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Sharon Castellanos
San Francisco
GrouchyPuppy® Founder and Publisher
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Look at this sugar face! We think delightful little Sally is just the bees knees! She may be on the petite side, but she sure does have a Texas sized heart! Sally comes to Muttville from Texas, part of a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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‪‬Sweet fluffy dog! Meet the newest fluff in town, a happy boy that is appropriately named Fluffernutter!! Fluffernutter comes to us from Oakland but is excited to be across the bridge at Muttville. He has a happy-go-lucky outlook on life,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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I love the smell of dogs. There, I said it, and I mean it. Am I alone in this? I hadn’t thought before that something I was badly missing after the passing of my big fluffy dog would be her... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Join the SF SPCA for an artsy-themed cocktail party and adoptathon weekend based on the 2010 movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” which focused on the world’s most infamous graffiti artists. Adult animals (6+ months) will be free to adopt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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If you know anything about Grouchy Puppy you know that it began (and continues!) thanks to our adopted rescue dog from the San Francisco SPCA. Since her passing, I’ve gotten more involved with helping the sugar faces at Muttville Senior... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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This pretty girl is Florence and she can’t wait to find her forever home. We think Florence is an Australian Kelpie mix. She is very sweet, loves meeting people, and enjoys going for walks. Florence does perfectly with other dogs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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What is the number one responsibility when you have a dog? This can be answered with specifics but also with general notions such as setting them up for success. That was the mantra we heard when we adopted our dog... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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We think Oscar is just about the most perfect doggie around! Look at this happy Shepherd face! Oscar is an adorable Shepherd/Cattle dog mix, who comes to us from Central Valley ready to find his forever home. Oscar is very... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
I have met emotional support dogs and understand why you would feel calm having a dog close by at all times. Whenever I volunteer at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, the dogs turn any frown upside down. Our family dogs not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Beyonce is an adorable, friendly Chihuahua girl who can’t wait to meet you! This sweet girl will make a loyal companion- all she wants is love! Beyonce is always wagging her tail, loves walks, and is perfect with dogs of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Endless belly rubs. Long bouts of toss the squeaky toy or playing keep away. Cuddling and tussling around with Rugby, the senior beagle, honestly was a little overwhelming at times. Why? Because he never tired of me. Even my own... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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National Dog Day is this weekend and if you don't (gasp!) have one already positively influencing your life, now is a good time to consider the reasons why you don't have a dog. Below is a handy (and humorous) flowchart... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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The true story of the little stray dog Gobi left me feeling my faith in people renewed, and reminded me that little dogs give fearlessly too. Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Thank you Susan for stopping by to share your love of older dogs with us!
From his beautiful, intelligent eyes to his adorable ears, it’s hard to believe so much sweetness can fit into one package. This wonderful senior guy is Dallas, and he’s ready to be your new best friend! He’s calm, quiet, inquisitive,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Poochie likes to smoochie! This sweet little lady Yorkie is eager to please and will greet you with a smile…and some doggie kisses too! She’s an expert at relaxation and knows her way around a lap and couch. Poochie also... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
The San Francisco SPCA Hosts the Animal Film Festival during Third Annual Clear the Shelters Adoptathon Weekend Visitors will enjoy free adoptions and award-winning films August 7, 2017 – The San Francisco SPCA will be offering free adoptions for all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
In our hurry up, I'm always late world, spending time with an older dog can be the perfect counterbalance. Time together may help you gain a thoughtful approach to the next hour of the day, or maybe the whole week... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Volunteering at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue every week I get to see how true your words are Mat. Violet will be a wonderful addition when she meets her match!
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Did you know that wild violets symbolize devotion, purity, and spiritual passion? In the Victorian era, violets were carried in order to manifest wishes and keep malevolent spirits away. This describes senior sweetheart Violet, a dog in Oakland ready to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Meet Squirrel! This adorable, tiny little Chihuahua comes to us all the way from Fresno where she was found as a stray. This sweet pup loves to cuddle, meet new dogs, and make friends. We are still getting to know... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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In honor of the International Comic-Con Convention, orphan cats and dogs will be staging Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 5th Annual PAWmicon Convention at Hazard Center in Mission Valley. The highlight? Comical critters styled in PAWSplay apparel celebrating the superheroes who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Ever know a dog who could giddy up, right into your heart? Hold on to your saddle because that's what will happen when you meet this handsome blend of Doxie! How adorable is Cowboy! We think he’s a big Doxie... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Does your dog love going to the beach? Ever wanted to take your dog out on a paddle board while on vacation? If you live in or are planning to visit Southern California, you're in luck!! Not only can you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Meet Angelica! This lovely girl came to Muttville because her previous owners could no longer care for her. Luckily, she is very well adjusted and is happy no matter what. She has made herself right at home and is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog