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My name is Rafe!

Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in DeForest, Wisconsin - Rafe
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in DeForest, Wisconsin - Rafe
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in DeForest, Wisconsin - Rafe
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in DeForest, Wisconsin - Rafe

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Rafe's Info...

Rafe's Story...
Rafe and his two brothers were saved from being euthanized at a Houston vet's office after their rescuer abandoned them because they were not able to make their transport to due to mange. Key to Happiness Rescue accepted them for transport to Wisconsin and Sonnet 116 took them to foster and heal and what a difference time, love and energy makes! Rafe has doubled his weight in the last 4 weeks, up to 34 pounds and has shot up in height! This adorable yellow lab collie mix will most likely be in the 60 to 70 pound range according to the vet's guess. He is the biggest of the lab boys and a natural leader. First out of his crate in the morning, first to look for the toys and the ball, first to greet you. He is up to date on shots, on heartworm and flea prevention and is good with other dogs. He does need to be neutered now that his skin is perfect and he had a beautiful coat!

Facts about Rafe

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

Other Pets at Key to Happiness Rescue and Transport, Inc. - WI Chapter

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Rafe, a DeForest 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 DeForest, or seeking a Labrador Retriever puppy from a breeder in DeForest.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in DeForest 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 DeForest 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 DeForest paves the way for another one to be saved.