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Courtesy Listings

These animals are looking for new homes. This is a referral service only, and postings are provided as a courtesy by ARF to guardians re-homing their pets. Submit a courtesy listing for a pet in need of a home. 

The descriptions and photographs of this animal are provided by the animal's guardian; the animal has not been evaluated by ARF and is not an ARF animal. Adoption processes and fees are at the sole discretion of the pet's guardian. ARF makes no claims as to the health or temperament of these pets and cannot be held liable for any outcomes or damages resulting from adoption. 

Sid & Perry
7 years, 15 pounds each, Oakland

Adopted 2 brothers in Boston in 2013 and brought them to SF with me in 2014 and we are now in the East Bay. Sid and Perry also known as Fatty and Baby Cat :-) are bonded brothers who love to play, cuddle, be lazy, are curious and affectionate.

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Adopted 2 brothers in Boston in 2013 and brought them to SF with me in 2014 and we are now in the East Bay. Sid and Perry also known as Fatty and Baby Cat :-) are bonded brothers who love to play, cuddle, be lazy, are curious and affectionate. They do not interact too much with my 2.5yr old mostly because my kiddo chases them! I am needing to re-home these guys due to a change in my personal and soon to be change in living situation. They are a package deal! Thank you!!

For more information about Sid and Perry, please contact their guardian at (718) 564-0132.

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Jazzmine
8 years, 15 pounds, Concord

If anyone is looking for a soft, furry, loving companion to help get them through these times and beyond, please keep reading. Jazzmine is a loving, friendly, spayed, 8-year-old, indoor, beautiful cat that is looking for a loving and kind family.

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If anyone is looking for a soft, furry, loving companion to help get them through these times and beyond, please keep reading. Jazzmine is a loving, friendly, spayed, 8-year-old, indoor, beautiful cat that is looking for a loving and kind family. Unfortunately, her human mommy is having some physical concerns and it's become very difficult for her to take proper care of Jazzmine.

For more information about Jazzmine, please contact her guardian at (925) 326-5828.

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Luna
10 months, 60 pounds, Martinez

Luna is such a sweet puppy. We have had her for about 7 months. She is very loving and affectionate. But she can be a bit possessive of her humans. She doesn't like the share her person with anyone especially kids.

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Luna is such a sweet puppy. We have had her for about 7 months. She is very loving and affectionate. But she can be a bit possessive of her humans. She doesn't like the share her person with anyone especially kids. Luna would most likely do best in a home with no kids or older kids that can give her space and not compete for an adults attention. She is very loving to my kids but she would definitely prefer her own space from them. She loves to go on walks but her favorite thing is to play fetch. She is completely kennel trained. She loves her kennel.

For more information about Luna, please contact her guardian at (925) 639-2218.

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Luna
1 year, ~50 pounds, Patterson

Luna was found as a stray and has the best personality. Luna is playful and loving and will make you laugh a lot.

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Luna was found as a stray and has the best personality. Luna is playful and loving and will make you laugh a lot. Luna does not do well with small dogs or cats but with the right introduction can love bigger dogs but would benefit best in a single dog home without small children. Luna is a huge snuggle bug and just wants to be with humans and steal all the attention and toys. Luna is spayed and fully vetted and ready to meet her furever family.

For more information about Luna, please contact her guardian at (925) 421-8634.

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Fern
5 years, 11 lbs, Oakland

Fern is a little timid at first, but once she warms up to you, she is a cuddly, purring machine. She has been raised as an indoor/outdoor cat and has consistently gotten her shots.

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Fern is a little timid at first, but once she warms up to you, she is a cuddly, purring machine. She has been raised as an indoor/outdoor cat and has consistently gotten her shots. Though she has lived in homes with other animals and been fine, she would probably be happiest as an only pet.

For more information about Fern, please contact her guardian at (510) 384-7357.

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River
1 year, 45 pounds, Walnut Creek

This is River, he's a year old Bernedoodle. He's a fantastic dog but he sadly has pretty bad genetic anxiety.

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This is River, he's a year old Bernedoodle. He's a fantastic dog but he sadly has pretty bad genetic anxiety. He needs an owner who's experienced and is familiar with balanced training techniques/is okay with learning how to implement these techniques. He's the smartest dog you'll ever meet and knows all his basic commands and a lot of tricks. He absolutely loves to learn to tricks, he lives to please his owner. He also loves everything water and loves to swim. His ideal home would be someone who understands that he needs continued training and that he is an extremely anxious dog who doesn't function well in public spaces. He does great on hikes/walks and at home but other than that he doesn't do well. He does fine with dogs and cats but needs to be taught boundaries because all he wants to do is play play play because of this I'm not sure a home with other pets will be right for him but I will consider it if they get along. As he is pretty sound sensitive, he should not be in a home with small children, only older children(12+). I hope the home he goes to loves him as much as I do because he's truly a great dog and anyone would be lucky to have him. He just needs the right home and sadly my home is not what he needs.

For more information about River, please contact his guardian at (925) 639-0675.

ARF requires all dogs and cats that are up for adoption to have been spayed or neutered prior to going into their adoptive home.  However, in response to the COVID-19 crisis and Shelter in Place orders, ARF and most other veterinary hospitals have stopped elective surgical procedures, including spay and neuter, to ensure staff safety. Therefore, it has become necessary to adopt animals out before they have been spayed or neutered.

If you are adopting an intact animal from one of our courtesy listings please consult your veterinarian regarding the availability of a spay or neuter appointment.

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Mojo
4 years, 15 pounds, Oakland

I've been fostering Mojo since 7/18 as close friends got pregnant and couldn't keep him, due to his general displeasure with kids. He's extremely playful, smart, quirky, extroverted, demanding & intense.

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I've been fostering Mojo since 7/18 as close friends got pregnant and couldn't keep him, due to his general displeasure with kids. He's extremely playful, smart, quirky, extroverted, demanding & intense. He loves constant company, is finicky about how he receives attention, wants lots/but in control of interaction. He can read your friends, family, future partners like a psychic & doesn't hide it, so if that is more entertaining than anxiety provoking, Mojo is for you! He'll greet you with curiosity about where you've been & what you've been up to by running to the door, headbutting & rubbing you and staring in your face/even smelling your breath if you'll allow. He needs someone who wants a dog but knows how to handle a cat. Best suited to an individual or couple who won't have kids, animals or too much traffic.

For more information about Mojo, please contact his guardian at [email protected].

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Rufus
2 years, 12 pounds, Concord

Rufus is a little "boy"! He is super cuddly, talkative and anything but independent . Loves attention! Approx 2 years of age (born March 2018), but still believes he is a kitten. He can be feisty and very playful.

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Rufus is a little "boy"! He is super cuddly, talkative and anything but independent . Loves attention! Approx 2 years of age (born March 2018), but still believes he is a kitten. He can be feisty and very playful. No homes with dogs, cats, or small children.

For more information about Rufus, please contact his guardian at [email protected].

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Lila
5 years, 7 pounds, Concord

Lila is as sweet and loving as she is beautiful. She is affectionate, and loves to be held or cuddled up on someone's lap. Loves to "talk". Best with a quiet household. No homes with dogs. May be okay with another cat.

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Lila is as sweet and loving as she is beautiful. She is affectionate, and loves to be held or cuddled up on someone's lap. Loves to "talk". Best with a quiet household. No homes with dogs. May be okay with another cat.

For more information about Lila, please contact her guardian at [email protected].

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Lucas
9 months, 35 pounds, Walnut Creek

We are fostering this adorable rescued 9-month old male American Staffordshire Terrier. His name is Lucas and he is 35 lbs. He has already been neutered, and all of his shots are current. He is very sweet, playful, smart, and energetic.

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We are fostering this adorable rescued 9-month old male American Staffordshire Terrier. His name is Lucas and he is 35 lbs. He has already been neutered, and all of his shots are current. He is very sweet, playful, smart, and energetic. He gets along great with other dogs and people including kids. It would be ideal if Lucas has another dog to play with in his new home

For more information about Lucas, please contact his guardian at (415) 828-5737.

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Storm
16 years, 17 pounds, Concord

Storm is a great and loving dog. She mostly likes to sleep and stay on my waterbed, she also likes to go on short walks. Storm doesn't like loud noises or sudden movements.

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Storm is a great and loving dog. She mostly likes to sleep and stay on my waterbed, she also likes to go on short walks. Storm doesn't like loud noises or sudden movements.

For more information about Storm, please contact her guardian at (925) 586 -6264.

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Rawley
~6 years, 10 pounds, Pleasant Hill

Rawley is a shy and very affectionate indoor cat. He loves to be petted and sleep next to you if you are napping.

For more information about Rawley, please contact his guardian at (510) 205-9030.

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Rawley is a shy and very affectionate indoor cat. He loves to be petted and sleep next to you if you are napping.

For more information about Rawley, please contact his guardian at (510) 205-9030.

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Nala
6 years, 51 pounds, Napa

Nala is a potty trained spunky energetic 6 year old blue healer pitbull mix. She loves to go on walks, run out in yards, swimming, and fetch. She's extremely smart and makes a great watch dog. She must be an only dog until further training.

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Nala is a potty trained spunky energetic 6 year old blue healer pitbull mix. She loves to go on walks, run out in yards, swimming, and fetch. She's extremely smart and makes a great watch dog. She must be an only dog until further training. And due to her blue healer background (herding) we also recommend no small children. Nala is a loyal dog to her family and friends. She's spiritually intuned (if you are into that) and has a very known presence. Loves to kill stuffy toys and nibbles on her toys and blanky. Car rides are hard for her unless she's in the front seat (with a seat belt of course) or near a window so she can see what's goin on. Nala has been a very loving and loyal dog and still has so much to give I hope she can find the right person or couple to love her half as much back.

Im the summer of 2019 we had been doing a lot of moving and rearranging of rooms and re did all the floors in the house. This caused Nala some anxiety. While moving her from room to room for vacuuming she got startled by vacuum and bit my girlfriend one quick bite. There was a puncture and Medical attention sought. No stitches or scratches. We have kept since then kept the vacuum away.

For more information about Nala, please contact her guardian at (619) 592-5189.

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Magi
14 years, 80 pounds, Danville

Magi (pronounced Maj-eye) is a sweet 14 year old Lab/Chow mix is looking for a new home. She has been more of an emotional support dog for a disabled person for many years but her person is no longer able to care for her.

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Magi (pronounced Maj-eye) is a sweet 14 year old Lab/Chow mix is looking for a new home. She has been more of an emotional support dog for a disabled person for many years but her person is no longer able to care for her. Now it is her turn to be taken care of.

This senior pup deserves peace in her golden years...this beautiful, shiny soul who is so sweet and loving. She would like a person(s) who will give her a lot of love and spend time with her.

As she has gotten older, her needs have changed and she has lost some of her hearing.
Magi needs to be an "only " child…no cats, no kids, no younger dogs though perhaps another senior dog would be ok). Unpredictable behaviors are harder for her to deal with at her age. She would thrive in a quiet environment where her person is home a lot.

She has some fear-based issues and has been working with a trainer regularly so she has and continues to make a lot of improvement but she still gets stressed easily, as she doesn't seem to feel safe. This could be due to the fact that she has already moved twice in the last year. A consistent routine and a quiet environment would really help with this.

She loves to be outside for short periods where she is most stimulated. She also enjoys learning new things!

For more information about Magi, please contact her guardian at (925) 553-7672.

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Miss Tootsie
13 years, 12 pounds, Walnut Creek

Sweet cat, not too clingy but like attention when she's ready for it. She enjoys both indoors and outdoors and uses the litter box as well. For more information about Miss Tootsie, please contact her guardian at (925) 421-5047.

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Sweet cat, not too clingy but like attention when she's ready for it. She enjoys both indoors and outdoors and uses the litter box as well.

For more information about Miss Tootsie, please contact her guardian at (925) 421-5047.

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Koa
3 years, 85 pounds, Brentwood

Very good with approximately 20 commands, amazingly affectionate, sweet sweet demeanor, not very treat oriented (affection is his soft spot), loves people, is still puppyish so is still excitable, crate trained and doesn't mind being in there .

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Very good with approximately 20 commands, amazingly affectionate, sweet sweet demeanor, not very treat oriented (affection is his soft spot), loves people, is still puppyish so is still excitable, crate trained and doesn't mind being in there with a peanut butter toy, has only been around other big dogs and is good with them off leash, true to his breed he likes to chase after small animals.

For more information about Koa, please contact his guardian at (510) 755-4398.

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Coco
1 year, 53 pounds, Martinez

Coco is a very sweet Doberman.

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Coco is a very sweet Doberman. Her face is full of cuteness! She always wants to play, wants your attention! She loves to jump a lot! She knows how to go fetch a ball, she does have a trouble listening to the owner because she gets distracted easily. But she knows how to do: Sit, down, paw, high five, and spin with a small treat at the end. Very smart dog if she listens.

For more information about Coco, please contact her guardian at (415) 941-9464.

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Teddy
4 years, 20 pounds, San Ramon

Teddy is a mix of Australian Shepherd and mini poodle with one brown eye and one blue eye. His fur color is off white with dark markings on his ears, back and butt. He is fluffy and sheds some. He is very intelligent, sweet and fun to play with.

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Teddy is a mix of Australian Shepherd and mini poodle with one brown eye and one blue eye. His fur color is off white with dark markings on his ears, back and butt. He is fluffy and sheds some. He is very intelligent, sweet and fun to play with. He knows common commands. He likes having a walk and doesn't like to be caged. His active level is medium to high. He doesn't like bath and paw washing. Professional grooming is recommended. He is fixed. He weighs 20 pounds and up to date on his shots.

Unfortunately, we just found out Teddy is a puppy mill dog with fear and food aggression which started to show recently. When getting his paws cleaned or touched on his back, he has nipped. The bites leave marks and have drawn some blood. An experienced and knowledgeable person who has patience and time can be a good fit for him. He is truly an adorable boy. He has been friendly with almost any dogs his size or smaller, but not with big dogs resembling golden retrievers due to being chased a few times. Teddy has been good with children, but not sure about small children since he doesn't like to be touched in the back or hugged. We feel very sorry for him being born  a puppy mill dog which isn't his fault and feel sorry that we don't have time to help him recover. We hope there is someone with patience and time giving him a loving home. 

For more information about Teddy, please contact his guardian at (925) 964-6898.

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