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Adoptable Dogs

ARF is offering a no-contact, virtual adoption process by appointment only.

All available cats and dogs are updated a minimum of once a day at https://www.arflife.org/adoptable-pets. Follow adoptions live as they happen at @ARFadoptions

I'm Butter, Adopt Me!
Border Collie / Pit Bull Terrier | Senior | Female

Ten-year-old Butter is a wise, easygoing lady who is ready for her furever home. Butter is mostly deaf due to her age but that wont stop her from sitting by your side, leaning in, receiving pets and ear scratches long into the night. Butter would love to soak up all the love as the only fur baby in the home. Throw in a short, regularly scheduled walk and the occasional treat, and this gal will be as happy as can be! Butter has a positive history with other dogs. She currently weighs 71 pounds.Butter's adoption fee has been prepaid by a generous donor.

Butter's adopter must be at least 18 years old with valid state-issued identification. ARF encourages family members to participate in the adoption process, especially children and family dogs. Please visit ARF's web site for information on adoption and to view more cute canines.

Virtual Adoption Hours at ARF
By appointment only
Walnut Creek, CA

Wednesday - Saturday
Noon - 5 pm

Sunday
Noon - 4 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
2 Cats/Kittens - $25 off each
Dog - $250
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Pet - 50% off
Senior (7+ years) Pet - 50% off

Fees waived for veterans

Only credit cards are accepted during the virtual adoption process.

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Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
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Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
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Wednesday - Saturday: Noon - 5 pm
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Looking for a furry friend during this trying time? Good news — ARF is now offering a no-contact virtual adoption process! Visit www.arflife.org to find out more.

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2890 Mitchell Drive
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Virtual Adoption Hours at ARF
By appointment only
Walnut Creek, CA

Wednesday - Saturday
Noon - 5 pm

Sunday
Noon - 4 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
2 Cats/Kittens - $25 off each
Dog - $250
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Pet - 50% off
Senior (7+ years) Pet - 50% off

Fees waived for veterans

Only credit cards are accepted during the virtual adoption process.

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