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My name is Midge!

Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Midge
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Midge
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Midge
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Midge
Photo 4 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Midge

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Midge's Info...

I am already spayed, up to date with shots, and good with dogs.

Midge's Story...
Approximate Age: 10 months
Approximate Weight/Size: Medium
I am an UNDERDOG because....
I am a black dog! Many shelters believe that black dogs do not photograph well, therefore they will not generate enough adoption interest.

Location Saved From: Lewisburg, WV
Needs a Foster in the D.C. area until a forever home is found?: No - currently in a foster home!
Needs a Home With Another Dog?: Unsure
Needs a Fenced Back Yard?: Unsure
Special Needs Notes: None at this time
Additional info:
Midge is an approximately 10 months old Lab mix. Midge is the calmest puppy, but her energy definitely comes out when she's outside! She loves romping around and playing with her foster brother Turbo. We're still working on potty training, but she definitely understands the concept and tries REALLY hard to make it outside. She is quiet and clean in the crate, but is excited to come out and be with her humans. She is getting very good at "sit" and "stay" and loves to show off for new friends. We're working on leash manners as well. She will be a great jogging buddy as she gets older. She's a submissive pup, so she'll need to work on some confidence with other dogs. She's food and toy motivated. She's going to be a big girl, but her calm demeanor makes her the perfect companion for anyone. She can't wait to find her forever home!


Adoption/Foster Applications and additional information can be found at www.ruraldogrescue.com

Mission Statement: Forever true to The Underdog, Rural Dog Rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in shelters who are often overlooked for adoption or rescue. We save the dogs who are at most risk of being euthanized: the hounds, the black dogs, the seniors, the sick and the broken. We make a commitment to reserve a minimum of 50% of the dogs we save to The Underdog. Root For The Underdog!

Rural Dog Rescue's home base is in Washington, DC. We support several high kill shelters that euthanize in 72 hours and whose kill rate is 70% or higher in rural areas of Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina. Rural Dog Rescue also helps dogs in need in Washington, DC and Maryland.

We are 100% volunteer and foster based and no salaries are paid. 100% of your donation and adoption fee goes to helping the dogs and cats of Rural Dog Rescue.

Although we try to be as accurate as possible, Rural Dog Rescue cannot guarantee the breed or full-grown adult size of any of the dogs or puppies in its care. Because many of these dogs were found as strays or are the result of irresponsible, unplanned breeding, we do not know the dog's exact background and can only list breed and size by our best educated guess. If exact breed and size are important to you, please consider adopting a dog from a specific breed rescue - We want our dogs to be adopted by people who will love and care for them forever for who they are - no matter what breed and size they turn out to be! All dogs go to their new homes spayed or neutered, up to date on all shots, wormed (although a 2nd worming may be required), started on heart worm and flea and tick preventative and sometimes microchipped.

Facts about Midge

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

Other Pets at Rural Dog Rescue

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Midge, a Washington Labrador Retriever puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Labrador Retriever for sale in Washington, or seeking a Labrador Retriever puppy from a breeder in Washington.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Washington already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Washington breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Labrador Retriever breeders who help with Labrador Retriever rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Washington paves the way for another one to be saved.