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DOGS FOR ADOPTION

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Feb 28, 2022
Courageous dogs and some kitty duos are looking for a new place to live
Even though the weather may be warming up, it's always great to have a pet dog or cat to snuggle up with.
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Dec 30, 2021
Start the new year off with a new furry friend
Take a look at the cats and dogs who are searching for a new home in 2022.
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Sep 20, 2021
Claude the dog wants to join you on your daily walk
Claude had a late start getting to know people, but now he loves walks and the dog run. He just needs the right pal to join him.
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Aug 25, 2021
Take home a new pet this summer. Pon, Dorayaki and Kotaro are all ready!
Pon the cat spent many of her years in the house of a hoarder. It's time she gets a shot at living a sunnier life.
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Jun 28, 2021
Zac the dog agrees: Walks do a body good
Exercise helps Zac relax. He has made wonderful progress and now welcomes more people into his circle of friends. He's extremely smart and learns quickly. He's also funny and very practical.
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Jun 1, 2021
Enoki the dog is ready to walk on into your life
This dashing fellow is 7-year-old Enoki. Born to a feral mother on the grounds of a temple, Enoki and his siblings were quite the wild bunch when they first came to ARK as puppies. Sadly, Enoki never found a new home likely owing to the fact that he's pretty shy.
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May 31, 2021
Jump is a dog that's as upbeat as 1980s rock
Jump is a 3-year-old ball of energy that, if you were around in the early 1980s, may well remind you of the rock classic by Van Halen. That song could be this Jump’s anthem: “I get up and nothin’ gets me down.”
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Apr 24, 2021
Harry the dog is a real prince of a pooch
The people who work best with Harry — and, yes, they do exist — are those who truly love dogs and are capable of following his lead.
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Apr 5, 2021
Tik Tok the dog will have you dancing for joy
Handsome and healthy, Tik Tok is good with other dogs, doesn't mind shampoos and, incredibly, doesn't mind a trip to the vet.
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Mar 1, 2021
A dog with a rough past shows a funny side
Looking at all the wonderful animals at ARK, it's tough to know that some of them had rather rough starts to life.
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Feb 7, 2021
Cumin the dog is starting to learn how wonderful life can be
He may look adorably goofy, with huge ears and a terribly skinny frame, but there has been nothing to smile about in Cumin's life until recently. At the tender age of 2 he has already had a rough time in life, but he's at ARK now and his gentle heart remains as strong as ever.
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Jan 11, 2021
When Koji's happy, everyone knows it
Koji is a 10-year-old Kishu dog weighing in at around 17 kilograms. He’s extremely smart and, once he trusts you, will make for a wonderful companion. He’s a straightforward kind of guy. His loves in life are simple, too: food and walks.
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Dec 20, 2020
A quiet gentleman, Kupuna is looking for a peaceful home
The pure-white Kupuna was brought to Japan from Hawaii by a military family. When they were ordered to return to the States before a reposting, the airline refused to take the dog and cited earlier problems it had had with dogs, though none had anything to do with Kupuna.
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Nov 23, 2020
Harris is hoping for a home for the holidays
This golden boy has just flown in from Osaka in the hopes of finding a home for Christmas.
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Nov 2, 2020
Tuck lost his best friend and now he's looking for a new one
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Oct 4, 2020
Eringi is looking for a home and a buddy
Handsome Eringi is another of the “wild things” that often end up at ARK. More accurately, he’s one of six puppies that were born at a temple. Once out in the wild, he came to the shelter exactly seven years ago this month.
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Sep 21, 2020
Enoki sets his sights on the great outdoors
To look at Enoki is to hear the howl of the wolf, the yip of the coyote or, in essence, the very call of the wild.
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Aug 24, 2020
This dog story needs a happy end for Woody
Woody is a handsome dog. He and his best friend, Buzz, came to ARK in 2011 after the death of their owner, a homeless man who had loved and cared for them.
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Jul 26, 2020
Anzu is a sweet dog looking for the simple life
It takes a special person to look past the superficial and see through to the essence, whatever the situation may be. In this case, it’s a 15-year-old beagle named Anzu.
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Jun 7, 2020
Here's hoping this Seven can find some luck
Seven is another of the shy animals that has languished for years at ARK.

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