Jojo is still looking for a home. Just one-and-a-half years old and weighing 22 pounds, this Bichon Poodle is sweet and good with families. He is looking for his forever home now. For more information on how to adopt Jojo, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org.
Our featured pets this week include an adorable German Shepherd mix named Jackson, a beautiful seal point Siamese kitten and a fierce little tabby cat named "Panther." All our pets are adorable, lovable and worthy of your attention, either to adopt or foster at the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter. Not ready for a furry friend, but you want to help? Donate or volunteer: shelter pets need love and the shelter is always grateful.
Posh is a 7-year-old Poodle mix who was abandoned by her owner. She is friendly and sweet and hoping to find her forever home. Posh weighs eight pounds. To learn more about how to adopt her, visit www.shelterhopepet-shop.org or call 805-379-3538.
Vivian is a 4-year-old Parti Poodle who is a sweet little girl available now for adoption. Parti Poodles are those that have a white base with large irregular patches of another color. Vivian weighs 10 pounds and is in search of her forever home. To learn more about Vivian, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3958.
Nina (right) and Simone (left) are a mother-daughter combo looking for a home together. Nina is a 3-year-old Havapoo who weighs 15 pounds. Simone is a 1-year-old Havapoo/Shih Tzu mix who weighs 10 pounds. Their owner died and they are hoping to find their forever home together. For more information, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org.
These two dogs are bonded brothers given up as their family deals with a domestic violence issue. They are 2-years-old and each weigh 10 pounds. They are identical twin Chi Beagle mixes who need to be adopted together. For more information, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org.
Please consider adopting one of these wonderful animals from the West LA Animal Shelter, located at 11361 West Pico Blvd., LA 90069. Call them at 888-452-7381 and ask for these cuties by their ID numbers. Or visit their website at www.laanimalservices.com.
Scooter is an adorable 12-week-old beagle mix puppy who was found on a beach in Puerto Rico. He’s 6 pounds, very loving and ready for his new life in California. To learn more about Scooter and other adoptable pets looking for their forever homes, contact Shelter Hope Pet Shop. Visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3538.
Native dogs across North America all but disappeared as a result of Europeans arriving in the Western Hemisphere some 500 years ago, a study published Thursday found.
Last week, the Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation awarded $237,000 to three organizations that spay, neuter, adopt, foster and nurse neonatal kittens in the first-ever grant funding for rescue organizations. The funds are expected to save 1,000 kittens that would otherwise perish during "kitten season," an annual surge in the number of neonatal kittens in the shelter, possibly making LA City a "no-kill" city.