This is Kelly she is an Australian Shepard mix. She was found with her six puppies homeless. She is about a three years old and a sweetpea. Right now she is living as a part of a large pack and doing well. Kelly is a bit shy at...
by Bob Guere

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Bad Chad

Bad Chad got his name because he is indeed “bad to the bone”, both literally and figuratively. Shelter workers at Kern County Animal Control insisted that we try and rescue this 4 month old Corgi/Australian shepherd...
by Bob Guere


Huckleberry - Updated with new pictures!

UPDATED 19 September 2021 with some new pictures!  Huck is looking very healthy! We have had our eye on this beautiful boy but we weren’t able to rescue him until Friday. And based on his current condition, it was not a...
by Bob Guere




This is Lincoln a year old golden retriever mix. He is living up at the ranch with our amazing fosters AJ and Barb. He is a sweet boy , gets along well with all of the critters at the ranch. He will make a super addition to any...
by Bob Guere


Bodhi - ADOPTED!

UPDATE 18 September 2022 I couldn’t be happier to repot that our sweet girl, Bodhi, was adopted today! If this dog could write her life story, I’ve no doubt it would be a best seller. Our friend Andrea found Bodhi w...
by liz kover



Gilligan is a sweet, snugly pup. He is low key and easy going. More than anything, he loves to be held and cuddled. He’s great in the car, is both house and crate trained, gets along with cats and other dogs (even big one...
by Bob Guere



Colorado flooding only delays Trooper’s adoption!

ANOTHER MUTT MIRACLE!!! Most of you know that Trooper was scheduled to be adopted this last week but his family was stranded and vehicle ultimately broke down because of the flooding in Colorado. Troop had endured being stabbed...
by Bob Guere

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Team Member Profile - Lisa Porter

In the summer of 2006, I opened the Balanced Dog Pack in Oahu. My goal was to socialize and rehabilitate my extremely dog aggressive, 6-month-old blue nose pitbull, Stitch. At the time, I was already training dogs for Hawaii Do...
by Bob Guere


Meet Our New Jack Russell Pups! - ADOPTED!

Updated 16 September 2022 - ADOPTED!
by liz kover



MaryAnne and Ginger - ADOPTED!

UPDATED 16 September 2013, Maryanne and Ginger have been ADOPTED!!!  :) “…the Movie STAR, the Professor and MaryAnne, here on Gilligan’s Isle!” I’ve been working on the bios for Gilligan’s G...
by Bob Guere



Boomer has come along way in the weeks since he’s been with us!  From a scared, why me little guy, to a happy, ball playing let me snuggle with you luv-bug.  He loves his walks, toys and tennis balls are the bomb!  He ...
by Bob Guere


Zach’s Journey - Monday September 9, 2022

Update on Zach’s Marathon training……    
by Bob Guere