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Dart Italian Greyhound & Labrador Retriever Mix Encinitas, CA

  • Puppy
  • Male
  • Small
  • Golden


Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs, cats, children, other animals. All dogs and cats.
Adoption fee

Meet Dart

This is our resident super model Dartanian! Seriously the most photogenic kid we've ever had. And you can see that he loves it.

Dart is the size of an Italian Greyhound and the temperament of a tiny lab:-). Hes not only physically gorgeous, but a sweet, playful pup as well! He's a teeny bit vain, as you can see from his pictures and honestly the kid doesnt have a bad angle! He reminds me of a young Italian model sunbathing at the French Riviera. :-).

Hes quite the social butterfly and is so refined...except when it's time to play ball with his brother...then he becomes a hockey player and sprinter. Ya a blast to watch them streak across the field or start the puppy racetrack. Lol. He's great with any size or temperament of dog. Always the kid to stay away from the gray and create good vibes. After all he can't ruin his physic it must be preserved in pristine condition for his next photo shoot. :-)

We see him being the perfect pet for someone that wants to take a buddy to work sometimes, or just a popular helper to go pick up kids from school every day or be the perfect model for GQ.

But serioudly he is truly a peace ambassador and outings at dog parks or visiting elderly or nursing homes would also be his pride and joy.

He and his 2 tall brothers and sister were left constantly outside a yard in northers TJ. When our volunteer found them they were sadly sitting outside on the street In the cold waiting to be let back in the yard.
Because there was illness raging and flooding in that region, we had to act quickly and get this family and 2 other family of pups out of that flood zone and to a safe dry vet for care. didn't provide them with shelter or proper vet care.

The last photo is how we found them. The family insisted on keeping them longer and the sister didn't survive. :-(. Both his brothers did though! Bartholomew and Pudge.

If you are interested in meeting Dart, please make sure of the following:

1. You are able to adopt and properly protect a dog that will be only weigh around 10-15 lbs full grown. More on that when we speak.

2. That you understand that this will be another member of your family to be adored by all for the next 15 to 25 years.;A fur child to be exact!

3. That this pup will preferably sleep in the bed with your children, grandchildren or yourself, or on a soft fuzzy bed right beside yours.

We are a non profit organization and are dedicated to ALL breeds and mixes. We believe in nurture vs. nature 100%.

If you have gotten to the end of her story and have laughingly checked off each of our 3 requirements....please email us a little about your family. ;We would love to meet you!

If you are ready to welcome a new baby into your life and would like to meet our littLe charmer, please email

Please note, we will no longer be able to field random phone calls or 1 liner email question. Frankly, most of our best adopters are referrals from the 3000+ families who have become poochie parents.

We prefer enlighted, kind hearted people that simply understand rescue and don't confuse adopting a fur baby with buying a microwave.

Having said that, thank you for considering adopting vs buying a pet! ;You people make the world a better place. And, we all know mutts make the best family members anyway-right?

The adoption donation/fee for puppies is $400 and includes spay/neuter surgery, 3 rounds of shots, microchip, deworming and current flea treatment. ...just to get everyone off to the right start!

And we only recommend organic food. Keto based and raw is best honestly.... It has proven to be the healthiest choice for overall weight gain and quick recover to health in all our shelter rescue pets!

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  • Italian Greyhound
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