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Adopt Jamaica

Female Jindo /Shepherd (Unknown Type) 


Just looking into her sweet face, you can’t help but wonder what Jamaica has experienced in her lifetime. Jamaica is a Soi Dog rescued from the illegal Dog Meat Trade (DMT) in Thailand, during which she likely lost her right eye. She and a group of her friends were rescued from the Soi Dog Foundation facility in Phuket and flown stateside in May 2017. Despite her disfigurement, Jamaica has a bright, smiley, friendly, easygoing, and laidback energy that brings calm to those around her. She gets along well with other dogs, and generally prefers to sit back and watch from the shady sidelines as opposed to getting into the thick of the action herself. Out on walks, Jamaica loves to sniff everything and anything in sight (and smelling distance), taking in the world around her. Jamaica is a great medium size of around 50 pounds and she is estimated to be around 7 and a half years old. We believe she is housebroken as she always keeps her kennel clean and waits to do her business outside. Though she’s already graying in the face, Jamaica still has a lot of golden years left ahead of her. Do you have room in your home and heart for Jamaica?


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If you have questions about Jamaica please contact The Barking Lot


Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person
Stacy Parmer

Shelter Description

The seed for The Barking Lot was planted a few years back when I took in my first foster dog, Patti Cake, in hopes of making a bigger impact by helping my favorite furry friends. Before I knew it, I was put on some rescue email list and received an email stating, "This dog to be put down on Tuesday at 3pm". I was utterly horrified and jumped into action figuring out how I could save her. Well, I did and I'm glad to report Raspberry (my nephew named her!) is living happily in Encinitas to this day! After getting her adopted, I thought, "That wasn't so tough." And so it goes...over 500 dogs adopted into loving home and 2 1/2 years later...we are now creating The Barking Lot.

As well as being wonderful companions, dogs are amazing teachers and we've learned so much from them...first and foremost that they all deserve a chance at a better life and their behavior will balance beautifully if their needs are meet and good leadership is applied. These pups will be the most grateful creatures you've encountered. We rescue our furry friends from area shelters, humane societies and Mexico as they are at risk of being euthanized and/or abandoned.

We are a small organization with a handful of key volunteers and we are just getting started as a 501c3 non-profit, so we're looking for more volunteers to add to the fun and reward! We need both people and donations to help our furry friends, so we'd be grateful for either. Please contact

Thanks for choosing rescue,
Stacy, The Barking Lot crew and all the rescued recruits!

P.S. Patti Cake, my original foster dog, is among The Barking Lot residents as I couldn't possibly have given her up & I'm fortunate to call her mine! Yes, I'm proud to report I was a failed foster my first go around!!

Shelter Driving Directions

Please check our website for our upcoming adoption events, or fill out our application at for an appointment.

Areas Served

Southern California

Adoption Instructions

Our goal to find the right match for each pooch based on lifestyle, energy level, exercise regime, environment and living situation. To ensure we find a great match for each pup, the process entails an adoption application, a play date with your furry friend, a home check of the potential adopter and an adoption contract.

The adoption fees include spay/neuter, up-to-date shots, rabies vaccination, microchip & microchip registration, de-worming and the benefit of getting a pooch who has been living in a stable and loving environment.

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