DESCRIPTION Gunner and Doc are a bonded pair of siblings that need to stay together. They love to play with toys, and LOVE to swim in a baby pool. They will take all the water out and carry it back to owner to refill! Doc is a sweetheart and very smart. She follows Gunner's lead. Doc did well with agility training. Doc is the watchful and shy sibling! They are house trained, kept in crates at night. They can knock over the kids in their excitement to be around them. However, they lived with three kids and are approved for kids 8 and up. They lived with a 17 year old cat but with very little interaction, so we don't know how they would be with cats. They are good with other dogs. Gunner and Doc were owner give ups to lab rescue due to owner's severe illness and having to move.
Update: Gunner & Doc arrived at their foster home and have shown an affinity for the following activities
- Car travel. Doc gives FM kisses while Gunner looks out the windows.
- Swimming. Gunner was caught with both front paws in the water bowl.
- Fetch. We both run after the tennis ball and one of us will bring it back.
- Going for walks.
- Giving kisses to and getting attention from adoring humans.
Update: These two adorable kids are doing very well in their foster home and we are really beginning to see a whole new side of them. They are crate trained and will let you know when they need to go out to potty. They get along wonderful with other dogs and look forward to playtime at the dog park. They walk best on an easy walk harness and greet passing visitors calmly. Gunner is a ball nut and enjoys a long game of fetch. Doc will sometimes swoop in and snag the ball but will only bring it halfway back, so Gunner will bring it back and continue the game with you. Doc seems to be a little more curious and will get very excited when you show her attention. Once playtime is over though she will lay in her crate and rest. Gunner is a little more laid back but he does have a playful curious side that is adorable. We are working on commands and so far they sit on command. They do not bark inside when they hear activity outside. These two will make a wonderful addition to an active family who love to play with their pups.
Update: This week Doc and Gunner were a hit at National Night Out where they were happy to hang out and dole out kisses, get lots of attention, and munch on animal crackers. They also viewed a vibrant sunset and played with a 140-lb Great Dane who towered over them. This bonded pair loves to play with other dogs, large and small, and has adapted so well to life in their foster home that this morning FM woke to see Gunner's head on the next pillow and Doc's head resting on her leg. If you're looking for a pair of smart turnkey dogs, you must meet this stunning pair! These gorgeous pups love to hang out with their people and are always ready for their next adventure.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Setting: Rural, Suburban
Dwelling: Single Family Home
Fence: Physical fence required 6 Foot fence; they can jump a 4/5 foot fence.
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, or Virginia with their family - human and canine - to meet the dog they want to adopt.
Lab Rescue LRCP has between 40 - 80 dogs available for adoption from foster homes across Maryland and Virginia, and at monthly adoption events. The adoption event dates and locations are listed at www.lab-rescue.org.
If you are interested in adopting, please visit www.lab-rescue.org and complete an adoption application. After you submit 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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