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We Need Foster Homes!

We typically have about 80 dogs in our care at any given time. We also typically have up to 15 dogs waiting to get into foster homes.

POMDR provides supplies such as crate, bed, collar, harness, leash, id tag, bowls, toys, flea prevention. We also cover all medical expenses. We ask that our foster homes provide the food and a loving, safe home until your foster dog is adopted.

Fostering is a wonderful way to help dogs left behind find their forever homes. You may also want to foster as a way of finding the perfect match for your home if you are looking to add a dog to your family. Click here for more information about volunteering and fostering and to fill out an online volunteer questionnaire.

The following dogs need foster homes:

Jewell
Looks like: Jack Russell Terrier
Female, 12 years old, 14 pounds
Jewell is a perky, outgoing pup who seems much younger than her years. She greets new friends with big tail wags and soft eyes, and she enjoys snuggling in a person's lap. Back scratches really make her day!

Jewell comes to us from Hollister Animal Shelter after she was found as a stray.

Jewell is currently snuggled up in a doggie suite at our vet clinic. She would love to make her way to a foster home as soon as possible!

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Acorn
Looks like: Poodle
Male, 13 years old, 13 pounds
If this Acorn falls in your lap, you will have good luck! This chipper fellow makes friends with everyone he meets. He walks with a happy skip in his step, and he has a playfulness to him that reveals age is truly just a number. It's hard to believe that this guy was a stray, because he is so social and attuned to all the people and animals in his surroundings. He likes to snuggle into your arms, but he can also be an independent explorer. He's quite tolerant and doesn't mind wearing a fun outfit every now and again. He's also a master practitioner of doggie yoga!

Acorn came to us with ear infections in both of his ears and periodontal disease caused by lack of dental care. We are hoping he will feel like a whole new dog after a dental and some antibiotics.

Acorn came to us from Hitchcock Road Animal Services after he was found as a stray in Salinas.

Acorn is currently curled up in a doggie suite at our vet clinic. He is looking for a foster home as soon as possible!

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Edna
Looks like: Basset Hound Mix
Female, 10 years old, 40 pounds
Edna is a sweet, mellow senior Basset lady. She has a gentle disposition and is friends with everyone she meets. She was found as a stray in the San Joaquin Valley, and was brought into the Tulare Animal Shelter along with a pair of chihuahuas.

Edna has some hair loss at the moment, likely due to flea allergy dermatitis, but we are looking forward to getting her the medical care she deserves, and she will likely feel better quite soon.

Sweet Edna will be flying to us from Southern California on Monday, 12/6. She would love to go right to her foster home--or even better, her forever home!

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Wilma
Looks like: Pekingese
Female, 12 years old, 10 pounds
Wilma is a gentle senior girl who is looking forward to the next chapter of her life. Though she was found as a stray, Wilma is very familiar with the comforts of lounging in someone's arms. She gets along fine with other dogs, but given the choice between doggie playtime and human snuggles, she'll choose human snuggles every time!

Wilma is hearing and vision impaired so would like a calm home with nice beds and couches to sleep on. She responds well to tapping your foot as you approach to let her know you are coming.

Wilma comes to us from San Jose Animal Services after she was found as a stray.

Wilma is currently dozing the day away in a doggie suite at our vet clinic. She would love to find her foster home as soon as possible.

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Zaki
Looks like: Havanese
Male, 12 years old, 15 pounds
Zaki is a sweet, special soul. He is gentle with young children. He lived with a cat for the first half of his life, and they got along well. He could likely make himself comfortable in just about any home.

Zaki has low vision due to cataracts, and he sometimes stumbles a bit in new spaces, but once he's had a chance to orient himself, he gets around just fine. He walks well on leash as long as there are no unexpected curbs. He has excellent hearing, and responds quickly to his name!

Zaki came to POMDR as a guardian surrender. His former guardian's health had declined and she was no longer able to meet Zaki's needs in addition to her own.

Zaki is currently lounging in his doggie suite at our vet clinic. He would love to find his way to a foster home as soon as possible!

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Bluebelle
Looks like: Catahoula Mix
Female, 10 years old, 50 pounds
Bluebelle is a mellow, easygoing girl, tolerant of high-energy dogs even though she's a little stiff for playing these days. She's gentle as can be, extremely polite at the vet, and a good leash walker, although she moves at a moderate pace. Bluebelle loves meeting new people, and she doesn't just wag her tail, she wags her whole body and smiles when she has the opportunity to make friends.

Bluebelle has some arthritis, particularly in her elbows, and she has started taking daily joint supplements and an anti-inflammatory to help keep her comfortable and limber. She still enjoys gentle walks.

Bluebelle came to us from Hitchcock Road Animal Services in Salinas. She was found as a stray in a field.

Bluebelle is looking for a new foster as of 12/12, when her foster is heading out of town. She would prefer a home with as few stairs as possible.

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Elise - 12/11-12/12 only
Looks like: Terrier Mix
Female, 6 years old, 10 pounds
Elise's primary aim in life is to find a lap to snuggle in and a person's eyes to gaze into. She is a quiet girl who loves to feel secure in any person's embrace. She loves to ride in a sling for the moments when you need both of your arms, but want to keep her close to your heart. She is a loyal, devoted companion.

With other dogs, Elise often feels the need to seem big, loud, and brave. When greeting other pups, she will sometimes initially rush up with a big bark, and then retreat with her tail wagging. If other dogs approach her while she's being held, she will tell them she would prefer to have this person to herself. She could learn a lot from being in a home with other gentle, but more confident dogs. She enjoys playing with companions of a similar size and energy level.

Elise has a heart murmur that doesn't slow her down. She will be scheduled for a cardiology consultation to decide if she is eligible to have procedures done.

Elise came to us from Hitchcock Road Animal Shelter after she was found as a stray in Salinas.

Elise is looking for an overnight foster on 12/11 while her foster is out of town.

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Tyler
Looks like: Boxer Mix
Male, 12 years old, 41 pounds
Tyler is extremely sweet. Tyler is crate trained, but he also enjoys sleeping in his person's bed when he gets invited up. He does well doing his own thing but enjoys nice pets. He naps or lies around quietly when his person is away from home. A funny quirk of Tyler's is that he seems to find the smallest bed he can squeeze into and curl up into that. Tyler is typically a mellow, low-energy guy, but he does have the occasional burst of playfulness after he eats, and he enjoys tussling with his soft toys.

With his easy disposition, Tyler would likely fit in well in just about any home. He gets along well with other dogs, though he's not interested in interacting with them beyond a quick sniff or two. He bonds deeply with his human caretakers and enjoys receiving affection from them, particularly scratches on his back and hips. Tyler does have some arthritis, but he doesn't let that stop him. He still enjoys going on leisurely walks, and he can still hop up onto the couch or bed!

Tyler came to Peace of Mind because his guardian had major surgery and was no longer able to care for him. They had been together since Tyler was adopted from the shelter when he was three years old.



If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Chicory
Looks like: Terrier
Female, 13 years old, 8 pounds
Chic-Chic-Chicory! She's a tiny little lady who wants a safe, comfortable house to relax in. She's just the cutest little thing, with her dainty toes and her floaty fur feathers. Chicory loves to follow her foster family around the house and will melt into your lap if you bring her up with you onto the couch. Isn't that exactly why we love dogs? This sweet girl has low vision due to cataracts, but that doesn't stop her from navigating around the house or playing with all dogs, big or small. Chicory is also friendly with cats and other animals; at her foster home, she lets the family bunny share her bed with her! How cute is THAT?

Our little lady is a bit shy and quiet, but allows anyone to pick her up if they move slowly and let her know their intentions. She's good at communicating her wants with a little "Yip!" If you have "forgotten" to pet her recently, she'll remind you with a little nudge, or she might surprise you with a little kiss on the ankle. Chicory is happy when she gets a good walk around the block, and she also loves to trot around the living room playing "the slowest game of chase ever" with her foster sister pup. What fun! She also knows her way around a potty pad, if you are an apartment dweller.

Chicory's foster says she has the sweetest face, and we certainly agree! She is responding well to gentle care in a loving adult home. Her most endearing traits are how she loves to be cuddled, and how tail-waggingly excited she is to simply be in your company. What more can you ask for?

Chicory came to us from San Jose Animal Services.

Chicory is looking for a temporary foster from December 21-29 while her foster is out of town.

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

Bella Boxer
Looks like: Boxer Mix
Female, 12 years old, 69 pounds
If you're looking for an angel on earth, look no further. Bella Boxer is a beautiful dog with a sweet soul. She loves to snuggle, give you kisses and admire you when you're eating.

Bella is gentle and gets along with all dogs and humans. She doesn't even bother cats! Bella enjoys meeting her various dog "boyfriends" when out and about on walks. Bella is hard of hearing but watches her person closely and will stick close, interrupting yoga sessions with kisses.

She would love a home where she is with her human or humans a lot of the time. She will assertively get on the couch but won't mind if you squeeze in next to her. She also will put her paws on your legs when you're sitting and stand on you for attention, love and kisses. And she will smile as she does it.

Bella has aortic stenosis, so she does well with leisurely short walks, up to thirty minutes at a time, and she won't say no if you take her out more than once a day. Her heart condition has improved significantly with a small dose of medicine that she takes twice a day in her nonfat yogurt "treat." She also has inflammatory bowel disease and is on a special diet and supplements that help manage her condition. She did have a bout of immune-mediated anemia which was treated with prednisone and she has recovered from that.

Bella came to POMDR after her person was no longer able to care for her due to dementia.

Bella's foster mom has done a stellar job of caring for Bella, but has to increase caretaking for her mother and wants Bella to get all the special care she needs. We are looking for someone to take over caring for Bella. She is still up for adoption, but may be a long term foster due to her multiple health issues.

If you are interested in fostering and you are already a POMDR volunteer, email us. If you are interested in fostering and are not a volunteer yet, please fill out a volunteer application. Or, if you're interested in adopting, fill out an adoption questionnaire.

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Phone
(831) 718-9122
Email
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 51554
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Tax Info
POMDR is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corp.
Tax ID: 27-1154816
Physical Address
615 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Hours
11am - 4pm Mon - Sat, or by appointment
Adoptable dogs available by appointment only
Veterinary Clinic
1251 10th St
Monterey, CA 93940
Medical care for dogs in our program only