Here are the lucky pups who’ve found their forever families!

Adopted: Julian

Quick Facts: Breed: Island mix Gender: Male Age: puppy Size: medium Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? 12+ Julian ...
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Adopted: Benny

Quick Facts: Breed: Hound mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 2 years Size: 55 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Depends ...
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Adopted: Rigby

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 15 months Size: 75 pounds Good with… Dogs? Not so ...
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Adopted: Paddington

Quick Facts: Breed: Pit bull mix Gender: Male, not yet neutered Age: 2-3 years old Size: 40 pounds Good with… ...
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Adopted: Amber

Quick Facts: Breed: Pitbull mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 1 1/2 years old Size: 40 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! ...
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Adopted: Rory

Quick Facts: Breed: Australian Shepherd / Beagle mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 4 years old Size: 50 pounds Good with… ...
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Adopted: Levi

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle Gender: Male, neutered Age: 9 years old Size: 36 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown ...
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Adopted: Jazzy

Quick Facts: Breed: Lab/hound mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 5 years old Size: 48 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? ...
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Adopted: Dancer

Quick Facts: Breed: Yorkshire Terrier mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 3 years old Size: 25 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! ...
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Adopted: Jane

Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 8 years old Size: 40 pounds Good with… Dogs? Maybe, depends ...
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Adopted: Spanky

I am super adorable, a dog that just wants a friend to love me! My freckles on my nose say it all–cute, cute, cute!

    Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Spaniel mix
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 2-3 years old
  • Size: 45 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Yes, see below
  • Cats? Yes
  • Kids? 12+ years


Well…I’m sorry to say, I did not have a happy or safe early life. I was one of 43 dogs that were kept by a hoarder in a rural town in TN. Lucky for us, the animal control officers found out about the terrible conditions in which we were being kept, and took us all away to the shelter to find new, much better homes. That was back in June of 2013.

As if that wasn’t a terrible enough experience, then the building next to the animal shelter exploded! Seriously! The shelter …

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Adopted: Gunther & Peewee

Gunther and Peewee are adorable pugs, looking for a forever home together!

    Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Pugs
  • Gender: Male neutered
  • Age: 5 & 7 years old
  • Size: 15 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Yes!
  • Cats? Yes!
  • Kids? Yes!

They are looking for a home together.
Working on house training…lovely manners in general.
Peewee has typically pug breathing problems, and will need soft palette trimmed, nares widened, and other breathing things fixed. This is not uncommon in smooshy-faced breeds, and will help him breathe better…and CDR is covering this $$$ pricey surgery!
Gunther needs to have 8 teeth removed and is on medication for an eye condition, which is being evaluated soon.
All of these are very treatable, and CDR is footing the bill for it all!

  • ***They are NOT ready for adoption yet, need to have all medical issues fully sorted out, will post updates soon. …

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Olive has been adopted!

Hi! My name is Olive, and I am a FANTASTIC, sweet, kissy-kissy lovebug.
Quick Fact Sheet:
Gender: Female, spayed
Breed: Beagle/Lab mix (A Labbe? Beagador?)
Age: 1 1/2 years old
Good with dogs: Yes
Good with cats? Yes
Good with kids? Unknown

I was found as a stray in Kentucky, likely covered in icky stuff because my fur is all patchy and I have little bare spots. :( :( But I loooooooooove people. When I meet people, and they leaaaan in close, I will very slowly leaaaan up to give a couple of sweet little kisses! When my foster mom calls my name, I will dance in place from excitement. I want so very much to make you happy and play and get loving, and we think I will take to training like a duck …

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Hi! My name is Dylan.
Quick Fact Sheet:
So sweet! 1-2 year old male Corgi/Shepherd mix boy!
21 pounds full grown!
A bit shy but lovely and so sweet once he gets to know you!
Good with dogs and cats, though shy at first!
More info coming soon…just arrived!
If you are interested in adopting Dylan, please fill out an online adoption application and live close to Ithaca , Syracuse, Binghamton, or Elmira. We do home visits on every applicant, and can’t do home visits where we don’t have local volunteers.

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Adopted: Mishka

Hi! My name is Mishka, and I am beautiful, very sweet, affectionate and loyal!
Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Siberian Husky
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 2 years old
  • Size: 55 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Yes!
  • Cats? No
  • Kids? 12+ years



Since puppyhood, I was raised by my Dad, along with a big sister Husky who is 1 year older than me.. We lived in a cool outdoor kennel, and would get walks and very loving attention from our dad. He loves us both very much but he recently got married and moved to a new location, and he is not allowed to have dogs on the new property. So, we’re all very sad, but I need to find a new home, as does my sister Skye.


I am quite affectionate for a Husky. Once I get to know you, I run up to you and …

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Adopted: Skippy

Hi everyone, my name is Skippy!  I am a very sweet, affectionate, mellow, 6 year old male, neutered Schipperke mix!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Schipperke/Terrier mix
  • Gender: Male neutered
  • Age: 6 years old
  • Size: 12 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? OK, but want to be your only dog!
  • Cats? Yes
  • Kids? 12+


I came all the way from KY, where I was originally in a high-kill, very crowded shelter. I landed in that
scary place when my former owner felt she was not able to care for me anymore. The shelter needed to
make some space (aka put a bunch of us to sleep), so luckily a volunteer lady in the shelter told the great
people at CDR about me. They had a place with a warm bed for me, and I was able to hitch a ride on the
transport to Ithaca!

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Hi! My name is Diesel (also known as Deedee or Deezy)! I am a cute, silly, bouncy guy who wants to show you how much I can love you and be a good boy!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Boxer mix
  • Gender: Male
  • Size: Medium (40-45 pounds)
  • Age: 3 years old
  • Good with…
  • Other dogs? Fine with large dogs, not okay with small dogs (thinks they are prey)
  • Cats? Nope, sorry!
  • Kids? Good for kids over the age of 8; too rambunctious with younger kids.
  • Medical notes: I am allergic to grain products so I have to have a grain free food. If I eat something with grains in it I turn a red, pink color under my coat, start sneezing and I get itchy.

***Diesel is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Diesel’s parents, who will make all …

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Adopted: Trooper

I am active, sweet, and loyal, looking for a person who will work with me and will show me love.

    Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Shiba Inu
  • Gender: Male neutered
  • Age: 3 years old
  • Size: 20 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Maybe, see below
  • Cats? No
  • Kids? No
  • Special Notes: Looking for a calm, peaceful person or people in a non-apartment setting. See background; CDR is offering a package of 6 individual sessions in your home with our wonderful trainer completely for free when you adopt me



Once I know and trust you, I am the most loyal and loving and wonderful dog ever.
When I’m excited to see you, I like to crawl up in your lap and give you lots of little kisses all over your face!
I love chasing every leaf that crosses my path when we are out on walks!
I love …

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Adopted: Paige

Hi! My name is Paige. I am adorable and loving!

Quick Fact Sheet:

  • Age: 3 years
  • Breed:Terrier mix (maybe Feist mix?)
  • Size:24 pounds, full grown!
  • Gender: Female, spayed

Very shy at first but wants attention and affection very much.
Traumatic back story: Was found stray and unable to be caught, so folks in KY set a live trap for her. It worked, but she was stuck in the trap, in frigid, freezing temperatures, for 12+ hours before someone checked. Must have been very scary and terribly cold for this little girl with very, very short fur.
Nervous with the small dogs in her foster home; did fine with the dogs with whom she was kenneled at the KY shelter.
Great with the 8 year old in her foster home
Not yet cat tested.
More info coming as we get to know her better!
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Adopted: Pearl

Hi! My name is Pearl. I am pretty much the most adorable, incredible, sweet and loving little dog you’ll meet!

Quick Facts:

  • Age: 1 year old
  • Breed: Chihuahua mix
  • Size: 12 pounds
  • Gender: Female

Just had 3 puppies (1 boy and 2 girls!) on 2/6/15!!
Baby #1-boy-tan fat boy with a stubby tail
Baby #2-girl- black & white long tail
Baby #3-girl- white with a few tan spots like her mama, long tail
Loves to SMILE!! check out photo #3!!
She is being an amazing momma, taking such gorgeous care of her 3 babies and making us love her even more than we thought possible.
She will be ready to go to her new home once her puppies are weaned, at around 7-8 weeks old! Taking applications now!
Also her 3 puppies will be looking for great homes!
Pearl is …

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