IGCA Rescue - Arizona Placements
a 5 year old blue
female, placed in Payson on January 1st.
Mandy was turned in for housebreaking problems and the owner no
longer wanted her since they were getting new carpet. Days
after coming into rescue, Mandy was diagnosed with a Mast Cell
Tumor. She had successful surgery and a biopsy showed the
cancerous tumor as a Grade II. Her new home will watch her
carefully for any new growths. Mandy lives happily on her
new ranch with senior rescue IGs Mini and Maya (adopted in 2003),
and young Bug.
Phoenix, now renamed Frankie,
an 8 year old red male, placed in Phoenix in
January 3rd. Phoenix was turned into the Arizona Humane
Society by owners saying they didn't have enough time for
him. AHS called us knowing he would need a special
home. Frankie has a terrific personality and gets along
with everyone. He is enjoying his new life with an IG named
Pearl and two Whippets.
Lola (formerly Emma), a 6
month old blue pied female, placed in Gilbert on
March 19th. Lola was purchased at a petstore in Scottsdale
and turned into rescue after only a week when her owner 'threw'
her across the room when she piddled on the floor and broke her
leg. The owner brought her to the vet to be euthanized, but
Lola had a lot of guardian angles who convinced the owner to turn
over ownership, and she was then brought into rescue. We
want to thank Yorkie Rescue in Sedona for helping us out. Lola
spent the next 8 weeks recovering from her broken limb, was
spayed, and went into her new adoptive home with fellow IG
Jazz, an 11 month old seal
and white male, placed in Scottsdale on May
5th. Jazz was turned in by owners that could not afford him
anymore. Jazz is a high energy boy and his new mama will be
training him for agility! Jazz is enjoying his new life
with Dobie buddy Jericho and fellow performance titled IG Flash.
Gracie (formerly Charcole),
a 7 month old blue female, placed in Phoenix on
May 19th. Gracie was turned in by owners that had purchased
her in a petstore and were not prepared for the bundle of energy
that they got. Gracie is loving her new home with her Min
Pin playmate and is burning off all that energy!
Toby (formerly Tony), an 8
year old fawn male, placed in Tucson on May
22nd. Toby was turned in by owners that had neglected his
care and felt they couldn't afford him anymore. Toby is a
sweet boy and his new home includes a sweet fawn rescue greyhound
Pippin, a 3-4 year old blue
male, placed in Avondale on August 1st.
found as a stray and turned into rescue when his owner could not
be found. Pippin is a good snuggle buddy and also loves to
play tug. He's very happy with all the attention he's
getting in his new home!
Pepper, a 3-4 year old seal
male, placed in Fountain Hills on August
26th. Pepper was turned into rescue for killing pet ducks
in a home soon after being adopted by them from the local Humane
Society. Pepper is a very friendly boy and is happily
playing with his fellow Iggy playmate, Luigi, in his new home!
Mo, an 8-9 year old seal
male, placed in Sedona on September 4th.
Mo was turned into the Arizona Humane Society by owners saying
they didn't have enough time for him. AHS called us knowing
he would need a special home. Mo came into rescue weighing
35 pounds! He is on medication for low thyroid and in
addition his foster mom put him on a special diet. Mo spent
9 months in foster care waiting for his special home. He
weighed close to 25 pounds when he was adopted and only need a
few more pounds to go. He now spends his days basking in
the sun under the Red Rocks of Sedona, playing his heated
swimming pool, retrieving tennis balls, and sharing time with his
pal Norton, a 13 year old German Shorthaired Pointer.
Eddie, a one year old red
fawn male placed in Gold Canyon on September 26th. Eddie
was turned into rescue when his owners who purchased out of the
newspaper who were not prepared for a dog that needed so much
work on socialization and housebreaking. His breeder would
not take him back, so he was turned into rescue, which is another
reminder why responsble breeding is so important. Eddie is
very shy with people, mainly men, but came a long way in foster
care. He loves to play with other dogs and is keeping his
two new IG siblings very busy!
Hunter, a 3 year old fawn
male placed in Phoenix on October 12th. Hunter was
originally purchased in a petstore at 8 weeks old, but was only
kept 2-1/2 months and then sold him through the newspaper.
He began having seizures when he was two years old and as they
got worse, his new owners felt that they were not able to handle
a dog with seizures and turned him into rescue. Hunter is a
very sweet, loving and playful boy. He is happy to now have
his forever home and shared it with a 7 year old female IG.
Update - September 26, 2009. Hunter passed
onto the Rainbow Bridge. He was a gift to his family and is
Hans, a 7 year old seal
male, placed in Phoenix on October 12th.
Han's original owner went into a nursing home in early
2004. He then went to a home and was there only a few
months when they moved and he was given to a neighbor, who turned
him into rescue. Hans is a sweet boy and is loves to get
the undivided attention of his new owner.
Willow, a 1-2 year old seal
female, placed in Phoenix on October 24th.
Willow was found as a stray in Seattle, Washington and tranported
to Arizona by several special people for placement. Willow
is living 'on the road' with her new mama and her many
siblings! She gets to share the travel trailer with two IGs
and two full-size greyhounds. Willow is a tiny IG at only 6
Carmen, a 2 year old fawn
male, placed in Phoenix on October 31st.
Carmen was turned into rescue in California and was
transported to Arizona for placement! Carmen is a
bit shy, but is thriving in his experienced home with two rescue
TD, a 9 year old fawn
female, placed in Phoenix on November 4th.
TD was turned into rescue in Oregon when his owner became ill and
was transported to Arizona by a great volunteer for
placement! TD is enjoying his golden years with fellow
rescue boy Hans!
Sandy, remaned Gina, a ~8
year old fawn female, placed in Tempe on
November 28th. Gina was found as a stray in Central
California and transported to Arizona for foster care.
After being vaccinated, spayed, a dental, and treated for
ringworm, Sandy joined her new adoptive home with fellow rescue
IG Angelo (adopted in 2000).
Zorro, renamed Bohdi, a 5
year old black pied male placed in Phoenix on November
23rd. Bohdi was originally brought into rescue in
November of 2001 by owners saying they were moving. Bohdi
was placed in January 2002 and returned in November of 2004 after
his new owners had a baby and Bohdi began marking.
Bohdi is finally settled
into his new forever home with a lovely IG girlfriend named