Ellie is a beautiful senior who is dreaming of her happily ever after. She loves going for car rides and lounging in the sun but her favorite thing to do is be right beside her person. This girl is loving and gentle and has impeccable house manners. Ellie is a favorite among shelter volunteers and staff because she has such a sweet disposition. Ellie will need a home without other animals. There will be no exception to this rule. Ellie weighs 79 pounds. (Curt Story/Everett Animal Shelter)

Ellie is a beautiful senior who is dreaming of her happily ever after. She loves going for car rides and lounging in the sun but her favorite thing to do is be right beside her person. This girl is loving and gentle and has impeccable house manners. Ellie is a favorite among shelter volunteers and staff because she has such a sweet disposition. Ellie will need a home without other animals. There will be no exception to this rule. Ellie weighs 79 pounds. (Curt Story/Everett Animal Shelter)

Four dogs are ready to be adopted into forever homes

These pet pooches at Everett Animal Shelter are awaiting new families.

The Everett Animal Shelter hosts thousands of stray and unwanted animals every year. Some are adopted right away, but some sit in the shelter for weeks at a time, waiting for a home. The shelter has dogs and cats, as well as some rabbits and birds, all looking for a loving home.

All pets are vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and given a identifying microchip before they are adopted. Take a look at some of the dogs, cats and other animals that are available for adoption at the shelter now.

If you’re interested in adopting an animal, the shelter is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 425-257-6000.

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