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If you have any questions about a particular dog's availability you can email us at info@msfr.org (please do not call.. email us!). Please note that not all of our dogs are always able to attend our adoption fairs so please be sure and contact us via email before coming to meet a particular dog!

Please note all adoptions are restricted to residences of the Los Angeles, CA and surrounding areas.  See Adoption Policies for further details on our adoption process.

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Burlington - 8 year old male purebred Miniautre Schnauzer. Burlington was rescued from a Riverside shelter where he came in as a stray. He was very dirty and matted and his eyes were caked shut. We had a dental done on him and all but 3 teeth had to be removed (it doesn't bother him.. he still wants to eat kibble!). He also battled some eye ulcers caused by having entropion (condition where eyelashes are turned inward and rubs against the eyes). After getting his eye ulcers healed, he had surgery on 8/6/2019 entropion surgery to fix his eye lids. We expect Burlington to be available at the end of August after his eyes have healed. Burlington is a very friendly boy who loves everyone. He is a bigger boy at about 25 pounds. (please excuse his photo... new one will be coming soon after his cone can be removed!)

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Bronson - 5 year old male purebred Miniature Schnauzer. Bronson was rescued from a LA area shelter where he came in as a stray. He was pretty matted and it was obvious he had some skin issues probably related to flea allergies. Once we cleaned him up what a cute little guy! Bronson gets well with other dogs and is a happy go lucky boy. We had a dental done on him when we neutered him. Bronson is approximately 18 pounds.

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Jack Miller
In Loving Memory of
Trapper John

Alexandra (AKA Lexi) - 5 year old female Miniature Schnauzer/Poodle. Lexi was rescued from a LA county shelter were she came in as a stray. She had a microchip and her owners were contracted by decided not to reclaim her. Lexi is probably about 5 years old (the shelter had her as 3 but that was actually when her chip was registered 3 years ago). When she arrived at the shelter she was in dreadlocks… she was pretty much sheared down. Lexi gets along well with other dogs. She is approximately 16 pounds.

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of Poppy’s 6th Birthday,
a MSFR alumni!

Lindy - 3 year old female purebred Miniature Schnauzer. Lindy was rescued from a LA county shelter where she came in as a stray. It looks like she had recently had a litter (probably one among many in the past). She has “cauliflower” ears (caused by prior hematoma in both ears that were untreated... basically her ears are a little shriveled up). She came aslo with an ear infection which we had treated. Super sweet girl. She needs leash training (our guess is she was a back yard breeder dog and didn’t go for walks or to the vet much.) as well as some housebreaking 101. Lindy weighs approximately 13 pounds.

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A Special Thank You
To Everyone
that Donated for Fields Surgery!!

Fields – 9 month old male Miniature Schnauzer/ShihTzu mix. Fields was rescued from a LA county shelter where he came in as a stray. We noticed he was at a private vet so called to see what was wrong and if he needed rescuing. They told us he had tested postive for parvo. Before we could commit to taking him we lined up one of our vets that could isolate and treat him. We called back the shelter to say was could take him, they then told us he had a bad hip also. After rescuing him he went straight to our vet for monitoring, isolating and evaluating him. The good news turned out he was parvo free, the bad news is he had hip dysplasia in both hips and required surgery. We got his GI problems resolved and had an orthopedic vet evaluate him. They subsequently did do bio-lateral FHO (femoral head ostectomy) surgery on 5/3/2019. He had 6 weeks of swim therapy to help strengthen him up. He is now fully recovered and ready to find a new home! We were very fortunate to get a lot of donations through facebook to help pay for little guy's surgery cost and are very thankful to all of those who gave. Fields came to us very heavy at 14 pounds... but we are proud to say we widdled his weight down to 11 pounds.

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Harley - 1.5 year old male Shih Tzu/Maltese mix. His breed is actually a guess… but whatever he is he sure is cute! Harley was rescued from a LA county shelter where he came in as a stray. He is very skittish but not aggressive. He would do best in a home with another doggie pal to give him the kind of confidence that he needs. Because of his skittish nature, he needs an adult only quiet home with a patient adopter, we are also requiring he go to a home with another doggie pal of similar size. Harley is approximately 11 pounds.

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