Animal League News

Hi… my name is Chato,

Adopted 1-3-18

I was running loose one day–apparently lost–when I was hit by a vehicle and severely injured. As I struggled to help myself, my rescue angel arrived and took me to a veterinarian, where my left hind leg was amputated. Since then, I’ve learned an important happy lesson: Life can be just as good on three legs as on four! I’m still me–a sweet, affectionate guy, who was gentle and tolerant with the kids I met (ages 9 and 7), and got along with my rescuer’s two dogs (but not with the cats). At just 2 years old, I’m a handsome Boxer mix boy with lots of playing and loving to do, and ready to be the happiest guy ever when you say I can be yours.

Arrived 12-23-17

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Hi… my name is Henry,

Adopted 12-31-17

I was a lost dog—no home, no family, no promise of food or water—until a Good Samaritan rescued me. What a relief! She brought me here to TALGV, where people appreciate the way I’m gentle and good-natured, curious about other dogs but generally not dog reactive on my walks. They’re teaching me to walk politely on a leash and, more importantly, how much fun it is to be with someone. Maybe it’s great for people to be rich or good-looking, but I don’t care about that stuff. I’m a dog. I see your heart, sense your kindness. I can even smell your friendliness. Maybe you can see the best in me, too. I’m a 2-year-old, 57 pound Boxer/Staffie mix male, who needs only this: Someone to love, who loves me back. How about you?

Arrived 12-8-17

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Hi… my name is Sedona,

Adopted 12-13-17

Thanks for looking at my pictures. My biography is under construction. Please stop back again to read about me or… even better… stop in at TALGV to meet me soon. Kennels are open 10-2 every day.

Arrived 12-7-17

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Hi… my name is Ralphie,

Please let me show you—up close and personal—why people say that “dog is man and woman’s best friend.” (Cats have their meaningful proverbs, too, but I’ll let them speak for themselves.) I was a stray dog, covered in cactus needles, and that only made me happy to be found. My rescuer said I love people, which leads to the top reason a dog could be your best friend—we love unconditionally. At just 18-months old, I’m active but can be mellow, too, and, as your friend, affectionate when you want me to be. Already good on a leash, I’m a red and white Boxer/Staffie mix male, 58 pounds, who’s eager to learn more good-dog things to please you. And if you say the word, I’ll be the loyal, loving companion you deserve forever.

Arrived 11-26-17

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Hi… my name is Cyrus,

Adopted 12-4-17

I’m definitely the kind of guy who sees the glass half full. In my young life, I’ve already found many reasons to be happy. Granted, I was lost, and the woman who rescued me already had six dogs, but I’m grateful for her help. Indeed, she was the one who noticed that I’m very friendly, very sweet with kids, love other dogs, love to run and play with toys. See what I mean? For me, life is good and best when shared. My rescuer also said I was housebroken, leash trained, know basic commands like sit, stay and wait, and I’m very energetic—exercise is something else I love! So if you could love me back, we should meet. I’m a 12-month-old black Boxer mix male, who’d love nothing more than to be yours.

Arrived 10-25-17

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POOH is a smart, well-behaved, and energetic 2-year-old, 60-pound Boxer mix male that needs a new home because owner has to be away long hours and doesn’t have enough time for him. Pooh needs a home where he can have more attention. He is neutered and in good health. He loves long walks, rides and is obedience trained – knows many commands and comes when called. He is leash and crate trained and needs lots of outdoor exercise, play time, and companionship to keep him content. He is very quiet and gets along with smaller dogs and children over 10; cats are unknown. There is no adoption fee. If you will welcome Pooh into a loving home as part of your family, please call Mauricio any time at 520-403-1022 (leave voicemail).

July 20, 2017

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Hi… my name is Lily,

Adopted 7-30-17

Thanks for looking at my pictures. My biography is under construction. Please stop back again to read about me or… even better… stop in at TALGV to meet me soon. Kennels are open 10-2 every day.

Arrived 7-20-17

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Hi… my name is Chance,

Adopted 12-3-17

Chance has earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.

Lots of people tell me they like my name because it reminds them of lucky chances and second chances, and I always enjoy the conversation. It’s good to have friends, especially when you need a lucky second chance like I do now. After living happily with my family for years, I had to go when we found out the new baby was allergic to me. Of course, they gladly shared my strong points: Good with their former dog, I’m also housebroken, playful, energetic, and leash-trained, and TALGV volunteers concur. They especially appreciate my friendly nature and how great I am on leash. I’m an 8-year-old male, 62 pounds, and if you like the Boxer look, you’ll probably agree I’m handsome. As for names, that’s up to you. I just want to be called yours.

Arrived 7-7-17

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Hi… my name is Caroline,

Adopted 6-27-17

My finder (the woman who very kindly rescued me when I was a stray on the street) said I was good with her kids and her cats! I’m living peacefully with another dog here at TALGV, so you could say I’m an all-around sociable kind of dog who likes all kinds of friends. A nice size at 33 pounds, I’m 18 months old, alert, playful, and good on a leash. Plus, being affectionate comes naturally to me. Oh, I don’t overdo it—I just like to be by your side and know that we can feel free to cuddle if the mood strikes. (I’m pretty much always available for back rubs, ear scratches and the like.) I’ll do my best to make you smile every day if you let me be your dog forever.

Arrived 6-9-17

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Hi… my name is Sherlock,

Adopted with Bubbles 6-29-17

Our family moved far, far away—overseas—so both Bubbles, my Terrier buddy, and I need a new home. We’re different sizes—I’m 92 pounds, she’s 23—but have gotten along with each other and were both gentle and tolerant with kids ages 4 and 6. I’m a 4-year-old Boxer male, calm and patient; I loved those kids and their parents, too. Plus, I’m okay with cats! My family described me as “an amazing dog, the sweetest Boxer you’ll ever meet.” As for specific good qualities, I’m leash-trained, crate-trained, and housebroken; a well-behaved companion at home, on walks and car rides. My former people said anyone would be lucky to have me. I say I’ll be lucky to find a wonderful someone who’ll love me forever. And now I’m wondering, could it be you?

Arrived 6-9-17

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Hi… my name is Jax,

Adopted 7-29-17

Recently I spent a week with people who loved me but couldn’t keep me. The family included a teenager, a St. Bernard, and two cats. I got along with all of them—dog, cats, and people—so I could fit into any one of many different households. Those friends also said I know lots of commands, come when called, am housebroken and leash trained. Now, those are my official qualifications and they’re important, but I’m hoping you see lots more in me—the loving, playful guy who could quickly become your loyal, lifelong companion. I’m a sweet 8-month-old Shepherd/Boxer mix male, tan and white (including “white socks” paws), and I’d love to meet you up close and personal. If you’re the one who could love me forever—believe me, the feeling will be mutual!

Arrived 6-6-17

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Hi… my name is Butkus,

Adopted 6-14-17

When I was lost, wandering on my own, the street looked like a great big sidewalk to me. That’s where I was found—in the very dangerous middle of a road. (Due to the emergency situation, I arrived at TALGV wearing a pair of pajama trousers as a leash—that was apparently a first.) Today, I know how good it feels to be safe. Come visit and you’ll find me easy-going, well mannered, and interested in the world around me. The volunteers like to take me on walks and when asked to describe me, they almost all use the same word first: Sweet. “He’s such a sweet guy,” they say. I’m an 8-year-old, 55-pound Boxer male, grateful to be safe but dreaming of being loved. Could I be the wonderful companion you’re looking for?

Arrived 5-22-17

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