Animal League News

Hi… my name is Nugget (aka Katie),

Adopted 5-21-18

Some people describe Shar-Pei dogs as having a “hippopotamus” muzzle. That’s what I call distinctive and fun, which I like to think describes me to a T. I’m an 8-year-old blonde Shar-Pei female, just 33 pounds but with a sturdy build, and a calm and confident personality. I’m friendly to people, always happy to go for a walk, and leash-trained. At my former home, I darted out of the door one time and was hit by a car, so my trainers are helping me learn sit/wait at doorways. (I’d say I’m doing pretty well with that.) Now, I can’t speak for everyone, of course, but I believe a dog’s life is far better with people. And vice versa. If you agree, I hope you’ll make us both very happy by making me yours today.

Arrived 7-8-17; Adopted 7-13-17; Arrived 11-3-17

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Hi… my name is Buddy,

Adopted 7-14-19

Buddy comes with Vet Care Support for Life

After my dear owner died, her daughter said this about me: “Buddy needs to know someone loves him. I don’t think he had a very good life before my mother adopted him.” But once I was with her, my life was blessed with care and understanding. I had two doggie housemates and our person loved us all! Now, alone again, I have some concerns. I’m head shy and sensitive to touch of my hind end, maybe from past injuries; please understand it’s not personal. We don’t know if I’d get along with other dogs now, and we don’t think I should be in a family with children. Most of all, I need kindness, patience, and the freedom to be me—an 11-year-old male, 59 pounds, who has learned what love is. May I share it with you?

Arrived 9-6-17 (bio updated 10-27-18)

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Hi… my name is Bubba (aka Marmaduke),

Adopted 1-14-18

Bubba has earned his AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate.

Here at TALGV, I’ve been dubbed “The Poster Boy for Big Dogs!” That’s because I’m so well behaved and fun at community events—friendly, responsive, calm amid the excitement, walk well in my harness and ride well in the car. All 90 pounds of me! At home, my former people said, I was housebroken, cuddly, obedient, and got along with their cat. I do guard food and toys from other dogs and even cats, so please be aware of that. But I’m very people friendly, always delighted to see my human friends, and as further proof of my excellent manners, I’ve earned my AKC Canine Good Citizen certificate. So that’s me, a big guy trying his best to be loveable, so that maybe you’ll say the happiest thing ever—that I can be yours!

Arrived 2-23-15; Adopted 9-24-15; Arrived 8-27-17.

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Hi… my name is Rupert,

Adopted 8-25-17

Some people think I have a distinguished look and manner, as though I have wise thoughts to share. Others tell me I’m just plain adorable to look at and to know. I say, happily, both can be true! When I was found lying on the side of Helmet Peak Road, my finder knew only that I was a lost dog and she very kindly rescued me. Here at TALGV, the volunteers have gotten to know me and they’re now my friends—complimenting me for being sweet, friendly, and great company. I’m a tan Shar-Pei mix male, about 5 years old, 79 pounds, generally calm and easygoing, with one very special dream: A forever home where I’ll always be loved. Imagine how devoted I’ll be if you’re the one to make my dream come true.

Arrived 8-1-17

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Hi… my name is Snookie,

Adopted 5-8-17

You could say my daughter, Pookie, and I arrived here via a winding road. Along the way, there was a divorce, a move, and a friend who couldn’t keep us. Fortunately, we’re both calm and easy-going; we took these changes in our stride. I’m 5 years old, a compact medium size at 50 pounds, with a tan coat and the remarkable Shar Pei wrinkles and adorable face. (Pookie and I’ve literally stopped traffic here at TALGV because people wanted to see us up close, and you want to know a secret: I kinda love that!) I’m friendly, good on a leash, and happy to be absolutely loyal to the person who loves me back. If that could be you, let’s meet soon because if you think I’m special, I think you’re even more so!

Arrived 4-5-17

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Hi… my name is Pookie,

Adopted 5-8-17

You could say my mom, Snookie, and I arrived here via a winding road. Along the way, there was a divorce, a move, and a friend who couldn’t keep us. Fortunately, we’re both calm and easy-going; we took these changes in our stride. I’m 2-1/2 years old, a compact medium size at 45 pounds, with a chocolate brown coat and the remarkable Shar Pei wrinkles and adorable face. (Mom and I’ve literally stopped traffic here at TALGV because people wanted to see us up close, and you want to know a secret: I kinda love that!) I’m friendly, good on a leash, and have inherited my mother’s sweet disposition. If you think I’m special, I think you’re even more so, and will be happy being your loyal companion for a long time to come!

Arrived 4-5-17

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Hi… my name is Salsa,

Adopted 2-18-17

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 2-12-17

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Hi… my name is Mambo,

Adopted 2-20-17

My siblings and I are at TALGV because we were in a place where there were too many dogs, so we’re loving everyone who makes us feel welcome here. Now we’re having a world of fun playing puppy games, receiving lots of puppy love, and doing goofy puppy things like falling all over ourselves. Some people even want to take one of us home, which is the most exciting thing ever in our little lives! I’m one of the boys, white with brown circles, arriving at 12.6 pounds and growing! Of course, I’ve lots to learn, so I need a home where there’s an abundance of time, patience, and love. In return, I’ll look up to you, try to make you laugh every day, and love you forever. Am I the one for you?

Arrived 2-12-17 (7 weeks old)

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Hi… my name is Cha Cha,

Adopted 2-18-17

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 2-12-17 (7 weeks old)

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Hi… my name is Bolero,

Adopted 2-18-17

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 2-12-17

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Hi… my name is Merengue,

Adopted 2-19-17

My siblings and I were in a place where there were too many dogs, so we’re loving everyone who’s making us feel welcome here—a great spot for having a world of fun playing puppy games, receiving lots of puppy love, and doing goofy puppy things like falling all over ourselves. Some people even want to take one of us home, which is the most exciting thing ever in our little lives! I’m one of the girls, a beauty with a soft tan coat, 9.2 pounds on arrival and growing! Of course, I’ve lots to learn, so I need a home where there’s an abundance of time, patience, and love. In return, I’ll look up to you, try to make you laugh every day, and love you forever. Am I the one for you?

Arrived 2-12-17

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Hi… my name is Watts,

Adopted 2-13-17

I’m such an optimistic, happy-go-lucky guy, I’ll even say that being a stray worked out okay for me. It was not a bowl of cherries—no home, family, or regular meals—but, lucky me, someone wonderful came to my rescue. They said I liked their kids (ages 9-12), but “no chickens!” Asked about my strengths, they said I was “smart, kind, dedicated to family,” with a “good attitude.” To those great qualities you can add that I know “sit” and played Frisbee with my finders! Of course, your opinion matters most, so I’d love to meet you. I’m an 18-month-old Shar Pei mix male, black and tan. My finders noticed a couple of scars, but my heart is still super friendly and I’d love to give it to you forever. Can we meet today?

Arrived 1-11-17

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