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Pet of the Week: Goose and Duck

Two Chihuahuas that were recently rescued are ready to go home with a new family.

Posted: Dec 12, 2017 2:27 PM
Updated: Dec 12, 2017 3:37 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Duck and Goose visited KEZI 9 News for a second time on Tuesday and hope to find a new home in time for the holidays.

These two female Chihuahuas were recently rescued from a hoarding situation, where they lived with more than 90 other dogs. Since then they have been given medical care and special attention at Greenhill Humane Society, and they are now ready to leave the shelter and become part of a family.

The dogs are quiet and reserved and are looking for a calm and patient family that will understand their unique background. However, they also have a playful side and have shown no signs of fear when meeting new people. During both visits to KEZI they have been friendly and calm.

Shelter staff members say Duck and Goose are closely bonded and it is important for them to stay together. They are 10 years old, and their adoption fee is $120 for the two of them to go to the same home. The fee includes the cost of vaccinations, microchip identification, spaying or neutering, a certificate for a free veterinary exam and more.

Every Tuesday, Greenhill Humane Society showcases homeless pets on KEZI 9 News Midday at 11 a.m.

If you are interested in Duck and Goose or any other animals at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here.
To ensure a good match is made, potential adopters must go to Greenhill in person to meet with the animal and kennel staff. All family members should be present to ensure the dog is compatible with everyone in the household.

Greenhill Humane Society is located at 88530 Green Hill Road. The phone number is (541) 689-1503. Greenhill hours are Friday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is closed Wednesday and Thursday.

First Avenue Shelter is located at 3970 W. First Avenue in Eugene. The phone number is (541) 844-1777. Its hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is closed Sunday and Monday.

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