Reba

Sex: Female
Breed: chihuahua cross
Age: 1 year

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Reba!

Love the look of a Rhodesian Ridgeback but need a smaller package? Well meet Reba! This pretty girl looks just like her larger counterpart but in compact form. An added bonus she LOVES large and small dogs. Her best friend in foster care was an 80lb mix. Not only does she love her larger friends but she isn’t afraid to play and rough house with them too. Reba will spend the next 12 weeks at Cal City Prison perfecting her obedience skills and then she will be ready for a forever home.

Reba was rescued from Kern County Animal Services where she’d been picked up as a stray. She’s great with other dogs of all sizes and loves people. She’d be a great fit with just about any family and would love to have other canine playmates. She is both crate and house trained.
Reba is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with her Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you want a fun and playful girl apply to bring Reba home to your family.
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Coda

Sex: Male
Breed: Yorkie cross
Age: 2 years

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Coda!

Coda is just about the most adorable, scruffy little Velcro dog. What’s a Velcro dog? A Velcro dog is one so devoted to their family they want to be with you no matter where you are. So what that means is Coda basically wants to be your best friend. He wants to sit when you sit and play when you play. If you’re looking for the perfect best friend this little guy has you covered. Coda will spend the next 12 weeks at Cal City Prison perfecting hid obedience skills and then he will be devoted and have perfect manners.

Coda was rescued from Castaic Animal Shelter where he’d been picked up as a stray. He’s good with other dogs and loves people. His perfect family would give him lots of lap and snuggle time. He is both crate and house trained.
Coda is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you want the cutest little lap warmer ever apply to bring Coda home to your family.
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Lilly

Sex: Female
Breed: Labrador cross
Age: 9 months

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Lilly! Ok lab lovers we have the sweetest girl for you. Lilly is a fun and silly lab that lost her home when her mom fled a domestic violence situation. Her mom wanted Lilly to have the best life possible so she reached out and we were able to help. She’ll spend the next 12 weeks at Cal City Prison perfecting her obedience skills and will make one family very lucky when she gets to go home with them.

Lilly is both human and dog social. She loves to play and would do best with a active family. She’d love it if her future family had another fun dog sibling to play with. Although she’s typical lab active she calms down easily and is both crate and house trained. Basically she’s perfect.
Lilly is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with her Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you love labs and want a young, sweet, playful girl apply to bring Lilly home to your family.
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Salty

Sex: Male
Breed: Cattle dog/ lab cross
Age: 2 years

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Salty! Handsome good looks with a fun loving active personality...that’s Salty! This guy is the life of the party. He loves other dogs of all sizes (his best friend in foster care was a 12lb chihuahua), loves children and just wants to please. Salty comes to us from our rescue partner Mutts and Runts in Bakersfield, Ca. He’ll spend the next 12 weeks at Cal City Prison perfecting his obedience skills and making him the perfect family dog.

Salty is both human and dog social. He loves to play and would do best with a active family. He’d love it if his future family had another fun dog sibling to play with. He can easily keep up on hikes or jogs so if you’re looking for an outdoor partner he’s your guy. He is crate trained and house trained.
Salty is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. Salty will be available for adoption through Mutts and Runts at https://www.adoptapet.com/muttsandruntsrescue/adoption-application/
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Buddy

Sex: Male
Breed: Basset Hound/Golden Lab cross
Age: 1 year

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Buddy! Long, low goes with the flow describes Buddy to a T! This guy had a rough start to life but we’re here to give him a 2nd chance. Buddy was found as a stray in Shafter,Ca and picked up by animal control. He was a timid guy so didn’t stand much of a chance getting adopted from the shelter. He’ll spend the next 12 weeks at N Kern Prison boosting his confidence and perfecting his obedience skills.

Buddy is both human and dog social. He relies on companionship to boost his confidence and help him feel secure. While in prison he’ll learn to feel more confident regardless of who is present. He is crate trained and working on his house manners.
Buddy is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you’re looking for a lo-rider then Buddys the pup for you. Apply to bring him home to your family.
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Elvis

Sex: Male
Breed: Rat Terrier Mix
Age: 9 months old

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Elvis! With sideburns like those little Elvis lives up to his name sake. He’s a hunk a hunk of burning love and just about the nicest most fun pup you’ll ever meet. Elvis was rescued from Shafter Animal Shelter after he’d been found as a stray. These days he’s getting down with a little jailhouse rock at North Kern Prison where he’ll spend the next 12 weeks perfecting his obedience skills.

Elvis is a friendly and active pup who would do well in just about any home environment. He loves to play and enjoys the company of other dogs and children. He is both house and crate trained.
Elvis is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you can’t help falling in love and want a little hound dog of your own apply to bring Elvis home to your family.
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Corey

Sex: Male
Breed: Husky/Cattle Dog cross
Age: 7 months

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Corey! Corey is a super sweet puppy with just a touch of shyness. He was rescued from Shafter Animal Control where he’d been picked up as a stray. He loves everyone! Dogs, children, humans he just wants to please everyone he meets.

Corey would do well in just about any home environment. As he’s just a touch shy we feel another confident dog or a social and active family will continue to help him boost his confidence. He is crate trained and working on his house-training skills.
Corey is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you’re looking for a young, sweet dog apply to bring Corey home to your family.
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Mr. Muertz

Sex: Male
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Age: 1 year

Welcome to Pawsitive Change

Sex: Male
Breed: Chihuahua Mix
Age: 1 year

Welcome to Pawsitive Change Mr. Muertz! Mr. Muertz is about as sweet as they come. He was rescued from Shafter Animal Control where he’d been picked up as a stray. He loves everyone! Dogs, children, humans he just wants to be your best friend.

Mr. Muertz would do well in just about any home environment. He’s the perfect combination of fun loving playful pup and lap baby. He’s a happy go lucky guy with a heart of gold. Want a lover not a fighter? Mr. Muertz is the pup for you. He is both crate and house trained.
Mr. Muertz is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you’re looking for an all around sweet dog apply to bring Mr. Muertz home to your family.

! Mr. Muertz is about as sweet as they come. He was rescued from Shafter Animal Control where he’d been picked up as a stray. He loves everyone! Dogs, children, humans he just wants to be your best friend.

Mr. Muertz would do well in just about any home environment. He’s the perfect combination of fun loving playful pup and lap baby. He’s a happy go lucky guy with a heart of gold. Want a lover not a fighter? Mr. Muertz is the pup for you. He is both crate and house trained.
Mr. Muertz is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. If you’re looking for an all around sweet dog apply to bring Mr. Muertz home to your family.
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Ricardo

Sex: Male
Breed: Chihuahua cross
Age: 4 years

Meet Ricardo! Ricardo is a confident little guy who was rescued from a Los Angeles County shelter. He loves to play and does well with other confident dogs.

Ricardo would do well in a home with other playful dogs or children. He can totally keep up with an active family and would love nothing more than to tag along on your adventures. He has a tendency to be dominant with submissive dogs so a home with a confident pack leader would be ideal. He is very responsive to correction. He is both crate and house trained.
Ricardo is currently enrolled in our Pawsitive Change Prison Program and is learning a lot!  He will be graduating with his Canine Good Citizen certificate.  Apply to bring Ricardo home to your family.
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Oran

Sex: Male
Breed: Beagle cross
Age: 1 year

Oran is a sweet and shy boy who survived horrific conditions in a large hoarding case in Tehachapi, Ca. He and 160 other dog’s were seized from a single family home. The dogs, although well fed,  were living in filth and disease with little socialization. Several of the dog’s were euthanized due to injuries and major health issues. Oran was one of the lucky dogs to be pulled into Rescue.
Oran has started his recovery in foster care. He’s slowly coming out of his shell and his time in the Pawsitive Change program will help boost his confidence so he can find a forever home. He’ll do best in a quiet, calm house with someone who can give him the time to adjust and continue his socialization. He loves cheese, gets along great with other dogs and is both crate and house trained.

Oran has learned a lot at prison and graduated with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. He’s a sweet and shy boy just waiting to find the perfect family of his very own. Apply to bring Oran home to your family.

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