PARIS — Amora is the featured pet at Responsible Pet Care. She was named after the Roman god of love, Amor. That name suits her because she is a love, according to shelter staff.

2-year-old Amora is a mixed breed dog. She is a happy dog that greets her handlers with a wagging tail and kisses. She is currently working on her basic commands and is catching on well.

Amora likes to be around children, does not mind cats, and likes the company of the other dogs in the shelter. Her canine handlers envision her with a family being happy to take part in their activities.

To view a video of Amora and other pets waiting for new homes go to

Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills is a no-kill, non-profit shelter and adoption center for cats and dogs, and the holding area for stray dogs for 12 towns in Oxford County. The shelter is located at 9 Swallow Road in Paris.

Anyone interested in adopting a pet from RPC can visit the shelter as follows: Monday and Tuesday closed; Wednesday and Thursday noon to 4 p.m.; Friday and Saturday noon to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 4 p.m.


Most of the adoptable pets and the adoption application can be found online at

Responsible Pet Care also operates a thrift shop called Pawsibilities at 132 Waterford Road in Norway, which is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations of clean, usable household items are accepted during shop hours. All the money raised at Pawsibilities supports RPC.

For answers to questions about adopting or fostering a pet, or to make an inquiry about a lost animal, call RPC after noon at 207-743-8679.


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