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Ginny is a terrier mix, 4 to 5 years old, appoximently 28 pounds. She is in excellent health. She is very good with people and children, however her exuberance and strength are not appropriate for children under 10.  She loves cuddling and sitting on her person's lap, and will be a loyal companion and friend.  She is very anxious around other dogs which translates into aggression, so she would ideally do best as an only pet.  She is not appropriate for dog parks or social settings where other dogs are present. She would not be good with cats or other small pets.  Her energy level is high, so a large enclosed yard where she can get lots of activity and burn off energy is recommended.  She loves to play and chase a ball. She would do best with an adopter who has some dog experience and is willing to work on training, particularly leash training. She is very smart and anxious to please her human, so will do well with with a consistent routine.

We rescued Ginny from a local shelter when volunteers contacted us to help her, as  she did not do well in a confined atmosphere with other dogs, but they saw in her a loving dog with people deserving of a chance. 

If you are the person she is waiting for, please contact us or come meet her at one of  our Saturday adoption sites. She truly is a diamond in the rough!!! This dog cannot be adopted out of state. Please see our Calendar Page for a list of our Saturday adoption sites. Every potential adopter is required to fill out an adoption application and the dog is placed in the home that would be most suitable for the dog. We do not place our dogs in homes with unfenced swimming pools. Generally, we don't release the dogs at the adoption site that day except on occasion to former adopters.

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please email FCIAadoptions@aol.com or call 619-466-9137.
GINNY
Our dogs can be seen by appointment at our adoption events held every 2 weeks.

See our calendar for dates and locations or contact us to make an appointment.
Meet Chewy and Chloe … A very sweet and adorable, bonded pair.

Chewy recently had his 5th birthday. He is a pure bred, approximately 8 1/2 lb, male, yorkshire terrier. Chloe recently turned 6 years old and is an approximately 16 lb, female, maltipoo. Their owner has been going through very difficult times and unable to provide the time or care the pair need. She decided to make the decision she felt was best for them and relinquished them to FCIA.

Chewy came to our foundation with bilateral patella luxation which is very common for his breed. This is a condition in which the patella, or kneecap, dislocates and moves out of its normal location. It can be very painful if left untreated! The surgeon advised us that surgery would be required. Chewy recently underwent surgery to repair his right knee and is scheduled for surgery to repair his left. He is back to jumping around at the site of his leash and loving his walks with his best friend.

Chloe came to us completely blind in her right eye due to a cataract. We provided her with cataract surgery a few months ago. Not only has her vision has been restored but her self-confidence has gone through the roof! Chewy and Chloe are go with the flow best friends. They are happy and content lounging
around the house or on any lap that will allow them…yet love to play with their squeaky toys and run throughout the yard. They love car rides, are great on their leashes and walk in sync. They are wonderful with other dogs, both have done great with potty training with outside access and walks. They are great with
children but we will only adopt this pair to families with children 10 and over. Chewy and Chloe are spayed and neutered, up to date on vaccinations, micro- chipped and both have recently had their teeth cleaned.

We suggest a home with children over the age of 10 for this dog. This dog cannot be adopted out of state. Please see our home page for a list of our Saturday adoption sites. Every potential adopter is required to fill out an adoption application and the dog is placed in the home that would be most suitable for the dog. We do not place our dogs in homes with unfenced swimming pools. Generally we don't release the dogs at the adoption site that day except on occasion to former adopters.

If you are interested in this bonded pair, please contact their foster mother, Carrie, at (619) 913-7361 or email inthenoe@aol.com.
Chewy & Chloe - Bonded Pair
GINGER   *COURTESY POST*
This is a courtesy posting for another rescue. Please contact the person listed below for more information about this dog.

Ginger is a 4 -year-old spayed, white and tan Chihuahua who weighs 6 lbs. She is a beautiful and loving dog, who really enjoys going for walks. She gets along well with other dogs and cats, but also likes to be the center of attention (like most Chihuahuas).

Ginger sleeps in her crate at night, and loves to be covered up with her blanket. She is both house and crate trained and microchipped.

Ginger needs an adopter who is with her most of the day, and she would be a perfect companion for someone who has lots of time and love for her. Ginger would welcome a furry friend, so if you already have a dog, she would be happy to have a brother or sister.

If you have children, she would do best with dog-savvy kids age 10 and up.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT BRANDE: (619) 462-3770 or email branimals@cox.net.
This is a courtesy posting for another rescue. Please contact the person below directly for more information about Daisy.

Chloe is a black and white spayed Chihuahua 8-10 yrs, who weighs about 5 lbs. She has all her shots, and her teeth have been cleaned. She is a very social little dog who greets people by rolling belly up when being petted. She loves her car rides and walks, and she is housetrained.

Chloe is a lap snuggler, and in bed will take over your pillow if allowed. She interacts with other dogs, but she has not been cat tested.

Chloe would be best in an adult household. A yard would be nice for her, but a secure fence is needed.

She is just a happy little soul!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT EILEEN at emmundt@san.rr.com, or call 858-271-0198. This pet is being fostered in the Mira Mesa area of San Diego County.
CHLOE II  *COURTESY POST*
This is a courtesy posting for another rescue. Please contact the person listed below for more information about this dog.

Zoe is an 11 year old Shepherd mix, spayed, 55 lbs. Owner, who has had her since a puppy, is no longer able to meet her needs due to family changes. Zoe has separation anxiety and needs a home where some one is home with her all the time. She is very loving with people and children, but not with other dogs or cats. She is not a dog one can walk regularly as her anxiety precludes this. Owner willing to share responsibility and costs. Zoe has had good routine vet care and in good health for her age

For more information on Zoe, please call Judy at 760-390-3565
ZOE  *COURTESY POST*
DeDe is a 4 year old Manchester Terrier/Chihuahua mix who weighs about 8 pounds. She was turned into one of our vets as a stray. She was chipped and the previous owners were contacted and they did not want her back. She is very sweet but quite timid. We are working on increasing her self-confidence. We suggest a home with children over the age of 10 for this dog.

Every potential adopter is required to fill out an adoption application and the dog is placed in the home that would be most suitable for the dog. We do not place our dogs in homes with unfenced swimming pools.

Generally we don't release the dogs at the adoption site that day except on occasion to former adopters.

For more information about DeDe, feel free to contact us.
If you are interested in adopting DeDei, please complete our adoption application.

This dog cannot be adopted out of state.
DEDE
These two pudgy seniors came in together after their owner died. Both are loving and happy girls who are very easy to walk on leash all together. They get along beautifully in their shared double kennel.

Bambi, 9, a Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier, is the protector of the family. She talks to other dogs in neighboring yards. She also was quite taken with the cute dog she saw in the mirror!

Mai Lin is getting close to her ideal weight, but Bambi still has a ways to go with her weight-loss plan. Despite her excess weight, they are quite energetic on their walks. They know their names and come when called.

For more information about these 2 dogs, please email FCIAadoptions@aol.com
BAMBI & MAI LIN
Obi is a 6 year old white Maltese/Poodle mix who weighs about 12 pounds. He is housebroken but does tend to mark his territory. He is a very sweet dog with people and other dogs. When he is around people only, he is very submissive and loves to be right next to you or on your lap. He is possessive of his toys and likes to shred them. When he bonds to a person he is very possessive of that person and is protective of that person. Except for pulling which we are working on, he does well on a leash. He is a door dasher so a secure home with no young children is a must. He loves to play with the other dogs. He does have a treatable skin issue that is controlled with medication that will be ongoing.

We suggest a home with children over the age of 10 for this dog. This dog cannot be adopted out of state.

Please see our Calendar page for a list of our Saturday adoption sites.

Every potential adopter is required to fill out an adoption application and the dog is placed in the home that would be most suitable for the dog. We do not place our dogs in homes with unfenced swimming pools. Generally we don't release the dogs at the adoption site that day except on occasion to former adopters.

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please email FCIAadoptions@aol.com or call 619-466-9137.
OBI
This is a courtesy posting for another rescue. Please contact the person listed below for more information about this cat.

This is Walter telling his story:

I was living in an office building for many years and a couple of years ago I could not get enough to eat! No matter how much I ate I was always starving. My owners that run the company told everyone I had Aids/Leukemia....nothing similiar at all, and that I was down to 7 pounds, skin snd bones, because I was dying!

They didn't tell anyone that from Friday- Sunday I wasn't fed....at all...which didn't help either!! My human and only friend at the company who started a year ago, always bought food for me and fed me. He was the only guy who cared.

So Wednesday before Thanksgiving, they told my human friend they were taking me to be put down forever. So, he took me to his friend Amy, she loves me but cant keep me forever.

Amy took me to the doctor for blood work and an exam and found out it was all a lie!! I have a hyperthyroid....I'm on medicine and have already gained 2 pounds.

I am so lovable and cuddly, take my meds easily, don't scratch a thing, love to play and just dote on you. I just want to be with you 24/7 or as much as possible!! I am truly irresistible!!

By the way....I love peanut butter soooo much. I am 10 years old but please know I have many years left to love you.

Please call Amy to see me
858-254-7466
WALTER  *COURTESY POST*
Mia is six and Lily is four. Mia looks more maltese and Lily appears to have more poodle in her. They are a bonded pair who must be adopted together. They were among the 44 dogs confiscated from a puppy mill in Southeast San Diego. They were in a windowless enclosure with no room to move around. They had ear mites and were covered with mange. We treated them and got them spayed.Their personalities are coming out as they become more secure in their foster home.

Mia and Lily are very sweet girls but you have to start slow with them as they are fearful of new situations. Otherwise they are great with other dogs. They are both crate trained and are telling their foster mom when they need to go outside to go potty but they will need additional work with potty training.

We suggest a home with children over the age of 10 for this dog. This dog cannot be adopted out of state. Please see our home page for a list of our Saturday adoption sites. Every potential adopter is required to fill out an adoption application and the dog is placed in the home that would be most suitable for the dog. We do not place our dogs in homes with unfenced swimming pools. Generally we don't release the dogs at the adoption site that day except on occasion to former adopters.

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please email FCIAdoptions@aol.com or call 619-466-9137.
LILY & MIA
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