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Remi - Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-34150
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Date Listed: 07/16/2016
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Organization Name: Animal Rescue of Texas
Location: Dallas, TX
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Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Remi

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Golden/Chestnut
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 07/16/2016
Location: Dallas, TX 75205
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Tags: Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Low
Activity Level Not Active
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). A former adopter contacted one of our volunteers to say they witnessed a dog being hit by a car during a thunderstorm. Volunteers went out and found Remi under a bush in a great deal of pain. Hoping the dog was chipped and an owner looking for her, ART transported her to the emergency vet and tried without success to find her people. No one came forward so ART located a foster home and began to address her medical needs. She had a dislocated elbow on her right front leg and a dislocated hip on her back left leg. She had undergone two surgeries and some extensive physical therapy and is now looking for her forever home. She is great with other dogs and women but is a little uncertain of men and she will need a little time to warm up. Remi is a very sweet and loyal dog and would make a great companion for a patient and calm household.

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      Chewbacca (C...

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      Breed: Jack Russell Terrier-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Jack Russell Terrier / Pointer / Mixed. Chewy was found on the streets by one of our friends. She patiently tried catching him for many days until finally, success! Chewy was all skin and bones, hungry and showed signs of having been in some scuffles. ART took him in and over the next few months, first worked on putting some weight on him. He quickly got to a healthy weight of almost 30lbs. He is neutered, microchipped and upto date on all his shots. He is very friendly and loves his people and furry siblings alike. While he is gentle, but also playful. He does great with kids, though best to always be supervised with young ones as he is also a young one who loves to play. He is crate-trained but doesn't really like it much. He gets anxious but does great left free in the house too. He quickly learned to sit, and is very trainable. He wants to make his people happy. He is friendly around new people and learning to trust. At first, while he liked to be petted, he was suspicious if you got your face close to him for kisses. He has since learned that it is awesome to be loved on and cuddle and allows you to give him kisses, hugged and cuddled. He loves to play and run in the yard, but just as happy being a couch potato. He loves going on walks and is just a happy sweet boy. The little guy seems to have been through a bit of a rough time on the streets, and we are glad he is much healthier and happier now. All he needs now is a loving new family that will love him, care for him and spoil him rotten!
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    • Great Pyrenees-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Boomer

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      Breed: Great Pyrenees-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Nigel

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Red Heeler / American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed. Nigel goes up to 11! In terms of happiness, that is! He’s a young dog who has a sweet disposition, he loves nothing more than hanging out with his people and most other dogs. He loves to have to have fun - whether it’s playing in the yard or snuggling on the couch. When it comes to settling down, Nigel can snuggle up to you like a bump on a log. Because he’s a young lad, he still needs to learn a few etiquette lessons when it comes to jumping up and limiting the number of kisses he wants to give. He’s a fast learner though and eager to please. He’s got a broad head, beautiful tiger-striped splotches, rose ears and he’s always smiling. Nigel is two years old, house trained, crate trained, up to date on all of his shots, and a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys (or possibly sofa time). He can be bouncy, so might be best in a home with older children but would make a cheerful, loyal addition to any household.
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    • Chihuahua Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

      Gigi

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (short coat). Who wouldn't fall in love with those big brown eyes? If you're looking for a Chihuahua with personality plus, then meet Gigi! This funny little girl is crate trained, potty trained, and even uses a doggie door! Don't let her coloring fool you, she's only about 5 years old. She is leash trained and loves to go for walks and smell everything. Gigi has even graduated Nose Work training and loves this activity. She is good with small dogs, but is intimidated by large dogs. Gigi is a little too curious about cats and likes to follow them everywhere. Resident cats that are used to dogs should have no problem with Gigi. She would do best in a home with no small children because she guards her toys and treats intensely. You know the old saying, if it's on the floor, it's mine! Let us know if you would like to meet her!
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