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Thank you for considering adoption and saving a life!  Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation understands the importance of choosing the right pet for your family, and provides a friendly, customer-oriented adoption process.

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Appointments are recommended. View ARF's adoption process or submit an adoption inquiry to get started.

Available animals are updated daily. Follow adoptions live as they happen on Twitter @ARFadoptions.

Special
Needs
I'm Bobby, Adopt Me!
Australian Cattle Dog Mix | Senior | Male

Ten-year-old Bobby is a sweet, mellow old man. He enjoys spending his time relaxing outside and getting lots of pets from his favorite people. He gets along well with other calm dogs but mostly likes to roam around. Bobby would do well in a quiet home where his easy-going demeanor will fit in perfectly. Bobby has some special medical needs that will require ongoing care, including a prescription urinary diet and regular monitoring with help from your veterinarian. Bobby has a positive history with other dogs. He currently weighs 42 pounds.Bobby's adoption fee has been prepaid by a generous donor. Bobby is being cared for in a foster home, so is available by appointment only. Please submit an application if you are interested in adopting this animal.

Bobby'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.

Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
Noon - 5 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

Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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Wednesday - Saturday: Noon - 5 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5 pm

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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Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
Noon - 5 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

Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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