Breed: Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat)
Description: Poor Amos was found abandoned in a park. He had no hair on his back, and his skin was in bad condition. Turned out he had demodectic mange. This type of mange isn't contagious but requires treatment. Today, his skin is in great shape, his hair has grown back, and he's a happy guy. Amos is fr... Click for more information...
Bear (No. 3)
Breed: Chow Chow / Shepherd / Mixed (long coat)
Description: It's not often a chow mix is labeled a "nice, friendly" dog by shelter staff. That's because most chows and mixes are very uncomfortable in the shelter environment, and they'll do whatever they need to to keep people they don't know from handling them. Mostly they're sc... Click for more information...
Breed: Chow Chow (medium coat)
Description: Bjorn was found sitting in front of a school in LA County, so terribly matted that he had to be sedated so his fur could be shaved down. A good Samaritan at the school found him shelter from last week's storm, and another good Sam got him to her vet (who happens to be our vet). He's now a Sh... Click for more information...
Breed: Chow Chow / Mixed (medium coat)
Description: Chowder sat in a shelter for over a month with no interest. We couldn't take it anymore and decided he needed to get out. We found a foster for him, and he's become quite the student, learning manners like sit and shake and how to walk on leash. (That one is a work in progress.) He's a v... Click for more information...
Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short coat)
Description: Josie came to Shamrock Rescue after being discovered by one of our fosters. She was living in a yard with several other dogs, some of whom where attacking her repeatedly. She also had been neglected by her owners. The foster asked Shamrock to take her away from her horrible life. Josie was scar... Click for more information...