My name is Bambi!

Beagle/Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Bowie, Maryland - Bambi
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I'm being cared for by:
SPCA/Humane Society Of Prince George's County Maryland

Facts about Bambi

  • Breed: Beagle/Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
* Age: about 4 years
* Weight: 35lbs
* Breed: beagle/lab
* Good with kids: Over 8 years
* Good with dogs: Yes
* Good with cats: Yes
* Fenced yard Required: Yes
* OK for apts or townhouses: No
* Cratetrained: Yes
* Housebroken: Mostly
* Barks when left alone: At first
* Chews inappropriate items: No
* Training: Knows sit
* Activity Level: Medium
* Special needs: None

Please consult our ADOPTION FAQ ( before contacting us.

Bambi's fosterer writes...

Bambi originally came into the local shelter as a stray. They suspect that she was hit by a car when running loose as she came in with a broken pelvis. However, after a few weeks of crate rest, everything has healed up well and she is ready to run and play with her new family.

She is friendly but a bit tentative with new friends. She ignores the cat at her foster home and her best buddy at present is a mixed poodle that is close to her size. She would probably be a good pet for older kids - she's active and might bowl over small children.

A single family house with fenced yard is a necessity as she will sometimes protest bark when crated and you first leave (although she can be distracted with a milkbone or chew treat). Otherwise, she does well in a crate when alone and at night.

Obedience training is suggested (she knows sit, but is not good at come or other basics). House training is good but watch for hints of need. She does not have any chewing problems and can be quiet when indoors.

Could you be her new family?

Bambi was featured on WASH FM's Pet of the Week:

If you are interested in Bambi, consider letting us know by filling out a (no obligation) adoption application (

Bambi is expected to attend the next adoption show on July 22nd at the Bowie PetSmart, although there is always a chance that plans may need to change at the last minute.

We are an all-volunteer group and do not operate a shelter. All of our
animals are in foster homes. We are unable to place our animals outside
of the Baltimore/DC area.

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About SPCA/Humane Society Of Prince George's County Maryland

About Our Rescue Group...

The PGSPCA is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to animal welfare. We are chartered by the State of Maryland, but we receive no state or county funds. Our activities are supported solely by contributions, dues and fundraising events.

We have three main objectives:

• To reduce the number of unwanted litters of dogs and cats through our progressive spay/neuter program – We have altered more than 20,000 animals over the past five years, many of them at no charge;

• To prevent cruelty to animals and all animal suffering through humane education, neglect and cruelty investigations, protective legal action, and an active dog and cat adoption program – We receive about 1,000 calls a month for cruelty investigations, spay and neuter assistance and adoption requests;

• To protect all animals against suffering and abuse through education on legislation affecting the protection of all animals – We regularly educate the public and provide testimony about animal welfare to county and state legislators.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We don't have a central shelter facility, so the best place to meet our adoptable cats and dogs is at our adoption shows! If you have previously filled out an application, please bring it with you to the show! Please e-mail with any questions. We cannot guarantee that an animal you want to meet will be at the show. Please check the animal's online listing the day before the show and we will do our best to let you know if he/she will be there!

We hold three adoption events each month, on Saturdays from 12 noon to 2 pm.

2nd Saturday of the Month
Silver Spring PetSmart Store
12020 Cherry Hill Road
Phone: 301-586-8262

3rd Saturday of the Month
Annapolis Petco
2319-D Forest Drive
Phone: 410-224-8323

4th Saturday of the Month
Bowie PetSmart Store
Gateway Center
4500 Mitchellville Road
Phone: 301-352-7286

Our Adoption Process...

All of our adoptions begin with a visit to one of our adoption events. The adoption coordinator and/or the pet's foster parent will review the applications received. The applicant (if any) whose responses best fit the needs of the particular pet will generally be contacted within a week to schedule a home visit. A vet check and personal reference is also required prior to visiting your home. Our non-refundable adoption fee is $180 for dogs and $75 for cats. The fee covers spay/neuter, core vaccines (distemper and rabies), deworming, microchipping, and the general care of the animals. Per our contract, if you cannot keep your adopted pet for any reason, it must be returned to our program. We will try to find it a new home.