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Angelo

Pit Bull Terrier

Personality: Angelo is big, lovable guy with a big personality! He's 80lbs of fun and loves to run and play. He's working on his canine... show more

Personality: Angelo is big, lovable guy with a big personality! He's 80lbs of fun and loves to run and play. He's working on his canine manners and would love a big dog experienced home where he can continue to learn and become the best dog he can be. Angelo is energetic and enjoys playing with other social dogs, exploring in the big outdoors, and jogging with his people to keep in shape. One could really say that Angelo has it all.....the striking good looks, lovable personality, and the brains to go with it. A training scholarship has been funded by The Pedigree Foundation HistoryHistory: Angelo came to us from another shelter.Dog/Cat skills: Angelo has been in playgroup and has met many different dogs. He has displayed forward greetings and showed interest in running around in play. He can become too rowdy for some dogs, and does best with social, calm dogs. Angelo has shown high prey drive with cats, and can be hyper focused and too rowdy for small dogs.Leash Skills: Angelo is a large and strong dog who walks well with appropriate walking equipment, like a martingale collar and no pull, front clip harness. Medical: This dog has scarring of his pinnae (ear flaps)that appear consistent with a previous episode of cutaneous vasculitis. Vasculitis is an immune-mediated inflammation of the blood vessel wall that causes decreased blood flow to small patches of skin, resulting in ulceration, crusting, or hair loss at these sites. Currently, Angelo is doing well and not on any medications for this condition. My care has been sponsored by Paul Goyena!"Ready to meet Angelo? Come to our Milpitas Animal Community Center (ACC) between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. any day of the week and meet me! Or fill out the form to request an appointment" Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 80.6 Age: 2yrs 7mths 2wks show less

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Archie

Miniature Pinscher

Personality: Archie is a very sweet and calm boy who loves ear scratches and belly rubs. He is very polite and a great companion. Archie... show more

Personality: Archie is a very sweet and calm boy who loves ear scratches and belly rubs. He is very polite and a great companion. Archie pretty well house-trained but will need to be let out every 2-3 hours. He is great with new people and will warm up to them almost immediately.History: Archie is great with children as well as other animals. He has been living with a child, a teenager, two adults, and another small dog. He is very patient with kids especially younger ones. Although he isn't one to play, he is good with other dogs.Dog/ Cat Skills: Archie is pretty good around other dogs. When meeting new dogs he is very calm. While he has been living with another small dog he has mostly kept to himself. He has seen some garden cats and other small animals around our neighborhood and has barely reacted. He is mostly pretty calm around other animals.Leash Skills: He walks very well on a leash and almost never pulls. He enjoys going on shorter walks as he gets tired pretty easily.Medical: Archie has a significant heart murmur and cardiac enlargement. he has been to a veterinary cardiologist and diagnosed with degenerative mitral valve disease which is a common and age-related disease. His risk of developing congestive heart failure is low to moderate. We have placed him on a cardiac medication designed to improve heart function. The adopting family is strongly advised to have him rechecked every 6 months by a veterinary cardiologist. A monitoring and treatment plan is likely to significantly improve his quality of life and possibly his life-span.Archie has dental disease. This is very common in older dogs and Archie had a dental cleaning while in our care. Any unhealthy teeth were removed. Dental care is an on-going process that will need to be addressed for the remainder of his life. We also noted that Archie has a stiff gait in his rear legs. X-rays show that in the past, he had a fracture of his right hip that has since healed. At this time, he does not appear acutely painful in this leg and we are not recommending treatment at this time. The adopting family is encouraged to discuss this condition with their family veterinarian or a veterinary surgeon to determine the best course of treatment to keep him comfortable.Ready to meet Archie? Fill out the form to request an appointment Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: Brown Weight: 13.2 Age: 12yrs 2mths 2wks show less

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Badger

Personality: Badger is a very sweet guy who will bond with his people very fast and be your loyal companion. He is an energetic boy and... show more

Personality: Badger is a very sweet guy who will bond with his people very fast and be your loyal companion. He is an energetic boy and enjoys long walks on beach, hikes and runs. Badger has shown to enjoy a company of a well matched canine companion that can be his buddy so they can navigate life together. Badger is known to have some barrier frustrations and leash reactivity towards unfamiliar dogs that will need to be worked on using positive reinforcement techniques. Badger knows basic commands and is potty trained. Badger has a training scholarship funded by the Pedigree Foundation.History: Badger came to us from another shelter and spent some time in a foster home with two small dogs. He was then adopted for few months where he lived in adult only household with another large male dog.Dog/Cat skills: Badger can be tentative at first when meeting new dogs and he does best with polite, playful canines. Once he knows the dog he will bounce in play, run around and wrestle. He would do best with a canine companion who respects his boundaries, is loose in meeting and likes to play chase.Leash Skills: Badger pulls on leash and would benefit from wearing a 'front-clip' harness. Medical: Badger had a dental in our care. It showed he may have some poor enamel quality due to a congenital condition (he was born with this tendency) or due to exposure to a medication or a virus when he was very young. The poor enamel will make him more prone to dental disease. He had 2 incisors (front teeth) removed due to crown fractures.Ready to meet Badger? Fill out the form to request an appointment Primary Color: Brown Secondary Color: White Weight: 68.2 Age: 4yrs 4mths 1wks show less

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Banjo

Personality: Banjo is a timid, quirky boy that needs some time to settle in when he's around new people and places. Once he is comfortab... show more

Personality: Banjo is a timid, quirky boy that needs some time to settle in when he's around new people and places. Once he is comfortable, he is a spunky, zoomy boy who loves to run laps in his yard. He will also happily follow you around and chat about the treats he would love for you to give him. When transitioning, Banjo does best with space and time to adjust before being handled. If uncomfortable, he will give clear warning signs that he wants to move away. In a quiet, experienced home with time to adjust and a confident dog role model, Banjo will seek out his people and show his playful, silly self. He loves to chase and fetch toys, and is even learning some basic agility and likes dipping his feet into a shallow pool! He would do best in an adult household with experience helping shy dogs gain confidence. History: Banjo came to us from another shelter. Dog/Cat skills: Banjo does well with other small, calm dogs and can get overwhelmed around forward and rowdy dogs. He has built up his comfort and has become more playful and energetic. In the other shelter Banjo was co-housed with a small dog and they did well together. Banjo will likely benefit from having a confident, calm canine role model and playmate in the home. We have no history on how he is around cats. Leash skills: Banjo needs to learn how to walk on leash. He can be tentative or yelp if there is a leash tension and the collar tightens around his neck. He will benefit from having access to a large enclosed yard for leash and potty training. Ready to meet Banjo? Fill out the form to request an appointment" Primary Color: Tan Weight: 6.1 Age: 3yrs 0mths 3wks show less

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Camille

31 Flavors Mixes

Personality: Camille is a playful, energetic, sweet dog but does need guidance and encouragement when meeting new people. While often sh... show more

Personality: Camille is a playful, energetic, sweet dog but does need guidance and encouragement when meeting new people. While often she can be jumpy and playful, she can also be timid at first with unfamiliar faces and places. Camille is recommended to go to a low-key, experienced, adult home environment that can give her time to adjust and build up her confidence. Once she is comfortable with people, she is wiggly, playful, and very affectionate. Camille is still learning manners and can become mouthy in play with people. She is also very high energy and needs lots of outlets. Camille enjoys long runs and play dates with other dogs to help burn her energy. In fact, Camille would love a play chew buddy for life! Camille has a training scholarship sponsored by the Pedigree Foundation. History: Camille has shown to do best in low-traffic neighborhoods and calm, adult households where she can settle into new environments slowly. Camille is a strong chewer and needs lots of toy and play outlets for this behavior.Dog Skills: Participates in play group at HSSV regularly. Camille enjoys playing chase and wrestle with other polite, social dogs. She can be initially overwhelmed with more forward or rowdy play, but she has warmed up quickly and loves to play fast and rough with any dog she can. She will liekly benefit from a playful, confident, tolerant canine in the home to help burn energy and show her the ropes. Cats Skills: Camille has shown hyper-focus and willingness to chase cats when she sees them. Leash Skills: Camille will pull on leash and may grab at the leash in excitement. Has walked well on a front clip harness and chain leash. Ready to meet Camille? Fill out the form to request an appointment" Primary Color: Brown Brindle Secondary Color: White Weight: 40.32 Age: 4yrs 1mths 0wks show less

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Canela

Pit Bull Terrier

Personality: Canela is a sweet, low-key pitty girl. She has been through a lot recently (she was hit by a car that resulted in removing... show more

Personality: Canela is a sweet, low-key pitty girl. She has been through a lot recently (she was hit by a car that resulted in removing one of her eyes and losing most of the eyesight in the other). But she isn't letting that get her down. Canela happily goes on walks with a handler and other dogs. She enjoys sniffing around and learning how to live her best life even without vision. Each new environment that Canela enters she needs a little time to map out and quickly she is comfortable to roam around without issues.History: Canela came to us from another shelter after she was hit by a car. Dog/Cat skills: Canela has a history of having lived with other dogs. Now that she is learning to navigate her new world by just sounds and smells she can be little tentative around forward dogs at fisrt but she warms up quick and will peacefully co-exist in the same space with other calm and polite dogs. Once settled, she will happily play and follow them around... as best she can. She may benefit from a confident canine role model in the home. We don't have a history on Canela around cats.Leash skills: Canela walks nicely on leash and enjoys slow walks where she can sniff her surroundings. Medical: Blindness. Canela presented with trauma to her head, especially on the left side, and her left eye had to be removed. She also has significant vision impairment and appears to be blind in her right eye. It is unknown if she was born this way or acquired as part of her head trauma. Blind dogs can do very well in a stable environment and with a committed owner. Canela currently is being treated for an ear infection in her RIGHT ear caused by a yeast organism called malassezia. We have applied a medication into each ear to treat this infection. The medication will remain in the ears for 14 days and then should be followed by a recheck with your veterinarian. Ear infections are common in dogs and might require regular maintenance.My care has been sponsored by Nelson Goyena!Come to our Milpitas Animal Community Center (ACC) between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. any day of the week and meet Canela! Primary Color: Fawn Weight: 57 Age: 2yrs 0mths 3wks show less

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Chispa

Personality: Chispa is a shy yet excitable girl who will solicit attention with people she knows well. She can be tentative meeting new... show more

Personality: Chispa is a shy yet excitable girl who will solicit attention with people she knows well. She can be tentative meeting new people but is slowly increasing her confidence with the help of tasty treats and familiar people present. Chispa prefers to engage interactions on her own terms and will show clear signs when she is uncomfortable and needs space. She is growing her confidence by the day, and when she is ready, she is a hyper, spunky little girl who loves to run zoomies, and play with toys in the home. She also likes to sleep under the covers and follow her person around. Chispa would benefit from a calm, shy dog experienced home who can help build her confidence further. History: Chispa came to us from a shelter in the Central Valley. She is currently living in an adult only, low key household with a confident small dog that has been helping her come out of her shell. Dog/Cat Skills: Chispa has shared a foster home with a small, low energy male dog. While she can be tentative and fearful with forward behavior, she has warmed up to polite, calm canines. Chispa will now follow the resident dog around constantly and even solicits play. Her confidence is helped greatly by being around more confident dogs and is recommended to go home with a calm, social dog who can show her the ropes. Chispa has no history with cats. Leash skills: Chispa initially did not walk on leash but is now doing well walking loosely on leash. She may need coaxing at time and can be tentative with environmental noises. Medical: Chispa arrived at HSSV with pelvic fractures. She has spent time in foster healing and improving daily. She is using the limb very well and our hope is that she will continue to improve as the pelvic fractures enter the final healing stages. She has no exercise restrictions. Ready to meet Chispa? Fill out the form to request an appointment" Primary Color: Tan Weight: 6.51 Age: 0yrs 10mths 3wks show less

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Cleo

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Personality: Cleo is a sweet, timid dog who can be nervous when she first meets people, but warms up with time. She can be fearful in ne... show more

Personality: Cleo is a sweet, timid dog who can be nervous when she first meets people, but warms up with time. She can be fearful in new environments, and does best with space and time to acclimate. Cleo needs a low key, adult home who has experience with shy behaviors and helping dogs slowly build their confidence. When she is ready, she loves to go on long walks, is very treat-motivated, and is fairly mellow overall. Cleo does enjoy being near her people when she is comfortable, and loves having some items to play with and chew. She would do best in a breed experienced home with familiarity in reading dog body language. Cleo has a training scholarship funded by the Pedigree Foundation.History: Cleo came to us from another shelter. She has lived in active homes and a home with children, but showed discomfort around them. She does best in calm, low key, adult households where she can transition slowly. Dog Skills: Cleo regularly participates in playgroups. She often peacefully coexists with most large dogs initially, but will warm up and be eager to engage in play. She likes to play chase and will play bow with other large dogs. She has shown discomfort in homes with small dogs, especially with fast introductions. Cleo may benefit from a large, confident, canine role model in the home that can give her space initially then warm up to be her casual play mate. Leash Skills: Cleo walks nicely on leash, but can be tentative if the environment is noisy or busy. Ready to meet Cleo? fill out the form to request an appointment" Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: Tan Weight: 49 Age: 2yrs 0mths 3wks show less