Ittie the Jack Russell/Chihuahua Mix, Scout the cat and a rat named Dennis are Pets of the Week at the Humane Society of Harford County

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Pets of the Week available for adoption at the Humane Society of Harford County include Ittie the Jack Russell/Chihuahua Mix, Scout the cat and a rat named Dennis. The Humane Society includes pictures of all their available pets on their website. You can click here to see dogs, click here for cats and click here to see small animals. If you’d like to help the animals without adopting one, you can donate money for their care through the Humane Society’s website. You can visit them at www.harfordshelter.org. Click here to follow them on Facebook. Or call them at (410) 836-1090. The shelter is at 2208 Connolly Road, Fallston, MD 21047.

Look for the Lonely Hearts Club sticker affixed to the kennel cards of pets available for a discounted adoption fee. You can also see these pets here: http://www.harfordshelter.org/

Dog of the Week – ITTIE

Age: 10 years

Color: White & Tan

Breed: Jack Russell/Chihuahua Mix

Gender: Female

Adoption Fee: $95

This sweet little girl is ittie-bitty, hence her name! Ittie is a mature dog who was found as a stray and brought to the shelter so that she could find her forever home. Content to just be held and snuggled, Ittie is a happy little lap-dog. She doesn’t like sharing her food or toys however, so at this time we’re recommending a home without any small children. Because of her older age and small bladder, Ittie also needs to go outside pretty frequently, so a home where someone is home most of the time would probably benefit her best. If you think Ittie would be a good fit for you and your family, stop by and see her!

Cat of the Week – SCOUT

Age: 7½ years

Color: Grey

Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix

Gender: Female

Adoption Fee: $25 (until 9/3/12)

Scout here is a little older, but she prefers the term “mature”, because she’s certainly not old! Sure, she’s got a better head on her shoulders than those silly kittens, but don’t write her off just yet! Found as a stray, Scout has made the shelter her home for 5 months now, spending her days in the Free Roam Room, lounging in the sunlight or curling up in a bed. It’s hard to miss this striking grey lady when you walk in there, as she usually makes her presence known! If you’re interested in opening up your heart to a lovely older lady looking for a place to spend her golden years, please consider Scout. (P.S. All cats and kittens are reduced from $95 to just $25 until 9/3/12!)

Small Critter of the Week – DENNIS

Age: adult

Color: White

Breed: Rat

Gender: Male

Adoption Fee: $10

It seems hard to believe that he would be a stray, nevertheless, that’s how Dennis turned up at our door. Intelligent, clean and affectionate, rats make great pets, and Dennis is no exception! If you’re looking for a docile pocket pet or an easy starter pet for your children, then look no further than Dennis. If you’re interested in meeting with him, stop by our small animal room!