Murphy

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Golden Retriever/German Shepherd
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 8 years old
  • Size: 97 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? Yes!

***Murphy is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Murphy’s family will make all decisions regarding his adoption.***

History

My owner, the wonderful woman who rescued me when I was 2 years old, passed away in February. It was unexpected and incredibly sad. We were the best of friends and I was by her side until the end. I was so lost when she died. But then her lovely daughter- who lives here in the Ithaca area–drove all the way out to Arizona where I was living, and brought me back to beautiful Upstate NY so that I could enjoy the fresh air and grass, and also because she wants to find me a wonderful new … Continue reading

Lola

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: English Springer Spaniel
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 9 years old
  • Size: 45 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? No experience
    • Kids? Yes! 5+

Hello! My name is Lola “the wiggle butt”. I can wiggle my butt faster than any other dog in the world when I am happy.

***Lola is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue (contact info: 607-562-8085 sford@stny.rr.com) who will make all decisions about Lola’s adoptive placement. Please contact by above phone or email to apply to adopt her.***

History

I have been with my current family since I was a puppy! My family is so worried about giving me up because I developed diabetes about 9 months ago and they want to make … Continue reading

Adopted: Charlotte

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Cairn Terrier mix
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 3 months
  • Size: 10-20 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? Yes!

Charlotte (aka Charley)

  • 11 weeks old (born around Christmas time)!
  • Momma was a 10 pound Cairn terrier mix, unsure of daddy.
  • Likely to be 10-20 pounds when full grown.
  • Very friendly, curious, affectionate, loving!
  • Loves other dogs, good with cats, great with gentle kids!
  • Hoping for a home with another small or medium sized dog!

Summary

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.

Adopted: Deagan

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Boston Terrier/ Cattle dog mix
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 5 months old
  • Size: 12 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? Yes! 6+

Hi!!! My name is Deagan (The Brave!).  My foster mom calls me this because I have bravely triumphed over incredible medical situations in the last couple months and am very healthy and excited to find my forever home!

***Deagan is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Deagan’s family will make all decisions regarding his adoption.***

History

My life started at an Amish puppy mill in PA. My foster grandpa saw me and knew I deserved better, so he bought me and brought me to NY to meet my foster mom. She started the hunt to find me my own loving family, but then I got really sick. I was diagnosed with a severe … Continue reading

Adopted: Tuck

NOT TAKING ANY MORE APPLICATIONS. CURRENT OWNERS HAVE MANY DOZENS ALREADY!

Hi I’m Tuck, I love people and other dogs and I always smell amazing!
Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain Dog – Standard Poodle Mix)
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 3 year old
  • Size: 85 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes (most)
    • Kids? Yes (most)

History

I’m from a breeder in Kentucky. My mom adopted me at 11 weeks old to train me as a therapy dog. I didn’t end up graduating from therapy dog school because I’m nervous around men until they’ve gained my trust (you read the news these days, who can blame me?!).   My career over, I became a fantastic family dog!!

Personality

I am an incredibly affectionate, silly, goofy, fun-loving, happy-happy-happy boy!  I was a cwazy cwazy puppy, but since I turned 2 I’ve become an incredibly mature … Continue reading

Orion

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 2-3 year old
  • Size: 120 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? Yes!

Hello! My name is Orion! I’m 120 pounds of love and sweetness!

Loves people, super affectionate, eager to please, incredibly friendly.
Great with dogs and good with cats who don’t mind a playful, fun-loving dog.

Medical

When i arrived to Ithaca, our veterinarian found that I am heartworm positive.  So sad, but wow, so lucky that I landed in rescue and in a town with awesome vets to give me the best treatment possible!  After initial testing, I was brought up to Cornell Cardiology in mid-December for a cardiac ultrasound and chest x-rays, to see how advanced the disease was, and if i was a good candidate for treatment.  It was all good news!  My heart and lungs looked … Continue reading

Adopted: Dahlia

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Collie/Aussie mix
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 9 year old
  • Size: 40 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? 8+

Hello! My name is Dahlia (Dolly for short!) and I am the sweet-sweet-sweet!

History

I landed in a high-kill shelter in KY as a stray. Very bad luck for me, as many of the dogs there end up euthanized due to lack of space to house them or resources to care for them. But since I was clearly just the absolute sweetest dog imaginable, the shelter workers reached out to a rescue person in KY who reached out to CDR, and I got rescued! I am so grateful and am passionate about making every day a joyful one, and spreading happiness and smiles everywhere I go!

Personality

I am an extraordinarily sweet and happy girl who is typically pretty calm but has … Continue reading

Adopted: Daisy

I am a fun-loving beauty with tons of ​happy ​personality!
Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Beagle/Jack Russell mix
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 10 year old
  • Size: 18 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Unknown!
    • Kids? Yes!

History

I’ve been with my foster family for a little while now and even though I missed my previous family at first, I’m embracing this new life. Someone dropped me off at a high-kill shelter in Kentucky and gave the nice people there my name, but no other details. I came with an up-to-date rabies tag, and didn’t show any obvious signs of having been mistreated, but my age put me on “the list.” After a week, Cayuga Dog Rescue saved my life. Thank you, CDR!

Personality

Want to play? Want to cuddle? I LOVE that! I’m a playful little sweetie with a fun-loving personality, I am bursting with friendliness … Continue reading

Adopted: Willis

Hi everybody! My name is Willis. I am a sweet, loyal and fun guy!
Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Feist mix
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 1.5 year old
  • Size: 35 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Some
    • Cats? No!
    • Kids? Yes!

***Willis is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Willis is fostered at Mountain Rottie Rescue of New York.***

History

I was found as a stray in KY where I was picked up and sent to an overcrowded shelter. I quickly became a volunteer favorite and the great staff there reached out to Mountain Rottie Rescue who quickly brought me into their rescue. I have a fabulous foster family in Groton, but would love a permanent home to call my own!

Personality

I am a very loving, happy-go-lucky boy and am also a great snuggler! I have been working really hard on … Continue reading

Adopted: Hoss

Hi everyone! My name is Hoss–I am the cutest little love bug you will ever meet!
Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Chihuahua
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 6 year old
  • Size: 10 pounds
  • Good with…
    • Dogs? Yes!
    • Cats? Yes!
    • Kids? Yes!

***Hoss is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Hoss is fostered at Mountain Rottie Rescue of New York.***

History

I was rescued by a shelter in KY from a hoarding situation. I was quickly taken in by the amazing people at Mountain Rottie Rescue and a few of my siblings and I went on a long drive to NY. I have a great foster family in Groton, but would love a home of my very own!

Personality

I am the most loving and laid back guy you will ever meet. I love being held and will instantly fall asleep in … Continue reading