Our Dogs

We’d like you to meet the dogs that live at Shep’s Place. They are the reason for the entire enterprise, and we are proud to share our home with them.

Duce

Mr. Duce

* Age: 11

Age: 11 Breed: Plott Hound Mix

Previous Home: Kansas City Pet Project, KC MO

Arrived: 5/19/19 Available for adoption; in foster

Duce was an owner surrender at KC Pet Project. He is shy, and has anxiety with strangers, but is very loyal and affectionate with his people. He has worked with trainers from The Pet Connection to reduce his anxiety, and has greatly improved. He loves to play with toys and go on walks. We believe he had little interaction with other dogs growing up, so he would do best in a home where he was the only pet. If someone is willing to be patient with him, he would be a great companion.

Duce feeling fine

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Gracie

Amazing Gracie

Age: 10 Breed: Lab/Shepherd mix Weight: 57 lb

Previous Home: Linn County MO Animal Shelter

Arrived: 2/26/21 Available for adoption

Gracie is a very friendly, affectionate girl. She LOVES toys, and enjoys walks. Her health is excellent. She very much wants to be around people, and makes friends with everyone she meets. She would be an awesome companion.

Gracie loves her toys.

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Jenny

Age: 12 Breed: Dachshund Weight: 12 lb

Previous Home: Independence MO Animal Shelter

Arrived: 3/3/21 Not currently available for adoption

Jenny is a mellow, sweet-natured girl. She has a number of health concerns, including limited eyesight, but she enjoys slowly wandering around the house or the yard, checking into things. She gets along well with other dogs, and is a great lap dog. She is quiet for a dachshund. She will steal your heart!

Jenny, Jenny, you’re the dog for me

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Rascal

Rascally Rascal

Age: 15 Breed: Dachshund Weight: 22 lb

Previous Home: MO Wiggle Butts, Boonville MO

Arrived: 2/9/21 Not currently available for adoption

Rascal is a good-natured, happy boy. He is in great health for his age, and loves to potter around checking things out. His original owner had to move to a care facility. He loves to eat, take naps, and hang out with his people. He’s adorable!

Rascal chilling.

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Viola

Viola!

Age: 12 Breed: Cairn Terrier / Beagle mix Weight: 33 lb

Previous Home: Excelsior Springs MO Animal Shelter

Arrived: 3/9/21 Available for adoption

Viola is an energetic girls who LOVES to be around people. She lived with an older lady her entire life, until the lady was no longer able to take care of her. She still wants that constant contact, so she’d make a great lap dog. She likes walks and enjoy being outside, playing chase. And she’s adorable!

Violawwww….

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Teddy & Ginger

Age: 15 (Ginger, left), 13 (Teddy, right) Breed: Dachshund Weight: 10 / 15 lb

Previous Home: Sunflower Rescue Group, De Soto KS

Arrived: 4/2/21 Not currently available for adoption

Teddy and Ginger are a bonded pair of dachshunds. They have lived together their whole lives, with an older lady who passed away recently. They want to be with people at all times, and are very affectionate and friendly. Ginger is recovering from a fungal infection that cost her most of the hair on her back end, but they are otherwise healthy and happy.

Teddy soaking up some love.

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Harley

Harley Quincy.

Age: 9 Breed: Terrier Mix Weight: 35 lb

Previous Home: Independence MO Animal Shelter

Arrived: 4/9/21 Not yet available for adoption

Harley came to us after spending more than a year in and out of the Independence Animal Shelter, which is hard to believe, because he is the sweetest, friendliest guys you’ll ever meet. He’s healthy and energetic, and loves to go on walks and run around the yard. He loves people, and gets along well with other dogs.

Harley walking the rails

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** Our Adoptees **

Loretta, 8/16/19 Chug, 9/30/19 Herbie, 10/2/19
Nikko, 10/30/19 Arlo, 11/1/19 Chico, 11/18/19
Phyllis, 12/13/19 Molly, 1/19/20 Zippy, 1/22/20
John Wayne “JW”, 1/24/20 Chief, 2/7/20 Tuttle, 2/7/20
Rosco, 3/21/20 Sydney, 4/13/20 Lily, 4/25/20
Scooby, 5/17/20 Sissy, 5/24/20 Pepper & Zena, 5/31/20
Gatsby, 6/15/20 Opie, 6/25/20 Suzie, 8/8/20
Sophie, 9/6/20 Callie, 9/14/20 Ora, 10/17/20
Dusty, 12/21/20
Xena, 12/30/20
Johnny and June, 1/26/21
Darla, 2/6/21
Winnie, 2/26/21
Joe, 3/5/21
Zoey, 3/25/21