Meet Some Of Our Lonely Hearts


This week, we’d like to feature some of our Lonely Hearts Club members. These are animals that have been at the shelter for more than six months.

Being in a shelter environment for that long can be very stressful on an animal. Some seem to maintain pretty well, but we all know their hearts are breaking while they patiently wait for their forever home to come along.

For some, this is an improvement in their lives, compared to where they came from; but ultimately the best life would be in a loving, forever home.

Our dedicated volunteers and staff do their best to give each animal quality time and affection, but really nothing compares to the love an animal gets and gives in return to their newly adopted family.

Our Lonely Hearts Club members would love for you to come down to the shelter and meet them. Who knows? Maybe you’ll fall in love with one of them and mend their broken heart.




Sadly, our sweet Sal was turned over by his owners because they were moving and were unable to have a Pit Bull mix in their new home. This is a shame because, if you know Sal, you’d know he is one of the sweetest dogs to ever come into our shelter. In fact, he is such a happy guy, his little stubby tail is always wiggling which just makes him even more adorable!

Sal is a fun loving guy who gets along with children and other dogs, but has never been around cats. He will need a secure yard with a tall fence and plenty of exercise to keep him busy and healthy. Please give this handsome guy a chance and a loving home. He needs you now more than ever!


Skids was found running alone and scared on a jobsite here in town. As usual, no one came looking for him, so we had him neutered and he is now current on his vaccinations.

Skids is a youthful guy who likes to run and play. He seems to be very smart, which will make it easy to teach him new tricks and basic commands (which we’ve already started teaching him). He also would be a great gardening/hiking/jogging/riding partner as he loves to participate with people.

He is definitely a family dog. We would love to have him go to a home that can provide all he needs.




Talon is a 1-year-old Shepherd mix who was brought in as a stray in February when he was seen running loose by the high school. When no one came to reclaim him after 72 hours, he became ours to help find a new home. We got him neutered and he is now current on his vaccinations.

Talon is a high-energy dog who needs to be stimulated with games, activities and exercise. He will do best in an active household with a family who will train and participate in his life and teach him manners and tricks. He gets along great with other dogs and older children, but we don’t know how he acts around cats.

Talon is ready to find his forever home; please consider him as your new companion.




Baby is a 3-year-old tabby cat. She is spayed, current on shots and has passed her health tests.

Baby was turned over by her owner in February due to personal issues. She is a sweet girl who is active and playful. She gets along with other cats and will make a great addition to a loving family. She loves to play with toys and paper towels, and she has a bubbly, outgoing personality. She is litter box trained and is neat and clean.




Araceli and Clara have been together for a whole year now. The perfect home would be one they could go to together. Being together they will feel more comfortable and at ease in their new surroundings. Though it is not mandatory that they be adopted together, it sure would be wonderful.

Araceli is 1 year old and Clara is 2. They can be a little shy at times, but once they realize you want to scratch their ears and rub their bellies, they are eager for the attention. Both have been spayed, are current on shots and have a clean bill of health.

Low-cost Rabies Clinic

There will be a Low-cost Rabies Clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Main Street Animal Clinic, located at 411 W. Main St.

Cost of a rabies vaccination is only $10, but your dog must be licensed at the time of the vaccination.

Town of Payson license fees are $7 if altered, $20 unaltered; Gila County license fees are $7 if altered, $15 unaltered; Town of Star Valley license fees are $5 if altered, $7 unaltered.

Cash only, please.


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