To fill out an application for any of the following dogs please click hereThese are the Encore alumni only and do not represent all the dogs available at the Calhoun County Humane Society. To learn more about other animals they have available please visit their direct page and/or site here. All Encore alumni are offered two free training lessons following their adoption. 

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Buzz

Buzz is a six year old white and brindle dutch shepherd mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since March of 2014. Although Buzz loves all people, other dogs are a bit different. They aren’t his favorite. Buzz prefers to be the only dog and in return he promises to have all the love and kisses you could possibly ever need! Buzz knows sit and down. He always aims to please so learning the rest of his commands should be a breeze. 

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Nina

Nina is a three year old white and brindle spayed mountain cur mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since October of 2017. She is very sweet! Although she has alot of energy, she also has the perfect balance with it! Nina enjoys toys and your attention. She loves play time but also loves snuggles as well! 

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Odyssey

Odyssey is a three year old grey, brown, and white pit mix who weighs about 35 pounds and has been at the shelter since August of 2018. She is very calm. Odyssey took a like into the tug rope, and a few squeaky toys! She knows sit and down. 

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Benji

Benji is a five year old white and tan lab/collie/shepherd mix who weighs about 50 pounds and has been at the shelter since March of 2014. He is very shy. Benji is hesitant towards strangers until he learns they are “good” people. Since he has made been coming to Encore, Benji has made some improvement, which means with a patient owner and some time he would be a very loyal companion. Although Benji is distant at first, once he warms up say goodbye to your personal space! He is a true lovebug, don’t be fooled!

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Baxter

Baxter is a five year old brindle pit mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since January of 2018. He doesn’t have much interest in toys, Baxter would rather have your love and affection. He enjoys attention so much, that he does not like to share it with other dogs. Baxter would do best by himself in his new home. 

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Astro

Astro is a four year old white German Shepard/lab mix who weighs about 30 pounds and has been at the shelter since May of 2015. Astro is very shy and scared of his surroundings at first. He is very curious, which is a good thing considering it helps him to open up a little. He seems interested in people, but needs to learn that they can be trusted. 

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Olive

Olive is an eleven year old white and black american bulldog/ boston terrier mix who weighs about 35 pounds and has been at the shelter since March of 2018. You would never know that she is older, she wears her age very well! She has energy to spare and loves to run and play! Olive is very gentle. She is the perfect combo for love and laughter. She really enjoys bath time. Olive also enjoys dress up, she will even pose for pictures! She aims to please and loves your attention. Whether it’s playing fetch or taking a nap, she loves both! Olive knows sit and down. 

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Diesel

Diesel is an eight year old black neutered English Labrador Retriever who weighs about 75 pounds and has been at the shelter since April of 2012. He has spent almost his entire life at the shelter. The lack of a home environment has aged him quicker than his eight years would indicate. He has callouses on his stomach and his elbows. He also has skin tags all over. Diesel walks kinda slow, he enjoys the scenery. He is dog selective, so a meet and greet would be best if you already have a furry friend at home. Diesel loves being a couch potato, so a soft place to rest his weary bones would be so nice!! P.S. we saw a spark of puppy in Diesel eyes when we brought out the squeaky toy! 

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Gracie

Gracie is a five year old white and brown pointer/springer spaniel mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since March of 2013. She has lost some hair on her back and belly, perhaps from an allergy or due to stress. Gracie can be easily startled by loud noises or fast movements, but if you take things slow and reassure her, she comes out of her shell and warms right up to you. If she does get startled or anxious, she looks for a way to escape so it is important that she has a home where she feels safe. 

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Tessa

Tessa is a five year old white and brown american strafforshire terrier/harrier mix who weighs about 35 pounds and has been at the shelter since February of 2014. More important than what she is, is what she needs. Which is some time, space to learn that people are okay, and that a new environment doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Tessa is very sweet and gentle even though she is shy. 

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Darcy

Darcy is a six year old white and brown pit mix who weighs about 50 pounds and has been at the shelter since August of 2013. She has the cutest spots and freckles! She is dog selective, so a meet an greet would be best if you already have a furry friend at home. Darcy loves to play! She is very toy motivated, especially if they squeak and roll around! She loves people and will plop down for belly rubs with no questions asked! 

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Vern

Verona, also known as “Vern”, is a two year old white and black neutered dalmatian mix who weighs about 40 pounds and has been at the shelter since August of 2018. He was the only male in the “Dalmatian Five” litter. Vern is not too trusting of people. He is trying to feel comfortable with others, but it is a slow process. Vern needs a patient owner who will move at his speed to build trust. Once you gain his trust, he turns into a completely different dog! Vern is very sweet and gentle. He loves snuggles. Vern stays pretty curious of his surroundings, so you wouldn’t have to worry about someone sneaking up on ya! He knows sit and wait. 

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Kat

Kat is a two year old white and black dalmatian mix who weighs about 40 pounds and has been at the shelter since August of 2018. She was also part of the “Dalmatian Five”. Sometimes she wants to be in charge and other times she is submissive. True female, right? Lol! Kat is very sweet, but still a bit distant from strangers. 

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Wanda

Wanda is a year old white and brown boxer/pit mix who weighs about 30 pounds and has been at the shelter since May of 2019. She is a ball of energy for sure! Wanda is always on the go. She loves to play just as much as she loves all of your attention! Wanda knows sit. 

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Rikki

Rikki is a four year old white and tan pit/staffordshire terrier mix who weighs about 40 pounds and has been at the shelter since October of 2015. She is kid friendly and has a happy go lucky soul.

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Little Girl

Little Girl is a six year old brindle spayed pit mix who weighs aout 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since October of 2015. She is another long term resident of the shelter. She can be a bit jumpy, but it’s only because she really wants attention! Little Girl knows sit, wait, and here!

 

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Aden

Aden is a six year old black and white pit mix who weighs about 60 pounds and has been at the shelter since September of 2014. He has spent almost his entire life in the shelter. It has been way too long to go without his furever home! He’s very friendly with people but doesn’t get along with other dogs. He loves stuffed animal toys. Aden needs help with his basic commands and we are so happy to be able to help him with that!

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Polo

Polo is a four year old brindle neutered plotthound/great dane mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since August of 2018. He loves ALL the attention! He is SO happy when people pet or love on him. Polo tends to get a bit over excited so he is jumpy sometimes, but he is learning that people will still greet him with all four paws on the floor! He is very smart and aims to please all the time. He knows sit, down, place, and wait. Although Polo can be high drive and loves fetch, don’t be fooled! He is a true snuggle bug as well!

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Abby

Abby is a five year old white and brindle lab/hound mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been in the shelter since October of 2014. She is a shy that is a bit scared of new environments. Abby does enjoy attention and treats. She was able to gain some confidence while visiting Encore. She knows sit.

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Marley

Marley is a four year old white and black bulldog/dalmatian mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since May of 2016. He is sweet and very gentle. Marley loves to simply follow you around wherever you go! He aims to please and is very smart. Marley knows sit, down, wait, stay, and shake!

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Lil Joe

Lil Joe is a year old white and tan bassett/lab mix who weighs about 35 pounds and has been at the shelter since May of 2019. He is one interesting looking dog! If you love standing out in a crowd and being your own person, well Lil Joe is the dog for you. His ears are huge and his legs are short. To match his appearance, Lil Joe has a very unique personality as well! He will be sure to always keep you laughing! Being silly is his speciality. Lil Joe even knows sit, down, rollover, wait, stay, and place!

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Bodie

Bodie is a three year old black and white american bulldog who weighs about 55 pounds and has been at the shelter since May of 2018. He is full of confidence. Bodie is a sweetheart with people but is not good with other animals. He wants you all to himself. 

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Willie

Willie is a year old brindle and white whippet/terrier/hound mix who weighs about 35 pounds and has been at the shelter since December of 2019. 

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Petey

Petey is a year and a half old blue/brindle and white american staffordshire terrier mix who weighs about 45 pounds and has been at the shelter since November of 2019. He was found abandoned at the gate of the shelter. Petey is sweet and loves all of your attention. He is also very smart and aims to please. He knows sit and learning the rest of his basics should be a breeze. 

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Sampson

Sampson is a two year old red and black carolina/shepherd mix who weighs about 50 pounds and has been at the shelter since Novemeber of 2019. 

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