Charlie

Quick Facts: Breed: Yellow Lab mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 6-7 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes, if introduced slowly! Cats? No, sorry! Kids? Yes, 9+! My name is Charlie, and I am the bestest boy ever! History and Why We are Looking for a New Home I was originally adopted from a shelter in Tennessee by my current owner’s ex-girlfriend. When they split up, she took me with her far away, as she was my official owner. Unfortunately, she was very unstable, and living with her was really rough. Not only did I have inconsistent access to food and water, but she would be gone sometimes (to jail or other places), leaving me homeless. When she went to jail, the police put me in a shelter, but then I went back to her when she got out. During this period, my current owner/dad did everything he…

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Chance

Quick Facts: Breed: Border Collie mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: 7 years old Size: 65 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! After careful introductions! See info below! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Love them! Hi! My name is Chance and I am the most loving and cuddly dog you’ll ever meet!! History I adopted Chance came from a high kill shelter in the south in 2017, and since then we have been pretty inseparable. We enjoy exploring new trails and swimming almost every day in the summers! Chance would often go spend weekends at my parent’s lake house with their dog and they would play in the yard and swim/chase after sticks in the water for hours! In recent years I have begun to travel more and more, leaving Chance with family, which has become hard for Chance and my family. Chance loves to love and be loved and wants to be…

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Adopted: Louie

Quick Facts: Breed: Lab/Shepherd mix Gender: Male, neutered Age: Almost 3 years old Size: 95 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Yes! Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes, 6+! My name is Louie and I am a big sweet loving pup ready to be your new best friend! History I was born in the farm country of eastern Washington and was brought to a shelter with my litter as tiny puppy. At 12 weeks old I was adopted into my current home. We lived on a little farm but was not a good farm dog because I have a strong prey drive, including for the chickens on our farm. I did love living there though with my big yard and fence to patrol. My family recently moved me all the way across the country to New York to a small house. I miss my yard but do get lots of walks and…

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Adopted: Sam

Quick Facts: Breed: Husky/Shepherd Gender: Male, neutered Age: 18 months Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? Mostly…see cohabitation section!! Cats? Sorry, no! Kids? Yes, 6+! Hi! My name is Sam, and I am a sweet, loving, healthy, and playful pupper! History I was adopted 6 months ago from a regional shelter by a nice man in a neighboring county. I was so very very, very happy to have someone come and take me home! I was treated nicely, but due to my owner’s medical issues, i spent a lot of time by myself and didn’t get nearly as much activity and exercise as I’d like. When my owner had to go into the hospital, he knew he would have to find me a new home, so with the help of his terrific social worker, surrendered me to CDR’s foster program. I’ve been bunking at the wonderful Bed and Biscuit Kennel…

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Adopted: Bessie

Quick Facts: Breed: American Bulldog Gender: Female, spayed Age: 6 years old Size: 70 pounds Good with… Dogs? No, sorry! Cats? Calm, adult cats, yes! Kids? Yes please!! Hi! My name is Bessie and I’m a big, goofy sweetheart who wants to laze around, snuggle with you and be your very best buddy! History I have lived with two families in my life. The first family had me from puppyhood to age 5, at which point they decided they didn’t have enough time for me. A new family took me home after that, and they were told how amazing and wonderful I am (all true!) but weren’t told that I had reactivity to other dogs and that I would need some positive reinforcement training help with this. My current family loves me, but aren’t able to do this training with me, and as I am a strong girl, they find…

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Adopted: 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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Adopted: 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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