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Pets of the Week: Ruby & Bonita
Meet Ruby, a 6-month-old spayed female Wheaten Terrier/Shih Tzu mix. CageFree Canine Rescue found her at a local animal shelter where she had been impounded as a stray with a broken leg. They took her to an orthopedic surgeon who repaired her leg. At the same time, they noticed that she has "intention tremors", which basically means she tends to shiver when she gets excited. They ran lots of neurological tests and everything came back normal. So, all in all, she's going to be just fine! Ruby is a sweet, cuddly, happy, affectionate girl. She's great with dogs and people alike. She can't wait to find a loving home to call her own! Please contact CageFree if you're interested in meeting Ruby.
CageFree K-9 Rescue Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit no-kill all-breed dog rescue group located in Los Angeles dedicated to finding great homes for great dogs. The majority of their rescues come from the many L.A. animal shelters and are screened for temperament and sociability.
Bonita is aptly named: she's a gorgeous little brown tabby about 7 months old. She was born into a home full of children and raised by them. As a result Bonita is well socialized, aggression-free, and wild about getting attention. She is playful but past the crazy kitten stage of trying to bite and claw at everything that moves, making her a perfect choice! Bonita loves to be held and pet but is also happy to have some personal space. She will do well in a wide range of homes and situations. She gets along with other cats and dogs, though is initially shy and it may take a couple of weeks to completely settle in. If you are looking for a loving companion who is full of goofiness and fun, Bonita is your gal! Bonita can be seen Friday through Sunday, noon to 5pm at the Sante D'or Adoption Center. Sante D'or is an animal rescue devoted to the whole care of its animals and working with community partners to reduce the local pet population.