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

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21 October 2016

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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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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 10AM and 1PM

Sat. Oct. 22

Come see Bonnie and Commodore

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.


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

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11am to 2pm

Look for us the 1st Sunday of the month.


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the Labrador Retriever Rescue of Fresno

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!

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)


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)

as of 1-1-2013

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

BonBon Cooper          Dre        

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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


ARI is a 4 month old yellow lab mix pup. Not sure what the mix is....she’s petite and has a wiry coat on her face and legs. Though at first a little shy, she warms up quickly and reveals her playful self. She is crate trained and learning house manners, and is very eager to please. Ari is good with other dogs and cats. Consider very carefully if you are ready for the time and commitment it takes to raise a puppy over the next three years; for though labs may outgrow their adorableness within several months, they don’t outgrow puppy behaviors for several years. You must be ready to deal consistently and patiently with chewing, digging, and run of the mill goofiness.


almost 8 year old AKC registered 72 lb. yellow male. Don’t let his age fool you…Bailey loves to run and play Frisbee and would be perfect for an active family. He’s a real people dog and is good with children of all ages, but he can overwhelm little ones with his size and exuberance. He is good with other dogs and has lived with a cat. Like most labs, he loves water and will jump in the pool for a swim. Bailey has been an outside dog and can entertain himself in the backyard, but he would love to come inside so he can spend time with you!


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.

Bonnie --

BONNIE is a ~6 year old yellow lab/Golden Retriever mix who weighs 70 lbs. She came to us from the Calaveras County shelter. Bonnie is a sweet girl who is house trained, knows how to use doggie doors, gets along with other dogs and is pretty mellow. She will do well in a house with or without other dogs, as she does seem to prefer human company over doggie company. She is not much of a barker, preferring to let the other dogs give warning as someone walks by the house. She does love to fence fight with the two little dogs next door (they are active participants). We have been actively working to curb this and have seen some improvement (water sprayed from the hose works best). Bonnie prefers to stay on the hardwood floor area of the house, even preferring to sleep out in the living room on a doggie bed rather than come into the carpeted bedroom with the rest of the dogs. Possibly, in a previous life, she was only allowed in certain areas of the house. She will pull on a lead, but put a harness on her and she is very pleasant to walk. Her house manners are impeccable: no counter surfing, no chewing, no “accidents”, etc. Bonnie does try to chase any cat we see on our walks, so would most likely do best in a house without felines.




This sweet little black male is about 2 years old and weighs about 70 lbs. This guy has the sweetest disposition and eyes that will instantly melt your heart. It is unimaginable how someone could mistreat this beautiful pup but Brody has a very firm distrust of humans. When his foster family first got him he was nearly paralyzed with fear. It took another dog to show him how to trust and behave for him to start coming around. Brody doesn’t have a mean bone in him and would do well with young children, probably ok with cats too but he hasn’t been introduced to any yet. He would do best in a home with another active dog. He has been known to get in trouble when left alone and though he is learning not to chew shoes he will still help himself to goodies left on the counter. He's not big on fetch but loves to play chase and keep-away with his doggie friends. He is getting more comfortable walking on a leash and riding in the car and is fantastic about staying close off leash and coming when called. Brody has come a long way. With a patient and loving family he will thrive.

CHICO --   ADOPTED! Thank You!!

CHICO is a sweet, slightly overweight 4 year old chocolate boy looking for his forever home. Chico didn't have the best start to his life, but things are looking up! Chico came to the rescue heartworm positive and we treated him. While recovering, he injured his knee...well, we fixed that as well. Poor Chico is finally feeling so much better and is ready to find his family. He loves soft pillows, lots of petting (the more hands to pet him, the better) and leisurely walks. He prefers a doggie door so he can let himself in any time he wants; he’s not a dog you can just stick in the backyard. He prefers human company, but another dog or a cat are fine as well. Being a guard dog is not his strongest attribute, but he will bark to let you know that you have company…that is about the only time he barks. Chico has been waiting patiently to recover from his ordeal and be ready to look for his family, and he is ready now!

Commodore --

COMMODORE is a 1 year old dilute chocolate male...he is a beautiful silver/charcoal color. His foster says: Commodore gets along with our three labs and even our cat. He is housebroken and knows the commands sit, down, back and stay. He knows sit and down hand commands. He will stay at the door or gate waiting for an invitation to proceed. After the excitement wears off, just a couple of minutes, he will walk on a lead without pulling. Commodore rides very well in the car...he lies down and goes to sleep. He has a huge heart and wants to please. He has a lot of love to give. He is one of the best labs that we have ever fostered. If we didn't have three labs already we would keep this guy. All the rough work has been done with him. He only needs a little polishing to be a perfect dog.



9 year old 100+ lb. yellow male. He is an owner surrender because his family is moving to the UK and cannot take him nor his female buddy Fiona, who he has been with for 5 years. His owner describes him as mellow and laid back, and says you can touch him anywhere and fall all over him and he just lies there. He mostly likes being around his people and loves food but who doesn’t? Just don’t leave anything tempting on your counter! Cooper could benefit from a doggie weight watchers regimen to help him get to a better size and he would love short walks. He can be left outside if you need to do some errands but otherwise does fine inside. He was with a family with small children and is gentle with all ages. He is good with other dogs but has never been around cats.


UPDATE: Cooper now weighs 93 lbs., down from 111 lbs.

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

Daisy --

DAISY is a 3-4 year old yellow female lab mix. She is a sweet little girl that is attentive to her human companions. She knows her "sit" command and will stay by your side until given the OK to go. Daisy is housebroken and has polite house manners; she will lie at your feet at night while watching TV. At night she sleeps at the foot of the bed on her own dog bed. While walking on trails near the river, she stays close and comes when called. She is curious but reluctant to go in the water. She does chase and retrieve a tennis ball and is playful with other dogs. Cats are unknown. Daisy is a young dog that needs some work on leash as she tends to tug. In addition, when left alone her puppy instincts come out and she may get into some mischief. This can be addressed with TLC and structure which she likely has been missing. We recommend that Daisy go to a home with children 5 years and older.



DALE is a 4 month old yellow lab mix pup. Not sure what the mix is....he’s petite and has a wiry coat on his face and legs. Though at first a little shy, he warms up quickly and reveals his playful self. He is crate trained and learning house manners, and is very eager to please. Dale is good with other dogs and cats. Consider very carefully if you are ready for the time and commitment it takes to raise a puppy over the next three years; for though labs may outgrow their adorableness within several months, they don’t outgrow puppy behaviors for several years. You must be ready to deal consistently and patiently with chewing, digging, and run of the mill goofiness.

DODGE --   ADOPTED! Thank You!!

DODGE is a 1 year old yellow male lab mixed with we think hound. He is a medium sized dog, probably about 47 lbs or so and was recently pulled from the Modesto shelter. His foster says: Although he is young, he is very mellow and happy to curl up on a dog bed. I have only heard him bark once or twice. Dodge is very loving with people, a little shy at first but warms up fast. He is getting along wonderfully with my male dog and he loves to play. It doesn't appear he has had any training, although he walks ok on a leash and listens well. I don't observe any aggression of any kind, including with food or toys. He does not do well in a crate and will be best with someone who is home a lot, particularly at first. He is a sweetheart and will make some lucky human a wonderful best friend!

Dre --   ADOPTED! Thank You!!

DRE 4 year old 94 lb. black male. Although Dre has arthritis and is listed as special needs it doesn’t slow him down much. He loves to go on walks, play ball and swim. Dre loves hanging out with his people. He is content just watching us do yard work, clean the garage or whatever. Dre gets along with other dogs and cats. He was not raised with children and is not comfortable around small ones so for this reason he’s best suited for families with kids over 12. He loves car rides especially if they end up at the park! Dre knows basic commands and is getting better on leash. He still pulls and wants to lead the pack but when corrected with the “wait” command he’s learning to stop moving until the others catch up and then given the “ok” command he starts off again. Dre loves to nap. He’ll stretch out on his belly or his back in the funniest positions and snooze! He also loves ear and belly rubs. Dre alert barks so you will know when someone outside your family arrives. He knows how to use a dog door and prefers to be an indoor/outdoor dog. He’s housebroken and doesn’t bother any items in the house (unless you leave food out!). Because of the arthritis Dre requires anti-inflammatory meds (available as $4 generic) and will need pain meds (also inexpensive) down the road.


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


FIONA is an almost 8 year old 65-70 lb. black female. She is an owner surrender because her family is moving to the UK and cannot take her or her male buddy Cooper, who she has been with for 5 years. Her owner describes her as mellow and laid back, and says she is very sweet and loves everyone. She likes to chew on her toys and loves attention. She really is the perfect dog but you will have to lift her up to get her into a car or use a ramp. Fiona was born with no hip sockets and had surgery to remove the balls from her back legs. She has no complications from this other than she can’t jump up on a bed or couch unless it is low. Fiona would love short walks and just being with her people. She can be left outside if you need to do some errands but otherwise does fine inside. She was with a family with small children and is gentle with all ages. She is good with other dogs but has never been around cats.


3 year old black male lab mix. This sweet boy LOVES to play--especially fetch! A tennis ball can occupy him for hours--and you as you watch him try to carry two or three around at a time! His manners are a bit rusty and he's been re-learning the rules, like not countersurfing, and "stay." But he's come a long way in just a few short days. He's great on leash, is very gentle, and is the only lab I've ever seen where you have to TELL him to finish his dinner! Frankie prefers to be with his people, but does just fine in a crate while his people are at work. He would do well with a doggy friend.

UPDATE: Frankie loves to play (constantly) so would be great if you have a young dog who needs more exercise. No cats, please. He would do best with older kids but might be a little too energetic for little ones.


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.

JOURNEY --   ADOPTED! Thank You!!

JOURNEY is a 4 year old beautiful black female. She's a plus size lab weighing 91 lbs. Not fat, just solid. Yet you'd never know it, this girl is graceful and gentle. She has wonderful house manners, is potty trained, crate trained and easy on leash. Loves going for car rides, she will not load up until given the ok and will not jump out of the car until given the ok. Also, she doesn't rush in or out the house doors, she waits for an ok. Journey knows sit, stay, down, come, wait and rolls over for tummy rubs. She loves a good game of fetch, dropping the ball at your feet or placing it in your hand. Enjoys squeaky toys and a good chew on a Nylabone. Gets along well with other dogs, not sure about cats. This sweet girl will make an excellent companion for one or a family. She's looking to find her fur-ever home to hang her leash, one that has a nice comfy dog pillow to call her own. Journey is an absolute gem, a Black Diamond!!

Winner --

WINNER is a 3 to 4 year old 65 lb. dark chocolate female mix. Two years ago she was found in Martinez and she gave birth to nine darling puppies. Her owner thinks Winner would be best placed with an active family and possibly with another dog or two that loves to play. When she isn’t playing she loves to snuggle with her people. Winner has had some professional training, is good on leash and if you give her something to work on, like agility exercise, she loves to show off. She is capable of clearing a 4 foot fence. She does need to be fed separately as she is protective of her food. If you have an active family and like to go on hikes then Winner is the dog for you!


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
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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?


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


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.



Madden and Raider 10-year-old male yellow Lab (66 lbs) and 12-yr-old male chocolate Lab (73 lbs) (Golden Gate Lab Rescue) Time for the Silver-and-Black to step up for two of their own. Madden and Raider came to us after spending six months alone in a vacant house after their owner died unexpectedly. A related of the deceased visited the dogs every other day to feed and water them, but they’ve been without walks, dog socialization, or other human contact for a very long time. Finally the relative called us to re-home the dogs. Given these conditions, we found both dogs to be absolutely charming – and starved for attention. We do consider them bonded (understandably given all they have been through) and we want to adopt them out together. Raider and Madden are adorable, sweet “siblings”. The two have been together at least for 4 years when they were adopted from a shelter. They will do everything together. Sleep, eat, drink, play and follow us around the house! When separated they very much miss each other and it’s a big party when they come back together! Raider shows signs of an 12-year-old dog. His movements are slower. Madden is more active. Both walk well on leash, with Madden occasionally pulling. We have given them some toys but they have not taken to playing with them. They both respond quite well when called and take orders very easily (“no”, “go lie down”, “come here”) —they were clearly well trained dogs. There has been no barking, except when someone rings the doorbell. They used to go onto furniture in their old home, however on the first night we told them “no” and they have not tried to go onto furniture again. They sleep together in the living room. They should go to a home with minimum/no stairs as Raider has a torn ACL and struggles with stairs. Both dogs are on pain-killer/anti-inflammatory medication for arthritis and other issues. They are up-to-speed on vaccinations, heartworm negative, and microchipped. Madden and Raider get along great with all people and dogs; not sure about cats. They are currently in Burlingame. If you are interested in Madden and Raider, call Rescue Rep Dave, 415-686-4248.

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"
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
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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."

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