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June 20, 2022


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Written by: Zach

This charismatic character is Shorty Chesnut and he is a 2-3 year-old Basset Hound mix—mixed with what, we can’t say. He’s a mutt’s mutt and represents all that we love up here at Marley’s Mutts; in fact, he could be our poster child! Let’s face it, he’s an underdog, the deck is stacked against him; AND THAT’S WHY WE LOVE HIM AND THINK YOU SHOULD TOO. Michael Jordan didn’t make the JV squad but went on to be the greatest basketball player of all time; Spud Webb is 5 ft 7 and won the slam dunk contest; Shorty Chesnut is unconventional looking but has the potential to be the best dog in the world to somebody. Help us make that happen!! Shorty is a Bakersfield stray that has been socialized and cultured. We have introduced Shorty to dozens of dogs, cats, horses and children and all (except maybe the horses) have taken to him fondly. Help us find shorty a home and prove that it’s not about your physical make up and perceived shortcomings but about the content of your character and achieving your potential!!! If you are interested in adopting Shorty, please contact Zach at 661-972-3852.





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One Comment

  1. Ashley

    Hello Zachary,

    When I seen Shorty I fell in love with him! How do fill and application to be he’s mom. He’s adorable and I would like to meet him. How about a weekend time I’m off my the weekends and would LOVE to meet this handsome fellow! Please contact via email it comes straight to my phone.

    Thank you,

    Ashley Aguinaga
    Bakersfield, CA

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