My name is Margarita!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Margarita
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Good Karma Pet Rescue

Facts about Margarita

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9560220-F: CM

Margarita (AKA Daisy) has been through the wringer in her short life.  According to the woman who rescued her, she had never lived in a house previously. She was originally found by people as a puppy, and her mother was hit and killed by a car.  She was always kept outside of the house in a backyard filled with junk, but was given some food. The people lost their house to foreclosure, and moved on without Margarita.  During the time that she lived outside that house she had at least 1 litter that we know about.   When she came into the rescue initially she was heavily pregnant, and we raised and adopted out her babies.  We tried placing Margarita as a service dog, but her background left her with too many fears.

This girl has SO many wonderful qualities!  She is completely housebroken and went through a detailed training program as she began service training, so she knows all basic commands and walks on a leash very well.  Margarita is submissive and dearly wants to please her people.  She gets along wonderfully with children, other dogs, and cats.  Her issues come from fear – she is nervous around strangers, and things like loud noises are very scary for her.   She needs someone who is home a lot and can give her loads of reassurance and love.  Don’t worry, baby, from here on you have nothing to be concerned about!!!

Adoption fee is $175 and includes DHPP & rabies vaccinations, heartworm testing, spay/neuter surgery, deworming, and microchip.  Please fill out our application at if you are interested in meeting or adopting this dog and we will be in touch right away!

About Good Karma Pet Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Good Karma Pet Rescue is a small network of foster homes in South Florida dedicated to providing dogs and cats in need with the love and help they need and deserve.

GK was started in 2011 by Stacey Chen, who decided that she could best provide for her foster animals by starting a rescue that aims for best care rather than high volume. We intend to stay as small as we need to be to ensure that every one of our foster animals is treated with the same care and respect we show our own furry family.

GK is based in Fort Lauderdale and is supported by wonderful, dedicated foster parents throughout the South Florida area. If you are interested in helping to save lives through volunteering, fostering, or adopting, please get in touch with us!

Come Meet Our Pets...

We meet potential adopters by appointment only, typically in the foster's or potential adopter's home. Dogs can be arranged to be seen at a local park or a similar location.

Our Adoption Process...

We have a quick but thorough adoption process. We ask you to fill out an application and we will touch base with you by phone. If we feel you are a good fit for the animal you would like to adopt based upon your application, we will want to do a home visit and have you meet the pet. If everything checks out, we will ask that you sign an adoption contract and pay a donation - usually $75 for cats and $150 for dogs. This includes all vetting, spay/neuter, vaccines, etc.

Our contract allows us to come visit you and your new family member after the adoption to make sure everything is going well and your new pet is happy & healthy.