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Critter Chronicles: Artemis

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Artemis is a gorgeous mix that was rescued from the Lorain County Dog Kennel. He's a playful, energetic pup and affectionate hound with a gentle demeanor. He's a good boy looking for a loving home. If you don't know anything about coonhounds here's a little bit of info ... a  black and tan coonhound makes an exemplary pet. It is mellow, amiable, calm, and unobtrusive indoors. Outdoors, its strong hunting instincts take over, and it can be difficult to turn from a track after it starts trailing. This dog is strong, independent, and can be stubborn at times. The black and tan coonhound is gentle and tolerant with children. It is reserved with strangers.

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: Black & tan coonhound/Irish setter mix

SEX: Male

NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, neutered; shots current

AGE: 2 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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