I adopted Crocket, now Oliver, and he has turned out to be the most amazing dog. He gets along beautifully with our oth …
Avery is a 2-year-old, 15-pound Rat Terrier that was picked up as a pregnant stray in Greenfield, and gave birth to seven sweet puppies in foster care on Easter Sunday. She was a wonderful, hard-working mother and she's now looking forward to having a home of her own. Avery is working on her training and manners. She is crate trained, travels well in the car and is learning to walk nicely on the leash. She gets along nicely with other dogs, but is unknown with cats. She'll be a wonderful match for an active family. For more about meeting or adopting Avery,
Tripods rule! Nikki is a 3-year-old, 12-pound Miniature Schnauzer mix who'd like to prove that having three legs instead of four is no big deal! Nikki came to AFRP from the Salinas Shelter after arriving as an injured stray that was hit by a car. Sadly, her badly damaged front leg could not be saved, and she underwent amputation surgery. Now Nikki is fully healed and is feeling great. She's a happy, energetic, smart and affectionate little dog that bonds very closely with her caregiver. Nikki is currently in foster care and gets along great with other dogs. She's a fantastic lap dog companion! For more info about meeting or adopting Nikki,
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Fill your life with wags and wiggles! Milo is a cheerful 2-year-old, 10-pound Chihuahua/Dachshund mix with one ear that goes up, and one that flops down - very cute! Milo loves to go for walks and trots right along without pulling on the leash. This smart boy knows how to sit for a treat, and is eager to learn more! Milo came to AFRP from the Monterey County Animal Shelter and he's ready for his forever home. He's a fun and fabulous little companion dog and gets along nicely with other dogs. Milo is not fond of small children and prefers an adult-only household. For more about meeting or adopting Milo,Tamale will warm your heart! She's an adorable 2-year-old, 9-pound Terrier/Chihuahua mix with a shiny black and white coat. Tamale came to us from the Salinas Animal Shelter after suffering an epileptic seizure. She is now on daily medication in foster care, and is doing great! Tamale walks politely on the leash and has a friendly wag for every person and dog she meets. She is doing well with her potty training and is a quiet, well behaved dog in the house. If you like a cuddly dog, Tamale is your girl! She's a fabulous lap dog and rewards your attention with grateful kisses. For more about meeting or adopting Tamale,Sweet boy! Manny is a mild-mannered 5-year-old Chihuahua mix who loves people and gets along great with other dogs and cats. He came to us from the Salinas Shelter after spending 7 weeks without any luck getting adopted. Currently in foster care, Manny has proved to be a mellow and easygoing little guy who likes to spend much of his time curled up in his cozy dog bed on the couch. He sleeps happily in his crate at night, and is fine in his crate when you are away from home. Manny enjoys riding in the car and knows how to use a doggy door to do his business outside. For more about meeting or adopting Manny, Sponsored By: Scooter and Joey in honor of JuliusGroups like these have high standards for who gets to adopt. Applicants are sometimes subjected to an interrogation . After receiving this hostile treatment, several would-be pet owners told me, they got offended and gave up. Others push on, (“As a dog ages, it often becomes incontinent and arthritic. How do you intend to handle your dog's age-related problems?”), supplying personal and veterinary references, and submitting to home inspections. Even after going through that ordeal, you can be told that you are unworthy for pet ownership, for reasons often left mysterious. At this point, many frustrated animal lovers can commit an act they’d previously thought abhorrent: They buy a dog, cat, bird, or guinea pig from a pet store or breeder. I know because that’s what happened to me.