Chavo arrived at Pets Lifeline _____. In ____ he went home with a foster family. This is the latest report:


Chavo is a big personality packed into a small body, and he’s a lovable little lap dog at home. His foster parents take him on walks around Sonoma to help him get comfortable with a variety of people and dogs. They keep him on a short leash because he can react to dogs of all sizes, especially the big ones, but he generally likes people. He has shown great improvement and now has several small dog acquaintances in the neighborhood. He really enjoys car rides and exploring new territory.

Would you like to meet Chavo? Maybe he is a good fit to join your family?


A long time resident  Mr. Big Cheeks found his forever home December 2018. Cheeks came to Pets Lifeline after being trapped in a cat trap for several days. He tried to claw his way out causing a great deal of injury to his face. It took time and hard work with staff to help him recover, both physically and socially, and he found love and a family.




Mailing Address

PO Box 341
Sonoma, CA 95476

Temporary Location

21045 Broadway

Sonoma, CA 95476

Permanent Location

19686 Eight St. East

Sonoma, CA 95476


Shelter Hours

Shelter staff are onsite 7 days a week, 8:30am-5:00pm. However, due to COVID-19 health concerns, we are only open to the general public by private appointment. For more information, please phone or email us at:
707.996.4577 x106 or

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our Federal tax ID is #94-2851279

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