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Hugo - Labrador Retriever / Mixed Dog For Adoption
Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

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Organization Name: Fur-Ever Home Rescue
Location: Virgnia Beach, VA 23452
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Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Hugo

Age: Baby
Availability Date: 03/05/2016
Location: Virgnia Beach, VA 23452
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Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed. Hugo is a sweet lab mix boy that is about 10-11 months old. He is good woth dogs, cats and kids. Hugo has specific requirements : adopters must have another dog as he takes his cues from and confidence from other dogs. He also must have a 6 foot fence (not chain link as he can climb it). It would be great if Hugo went to a home where someone was home most of the time, but not a requirement. He is neutered and up to date on all vaccinations and ready to go to his furever home!

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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Boxer. From his foster: "Pawlie LOVES attention and is especially cuddly at night. He's a velcro dog that likes to be wherever I am. He does not have a discerning palette - he'll eat anything." He's a great guard dog and will bark to get your attention. Pawlie is good with most other dogs, but I've noticed him being selective. He is very agile - I've seen him leap over a large crate, and he's managed to climb on top of garbage cans (and almost over a fence!) He is crate trained and housebroken. I have not seen him get car sick. He does not fight a bath, but we haven't tried nail trims yet. He's very interested in the cat, but has not broken into the laundry room even though he easily could. He knows his name, but he also thinks his name is Dobby, Sabrina, and Solace - whenever I call one of them, speak to one of them, or try to spend time with one of them he'll come running and push them aside for some attention. Pawlie is a counter surfer. He's very strong and gets really excited when you start playing with him, so maybe no small kids. He's ok in the crate, but will whine if he thinks he's missing out. Pawlie has eaten slippers, insoles out of shoes, pulled up strands of carpet, and knocked loose a few boards in my fence - he has the potential to be destructive, so he needs A LOt of exercise and attention. Pawlie has already been fixed. Our trainer recommends a six-foot fence - since he's shown above average agility and drive. He does not do as well with strangers (because of his protective nature) or intact males. He would need proper introductions and time to acclimate. In addition, his fur-ever human will need to continue to discourage negative behaviors like chewing on inappropriate objects and counter surfing.
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    • Boxer Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Maisey_2017

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Beagle. Maisey is very shy when you first meet her but she becomes attached to your hip very quickly. She's getting along with other dogs but I think she is used to being the center of attention. She will need more socialization and someone who can be firm with her. She is fine with cats and walks pretty good on leash.She loves to cuddle and will follow you around all day if you let her. She seems to have a bit of separation anxiety but I think being left alone might be something that is new to her. Wouldn't you like to meet this sweetie?
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    • Yazmin_2017 - Boxer Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 07/15/2017

      Boxer Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Yazmin_2017

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer. This pup came to us as an emergency placement from a rural shelter before the holiday weekend. Her spay surgery, due in Sep./Oct. is covered in the adoption fee. She is available after July 2015.
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    • Rocky_2017 - Boxer Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 07/15/2017

      Boxer Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Rocky_2017

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer. This pup came to us as an emergency placement from a rural shelter before the holiday weekend. His neuter surgery, due in Sep./Oct. is covered in the adoption fee. He is available after 15 July.
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    • Jelena_2017 - Boxer Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 07/15/2017

      Boxer Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Jelena_2017

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer. This pup came to us as an emergency placement from a rural shelter before the holiday weekend. Her spay surgery, due in Sep./Oct. is covered in the adoption fee. She is available after Jully 15.
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    • Anabel_2017 - Boxer Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 07/15/2017

      Boxer Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Anabel_2017

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer. This pup came to us as an emergency placement from a rural shelter before the holiday weekend. Her spay surgery, due in Sep./Oct. is covered in the adoption fee. She is available after July 15.
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    • Black and Tan Coonhound-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Rey_2017

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      Breed: Black and Tan Coonhound-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Black and Tan Coonhound / Mixed (short coat). This young lady was born in rescue to one of two mothers who came to us from an abandonment situation via the Suffolk Animal Care shelter. The moms are Black and Tan Coonhounds.She is ready to go to her fur-ever home! Rey's foster mom reports that she's doing well learning her manners (she likes to jump up when she sees a friend) and her crate training. She loves to play with her foster fursiblings - including the cat! Rey has wonderful personality and will be a wonderful addition to any home!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Virgnia Beach, VA, USA

      Rudy

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier. Rudy is the very handsome gentleman we rescued after an unfortunate surrender. He had significant damage to his lower lip and jaw from an attack by another dog in his home. After Dr. T and his amazing care in Moyock, this little guy is just excited to be as striking as ever! Rudy participated in our pack walk and was a wonderful participant. He was not reactive at all to other dogs, very friendly to everyone he met, and even ignored a dog who wanted to be difficult. We don't think he has an agitatable nerve in his lovely little body. He's not a big fan of thunderstorms, but chooses to snuggle up with momma. We originally considered placing him as an only dog, but he is so social and playful, this would be a disservice to him. We do, however, want to make sure that he is never in a repeated situation, so other animals will have to be introduced properly, and we would probably bring him to your home to make sure there are no territory issues.
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