Cadena is a southern boy, all the way from North Carolina! He was transferred to us when the shelter he was living at fell on hard times. Cadena has tested positive for heartworm. This is a parasite that is very prevalent in the south. It is spread by mosquitos. But have no fear, Cadena has started his treatment and things are looking up for his handsome-faced rottie!

Now, on to his needs: a FOSTER HOME! We are looking for a temporary foster home for Cadena while he continues his medical treatment. This is expected to last about 6 months in duration. If you fall in love during that time and want to make it official, adoption is always on the table. Cadena does seem to enjoy the company of other dogs (don’t worry, Heartworm is not contagious). No cats, please. Any human children he may live with should be at least 12 years old.

Please stop by the shelter today to meet Cadena! Click here for more information about this sweet boy. Or contact our foster care coodinator, Aspasia Yeager, to apply as Cadena's foster home at or 717-564-3320 ext. 108.

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We are currently in need of Non-clumping (clay) cat litter, Liquid Laundry detergent, Paper towels, Hand soap, Ziplock style sandwich baggies (any brand), 13 and 60 Gallon Trash bags, Purina Healthy Weight Cat Chow (orange bag- dry food), Purina ONE Sensitive Stomach cat food (dry food), Kitten canned food (any brand), Soft and chewy dog treats, Gift cards for Gasoline (for animal transport and cruelty investigations); Pet Stores (for animal supplies and food), Local stores (Walmart, Weis, Giant, Home Depot, Lowes- for emergency supplies and building repairs); Office Supply Stores (paper, ink cartridges, etc). If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!

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We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.


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