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My name is Vivian!

Posted over 2 years ago | Updated 1 year ago

Adoption process

Submit Application




Meet the Pet


Sign Adoption Contract


Take the Pet Home

Adoption fee: $100.00

This covers all of Helping Paws Rescue MX's costs to prepare Vivian for adoption.

My basic info

Plott Hound/Dutch Shepherd
4 years 8 months old, Adult
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg) (when grown)
45 lbs (current)
Pet ID

My details

Alert icon Not good with dogs
Alert icon Not good with cats
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

The two photos show how her fur changes color in the Sun versus in the shade. Vivian is the biggest love bug you will ever meet, she adores affection and attention. She lived a very rough life on the streets and was written off by many other rescues as unfavorable because of her advanced abscesses and sexually transmitted cancer that she was facing. The recommendation was to euthanize her. Thankfully her advocate contacted us and with the help with our skilled veterinarian team we were able to save her! She is now ready to start the next chapter in her life cancer free!
Helping Paws Rescue MX

Contact info

Pet ID
Cassandra Cozzolino
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Their adoption process


Submit Application

Over the phone, email, or in person



Usually done via email


Meet the Pet

A meet and greet is at your home & takes place only after your application has been approved and you have been selected as a possible home.


Sign Adoption Contract

If all goes well at the meet and greet we can finalize usually that day and your new pet can stay!


Take the Pet Home

There will be additional check ups at 1 day after adoption, 1 week and 1 month.

Additional adoption info

If an adoption doesn't work out for any reason the animal must be returned to our shelter. Depending on the situation we will try to help you find a more compatible animal.

Go meet their pets

We are very hands on. We schedule specific appointments for each animal and Potential Adopter. We want our focus fully dedicated to you and our love bug.

More about this rescue

Rescue & Rehome in a judgement free zone both for the homes and the animal. There is no bad animal, just bad situations. We try to help mexico street dogs or dogs that are coming from a difficult enviroment find their happy ever after.