"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. 

"Annie" is a 1  1/2 yr. old spayed female Australian Shepherd mix.  This sweet young lady is so well mannered and wants to do no wrong!  She is going to be the perfect buddy for someone!  She is good with other dogs, kitties, and horses.  She is doing great with her housebreaking and has absolutely NO bad habits at all.  She weighs 29 lbs. and is fully grown.  She has a calm demeanor and a gentle spirit.  She deserves to find the best of homes and live a pampered life.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $300.

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"Sissy" is a 2 yr. old female Maltese / Shih Tzu mix.  She ended up in the shelter as a pregnant stray and needed to come to rescue to have and raise her babies.  She is about finished with her motherly duties now and will soon be spayed and ready to begin her new life.  She will also be current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.  (We will hold her until she is ready to go with a completed adoption and $150 deposit).

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"Merley" is a 5 - 6 yr. old spayed female Chihuahua.  She ended up in the shelter when she was found on the streets all alone.  She was very scared in the shelter and needed to come to rescue.  She is such a sweet little girl and will be the perfect buddy for someone.  She is a wonderful dog and is such a character.  She has a big personality and does not require much at all.  She is great with other dogs, kitties, horses and gentle kids.  She is a good traveler in the car.  She seems to be very smart.  She weighs about 10 lbs.   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 dissapoint 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.   

"Bader" is a 6 yr. old neutered male mixed breed dog.  He is a medium sized dog and weighs about 25 lbs.  He is friendly, loving and very smart.  He has a great temperament and just wants to be someone's buddy.  He is very smart and learns quickly.  He is housebroken and is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and gentle kids.  He came in with his buddy (pictured below) and they make a great pair.  They do not need to be adopted together but if someone is looking for a pair then these boys are a great team.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $175.  (If he is adopted with his buddy, the combined adoption fee is $300). 

"Sprite" is a 3 yr. old spayed female Pug mix.  She is very personable and incredibly loving!  She loves everyone she meets and just wants to be someone's best buddy.  She is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids of all ages.  She has so much personality and an outstanding temperament.  She weighs 22 lbs.  She is a happy girl and is looking for her forever family.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

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"Charli" is a 1-2 yr. old spayed female mixed breed dog.  She could be some sort of Chihuahua mix.  She is a small dog and is very loving!  She LOVES everyone she meets!  She has an outstanding temperament and is a wonderful little dog!  She is great with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids of all ages.  She has a very gentle nature and just wants to be loved.  She would be a perfect buddy for a single person or would be an excellent family dog!  She weighs just 9 lbs. and is fully grown.  She is housebroken, crate trained and has no bad habits.  She is a love bug and loves to cuddle!  She is awesome with kids and will cuddle with them as well.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.

"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.      

"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.


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"Blair" is a 4 yr. old spayed female Corgi mix.  This sweet girl just wants to be someone's best buddy!  She would love to be a walking / hiking companion and then come home and cuddle!  She is a happy girl and is very smart.  She is good with other dogs, horses and kids.  She is even doing great with kitties!  She is crate trained and is about fully housebroken as well.  She loves to be around people and is up for doing anything the family wants to do.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.

"Little Lenny" is a 3 month old neutered male Maltese / Dachshund / Shih Tzu puppy.  He was born May 8th.  He is such a sweet baby boy and is looking for his forever family.  He has a great disposition and will make a nice family dog.  He will need a family that is up for raising a puppy.  He is a happy little guy and is a very nice pup.  He is current on his puppy vaccines (including influenza) & deworming, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350. 

"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.

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"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.    

"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).     

"Hailey" is a 6 month old spayed female Dachshund / Chihuahua mix puppy.  This sweet baby girl was found as a stray with her mama & sibling.  They ended up in the shelter where she was terrified.  She is now learning how to be a real puppy!  She is an absolute sweetheart and is going to be a great dog!  She has a great temperament and the softest coat.  She currently weighs about 6 lbs.  She is a special little gal and is looking for her forever family.  She loves playing with other dogs / puppies.  She is currently learning all about kitties as well.  She is current on all her puppy vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $300.

"Lucee" & "Lolita" are 4 month old Dachshund / Chihuahua mix puppies.  These little girls were found roaming the streets of Yuma and thankfully made their way to the shelter.  They are awesome pups and are looking for their forever families.  They currently weigh about 5 lbs.  They are well socialized with people and other dogs.  They have great temperaments and will make nice family dogs.  They have nice personalities and are happy, playful pups.  They are being spayed on Weds. July 12th and can go home then.  They are current on their puppy shots & deworming, are microchipped, and the adoption fee is $350 for your choice.  (We will hold them until they are ready to go home with a completed adoption and $250 deposit).

"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.


"Kami" is a 3 month old spayed female Maltese / Dachshund / Shih Tzu mix puppy. She was born on May 8th.  She needs a family that is up for raising a puppy.  She is a sweet baby and has a nice temperament.  She is even cuter in person!  She will make a great family dog and is looking for her forever family.  She is current on her puppy vaccines (including influenza) & deworming, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $350.

These beautiful babies are Dachshund / Chihuahua mixes.  They were born on May 8th and will soon be ready to go home!  They are happy, healthy, playful puppies and should all have great temperaments like their mama.  We have 3 boys & 1 girl that we will now begin taking deposits on.  They will be spayed / neutered, current on all their puppy vaccines & deworming, microchipped, and the adoption fee is $350.  (We will hold the puppy of your choice with a completed adoption and $250 deposit).

"Augie" is a 5 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 currently weighs 3 lbs. and is 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.)

"Chico" is a 7 month old neutered male Chihuahua / Dachshund mix puppy.  He was born on Dec. 23rd.  He has a wonderful temperament like his sweet mama.  He is a great pup and deserves the very best home possible.  He is an absolute character and is sure to bring a smile to your face each and every day!  He is such a fun pup and has an exceptional personality!  He can provide you with endless entertainment playing with his toys!  He is all ready to go home with his forever family.  He has had all four sets of his puppy shots, has had regular dewormings, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350.

These adorable babies are now looking for their forever families!  They were born May 13th and there are 5 males & 3 females.  They are 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 will be spayed/neutered, are current on all their puppy shots, including influenza, are microchipped and the adoption fee is $350 for your choice.

"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 came in with his buddy (pictured above).  He has spent the past 2 years with "Bader" and they make a great pair.  They do not have to be adopted together but for someone that is looking for a pair, these two are a great match.  He is current on all his vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $175.  (If he is adopted with his buddy "Bader", the combined adoption fee is $300). 

"Leita" is a 3 yr. old female Dachshund / Chihuahua mix.  This sweet baby ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray.  She needed to come to rescue to have and raise her beautiful babies.  We got her out of the shelter just in time and she had her puppies the same night she arrived at the ranch.  She is almost done with her motherly duties and is now looking for her forever home.  She is a friendly, loving, personable little girl.  She is an easy dog and does not require much at all.  She would even be a great companion for an older person.  She is good with other dogs, kitties, horses and kids.  She will be spayed, current on all her vaccines, including rabies, microchipped, and her adoption fee is $250.  (We will hold her with a completed adoption and $150 deposit). 

"Jenna" is a 2  yr. old spayed female Pug mix.  She ended up in the shelter as a stray.  She is a very nice girl.  She is currently housebreaking and crate training.  She is good with other dogs and is currently learning about horses & kitties.  She weighs about 13 lbs.  She is going to be someone's best buddy.  She has a very nice temperament and is a good girl.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped and her adoption fee is $300.