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? Not yet tested 😉 (but likely) 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,…

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Bo

Quick Facts: Breed: Bassett Hound/Black Lab mix Gender: Male Age: 10-11 years old Size: 35 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! (But I have little patience with puppies) Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? 6+ years Bo is a super sweet, Hilarious little guy. Full bio coming soon but feel free to apply now. Personality Does not bark!  Makes mumbly-grumbly noises to tell you when he needs to go out and also when he lays down…it’s super adorable! Cohabitation Super sweet!!  A little shy, loves people, gentle nature! Favorite Activities: Loves belly rubs! Enjoys leashed walks and puttering around in a fenced yard and loves hanging out quietly at your feet. Summary Extremely short legs, haha! The head of a black lab, the body of a small basset hound, and the thick fur of a husky! If you are interested in adopting me, please fill out an online adoption application and live close to…

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Adopted: Teddy

Quick Facts: Breed: Pomeranian (aka fuzzy teddy bear) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 10? years old Size: 11 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes 11+ Hello. My name is Teddy and I’m an adorable and loyal Pomeranian! ***Teddy is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. This is a courtesy posting for his momma who will make all decisions about his adoptive placement. *** History I was adopted by my current family from the Cortland County SPCA in May 2020. The shelter had very little information about where I came from or why I was there so I don’t know anything about my life before then. Personality I am a funny, quirky, adorable, friendly boy! Like most Pomeranians, I am little, cute, fuzzy and friendly, and sometimes quite vocal (barky-barky)! I love my people, you can tell that I get very attached to them…

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Adopted: Jocco and Jackie

Quick Facts: Breed: Jocco, Shepherd/Hound mix Jackie, Boxer/Hound mix Gender: Jocco, male, neutered Jackie, female, spayed Age: 6-1/2 years (siblings, same litter but different daddy?) Size: Jocco, 70 pounds Jackie, 50 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Limited exposure, but always fine! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Amazing! Jocco and Jackie are the epitome of “good boy!” and “good girl!” History We got the dogs when they were 4 months old. They’ve been great dogs the whole time. They started with us in an apartment and now live with us at our home with a fenced yard. We’ve never had any major issues with them. They really are great dogs! Personality These dogs are the epitome of “good boy!” and “good girl!” They are medium-energy,, and enjoy lounging around just as much as they do going for a walk or playing outside. They LOVE playing ball (see video)! Jackie could play all…

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Adopted: Zoe – GSD

Quick Facts: Breed: German Shepherd mix Gender: Female Age: 8 months old Size: 50+ pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! (see Cohabitation) Cats? Yes! (see Cohabitation) Kids? Yes! (see Cohabitation) Hello!! My name is Zoe. I am smart, playful, and ready for adventure!! History In mid-March I started being fostered by a professional dog trainer with rescue experience who wanted to help me! She had heard that my then-family, who loved me and were very kind, were too busy with their 4 teenage kids to provide any of the training and daily activity that I need. Plus, the hustle and bustle of their home was just too overstimulating for a young pup like me! They didn’t know what they were going to do and didn’t want to surrender me to a shelter, so thank goodness that a local dog professional stepped up and said she would let me live with her…

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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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Adopted: Willis

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle Gender: Male, Neutered Age: 10 years old Size: 35 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Hi! My name is Willis and I am the cutest, sweetest beagle who just wants to hang out with you! History I was adopted from a Cornell research dog program when I was 9 months old. My new family had a young female dog who showed me the ropes of being a family dog since I had been housed full-time in a kennel when I was in the research program. It was so fun! I learned loads of things, but maybe my favorite was finding my Beagle bark! This took months and was so delightful (to everyone) when I found it! My doggie sibling was a bit food aggressive and bossy about her space, so sometimes she would yell or growl at me, but I’m an easy going…

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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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