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My name is Shasta!

Maltese Mix Dog for adoption in Castro Valley, California - Shasta
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I found a new home!
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Shasta's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.

Shasta's Story...
Shasta is a 10 lb., approximately 6 month old Maltese mix who was taken into Dusty Paws Rescue foster care from a local shelter. She had been so badly matted at intake that a shelter volunteer groomed her - Shasta must have been very uncomfortable because even now she objects to being brushed.

Besides being matted, Shasta was also sick, so her foster mom pulled her from the shelter and took her for treatment the next day. Diagnosed with pneumonia, Shasta was started on antibiotics. The first three days in her foster home she stayed in her crate and had to be taken out for potty breaks and meals. Then one day, a bouncy, happy little dog emerged and began to play with toys and her foster mates.

Shasta must remain on antibiotics for a while longer, but she is recovering very well and was able to attend her first adoption showing where she was friendly with everyone and seemed fine with the other dogs.

In the home, Shasta is well behaved, sleeps quietly in a crate, and appears to be house trained using a doggie door. We are looking for an adult-only home for her or one with older children.

Note: Any inquiries about this companion animal will only be answered after completion of an on-line application. Copy and paste the link below or go to www.dustypawsrescue.org and view all our pets available for adoption and you will be contacted by a Dusty Paws Rescue Representative within 24 hours after receipt of your application.

http://www.dustypawsrescue.org/resources/dog-application

Facts about Shasta

  • Breed: Maltese Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 1555

Other Pets at Dusty Paws Rescue, Inc.

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Shasta, a Castro Valley Maltese dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Maltese for sale in Castro Valley, or seeking a Maltese dog from a breeder in Castro Valley.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Castro Valley already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Castro Valley breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Maltese breeders who help with Maltese rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Castro Valley paves the way for another one to be saved.