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Pet of the Week: Pugsy

Posted: 12:36 PM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2019-04-12 18:05:29Z
Pet of the Week - Pugsy

(KGTV) — Say hello to our Pet of the Week: Pugsy!

PUGSY
-Pug/terrier blend
-Male-neutered
-3 months old
-Currently 5 lbs
-Estimated adult weight 15-25 lbs
- Available for adoption at the Helen Woodward Animal Center

Pugsy came in from our partner in Central California on his own and went to stay with one of our fosters. The foster said that he was a treat to have and is incredible affectionate and loving. He would always greet the foster with happy, little jumps and tail wags. Pugsy is also a social puppy. While he was not exposed to other animals or little kids in the foster home, he was always excited to make new friends. The foster said that his favorite toys to play with were anything soft, though the ropes were the best. Overall, Pugsy is a social, affectionate dog ready to make more new friends. Head to animalcenter.org to get more information about adopting Pugsy!


Past Pets of the Week:

Bee #274979
- American Pit Bull Terrier
- Female-spayed
- 9 years, 11 months old
- Weight: 56 lbs

Adoption Fee: $25 — Bee is Certified RAD, so her fee is 50% off this fee.

Bee is a very special girl who just needs a chance. She is a sensitive soul who takes a little time to warm up and build trust, but once she does, we just know that she will steal your heart as she has ours. Bee has been at the San Diego Humane Society for almost a year, and this is one anniversary we don't want to celebrate. Can you give this shy girl the calm, loving home she so desperately deserves? Please come meet Bee today! More info on Bee .

BEE IS CURRENTLY LOCATED AT: San Diego Humane Society - Oceanside Campus, 2905 San Luis Rey Road -- 619-299-7012

Comet
- Shepherd blend
- 2- months-old
- Male, neutered
- Currently 6 lbs.
- Estimated adult weight 20-40 lbs.

Comet came to Helen Woodward Animal Center with 3 other siblings from our partner in Central California and went to stay with one of our fosters. The foster says that Comet was a fun house guest to have! He got along well with her teenage kids and loved to frolic and play in her yard. Comet will grow to be a good medium size. As a general rule, shepherds tend to be easy to train and enjoy the challenge of it. Overall, Comet is a fun, curious pup who will grow to be a great companion. More info on Comet .

KITTEN SEASON FOSTERS: During the Spring and Summer months, shelters see an influx of expecting momma cats and orphan kittens. This uptick in cats and kittens requires a lot of support from foster volunteers because many kitties come in too young to begin their search for forever homes. We’re currently in need of foster volunteers who take in momma cats and kittens during this busy season. Those interested can contact our foster department and fill out an application. They will walk potential volunteers through everything they need to know and provide any necessary items to bring home kitties in need. Head to animalcenter.org to get in touch!

Nullah

  • American pit bull terrier
  • Female-spayed
  • 10years, 2 months old
  • 52.1 lbs

You can learn more about Nullah by visiting her SD Humane Society profile

Gus
Breed: Terrier blend
Sex: Male-neutered
Age: 3 months old
Size: Currently about 11 lbs. Estimated adult weight 30-50 lbs.

Gus came in from our partner in Texas mid February. He went to a foster home while waiting for his neuter and absolutely loved it! Gus is a big kisser and wiggle butt. The foster didn’t have any kids or personal pets of her own. Link to Helen Woodward Animal Center

Neil
Breed: Terrier
Age: 8 years old
Sex: Neutered Male
Orginization: No Wagging Tail Left Behind
Website: www.nwtlb.o [nwtlb.org]
Neil is one of our special angels. He has lived most of his life across the boarder in deplorable conditions and his eyes we infected and unable to be saved upon arriving in the US. He now lives pain free and amazingly has adjusted to life without eyesight. He’s an independent soul and will be a great pal to someone in a quiet home. Another dog in the home is fine as long as it’s a female, as Neil is a real lady’s man. Neil does well with a man as a human and seeks out the companionship of his foster dad. He would like a person who will adopt him and offer him a lifestyle he’s not known before and getting out on walks is a must. If fact a little adventure would suite Neil just fine.

Bowser
Sex: Neutered Male
Breed: Boxer
Age: 10 years
Size: 70-75 lbs
Website: LastChanceAtLife.org
Bowser originally came into a local shelter as a stray. He was adopted on Christmas Eve but got out soon after and was hit by a car. Fortunately, he did not sustain any serious injuries, but unfortunately his new owners did not return to the shelter to reclaim him. Bowser has shown us that he loves being with his humans and would do best in a home where someone is around to spend plenty of time with him. He's housebroken, walks well on leash, rides well in the car, and does not seem to mind having a cat around. He would love to find a place to call home and a family that calls him their "favorite goofy boxer"!

Ben
Breed: Terri-Poo
Age: 1.5 years
Weight: 7 lbs
Website: StPacosSecondChanceDogRescue.org
Ben is a little cutie who loves to be with his human and gets along with other dogs....come meet him and dozens of his St. Paco's buddies just outside of The Body Shop at Grossmont Center.

Precious
Breed: Short-haired Striped Grey Tabby
Age: 3 years old
Sex: Spayed Female
Organization: Friends Of Cats Shelter at 15587 Olde Hwy 80 in El Cajon
Precious is the perfect name for this girl. She loves people, gets along well with other cats and just loves to be petted. Come meet Precious and other felines for adoption at the Friends of Cats booth in front of Reading Cinemas on Saturday!

Venus

-Shepherd blend
-Female
-3 months old
-Currently 12.5 lbs
-Estimated adult weight 30-50 lbs

Venus came to Helen Woodward Animal Center with three other siblings. She loves her sister and we are always catching them cuddling with one another. She will grow to be a good size for an exercise buddy and, as a shepherd blend, will probably love to go through fun training classes with you! More information .

Marvin

  • Shepherd/Husky blend
  • 2-months-old
  • Male-neutered
  • Roughly 7 lbs currently
  • Estimated adult weight 30-50 lbs

Marvin (ID#: 103366) came in from one of our rescue partners in Arizona and went to stay with one of our fosters. He has two other siblings that will be available today. He’s your typical happy-go-lucky pup. Visit the Helen Woodward Animal Center online for more information .

Brownie

  • American Pit Bull Terrier/Mix Female
  • 8-years-old
  • 72.5 pound
  • Adoption Fee: $25.00

Link to pet profile: https://bit.ly/2Dbu5HD [bit.ly]

Lucy

My name is Lucy! My personality color code is blue; meaning I'm bashful...shy...introverted...timid...and coy! I'm a sweet lady who'll need time adjusting to my new home, but I'll be worth the wait. Please come meet me today! More info

Chicago

  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • 10 years, 1 month old
  • Female-spayed
  • Currently 62.6 lbs

My name is Chicago! No, I'm not from Illinois, but I hear it's beautiful this time of year! I am a really great girl who is a fan of hanging out next to my person and snuggling up close. I'm older, but I still like to play fetch sometimes! Want to come play some ball with me, Chicago? More info

Basil

  • Shepherd blend
  • 2 mo old
  • Female-spayed
  • Currently 10.5 lbs
  • Estimated adult weight 40-60 lbs

Basil came to Helen Woodward Animal Center with a couple other siblings and went out to foster. The foster said that she was very affectionate and loved being around others. She befriended all the people she met and did great with her siblings. Her favorite toys were the ones that had squeakers in them. She also loves her food and takes her time to enjoy her meal. Basil is a sweet pup and ready to spread the love….after a good meal.


Apple #543608

  • Chihuahua/Mix 
  • Female  |  8Yrs 1Mths 2Wks   |  9.2lbs 
  • Cider #543609
  • Poodle/Mix 
  • Male  |  4Yrs 1Mths 3Wks   |  20.1lbs 

The two need to be adopted together because Cider is blind and Apple is his guide dog. You can adopt both of them for only $16 through the end of the year thanks to an adoption special the San Diego Humane Society is holding. All long-term animals are only $8!


Nutmeg

  • Shepherd/Lab Retriever blend
  • Female-spayed
  • 2 mo old
  • Currently 6 lbs
  • Estimated adult weight 20-40 lbs

Learn how to adopt her .

Cali

  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • 4 years old
  • Spayed female
  • ID# 279642
  • Adoption Fee $10

Learn more about Cali's great personality and how to adopt her! Website

Shelly

  • Chihuahua
  • 6 years old
  • Spayed Female 
  • 7-pounds

How can you not love Shelly, with her big, pink bunny ears, dainty features, long legs, and cream spots on white body. She’s shy at first but warms up with sparkle hands!  Website

Miss Cleo

  • Short Haired Tabby
  • Spayed Female
  • 10 Years Old
  • 14 pounds

You cannot miss “Miss Cleo”. Our distinctive looking girl has an outsized personality to match her big, beautiful yet fascinating face. Cleo is definitely a talker and she’s not shy about asking for attention. And she likes to give love just as much as get it. All it takes is a few pets and she’s ready to roll over on her back for some tummy scratches and small dog-friendly.  She is more of a single person companion than with a family.  Don’t expect playful, she is very laid back. Website

Romeo

  • Sulcata Tortoise 
  • Male
  • Approximately 15-years old
  • 65 pounds

Romeo just needs a big yard and shelter. Turtles are remarkably easy to care for, once you know what you’re doing. They don’t bark, shed, or need to be walked!  But Romeo may get up to 200-pounds…he’s 65-pounds now! Website

Journey

  • Pittie mix
  • Spayed Female
  • 13 years old
  • 75 pounds

Journey was surrendered to a Shelter by her owners and was rescued by Frosted Faces Foundation in August of 2017. Recently, she was returned because her human mom was expecting a baby, dad left for deployment, and the family was not emotionally in a good place to make Journey a priority. Our hearts are broken for Journey because she is a fiercely loyal dog and a family's devotion to her would change her world. Journey is great with small kids, dogs, and cats. She is quiet, can eat near other animals, and spends much of her daybed hopping while always having her trusting eyes on you. She will require little to no exercise and would enjoy working on "stuffies" instead. Journey has waited her whole life for someone like you. Apply online

Mosca

  • German Shepherd
  • 3 years old
  • Female
  • 80-90 pounds

Interesting or cute facts: Mosca is an energetic girl who loves her walks and hikes and being active with her people. She enjoys car rides to go shopping or just to have fun. She loves playing ball and tug. She knows her basic commands and walks well on a leash. She is house trained and loves being inside with her family. Website


Binx

  • Male, 2 months old
  • Terrier Blend
  • Currently 3.5 lbs
  • Estimated adult weight 15-25 lbs

Binx came to Helen Woodward Animal Center with six other siblings, still nursing, with mom from one of our rescue partners. All eight of them went to stay with one of our wonderful fosters until they were ready for adoption. The foster does not have any young kids of her own, but the puppies loved it when the neighbor kids would come over to play. Being the only boy in the litter, Binx knew how to work it so he was never left out! He loves to snuggle with his sisters and did well with the foster’s own dog. Overall, Binx is a sweet boy and is ready to share his love with the world!

For more information call the Helen Woodward Animal Center at 858-756-4117, option #1 or visit www.animalcenter.org .


Marcus #446130

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mix 
Male  |  12Yrs 7Mths 3Wks (approx)  |  65lbs 
Adoption Fee: $25.00
How I arrived: I was brought in by my previous owner on July 25, 2018.

At SDHS: I have been microchipped, neutered, and am up to date on my vaccinations. Now I am ready for my new home! 

Why I am the one for you: 

My Personality Color Code is Purple; meaning I'm Happy - Go - Lucky...Carefree...Engaging...Adaptive...and Cheerful! I'm a sweet, older fellow looking for a comfortable home! I'm not a total couch potato though. I still love going for long walks and can be pretty active. Children stress me out however, so I would do best in a home without them. If I could be the one for you, come meet me today! 

Color: Black / White 

Spayed/Neutered: Yes 

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