Pet of the Week: Blitzen and Dancer

Blitzen and Dancer are sweet little dogs available at First Avenue Shelter.

Posted: Dec. 11, 2018 12:27 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Two female Chihuahuas visited KEZI 9 News on Tuesday in their quest to find new homes in time for the holidays.

Blitzen, 4, and Dancer, 5, could fit into a variety of homes. They can be a little shy at first, but are both very sweet and love to be held. They could live in a household with children old enough to be gentle with small dogs. They could also live with another dog or cat.

Blitzen weighs 9 pounds 10 ounces and Dancer weighs 8 pounds 11 ounces. Their adoption fees are $185 each, which include the cost of vaccinations, microchip identification, spaying or neutering, a certificate for a free veterinary exam and more.

Every Tuesday, KEZI showcases homeless pets on the Midday newscast at 11 a.m. If you are interested in Blitzen, Dancer or other animals at First Avenue Shelter or Greenhill Humane Society, click here.

Greenhill Humane Society is currently undergoing a renovation, and during this time all adoptable dogs are available at First Avenue Shelter.

All kittens, cats and small animals are at Greenhill Humane Society.

First Avenue Shelter is located at 3970 W. First Avenue in Eugene. The phone number is (541) 844-1777. Its hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is closed Sunday and Monday.

Greenhill Humane Society is located at 88530 Green Hill Road. The phone number is (541) 689-1503. Greenhill hours are Friday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is closed Wednesday and Thursday.

To ensure a good match is made, potential adopters must go to the animal shelter in person to meet with the animal and kennel staff.

All family members should be present to ensure the dog is compatible with everyone in the household.

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