As alike as they look, these two affectionate and mischievous pups have very different backstories. Kuki was born in South Korea, and Guapo lived in a junkyard in Tijuana for years.
8-year-old pit bull Lulu was rescued from the Burbank Animal Shelter. She loves napping on a nicely made bed, lying on the grass in the sun, cuddling with her family and getting attention at Trader Joe’s.
Schnoodle Lulu and Yorkie Max are both rescues and have grown up in Toluca Lake. They’re the mascots and therapy pets at Shosha Yoga, a neighborhood studio.
The third time was the charm for Norman. This ultimate mutt mix with a terrier face and an 80-pound German shepherd body found his forever home after living with two previous families.
Found under a bridge in Bakersfield, Little Bear is delighted to now call Toluca Lake home. He is known as “Mr. Riverside” due to his congenial nature and daily strolls along the boulevard.
Toluca Lake area families cherish their pets, and the residents of Belmont Village in Burbank are no exception. Studies have repeatedly shown that animal companions can increase fitness, decrease stress and loneliness, boost immunity and bring happiness to their human caretakers, all benefits that are especially appreciated in and around this vibrant senior living community.