Dolce - Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption
Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

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Organization Name: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc.
Location: Denton, TX 76209
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(940) 453-6894


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Breed: Labrador Retriever
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Dolce

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 06/18/2016
Location: Denton, TX 75261
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Droopy
Grooming Needs Low
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever. She would love to be your one and only. Dolce is a great big lovable gal. She is housebroken, crate trained, and a champion hugger. Dolce loves people. She knows some commands and has greatly improved on her leash walking. As you would expect she loves bath time and car rides. Dolce is a mature gal and does not wish for her new family to include small children or other dogs. She would love to be your one and only. How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.

Labrador Retriever

A.K.A. : Labrador, Lab
Overview: The Labrador Retriever is probably America's favorite dog. He is playful (well into his adult years) and is often seen as a lifelong friend.
Breed Group: Sporting
Weight (lbs): male: 65-80, female: 55-70
Height (in): male: 22-24, female: 21-23
Colors: Solid black, yellow, or chocolate.
Coat: It should be short, straight and very dense, giving a fairly hard feeling to the hand. The Labrador should have a soft, weather-resistant undercoat. A slight wave down the back is permissible.
Character: Labrador Retrievers are obedient, sociable, and affectionate. Loyal dogs, they have a very playful nature ' even into adulthood.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and most household pets. They are not considered to be great watch dogs, however.
Care: The Labrador Retriever requires weekly brushing, though twice weekly brushing is needed during times of shedding.
Training: This breed learns very quickly and is always eager to please. Training is quite easy.
Activity: The Labrador Retriever can easily adapt to the exercise level of your family, but actually needs a lot of exercise, including long walks and field sports.
Country of Origin: Canada
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy, and other eye disorders.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

More About Labrador Retriever Breed
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  1. Do your research – find out what types of dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle and the activity level of your family. Also keep in mind the grooming needs of certain breeds that might require frequent maintenance.
  2. Decide what you can handle – before you get sucked in by all the adorable puppy eyes you’re about to see, think long and hard about the appropriate age dog for your family or if you are capable of caring for a special needs dog. Puppies are a lot of work, if you don’t have time for potty training and obedience classes you’ll want to consider an older dog. There are plenty of middle aged, vibrant dogs up for adoption as well as many senior dogs that would be a great fit for a family looking for a more subdued dog with lots of love to give.
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    • English Springer Spaniel Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Braver

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      Breed: English Springer Spaniel
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: English Springer Spaniel. Braver would love to lay on the couch or in your bed and cuddle with you! I have trained him to stay off my bed, but he would love to be there. He’s a sweet boy who learns quickly. He has even started learning to play fetch from watching my Labrador. He is playful and loves to run just for the sake of running, so would need a yard to accommodate that. He rides well in a car and is housetrained. He does well on a leash unless he sees a rabbit or cat, or sometimes another dog, so you must be prepared to keep a firm hold on the leash at a moment's notice. He may be best in a home without other animals, or at most another dog if you can firmly let him know that he isn’t king and the other dog gets your love and affection to. It would take a proper introduction as it did with my Lab – he gets along great with her, but I did have to take that aforementioned firm hand with him. Braver would make somebody a great companion. Please consider this sweet, smart boy. How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Yukon

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever. Yukon is a beautiful, sweet, and outgoing Chocolate Lab. Yukon joined our program after being hit by a car and left to suffer with his injuries. Unattended to the outward wound healed however the fractures and orthopedic damage remained. You certainly couldn't tell that he was suffering by his spirit, but watch this young guy walk and try to play and we knew that we couldn't just allow him to heal as is,but he deserved the care he should have received from day one. Yukons orthopedic injuries included a damaged femur and hip, torn ligaments and a compromised pelvis from accommodating for these painful injuries. This guy is such a trooper! Yukon has gone through FHO surgery to repair the hip and femur and is doing awesome in his recovery. He will spend the next month undergoing physical therapy in the form of an underwater treadmill and Laser treatments and then he will be ready to undergo phase two of his rehab this will involve surgery on the opposite knee to repair his ligaments Yukon has a wonderful orthopedic surgeon, primary veterinarian, and Doctor of Veterinarian Physical Rehabilitation overseeing all aspects of his care. All of his team are excited at his progress and fully expect Yukon to make a great recovery and have little if any impact in his physical ability to enjoy life as a young active Lab. We hope you will follow his progress and support our rehabilitation efforts of the next few months. If you have serious interest in meeting Yukon please let us know and he would love to have a visitor! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Merckx - Vizsla Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 11/29/2016

      Vizsla Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Merckx

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      Breed: Vizsla
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: Vizsla. Merckx is a sweet boy who loves people, however, he will be happiest in a home as the only dog. How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Bianchi

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever. Bianchi is a very sweet girl! She loves children and actually would prefer to sleep at night with my son. She is good with cats and other dogs. Hasn't figured out the fetch thing yet, but is working hard on it. Bianchi will make a great companion for an active family with a large place to run and play outside and a comfy couch. How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • German Wirehaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Moonshine

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      Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer. Moonshine is a sweet and energetic 2-year old German Wirehaired Pointer. He retrieves Chuckit balls and dearly loves Tuffie dog toys, and sporadically puts them in my hand. He does well in his crate, uses the dog door/potties on command, and rides well in the car, crated or not. He leads well with the recommended collar, will stay off of furniture, if you wish, or will be right up there with you, if you desire. He's not destructive in the house, other than when my young male Wirehaired Pointing Griffon sees a squirrel in the backyard. They skid into every wall and door frame as they scramble to the back of the house and the dog door, with my dog AaaRoooing! away. I'm afraid he has fallen in with bad company. I rarely hear Moonshine bark. Moonshine is friendly with most dogs. On occasion, a dominate or anxious female will cause a reaction. My mature Irish female falls in both categories. Moonshine is crated in the dining room at night and when we leave the house. I put my female's bed against his crate, confine them at night and feed them in the same room. They are now kissy face friends. Moonshine will do best in an active home with a very tall fence. If you are looking for sweet companion, and possibly, a running partner, Moonshine is your guy! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • German Wirehaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Gus

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      Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer. Love his gentle, soulful eyes, and adorable fuzzy face? Gus is currently only available for adoption or meeting families that meet very specific criteria. Breed experience as adults or significant training experience No small children Experience with special needs dogs Patience to help Gus adjust through transition Preferrably a female with good leadership qualities Ability and a committment to provide appropriate physical and social stimulation. Gus came to us VERY shut down and emaciated. We have spent many months working with him to get him feeling good physically, and also socially; as the two are interdependent for many dogs. Our animal welfare team is overseeing his care and progress. After a tremendous amount of time and effort GUS has made great progress and is an active social part of his foster home. However following some difficulty with transitioning to new environments, and changes in routine, further medical work-up was chosen. Unfortunately, it gave us both good and bad news for Gus. The good news is that it has helped us tremendously in understanding what impacts Gus's behavior and hesitancy in new scenarios, the bad news is that all that can be done, is to love him and help him patiently though the situations. Gus has a rapidly progressing form of PRA or Progressive Retinal Atrophy. http://www.akcchf.org/canine-health/your-dogs-health/disease-information/progressive-retinal-atrophy.html This condition will most likely result in total blindness for Gus. But Gus who is otherwise very healthy, also has many wonderful loveable qualities that we believe make him deserving of hope and a second chance at his own forever home. Gus is the classic German Wirehaired Pointer - a bit aloof but not unfriendly toward strangers; he is slow to trust, but will be a loyal and affectionate companion for just the right family! Gus is active, goofy, and playful. Gus enjoys snuggling and running equally. Gus loves his foster brothers and sisters. He can be protective of his home and premises which is not uncommon for a GWP raised as Gus was, but this is manageable with an appropriate committment to leadership. If you love his gentle, soulful eyes, and adorable fuzzy face and think you are interested in giving Gus a chance, send us an email and we would be happy to discuss a meeting! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Scout

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      Breed: Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: English Pointer. What is NOT to love about Scout-a-Bout? Scout aka Scout-a-Bout is a sweet young male English Pointer with long legs and lots of energy! He loves to run outside, but can be calm in the house. Scout is a fun-loving, very friendly, happy-go-lucky boy. He gets along very well with everyone - dogs and people of all sizes. He is cat friendly as well. He really does best in a large setting with plenty of room to run after birds, butterflies, and crawly things - and other dogs to play with. Scout very much LOVES fetching balls, his favorite game. Rarely do you see him without a ball in his mouth. Scout is a good boy on a leash, understands basic commands, and wants to please. This cute boy has a sweet face that you gotta love, and a fun disposition to go with it. He is ONE GREAT PUP that the whole family can enjoy, and very much loved by many that have had the privilege to know him. Scout would love to meet someone who will appreciate his goofy nature and new skills and help him along as he grows into just an awesome Pointer! Visit us on Facebook for more photos of Scout! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • German Wirehaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Teddy Boy

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      Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer. He loves to run - and FAST. Teddy is a clever young German Wirehaired Pointer and very (very) FULL of energy - he does know some very basic commands (sit, down, wait), but would benefit from obedience training. He's crated when he can't be supervised him, or no one is home. He's pretty social with strangers for the breed - he's done well with all people including children, but we strongly encourage close supervision of the breed with kids and strangers. Teddy does well with the other dogs in his foster home. Although, he would much prefer "hunting" squirrels, birds, butterflies, and lizards over rough housing with the resident Labradors! He loves to run - and FAST. Teddy Boy will not be adopted to a home with cats or small animals. If you have breed specific experience and are looking for a classic GWP, come meet Teddy Boy! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Weimaraner Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Booberry "Bo...

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      Breed: Weimaraner
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: Weimaraner. There's nothing scary about this "grey ghost" Boo has all the classic good looks and personality that make Weimaraner's so loveable. In keeping with the typical drives Weims possess, Boo requires a home free from small furry critters like kitties, bunnies, loose gerbals, etc. Boo loves to go for walks and runs. He has been substantial distances running and is a great jogging companion. Boo loves to cuddle and is a great pal on car rides. Dog parks are not his thing and he prefers to choose his hang out buddies. Once he is properly introduced he does great with his new friends. Boo has basic obedience and even knows a trick or two. If you are lover of Weims and have the time and activity level to provide for Boo, he would love to visit with you! How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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    • Specs - Pointer Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 06/18/2016

      Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX

      Specs

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      rescue
      Breed: Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Denton, TX
      Posted Breed: Pointer. Speckles..."Spec s" is a beautiful black and white pointer. Specs is very loving and likes to cuddle with you at night. He can be timid in new settings and around lots of people, but is a very friendly pup once he warms up to you and feels safe. So a loud busy house or neighborhood may not be best suited for him. He is very active and loves to run out in the field looking for birds. He lives with 10 other sporting breed dogs and loves to play with them. Spec a doodle is one handsome boy that deserves to be loved and space to run and play. How do I adopt? If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption. TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event. TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees: Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult/Young dogs (9 months - 8 years) = $275* Puppies 8 months old and younger = $350* Senior dogs over 8 years old = $200* *Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card). Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program. Adult dogs have tested Heartworm negative or completed Heartworm treatment, are vaccinated for Rabies, Bordatella, and DHPP, started on flea/tick, and Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed at least once, are spayed/neutered, are microchipped. Puppies (8 months of age and younger) have received age appropriate vaccinations, are started on Heartworm preventative, have been dewormed are spayed/neutered if age appropriate (as recommended by a TSBR Veterinarian). ** **If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog. The mission of Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. (TSBR) is to provide for the welfare, shelter and adoption of lost, abandoned, neglected, or homeless dogs and puppies, specifically; The American Kennel Club (AKC) defined sporting group breeds - Retrievers, Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Vizlas, Weimaraners, and Spinone Italianos; to promote the responsible care of companion animals, to actively promote spaying and neutering as the most humane means of animal control; to support heartworm education and treatment; and to provide training and education to the public related to topics such as: animal welfare, responsible dog ownership and breed information.
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