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Nov. 26 Face of the Day: Rex the puppy

Nov. 26 Face of the Day: Rex the puppy

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Rex the puppy is hoping to find a home that needs help finishing the turkey leftovers.

Rex is an 8-month-old German shepherd who is currently available for adoption at Midlands Humane Society. Shelter staff members say Rex is a “goofy” boy who is very energetic and willing to learn some behavioral training.

He is a tall pup who could stand to put on a little weight. Due to his size and energy, households with older children are recommended as he learns to relax.

His adoption fee is $225, which includes altering, a microchip and age-appropriate vaccines.

In other shelter news, as the giving season is upon us this holiday season, Midlands is reminding people that Giving Tuesday is back again on Nov. 30. Sponsored by Share Omaha, as well as TS Bank and Core Bank, Giving Tuesday is an online fundraising drive that will benefit nonprofits and other organizations on both sides of the river in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.

Midlands Humane Society has three different funds that people can donate to, and the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation will be offering matching funds. The foundation will adding a 10% contribution to the Frank Fauble Midlands Humane Society Endowment Fund, the Pelton 4 Paws Fund and the Lisa Richter Memorial Fund.

In honor of Giving Tuesday, PCCF will also match 20% of all money raised for these funds the entire month of November, with a cap at $250,000 per fund.

Donations can be made and more information can be found at More information about Giving Tuesday can be found at

More information about fostering, volunteering and donation opportunities can be found at or by calling 712-396-2270. Like their Facebook page to keep up with daily shelter news. The shelter can also be found at @midlandshumane on Twitter and @midlandshumanesociety on Instagram.

— Joe Shearer

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