Spud

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 10 years old Size: 66 pounds Good with… Dogs? No! Cats? No! Kids? Unknown ***Spud is not a CDR dog, all decisions will be made by his current owner.*** Urgent foster or adopter needed for Spud—an amazing, wonderful, sweet, and silly 10-year-old, 66 lb. neutered male, Great Pyrenees mix! Spud is a super healthy boy, his last veterinary exam was on June 19th, 2024; he had comprehensive blood work and an exam and all looked terrific. Spud is a very sweet and affectionate boy who lost his person & the only home he had ever known suddenly due to an unfortunate circumstance unrelated to Spud. He was then adopted but returned to the shelter after his new owner became too sick to take care of him. He was in the shelter for months and had also been in two different…

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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: Cooper

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle/Boxer mix (our best guess) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 1 year old Size: 50 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats?Unknown Kids? Yes, 9+ Hi, my name is Cooper and I am SUCH A GOOD BOY!!! History I was bounced around a bit as a little pup, getting some love and care with some teenagers who were doing their best to take care of me. The second teen’s family said I could live with them, but had to stay outside 24/7 because one of their family members is allergic to dogs. They were nice, but I didn’t love being outside all the time, too much time alone, and autumn was here and it was getting COLD! The next-door neighbor saw me out there in the cold, and was having none of it. The same family had had a former dog live outside for its entire life, and it…

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Adopted: Baba Voss

Quick Facts: Breed: American Bully Gender: Male, neutered Age: Puppy – 4 months old (DOB around 7/23) Size: 20 lbs now but likely to be 70 full grown! Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Probably! (fostered with cat now and he is curious & respectful but she hides too efficiently for him to engage) Kids? We think so! 8+! History Meet Baba Voss! If the name leaves you scratching your head, check out the TV series “See.” Voss has been sight-impaired since birth. He can see some shadows and more out of one eye vs. the other. You’d never notice unless you were looking for this! We rescued him from a shelter in rural NC, where the amazing shelter staff advocated against his being euthanized. He was unlikely to find an adoptive home there, but we knew we’d be able to find him a great home in the Ithaca area! Personality…

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Adopted: Buddy

Quick Facts: Breed: Czech Shepherd Gender: Male, neutered Age: 3 years old Size: 86 pounds Good with… Dogs? Not in the home please! Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? Yes, 13+ Hello! My name is Buddy and I am super affectionate, smart, and incredibly playful!! History and Why I Am Looking For a New Home I was abandoned in winter when I was less than a year old. Very scary, very cold! I was found by the side of the highway, in the snow, by 2 very sweet ladies in their 80’s. They saved my life by getting me off the side of that snowy highway, and for a while, gave me a wonderful home. Loads of love, tons of toys, and all the food I could ever want! But I am a big guy, and they were both tiny and kind of fragile, and we all realized over time that I…

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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: 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: Archie

Quick Facts: Breed: Doberman Gender: Male, neutered Age: 18 months old Size: 96 pounds Good with… Dogs? Some! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes, older, calm children Hello! My name is Archie and I am a sweet, snuggly, and super smart Blue Doberman! History and Why I am Looking for a New Home I was adopted by my family when I was 3 months old and have lived happily in my home ever since. I am a super sweet, very loving, very friendly, very lively and affectionate boy! I truly am! I am a doll with people and very respectful of dogs who are higher status than me. Please keep this in mind as you read the next paragraph, because I really truly am a loving wonderful boy with a heart of gold–I just have a bit of an obnoxious streak with submissive dogs in my home! Ok, so I live with…

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Adopted: Duff

Quick Facts: Breed: Shepherd Mix Gender: Male, Neutered Age: Approx. 2 years old Size: 45 pounds Good with… Dogs? YES! Most! Cats? Nope, sorry! Kids? With confident kids 10+ Hi, I’m Duff and I am a spunky Shepherd mix originally rescued from Florida! ** Duff is not a CDR dog but please fill out an application and it will be forwarded to his humans!*** History I was transported to a shelter up north to make room for other dogs in need before a big hurricane came last year. No big deal, I’m super adaptable and I’m very brave – and turns out I love the snow. I was very stressed at the northern shelter, but thankfully was adopted from there in November. I made myself right at home with my new dog brother and the great humans in my home! They give me lots of things to do, and I’ve…

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