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Size: Large
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Breeds: Crossbreed
Unknown with Cats

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s a good thing because these pictures are all we have at this time!

Meet Oscar the Grouch (not really) -  he was named that in a pinch when they were looking for name for a dog!f

This guy is absolutely fabulous with other dogs and people - he’s been around older kids but we’ll be testing him with younger kids and cats this weekend!!!  He’s brand new to us as of 12/17.

Oscar was actually rescued almost a year ago by an awesome woman in Memphis who takes as many dogs out as she can - she’s had him in boarding at a vet clinic where they have doggie daycare and he’s been a star with the other dogs - he needs to get out of there though.  It’s been too long.  He was being held for someone who said they needed a couple of months to move etc but they backed out - their loss, your gain!!!

There’s no doubt that Oscar will need some training when it comes to living in a house as he’s been in a daycare - he waits every morning to be let out to do his ‘business”  so he’s at least partially housetrained.  

We’ll update as soon as we can but from what we’ve heard, this guy is just awesome!!

Other than the details listed above, we don’t have a lot of information yet, but we ARE working on it! Who doesn’t love a little mystery?

This adorable 4-legged has just entered our rescue! When our partner organizations’ foster homes get a little too full, or when they have a special case they need to make room for, PAWS often steps in to take some of their current rescues before we have all the information.

If these photos here appeal to you, go ahead and apply! That allows our team to do some of the administrative work and speed up the application. Don’t worry about committing yourself. If it turns out that this loveable canine isn’t a good fit for you? We will take all the background work we did for your application and transfer it to a dog that better suits your lifestyle. If this dog DOES fit your lifestyle, you will be at the front of the line for adoption!

Our Adoption Coordinators and fosters will update you as we learn more about this fabulous pup. Watch this space for updates. If you have applied, an Adoption Coordinator will reach out to you to update you first!

PAWS places over 1000 dogs a year in loving homes, but we still hold true to our earliest philosophy: One Dog at a Time. Every dog deserves a perfect home, and every good home deserves a do perfect for them. If you think this could be your new best friend? Go ahead and apply! We are here to work with you, every step of the way.

Interested in applying for this dog?  Here is our application:

Name: Oscar the Grouch (not really)
Breed: Crossbreed
Sex: Male
Age: 1 ½ - 2 years   (estimated)
Weight: 50
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative 
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children: Older for now, testing with younger
Good with Dogs:  Yes absolutely
Good with Cats: Unknown - will be tested.

Adoption Fee: $500.00


Paws New England is a foster-based rescue - our dogs reside in various locations throughout the south and New England.  

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your newly adopted dog will help others in need