Rook is a mix of breeds, pure joy, total excitement, and the desire to obey. His ability to perform a multitude of tricks includes sit, lay down, wait, stay, and “bang” are as fun to watch as it is for him to perform. You can watch his skills through the video above. We believe he is house-broken because he spends a lot time hanging out with staff in their offices and has never once had an accident indoors. While enjoying the one-on-one attention in an office setting, this loveable big boy enjoys cuddling and relaxing with his favorite human companion.

HSHA is seeking adopters or fosters that have experience working with dogs that are reactive and have anxiety. This sweet boy is extremely intelligent. Through continued training and lots of positive reinforcement he’s likely to overcome these behaviors. However, for these reasons he should be the only animal in the home and any children should be at least 10 years or older.

Rook is eager to please and can’t wait to find a forever home to call his own! Please contact our Behavior Team Leader, Megan Glass at to meet this big ol’ sweetheart! Remember, he’s available for adoption or foster care!

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We are currently in need of soft training treats (made in USA), Busy Bones, sensitive stomach cat food, peanut butter, unscented bleach, liquid laundry detergent, Dawn dishwashing detergent, Clorox wipes, waterless shampoo, kitten milk replacer, and paper towels. 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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