Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

Local News

July 22, 2012

PET OF THE WEEK: Female shepherd available for adoption

By Ellen Hargle | Special to the Index

“Willow” is a small, female German shepherd found wandering along Sartain Road. She is very thin and was likely on her own for quite some time.

A family saw her near their home and their young son rescued her. Willow will weigh around 50 pounds when, with a little TLC, she fills out her thin frame.

German shepherds tend to be loyal, intelligent and bond well to people they know. Willow is shy in her new surroundings but bonds quickly.

In a gentle home, with time for her to adjust, she’ll likely be very playful, curious, interested in people and engaged with her surroundings. These traits trace back to the breed’s origins – first exhibited in the U.S. in 1907.

Willow appears to have keen intelligence and learns new things very quickly. She has shown she likes children and gets along with other kind, gentle dogs.

Please consider adopting a dog or cat from the Mineral Wells Animal Shelter. The shelter is full and must humanely euthanize dogs and cats it can not place in forever homes.

The cost of adoption includes spaying and a rabies shot. To adopt Willow or any of numerous dogs and cats at the shelter at (940) 328-7752.

1
Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Mineral Wells Index


Front page
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Must Read