My name is Whitman!

Labrador Retriever Dog for adoption in Danbury, Connecticut - Whitman
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A.A.R.F. TN to CT Connection

Facts about Whitman

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10563876-D160294

This dog is located in Tennessee.  FREE TO ADOPT (transportation fees apply for out of state adoptions) 

If you love chocolate as much as we do, you need to check out our latest sweet selection!  Whitman is a 9-year-old senior dark chocolate lab who was found lying at the end of a driveway and never reclaimed by his owner. He came to us weighing a whopping 112 pounds, which we have slimmed down to 100 so far. Whitman is a happy Velcro dog who wants to go everywhere we go. We even have to step outside in the grass at the kennel where he's boarding to assure him we won't leave when he goes to potty.  He then relaxes and wanders a short distance before returning to the gate and sitting till we open it for him to come back in.  He LOVES to play fetch and be massaged, and his wag motor is always in high gear! Whitman has been neutered and is housetrained, microchipped, heartworm-negative, and on preventatives for parasites. His ear infections are on the way to recovery, and his coat is returning to a glisten.   And can you believe it?   You can enjoy this chocolate without putting on pounds!   He’s calorie-free!

If you are interested in this pet but have questions that are not answered here, please fill out our Pet Inquiry Form: The first step to adopting is to complete our online Adoption Application:

THIS PET IS FOSTERED IN TENNESSEE! We do list and adopt our pets nationwide, so distance is not a problem in most areas. We have a variety of transportation options to bring your new family member to you. Typical transport cost to the northeast is $150, but may be less depending on your location (Due to interstate adoption regulations, we are not able to adopt to RI and MA residents.)

How To Adopt | Adoption Application | Pet Inquiry Form | Long Distance Adoptions

A.A.R.F. (All About Rescue and Fixin' Inc.) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) no kill animal rescue organization located in the Upper Cumberland area of Tennessee. A.A.R.F. is comprised of unpaid volunteers and survives only on public donations. Adoption donations vary and are subject to change without notice. Thank you for thinking adoption first!

Prior to adoption, all canines and felines are spayed or neutered, have received their age appropriate vaccinations, have been de-wormed for common parasites, and have received treatment for prevention of fleas and ticks. All canines over the age of 6 months have been tested for heartworm. All canines are put on heartworm prevention as soon as possible - this means dogs as soon as they are tested negative. Puppies are put on prevention immediately. All felines, regardless of age, have been tested for feline leukemia and FIV. Each animal receives a health check by a licensed veterinarian prior to adoption. Anything else found will be treated by our organization prior to adoption.

About A.A.R.F. TN to CT Connection

About Our Rescue Group...

A.A.R.F. (All About Rescue and Fixin Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) no-kill animal rescue located in the Upper Cumberland Region of Middle Tennessee where animal control issues are out of control. A.A.R.F. is making a difference not only in the lives of these wonderful, abandoned and neglected animals, but also in our community. We encourage you to see the wonderful dogs and puppies that we have available for adoption – and the best part is that we have a local transportation company, P.E.T.S. LLC (as seen on Animal Planet’s “Last Chance Highway”) right next door!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our rescue doesn't have an actual shelter in the New England area. Therefore it is not possible to meet our rescues in person prior to their adoption. Our dogs are brought up to their new families each week! The professional transport service is certified through the USDA. Our rescue dogs can be returned to us if things don't work out. We want each adoption to be for a forever home, so we try very hard to make sure it's the right match! Video conference meetings available and encouraged.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process starts with the submittal of an Adoption Application online and a phone interview with one of our adoption coordinators. To be sure the long distance adoption is the right match for both the dog and family, we offer virtual video conference meeting for your new family member. Following verification and approval of your adoption application, we will arrange a professional transport of our new family member to your area. Our adoption donations range from $200-$300 depending on circumstances of the rescue dog, age, breed, etc. Professional transportation for your new family member is $150. We require a signed contract, driver's license and vet reference.