This week's Pet of the Week from the Vanderburgh Humane Society is a big, loveable sweetheart who is ready for you to make her part of your family. Meet Sandy.

Sandy's Story

According to the VHS, Sandy is a four-year-old Anatolian Shepherd who shows many of her breed-specific traits, according to the VHS, including being generally calm, subdued, and independent thinker.

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Sandy also shows inherent protectiveness over her flock which is also on-brand for her breed, and is a big fan of massive hugs even though she forgets that she’s a big girl. She'd be a great addition to most families however, the VHS recommends a home without small kids since she tends to forget her size. The ideal home is one that will keep her mind and body engaged, and have enough room for her to simply be a big dog.

Sandy can be all yours for only $150. That cost, like all adoption fees at the Vanderburgh Humane Society, includes covering the cost of her spaying, up-to-date vaccinations, and microchipping.

If you'd like to get a jump on the adoption process for Sandy, or any of the animals the VHS offers that you might be interested in, you can fill out some of the paperwork in advance on the VHS website.

More from the Vanderburgh Humane Society

The VHS will host its next Free Microchip and Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, November 9th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at Young & Established at 1308 Vann Avenue on Evansville's east side. The clinic will offer distemper-parvo vaccines for dogs and free FVRCP vaccines for cats and kittens. Rabies vaccines will not be available and paperwork will be provided. If you plan to stop by, the VHS asks that you have dogs leashed and cats in carriers. The clinic is open to Vanderburgh County residents only.

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