Pet of the Week: Butterfly

Butterfly is a friendly little dog looking for a new home.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 12:10 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Butterfly visited the KEZI 9 News studio Tuesday in hopes of finding a new home.

This 8-year-old female Pomeranian is a friendly little dog looking for a family that will treat her gently and kindly. She likes people and will fit into many households.

Greenhill Humane Society volunteers describe her as a sweet little dog who enjoys attention and would make a good lap dog.
She could go to a home with a dog-savvy cat. Her history with other dogs is not known.
Butterfly has some skin issues that will need continued treatment.

Butterfly weighs nearly 10 pounds and her adoption fee is $85. This includes 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 Butterfly or other animals at First Avenue Shelter or Greenhill Humane Society, click here.

Greenhill Humane Society is currently undergoing a renovation, but still has kittens, cats and small animals available for adoption. Adoptable dogs are available at First Avenue Shelter during this time.

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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