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Marv2 is 17-pound terrier mix availalble Eye Sparrow Dog Rescue.

Marvin, 2, is a 17-pound terrier mix availalble at Eye on the Sparrow Dog Rescue.

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Updated: September 21, 2012 6:06AM


Age: 2 years old

Breed: 17-pound terrier mix

Personality: Marvin gets along with most other dogs and loves playing out in the yard, going for walks, does great on a leash and is housebroken. He can be a grouchy boy and needs someone with patience to bring out the best in him.

Adoption fee: $175

Where to find him: Eye on the Sparrow Dog Rescue, contact Karen at 630-851-9354 or email


Age: 1 year old

Breed: Black and white or tuxedo

Background: Shelter transfer from Naperville in June

Personality: He has his way with other cats, but the truth of the matter is he just wants his person all to himself. He is a sweet boy.

Adoption Fee: $100

Other: All animals at ADOPT are vet checked, spayed or neutered, microchipped and are up to date on age-related vaccines.

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter at 630-355-2299 or


Age: 2 years old

Breed: Coonhound

Background: Ronan was brought to ADOPT in a shelter transfer in June.

Personality: He is one happy dog. Ronan is up for anything. He is social and active. He loves to play with the other dogs in the big yard at the shelter. He is excited to go for walks and enjoys being outside. He is a little underweight at 57 pounds, so he could use a loving home to fatten him up. Due to his breed, we recommend no townhouses, condos or apartments for Ronan.

Adoption fee: $250

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter


Age: 3 years old

Breed: Retriever mix

Background: Surrendered because owner did not have enough time for her

Personality: Very active, playful, loves water and loves attention from people

Adoption fee: $200

Other: All animals at Naperville Area Humane Society have been examined for health and temperament, are up-to-date on vaccines and have been microchipped. They are spayed and neutered at adoption.

Where to find this pet: Naperville Area Humane Society, 1620 W. Diehl Road,


Age: 1-1/2 years old

Breed: Short-haired tabby

Background: Bridget was born to an outdoor mom on St. Patrick’s Day of 2011, and rescued with her siblings at 5 weeks old. She has been in foster care since.

Personality: Bridget is a small, sweet kitty with a big voice, so she may be part Siamese. She likes cuddling with her foster mom, but also roughhouses with the four male cats she lives with. She has a twin brother, and would love to go to her new home with one of her friends.

Adoption fee: $100

Other: Spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines

Where to find this pet: Paws and Purrs Humane Society, 630-897-8738,

Little Cloud

Age: 3 years old

Breed: Eskie

Background: Little Cloud lives in a foster home in Bartlett.

Personality: Eskies thrive on being constant companions and true to the breed. Little Cloud would love to go on walks maybe some hiking or jogging. His antics while playing will often cause you to grin or even to laugh. He is very loving!

Other: He’s about 15 pounds and fully vetted.

Adoption fee: $175

Where to find him: Eye on the Sparrow dogs, 630-518-8024,


Age: About 1 year old

Breed: Lab-shar pei mix

Personality: Russell would love to be part of a family with kids and a yard to play with them in. Russell is an all-around happy guy who adores everyone — kids, adults, and other dogs.

Adoption fee: $200, which includes microchipping

Other: Already neutered, housebroken and current on his shots

Where to find him: Rover Rescue, 630-897-7454 or

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