Taaliya – Adopted April 2021

Taaliya – Adopted April 2021

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

Estimated Weight:  32 Pounds

UPDATE – 18 APRIL 2021: How can you resist this beautiful girl? She is so sweet, quiet, and gentle. Her foster mom says she would be GREAT for a townhouse or apartment because she is quiet. She’s incredibly affectionate and gentle and would be great for a family with kids. Taaliyah gets along well with other dogs—doesn’t seem to have a bit of alpha in her ….  She can be overwhelmed with loud noises, so noisy urban living may not be best for her.

UPDATE – 7 APRIL 2021: Taaliyah is doing extremely well in her foster home! We can’t understand why she is still waiting for a forever home. Her foster mom says she gets along great with her many other dogs, males and females alike. Taaliya is friendly and playful, fairly quiet and affectionate. She can be a little submissive with people but is very sweet.

UPDATE – 5 MARCH 2021 (from foster mom): Taaliyah has now been fostered in my home for a little over 3 weeks. She has been extremely easy, is crate trained and house trained to a doggy door. She has had only ONE accident in the beginning. She is submissive with people and has done remarkably well with my dogs of all shapes/sizes and gender. She may do best with male dogs – not sure. She is super sweet and may have been a house pet at some point because she loves to jump on my sofa. Like most rescues, she will need a little more confidence and experience with new environments and people, but she definitely loves human attention. She’s a good girl.

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, 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. 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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