My name is Sam!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Brattleboro, Vermont - Sam
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Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption - VT

Facts about Sam

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black - With Brown, Red, Golden, Orange Or Chestnut
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Meet Sam
This terrific young boy is available for adoption in the Midwest and New England.

Sam is a very handsome young boy and he so loves to be told that! He is approximately 2-3 years old and weighs in at 60 pounds. We do not know what Sam's life was like before he came to LLR, but he obviously has never known love or what it's like to be part of a family. Sam absolutely LOVES attention and is very eager to please. He is very loving with his humans and has a wonderful temperament. Sam is also super intelligent and so willing to learn! He would excel at obedience training or even agility training. Sam is a high energy boy and would make an excellent running or hiking partner. He needs a large, fenced in yard to run off his boundless supply of energy. Sam is a very special boy, waiting for his family and home to call his own. He would love a family or individual that will take him for rides and hikes and to share their lives with him. Sam has been neutered, is heartworm negative, up to date on vaccinations including rabies and is micro-chipped. He gets along well with other dogs, is house trained and crate trained. If you would like to learn more about this amazing boy, please go to and complete the online application indicating 'Sam' in the notes section.

About Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption - VT

About Our Rescue Group...

When lucky Labs come into Lucky Lab Rescue, they are immediately vetted with vaccinations, spayed or neutered, heartworm tested and wormed for internal parasites. All dogs receive complete veterinary care before they are adopted out. Also at Lucky Lab Rescue, each dog is temperament tested and evaluated for any signs of aggression and for activity level. Since our goal is to place our Labs in forever homes, it is important to know the general personality of each Lab, as we want to match potential adopters with dogs that would be the best possible fit for a successful adoption.

Most Labs that come into Lucky Lab Rescue are from shelters. Most are at risk of euthanasia, usually due to overcrowded shelters. Labs are one of the most popular breeds of dogs due to their loyal and family-oriented personalities. Labs are also one of the most overbred breeds and are the number one breed to be found in shelters. They also have one of the highest euthanasia rates. Some find it difficult that rescues can be breed specific, however, Lucky Lab Rescue and other Lab rescues make a huge impact on euthanasia rates just by rescuing Labs and Lab mixes alone.

The most popular color of Labs are yellow and chocolate. They tend to get rescued and adopted more often than black labs. Some shelters will automatically euthanize black Labs and some rescue organizations will accept the yellow and chocolate over the black Lab. We at Lucky Labs love our yellows and chocolates, but also feel very committed to rescuing black Labs due to their plight.

"The plight of the black dog refers to the low adoption rate and high
euthanization rate of black dogs in shelters. Black dogs are often
the last to be adopted from an animal shelter. You may not be
aware of how doomed black dogs are when they are brought
to the average animal shelter. Black dogs, particularly large
black dogs like Labradors or Lab mixes,have a very difficult
time getting adopted, and are euthanized at a staggering rate at
many animal control facilities throughout the country. The sad truth is, they are overlooked in favor of lighter colored dogs."

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Our Adoption Process...

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