Ellie Mae | Pet of the Week

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Ellie Mae is a super sweet little gal who cannot get enough attention from her humans and has very quickly made herself at home with her foster family.

Dogs are so adaptable and Ellie Mae is no exception! She’s gone from outside farm dog to an “I-love-being-in-the-house” dog practically overnight and loves being pampered.

Being a Cattle Dog mix, Ellie Mae is ever alert, true-blue loyal to family, and famously smart. She’s a very pretty girl with a lovely, soft coat which her foster mom says doesn’t shed much at all. Ellie Mae’s ideal home is one where she can “rule the roost” as an only dog and would have a fenced yard to safely burn off some energy. Her high prey drive would indicate that a cat free home is needed. Ellie Mae gets along great with the 12-year-old in her foster family.

Adopt this girl and you’ll have an attentive, affectionate, intelligent and devoted best friend!

Ellie Mae is three years old and weighs 50 pounds. She is currently living in a foster home. To make an appointment to meet Ellie Mae, fill out an online application or call Helping Strays at 618-939-7389.

To learn about the process of adding a new pet to your family, click here.

To fill out an adoption application on the Helping Strays website, click here.

For more information about how you can help out at Helping Strays, click here.

Helping Strays shelter is located at 4221 Hanover Road, off the west side of Route 3, between Waterloo and Columbia. Their hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 2 to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m. The shelter is closed Monday. The shelter can be reached at 618-939-7389.

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