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My name is Califa!

Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog Dog for adoption in San Diego, California - Califa

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Califa's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, not good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Califa's Story...
Califa is a beautiful, 2yrs old, tricolored, spayed female Sheltie. She loves to bark and play with her human and canine companions. She needs ongoing training to help her become more socialized and well behaved. She will occasionally bark and charge at the door, blinds, or certain noises that make her uncertain. Usually she is fine but will need ongoing positive reinforcement to help her behave as expected. She rides well in the car (cruisin' girl) and loves to cuddle on the couch. The other interesting behavior that she has is that she will sometimes sit in the corner and actively watch everyone. She is a large Sheltie at 32lbs and can play rough so needs to be with dogs and family members that are a good match for her energy and strength. She does best with a set routine and is very happy now that she has human companionship during the day. Her previous home she was alone for long hours and would misbehave when she was lonely and bored. In foster care she has thrived and become more actively engaged with daily activities and learning how to handle new social situations.

Facts about Califa

  • Breed: Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog
  • Color: Tricolor (Tan/Brown & Black & White)
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

Other Pets at Southland Sheltie Rescue; San Diego

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Califa, a San Diego Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog for sale in San Diego, or seeking a Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog dog from a breeder in San Diego.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in San Diego already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a San Diego breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog breeders who help with Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in San Diego paves the way for another one to be saved.