My name is Pico!

Miniature Pinscher Mix Dog for adoption in Arcadia, Florida - Pico
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Canine Castaways, Inc.

Facts about Pico

  • Breed: Miniature Pinscher Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9182921

 Filling out an application from our web site at  is the first step in adopting a new furry family member.

 Filling out an  application from our web site at  is the first step in adopting a new furry family member.

NAME:   Pico
BREED:  Chihuahua mix
SEX:  Male
COLOR:  Black/tan
AGE:  1 year as of Feb 2016
WEIGHT:  8 lbs as of Sept 2015


LOCATED IN:  Sarasota


Pico should be renamed "Happy" he is such a happy go lucky, fun loving guy. He always has a big smile and loves everyone he meets. Pico loves to play with toys and bones, one of his favorite activities is playing tug of war and tag with his foster brother, he will do really well with other dogs and make a great companion. We have never seen Pico aggressive with a human or other dog. Pico would be perfect for kids, he would love to play with them for hours. Pico is also very sweet and loving he enjoys sitting in your lap and will want to be where ever you are. Walks are another of his favorite activities all the smells are so fun for him. He is still working on potty training, his foster family works a lot and hasn't had the time to devote to him for training he needs. He is a very smart dog and should learn quickly when worked with. He is an all around great guy and would make a wonderful addition to an individual or family of any kind.

If you are interested in adopting please Complete our Adoption Application by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser:!adopt/c6mv


The following has been or will be done for this puppy at the appropriate age...
- Basic Exam by Veterinarian
- Spayed or Neutered
- Placed on heartworm preventive
- Basic Bloodwork
- Microchipped
- Intestinal Parasite Exam and medication
- Vaccinations
- Placed on flea preventive


This adoption donation helps to cover the vet expenses for this puppy including heartworm preventive which is dispensed at the initial vet visit and then goes with the dog at adoption. All vet records will be provided to adopter.

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About Canine Castaways, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

Canine Castaways, Inc. is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing dogs in need, rehabilitating if necessary, and then adopting to approved homes where they will be loved as part of a family while also encouraging responsible pet care and striving to increase awareness of the consequences of pet overpopulation through educational programs and materials. We do not operate from a shelter but rather a network of foster homes in different areas of the state so it may not always be possible for you to meet more than one of our dogs at a time. While this can be frustrating for a prospective adopter, the foster home setting allows us to better evaluate the dogs' temperaments and help them adjust to family life. We deal primarily with dogs under 30 pounds but will also take in larger dogs if a foster home is available.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are at Petsmart in Bradenton on the 2nd Saturday of each month and Petsmart in Sarasota on the 4th Saturday of each month from 10 to 2.

Our Adoption Process...

Adopting a pet is a lifetime commitment and is a responsibility that should be taken very seriously. Our dogs may have been lost, abandoned, abused or surrendered by a previous family and may require time to adjust to a new home. Many times there will be more than one application for a dog but we strive to match each dog with the most appropriate family.
Filling out an ONLINE ADOPTION APPLICATION is the first step in adopting a new furry family member. Once your application is received, it will be forwarded to a volunteer to set up a home visit and check your references. Once you are approved for a dog, you will be invited to meet the dog at a date and time convenient to the foster family or at an adoption event. It is very important that you read and understand the ADOPTION CONTRACT prior to adoption. At this time, adoptions are limited to within the state of Florida.

Our goal is to place healthy, well-adjusted dogs. All of our dogs are vet checked including spayed or neutered; heartworm tested (placed on preventative if negative and treatment started if positive); up to date on vaccinations (rabies, parvo, distemper, kennel cough); placed on flea/tick preventative; dewormed and provided with any other medical care necessary. Most dogs are also microchipped for permanent identification. All vet records are provided to the adopter at the time of adoption. Our adoption donation, which is normally $250.00 for adults and $300.00 for puppies, is to help offset these veterinary expenses. Our adoption contract allows for a dog to be returned within 7 calendar days for a full refund; otherwise, all donations are non-refundable after that time. If for any reason you decide you no longer can keep your adopted dog, the dog MUST be returned to Canine Castaways.