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Pet of the Week: Azul

Azul has an exuberant personality and will need a family who will see that he gets plenty of attention and exercise.

Posted: Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Azul is an energetic one-year-old pit bull terrier mix who visited KEZI 9 News Tuesday as Pet of the Week.

Azul needs an owner that will provide him with regular exercise and continue his leash training. He is a friendly dog that could live with a family who has children. He can also live in a household with another female dog.

Ideally Azul would have a large fenced-in backyard in which to play. He has an exuberant personality and enjoys being with people. Although he weighs 90 pounds, there is nothing he enjoys more than crawling on your lap and sitting down.

This sweet dog was brought to the animal shelter when his owner could no longer care for him.

Azul’s adoption fee is $185, which includes the cost of vaccinations, microchip identification, spaying or neutering, a certificate for a free veterinary exam and more.

Every Tuesday, KEZI showcases homeless pets on the Midday newscast at 11 a.m. If you are interested in Azul or other animals at First Avenue Shelter or Greenhill Humane Society, click here.

Greenhill Humane Society is currently undergoing a renovation, and during this time all adoptable dogs are available at First Avenue Shelter.

All kittens, cats and small animals are at Greenhill Humane Society.

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.

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.

To ensure a good match is made, potential adopters must go to the animal shelter 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.

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