Ayla

Quick Facts: Breed: Yellow Lab/Great Pyrenees mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 6-8 years young Size: 80 pounds Good with… Dogs? YES! Cats? YES! Kids? YES! 6 and over please! Hi! I am Ayla (it means “moonlight”), and I am adorable, sweet, and loving! History I am one of the lucky ones, because even though I’ve had a number of very sad losses, and also a lot of physical discomfort, I had a lot of love in my former life in rural KY. I was found as a stray puppy by a really sweet guy who lived on a farm. He kept me, loved me, and I had a fine life roaming around the farm with him all day long. Tragically, he died unexpectedly, which left me orphaned. His parents were able to bring me to live with them on their nearby farm, and they took good care of me for…

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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 great! Cats? Unknown! Kids? Yes! 8+ *We are not taking application at the moment, check back in a couple of weeks.* Hi there! My name is Rigby and I am the most affectionate, lovey boy you’ll ever meet! History I have been with my current family since I was 4 months old and came as a rescue from a high kill shelter down south. I am SOOO happy that someone scooped me up and gave me a chance. Sadly, my big sister dog and I I have not been getting along so I am on the search for my new forever person or family. I can’t wait to find some new humans to love on, snuggle with and make the happiest people ever! Personality I am one of the sweetest…

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Adopted: 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 home from among the dog loving community…

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Adopted: Luna

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees Gender: Female, spayed Age: 7 months old Size: 55 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? ? Hello! My name is Luna and I am a very sweet and affectionate pup! ***Luna is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Luna’s family will make all decisions regarding her adoption.*** Luna is a 7-month old purebred Great Pyrenees pup who weighs about 55 lbs. She belonged to a backyard breeder but was found, on multiple occasions, wandering in the road with her 2 brothers. The owner/breeder bailed them all out several times, but the fine increased every time they were picked up. So the last time, she took Luna’s brothers but left her there. She is a very timid girl and doesn’t have an aggressive bone in her body. She’s very sweet and affectionate and is mostly housetrained. The only time…

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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 fuzz ball!  I like (and am used…

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Adopted: 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 A-OK, and I was cleared for…

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Trent

Quick Facts: Breed: Pit Bull mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 8-10 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? No, sorry! Kids? 12+ years! Hi! My name is Trent and I am the sweetest, goofiest, most grateful dog you could ever meet!​ ***Trent is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. He is currently being fostered by H.O.P.E., in Wilton, NY. They will be taking applications for Trent there.*** History Hi! My name is Trent. I was found on the streets of Trenton, NJ (hence my name) as a stray on 7/31 by Trenton Animal Control, and was discovered by my rescuer at a local animal hospital on 8/1. She saw the state I was in and was so sad for me; the doctors informed her that I would go back to a shelter in 1 more day. I looked very skinny (I was…

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Adopted: Aster

Quick Facts: Breed: Lab mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 9 year old Size: 80 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? 12+ I am bright and springy, like the Aster flower!! History I was a homeless girl who got picked up and put into an over-crowded shelter in rural KY…not a good situation! Luckily a kind rescue lady heard how sweet and wonderful I was, so she contacted Cayuga Dog Rescue and they invited me to join their foster program! Best. Day. Ever!! I have been in my awesome CDR foster home for a few weeks now and I am loving my foster mom, her 3 dogs (2 small females, 1 big male) as well as her cats and her fenced in yard! I also love heading out for walks! Personality I am a very laid back, mellow, easygoing girl. I am told that I am enormously lovable, kissable,…

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Adopted: Suzy

Hello my name is Suzy, and I am the sweetest, most affectionate dog you will ever meet! Quick Facts: Breed: Boxer mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 5 year old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Often! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes 12+ ***Suzy is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR.*** History My sister and I were rescued when we were pups. I have lived with Adam and Abby, my human parents, and my sister doggy for my whole life. I have had a good time living in the country! Personality I am super sweet and affectionate and love to cuddle with my head on your lap and give kisses when I am allowed!! I like to give kisses to my parents when they get out of the shower, which makes me ears all wet! They think that’s silly! I will lie in bed or on the…

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Adopted: Lulu

Hi, my name is Lulu and I am a complete sweetheart! Quick Facts: Breed: German Shepherd Dog Gender: Female, spayed Age: 9 year old Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unsure Kids? 12+ ***Lulu is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR.*** History My former owner was an older man who lived alone and had become unwell. He did the best he could, but I ended up quite neglected for the past 3 years. For much of my life I lived with a male German Shepherd dog and loved playing with him. We also used to take lots of walks in the woods, which I love! This was a very quiet household with 1 person and 1 other dog. Occasionally my owner’s daughter would come to visit (and I loved her!!!) but overall it was not a very social environment. I have been living…

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