Pet of the Week
This partnership between the Steven Cohen Team and the Animal Rescue League of Boston highlights animals looking for a forever home. Every week we bring you new furry, scaly, of feathery potential family members. If you think any of these animals are the right fit for your home, plan to visit them today. For more information about adoptable animals, contact the Animal Rescue League at (617) 426-9170 or visit their website.
Mister came to us due to his previous owner’s allergies. Mister is a dignified guy who seems shy at first. But he readily sniffs hands offered to him then leans in for petting. In just a few minutes he'll be belly up and making air biscuits! How cute is that?! Once he warms up to you he will head-bump you all over, and loves company, especially during meal times. Mister will need a bit of time to settle into his new home, but we think he'll quickly become a loving and affectionate companion. Stop by our Boston Adoption Center to meet him today!
This gorgeous blue pit mix is Rufus! At 7 years old, this guy still has plenty of pep in his step, but is more than happy to settle once the fun is over. He's been happily learning new tricks here at the shelter and loves to work for food! Rufus is also an expert snuggler, and will curl up right next to you and promptly fall asleep. Don't let his mellow nature fool you, though--this guy loves to run, play and go for walks. His leash manners are great and he's even good around other dogs--the perfect adventure buddy!
Like all sensible gentleman, Rufus has a sensitive side. We don't know much about his previous life, but it's likely that he wasn't exposed to very many different things; as a result he's sometimes afraid of new places, objects or people. Luckily he's very quick to warm up, especially when treats are involved! A little time and some tasty cookies and this guy will be the confident social butterfly we know he can be! While Rufus is friendly with people, he is a big boy, so he may do best with adults or older children--little ones are so easy to knock over! He's also a very passionate chaser of small critters, so would likely not do well in a home with cats!
If you've been searching for the perfect companion to tag along on adventures by day and to snuggle up in bed at night, Rufus is your guy. Come meet him at our Boston shelter today!
Check him out! This adorable and personable 11-year-old boy was surrendered because his owner was pregnant. Lucky lived his whole life in a quiet home with no other pets and infrequent visitors, and was very fond of his female owner in particular. Besides apparently having a preference for the ladies, Lucky was curious when he saw small dogs. Here at the shelter Lucky enjoys brushing, cheek and chin scratches and crunchy treats. If you stop by to visit him, he will usually pop right out to say, "Hello, and oh do you mind giving my huge cheeks a good scratch, too". Stop by and see for yourself how stinkin' cute and charming this guy is!