Checkers is an awesome looking male brindle Shih Tzu.  Just a year old, on July of this year, he weighs in at 11 pounds.  In these photos he had just been groomed.  Checkers was an owner surrender to a local animal shelter because his owner had too many animals.  It’s a good thing he landed in the shelter too because he was a mess!  He needed to be groomed badly.  He feels much better now.
Checkers is housetrained but still does some marking – he is getting better.  He initially comes across as a dominant dog but he really isn’t… just thinks he is.  He is a loveable little guy who comes when called and is really easy to take out on potty breaks.  He loves stuffed toys, wrestling with other dogs and getting petted.

  Checkers is available for adoption.  If you are interested, please fill out an application and email it to us as an attachment. Click here for adoption application

Medical: He is neutered, micro chipped, wormed, and up to date on shots. 
Microchip: Included in the adoption is the registration of the AVID micro chip in the new owner’s name.
Adoption fee: $250
Leash and Collar or Harness:   a Lupine brand harness or collar and leash are provided for each canine.  Lupine has a life time guarantee; if chewed, the company will replace it free of charge.

Making a Difference

PetsConnect! is an all volunteer not-for-profit organization moving into out Tenth Year!
All the animals are in foster homes and well cared for, we pay our bills, make our thank yous and our volunteers work very hard to run PetsConnect! as a professional, caring, friendly business! 
The animals in our program come from local animal shelters and to the employees and volunteers of our local animal shelters we are most grateful and thankful for the hard, emotionally taxing work they engage in daily.

Want to Volunteer? Learn more now!
Want to Donate? Learn more now!  We are always in need of donations to help cover vet and food and more costs as well as material things such as bleach, toys, rawhides, blankets, towels, beds and the list goes on.

Donate a Kuranda Bed! Learn more now!  Our cats love Kuranda Beds!

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