Adopted: Mollie

Hi! I’m Mollie, an incredibly friendly and easygoing 8 year old female Chocolate Lab mix! Quick Facts: Breed: Chocolate Lab mix Gender: Female Age: 8 years old Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? No! Kids? Yes! Loves people! Great with other dogs! Loves to chase a tennis ball! Whoo-hoo!! Not good with cats, sorry! Just arrived on 11/12 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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Adopted: Violet

Hi! My name is Violet and I am the sweetest girl! Quick Facts: Breed: Black Lab mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 7 years old Size: 55 pounds (but thin) Good with… Dogs? Yes Cats? Yes! Kids? 10+ calm History I used to have a family, and lived with other dogs, but my owners ran into hard times, couldn’t feed us very well (I was very skinny) and eventually had to surrender us to their local shelter in Kentucky. That was very sad and also very scary, because I heard a lot of people say that the shelter was overcrowded and that older dogs never get picked for adoption. I just hid my head under my paws and waited for the end to come. But wow, how life can change on a dime! The shelter staff saw what a total sweetheart I was, and when CDR contacted them with an opening…

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Adopted: Sampson

Hello! My name is Sampson and I have a heart of gold and honey! Quick Facts: Breed: Yellow Lab Gender: Male, neutered Age: 10 years old Size: 90 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! History I came from a shelter in Kentucky, and I don’t know why my family left me there, for I am just so sweet and loving and well mannered. I was very, very sad for a while, but have come out of my grief and am now really loving being with my extremely nice foster family! Personality I am a laid-back fellow, enjoying naps in the soft dog bed, ambles around the yard, and playing with the other dogs in my foster home! I love to be petted, and I invite tummy rubs by rolling over onto my back–it works every time! I love to go on walks with you and see the…

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Adopted: Lenny

Lenny is just an amazing, wonderful, special puppy! Quick Facts: Breed: Black Lab/Great Pyrenees Gender: Male Age: Born June 2016 Size: 20 pounds (large as adult!) Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? 6+ Lenny is in a foster home in KY, but can come up to meet potential adopters easily (we can explain how if you are interested!). The below information about Lenny is from his foster mom in KY! Personality Lenny is just an amazing, wonderful, special puppy! He is super happy and friendly, and loves to meet people! I had a friend stop over, and he was just so happy to have another person to love on!  He puts his paws on your legs and leans in for loving.  He also loves to be held and he gives kisses!  Then he’s raring to get down from my lap and pounce on a wide range of toys and…

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Adopted: Sierra

Sierra Quick Facts: Breed: Lab mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 4 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Maybe? Kids? Yes! 4 year old spayed, female Lab mix! 70 pounds of love! Incredibly friendly! Super affectionate! Loves to cuddle and snuggle! Great with people and great with other dogs! Does the “happy feet dance!” Just arrived on 6/11, 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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Adopted: Harley

Hi, my name is Harley and I’m a lover! I have these big brown eyes that will make you melt! Quick Facts: Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier/Lab mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 2 1/2 years old Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes and No Cats? Some Kids? Yes! Harley is not a CDR dog. This is a courtesy posting for Harley’s current owners, who will make all decisions about his adoption. To apply to adopt Harley, fill out an online application and we will forward it to his current owner. History I was adopted around 1 year old. The only thing I remember about being a young puppy is neglect and a lack of socialization with dogs and people. The lady that initially fostered me said I was basically abandoned in a garage as a puppy and no one paid any attention to me until she took me in.  I…

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Adopted: Layla

My name is Layla, and I am a hilarious, incredibly good-natured, affectionate lovebug! Quick Facts: Breed: Boxer/Lab mix Gender: Female spayed Age: 5 years old Size: 55 pounds Good with… Dogs? No Cats? Nope! Kids? 12+ Yes! Layla is not a CDR dog. This is a courtesy posting for Layla’s current owners, who will make all decisions about her adoption. To apply to adopt Layla, fill out an online application and we will forward it to her current owner. History I was adopted by my current family when I was just old enough to leave my mom (the Lab) and dad (the Boxer), and I have lived with them ever since.  Life was great up until a few months ago when I suddenly decided that I am not very fond of my nosey older sister dog. Personality I’m Layla! Hi! Hi! Hi! Super glad to meet you! I’m told I’m…

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ADOPTED: Bozeman

Hi! My name is Bozeman, and I am the sweetest, friendliest, most chill dog around! Quick Facts: Breed: Black Lab mix Gender: Male Age: 6 years Size: 47 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Not yet tested but probably! History I landed in a pretty rough, high-kill shelter in rural Kentucky. I was running out of time (you know, we black dogs are always the last to be picked at the shelters), and then they found out I was heartworm positive. Uh-oh. It’s a fatal disease if untreated. For dogs who have families, it’s not so bad. They go to the doctor and get treatment. But for us homeless, family-less dogs, it’s a death sentence. Most shelters don’t have the resources to treat it, so with more homeless dogs than they know what to do with, dogs with medical issues are the first to go. So, that was…

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Adopted: Big Ben

Hi! My name is Big Ben, I’m getting great care at Cornell Dermatology for a major skin condition. Quick Fact Sheet: Breed: Black Lab Mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 8ish years old Size: 65 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Good News! I’m being adopted by my foster parents!!! They love me so much, they can’t let me go! If you are interested in adopting me, 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: Gemma

My name is Gemma (like “gem”) and I am one miraculously lucky and amazing pup! Quick Facts: Breed: Lab mix Gender: Female Age: 6 months Size: 30 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? 12+ years History On July 4th of this year, I was a homeless puppy in rural KY. One night, I ran across a rural road and was hit head on by a car doing 60+ miles an hour, ending up being lodged in the grille of the car that hit me (check out that crazy photo and get the whole story). Worst day of my life, right? Nope! Sort of the best day, because that is the day that I went from being a lost, starving, scared and homeless little puppy, to having all sorts of wonderful rescue people and doctors and volunteers and donors and pilots, all wanting to help me! Totally amazing! To…

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