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My name is SANDY!

Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Wilmington, North Carolina - SANDY
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Wilmington, North Carolina - SANDY
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Wilmington, North Carolina - SANDY
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Wilmington, North Carolina - SANDY
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I'm being cared for by:
Coastal Canine Rescue

Facts about SANDY

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
SANDY is a 55-60 pound, Labrador Retriever mix. We pulled her from Pender shelter because she was a stray with a litter of newborn puppies. Pender said that they had been trying for a couple of years to catch Sandy and was only able to trap her this time by putting her puppies in the trap. The shelter is no place for a stray mom and newborn pups so we took her on. Sandy was a great mom and all her puppies survived and have founds good homes. Unfortunately, Sandy tested positive for heartworms. We had to wait until she finished nursing her pups in order to have her treated. She has completed her heartworm treatment, has been spayed, has been de-wormed, is up to date on shots, is microchipped and is on monthly heartworm prevention. Sandy is a really good girl, but she is very shy and somewhat withdrawn. We had bloodwork done before she had her heartworm treatments just to make sure there wasn't anything physically wrong with her. She does ok with other dogs as long as they are the same energy level as she is which is lazy, couch potato level. She is well enough now to go for short walks around the block to get some fresh air and sunshine which may even help her open up more. The poor girl has been crated during her puppy nursing and then for her heartworm treatments so I am sure she is more than ready to take some casual walks with her new family. Sandy is house trained and crate trained, does not bark at all and she walks so gently on her leash and will follow you with just a gentle tug. We feel that her perfect home would be a quiet one with an older couple that likes big dogs, but cannot handle the energy or strength of other large dogs.

About Coastal Canine Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a small group of people that work full time at "normal" jobs, but we also feel in our hearts that we want to make a difference. Each of us have multiple pets and we just want to share our love with the pets that other people discard for one reason or another. We want to show that abandoned, lost or hurt dog that there is still love in the world and we can find it for them.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We do most of our adoptions on line, but do attend Petsmart on Saturdays. Not all of our pets are ready to come to Petsmart so even if our pets are not there, we will be there to take applications or to show you our book of pets that are available.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process is similar to other Rescue groups. You will need to fill out an adoption application, provide a vet reference and tell us a little about yourself and why you want to adopt a rescue dog. Our adoption fees are $200 which includes all age appropriate vaccines, heartworm testing/heartworm free, wormings and spay or neutering of the dog. Senior dog adoption fees may be waived depending on the age and health of the dog.