My name is Mario!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Castro Valley, California - Mario
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Mario's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Mario's Story...
NAME: Mario
BREED: Lab Mix
COLOR: White/Brindle/Brown
AGE: 1.5 Year Old
WEIGHT: 30lbs

Mario is a very sweet, friendly, happy, playful, and well-behaved dog! Mario is doing very well in his foster home since the first day he arrives. Mario is now living with many other rescued doggies like himself and enjoys playing with all of them. He is great with dogs of all sizes and gender. Mario is also very gentle with the foster family’s son who is 7 years old. Mario is a good temperament boy and will do well in any homes that is willing to open their hearts to this poor boy.

Poor Mario was found as a homeless dog wandering around a neighborhood. He is such a good boy and just sit nicely hoping that someone will take him home. His good temperament made him an easy target for the garbage collectors to catch him and send him to the high kill government shelter twice. A kind lady bailed him out before death row. However, she can’t take him home and had no choice but to put him back to the street to continue his homeless life.

When his foster mom heard his story, she didn’t have the heart for him to live on the street. She brought him home and gave his the best care. He had a complete checkup at the vet. He is a very healthy boy but unfortunately has heartworms from living on the streets. However, Mario has been treated and has recovered. Just like any healthy dogs, all he will need is a dose of heartgard (heartworm preventative) every month.

Mario is such a great boy and deserves a good life and all the fun that he has missed all his puppy days. Please give Mario a chance to live and have a new start in life!

Please watch Mario’s YouTube videos below: - Mario at foster home - Mario good with dogs - Mario no food aggression – Mario at park - Mario gentle with children

If you would like to give Mario a forever home, please go to to fill out an online application.
Please upload your home environment photos so that we can do an online home visit. Once we received your application, we will get back to you ASAP.

Adopt a Doggie Facebook:
Facebook rescue page: Mary’s Doggies

Energy Level: Medium
Ideal home environment: Both Quiet & Active
Is the dog good with strangers: Friendly
The dog is best with children of what age group? Any ages
Is the dog good with other dogs? Yes good with small and big dogs
Is the dog good with cats? Yes
Good on leash? Yes
Housetrained? Yes
Crate-trained? Yes
How is the dog with men? Friendly
Food aggression with people? No
Food aggression with dogs? No
Has the dog bitten anyone? No

Medical Information:
Vaccination History
Vaccination date: 12/01/2014
Rabies shot: Yes
Idexx 4-1 Kit Test Result: negative
Heartworm Test Result: positive but have been treated already
Giardia Test Kit Result: negative
Deworming Date: 12/01/2014 & 01/01/2015
Heartworm Preventative Date: 1st day of each month
Frontline Date: 1st day of each month

Facts about Mario

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Mario, a Castro Valley Labrador Retriever dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Labrador Retriever for sale in Castro Valley, or seeking a Labrador Retriever dog from a breeder in Castro Valley.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Castro Valley already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Castro Valley breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Labrador Retriever breeders who help with Labrador Retriever rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Castro Valley paves the way for another one to be saved.