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My name is Dexter!

Labrador Retriever/Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Elburn, Illinois - Dexter
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Safe Haven Dog Rescue

Facts about Dexter

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Meet Dexter!!
Lab/Pit Bull mix

Dexter is a very, very affectionate young man. He is a bundle of energy and loves to play! He doesn't understand why he hasn't been adopted yet, he hears that it could be because he is part Pit, but he doesn't even know what that means!

He knows basic commands like sit, stay, and wait and would love a family that will continue to teach him, he is eager to learn! He is a goofy boy that also loves to chew on antlers and has learned that these are his to chew.

If you are looking for a smart boy that wants to please...check out Dexter!

Our standard adoption fee is $295 cash or check and $300 credit card ($5 processing fee). It includes spay/neuter when age appropriate at our participating vets, age appropriate core vaccinations, fecal testing, deworming, flea and tick preventative,1st vet visit at one of our participating vets, and micro-chipping.


We must have an application, conduct a phone interview, and meet your entire family to approve an adoption. Please email safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application or additional details.

Please note that the breeds and sizes posted in this biography are educated best guesses and are not guaranteed.

Please consider becoming a foster home while you search for your new best friend. We need foster homes - pounds are overflowing with puppies and adult dogs that are at-risk and need help. We can only rescue as many as we have foster home commitments. Fostering is a rewarding experience for your family.

About Safe Haven Dog Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a small 501 C3 nonprofit rescue located in Elburn, Illinois. In 2014, Safe Haven Dog Rescue became its own non-profit. We are licensed by the Illinois Agriculture Department.
The majority of our dogs and puppies are pulled from Kill Pounds and Shelters in KY, TN, AL and Illinois. When a foster home is available we will also accept owner relinquishment’s due to illness or foreclosure. We work hard to find local rescue groups within these states to pull the dogs into their program while we coordinate transportation and placement into foster homes.
Please take a few moments to read the stories about the dogs and puppies we have available for adoption. We disclose everything we know about the dogs, sometimes we know a lot often we know only that they were strays, thrown away on the side of the road, in the woods, or found in abandoned houses. While we don’t always know their past we are certain that their future is much brighter.
We hope that you and your family are part of the future…..

Come Meet Our Pets...

We have adoption events most Saturdays at the Geneva PetCo on Randall Road from 11-2pm. Please check our Facebook Page Safe Haven Dog Rescue for more info!
https://www.facebook.com/safehavendogsIL/

Our Adoption Process...

$295 cash or check for all dogs and puppies. $300 credit cards($5 processing fee). Please email Tammy at safehavendogsIL@yahoo.com for an application and more information on adopting one of our dogs.