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Medium  |  Male

Mt Vernon, IN


DOB: 5/10. Weight: ~60 lbs.

From Cato's foster mom: Cato is a great dog! He is very strong so he will need a strong pack leader. He is now on a Sporn Halter or a Sporn Harness, 2 different things and that makes it easier for people to handle him and hopefully train him. He is house trained and crate trained and loves to lay on a rug and chew a toy all day long with you in the same room. He is really very sweet in a hulk sort of way. He is also very intelligent. His energy level is high out in the yard (Must be fenced) where he loves to run but he is a couch potato inside. His foster family has big trees in the back yard and often he finds a 5-6 foot branch that has fallen out of the trees and he picks it up and runs for all he's worth! He is just a play-baby at heart. He would do best with older kids (mid to late teens) and they need to be part of the training that he will need with his new family. He is a lover but not of cats and he needs to be the only dog.

He has had a rabies shot, 7-way shot, bordetella, and been wormed. He is also neutered, microchipped, and heartworm negative.

Cato came into the shelter on 4/10/14. He is in a foster home.
Our adoption fee is $130.00 and it helps to cover a portion of the dog's vetting costs. The adoption process includes the completion of an application followed by an interview.
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Contact us to set an appointment to see a dog, or plan to visit us on Sunday from noon to 4pm at the Pet Food Center on First Avenue in Evansville, Indiana. Contact us if there is a particular dog you want to meet this weekend so we can be sure to bring that one with us.

You can get in touch with us by email at or by phone at 812-483-4341 for more information.

We respond to inquiries and adoption applications at our earliest opportunity, but please be patient with us as we work full-time jobs and perform this service as volunteers. We do our best to return messages and schedule adoption interviews within a couple of days of receiving your application.

The fastest way to get the ball rolling is to complete an adoption application for the dog that caught your eye. Thank you for considering adoption of a shelter dog!

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Mt Vernon, IN

(812) 483-4341

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