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Breed: Australian Shepherd
Age: 3 Months
Size: 21 lbs
Duncan came to us from a local shelter and is doing well. He will need a home with a secure fenced yard and another friendly but balanced dog to play with. Duncan does not like to be alone so his family should be around most of the time. He is currently learning daily routine and basic commands including touch, sit, come, look and more! Even though he cannot hear and has vision only in one eye, this pup has been doing very well. We are impressed! Duncan is very trainable. His family will need to use hand signals to communicate with him. No young children please. Duncan has lots of sharp puppy teeth. If you are interested in adopting Duncan, please fill out our adoption application http://aussierescuesandiego.org/foster-and-volunteer/adoptionapplication/. Please answer every required question, otherwise your app will not submit. You will receive an immediate confirmation once it has been submitted. Please allow up to 48 hours for us email you personally. If you do not receive confirmation within 48 hours, email us at Adoptionsaussierescuesandiego@gmail.com.
Note: Duncan is a puppy. He is not house trained. He will chew things. He cries / barks when left alone and he has sharp puppy teeth. Duncan should not be a companion for young children. If he is posted, he is still available. Adoption fee is $350
Mona & Scrappy
Names: Mona & Scrappy
Age: 7 1/2 years old
Size: Mona is 40lbs; Scrappy is 55lbs
Both have tails
Mona and Scrappy are a bonded pair looking for a home with a secure fenced yard. They would like to have someone who will interact regularly with them. Previously Mona and Scrappy lived at a nursery so they are used to being around people and they love to hang out while their foster family gardens. They are only 7 1/2 years old and still have quite a bit of spunk left. They will need some daily exercise. Mona likes to play with toys and Scrappy likes to play with Mona both like to go for walks (foster is in rural area). Scrappy will jump up on people when excited so no young children please. Mona and Scrappy should be the only dogs in their new home. Unknown with cats but they love to chase away the birds that come in to the yard.
If you are interested in adopting this sweet pair (we are not separating them), please fill out our adoption application http://aussierescuesandiego.org/foster-and-volunteer/adoptionapplication/. Please answer every required question, otherwise your app will not submit. You will receive an immediate confirmation once it has been submitted. Please allow up to 48 hours for us email you personally. If you do not receive confirmation within 48 hours, email us at Adoptionsaussierescuesandiego@gmail.com.
Age: 1 year old
Gender: Male, neutered
Breed: Australian Cattle Dog / Australian Shep X
Weight: 42 lbs
Scout is a sweet but timid guy who needs a quiet home with someone who will take the time to work with him. Scout is very focused on his person. He needs a home where someone is home most of the time, or his person always takes him when they go somewhere. Scout gets anxious when left alone. He will also hop the fence if left outside unattended, but is fine if supervised. Scout has learned to fetch, and knows basic commands. He is good on leash and currently enjoys long walks for 3–5 miles a day. When he sees dogs or cats while on a walk, he just ignores them. That said, he needs to be an only dog in his new home. He is also good in the car and enjoys car rides. He will be a great adventure partner. Scout has met some new folks and is nervous at first. Like with most cattle dogs, he prefers a polite introduction. Therefore, no kids for this guy. This shy guy prefers adults who give him time to warm up. His foster has done lots of good work, so his new home should be ready to continue that. He appreciates gentle leadership, since he can be a bit soft. For his person, he is a total shadow. He also likes belly rubs.
If you are interested in adopting Scout, please fill out our adoption application http://aussierescuesandiego.org/foster-and-volunteer/adoptionapplication/. Please answer every required question, otherwise your app will not submit. You will receive an immediate confirmation once it has been submitted. Please allow up to 48 hours for us email you personally. If you do not receive confirmation within 48 hours, email us at Adoptionsaussierescuesandiego@gmail.com.
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Age: 16 years
Breed: Border Collie Mix
This is Cookie, at 16 years young an old lady with a lot of spring in her step! Our best guess is that she is a border collie mix. She certainly has the intelligence and energy level of the breed although she’s also capable of a lot of mellow sleeping since she is a senior.
Cookie is easy to have around the house. She gets along fine with other dogs and cats in the home. She will bark at strangers but is friendly once she knows everyone is safe. I would not trust her around young children because she can be a little reactive to certain kinds of physical contact.
Cookie loves to go for walks. Truly loves it! The one challenge is that when she sees other dogs while she is out she gets very stimulated and will sort of fling herself at their faces. So she needs a strong hand on walks. She’s also pretty nearly deaf so she needs to be on leash.
This is a girl with a lot of life in her even at her age for someone willing to meet her needs.”
If you are able to give this senior girl a loving home for her sunset years please fill out the Aussie Rescue So Cal adoption application: https://www.aussierescuesocal.com/applications/adoption_v2/. (Santa Barbara area)
Breed: Australian Shepherd, double merle
Age: 3 years old
Lola is a 4 year old spayed female Aussie who has limited hearing (noticeable) and possibly some sight issues (not readily apparent). She is housebroken, crate trained, ball OBSESSED, and can walk well on a leash. She is UTD on shots and microchipped.
While Lola is generally friendly with most people, she does have strong protective instincts. Those instincts manifest themselves mostly in loud aggressive barking if she feels there is a threat. Too much activity in the home, people coming and going, things of that nature can cause an increase in her protectiveness when she gets startled due to her lack of sensory abilities.
She is currently being fostered in a home with an 11 year old girl and no other pets. A house with children would not be the best placement for Lola, due to their activity level and the amount of traffic they bring to a house.
Lola would do best in a home or foster that is looking for a SMART dog to do things with. Lola would be an excellent trick dog, nose work dog, obedience, rally, or even agility dog. She is ball obsessed, treat and toy motivated, and plays tug.
I cannot stress how smart this dog is. She is not a couch potato. Smart dogs have a tendency to think of creative ways to get their way, so Lola needs an owner willing to keep her mentally and physically active. If you are interested in Ms Lola, please fill out our adoption application: https://www.
Adoptable Dogs from Our Rescue Partners:
To view dogs available at our local humane societies and shelters:
San Diego County Shelters
San Diego Humane Society
Rancho Coastal Humane Society
El Cajon Animal Shelter
Chula Vista Animal Care