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Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue Dog rescue in Santa Monica, CA

Lhasa Happy Homes is a private rescue and foster care organization, created for the safe haven and permanent placement of homeless pups, primarily Lhasa Apsos, Shih Tzus, Maltese, Pomeranians and other small mixed breeds. Each of the dogs who come to Lhasa Happy Homes is cared for in a home-like environment, with an abundance of love, attention and special care. These dogs have been through a lot...and it is our objective to make them feel secure, safe and protected... so that when they are placed in their forever homes, they will stay there!

We are NOT a shelter. We rescue from the Los Angeles city and county shelters, and Orange County shelter. We accept Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu, Maltese and Pomeranian owner turn-ins who are need of re-homing for whatever reason (to save them from even a temporary stay at a shelter).

We advocate the spaying and neutering of all animals -- no pup will be adopted from this organization before he/she has been altered. We also treat these pups as if they were our own, providing them with care, attention, a loving environment and rehabilitation, when necessary, to prepare them for their forever homes.

We are a non-profit, 501c3 organization. The adoption fee for each pup goes towards subsidizing the expenses involved in preparing the pups for adoption. This includes altering, grooming, de-worming, flea treatment, medical attention, prescriptions, vaccinations and home delivery. Transport, where/when applicable, is not included.

Our utmost goal is to adopt to humans who will provide the perfect "forever" home for these little furbabies -- wonderful animals who deserve a second chance at a great life.

Contact Randee Goldman
Address
ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET
2116 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402
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Meet their adoptable pets

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET

2116 Main Street

Santa Monica, CA 90402

See every new pet that comes to this shelter!

Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue

We'll also keep you updated on ELSIE's adoption status with email updates.
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ELSIE

Silky Terrier

Female, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on SUSHI's adoption status with email updates.
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SUSHI

Lhasa Apso

Female, Puppy
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on PHINEAS's adoption status with email updates.
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PHINEAS

Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Male, Young
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on BANJO's adoption status with email updates.
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BANJO

Lhasa Apso/Bichon Frise

Male, Young
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on GEM's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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GEM

Maltipoo

Female, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on JETT's adoption status with email updates.
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JETT

Havanese/Lhasa Apso

Male, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on CHLOE's adoption status with email updates.
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CHLOE

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
We'll also keep you updated on HAMISH's adoption status with email updates.
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HAMISH

Shih Tzu

Male, Adult
Santa Monica, CA

Rescue FAQs

We prefer placing locally in LA and Orange Counties, however, we will consider adoptions in Northern California and San Diego. We do not ship our dogs out of state.

We hold our adoptions every Sunday at

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET
Sunday -- 11am-2:30pm

See our website for more information www.lhasahappyhomes.org

Additional adoption info

How do I start the adoption process to adopt from Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue?

1. COMPLETE THE APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.LHASAHAPPYHOMES.ORG
If you are interested in any of the pups at Lhasa Happy Homes, the first step is to complete the application. Until we know a little about you and what you are looking for, it is impossible for us to tell if a dog is right for you and your family.

2. APPLICATION WILL BE REVIEWED
Once your application has been reviewed and hopefully approved, we will contact you (either by phone or by email) to discuss this adoption further and to set up a time to meet the animal of your choice. You might find us a bit "invasive" with the questions you are asked…that's why they often call us the "Benevolent Lhasa Nazis." Our only objective is to make the perfect match, and we truly go that extra mile in search of exceptional homes for our little furry friends. Each has their own unique personality and characteristics. Their lives have been interrupted for one reason or another, and it's our job to make certain wherever they go next is the last time they will have to move! We endeavor to match the pup with what you are looking for so that they are yours forever more! We do not adopt to families with children under 5 yrs old; generally not under 8 yrs old and we rarely adopt out of state.

3. HOME CHECK WILL BE ARRANGED
The goal here is to make sure the home is secure and that the dog is not likely to get out and lost again! This will either be arranged prior to or after you have met the dog you are interested in. We may, at our discretion, accept photos of your home in lieu of a home visit.

4. REVIEW AND SIGN AGREEMENT
Pay a donation (adoption donation starts at $200-400). The donation includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, grooming, vet check, deworming, defleaing, leash/collar/ID tag and microchip. Then take home your new child!

We would be honored to help you find
your new family member.

Adoption application

https://lhasahappyhomes.org/adoptions/before-you-adopt/

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We'll also keep you updated on CODDY's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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CODDY

Shiba Inu

Female, Puppy
Los Angeles, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Toby's adoption status with email updates.
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Toby

Retriever (Unknown Type)/Labrador Retriever

Male, 11 mos
Los Angeles /Barstow, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Piper's adoption status with email updates.
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Piper

Australian Cattle Dog/Border Collie

Female, 6 mos
Van Nuys, CA
We'll also keep you updated on AXEL's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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AXEL

American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 8 yrs 4 mos
Gardena, CA
We'll also keep you updated on Angel's adoption status with email updates.
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Angel

Maine Coon

Female, Kitten
Los Angeles, CA
We'll also keep you updated on A2142359's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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A2142359

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 yrs
San Pedro, CA

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