Foster Care: Ida here, nice to meet you! I am a 12-year-old, 5 lb., spayed female Chihuahua with a short, tan and white coat. Fun fact: I'm related to Wilbur, the senior Chihuahua who recently starred in Legally Blonde: the Musical at the Hillbarn Theatre! Anyway I am a friendly, confident, and affectionate girl who loves people and other dogs. I enjoy being petted and eating lots of tasty treats. I have a good amount of energy, too, and will happily run and explore with my doggy friends. I would be a great choice for a first-time owner, and I get along well with other dogs. Since I’m currently in foster care I’m not at the shelter, but you can make arrangements to meet me by contacting Mary-Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-340-7022 x417. Ask for Ida, ID# A810699.
Unless otherwise indicated, adoptable animals are located at our Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Our hours are weekdays from 11am-7pm and weekends from 11am-6pm (closed major holidays). Interested adopters must arrive at least 1 hour before close.
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