Lauren is an absolutely sweet dog who loves everyone: people, other dogs and cats. She is friendly with strangers and polite when meeting new dogs. She is also very gentle with children and doesn't jump up, so she wouldn't knock them over. She loves going on walks and does well on a leash (until she spots a squirrel!) and will even jog. She rides very well in cars. She is completely housebroken and crate trained and has never had an accident in the house. She has never chewed anything inappropriate, but will sometimes move some things around like shoes, the water bowl, her empty food bowl, etc. She gets along great with her foster's two dogs and cat and loves to follow them around, and has just started playing with her foster siblings. She absolutely adores her people and will be perfectly content spending time watching TV or just being petted.
She's really a perfect companion who'll be as active or calm as you want her to be. Lauren is also petite. She only weighs 50 lbs. now and she's a little underweight so she'll probably top-off at around 55 lbs.
How do I adopt?
If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption.
TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event.
TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees:
Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program.
*Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card).
Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program.
Puppies (8 months of age and younger)
**If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog.
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