Can I live with you?

Hunter Animal Shelter is at 6-10 Burlington Place (Cnr Racecourse Rd), Rutherford. It is open six days – closed Tuesdays – from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Phone 4939 1555.

Bear is a two-year-old cattle dog who would suit an active family. Being intelligent, he will need plenty of exercise and toys to keep him entertained.

Bear is a two-year-old cattle dog who would suit an active family. Being intelligent, he will need plenty of exercise and toys to keep him entertained.

Gazelle is a 10-month-old female mastiff. She loves human attention but sometimes jumps with excitement. She needs a good sized yard.

Gazelle is a 10-month-old female mastiff. She loves human attention but sometimes jumps with excitement. She needs a good sized yard.

Nelson is a 12-year-old bay thoroughbred gelding standing at 16.2hh. He is a gentle giant who loves attention. The staff say he is a pleasure to work with.

Nelson is a 12-year-old bay thoroughbred gelding standing at 16.2hh. He is a gentle giant who loves attention. The staff say he is a pleasure to work with.

Sooky's name suits her well. She is 4, very affectionate and sweet, and would suit virtually any family. She can go to a home with another feline.

Sooky's name suits her well. She is 4, very affectionate and sweet, and would suit virtually any family. She can go to a home with another feline.

Minka is a German Shepherd, aged 15 months. She needs and active family and is more comfortable with calm dogs who are not going to jump on her.

Minka is a German Shepherd, aged 15 months. She needs and active family and is more comfortable with calm dogs who are not going to jump on her.

Petey is a two-year-old staffordshire terrier cross. He came to the shelter with a broken leg but is fine again now and sweet natured. He loves human affection.

Petey is a two-year-old staffordshire terrier cross. He came to the shelter with a broken leg but is fine again now and sweet natured. He loves human affection.

Norris is eight months old and ready for his new home. He would suit an active family as he loves to be included in daily activities.

Norris is eight months old and ready for his new home. He would suit an active family as he loves to be included in daily activities.

Tiger is 11 and a catchoo cat - meaning he has recovered from cat flu. He is very friendly, good with kids and would suit virtually any family.

Tiger is 11 and a catchoo cat - meaning he has recovered from cat flu. He is very friendly, good with kids and would suit virtually any family.

Princess is a siberian husky / labrador cross, aged 4. She needs a family familiar with the husky breed. She gets on okay with other dogs but needs to be fed separately.

Princess is a siberian husky / labrador cross, aged 4. She needs a family familiar with the husky breed. She gets on okay with other dogs but needs to be fed separately.

Jiughead is a staffordshire / mastiff cross, aged 2. He loves humans and loves life. He has energy to burn but then to happily cuddle up with you.

Jiughead is a staffordshire / mastiff cross, aged 2. He loves humans and loves life. He has energy to burn but then to happily cuddle up with you.