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All dogs and puppies currently available for adoption at our Robins-Starr Humane Center are displayed at www.richmondspca.org/dogs.
The Meet Your Match™ Canine-ality Adoption Program helps you find the dog that's right for you. Our dogs are assessed to determine characteristics. This Canine-ality™ Assessment takes the mystery out of the selection process by reliably predicting how a dog is likely to behave when he or she arrives in your home.
Click here to take the Meet Your Match interactive survey online and find out which Canine-ality color category is a good fit for your home.
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Here's a look at the color-coded categories of Meet Your Match™:
I'm a couch potato.Like the easy life? Then I’m the perfect match for you. I’m a relaxed, laid back kind of dog who enjoys long naps, watching movies, curling up on laps, and walking very short distances from the couch to the food bowl and back.
I'm a constant companion.Looking for an emotionally secure, mutually satisfying, low maintenance relationship? I am all you need. Let me sit at your feet, walk by your side, and I’ll be your devoted companion forever.
I'm a teacher's pet.I’ve got the whole package—smart, fuzzy, four legs, love to learn, and live to please. Go ahead, teach me anything. Sit, stay, balance your checkbook, I can do it all. Keep me entertained and I’ll be yours forever.
I'm a wallflower.Shy yet charming canine searching for patient owner with relaxed lifestyle. Looking for gentle guidance to help me come out of my shell. Treat me sweet and kind and I’ll blossom.
I'm a busy bee.I’m a naturally playful, curious, and trusting canine. Take me for a big walk every day; give me something to do. After my job’s done, I’ll curl up in front of the fire with you in the evenings. I’m a dog on a mission to please you and myself.
I'm a goofball.I’m a fun-loving, happy-all-the-time, glass-is-half-full kind of dog looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around. Must have a great sense of humor and a bunch of tennis balls.
I'm the life of the party.I think everything is fun, interesting, and meant for play, especially you. Anything you do, I’ll want to do, too. With my own brand of surprises, life with me will keep you constantly on your toes, and the fun is guaranteed.
I'm a go-getter.Want to get more exercise? Action is my middle name. My “Let’s GO!” lifestyle will keep you motivated to get outside and move. I’ve got tons of energy, and just like the sun, I’m burning and working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I’ll run for miles, chase a ball for hours, and still want to play at the end of the day.
I'm a free spirit.Intelligent, independent, confident, and clever, I prefer making my own decisions but will listen to you if you make a good case. We’re partners in this adventure. Treat me like one and we’ll both live happily ever after.