Shadow - Dachshund / Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Dachshund Mix Dog For Adoption in Bakersfield, CA

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Organization Name: A SafeFurr Place Animal Rescue
Location: Bakersfield, CA 93308
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(661) 203-1633


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Breed: Dachshund Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Shadow

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Dachshund / Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Meet Shadow! He was rescued in late 2013 when he was surrendered by a homeless person who could not give him the quality of life he deserved. He seems to be about 3-4 years old, we believe he is a Doxie/Chi mix. He is house broken, a great travel buddy. great with dogs of all size (as long as they don't mind him trying to be the boss hehe) great with kids of all ages and he is the biggest sweetheart! The perfect home for Shadow would be a home where he has plenty other dogs/kids to play with, goes on walks, likes to cuddle, likes to travel and take him with, a home where he wouldn't feel left out and would be very much apart of the family! Shadow has been neutered, microchipped and is up to date on all vaccinations. If you would like to schedule a play date with our Shadow please contact us today! :-)

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    • Australian Kelpie-Scottish Deerhound Mix Dog For Adoption in Bakersfield, CA

      Sally

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      Breed: Australian Kelpie-Scottish Deerhound Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bakersfield, CA
      Posted Breed: Scottish Deerhound / Australian Kelpie / Mixed (short coat). Welcome back Sally! We rescued Sally & her brother Jack when they were about 12 weeks old. They were surrendered to us by a rancher in Kern County. We met both her parents, her mother a Scottish Deerhound and her father an Australian Kelpie were both her ranching dogs. After a few months in foster care Sally was adopted to a Kern County family, but unfortunately had to return her a year later. Thankfully we insure all our adopted dogs come back to the rescue if for some reason they cannot be kept for life. Since Sally has been back she has grown quite a bit, but it still fairly small for a deerhound and we don't anticipate her getting larger than 40 lbs. She is a shy, timid girl but finds comfort following me all around the house from room to room. She does well with my very passive, large breed dogs, two cats and shetland pony. We are still helping her find her place within the pack and she is still being evaluated. She does wonderful with kids and is rather quiet and calm in the house. Sally is trained to sleep in the comfort of her large crate at night, and spends the days enjoying the backyard until I get home from work, then she turns into a lazy house dog ;-) Sally is spayed, microchipped, house-trained and up to date on her vaccines. If you are interested in making Sally apart of your pack and would like to schedule a meet-n-greet or play date with your pets, please contact us!
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Bakersfield, CA

      Troy

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bakersfield, CA
      Posted Breed: Wirehaired Fox Terrier / Chihuahua / Mixed (medium coat). If you're looking for a furry companion in life who loves to cuddle, go on adventures and is compact size.. Troy is the guy for you! Troy was rescued by us about 4 years ago when he was found wandering the streets of Bakersfield. He was in a loving foster home with an elderly woman who fell in love with his sweetness. Unfortunately she can no longer care for Troy, so he came back to us so we can find him a forever family to call his own. Our boy Troy is about 7 years old now, is neutered, up to date on vaccines, microchipped, crate trained and just had a dental cleaning. He lives in a home with many other dogs of all sizes, cats.. and even a pony! Troy does wonderful with kids of all ages and all animals he meets. He likes to play with the other dogs from time-to-time, or chew on a bone or toy, but usually you can find him right by my side following me from room-to-room. Troy prefers to snuggle up in bed with you at night, but he knows that his crate is a safe and secure place for him and he sleeps there every night. Troy is a wire-hair terrier mix, so his hair grows long and is wirey, but he is a very minimal (if at all) shedder. He does AMAZING on ca rides and would be wonderful for a family who travels a lot. If you think you cannot go another day without a perfect companion like Troy in your life, please send us a message! We would love to arrange a play date so you can be awed by all his awesomeness.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Bakersfield, CA

      Angelina

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bakersfield, CA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Angelina is a special girl to us. She was found living under a car in a bad part of Bakersfield with 5, 3-day old puppies with her. They were covered in oil and grease and Angelina looked like she had never been bathed ever. The people who lived nearby had thought this was at least her second litter of pups when we saved her. It took hours to catch her, she was very hesitant. But after taking her babies we finally gained her trust and the rest was history! Since rescuing Angelina back in October 2014, we have found homes for all 5 of her sweet, healthy pups (each one looked totally different!) and Angelina has been spayed and microchipped so she never again has to go through what she went through on the streets ever again. Angelina has come a very long way in the last few months. She has become apart of her foster pack and gets along well with a house full of dogs, cats and kids. She is quiet and keeps to herself, but she enjoys being apart of a family for the first time in her life. We hope a loving, stable home will come for her soon. All she wants in life is stability and love, and we won't stop until that is what she gets! :-) Contact us today if you would like to meet Angelina!
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    • Chiweenie Dog For Adoption in Bakersfield, CA

      Annie

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      Breed: Chiweenie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bakersfield, CA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Dachshund / Mixed (short coat). Annie is a very happy, playful, young and sweet little girl! She will definitely make the perfect new addition to any family, she is wonderful! Annie loves all dogs, cats and kids she meets. She isn't afraid of jumping in with the bigger dogs and trying to steal toys and wrestle, she is a very friendly pup! Annie is about 2-3 years old and we believe she is a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix (chiweenie). We can tell she has had at least one litter, but very soon she will be getting spayed and will never have to go through the labor process again! If you would like to meet our little orphan Annie please contact us for a play date or a meet-n-greet. You can also see us at Petco every other Saturday. :-) so happy we were able to save this little precious soul!
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