ADVANCED

These dogs have more advanced issues which may include bite history and advanced behavioral issues.
They will need experienced owners that are willing to continue the hard work they need to thrive.

BANJO  Male, approx. 1-1.5 years old  Owner surrender due to relocation and being too energetic. Good with dogs and older, respectful kids. VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL. Requires a lot of exercise and mental stimulation. Can be very destructive. Loves to play with dogs and toys. Is very pushy and gets overly excited. Working on jumping and mouthiness.  **Poop Eater ** Crate and potty trained. Knows basic commands. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

BANJO
Male, approx. 1-1.5 years old

Owner surrender due to relocation and being too energetic.
Good with dogs and older, respectful kids.
VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL.
Requires a lot of exercise and mental stimulation.
Can be very destructive.
Loves to play with dogs and toys.
Is very pushy and gets overly excited.
Working on jumping and mouthiness.
**Poop Eater**
Crate and potty trained.
Knows basic commands.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

BUSTER  Male, approx. 7-8 years old  Owner surrender to due to aggression issues with family’s new puppy. Has severe Degenerative Joint Disease of the hips; had bilateral FHO surgery (aka hip replacement) surgery Feb-2018. Good with most dogs. Best with low-energy/calm dogs. Reactive with high-energy and overly excited dogs. Good with older, respectful kiddos. Enjoys playing with toys. Loves walks and frapping. Crate and potty trained. Knows basic commands. Working on leash manners. Requires glucosamine supplements for remainder of life. Needs owner with dog reactivity experience.

BUSTER
Male, approx. 7-8 years old

Owner surrender to due to aggression issues with family’s new puppy.
Has severe Degenerative Joint Disease of the hips; had bilateral FHO surgery (aka hip replacement) surgery Feb-2018.
Good with most dogs. Best with low-energy/calm dogs. Reactive with high-energy and overly excited dogs.
Good with older, respectful kiddos.
Enjoys playing with toys.
Loves walks and frapping.
Crate and potty trained.
Knows basic commands.
Working on leash manners.
Requires glucosamine supplements for remainder of life.
Needs owner with dog reactivity experience.

CHANCE  Male, approx. 4 years old  Owner surrender due to behavioral issues including peeing everywhere, fighting with other dogs and growling at owners. VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL. Requires a lot of exercise and mental stimulation. Likes to play with toys. Is very pushy and gets overly excited. Will mark (pee) on everything if allowed. Crate and potty trained. Knows basic commands. Working on leash manners. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership. Without a strong leader, he will challenge.

CHANCE
Male, approx. 4 years old

Owner surrender due to behavioral issues including peeing everywhere, fighting with other dogs and growling at owners.
VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL.
Requires a lot of exercise and mental stimulation.
Likes to play with toys.
Is very pushy and gets overly excited.
Will mark (pee) on everything if allowed.
Crate and potty trained.
Knows basic commands.
Working on leash manners.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership. Without a strong leader, he will challenge.

ELJAY   Has Bite History  Male, approx. 1.5-2 years old  Pulled from Wildomar Shelter. Labeled “Rescue Only” due to food aggression and biting a child (broke skin). Returned to shelter twice. VERY HIGH ENERGY. Very playful and very stubborn. Very excitable, afraid of a lot of everyday objects, car rides. Currently working on socialization and reactivity to dogs. Working on leash manners and basic obedience. Working on doggie manners. Has Hip Dysplasia. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership. NOT suitable for a home with children.  As of 2/11/2019, we are still getting to know Eljay. Check back for more information at a later date.

ELJAY
Has Bite History
Male, approx. 1.5-2 years old

Pulled from Wildomar Shelter.
Labeled “Rescue Only” due to food aggression and biting a child (broke skin).
Returned to shelter twice.
VERY HIGH ENERGY.
Very playful and very stubborn.
Very excitable, afraid of a lot of everyday objects, car rides.
Currently working on socialization and reactivity to dogs.
Working on leash manners and basic obedience.
Working on doggie manners.
Has Hip Dysplasia.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.
NOT suitable for a home with children.

As of 2/11/2019, we are still getting to know Eljay. Check back for more information at a later date.

INDY   Has Bite History  Male, approx. 3.5-4 years old  Pulled from San Jose Animal Care Center. Labeled “Rescue Only” due to biting and food aggression. Bit first family while herding children, bit second family while being hand fed. Working on food aggression with people. Working on courtesy and impulse control. VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL. Easily excited. Crate and potty trained. Playful with toys and dogs of the right energy and temperament. Loves to go on walks and hikes. Needs corgi savvy and experienced owner. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership. NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or homes with small children.

INDY
Has Bite History
Male, approx. 3.5-4 years old

Pulled from San Jose Animal Care Center.
Labeled “Rescue Only” due to biting and food aggression.
Bit first family while herding children, bit second family while being hand fed.
Working on food aggression with people.
Working on courtesy and impulse control.
VERY HIGH ENERGY AND VOCAL.
Easily excited.
Crate and potty trained.
Playful with toys and dogs of the right energy and temperament.
Loves to go on walks and hikes.
Needs corgi savvy and experienced owner.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.
NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or homes with small children.

KIMO   Has Bite History  Male, approx. 2.5 years old  Pulled from Pasadena Humane Society Labeled “Rescue Only” due to food aggression, resource guarding, touch sensitivity, and dog aggression. Made several attempts to bite shelter staff and other dogs. Working on socialization with dogs and men. Crate and potty trained. Working on rules, boundaries, leash manners, and desensitizing to physical touch. Very pushy and stubborn. BIG MARKER - will mark/pee on anything and everything. Must maintain muzzle training. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.  As of 2/11/2019, we are still getting to know Kimo. Check back for more information at a later date.

KIMO
Has Bite History
Male, approx. 2.5 years old

Pulled from Pasadena Humane Society
Labeled “Rescue Only” due to food aggression, resource guarding, touch sensitivity, and dog aggression.
Made several attempts to bite shelter staff and other dogs.
Working on socialization with dogs and men.
Crate and potty trained.
Working on rules, boundaries, leash manners, and desensitizing to physical touch.
Very pushy and stubborn.
BIG MARKER - will mark/pee on anything and everything.
Must maintain muzzle training.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

As of 2/11/2019, we are still getting to know Kimo. Check back for more information at a later date.

LESTER   Has Bite History  Male, approx. 8-9 years old.  Owner surrender due to nipping toddler. Adopted then returned due to guarding and biting people. Working on socialization and dog reactivity. Has allergies and hip dysplasia. Crate and potty trained. Medium to high energy. Walks well on leash. Knows basic commands. Very food motivated. Loves walking, treadmills, and hikes. Requires glucosamine supplements for remainder of his life. Needs corgi savvy and dog experienced owner. Best as only dog with single individual. Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection. NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or households with children. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

LESTER
Has Bite History
Male, approx. 8-9 years old.

Owner surrender due to nipping toddler.
Adopted then returned due to guarding and biting people.
Working on socialization and dog reactivity.
Has allergies and hip dysplasia.
Crate and potty trained.
Medium to high energy.
Walks well on leash.
Knows basic commands.
Very food motivated.
Loves walking, treadmills, and hikes.
Requires glucosamine supplements for remainder of his life.
Needs corgi savvy and dog experienced owner.
Best as only dog with single individual.
Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection.
NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or households with children.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

MARLEY   Has Bite History  Male, approx. 2.5-3 years old.  Owner surrender due to biting. Working on socialization to dogs and people. Working on basic commands. Crate and potty trained. Insecure & timid -- needs to build confidence. Will submissively pee.  Very pushy. Working on desensitizing of the body. Needs to be fully engaged with human when handled (aka needs to be aware that you're going to touch him). Very smart and requires a lot of direction. Playful with some dogs. Loves chews. Loves walks, hikes, and any outdoor adventure. Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection. NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or households with children. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

MARLEY
Has Bite History
Male, approx. 2.5-3 years old.

Owner surrender due to biting.
Working on socialization to dogs and people.
Working on basic commands.
Crate and potty trained.
Insecure & timid -- needs to build confidence. Will submissively pee. 
Very pushy.
Working on desensitizing of the body.
Needs to be fully engaged with human when handled (aka needs to be aware that you're going to touch him).
Very smart and requires a lot of direction.
Playful with some dogs.
Loves chews.
Loves walks, hikes, and any outdoor adventure.
Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection.
NOT SUITABLE for first time owner or households with children.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

SHORTY  Male, approx. 2.5 years old  Owner surrender due to guarding people and starting fights with other dogs. VERY HIGH ENERGY. Nervous and insecure -- needs direction, guidance, and confidence building.  Working on socialization with dogs, people, and other environments. Crate and potty trained. Loves toys and playing with dogs. Very easily excited – working on calmness and slowing down. Needs to be fully engaged with human when handled (aka needs to be aware that you're going to touch him). Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection. Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.

SHORTY
Male, approx. 2.5 years old

Owner surrender due to guarding people and starting fights with other dogs.
VERY HIGH ENERGY.
Nervous and insecure -- needs direction, guidance, and confidence building.
Working on socialization with dogs, people, and other environments.
Crate and potty trained.
Loves toys and playing with dogs.
Very easily excited – working on calmness and slowing down.
Needs to be fully engaged with human when handled (aka needs to be aware that you're going to touch him).
Will resource guard humans if shown too much affection.
Requires continued behavior management and strong leadership.