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Pet of the Week: Izzie

Izzie would do best in a quiet home where her new family will love and spoil her.

Posted: Apr 30, 2019 12:32 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Izzie is a sweet chihuahua mix who would thrive in a quiet home where she can adjust slowly to her new surroundings.

Izzie is 4 years old and weighs seven pounds. She loves squeaky toys and chasing tennis balls, and will need a bit more training on retrieving the ball. Shelter staff members enjoy seeing how much she enjoys her toys.

She is a quiet dog who could live with another calm dog. She could also live with a cat.

Izzie is a bit nervous with new people, so would do best in a family with older, mature kids who will respect her space.

Her 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 Izzie 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 cats, kittens 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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