Update: Sam has completely relaxed in his foster home and now is a lover of being petted and getting ear scratches and everything else. He does not get on the furniture but loves his dog bed and hanging out there with a chew toy nearby. He did not enjoy his recent bath time but now his coat is so shiny that he looks and smells great. He is a very handsome boy. Sam would be a wonderful addition to any home as he is so gentle and relaxed
From the transporter: Sam is very friendly and rode well in the car.
Update: Sam arrived and is taking it slow in his new foster home, getting used to the whole indoor dog thing. He spent a good deal of time outside after he arrived. We left the door open and he came in and out of the back yard, stopping to sniff us on his trips inside and taking little treats very gently before heading out again. He capped off his evening by picking up one of the dog dishes and running zoomies with it out in the yard. He's super sweet but still shy of people. He is cautious around people and doesn't like too much petting right now, although he finally settled down on the floor with foster dad and received his pets very nicely. He and the resident labs are getting along famously and tomorrow we are going to see if he likes stuffed kongs. He was not a fan of peanut butter tonight so he will get yogurt and wet dog food in his kong tomorrow. He is a gorgeous dog with a big head and fluffy coat.
This dog is available for adoption from Lab Rescue LRCP. Lab Rescue LRCP rescues and places dogs in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and northeast North Carolina (30 miles east of I-95 and north of the Pamlico Sound) Adopters must travel to Maryland, Virginia or Washington DC with their family - human and canine - to meet the dog they want to adopt.
Lab Rescue LRCP has between 50 - 80 dogs available for adoption from foster homes across Maryland and Virginia and at monthly adoption events. The adoption event dates are listed at www.lab-rescue.org.
If you are interested in adopting, please visit www.lab-rescue.org and complete an adoption application. Within a few days of submitting an application you will hear from an Adoption Coordinator who will guide you through the adoption process.
An adoption fee is charged to cover the cost of veterinary care and a home visit is required
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