Adopted: Lizzie

Hi! I want to be your quiet, loving companion! I am the essence of a sweet dog companion, and love everyone! Quick Facts: Breed: Pomeranian Gender: Female Age: 3-4 yrs old Size: 14 lb Good with… Dogs? Yes, see below Cats? Yes! Kids? School age kids…yes! Background: I was surrendered with my ‘brother’ to a very poor, overcrowded shelter in KY when my family was no longer able to care for me. The shelter workers immediately could see I was an amazing dog companion, so they contacted dog rescuers to get me out of there and away to a forever family.. and here I am, with Cayuga Dog Rescue! Personality: I am a calm, sweet, gentle dog! I’ve only been with Cayuga Dog Rescue for a few days, but so far everyone says they love me so much. Which is great, because I love them! More info coming in a…

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Adopted: Oreo

Our momma, Pearl gave birth to us February 6th!!! We are super adorable, very sweet little Chihuahua mix pups! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua mix Gender: 2 Female Age: Puppies Size: Tiny Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Oreo: female, black & white pup with a long tail Cookie: female, white with a few tan spots (like her momma), has a long tail We can be adopted out once we are fully weaned at around 8 weeks, which is soon, so CDR is accepting applications NOW!!   If you are interested in adopting Puppies, 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: Gunther & Peewee

Gunther and Peewee are adorable pugs, looking for a forever home together! Quick Facts: Breed: Pugs Gender: Male neutered Age: 5 & 7 years old Size: 15 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! They are looking for a home together. Working on house training…lovely manners in general. Peewee has typically pug breathing problems, and will need soft palette trimmed, nares widened, and other breathing things fixed. This is not uncommon in smooshy-faced breeds, and will help him breathe better…and CDR is covering this $$$ pricey surgery! Gunther needs to have 8 teeth removed and is on medication for an eye condition, which is being evaluated soon. All of these are very treatable, and CDR is footing the bill for it all! ***They are NOT ready for adoption yet, need to have all medical issues fully sorted out, will post updates soon. Appreciating any donations to help offset…

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ADOPTED: Dylan

Hi! My name is Dylan. Quick Fact Sheet: So sweet! 1-2 year old male Corgi/Shepherd mix boy! 21 pounds full grown! A bit shy but lovely and so sweet once he gets to know you! Good with dogs and cats, though shy at first! More info coming soon…just arrived! If you are interested in adopting Dylan, 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: Skippy

Hi everyone, my name is Skippy!  I am a very sweet, affectionate, mellow, 6 year old male, neutered Schipperke mix! Quick Facts: Breed: Schipperke/Terrier mix Gender: Male neutered Age: 6 years old Size: 12 lbs Good with… Dogs? OK, but want to be your only dog! Cats? Yes Kids? 12+ Background: I came all the way from KY, where I was originally in a high-kill, very crowded shelter. I landed in that scary place when my former owner felt she was not able to care for me anymore. The shelter needed to make some space (aka put a bunch of us to sleep), so luckily a volunteer lady in the shelter told the great people at CDR about me. They had a place with a warm bed for me, and I was able to hitch a ride on the transport to Ithaca! Personality: Whenever someone hangs out with me, the…

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Adopted: Trooper

I am active, sweet, and loyal, looking for a person who will work with me and will show me love. Quick Facts: Breed: Shiba Inu Gender: Male neutered Age: 3 years old Size: 20 lbs Good with… Dogs? Maybe, see below Cats? No Kids? No Special Notes: Looking for a calm, peaceful person or people in a non-apartment setting. See background; CDR is offering a package of 6 individual sessions in your home with our wonderful trainer completely for free when you adopt me   Personality Once I know and trust you, I am the most loyal and loving and wonderful dog ever. When I’m excited to see you, I like to crawl up in your lap and give you lots of little kisses all over your face! I love chasing every leaf that crosses my path when we are out on walks! I love tennis balls, chew toys, and…

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Adopted: Paige

Hi! My name is Paige. I am adorable and loving! Quick Fact Sheet: Age: 3 years Breed:Terrier mix (maybe Feist mix?) Size:24 pounds, full grown! Gender: Female, spayed Very shy at first but wants attention and affection very much. Traumatic back story: Was found stray and unable to be caught, so folks in KY set a live trap for her. It worked, but she was stuck in the trap, in frigid, freezing temperatures, for 12+ hours before someone checked. Must have been very scary and terribly cold for this little girl with very, very short fur. Nervous with the small dogs in her foster home; did fine with the dogs with whom she was kenneled at the KY shelter. Great with the 8 year old in her foster home Not yet cat tested. More info coming as we get to know her better! If you are interested in adopting Paige,…

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Adopted: Pearl

Hi! My name is Pearl. I am pretty much the most adorable, incredible, sweet and loving little dog you’ll meet! Quick Facts: Age: 1 year old Breed: Chihuahua mix Size: 12 pounds Gender: Female Just had 3 puppies (1 boy and 2 girls!) on 2/6/15!! Baby #1-boy-tan fat boy with a stubby tail Baby #2-girl- black & white long tail Baby #3-girl- white with a few tan spots like her mama, long tail Loves to SMILE!! check out photo #3!! She is being an amazing momma, taking such gorgeous care of her 3 babies and making us love her even more than we thought possible. She will be ready to go to her new home once her puppies are weaned, at around 7-8 weeks old! Taking applications now! Also her 3 puppies will be looking for great homes! Pearl is great with small dogs and cats! Untested with larger dogs……

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Adopted: Smooch

Hi!  My name is Smooch, and I am an utterly adorable, sweet, loving, and fun little guy! Quick Facts: Age: 6 years old Breed: West Highland White Terrier (Westie) Size: about 21 pounds (I’ve lost a couple and could lose a couple more pounds) Gender: Male, Neutered Good with dogs? Yes Good with cats? Unknown Good with children? I prefer adults please! Special Notes: I am recovering from two ACL knee surgeries (done at Colonial Vet Clinic in Ithaca) and am doing really well!! Background: I was raised from puppyhood by a lovely lady in her 90s who took good care of me. I lived in a ranch house with a fenced yard and two other small terriers with whom I loved to play.  She had me for 5 years, but as her health began to fail she knew she needed to find me a new home, and with the…

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