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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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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Naked Nicky

Welcome Naked Nicky to the Pawsitive Change Program!

Who needs fur when you’re this adorable! Naked Nicky has a condition called alopecia. Some colors of chihuahuas are prone to hair loss and Nicky falls into this category. But don’t let his lack of fur get you down. This little guy is the happiest little lap warmer ever.  He has no idea he’s naked and the condition isn’t complicated to care for. Just think of all the cute sweaters you can buy.

Nicky is kennel trained and house trained. He loves laps and blankets and pretty much anything soft, warm and fuzzy. If you’re looking for a lap baby he’s the perfect dog for the job. He gets along with other dogs but would be just as happy as a solo pup.
Nicky is learning a lot at prison and will graduate with his Canine Good Citizen certificate. He’s a sweet and gentle boy just waiting to find the perfect family of his very own. Apply to bring Nicky home to your family.
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Baker

Sex:  Male

Breed:  Shepard Mix
Age:  1.5 Years

Baker is believed to be a little over a year old and looks to be a White Husky Shepherd Mix. Baker recently completed the Pawsitive Change Prison program and unfortunately the adopter that was lined up for him had some things come up so Baker is back up for adoption.

This boy is super sweet once he warms up to you. He loves women and kids but is unsure of men at first. He will need a patient family that can work with him on being comfortable and trusting. Once Baker warms up to you he loves to give hugs and kisses. Baker also loves to play and romp around like a puppy. He is also crate trained and potty trained. If you think Baker would be a good match for your family then please fill out his application.

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