AGE: Carter is a 3-year-old border collie who is smart, eager to please and has an adorable face that will win you over immediately.
PERSONALITY: He is a lively and intelligent dog who will need to be provided with daily mental and physical stimulation. Once he gets some exercise, he is happy to cuddle up and relax while he chews on a toy or bone.
HIGHLIGHTS: Carter plays well with most dogs, and really enjoys chasing around other playful, social dogs.
AVAILABLE: At the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. weekends.
COST: Carter’s adoption fee is $105, and includes a free 1-hour, in-home training and a wellness visit at a local veterinarian office. Carter is neutered.
ONLINE: View adoptable pets via Friends of the Animal Shelter: www.facebook.com/fotas, www.fotas.org or www.petfinder.com
LOST & FOUND: www.petharbor.com or call 541-774-6654.
OTHER RESOURCES: Southern Oregon Humane Society, www.sohumane.org; C.A.T.S., www.kittensandcats.org; Sanctuary One, www.sanctuaryone.org; Spay/Neuter Your Pet (SNYP) – low-cost options; www.spayneuter.org.