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Puppies and dogs in Mill Valley, California

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Mill Valley, California. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Sweetie

Australian Cattle Dog Border Collie

Female, Young
San Anselmo, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Sweetie is the most affectionate girl and we love her so much! Born 4/23/23. She nuzzles and cuddles with our immediate family(2 adults, 2 kids 17yrs,8 yrs)gets along great w/ other dog & cat. Sweetie is brilliant & loves to learn new tricks, games, go on walks and play-wrestle. Can be left alone at home, is crate trained, prefers her crate at night. She uses the dog door, was quickly house trained the week we brought her home. Sweetie knows sit, lie down, shake, go to bed, off, wait. She is working on recall & short leash walking. She is eager to learn anything new! Adopted Sweetie in December 2023 at around 8 months @ Rocket Dog Rescue. After professional training & observation we have come to the heartbreaking realization that our home is too social with little kids for Sweeties temperament. She needs a physically active adult only home, she is aprehensive of small children & some adults outside our family using growling, barking and lunging. Will be so loyal to her bonded humans!
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Bronx

Border Collie Mutt

Male, Young
San Anselmo, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Bronx was adopted from the Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) on April 23, 2023. He was 11 weeks old and weighed 9.20 lbs. and presumed to be a Border Collie Mix but staff was unsure what he was mixed with. Since his adoption he has completed the required Puppy Training course provided by HSSV while also receiving continued training by his family. Bronx is potty trained, knows the basic commands (sit, stay, leave it, etc..) but could benefit from more extensive and regular training and strong leadership from pack leader or family. Bronx loves to run, fetch and socialize with other dogs and people. He has been trained to be both on and off leash and responds to commands when off leash; but keep in mind he's still a puppy and sometimes gets distracted and may need commands repeated. Bronx also can get a little over excited when it comes to meeting other dogs and people and may jump on them or at them to greet them. This is something that will need continuous work to be corrected.
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Zero

American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, Adult
San Anselmo, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We adopted Zero during the pandemic when we lived in a much larger home. We've had to relocate to a smaller place creating tensions between her and our other dog that have made our home inadequate for her. She is a cuddle bug who wants to go on walks, hikes or just run errands with her person. She loves people, is five years old, a staffie mix and very healthy. She likes to learn new tricks and is food driven. She wants to sleep close to her person and would love to be allowed to snuggle on the couch, but will obey when told to stay down and lay in her own bed. Her breed mix is short and sturdy. She weighs between 37-39 lbs and has all of her shots. We think she would be happiest in a home that is active and doesn't mind bringing her with them when on errands or to their office if allowed. Perhaps someone that works from home. She is good at dog day care too. She may be happiest as the only dog or #1 pet. She can be alone during the day, but might be anxious if it was too log or often.
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Dyn

Icelandic Sheepdog

Male, Adult
San Rafael, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Dyn is a 3 year old pure breed Icelandic Sheepdog. His name is Dyn, short for Dynjandi, which means thunderous in Icelandic. He is a big personality in a small package. He is very intelligent and loves to herd and loves to bark. I can't stress this point enough. He is also very loyal and his favorite trick is to roll over on his back for pets. He is a great hiker and loves being outdoors. The reason we are looking for a good home is that Dyn needs a job. My husband and I and our two kids are very busy and don't have enough time during the day to give him the job he needs. He gets bored and consequently barks a lot. Ideally if he has a job he can do with his new owners to release his energy that will be very beneficial for him. He is fine with older kids but with younger kids the movement of young kids drives him to try and heard them. Due to his energy level we feel we can't give him the life he deserves and hoping to find a home that will better suit him.
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Spanky - Needs a new Foster!

Jack Russell Terrier Border Collie

Male, 4 yrs 10 mos
San Francisco, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
~Spanky~ 4 years old Breed: Terrier Mix/Boarder Collie Weight: 25 lbs House Trained Male Sweet and spirited Spanky is an endearing blend of affectionate and active. Once his foster mom earned his trust, she earned his loyalty and love. Despite his size, Spanky sees himself as a lap dog, calmly snuggling with her and being petted and held although he does enjoy spending time on his own. Always curious and always up for adventure, he gets along well with other dogs, enjoys running in the park (he’s excellent off leash), pulling on rope, playing with – and tearing apart – chew toys and going for car rides with his head out the window. Motivated by food and treats and a fondness for blueberries, he knows “come” and “sit”, isn’t a fan of being wiped down or cleaned, and barks at passersby outside the backyard. He also has a tendency to resource guard around his doggy foster brother, and prefers to sniff new people before they pet him. For these reasons, Spanky is best suited to a loving home with patient adopters who will earn his trust, continue his socialization and complete his doggy education in return for his enduring loyalty and love. Spanky is neutered, up to date on vaccinations and microchipped. To meet or adopt Spanky, fill out an application and a volunteer will contact you shortly. PLEASE APPLY THROUGH RTU WEBSITE: https://www.rescuetheunderdog.com/adoption-application.html DO NOT APPLY THROUGH CARES WEBSITE. Current underdogs available for adoption! https://www.rescuetheunderdog.com/current-underdogs.html
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Benny

Chihuahua

Male, 10 yrs 10 mos
San Francisco, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
~Benny~ 10 years old Male 13 pounds Chihuahua mix House trained Boasting a big heart in a small body is Benny! Slowly emerging from his shy doggy shell, he thrives on his foster mom’s affection and gets along especially well with her children. He also gets along well with cats and other dogs (not to mention chickens), loves going for walks, sitting in the sun for hours on end and tearing up toys. Highly food motivated and famously fond of treats, accepting them gently, he’s not a fan of his crate but he’s both leash and house trained. Now all Benny needs is a loving home with patient adopters to woo him all the way out of his shell in exchange for his own enduring love. Benny is neutered, up to date on vaccinations and microchipped. To meet or adopt Benny, fill out an application and a volunteer will contact you shortly. will respond in a few days. PLEASE APPLY THROUGH RTU WEBSITE: https://www.rescuetheunderdog.com/adoption-application.html DO NOT APPLY THROUGH CARES WEBSITE. Current underdogs available for adoption! https://www.rescuetheunderdog.com/current-underdogs.html

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Dog shelters and rescues in Mill Valley, California

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for dogs in Mill Valley, California. Browse these rescues and shelters below.

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Mini-Mutts Rescue

Corte Madera, CA 94925

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Dynamic Duo Dog Rescue - Mill Valley

605 Northern Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

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Pugs N Roses - Marin

Tiburon, CA 94920

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Lytle Animal Care & Control - CA transport

Ross, CA 94957

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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All Creatures Animal Caring Society

P O Box 3664, San Rafael, CA 94912

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Second Chance Rescue

P.O. Box 2958, San Rafael, CA 94912

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PVCA San Francisco CA

San Francisco, CA 94960

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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San Francisco Samoyed Rescue

PO Box 4251, San Rafael, CA 94913

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Rescue the Underdog

San Francisco, CA 94123

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TikiHut Akita Rescue Association (TARA)

San Francisco, CA 94121

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