Meet Yasu & Shiro (Bonded Pair)
Status: Living at our private kennel
Estimated Age: 6-7 Years
Estimated Weight: Yasu - 33 Pounds; Shiro - 28 Pounds
NOTE: Variety of health issues, including hip problems (arthritis)
(9-27-2023 - Waiting for update).
UPDATE - 22 JANUARY 2022: Yasu and Shiro have completed their heartworm treatment. They are doing well at the kennels where they have lived since November. Our kennel manager says both boys are sweet and shy. Shiro is a little more outgoing than Yasu. We would love to see them go to a foster home or be adopted by a loving family who has some experience with shy dogs.
NEW - 9 NOVEMBER 2021: Yasu and Shiro are 4-5 year old beagle mixes who came to the Culpeper Animal Shelter in Virginia as strays. They were both fairly shy but improved enough to be moved on to a rescue. They are cautious with people but seem to do well with other dogs. Since they were strays, their history is unknown. Both Yasu and Shiro need to be treated for heartworms, but they will be available soon.
Q: Can you tell me more about a specific dog? Is s/he good with kids / housetrained / good with cats/ etc?
A: What we know is in the write up. Our knowledge about any dog that is not in a foster homes is limited. Once approved, our adoption coordinators will work with you to match you with the right dog.
Q: Can I meet a specific dog?
A: We’re sorry, but you must be an approved adopter to meet our dogs. Pre-pandemic, dogs could be met at adoption days, but you still had to be approved to adopt from an adoption day.
Q: How can I adopt a specific dog?
A: You must submit an adoption application and be approved to adopt. You can do that under Adopt – you can also learn about the adoption process there.. It will take about two weeks for an adoption coordinator to get in touch with you. Please keep in mind that dogs that are available now may be adopted in the meantime. But we are always getting new dogs. You can see them on our website.
Q: Can I add another dog to the list on my application?
A: We don’t hold you to the dogs you listed on your application. It gives us an idea of what you are looking for. Plus it will let us know if someone is interested in one of our special needs / hard to place dogs.
Q: I indicated that I was interested in a specific dog on my application, but I see that s/he has been adopted. What happened?
A: We do not hold dogs. Applicants in the queue before you are being approved and may adopt the dog you are interested in before you are approved. But we are always getting new dogs in and your adoption coordinator will help you find the perfect match.
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- Breed: Beagle Mix
- Age: Mature (6-9)
- Gender: Male