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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Iris

Quick Facts: Breed: Husky/Border Collie mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 2 years old Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Not in my home, sorry! Cats? Nope, sorry! Kids? Yes! (6+ if they respect my space!) Hi there! My name is Iris and I am incredibly loving, loyal, smart and gorgeous!! ***Iris is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting her mom who will make all decisions about her adoptive placement.*** History I was adopted in August of 2020 by the most wonderful mom. The kind folks at Fetch a Friend Rescue in Seneca Falls brought me up from Tennessee and watched over me while I waited for my forever home. I had a couple previous owners before my mom, but they didn’t read my full bio and when they brought me home, they couldn’t take care of me, so I went…

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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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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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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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Becky and Shaggy

Hi! We are Becky (white) and Shaggy (black) and we are adorable and so loving!! Quick Facts: Breed: Terrier mixes Gender: Female (Becky) /Male (Shaggy) Age: 10 years old Size: 20 pounds (Becky) /27 pounds (Shaggy) Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown Kids? Yes 12+ History We are local dogs who lived with a human mom and dad and 2 other dogs for most of our life. Both our human mom and dad got terminal illnesses, one passed away and the other had to go to the hospital and will not be coming out. All 4 of us needed to find new homes, and I’m happy to say that 2 went to a wonderful couple (parents of a CDR volunteer!) and we 2 got to join the foster program at CDR and they tell us that we will find our own person or people sometime soon. We can’t wait! Personality…

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Penny

Quick Facts: Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 2 years old Size: 55 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Nope, sorry! Kids? Yes,10+ years! Hi, I’m Penny, and I have fallen madly in love with every human and dog I have ever met! History I was found in Tennessee as a stray and brought to a shelter in Ithaca. I was adopted by my current mom in February 2021. I have loved learning how to be an indoor dog here! I am so happy to be in a great home, am working well on my potty training and my manners, and I am over the moon to be getting to go on hikes and fun trips to the dog park! Personality I love people! I love dogs! I get super excited to meet them, so I need a wonderful new adopter who will keep working with me…

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Xena

Quick Facts: Breed: Pocket Pittie/American Bully Gender: Female, spayed Age: 2 years old Size: 42 pounds Good with… Dogs? No sorry! Cats? No sorry! Kids? Love ‘em all, but age 8 and up would be best! Hello! My name is Xena, and I am as silly, playful, and snuggly as they come! ***Xena is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue (contact info: 607-562-8085 sford@stny.rr.com) who will make all decisions about her adoptive placement. Please contact by above phone or email to apply to adopt.*** History I was born in Yonkers, NY, December 22, 2018. When I was 6 weeks old I moved to Elmira, NY to be with my birth father’s owner. He put me up for adoption, and 24 hours later my new mom and dad adopted me and picked me up! I…

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Daylight (Eve)

Quick Facts: Breed: Pocket Pittie mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 1 1/2 years old Size: 45 pounds Good with… Dogs? Sorry, no thank you! Cats? Don’t know, but probably no. Kids? Yes! But due to my enthusiastic nature, older kids would be a better fit! Hello! My name is Daylight, (formerly known as Eve) and I am the sweetest, cuddliest, most playful dog around! ***Daylight (Eve) is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue (contact info: 607-562-8085 sford@stny.rr.com) who will make all decisions about her adoptive placement. Please contact by above phone or email to apply to adopt.*** History My 2nd owner surrendered me to Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue (in Elmira/Corning region). My first owner had to move in to help care for elderly relatives, and since he was not permitted to bring me…

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Snowball

Quick Facts: Breed: Toy Poodle Gender: Female Age: 11 years old Size: 9 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Unknown! Kids? Yes! 12+ Snowball, aka “Snowy!” 11 year-old female toy poodle 9 pounds! Teensy! Loves people! Sweet, playful, adorable! Perfectly at ease with other dogs, very respectful, relaxed and kind. No info about how she feels about cats. ***Snowball (aka Snowy) is no longer up for adoption, but she does need donations for her medical care.  Due to her cancer diagnosis and prognosis, she will stay in her loving foster home (where she is ridiculously happy!) until the end of her life.  See story below.*** Late this past summer, we were contacted by a social worker in a southern tier county.  She was hoping that we might be able to take Snowball (aka Snowy) into our foster program.  Snowy’s owner had advanced dementia,  had been moved to a nursing facility…

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