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Citrus - Plott Hound / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Plott Hound Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

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Organization Name: Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
Location: Washington, DC
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Breed: Plott Hound Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Citrus

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Brindle
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 01/27/2017
Location: Washington, DC 20002
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Tags: Plott Hound Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Plott Hound / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Elissa Kurtz (elissak@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Meet Citrus, Sweet Plott Hound Longing for a Special Home ADOPTION PENDING! If you are viewing Citrus' bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Citrus Breed: Plott Hound mix Approximate Age: 1.5 years Approximate Weight: 62 lbs. Currently Living at: Boarding facility. Please adopt Citrus! At the tender of age of 1.5 years old, Citrus found herself without a family to call her own. This beautiful lady has since been living in a rural shelter and now calls a Washington, DC boarding facility "home". Citrus has been described as a Plott hound mix and clearly has the instincts of a scent hound. Our guess is that Citrus has a dose of mastiff in her, which we can see in her slight jowls. Her coat is a beautiful black/brown brindle, with a striking white chest. She has a tall, leggy stance, and weighing in at 62 pounds, she is a very strong girl. She is an athletic dog and loves to run and jump. She will need someone experienced with dogs to take a chance on her and show her the world is a safe, fun place! She has made a lot of friends during her shelter stay. She's impressed the staff with her pleasing personality and earned a good behavior rating. Citrus would do well in a calm, but active family. She could easily assimilate into the active lifestyle of a single adopter or couple who have the time to focus on a young dog's needs. Citrus could easily join a multi-dog home, with one or two well-trained dogs. She would do best in a home without children. Like most shelter dogs, Citrus may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. The fee for adoption of this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Elissa at elissak@luckydoganimalrescue.org Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Citrus, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Holly at Elissak@luckydoganimalrescue.org.

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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Wendell

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Kelly Russo (kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Happy, handsome boy looking for love WENDELL NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Wendell Best Guess for Breed: Shepherd mix Best Guess for Age: 1 year, 7 months (as of 4/12/17) SEX: Male Approximate Weight: 78.4 pounds Has Lived With: Other dogs Currently Living at: Local DC boarding Special adoption considerations: Wendell needs a home without kids. Meet handsome Wendell! Wendell is about one and a half years old, he is a shepherd mix weighing in at 78.4 lbs and he can't wait to meet you! Wendell, though out of the crazy puppy stages, will still need PLENTY of exercise and cannot wait to learn with you in DC! He's dreaming of long walks and trips to the dog park in his future and would love to play with new toys, explore the neighborhood and even go to obedience classes to show off just how smart he is! He already knows how to sit on command and takes treats very gently from your hand. He does need help with his manners. He's counting down the minutes until he can meet your friends, go on trips, and cuddle up with you on the couch after a long day. Wendell is GREAT with other dogs, so he'd be a good addition to an existing pack or happy to soak up all the attention as an only dog. He will need to go to a home without kids. He hasn't yet met cats - let us know if you have any and we can test him out! Like most shelter dogs, Wendell may need a refresher on house training. He is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Kelly R at Kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament . Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Kelly R at Kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org.
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Second Chanc...

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Stephanie Rivero (stephanier@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Sweet boy looking for a second chance with YOU! SECOND CHANCE NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Second Chance Breed: Boxer Mix Approximate Age: 3 years SEX: Male Approximate Weight: 55 lbs Has Lived With: Other Dogs Currently Living at: A cold and scary shelter in South Carolina. Second Chance is looking for a foster home, or even better yet, a FUR-ever home! Special adoption considerations: Second Chance is Heartworm Positive but has already been treated and is happily recovering. Hi there! My name is Second Chance and let me tell you- I’ve already had quite the life. The folks at the shelter gave me my name because when they found me, I was in really rough shape. I was super skinny and pretty neglected, but thats all finally behind me. The amazing folks at Lucky Dog tell me that I get to travel all the way to the DC area in hopes that someone there will want to take me home. I'm waiting every day for my (second) chance to find someone to love, cuddle, and play with! So a bit about me: I've got a really beautiful and soft all white coat with a black nose! I've also got big pointy ears- that will do whatever you tell them to (with some proper training, that is)! Right now, I’m about 3 years old and 55 lovable pounds. My age means that I am likely done growing—but no matter how big I get I’ll always think of myself as a lap dog. The folks at the shelter say that I do really well with other dogs. They are not sure how I will interact with kids or cats yet, but the folks at Lucky Dog can try to find out for you if you need to know! I’ve been daydreaming everyday about my new family, and I've decided I would love to go to a home with some folks that will take me on hikes, runs, and trips to the dog park to play with my canine friends. I don’t think I would be able to stop wagging my tail if I had my very own human who will give me lots of belly rubs and get me cool toys to play with. If my new family would take me to obedience classes so that I could use my smarts to learn tons of new tricks that would be amazing. If you think I might be the right dog for you, then please let my adoptions coordinator know! I do hope to hear from you soon! Like most shelter dogs, Second Chance may need a refresher on housetraining. He is likely crate trained. Second Chance has tested positive and is being treated for for Heartworm disease. Heartworm is not contagious to people or other pets, but results from mosquito bites. Heartworm, if left untreated, is life threatening, but after treatment, dogs that were heartworm positive should suffer no significant long-term effects so long as they are kept on a monthly heartworm preventative. The adoption fee for this dog is $450, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations, spay/neuter, and heartworm treatment. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org! Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like SECOND CHANCE, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue@org! SECOND CHANCE NEEDS SPONSORS TO HELP WITH HIS HEARTWORM TREATMENT!!!!! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org.
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Lucy Loo

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Megan Davis (megan.luckydog@gmail.com) for more information about this pet. Come meet Lucy Loo and other great adoptable dogs this Sunday (Sep 24) from 12-2 pm at Petco Animal Supplies, 1507 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852)!!!!!! LUCY LOO NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Lucy Loo Breed: boxer/shepherd mix Approximate Age: 2-3 years SEX: female Approximate Weight: 50 lbs Has Lived With: dogs Currently Living at: DC foster Special adoption considerations: Lucy Loo must go to an experienced dog owner who is comfortable working with a trainer to help her be more confident and comfortable. My name is Lucy Loo. Through no fault of my own, I found myself in the shelter with three puppies (Lewis, Lola and Larry). My puppies have all been adopted and I am excited to be in DC to find my furever home. I am dreaming of a family who will keep me active and give me lots of opportunities to socialize. I also heard that dogs with homes get to go on walks and sleep inside on their very own beds, which sounds pretty great. I am a volunteer favorite at Lucky Dog! My fosters love me because I ride nicely in the car and am great at home. I am happy staying in and watching Netflix and ordering in but also love to go on hikes and like to show a fitbit who is boss. I also enjoy roller derby and crocheting. My ultimate goal is to become a spokespup for Barkbox Super Chewer. I follow Lexy the Elderbull on Instagram and she is a real role model for me—she knows how to wear a tutu and pearls and make it look so effortless. I get nervous when I meet other dogs on leash so I need my new family to help me work on that. Because they loved having me and recognize what an amazing girl I am, my fosters have sponsored me and whoever adopts me will receive a training package (included in the adoption fee) to help me with my transition and to get settled into my forever home. Like most shelter dogs, Lucy Loo may need a refresher on housetraining. She is likely crate trained. Here is an update from my foster family: Lucy Loo is such a sweetheart. She is out of the puppy stage but did not seem to have any structure prior to coming to Lucky Dog. She is eagerly learning to sit and impress us with her smarts. She is very food driven, making her training easy and fun. Lucy will do best with strong leadership from an owner as she will not hesitate to be queen of the house. She is very playful but certainly a couch potato too. She loves tug-a-war, chewing on her bones, destroying a chew toy, wrestling with other big dogs and playing fetch. Lucy Loo loves her walks but is even more excited to get back on the couch to snuggle back up to us. She has already been on a hike at Great Falls and was up for the challenge- what a rock climber she is! She does well with other dogs off leash. Lucy does amazing in cars as well- the best foster in the car we have ever had! We are so happy to have her in our home and know she will make the perfect addition as a mature mama in her forever family soon. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Megan D. at megan.luckydog@gmail.com! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Megan D. at megan.luckydog@gmail.com.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Brody

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Kelly Russo (kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Happy, handsome boy looking for love BRODY NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Brody Best Guess for Breed: Shepherd Mix Best Guess for Age: 4 years, 1 month (as of 4/14/17) SEX: Male Approximate Weight: 60 pounds Has Lived With: Other doggies Currently Living at: DC boarding Special Considerations: very high energy, no kids under 15, must enroll in obedience school Meet handsome Brody! Brody is a four year old shepherd mix weighing in at 60 lbs and he can't wait to meet you! Brody , though out of the crazy puppy stages, will still need PLENTY of exercise and cannot wait to learn with you in DC! He's dreaming of long walks and trips to the dog park in his future and would love to play with new toys, explore the neighborhood and even go to obedience classes to show off just how smart he is! He's counting down the minutes until he can meet your friends, go on trips, and cuddle up with you on the couch after a long day. As a shepherd, he will need plenty of metal stimulation daily, as well, to stay happy and healthy! Brody is GREAT with other dogs, so he'd be a good addition to an existing pack or happy to soak up all the attention as an only dog. He hasn't yet met kids or cats - let us know if you have any and we can test him out! Like most shelter dogs, Brody may need a refresher on housetraining. He is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Kelly R at kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament . Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Brody, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Kelly R at kellyr@luckydoganimalrescue.org.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Herman

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Megan Davis (megan.luckydog@gmail.com) for more information about this pet. Sweet boy with winning smile! Come meet Herman and other great adoptable dogs this Sunday (Sep 24) from 12-2 pm at Petco Animal Supplies, 1507 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852)!!!!!! HERMAN NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Herman Best Guess for Breed: Lab/Shepherd mix Best Guess for Age Age: 2 years as of 4/5 SEX: male Approximate Weight: 40 lbs Currently Living at: A foster home in the DC metro area. Herman can't wait to find a forever family of his very own. Special adoption considerations: Herman must go to an experienced dog owner. Herman also needs to be the only dog in the home. Hello, world! My name is Herman. The humans here say that I am a Lab/Shepherd mix. I am a young, energetic boy looking for a family to love. I am very smart and am hoping to find a home where I will get a chance to go to school to learn cool tricks and also how to be a well-mannered dog. Since I am a young boy, I will also need a family who is able and willing to make sure that I get plenty of exercise. And also I would love my very own bed. Or, I can share yours if you don't mind a little wiggling and a lot of kisses. Herman would do best in a home where he is the only dog and someone is around a lot. He hates being left alone. Herman needs his humans to be willing and able to work with him to help build his confidence and social skills. Like most shelter dogs, Herman may need a refresher on housetraining. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Megan D. at megan.luckydog@gmail.com! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Megan D. at megan.luckydog@gmail.com.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Cutie

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Stephanie Rivero (stephanier@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Come meet Cutie and other great adoptable dogs this Sunday (Sep 24) from 12-2 pm at Petco Animal Supplies, 1507 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852)!!!!!! CUTIE NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Cutie Best Guess for Breed: Lab Mix Approximate Age: 2.5 years old as of 4/17/17 Best Guess for Weight: 40 lbs Currently Living at: DC Area Foster Home Has Lived with: Dogs Special Adoption Considerations: Cutie must go to a home with an already existing dog. He can not go to a home with young children or cats. Hi there! My name is Cutie and let me tell you- I’ve already had quite the life. I don’t quite know how this happened, but somehow I ended up in a scary place called a ‘shelter’ in Puerto Rico. There were a lot of other dogs in cages and it was loud and cold on that cement floor. Then the amazing folks at Lucky Dog came to see me and flew me to the DC area-- they tell me that someone here will want to take me home. I'm waiting every day for my chance to find someone to love, cuddle, and play with! So a bit about me: I've got a really beautiful and soft yellow coat with a white patch on my chest! I've also got floppy ears- that will do whatever you tell them to (with some proper training, that is)! Right now, I’m about 2.5 years old and 40 lovable pounds. My age means that I am likely done growing—but no matter how big I get I’ll always think of myself as a lap dog. FOSTER UPDATE: Cutie is the PERFECT houseguest - he is completely potty trained, sleeps quietly in his crate all night, and loves to snuggle. Cutie knows all of his basic commands including - sit, down, stay, and wait. Cutie loves to go on walks around the neighborhood and gets along wonderfully with every dog that he meets. It takes Cutie about 3 minutes to warm up to a new houseguest, with a proper introduction, after that he will give you kisses and love on you for the duration of your stay. FOR MORE PICTURES OF CUTIE PLEASE CHECK HIM OUT ON INSTAGRAM: @PETEYANDFURENDS. I do really well with other dogs as they help me to be confident and brave- because of this, I will need to go to a home with an already existing dog. I will do best in a home without cats or young children. Cutie says: I’ve been daydreaming everyday about my new family, and I've decided I would love to go to a home with some folks that will take me on hikes, runs, and trips to the dog park to play with my canine friends. I don’t think I would be able to stop wagging my tail if I had my very own human who will give me lots of belly rubs and get me cool toys to play with. If my new family would take me to obedience classes so that I could use my smarts to learn tons of new tricks that would be amazing. If you think I might be the right dog for you, then please let my adoptions coordinator know! I do hope to hear from you soon! Woofs and tail wags, CUTIE Like most shelter dogs, Cutie may need a refresher on housetraining. He is likely crate trained. The fee for adoption of this dog is $350 , which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations, and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Stephanie at StephanieR@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact info@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Cafe

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Black Labrador Retriever / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Sheila McGee (sheilamcgee2001@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. Sweet, beautiful, girl needs a home!!! Come meet Cafe and other great adoptable dogs this Sunday (Sep 24) from 12-2 pm at Petco Animal Supplies, 1507 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852)!!!!!! CAFE NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: Cafe Best Guess for Breed: black lab mix Best Guess for Age Age: 2 years as of 4/15 SEX: female Approximate Weight: 36 lbs Has Lived With: dogs Currently Living at: a foster in the DC metro area! Special adoption considerations: Cafe needs to go to a home with another dog to help build her confidence. Meet Cafe! Cafe is around 2 years old, 36 lbs and is a super-sweet girl! Although she was abandoned through no fault of her own, that doesn't seem to bother her and she has a very sweet, friendly, happy and lovely demeanor. Cafe is ready be your new best friend...she can't wait to get out of the shelter and start a new, better life with someone who loves her! Cafe says...Hi there, everyone! They call me Cafe, and they say that I'm just the cutest, sweetest, most loving girl EVER!! Do you have room in your heart and home for a pup like me?? I have beautiful smooth, black coat that's super-soft…great for everyone to pet me (hint hint). :-) I weigh about 36 pounds (not too big), which makes me a perfect size for an apartment, house or condo!! They say I am probably some sort of lab mix…all I know is that I'm a happy pup and I love to play, get lots of pets, and give lots of doggie kisses! Read below for more info on Cafe, and email sheilam@luckydoganimalrescue.org ASAP if you're interested in her! Cafe says: I don't know why, but somehow I ended up in a scary shelter. It was dark and cold, and really loud in there. I kept waiting for a nice person to come get me, but each time I saw someone, they walked right by and I was still by myself. :( Luckily, the shelter staff said I am one of their favorites, and they hope that someone will step up and adopt me very SOON so I can get into the safety of a loving home! Don't you think I would look really cute as your new Facebook cover photo, romping around in the sunshine and rolling in the grass or snow!? And how I'd love to snuggle up by you after a long hike. I just really want to run, play, then snuggle, nap and dream of all the adventures we'll have together. I would just LOVE trips to the dog park and hikes in the woods -- I love to discover new things! Cafe is an awesome dog and makes friends with everyone she meets! At around 2 years old, she will need lots and lots of exercise to stay happy and healthy. Cafe's new person or family will need to make sure she gets lots of socialization and playtime with other dogs and people to keep up the good social skills she has already! And like all dogs we adopt out, she'll need to go to obedience classes to build a strong bond with her people, and help her become a well behaved companion or family member. Cafe seems to like all the people she meets, and can't wait to wiggle her way into your heart and home. Like most young dogs, Cafe may need a refresher on her house training when she gets to a new home. She will also need to go to obedience school so she can continue to be a well-socialized dog! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter surgery. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and e-mail it to at Sheila at sheilam@luckydoganimalrescue.org ASAP! Thank you for your interest in Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and for helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Sheila at sheilam@luckydoganimalrescue.org.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Purvis

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Elissa Kurtz (elissak@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. PURVIS NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!! If you are viewing Purvis' bio on Petfinder, please click below for more information! Name: Purvis Best Guess for Breed: Lab Mix Best Guess for Age: 3 years as of 4/17/17 Approximate Weight: 60 lbs Currently Living at: In DC Area Foster Home Has Lived with: Dogs Special Adoption Considerations: Needs to live with a second dog, High Energy, Has some stranger danger issues especially around men- will need an adopter who is willing to work with him on this. Purvis can only be adopted to an experienced dog owner. Purvis is a sweet 60 pound, crate trained, goofy Lab Mix who is 3 years old. He is very playful, active and has a curious personality and will need mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. Playing with other dogs is his favorite thing to do. Whether it's out in public, a dog park or a doggy daycare he loves all dogs. Sometimes he needs a slow introduction to puppies because he is practically still a puppy himself but doesn't understand that his size and demeanor can be scary to the little ones! Most of the time after an introduction, he plays great with them (puppies). He enjoys walks, jogs, hikes, swimming, chasing soccer balls and playing in the snow! After a nice walk or playing, Purvis loves to lay on the floor or walks into his crate and chew on a bone while you relax. Sometimes he has a mind of his own when he sees a squirrel or another furry friend. Purvis knows most of the basic commands and some tricks too: - Sit - Stay - Come - Leave It - Let Go - Down - Heel - Break(Free) - Off - Away - Get Busy(Bathroom) - Crate(Bed) - Shake - Roll Over Purvis will need a committed owner to provide more training and exercise because he is a very smart and energetic dog. He will need a patient and experienced dog owner to remind him who the leader is in the family. He is intelligent, so he will learn to follow your rules quickly but he needs someone with a firm grasp of pack leadership in order to respond positively to training. Unfortunately, Purvis was not properly socialized as a puppy and is a bit shy and scared in new settings and around new people. He loves everyone but is a big scaredy cat in certain situations and would do really well living in a home that already has another dog to help Purvis learn the ropes of how to be a confident pup. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and e-mail it to Elissa at ElissaK@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for your interest in Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and for helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Elissa at ElissaK@LuckyDogAnimalRescue.org
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Buck

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Liz Kochis (lizk@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Friendly Man Dog Seeks Comfy and Loving Home BUCK NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!!! Name: Buck Best Guess for Breed: Labrador Retriever mix Best Guess for Age: 5 years old as of 3/30/2017 SEX: male Approximate Weight: 53 pounds Has Lived With: other dogs Currently Living at: A foster home in the DC metro area. Buck can't wait to find a forever family of his very own. Special Adoption Considerations: Buck would do best in a home that already has a dog, to help him build confidence and to work on his braves. Hi! I'm Buck--a 5-year-old, 53-pound Yellow Lab mix, and I recently arrived in the DC area! I can't believe it either. Can you? I mean, just look at the skeptical look on my face! Now, while I know some folks prefer younger dogs and all the craziness that goes with that, I am a grown-up. At five years old, you can expect me to be up for long walks, trips to the dog park, and maybe even hiking or running. You won't have to worry about me getting the zoomies as much and tearing all over your house, and I'm far more content to take a nap on a lazy afternoon than look for ways to get into shenanigans like my... ahem... far more immature Lab mix buddies. I do so well in groups, I was even selected by Lucky Dog to go to a week-long dog training camp at Heeling House in Sterling, Virginia! With the help of some very special kids, I learned how to do some basic agility training, worked on my commands like "sit" and "down," and had the best time showing off what a good boy I am! I luuuurrr-rrrr-rrrrved it! I don't know if I'll get along with cats or kids, yet, but we can certainly figure that out if you have them. I need a strong pack leader in my human family to help me learn that in spite of my years of experience, I'm not really supposed to be in charge. Because of this, I look forward to you signing me up for some obedience classes right away so I can brush up on my manners and show you what a distinguished man-dog I can be. From one of Lucky Dog's Volunteer Dog Walkers: "I got to walk Buck today, and he is such a gem! He pulled the slightest bit when we first got out the door, but that subsided in about a minute (just seemed excited!). He was interested and gentle with all of the dogs that we passed/sniffed and he also knows some basic commands (sit and paw). We stopped at a bench for a little bit and he even leaned against me for love. He's a very trusting and loving fellow that is going to be a great addition to someone's family." So, what do you think? Are you ready for a sweet guy like me to trot on into your life? Fill out and submit an application for me today! Like most shelter dogs, Buck may need a refresher on housetraining. He is likely crate trained. The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Liz K. at lizk@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Liz K. at lizk@luckydoganimalrescue.org.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Washington, DC, USA

      Calvin

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Yellow Labrador Retriever / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Ali Porter (alip@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet. Courageous Calvin! CALVIN NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!! Name: CALVIN Best Guess for Breed: YELLOW LAB MIX Best Guess for Age: 6 MONTHS AS OF 5/26/17 SEX: MALE Approximate Weight: ABOUT 23 LBS. Has Lived With: Other Dogs Currently Living at: SCARY SHELTER; CALVIN NEEDS A FOSTER OR BETTER YET A FOREVER HOME. Special adoption considerations: 2nd Dog required in home to give Calvin some confidence building lessons, no kids under 12 years of age due to his shyness. Calvin is a young puppy, frequent potty breaks, and socialization needed. Well Hello There! I am Calvin, Calvin the courageous lab puppy, or at least I am learning to be courageous! I am a friendly, smart wiggly Lab Mix puppy but I am a bit shy at first in new situations and am learning to be more confident. I am looking for my perfect forever family and I need you to already have a dog in your home so I can build my confidence from him/her!!! I am excitingly waiting to find my furever home with a patient, wonderful family that will love me always! I love to play with other dogs and have lots of puppy wrestle sessions! I want to be home and be able to go rompin' around my very own yard smelling the pretty spring flowers! And of course, like any good lab, I am sooooo ready to learn to doggy paddle - can you teach me??!! My dream would be long walks sniffing along, doggy parks, peanut butter kongs and a cozy bed to curl up with my new brother or sister - I don't mind sharing with you either! My foster mom at the shelter says " Calvin was the shyest puppy in his litter, but his confidence has improved a lot. He does get worried in unfamiliar environments, especially when on leash. He would be most successful in a patient, loving home with a second dog without small children (under 12 years old). Calvin is sweet and lovable, and bonds strongly with his favorite person. He loves treats and loves to learn". Check out some video of Calvin learning to sit and come on a leash!!! https://youtu.be/h3_P0SqFQrY https://youtu.be/Czmtd7nqPhA Since I am soo young, I will be a big responsibility and take a lot of time, lookin' after and training. I am a blank slate ready to be trained and molded into your perfect pup! I will probably be good with kids and cats since I am just a puppy but I have never lived with them officially. So what in the name of milkbones are you waiting for....fill out the application and send it to my adoption coordinator! I am trying to wait patiently...wiggle...wiggle...wiggle! Due to a puppy's need for attention and frequent bathroom excursions, we do not adopt puppies to homes where no one is home during the day. This means no 9-5ers, unless you commit to hiring a dog walker to come multiple times a day. Like all puppies, Calvin will need to work on housetraining and will also need to go to obedience school to grow into a well-socialized dog! The adoption fee for this dog is $400, which includes the cost of routine vetting and transport from the shelter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Ali at Alip@luckydoganimalrescue.org! Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament. Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at www.luckydoganimalrescue.org. BE A FOSTER!!! Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs! To learn about fostering dogs like Calvin, please contact us at info@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Ali at Alip@luckydoganimalrescue.org.
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