A dog with a rough past shows a funny side

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Mar 1, 2021

A dog with a rough past shows a funny side

Looking at all the wonderful animals at ARK, it's tough to know that some of them had rather rough starts to life. For instance, take the beautiful all-white Lope (pronounced "Loh-pay"). Upon hearing this 8-year-old's origins, the lyrics of Three Dog Night's "Easy To Be ...

When Koji's happy, everyone knows it

Voices | ADOPT ME! Jan 11, 2021

When Koji's happy, everyone knows it

Koji is a 10-year-old Kishu dog weighing in at around 17 kilograms. He’s extremely smart and, once he trusts you, will make for a wonderful companion. He’s a straightforward kind of guy. His loves in life are simple, too: food and walks. Koji also enjoys ...

Harris is hoping for a home for the holidays

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Nov 23, 2020

Harris is hoping for a home for the holidays

This golden boy has just flown in from Osaka in the hopes of finding a home for Christmas. Born in about 2014, Harris was rescued from a hoarder, but when that kind soul was hospitalized, Harris came to ARK in 2017 and was quickly adopted. ...

Eringi is looking for a home and a buddy

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Oct 4, 2020

Eringi is looking for a home and a buddy

Handsome Eringi is another of the “wild things” that often end up at ARK. More accurately, he’s one of six puppies that were born at a temple. Once out in the wild, he came to the shelter exactly seven years ago this month. He and ...

Anzu is a sweet dog looking for the simple life

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Jul 26, 2020

Anzu is a sweet dog looking for the simple life

It takes a special person to look past the superficial and see through to the essence, whatever the situation may be. In this case, it’s a 15-year-old beagle named Anzu. "Nice-natured, exuberant, a bit noisy," is how Anzu is known at the shelter, but we ...

Here's hoping this Seven can find some luck

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Jun 7, 2020

Here's hoping this Seven can find some luck

Seven is another of the shy animals that has languished for years at ARK. Barely past puppyhood, she came to the shelter with her mother (also still at ARK) after being given up by their homeless owner. That was 11 long years ago. Tail-wagging, excitable, ...

A dog that's keen to share his joy

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! May 24, 2020

A dog that's keen to share his joy

Keane is a Shiba mix who came to ARK four years ago, and though you would never guess it from seeing him in action, he is a senior dog. He’s the epitome of the expression “cute as a button” and his habit of skipping with ...