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  • Adoption Status: Available
  • Breed: Lhasa Bichon
  • Age: ~2 yrs
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 15 lbs
  • All LHH dogs have been spayed or neutered, updated on shots, microchipped, groomed, deflea'd, dewormed; and come with a leash, collar and LHH ID tag!

MEET BANJO….and he will bring a song to your heart!  This youngin’ is a 15 lb, cream w/ silver tips, under 2 yr old, Lhasa Bichon, as best as we can guess, is a doll!  He came to us from the South Central Shelter crusted with skin, ear and eye infections…not to mention he was a filthy mess.  A bath, some magical cream and antibiotics…a grooming and Banjo is ready to play music for you all the way home!

Don’t let his calm appearance fool you!  Banjo will surprise you with his longing to go for long walks, hikes or visits to the park.  Young small dogs are NOT COUCH POTATOES!  Banjo loves to play with you…and other dogs who want to play with him!   While we can’t guarantee he is potty trained, we can tell you that he does not lift his leg!  He will only go on a pp pad if he can’t get out…but we want him to go to a home where he will get exercised and have playdates if he doesn’t have another dog at home.  We can tell you that he DOES NOT LIKE being left alone and you might just hear him singing (howling even!) if you leave him without company!

Banjo is interested in toys, but his foster roommate doesn’t give him a chance to get the ball or toy first!  Ideally, Banjo will have a home with a yard, maybe kids over 5 yrs old and another dog!  He would be the happiest camper!  He is very social and really seems to enjoy children.  He would be wonderful to take to sports games, brunch or wherever he is allowed to go with you.  That being said, he can be extremely active when you leash him (excited to be going)!   Do you need some happy music in your heart and a cuddlebug to show you his appreciation for loving him?  He’s waiting.

Adoption Events

We do not have a public viewing facility; however, we hold bi-monthly adoption events in Santa Monica. Please check our calendar for changes and cancellations due to holidays or weather.

2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, 11am – 2:30pm

2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 [Map]

Metered street parking.

Please bring pictures or video of your home/yard if we have not yet done a home visit (preferred).

And…don’t forget to bring your dog(s), if you have any. They make the final decision!