Senior Dog Showcase

Please call 661-824-4495 for information about any of the dogs listed below

or to make an appointment to meet them. Senior dogs make wonderful companions. 

 

I am Butter, a Chihuahua mix, born on November 4, 2010 and I weigh 12 lbs. My "brother" Peanut and I came to Halfway to Home because our owner became ill and could no longer care for us. If it is okay with you, I would like to cuddle in your lap and snuggle in your bed. I like older children, but I would also be a good fit for a retired couple looking for a friendly companion to be the center of their universe. I am not nimble enough to get out of the way of young children. Small dogs are okay by me, but I am not sure if I like large dogs or cats. 

Byron is a Chihuahua mix, DOB 11-23-07. He was adopted from Halfway to Home in 2013 but his owner recently became ill and is no longer able to care for him so he has returned to the rescue to find his Forever home. This sweet little guy is friendly but timid at first (particularly around men) so he will need a patient adopter who is willing to give him time to adjust to his new environment. He would love to be your bed buddy if you so choose. Byron is also doggy-door and house-trained.

Randall is 7 yrs old and was abandoned at the eastside Petsmart five years ago and has been with HWTH ever since. He loves people (but no other animals) and would make a wonderful companion. 

I'm Nicky, a Terrier mix, born on 9-9-09 and I weigh 14 lbs. My owner moved away and didn’t take me with her so we came to HWTH to find the forever home we deserve. I am a low-maintenance boy in a cute package! I am not terribly active so I only need a short walk or two a day to keep my joints healthy. My lower jaw looks kind of funky which slows me down a bit while I am eating, but otherwise it doesn’t affect me at all. My ideal home would be a quiet place without children with owners who like to cuddle.

This is Charlie, a Chihuahua mix, DOB: 8/11/11. Charlie weighs approximately 9 pounds and stands 12 inches at the shoulders. This is a very friendly boy who is high energy. He will need an owner willing to give him the exercise, play time, love and good-quality human companionship he deserves. He will benefit from positive basic obedience training to help with leash training and the bonding process. Charlie is good with other dogs and is crate trained.

Buster is 11 yrs old and is a large boy adopted out in 2009 and turned into the local animal shelter in 2018 to be put down because of his age. We rescued him again and we would like to find him a new forever home to finish out his long life. 

I'm Derby, I am a Manchester Terrier, born on 12/12/2012 and I weigh about 15 lbs. I was relinquished to HWTH after my owner passed away. I was very sad and confused when I got here, but I am now looking forward to finding my forever home! I need a quiet adult-only house or ground-floor apartment/condo where I am the only dog. I have arthritis in my legs so my walk is a little funny. I am starting to learn to walk on a leash and it is important that I get regular short walks to keep my joints moving. I am a friendly boy but I can be moody sometimes. I may growl when I need some "me" time but I am not at all aggressive. I am also house-trained! With time, patience, and love, I think I will make a wonderful canine companion. 

Bentley is a 14 yr old Husky who came to Halfway to Home with Sadie and Junior when their owner became ill and could no longer care for them. He is looking for a person or family to love him the rest of his life. 

Hello, I am Romeo...aka "LIttle Pain in the Butt". I am a Chihuahua mix, born on 8/13/2013 and I weigh about 7 lbs. I am high-energy with an impressive vertical leap. I bark when I see people I don't know. I am very particular about who can pick me up, and although I am not large, I am definitely in charge! I am not house-trained, and I don't do well with children. Why should you adopt me, you ask? Well, despite my faults, I think I could be a fun and entertaining addition to the right family. I need a firm, but patient adult-only family who is willing to take the time to work with me and show me where to potty and how to walk on a leash. . I do well with other small dogs as long as they understand that I am the boss. Are you ready to take the Romeo challenge? If you are, please call Sandy at tele#661-824-4495. I'll be waiting!!

My name is Bronco, I am a Chihuahua mix, born on 5/11/2006 and I weigh about 10 lbs. I have been at HWTH since 2011. I appreciate all the love I have received from the people here, but I would also love to find a forever adult-only family to love for the rest of my life. I am a sweet and playful boy who loves being around people, although admittedly I am not fond of being picked up.  I am deaf so getting my attention can sometimes be a challenge but I am able to feel vibration so a good foot stomp will usually do the trick. I also have some arthritis in my front legs but it doesn't prevent me from exploring! I get along well with other small dogs too!  ADOPTED

Omaha is a 9 year old Siberian Husky, she weighs 85 lbs and is overweight. She also has chew damage on her ears caused by flies. Omaha, along with Dakota, Flame, and Hildegaard were relinquished to Halfway to Home when their owner could no longer care for them. Omaha enjoys roaming in her large kennel and hanging out in her pool. She is anxious to find a Forever family who will help her learn to walk on a leash and love her for the rest of her life.

Hildegaard is a 9 year old Siberian Husky, she weighs 115 lbs and is very overweight. Her healthy weight is under 100 lbs. She also has chew damage on her ears caused by flies. Hildegaard, along with Dakota, Omaha and Flame were relinquished to Halfway to Home when their owner could no longer care for them. Hildegaard enjoys roaming in her large kennel and hanging out in hhe pool. She is anxious to find a Forever family who will help her learn to walk on a leash and who will love her for the rest of her life. 

Dakota is a 9 year old Siberian Husky, he is working towards a healthy weight  under 100 lbs. He also has chew damage on his ears caused by flies. Dakota, along with Omaha, Flame and Hildegaard were relinquished to Halfway to Home when their owner could no longer care for them. Dakota is a friendly boy who enjoys roaming in his large kennel and hanging out in his pool. He is anxious to find a Forever family who will help him learn to walk on a leash and love him for the rest of his life.

Flame is a 9 year old Siberian Husky, she weighs 60 lbs. She also has chew damage on her ears caused by flies. Flame, along with Dakota, Omaha and Hildegaard were relinquished to Halfway to Home when their owner could no longer care for them. Flame is a friendly girl who enjoys roaming in her large kennel and hanging out in her pool. She is anxious to find a Forever family who will love her for the rest of her life.

Rocky is 10 yrs old and was found on the street in 2011 and has been with HWTH since. He really needs a quiet peaceful home. ADOPTED

Ruby is a 10 year old Australian Shepherd mix. Ruby was part of a group of 27 dogs who were dumped in the desert. Ruby is very friendly and gets along well with other dogs. She needs a family who will give her lots of love and is willing to help her lose weight. ADOPTED

Justice is a 7 year old Golden Retriever mix. He is a very friendly, large boy and has been a yard dog most of his life. There will need to be some house training with Justice which will mean being diligent about taking him outside on a regular basis so he can relieve himself and lots of praise when he does! His relinquish sheet stated he is good with children of all ages and is good with small dogs. He is also crate friendly. ADOPTED

My name is Crater, I am a Shar-pei mix, born on 6/29/2011 and I weigh about 50 lbs. I was transferred from another rescue, where I spent several years, to HWTH so I could find the forever home that I deserve. I am a very sweet low-key guy and the volunteers instantly fell in love with me because of my kind eyes and my gentle manner. I walk very well on a leash and enjoy going for walks with my people. ADOPTED

I am Pancho, a Chihuahua, born on 5-31-11 and I weigh about 10 lbs. I was relinquished to HWTH because my owner passed away. I am looking forward to finding a new quiet adult-only home with a mature individual or couple who wants lots of unconditional love and a loyal companion. I am a senior...I can't deny that. I am also losing my sight. But I still have a good quality of life that I would like to share.  ADOPTED

My name is Xena and I am a Shepherd mix, born on 9-9-07 and I weigh 44 lbs. My owner moved away and didn’t take me and my “brother” Nicky with her so we came to HWTH to find the forever home that we deserve. I know you are probably thinking that I am too old. However, if you were to adopt me, you would realize that senior dogs like me make wonderful companions. ADOPTED

My name is Tinkerbell and I am a Skye Terrier mix, DOB 4/1/2007, and I weigh 12 lbs. I was originally adopted from the Lancaster shelter but my owner can no longer care for me so I was brought to Halfway to Home to find a safe and happy home to live forever. I am a happy and healthy girl, but I need to lose a couple of pounds. I am not a wallflower by any means; I like being the focus of everyone's attention. I don't need much else, only your love. I get along well with older children, small dogs, and cats (I used to sleep with the kitties at my last home). I am also house-trained! I will be a wonderful companion! ADOPTED

Jagger - I am a Boxer mix, born on September 19, 2011 and I weigh approximately 65 lbs. I am a calm, friendly boy who promises to greet you every day with my big smile and wiggly butt! I may be a senior, but I am still active and require exercise to stay fit. I get along great with older children, small dogs, and cats! ADOPTED

Blackie is 8 yrs old and was found on a ranch in 2014 where she delivered puppies and has been with HWTH since then. She is very sweet and friendly with people, but must be the only dog in the home.  ADOPTED

Hero is 7 yrs old and was the leader of the pack of 13 recently rescued in Lake Los Angeles.  He is an amazing boy full of potential to be an awesome family dog.  He does require obedience training to help with bonding to his new person. ADOPTED

Zorro is an energetic 9 yr old boy who loves to play ball and give kisses. He'd love to belong to a family again. He is good with other dogs and cats.  ADOPTED

Buster is 10 yrs old and was rescued when another rescue closed in 2014. He loves other dogs of all sizes and gets along with most adult people. He is house trained but obedience training will help with the bonding process. ADOPTED

Princess is 9 yrs old and came to us in 2012 and adopted out, later found running the streets and returned to us. Princess is looking for a loving home where the people will understand her alpha needs and love her for who she is. ADOPTED

Panda Boy is 12 yrs old and has been a long time resident of HWTH, going out on adoption and being returned for young dog antics, like eating couches and jumping fences.  He is now a much calmer older boy who likes people, gets along w/ other dogs and in general is a really nice boy. ADOPTED

Anna is a 10 year old Spaniel mix and weighs approximately 35 lbs. Anna and Ruby were part of a group of 27 dogs who were dumped in the desert. Anna is shy but warms up quickly. She gets along well with other dogs. Anna needs a family who will give her lots of the love of which she has been previously denied. ADOPTED

Shanna is 10 yrs old and is incredibly affectionate and energetic. She is a special needs girl who requires daily medication for seizures.  She would be okay with another dog as long as it was a male.  She loves to jump up in your arms for hugs and cuddles!  ADOPTED

King is a 9 year old Labrador Retriever/Shepherd mix and he was rescued from the local animal shelter. King is a sweet boy, a little reserved at first meeting strangers but likes attention and shows no signs of aggression. King is crate trained but must be the only dog. ADOPTED

Kayla is 8 yrs old and was rescued from the local animal shelter in 2017.  She is a beautiful, intelligent girl who needs a person who understands German Shepherds and is willing to take her to obedience classes.  ADOPTED

Shiloh is 13 yrs old and was adopted out as a puppy years ago and then returned because he was aging and they wanted a younger dog.  He loves people and car rides but needs to be in an only dog family.  ADOPTED

Onyx is 7 yrs old and was found as a stray in 2014 and adopted out a few times but has been returned and he is slow to warm up to most men. He is a sweet affectionate boy to the team at the rescue, but needs a little extra time and patience.  ADOPTED

Augustine is 8 yrs old and was relinquished by her owner earlier this year. She is house trained, LOVES to be with her person all of the time and can be a bit of an escape artist when left behind. ADOPTED

Sergeant is 7 yrs old came to us in 2014 and is well mannered and friendly but powerful so he needs an alpha adopter who would like to jog, hike or go on long walks and be willing to take him to obedience class.  ADOPTED

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