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Tiny Huan Tags are here!

The smallest tag there is, for the smallest pets! Tiny Huan fits the smaller collar sizes worn by small and tiny breed dogs and even cats!

Available in four beautiful colors: Hot Pink, Blue Grey, Forest Green and Midnight Blue, Tiny Huan tags use a standard, small form-factor coin-cell battery to provide up to four months of continuous battery life in a truly tiny form factor.

Tiny Huan tags are compatible with the Huan App and are available to order today!

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s Adoptable Rescue dog is Sierra!

Meet Sierra! On Thanksgiving morning, this beautiful lady was rescued in a canyon near the San Bernardino mountains, looking for scraps to eat. As a survivor, Sierra and her rescuer had plenty to be thankful for.

Sierra is mellow, sweet and gentle. She loves her dogs, especially little ones, with proper introductions. We don’t know her history, but we know that she is a bit shy in the beginning. Once she gets to know you, she is ALL love and wants to just hang around.

To submit an application to adopt Sierra, please visit Paws of LA.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s Adoptable Rescue dog is Carlos Santana!

Once upon a time, Santana had a dad who loved & cared for him. Unfortunately, his father became ill & was taken to the hospital. Before doing so, he asked this friend to care for his sweet boy until he got out. Sadly, things didn’t turn out the way we’d want & when this boy’s temporary guardian called the family to see about returning him, he was told they did not want him.

His new guardian relinquished him over to us & we named him Santana; Carlos Santana. Carlos which means man & Santana, saint-like. And that he is: a little saint-like man.

Although loved, this little saint hadn’t seen vet in 10 years. So after an evaluation & blood work, it was determined that he could handle the first order of business: getting neutered. While he was under, he also had some infected teeth extracted. He’ll be getting updated on his vaccinations & is now chipped. But one thing will remain untouched: his sweet disposition & personality!

Santana loves long strolls, but also long cuddle sessions! He’s a tiny tiny boy who has a long life ahead of him. Is that with you?

Age: Approximately 10 years
Weight: 6 lbs
House-Trained: Yes
Breed: Chi Mix
Health: Up to date on Vaccinations, Microchipped & Neutered
Good in a home with: Other dogs & children. (Has not been cat tested)

To submit an application to adopt Carlos Santana, please visit Paws of LA.

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How I almost lost my dog to Parvo

This is a guest post by Jason Benoit. A writer and a producer, He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kc, their three dogs Dallas, Courage, and Ripley, and Bronx the cat.

I have the most adorable Corgi-Shepherd mix. His name is Dallas. And he’s the best dog I’ve ever had. Which means you can’t tell the other two dogs I currently have. They’ll get jealous, they’ll start fighting, it’ll become a whole ordeal.


But Dallas was never supposed to end up with me. Or… he was. Depending on how you look at it. 


You see, I was about 24 and desperately wanted another dog. In college, I had rescued this German Shepherd mixed mutt from the local pound in Tallahassee, Florida. That dog was smart as a whip, used to put your finger in its mouth like it was holding your hand while walking. Great dog. Could leave a bag of trash out and he wouldn’t dare touch it. Sat on the couch like a person next to you and watched TV. Even pushing 90 pounds and taking up most of the bed, I loved that dog. 


But then I graduated college and was set to move to Los Angeles to take a job working 12 to 14 hours a day and living in a tiny apartment in a whole new city. It pained me greatly, and still does, but I knew taking him with me was not in the best interest of Max. There was a gentleman in town with 3 acres of land who had just recently lost one of his two dogs (same breed, look, demeanor) to health issues and was finally looking to adopt a companion again. I made the very difficult choice, but the choice that was for the best of Max, to let him live, love, and roam the plains of Florida. 


Fast forward a number of years and I’m in a much more stable job, with more reasonable hours, and I’ve gotten a house with a large backyard. It was time to go looking again. I was excited. I’m a total dog person. My roommate at the time, she and I both wanted to adopt. We spent weeks looking. Searching the shelters. And then we heard about an adoption event in San Bernardino. We got up early on a Saturday morning and drove out to a Petco where the local shelter was having an adoption event. The moment I laid eyes on Dallas I knew he was my dude. I thought I was for sure going to be bringing home another large breed dog. I was excited for it. My roommate, on the other hand, adopted what she thought was going to be a medium to small-ish sized dog. Turns out Dallas ended up being a corgi-mix topping out at a chunky 35-pounds of squishy love while her dog ended up being the 75+ pound behemoth. Funny how that works out.


So, they neuter Dallas and we take him and my roommates’ dog, Friday, home. It’s all the typical puppy stuff. Up all hours of the night to take him outside. Crate training. You’ve all been there. And then… about two weeks in, I come home from work and Dallas doesn’t look so good. He’s standoffish, lethargic, and he’s puking up some stuff, and there’s just this very blank look in his eyes. I could instantly tell something wasn’t quite right. I Google an emergency vet and rush him down to the office late at night. The vet looks him over, does some tests, and comes back to tell me the unfortunate news. He has parvo. 


Now, if you are unaware of what parvo is, it’s a really horrible, horrible disease that dogs can get. Most in young dogs and puppies. And worse, it is HIGHLY contagious. Here’s this dog who I’ve bonded with and given a name and made a home for… and the vet tells me that the treatment is going to cost thousands upon thousands of dollars. Maybe I’m the horrible pet owner who should’ve taken this into account. But I wasn’t at the time. I was a 20-something who was prepared for all the normal realities of having a dog. It wasn’t my first time. What I wasn’t prepared for is a dog I’ve had barely 2 weeks getting incredibly ill to the point that the vet told me that even with treatment it was maybe a 50-50 shot the dog even survives the week. Frankly, and truthfully, I couldn’t afford it. I mean I’ve barely had this dog and he’s already given a death sentence. The vet said, “Well, we need you to sign these papers stating that you consent to him being put down.” 


I felt horrible. Maybe about as horrible as I’ve ever felt. 


I waited in that exam room by myself until they brought in a stack of papers. Said sign here. And I did. Then they left me alone a minute to say goodbye to Dallas. I had literally signed over his death certificate. 
And then… a nurse came by. I don’t remember his name or what he looked like, but he poked his head inside my room and said to me, “Hey, I know this vet in Van Nuys who’ll do everything for a flat fee of $600. Can you afford that?” I said I would try. He gave me no guarantees. Gave me an address and said they open at 9am. 


I stayed up the rest of the night with Dallas then drove him to Van Nuys and waited outside for an hour before the doors opened. And then, I left him there. They said they’d be in touch and keep me updated. I called three times a day, mostly waiting to hear that he wasn’t going to make it. 
But he did. Because, like I said, he’s the best dude. He was a fighter. And within a week he was healthy enough to come home. I can tell you now that in the 10 years I’ve had Dallas, I would’ve paid everything I had to save his life and it would’ve been worth it tenfold. Because he’s my dude. He’s been my constant.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s Adoptable Rescue dog is Bonny!

Bonny is an 9 year old German Shepherd. She keeps impressing us with how quickly she learns commands.

She is unbelievably smart and learned “sit” in about 15 minutes! She LOVES people, and gets attached to her human rather quickly.

Bonny is house trained and very well behaved – a curious girl that is always exploring. She takes a little while to warm up to other dogs, and we do not know how she is yet with cats.

Bonny was in a loving home but her owner recently passed away. Bonny is heartbroken and looking for a forever home to show her that love she so desperately wants.

If you’re interested in adopting Bonny, please contact Pacific Pups Rescue.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s adoptable rescue dog is Lucas!

Hello there! My name is Lucas and I am 10 years old. Although I am older than other pups, my sight is still great, I still mostly have my hearing, and I’ll still love excitedly running to greet you when I see you! I am a sweet boy who loves the attention and reassurance from my person!

I can be very playful and enjoy meeting other hoomans and dogs, but I’m more of a siesta than fiesta type-of-pup. My past times include belly rubs and giving kisses because I’m so happy to be with my favorite hooman(s). If you want to bring me along with you on a car adventure to mom’s house, the park, or my favorite – PET SMART, I don’t mind hopping in as long as you cheer me on a bit. I also like going to the office with my hooman! I love to go on long walks, and enjoy multiple walks a day. After a day of fun when you’re ready to sleep, trust me I am too; I can sleep “all night long” (thanks for the line Lionel Richie)! I like to snuggle in bed with you. I am good with most other dogs, though I don’t like dog parks where there is too much going on. I do have food aggression around other pups, but not around people.

I am house trained and I love baths! I get excited and happily run around like a puppy after my bath. I need a home with a yard and preferably a doggy door. I love to be outside and get anxiety if I am stuck inside for too long. I hope you have a home and heart for me to enjoy the remaining years of what has been and will still be amazing!

To learn more about Lucas or to fill out an application, visit Pacific Pups Rescue.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s adoptable rescue dog is Cali!

You may recognize Cali from her Hallmark Channel appearance on Home & Family! This 9 year old star is 15 lbs and just loves her people.

She loves being around you, to be pet, and to just hang out with you! She will be playful if you start to play with her, or calm if you want to have a mellow day. She has a medium energy level. She is house trained and knows how to sit & give paw! She is a quick learner and is very treat motivated.


She has lived with other dogs in the past and does not have any dog aggression, but gets growly at other dogs if they get too close to her – she would prefer to be the only dog in the home and get all of the attention!
Cali has an enlarged heart and mid grade heart murmur, but she doesn’t need any medication and lives a perfectly normal life. She also has one eye, which makes her that much cuter.
Cali is good with all people and kids and likes to ride in the car.

If you’re interested in meeting or adopting Cali, please contact Pacific Pups Rescue at info@pacificpupsrescue.com.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

Oliver The Doberman Smiling

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s adoptable rescue dog is Oliver!

Oliver The Doberman Pinscher
Oliver is a Handsome boy!

Oliver is a tall, dark, and handsome 7 year old Doberman Pinscher. He is extremely affectionate and playful.

Oliver Smiling

Because he spent his whole life in a crate, his back legs were really weak when he was rescued, but he has come a long way in a short period of time.

The sky’s the limit for this guy. He’s making the most of his life now that he’s free by stocking up on head pets and basking in the sun. If you’re lucky, you may even see him adorably gallop around like a horse.

To adopt Oliver or get more information, contact Leslie at leslie@twohandsfourpaws.com.

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Adoptable Dog of the Week

A new installment of our weekly feature – promoting adoptable rescue dogs and the people who help them!

This week’s adoptable rescue dog is Ava!

Ava is a beautiful and loyal 3 year old German Shepherd cuddle bug. She is whip smart and very happy and active. Swimming is one of her favorite past times. Ava gets along well with other dogs, big and small, and enjoys running around in her cart.

Rescuers brought her to Two Hands Four Paws months after they had found her badly injured. Because they had waited so long, the damage wasn’t entirely reversible. She doesn’t let that stop her from having fun and getting around in and out of her cart as you can see in the pictures.

Reach out to set up a meeting! She’ll steal your heart like she has ours.

To adopt Ava or get more information, contact Leslie at leslie@twohandsfourpaws.com.