Labs Available Through CCLRR
A Home for Your Lab, A Lab for Your Home

   This list was last updated on   
22 May 2015

 if you would like To adopt from CCLRR please go to
"how to adopt a lab"
and read it before contacting us



New This Week: Alex, Davey, Kinder, Marcus, Murphy#2, Rocket, Stormy and Hunter#2

CCLRR ADOPTION EVENTS!

Bidwell exit off Hwy 50 at Folsom

NOTICE: we are at the PetsMart in the shopping center on the west side of E. Bidwell next to Home Depot,

NOT at the PetsMart on Iron Pt. Rd. visible from Hwy 50.

 



Folsom Petsmart
2705 E Bidwell Street
Folsom, CA

11am to 2pm


Look for us the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

 

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Robinson's
Feed Store

1150 E Victor Rd
Victor Road/ HWY 12
Lodi, Ca. 95240

Please come see us on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the Month between 9AM and 1PM


From Hwy 99 take the San Andreas exit (just North of Lodi) East toward Lockeford the road is marked Victor Rd but is also Hwy 12 East....approx 3/4 mile on the right.

no event Saturday May 23rd -- Come see us on the 30th!

Please help us save the life of a Lab -- donate using the PayPal link to the left.


Adoption events at Pet Food Express are between 11AM and 2PM

Pet Food Express is located at
2158 Contra Costa Blvd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Corner of Monument Blvd, on Contra Costa Blvd and CrescentDrive, at the corner of Monument Blvd., in the RiteAid/Staples shopping center. The store is in between Wolf Camera and Blockbuster Video.
Pet Food Express has a store locator on their web site.
   
Look for us the 1st Saturday of each month 11 to 2

 

Live in the Greater Fresno Area?

click here to see more information about
the Labrador Retriever Rescue of Fresno

www.cclabrescuecvc.org

PLEASE NOTE
The web page is updated once weekly. The most current source of information of which dogs are still available is the CCLRR Updated Dog List, which is given to PREAPPROVED adopters. If you see a dog on the web page, but it is not on the adoption list, that means the dog was adopted between page updates and is no longer available. The CCLRR Updated Dog List is the most current info!

SUCCESS STORIES
From time to time, our Adoptive Families "report back" on their four-legged family members. It is so wonderful when we get these great stories and pictures from our adopted families. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we do.
(click on the link to see our Success Stories)

IN MEMORIAM

An unavoidable part of life is the passing of those we love. Some of our Labbie Families have sent us   "In Loving Memory" stories about their Beloved Labrador Retrievers.
(click on the link to see them)

ADOPTION FEES
as of 1-1-2013

Due to the rising costs of care, we have raised our adoption fees for the first time since Jan 1, 2009


Puppies 6 months and under $400.

Adult dogs 6 months up to 9 years $300.

    
Senior & Special needs $150

Returning Adopter $250 (SORRY - *NO* DISCOUNT FOR PUPPIES)

Not a Lab .... but a story worth passing on!    SEE ELLA's STORY

Labs Available through CCLRR

SENIOR and "Special Needs" DOGS
CCLRR has a special place in our hearts for the senior Labs we rescue. They are such sweet, smart and gentle souls. We are seeing an unfortunate and alarming trend in "Senior Dumping" Older Labs are simply discarded at local shelters because the are "too old". Imagine how it must feel to be in your golden years, having devoted your entire life to your family, only to be taken to a shelter and dumped. Their chances of being adopted from a shelter at their age are slim and none. They are frightened, confused, and grieve for their family. We want them to live out the rest of their golden years in comfort, surrounded by love as these special dogs have so much love left to give, and ask so little in return. Are you that special family that can give a loving home to a wonderful Lab in their golden years?

 Our Senior and "Special Needs" Dog Adoption Fee is $150.00
SENIOR and "Special Needs" DOGS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION:

  Barbie  
Abby Ellie BonBon
Chloe Sam #2 Ginger

look for these markers:       or     
Please help us save the life of a Lab -- donate using the PayPal link to the left.

ABBY --

                         ABBY 9 year old black female. Abby is a super sweet and mellow girl. She's a little on the heavy side right now, but we're working on that. She's great with other dogs, and loves one-on-one attention with her human. She can't get enough belly rubs and pets. She likes to go on walks, but isn't so big on fetching. She's housebroken and sleeps all night on her bed. She has been good with my 3 cats, but will bark at them if they tease her. She loves her meals, but won't try to steal the other dog's food. All in all, just a sweet, loveable girl.

ALEX --

ALEX 6 month old yellow male. We received a call from a great volunteer regarding three very young Labs that were found nearly starved and running loose near the Sutter Buttes. For those of you who know this area north of Sacramento, it is remote and wild. How these babies survived we’ll never know, but they did, and now that they have been wormed their little bellies are full and they are all thriving. Alex weighs in at 36.5 lbs. and he is the gentlest of the three…his sweet face will just melt your heart. These pups have had their dew claws removed, the mark of a good breeder. They are all obviously purebred Labradors, so how they came to be out there on their own is a complete mystery. The pictures you see were taken the day they arrived….we’ll add new ones as they gain weight and continue to become healthy, strong boys. They would be happy to have visitors!

Concerned about combining a Labrador with other animals? You just need to find the *right* Lab(s). We added two Labs to a household with cockatiels, lizards, rats and a bunny ... And they get along *just fine* ... and the birds walk around on the floor -- and sometimes on the dogs!                                                                        ... comment from a new Lab Parent

BARBIE --

BARBIE 8 1/2 year old black female. Hello, my name is Barbie. I'm a good looking "Barbie doll" who wants to find a lifelong partner. I really need to go to somebody who is home all the time or can take me to work. You see, I was born deaf. I used to follow my mom around before this nice man adopted me over 8 years ago. Unfortunately I had such severe ear allergies he just couldn't afford to treat them anymore. The good people from rescue swept me off my feet and promised to find me a good home. I can't hear but I do understand hand signals. I will teach you. I can feel vibrations on the floor and by that I can tell that you're home. I love to walk around the neighborhood, and the ball is my obsession. Hey come on guys, everybody has a weakness. Mine happens to be the ball! I will tear apart a tennis ball and very happily do so in about 20 minutes. But before I tear it apart I would love to chase it. I'll drop it at your feet, doesn't that sound like fun? It would be great if you had another doggie that I could follow around as I could use someone’s ears. After all I wouldn't want to miss dinner! When my foster’s dogs bark then I bark, after all there must be something wrong. If you're looking for a companion I could be your girl. I don't like riding in the car much. It always meant trips to the vet, which were not very fun. I like to cuddle on the couch and if you ask me politely with signaling, I will gladly jump on your bed and snuggle with you all night long. I am housebroken and the perfect addition to anyone's home. After all I am very quiet!

BELLA --

BELLA 6 ½ year old black female. Bella is an owner surrender, unfortunately her owner is not able to take care of her anymore. She is 75 lbs. right now, but should gain a little weight. She is very energetic and would do best with people who have an active lifestyle. Bella would make a fantastic running partner and loves to retrieve her ball. She will tear tennis balls apart if left alone with them, so she needs an extreme Kong ball to play with. Bella loves the water and she’s not one to sit still for very long. She is somewhat of a watch dog. Bella only had a couple of potty accidents when she first arrived to her foster home. If she is let out before bed time, she is fine throughout the night. She knows sit and stay, and her foster family is working on down and other commands. Bella can be clingy at times, which is most likely due to her previous owner leaving her in the back yard. Bella was just introduced to car rides, and she’s still adjusting to them, but seems to like it because she can go to the park or the river! Bella gets along with cats and would do best with a family or person where she will be included in activities and given some quality time and attention. She would do best with older kids and she doesn’t like men with beards.

BODIE --

BODIE 7 year old chocolate male. Bodie was owner surrendered to CCLRR due to separation anxiety. Left outside all day while his owners were at work, Bodie would bark, howl and try to escape from the yard. At his foster home, Bodie is allowed to stay inside the house while his foster parents are gone. He has learned how to use the doggie doors and has been a gentleman with his behavior in the house. As long as he is not left alone in the back yard, there is no barking or howling. He gets along with the three dogs in the house (two Labs and a terrier mix). He is a sweet boy and just wants to be loved. He walks well on leash, likes to play ball and enjoys toys and bones. His anxiety is best handled by either ignoring it or snapping him out of it, and then praising him when he is calm. We have seen a dramatic improvement in his anxiety levels using these techniques. The ideal home for Bodie would be one with calm, firm owners, one or two mellow dogs who like to play, a home where he is able to be in the house while his owners are out (has doggie doors) and where there is lots of patience and encouragement.

BONBON --

          BONBON
9 year old chocolate girl who is so glad to have been rescued. We got a call from a local shelter a few months back about a sweet chocolate girl with extensive hair loss, scabby itchy skin, goopy eyes and a bum hind end. A real train wreck. We decided to get her out of the cold and spiff her up, rescue style. Since then BonBon has had several soothing baths, good grain-free food and thyroid medication, making her a much happier and more comfortable old broad. Though she’s no beauty queen on the outside, her beauty comes from within. She’s a mellow girl who gets along with everyone: people, dogs, cats. If you’ve got a cozy dog bed and some gentle pets, she’s the gal for you.

BUD --

BUD 2 year old black male. This stunning and obviously purebred boy found his way to the Stanislaus County Shelter and no one came for him. He is a high energy boy and needs to learn manners, but he is super smart and willing to please. He needs a young, active family that will put time and training in with him, and they will have an exceptional Lab. No children under 10 for Bud, he's just too bouncy and active.

Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.    ~ Roger Caras

CHLOE --

                         
CHLOE 10 year old yellow female. Chloe is an owner surrender due to an upcoming move to a smaller property. She is a sweet and calm girl. Her owners adopted her as a rescue and think she is about ten years old. She is patient and loving with their three and four year old boys. Chloe has lived outside with her Lab sister since her owners adopted her, so she will need training to become housebroken. She likes to go on walks, but despite some training, she can get excited and pull on her leash. She will sit, lay down and stay with some coaxing. She doesn't fetch, but would rather spend the day lounging on her side with you scratching her belly. She does well with other dogs but not with cats or other small animals. Chloe is the sweetest dog and loved by her family, who hopes to find her another loving owner.

DANNY --

              
DANNY 5 year old yellow male. Danny is a small chunky little boy at 54 lbs. who came to us from the Sutter County Shelter. So far we know he is good with other dogs and rides well in the car in a crate. He’s a sweet boy waiting for his forever home. Danny needs a dog buddy or someone who is home a lot...he really doesn’t like being alone.

DAVEY --

DAVEY 8 month old yellow male. We received a call from a great volunteer regarding three very young Labs that were found nearly starved and running loose near the Sutter Buttes. For those of you who know this area north of Sacramento, it is remote and wild. How these babies survived we’ll never know, but they did, and now that they have been wormed their little bellies are full and they are all thriving. Davey came in weighing only 39 lbs., he should weigh 55 to 60 lbs. He is sweet, gentle and a bit shell shocked, but warming up more every day. These pups have had their dew claws removed, the mark of a good breeder. They are all obviously purebred Labradors, so how they came to be out there on their own is a complete mystery. The pictures you see were taken the day they arrived….we’ll add new ones as they gain weight and continue to become healthy, strong boys. They would be happy to have visitors!

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.     ~ Anonymous

ELLIE --


ELLIE 9 year old black female. Ellie is a sweet older gal, who by no fault of her own is looking for a new home. She has a wonderful temperament and impeccable manners. Ellie is housebroken, friendly with everyone and prefers to be inside with her people. Even when no one is home, Ellie is camped out on her pillow relaxing. She knows how to use the doggie door in her foster home. Ellie currently resides with 3 other dogs and a cat that she would really like to chase around playfully, but poor Ellie has spent many years of her life eating too much, so she doesn't move very fast. She is on doggie Jenny Craig now. Due to Ellie being about 20 lbs. overweight, her hips are not able to sustain her weight for extended periods of time and she does have some hip dysplasia. She is currently on anti-inflammatories and pain medication for the dysplasia. Ellie also has a condition called mega-esophagus, which is very easily managed with an elevated food and water station for her meals.

EMMA --    ADOPTED!   Thank You!!

                         
EMMA 1 year old chocolate female. Sweet Emma has had the misfortune of being passed around from home to home in her young life. Most recently, Emma was an owner surrender to a local shelter because her quick movement and size would knock her former family’s 2 year old child over. Emma doesn’t mind entertaining herself with toys and knows how to relax when it is quiet time. She’s had some basic training and knows sit, stay and wait and comes when called. Emma is housetrained and walks nicely on leash. UPDATE: Emma has come to enjoy playing and lounging around with her foster brothers. She has settled nicely and behaves like a lady now that she is getting some much needed love, attention and stability.

Want to Know How To Adopt one of these nice Labbies?

GINGER --

                         
                         
GINGER ~~~ 2 year old yellow female. Ginger came to her foster home several months ago...terrified, confused, neglected...she found a spot all the way in the corner of the backyard, behind the bushes where no one could see her or bother her. She was not used to human company. She spent the first year of her life locked up inside a barn with no light or human contact. It took her many weeks to finally come out from behind the bushes and start exploring the yard little by little. It took another several weeks for her to come close to a human. Now, 6 months later, she is still scared of sudden movements, strangers and loud noises but she has made tremendous progress. She allows some petting (not by everyone), she comes in the house on her own and uses the dog door, she appears to be housetrained, and gets along with dogs and even cats. Ginger will need a VERY patient family and a quiet home where she will be allowed to continue to blossom.

HUNTER #2 --

                         
HUNTER #2 3-4 year old yellow male. Hunter is a big 80 pound bundle of love! He is purebred with beautiful white coloring. This boy loves to run and fetch and possibly has a hunting/retrieving background. He just wants to be with people all the time and will climb onto the couch or your bed if you let him. Hunter has some separation anxiety and would do best in a home with a female dog buddy for company or with someone who is not gone for long periods of time. He needs to be in a home with children 12 or older. Sorry, NO cats for Hunter. Hunter is housebroken and knows sit, but still needs work on down and stay. He's crate trained and walks fairly well on leash. Continued obedience training is recommended. He loves to jump in the river and swim and would do great with someone who can give him the time and exercise a young Lab needs. He is ready for his forever home.

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go to where they went.     ~ Will Rogers

KAILA --

                         
KAILA 2 year old yellow female. This super sweet, petite AKC young lady comes from a breeder in Southern California. For the past 1 1/2 years she's been living in the desert with 2 1/2 acres to run around on, but no playmates for company. She hasn't had much formal training at all, but is amazingly smart and learns very quickly. She has had no leash training, is very hard on lead and would benefit from obedience classes. Kaila behaves in the house, is housebroken and knows how to use the dog door. She is also crate trained. After just a week, she is responding to all commands given to her by her foster siblings. She doesn't chew but will bring items to you that she finds on the floor or at eye level. She would enjoy being with other dogs, but no cats for this active girl. Kaila does have some separation anxiety, so she would do best in a home where there are other dogs to keep her company or with people who don't work long hours and are home a lot. She rides well in the car and lives to please.

KINDER --

KINDER 2 year old yellow female. This lovely AKC registered girl comes to us from a top trainer of hunting and field competition Labs. Kinder has a field pedigree that will knock your socks off - she is Field Trial royalty. She should be a hyper "off the wall" retrieving machine, but she is gentle and mellow. Remember Ferdinand the Bull who just wanted to relax under a tree and smell the flowers? That's Kinder. She is fully obedience trained and just a sweet, lovely girl who wants to be a family dog.

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LADY --    ADOPTED!   Thank You!!

            
LADY 18 month old black female. This sweetheart was relinquished to the shelter bald and with hotspots, but she was still so happy and affectionate. The shelter volunteers took great care of her, seeing a diamond in the rough. She is now in a foster home, enjoying grain free food and her new dog and cat friends. Lady is learning what it means to be an inside dog, and she’s so eager to please. No more counter surfing and she waits until you tell her it’s ok to eat. Lady is housebroken. She’s come a long way. Lady would do best in an active home with older children where she will get lots of exercise and attention.

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. - Unknown

MAGGIE --

              
MAGGIE 7 year old black female. Miss Maggie was adopted from CCLRR in 2010, but her owner is 92 with failing health and can no longer care for her. His granddaughter contacted us to see if we could take her back. Maggie is housebroken with free reign of the house and uses a doggie door. She has not been around children under 5 years, but is great with older ones. She does not like dominant dogs but is gentle and playful with the granddaughter’s small dogs. We are unsure how she is with cats. Maggie’s two favorite activities are to ride in cars and go swimming. She does not have separation anxiety, dig or jump fences. She loves attention and just wants to be with her people.

MARCO --

                         
MARCO 6-7 year old yellow male. Marco is one of those good ol’ yellow labs that you might remember from your childhood...laid back, chill with everything. He’s just a big friendly guy who wants to please. He came to our adoption event and his tail never stopped wagging. He loved being groomed and will give you his paw when you pet him. Belly rubs? Sure thing! We discovered he will jump into a pool to retrieve a tennis ball over and over. He is really beautiful with a huge blocky head but he is somewhat of a drooler with his floppy jowls! We have all been charmed by him and we’re sure you will be, too!

MARCUS --

MARCUS 6 month old yellow male. We received a call from a great volunteer regarding three very young Labs that were found nearly starved and running loose near the Sutter Buttes. For those of you who know this area north of Sacramento, it is remote and wild. How these babies survived we’ll never know, but they did, and now that they have been wormed their little bellies are full and they are all thriving. When he came in to us, Marcus weighed 26.5 lbs. - this poor guy was just bones His tummy is getting nice and round after two weeks of 3 meals a day, and he is looking so much better. These pups have had their dew claws removed, the mark of a good breeder. They are all obviously purebred Labradors, so how they came to be out there on their own is a complete mystery. The pictures you see were taken the day they arrived….we’ll add new ones as they gain weight and continue to become healthy, strong boys. They would be happy to have visitors!

MAX --    ADOPTED!   Thank You!!

MAX 1 year old yellow male. This wonderful boy was abandoned and thankfully a Good Samaritan picked him up. He is painfully thin but we're feeding him three times a day, and he'll be a handsome boy in no time. His foster has three other Labs and Max moved right in without a grumble. His foster says he walks well on lead, knows sit and they are working on down. He says Max will be a great family dog, he's a happy guy and his tail never stops wagging.

MORGAN --

                        
MORGAN 7 year old yellow female. Morgan is a beautiful purebred Labrador. She is an owner surrender due to an upcoming move to a smaller house. She is a bundle of energy who loves to be the center of attention. Morgan is obedience trained but could use more consistent training. She will sit, lay down, stay, fetch and heel pretty well on a leash. She loves to be around people. She would be in heaven if someone would spend the whole day having her fetch a frisbee. Morgan still jumps in excitement but does well with young children. She's lived outside on her owners’ property, so is not housebroken. She tries to be the alpha female with her doggie sister, but is otherwise playful with other dogs she meets. No cats for this girl, she isn’t good with them. Morgan is the quintessential Labrador with her striking features, happy-go-lucky attitude and loyalty. Her owners love her dearly and hope to find another loving family that will enjoy her as much as they have.

MURPHY --

                         
MURPHY 18 month old chocolate male. This sweet, gentle guy has some hound in him...his chest is covered with white speckles and he has that big goofy hound face. We rescued him from the Liberty Shelter near Fresno. He is the easiest boy - jumped right into the car, and he loves everybody. Murphy is most likely housebroken, he’s never had an accident in his kennel. He has some manners and is in really good condition, so we think he was a well-loved family pet. Murphy is on kennel cough quarantine right now, but he'd love to have visitors.

MURPHY #2 --

                         
MURPHY #2 6 year old black male. This boy is soooooo perfect! He is housebroken, great with other dogs, loves children, ignores cats, walks great on lead and knows sit and down. He is so sweet and gentle - he stole our hearts from the minute we met him. Sadly, Murphy’s owner passed away and her granddaughter took him, but she has 3 other dogs so Murphy needs a new home. Murphy is low thyroid so he takes a pill twice a day and is fine. Not expensive and he is so worth it. Did we mention he is simply gorgeous?

A dog is the only thing on Earth what loves you more than he loves himself.     ~ Josh Billings
Labrador Retriever Identifying Features:

PHOEBE --

PHOEBE 6 year old black female. This sweet girl came to us from the Liberty Shelter near Fresno. She has obviously been well loved so why her family didn't come for her we will never know. Phoebe is sweet, gentle, good with other dogs and we think she was someone's family dog. Phoebe is now with a foster and would love to have visitors, especially children.

Breed Description
Although some are highly energetic, Labrador Retrievers are often thought of as having a happy-go-lucky or easy-going nature, Their calm nature combined with their athletic tendencies and stamina originally well suited the breed to be hunting dogs, and now allows them to become service dogs primarily in search and rescue and disability assistance. However, as with other working breeds, the athleticism of the pet Labrador Retriever requires physical and mental stimulation in the family environment. They will enjoy retrieving items such as tennis balls or floating toys that provide the necessary stimulation while taking advantage of the Labrador Retriever's excellent swimming ability. Labrador Retrievers are commonly quite food motivated, which facilitates learning and training, thus furthering the dog's bond to the family. Rewarding the dog with food for dropping a retrieved item can also help reduce the dog's tendencies for retrieving items not intended for play.

ROCKET --

ROCKET 13 month old AKC registered chocolate male. This magnificent boy comes to us from a well-known breeder of top show dogs. All of their Labs are cleared for hips, elbows, eyes and DNA. Rocket has OFA hips rated Excellent, but he has one elbow rated Grade 1 dysplasia on a grade of 1 to 3, with 3 being the worst. This means his show career is over and he should never be bred, so Rocket was neutered and he is now looking for a family to love him. We think his elbow is not genetic but probably the result of a puppy injury, but it still ends his show career.

RUBY #2 --

                         RUBY #2 8 year old, 50 pound chocolate female. Ruby is a very sweet, loving little Lablet! We found her at a southern shelter in absolutely awful condition. She was bald over 2/3 of her body, open sores, hot spots, weighing at just under 40 pounds and severely neglected. Ruby has a touchy flea allergy and requires diligent monthly flea control. If she gets bitten just once, she will chew and chew herself. We have her allergies wonderfully under control with monthly flea/tick meds and grain free food. Ruby gets along fabulously with her foster brothers and sister, she came right in and blended in perfectly. She has a great nose for critters, is VERY interested in the mice and rabbits on our property. A cat and small critter free home is a must. Ruby has perfect house manners, but she can counter-surf with the best of them even at her small size. She sleeps on the bed with us, and is kenneled during the day. She is house broken and is, in my mind, perfect. She requires minimal exercise, but loves to go for walks! She would be the most perfect companion for anyone! All she wants is to be loved. Really, I truly believe that’s all she wants and needs. We believe Ruby came originally from a good breeder, she has no dew claws. We believe also she was a brood bitch. I can’t say enough about what a good girl she is, she is loving, well behaved and we will miss her, but I promised her she would love her forever home. Ruby could stand to gain about 10 more pounds, but she eats 4 cups of food a day and she might just be one of those teeny tiny little girls. Will you provide my girl with the best forever home? She will repay you with dancing, hopping, kisses, hugs and Labbie blanket warmth.

SADIE #3 --

                         SADIE #3 6 year old yellow female. Sadie is a beautiful, purebred girl with golden markings and a short coat that doesn’t shed very much. Sadie listens well and knows sit, down, hush, come and stay. UPDATE: Sadie is now ready for a normal life after her ACL surgery. Her vet has declared her “cured” and she can resume normal activity…no chasing a Frisbee or hard “crash bash” play with other dogs, but normal interaction is fine. She can be a bit anxious on walks but is perfect at home. She would make a wonderful companion and watch dog for someone.

SALLY --
 
                         
SALLY 4-5 year old yellow female Lab mix. Sally has settled in to her foster home just fine. It took some time for her to adjust to her new foster brothers (they were a lot to handle) but now they all get along and play well. She is VERY sweet and she loves to snuggle. In fact, she pulled her foster’s leg closer to her so she could lay her head on it….silly girl! Sally would do fine in a home with a male dog or dogs. She knows sit and stay and is gentle when taking treats (and didn't have a problem getting a treat when/where the boys did). Her coat is so soft and she has her puppy moments - super cute and briefly spunky with the zoomies. She's going to make someone very happy!

SAM #2 --

       SAM #2 SAM #2 11 year old black male Lab mix. Sam was the beloved companion of a gentleman for 11 years. Sadly, the gentleman passed away late last year and as you can imagine, Sam was bewildered by the sudden change in his living situation. When he came to his foster family, he was underweight and depressed. But with time, love and patience from his foster family, Sam has blossomed and continues to improve. UPDATE: Sam's foster family reports that he is a wonderful family dog with impeccable house manners. He takes treats gently from your hand and sleeps quietly on the floor of their 9-year old's room every night. You would never know that he's 11 when you see him walking three miles a day, playing with the family's six month old puppy or jumping into the car for a much-loved ride around town. Sam does have some health issues – he had a lump on his rear leg which was diagnosed as a mast cell tumor. The tumor has since been surgically removed; however, we do not know if it has metastasized, or if it will present again in the future. Some of our volunteers’ own dogs with the same diagnoses continue to do fine after several years. Sam eats well, plays, has a gleaming, sleek black coat and bright eyes. He eats a grain-free diet, gets a glucosamine tab and Missing Link supplement, but takes no other meds. He is ready and waiting for his forever home.

STORMY --

STORMY 13 month old AKC Registered yellow male. Stormy comes to us from a well-known breeder of top show Labs. Stormy has had his hips, eyes and elbows checked as well as DNA testing for inherited traits. Stormy has OFA certified Excellent hips and carries no DNA flaws, but his elbows are OFA Grade 2 dysplasia. This means while he may never limp, he should not be bred and his show career is over. Weight management and a good glucosamine regimen should keep him sound and he is looking for a family to love.

CCLRR needs more Foster Homes ... can you help save a great dog?

TASHA --

               TASHA 7 year old chocolate female. This beautiful girl is totally obedience trained, housebroken, great with other dogs and loves people. Tasha does have some separation anxiety and dislikes being left alone. She is fine at her foster's home with another dog as a buddy and a doggie door. She gains confidence knowing she can come and go as she pleases when you are home. Tasha also has a condition called Diabetes Incipidus, which has nothing to do with the type of diabetes requiring daily insulin. In Diabetes Incipidus, the dog lacks a hormone that tells them that they have ingested enough water....dogs with this condition drink significant amounts of water and have to go potty very frequently. Diabetes Incipidus is managed with one pill once a day, and her meds can be found on CanadaDrugs.com for only $50 per month. Tasha's foster had a Labrador with this condition who lived a perfectly normal, healthy life and died of old age at 15. So, if you want a great, sweet Lab and are willing to keep her on her meds and have a doggie buddy for her, she will fit into your family just fine.

TRAVIS --

                  
TRAVIS 1 1/2 year old yellow male. Do you want a new smiling friend? Travis is the Lab for you. Travis was rescued from Yuba County Animal Control. He is happy with the world! He gets along beautifully with 2 huskies, a hound and 2 labs. He greeted his foster Mom with a rope toy this morning. One look at Travis and you will be smiling back at him! Travis is young and enthusiastic and will need a round of obedience classes to help him learn how to walk nicely on a leash and to not jump up as a greeting.

DOG HAIKU:

The cat is not all
Bad - she fills the litter box
With Tootsie Rolls.
Dig under fence-why?
Because it's there. Because it's
There. Because it's there.

WILMA --   Accepted into Drug Dog Training!!!

WILMA 4-5 year old chocolate female. This lovely girl came to us from a local shelter. Wilma LOVES, LOVES, LOVES (did we say LOVES) her toys! She will gladly entertain herself if you can’t give her 100% of your attention – she throws a ball in the air or pushes a rope around with her nose or paws. Wilma came to our event at Robinson’s Feed Store and was an absolute doll. Good with all other dogs (even little ones), loved children, walked well on lead with anyone who would take her for a walk and was a perfect lady. She is a gem and would make a fantastic family companion.

NEW_DOGS -- look for this graphic -- it will mark the 'new this week' dogs

SENIOR / SPECIAL NEEDS --

These special dogs are marked with a border and the designation appropriate

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.       ~ Andy Rooney

The following dogs are AVAILABLE INDEPENDENTLY of LabRescue.

these listings are added as a courtesy.
CCLRR has not evaluated these dogs and makes no claims as to their health or temperament.
Please use the contact info listed with each dog.

BRODY

                         
Brody is a 4 year old, 80 lb. Lab-Mastiff mix who was relinquished to the Yuba Co. shelter because his owner was moving. He is a sweet, calm and gentle boy, a bit on the shy side but loves to cuddle once he gets to know you. He lived with a baby and toddler and was fine with them. He gets along with dogs big and small and might do OK with cats as we couldn't get him interested in the cats inside Petsmart. He and a small dog licked an empty yogurt container together so there is no food aggression at all. Brody is housebroken, knows his commands, walks on a loose leash and loves to ride in the car. He would probably do best in a calmer, quiet home. Brody is neutered, heartworm negative and up to date on vaccinations. Kathy 530-701-1877 or katlou2015@yahoo.com

I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent, devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source. - Doris Day
We give dogs the time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. In return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made.      ~ M. Ackklam
"Labs like to play on waterbeds. Its something about the squishiness. They romp and twirl, chew on each other. Its really wild."                                                      ... a new Lab "Parent"
You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, "Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!"       ~ Dave Barry
For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail,
and that indescribable measure of love we call a dog.       ~ Roger Caras

LABBY RESCUE PIE RECIPE

Take one rescued lab, roll and play until lightly pampered, and then add the following ingredients:
1 Cup of patience
1 Cup of understanding
1 Pinch of correction
1 Pinch of hard work
2 Cups of praise and 1 1/2 cups of fun.
Blend well. Heat with the warmth of your heart and mix with owner until consistency is such that owner and labby are one.

If you want a friend for life, get a dog.     ~ Harry S Truman
Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable.
They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well. - Bonnie Wilcox

"It comes to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them, and every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog and I will become as generous and loving as they are."

Other Places to Check
  
Check your local shelters, Petfinder
and our LAB LINKS page

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