Monday, December 31, 2012

Can you be sure to commit to me for forever?

Dario delights in playing with other cats and her favorite toys are those with strings on them. 

She is an energetic, spunky baby girl debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Dario is a black & white shorthair, about 4 months of age, spayed, and very loving and sweet. 

Please kitten-proof your home for her safety.

I can offer you infinite kindness and love.


Hughbert is a wonderful cuddler and he has a heart of gold. 

He is a Basset Hound, neutered boy, about 8 years of age, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

He looks older than his actual years due to scarring from old food allergy problems and infections, but he is now on fish & potato and doing well. 

Hughbert is reportedly housetrained & crate-trained, good with cats and children of all ages, fine with dogs (his size and larger), and he is blessed with a social nature.

He needed us when his previous owners lost the family home to foreclosure.

I am deciding that humans may be okay after all.

Rutland is an incredibly cute baby boy and we are so proud of the progress he is making with trust and socialization. 

We can now handle him and he is enjoying human company. 

Rutland is an American & Crested mix guinea pig, about 9 months of age, and ready for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Please ask for Rutland by name in our Lovebugs Room.

I am afraid someone will hit me.

Jimmy is terrified of men, most likely recalling abuse or some cruelty he witnessed. 

His previous owner said Jimmy would not warm to him, despite their home being stable and loving. 

Volunteers and staff though are doing well with Jimmy, and while he definitely prefers being around women, he is accepting men slowly. 

Jimmy is a sensitive, handsome, medium-size Terrier mix, about 6 years of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Jimmy is reportedly housetrained and good with other dogs.  Please help find Jimmy a hero.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Bowie, a tiny Yorkshire Terrier for adoption.

Bowie is not even 5 pounds, but he is full of enormous unconditional love and devotion. 

He is a super cute Yorkshire Terrier, about 6 years of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Bowie enjoys other dogs and needs regular professional grooming. 

We rescued him from another shelter because he needed dental care (his baby teeth were still in).  We had dental care provided for him and he is now ready for a loving, forever home.

Holly Hobby and Curious George, darling pups for adoption.

Holly Hobby & Curious George are exceptionally adorable, sweet babies debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Since their rescues as newborns they have been socialized and cared for very well in a loving foster home. 

They are sister and brother, about 3 months of age, Heinz 57s with Chihuahua, expected to remain small or grow to medium size at most. 

Please puppy-proof your home and yard for their safety.  And please be sure to ask for them by name when you visit.

Thank you for making me better.

Bentley is a huggable, lovable baby boy debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

We rescued Bentley from another shelter because he had entropion (his eyelids folded inward and his lashes were rubbing against his eyes painfully).  His entropion surgery was a success and he has healed well, and he's now ready for a loving, forever home! 

Bentley is a Heinz 57 with Shepherd, about 9 months of age, neutered, expected to grow to just medium size.  He has a wonderful disposition and a kind nature.

Please puppy-proof your home and yard for his safety.

Foster home needed for four tiny puppies please.

Can you please help us find a foster home for these four tiny rescued angels? 

They are Chihuahua puppies, about 5 weeks of age, three girls and one boy.  The babies need foster care for about 4 or 5 weeks, getting tender loving care and socialization, until they are old enough to be spayed/neutered and prepared for adoption. 

If you can foster them, please visit Nevada SPCA today (Saturday) before 5pm and ask for Lara.  Thank you.

Friday, December 28, 2012

What is God's plan for me?

Brooks is one of the dozens of dogs we rescued from other shelters in the days before Christmas. 

She is a tender-hearted girl, who like so many others, just feels lost and yearns to belong again.  She is trying to figure out how she fits into the world. 

Brooks is a gorgeous chocolate & white Australian Shepherd, about 8 years of age, spayed, and now ready for adoption at Nevada SPCA. 

Please help us find Brooks a loving, forever home.

I depend on you for my safety. Please don't let me down.

Little Guy has hypnotic eyes and we believe they reveal lots of love and at least a tiny bit of mischief. 

He is a handsome grey tabby & white shorthair, 4 years of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Little Guy likes other cats and enjoys sleeping on the bed beside you. 

He seems anxious at times to get outdoors, but please be certain to keep him strictly indoors for his safety.  For his own best interest, his days of being outdoors and on the streets is over.

Will you hold me and tell me I will be fine?


Stetson finds great peace in cuddling and he yearns to be loved. 

He is a small, adorable Cocker Spaniel we rescued from another shelter and he debuts for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Stetson is just 1 year of age, neutered, and needs regular professional grooming.  He is picky about other dogs and reportedly does not like small or rambunctious children. 

We believe Stetson will bloom and shine in a gentle, adult-only home.

I want to be dearly beloved.

Miss Rose has a beautiful spirit and we find her completely endearing and very well-suited for a gentle home environment. 

Miss Rose is a Chihuahua mix with a deer-like appearance, about 8 years of age, spayed girl, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

She is good with other dogs and she is drawn to kind, soft-spoken people. 

At the time of rescue she was at a busy intersection with no sign of responsible ownership (no ID tags, no microchip ID, and not spayed).

Dusty, a pregnant Heinz 57 needs a foster home please.

Can you please help us find an immediate foster home for Dusty

She is pregnant and due to give birth at any time.  We want her to birth and raise her babies in a comfortable home environment. 

Dusty is a blond, medium-sized Heinz 57, just 1 year of age, and she is exceptionally shy.  She is so distraught and confused why her previous owners surrendered her during her time of greatest need (when they moved into an apartment that does not allow dogs). 

If you can foster Dusty, please visit Nevada SPCA before 5pm and ask for Lara.  Thank you.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

You believed in me.


Chino's enormous progress recovering from cruelty and abuse is celebrated with these brand new portraits courtesy of the wonderful Pet'ographique.

Chino is a Chi-Weenie (Chihuahua & Dachshund mix) with stunning sable coloring, about 6 years of age, neutered boy, ready for adoption at Nevada SPCA.

Chino is terrific with other dogs, and in the months since his rescue volunteers and staff have proven to him that humans are capable of kindness and stability. 

Chino loves fetching tennis balls and he good with mature kids, and housetrained and crate-trained too.

I have the heart of a Teddy Bear and the courage of a lion.

At the time of her rescue many months ago, Heidi's hind right leg was so severely broken that the veterinarians feared amputation was almost inevitable. 

But after extensive tender loving care and medical care, Heidi's leg has been saved, and she is now triumphantly debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Heidi is a social, pretty classic grey tabby & white shorthair, about 7 months of age, spayed, and good with other cats.  Please kitten-proof your home for her safety.

We love her spirited personality and affectionate nature.

My eyes reveal everything.


At 12 years of age, what was this sweet boy doing wandering the streets, sad and confused?  He had no ID tag or microchip ID. 

We named him Iggy Pop and promised him we would find him a responsible owner for his twilight years. 

Iggy Pop is a baby-faced Labrador Retriever mix, neutered, and you can read his every emotion just by looking in his eyes.  He is now ready for adoption at Nevada SPCA.

Please help us find Iggy Pop a hero.

Oreo, an adorable Rat Terrier puppy debuting for adoption.

Oreo is a darling baby girl who loves to be the center of attention and she debuts for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Oreo is a Rat Terrier puppy, just under 4 months of age, spayed, playful, and good with other dogs. 

Please puppy-proof your home and yard for her safety. 

Oreo has a mid-grade heart murmur, so consult with your veterinarian about a less-strenuous lifestyle for her. 

Oreo needed us because her previous owner was allergic to her.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

We could make each other so happy.

Grace is an angelic, bubbly little girl with an affectionate nature and she debuts for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Grace is a Chinese Crested Powder Puff mix, about 5 years of age, spayed, and good with other dogs. Please plan and budget for regular professional grooming. 

We were asked to rescue Grace from another shelter because her right front leg improperly healed from a severe break (old injury). She can put weight on the leg, but often chooses not to. 

Medical care is not needed at this time, but please consult with your veterinarian for a suitable lifestyle routine best for her. 

Please help us find Grace a hero.

Age has brought me wisdom and grace.

Paloma is a gentle, well-behaved older girl who became homeless due to no fault of her own.  (The family's new baby is allergic to her.) 

Paloma is a snow-white shorthair with emerald eyes, 12 years of age, spayed, and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Paloma adores people and other cats. 

She only asks for love and a peaceful, indoor-only, comfortable home environment.

I hope someone wants me.

Nighthawk is a good-natured, handsome boy who craves attention.  He is an Australian Shepherd & Border Collie mix, about 4 years of age, neutered, and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Nighthawk became homeless when his previous owners divorced.  He is reportedly housetrained, good with other dogs, and far more interested in people than toys. 

Please ask for Nighthawk by name when you visit.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Will you please consider accepting my love?

Pixie is a petite, graceful lady debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

She is a Shih-Tzu, spayed, 7 years of age, and friendly with other dogs. 

Pixie needs regular professional grooming. 

We rescued Pixie from another shelter because she had a hernia.  We had her hernia repaired and she has recovered very well. 

A gentle home is preferred for Pixie.

Please cherish me like a princess.

Sweety Komono is a gentle, quiet-natured, gorgeous girl ready for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Sweety Komono is a gorgeous Silver-Tipped White Persian cat, about 4 years of age, spayed, and previously declawed (front paws).  She is oriented toward people and not interested much in other animals. 

Sweety Komono reportedly came from Japan with her owner, but then lost her home when someone in the family was allergic to her. 

Please plan on very frequent brushing and grooming to keep her feeling and looking her best.

Please do not forget about me this Christmas.

Buddy, one of our longest residents, is celebrated today on Christmas Eve at Nevada SPCA, along with all of the other animals here who are older, have special needs, or have been at the shelter for a long time awaiting adoption. 

If you are considering adopting today, please arrive by 1pm.  Adoptions on Christmas Eve are from 11am-1pm and there are special extra gifts for those adopting the animals mentioned above. 

Buddy is an earnest, petite Chihuahua, 10 years of age, neutered boy, good with cats & dogs, reportedly housetrained, and hoping for adoption today at Nevada SPCA.  He needed us when his previous owners lost the family home to foreclosure.

Special thanks to Pet'ographique for this very sweet portrait to help him find a loving, forever home.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

I hope you will choose me.


Lou is a tender-hearted, very lovable boy anxiously awaiting adoption at Nevada SPCA.  He only asks to be appreciated and loved. 

Lou is a Puggle (Pug & Beagle mix), about 5 years of age, neutered, good with other dogs, and housetrained. 

We rescued Lou from another shelter because he had an ear infection. 

He is now well and ready to bless someone special with his unconditional devotion.

Can I please belong to you?


Ruca is a sporty, sweet girl who loves to play catch and chew on kong toys. 

She will fit into most family situations, as she is reportedly good with kids and most dogs, plus housetrained and crate-trained too. 

Ruca is a lovely Bully mix with expressive eyes, about 6 years of age, spayed, and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Ruca needed us through no fault of her own (when her previous owners were evicted). 

Please come meet this wonderful girl.

Accept my unconditional love.

Cuddling is Blue's favorite activity. 

He is an endearing little guy (just 31 pounds), ready to steal your heart. 

Blue is a cute Staffordshire Bull Terrier, 3 years young, now neutered and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

At the time of rescue he had severe neck burn and a large open neck wound, supposedly from an over-size "no-bark" collar that was being improperly used on him. 

Blue is now healed and ready to find a loving, forever home.  Please ask for him specifically by name when you visit.

Friday, December 21, 2012

How much longer do I have to wait for someone to choose me?

Cindy is pleading for a second look and new consideration.

She is much improved since her rescue many months ago.  Cindy's memories of abuse have faded as she has grown to trust volunteers and staff, coming to the realization that people can be kind and nurturing.

Cindy is a small, pretty Bully mix, almost 5 years of age, spayed girl, awaiting adoption at Nevada SPCA.

Special thanks to Pet'ographique for this beautiful new portrait to help her find a loving, forever home.

I have an enormous zest for life!


Cayenne is a vibrant, light-hearted youngster with a playful spirit and he is an inspiration to all of us here at Nevada SPCA. 

At the time of rescue his eyes were so terribly infected his veterinarian worried he would lose them both.  But while his eyes did not make a full recovery, he has a small bit of sight and gets around surprisingly well. 

Cayenne is a very cute brown tabby kitten, under 1 year of age, neutered boy, good with other cats, ready to give you a lifetime of hugs and cat kisses.

Adopt me only if you will never give up on me, please.


Caspien is an incredibly beautiful kitten debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

She likes to cuddle, she is very kind, and she enjoys other felines. 

Caspien is a Flame Point Siamese, about 10 months of age, now spayed and ready for an indoor-only, lifelong home.  Please kitten-proof your home for her safety.

At the time of rescue Caspien was stuck in a palm tree. 

Please ask for Caspien by name when you visit.

Do you need a hug?


Lady Love is a gorgeous, very affectionate young Bloodhound debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

She loves to give hugs! 

Lady Love is 1 year of age, spayed, and fine with older kids, plus reportedly housetrained too. 

We rescued her from another shelter.  She was reportedly surrendered there due to food aggression with other dogs. 

Bloodhound knowledge is strongly preferred for Lady Love's adoption.

Foster homes urgently needed today for 28 puppies!


We urgently need good foster homes today for 28 puppies we just rescued from a rural area in poor condition. 

They range from 6 to 10 weeks of age and their mothers are reportedly Australian Shepherds and their dad is unknown. (Gregory, pictured here, is one of the youngest babies.) 

Until today, they have never had a vaccine, so they would need to remain away from your resident animals to err on the safe side for keeping your animals free of disease exposure. (The puppies show no sign of disease.) 

 If you can help foster two or more for at least one month, please visit Nevada SPCA today and ask for Lara before 5pm. Thank you!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

My soul-mate belongs with me, always.

Mandy & Bitzy are gentle soul-mates we rescued from another shelter. 

These girls are very strongly bonded and need to remain together forever. 

Mandy is a Toy Poodle, spayed, 11 years of age.  Bitzy is a Toy Poodle mix, spayed, about 7 years of age.  Both girls are good with other dogs, reportedly housetrained, and need regular professional grooming. 

Please meet and adopt this incredibly sweet pair today at Nevada SPCA.

I can be your very own superstar!


Shakira shakes her hind end when she is happy, and even though she does not have a tail, the wiggling is so dramatic that she has everyone smiling at her rump-dancing. 

Shakira is a beautiful, vibrant young girl, 2 years young, spayed, most likely a blend of Labrador Retriever and Rottweiler, and ready for adoption today at Nevada SPCA.

She is reportedly good with children and fine with some dogs. 

Shakira is a treasure!

Thank you for not giving up on me.


Feeling like a million bucks, Tomfoolery is happy to show off his new haircut and celebrate his triumphant debut for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

At the time of rescue Tomfoolery was so sick with parvo virus that his veterinarian believed he would perish despite best efforts. 

But we didn't give up, and certainly neither did this sweet boy, and after extensive medical care he made a full and complete recovery! 

Tomfoolery is a Lhasa Apso mix puppy with a whimsical personality, 8 months young, neutered, and sweet with other dogs.  Please plan and budget for regular professional grooming.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Do you have any love you can share with me?

Dawn is charismatic and exceptionally affectionate, and ready for adoption today at Nevada SPCA.

Hold her close and she'll purr so loudly, revelling in your attention. 

Dawn is a gorgeous tortoiseshell kitten, about 8 months of age, spayed, and great with other cats. 

Because of a birth defect, her eyelids are not fully formed, but her eyes function well nonetheless.  (Please consult with your veterinarian in the years to come in case she needs additional care.) 

Please help us find Dawn a hero.

Please see that I am a baby with great potential.

Chace is a very shy puppy, but he is ready to bloom in full in a stable, gentle, loving home environment. 

Chace is a cute Chihuahua with an adorable underbite, about 8 months of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

He is already beginning to build self-esteem and confidence, and this progress needs to continue and grow in a new home. 

Chace needs an adult-only home at this time because he is particularly fussy with strangers or people touching him without permission.

Please puppy-proof your home and yard for his safety.

Please call me a Wigglebutt Terrier.

Bambino is a soulful sweetheart and he is kind and loving. 

When joyful and excited his tail wags so hard his butt wiggles, so "Wigglebutt Terrier" is a better breed description for him than Bully mix. 

Bambino is good with kids, fine with some dogs, housetrained, about 6 years of age, neutered, and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Bambino needed us when his previous owners moved away without him.

Keep me believing in people.

Tripp is like butter in your arms and he even likes chest tickles. 

This is extraordinary for a kitten who just 8 weeks ago wanted nothing at all to do with humans. 

But Tripp's foster mom has been diligently working him and his sister, named Eloisa, and they are now lovebugs. 

Tripp is a Himalayan mix, about 6 months of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Please consider adopting Eloisa too for lifelong companionship.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Won't you please take me home?

 Life is beginning to be like a picnic for this festive young boy named Archie.

He is one of our longest residents, but thanks to the loving efforts of volunteers, Archie is recovering well from abuse.

One of the cutest things he does is stand on his hind legs and dance his front paws on your knees when you kneel down to greet him.

Archie is an attractive Longhair Chihuahua, under 2 years of age, neutered, and awaiting adoption at Nevada SPCA.

Special thanks to Pet'ographique for this super cute portrait to help Archie find a forever home.

The only world I have ever known is gone.

Angeles has a broken heart, and he may not yet realize that he is safe.  But volunteers and staff are assuring him that the community is full of heroes and trying to keep his spirits up. 

Like most rescued animals, Angeles did nothing wrong and became homeless due to no fault of his own. 

Angeles is a large, gentle Dutch Shepherd & Mastiff mix, about 8 years of age, neutered boy, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Angeles loves children and he is reportedly good with cats too, plus housetrained and crate-trained.

Please let me always stay safely indoors in your loving care.

Chipper still looks a bit bright-eyed and nervous, but she is actually warming up with us very nicely. 

At the time of rescue she was found hiding under a car in the parking lot of a large casino resort near The Strip. 

Chipper is a beautiful grey & white shorthair, spayed girl, 2 years young, debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA. 

Chipper has a gentle personality and she gets along well with other sweet cats.

Monday, December 17, 2012

I want to know what it feels like to be loved.


Roy is a warm-hearted boy, sweet and humble, who longs to be loved. 

He is a Poodle & Terrier mix (about 15 pounds), 5 years of age, neutered, and debuting for adoption today at Nevada SPCA.  He is good with other dogs and needs regular grooming.

Roy was at another shelter, but had a torn nail and needed dental care.  He is all fixed up now and ready to begin a new life with someone who will appreciate him.

I admire you and listen to you carefully.

Moon is a volunteer favorite, an enchanting young girl who loves to look into your eyes and tries to understand every word you are saying to her. 

Moon is fascinated by patches of grass and instantly wants to play when the volunteers walk her by
grassy areas. 
 
Moon is a medium-size, mocha Bully mix, under 2 years of age, spayed, and awaiting adoption at Nevada SPCA. 
 
Special thanks to Pet'ographique for this very sweet new portrait to help Moon find a loving, forever home.

Bruno, a blind young Saint Bernard & Mastiff mix who needs a foster home please.

Can you please help us find Bruno a foster home? 

Bruno is a very large and sweet Saint Bernard & Mastiff mix, about 3 years of age, and completely blind. A local rescuer discovered that Bruno was stuck living only in a garage, day & night, in a small town in northern Arizona (because his previous owners said that we was walking into the cacti in their backyard). 
 
Bruno is gentle and friendly and loves being around people.  If you talk to him before you touch him, he doesn't flinch. 
 
Bruno needs a foster home for just a few weeks, getting tender loving care and attention, until his surgery to be neutered (and have his eyes sewn shut). 
 
 Please visit Nevada SPCA before 4pm today and ask for DJ if you can help Bruno. Thank you!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

I am a shining star once again!


At the time of rescue, Tim, this incredibly adorable puppy, was dangerously sick from parvo virus. 

We rushed him into emergency medical care and, after extensive treatment, he made a full and complete recovery! 

Today, Tim triumphantly debuts for adoption at Nevada SPCA.  Tim is a Maltese & Shih-Tzu mix, 6 months of age, neutered, and compatible with other dogs. 

Very special thanks to all of you who donate to our advanced medical care fund so that we can save innocent animals in desperate need.

Nevada SPCA's first-ever children's book will be featured at today's holiday party.

 Nevada SPCA's brand new children's book, "Daisy Finds A Forever Home", will be available today at Nevada SPCA for a donation of your choice. 

Author Linda Gannon will be here from noon to 4pm today (Saturday, December 15) to sign the books during our annual holiday party! 

The books share messages of compassion and respect for animals, explain an animal rescue, and feature heart-warming and beautiful illustrations from Ron Clement DeLelles.

We look forward to seeing you at today's party.  Admission is free and we just ask you to bring good cheer for the animals. 

More about the holiday party.