Breed: Shetland Sheepdog x Australian Kelpie

Weight: 32 lbs

Age: 6 years

Personality: Makaya has one of the sweetest and kindest heart. She is full of love. She is smart, obedient, and looks at you wanting to please. This petite princess would probably be a great size and gentle temperament for children. Although mellow most of the day, Makaya also enjoys playing with other dogs and going for walks/runs. But most of all, she really just wants to be your loyal companion.

*See more of Makaya’s pictures and videos on our Instagram @welcomehomedogrescue !

Coat: Medium length, sheds

Training: House manners and socialization, knows “sit”

Potty trained: Yes

Health: Allergic to flea bites

History: Rescued from Corona shelter, was an owner surrender because owner wanted less dogs

Fostered in: La Mirada, CA

Type of home: Any

Crate trained: No

Good with Dogs: Yes

Good with Kids: Yes

Good with Cats: Possibly


Adoption donation (non-refundable): $350

All dogs are fully vetted, heartworm negative, microchipped and up to date with vaccinations.

We will spay/neuter all of our dogs prior to adoption.  If a dog is not ready for operation, we will at a later date.


1. Submit Adoption application

2. Adoption application approval

3. Meet & Greet

4. Home check & Final Approval

5. Adoption Contract is signed.


Please fill out an application to foster one of our dogs:

Foster parents have the first option to adopt.  We will provide all you need to foster.

Our volunteers, donors and adopters mean the world to us! Without you, we couldn't do what we do - saving the lives of abused, neglected and abandoned dogs and providing them with a loving forever home.






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