These dogs have been placed in a Foster-to-Adopt home carefully selected from our adoption waitlist. This means they will be adopted by their foster after successful completion of a minimum of 30-60 day trial period, so we are not taking applications specifically for them. If you are currently on our adoption waitlist you are eligible to Foster-to-Adopt. Learn more about our Foster-to-Adopt program below.


3 yr old male Shiba Inu – No kids, Must have a yard Jorghi spent the first year of his life in a puppy mill, so …
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11 yr old female Shiba – Katie was an award winning show dog for many years. After retirement, she was returned to the breeder and then …
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10 month old male Shiba/Akita mix Soy is already 68 lbs, but at his age is unlikely to gain more than a few more pounds. He …
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9 yr female Shiba Inu – NO DOGS – NO KIDS Cinna has lived her entire life with one family. She has never liked other dogs …
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Lilly & Payton

UPDATE: On adoption trial in Foster-to-Adopt home- FOSTER NEEDED ASAP for bonded pair – 7 yr old female Shiba & 11 yr old male Dachshund/Terrier mix: This …
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Foster-to-Adopt Program

The majority of our dogs are placed directly into foster-to-adopt vs. a temporary foster home. These homes are pre-screened applicants on our adoption waitlist, and are required to foster for a minimum of 30-60 days before adopting. This process allows us to bring dogs into rescue quickly and efficiently, minimizing the number of transitions for our sensitive Shibas. It also reduces the time qualified applicants are waiting to be paired with the right dog, and keeps our more experienced temporary fosters available to work with dogs that require significant vet care, rehabilitation, or training.

If you would like to be added to our adoption waitlist, please complete our online Adoption Application.