"Ginny" is a 1 yr. old female Terrier mix.  She is such an awesome little girl and is going to be someone's very best friend!  She is super sweet and extremely loving!  She has had it rough and is so grateful for her second chance.  She loves being 'part of a family' and now knows what it feels like to be special.  This darling little girl ended up in the shelter where she could finally get some help.  She was under weight and covered in ticks.  She was very frightened in the shelter, but little did she know, her luck was about to change forever!  She found her way to the ranch and is such a happy little girl now!  She is currently being treated for tick fever and will be ready to begin a life with her forever family in August.  She weighed just 5 1/2 lbs. upon arrival at the shelter.  She will be spayed, current on all her vaccines, including rabies and influenza, be microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.  (We will hold her until she is ready to go, with a completed adoption and $250 deposit).     

"Waldo"

"Augie" is a 6 month old male Chihuahua puppy.  This little guy is so precious!  He is so happy, loving and personable!  He has an outstanding personality and is truly the sweetest pup!  He ended up in the shelter as a stray and came to rescue where he could be part of a family until he found his forever family!  He is currently awaiting his neuter surgery.  He is current on his puppy vaccines & deworming, he will be neutered, microchipped, and his adoption fee is $300.  (We will hold him until he is ready to go with a completed adoption and $200 deposit.)

"Waldo"

"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. 

"Jerry" is a 2 yr. old neutered male Rat Terrier / 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 $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 is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $175.

"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. 

"Vaca" is a 1 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua mix.  We believe he may have Beagle in there as well.  He weighs 21 lbs and is fully grown.  He is good with other dogs and has a very nice temperament.  He was surrendered to the shelter by his previous family because they had too many pets to care for.  With several other dogs in the home, none of which were altered, they just continued to multiply.  In addition to several dogs, there were also 5 kids in the home.  It is obvious that "Vaca" has not had any training nor has he learned how to be a dog so he is now learning everything he needs to.  He is shy due to not being properly socialized so he is working on his socialization.  He is also learning about housebreaking and crate training.  He is comfortable around other dogs and we believe kitties as well.  He is an absolute sweetheart and is going to be an outstanding dog.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $150.      

"Saria" is a 2 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 $250.


"Waldo"

"Caramel" is a 1 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 $200.

"Judea" & "Samaria" are sweet Chihuahua puppies!  Their mama ended up in the shelter as a stray when she was very pregnant and needed to come to rescue to have and raise these beautiful babies!  They were born here at the ranch on August 3rd.  They will soon be spayed/neutered and ready to go.  The blk / tan is a female and the black / white is a boy.  They are happy, healthy pups.  They are current on their puppy vaccines & deworming, will be spayed/neutered and microchipped.  The adoption fee is $350 for your choice.  We will hold the puppy of your choice with a $200 deposit.

"Waddles" is a 3 yr. old female Pug / Basset Hound mix (as far as we can tell).  She is a very unique mix for sure.  She is very laid back and easy going.  She was found as a very pregnant stray with 2 puppies with her (from her previous litter).  She is all done raising all her puppies and is ready to just be part of a family!  She is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids.  She is not a barker and really just stays out of trouble.  She is currently awaiting her spay surgery and can go home after that.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

"Starbuck" is a 1 yr. old neutered male Pomeranian mix.  We are not sure of his mix, however, he is a medium sized dog and weighs 18 lbs.  He is a very happy dog.  He loves to play and is very affectionate.  He is great with other dogs and horses and is currently learning about kitties as well.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $300.

"Evie" is a 1 yr. old spayed female Dachshund / Chihuahua mix.  This little girl is a fabulous family dog!  She is a happy girl and loves everyone!  She loves to play and loves being the life of the party.  She loves life and lives each day to the fullest!  She is easy to please and just wants to be part of a family.  She is good with other dogs, horses, and is learning to share with kitties to!  She even loves kids!  She is housebroken and is a good dog.  She weighs about 8 lbs. and is fully grown.  She has an outstanding temperament and a fun, loving personality.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.

"Sephora" is a 1 yr. old spayed female Pomeranian mix.  This darling little girl is going to be someone's very best buddy.  She will need a little time to adjust to her new life and to get to know someone and then she is going to blossom!  She lived with lots of other dogs and had minimal contact with people.  She is very sweet and is a happy girl.  She weighs 10 lbs. and is fully grown.  She is great with other dogs and horses and is learning about kitties as well.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $300.  

"Lollie" is a 4 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua that was surrendered to the shelter with her 3 babies in the Spring of 2015.  That very day one of the pups died at the shelter and the other 2 were weak and not in very good health.  After coming to rescue and getting good nourishment, they flourished!  Never knowing love and never being part of a family, she was very timid and scared.  Our next challenge was to socialize this beautiful family.  "Lollie" (and her pups) are now enjoying being part of a family and are LOVING it!!  This sweet baby girl is now ready to find her forever family!  She does enjoy sleeping in bed with the family now and is such a love bug! She weighs just under 6 lbs.  She is housebroken and has no bad habits!  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped, and her adoption fee is $300.  

"Libby" is a 3 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 $300. 

"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. 

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.   


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"Sawyer" is a 6 yr. old neutered male Spaniel mix.  He is a perfect gentleman and an exceptional dog!  We first rescued this sweet boy in April 2014 and found him an awesome home.  He has spent the past 3 1/2 yrs. living life to the fullest in Flagstaff with a wonderful mom that absolutely adores him.  Unfortunately, life circumstances has recently brought "Sawyer" back to us, to once again find him a fabulous home.  He truly is the sweetest soul you will ever meet!  He loves life and everyone he meets!  He is very well mannered and is the perfect dog to take into public.  He has a very gentle demeanor and a loving spirit!  He is housebroken and is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids.  He loves going bye bye in the car, taking walks/hikes, meeting new friends or just hanging out with his family.  He has stamina to walk / hike, but is just as happy staying home and cuddling as well.  He is the perfect dog for an older person/couple as he is a very easy dog.  He just needs a family to love.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies and influenza, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.  

"Matilda"

These adorable babies are now looking for their forever families!  They were born May 13th and there is 1 male & 1 female still available.  They are Basset / Pug / Terrier and we are not sure what else, mixes!  They are all very sweet babies and they all have great temperaments.  They will make very nice family dogs.  Some have long legs and some have short legs.  They are quite the mix!  They are all darling babies and are all looking for their forever homes.  They are spayed/neutered, are current on all their puppy shots, including influenza and rabies, are microchipped, and the adoption fee is $350 for your choice.

"Minnie" ............NOW.......                                                                                                                             And.......THEN!!




"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 $300.

"Chappie" is a Dachshund / Chihuahua mix puppy.  He was born on May 8th and is looking for his forever home!  He is a happy, healthy, playful puppy and has a great temperament like his mama.  He is such a little character and has so much personality!  He is neutered, current on all his puppy vaccines & deworming, microchipped, and the adoption fee is $350.

"Minnie" is a 2  1/2 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 $300.    

"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. 

These Dachshund mix puppies were born on October 9th.  They will be ready to go in mid December.  They are current on puppy vaccines & deworming.  They will be spayed/neutered and microchipped as well.  The adoption fee is $350 (we will hold the puppy of your choice with a completed adoption and $250 deposit).

"Milly" is a 2-3 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua.  This darling little girl may be small, weighing in at just 7 lbs., but she is hearty!  She is small but certainly is not fragile!  She is outgoing, adventurous, and fearless.  She is also very loving and will be someone's very best buddy.  She loves playing with other dogs and loves playing with toys. She even plays nicely with kitties.  She loves everyone she meets and is great with kids as well!  She is up for doing anything the family wants to do!  She is ready to go anywhere and is very well socialized so she is a great dog to include in all the family activities!  She has a huge personality and is a very fun dog.   She is housebroken and is a great little dog!  She is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids. She is a very happy girl and lives every day to the fullest!  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.   

"Simon" is a 4 month old neutered male Lab / Shepherd mix puppy.  His mama ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray and had to come to rescue to have and raise her babies.  He was born at the ranch on July 18th.  He has a great temperament and will make a very nice family dog.  He is a happy, healthy, playful pup and is all ready to find his forever family.  He is current on all his puppy vaccines / deworming, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.

"Iris" is a 3 yr. old spayed female Terrier.  This little girl is a tiny thing, weighing only about 5 lbs. but don't tell her that.  She originally came to rescue when she was a pup and was adopted to her forever home; unfortunately her and a couple of her 'sisters' were bullying their older 'sister' and she is once again looking for her forever home.  She does great in the pack here at the ranch with all the other dogs and is good with kitties as well.  She is housebroken and is a great little dog.  She is current on all her vaccines and is microchipped.