Adorable and Adoptable Pet of the Week: Nitro


What’s Tuesday without another precious pup to start your day? Meet Nitro your adorable AND adoptable pet of the week.

Nitro via GBHS

This guy is 22lbs of playfulness! He is an Australian Cattle Dog mix that will steal your heart. Nitro is only 5 years old and has mastered walking on a leash. Of course, with a temperament like his, he’d be a great addition to a family with other pups.

Unfortunately, he is heart worm positive but worry not, he is a part of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society’s Foster-to-Adopt program. This means he will be treated at no charge to his adoptive parents!

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Thank you to everyone who helped shower the shelter today! We're so grateful for the support of our foster program and animals. If you weren't able to attend, we are always accepting donations! Check out our foster wish list at Here's also a list of needed items! Potty pads for puppies Milk replacer for kittens (also known as KMR) Milk replacer for puppies (also known as Esbilac) Small plastic litter pans and litter scoops Small bags of cat litter (non-clumping) Kitten toys and puppy toys Small pet beds (extra small ones are great for kittens!) Reusable cloth/fabric shopping bags Jumbo and gallon size zip-lock bags #DogsofBham #CatsofBham #GBHS #BhamAL #Bham #Birmingham #AdoptDontShop

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All adoptable pets from the GBHS are neutered/spayed, microchipped and up-to-date on all vaccines. They also have more than just cats, dogs and puppies. They sometimes have birds, ferrets, reptiles, pigs, bunnies and other pets up for adoption. Adoption fees are as follows:

    • Cats, kittens, dogs or puppies:
      • Animals six months and under: $50
      • Animals older than six months: $25
      • Rabbits: $25
      • Ferrets: $50
      • Rats, Guinea Pigs & Hamsters: $10 for one or $15 for a pair

All active and retired military members and their immediate family members receive waived adoption fees with a valid ID presented at the time of adoption.

You can find out all of the adoptable pets at GBHS right here. It is updated regularly as pets become adoptable.

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