My name is Sargie!

Labrador Retriever/American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Oak Lawn, Illinois - Sargie
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Facts about Sargie

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Sargie is a handsome 4 1/2 year old Lab/Pittie mix (born 11/27/11). Please read Sargie's story and consider giving him a chance to be your fur-kid.

It is so sad, but Sargie continues to sit in boarding. He has been there for over a year now. It breaks our heart that he is still sitting in boarding and does not have a foster fur-fur-ever home yet.

Sargie was born into our rescue. At the age of 8 weeks Sargie ended up with Parvo due to cross contamination by his foster mom going to a shelter. Sargie made a full recovery and adopted out when he was 4 months old. Sadly, three years later his owners divorced and neither one of them wanted Sargie any longer. We did not have any open fosters so Sargie ended up in boarding. However he did find a wonderful foster. She fostered Sargie for just over six months. We knew she was a short term foster, as she was moving out of state. She could not take Sargie and now he is back in boarding. Sargie is a lover and cuddler. He is VERY food motivated and loves to please his handler. Sargie loves to go on long walks, runs, or hikes. He loves the water and the car. Sargie has amazing leash manners but is a bit hyper at first due to being in a kennel for several months. Sadly, Sargie received very little socialization and training in the 3 years he was living with his adoptive family. Sargie has a lot of fear issues that we are working on. He needs a foster family that will work with us and our trainer to help him overcome his fear of new people. He needs a foster that has no other pets and with children over the age of 12. Sargie has begun training in our facility with their personal trainer and he is also on medication to help him get through this. This will continue in his foster or fur-ever home as well.

Sargie is such a good boy and does not deserve to be in boarding...but until we find proper foster placement, this is our only way to keep him safe. Without us, he would have been taken to and have already been put down. It is the sad reality of today's world. We are praying we can find a foster for him bring the joy back in to his heart.

If you are interested in Sargie, please contact us at Please note, we do not have a building, so there are no viewing hours. Please email for an application as our volunteers may not be able to return your call promptly. Thank you.

About Reach Out Rescue, NFP

About Our Rescue Group...


Welcome to Reach Out Rescue, NFP. We are a state licensed, not for profit cat and dog recue, fostering, and adoption organization. We are a 501(c)3 organization. Currently, our animals are kept in foster homes until they find their new fur ever homes. Our staff includes volunteers that dedicate their time and patience to animals in need. Every animal at Reach Out Rescue, NFP is loved and cared from the moment they enter our rescue until the moment they go to their fur ever home. We believe every animal deserves a second chance for a happy life.

All animals are kid, dog, and cat friendly unless otherwise stated.


We are in need of the following:

Puppy Food (Canned & Dry)
Clumping Cat Litter
Laundry Soap
Paper Towel
Garbage Bags (all sizes)
Frontline Plus or Revolution (dog/cat - all weights)
Heartgard (all weights)
Gift Cards to Walmart/Petsmart/Pet Supplies Plus
Gas Cards (for transporting our rescued babies)

If you can help with any of these items, please contact us. If you would like to make a Monetary Donation, please click the "Donation" button below. Thank you for your constant support.

***Reach Out Rescue, NFP is currently applying for our 501(c)3. Donations are NOT tax deductable at this time.***


Please consider the reward you will get from opening your heart and home to a needy pet. With your help, together, we can save a life that was left behind. We supply all vet care, dog/puppy/cat/kitten food, cat litter, toys, and a crate if needed...all you supply is a loving home and a ride to and from our events and vet appointments. Please contact us if you are interested in joining our fight against animal cruelty and euthanasia.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Please visit our website for adoption dates and times: Viewing hours are by appointment only if not at our adoption events.

Thank you.

Our Adoption Process...

Please go to our main website:, to fill out an adoption application. A house check must be done for all applicants. Background checks are done on ALL DOG applicants.

Adoption fees are as follows:

Kittens (up to 2 years): Adoption Donations range from $85.00 to $125.00
Cats (2 years and up): Adoption Donations start at $65.00
Puppies (up to 2 years) Adoption Donations range from $250 to $400
Dogs (2 years and up) Adoption Donations start at 175.00

All dogs and cats will be vaccinated, microchipped, and altered prior to adoption. Cats (six months and up) will be feline tested, and dogs (six months and up) will be heart worm tested prior to adoption. All animals are treated for internal/external parasites.