simply cannot get enough attention — don’t be surprised if you find yourself petting this doggy for for hours on end. If his adorable trots and stretches aren’t enough for you, just take a look at his icy blue eyes. Gordo is a sweet boy who is a big fan of his nap times. His peaceful snoozing can be softly heard by his adorable little snores during his afternoon naps. Gordo has good history with children and other dogs but may never have been around cats before.

You can adopt me at the San Diego Humane Society:
San Diego Campus
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-7012
Make an appointment online: sdhumane.org/adopt

Amethyst is literally the most friendly cat ever! She’s a people cat and would prefer to be the only pet in her forever home. She loves playing with toys, getting pet and even being held! This orange tabby is 4-months old and available for adoption right now at the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

The Helen Woodward Animal Center is in desperate need of foster families to help care for orphan pets who aren’t quite ready for adoption yet. When COVID hit, they literally got over 1,000 applications to foster but now that folks are going back to work, taking vacations, and kids are going back to school, they've lost about a third of their foster families. Lots of foster commitment options are available from overnight to a few weeks or months! Foster families are given all of the supplies, food, toys they need to care for the pets. Some are puppies/kittens, some are adults! Contact them today to sign up to foster!

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/

Double the love this week with a sweet bonded pair!
Lola and Brownie #223106 and 226108
- Labrador Retrievers
- Female and Male
- 13 years
- Adoption Fee: $35 for both
- Lola Profile Brownie Profile

Lola and Brownie are two siblings looking for a home together! Just look at those beseeching brown eyes! They are both very laid-back pups, and are larger than your average Lab. They are big on personality and affection! They are looking for relaxation, yummy food and lots of love. And in return they offer plenty of affection! They would love the opportunity to snooze in your living room with you. Are you ready for double the love?

You can adopt us from the San Diego Humane Society:
Oceanside Campus
2905 San Luis Rey Road
619-299-7012
Learn more or make an appointment online: sdhumane.org/adopt

Shakira
If you’re ready to bring some flavor into your life, Shakira can help! This beautiful 2-year-old tortoiseshell can’t wait to take center-stage in your heart. When she’s not in the spotlight, she enjoys getting her beauty sleep and getting pampered. She’s hoping to dance her way into her forever home.

Shakira is waiting to meet you at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Her adoption fee is $129. She has been altered and is up-to-date on all of her vaccinations. As with all pets adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center, she is micro-chipped for identification.

You can adopt me at the Helen Woodward Animal Center:
6523 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe
858-756-4177
Find me at: https://animalcenter.org/