Yoda

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Carolina dog x Kangaroo Mix (kidding!)
  • Gender: Male neutered
  • Age: 3 years old
  • Size: 43 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Usually, see below
  • Cats? No
  • Kids? 13+

Hi-hi- hi! I’m so excited to meet you!

Background:

I was found as a stray and landed in an over-crowded shelter in rural KY, where I became a staff favorite, because I was incredibly affectionate, had such zest for life, and unbridled enthusiasm!! Hearing such great reports, Cayuga Dog Rescue rescued me and I made my way up the Canine Underground Railroad (that’s a thing!) to get here and wiggle my way into more peoples’ hearts. I am so excited that they decided to save me—I love getting to know everyone, and really dig the toys, dog beds, and couches that I have been introduced to! It is all so wonderful!

Personality:

I am told that I am … Continue reading

Adopted: Nina

Hello! I am looking for a forever home to live out my golden years. In return, I will be the brightest, happiest companion you’ve ever encountered!

    Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Lab mix
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 12+ years old
  • Size: 65 lbs
  • Good with…
  • Dogs? Yes!
  • Cats? No
  • Kids? 12+ years

 

Background:

I am one of the lucky dogs who got to live her entire life with loving owners. They found me as a stray puppy, took me in, nursed me to health, and we spent 12 wonderful years together. Sadly, one of them passed away a few years ago and the other passed away this year, leaving me an orphan in my senior years. Their family friend and caretaker tried to take care of me, coming twice a day to feed me and walk me in my empty house, but we soon realized I … Continue reading

Adopted: Rufus

My name is Rufus and I am an awesomely handsome, loving, playful, fluffy, fuzzy dog!

    Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Golden Retriever/Australian Shepherd/Chow
  • Gender: Male, neutered
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Size: 55 lbs
  • Good with…
  • People? Yes!
  • Dogs? Yes!
  • Cats? Yes!
  • Kids? 12+ years
  • Bonus: Completely housebroken!

Background:

I arrived for the first time in the CDR foster program 2 years ago (at age 2), after my owners split up. Those folks had kept me in a small fenced in outdoor kennel and gave me almost no attention, care, or training, which had been a very sad life for a happy, exuberant, loving, and active dog like me. Luckily, a lovely semi-retired couple adopted me from CDR and that’s where I have been for the past 2 years. They loved me a lot, took me to fun clicker training classes, got me a needed hip surgery, and helped me … Continue reading

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

Background:

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 … Continue reading

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

 

Background:

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.

Personality:

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

Adopted: Bees

Hi!  My name is Bees (as in “cute as the bees knees!”) and I am a sweet, playful, and affectionate girl!

Quick Facts:

  • Breed: Border Collie/Black Lab mix
  • Gender: Female, spayed
  • Age: 2 year old
  • Size: 50 pounds
  • Good with…
  • Dogs: Yes!
  • Cats: Dog savvy, dog friendly cats–YES!​
  • Kids: 12+ years​

History:

I’m absolutely the most affectionate, SWEET, and loyal dog you can imagine, once I get to know you. I was found abandoned up in Watkins Glen and the wonderful folks at Farm Sanctuary took care of me before I was transferred to the CDR program. Whatever my past early experience was, it has left me with some fear of strangers but has also given me the ability to love and bond strongly with the people whom I get to know and trust.

​Personality:​

About my adorable personality! I am young and therefore very, very playful … Continue reading