Peanut

Quick Facts: Breed: Yorkie Gender: Female Age: 10-12 years old Size: 3 pounds Good with… Dogs? ? Cats? ? Kids? ? Peanut Only 3 pounds!! Senior (10-12 years) Might have limited or no vision (cataracts) Coming soon! Arrives Jan 2nd, needs full medical and dental work-up before we will consider applications. Stay tuned for updates! 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: Toby

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle mix Gender: Male, Neutered Age: 7 years old Size: 40 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Hi, my name is Toby and I am incredibly affectionate, loving and sweet-tempered! History I landed in a high-kill shelter in Kentucky. The shelter didn’t note whether I was found stray or had been surrendered, but the rescue folks are guessing that I had been lucky to have had a nice owner, but that maybe I got lost or maybe he/she died or had to go into a nursing home and there was no one to care for me. I clearly have been treated very well by humans because I LOVE humans, and I show no fears or concerns about people, dogs, or cats. I just smile and wag-wag-wag at everyone! Personality I am silly and sweet and incredibly friendly and very affectionate! I wake up every…

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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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Adopted: Bandit

Quick Facts: Breed: Bassett Hound/Beagle mix Gender: Male Age: 10-11 years young Size: 40 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! 5+ Hi, my name is Bandit, and I am the nicest, sweetest dog ever! History I was found abandoned on the street in Kentucky and was brought to a high-kill shelter. Luckily, I managed to hitch a ride on a doggie transport heading north to Cayuga Dog Rescue! Now I live with a foster family who is so kind to me! They feed me good food, take me on leisurely walks every day, and give me lots of belly rubs. I LOVE belly rubs! Personality I am super wonderful! 😊 My foster family always talks about how calm and sweet and friendly and lovable and adorable and easygoing I am! It’s so easy to be this way when life is so terrific! I love attention and affection,…

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Adopted: Megan

Quick Facts: Breed: Schipperke mix Gender: Female Age: 12 years young Size: 20 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! 6+ Hi! My name is Megan, and I am sweet, easygoing, and insanely adorable! History I was surrendered to a high-kill shelter in Kentucky along with another senior dog– my people said they couldn’t take care of us anymore. He was named Charlie, and I was named Manson, which seemed to make everyone around us sad. We went to different rescues, so we’re both safe, but it was very sad to be given away and also to lose my best buddy. I was renamed Megan, which I think is lovely, and as I know my new name now very well, I want to keep it please! Personality I’m an incredibly sweet girl—friendly, easygoing, relaxed, and adorable. I have some good energy and feistiness too, which I am told…

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Adopted: Roy

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle mix Gender: Male Age: 12 year old Size: 31 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Hi,I’m Roy, the most laid back, sweet and friendly Beagle mix around! History I was found as a stray in Central Kentucky. No one came looking for me, so after a little while, I was lucky to catch a ride up to the CDR foster program and my foster home in Ithaca! No one knows anything about my life before May, 2020, except that I was neutered, I’m sweet, friendly, relaxed, house-trained, and have great house manners (including “sit” via hand signal). Everyone’s guess is that I spent my former life as a loved indoor dog family member! Personality I’m a deeply sweet, very friendly, go-with-the-flow kind of a dog!! I really like every person and every dog that I meet… I am all friendliness, happiness and curiosity.…

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Adopted: Uno

Quick Facts: Breed: Dachshund mix Gender: Male Age: 12 years old Size: 18 pounds (could lose a little!) Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Hello! My name is Uno, easy going cool guy! ***Uno 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 his adoptive placement. Please contact by above phone or email to apply to adopt.*** History I had the same dad for all of my 12 years until, sadly, he passed away. Although I miss him very much, I’m doing really well in my foster home where I have a foster dog sister and two foster bunny siblings. I also have two human foster sisters who love me very much. Sometimes they argue over who gets to sleep with me. Personality I…

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Libby

Quick Facts: Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (Pit Bull) Gender: Female, spayed Age: 8-9 years young Size: 60 pounds Good with… Dogs? Small ones! See Cohabitation!!! Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? Yes! 12+ years Hello! My name is Libby and I am the sweetest pup you could ever meet!! ***Libby 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 name is Libby! I was a homeless girl who landed in a high-kill shelter in the south. I was super skinny/underweight at 45 pounds (so hungry!), and also heartworm positive. Things were looking grim to say the least, but then miraculously, I was pulled by Rainbow of Hope Animal Rescue in Big Flats…

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Adopted: Emmett

Quick Facts: Breed: Ithaca mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 4 years old Size: medium Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? No! Kids? Yes! Emmett is a very happy go lucky, athletic 4 year old, but when it is time to settle down and cuddle he is your man! ***Emmett is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for his foster family who will make all decisions about his adoptive placement.*** History What is he??? Your guess is as good as ours, collie, border collie, hound, rat terrier … let’s call him an Ithaca mix! He is a tall 38 pounds and could stand to gain a few pounds as well! Which he will happily achieve with his favorite toy, the Kong filled with all sorts of goodies. If you have bologna or chicken to put in there he would be ever so…

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Arthur

Quick Facts: Breed: Pit bull terrier mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 7-8 years Size: 56 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Once I know them! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! (outside the home) Hello! My name is Arthur, and I love snuggling with my people! Middle-aged, mostly-mellow, treat-loving, devoted family dog seeking a patient, understanding, dog-savvy person or family who will give me lots of cuddles, love and treats, and use positive-based training to overcome my fear of non-family people coming into my home.  (Cayuga Dog Rescue will pay for a trainer to work with us on my reactive behaviors so we can learn together.) History Arthur lived through a house fire and then was abandoned in the burnt out house. Understandably Arthur has anxieties about trusting new people and allowing outsiders to come into his home.  He can be very reactive (loud barking and/or snapping) when non-family people come to the…

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