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Meet Taaliya
Status: Fostered
Estimated Age: 1-2 Years

Estimated Weight:  35 Pounds

UPDATE – 21 FEBRUARY 2021: Taaliya went off to a foster home yesterday, and she did well her first night! Her foster mom said she was a little intimidated by all of the resident dogs, and there were a few snarls and snaps, but now she has made friends with one of the dogs and is playing. She was quiet overnight and kept her crate clean. So far so good!

UPDATE – 15 FEBRUARY 2021: Taaliyah is now fully vetted and available for fostering or adoption.

NEW – 28 DECEMBER 2020: Taaliyah was an owner give up to the Amelia Animal Shelter in Virginia, along with Casper, because the owner had “too many dogs.” Taaliya is a pretty beagle mix who is slightly larger than your average beagle. She is friendly and seems to do well around other dogs., although she can be selective about which dogs she likes. She will be available after she is seen by our vet.


Q:  Can you tell me more about a specific dog?  Is s/he good with kids / housetrained / good with cats/ etc?

A:  What we know is in the write up.  Our knowledge about any dog that is not in a foster homes is limited.  Once approved, our adoption coordinators will work with you to match you with the right dog.

Q:  Can I meet a specific dog?

A:  We’re sorry, but you must be an approved adopter to meet our dogs.  Pre-pandemic, dogs could be met at adoption days, but you still had to be approved to adopt from an adoption day.

Q:  How can I adopt a specific dog?

A:  You must submit an adoption application and be approved to adopt.  You can do that under Adopt – you can also learn about the adoption process there..  It will take about two weeks for an adoption coordinator to get in touch with you.  Please keep in mind that dogs that are available now may be adopted in the meantime.  But we are always getting new dogs.   You can see them on our website.

Q:  Can I add another dog to the list on my application?

A:  We don’t hold you to the dogs you listed on your application.  It gives us an idea of what you are looking for.  Plus it will let us know if someone is interested in one of our special needs / hard to place dogs.

Q:  I indicated that I was interested in a specific dog on my application, but I see that s/he has been adopted.  What happened?

A:  We do not hold dogs.  Applicants in the queue before you are being approved and may adopt the dog you are interested in before you are approved.  But we are always getting new dogs in and your adoption coordinator will help you find the perfect match.


  • Name:   Taaliya
  • Breed:   Beagle Mix
  • Gender:   Female
  • Age:   Young ( 7 months - 2)
  • Size:   Large
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