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Eddie 2 3 years old is Jack Russell mix available from Pet HAVEN.

Eddie, 2 to 3 years old, is a Jack Russell mix available from Pet HAVEN.

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Updated: July 16, 2012 2:03PM


Age: 6 months old

Breed: Shepherd/beagle mix

Background: He has lived with cats and dogs in his foster home.

Personality: Charming and easygoing, Milo, who doesn’t bay like a hound, is still very puppy-like. Milo has such a gentle demeanor and loves to snuggle and have belly rubs. Milo would be OK alone for four to five hours a day.

Other: Milo is almost completely house trained. With a basic training class, Milo will learn all the basics. Milo is kennel trained and sleeps through the night with no accidents. He is only kenneled when nobody’s home. Milo is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations and monthly heartworm and flea preventative.

Where to find him: HELP, or 877-364-2286.


Age: 2 to 3 years old

Breed: Jack Russell mix

Background: Eddie was picked up as a stray in Kendall county.

Personality: Eddie does very well with other dogs and cats. He loves to be outside playing, so he needs a fenced in yard.

Other: He is currant on all shots and has been neutered.

Where to find him: Pet HAVEN, 630-554-2190


Age: 3 years old

Breed: Short-haired tabby, with white markings

Background: Chase came to Paws and Purrs Humane Society when he was about 6 months old. He had been living in a house with many other cats.

Personality: Chase is a big, cuddly boy. He is a little slow to warm up to new people, but once he does, he can be very affectionate. He has been living with other cats in his foster home and seems to be OK them. He may not be the life of the party but will be devoted to the right person.

Adoption fee: $100

Other: Neutered, microchipped and up to date on vaccines

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


Age: 3 years old

Breed: Domestic short-haired calico

Background: Owner gave her up. She has been at ADOPT since March.

Personality: When Louise first came to ADOPT, she was so scared she couldn’t eat. Lots of love and attention solved that. Now she is active, likes to cuddle and is pretty good at keeping herself occupied.

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 her: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or


Age: 7 years old

Breed: Labrador retriever

Background: Marlena was brought to ADOPT in a shelter transfer from Kentucky. She has been at ADOPT since January.

Personality: Marlena is one of our spectacular seniors. She has a happy-go-lucky temperament and is eager to please. She loves people! She would thrive in an active home where she can go on walks. She also loves to play ball.

Adoption fee: $225

Where to find this pet: ADOPT Pet Shelter, 420 Industrial Drive, Naperville, 630-355-2299 or


Age: 1-1/2 years old

Breed: Catahoula heeler mix

Personality: He is definitely among the sweetest dogs on the face of the earth – you’ll just melt looking into his big, brown eyes. Patches has a relaxed, laid-back personality and likes nothing better than keeping you company. Very well-mannered, he tends to stay by your side, even off leash and comes readily when called.

Other: Neutered, current on his shots and house trained

Adoption fee: $200 includes microchipping. Where to find him: Rover Rescue, 630-897-7454 or

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