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My name is Marley!

Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Marley
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Marley
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Marley
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Cincinnati, Ohio - Marley
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Sheltered Paws Dog Rescue

Facts about Marley

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: foster
Our foster dogs live as family members in the foster home until chosen for adoption. You can contact his foster mom, Ashley by email at ashkeiffer@gmail.com for more information on how he can become part of your family.

Marley is a seven year old Lab/Shepherd mix that really deserves a forever home with a soft bed. His foster mom Ashley says; "Marley is a 50lb Lab/Shepherd mix. He is underweight, but we are working to help him gain the right weight in a healthy manner. Although he is seven he is still very young at heart and loves to play. He is very affectionate and sweet. He is completely house trained and will sleep in a crate but prefers the couch!

He is great with cats and dogs of all sizes, but would be better suited in a home with older children. He is a very laid back calm sweet heart. He has all shots including rabies, and revolution applied.
Along with the goodie bag that comes with sheltered paws dogs, he also has a crate, bed, blanket, toys and treats."

You can contact his foster mom, Ashley by email at ashkeiffer@gmail.com for more information on how he can become part of your family.

Don't forget to complete an adoption application. Go to http://www.shelteredpaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Adoption_App_Form_2015.docx to download an Adoption Form Questionnaire. Upon completion, email the application back to spdr.app@shelteredpaws.com

About Sheltered Paws Dog Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Sheltered Paws Dog Rescue was established in 1997 in order to save shelter dogs that need a foster placement.


We are a 501 (3) (c) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.


The reasons for fostering include:


  • Orphans too young for adoption
  • Nursing mothers
  • Mildly sick/injured dogs
  • Dogs that have been abused
  • Dogs that can not adjust to living in a shelter environment

Sheltered Paws Dog Rescue and a local shelter work together to place these dogs in temporary, loving foster homes. When you adopt from us, you are helping to save a shelter dog!!


Our Goal is to save shelter dogs in need and place them in good homes. To promote the placement of special need dogs with the help of adoption bags, grooming, socialization, and providing needed supplies. To pair the right dog with the right human companion(s), enriching everyone's lives.


Our Mission is to develop trust and love with a dog that needs to be reminded that many humans can and will take good, loving care of it for the rest of its lives. To then find loving homes for these previously abused, abandoned, sick, neglected and confused dogs. To give the dog a solid re-start with behavior, health, and trust. To spay/neuter our rescued dogs of age to stop the cycle of unwanted litters.

Our Adoption Process...

Some dogs are at the shelter and some are in a foster home. If the dog you like is at the shelter, please contact the person listed. She will fill you in on all the details.

If the dog you are interested in adopting is currently in a foster home, please EMAIL the individual "Foster Parent" noted in the description.



An Adoption Form Questionnaire will be emailed back to you. Upon completion, email the application back to shelteredpaws@yahoo.com


After review, we will be happy to set up an appointment for you to come and visit with the dog in the foster home.
If the adoption is appropriate, you will be asked to sign an adoption contract.

A nominal adoption fee is charged for each dog. This fee includes a vet check, all shots, any necessary medical work and medication, spay/neuter (if possible and appropriate). All of our work is volunteer. WE MAKE NO PROFIT ON THESE ADOPTIONS. This fee does NOT include those additional things we supply while the pet is in our care e.g. pet supplies, food, toys, grooming, training, etc. (plus a heck of a lot of hugs!)