Harley & Cooper are a bonded pair and must be adopted together.
Harley & Cooper are from a rural area and have not been exposed to traffic, noise, or groups of people. If dogs are overwhelmed by their environment, they can exhibit behaviors like excessive barking. To avoid this, for now we are limiting placement to stand alone single family homes in a suburban neighborhood or rural area. As we learn more from the dog's time spent in foster, we will evaluate if placement can be expanded to include a more urban environment and send out an update.
August 6, 2017: Harley & Cooper are friendly and love to be with you and be petted. Not sure who is the boss as they take turns. Cooper is now the first to chase after a toy but Harley will bring it back.
They were very shy when they first came in but that was to be expected, the only place they have been was their home. Harley was the first to come up and get attention and let me pet her, now Cooper will push his way to get in front of her. They are bonded and will let you know when one is not close by. They would like to have a family that is active and can give them love, attention, training and exercise so they will thrive. They need a fenced yard as they have never been in a home without one.
Kids 10 and up as we have no history. Good with other dogs, have been out with other Lab Rescue dogs with no problems. No cat history. Knows sit, come and sometimes down. Pull on lead when walked together both want to take the lead. Better with an Easy Walk Harness. Have only been in crates at the vets and during transports but did well in them. May be house trained as they are keeping runs clean at kennel.
Heartworm positive. Lab Rescue will provide Harley’s Heartworm treatment, at no cost to the adopter, at one of our designated vets. The requirement to treat the dog at Lab Rescue’s vet is included in the contracts “Heartworm Treatment Addendum”. Adopters are encouraged speak with the Lab Rescue Heartworm Coordinator prior to adoption to learn more about the treatment process.
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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