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Chow Chow puppies and dogs in San Diego, California

Looking for a Chow Chow puppy or dog in San Diego, California? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable Chow Chow near you.

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Adopt a Chow Chow near you in San Diego, California

These Chow Chows are available in San Diego, California.
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Kasino

Chow Chow

Male, Adult
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived: This pet was brought in by a community member on 2/3/24. At SDHS:This pet has been vaccinated, microchipped and spayed/neutered. This pet is now ready for their new home! Why this pet is the one for you:Meet Kasino, a shy yet charming soul. His demeanor is quiet, but his spirit is loud. He has a unique way of communicating, his eyes speak volumes. Despite his shyness, Kasino has an undeniable love for humans. He's the perfect companion for someone who understands the power of patience and the joy of a quiet presence. His ability to connect on a deeper level, despite his shyness, is truly special. Want to know more? Come and ask an adoption counselor today! Primary Color: Tan Weight: 55 Age: 2yrs 6mths 3wks
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Gracie

Chow Chow

Female, Adult
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived: This pet was brought in by a community member on 2/3/24. At SDHS:This pet has been vaccinated, microchipped and spayed/neutered. This pet is now ready for their new home! Why this pet is the one for you:Meet Gracie! She's a shy soul, preferring quiet corners over bustling activity. Yet, don't mistake her timidity for indifference. Gracie's love runs deep, a wellspring of loyalty for those she trusts. She's the perfect companion for calm environments where she can blossom at her own pace. Adopt Gracie to discover a friendship that understands the language of silence and appreciates the beauty of simple moments. Want to know more? Come and ask an adoption counselor today! Primary Color: Tan Weight: 50 Age: 3yrs 1mths 2wks
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Maddie

Chow Chow German Shepherd Dog

Female, 5 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet our adorable rescue pup! She's sweet, smart, and full of energy, with a passion for treats! While she's great with our older dog, she's on a mission to conquer her fear of meeting new furry friends and people. Fully trained and vaccinated, except for her one nemesis (allergy) - bees! Unfortunately, her love for guarding resources means she's destined to be the solo star of her new home. But don't worry, she's getting the VIP treatment with top-notch training to shine even brighter! Plus, we've got her DNA results ready to unveil her unique mix and future growth spurt!

Or, how about these Chow Chows in cities near San Diego, California

These Chow Chows are available for adoption close to San Diego, California.
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Scarlet Chowhansson

Chow Chow Jindo

Female, 4 yrs 10 mos
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Scarlet, like most of our dogs started running scared from everyone.  She had been seen repeatedly returning to a dog park as if she had been dumped there.  Multiple attempts by people and animal control to catch her had failed with several resulting with her on the nearby freeway before we got the call to help catch her.  She had already been "out" for days and although had a pattern was being chased so covering ground, making trapping hard.  We went with our gut and set at the park where she always seemed to return.  It did the trick and she was safe.  Sadly, as expected no one came forward to claim or pick her up.  She was scared, guarded and true to her primary breed (chow) not the best communicator.  We took things slow, gave her space and time.  She softened up and began to glow.  The big suprise came when she showed us she knows sit, down, shake and even roll over.  What happened and where were her people?    In their absence all we could do was build on what she already knew and start to expand her circle to include strangers and the scary world.  It has taken time but she now approaches people for food, welcomes affection from stangers and her eagerness to interact and please those she knows is irresistable.  She is extremely food motivated, wicked smart and eager to please.  She is balanced with dogs big or small.  Her house training is a work in progrees but getting better.  She is still relatively new to us but her progress has been amazing,  She is starting to show off her playful and silly side.  If you think you don't have the time or ability for a lifetime commitment but enjoy a dog she could really grow best while in foster.  If you enjoy the journey of watching a dog grow and slowly evolve this girl is the one for you. Because of my Flight Risk I cannot be left unattended in a yard, crate training is a must when you are gone, tight grip on the leash is a must on adventures and my new family must be aware of open doors and windows.  NO offleash activities in unfenced areas for life. To adopt: https://petstablished.com/adoption_form/37765/genericTo foster: https://petstablished.com/foster_form/37764/genericEmail: awayhomefordogs@gmail.com ##1783228##
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MooShoo

Chow Chow Akita

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
MooShoo is one STUNNING boy! Sadly his start was rough.  Part of a seizure from a hoarding home during a tragic fire, when he and dozens others were left behind tethered, in kennels or locked in bird cages.  Despite his start he made it out of the shelter to what he thought would be his hero for life. Shortly after his adoption, he spooked and got out.  Sadly, his new owner sought help to get him caught only after pressure from the community that kept seeing him.  NO JOKE...... After weeks on the run she blocked the trappers number when she called to say he's safe and can go home.  No response to the shelter calls and again his life took a turn, this time for the better.  Volunteers took their time to establish trust, teach confidence and realistic expectations.  He started to thrive.  He loves walks, attention, food and adult people. Due to past trauma, he doesn't do well with people near his rear end, would prefer to not live with kids (due to their unexpected nature) and doesn't do well with other dogs. He loves his people in his inner circle deeply and will do anything to keep them happy.  He will dance to greet you.  He is quiet and undemanding.  He hangs contentedly in his crate between outings.  He transitions well to strangers and enjoys whomever takes him on outings or pack walks.  He just wants to be loved and safe.  It's time for his next step and LAST landing.  Is it your home?  He is waiting for you. ##1716040##
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Mufasa

Chow Chow

Male, Adult
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived: Mufasa was brought in by Humane Law Enforcement on November 15, 2023. Why this pet is the one for you: Introducing Mufasa, a majestic boy in search of a new place to call home. Mufasa can be a bit conflicted when meeting new people, so he's looking for a patient and understanding adult home with low to no traffic where he can decompress at his own pace. Once he is comfortable, this boy can be quite the goof ball. Familiarity with the Chow Chow breed is a must for his new owners, as these dogs have unique characteristics. If you have experience with Chows and are ready to provide a calm and stable environment, Mufasa could be the loyal companion you've been looking for. If there's a resident dog, a meet-and-greet is required to ensure compatibility. Bring the whole family in to meet Mufasa and bring a leash and a martingale collar (or purchase one when you arrive), to take him home! Be a part of his journey to a new beginning and enjoy the rewarding experience of having this regal pup by your side. Primary Color: Brown Weight: 51.4 Age: 3yrs 3mths 1wks

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Laoro

Jindo Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 3 yrs 10 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
DOB: April 2020 / Weight: 61 lbs / Description: Playful, Happy, Young Are you looking for a super outgoing and friendly pup, who also happens to be incredibly handsome? Well look no further! Meet Laoro who came to us through our partners at the Soi Dog Foundation in Thailand. He was rescued from the streets where he was at constant risk of benign mistreated, poisoned, or malnourished. And now he's living it up in sunny San Diego awaiting his forever home!Laoro loves the spotlight and will jump at any opportunity for some love and affection from the volunteers at The Barking Lot. While a little unsure initially on walks, he is progressing quickly on the leash with a little extra reassurance and patience. He loves playing with his friends at the Ranch and is still learning how best to interact with the pups who aren't quite as energetic as he is.Laoro is a kind soul and is eager to have fun on some adventures! Will you be the one to show him all that life has to offer?And really now - look at that smile! Look at it! How can you say no to that face? Apply today at www.thebarkinglot.net/adopt or by clicking the "Meet Me!" button from our website.To initiate the adoption process for this dog, please complete our online application by clicking below. Your adoption coordinator will respod to you via email once they receive your application: www.thebarkinglot.net/adopt
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Makenna

Jindo Border Collie

Female, 5 yrs 4 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Makenna!DOB: January 2018Weight: 35 lbsDisposition: Sweet, Gentle, Calm, OutgoingHistory: Makenna was found near the Phuket border after being abandoned in a sack with my puppies. It was clear that she was unable to look after her puppies and that they had little chance of surviving. A kind person contacted Soi Dog Foundation for help and a rescue team collected the little family. It was such a relief they were finally safe and cared for. Once she got healthy, she headed to The Barking Lot to find her forever home. She arrived here in November 2023.Best Home: Given her history, a bit of patience will be helpful as she gets settled into home life. Playful with other dogs, she will get along and be a good play mate for any resident dogs. Amazing Qualities: Best kisser west of the Rocky Mountains!If you're interested in meeting this dog, please visit our website to fill out an adoption application: www.thebarkinglot.net/adoptOur dogs are located in San Diego County, CA. We will happily consider out of town applications and can conduct virtual play dates with interested adopters. We have monthly transport to various locations in the Pacific Northwest, individual arrangements would need to be made for other locations across the US and Canada.To initiate the adoption process for this dog, please complete our online application by clicking below. Your adoption coordinator will respod to you via email once they receive your application: www.thebarkinglot.net/adopt
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Snape

Jindo Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, 1 yr 4 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Snape! DOB: September 2022Weight: 27lbsDisposition: Fun-loving, Appeasing, PlayfulHe is interested and approaches people (Body relaxed, mouth open, tail up and wagging. ears back).He's cute and friendly and easy to handle. He is excited and confident when it's time to go on his walk, but it's easy to put on and take off the leash. He walks well and can walk in any area without fear of his surroundings. He is interested and friendly with people. He is good with other dogs on lead and passes them easily. In dog parks area, he's active and playful and loves to play ball. He is interested and approaches new people and willingly accepts pets from them.History: Snape was abandoned on the streets of Phuket, Thailand as a puppy and did his best to survive, but one day fell ill and a Good Samaritan took him to Soi Dog Foundation for treatment. He tested positive for both parvovirus and coronavirus. He was quarantined and after intense therapies, he returned to full health. He made his way to TBL in October 2023.Best Home: An active couple or family who loves to throw the ball! Snape is excellent with children and would thrive in a home with kids who enjoy playing fetch and tug with their dog.Amazing Qualities: Snape is great with kids and loves to play fetch!If you're interested in meeting this dog, please visit our website to fill out an adoption application: www.thebarkinglot.net/adoptOur dogs are located in San Diego County, CA. We will happily consider out of town applications and can conduct virtual play dates with interested adopters. We have monthly transport to various locations in the Pacific Northwest, individual arrangements would need to be made for other locations across the US and Canada.To initiate the adoption process for this dog, please complete our online application by clicking below. Your adoption coordinator will respod to you via email once they receive your application: www.thebarkinglot.net/adopt

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Chow Chow shelters & rescues in San Diego, California

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Shelter

5.4 miles

San Diego Humane Society - San Diego Campus

5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Shelter

5.4 miles

San Diego Humane Society - San Diego Campus

5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Rescue

6.9 miles

A Way Home For Dogs

5073 Central Ave, #2001, Bonita, CA 91908

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

6.9 miles

A Way Home For Dogs

5073 Central Ave, #2001, Bonita, CA 91908

Pet Types: dogs

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Shelter

33.7 miles

San Diego Humane Society - Oceanside Campus (Dogs)

2905 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside, CA 92058

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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