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My name is Trooper (JA)!

Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Trooper (JA)
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Trooper (JA)
Photo 2 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Trooper (JA)
Photo 3 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Trooper (JA)
Photo 4 - Labrador Retriever Mix Puppy for adoption in Barrington, Rhode Island - Trooper (JA)

Facts about Trooper (JA)

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

Trooper (JA)'s Info...

I am up to date with shots.

Trooper (JA)'s Story...
Trooper did not have a great start in life. Our MO foster mom used to see him tied in the yard or on a porch when she drove by his home each day and in all types of weather. He always looked so pathetic. A county office then contacted her to tell her that the owner then moved and left the pup there. She told the officer that she would take him.

Trooper is a five month old lab mix who weighs about 30 pounds. He is still nervous and timid when given affection, not aggressive at all, he just yelps in panic until he finally realizes you mean him no harm..then he relaxes. With continued reinforcement of positive touch, he will come out of this. He has already made progress with this and has started approaching our foster mom for attention.

Please consider giving Trooper the love and patience he needs. He will flourish in a loving home.

Trooper is still too young to be neutered and PAWS offers a reimbursement of $60 once he/she is old enough to be neutered.

Thank you for your interest in a rescue dog..they are simply the best!

Donation: $450.00 (includes $140.00 transport fee paid directly to USDA approved transport company where applicable)

Please complete an online application – we respond to applications MUCH QUICKER than we do email inquiries which are quite difficult at times given the number that we receive – don’t miss out on this dog – complete an application -http://www.pawsnewengland.com/adoption-form/

An application does not mean you are required to adopt – it just lets us know you are seriously considering this dog for adoption.

PET INSURANCE: Paws New England has joined VCA Animal Hospitals in a program providing new adopters with a certificate for an initial health exam at a VCA Hospital and treatment of certain conditions free of charges for the first 5 days. This is a great program and PAWS is thrilled to be participating in for our adopter. There are also numerous other pet insurance programs available to shelter animals.

QUARANTINE: Paws New England participates and abides by the quarantine rules and regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, RI.

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, ALL OF OUR DOGS ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF RHODE ISLAND BOARDED EITHER PRIVATE FOSTER HOMES OR TRAINING FACILITIES. If a dog is listed as "local", he /she is at one of our foster homes in New England.

We are often asked, ""Why would you charge ""so much"" for a rescue pet? Why not just place it in a good home?" The answer is because we need adopters who are willing to support ALL rescue pets, not just the dog they adopt. A young, healthy dog might cost us $150-400 in discounted vet care, and many people will want to adopt it; an older dog with health issues can easily cost $500-1500 in veterinary expenses, and it may require months of foster care for rehabilitation yet we can only ask a minimal adoption fee, and it may be a long time until anyone comes forward to adopt him/her. Fees from the younger, more adoptable dogs help offset the cost of caring for the others.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Trooper (JA), a Barrington Labrador Retriever puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Labrador Retriever for sale in Barrington, or seeking a Labrador Retriever puppy from a breeder in Barrington.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Barrington 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 Barrington 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 breeders who help with Labrador Retriever rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Barrington paves the way for another one to be saved.