Chance

Quick Facts: Breed: Border Collie mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 7 years old Size: 65 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! After careful introductions! See info below! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Love them! Hi! My name is Chance and I am the most loving and cuddly dog you’ll ever meet!! History I adopted Chance came from a high kill shelter in the south in 2017, and since then we have been pretty inseparable. We enjoy exploring new trails and swimming almost every day in the summers! Chance would often go spend weekends at my parent’s lake house with their dog and they would play in the yard and swim/chase after sticks in the water for hours! In recent years I have begun to travel more and more, leaving Chance with family, which has become hard for Chance and my family. Chance loves to love and be loved and wants to be…

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Louie

Quick Facts: Breed: Lab/Shepherd mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: Almost 3 years old Size: 95 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Yes! Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes, 6+! My name is Louie and I am a big sweet loving pup ready to be your new best friend! History I was born in the farm country of eastern Washington and was brought to a shelter with my litter as tiny puppy. At 12 weeks old I was adopted into my current home. We lived on a little farm but was not a good farm dog because I have a strong prey drive, including for the chickens on our farm. I did love living there though with my big yard and fence to patrol. My family recently moved me all the way across the country to New York to a small house. I miss my yard but do get lots of walks and…

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Adopted: Sam

Quick Facts: Breed: Husky/Shepherd Gender: Male, neutered Age: 18 months Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Mostly…see cohabitation section!! Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? Yes, 6+! Hi! My name is Sam, and I am a sweet, loving, healthy, and playful pupper! History I was adopted 6 months ago from a regional shelter by a nice man in a neighboring county. I was so very very, very happy to have someone come and take me home! I was treated nicely, but due to my owner’s medical issues, i spent a lot of time by myself and didn’t get nearly as much activity and exercise as I’d like. When my owner had to go into the hospital, he knew he would have to find me a new home, so with the help of his terrific social worker, surrendered me to CDR’s foster program. I’ve been bunking at the wonderful Bed and Biscuit Kennel…

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Adopted: Ollie

Quick Facts: Breed: English Shepherd (purebred) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 1 year old Size: 61 pounds Good with… Dogs? Many! Cats? Not sure…see below! Kids? Yes! 10+ (and if calm and respectful)! Hello! My name is Ollie, and I am the most handsome, smart and active dog! History I come from a farm in Central Wisconsin and was adopted by my current mom at 8 weeks old. We lived in an apartment in Chicago until September, when we moved to the Ithaca area. I love life! Personality I am a very sweet, smart and loyal dog! I love people and being in the middle of everything! I love to learn, and I am smart so I pick up new tricks very easily. I am also very affectionate and will come to you for pats and butt scratches all the time. I will basically plop down and show you my belly…

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Aopted: Duda

Quick Facts: Breed: Miniature Pinscher/ Dachshund Gender: Male, neutered Age: 8 years old Size: 13 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! ***Duda is not a CDR dog but please fill out an adoption application and it will be forwarded to his rescuer!*** History We rescued Duda from Scottsville Pet Adoptions about 8 years ago. We weren’t given much of his history, just that he came to them from Miami. Personality I am the sweetest dog!! I have energy to play at times, but I love to snuggle up on your lap and lay with you just as much! I love playing with people and other dogs too! Sometimes when I play I make really silly noises that cracks everyone up! I’ve lived with dogs, cats and kids and have loved them all! I’ve been around pretty much all ages, from newborns to teenagers to grandparents. I’m very,…

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Adopted: Pluto

Quick Facts: Breed: Hound mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 9 ½ months old Size: 55 pounds (not quite finished growing!) Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes 9+ Hello! My name is Pluto and I am the most enthusiastic and playful fellow you’ll ever meet! ***Pluto is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for his family who will make all decisions about heis adoptive placement.*** History I came from Alabama in April of 2021 through a rescue operation in upstate NY. The rescuers said I was a Cocker Spaniel mix, but my new family thinks I am a sweet ol’ Hound dog! I moved in with my family when I was 8 weeks old… I was tiny and adorable! I adjusted very well to life in Ithaca and have had a happy puppyhood!! Personality I love to play outside!…

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Earl

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees/Collie mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 10 months old Size: 50 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes!! Cats? Yes!! Kids? Yes 4+! Earl is staying with his family! NOT TAKING FURTHER APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME! Hello! My name is Earl and I am a joyful, gentle and loving Great Pyrenees mix just waiting to find my forever home. ***Earl is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for his family who will make all decisions about his adoptive placement.*** History I was adopted into my family in March 2021 from a rescue in Vermont. I was born in the south and my littermates and I were all sent up to the northeast following an ice storm that caused my mother’s owner to put us up for adoption. I have been living with my family since March in Ithaca.…

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Chewie

Quick Facts: Breed: Pit Bull mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 8 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! (had a dog ‘sister’ until Aug 2020) Cats? No. Kids? YES…all ages!! Hi! My name is Boss (aka “Chewie”….for my Chewbacca sounds 😊), and I’m a SUPER affectionate boy and a lover of ALL people, big small! History and Why I Am Looking for a New Home When I was about 1½ years old, I was just skin-on-bones, was heartworm-positive, and was about to be “put to sleep” the next day in a kill shelter in Georgia. But then…a kind young man rescued me and nurtured me back to health! But just a year later, his circumstances changed and he couldn’t take care of me anymore, so his mother became my foster mama. She loves me VERY much and would never willingly give me up, but she is changing jobs…

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Adopted: Bo

Quick Facts: Breed: Bassett Hound/Black Lab mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 11 years old Size: 41 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? 12+ (I like a peaceful home setting) Bo is a super sweet, Hilarious little guy. History I lived with a man for the last 10 years of my life. Nothing bad happened to me there, but not much all that good either. Then my person got a girlfriend and she didn’t like dogs, so my person took me to a high kill shelter in KY where he lived. Super scary and awful for me. Luckily, a wonderful KY rescue person reached out on my behalf to Cayuga Dog Rescue, and put me in a temp foster home until they could have me driven by a team of volunteers up to central NY to join their foster program. I was really unsure and shy when I arrived,…

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Adopted: Otis

Quick Facts: Breed: Shepard/Husky mix Gender: Male Age: 7 years old Size: 75 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! (But I have little patience with puppies) Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? 6+ years Hello! My name is Otis and I am a devoted companion and a loveable goofball! History I am a rescue pup from the Tompkins County SPCA. I was adopted by my current family when I was 10 weeks old.. I’ve been in the same loving home since then. Personality I love ALL people!!!! I am super friendly and fun and cheerful and optimistic! I wag my tail, and often my whole body, and smile a huge goofy (and very toothy!) smile when I meet you. If you didn’t know me, you might think I’m baring my teeth at you, but nothing could be further from the truth…I’m grinning with delight!! I’ve never met a person I don’t like, but…

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