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Pet of the Week: Brownie

This 12-year-old dog is looking for a family that will appreciate her special qualities as an older pet.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019 12:59 PM
Updated: Mar 12, 2019 1:11 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Brownie is a friendly, 12-year-old Australian Shepherd mix ready to leave the animal shelter and join a family.

Brownie came to First Avenue Shelter when her owner could no longer care for her. She is looking for a laid-back family that will understand the needs of an older dog. She could live with another calm dog and possibly a cat.

She enjoys going for walks and getting affection.

Brownie ended up at the shelter when her family could no longer care for her. She weighs 45 pounds and her adoption fee is $85. This includes 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 Brownie 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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