Charlie

Quick Facts: Breed: Mexican Village Dog Gender: Male, neutered Age: 3 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes…especially if they’re smaller than I! Cats? Yes! Kids? 12+ if calm! Hello! My name is Charlie and I’m a smart, curious, inquisitive 3 year-old male! History My pregnant mother was found stuck in a bear trap just over the Mexican border in southern Texas. Horrifying, right? She was rescued, thank goodness, and her puppies were adopted out all over the U.S.! I was adopted by my current family here in upstate NY and we’ve been a sweet pack for 3 years now. While I’ve been happy and healthy, living in a house with two little kids and lots & lots of action and commotion is too much for a pup like me who is happiest when things are calm, quiet, and predictable. Personality In a calm home environment: On most…

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Abe

Breed: St. Croix Island Dog Gender: Male, neutered Age: 4-5 years Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Limited exposure does not chase them. Kids? Will meet some soon! Large Livestock? Barks, but not aggressive. Smaller Livestock? (Goats) wants to herd them. Abe- Amazingly optimistic St Croix Dump Dog! History “Abe”  arrived at the St Croix dump scared and timid,  He came to ‘Ruff Start STX” hero Katie Nelson to begin is long journey to find his human family.  Abe is extremely social, loves all the people he has met at his new foster home in Ithaca.  Not shy with humans at all anymore.  He reminds me of the book “Are you my Mother?”  He looks at everyone he meets as if to say “Are you my person?…” Abe has had many long travels to arrive in Ithaca, he does great in the car, either behind a pet barrier…

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Adopted: Tobey

Hello! My name is Tobey and I’m the most cuddly 10 pounds of sweetness you have ever met! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua/Papillon Gender: Male, neutered Age: 12 years old Size: 10 pounds Good with… Dogs? YES!! Cats? Unknown, but I’m pretty laid back so…probably! Kids? No experience but let’s say 6+! ***Tobey is a Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue dog. If you are interested in adopting him, please contact ROHAR via email at (sford@stny.rr.com) and they can send you an adoption application!*** History I belonged to some ladies who took in dogs that others didn’t want anymore. They loved me very much but they were trying to help so many dogs that it was difficult for us all to get to the vet frequently and eventually, they themselves faced foreclosure and the loss of our home. So, the nice people at Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue took me in and…

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Adopted: Johnny

Hello! My name is Johnny and I’m a loving cuddle bug. Quick Facts: Breed: Lab/Beagle mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 5 years old Size: 62 pounds Good with… Dogs? YES!! Cats? Sorry, no, I like to chase them (and they don’t appreciate that)! Kids? YES! But not too many that are under 9 please! URGENT Johnny is being bounced out of his foster home through no fault of his own–he has been a perfect gentleman in the home and is wonderful with the other dogs in that home.  He needs to find a new foster home ASAP because the foster folks got a new puppy. They are feeling overwhelmed with the addition of a new puppy and fostering Johnny at the same time. ***Johnny is a Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue dog. If you are interested in adopting or fostering him, please contact ROHAR via email at (sford@stny.rr.com) and they…

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Adopted: Fang

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLvCC6_Hx3tp1HpNzesou9E-W3mI8WD9d0″ title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share” allowfullscreen></iframe> Quick Facts: Breed: Lab mix Gender: Male neutered Age: 9 years old Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Sometimes! Calmer, respectful dogs! Cats? Maybe/Probably! Kids? Yes! I absolutely love children of all ages! Hi there! My name is Fang, and I am a mellow, loving, and gentle Lab mix looking for my new family! History I had quite an impressive beginning to life! I was at a shelter in the San Francisco bay area at a time when the University of California Davis Veterinary School folks were looking all over northern California shelters to find the most agreeable and easygoing dogs for their veterinary students to learn how perform physical exams, draw blood, and other medical procedures. Guess what? They chose me as one of these special super-awesome dogs! I worked there for a…

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Adopted: NiuNiu

Quick Facts: Breed: Golden Retriever Gender: Female, spayed Age: 6.5 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! 5+ Hello! My name is Niu Niu, and I am the most adorable, smart, sweet dog around! History I was born in a breeder’s home in Maryland in Jan. 2017. My mom and dad brought me home when I was 2 months old. I stayed with my family in Philadelphia for 2 years and then moved to Corning in 2018. I shared lots of golden days with my family and there were almost no bad memories. I have to leave them because my little human brother starts to have skin rashes frequently due to my hair. Personality I am a smart girl as I learned quickly during my obedience training in the puppy school. Now I understand the commands like “sit” “turn around” “high five” “stay” etc.…

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Violet

Quick Facts: Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Gender: Female, spayed Age: 8 Size: 58 pounds Good with… Dogs? Not in the home! Cats? Probably! Kids? Yes, all ages! Hello! My name is Violet and sometimes I think humans are lollipops that need to be licked down to the center! Other times I like to keep your feet warm by sleeping under the blankets! History I came from a small litter of puppies that all looked identical! I got adopted by a terrific couple, and was the only dog in the home for the first two years of life. When I was almost 2, I was in a very bad vehicle accident and barely made it out alive. So very scary and painful, but thankfully I got good veterinary care and help with rehabilitation and got to have my whole life ahead of me! I am in great shape now! I am…

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Adopted: Xena

Quick Facts: Breed: American Bulldog Gender: Female, spayed Age: 5 years old Size: 75 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Especially male dogs, they’re my FAVORITE! Cats? Yes! Dog savvy cats are a-okay! Kids? Yes! (12yrs + just because of my size but I know how to be calm too) Hello! My name is Xena and I am a HUGE sweetheart! I’m a gentle giant (weighing 75lbs!) who LOVES to be spoiled! I’m part gentle giant, part princess! **Xena is not a CDR dog but please fill out an application and it will be forwarded to her people!*** History I was born in May of 2018 and the family who first had me didn’t have the time for a puppy so at no fault of my own, I landed at the shelter when I was just a couple years old. That’s where my awesome Mom found me! She adopted me in…

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Thea

Quick Facts: Breed: Doberman mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 6 years young! Size: 65 pounds Good with… Dogs? Many! Cats? Nah, I’m too interested! Kids? 14+ Hi, I my name is Thea and I am an athletic, friendly, very good-natured and snuggly girl! History and Why I am Looking for a New Home I was adopted as a puppy by my current mom and have lived happily in my current home since. I’ve been a great girl, and have lived well with the male dog in my home, and also with the female dog in my current home until I came into heat. That was about 3 years ago, and since then, our fights have become more frequent, and more serious. Right now, I am recovering from wounds from the most recent fight and our mom has had to keep the other dog in a crate most of the time,…

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Adopted: Polly

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle Gender: Female, Spayed Age: 13 year old Size: 25lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes Cats? ? Children? ? Polly: Super sweet! Loves people! Loves a fenced yard! Loves being your buddy! More info coming soon! If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out an online adoption application and live close to Ithaca, Syracuse, Binghamton, Rochester, 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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