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Richie is a stunning black and white dane mix guy. We think he is likely a labra-dane; which is a cross between a lab and dane and has been a designer breed in the area for a while. He is a tall guy for a lab, and not as filled out as a normal dane. But he has the amazing personality for both of them. He is a laid back guy who clearly was well loved and cared for. He is a great dog and we adore him. He just wants to be back in a home with a family. He has been through so much and we know that he deserves a great home too.
Recently we took in a number of dogs from another rescue. These dogs were taken in by them and we did not get the full stories on many of them and their histories, as it seemed the rescue disbanded and these dogs were left with out any options. We do not pass judgment when helping dogs and will help dogs when in need. Many of these dogs came to us severely Emaciated. They also had wounds, abscesses, and parasites. We are getting them back to health and as we do we are getting to know them better and better. Gaining the amount of weight many of these giants needed is a slow process, and many of them will need to continue to gain weight for months still. Healthy weight takes time. We try not to gain more then 10 lbs a month of healthy weight. Some of these dogs were 60-70 lbs under weight. These are amazing dogs who deserve a great chance at a wonderful life. These dogs are amazing and cherish every shred of love, grain of food, and soft place to lay. We want nothing more then to give them a wonderful place and family to love them, and make their holiday wishes come true. We were told that Richie came from a family that spent a lot of time with him and had small animals and kids. He was surrendered to a high kill shelter when they had to move. We are not 100% on this info, but it does seem to fit him. He does light up when there are kids involved.
Richie is a great dog and we adore him. He is good with kids and has been a sweet guy. He has done well with other dogs but can be dominate at first. Once he knows the other dog he is great with them. He would do fine in a home with other dogs, but not likely a dog park kind of guy. He loves attention. Loves to hang out, rides in the car like a champ, and loves to go for walks. Someone has spent a lot of time working with him and he knows a lot of commands. He loves attention, and really is a great dog. We adore the big lug. We have not had him around cats much, he has seen them but we havent had a foster for him with cats. He is a great dog and we know he is going to be an amazing forever dog.
Richie is a great dog who is up to date, dewormed, flea treated, and altered. We are told he is micro chipped but did not find one. It could be an off brand chip as our scanner only reads certain ones. He is house broken, crate trained, doesn’t seem to have any health issues and is a great all around dog. He is an amazing boy. He loves to hang out with his family and does great with people. He really is a social happy go lucky guy who just wants to be loved and have a family of his own again. He is a sweet guy and we adore him and know someone else will too.
We spend a lot of time trying to get to know the dogs in our program as best as we can. This means that we have spent time introducing them to dogs, cats, kids, animals, people and as many things as we can. We try to do as much as we can to evaluate them, both with in our group and if the dogs come from other rescues or shelters their evaluations as well. However dogs are individuals and will react to different situations differently. This means that we do not know how a dog will react in every situation. We give out our best guess based off information provided but the handler of a dog and the way they are introduced to a situation makes a huge impact. So if you have any questions of how to introduce a dog to your home, please let us know and we will provide as much info as we can from pamphlets to helping find a trainer in your area.
Our rescue aims to help dogs who are passed by and over looked by most rescues and people. We help the dogs who are in need of medical care, vetting, training and breeds that most will not help with. In most shelters if you are large dog, a big dog, or a male dog; from the moment you walk in you are on barrowed time. If you have docked ears or are a guardian breed your time was over before you walked in the doors. We aim to save these dogs and give them a second chance. Please help us save more lives by helping with our medical bills as they grow. This year has already been hard and we have many medical dogs in need.
If you would like to adopt this pet please send us an email. Applications will be sent to you via email. We do our best to get back to emails in 24 hrs. If it has been longer then that please resend another email. We would love to hear from you. We welcome any questions that you may have. Our goal is to find the right fit for every home, not just any home!
We have been informed that some of the links to email us regarding our adoptable dogs are not working. This has been on going for a few weeks with petfinder and a few other links. If you find this to be an issue that you are having please send an email directly to us at:
If you are inquiring on a specific pet we do ask that you put the name of the pet in the subject line. So we know who it is that you are inquiring regarding. Thank you in advance for understanding as we work through this.
As with any rescue we are always in need of donations. MANY of our dogs come in with special needs or medical issues. These need to be resolved before going home. If you would like to make a donation toward a dogs medical care you can use our paypal address RisingPhoenixWa@aol.com you can also email us for a physical address. We are always in need of dog food, soft food for some of our special needs dogs, collars, leashes, crates, and toys!
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