Mixed breed spayed female, 8 years old and 100+- pounds.

KIA is with one of our rescue partners. She is NOT at the shelter She can be met by appointment after an application is submitted. This BIG girl is playful and almost dances sometimes! Kia is easy to leash up, knows sit and loves her treats! In her former home, Kia lived with children. When Kia participated in our multi-dog play group, she reacted well around our other guests. But, Kia had problems with female dogs in her last neighborhood, and we therefore want her to meet any potential rommmates. During her photo shoot, Kia started out a little shy and aloof, and warmed up after a some minutes and showed us her playful side. At one of your rescue partners facilities. email us to have the contact you.


Mixed Breed NEUTERED male, 4 years old and 50 pounds.

UPDATE: This uber handsome, freckled nose gent is Asher--a shy dog who is under the loving care of Sara--one of the shelter's teen volunteers. Sara's been spending lots of time with our shy dogs, and Asher has been the recipient of her patience and TLC. When we spent time with him during his photo session, we found him VERY lovable, pleasant and sweet.

Adorable Asher is a very shy dog who perked up when he saw another dog. He lived with 7 other dogs in his last home! Check back for updates as we get to know Asher.


Mixed Breed SPAYED female, 4 years old and 55 pounds

PHOTO SHOOT NOTES: Sweet and dreamy, Ariel is a sensitive soul. She was a little shy at first during her photo session, but we know with some TLC she will blossom. Ariel took treats with a very gentle mouth. Her coat is silky soft, and her personality is charming!

Ariel is a BIG fan of couches--and she would love to get acquainted with yours! Ariel is a shy dog who will need some tender loving care to help her gain confidence. We love our shy guests, and volunteers will be working with Ariel to make her feel more comfy, so please check back here for updates.


Mixed Breed male, 4 years old and 82 pounds

UPDATES: Our Happy Hunter is another wonderful lugnut of a dog. He was loads of fun during his photo shoot, playing fetch with a tennis ball. This guy LOVES to have fun, and his joyful personality is contagious.

Hunter spent some time with volunteer Billy, who reported: "What a great dog Hunter is! He is easy to leash and walks good. Pulls a little. Knows sit and loves to play with the tennis ball. He doesn’t always give it back willingly but will drop it. He is just a happy go lucky guy waiting for someone to find him."

Happy Hunter LOVES to chase a tennis ball. He's affectionate and adorable. During his evaluation, Hunter met Duke, a neutered male shelter guest, and did fine. Hunter tested positive for heartworm, and we will be treating him at the shelter. Check back for updates on Hunter as our volunteers spend time with him.


Mixed Breed SPAYED female, 2 years old and 55 pounds.

PHOTO SHOOT NOTES: Delightful, elegant, attractive and appealing--Apple is a lover! She was no problem at all leashing up and walking. In the play yard, she was friendly and a real charmer! And talk about cute!

The apple of our eye, Apple is an easy going girl. Right now, Apple is a bit overwhelmed and shy, but we bet after going out with our volunteers, she will feel a whole lot better! Check back for updates on this sweet, young dog.


Black short hair, 2 years old, spayed female

Jasmine is still adjusting to the shelter at this time, but acording to her previpous owner she is good with people, but would prefer a home with older children, and would liketo be the only feline in the home getting all the love and attention. Stay tuned for more updates as we get to know this beatiful gal!


Jasmine is slowly coming out of her shell and we have found that she loves to be pet and explore! She will porbably be the type of cat that would want to be intoor-outdoor. She loves to sit in the window and watch the birds! Before she came to the Fort Bragg shelter, Jasmine lived with other cats and dogs, but would prefer to be the Queen Bee and have all the attention!

Jasmine is available for adoption at the Fort Bragg Shelter. Please email Adriana at or call 707-961-2491 for more information. **


Mixed Breed SPAYED female, 2 years old and 32 pounds.

Adorable Angie found herself at the shelter with 3 ofher canine housemates. She is sweet and easy going girl. It appears that Angie (and Angel, Aaron and Andy) are not familiar with a leash, and they will need to learn that LEASH = FUN = walking outside and exploring! We'll be working with Angie, spending time with her and giving her lots of TLC and outdoor walks. Please check back soon for updates.

Angie is available for adoption at the Fort Bragg Shelter. Please email Adriana at or call 707-961-2491 for more information

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Mixed breed NEUTERED male, 3 years old and 66 pounds.

Aaron found herself at the shelter with 3 of his canine housemates. Right now, Aaron is easy going, but shy. It appears that Aaron (and Angel, Angie and Andy) are not familiar with a leash, and they will need to learn that LEASH = FUN = walking outside and exploring! We'll be working with Aaron, spending time with him and giving him lots of TLC and outdoor walks. Please check back soon for updates.

Aaron is available for adoption at the Fort Bragg Shelter. Please email Adriana at or call 707-961-2491 for more information

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Mixed Breed ANGEL female, 3 years old and 66 pounds.

Pretty Angel found herself at the shelter with 3 of her housemates. Right now, she is shy and a bit worried. Angel lived in a home with seven other dogs! We'll be working with Angel, spending time with her and helping her feel more secure. Please check back soon for updates.

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Mixed Breed female, 2 years old and 55 pounds.

UPDATE FROM CASA DE LAURA! Ruby' been in foster care since 5.9.19, and lives with 6 other dogs. She’s a young, energetic dog, who loves to play hard with other dogs. She's learned sit, shake, lay down, no, come, go lay down, and knows her name. Ruby is perfecting walking on leash, loads up easily into a vehicle and rides well. She is crate trained, and almost housebroken. Ruby is kind of a goofball, and can get easily excited. One of her furry foster siblings was a young female about half Ruby’s size, who Ruby loved to wrestle with, not taking into account the other dog's small size. Ruby’s not a bully, just playful, and thinks everyone should want to play with her. When trying to engage a 12 y/o male dog in play who wasn’t interested, and corrected her, Ruby took the hint and walked off, leaving him alone. There's also a 4 y/o male with whom she plays hard, however, he doesn’t correct her, so she takes advantage of his sweet nature. I’ll call her and she will stop for a short while, but once I leave, she starts on him again, so she would do best with a dog who can stick up for itself without being aggressive. CHECK BACK SOON for photos of Ruby at CASA DE LAURA! Ruby loves attention, but can be a bit shy initially when meeting new people; however she warms up easily. She's learning good indoor manners, and can find a comfy dog bed to lay down on along with a few other dog siblings. She enjoys chew toys, and hasn’t gotten anything she shouldn’t be chewing on. When I’m not home, she’ll either be crated or spend time with another dog or 2 in the back yard. She’s a smart girl who learns fast with consistency. A training class would help her and her new family develop a tight bond, as well as help her be the best dog she can be.

Beautiful Ruby is a little bit shy, and a lotta sweet! When she met our most playful canine shelter guest, Harrison, Ruby wanted to join him in some down home doggie fun! Look here for updates as we get to know Ruby. Better still--come to the shelter and take this young girl for a walk!


Mixed Breed 10 month old puppy, NEUTERED male, 41 pounds.

PHOTO SHOOT UPDATE: Fred Astaire entertained us during his photo session. We found him fun, funny, smart and engaging. We thought he might be part Border Collie. Fred is focused and loving. We think he might excel at obedience training, flyball or agility, or another form of fun-filled canine class.

UPDATE: Fred Astaire is pretty mellow for a young pup. He is easy to leash and walks pretty good. He pulls a little and jumped a couple of times but not bad. He loved exploring the play yard. He was not interested in playing ball but did enjoy running back and forth from fence line to fence. He loves treats and will sit sometimes. Fred will benefit a lot from a training class (ask us about classes in Ukiah.) Fred will give soft kisses and is very affectionate.

Look at this goofy boy! Fred is known at the shelter as Fred Astaire--he's a great dancer and full of joi de vivre! He was ready to play when he met Harrison--a young and energetic male shelter guest. We'll update Fred's bio as we get to know him. In the mean time, tap dance on down to the shelter and meet this friendly, funny dog!


Mixed Breed NEUTERED male, 1 year old and 95+ pounds.

UPDATE: This uber-handsome dog is a heart-stealer. We fell under his spell during his photo session. He was pretty easy to leash up and walk. In the play yard, Ruffio was happy, exuberant and wowed us with his SIT and SHAKE/HIGH 5! This big guy has a soft, gentle mouth and a very sweet personality.

Sweet and mellow, we love big lugnut dogs like Ruffio! In his past home, Ruffio lived with canine siblings. Ruffio really likes to LEAN IN! During his meet and greet/evaluation, Ruffio met Harrison, a VERY happy and active fellow shelter guest, and found Harrison's play bows interesting. Ruffio needs a home WITHOUT LIVESTOCK.