Spotlight on black pets

It’s true that black pets often get overlooked by potential adopters in favor of animals that stand out more. Due to their coloring, black pets are often more difficult to photograph, have less distinguished features and face historically negative stereotypes, meaning it typically takes them longer to get adopted. In the spirit of the season, …

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Hendrix is losing hope

Hendrix is a five-year-old American Bulldog mix who is an all-star ball player, lover of cuddling, and energetic playmate with other large dogs. He is at that great age where he is out of the puppy stage but still has a zest for life and is a perfect size at 60 pounds. Hendrix has been …

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Adjustment period for newly adopted pets and how we can help

At Great Plains SPCA, we take pride in offering a lifelong, full-circle approach for pets and their human companions with our three-pronged approach: prevention, adoption and retention. Amidst the hardships of the last year, we are frequently getting asked if our retention rates have fluctuated. Our return rate is 7.3% and luckily has not increased …

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Can you help Benny?

We’re seeking a Foster-to-Adopt home committed to following a behavior modification plan and working directly with our Director of Animal Behavior & Training to ensure Benny’s success. Benny’s lack of success in his previous homes is largely attributed to his behavior prescription plan not being followed. Benny will thrive in a home without children under …

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