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All available cats and dogs are updated a minimum of once a day at https://www.arflife.org/adoptable-pets

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I'm Strauss, Adopt Me!
Chihuahua Mix | Adult | Male

Four-year-old Strauss is a welcoming guy that is fond of making friends. Sometimes shy at first this go- getter loves to get up and jog around looking for his next activity. He would love to join someone on hike or long stroll around the neighborhood. Strauss is a friendly fellow who would love to follow a special someone on their adventures. Strauss has a positive history with other dogs. He currently weighs 9 pounds.

All dogs benefit from training! ARF was named 'Best in the East Bay for Dog Training' in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Diablo Magazine. All adopters receive a $50 discount off their first class.

Strauss’ 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.

Adoption Hours at ARF
2890 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Wednesday  Thursday
Noon - 6 pm

Friday
Noon - 7 pm

Saturday & Sunday
Noon - 6 pm

Early-bird sign-in Wed-Fri at 9 am


Adoption fees

Cat - $75
2 Cats - $100
Kitten (< 6 months) - $125
2 Kittens - $200
Dog - $250
Puppy (< 6 months) - $300

Select animals have pre-paid fees.

Credit card and cash are accepted. No checks please.

Dog and puppy fees include a discount on the first six week session of manners classes.

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Wednesday & Thursday: Noon - 6 pm
Friday: Noon - 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Noon - 6 pm

In order to ensure a successful match, the adoption process may take an hour or more to complete. Potential adopters should arrive early and allocate the appropriate amount of time for a successful adoption.

To save time on adoption day, download and complete an adoption survey to bring with you.

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All dogs benefit from training! ARF was named 'Best in the East Bay for Dog Training' in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Diablo Magazine. All adopters receive a $50 discount off their first class.

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Adoption Hours at ARF
2890 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Wednesday  Thursday
Noon - 6 pm

Friday
Noon - 7 pm

Saturday & Sunday
Noon - 6 pm

Early-bird sign-in Wed-Fri at 9 am


Adoption fees

Cat - $75
2 Cats - $100
Kitten (< 6 months) - $125
2 Kittens - $200
Dog - $250
Puppy (< 6 months) - $300

Select animals have pre-paid fees.

Credit card and cash are accepted. No checks please.

Dog and puppy fees include a discount on the first six week session of manners classes.

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