"Simon" is a 3 yr. old neutered male Italian Greyhound mix.  This sweet boy was surrendered because 'too many pets'.  He fits right into the pack and remains neutral.  He is good with all the dogs, kitties, and horses.  He always seems to try to do the right thing and is so easy to fall in love with!  He would be the perfect buddy for someone.  He weighs about 11 lbs.  He came in with some temporary minor health issues but they have been resolved and all his tests look great!  He is healthy, young and ready to find his forever family.  He didn't get out into the world when he was in his previous home so he is a little shy upon meeting him and he will need a little time to settle in to a new home but then will be a great addition!  He is neutered, current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.

"Chico" is a 3 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua mix.  He is a friendly, happy boy and is looking for his forever family.  He loves to hang with other dogs and be with people.  He loves to cuddle and has a nice temperament.   He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $175. 

"Dutch" is a 6 month old neutered male mixed breed pup.  He ended up in the shelter with his sister ("Venus") & his mama (who was very pregnant once again).  His mama is a Chihuahua mix and he looks to have Dachshund & Min Pin in the mix as well.  His sister looks like she has some Jack Russell Terrier in her and we are unsure if they have the same father or not.  He is long legged and slender, and currently weighs 8 1/2 lbs.  He is a happy, playful boy and is very ready to bond with his forever family!  He is good with other dogs, and is currently learning about horses & kitties.  He is currently housebreaking and crate training.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $380. 

These cuties are Terrier mix puppies!  They are about 6 months old.  We have 2 boys and they are now ready to find their forever homes.  Mama weighs about 15 lbs so the pups will be most likely be close to that when they are fully grown.  They are neutered, current on their puppy vaccines & deworming, are microchipped, and the adoption fee is $360 for your choice. 

"Little Boo Boo" is a 5 month old female Shepherd / Lab / Pointer mix puppy. She is the runt of a litter of 9 puppies. At 5 months old she is still only half the size of most of her siblings, but she certainly does not lack in personality! She has an amazing personality and is a very sweet soul! She has such a fun disposition and is such a special little girl! She likes to play games when you encourage her to be silly.  She is going to bring a lot of joy to some lucky family. She will soon be spayed and ready to go. She is current on all of her puppy shots, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $360. We will hold her until she is ready to go with a completed adoption and $200 deposit.  

"Maisie" is a 3-4 yr. old spayed female mixed breed dog.  This sweet girl was so petrified in the shelter that she came here with  her 'sister', "Martina", where she could be more comfortable while looking for her forever family.  She is going to need time to settle in to her new environment.  She weighs about 14 lbs.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.  

"Darragh" is a 4 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua.  This little sweetheart is an absolute doll!  She is a little shy at first but she warms up quickly and is just a little love.  She is so easy to fall in love with.  This special little girl deserves the very best of homes where she will be loved and cherished.  She has a submissive temperament and is good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  She even likes gentle kids.  She weighs about 8 lbs.  She is housebroken and is a very good dog.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.     

"Nina" is a 4 yr. old spayed female Dachshund / Terrier mix.  She ended up in the shelter as a pregnant stray.  She needed to come to rescue to have and raise her beautiful babies.  "Nina" is one of the sweetest little dogs you will ever meet!  She has a great temperament and is a very good dog!  She is a very good mama and took her motherly duties very seriously.  She would be a great addition to just about any family!  She is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids of all ages.  She has the best temperament a dog could have!  She is housebroken and has no bad habits!  She weighs 13 1/2 lbs.  She is spayed, current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

"Venus" is a 6 month old spayed female mixed breed pup.  She ended up in the shelter with her brother ("Dutch") and her mama (who was once again very pregnant).  Her mama is a Chihuahua mix.  She clearly has Terrier in the mix.  Her and her brother both have long legs and look as though they may have some Min Pin in the mix as well.  Whatever she is, she is awfully darn cute!  She has the personality to match the cuteness to.  She is a fun, happy, loving little girl and she is ready to bond with her forever family.  She currently weighs 6 lbs.  She is active and playful and is always up for some fun.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $380. ​

"Dewey" is an 11 month old neutered male mixed breed pup.  He looks like a Dachshund / Chihuahua mix, however, his mama is a Maltese / Shih Tzu mix.  Although he does not look like his mama, he barely sheds!  He was born at the ranch on December 8th.  He has a nice temperament and is a nice pup.  He is good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  He is current on all of his puppy shots, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350. 


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"Athena" is a 5 month old female Shepherd / Lab mix puppy.  She has a great temperament and will make a nice family dog.  She was one of the smaller ones of her litter.  She is currently awaiting her spay surgery and can go home after that.  She has finished her all of her puppy shots (all 4 sets of puppy shots & her rabies shot), is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $360. ​

​"Dot" is a 5 month old spayed female Shepherd / Lab / Pointer mix pup.  This beautiful girl is out of a unique litter of puppies of various colors & markings! They were born here at the ranch after their mama ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray. This entire litter have outstanding temperaments and will make nice family dogs!  She has a submissive temperament and is a very sweet girl!  She has completed her entire puppy shot series (has had all 4 sets of puppy shots, and her rabies shot), is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $360. 

"Bella" is a 5  yr. old spayed female Boston Terrier / Dachshund mix.  This sweet girl is looking for her forever home!  She has been shuffled around and deserves so much better.  She has a great temperament and is a cuddle bug.  She would love a quiet home where she could just settle in and be the queen bee!  She was terrified in the shelter and was fortunate enough to find a quite foster home to sneak away to until she could come here to rescue.  She is going to require a little time to settle in to her new environment and realize it is 'home'.  She sure is a nice girl and is a wonderful dog!  She weighs 17 lbs.  She would prefer a home without small children.  She would be the perfect dog for an older person/couple.  She is a very gentle soul.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350. 

"Polo" is a 5 yr. old neutered male Dachshund mix.  He is a shy boy at first but he warms up pretty quickly and he is quite the little lover !    He is good with other dogs, cats, and horses.  When we first rescued him in Feb. 2014, he had very little trust in people.  He has made huge leaps and bounds!  He actually loves his loving now!  Give him a chance and he will not disapoint you!   He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $250. 

"Alfie" is a 10 yr. old neutered male Dachshund mix.  He found himself in the shelter when his owner went to hospice.  This sweet little guy was a matted mess, had a severe infection due to bad teeth and a huge abscess on the back of his neck.  After getting his infection under control, we were able to get him a dental and get him back to good health!  He is so appreciative and grateful for all we have done for him and he makes this known every day!  He is a great dog and a wonderful buddy!  He is an easy dog and does not require much at all so he is perfect for an older person / couple!  He is in great health and has many great years ahead of him.  He is housebroken and is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and older kids.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $100.  You may see more pics of him on the 'Help our project dogs' page. 

"Cassie" is a 10 month old spayed female mixed breed pup.  Her mama is a German Shorthaired Pointer mix.  The pups looked Lab / Shepherd mix.  All of her litter mates have been adopted and now she is in search of her forever family.  She has a great temperament and will make a very nice family dog!  She is current on her puppy shots, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $360. 

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"Kalyani" is a 3-4 yr. old spayed female Corgi / Chihuahua mix.  This sweet girl was surrendered to the shelter because her owner had 'no time for her'.  She was petrified at the shelter so she came to rescue where she could be more comfortable while waiting for her forever family to find her.  She is trying to find her spot in the pack and does her best to blend in.  She is such a sweet girl and she deserves to find her forever family now.  She is going to be a perfect addition to someone's family!  She weighs about 15 lbs.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

"Libby" is a 5 yr. old spayed female Shar Pei / Pug mix.   This sweet girl is a wonderful family dog!  She is a medium sized dog (20 lbs.) and is good with other dogs, cats, horses and kids of all ages.  She is crate trained and  housebroken.  She has an amazing temperament!  This is one awesome dog and you will not find a better one!  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped and her adoption fee is $350.  (She is currently being treated for valley fever and will need to be on medication for a bit longer).

To schedule an appointment to meet the dogs, email us or call (623) 465-4835.  We show dogs by appointment to ensure that we are available at the time of your visit.  Upon meeting the dogs, if you choose to adopt, there is paperwork to do at the time of adoption.  Providing the dog is spayed/neutered and ready to go home, they can go home the time of adoption.   

"Poppie" is a 5 month old female Dachshund / Beagle mix puppy.  She was born on July 6th in the shelter when her mama was surrendered to the shelter while in labor.  They all came to the ranch until they would be ready for adoption.  This sweet little girl is the runt of the litter and is just a little doll!  She is going to be someone's little cuddle bug!  She is currently awaiting her spay surgery and will be ready to go after that.  She has finished all of her puppy shots (all 4 sets), will have her rabies shot, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $380.  

"Augie" is a 1 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua mix puppy.  He was found as a stray as a little puppy and ended up in the shelter.  He came to the ranch in May 2017 and has been waiting for his family ever since.  He has a great temperament and is a nice pup.  He deserves a loving family.  He weighs about 11 lbs and is about fully grown.  He loves playing with other dogs and is also good with kitties and horses.  He has had all of his puppy shots, is current on his rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.  

"Logan" is a 2 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua.  This sweet little guy ended up in the shelter as a stray.  He was absolutely terrified there and was fortunate enough to find his way into a foster home where he could relax a bit.  He is an absolute lover and snuggle bug!  He has a very cute personality and is actually a very nice little boy, he was just too scared in the shelter for anyone to see that!  He just really wants to be someone's little buddy!  He is good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  He weighs 8 1/2 lbs and is fully grown.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $250. 

"Martina" is a 3-4 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua/Corgi mix.  She weighs about 10 lbs.  She is a sweet little girl.  She is shy at first and will need some time to adjust in a new environment.  Her and her 'sister', "Maisie", were very frightened at the shelter so they both came here where they could be more comfortable.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.   

"Saria" is a 3 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua.   She was surrendered to the shelter because her previous owner could no longer care for her.  She was so terrified at the shelter and stood no chance there.  She was a special request from the shelter staff for us to rescue.  So on October 1st (2015) she joined us here at the ranch.  We allowed her to slowly adapt and in no time she was playing and was right at home!  She is a very nice girl and has an awesome temperament!  She is such a sweetie and will be a great friend to someone.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and  her adoption fee is $350.


"Caramel" is a 2 yr. old neutered male Shiba Inu mix.   He lived with several other dogs in his previous home.  He is a sweet boy but will need a little time getting to know his new people.  He is a great dog and is very smart.  He is going to be a great addition to someone's family!  He is so ready to bond to someone and he loves affection.  He just wants to be someone's best buddy.  He is a happy boy and is ready to enjoy life with someone.  He weighs just over 20 lbs. and is fully grown.  He is currently crate training and seems to be housebroken.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $250.

"Mazy" is a 4 yr. old spayed female mixed breed dog.  She is a sweet girl with a submissive temperament.  She needs someone to give her a few minutes to warm up and then is an absolute sweetheart.  She is a wonderful dog and is a special girl.  She weighs about 16 lbs.  She will be someone's best buddy.  She is a happy girl and she loves playing in water!  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.   

"Darla" is a 5 month old spayed female Dachshund / Beagle mix puppy.  She was born on July 6th.  She is super sweet and just wants to be someone's little baby girl!  She is a love bug and loves to be cuddled.  She has a great temperament and will make a nice family dog.  She currently weighs 9 1/2 lbs. and should be about 15 lbs. when fully grown.  She is now all ready to find her forever family and begin her new life!  She has completed all of her puppy shots (all 4 sets of puppy shots and her rabies shot), is current on deworming, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $380. 

"Mitzi" is a 4-5 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua.  This little darling was found as a stray and ended up in the shelter with her buddy ("Thompson").  She was so frightened in the shelter so she came to rescue where she could be more comfortable.  She is currently housebreaking and settling in here.  She may need some time to adjust once again to her new environment.  She is a very sweet girl and deserves the very best of homes.  Now that she is settled in here at the ranch, she is a very happy girl!  She plays with the other dogs and is sure happy to finally be 'part of a family'!  Her personality shines through a little more each day and she is an absolute doll!  She weighs about 11 lbs.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.  

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"Sam I Am" ("Sam") is a 2 yr. old neutered male mixed breed dog.  We really are not sure what his mix is.  He is a medium sized dog and weighs just over 17 lbs.  He is awfully sweet and is ready to find his forever family!  He was fearful in the shelter so came to rescue.  He has a nice personality and is learning to be part of the pack here.  He is doing very well with the pack as well as with the kitties!  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $250. 

"Jackie" is a 1  yr. old spayed female Chihuahua (she could have some Jack Russell Terrier in there as well).  She was found as a very pregnant stray wandering the streets of Yuma.  She ended up needing an emergency C-section.  Her puppies are raised and now it is her time to find her forever home!  She was fearful of many things but has come so far and is now ready to be part of a family of her very own.  She is very sweet and is a lover!  She weighs about 7 1/2 lbs.  She is good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  She is housebroken and is a very good little girl.   She has settled right in here at the ranch and is a happy girl!  She loves being part of a family and has a grateful heart.  She would love to be someone's best pal!  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

"Minnie" is a 4 yr. old spayed female Shar Pei / Pug mix.  This sweet girl and her brother ended up in the shelter, both with pretty severe cases of demodex.  (Demodex is nothing serious and is very treatable, however it takes time.).  Therefore they needed to go to rescue.  With no other rescue group stepping up for them, and the shelter staff begging for someone to rescue them, we had them sent up here to the ranch.  In just a couple of days we realized why the shelter staff were so desperate for them to be rescued.  They have such awesome temperaments and are such good dogs!  As you can see, "Minnie" is all cleared up and is ready to find her forever family!  She is such a sweetheart and is a wonderful family dog!  She is happy all the time and loves everyone!  She spends much of her time handing out kisses, to all the dogs and even the kitties!  She is now spayed and has had her 'cherry eye' surgically repaired, is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.    

"Jerry" is a 3 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua mix.  He is a great dog and is looking to be someone's best pal.  He was skeptical of people when we got him but he loves people now.  He is also good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  He is very personable and is a happy boy.  He has lots of personality and a cute personality!  He is a happy boy and has a great temperament.  He is housebroken and crate trained.  He rides very well in the car and is always just such a good boy!  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.