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Critter Chronicles: Rosie

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Rosie was adopted from another shelter four to five years ago. Her mom passed away and now her dad has to downsize and is going to a place where he is unable to keep her. Rosie lived with another male dog and some cats and got along with everyone. Rosie has also been good with the kids next door who pet her through the fence. She is also housetrained and has all of her house manners. We would prefer that she goes to a home with a fenced-in yard because of her breed. When coonhounds get on a scent, they are gone and aren't going to hear you at all. Any of the hound breeds are extremely good natured and seem to have good temperaments with people, Rosie is all of that. She does seem to be a bit afraid of loud noises, which is probably why she was dumped - she was afraid of gunfire by the people who had her initially.

If you have kids and/or another dog in your family and are interested in adopting a Friendship dog please bring them with you for a meet and greet. No appointment is necessary. Stop by anytime during regular business hours.

BREED/DESCRIPTION:  Treeing Walker coonhound/beagle

SEX: Female

NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots current

AGE: 7-8 years old

SIZE/WEIGHT: 45 pounds


ORGANIZATION: Friendship APL of Lorain County, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035

CONTACT: or (440) 322-4321


For more pets seeking homes, check out the Critter Chronicles column every Sunday in The Chronicle-Telegram. If you work or volunteer for a nonprofit pet adoption agency and would like to see your pets included in Critter Chronicles, please email

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