Animal League News

Hi… my name is Darla,

Adopted 1-19-20

I arrived at TALGV because I was being attacked by the dogs in my first home and then given to the lady who brought me here. At her home there were twelve other animals. I got along well with the goats and dog but not the cat. There was also a three-year-old child, and in the week that I lived with them the lady could see that I was a friendly, gentle, and good-natured girl. In my former home I lived outside with no basic obedience training. I walk well on a leash, but will need a secure yard with an enclosure over four feet high. Come and visit me soon because all I want is to be loved by someone who wants to have that love returned. You and I could be a perfect match.

Arrived 1-5-20

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Hi… my name is Foxy,

Adopted 5-23-22


Are you interested in a 10-year-old female Red Heeler with Vet Care Support for Life (quirks included)?  My foster mom admits my reputation at TALGV for being “highly selective” in who I like is well earned, but I can be lovable with the right person. I’m good when left alone, and if I’m rewarded with a brisk walk at the end of a car ride, I’ll be happy. Even though I know a lot of the neighborhood dogs, I ignore most of them. I’m protective of “my human” and space so we avoid close encounters. When guests arrive, I get a timeout in my crate or another room. If you’re that “special” person who’s willing to make some provisions, we should meet. I’m “unique,” but if you’re preferably a female, who can adjust to my idiosyncrasies, we should get along just fine.

Arrived 10-29-19

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Hi… my name is Charles-Jay (aka Charlie),

Adopted 9-22-19

Comes with Vet Care Support for Life

Dad was my best friend. I was his devoted Red Heeler. I loved living with him and Mom, and cats and dogs for 11 years. Since Dad died, Mom has to downsize and move. Mom says I’m extraordinary. When I’m told, “Charles-Jay, take care of…” I understand and know what to do. Sissie brought home 3 Husky puppies. Mom told me, “Take care of those pups,” and I did. She said I raised them. Dad once instructed, “Take care of Skyler,” and I wound up saving my Rottie brother from a rattlesnake. I saw it and herded Skyler to the porch. Then I barked my head off until Dad came. I was dubbed a hero, but I was just doing my job. I’ll do the same for you and even come with vet care support for life!

Arrived 9-11-19

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Hi… my name is Ben,

Adopted 12-21-19

I had a comfy home with a person who loved me. Every dog’s dream, right? Especially for me because I’m deaf, so I was lucky to be with a person who knows that deaf dogs can be fun, loving companions just like hearing dogs; we’re not harder, just different. But then my person moved to a ranch and she worried about me in those wide open spaces. So she brought me here, with many important messages. For instance, she said I was housetrained, liked to play with larger dogs, okay with cats, (not okay with chickens), and good with all the kids who visited our home. I’m a 6-year-old, 44-pound Red Heeler, leash-trained, happy, energetic and friendly. I understand hand commands, and if you say I can be yours, I’ll hear you with my heart.

Arrived 7-23-19

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Hi… my name is Marnee,

Adopted 6-30-19

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 6-15-19

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Hi… my name is Beau,

Adopted 3-17-18

“He is among the most devoted dogs we have ever owned…extraordinarily sensitive…a WONDERFUL dog.” That’s my mom and dad talking about me, and there’s more: “He is very eager to please, loves everybody—even delivery people, and especially kids—and has never shown aggression towards a person.” But when Mom had serious medical concerns, I became protective, and more reactive to other dogs. Now that both of my people have health and mobility issues, and although it broke their hearts to say it, they think I deserve a less stressful home, where I can get regular exercise and I’m the only dog. I’m a 2-year-old Red Heeler mix male, housebroken, leash- and crate-trained, who loves the company of people. I’m meant to be someone’s loyal and loving companion—will you let me be yours?

Arrived 2-28-18

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Hi… my name is Skittles,

Adopted 3-30-18

On a sunny Saturday afternoon—another hungry day for me—a wonderful something magic happened. I can’t describe it exactly, but I was just searching for something edible, when suddenly a kind person was talking to me, and then presto—I was at The Animal League! They call that magic being “rescued.” And let me tell you—I like it. No more hungry days for me; here I have company, comforts, and pretty soon I won’t be as skinny as I was on rescue day. I’m a very handsome Red Heeler mix male, a nice medium size, and as a 1-year-old, I’m still playful, energetic, with some things to learn. Shy at first, I’d love to show you how I warm up quickly, what fun we could have together, and why I’m the dog for you!

Arrived 1-27-18

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Hi… my name is Victoria,

Adopted 1-10-17

I’ve changed since TALGV first shared my story! Oh, I’m still a beautiful, young, Red Heeler mix female who loves people. But now I’m even better! Here’s my updated story: I was left in a crate with a note saying my owner loved me but couldn’t keep me, and that I’m deaf. Well, the volunteers soon loved me, too, and praised my good qualities—smart, playful, super eager to please my person. But I barked too much at other dogs. A bad habit, right? Fortunately, inappropriate behavior can be corrected and I’m living proof! After excellent training with my enthusiastic cooperation, I can now see other dogs, even walk by them, without doing all that barking! It’s the new and improved me, all because I want to be the best dog possible for you!

Arrived 11-11-16

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