My name is Hershey!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Alamogordo, New Mexico - Hershey
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Alamogordo, New Mexico - Hershey
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I'm being cared for by:
Arctic Rescue Southwest

Facts about Hershey

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Age: 2 years

Sex: Spayed Female

Vaccinations: Current

Health: No known health concerns

Other Dogs: Yes

Cats: No

House Trained: Yes

Other Training: Hershey knows "sit" and is a great jogging partner, but needs some work on regular leash walking and basic obedience.

Hershey is being fostered in Alamogordo NM.

Hershey is an honorary husky for now as Arctic Rescue Southwest is hoping to find a home, or breed-specific rescue placement for her. This wonderful girl was let down by her people. She was adopted from a local animal shelter, and then when her people were going to move, they decided to leave her behind. They took her to the animal shelter to leave her there, but didn't want to pay the $20 surrender fee, so instead they drove away and then left her on the side of the road. One of our members was driving by and picked her up, then got the story from animal control. This beautiful girl deserves a home that will love her forever and never abandon her again.

Hershey loves people more than anything. She just wants to always be with you and, while she doesn't know much in the way of training now, seems very eager to please. She is completely housetrained and loves to snuggle. She does ok on walks and would make a good running partner for short to mid distances. Hershey gets along well with other dogs, but gets a little overwhelmed in a "pack" type situation. Hershey did ok when intoduced to a cat, and it's possible she could learn to live with one, but she would need to be closely supervised and taught appropriate behavior.

Hershey is an excellent snuggle buddy for watching TV cuddling on the couch, or for keeping your feet warm in bed at night.

For more information about adopting Hershey, please e-mail us at

About Arctic Rescue Southwest

About Our Rescue Group...

Arctic Rescue Southwest (ARSW) was launched with the goal of providing much needed support to the arctic breed community outside of Arctic Rescue's typical reach.

Arctic Rescue, based in Utah, frequently fields requests from southern NM, AZ and TX to take huskies, malamutes and various mixes in need. Verifying the medical needs of these dogs, and arranging transportation up to Utah can be difficult. Having an organization in place to foster and vet these dogs allows us to successfully place more into suitable homes.

ARSW focuses primarily on pulling dogs from kill shelters, and educating owners to help dogs stay in homes. We can provide training and advice on dealing with numerous behavioral problems. Our goals are to find our dogs suitable forever homes, and minimize the number of dogs that end up in shelters.

If you have any questions, or are interested in adopting a dog, please contact us at

Come Meet Our Pets...

You may meet pets any day of the week but must make an appointment to do so, as all of our dogs are housed in foster homes.

Available times are Monday-Friday 5:00-7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm.

All dogs are fostered in Alamogordo NM.

Our Adoption Process...

You can find our available dogs, adoption application and FAQs at

We require an application to be submitted, a home check and reference check.

Our adoption fees are:
$175 for senior dogs over 11
$250 for dogs over one year of age up to 10 years old
$325 for puppies ($375 for unaltered puppies, a $50 deposit will be returned upon fulfillment of spay/neuter contract).