My name is Robin!

Chow Chow/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Cuba, New York - Robin
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Facts about Robin

  • Breed: Chow Chow/Retriever (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9826709-15D797
I've been dealt a bad hand.

Robin was born about February 8, 2016 and is a shy little girl that we feel will end up weighing in the 40 lb. range.  She is SO cute and Chow like in her very thick, medium length fur.  Also, Chow-like is her energy level.  She is social, happy, follows you around, but there is more down time than a "normal" puppy.  She is said to be part Rott. and her brother may be, but we are thinking she may have had a different daddy (that can happen) as her brother is at least three times her size.  Since Chows are on the "list" from insurance companies her medical paperwork all says Retriever, which she surely could be part, who knows??   Also, because this puppy is Chow-like that we are looking for humans with Chow experience as Chows are not for everyone, but if you love the breed you LOVE them!   She is with us because her mama ended up pregnant....  Update: Sadly, Robin has a very bad heart murmur and this is determined by an echo cardiogram done by Dr. Patricia Tamke.  "Pulmonic stenosis, a narrowing of the outflow tract from the right side of the heart.  It is a birth defect and causes the outer right wall to become thickened, because of a pressure overload.  The narrowing prevents blood from exiting the heart and can cause fluid to back up into the system (chest, abdomen).  Without balloon valvulopasty, which has been very successful, (at Cornell or Guelph (Canada) costs $6,000.00+) she is expected to live 1-5 years.   Lasix is a medicine that may help but should not be started until she is having trouble breathing."   So, unless someone is willing and capable of doing this amazing surgery for this girl her future is uncertain.   However, she is still available for adoption to someone that will love her as she is for as long as she is healthy and pain free and then let her go peacefully when her time is coming to an end. FOSTER UPDATE: Robin is as sweet as they come. She absolutely LOVES to play with her humans and her fosterfurs! Everyone loves her "dopey" personality and she loves everyone in return. She is great with the other dogs and is learning about the cat. She loves to play with everyone who is willing, often times a 4-way match! She loves to chew and drags anything she can sink her teeth into around the house. So far she has not let her heart condition slow her down!  She has captured so many hearts, but is still waiting for her special furever home!
The Adoption Fee for this dog is $125.00.
Adoptions fees vary based on adoptability. In general our fees include spay/neuter, all age appropriate vaccines, Home Again micro-chipping & registration, worming & flea control - a "complete" pet. We accept CASH or Visa/Mastercard ONLY. 
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