Pet of the Week: Ramses

A Basenji hound visited the station looking for a new home.

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 3:23 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Ramses, an 8-year-old Basenji, visited KEZI 9 News Tuesday as Pet of the Week.

Ramses is a friendly dog that likes to be cuddled and will sit for a treat. He needs a family that will give him plenty of exercise and attention, and provide him with enrichment activities.

He could go to a family with children ages 10 or older, but shelter staff says this is a flexible suggestion.

Ramses has been at First Avenue Shelter since Sept. 19. He weighs 35 pounds and his adoption fee is $85. The fee 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 Ramses 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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