Every Wednesday we feature a different pet that needs a new forever home here in the Basin from Lonestar Sanctuary For Animals. Sometimes it's a dog, sometimes it's a cat. They haven't had any guinea pigs, hamsters, birds, or snakes---yet. But you never know!

Meet Oliver!

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Oliver is a three-year-old male Dachshund-Hound mix.  He was brought in as a stray after someone dumped him in a yard.  Oliver, or Ollie as the staff likes to call him, has quickly won the hearts of everyone who works at the Sanctuary!  He has the sweetest personality and just loves everyone!  Oliver appears to be housebroken as he doesn't go potty in his kennel and waits to be let outside.  He would be a great family dog as he loves to be around people.  Oliver is also good with other dogs and hasn't been tested with cats.  Oliver's adopters would need to have a house with a fenced-in yard for him to run and play. Come meet him in person starting Wednesday 5/4.

Once home, remember the rule of three: three days to decompress, three weeks to get used to your routine and home, and three months to feel completely at home.

Lonestar Sanctuary For Animals is located at 4200 Fairgrounds Road in Midland. And if for some reason you're not looking for a pet right now--please click SHARE and post this to your social media so we can help this fur baby find a forever home. Or perhaps you're looking for a different new furry friend. There are so many fur babies who would love to meet you so stop by and pay them a visit! There are plenty of dogs and cats to choose from who would love to be your next family member.

The Lone Star Sanctuary For Animals can always use supplies as well so if you can, stop by and drop off a donation to help the staff care for the shelter animals till they can find their forever homes. Needed right now:

Cleaning supplies

Puppy Pee Pads

Blankets

Unopened / New Dog and Cat Food

Cat Litter

Items can be dropped off at the office at 4200 Fairgrounds Road in Midland during business hours. Thank You!

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