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

   This list was last updated on   
27 May 2016

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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 3rd Sunday of the month.

 

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Robinson's
Feed Store

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

NEW TIME!
Please come see us on the 2nd and 4th
Saturdays of the month between 10AM 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.

come see us Saturday, May 28

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


We are no longer going to be at Pet Food Express in Pleasant Hill. Beginning Sunday, Feb. 7th, we will be at Pet Food Express in Sacramento. Hope to see you there!

 

2531 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95825
(Loehmann's Plaza)

Get Directions


11am to 2pm


Look for us the 1st Sunday of the month.

 

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 M E M O R I A M

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 Boston BonBon
  Peanut  

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

9 year old black female. Barbie was born deaf is a special needs dog, but she doesn’t let that stop her from being an active member of the household. Barbie understands hand signals and can feel vibrations on the floor. She loves to walk around the neighborhood, and her toy ball is her obsession. UPDATE: Barbie has settled in wonderfully at her foster’s home. She would rather hang with her humans than play with her two canine roommates! Barbie loves feeding time AND she will let you know when that is, she runs to her eating spot and waits politely. She adores men and children and her tail starts going crazy if someone comes to the door. You wouldn't know she was deaf - if she sees something go by she will bark, clueless as to what she is barking at. If you are looking for a housemate to sit at your feet or lay beside you at night, Barbie may be your dream girl!

BON-BON --

          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.

BOSTON --

                         
Boston is a super cuddly 7 year old, 80 lb. black male. Poor Boston came to us from a shelter and didn't seem like he'd had much attention--he only knew how to drink water out of puddles and wasn't quite housebroken. Somehow, though, he knew how to walk on lead and heel and sit like a perfect gentleman! Boston is now housebroken and drinks water out of a bowl no problem (but still loves puddles and gutters!). He loves fetch and keepaway, and when he's excited to see you he will pick up whatever is around (whether it's a toy, a sock, or a piece of paper) and carry it around, snorting and wagging his whole body! His absolute favorite thing to do, though, is sit as close to you as possible while you pet him. Boston doesn't quite understand gentle and REALLY likes small animals too much, so he needs a home without young kids, small dogs, or cats. He does great with large dogs and has done well with every one he's met. Boston recently got some bad news from the vet. He has a lump on his hind leg that was diagnosed as a mast cell tumor. We decided not to remove it because it would involve amputating his leg. However, the vet thinks it's slow growing and that he may have a couple of good years left. We think there's a perfect home out there for Boston, with people who are willing to take a chance on him and give him the best time of his life, however short or long that might be.

If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go to where they went.     ~ Will Rogers
Please help us save the life of a Lab -- donate using the PayPal link to the left.

PEANUT --

9 year old gentleman with a chocolate coat is looking for place to call his own. I enjoy soft pillows, leisurely walks and an occasional pat on the head. I also appear to be house trained and my house manners are very nice! I am not a barker but I will let you know if somebody is nearby just in case they are not welcome. I prefer to be inside the house just hanging out and sleeping but if you do need to leave me outside for a couple hours just to catch some fresh air and sun, that's okay with me as well. Sleeping inside at night with you is a must! I don't eat a lot and I don't take much space so I think you will enjoy having me around.

Labrador Retriever Identifying Features:
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.
CCLRR needs more Foster Homes ... can you help save a great dog?

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.

TYSON -- -- ADOPTED!   Thank You!!

                         
18 month yellow male. Tyson is such a sweet little boy. He loves running and playing outside, he is still very much so a puppy in this sense. He loves playing with his foster brothers and shares his toys. His favorite toys are the Kong and squeaky toys (and he doesn't tear them apart). Tyson does not run away, he's played off leash on our property and never leaves my side. He's a water dog and plays in his water dish for fun. We do not have cats or small animals but he gets along great with other dogs so far. Tyson is learning "drop it" and knows how to retrieve toys. He's fine on his own in the yard and will play by himself as long as a toy is with him.

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.

 

PEPPER

Pepper is a friendly, cute, 4 year old lab mix. She was rescued from a high kill shelter. She is medium size and weighs 38 pounds, is microchipped, spayed and vaccinated. She is very friendly and gets along with adults, kids and dogs. She does best with male dogs and submissive females. She has not been cat tested. Pepper is house trained, knows how to sit and walks decent on a leash. Pepper is looking for a family who can spend a lot of time with her. Contact Sharon at sharoncarrillo@hotmail.com.

TOMMY

Tommy is a friendly, 3 year old black lab/retriever mix. He was rescued from a high kill shelter in Sacramento. He weighs 85 pounds, is microchipped, neutered and vaccinated. Tommy is house trained, knows how to sit and walks decent on a leash. He does pull on the leash when he sees a dog so does need some leash training. Tommy is nervous around kids so should be in an adult only household. He is looking for a family who can spend a lot of time with him. Tommy is located in a foster home in Oakland. Contact Sharon at 650-465-9669

CHET

          
Chet is a handsome, 2 year old black lab mix. He was rescued from a high kill shelter in Modesto. Chet weighs 45 pounds, is microchipped, vaccinated and neuteured. He gets along with adults, kids and dogs. Cats are an unknown. He is house trained, crate trained, knows how to sit and walks decent on a leash. He is an athletic boy who can run fast and jump high. He likes to play with his toys, go on walks and to the dog park. He is looking for a family who can spend a lot of time with him! He is located in Patterson, CA. Contact Sharon at 650-465-9669

SNOW WHITE

                         
Snow White is a 5 year old female lab who was rescued from the Sacramento city shelter. She is in need of a home or foster where she can be the queen as she is dominant with other dogs. She is very sweet, good with people, and older children would be best. No cats as she would probably chase them. We are looking for someone who is home a lot (retired couple, stay at home mom or someone who works from home). Contact Sharon at 650-465-9669.

BUDDY

                    
Buddy is a 7 year old male Fox Red Labrador Retriever. He is neutered, chipped and fully vaccinated. His adoptive family cannot find the time to properly care for him and thus must find him a forever home. He is a sweet boy, friendly with other dogs and good with cats. He loves to go for walks and loves to swim in the river. He is fully housebroken and knows basic commands. For info on Buddy please contact Victoria Taylor 916-470-4253.

ZEPHYR

Zephyr is a friendly, handsome 2 year old lab mix who is in need of a home. He weighs 60 pounds, is neutered and vaccinated. He is house trained, knows how to sit and walks good on a leash. He is a smart boy who learns fast. He knows how to use a doggie door and a tread mill. He is active and loves being outside and playing fetch. He should be in an adult only home as kids make him nervous. Zephyr is looking for a family who can spend a lot of time with him.
Sharon 650-465-9669

RUGER
                    
RUGER For Adoption: Divorce/Moving Situation. Ruger has been in a foster home since 4-15-16. Four-year-old purebred (registered) chocolate Labrador Retriever. Fully vetted: Neutered, microchipped, DHLPP/Rabies/Bordetella vaccines, heartworm negative, on heartworm and flea/tick prevention, dewormed. He had bad flea dermatitis, but his fur is growing back very nicely (and quickly). Crate trained and, so far, so good, no potty accidents in the house. He hasn’t been an indoor dog since puppyhood, so we’re re-learning house etiquette. Very sweet and affectionate. Active. Very food motivated. Lived and/or been around kids from newborn on up but would prefer older children due to his level of exuberance. Previous owner says he has always been good with people, other dogs, horses and cattle but not good with cats, rabbits, chickens (prey animals). He loves car rides and does great in the car. Adoption screening, contract, home safety check and donation apply. Location is Wilton, CA (southeast Sacramento County). Contact for more info: Patty at 916-204-3407 or email Patty.Letawsky@gmail.com

COOKIE

 

COOKIE 3 year old 60 lb. black female lab mix. Rescued from the Modesto shelter. Sweet and good with people and other dogs. Contact Irena at lacyyellowlab@comcast.net

JETT

          
7 1/2 month old male lab mix (guessing as he was a shelter rescue from Stockton). He had Demodex but is all healed now. I've had him since he was 8 weeks. He is neutered, microchipped and up to date on all of his shots. He is potty trained and knows sit, down, shake, wait for food, wait at doors. He weighs 40 lbs. He likes kids and doesn't seem too interested in cats. He is a bit nervous around strange dogs but does fine in a structured play group. If interested, applications are available at norcalbullybreedrescue.com. I can also be contacted if anybody wants more information daphnegphoto@comcast.net.

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"
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.

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
Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.    ~ Roger Caras
A dog is the only thing on Earth what loves you more than he loves himself.     ~ Josh Billings
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
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
The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.     ~ Anonymous
Want to Know How To Adopt one of these nice Labbies?
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

"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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