Adoptable Dogs

Scroll through our adoptable dogs here, or visit our dogs on petfinder.com!

Keep in mind that ALL of our dogs are in foster homes, NOT at a shelter.

If you would like to meet a dog you have seen here, please complete a dog adoption application. Once we’ve reviewed it and it seems like a good match, we will set up a meeting for you.
If you are looking for a dog but DO NOT see a specific dog you like, fill out the application anyway, with Non-specific dog selected and we will work with you to find you the best doggo!

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 . Lolita Russian Lassie .
 . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .
2Y 37lbs Lolita is a Russian Shepherd with a hint of Collie in her breed mix, truly a stunning combo. Rescuer told us:. I found Lolita in August 2018 in the town of Tsarevo, Bulgaria. She lived on the streets. I fed her for several weeks and then I was told that, as soon as the tourist season ends, all the stray animals in the town we're to be exterminated. With that, I decided to save Lolita. I took her to a local animal sanctuary since I couldn't take Lolita right away due to procedures needed to move her out of the country. In the sanctuary Lolita was vaccinated, spayed and prepared for the trip. Then I made a return trip to Bulgaria and brought Lolita to Russia. Currently, Lolita lives in a temporary home and is waiting her permanent one. She's a very positive and reasonable dog. Despite her slim body type, she is a very good eater. Peculiarities, Temper, Behavior. Lolita is an awesome dog! Lively, bright and very friendly. She loves her walks and enjoys the company of people of all ages. She very much enjoys belly rubs while laying on the grass with all four legs up in the air. Lolita is absolutely friendly to other dogs. She's not entirely happy to share her treats and will show her displeasure in a quiet growl that never escalates and it happens infrequently, mostly after a long, tiring walk. Otherwise, she is a super positive and good-natured dog. Lolita can't tolerate confined space. So no crate for her--She'll get scared and attempt to break free. Lolita is a fabulous choice as a family dog. Please apply asap. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly events posted) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .
 . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .
2Y 45lbs Agnieszka is a Bulgarian Baladi mix. Her rescue story: July 2018 a Russian woman contacted me about her friends finding a homeless dog while on vacation in Bulgaria and wanted to rescue her. I contacted a sanctuary in the city of Burgas and Agnieszka was granted a temporary stay within the facilities on condition that the tourists take the dog back in a short time. While there, she was vaccinated and spayed. Unfortunately, the tourists refused to take her so I had to retrieve her myself while on a trip to rescue Lolita which is how she ended up in Moscow where the 2 girls live and go for walks together. That's why you see both of them in the video. Peculiarities, Temper, Behavior. Like all Southerners, Agnieszka is a footloose sunny dog. Always in a good mood, she is always ready for a good time. Agnieszka is a very human-oriented pup and makes her human companion her best friend forever. She likes to stand on her hind paws and hug! Friendship is very important to her. She is noted to have a very positive attitude as seen in her constant tail wagging. Perfectly friendly with kids and other dogs, she is very intelligent, and sharp, and housetrained. She is a broad-chested, strong dog, the perfect dog for someone who prefers large dogs to lap pups. Apply before this gem is adopted. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Akira PR Foxy Husky .
 . Akira PR Foxy Husky .  . Akira PR Foxy Husky .  . Akira PR Foxy Husky .
Akira at 1y is about 25lbs and may still have some room to grow. She is a super little girl, very friendly to dogs and people/children--not yet sure about cats but we are betting she'll be fine. The vet thinks she is a husky mix and we are guessing possibly some Foxhound...? She was dumped close to the sanctuary in Puerto Rico when she was only 3.months old...not a nice way to start off her life but she's got high hopes once she gets to USA. Please apply for this very nice pupper, speaks Spanish, dog, and English! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Small
 . Mac Blind PR Lab .
 . Mac Blind PR Lab .  . Mac Blind PR Lab .
10m blind Labby Mac arrives here around Sept 1st from Puerto Rico where he was found wandering on his own. A good Samaritan found him and brought him to a vet office where he has lived in a cage without hope of finding a home. We stepped in and said we'd take him and now are waiting for him with open arms. He gets around fine and is a friendly, playful guy who likes everyone here meets. We think a home with another dog to be his seeing eyes and a yard without too many stairs might be his best choice. Please apply if you think you can give home the love and life he deserves. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Medium
 . Loba PR Husky .
 . Loba PR Husky .  . Loba PR Husky .  . Loba PR Husky .  . Loba PR Husky .  . Loba PR Husky .  . Loba PR Husky .
Meet 2Y Loba, our little She Wolf Husky from Puerto Rico. She was found dumped in front of a house, emaciated, covered with mange, having spent weeks wandering/looking for food & water. She is wonderful with other dogs and very much needs a loving Husky home. Please apply if you also have a nice yard for her to play in. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Yana PR Baladi pup .
 . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .
5M Yana & her sister Theona were both found dumped together in the garbage in Puerto Rico. Well that is not going to happen to them here. They are both wonderful little girls, get along w/ other dogs (obviously) and would love to be rehomed here in USA together or at least to a home w/ another loving canine. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Theona PR Baladi Pup .
 . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .
5M Theona & her sister Yana were both found dumped together in the garbage in Puerto Rico. Well that is not going to happen to them here. They are both wonderful little girls, get along w/ other dogs (obviously) and would love to be rehomed here in USA together or at least to a home w/ another loving canine. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Monika Russian Canaan .
 . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .
1Y Old Monika is coming to the USA with her brother Ross in Aug from Baku, Azerbaijan. Their mom, a stray was killed in front of them! Despite their awful beginning, they are absolutely lovely pups, good w/ dogs and children. Please apply if you can adopt both or have a dog already who needs a friend. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Small
 . Ross Russian Baladi .
 . Ross Russian Baladi .  . Ross Russian Baladi .  . Ross Russian Baladi .  . Ross Russian Baladi .
1Y Ross is coming to the USA with his sister Monika in Aug from Baku, Azerbaijan. Their mom, a stray was killed in front of them! Despite their awful beginning, they are absolutely lovely pups, good w/ dogs and children. Please apply if you can adopt both or have a dog already who needs a friend. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Oro PR Retriever .
 . Oro PR Retriever .
1Y Oro arrives in Aug from Puerto Rico Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Medium
 . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .
 . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .
Marcella Maricao arrives with friends in August from Puerto Rico. She is going to stay on the small side, lives other dogs, cats, children... What could be better? Please apply as these little ones don't last very long. FB: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Eugene PR Terrier .
 . Eugene PR Terrier .  . Eugene PR Terrier .
Eugene will be here in August from Puerto Rico. Great with People & Dogs Eugene was found dumped and obviously abused and neglected and burned, not accidentally burned but burned on purpose-- the vet couldn't tell if he was burned with some kind of acid or hot water. Despite all this he is a fun loving and very furgiving little guy, under 15lbs. Please apply for this apple of our eye. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Baku Russian Pointer .
 . Baku Russian Pointer .  . Baku Russian Pointer .  . Baku Russian Pointer .
1Y 30lb Baku arrives Aug 13th from Baku, Azerbaijan. He was found on the street with a broken leg. Despite his awful first few months, this very sweet dog who loves everyone, must go to a home where he will be respected (not jumped on by other doggies). Don't wait because this puppy sized boy is going to be scooped up! We can't wait for him to get here so we can squish him:) Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Medium
 . Nice Dog in Trouble .
 . Nice Dog in Trouble .  . Nice Dog in Trouble .  . Nice Dog in Trouble .
NICE Dog in Trouble:((( My family and I had recently noticed a new neighbor on our block had been leaving their female pitti chained up outside all day and night through pouring rain and very hot days with very little food or water surrounded by her own feces. We contacted the police multiple times, but no results. During the recent heat wave, we noticed a child walking the dog and asked if we could talk to the owners...he informed us they went on vacation and instructed him to walk her, feed her once a day. They were leaving her outside in the crazy heat! We got in contact with them and they told us we could keep her while they were gone. They have been back for 2 days and haven’t contacted us about her. She needs to go to a vet, as we think she might have a bladder infection, something wrong with her paw pads and she has chewed her tail leaving a nub. We would love to keep her, but we recently had to put our own dog down after 16.5 years and aren’t ready for another one. We believe she is about 2 years old and seems to be very well behaved. Hoping you guys can help by taking her and helping her find her forever home. We have many more pictures and videos of her from before and after we took her in. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Jewel Russian Husky .
 . Jewel Russian Husky .  . Jewel Russian Husky .  . Jewel Russian Husky .  . Jewel Russian Husky .  . Jewel Russian Husky .  . Jewel Russian Husky .
1Y 50lbs, Jewel is our first Husky mix from Baku Azerbaijan! There she lived with an 8y child but not so successfully with a toddler as she is still a bit unsure of herself and her surroundings ergo a noisy child is too much. No cats for this girl either. She's lovely with other dogs. This blue-eyed Jewel is going to be quickly adopted so please apply-- Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Medium
 . Leia Kuwaiti Baladi .
 . Leia Kuwaiti Baladi .  . Leia Kuwaiti Baladi .
10M 35lb Leia arrives Aug15th to the USA--we love immigrants and welcome them with open arms. She was found hiding underneath a dumpster in Kuwait when she was 1 month old and thanks to our rescue friends there, they took her into their home to avoid her being poisoned in typical stray dog round-ups to control over population. She's very friendly, kind and energetic and loves dogs. Please apply for this puppy if you have a big spot on your heart and another dog in residence and ideally a yard or lots of outdoor playtime. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Medium
 . Faith PR Corgi .
 . Faith PR Corgi .  . Faith PR Corgi .  . Faith PR Corgi .  . Faith PR Corgi .  . Faith PR Corgi .
Faith is out newest and slightly chunky Corgi from Puerto Rico! Ok, so slightly on the gordita size, this 'little' 4y loves to walk and play and please so with all that and a consistent diet, she's determined to get into a bikini. Please apply for this girl and start her diet! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Small
 . Ernie Chi chi .
 . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .
Ernie is one of 2 little 3y 10lb boys who were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us! We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Burt Chi chi .
 . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .
Burt is one of 2 little 3y 10lb boys who were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us slowly--But now looks forward to lap time! We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Small
 . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .
 . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .
These 2 little 3y 10lb boys were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us slowly. We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .
 . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .
This guy is so full of life, liberty and happiness! He almost didn't make it out of the Bklyn shelter alive. Destined to die, a kind LI foster stepped up for this handsome boy and glad he did. Maddox is a winner. About 6y young, he loves to play, run, is a FUN doggy with style and without the attitude:) He is a very good boy, no aggression whatsoever, just needs a little meat on his bony bones. Please apply! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Cheyenne and Kiki LI Pair .
 . Cheyenne and Kiki LI Pair .
Cheyenne and Kiki are ready to go to their furever home They are 9 years young, active, super silly and good with every animal and person they meet. They have easy special needs: Cheyenne needs daily drops for glaucoma--very inexpensive and she now see very well, and Kiki takes glucosamine for her home end but gets around very well. Kiki needs to lose some more weight, but she can finish her diet in a home. They are very bonded and absolutely must stay together. Ready for their home, on E Long Island, please apply, as they have long loves ahead of them for to their size and breeds. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Senior, Female, Small
 . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .
 . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .  . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .  . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .  . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .  . Sweet Shona Jordani Tripod .
Tripod Shona was found crawling on a street in Jordan. There was something abnormal with her legs...the vet examination showed that she was starving, dehydrated and suffering from multiple severe wounds secondary to crawling. After several consultations with 3 vets, they agreed that Shona's right leg was broken a long time ago and she had a defect in the patellar ligament that prevented her from bending her knee, which affected her other leg due to weight-bearing resulting in bowing the femur. Sadly the surgery didn't work & her leg needed to be amputated. Shona now is healthy, spayed, her wounds healed completely and looking for a warm furever home. Super sweet Shona is lovely, especially with children, and has the best smile. Please apply for our best pup. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Medium
 . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .
 . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .
3y 65lb Bruno Brunelli is everything we love about the bully breeds: Very friendly, loose wiggly body and a waggy tail. He allowed counselor to pet him and rub his belly. He knows his commands of sit and stay. He allows all handling As per the client Bruno is house broken and friendly towards strangers. He has never bitten or scratched anyone to his knowledge. Bruno will chew up shoes if they are left out--so don't leave your shoes out as chew toys! Best in a home w/ no small children due to his energy, and because he is a big boy, w/ experienced bully adopters who know enough to be the alpha in the pack:) He can be a bit territorial about his toys and food w/ other dogs so we think his ideal situation is a home w/ a yard and access to other doggies for playtime. He definitely is not a city critter. He loves puppies so we consider him the perfect puppy nanny! A volunteer writes: Bruno is a wiggly, playful, sweet bundle of joy! He pulls a little on leash, seems housebroken, sits for treats, and manages to immediately initiate a romance with any tennis ball he finds! I’m not sure I’ve ever met a dog who entertains himself as well!. He play bows with the ball, waltzes with it, rolls on his back with it, eventually chews it up, and then starts the whole cycle with the next one. Just watching him is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face, but he also loves interacting with people (and, so far, other dogs too!). He seems to be one of those dogs who sees a friend in every stranger (the kind of friend he can give kisses to and get belly rubs from!), but I can only imagine the extra-special-lovin’ he has reserved for his family. 11/08/2016 BEHAVIOR AVERAGE Client came to drop off a dog that he stated was left in his apartment by his roommate. Intact, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/8/16 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: No concerns were seen on this assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Bruno was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bruno engages in gentle play with male and female dogs. He is sexually motivated but able to continue to play when solicited. The Behavior Department recommends that Bruno be placed in a home with dogs that match his gentle play style and that a dog-dog interaction be conducted to ensure compatibility. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/04/16 During his initial medical examination, Bruno readily allowed all handling without issue. ENERGY LEVEL: Bruno displays a high activity level in the care center. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of experience) Note: see potential challenges section below Potential challenges: _X_Destructive behavior: Bruno is a young, active, enthusiastic dog with lots of energy. He will need daily mental and physical exercise and stimulation to channel that energy appropriately. He is also reported to chew up shoes if they are left out, so this will need to be managed in his future home. 11/05/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bruno engages in gentle play with male and female dogs. He is sexually motivated but able to continue to play when solicited. The Behavior Department recommends that Bruno be placed in a home with dogs that match his gentle play style and that a dog-dog interaction be conducted to ensure compatibility. 11/5: Bruno displays loose and wiggly body language when greeting a novel female dog. He displays bouncy body language when the female solicits play. He explores the pen for a bit before attempting to mount again. 11/8-11/13: In a group of playful male and female dogs, Bruno displays soft body language when greeting the novel dogs. He is playful, engaging in and soliciting gentle play. He tolerates novice play styles. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .
 . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .
This guy loves to be outside so a person w/ a lot of outdoor time and then snuggly time is his Zazu's ideal home. But he is for EXPERIENCED adopters only, preferably 1-2 people in the home and no children and not a City environment. 5y 38lb Zazu fka Zebracake is a good looking gent, reasonably well groomed and dressed in a lush dark chocolate and black coat. His amber eyes light up his face. His muzzle is very slightly grey, and his mouth opens often into a lovely smile. Zazu is a little shy in his kennel, but gets leashed fairly rapidly. He is a very good walker, marks a little his territory, and eyes the pigeons as well as the squirrels in the park. Well, he is just doing his job, as he is part of the herding group of dogs. Zazu does not mind being stared at by me and the camera. He will sit on command, and is not at all interested in my treats that I thought were quite tasty. He seems to like my caresses all over his body. He is a really very gentle and well-mannered pooch. As we were early visitors at a nearby park, we did not meet many dogs, and those we encountered did not elicit much attention from Zazu. He is an easy going character, friendly, a little shy–at least inside our walls–and a lovely Collie/Retriever mix who is sure to attract connoisseurs of the breeds. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application in copy/paste format into the body of the email at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes or in boarding so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . Momo Chocolate Chi .
 . Momo Chocolate Chi .  . Momo Chocolate Chi .  . Momo Chocolate Chi .
Momo is a Chocolate Chi, is all of 9y and 11lbs We know he is good w/ children and other dogs and would probably be best w/ another doggy friend in his home. (his friend was adopted out) .Momo should not be with young in your face children, but can be around very respectful older children. In meantime, here are his notes: The owner surrendered them because the owner was evicted from his home. Socialization: Around strangers both Precious and Momo are friendly playful. they have not lived with children but they are relaxed and playful around children and adults they do not know. Precious and Momo have lived together all of their lives and get along with each other but them sometimes bark and other dogs they do not know. Precious and Momo have never bitten anyone. Behavior: The owner states that Precious and Momo are not bothered when some moves their food or treats while they are eating, when someone takes their toys away or when someone disturbs them while sleeping. Precious and Momo like to be brushed and given bathes but has never had their nails trimmed. When an unfamiliar person or animal approaches a family member or their home they approach them in a friendly manner. Momo is fearful of the shelter environment he walks with a low and fearful body language. He was fearful and repeatedly attempted to get away from the handler during the assessment. Momo had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. He was not interested in toys Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor's hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, shy body language, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1. No interest. When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Momo offers polite greeting, then wanders the yard. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Small
 . LOST Macho Mini .
 . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .
LOST--last seen in Prospect Park, missing since July 14,2016 Please share! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF Twitter: zanisff Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Please fill out an application http://zanisfurryfriends.org/applications.html and return via email to: dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays, and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask which dogs will be there ahead of time by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Please come! And if you can't adopt, you can always donate via paypal to: dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Pinky Chunky Chi and Chico .
 . Pinky Chunky Chi and Chico .  . Pinky Chunky Chi and Chico .  . Pinky Chunky Chi and Chico .  . Pinky Chunky Chi and Chico .
at 16lbs Pinky is a chunky 6y Chihuahua but w/ good canned food, she will be ready for a bikini by summer for sure! She can ONLY be adopted now w/ her brother Chico 7y who is pictured w/ her and has been w/ her for the last 4y. The pair is at the Town of Hempstead shelter. Help! We adopted out our chunky Chi 4years ago and now she is back up for adoption because of landlord:( Pinky is a slightly chunky 10y Chihuahua but w/ good canned food, she will be ready for a bikini by summer for sure--please note, she is in Hempstead shelter and can only be adopted w/ her stepbrother! Pinky's family got her from a breeder 6y.ago when she was 1m old. They wanted to purchase her brother and were told that they were bonded and needed to go home together. They are having landlord conflict and were able to find a home for Pinky's brother. Pinky's family describes her as friendly/outgoing w/ strangers. She lived w/ 2 children (2 and 4) for the past 2m. and was relaxed, playful, and tolerant w/ them. She plays exuberantly w/ adults and children. She lived with her brother and was relaxed, affectionate, playful, and tolerant w/ him. They always slept together in one dog bed. Pinky moves towards and barks at new dogs outside. A kitten visited and she was relaxed, playful, and tolerant with him. She's never bit anyone. Pinky doesn't mind when her owner takes her food bowl; she looks up and waits for him to return it. When the small children approach her while she's eating, she turns her body to block her bowl, keeps her face in her bowl, and continues eating at the same pace. Pinky doesn't mind when her owner takes her rawhide or toy. The children haven't taken these from her. Pinky doesn't mind when someone moves her off furniture, holds/restrains her, wakes her up, or brushes her. She loves baths and is friendly w/ strangers who approach her home/family. Pinky's family describes her as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, smart, and medium energy. She follows her family around and sits and sleeps in their laps while they watch TV. She plays fetch and chase and likes balls, chew toys, and rope toys. She lived inside and slept on a dog bed. She ate Beneful wet food. She got rawhides and bacon strips as a treats. She's housetrained, doesn't have accidents, and potties anywhere outside. She pushes over exercise pens and jumps over baby gates but is well-behaved while home alone loose. She went for brisk walks and pulled on her leash. Off leash, she wanders but comes when called. Pinky had a soft, relaxed body during her intake and a loose, wiggly body while we handled her-scanned(+), collared, pet, switched leashes, and positioned for pictures. She approached us and jumped up and put her front legs in my lap while I pet her. She howled after her owner left. When we walked into the dog room, she saw the other dogs and turned around and walked back out of the room. Her body became tense and her eyes wide. She allowed me to pick her up and put her in her kennel. Her body softened while I held her. 10/27/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION - AVERAGE Pinky walks calmly on leash. She was calm and relaxed during handling. Pinky was calm and relaxed when playing tag with assessor. She was a bit difficult to push out of the food bowl, but had soft body language. Pinky was not interested in toys or rawhide. Pinky was surrender to us. Pinky's previous family describes her as friendly/outgoing w/ strangers. She lived with 2 children (2 and 4) for the past 2month. Pinky was relaxed, playful, and tolerant with them. She plays exuberantly with adults and children. She lived with her brother and was relaxed, affectionate, playful, and tolerant with him. They always slept together in one dog bed. Pinky moves towards and barks at new dogs outside. Pinky doesn't mind when her owner takes her food bowl; she looks up and waits for him to return it. When the small children approach her while she's eating, she turns her body to block her bowl, keeps her face in her bowl, and continues eating at the same pace. Pinky doesn't mind when her owner takes her rawhide or toy". Pinky did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that she can go to an Average home. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor's cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, ears relaxed, wagging tail, open mouth. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Food 2. Dog follows the dish with her tail down, body likely a bit stiff. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy 1: No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. When off leash with other dogs, Pinky mostly keeps to herself and avoids the other dogs. She wanders the pen, seeking out an exit. 10/25/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION When off leash with other dogs, Pinky mostly keeps to herself and avoids the other dogs. She wanders the pen, seeking out an exit. 10/28: Pinky ignroes interaction with the other dogs and seeks to exit the play area. 10/30 update: Pinky allows greeting and will offer correction when mounted. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (events posted on FB page) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Small
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