My name is Miley (Before + After!)!

Husky/Alaskan Malamute Mix Dog for adoption in Santa Monica, California - Miley (Before + After!)
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The Fuzzy Pet Foundation - (TFPF)

Facts about Miley (Before + After!)

  • Breed: Husky/Alaskan Malamute Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10229548
Miley was rescued from a trash dump and her rescue story went viral on the Internet. To read her FULL story, click here:
Miley is now about three years of age and she weighs between 60-65 pounds.  She has a clean bill of health.  Her skin has cleared up completely, her fur is nice and even, and she never had any illnesses or injuries in the past three years.  Her DNA test that was done last year showed she is part Malamute and part Husky.
When we first rescued Miley, we considered her to be pretty energetic and active.  She was perhaps adjusting to a new life as an indoor-only companion animal after living as a free-range dog in a dump for some time.  She actually is a very calm, mellow dog with cat-like tendencies.  Miley only has short spurts of energy where she will run around the house and then relax.  She is not a barker or howler, she is never demanding, and she also has a very independent side to her.  Inside the house, she will follow us around like a pack animal, and she likes to lay by our feet and just hang out.  Miley has always been allowed on furniture and has free run of the house in her foster home as well. 
For the most part, Miley has gotten along well with other dogs.  She seems very curious about cats; but given her Husky breed, we just never felt the need or urge to encourage interactions with other cats.  An ideal home for Miley is one WITHOUT cats. Miley loves to chase and wrestle with other dogs, but she is also picky about which dog she likes:).
Miley has gone through professional training though she never really needed it:).  She walks great on her leash though she may occasionally pull and lunge when she sees new dogs across the street.  But overall, she is pretty easy.  
Other facts...  Miley LOVES, LOVES, LOVES food.  She will sit or lay near us when we are eating, but she never excessively begs us for table scraps or acts crazy/aggressive.  She is just food motivated which has made training and rewarding good behavior so easy and fulfilling. 
Miley is comfortable around kids and strangers but she has never before lived with babies or young kids on a full-time basis.  Miley is fine inside the car when being transported to and from the vet's office, etc.  She is used to going to the groomer's for baths.  She is fine being brushed though we noticed there are some sensitive areas near her rump where she does not like being brushed; this is pretty common for dogs who had skin problems (i.e., mange) in the past.  

About The Fuzzy Pet Foundation - (TFPF)

About Our Rescue Group...

Founded in 2005, Fuzzy Dog and Cat Rescue, Inc. (FR) is a nonprofit animal rescue group. FR is organized by volunteers who are dedicated to saving homeless animals, reducing the rate of pet overpopulation, and educating the general public on animal welfare issues. Currently, our animals are fostered in a home environment by compassionate, pet-loving volunteers, as opposed to being boarded in kennels; this way we are able to socialize and work with each rescue animal on an individual basis. Our goal is to raise enough funds to establish a facility where we can house animals in a cage-free environment. We also wish to provide permanent, long-term care for senior and/or special needs dogs and cats in our future rescue facility.

Our Adoption Process...

1. Once you select an animal, you will be asked to complete an application form. Should you have any specific questions related to the application or the animal of interest, please contact us via e-mail.

2. Upon approval of your application, you will be contacted (via phone or e-mail) to be scheduled for a “meet and greet” with the animal at one of our adoption locations, and an orientation session with one of our adoptions counselors.

Please Note: We reserve the right to refuse an adoption to any family that we feel is not an ideal match for our animal. We also reserve the right to keep our reasons for denied applicants within our organization.

3. There will be a home-check for potential adoptions to ensure that the animal will be living in a safe and secure environment.

4. You will then be asked to sign a legally-binding contract with Fuzzy Dog and Cat Rescue, Inc., and to pay an adoption/donation fee.

5. Once all requirements are fulfilled, the animal will be released to you.

Please Note: If for any reason you are unable to keep or provide adequate care for the animal, we require that you return him/her back to Fuzzy Dog and Cat Rescue, Inc. Our animals are NOT to be transferred, sold, or given to a third-party.