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  Dogs For Adoption

 Some of these rescues are courtesy listings, so please read to the end of each Bio to determine who to contact. Check all pages to see all dogs. Note: New postings are not always on first page, so please take a look at all the pages as they change frequently!

If you are interested in any of our rescues please fill out an Adoption Application and scan and email to Jennifer at jenniferreitman@gmail.com . All references will be checked and a Home Visit will be arranged at your convenience. You must be over 30 years of age for permanent adoption, but we do consider those under 30 for temporary fostering.

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 Very Urgent! VENICE, CALIFORNIA  **Meet most beautiful Bella - up for adoption!
Ms Bella is about 3 1/2 years old, UTD on vaccinations and spayed. She was a stray intake in shelter. She is a VERY sweet, quiet girl. Bella is a little  shy with strangers but once she warms up she wants you to hold her paw or will rest her paws on your lap. She is happy to go to her crate for security or lie quietly by your side. She has a beautiful coat, gorgeous eyes, and is about 65lbs. She does well with other large dogs (including females) but prefers not to engage in play or antics, content to watch from the sidelines. Bella is not good with small dogs or cats so she will not be adopted into a home with small animals. Bella will do best in a calm, quiet adult home. An active, busy household with small children is not a good fit for her. She is content with nice, slow leisurely walks and doesn’t need a particularly active (running, hiking) lifestyle. Bella can be a bit skittish and jumpy and will need to always be on secure collar/harness. Secure, esacpe-proof fencing, home check and application apply. Bella will only be adopted out to a home on the West Coast, preferably California or Nevada (Sierra). Oregon and Washington will be considered for the right family. For an application or more information contact jenniferreitman@gmail.com 
VERY Urgent! Colusa County, CA shelter - Rex's time is running out and this is NOT a no-kill shelter. Beautiful 5 1/2-year-old Husky Rex is friendly with people and would love to have a real home. Poor Rex was kept in a back yard with little socialization, strictly for breeding. The backyard breeder's dogs would often escape but this time when Rex got loose they did not claim him. Rex's deadline for adoption is already up and he could be PTS at any time. Time is of the essence! This beautiful boy would do best with someone that has Husky or Malamute experience and is a knowledgeable handler. Rex is not neutered and having that done should help quite a bit. He will be neutered before adoption through a Rescue. Someone that is around a lot (works at home, retired) to give this boy training time and lots of exercise. A tired dog is a well behaved dog! Rex should also have secure containment, 6' fencing [with an overhang would even be better]. Please contact Margie at KidsPayne@yahoo.com if you can foster or adopt this beautiful boy.





PORTLAND OREGON - Bella is a stunning pure white Samoyed/husky mix and she is 3 yrs old and spayed. Bella was raised in a home with an active male owner, rides well in cars, enjoys long walks, and has been a lovely road trip companion in the past. But Bella takes some time to warm up to new people, and is partially-blind in one eye. Because of this, she has become fearful of certain stimuli, and has snapped or growled at unfamiliar people who enter her personal space. She was also initially trained with some harsh dominance-based methods, and has had a hard time trusting folks that she has not bonded to as a result. She will do best with someone kind and patient but also that has experience with helping a dog to learn to trust. It will take time and gentle training to make Bella feel at home. We feel that it would be best to place her in an adult-only family with no Bsmall animals, as she has showed prey drive toward squirrels on her walks. Other large-breed dogs are okay and maybe a nice friendly male companion would work well. Bella currently shares her life with a female Husky although Bella would be happy being the only dog as long as she gets lots of exercise and attention. Once you gain Bella's trust, she is all cuddles and happiness. She will give you her paw to say "Please pay attention to me!" and likes to play ball. A calm and low-traffic household would suit her best, so perhaps a farm or similar rural living environment would do with proper fencing. She is a great guard dog and will alert as soon as she feels that something is awry, but quiets down quickly after letting her people know what's up!
If you are interested in adopting Bella, or wish further information please contact: Kim at kimkahl@dukewarner.com 
STILL IN THE SHELTER! - THIS SWEET BOY NEEDS A HOME! Everette, WA - Max is a gorgeous Husky/Malamute mix who will be 2 years old in February and is currently in jail where his new owners just dumped him because he killed a kitty. This is why we do not adopt northern breeds into homes with cats, small dogs or other small animals. They can be amazing companions for the right person who is active outdoors and around a lot to give them the care and training they all need. He was originally surrendered into Rescue because he is a bit of an escape artist and his owners were not able to keep him contained on their property. During one of his escapades he got injured and is now almost blind in one eye. This does not seem to bother him at all, and he is still very handsome. Only when you look close can you see a bit of cloudiness in his eye. 
Max is a little shy at first, but becomes a very sweet playful boy with a lot of Husky-energy once he gets to know you. He needs a house with a big yard and secure 6-7 foot fencing. Max is very good with other dogs and would do best with a buddy. He has been living with cats in his foster home and has shown no interest in them until this recent incident, so now will not be adopted into a home with cats. He had made fast friends with his doggie-housemates but now in a shelter is in danger of being killed. Max would do best with a woman, since he is frightened of men. He is very smart and sensitive, so he could probably learn to get along with a man who is calm and very patient, but it will take time. Due to his fear of men, he would not be good in dog parks. Max is looking for a home where he can feel safe and loved. As long as he gets enough exercise and feels no need to escape, he will be a wonderful and fun family member.  
Max has not been exposed to small children during his time in foster. 
Max is neutered and all his shots are up-to-date. Please contact Kim for an Adoption Application at KimKahl@dukewarner.com    Transportation help is available 
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