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My name is Arlo!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Northbrook, Illinois - Arlo
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Heartland Animal Shelter

Facts about Arlo

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9090381-29557618

Arlo has the sweetest face with his big brown eyes and pink nose that doesn't match. There is something so adorable about it! Arlo is very upset being back at the shelter. He has a nervous habit of curling in a ball and sucking the tip of his tail like a child might do with its thumb. It is really heartbreaking. Arlo was previously adopted into a home with another dog, and they ended up being best friends. Unfortunately, there were also kids in the home and Arlo did not do well with them. This family tried to make it work for months but ultimately they had to give him back. Arlo loves to be loved. He wants to be a lap dog and if you sit down in a chair he will put his front paws up on you and give you (too many!) face kisses. Arlo is housebroken, and he does love going for walks. He is not super interested in toys, but he would be a fun jogging partner. Arlo is 4 years old and weighs around 60 pounds. He really needs to get out of the shelter where he is constantly stressed, so if you are not sure you can adopt Arlo, please consider fostering him and he can be relaxed and happy in his foster home.



About Heartland Animal Shelter

About Our Shelter...

Heartland Animal Shelter is a no-kill humane 501 c 3 organization dedicated to finding homeless pets forever homes while educating the public on the importance of spaying and neutering their pets in order to help with the pet overpopulation problem.

Dr. Herbert Preiser, DVM and founder of Heartland Animal Shelter wanted to make a difference by saving the lives of pets who might otherwise be euthanized because of the over-population of unwanted pets. Dr. Preiser opened Heartland Animal Shelter in October of 2002.

Heartland's vision is to eliminate euthanasia to any adoptable animal. Heartland asks for your support by spreading the word about the importance of why pets should be spayed or neutered in order to prevent overpopulation of cats and dogs. Together we can make a difference!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Shelter Hours:
Mon. & Wed. Closed
Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 4pm-7pm
Sat & Sun: Noon-4pm

Our Adoption Process...

Please visit our website to view the fees and details of our adoption process, and to learn more about Heartland Animal Shelter. When emailing or phoning to request information about this pet, please provide a daytime phone number so the shelter staff can contact you.