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Pet of the Week: Cosmos

Cosmos is a friendly terrier mix ready to go home to a new family.

Posted: May. 22, 2018 3:28 PM
Updated: May. 24, 2018 7:26 AM

EUGENE, Ore. – Cosmos is a small black and white terrier mix who knows basic obedience commands and is friendly and playful.

Cosmos was calm and quiet on his visit to the KEZI studio Tuesday. He could go to a family with children who are respectful and give him time to get to know them.

At the animal shelter he has gotten along with other dogs when introduced, but he will need a home with no cats.

Cosmos is 2-years-old and weighs 24 pounds. He came to the animal shelter when his owner could no longer care for him.

Cosmos’ 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 Cosmos or other animals at Greenhill Humane Society or First Avenue Shelter, click here.

Greenhill Humane Society is currently undergoing a renovation, but still has kittens, cats and small animals available for adoption. Many 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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