My name is Melissa!

Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel Mix Dog for adoption in Phoenix, Arizona - Melissa
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I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Melissa's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Melissa's Story...
For more information on this dog or to request an application, please email

Meet little Melissa, a cocker spaniel/pomeranian mix, or so the shelter believed. She is a little older girl at 8 yrs old but just the sweetest little darling. When we first rescued her, she was badly bruised on both sides. We thought she had broken ribs. Though she did not, someone had clearly kicked her. She was fearful and very sensitive to being picked up or touched on the lower half of her body. She has gotten so much better in the time she has been with her foster mother. She learned to trust. And learns more every day. She is not suitable for small children who will want to touch her everywhere....but older children who understand they must take it slow and let her know she is safe. This is a DOLL of a little dog looking for the love she clearly didn't receive in the first half of her life. For more information or to submit an application, please email Rescue a forever friend!

About our adoption process: For more information or to request an adoption application (required), please email the dog's foster listed above (no phone calls, please). There is no commitment by submitting the application - it just helps us determine if the pet you are interested in will be a good match for you. Next is a meet and greet at one of our adoption events - typically held on Saturdays at the Petsmart in Chandler, AZ (Ray Rd & I-10). Not every pet is at every event so please contact us first to find out when and where you can meet the pet you are interested in. If there are other dogs in your household, we suggest bringing them to ensure everyone gets along. The standard adoption fee for dogs and puppies is $140 (cash or check) which includes spay/neuter, current vaccinations, microchip and collar/tags.

Facts about Melissa

  • Breed: Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel Mix
  • Color: White - With Brown Or Chocolate
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Melissa, a Phoenix Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel for sale in Phoenix, or seeking a Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel dog from a breeder in Phoenix.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel breeders who help with Pomeranian/Cocker Spaniel rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Phoenix paves the way for another one to be saved.