I'm being cared for by: The Halfway House Richmond
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Sydney
Breed: Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd Dog Mix
Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with cats.
I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with cats.
Hello potential adopters! My name is Sydney, I am a 3-5 year old Yellow Lab/Shepherd mix. I found myself at a high kill shelter with only hours left to live. I wagged my tail so hard at all the adopters going by, and finally... someone picked me! I was so excited! They took me to the vet for a few vaccines, and the vet told them I was heartworm positive. I don't know what that meant, but the family retracted on their offer to adopt me. Did I not wag my tail enough? Was I not pretty enough? I found myself on my way back to the shelter, back on the euthanasia list. I was so sad and confused. A very special technician at the veterinary hospital decided to try and contact a few rescues before I went back to the shelter, and I got picked! They thought I was beautiful and worthy of saving. I have been so appreciative and excited every since! I have received the treatment I deserved for heartworms, and I am spayed, microchipped, and searching for my forever home! I have gray on my muzzle from living a hard life, but the vet thinks I am no older than 4-5 years old, and other than the heartworms I am perfectly healthy! Could I be the sweet, laid back girl you've been looking for? I am crate trained, house trained, dog friendly, cat friendly, and people friendly. I love to hang out on the couch and watch movies, and I am good on a leash. Please email my rescue today if you might be interested in making me part of your family forever!
Our mission is to save unwanted, abandoned, neglected, abused, and overlooked animals in Rowan and surrounding counties.
Come Meet Our Pets...
We are available by appointment. We are flexible!
Our Adoption Process...
$150 Adoption Fee - Adults (includes all vetting & microchip) $225 Adoption Fee- Puppies, with an additional $50 spay/neuter deposit. This $50 is returned to you (or can be donated back toward our rescue) after proof of spay/neuter is submitted. These puppies are UTD on vaccines, microchipped, and dewormed.
All applicants are subject to approval. Home visit, veterinary reference, personal references and contract are required.
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