Pet of the Week: Cooper

Cooper is available for adoption at First Avenue Shelter in Eugene.

Posted: Jul 24, 2018 3:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Cooper is an American Pit Bull terrier mix who knows basic commands and would fit into many households.

This calm, gentle dog is 6 years old and can go to a family with children of any age. He also gets along with other dogs, and can go to a household with cats.

Cooper was brought to the First Avenue Shelter when his owner could no longer care for him. He does well on a leash and is friendly and well-mannered. He knows basic commands such as sit, down and stay.

Cooper weighs 76 pounds and his fee is $175. This 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 Cooper or other animals at First Avenue Shelter or Greenhill Humane Society, click here.

Greenhill Humane Society is currently undergoing a renovation, but still has kittens, cats and small animals available for adoption. Adoptable dogs are available at First Avenue Shelter during this time.

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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