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Hi! 🐾 My name is Legend. 🐶 I am looking for a Forever Family to take me home!

Updated: Dec 1, 2022

I'm located at the Avery Humane Society in Newland, NC.

I'm one of the coolest Dogs you will ever meet. I LOVE people & will lean on you for days for strokes & massages. I know how to sit & whenever you get still & I'm not sure what you want, I sit down & wait for a tasty treat. My Shelter Family loves to brag about how smart I am, how much I love children & how I zoom around the corral when we go outside. My favorite volunteer takes me on really long walks in the woods, let's me go slow & follow my extra special hound nose. I like other dogs, but I'm a young, big boy so the staff & volunteers are helping me learn to regulate my excitement a little bit when I see another dog on a walk. If you come visit me, please understand that I am super friendly & the stress of being alone a lot in the shelter makes be bouncy & talkative sometimes. I am hoping for a home where my humans will be my best friends, set up a routine to help me feel secure, include me in lots of family activities and use some patterns & games to help me trust that I can count on you. I am young, smart, social, have a crazy good nose & really want a person who will participate in a dog sport with me, such as K9 Nose work, mantrailing, search & rescue or something fun like that. Come meet me!

P.S. The Trainer at the Shelter donates 2 free sessions to set us doggoes and our new humans up for a successful life together!

Avery Humane Society

Avery Humane Society is a 501c3 non-profit charitable organization.

Their mission is to respond humanely to the needs of animals in Avery County. Income sources include adoption fees, Happy Paws Pet Boutique located in the shelter, fundraising events, grants, and general donations. Avery Humane Society receives no direct funding from county, state or federal government, United Way, or any national group such as ASPCA or Humane Society of the US. They have been operating as a community non-profit organization since 1978 and moved into their current shelter facility in April 2012. Their shelter can house approximately 95 animals and had more than 600 adoptions in 2021. They also help reunite more than 100 lost pets with their owners each year. Visitors are always welcome at their Shelter. In fact, they have approximately 1,500 visitors per year.

Learn more about the Avery Humane Society and how to adopt Legend from their website.

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