Big Hair Animal Rescue
Big Hair Animal Rescue

Adoptable Pets

Mama

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Cat Domestic Short Hair Senior Female Small 

Meet Mama! Our longest resident! Mama is a former stray/semi feral cat that we have known for roughly 8 years!! She was a former colony cat at one of our feeding stations in Dorchester where we fed daily. Mama is called Mama because when we first came across her she had a tiny black kitten that followed her everywhere she went. Her kitten was taken in by the Animal Rescue League of Boston back in 2012 and found a home then. In April of 2017 we realized Mama was drastically losing weight, despite having a ravenous appetite. We took her in and sure enough she is diabetic. Since then her diabetes has been regulated and she is on insulin injections twice daily. She has adjusted to life indoors well but doesn't enjoy the company of dogs and most cats. She is spayed, microchipped, vaccinated felv/fiv negative and estimated to be roughly 8-9 years old, a young senior. Mama has been in our rescue for over 2 YEARS and has made tremendous strides. She allows a lot of handling which is required to give her insulin injections twice daily. She would still prefer to be an only pet but has shared her space successfully in the past with a calm foster cat. If you are interested in adopting Mama please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT MAMA:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Grey and White • Coat Length: Short • Special Needs: Diabetic

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Otis

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Dog  Labrador Retriever/ Hound Mix Adult Male Large

Looking for a running partner?  A hiking buddy?!  Otis is a 55 lb 2 year old lab/hound mix who is tall, lean and extremely playful! Otis is an active dog who attends daycare a few days a week and is an extremely social boy.  His ideal home would be with an active family and another dog or two!  Unfortunately, no kitty siblings for this guy.  Otis loves children! He is currently in a foster home with a 5 year old child. Otis is up-to-date on vaccines, neutered, microchipped, and house trained. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Otis please submit an application.


MORE ABOUT OTIS:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Black • Coat Length: Short

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Forrest

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Dog Pit Bull Terrier Adult Male Medium

Meet Forrest! Forrest is estimated to be roughly 1-2 years old and is approximately 50 lbs. He is suspected of having a congenital disease, Cerebellar hypoplasia. He would be best described as special needs. He has extremely large front paws and is known to crash into things, run not walk and fall. Oh Forrest. This sweet boy has stolen our hearts. Forrest came to us in early February after being bounced around the shelter system in Rhode Island. He had originally been found as a stray in Providence November of 2018. Forrest is VERY dog friendly. He attends day care routinely and has gained fuller functioning of his motor skills since entering the rescue several months ago. Forrest would do best in a home with another dog, preferably a dog that would be up for the challenge of being his friend. Sadly he is not suitable to live with children or cats. Forrest is neutered, up to date on vaccines, house trained and crate trained. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Forrest please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT FORREST:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Grey and White • Coat Length: Short • Special Needs: Congenital Disease

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Bella

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Dog Pit Bull Terrier Adult Female Medium

Meet Bella! Bella is a 75 lb 2 year old American Bully who entered our rescue from a high kill shelter. She is everything we love about bullies, pushy, strong, and stubborn with a huge personality. She requires proper introductions with other dogs but is dog friendly/social in most cases she just comes on too strong initially. She is spayed and up to date on vaccines. Bella has lived with young children, but cannot live with cats. If you are interested in meeting Bella and potentially adopting her please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT BELLA:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Grey and White • Coat Length: Short

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Quinton

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Dog Pit Bull Terrier Mix Adult Male Medium

Meet Quinton! This sweet boy entered our rescue in January of 2017! He has been overlooked, returned and set up for failure over and over again. Thankfully over the last two and a half years we have REALLY gotten to know him and what his ideal home would be like. Quinton LOVES car rides and men! This big sweet boy's ideal home would be one on the road with a trucker. Quinton tries to jump in a car every chance he gets. He's a great companion dog and is super food motivated. Quinton is roughly 55 lbs and 4-5 years old. He is up to date on vaccines, neutered, and crate trained. If you are interested in meeting Quinton and potentially adopting him please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT QUINTON:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream and Apricot/Beige • Coat Length: Short

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Bambi Jr and Cloudy

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Rabbits Double Mane Lionhead Adult Male Small

Meet Bambi Jr and Cloudy! Bambi Jr and Cloudy (Red eyes) are 1 year old, petite double mane lionhead rabbits. These brothers are not a bonded pair. They're friendly and pleasant but would need to be in a home with older children. They're up to date on vaccines, mostly litter trained and will be neutered soon. If you are interested in adopting Bambi Jr and Cloudy, please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT BAMBI AND CLOUDY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Gray, White and Black • Coat Length: Medium


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Petey

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Dog Hound/Pit Bull Mix Young Male Medium

Meet Petey! Petey is a hound/pit bull mix who is roughly 50 lbs, leggy and super dog friendly. He attends doggy daycare routinely. Petey has done well with children, we recommend a home with children over 5. Petey is up to date on vaccines, neutered, and heart worm negative. He is actively working on his manners (jumping on people), crate training and separation anxiety. Petey has a great temperament and is eager to learn what sadly he has never been properly taught. If you are interested in fostering or adopting Petey please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT PETEY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream and Apricot/Beige • Coat Length: Short

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Yuri

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Dog Australian Shepherd Senior Male Large

Meet Yuri! Yuri is a 60 lb 8 year old Australian Shepherd that recently entered our rescue. He is very chow like in nature and takes a few days to warm up to his handler but once he does he allows all handling. Yuri is currently in a foster home in Sturbridge Ma with several dogs and is dog tolerant. Yuri is not suitable to live with children. He is house trained, crate trained and loves going for walks daily. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Yuri please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT YURI:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream, Black and Brown/Chocolate • Coat Length: Long

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Willy

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Dog Retriever Mixed Breed Young Male Medium

Meet Willy! Willy is a 50 lb, 9 month old retriever mix who would love to join you on your morning run or explore trails and mountain tops by your side! He's dog friendly, suitable to live with children but no cats. He just arrived in Big Hair Animal Rescue and is already making friends fast. Willy is being fostered in Sturbridge, MA. He is crate trained, house trained, up to date on vaccines and neutered. Willy would benefit from being in an active home with a fenced in yard. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Willy please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT WILLY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream, Golden and Yellow/Tan/Blond/Fawn • Coat Length: Medium


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Lady

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Cat Calico Adult Female Small 

Meet Lady! Lady was trapped in Worcester by a good samaritan roughly a year ago. Lady is estimated to be 2-4 years old and is currently in a foster home with 3 other cats. Originally she spent most of her days in hiding but thanks to her feline friends she is now out of hiding and more social. She still shys away from human touch. Her ideal home is with other cats, ideally social and accepting cats. Lady is litter box trained, spayed, up to date on vaccines and Fiv/ felv negative. If you are interested in adopting this shy girl please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT LADY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Black, Brown/Chocolate and White • Coat Length: Medium 

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Coco

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Cat Domestic Short Hair Adult Female Large

Meet Coco! Boy do we love our black cats, and Coco is no exception! Coco Channel was rescued from a New York City Shelter just in the nick of time! She is estimated to be 6-7 years old, spayed, Felv/ Fiv negative, and up to date with her vaccines. Coco is liter box trained and overall a very clean low maintenance girl! Coco is an independent cat who will call out if she feels lonely but for the most part keeps to herself. Her ideal home would be as an only cat. She is an excellent mouser! She is sweet, independent, yet affectionate, funny, and just over all a good girl! If you are interested in adopting this sweet girl please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT COCO:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Black • Coat Length: Short 

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Olive

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Dog Black Lab Mix Puppy Male Medium

Meet Olive! Olive is an 18 lb 4 month old lab mix available for adoption. Olive is currently in a foster home with three other dogs in Grafton Massachusetts. She has met cats while in our care and been respectful of them. She is described as sweet affectionate and playful. Olive is up-to-date on vaccines, spayed house trained and crate trained. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Olive, please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT OLIVE:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream, Brown/Chocolate and Black • Coat Length: Short

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Fallon

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Snake Ball Python Adult Male Medium

Meet Fallon! Fallon is a growing boy who came to us at a small 500 grams is now 1082! His appetite is fierce and he pounds a small rat with a large mouse following as desert! With that being said he is the sweetest and most trusting boy. Fallon will lounge with you outside or hang with you wherever you'd like without trying to flee. He's looking for someone who will continue his care to keep him healthy, growing, happy and social! If you are interested in adopting Fallon please fill out an application.

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Sissy and Shiloh

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Dog Pit Bull Mix/Collie Mix Young Female Medium

Meet Sissy and Shiloh! Sissy and Shiloh were rescued off the streets of Memphis in March and have spent the last two months in boarding where they received heart worm treatment. They're now patiently waiting in a foster home. Sissy is a white and tan pit bull mix and Shiloh is a white and brown mixed breed, likely a collie mix. Both are roughly 1-2 years old and weigh roughly 40 lbs. They are both super sweet and dog friendly. Sissy and Shiloh are bonded and we would like to find them a home together. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Sissy and Shiloh please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT SISSY AND SHILOH:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream, Yellow/Tan/Fawn/Blond  Brown/Chocolate • Coat Length: Short/Medium

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Whiskey, Gypsy & Misty

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Cat Domestic Medium Hair Kitten Female/Male Medium

Meet Whiskey (male tiger stripped), Gypsy (male black) and Misty (female gray)! These three entered our rescue roughly a month ago from our good friends over at Providence Animal Control. They are now estimated to be roughly 13- 14 weeks old. On 7/2 all three were spayed/neutered, combo tested, brought up to date on their vaccines and microchipped. All three kittens allow handling and purr. It is our rescue policy that all kittens must go in pairs or to a home with another young cat in the residence. If you are interested in potentially adopting Whiskey, Gypsy or Misty please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT WHISKEY, GYPSY & MISTY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Black, Gray/White and Tiger Stripped) • Coat Length: Medium



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Jack

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Dog • American Bulldog Mix • Adult • Male • Medium

Meet Jack! Jack is a 60 lb playful young silly bulldog mix. Jack entered our rescue from a high kill shelter mid March and is currently in a foster in Sturbridge, MA with four other dogs. He attends daycare weekly and his ideal home would be with another dog or two, preferably with a fenced in yard. Unfortunately Jack can't live with cats but is suitable to live with older children (8+) Jack is neutered, up to date on vaccines, crate trained. If you are interested in meeting Jack and potentially adopting him please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT JACK:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): White/Cream and Gray/Blue/Silver • Coat Length: Short

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Prince

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Dog • Chow Chow • Adult • Male • Medium

Meet Prince! Prince entered our rescue from a city shelter after being found as a stray in pretty rough shape. He has since been shaved, has over come kennel cough and is now feeling much better. So much better that he chased a cat while on his walk this morning. Prince is petite in size, roughly 45 lbs and estimated to be 4-5 years old. Prince is neutered, heart worm negative, up to date on vaccines and house trained. He walks well on a leash and warms up to his handler quickly. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Prince please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT PRINCE:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Brown/Chocolate and Black • Coat Length: Long

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Swamp Petey

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Dog • Mixed Breed • Young • Male • Medium

Meet Swamp Petey! While in our care he has affectionately earned the nickname "Tasmanian devil". Swamp Petey is pretty wild but we are up for the challenge of taming him! He was rescued off a chain attached to a dog house in a swamp roughly 6 months ago and that is how he earned his name! Thankfully he doesn't hold any grudges! He is small but mighty- weighing in at 38 lbs and estimated to be 15 months old. Petey is very dog friendly and attends day care routinely. He is neutered, up to date on vaccines and actively working on his crate/ house training. If you are interested in meeting and potentially adopting Petey please fill out an application.


MORE ABOUT SWAMP PETEY:

Neutered/Spayed • Up-to-date on vaccines • House Trained • Primary Color(s): Brown/Chocolate and Black • Coat Length: Short

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