Available Dogs

Here are furkids currently in foster care and ready to meet Forever Families. Since all of our pups are in loving foster homes, as we get to know their personalities and needs, we can then write their bios. If you do not see a story for a particular dog, that means he or she has just recently become a furkid. When we know more about those furkids, we will write their bios.

Since our foster moms and dads have the 'first right of adoption' many times they decide to adopt the furkid they are fostering. If you are interested in fostering (so that you have the right of first adoption), please email .

Please also remember that with bichons, it is about chemistry, more than gender! More males are born, therefore, more come in to rescue. There are probably as many dominant females as there are submissive males. Most males are not leg lifters (many still squat like females) and belly bands take care of that challenge quickly and easily. The bigger challenge we have is that many bichons need another bichon or other dog, as well as human companions. Most of our furkids cannot be 'only children.' When you read the bios you will see which dogs can live with only human companions. With bichons it is all about chemistry - chemistry with you, with other dogs and other breeds!

Please check back for new bios, photos and furkid information! We update the web site several times each week.


Skippy Skippy
Male - Young

I’m Skippy, a cuddly, gentle, adorable and delightful Bichon mix of one who loves everyone and everything! And I want everyone to know it because Life is Good! I love my foster family! I love my doggy foster brother! I love car rides! I love walks! I love to give kisses! Read more »


Rhett Scarlett Rhett & Scarlett
Young Male & Femal

We are Scarlett and Rhett, a dynamic duo of eighteen months, who are happy, affectionate and very caring too. I’m Rhett and I’m ‘the man of the house’. My foster mom says I’m a sweet, playful little Angel -- who can be a bit shy at first but warms up quickly. I’m amazing with people and adore children. I have good manners (I asked to be petted) and am quite social- and there is no doubt that I want to please! Read more »


Ryder Ryder
Male - Young

I’m Ryder, a gorgeous, sweet and silly bichon boy of about five, who is 10 pounds of cuteness and cuddly-ness and a pretty neat little guy!

Mom says that I’m both sweet and smart, know a bunch of commands and want to please. I know ‘sit’, ‘down’, ‘come’ (and I actually do come),’paw’ and a few others. Read more »


Scoobie Scoobie
Male - Young

I’m Scoobie, a darling little Bichon boy of about six or seven. My foster mom says I am just about the cutest kid on the block. I exude cuteness. I personify cuteness. I am the epitome of cuteness! That’s what she says. (Can you tell she thinks I’m cute?) Read more »


Linus Linus
Male - Young

My name is Linus and I’m an adorable and affectionate little Bichon boy of two, who is as sweet as I am loveable. Mom says that my Aunties at Bichon FurKids named me well – and that my name stands for “Loving- Intelligent- Nice-Unbelievably Sociable and Sweet. “ Sound good? Please read on! Read more »


Scamp Scamp
Male - Young

My name is Scamp and I’m a darling bichon boy of about two or, as my foster Mom says, a fun-loving little guy in avery cute package!!!

Mom says I LOVE playing with other dogs, enjoy fetch and tug-of-war, like chasing my doggy foster sisters and love ALL toys. I’m also a bit of a rascal (which is why I’m named Scamp.) Read more »


Kloe Kloe
Female - Young

My name is Kloe and I am a darling little bichon girl of about two. While I may look like a femme fatale I am more than just a pretty face. Why I can run like the wind, play chase and fetch – and am quite an entertainer! That combination of femme fatale and a tomgirl is rather unusual - but there is no doubt that I’m a pretty girl! Read more »


Melody Melody
Female - Young

I'm Melody, a sweet, beautiful, friendly and bichon of two who loves all the things bichons love – like long walks, rides in the car, squeaky toys and laps (to sit in, of course.) Mom says I’m very, very smart and magical. Dad says I have a special ‘spark’ about me and that my spunkiness is adorable. Read more »


Domino Domino
Male - Adult

My name is Domino and I’m a sweet and gentle lovebug. I am 15 pounds of happiness and sweetness – and a very special little guy too! You see I was born with unformed eyes – but that never kept me from being normal. I ran, played, loved and tumbled with my family. Then one day my family took me to the shelter … and left me! You see my spirit was still loving and giving – but they no longer had time for me. Read more »


Floyd Floyd
Male - Adult

My name is Floyd but you can call me Pink (just kidding, of course) I’m a very handsome bichon boy of six, a ‘man-sized’ bichon who is a quiet, attentive and very affectionate guy with an amazingly gorgeous bichon coat that is pure white. My foster Mom says I feel like warm velvet, love to be brushed and simply want to love and be loved. (That’s what she says and she would definitely know!) Read more »


Misty Misty
Female - Young

My name is Misty and I’m a precious little three year old girl weighing only 13 pounds. My Mom was a pure bichon – and my Dad was a traveling man “of the terrier persuasion.” I got my looks from him and my personality is all bichon!

My story is a little unique in other ways too. I was born into this world as a FurKid and was one of seven ‘surprises’. (I was an adorable puppy, of course.) Read more »


Kandee Kandee
Female - Adult

I’m very pleased to meet you. My name is Kandee and I’m a darling little bichon girl of about eight who is 14 lbs of curly-haired beauty. According to my Mom, I’m a happy and loving little girl who understands everything she says and listens to her, always. (That's because I really appreciate all the nice things she says about me!) Read more »


Peanut Peanut
Male - Young

My name is Peanut and I’m a darling bichon mix of four who is affectionate, full of life – and just plain adorable! I’m also very loving and a natural cuddle bug. And that’s a powerful combination!

Mom wants you to know that I am full of joy and promise. She says I’m smart, willing to learn new things all the time and anxious to please. (I love being a furkid, because now I have someone to teach me those things Read more »


Gracie Gracie
Female - Young

Pleased to meet you. My name is Gracie and I’m a darling little bichon girl, as you can probably tell. I’m 11 pounds of curly-haired beauty and, according to my foster mom, a darling and smart little girl who understands everything she says. (I especially appreciate all the nice things she says about me!) Read more »


Hailey Hailey
Female - Young

I'm Hailey, a sweet little girl of about three weighing a mere 9 pounds who is beyond adorable. My Mom calls me a "people person" because I'm really focused on pleasing my people. In fact, anyone who wants to hold or carry me around goes to the top of my A list. (Well, actually it’s the H list, but you get the idea!) Read more »


Cody Cody
Male - Adult

My name is Cody -- and I’m a darling Bichon boy who is adventuresome, self-assured, enthusiastic, loving and a treasure! (I’m not exactly sure what that means but Mom smiles when she says it so it must be good!)

I’m amazingly gentle, young at heart and friendly with everyone! Mom says I love to go for walks (I’m a great walker) and rides in the car! I’m a happy guy who likes to express himself. Why I’ve been known to do an impromptu dance (yes, a dance!) in the living room to show my joy! Read more »


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Meet All Our Dogs in Foster Care In Southern California

Champ Kandee Ryder Peanut
Champ Kandee Ryder Peanut
Male - Senior Female - Adult Male - Young Male - Young
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Leia Hailey Gracie Misty
Leia Hailey Gracie Misty
Female - Young Female - Young Female - Adult Female - Young
Available Available Available Available

Floyd Melody Linus Jill
Floyd Melody Linus Jill
Male - Adult Female - Young Male - Young Female - Young
Available Available Available Available

Quinn Kloe Scamp Skippy
Quinn Kloe Scamp Skippy
Female - Young Female - Young Male - Young Male - Young
Available Available Available Available

Scoobie Boomer< Domino
Scoobie Boomer Domino
Male - Young Male - Young Male - Adult
Available Available Available

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Dog Available in Arizona

Cody
Cody
Male - Adult
Available

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Young Mother to Be

Gabbi
Gabbi
Available

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Bonded Pairs

Morgan Morgan & Megan

Young Mother & Daughter
San Diego

Available
Megan

Sampson Sampson & Charlotte

Senior Male & Female
Lake Havasu, AZ

Available
Charlotte

Rhett Rhett & Scarlett

Male & Female
Los Angeles

Available
Scarlett

 

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