Adoptable Dogs

Peanut
Male, Terrier mix
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 20 pounds

Peanut’s mom Sunny, was a survivor of the meat trade in China and Peanut was born in our shelter there after Sunny was rescued. He was the only one to survive out of the litter and was born with birth defects in his front legs and his back leg was damaged during birth. So when he arrived at the rescue, the hind leg had to be amputated. He is still very happy and shows no signs that having only three legs will slow him down at all. He gets along with everyone and other dogs.

Gigi
Female, Terrier Mix
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 20 pounds

Gigi was rescued out of a South Korean slaughterhouse. When she first arrived she was still very unsure of humans but has really come out of her shell with the ones she knows. She absolutely loves other dogs and is good with cats too. She is one of the sweetest and smartest dogs we’ve ever had at our rescue.

Coco
Female, Tibetan Spaniel and Pomeranian mix
Age: approximately 7 years old
Size: approximately 17 pounds

Coco was saved from the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China from June 2016. She is still a little shy, especially around men, but with each day she is getting more relaxed. She would be okay in a house as the only pet, but is very playful once she gets to know other dogs. If you give her the time, you will see how amazing of a companion she can be.

Jo
Male, mixed breed
Age: approximately 8 years old
Size: approximately 24 pounds

Jo was rescued from the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China in June. He is very easygoing and loves playing with people and his best friends Alva and Oliver. He enjoys back scratches and long walks as often as he can get them. Jo will be one of the first dogs to say hello when you enter his pen asking for you to bring him home.

Napa
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 8 months old
Size: approximately 12 pounds

Napa’s parents were rescued from the meat trade in China and she was born in our shelter there. She is playful with other dogs and is learning how to love humans. After arriving in Los Angeles, she was not sure what to expect when a human approached her, but now runs up to greet the ones she knows. She would be great for a home with other dogs and will just need a little time to get to know you.

Angel
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 8 months old
Size: approximately 12 pounds

Angel’s parents were rescued from the meat trade in China and she was born in our shelter there. Her best friend Napa is slowly showing Angel that people are nothing to worry about anymore. With each day she is becoming more trusting after watching others. After barking to let you know how tough she is, she will give you small kisses on your hand before running away. She adores other dogs and even though she was born without a front paw, it does not stop her from spending most of her time wrestling with her friends.

Copper (Gray)
Female, American Pit Bull Terrier mix
Age: approximately 2-3 years old
Size: approximately 35 pounds

Copper was saved from a South Korean slaughterhouse. She developed a mild skin issue due to the conditions she was kept in, but with a little treatment and time, her hair is completely growing back again. Despite what she has been through, Copper is an amazing animal. She is loving and extremely playful with people and other dogs. With so much energy, she needs someone who has an active lifestyle and a large yard to keep her happy. Please consider coming in to the rescue to take her on a walk and you might just meet your new best friend.

Venus
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 1-2 years old
Size: approximately 18 pounds

Venus was saved from the meat trade in Cambodia. When she first arrived five months ago, she was very shy and suffered from severe anxiety. Understandably, she felt threatened by other dogs and people and would shriek when she was stressed. A few people were able to break through her walls and she became very sweet with them, but her anxiety remained. She was put in a long-term training program and just returned to the rescue. She has greatly improved and is wonderful with people. She is no longer afraid of strangers and unlike before, she will gladly go on walks even with those she has never met. She loves to give kisses, receive belly rubs, and be held. Venus is eager for love and to give love back.

Spirit
Male, Basenji mix
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 26 pounds

Spirit was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Cambodia. He experienced some of the worst of the meat trade. He was bound by wire while both of his front paws were cut off. This is not done cleanly and obviously leaves the animal in incredibly pain. From this slaughterhouse, Spirit was the only one to survive this torture. After surgery, Spirit is adjusting to his new situation very well and when the healing process is complete, he will be fitted for prosthetics. Spirit can still be a little shy, but is now very easy going and loving. He is seeking a forever home that can give him plenty of love and care. Please consider aiding in his recovery by making him a member of your family.

Duncan
Male, Basenji mix
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 17 pounds

Duncan was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Cambodia. While still in Asia, Duncan was tied up by his back legs and beaten. After being saved, he slowly began to heal mentally and physically. At times, he is still a little off balance, but it in no way gets him down. Duncan still runs around and wrestles with his friends. With people, he has no issues whatsoever. He is so grateful to be saved that he shows his appreciation to everyone he meets. He loves to dish out kisses and be cuddled. Duncan would be perfectly content to sit on someone’s lap for hours while getting his belly scratched.

Talia
Female, Basenji and Thai Ridgeback mix
Age: approximately 8 months old
Size: approximately 26 pounds

Talia was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Cambodia. Marc found her while slaughterers were tying her to a pole to be cooked alive. At such a young age, this traumatized her severely. After arriving at the rescue, she found solace in no one and feared what every stranger would do to her. Over the course of just over a week, the employees worked hard with her every day in attempt to earn her trust. In the beginning, she would snap and snarl at each approach, but slowly learned to trust. She now gives kisses, will jump in your lap, and allow you to hold her. She has been introduced to the other dogs from Cambodia and is faring quite well. She is still wary with strangers, but opens up much faster if you have the time to spend with her.

Scuba
Male, Bassett Hound mix
Age: approximately 3 years old
Size: approximately 45 pounds

Scuba was a street dog rescued and brought to our shelter in China. He is a total sweetheart. He adores people and is overjoyed when anyone comes into his pen to spend time with him. He loves long walks as often as he can get them and has been very good on a leash from the very start. He enjoys playing with other dogs, but is sometimes too much for them with his size. This very happy guy is awaiting his forever home with tons of love to give.

Indy
Male, mixed breed
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 10 pounds

Indy was rescued at the end of March from the Gupo Meat Market, which is a dog meat slaughterhouse in South Korea. Marc found him in the back with only two other surviving cats, Dezi and Calypso, and brought them to safety. Indy loves people and does not seem to mind other cats or dogs, even when they are barking at him. He enjoys sitting on an open lap and playing with feathers dangled in front of his face. When he is really appreciative, he will give out some kisses and then ask for some scratches behind the ears.

Bumblebee
Male, mixed breed
Age: approximately 3 years old
Size: approximately 24 pounds

Bumblebee was rescued from the Yulin Festival in China. He was very shy during his first day at the rescue, but soon opened up. He loves to greet strangers with kisses and tail wags. He also likes to play wrestle with people if you are willing to get down on the ground with him. He gets along with other dogs, but also would not mind being the only dog in his new home.

Change
Female, Tibetan Spaniel mix
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 19 pounds

Change was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. She has a big personality and is afraid of nothing. Her tail never stops wagging, as she is always excited to meet new people. She has a lot of energy so she enjoys going on long walks or running around when she has the opportunity. Although she is great with people, she does have an issue with other dogs so we would prefer her to be the only dog in her household.

Shanna
Female, Terrier mix
Age: approximately 8 months old
Size: approximately 17 pounds

Shanna was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. She was very afraid of humans when she arrived at the rescue, but is improving everyday. She is becoming more curious and eager to meet people. Now, you can frequently see her tail wagging when someone enters her pen. Shanna is good with other dogs and is always happy when with her friends.

Donna
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 8 months old
Size: approximately 12 pounds

Donna’s parents were rescued from the meat trade in China and she was born in our shelter there. Donna is Marie’s sister, who was recently adopted, and their personalities are very similar. Like Marie, Donna is still very shy, but improving every day. She is very sweet and curious, but will need a little more time before she can totally open up. She loves other dogs, especially her best friend Shanna, and gets along anywhere.

Cheeto
Male, Chihuahua
Age: approximately 5 years old
Size: approximately 6 pounds

Cheeto is a local rescue from Carson Shelter. Although we do not know exactly what happened to him in his previous home, we can tell he went through some pretty significant abuse. He is very protective of his things and himself, but at the same time is very sweet. He greets you with tail wags and kisses and likes to be picked up, but does not like to be put down. He will come and sit on your lap, as long as it is on his terms. Any issues we have encountered are easily trainable, as he is eager to learn and give tons of love.

Boose
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 15 pounds

Boose was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Yulin, China days before the start of this year’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival. Details to come.

Abash
Female, Terrier mix
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 16 pounds

Abash was saved from a slaughterhouse in Changchun during a rescue mission done in early spring of this year. She was not necessarily afraid of people, but during her first few days in the rescue, she was very observant of the people that came into her sphere and dodged those who got too close. She soon decided the people in the rescue could be trusted and then became everyone’s best friend. She is playful with other dogs and avoids scuffles when they happen. Abash is still a little nervous on a leash, but she is improving everyday.

Irish
Female, Terrier mix
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 14 pounds

Irish was saved from a slaughterhouse in Changchun during a rescue mission done in early spring of this year. After flying to the US, she was unsure of what to expect when she arrived at Animal Hope and Wellness, but was soon rolling over to ask for belly rubs when she saw a friendly face. It was not long before her personality emerged showing she loves to be a little crazy. She enjoys wrestling with people and giving them kisses to thank them for their time. Irish is incredibly sweet and only wants to be loved. Please stop in to spend some time with amazing bundle of joy.

Kiana
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 15 pounds

Kiana was saved from a slaughterhouse in Changchun during a rescue mission done in early spring of this year. From when she first arrived, Kiana has been very sweet even though she was shy. She is now be eager to greet anyone as soon as they walk up to her pen. Even if she has seen you many times in one day, her tail will still be wagging if you walk her way. Her favorite activities are making new friends and playing with a willing stranger. Kiana is very easy going and gets along with every dog she has met so far, even though she does not mind being solitary. This little girl needs a home where he can get plenty of love, attention, and playtime.

Razor
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 24 pounds

Razor was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. Her first days in the rescue were spent exploring her new home with her friends. Once she felt situated, her love for humans emerged. Razor does not mind being around the other dogs, but prefers to be on her own.

Maci
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 23 pounds

Maci was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. She is very sweet and has no problem getting in the face of a stranger to say hello by dishing out some kisses. She is very playful and loves attention whenever she can get it. Maci loves other dogs and would love a home with a new playmate.

Achit
Female, mixed breed
Age: approximately 1-2 years old
Size: approximately 25 pounds

Achit was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. She is incredibly sweet if you have the chance to sit with her. She wants to wrestle with you, sit on your lap, and give kisses. She is a little wobbly on her feet due to the conditions she was kept in, but it does not keep her down. She still loves to be outside, even if it is just to sit in the grass for awhile. If you give her a chance, you might just want to bring her home. Achit is currently in a foster home, but is still available for adoption.

Cupcake
Female, Terrier mix
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 20 pounds

Cupcake was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. During her first couple days at the rescue, Cupcake was nervous around people and while she is still scared around strangers, she has improved a great deal. She will now approach visitors with less hesitation and dish out a few kisses once she realizes she has made a friend.

Fifi
Female, Spaniel mix
Age: approximately 2 years old
Size: approximately 20 pounds

Fifi was rescued from the 2016 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. She adores people and loves attention so she will make sure any visitors know she is there. When you look down into her pen at the rescue, she will be the first one at the gate waiting to make a new friend. If you have some time to spend with her, she would love just to calmly sit next to you while you pet her. She also enjoys being outside and going on walks. She will run straight for the door once the leash is on her and then let you guide her around. Fifi gets along with other dogs and loves to play. You can frequently see her wrestling with her friends Maci and Achilles.

Jupiter
Male, Beagle
Age: approximately 1 year old
Size: approximately 18 pounds

Jupiter was rescued from the 2017 Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China. Details to come.

Saint
Male, Mixed Breed
Age: approximately 1-2 years old
Size: approximately 20 pounds

Saint was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Changsha, China. Details to come.