Adopted: Bitsy

Hi, I’m Bitsy and I’m a hilarious snugglebunny! Quick Facts: Breed: Chihuahua/Toy Terrier mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 2 year old Size: 6 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? Yes! History I landed in a very high kill rural shelter in Kentucky, missing half of my fur and with skin so red and raw it was painful to look at. Sadly, that shelter provides no medical care, so I lay there for weeks, itching 24 hours a day and feeling like my skin was on fire. Luckily, another KY shelter scooped me up before I was going to be put to sleep and brought me to their much better shelter, then contacted CDR and asked if I could come up to their foster program. Guess what? They said YES! It was a long ride but boy am I happy to be here, where not only am I getting…

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Adopted: Riley

Hello! My name is Riley. I am a loveable, personable, Parsons Russell Terrier! Quick Facts: Breed: Parsons Russell Terrier Gender: Male, neutered Age: 6 year old Size: 19 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? Yes! 4+ years! ***Riley is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR.*** History I’ve been a family dog since I’ve been a puppy. I was living with my dad until November when he passed away. Since then I’ve been moving all around the country with family members and am currently staying in Ithaca until I can find a forever home. Personality I am a happy-go-lucky, extremely personable, and affectionate dog. I love going to the dog park, socializing with other dogs, going for walks, and playing with the noisiest toys I can find! I am also fond of snuggling on the couch, sitting on your lap, and giving you…

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Adopted: Triscuit

Hi! I’m Triscuit! Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier mix Gender: Female Age: 2 years old Size: 21 pounds (thin) Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Not tested Kids? Yes! ​Insanely adorable, 2 year old, 21 pound, Terrier mix girl! ​Triscuit has a wire coat, short legs, squat little body, a cowlick on the top of her head, and a long tail that never stops wagging!​ ​She is loving, sweet, affectionate, and VERY playful! She will need an active family or one with another playful pup in it! More info once we get to know her better, just arrived on 12/17! 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: Robby

Hello, my name is Robby! I am a very happy, loving, and active 1 year old male Terrier/Chihuahua mix. Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier/Chi mix (we think!) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 1 yr Size: 22 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes, see below Cats? Maybe, see below Kids? YES! ***Robby is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Robby’s parents, who will make all decisions about Robby’s placement. To apply for Robby, fill out an online adoption application and the rescue folks will forward it to my parents, who will be in touch!*** Background: My story is a typical one – I was born in the backwoods of Kentucky, and then was living life as a stray when I had an unfortunate meeting with a car, which left me with a broken leg.  Luckily, a kind rescue group found me, got me good…

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Adopted: Darwin

Hi hi! I am an enthusiastic ball of joy, looking for an active household with maybe a doggie playmate! Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier mix Gender: Male neutered Age: 2.5 year old Size: 15 lbs Good with… Dogs? Yes, see below Cats? Yes, see below Kids? Yes!   If you love the spirit and happiness of a Boston Terrier, Darwin could be the dog for you! If you are active and love to participate in dog sports – Agility…Flyball…Barn Hunt… Darwin is the dog that could bring home the ribbons! If you enjoy long runs (or walks) on trails and in the woods, this boy would be a great companion! If you enjoy a dog who loves being with people, Darwin is it! Energy and enthusiasm for life exudes from Darwin’s adorable being!! Long leash walks with his dog walker friend who visits him several times a week give Darwin the…

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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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