My name is Coyote!

Chihuahua Mix Dog for adoption in Simi Valley, California - Coyote
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Tiny Loving Canines (TLC)

Facts about Coyote

  • Breed: Chihuahua Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10008172-16-2681
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Coyote is very aptly named simply by her beautiful and different kind of markings. Weighing about 12 pounds though, it is more like looking at a coyote who went through the laundry and then got 'shrunk' in the dryer! This stunning girl is both potty and doggie-door trained. She is well mannered with other dogs (medium to smaller than herself) and listens well to us humans. She has a middle-of-the-road temperament with an average amount of energy.  Coyote enjoys dogs and their company as much as she enjoys humans and their attention.  She's more interested in seeing what is going on than playing with dog toys, so she will readily follow you around the house in order that she does not miss anything. But she's not an 'up in your face, only pay attention to me' kind of gal. She is smart and balanced enough to become a therapy dog, so that speaks volumes about how special she is.

Coyote does not immediately make friends with strangers at the door. She's more apt to bark when the door bell rings and then observe a stranger until she gets the signal from the owner it is OK for this new person to enter the house. She'd make a decent sorta/kinda watch dog for someone who lives alone, looking for companionship and yet desires that small, additional security factor.  

She is not a barker nor a whiner. If you are sitting down and she wants to come up into your lap, she will sit on the floor in front of you and look and look, waiting for an invitation. And if she happens to catch your attention, she will push back those ears and give you her most sad expression (see photo) that is doubly endearing.  You have to reach down and pick her up or pat the couch aside of you so she knows it is OK to jump up. But she will doe-eye you and plead with those eyes for permission to come up or jump up first and if you do not respond, she'll find her bed and wait for another opportunity.

Coyote learns new commands well - on a scale of 1 to 10 in intelligence, she's about a 7.5. Once she learns a new command, she does not forget it nor does she need tons of repeating to retain it. This is a nice dog, loving and kind.  She would make a good family dog, companion for an active senior citizen or could even work out to be a therapy dog, if someone had the inclination to put the time and training in for that.

Coyote is a 'Wallflower' when assessed using the ASPCA 'Meet Your Match' program. View the video here:

This dog is available to foster-to-adopt.  For more details about our program, please see:

TLC is a small dog breed rescue with all dog living in foster care.  Current, up-to-date information can also be found on the TLC Facebook page HERE

Phone: (805) 527-SAVE

Interested in adopting?  Fill out the adoption application ahead of time ONLINE to expedite the process:


All TLC dogs and puppies will be microchipped.  All TLC dogs and puppies will be spayed or neutered before adopted, up to date on their shots and if over 4 months, will have their rabies vaccine.


All dogs currently in foster care.  Please call for an appointment or fill out an online application.
Phone: (805) 527-SAVE (7283)

About Tiny Loving Canines (TLC)

About Our Rescue Group...

Tiny Loving Canines operates Ventura County's first and only full-time Rescue Center, open to the public 7 days/week in Simi Valley, CA.

We have the vision of a No-Kill generation, and our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home the abandoned and neglected animals in our community. Our rescue acts as a needs-based safety net, allowing dogs maximum exposure for adoption at the county shelters, and saving their lives when they run out of time. We will do whatever it takes, within our means, to save a dogs life (unless it is illegal or immoral). TLC is proud to partner with Ventura County Animal Services in the march toward No-Kill in Ventura County!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our Rescue Shop is located at 1736 Erringer on the 2nd Floor in Simi Valley, CA. We are open 7 days/week to showcase the dogs in our care. You can come visit our dogs and puppies Monday-Saturday from 12-7pm, and Sunday from 12-5pm.

Our Adoption Process...

Every dog and puppy that is adopted from TLC is spayed/neutered, brought up-to-date on vaccinations, and is microchipped. Adoptions also include a complementary wellness exam at Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital and a coupon book to use at Theresa's.

If you are interested in adopting one of our furbabies, the very first step is to complete an adoption application; this can be done either in person at our Rescue Center or online from the dog's profile. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!