Pet of the week: Jan. 26, 2013 | TheUnion.com

Pet of the week: Jan. 26, 2013

Photo for The Union by John Hart

"Checkie" is female, spayed blonde Shih Tzu mix. She is about a year old and housebroken. She is very loving, playful and loves other small dogs.

You can adopt Checkie by calling the Grass Valley Animal Shelter on Freeman Lane in Grass Valley at 530-477-4630.

For more pet adoptions, contact:

• AnimalSave, 530-271-7071 or http://www.animalsave.org.

• Sammie's Friends Animal Shelter on 14647 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, at 530-471-5041.

• Friends Forever, A Cat Sanctuary, 530-885-4228 or http://www.ffas.org.

• Chow Chow Rescue of the Sierra Foothills, Mystery Mutts, 530-432-2778, 530-432-2294 or ChowChow Rescue.org.

• NorCal Aussie Rescue Inc., 530-268-1600 or NorCalAussieRescue.com.

• Scooters Pals, 530-350-2099 or ScootersPals.org.

• Chows Plus, 530-277-0476 or ChowsPlus.org.

— The Union staff