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Posted 1 year ago | Updated 1 month ago

My basic info

Australian Cattle Dog
Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg) (when grown)
58 lb (current)
Pet ID

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

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

Woof woof, hi there! I'm Chuck, the one and only. I might come across as a bit reserved and cautious, but let me tell you, there's a heart of gold beneath this fur. My journey hasn't been the smoothest ride - I've seen the world from the streets, where every rustle in the bushes and every passing shadow was a potential adventure or danger. That's probably why I've developed this keen sense of alertness and rational thinking. Survival mode, they call it.

You know, I used to roam the great outdoors all by myself, finding shelter wherever I could, learning the rhythms of the streets, and observing the humans from a distance. I have to admit, they puzzled me a bit. But now, I've found myself in this wonderful place called SPARC, and boy, has my perspective changed.

It's true, I might take a little time to warm up to new faces. Meeting strangers used to be a dicey situation for me, but I'm trying to make progress! With a proper introduction and patience, I've shown that I can overcome my initial hesitation and embrace the chance to make new friends. I've even started to wag my tail more often - it's a sign that I'm opening up, you know.

You see, all I really need is a bit of love, a dash of attention, and a good dose of mental and physical activities to keep my paws moving and my mind sharp. A home that understands my past and is willing to offer a fresh start is all I dream of. I might be cautious at first, but once you earn my trust, I'll be unconditionally loyal. I believe in second chances, and I'm ready to give my heart to the right human.

So, if you're looking for a buddy who's more than meets the eye, someone who's faced challenges head-on and is ready to embark on a new journey of companionship, then look no further. Let's make memories together and show the world what second chances can do.
Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center

Contact info

Pet ID
705 E. Santa Barbara Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Our adoption process includes an application, an interview to match potential adopters with the right pet, and an adoption fee. For dogs, the fee is $125.00 and includes the spay/neuter, the microchip and its registration, up-to-date vaccinations, and the license if you reside in Santa Paula. Puppies start at $200.00 and up.Large dogs require a home check.
For cats, the fee is $100.00 and includes the spay/neuter, the microchip and its registration, and up-to-date vaccinations. Kittens are $125.00

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

The Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center is located at 705 E. Santa Barbara Street in Santa Paula, California. We are open to the public on Tuesdays through Sundays, from 10am to 5pm. We are closed to the public every Monday.

More about this shelter

Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center is a 100% no-kill no-excuse animal shelter dedicated to rehabilitating and re-homing the abandoned pets of Santa Paula, California.
We aim to do this through educating the community and partnering with other rescue groups. We are the first and only no-kill animal shelter in Ventura County.