Breed: Tibetan spaniel
Age: 6 years
Gender: Neutered male
Size: 12 pounds
Jasper’s story: Jasper has spent a lot of his life being misunderstood. His owners turned him into a shelter in Los Angeles County because they didn’t have the patience to help him learn to live happily with them. Jasper is a fun-loving, happy dog who has a lot of energy. He needs walks and interaction to help him channel that energy. He loves to play with other dogs and is easy to train, as he loves food and toys. He even does a happy little dance on his hind legs, waving
Breed: German shepherd
Age: About 18 months
Kodie’s story: This magnificent boy was rescued from the county shelter on his last day. Kodie is house-trained and crate trained and knows his commands. He has spent time with a trainer and is very smart and responsive. Kodie’s ideal forever home would be with an experienced individual who loves to take hikes and is willing to continue with a commitment to socializing Kodie with other dogs. Kodie is always open to making new friends on his daily walks, and he has developed quite a circle of fans.
Adoption procedure: Contact The Ark of
By Karin Brulliard
The Washington Post.
When a German shepherd rescue organization posted Elmo’s photo online last fall, it made no effort to mask the dog’s problems. He wore a cone around his neck to prevent him from licking the large open sore on his hip. His fungus-ridden feet were swollen. His graying, 11-year-old face held a pathetic, ears-to-the-ground gaze.
Steve Frost, a retired fire captain in Northern California, said he saw the photo and thought Elmo “looked like hell.” He immediately decided he wanted the dog.
Four months later, Frost sits by his fireplace every morning and evening and gives Elmo four
Breed: Labrador retriever mix
Age: 6 years
Gender: Spayed female
Size: 50 pounds
Jewel’s story: Jewel is a little bit shy and needs time to get to know you, but your patience will be rewarded with a new best friend. Jewel is low energy, enjoys walks, is not a barker and listens well to commands. Jewel would do great in a home with calm energy, and she loves to play with other doggy friends as well. Jewel is ready to find her forever home … is it with you?
Adoption fee: $250
Adoption procedure: Complete the required adoption application at icaredogrescue.org or contact I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue at