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About Cosmo

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Species: Dog
  • Current Size: 12 Pounds
  • Current Age: 2 Years 10 Months (best estimate)
  • Housetrained: Yes


Cosmo has had a rough start in life: one that no living creature should have to endure. He was badly abused and has a torn ACL. His tail was actually detached from his spine and part of it had to be amputated. Who could be so cruel to him? Because of the abuse he endured, he occasionally walks with a limp. Cosmo needs his Forever Home. A home where his human is confident and experienced and can make him feel secure, loved and not have to live in fear of being hurt again. Are you Cosmo's rescuer?

Cosmo knows the commands "come," "sit," and "off." He is extremely smart, highly trainable but should not be the dominant dog in his home. He is vigilant and will bark to alert you to noises, people and doorbell sounds. Cosmo can be affectionate but it has to be on his terms. He is motivated by human attention and treats and will even sit for one. He loves to play with other dogs, but may be too rough with gentle dogs and would have to be corrected if he is. Cosmo really needs that special human to work with him and teach him that he needs no longer worry about being abused. Will you please give Cosmo that special, loving home?

Adoption fee is $200 which covers microchip, DAPP, Rabies, spay/neuter and includes one training session with Kendra Mojica, ARR Dog Behaviorist.  Adoption fees also allow us to continue saving animals. Please email for more information, as we can not accept calls at this time.

If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an adoption application here or click the dog adoption application at the top of this page.

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Good with Dogs, Not Good with Cats, Is Not Good with Kids

Our adoption process is:

1. Fill out our Adoption Application online.

2. We'll contact you to schedule a home visit.

3. If the pet looks like a great match, fill out our Adoption Agreement online (or Foster-to-Adopt Agreement), pay the Adoption Fee, and arrange to pick up your new furry family member!

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