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DHS does not have a facility. All of our animals are housed in foster homes. Therefore, we require having a completed adoption application on file before we ask our foster families to rearrange their schedules for a meet and greet or answer individual inquiries. And, please be patient, we are staffed only by volunteers. It may be a few days before you hear from us.
Marta is a shy, quiet sweetheart. She was found raising her 8 puppies in an abandoned garage and she had almost starved to death in order to feed her babies. She was very fearful and uncertain of how people might treat her. Who knows how she got to that point? But, her puppies have all been adopted and Marta has learned that people can be trusted. She has really blossomed with a little care and attention. Now she needs a family of her own to love and trust. She will be a loyal, loving, faithful member of your family.
Marta is heart worm positive but asymptomatic. She will be treated prior to adoption or if adopted, DHS will be responsible for the cost of care from an approved veterinarian.
All of our adoptable pets are housed with foster families. When age appropriate, they have been spay/neutered, crate, leash and house trained. They have all been living in a family environment so have been evaluated for temperament and personality. We believe that we should know each pet well enough to make sure that when adopted, everyone lives happily ever after.
Since all of our animals are housed with fosters, we ask that you submit a completed application before we answer individual inquiries. Submitting an application never obligates you to adopt but we will have a better understanding of your needs so that we can better answer your questions.