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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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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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: Ayla

Quick Facts: Breed: Yellow Lab/Great Pyrenees mix Gender: Female, spayed Age: 6-8 years young Size: 80 pounds Good with… Dogs? YES! Cats? YES! Kids? YES! 6 and over please! Hi! I am Ayla (it means “moonlight”), and I am adorable, sweet, and loving! History I am one of the lucky ones, because even though I’ve had a number of very sad losses, and also a lot of physical discomfort, I had a lot of love in my former life in rural KY. I was found as a stray puppy by a really sweet guy who lived on a farm. He kept me, loved me, and I had a fine life roaming around the farm with him all day long. Tragically, he died unexpectedly, which left me orphaned. His parents were able to bring me to live with them on their nearby farm, and they took good care of me for…

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Adopted: Rigby

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 15 months Size: 75 pounds Good with… Dogs? Not so great! Cats? Unknown! Kids? Yes! 8+ *We are not taking application at the moment, check back in a couple of weeks.* Hi there! My name is Rigby and I am the most affectionate, lovey boy you’ll ever meet! History I have been with my current family since I was 4 months old and came as a rescue from a high kill shelter down south. I am SOOO happy that someone scooped me up and gave me a chance. Sadly, my big sister dog and I I have not been getting along so I am on the search for my new forever person or family. I can’t wait to find some new humans to love on, snuggle with and make the happiest people ever! Personality I am one of the sweetest…

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Adopted: Murphy

Quick Facts: Breed: Golden Retriever/German Shepherd Gender: Male Age: 8 years old Size: 97 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! ***Murphy is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Murphy’s family will make all decisions regarding his adoption.*** History My owner, the wonderful woman who rescued me when I was 2 years old, passed away in February. It was unexpected and incredibly sad. We were the best of friends and I was by her side until the end. I was so lost when she died. But then her lovely daughter- who lives here in the Ithaca area–drove all the way out to Arizona where I was living, and brought me back to beautiful Upstate NY so that I could enjoy the fresh air and grass, and also because she wants to find me a wonderful new home from among the dog loving community…

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Adopted: Luna

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees Gender: Female, spayed Age: 7 months old Size: 55 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? ? Hello! My name is Luna and I am a very sweet and affectionate pup! ***Luna is not a CDR dog and has not been evaluated by CDR. Luna’s family will make all decisions regarding her adoption.*** Luna is a 7-month old purebred Great Pyrenees pup who weighs about 55 lbs. She belonged to a backyard breeder but was found, on multiple occasions, wandering in the road with her 2 brothers. The owner/breeder bailed them all out several times, but the fine increased every time they were picked up. So the last time, she took Luna’s brothers but left her there. She is a very timid girl and doesn’t have an aggressive bone in her body. She’s very sweet and affectionate and is mostly housetrained. The only time…

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Adopted: Tuck

NOT TAKING ANY MORE APPLICATIONS. CURRENT OWNERS HAVE MANY DOZENS ALREADY! Hi I’m Tuck, I love people and other dogs and I always smell amazing! Quick Facts: Breed: Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain Dog – Standard Poodle Mix) Gender: Male, neutered Age: 3 year old Size: 85 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes (most) Kids? Yes (most) History I’m from a breeder in Kentucky. My mom adopted me at 11 weeks old to train me as a therapy dog. I didn’t end up graduating from therapy dog school because I’m nervous around men until they’ve gained my trust (you read the news these days, who can blame me?!).   My career over, I became a fantastic family dog!! Personality I am an incredibly affectionate, silly, goofy, fun-loving, happy-happy-happy boy!  I was a cwazy cwazy puppy, but since I turned 2 I’ve become an incredibly mature fuzz ball!  I like (and am used…

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Adopted: Orion

Quick Facts: Breed: Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 2-3 year old Size: 120 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Hello! My name is Orion! I’m 120 pounds of love and sweetness! Loves people, super affectionate, eager to please, incredibly friendly. Great with dogs and good with cats who don’t mind a playful, fun-loving dog. Medical When i arrived to Ithaca, our veterinarian found that I am heartworm positive.  So sad, but wow, so lucky that I landed in rescue and in a town with awesome vets to give me the best treatment possible!  After initial testing, I was brought up to Cornell Cardiology in mid-December for a cardiac ultrasound and chest x-rays, to see how advanced the disease was, and if i was a good candidate for treatment.  It was all good news!  My heart and lungs looked A-OK, and I was cleared for…

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