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Marisol - Terrier Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

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Organization Name: Last Chance at Life All Breed Rescue and Adoptions
Location: Oceanside, CA 92058
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Marisol

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/31/2017
Location: Oceanside, CA 92058
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Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
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  • Housetrained
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Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Terrier. Marisol is one of the sweetest, loving souls you may ever meet. She has been staying with an LCAL foster since being rescued from the streets of L.A. This has been great for her because she’s had a chance to learn the kindness of humans and how nice it is to have a safe place to stay and regular meals. Survival on the streets required her to practice caution when faced with new things and this is probably never going to completely leave her. She may always startle at a loud noise or a new busy environment. But she is ALL love. Just in a subtle way. Her boundless optimism has her ever ready to head out on any leash adventure. She enjoys meeting new people but will always prefer it best if they’re willing to reach out and show her gentle kindness first rather than waiting for bouncy doggie love from her. She’s eager to please and seems to learn quickly. If you’d like a companion who will wish nothing more from you than your steady companionship and a few adventures, you’ll definitely want to meet Marisol. Great with almost all other dogs (better off leash) Will probably do best if a crate is always provided as a safe haven A slip leash is best to allow her human to have ultimate control in scary situations. (she prefers it this way) She is about 7-8 years old If you are interested in Marisol please contact our Adoption Coordinator at Info@lastchanceatlife.org

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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    • Boxer Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Prince

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer (short coat). Prince is a gorgeous brindle/flashy white male Boxer who was abandoned at his veterinarian’s office in Moreno Valley. He was abandoned there with another female Boxer and a German Shepherd. The veterinarian put out a plea on Facebook that he needed a rescue to take Prince, so several good samaritans on Facebook collected the money and paid the boarding bill to have him and his buddy (Boxer) released to LCAL Rescue. Prince is approximately 5-6 years young. He has been good around some dogs with the proper introduction and was housed with Bailey, the other Boxer, before she was adopted. We have been trying to collect his vet records from this vet office, but with no success. So we are having to start from Ground Zero and get ALL of his medical intake work done. Prince has a typical Boxer disposition — sweet, curious, funny, and LOVES attention! He took a little time to warm up to our volunteers, but now he is much more relaxed and getting into his daily routine at the adoption center while awaiting his new forever home. Interested in meeting him? Contact our adoption coordinator info@lastchanceatlife.org and submit your adoption application through the website. www.lastchanceatlife.org
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    • Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Snowflake

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). Introducing “Snowflake,” our newest winter recruit, who came to us from the local shelter on a windy, cold, and blustery winter day! But there’s nothing blustery about him — he is as calm and soft-footed, like a snowflake! We approximate his age to be around 10 years young, and he needed some minor medical attention (dental work), and now he’s awaiting a forever home while spending his days with our other “littles” at the adoption center. Snowflake loves other dogs, all people, and most of all, he loves to roll over onto his back and have you rub his belly. How can you resist? Looking for a sweet, mellow, super chill Chihuahua, you’ve got to meet this little guy! Adoption applications online on our website www.lastchanceatlife.org. More info at “info@lastchanceatlife.org”
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    • Poodle (Miniature)-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Gil

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      Breed: Poodle (Miniature)-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Poodle (Miniature) / Mixed. Sweet Gil was found by a Good Samaritan at a local McDonald’s and brought to the AFV shelter where he waited for his family to come and claim him. Well, sadly, no one came looking for him, and he became available to send to our rescue. He is approximately 10 years young, weighing in at 12.5 lbs, and he has the sweetest disposition! Currently hanging out with Sherman and Adeline while awaiting his forever home. He needs to have some dental work and a small pea-sized growth removed from his shoulder area, all of which will be taken care of by our medical staff as part of his adoption process. Ready to meet this little low-rider Poodle blend? You don’t want to delay – he is something special, for sure! Applications available from our website www.lastchanceatlife.org and required prior to meet-and-greets!
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    • Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Mr. Wilson

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). We pulled Mr. Wilson from the shelter in Imperial County during one of our visits a few weeks ago. He found himself there as a stray, very underweight, all teeth missing, shivering in a cage … and near death. The doctors estimate his age to be 15 years young (FIF-TEEN!), and after all his medical work at MABH in Oceanside, he’s feeling MUCH better, gaining weight (with all that soft food), and enjoying life in his foster home. He is good with all dogs and kids. New locations/noises/smells make him nervous, but once he’s comfortable and not in fear of something awful happening to him, he’s all love and cuddles! His foster mom says he loves to cuddle and seeks all the affection anyone’s able to provide to him. Interested in meeting Mr. Wilson? Submit your online application from our website www.lastchanceatlife.org to schedule a meet-and-greet!
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    • Doberman Pinscher Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Lacie

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      Breed: Doberman Pinscher
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Doberman Pinscher (short coat). We’re an all-breed rescue with an emphasis on saving Boxers, birds, and dogs with serious medical needs. After this recent deluge of Dobermans needing help, we may have to change our name or logo to include the Doberman breed! Lacie is no exception — while we have a LOT of dogs in our care, we couldn’t turn this sweet girl away. She was surrendered to our group for euthanasia when her family could no longer care for her. Our wonderful veterinarians at Mission Animal & Bird Hospital took one look into Lacie’s beautiful, soulful eyes, and they knew they had to try harder to save her. At this time, Lacie suffers from a deficit that is consistent with a cervical lesion (neurological/spinal issue). We are currently running more tests on her to get a more complete picture of what her medical outlook entails. For now, she is receiving anti-inflammatories and acupuncture treatments. She can walk, but she loses her balance and takes a while to regroup and gain strength to get back up if she has fallen down. Lacie has a very loving, affectionate, and SWEET-SWEET-SWEET disposition. She has quickly become a volunteer favorite at our adoption center, and we’d LOVE nothing more than to find her a foster or forever home. For more detailed information on Lacie, please email our adoption coordinators at “info@lastchanceatlife.org”
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    • Bullboxer Pit Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Daphne

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      Breed: Bullboxer Pit
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Daphne is a gorgeous Pit Bull/Boxer mix who came to us from a rescuer in San Pedro, California, after being pulled from a home where she was crated for several hours a day. She’s young, good with dogs, kids, and everyone she meets! Very playful and has lots of energy, so she’d be best in an active home or with another young dog to play with and burn some of that puppy energy she has! She has already been spayed and completed her medical intake exam. Contact “info@lastchanceatlife.org” for more info and submit your application online from our website http://lastchanceatlife.org.
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    • Boxer Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Latte

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer (short coat). Latte is a petite little light fawn Boxer who came to us through San Diego Humane Society. She was taken in to SDHS with what was described as a 5-lb mass on her forehead area. The wonderful veterinary staff at SDHS removed the mass, and she is now a part of the LCAL family while she awaits a forever home. Latte is good with dogs and people, and she has been very friendly with everyone during her short stay with us thus far! She is approximately 5 years young .. and ready for adoption!
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    • Boxer Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Gracie

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer (short coat). Gorgeous Gracie came to us a few weeks ago from Long Beach City shelter needing ACL surgery. She was immediately seen by our orthopedic surgeon, and he fixed her up and she’s been on the road to recovery — now ready for adoption! She was kenneled with another dog at the shelter, but she came to us, she’s shown to be pretty dog reactive. We’ve tested her with a submissive, calm, stable male Boxer, and she had zero issues, so we know she’s capable of liking other dogs, she’s just very selective. For now, we recommend her as an only dog or with a calm, stable male dog. She needs some leash work, and she’s learning her basic commands with #TeamLCAL. She is approximately 6 years young and has been wonderful with all the people she’s met and those that work with her from day to day! www.Lastchanceatlife.org Please see our website for information on the adoption process and to submit an adoption application or set up a time to meet any of our adoptable dogs.
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    • Boxer Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Hope

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer (short coat). This red-carpet superstar came to us from our friends at the SD County Animal Shelter in early February. She was an unclaimed stray, having a very large overgrowth of masses taking over her left forearm area. She went through her first phase of treatment — hoping to shrink the tumors with medications but in order to stop the spread of cancer she had her leg amputated and she is doing incredibly well now. She tested well with a submissive female Boxer, and she’s been good with some of our calmer dogs at the adoption center. She is approximately 6 years old, 65 pounds, great on leash, and she’d love to find her forever home! If interested fill out an application on our web site at http://lastchanceatlife.org/ or contact our Adoption Coordinator at Info@lastchanceatlife.org
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    • Boxer-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Oceanside, CA, USA

      Spot

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      Breed: Boxer-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed. Name: Spot Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info) Species: Dog Breed: Boxer / American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Sex: Male General Potential Size: Medium Current Age: 1 Year 4 Months (best estimate) Activity Level: Moderately Active Indoor or Outdoor: Indoor Only Good with Dogs: Yes Good with Cats: Yes Good with Kids: Yes Declawed: No Housetrained: Yes Description: Hi, I'm Spot! I was found wandering the streets all alone and was picked up as a stray and brought to this place called a shelter. It was a little scary there but thankfully I wasn't there too long before the shelter workers reached out to ITP and they agreed to take me in. I'm a super adorable, super smart, super playful pup who loves people and other dogs. I'm a good boy in my crate and am completely housebroken. I'm very attentive and pick up training and tricks easily and quickly. I'm currently fostered with a couple of other dogs and we get along great! I'd love to join a family with another dog to be his/her playmate or to be a best friend to your kids. So if you're looking for a social, playful pup to add to your family, let's you and I meet! If you are interested in meeting him please contact our Adoption Coordinator at Info@lastchanceatlife.org
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