"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.   

As "Gaby's" wounds heal, so does her crushed soul & spirit!  

"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. 

​"Remi"

"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.

"Jackie" is a 2  yr. old spayed female Chihuahua / Jack Russell Terrier mix.  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.

​​"Cici" is from a litter of 8 puppies! Her mama ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray and needed to come to rescue to have and raise the pups. Mama got to the ranch on Oct. 25th, just in time to settle in a bit before giving birth. The pups were born on Oct. 29th. Mama weighs about 15 lbs. or so and is a very nice girl. These pups are happy, healthy, playful babies and are ready to find their forever families! They are Chihuahua mixes of some sort.  This little girl is such a litter character and she currently weighs just under 6 lbs.  "Cici" is spayed, current on all of her puppy shots & deworming, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $400.

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




"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. 

"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).

"Poppie" is a 7 month old spayed female Dachshund / Beagle mix puppy. She was born on July 6th. Her mother was surrendered to the shelter when she was in labor and then they came here to the ranch. She is a very sweet baby and would love to be someone's little princess. She is the runt of the litter and is just a sweet little peanut! She currently weighs about 8 lbs. and will not get much bigger. She is shy of new people and will need some time to adjust in her new home, but then will be a great dog for you! She will be the perfect baby for someone. She is such a wonderful puppy! She is doing excellent with her housebreaking and is very good in the house for a young pup! She loves playing with her toys and really does not bother anything else in the house. She has no bad habits at all! She has a submissive temperament and gets along well with everyone! She is good with other dogs, puppies, kitties & horses! (Her best friend is "Boo Boo", who is about 25 lbs). This little girl is very special and deserves the very best of homes! She needs a family that will appreciate her for the outstanding pup that she is! She tries to do everything right and does not want to do anything wrong. She has a kind soul and a very true heart! She has finished all her puppy shots, is current on her rabies shot, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is $400. 

"Augie" is a 2 yr. old neutered male Chihuahua / Dachshund mix.  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.  

Meet "Gaby" (pronounced "Gabby")!!!  This sweet older gal is finally ready for adoption!  She is guessed to be about 7 yrs. old by the vet.  This sweet little soul has endured SO much and she deserves to find her forever home where she will be loved and cherished the way she deserves to be!  She was living on the streets of Yuma, alone, scared, hot/cold and suffering!  She was living in some hay bales and hiding out.  She has had a rough life and we need to change that for her!  She ended up in the shelter thin, torn up with wounds, and was nearly blind from eye infections.  She is still sight impaired but she can see now.  She is now fat, healthy, and happy.  She is a sweet little girl that needs someone to continue to love her.  She probably weighs about 12 lbs. now.  She came into the shelter weighing just a little under 7 lbs.  She is housebroken, will use a doggy door & potty pads.  She is good with other dogs.  She will need a home without small children.  She will need someone to go slow with her at first.  "Gaby" is a special little girl and is a fighter.  She fought against all odds, all alone, to survive for a reason.  Now it is time to write the next chapter in her story, the chapter where she finds that special person that she is meant to save, now that she has been saved.  She is spayed, current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and her adoption fee is just $100.  

"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. 

"Little Boo Boo" is a 7 month old spayed female Shepherd / Lab / Pointer mix puppy. She is the runt of a litter of 9 puppies.  She currently weighs 22 lbs.  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 is going to bring a lot of joy to some lucky family.  She is a little shy of new people and will take some time adjusting in her new life but she is an absolute sweetheart and has a fabulous temperament!  This beautiful baby girl is really a great dog!!  She has an outstanding temperament and is a very gentle dog.  Her best friend is an 8 lb. puppy ("Poppie") and she plays so gentle with her!  She is current on all of her puppy shots, including rabies, 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.  

"Athena" is a 6 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. ​

This is "Gaby's" intake picture at the shelter!  This baby deserves a lot better than this!  She survived for a reason! 

"Nugget" is a 3 month old neutered male Chihuahua / Dachshund mix.  He is super sweet and is all ready to find his forever family!  His mama, "Addie", is a great dog and she has an outstanding temperament and is super smart!  The pups seem to be really smart as well and are already potty pad trained.  She ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray and came to rescue to raise her pups.  He was born on Oct. 24th.  He currently weighs just less than 3 lbs.  Mama weighs about 10 lbs.  He is current on all his puppy shots & deworming, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $400.

"Chico" is a 4 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. 

There are 4 of these cutie pies!  Mama "Addie" ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray.  She is such a sweet girl and all of her pups have her great temperament!  The pups were born on Oct. 24th.  We have 2 girls & 2 boys.  They will soon be spayed/neutered and ready to go!  They are current on all their puppy shots & deworming, are microchipped, and the adoption fee is $400 for your choice.  (You may see more pics on the "Dogs Available Soon" page).  (The boys are now neutered and ready to go)!

​Mama

​"Ellie"

"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.

Take a peek into "Gaby's" story:

"Dewey" is a 1 yr. 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 8, 2017.  He has a nice temperament and is a nice pup.  He is good with other dogs, kitties and horses.  He has been at the ranch his entire life so he will need some time to settle in to his new home.  He is current on all of his puppy shots, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $350. 

These cuties are Terrier mix puppies!  They are about 7 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. 


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"Duchess" is from a litter of 8 puppies! Her mama ended up in the shelter as a very pregnant stray and needed to come to rescue to have and raise the pups. Mama got to the ranch on Oct. 25th, just in time to settle in a bit before giving birth. The pups were born on Oct. 29th. Mama weighs about 15 lbs. or so and is a very nice girl. These pups are happy, healthy, playful babies and are ready to find their forever families! They are Chihuahua mixes of some sort.  This little girl is such a litter character and she currently weighs just barely 4 lbs.  She was the only spotted one in the litter and has beautiful markings!  "Duchess" is spayed, current on all of her puppy shots & deworming, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $400.

The girls will soon be spayed and ready to find their forever families as well.  The one on the left is our little runt.  Both of these girls are just as sweet as their mama and their brothers.  This is a very nice family! 

"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.   

"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.  

"Saria" is a 4 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 shy of new people and will need time to adjust in a new home since she has been here so long now.  She is current on all her vaccines, including rabies, is microchipped, and  her adoption fee is $350.


"Dutch" is a 7 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. 

"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.

"Cassie" is a 1 yr. 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 $380. 

"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.    

"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.

"Remi" & "Ellie" are 11 week old spayed female Chesapeake Bay Retriever mix puppies.  These beautiful little girls ended up in the shelter as strays when they were about a month old.  It was just the two of them, no mama with them.  They needed to come to rescue until they were old enough to be placed up for adoption.  They are such sweet pups and are now ready to go!  "Remi" currently weighs 11 lbs. & "Ellie" currently weighs 9 1/2 lbs.  They are stocky and will be large dogs when they are fully grown.  "Ellie" currently has a bit of 'dry eye' in her left eye and will need drops in that eye, at least for a little while.  They are happy, healthy, playful pups and they have outstanding temperaments!  They will make great family dogs.  They have beautiful eyes that will melt your heart, but you will be instantly in love when meeting them!  Just as a fair warning, you will be torn as to which one you will want to take home!  They are spayed, current on their puppy shots & deworming, are microchipped, and the adoption fee is $450 for your choice.

Mama "Addie"

"Jimmy" is a 5 yr. old neutered male mixed breed dog.  He is such a sweet boy and he just wants to be someone's best buddy!  He has never been cherished as a family member and he deserves to have that!  He is a special little boy that is ready to offer someone a lifetime of love.  He weighs about 13 lbs.  He is good with other dogs and is currently learning about horses & kitties.  He is current on all his vaccines,  including rabies, is microchipped, and his adoption fee is $200.

​"Dot" is a 7 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 is shy of new people and is going to take some time to settle in to her new home and then will be a great dog for just about any family!  She is great with other dogs, kitties & horses.  She would be just fine with older, gentle kids as well.   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. 

Finally...."Gaby" is ready for the next chapter!

"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.