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My name is Rusty!

Doberman Pinscher Dog for adoption in Fillmore, California - Rusty
Photo 1 - Doberman Pinscher Dog for adoption in Fillmore, California - Rusty
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Photo 4 - Doberman Pinscher Dog for adoption in Fillmore, California - Rusty
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I'm being cared for by:
Dobies and Little Paws Rescue

Facts about Rusty

  • Breed: Doberman Pinscher
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With Tan
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Rusty is a young male Dobie who had a rough start in life. He was rescued from an upstate animal shelter and fostered for several months by caring people who began by first treating his severe demodectic mange. The treatment started in January, 2016, when Rusty was about 12 months old, and by the beginning of April, he looked 90% better. He also had entropion surgery for inverted eyelashes/eyelids, and he has recovered from that as well. During his stay with his foster family, he received some training, including being crate-trained and housebroken. He also learned that "sit" will get him more praise than jumping on people, and he learned how to be more calm when necessary; he's ready for his training to continue so he can bond with his special human(s), which he very much wants to do. In our kennel, we tried pairing him with a submissive large female dog, and he was a bit too active, overstimulated and dominant for her, nipping her a few times in his excitement. Rusty may be best as the only dog in the home, especially because of his energy level and training demands, and we'd definitely recommend a home without young kids or small dogs; he'd probably squash them!

About Dobies and Little Paws Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a non-profit, no-kill rescue/sanctuary specializing in dobermans but also rescuing small dogs. Most of our dogs come from animal shelters before they are euthanized and are given a second chance at a new home.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are located on a small ranch nestled in the orchards of Fillmore, ca. We are open every saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm for open house adoptions. We can arrange weekday or sunday visits by appointment as well.

Our Adoption Process...

We ask that you bring the whole family (including the four legged) so we can best match you with the right dog. Once you have found your new companion we will have you fill out a one page adoption agreement. We ask a donation of $200-$250 for a doberman and $150 for a little dog. All dogs go home spayed or neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped, with a collar, ID tag, and de-wormer.