Artie: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Artie is a one of kind Chihuahua! He has spunk, stature and Chihuahuaness written all over him but he is such a sweet little old cuddle bug who love love loves to play with canine friends. He's up there in age but you would literally never know it. He play bows to engage other dogs to get moving, he will wag his tail with excitement when he sees you and he will even feign guard dog for you if needed! He has had a dental and is missing a tooth or 10 but he chows down on just about anything you give him. This is a dog you can't live without, especially if you are a Chihuahua lover!
Atticus: Dachshund Dog estimated age is 11 years 0 months

Baxter: American Staffordshire Terrier Dog estimated age is 6 years 3 months

Baxter is a healthy young boy who is passed all that puppy stuff! you know the chewing and destruction? Nope, this boy is chill and cool! He can hang when you leave and sleep the day away or he can go for walks and visit with friends. Baxter was recently neutered and had a clean bill of health. Really he's like a giant teddy bear, why don't you just come meet him and fund out for yourself!
Bear (Little Paw): Chow Chow/Leonberger Dog estimated age is 12 years 2 months

Bear is a sweet and fun loving boy who came to us as a hospice foster through San Diego Humane Society. He had some prostate and liver issues initially but has proven to leave his "pawspice" status in the dust. His health has improved so much that we have now made him available for adoption. He recently had a dental and is currently on anti-inflammatories, joint supplements and some CBD. He is currently living with other doggies at the beach and goes for 1-2 mile walks daily.
Blanche: Cocker Spaniel Dog estimated age is 10 years 7 months

Blanche is a golden girl without the sass! She is quite a walker, so it is not apparent to onlookers that she is completely blind. At home she prefers to be a lap dog, but lays quietly by herself or with another dog when we are busy. She has been great with bunnies, cats, and dogs big and small. Other than snores that sound like they come from a St. Bernard, she doesn't make a peep. She loves to sleep, so we hear the snores a lot! Blanche had Glaucoma in one eye so it had to be removed and she struggles with dry eye in her other eye so she will need lubricating drops and possibly long term eye ointment for life. Other than that Blanche is a great little gal who is ready to add some love and light to your life!
Bowser: Labrador Retriever/Rottweiler Dog estimated age is 7 years 4 months

Bowser is everything you could possibly imagine in a middle aged dog and much more! He gets along with other dogs, he's loyal, he's potty trained, he's a senior in training and he's all that and a bag of chips too! Many of our foster families like to give there foster dogs names of endearment so for Bowser the names we commonly use are Loverboy, Love Muffin, Lovey, Bowsie, and a Boo Bear. All of these describe how great of a dog he is! Bowser is microchipped, up to date on vaccines and neutered! Contact us today to find out more about this big old lover!
Canela: Doberman Pinscher Dog estimated age is 7 years 0 months

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Chance: Pit Bull Terrier Dog estimated age is 8 years 11 months

***Chance is currently recovering from a TPLO knee surgery and will be available for adoption June 1st, 2017***
Cher: Pomeranian Dog estimated age is 9 years 2 months

Clover: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 11 years 0 months

Daisy: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 8 years 5 months

Daisy is 8 years young and has a great spirit and energy about her. She has a lot to live for now that she has been rescued and she isn't going to waist a single day of it. Daisy is wonderful with everyone, she enjoys lounging when you lounge, walking when you walk and watch gardening shows because her name is obviously Daisy. She is good with everyone, is up to date on all vaccines, has had a dental and pretty much is looking to add just as much value to your life as you will add to hers!
Darby: Poodle/Terrier Dog estimated age is 2 years 1 month

Darby is as young as thy come for a LL senior sweetie, he's only 2! Yes, they sneak in every once in a while but boy are we happy he did because he's a wonderful dog. Darby is a sweet natured little guy who is good with everyone. He loves to play but he also loves to be by your side. He's a very loyal little guy and a quick learner too. He's just exiting the puppy stage so at a great time for a new addition or for a first time pet family. Darby is microchipped, vaccinated and neutered.
Dolce: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 6 years 0 months

Fairy: Shih Tzu/Terrier Dog estimated age is 10 years 4 months

Fairy is a special little girl from Hope For Paws. She was transferred to us when her owners dumped her and left the country so we know she is about 10 years old due to her microchip. At first Fairy was a bit shy, likely from being a mostly backyard dog but she has really come out of her shell and loves to be around other dogs and people. She really enjoys cuddling and is great with children. Once she picks her person she is bonded for life! Fairy is about 10 years old.
Fluffy: Poodle Dog estimated age is 12 years 6 months

Fluffy is an 11-12 year old spayed female mini poodle who weighs about 11 pounds. She is sweet, tolerant, obedient, cuddly and very friendly. Fluffy is blind like so many of our senior sweeties so she would appreciate a calm gentle home. Fluffy is wonderful with other dogs and walks well on a leash. Fluffy recently had a dental and lab work done so she has been fully vetted too! She may be considered special needs but she will fill your heart with special warm fuzzies! Consider adopting this senior sweetie today!
Gabby: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 6 years 1 month

Georgie Girl: Terrier Dog estimated age is 10 years 1 month

Georgie Girl is the cutest little gal in town! She's the kind of dog you see walking down the street that you just want to go right up to her and say hello and she will say hello right back. Georgie Girl (GG for short) is a social being, she would love her adopter to have lots of friends who will also give her attention. She is great with other dogs too! GG was found as a stray infested with fleas and a thin coat which she is working on growing back. GG has had aabwork and a dental done and is ready to join your family! Contact us today to learn more about this little gal!
Gracie: Poodle Dog estimated age is 13 years 9 months

Ma petite cherie or little darling best describes sweet Gracie. Her coat was so overgrown you could barely see her eyes but now that she's had her coif done she looks like a million bucks! All Gracie needs is her own flat in Paris overlooking the Seine. Ok well Paris is a bit far so she'll settle for place on the beach or bay too! Nothing but the best for this little mademoiselle. Oui? Gracie is a sweet little gal who gets along swimingly with everyone. Gracie is vision impaired so she does need the opportunity to learn new environments but give her some time and she will map her little heart away.
Honey Bun: Pit Bull Terrier Dog estimated age is 11 years 4 months

Honey Bun is one of the sweetest gals ever, hence the name, you can't get any sweeter than that!
Hua-Mei: Pekingese Dog estimated age is 12 years 0 months

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Inky: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 6 years 1 month

Jane: Pit Bull Terrier Dog estimated age is 7 years 9 months

Jane is a sweet gal and has had a rough go of it. You see she has the curse of the fair skinned pittie belly. Jane has had an incredible recovery, almost miraculous! When she came to us from OC shelter we weren't sure if we'd be able to help her. Her belly was covered with skin cancer, likely from too much lounging in the sun. Fortunately, the skin cancer was topical and was removed thanks to a 2 step surgical procedure from our incredible vets at Newport Beach Vet. Jane is great with big dogs, we don't really know how she is with little dogs and cats. Of course Jane is great with people, she's a pittie! Let us know if you'd to have this big old love bug join you on the couch, bed, for dinner and breakfast, She's available and interested!
Jill: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 10 years 6 months

Jill ran up the hill with her brother Jack and came tumbling down and landed with us at Lionel's Legacy. Oh boy was she happy as she jumped right up and happily greeted us! Jill is a fun little gal who sort of resembles some of the characters in the old Muppet show "Fraggle Rock" which makes her even more adorable. She's a healthy girl and just recently had a dental. She is good with everyone and fits in easily everywhere she goes. She loves to cuddle right up by your neck so we wonder if she might be part cat? We'll leave that up to you to decide when you bring her into your home. Jill is approx. 9-10 years old
Jillie Bean: Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie Dog estimated age is 8 years 0 months

Jordan: Pomeranian/Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 10 years 4 months

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JP: Pug/Beagle Dog estimated age is 8 years 5 months

What can we say about this little nugget other than he will make you smile again and again and again! Why? Well he loves to play and do zoomies like he still thinks he's a puppy, he is so good at making friends and he smiles too so it just makes you smile right back at him! JP is about 8-9 years young and a small beagle mix. He loves all people, seems ok with kitties and would fit right into any home or would even be a great addition for a first time pet owner.
Kira: Maltese Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what little Kira is made of! This is such a sweet little gal who may be blind but she can see the world through her ears and her nose. She is an incredible navigate, it's as if she's been blind her whole life. She does the cutest dance when it's time to get ready to eat. Like a puppy she bounces around wagon her tail. She is great with everyone, the shelter said because she's blind to be careful with small kids but we've assessed her through and through and she wouldn't react to a fly.
Kris: Maltese/Shih Tzu Dog estimated age is 10 years 0 months

Liam: Siberian Husky Dog estimated age is 11 years 7 months

Liam is such a spectacular love bug that we can't wait to show him off! At about 10 years old Liam is an older gentleman, while his Iditarod days are far behind him, he likes to stay active with daily walks. He is like an old man in a tracksuit who likes to do laps around the mall :) But after a little walk, he is pretty pooped & content to snooze the afternoon away. Liam adores children and the highlight of his week are visits from his foster-mom's grandchildren (ages 3 and 6), he is gentle and sweet to them. Liam is crate trained and loves spending time in his crate- it is truly his bedroom! He naps in his crate & will go in anytime he is instructed to do so. Liam currently lives with other dogs, though his foster parents are very savvy with multi-dog households and monitors interactions closely. Liam would do better as an only dog.
Lilo: Maltese Dog estimated age is 11 years 0 months

Lilo and Stitch we're given their names for a reason! Like the characters in the movie they are a mix of cautious and a little bit of fun. Lilo the smaller female is our little bit of fun, we joke that she's the party animal at Lionel's Legacy but in a good way of course! She knows how to get out and about and socialize and is always smiling from ear to ear. Stitch is our calm cool collected dude. Together they are a dynamic duo and are definitely BONDED! Lio loves to take care of Stitch, she will groom him to make sure he's always looking his best. Contact us today to find out more about these 2 who will definitely steal your heart!
Lola: Shih Tzu Dog estimated age is 12 years 0 months

Lola is such a big beautiful girl for a Shitzu. At 11 years of age she's everything you need in a mellow easy going oldie but goodie! Lola has had a dental and is ready to find that couch cushion or perfectly plush dog bed to get cozy on. Lola is good with other dogs, she has cataracts developing that impair her vision but it doesn't slow her down any. Who needs eyes when you have ears, a really good nose, and a long tongue!
Madi: Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 9 years 0 months

Madi is an 8-9 year young female minpin/chi mix who currently lives with other dogs and cats. She loves to go for walks and enjoys being your co-pilot on car rides. Madi loves being carried around too, she's the perfect combination of cuddler meets independent woman. Madi is spayed, up to date on vaccines, microchipped and has even had a dental. This little cutie patootie has patiently been waiting for a family to call her own and doesn't mind being dressed up whether it be for a sporting event or a party, she's game for anything! Fill out an application on our website at www.lionelslegacy.org to meet little Madi!
Millie: Leonberger/Chow Chow Dog estimated age is 8 years 4 months

Millie is one of the sweetest young ladies you could imagine, in fact, she was a shelter favorite at the North County SD animal shelter before she was adopted to be a community/resident dog at a care facility. Millie has had a very interesting adventure so far in her young life, somewhat like the movie Homeward Bound but we'll have to save that story for when you meet her! Millie is good with everyone, no complaints in that department. She's mellow, a little playful at times, and just wants to be part of a family...FUREVER!!! No more crossing borders for this lovely lady! Contact us to find out more about this very special girl!
Nadia: Shepherd Dog estimated age is 10 years 3 months

Newman: Poodle/Terrier Dog estimated age is 10 years 6 months

We named this little cutie Newman because we wanted to make him a NEW MAN and we certainly have! All this little guy needed was a little TLC and some good medical care and now he is acting like a puppy! Newman was recently neutered and received a dental and is ready to take on the world one bush at a time! He loves to go for walks, loves exploring. loves to cuddle up when its bedtime and is a great dog from top to bottom! He is fantastic with other dogs and actually prefers having canines to hang with! Newman is believed to be about 8-10 years young but we think he believes he's about 5! Newman is vaccinated and microchipped!
Nova: Poodle Dog estimated age is 10 years 1 month

Nova is out of this world amazing! Like a bright new star, this girl has had a dental and has been spayed and is ready to take on the world vision or not. She's fun, cuddly, friendly, curious, inquisitive, and a really quick learner. Cant really say anything bad about this little lass, she's ready to find a forever family who will take her for walks and play with her. - SHE LOVES TOYS!
Ollie: Beagle/Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 12 years 2 months

Ollie may be the cutest and sweetest little man in the world! At about 8 years old he is a fun loving boy who loves to be the apple of his foster momma's eye. Ollie does the cutest little dance to greet you where every inch of his body is twitching with excitement cause you are home! HE ESPECIALLY ADORES KIDS! You would never guess that this little old guy is mostly blind too, he trots around with a big smile on his face everywhere he goes, without a care in the world. Ollie loves to go for walks too and gets to go wherever his foster mom goes. To no fault of his own, Ollie has Diabetes. Talk about getting dealt a rough hand! Well this little guy couldnt care less, 2 insulin shots a day and he's onto the next thing! One of the great things these days is that insulin can be purchased very inexpensively at Walmart, Target, or Costco Pharmacies and is very affordable.
Ozzy: Terrier/Pug Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Oh Ozzy boy, you light up our lives with fun, laughter and smiles! This is one fabulous dog who no matter your age or his he is living life to the fullest. Glass half full for this sweet little guy! Really likes to play with younger dogs so if you're looking for a mature gent and not a crazy puppy this is your guy!
Phoebe: Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 13 years 4 months

Phoebe is a sweet little gal who is just grateful to be alive! She's happy, silly, loves being part of a pack of littles and enjoys to follow you around. Infact, if you listen closely enough you can hear her little tip tapping toes closely behind you. Sometimes our adoptable dog photos are a little deceiving and adopters can't tell the size of a dog, well don't worry, Phoebe is not a Rottie, she's only a 7 lbs min-chi pin (chihuahua/minpin). Contact us today to find out more about this sweet little gal.
Pickles: Cocker Spaniel Dog estimated age is 10 years 6 months

What goes with pickles? EVERYTHING! Pickles are great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, at the park, at home, or anywhere you go! Pickles is a sweet little gal that is sure to add all kinds of awesomeness to your life! She may be a senior in years but she envisions herself as more of a millennial. Pickles is good with everyone, a typical inquisitive Cocker spaniel but friendly to all she meets. Pickles was recently spayed, had a dental and mammary masses removed. Let us know if you'd like to come meet her, she's bound to brighten your day!
Red: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 6 years 1 month

Reyna: Boxer Dog estimated age is 9 years 2 months

Reyna is the queen of all that is good! She loves other dogs, kitties, humans, is house trained, quiet, a lady on walks too! Reina is also a great age at about 9 years young. She is in great health other than a touch of arthritis. Reyna is sweet and mild mannered, she's quiet and likes to just chill. She has been a joy for her foster family and transitioned easily into their home after being moved around from home to home before joining us. Reyna is worthing of keeping her queen like status so all kings and royal courts are welcome to apply to adopt her!
Sadie: Basset Hound Dog estimated age is 8 years 2 months

If you are looking for the best dog on the west coast look no further! Sadie is a HURRICANE HARVEY survivor, well not really but we rescued her from Louisiana with a bunch of other dogs to help open up surrounding shelter space so that animals impacted by the hurricanes had a place to go. Sadie is an 8 year young Bassett mix who loves to play with dogs and kids alike and is a well adjusted sweet senior-in-training who is ready to go to dog beach, go paddle boarding or even eat at the local pet friendly restaurants. Contact us today to find out more out our Cali gal!
Sedona: Cocker Spaniel Dog estimated age is 9 years 2 months

Shadow: Terrier/Bichon Frise Dog estimated age is 13 years 2 months

Sonny: Pomeranian Dog estimated age is 9 years 1 month

Stitch: Shih Tzu Dog estimated age is 11 years 0 months

Lilo and Stitch we're given their names for a reason! Like the characters in the movie they are a mix of cautious and a little bit of fun. Lilo the smaller female is our little bit of fun, we joke that she's the party animal at Lionel's Legacy but in a good way of course! She knows how to get out and about and socialize and is always smiling from ear to ear. Stitch is our calm cool collected dude. Together they are a dynamic duo and are definitely BONDED! Lio loves to take care of Stitch, she will groom him to make sure he's always looking his best. Contact us today to find out more about these 2 who will definitely steal your heart!
Sugar(Naomi): Poodle Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Fluffy as a cotton ball, puffy as a cloud, sweet as sugar, light and soft as feathers. These are all really good descriptions of Naomi aka Sugar. This little gal is about 10 years old and is looking for a family who is ready to commit to her for life. Once you meet her we know you won't be able to resist her sweetness. Naomi lives with dogs and cats, she's good with all people, she transitioned really well from the scary shelter to our rescue and foster home, she's potty trained and she has healed extremely well from her spay, dental and mammary mass removal. In fact, she had 19 teeth removed so in case you are worried about future dentals well she likely won't have too many teeth to have cleaned! contact us today to set up a meet!
Tia: Labrador Retriever Dog estimated age is 4 years 0 months

Toby: Labrador Retriever Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Toby from OC shelter is about 10 years young and ready to make his presence known in your neck of the woods. He is the neighborhood greeter, can detect any new dogs, cats or kids on the block and will bring back that neighborly feel to your block thanks to his easy going, gregarious and jovial personality. We believe toby is an English Lab, he has that low rider look to him. Toby's arthritis might be slowing him down a bit but his mind says i can't wait to go outside and smell the world with you! He is loyal, friendly, happy, sweet, potty trained, goofy and out of this world amazing!
Tosha: Pomeranian Dog estimated age is 10 years 9 months

Toto: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 14 years 7 months

Don't be fooled by my age or my name, just because I played the very famous dog in the Wizard Of Oz doesn't mean I'm actually ancient. Actually, they started studying my genes because I'm in excellent health for such an old fart! We don't really know how many years young I am but i don't really care because I feel young and that's all that matters.
Tulip: Dachshund Dog estimated age is 11 years 10 months

What do you get when you put a little bit of sugar and spice and everything nice together? You get TULIP!!!!!! Tulip is scheduled for her dental and spay and is recovering from a skin condition. We get so many dogs with skin issues and I'm not sure if people realize how important good quality dog food is for your aging pets. Think about with people as they age and their bodies change. Well, it's the same for dogs! Once Tulip is back in tip top shape she will be available for adoption and make someone very happy!
Warren: Hound/Pointer Dog estimated age is 1 year 6 months

Warren and Coco are quite possibly the most adorable oldies on the planet! Warren is currently in the game show America's Canine Biggest loser and doing great! Coco is scheduled to have a few masses removed and then will be ready for a new home
Woodie: Shih Tzu Dog estimated age is 7 years 1 month

Woodie is the cutest and sweetest Shitzu we've ever met! He got his name after running the streets of Lynnwood and getting hit by a car. Fortunately X-rays showed he was just a little sore and recovered nicely after time and pain medication. Woodie is good with everyone, he even likes to play like a puppy sometimes when he has canine friends who like to play too. We are so happy to be able to help this little guy and his next step is a home!