This little girl is an exceptional sweetheart, once she knows and trusts you. We named her Teena because she is such a small cutie pie, but she has a big Dalmatian grin that will win you over in a second. Picked up as a stray by the Harbor Shelter in San Pedro, she was on her own after her owner did not come to reclaim her. Save the Dals came to her rescue and we are so glad we did. Once used for backyard breeding, Teena is now free of that exhausting burden, having been spayed. Affectionate with anyone who will give her a stroke and a pat, she is also extremely trainable. Nose work could be a great addition to her repertoire. Teena needs a lot of exercise and would make a great partner for someone who likes to jog.
Being shy, she also needs a companion who does not shrink from working with a shy dog and her particular needs—someone who will really bring her out of herself and into her own. A home with no other pets and no children would be the perfect match. Around five years old, she is micro-chipped and up to date on her vaccinations. Come and meet Teena. She just might be your forever girl!
We require applicants with previous Dalmatian experience who live in the Southern California area. We do not ship dogs.
Adoption fees range from $275 to $400. The lower end is charged for older dogs and the higher end is for puppies or young dogs.
If you live in or near Southern California and would like to be considered as an adopter, please complete our online application form at http://www.savethedals.org/form_adopt.htm
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This Dalmatian’s biography was written by Linda Gray Sexton, author of “Bespotted: My Family's Love Affair With Thirty-Eight Dalmatians”. Please visit her website lindagraysexton.com for more information about her book.
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