Pet of the Week: Eggs

Eggs is gentle and sweet and already knows basic commands such as “sit” and “down”.

Posted: May 14, 2019 12:25 PM
Updated: May 14, 2019 12:33 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Eggs is a friendly Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer mix who would love to go home to a fenced-in backyard and plenty of toys for play time.

This likable dog visited KEZI 9 News on Tuesday as Pet of the Week.

Eggs is gentle and sweet and likes children of all ages. He would do well with a family that will spend time with him and continue his training. He already knows basic commands such as “sit” and “down”. He should be the only pet in the home.

Eggs is 4 years old and weighs 62 pounds. He has been at First Avenue Shelter since April 30.

His adoption fee is $175, 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 Eggs 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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