This week’s pet may have spent some time in the circus, but that just means she’ll keep you entertained. Belle is a six-year-old white and red female hound mix who may have a bit of clown in her.

A leggy girl who weighs about 45 pounds, Belle loves romping around outside in a carefree, goofy manner. Belle is a bit shy at first, doesn’t like loud noises, and is good with others taking the lead until she gets comfortable. But she is friendly, very sweet tempered and gets along well with other dogs. She has a lot to learn, including housebreaking and general obedience. Belle will also need a bit of monitoring around toys until she learns they are just for playing and not snacking. In return, Belle can teach her new family how to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. 

This week, we thought we’d do a quick recap of our currently available pets, just in case you missed them. Keep in mind the list is always changing, so make sure to contact HSBC if you want to schedule a meet and greet. 

Dogs

Cubby: 1-year-old male Terrier mix, 11 pounds. Loves attention, slightly shy. Unsure on kids, cats or dogs.

Moloy: 1.5-year-old male German Shepherd, 80 pounds. Very smart, active. Good with kids, no cats, some dogs. 

Gus: 5-year-old male Labrador Retriever mix, over 60 pounds. Loves fetch. Lots of energy, very smart. Special needs (medication). No small kids or cats, some dogs. 

Pearl: 3 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix, 50 pounds. Playful, loyal, willing to learn. Shy at first. No kids, cats, or dogs. 

Lola: 5-year-old Beagle/Boxer mix, large. Loves walks and car rides. No kids or cats. 

Bella: 6-year-old hound mix. 60 pounds. Friendly, sweet, but unsure in new situations. Good with kids , wary of cats, and no dogs

Skye: 7-year-old husky mix, 50 pounds. Active, happy, loves toys. No small kids or cats. 

Cats

Cassie: 13-year-old female Siamese Mix, around 8 pounds. Cuddly, playful. Front declawed. Unsure on kids, cats, or dogs – prefers quiet surroundings.

Want to know more about HSBC and dog socialization? HSBC will be hosting an open house at their Midtown location Friday, May 11, between 5:30 – 7 p.m. This will be the first of a number of events HSBC will be putting on for the public. More details soon but plan on meeting our great dogs, getting some hands on experience with helping socialize dogs, and learn about our mission to support the dogs(and cats) in our community!

Now that it’s looking like spring, it’s time to begin thinking about your garden. Mark your calendars for the The Meow Market Spring Plant and Veggie, coming to the Peggy Schilling Animal Adoption and Education Center on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will also be baked goods and craft items for sale. If you’re a local artisan, we’d love to have you rent a space. Contact HSBC to find out more! 

A quick thank you to our donors, entertainment, and volunteers—we couldn’t have a successful event without you! We hope everyone who joined us at the Bark and Wine this past weekend had a wonderful time; we thank you for spending your time and dollars to help us help homeless pets. 

HSBC information: 7347 Midtown Road, Siren, WI 54872. Telephone: 715-866-4096. Email hsbc@centurytel.net. Website: www.hsburnettcty.org. Facebook: www.facebook.com/humanesocietyburnettcounty. Public hours: Tuesday - Friday, noon -5 p.m. or Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Peggy Schilling Animal Adoption & Education Center: Facebook: www.facebook.com/peggyschillingadoptioncenter.



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