Click To Donate


Success Stories

March 3, 2022

Dixie - ADOPTED

More articles by »
Written by: Bob Guere
Tags:

Dixie is now 8 months old. Her mama is a small pit bull mix, and Dixie seems to have some lab and shepherd traits. This girl has been with us for about 6 months now, and while I have no qualms with having her at my house still (she is nearly perfect), she deserves a family of her own. She walks wonderfully on leash, is potty trained, dog door and crate trained, and takes treats with a gentle mouth. PLUS! she takes baths like a champ, doesn’t try to jump out and if I ask her to sit and stay, she does. We still have some ‘puppy mischief’ here and there, but she gets better on that every day. She has not been around cats, but I think with some proper introductions and training she would do fine. I have horses and she typically ignores them, but isn’t afraid to be around them either. She is great with kids and other dogs. In fact, she seems to understand my kids’ moods when they are playing, and will either play with them actively, or lay down next to them and just watch depending on what they want from her. She has mellowed out since being in foster care, for the most part is a very calm puppy, and occasionally has little spurts of energy and runs laps around the yard and chases her foster sisters. She will make a wonderful and loyal addition to a moderately to very active person or family. And seriously, if you are looking for a companion to take nice, peaceful walks with you, SHE IS THE ONE FOR YOU!!! I think she came pre-wired with leash training and manners.

 
Dixie Adoption Application
  • Marley’s Mutts is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization. Marley’s Mutts rescues animals who have been abused as we as animals who are just in need of a caring permanent home. Under California Penal Code §597 (§597A, §597I, §597T, and §599A); Cruelty to animals is punishable as a misdemeanor, a felony, or by a fine of not more thank twenty thousand dollars ($20,000). The following Questions are very important because it helps us ensure that you and the dog remain safe and happy. Please answer all the questions honestly. This information will only be used to find the best match for you and your family.

    Please note:

    Filling out an adoption application does NOT mean you will be adopting the dog you are considering.

    Due to the high volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those who have been selected to adopt.

    We will review all applications and pick the right family for the right dog.

    Incomplete forms will be discarded and not reviewed.






facebooktwittergoogle_plusfacebooktwittergoogle_plus






Advertisement
 
 

 
Marley's Mutt Pup

Layla - ADOPTED

This lovely little lady’s name is Layla, who was found stray and pregnant in Bakersfield. She is approximately 4 years old, and recently had 6 puppies . She is very sweet and her favorite place is a warm lap. She is her ...
by Bob Guere
0

 
 
maggie featured

Maggie - ADOPTED (again!)

UPDATEd 14 January 2022 Maggie is officially back up for adoption.  We will update with new bio information and pictures soon. UPDATED 5 November 2021 The most suitable word I can find to describe watching Maggie on her date t...
by Bob Guere
0

 
 
photo 2

Sophie - ADOPTED

This little bundle of poodle-y-goodness is Sophie. Sophie came into the shelter as an owner surrender, because apparently her owner decided she was “one dog too many”. Ludicrous? Yes. But their loss will be her fore...
by Bob Guere
0

 

 
photo_3-001

Christmas Puppies - ALL ADOPTED

I’m sure we’ll split these into different posts eventually - but for now, one post, many pups.  ~ Webmaster Bob Our Christmas Puppies are officially up for adoption!! You can see momma Layla(pictured) is a mi...
by Bob Guere
0

 
 
sammie featured

Sammie - ADOPTED

Well, our beautiful girl Sammie is back with the pack. Unfortunately, Sammie’s adopters felt that she was “less than agreeable” with her fellow Bassett siblings. I’m not exactly sure what that means, but...
by Bob Guere
0

 
 
Marley's Mutts Fall Vendor Show

Sadie’s Pups Update - Marley - ADOPTED

Here is Marley, who was one of Sadie’s pups that was adopted about 8 months ago. Unfortunately, her family lost their home and had to return her but we are glad as ever to have her back. She is an absolute doll who everyb...
by Bob Guere
0

 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


You must be logged in to post a comment.


s2Member®
s2Member®