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My name is LAYLA!
I'm being cared for by
Milo Foundation
Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Meet the Pet

3.

Approve Application

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Take the Pet Home

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Facts about me

Breed
Cattle Dog/Shepherd (Unknown Type)
Color
Tan/Yellow/Fawn
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Weight
Sex
Female
Pet ID
MILO-A-234

My info

Small red x Not good with kids
Small red x Not good with dogs

My story

Layla is very aware of her surroundings and excited by people, other dogs - and all kinds of stimulus - she wants to run, play, engage! She is a country girl through and through, she is nervous in urban areas. Layla is a sassy girl who is not afraid to let you know when she does not like something. She is afraid of things with wheels like skateboards, scooters, and bikes and can growl or bark as they pass, again, she is not a happy urban dweller. She is happier off leash than on and has good recall and great stamina! Layla is smart and motivated. She is much happier and more relaxed hiking on trails, running in fields, she'd likely love the beach, she LOVES water. She is also quite cuddly and affectionate.

Layla is a toughie, she is amazingly agile and athletic, fences rarely hold her, she can be determined to climb, to get out to follow or escape due to boredom - you will see her leap, climb and steady herself on top the fence and jump down.

FOSTER NOTES 5/5/20 "Layla is a super sweet and loving girl who loves pets and lots of snuggles. Layla is super smart and athletic. She has started to show her playful side as she's gotten more comfortable. She has a lot of energy and would love a lot of room to run and play. She is very smart and aware of her surroundings. Layla is an anxious girl and I've noticed can be a little timid around men, but as soon as she gets some calm pets and loves it's all over and she is melting. It has taken a week for her to feel more comfortable and calm with me.

Layla is a stubborn and sassy girl who is not afraid to let you know when she doesn't like something, she'll roll over and plant herself if she is being kenneled and she doesn't feel like it's time yet. She has shown some leash aggression with other dogs but seems like she just wants to say hi and play. She is fine with other dogs when out running and doing things.

Layla is an active, outgoing, athletic and super smart. Layla wants to please, she is charming, bright, engaged and ready to learn from dog savvy people with the time and devotion for a companion dog that is ready to roll!! She needs daily exercise. Ideally off-leash running - she is a great trail dog.

She is a super athletic champion in the making, and an excellent ranch dog running with four-wheel work vehicles, and she likes to ride as well, she has great recall, is fast on her feet and super agile! Layla is full of intrigue, impulse (though her impulses can be controlled) she is enthusiastic, athletic and eager to take part, learn and love with outgoing people eager to have their dog be an important part of their life! She would love to go camping!!

Layla is smart and can find a way out of many fences or gates... so she needs a secure high fence or to be indoors or crated when her people aren't home, she would follow people down the driveway and away if not contained! She so wants to be included in all adventures and activities.

Layla is alpha with other females but is fine with them out and about as long as there is space and action - on leash she likely would be more testy - she runs with a pack and the four-wheelers at the sanctuary as long as there is a direction, a mission, she is great - she will wrestle and play chase with the best of them! Loves water. Smiley happy girl.

Layla is not great with livestock.

Layla comes with a 20 day get acquainted period with her adoption, time to adjust to new surroundings. Please give time and patience to new adoptees, particularly dogs from the Milo Sanctuary.



Thank you for considering adoption of a Milo Foundation Sanctuary dog. Our Sanctuary is where our rescued dogs who have had difficulty in a home in the past, have behavioral issues, or too much energy, or for some, aggression issues with other dogs, or intense stranger danger that make them more difficult to safely and happily live in urban environments. These are not beginner dogs or for the most part nor are they for families with children. IF you are looking for an easy dog to add to your family, we suggest looking at the dogs at our Adoption Center, Milo Pt Richmond. BUT, if you can offer a safe and nurturing home to a dog with some behavioral "quirks" please do send an application today. Thank you.
Rescue

Milo Foundation

Contact info
Pet ID
MILO-A-234
Contact
Address
220 S Garrard Blvd, Pt. Richmond, CA 94801

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

2.

Meet the Pet

3.

Approve Application

4.

Sign Adoption Contract

5.

Take the Pet Home

Additional adoption info

Complete our online adoption application at https://www.milofoundation.org/pet-adoption-application

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

Milo Point Richmond Adoption Center is open by appointment only at this time due to Covid-19.

More about this rescue

The Milo Foundation is an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill organization providing an alternative for homeless pets throughout California, through education, adoption services, and providing sanctuary for animals until permanent homes can be found.

Founded in August of 1994, The Milo Foundation Sanctuary is located on two hundred and eighty-three acres in Mendocino County - offering lots of room for the animals to run and play. The Milo Sanctuary animals typically (but not exclusively) are harder to adopt animals and those needing more rural type homes, such as dogs with social or behavioural challenges, feral cats, horses and other farm animals. The Milo Point Richmond Adoption Center is where the majority of our new rescue intake takes place, typically friendly, adoptable cats and dogs, puppies and kittens rescued from shelters where they were facing euthanasia. The Sanctuary is where highly active or reactive dogs can go and have plenty of space, other canine companions (if they are dog friendly) and live in a stress free environment until such time as the right adoption match can be found.

The Milo Sanctuary is what enables Milo to be a No-Kill organization. Milo brings dogs back and forth from the Adoption Center (MPR) to the Sanctuary to give dogs a break from the stresses of the kennel environment and back to MPR later to try again at being adopted. Potential adopters also do come up to the Sanctuary to adopt, by appointment.