My name is NERO!

Catahoula Leopard Dog Dog for adoption in Pt. Richmond, California - NERO
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Milo Foundation

Facts about NERO

  • Breed: Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10381281

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*Courtesy posting for NERO: see below for owners' contact info*

; ; Nero is a three-year-old neutered Catahoula Blue Leopard Cur who is a loving and loyal companion. A perfect gentlemen on hiking trails and in dog parks, he is capable of getting along with any dog he comes into contact with. However, he does have a bit of 'stranger danger' and must be trained or restricted from contact with unfamiliar individuals. It is also recommended that he not be placed in a home with cats. ; ; Nero's ideal home would be a dog-savvy, outdoors-oriented environment that has a large fenced yard and other dogs to play with. He's friendly and affectionate, but might be too big and active to play with babies and/or toddlers.

; ; Nero has no health problems and is current on all vaccinations.

; ; If you are interested in Nero, please contact John and Andrea Hibbard at duodecehedron@gmail. com. They are open to arranging residential visits for serious respondents.

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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.

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.