My name is Judge!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Washington, D.C. - Judge
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Facts about Judge

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10549327-MTHY-MD-16-0984


Name: Judge    Breed: Labrador mix  

Approximate Age: 6-7 yrs.     SEX: Male

Approximate Weight: 50-55 lbs.

Has Lived With: Other dogs and kids

Currently Living at: DC foster

Special Adoption Considerations: Judge would do best in a home without young children or small dogs. Judge has also suffered a leg injury sometime in his past and is doing well with medications and rehab - his new family should be prepared to continue that.

Meet handsome Judge! This sweet guy is a 6-7 year old Labrador mix, weighing in at approximately 55-60 lbs. Judge found himself at a shelter through no fault of his own and is now looking to be your new best friend! Judge can't wait to start a new, better life with someone who loves him. He is a happy, gentle, friendly boy ready for a new forever home!

Judge is an older dog, but he still has that typical comedic lab behavior and energy, so his new adopters will need to provide him with plenty of exercise and playtime to keep him happy and healthy! Fun fact: Judge will lie on his back for everyone! He would love to go on long walks, hikes, and take trips to the dog park and dog beach so he can socialize with his canine friends. And of course, upon returning home, he'd love to shower his new forever family with tons of kisses and cuddles!

Judge's new person or family will need to make sure he gets lots of socialization to keep up the good social skills he has already! And, like all dogs we adopt out, he'll need to go to obedience classes to build a strong bond with his people, and help him become a well behaved companion and family member. Judge seems to like all the people he meets, and can't wait to wiggle his way into your heart and home!

Judge does well with other dogs, but he tends to be selective about which dogs he wants as friends. We haven't had the opportunity to test him with cats yet. If you have them, please let us know and we'll do our best to find out! Judge would make a great addition to an existing pack — or he'd love to soak up all the attention as an only dog!

FOSTER UPDATE!! Judge is very sweet and loving, and will follow you around the house. He is pretty low energy and does well in the crate during the day. A few short walks or time in the yard to explore and do his business is all he needs. His desire for affection can become pushy, his desire for food can become greedy, but he tries very hard to be on his best behavior. Now he will wait for his food. He doesn't have any accidents in the house. He loves to curl up next to you to watch TV, or stretch out beside you for a nap. He will do best with structure and leadership, and an expectation of good behavior.

Like most shelter dogs, Judge may need a refresher on house-training. He is likely crate trained.

The adoption fee for this dog is $350, which includes the cost of routine vetting, including vaccinations and spay/neuter. If you are interested in adopting, please download our Adoption Questionnaire and email it to Sam at!

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About Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is a group of highly motivated and highly dedicated volunteers. We spend countless hours making sure that wonderful dogs find loving forever homes. We don't do it for money -- we do it for the joy a dog can bring to its new family; we do it for our love of animals; and we do it to save lives!

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Our Adoption Process...

The adoption process begins when you submit an adoption application either online or at an adoption event. The individual responsible for the dog you are interested in adopting - a position we call the “adoption coordinator” - will then set up a time to discuss your application over the telephone. The adoption coordinator will check your vet reference to make sure all current and past pets were kept up-to-date with their shots and medical care. The adoption coordinator will also set up a home visit with one of our trained volunteers. That individual will come to your home to ensure that it is a safe environment, to confirm that everyone in the home is on board with adopting a dog, and to discuss any other questions you may have about dog adoption!