Adoptable Pets

(Posted Oct. 25, 2019)

The following pets are up for adoption at the Humane Society of Madison County, 2020 Plain City Georgesville Rd., West Jefferson. Call (614) 879-8368.


Meeko has been at the shelter off and on for three years. In that time, he has evolved from a stray off the streets to one of the reasons the shelter staff laughs and smiles every day. Meeko is a rotten boy who does some goofy things, but he also brightens your day by rolling on his back for belly rubs and speaking when he wants wet food added to his kibble. He is about 4.5 years old. He is likely a mix of Greyhound, Great Dane and Labrador retriever.

Meeko’s ideal adopter is one that has the strength for him when he pulls, the patience when he gets into things, and the resources to keep him around because he can really jump and run. If he finds that home, he will provide love, fun and exercise to a great family. He is smart and knows numerous commands but can be stubborn. He loves to romp and play with other dogs, but he can be rough and tumble so he needs bigger playmates. Cats won’t appreciate his energy and playfulness.

Pretty Girl

Pretty Girl is about 3 years old. She has been at the shelter for 12 months. She is a wonderful girl that loves being the queen bee at the shelter. Her hobbies include lounging on top of the cat kennels and watching her subjects move around the adoption room. She is a big fan of a scratching post and enjoys catnip. Pretty Girl enjoys attention from her human subjects but will dismiss them with a wave of her hand. As the queen, she expects her favorite

On Oct. 17, the village of West Jefferson donated a copier to the Humane Society of Madison County. Director Meg Werner (left) gave Mayor Ray Martin (right) a tour of the facility. Martin met Goliath, a Jack Russell terrier mix up for adoption. The Humane Society has many companions looking for their forever homes.
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