Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Tara

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

Meet Tara, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from She is a 1-year-old Papillon Mix from Milpitas, CA. Tara is already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, not good with kids, and good with dogs.

Tara’s Story:

Tara is an adorable 15 pound, 1 year old Papillon mix. She came to our rescue out of a bad situation and is learning to trust humans again. She now loves to give kisses and snuggle with her foster parents. But she needs a gentle, quiet, adult only home (no kids!). She does well in a crate and also on a leash. She has been doing great with her foster mom’s other dogs, both large and small, but hasn’t lived with a cat so we do not know how she would do. She was found on the street with her mother Abby, but is doing fine being in a separate foster home, so they do not need to be adopted together. She is housebroken with a consistent schedule. She knows some basic commands and would benefit from continued training with positive reinforcement in order to build her confidence. If you are looking for a sweet, wonderful, forever friend, she is the girl for you.

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Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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