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My name is A - ARCHIE!

Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu Mix Dog for adoption in Vancouver, British Columbia - A - ARCHIE
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A - ARCHIE's Info...

I am housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.

A - ARCHIE's Story...
Hi, my name is ARCHIE. What’s yours? Nice to meet ya!

Hey! Before you get attached to me, read all the way to the bottom. You will see that I am still in Houston, TX but I want to get OUT of Houston and OUT of Texas so I can have a really good life. I want to see Texas in my rear view mirror. A nice person came along and took me in and, now, I am ready to hit the road to your house! Uh, make that “our” house, OK?

Wanna know more about me? OK, here goes! I am a Yellow Lab/Shiba Inu mix. I am 1.5 years old. I weigh 43 pounds. I will have all of my shots and be neutered before I go to live at your house. Uh, how about calling it “our” house, OK? Those funny-looking creatures, named humans, I think they are called, told me that they think that I am pretty darn cute. What do YOU think, huh?

Can you stand hearing more good stuff about me? I am a nice and happy boy. I LOVE toys! I am a friendly guy and love being loved on and giving back love to my peeps. Speaking of peeps, since I’m a big boy, my peeps think I’d do best in an adults-only household so that I wouldn’t step on little children and maybe hurt them. You know it wouldn’t be on purpose though. Oh, how I would love to have my own home and some peeps to cuddle with and they could love me and take good care of me. That is my first dream! My second dream is all about treats and playing and romping with my new family. We could play catch in the back yard, throw a Frisbee, go for walks or hikes and do all the things good buddies do together. Ah, I can see it all now!

My foster mom loves me SO much that she only wants me to fly to my new home even if a pet transport truck was available. See my adoption information below.

If you would like to take me home (and you know you do), please email mpringle001@comcast.net and she can get me on my way to a new and loving home! My adoption fee is $650 USD and includes my vetting, neutering, microchip, health certificate, travel crate AND transportation on United Airlines from Houston, TX to areas in the Northeast U. S., North Central U. S., Northwest U. S., and Canada and will be arranged by the rescue group. (This is a courtesy posting.)

Watch this segment from the TODAY show: http://www.today.com/news/puppy-rescuer-takes-dogs-4-200-mile-odyssey-loving-arms-2D79517768

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mahatma Gandhi

Facts about A - ARCHIE

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu Mix
  • Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

A - ARCHIE, a Vancouver Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu for sale in Vancouver, or seeking a Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu dog from a breeder in Vancouver.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Vancouver already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Vancouver breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu breeders who help with Labrador Retriever/Shiba Inu rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Vancouver paves the way for another one to be saved.