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Newport Beach

Volume 6, Issue 29  | April 9, 2021

Pet of the Week Dog and Cat print

Stu News Newport is delighted to be working with the Newport Beach Animal Shelter to help get the word out in search of loving homes for pets that deserve a warm, nurturing environment and a place to call “home.”

The shelter is so very excited to announce the availability of an incredible survivor. Please meet sweet Obi. An approximately 2 year and 8-month-old male Terripoo mix, Obi arrived at the shelter with his brothers. The three of them came in completely withdrawn, detached and fearful. The staff at the shelter quickly realized that the three pups would be a mild challenge to socialize, but they soon thereafter realized that they were facing a larger challenge and that was distemper. Those that have dealt with this, know how it can be kind of a creeper virus.

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Courtesy of Newport Beach Animal Shelter

Meet Obi

Thanks to the incredible veterinary staff who never backs down to any issue they are presented with, Obi’s brothers walked through the situation with flying colors. However, Obi’s immune system took a bit longer to figure out how to fight for him. When Obi made it to his pot of gold, he just shined because he won!

Obi has grown to be an absolute darling, medium-size pup. He’s well behaved, totally friendly, enjoys his walks and will do best being adopted by an experienced and caring dog owner that currently has another friendly dog. Obi experiences some mild neurological expressions, but nothing that prohibits him from enjoying every area of daily activities. This Terripoo mix is so ready to live his best life.

If you’d like to learn more about outstanding Obi (Wan Kenobi), please contact the shelter supervisor at 949.718.3454. They do require a completed adoption application prior to scheduling a meet and greet.

Visit the nonprofit’s website at to obtain an application, and after it is completed, you can email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for review. Obi looks forward to meeting you.

Newport Beach Animal Shelter adoption fees:

–Adult Dogs - $150

–Puppies - $225

–Adult Cats - $90

–Kittens - $110

Also, consider becoming a member of an incredible nonprofit that supports the city’s efforts with providing wonderful opportunities to stray, injured, ill and owner-surrendered domestic pets.


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