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My name is Tikina!

I'm being cared for by
Baja Dog Rescue
Adoption process

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Facts about me

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Cocker Spaniel
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with kids
Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained
Small blue checkmark Has special needs

My story

Tikina • Female • Terrier mix • 6 years • 30lbs • Small medium. Tikina is not good with other dogs or animals. She does not do well with children.  Tikina has some issues with barking as well. Tikina can be friendly with males mostly but does not like females.  She does have some bowel issues and can have accidents in the home. Tikina likes to chew on things and it is best if sh is supervised most of the time.

We do not have a central location to see our dogs.  Meeting any dog is by appointment ONLY currently. Appointments can be set up to meet any dog in San Diego. Currently we are unable to do any out-of-state adoptions.

If you are interested in a particular dog please FILL OUT an Adoption Application at our website @ and we can schedule you for an appointment to meet with a particular dog if it is available. We do require an application if you are interested in adoption.  If you are interested in potentially adopting please fill out an application at Your application will be reviewed and you will be placed on a waiting list for the dog(s). If your name comes up on the waiting list(s) we will contact you. You can see the dogs we have available for adoption on our website at

Please check out our FAQ's page at

Questions? Check out our Ready to Adopt page at

June 1, 2023, 6:43 pm

Baja Dog Rescue

Contact info
Pet ID
laguna Niguel, CA 92607

Their adoption process


Submit Application


Meet the Pet




Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

Step 1
Fill out an application at our website. Do this as soon as possible.

Step 2
Submit your adoption application to us. It may take 24-48 hours before your application is processed and you receive a response back.

Step 3
If your application is approved, we will email you to schedule a "Meet & Greet appointment with deposit for Saturday. We only do appointments and adoption events on Saturday. Our cut off day/ time is Thursday at 5pm to set up any appointments for that week on Saturday. Please make sure you take any family members and other dogs to see how the initial introduction goes. That makes the entry into the new home easier for the dog and for you. You will be given a time and day, usually Saturday to meet your prospective pet. You will be given a one hour appointment window where you can come to meet them. When you get an appointment time and day the dog is locked in for you to see only and will not be released to any one else.

Step 4
Meet your prospective new pet. Spend time time with them and see how it goes.

Step 5
Contract & Payment. You must sign an adoption contract and provide payment. If your "Meet & Greet" goes well, you will complete an adoption contract at the appointment and can take the dog home then. We ask for a suggested adoption donation to help us cover spay/neutering, shots, medical treatment, food, and supplies. These suggested adoption donation amounts only partially cover the cost of expenses involved in the temporary care and adoption of our dogs and is tax deductible. Then you and your new best friend live happily ever after. It's as simple as that!

Step 6
Take your new best friend home!

It can take a good 72 hrs for a dog to really adjust to his/her new environment. A lot really depends on the dog's past so the prospect of adopting should be well-thought-out & the commitment should be taken seriously.

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We are always in the San Diego County area every Saturday from 6am-10:30am doing adoption events.

Check out our Adoption Events Schedule.

If you see a dog you are interested in fill out an application as soon as possible. This will get the process started.

More about this rescue

Our Goal and Mission
Baja Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that is run by a group of dedicated volunteers. We rescue & rehabilitate unwanted, abandoned and neglected dogs and find them loving happy homes. We literally give them a second chance at life, and everybody deserves a second chance. We have helped over 11,000 dogs todate WE have a on-site hospital that treats parvo, cancer, distemper dogs

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