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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-13-00330Rhett (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Rhett is a wonderful little man. He is a Basset Hound/Beagle mix that is about 6 months old. Rhett is a submissive guy that is a low rider and has the feet of a Basset. He will surely steal your heart!

     Animal Location:

Bergen County Edgewater, NJ MAP IT!


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Animal ID: 21827057Sammy (female)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Sammy is a sweet and gentle gal who is affectionate and just happy to be with people. Sammy is pretty mild mannered most of the time, but She enjoys long walks and rolling in the grass, oh and we can't forget about her love for playing ball! Sammy likes to take her time introducing herself to new people, just a any lady should, and would prefer to live with grade school aged children. Sammy is more then ready for her new leash on life and will make a great addition to a low-traffic household.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Camden County Animal Shelter
125 County House Rd.
Camden County Blackwood, NJ 08012 MAP IT!

856-498-4168; 856-401-1300

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Rescue Me ID: 14-07-22-00139dexter (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    white and black mix, medium size, mostly anxious to please, tail wagging, etc. Cautious with strange men.

     Animal Location:

Sussex County newton, NJ 07860 MAP IT!

gail guiler 973-383-7513

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Rescue Me ID: 14-04-04-00498GUS (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    How to explain Gus: Gus is approximately 10-12 years young, and weighs roughly 50-60 lbs. He is a lab/hound (??) mix. He likes attention from everyone he sees and even though he doesn't pull much on the leash he tends to gravitate toward all loose people in the world. He isn't really a snuggler but he loves to be on the couch with you. If you give him a room of his own plus free reign of the house, he will investigate for a while and then either go to his room to rest or sleep on the couch all day. He likes other dogs but because he is older he does better with the low energy friends. He is good around kids of all ages. He loves to go ... (Read More)outside to explore but also likes to be loose, so a fenced in yard is best. He is also a Houdini so a reinforced gate would be best. He used to be on his own as a stray for 8 months so he likes to be either outside running around or inside sleeping. He is not food aggressive but does get a little pushy about treats so he does better with rawhide chews in his room. He is housebroken but due to his age does need someone who can take him outside more frequently. IF he barks when you bring him back inside then he is not done and still needs to go back outside. He is a sweet wiggle worm who is very loveable and deserves a good home with someone who can appreciate all of the love he has to give. PLEASE CONTACT BRIDGESDOGS@AOL.COM FOR AN APPLICATION TO ADOPT GUS OR CALL ELLEN AT 732-859-8915. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Bridges to Safety Animal Rescue
Ocean County New Jersey

Ellen 732-859-8915 ;
Ann Marie ;

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Rescue Me ID: 12-12-28-00181Frodo (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Frodo is a 2-4 year old neutered male. He is a hound mix. Don't let this low-rider fool you! He can jump 3-4 feet. He is as fast as a Greyhound and very energetic. Frodo loves belly rubs, walks, and playtime chasing balls. He is a 'doggie death row' survivor. He is current on all vaccines, including canine influenza. Frodo is receiving heartworm and flea/tick prevention. He has been good with kids, but inappropriate with other dogs. Frodo needs training and socialization, as he is possessive of his food and toys.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Monmouth County howell, NJ 07731 MAP IT!

mary decker 732-475-4010

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Basset Hound in New Jersey
    Basset Hound Dogs can make good pets in New Jersey if they match your IifestyIe. The Basset Hound is an exceptionally gentle, friendly dog that makes a great family pet. Basset Hounds are great with children. They require some patience to housebreak. Basset Hounds can do tricks, especially for treats. If overfed, a Basset Hound can quickly put on weight which strains its legs. Basset Hounds need plenty of exercise to stay healthy, but should be discouraged from jumping so as not to stress their legs. Basset Hounds can live in an apartment but need long walks and opportunities to run and play.

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    Basset Hounds were given to George Washington by Lafayette after the American Revolution. A Basset Hound can smell almost as well as a Bloodhound. The image of a Basset Hound was popularized by ads for Hush Puppies shoes. Basset Hounds are celebrated in several annual American Festivals in which a king and queen Basset Hound are crowned.

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New Jersey Animal Rescue
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Passaic County - Clifton 07012
Passaic County Spay/Neuter Van Coalition 973-454-1625

Union County - Hillside, New Jersey 07205
People for Animals 973-282-0890

Hudson County - Jersey City, New Jersey 07303
The Hudson County Animal League 201-200-1008

Hudson County - Jersey City 07307
Animal Relief Foundation Fund 866-841-9139

Passaic County - W Milford 07480
West Milford Animal Shelter Society 973-728-2859

Bergen County - Teterboro, New Jersey 07608
Bergen County Animal Shelter Home 201-229-4600

Monmouth County - Eatontown, NJ 07724
Monmouth County SPCA 732-542-3125

Camden County - Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Animal Welfare Association 856-424-2288

Ocean County - Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Ocean County Animal Facility (South) 609-978-0127

Burlington County - Medford, NJ 08055
Ace of Spays 609-654-2921

Gloucester County - Williamstown, NJ 08094
The Oasis Animal Sanctuary 856-262-1222

Ocean County - Ocean City 08226
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018

Atlantic County - Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital 609-625-7922

Cumberland County - Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Cumberland County SPCA 856-691-1500

Atlantic County - Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Humane Society of Atlantic City 609-347-2487

Ocean County - Jackson, New Jersey 08527
Ocean County Animal Facility North 732-657-8086

Mercer County - Trenton 08625
New Jersey Dept of Health 609-292-7837

Ocean County - Brick, NJ 08723
Jersey Shore Animal Center 732-920-1600

Ocean County - Tom’s River, New Jersey 08753
East Coast NJ Spay Clinic 732-929-9449

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