Join Our Newsletter

Pearl

Status: Available
Age: 12 years
Sex: Spayed Female
Size: Small
Looks Like: Miniature Pinscher Mix

Hi, I'm Pearl!

They say I’m a Pearl. That doesn’t make sense to me. I thought I was a little dog. Pearls are opalescent, and hard, and round. I’m brown, and soft, and dog-shaped. Pearls are cold and still. I’m warm and snuggly. Pearls just sit there. I vibrate with excitement when you enter the room.

But I vibrate very slowly.

I guess I have one thing in common with pearls. It took a long time to make me. I’ve seen a lot of dog years. I’ve been around the block more times than I can count (not that I can count that high). I’ve done a lot of living. I’ve run in the sun; now I prefer to walk slowly in the shade. I’ve chewed up my share of tennis balls; now anything harder than a soft treat makes my jaw ache. I’ve even chased a few rabbits; I still try occasionally, but the rabbits have gotten a lot faster. (Also I don’t see so good, and I sometimes confuse other dogs with rabbits—my bad.) When my bones ache I don’t want to be jostled, but I still want to be close. I like a good walk. And like any reasonable dog I need a best friend.

I’ll sit when you ask, I’ll lay down whenever I can, and I’ll stay when I’m near you. But remember, I’m no jewel. I’m only just a little dog.



My good friend Alex has set me up with a wonderful foster home where I can meet people. Give her a call (510-845-7735 x205) or an email (ahernandez@berkeleyhumane.org), and she’ll direct you to my foster coach. I prefer to be the only pet in your home so that I can hog your couch and be the center of attention.

I am 12 years old.


Thanks to a generous donation, my adoption fee is sponsored!

-------------------

Berkeley Humane
(510) 845-7735
2700 Ninth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
dogs@berkeleyhumane.org
-------------------

Dog adoption fees:
Puppies (up to 7 months) - $250
Adults (7 months to 7 years) - $150
Seniors (7 years+) - $75

(Adoption fees include shots, microchip, spay or neuter, flea control and worm treatment, plus $250 worth of medical care with partner VCA veterinary hospitals, and optional discounted pet insurance.)

Adoption Hours: Friday through Sunday: 11am-5pm

I'm ready to adopt!

You can complete, print, and bring a copy of the Adoption Survey with you when you visit Berkeley Humane.

Dog Adoption Survey
Cat Adoption Survey

 

Waiting for the perfect match!

Don't see your perfect match here? Check out our dogs and cats who will soon be available for adoption!

Dogs Coming Soon

Cats Coming Soon


Sponsor An Animal

Your support will directly improve the lives of dogs or cats currently in our care. 

Maddie's Fund

Berkeley Humane is proud to partner with Maddie's Fund® to save lives in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. 

 

To Top