Alfie: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 11 years 5 months

Little Alfie is bonded with Grandpa. Alfie is a girl.... Grandpa is not her Grandpa.... they came with these names...and while we find these names suspiciously inaccurate, no one can deny the cute-overload of these two teacup chihuahuas! Have yourself a double shot of CH[a]I and adopt this bonded duo! They are each about 10.5 years old- just ripe in chihuahua years.
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: Labrador Retriever Dog estimated age is 8 years 1 month

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.
Betsy Ross: Schnauzer Dog estimated age is 9 years 4 months

Betsy Ross is 16 pounds of sweetness! She loves belly rubs, but her favorite is a good chin scratch. She likes to play with toys, and is learning to walk on a leash. Betsy is house and crate trained, and loves to welcome you home with her dancing bear routine. Betsy would prefer to be the only love of your life, but can get along with other dogs after a careful introduction period where she always knows she has her own space. Betsy is a healthy senior who recently had a full dental. She's microchipped, up to date on vaccines and spayed. What more could you ask for?
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!
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***
Charlie: Jack Russell Terrier Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Charlie is a 10 year old butterball Jack Russell Terrier. He is so darn cute but sadly joined us after his owner passed away. Charlie is good with everyone and super chill. He recently had lab work done and all looked well and now we're ready to make his teeth match his sparkling personality so he can find his forever home. Charlie is good with dogs, kids, people, cats, you name it this guy is happy just as long as he's with someone who will love him!
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.
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!
Grandpa: Chihuahua Dog estimated age is 11 years 5 months

If "pack" is the word for "a group of dogs" would "packette" be the word for a group of chihuahuas? Well, Grandpa came in as part of a packette of 7 chihuahuas when their owner passed away! Luckily he and his best bud, Alfie, were able to stay together and came down to San Diego. We do wonder if "Grandpa" was ALWAYS called Grandpa, or if this name came later in life? Grandpa and Alfie have both been fully vetted and Grandpa is healed from a jaw repair surgery. They are ready for adoption!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Lindy: Pit Bull Terrier Dog estimated age is 9 years 1 month

Lindy is great with dogs and cats and she recently met a horse too! Horse was a little overwhelming for her but she was a smart girl and just turned and walked away when the horse wanted to come in to give her a big smooch! She is house trained, crate trained, not food reactive, she takes treats gently, she will let you know when she has to go outside, she walks well on a leash...but better on a harness. She know basic commands like, "sit", "go lay down", "stay", "leave it", "off", and "lets go." Lindy is not a barker. She is shy in crowds of people & is nervous on streets with lots of traffic. She loves to be inside, she feels safe in the house & in her kennel. Most importantly, she loves to cuddle. If you are looking for a calm, well behaved, gentle soul to sit at your feet, go on wonderful walks with and who will love you forever, Miss Lindy is your girl.
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!
Millie Mae: Labrador Retriever Dog estimated age is 12 years 4 months

***COMING SOON*** There is nothing more American and wonderful than an old Chocolate Lab. Ok, having any canine companion is AMERICAN but we're partial to Millie because she's an all american kinda gal. She loves to have fun, loves to eat(not so much do the cooking), always talking, she's into sports and sometimes she likes to tell on her canine friends when they aren't following the rules! Millie Mae just had a dental and was spayed and we're working on getting her skin in better condition after years of eating crappy fast food all the time!
Milo(Smokey): Cockapoo Dog estimated age is 13 years 0 months

Nadia: Shepherd Dog estimated age is 10 years 3 months

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!
Roxy: Great Dane/German Shorthaired Pointer Dog estimated age is 11 years 1 month

This beautiful, gentle girl came from our SD shelter system where she was an absolute staff favorite- and we can see why- she is a doll! She is sweet, gentle, goofy, calm- but still gets bouts of energy where she'll want to play, and she is good with other dogs and animals!! She will try to get other dogs to play with her, and plays very well. Roxy is 10 years young. She is a medium-to-large dog, weighs about 60 lbs. She appears to be a mix of a great dane and something smaller... she looks like a minature great dane. She is housetrained and settled super quickly into her foster's home- she found her favorite bed and made herself right at home upon arriving at her foster home. Roxy tells us she enjoys long walks on the beach, strolls to get ice cream cones, and belly rubs. Roxy can live in a multi-dog household, or be an only dog. She is good with children. Please come meet this wonderful gal today!
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!
Sandy(Lucy): Collie Dog estimated age is 11 years 5 months

Sweet Sandy will give any girl a run for their money with her beautiful coat and sparkling personality. Sandy is about 11 years old and full of zest for life. She is a smart gal, she knows a few tricks and even knows how to use a doggy door. Sandy is petite for a little Collie mix and a perfect size for someone who likes bigger dogs but not too big. Fill out an application at www.lionelslegacy.org today to meet this special lady!
Sedona: Cocker Spaniel Dog estimated age is 9 years 2 months

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

Smitty: Shih Tzu Dog estimated age is 10 years 4 months

If you would love an older gentleman to love every move you make...Smitty is your man. He will keep your lap warm, make you laugh with his happy antics first thing in the morning and only lightly snores when he is dreaming of your next day together. Housetrained with access to the outside, loves an afternoon nap. Just 10 yrs young and in good health. Great with or without other dogs. With his adoring gaze he will win your heart.
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!
Teja: Pomeranian Dog estimated age is 10 years 2 months

Tosha: Pomeranian Dog estimated age is 10 years 9 months

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