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My name is April!

Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Boston, Massachusetts - April
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Corridor Rescue, Inc. - Boston Transport

Facts about April

  • Breed: Border Collie/Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
April must have a guardian angel! She presumably was hit by a car that left her with a badly fractured leg and pelvis, laying on the side of the road. A Good Samaritan picked her up and took her to a vet clinic. We then were contacted and asked if we could help April. Of course we could not turn away a puppy that most likely lived on the streets and did not even had a chance to enjoy puppyhood yet. So, please meet our sweet, affectionate goofball, April.

April is the cutest mix of Labrador Retriever and Border Collie. She was born around 1/27/2017 and is now 5 month old. She will be a medium size pup when all grown up.

She has healed up nicely and now can run as fast as the wind.  She had urinary incontinence after her injury but it's improving with time, although she does leak when she's excited.
April is one of our lucky pups, who has landed herself a spot at an amazing foster home with many other dogs to play with. She gets along with all dogs in the home, 6 in total. April has an average energy level, is super friendly with all people and keeps her crate clean.

Here is what else her foster mom had to say about her:
“She wants to play all the time.  She loves to tussle with her furry foster siblings.  She is a very gentle, submissive player -- she'll roll over if the other pup thinks she's getting too obnoxious.  She loves chewy toys, and does the craziest thing when she drinks -- she puts one paw IN the water. Every time.  She may like to swim.  Haven't tried that with her.

She isn't super clingy with humans.  We were all on the couch last night and she kind of did her own thing.  But that may be because the other dogs were hogging all the space.  She seems fine on a leash -- not a big puller but also not really experienced with being on one.  Last night was her first night in a crate.  She cried for about 3 minutes.  Slept through the night after that.  Kept her crate clean.  We left her in a crate this afternoon when we out, and same thing -- clean crate when we got home.  She would probably love to be in a home with other dogs to play with, but she's a puppy and would be just fine with playful humans instead.

She does have a loose bladder.  It's not lack of house training -- seems like a control issue which is related to her pelvis injury.  I'm told she used to have no control and require diapers, and she doesn't need them anymore, so she's already made big strides here. April is like the easiest pup ever, can't imagine she'd have a problem in any family situation.”

Miss April is ready to share the joys of puppy hood with that special family. Is that you?

**This dog is with Corridor Rescue in Houston, Texas but is available for transport to most major US and Canadian cities via United Airlines PetSafe for an additional $275. A customs fee may apply at Canadian airports. Ground transportation to Colorado is available for $75.

The adoption fee of $250 covers spay/neuter, vaccines and microchip.

We are a street dog rescue in Houston, Texas seeking to place rescued dogs in loving homes across the US and Canada. Our region has more homeless animals than homes, so we look outside of our area for adopters.

Please apply to adopt April online at www.corridorrescue.org.
Direct inquiries to: adopt@corridorrescue.org.

Thank you for considering a rescued former street dog for your next family member!

About Corridor Rescue, Inc. - Boston Transport

About Our Rescue Group...

Corridor Rescue Inc. is an all-breed 501(c)(3) non-profit street dog rescue on a mission of mercy, rescue and awareness -- a mission to save lives and correct an injustice to animals who have been thrown away and left to fend for themselves in an area in Houston dubbed the "Corridor of Cruelty." Here, trash and animals are discarded without thought on a regular basis. We're not talking about a handful of animals, but hundreds of animals fighting to simply survive another day.

Founded by one person, Corridor Rescue has grown its team of volunteers, from all walks of life, united in an effort to help this community of orphaned animals in desperate need of help. We work to rescue hard to capture dogs and cats, to rescue and rehabilitate diseased and injured dogs, to facilitate the rescue of animals mainly from the Corridor of Cruelty but also from other areas of Houston, and to educate about spay/neuter and animal cruelty laws.

Success happens on the streets every day, yet we know that our fight is far from over.

Our Adoption Process...

How to Adopt from Corridor Rescue

Thank you for choosing to adopt your new family member from us!  You are saving a life when you adopt. Our team would be delighted to help you make the right match with the dog or puppy that will best suit your family and lifestyle. The first step is to fill out the adoption application below.
To adopt you must:
•    Show a government-issued picture ID
•    Be at least 21 years of age

Which dog do I choose?

You can see our adoptable dogs and puppies waiting to meet someone just like you right here.  If you find one you love, please put his or her name on your application.  Or, if you still aren't sure which dog is right for you, just note “undecided” in that section. Our placement team volunteers will help you meet your match! They'll read over your application and talk to you about which dogs you may want to consider.

What happens after I apply?

After we look over your application, a member of our placement team will talk with you on the phone about the dog you'd like to adopt and tell you more about him or her. Our volunteer may arrange for a home visit to help you ensure you are prepared to meet the dog's needs. If you aren’t local, your home visit will involve taking us on a virtual tour of your home via video or photographs.

How do I get my new dog?

If you are in the Houston area, we encourage you to come to our facility to meet the dogs, or if a dog you are interested in is in a foster home, a meet and greet can be arranged.  There is a $200 adoption fee for adult dogs, $250 for puppies under a year old. All of our dogs are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and have been tested for heartworm disease.  Puppies too young to be spayed or neutered are available through our Foster-to-Adopt option.  With our Continuing Care program, the adoption fee is waived for some senior and special needs dogs, and an annual stipend for medical care is included.
We adopt throughout the US and Canada. We can assist in arranging travel for your new dog if you aren’t local.  The transport fee is $75 - $275, depending on your location and mode of travel.  We’ll be happy to discuss that with you. 

Every dog adopted from Corridor Rescue comes with our lifetime promise: If, for any reason, you can no longer care for your dog, he or she is always welcome to come back to us.