January 2nd, 2022

Hello hello!! My name is Buoy and I am the beacon in the water that will help guide my forever family to me. At about 1.5 years old, I am silly boy with puppy like energy. I am a bit clumsy, but that is because I am a tripod (or tri-pawd as we say in the rescue world). I am originally from the south and  had a rough time starting out in this life, so I unfortunately had to have a back leg amputated. Even though I still am a bit wobbly, I have exuberance and confidence to keep going and so it doesn’t really really seem to bother me much. I am also a super resilient pup, so though I may be just a tad bit shy when meeting new people, I open up quickly with a treat or toss of a toy, and would do great in a home with kiddos over 12. I am quick learner and love my treats, which is super helpful when it comes to my training. Right now, I know some of the basics and are familiar with crate training, but could still use some of the basics. I enjoy playing with my dog pals my size who can handle my bouncy playstyle, and do tend to get overwhelmed in big groups of pups, so dog parks are not my thing. I would be happy to have a confident lady friend though who can still keep up with my play, but also help me learn when to take breaks. I have lived with 2 kitties before in the past, so a cat who is dog savvy would be find in my home. To get my energy out, I enjoy playing fetch and might be up for a short walk walk around the block, but I am definitely not what you would consider an avid hiker or anything like that since it can be a bit challenging for me to keep up. But that doesn’t mean I am still not full of zoomies and big energy! It would also be helpful for my future family to have a house like set up just because stairs can be difficult and it would nice to have direct access to the outside. I have lived in the city before and can still get a little overwhelmed by super busy areas such as downtown, so a quieter neighborhood would be best. Silly and sweet, I am a special pup ready to play with my new family today. Fill out an application to set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, microchipped, and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 

January 1st, 2022

Oh hi there! My name is Annie and I am as sweet as pecan pie 3 year old pup hailing from the South. Between my foster, and the trainer and vets at Pixie, we know for sure that I am Anatolian Shepherd mixed with most likely husky and some sighthound like saluki. But we don’t know for sure of course. All we know is that whatever I am, I am a very beautiful lady! Weighing around 56lbs, I am tall but slender with gorgeous soulful eyes. Being from Texas, it is likely that I was an outside doggy for most of my life, since I just love hanging out in the yard all day. It is a classic husky trait after all! I just really enjoy just curling up under the shade tree in the backyard for hours while my foster does some gardening. My foster mom is awesome and has taught me how to walk on a gentle leader and we go for 2 miles walks almost everyday! She lives out in the country a bit, and though I sometimes get really excited when I see deer or squirrels, I always just ignore the dogs I walk by. Even if they are barking at me! I am much more of a people dog and would prefer to be the only pet in the household. I like having the attention all to myself! I am not much of a player with toys, but do love a good belly rub. I am not a velcro dog or demand your attention, but will happily accept it when you want to give it. It can take me a little while for me to transition into a new environment, but after warming up, I am much more confident and relaxed. My ideal situation would be an adult only house with a fenced yard that is a bit of quieter neighborhood than the inner east side areas. I am a very vocal lady who loves to express myself with my voice and my foster has even heard me say ” I love you” a few times. It is pretty cute and makes everyone smile! Sensitive, sweet and affectionate, I am a unique doggo ready to find my forever companion. Will it be you? Fill out an application to set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, micro-chipped and spayed with an adoption fee of $350. 

December 31st, 2021


Howdy! My name is Hank Williams. I’m a 9 year old livestock/guardian breed, and just like the old Country musician himself, I’m a sensitive soul, a love crooner, sometimes lonesome, and nervous about cheating hearts. People always stop me when I’m walking and tell me what a Handsome boy I am; maybe it’s the permanent eyeliner I wear, who knows. Point being, I should’ve been a dog model… for like American Cowboy or something.

My ideal days starts with a morning butt-scratch, a nice walk around the neighborhood, maybe a trip in the car to run some errands (window rolled-down of course), and plenty of time to just lay down at your feet or by your side relaxing like best buds do. I’m super smart; my family likes to claim I’m so smart, I know how to play dumb. Hahahaha….oh wait, they’re on to me. I love to lay down… have you seen all those pictures of me laying down? It’s one of my favorite pastimes. I also LOVE people (like A LOT, like “jump up on you, lick you and croon” kind of love), problem is, no matter how many times I get told the crazy 5-year old I live with is a person, I just don’t believe them; children make me nervous and sometimes I get so nervous, I react in fear. So, I need a home and a life without children.

In fact, I need a quiet, stable home in general. Other dogs sometimes make me confused and protective. My family and I have worked on this on walks and on-leash and I’m VERY proud of how far I’ve come not being reactive, but I’m still not ready to have to share my home with them. I’m also convinced cats are just really big toys that like to taunt me and, I admit, if I’m off leash, I will chase them; I think it’s just a bundle of fun, but no nobody else seems to. Just between us, I don’t like transitioning to new spaces and it takes me some time to warm up to new places.

With that in mind, some things about you that would be best for me: you don’t work long hours (maybe you work from home or are retired) and you don’t live in an apartment or in the bustle of the city (don’t forget, I’m a country boy at heart!). Please don’t make me an outside dog, give me a solid fence to keep me in, and don’t leave me without you too soon. I promise I’ll reward you for you dedication. ‘Cause no one will love you as unconditionally as I do. Look into my soulful, sensitive eyes and you’ll see what I mean.

(Adoption Fee of $250 required – I come fully vaccinated, neutered, and microchipped)

Contact info: Aubrey Christofferson – breychristofferson@gmail.com

December 31st, 2021
Hey there! My name is Marley. I’m a nine year old lab/husky/ridgeback weighing approx. 98lbs. I am a calm, reserved wise man with a soft and sensitive soul. Sometimes my puppy side comes out and I can be a playful and goofy boy.
My favorite place to be besides at your side is snuggled up on the couch or sleeping at your bedside. I am protective and loyal with the patience of a lion when it comes to small prey entering my yard. A home without cats and small animals is ideal. I enjoy walks but am quite strong. I will walk you if you let me. Someone with a confident, strong, yet soft and patient personality would suit me best. I also enjoy an adventure in the woods and the freedom to run on the beach.
Meeting new people is great once I get my initial sniff in. After that, feel free to give me your best scratches on the chest or tush! I enjoy the company of other dogs and am quite tolerant and respectful of size difference when it comes to playing. If I were to have a home with another dog, a strong and confident female who isn’t overly rambunctious would be the best fit for me. I love toys and tasty treats but can become cautious and weary if I think I have to share. Another dog who guards would not work. Small children make me anxious and nervous, so a home without children is a must.
Because I’m an older dog, my need for health-care will increase as well as the need for a home and transportation with my joints and I in mind. I have a granuloma (small open wound) that comes and goes due to excessive licking. This is something that I’ve done my entire life. A family or person(s) who has a stable income, commitment, and ability to keeping me at my healthiest and happiest is the owner for me.
If you’re looking for that calm yet goofy big softy, an companion whom will be by your side no matter what with the biggest heart, you’ve found him. And who knows, if I think you’re extra special, I just might give you a kiss. 
I am currently on the wait list for a neuter. 
My adoption fee is $400 with some refundable after the neuter.
Contact Info
Name: Jullia Alexander
Phone: (360)726-8047 (text first for initial contact preferred)

December 23rd, 2021

Snorfle Snorfle Snort Snort! That is Boston Terrier for “I love you!” My name is Toby and I am a lively 9 yo guy weighing around 20 lbs. I came to Pixie from a place in rural Oregon. I was picked up by some nice people, but I was in pretty rough shape from living outside. Pixie got me immediate care and am currently in healing mode and going great! My back legs are a little stiff, so I would do best in a home without hardwood floors or stairs. Rugs are best so I can get some traction! Direct access to a yard is helpful too since I am not much for walks and sometimes when I need to go, I need to go, so a quick exit to some grass is ideal. Though I am not the super cuddly type, I am starting to warm up to cuddles on the couch but am also happy to lay in a nice warm bed at your feet. When I get excited, my whole body wiggles and I can be a bit bouncy. But if you just ignore me, I quickly put all feet on the floor. I am a quick learner like that! Especially when there are yummy treats involved. Though I am happy to great everyone I come across, since I am a bit older, I would prefer a quiet household with older kiddos over 13. I get along great with my fosters kitties and chickens, and have met other pups my size that I seem to get along with just fine. My fosters say that I don’t really seem to be into walks but enjoy taking in the new smells. But more than 2 blocks is pushing it for me, so then it’s back inside snoring away in front of the fireplace. Sweet and silly, I am an endearing lad looking to be your adorable, snorting sidekick and friend! Fill out an application today to set up a meet. I come to you vaccinated, microchipped, and neutered with an adoption fee of $350. 

December 21st, 2021

Heads up! Pixie staff will be either out of the office or operating with reduced hours on December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st.

We’re still receiving tons of urgent calls and emails from pet owners facing emergencies who need help, so we appreciate your patience if we’re taking an extra day to respond to non-emergencies. If you’re looking to adopt or you’ve submitted an application, we’re working as hard as we can to process everyone–we promise we’ll get back to you. Thank you for understanding! 


December 20th, 2021

Do you feel like there is something missing in your life? Something small, lap sized perhaps, with soulful eyes and adorable face? Well look no further as I am just the companion for you! My name is Miss Millie and I am a sweet 7-8 year old chihuahua/Dachsund mix weighing about 14lbs. Always happy to be your side, I am a fairly easy going gal who is happy to join you on your adventures. Whether it’s a camping (and by that I mean glamping) trip or a walk around the block, or just riding with as you pick up some food from the cart up the street, I am always social and eager to be a part of your day. I can be a little senstive and shy when I meet new people, but I warm up to my human friends over 10 fairly quickly. Especially with some tasty treats! My foster mom says I am excellent with the resident kitties and don’t mind seeing other dogs when we are out on our walks. I did meet some doggies at the shelter and they were pretty young and in my face which I wasn’t a fan of, but I was very appropriate signaling I was uncomfortable. Thus, I am probably not a dog park dog, but would be happy to hang with another mellow adult doggy friend. I am not much for playing with toys, but am happy to join you on a walk or short hike. And then it’s back to cuddles and naps! My foster says I do great in my crate at night and if my people need to leave for the day, I am a little sad I am not able to join, but after a few minutes I settle in and wait for your return. She describes me as a happy, wiggly, squishy, and very lovely pup who is ready to find my forever person. Will it be you? Fill out an application today to set up a meet! I come to you spayed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped with a recent dental and adoption fee of $350.

December 20th, 2021

Hi! Hello! I am so excited to make more friends! My name is Fushi and I am a 3 month old Samoyed/Husky mix. Judging by my size already, I am going to be a pretty big gal. I am very happy and social, and am just learning about everything in this new world. I will need a patient and experienced adult only family who can work on my training, as PUPPY CLASSES ARE MANDATORY FOR MY ADOPTION! Silly and sweet, I am getting better at self entertaining as I absolutely love my interactive food toys. With me being in my prime puppy stage of chewing and potty training, I would need someone who works from home or doesn’t work long hours, so I am able to get plenty of stimulation during this important developmental period. Since I can be a talker, I would do best in a house without shared walls with neighbors. I seem to really want to play with other dogs, so a confident adult dog friend who can still play but who can also teach me some boundaries is ideal. I am a little too rambunctious for an elderly dog companion and I am still learning about cats and like to chase, so I would do best in a home without kitties. I am a very playful gal who gets the zoomies when playing with my toys, tripping over my big feet in the process. I am a totally lovable goofball who is eager to start on this adventure called life. So grab the treats and let’s go! Fill out an application today to set up a meet.  I come to you spayed, vaccinated, and micro-chipped with an adoption fee of $450. 

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