Animal League News

Hi… my name is Ranger,

Adopted 10-16-17

I like to think my dad would be proud of my excellent behavior at TALGV. After he died, rather suddenly, a kind lady brought me here, where I’ve quickly made new friends and earned lots of praise. The medical people said my behavior during my intake exam was “perfect!” And how am I on a leash? “Great!” Overall personality? “Sweet, nice and friendly.” I gather those adjectives are important to people, and I want to add one that’s real important to me: “Hopeful.” I’m a 3-1/2-year-old red Chow mix male, about 62 pounds, and every day I hope to be the dog someone wonderful will love. For me, the happiest life will be spent as somebody’s buddy for fun, for company, and for keeps. Could you be the one to take me home forever?

Arrived 8-14-17

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Hi… my name is (Mr.) Thor.

Adopted 5-26-17

Friends call me “one great all-around guy.” Smart and friendly, I could be your cuddly, sweet buddy, too. At 4-1/2 years old, being active keeps me young and happy; I love to run and spend lots of every day at play. And I can be great with other active dogs in the family—more fun for all! In my last home, we learned I get along best with older teenagers and adults; I form strong bonds and if my person isn’t “boss” enough, I’ll want to protect them. I know commands like “sit,” and walk well on a leash. Plus, in addition to other dogs, I’ve lived with a lizard, turtle, and even cats! So if you have an active lifestyle, won’t you please add this great all around-around guy to your team!

Adopted 12-14-14; Arrived 4-2-17

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Hi… my name is Polly.

Adopted 4-16-17

Polly comes with TALGV’s FREE “Vet Care for Life” Program.

My story starts in 2007, when my sister and I were little puppies found abandoned off Interstate 19. Being adorable balls of fluff, we were soon adopted and life was splendid for a while, but then our mom died. After that, two years ago, I was adopted again, but something happened—we don’t know what—and I was found as a stray. Fortunately, my records were traced to TALGV, where they welcomed me back with open arms. I’m 10 years old now and qualify for FREE Vet Care for Life! Even better, I’m a sweet, friendly female, who’s good on a leash, has lived with other dogs, and at 38 pounds (under my fluffy fur), a very nice size. I’m going to give lots of love and joy to someone—shouldn’t it be you?

Arrived  2-25-14; Adopted 2-5-15; Arrived 3-7-17


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Hi… my name is Queenie Sue,

Adopted 9-16-17

Queenie Sue has earned her AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.

Running free can be glorious if you’re safe—like when you’re at home or out running with your person. But I was found running loose and not safe at all because I was near a highway, without a collar or tag, and without a friend until a gentleman stopped, picked me up and brought me here. People say I’m stunningly beautiful—a blonde and white Husky mix female with a good-looking physique at 61 pounds—and those kind words are sweet, but I’m way more interested in how we feel about each other. Come visit and you’ll see that I’m looking for a friend. I’m 4 years old and still energetic, so we could exercise and then relax together the way old buddies do. How about it? Could we be friends for life?

Arrived 2-10-17

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Hi… my name is Calvin,

Adopted 7-26-17

Calvin has earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.

When I was found in a grocery store parking lot, folks weren’t sure what to call me. So a DNA test was done, which showed I’m part Bullmastiff, Chow Chow, Staffordshire Terrier, Samoyed, and other mixed breeds. TALGV volunteers say I’m also part angel because I’m a loving, good sport, who walks well on a leash, likes to play, cuddle, just hang out with good people, or do whatever you ask (especially if you have cheese or a hotdog to share). To demonstrate my good manners, I earned the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen certificate, the gold standard for behavior programs; my vocabulary includes words like sit, down, stay, and more. I’m an easygoing, handsome (one blue eye, one brown), 3-year-old male, 72 pounds, ready to be someone’s loyal best buddy. Are you ready, too?

Arrived 10-21-16

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Hi… my name is Jude,

Adopted October 12, 2016

Before becoming a TALGV dog, I was a stray, taken care of at a truck yard. It wasn’t a home, but at least I had human contact there; although careful about human friends, I like people in general and back at the truck yard enjoyed greeting everyone who came to work. One special friend (who already has five dogs) appreciated my good dog manners, said I had “the sweetest disposition,” and brought dogs to visit me. How I loved playing with those dogs! Then I was brought here, so life has continued to get better for me. I’m a 2-year-old male with a beautiful tan, black and rust coat, about 55 pounds, who dares to dream that the best is yet to come—a home with a person to love. Could that be you?


Arrived July 20, 2016.

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Hi… my name is Honey,

Adopted April 10, 2016

Our people had good things to say about my Rottie friend Nemo and me, but they had to keep us tied up and knew that wasn’t good for us. (They’re raising farm animals and had to keep us away from the chickens and turkeys.) We were both “found” dogs, so we’re grateful for the years they took care of us and appreciate their good reports, like when they said I’m loving to people, gentle and tolerant with children. I’m leash trained, so walks are excellent exercise, and I love kids. Honestly, I’m happy to have fun with any good person who’ll play with me! I’m a 9-year-old red Chow mix, a beautiful female who knows what wonderful friends people can be. Visit me today, and let’s see if we can be happy together forever!

Arrived February 21, 2016

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Hi… my name is Piper.

Adopted September 19, 2015

In the distant past, I had to resort to begging hot dogs at a convenience store. Then I was adopted and that went well for a few years, until some other dogs came on the scene and we didn’t get along. Now I’m here again and I don’t mind telling you I have my hopes up for a truly forever home. I’m a 5-1/2-year-old Chow/Shepherd mix with a luxurious tan coat, you might call golden, and my triangle-shaped ears are adorable, don’t you think? I’m leash trained and well behaved off leash, too. Belly rubs and toys are among my favorite things, but my most favorite thing in the world would be a home where I’ll be loved forever. Imagine how I’ll love you back if that can be with you!

Arrived August 24, 2015

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Hi… my name is Paco.

Adopted August 15, 2015

When my people moved and couldn’t take me with them, I was pretty disappointed. But now things are looking up! I’ve made lots of new friends here at the Animal League; it’s fun spending time with people I like. I was shy at first, but now they say I’m more like a real-live teddy bear—loveable, can be good company, and very cute in my beautiful red blend coat. I’m a little over 1-year-old and didn’t have much human attention before coming here, so I do need some help in learning good doggie behavior. I’ve already learned how to walk on a leash. I’m a male, Chow/Shepherd mix, and hoping for a new friend who can help me reach by best doggie potential.

Arrived May 1, 2015

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Hi… my name is Luna.

I was adopted on August 20, 2014.

My mom said, “Luna is a great dog. She’s been there for us during good times and bad. She loves our cats and kids and we are all going to miss her so much.” Sadly, my family lost their home and had to move in with relatives. Since they had a big female dog who didn’t appreciate my presence one bit, my people reluctantly had to relinquish me. I’m a beautiful shepherd/Chow mix girl, am leash trained, know “sit” and “shake,” love to play with ropes and balls, and am a superb “family caretaker” (I’ll be sure to let you know when a stranger is near!). I’m a bit at sixes and sevens at the moment, but I know once I’m in a new, settled home, I’ll be my old “take care of everybody” self!



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Hi… my name is Lacey.

Adopted October 8, 2014.

My family made a commitment to move to Colorado, and since they didn’t yet have a place to live, my “boyfriend,” Weezy, and I couldn’t go along. Mom said I’m a super happy lady who loves to go for walks, know a few basic commands (sit, shake, and slow), and am very tolerant of kids of all ages. She said I’m not fond of strange dogs (although I got along with Weezy just fine), and am very protective of my person and home. I’m a golden Chow/Retriever mix, and if you’d like a settled companion (who also comes with TALGV’s Free Vet Care for Life!), I’d be a perfect fit.


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