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terms and conditions, and fill out an online application.
After you have submitted your application you will be
contacted by her adoption counselor. Scroll down to read more about Pumpkin.

Meet Pumpkin. A silky soft, velvety coated female Golden Retriever / Australian Shepherd mix who is looking for a forever home. Pumpkin is a very sweet girl who is about 10-12 months of age. She is about 50 pounds and will most likely not get much larger. She was found as a stray and her owner was never located. She presents as a sweet girl who may of been treated harshly in the past. Once she warms up, which only takes a day or two, she is extremely sweet and loving. She has done well with all the other dogs at our rescue and seems to love to play with smaller dogs but is also fine with dogs her size as long as they treat her nicely. Pumpkin is fully vetted and ready for a new home.


Pumpkin would love a home with a fenced yard or some way to keep her safely at home. Leash walks are ok but she is still learning the leash. We recommend a home with older children due to her possibly being mistreated in the past and she may be shy at times with loud noise or a lot of activity. A quiet, loving home with consistency and love is what Pumpkin needs and she will flourish. She adores her people and wants to be with them. Her coat is so blonde it is almost white. Pumpkin is available for transport after 10/31. We do require an online adoption application, vet reference and photos of any yard or fencing at your home.


Note that visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable so for most of the dogs we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label.

Please don’t be tempted to adopt Pumpkin on an impulse. You should take the time to carefully consider the long term commitment, expense, and passion it takes to give her the home she deserves and needs. Pumpkin will reward you with unbounded love and devotion, but you must be committed and serious about your decision to bring her into your life. Remember, this is an adoption, not a sale, and we’re very serious about making sure that both you and Pumpkin are a good match for each other.

An adoption fee applies to Pumpkin’s adoption, and helps to reimburse our expenses for all of the necessary vet care that has been provided to include: spay or neuter (mandatory - no exceptions, rabies, micro-chipping and registration, all vaccinations (including all puppy shots, rabies, adult boosters and Bordatella, grooming, Frontline for flea/tick preventative, heartworm check if age appropriate and monthly preventative for all ages while in foster care. The adoption fee does not reimburse for all expenses and covers only a portion of most expenses involved in rehabilitating our rescues and returning them to health. Please keep this in mind when you are adopting a dog.

Pumpkin and our other available rescued dogs can be met in person at our weekly adoption showing at the West Little Rock Petco on Chenal Parkway, across from Target and Home Depot. This is in the same strip mall as Old Navy and Shoe Carnival. Our showing hours are from 1-4 every Saturday except major holiday weekends. For up to date confirmation of dates and time, check back on the main pages of this site or subscribe to our Twitter Feed @DogsOnly

IMPORTANT - Please call Petco at 501 219 9907 on Saturday between 1:00 and 4:00 PM only or email contact@dogsonly.org 24 hours BEFORE coming to visit Pumpkin to make sure that she is still available for adoption.

The email contact to learn more about Pumpkin is contact@dogsonly.org you can complete an online adoption application by clicking the orange colored links at the top or bottom of this page.

Due to time restraints, we are not able to accept phone calls but we always try and answer all emails within 24 hours. All of our young and adult dogs are available for a 2 week home visit before finalizing the adoption process (local adoptions only). This is to help ensure it is a good match for all involved without making a final commitment. Puppies under the age of 6 months are not available to go on home visits. All of our rescues are in private homes and not available to be visited outside of showing times. All of our foster homes work with our rescues to ensure they are crate trained and most are also housetrained. None of our foster homes have cats, so we can only make our best guess as to how our rescues would do with cats. We rescue from high kill shelters and once accepted into our program, none of our rescues are euthanized. We provide for all their vet care, socialization and training until an appropriate home can be found. We rely solely on donations and are a 501(c)3 Humane Society.

Thank you for your interest in rescue and in saving the life of a dog. Every day in the United States, 11,000 dogs die.

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To learn more about adopting Pumpkin please click here to read the
terms and conditions, and fill out an online application.
  After you have submitted your application you will be
 contacted by her adoption counselor.


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