Brigitta is not ready for adoption

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Brigitta's Story

A little Mom dog was rescued, along with 5 younger puppies, from a mobile home park in Los Banos. It was clear that this little 3 year old sweetie had a litter of puppies in the last 6 months. Her dachshund/rat terrier puppies  were rescued too but they had no in-home manners, They had been born at the park and are now just over 1 year old. They are all sweet little dogs but are initially shy of new people and hands. They are all spayed/neutered, vaccinationed to appropriate age, and microchipped.0 They needed to unlearn the bad manners they had developed and learn the good manners they would need to be great companion animals. That took time and patience. Leisl has learned to walk nicely on leash and has good in-home good manners. She is a people puppy who would prefer to be a solo companion or with her sister Gretl. Cowboy craves attention and loves to be petted and praised for his good behavior. Cowboy is a real ladies boy! He is scared of men. Men must be patient and earn his trust but he is so worth the effort! Gretl is a sweet and gentle little girl who just wants her family. She would do fine on her own or with her sister Leisl. These little babies are so ready to be with their special families. Has your family been waiting patiently for one or two special little dogs to become members of their family?

Brigitta is not available for adoption at this time.

Age2 years
BreedDachshund / Rat Terrier
LittermatesCowboy, Gretl, Liesl, Marlie
Please note
  • Brigitta should be adopted with a littermate
  • Brigitta is shy and needs a quiet home with no young children

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Fair Update

For the health and safety of our volunteers and adopters, and in compliance with California's shelter-in-place order, our upcoming fairs are cancelled until further notice. If you're interested in meeting a CIW animal, please email us, or call us at 650-328-0474.

There are no fairs scheduled at this time. If you're interested in meeting a CIW animal, please email us, or call us at 650-328-0474.