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My name is GIDGET!

Chihuahua/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Pt. Richmond, California - GIDGET
Photo 1 - Chihuahua/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Pt. Richmond, California - GIDGET
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Photo 3 - Chihuahua/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Pt. Richmond, California - GIDGET
Photo 4 - Chihuahua/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Pt. Richmond, California - GIDGET
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Milo Foundation

Facts about GIDGET

  • Breed: Chihuahua/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9722410

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Sanctuary Update : Gidget has been in a foster home in Ukiah but we would love a new foster or forever home for her. She continued to have difficulty with the leash and house training and her foster tried to work with her on both but she kept having accidents in the home and could not grasp the concept of going outside when she needed to go potty. Because of this she currently shares a cabin and a yard with two other dogs rather than being loose in the home (which would be ideal for her in order to continue building trust.) The little doggy cabin is heated and has furniture etc and she is allowed to come into the house daily to jump up on the couch with her foster mom and when settled next to her she can pet her and give her love. She is loving playing/cuddling with other dogs and is no longer hiding from her foster mom and will come up to her for treats, but still lacks the confidence to solicit attention of her own. She is a non-aggressive little girl that loves other dogs, but she continues to not be able to grasp the concept of not peeing inappropriately and will need continued patience and time to build trust as she is still an aloof and flighty little girl. Please email mn@milofoundation.org if you feel that you might be able to help Gidget move forward with her socialization/housetraining. ;

Former Bio:Gidget is currently at the Milo Sanctuary. Her friend Tink has been adopted but she has made new doggy friends. She continues to be shy, but she is clearly a sweet little girl who would love to be in a stable and loving home. If you would like to help a wee one who is in need of a foster or adoptive home in order to build up their confidence, Gidget would be a wonderful choice! You could make a huge difference for a sweet little lady who very much wants to trust and love. Please send applications for Gidget to sanctuary@milofoundation.org

; ; *Former foster notes* 6/11/15 Gidget and Tink are sweet girls. They are timid and need time to trust people but

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About Milo Foundation

About Our Rescue Group...

THE MILO FOUNDATION was named after an Australian Shepherd. Milo was five weeks old when Lynne Tingle discovered that her puppy was both deaf and blind. Despite concerns from friends and family, Lynne was determined to give Milo a good life.

It was a learning process for both Milo and Lynne, his "seeing eye person". Lynne developed a series of taps to communicate with Milo. A tap on the left or right flank would instruct Milo which direction to go. And a tap on the rear meant 'stop'. In the park, Milo's feet read the ground like Braille, where he bounded around in circles with his nose in the air, barking with joy.

Given a chance to live, Milo became a happy, beloved dog. The experience with Milo led Lynne to learn about other animals who needed a chance - abandoned and stray dogs and cats who fill city shelters - which led to the founding of the nonprofit no-kill sanctuary: The Milo Foundation.

After a full and happy life, Milo passed away in August of 1998. He was the perfect spirit and namesake for a sanctuary dedicated to saving the lives of creatures who deserved, like Milo, a chance at a good life.

Today, The Milo Foundation is an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill organization providing an alternative for homeless pets throughout Northern California, through education, adoption services, and providing sanctuary for animals until permanent homes can be found. Founded in August of 1994, The Milo Foundation is located on two hundred and eighty-three acres in Mendocino County - offering lots of room for the animals to run and play. Milo houses cats, dogs, puppies and kittens - occasionally farm animals and other domestic creatures find their way to the sanctuary.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We have mobile adoptions every weekend. Check our website for dates, time and locations.
www.milofoundation.org

Our Adoption Process...

You can download an application from our website. Adoption fees range from $125-350, depending on the animal and animal's age. Special fees may apply for some animals.