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My name is DOROTHY (Mexico) - Pending Adoption!

I'm being cared for by
Loved At Last Dog Rescue
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Facts about me

Labrador Retriever
3 years old, Puppy
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
(Current) 45 lb
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with kids
Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Hiya, my name is Dorothy, but you can call me Dory or Dot for short! Heck, you can call me anything you want in exchange for giving me a loving furever home! Sound like a good deal?

I am an 8 month-old black lab mix weighing about 45 pounds. I'll probably grow a bit more, so when I'm a grown-up doggo I think I'll be between 50-60 lbs. You won't even notice my size once you see what a sweetheart I am though -- I'm quite the catch, or so they tell me down here in Mexico! 

What's my story? Well, when my mama was pregnant with me and my sibs, she was looking for shelter. She tried to make a home for us at a ranch, however we were not welcome there. Lucky for us, our rescuers came and saved me, my mama, and all my siblings. All of my litter-mates have found their forever homes except for me and my sister Pepper. Maybe it's because we're black dogs? Did you know that black dogs are the most often overlooked by adopters?? 

I am living in a temporary home for now, and although I am being cared for, it definitely isn't a glamorous situation. You see, me and Pepper are living in the bathroom at our "home", which is no place for two adorable, energetic puppies! We need room to roam and play and live life to the fullest!

Being a puppy, I still exhibit some classic puppy behaviours (you know, some nipping, jumping up, restless zoomies, some adolescent stubborness... hehe). What can you expect though, I'm just a youngin'! Lucky for me (and you, of course!), I still possess that ridiculously cute puppy-look. I am a kind-hearted, energetic pup that is keen to learn! I am a clean slate in terms of training—I've got my whole doggy life ahead of me to learn so many tricks and good manners. 

I am a VERY sweet and happy puppy and I love to play and go out for walks. I'm good with dogs, cats, and kids! Check out the photo of me being hugged by a child-- see? I'm such a tolerant pooch!! 

With proper training and socialization, I will inevitably develop great relationships (and manners) and flourish into a wonderful family dog.

I am SO ready to find my loving forever home-- do you think you could make room in your hearts for a sweet gal like me?

My adoption fee of $750 includes my airfare to Canada, presuming I am able to be accompanied by a Flight Volunteer.


Due to the global pandemic and associated travel restrictions, it is taking longer than usual to find flight volunteers to escort your dog to Vancouver.

Dogs from Mexico typically arrive within 4-8weeks of being approved for adoption. NOTE: Mexico dogs fly into SEATTLE (not Vancouver). This requires a USA/Canada border transfer, which can be done in one of two ways:

  1. You may walk across the border at Peace Arch Park to collect your dog from a USA volunteer. You would declare your dog at Canadian Customs before walking back to your car. There is about a 75% chance that CBSA will require you to self-quarantine for 14 days, so please be prepared to do so if asked.

    • Cost to adopter:          $32 inspection fee.

  2. Pay for a brokerage company (Pacific Customs Brokers Ltd.) to get your dog across the border. You would meet them on the Canadian side, thus having no need to self-quarantine.

    • Cost to adopter:          $470 (+ $32 inspection fee) if only 1 dog is crossing  OR $275 (+ $19 inspection fee) if 2+ dogs are crossing at the same time 

    • ***NOTE: we would try our best to make sure that 2 or more dogs are crossing at the same time in order to keep the cost down for you!***

PLEASE NOTE: There is no expectation for the adopter to pay any more than the adoption fee itself. We simply provide these as options in case an adopter wishes to receive their dog sooner than it would take to fly their dog to Vancouver with a flight volunteer. In the event you wish to choose one of these options, LALDR will be as transparent as possible with you regarding the costs and will ask for your approval before any travel arrangements are made.


Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, and read about Loved at Last Dog Rescue.

Information included in the profile is provided to us from the international rescuer or local fosters. LALDR does not have access to overseas dogs and cannot always verify the accuracy of their descriptions. Every dog is an individual and can act differently in different situations based on the person adopting them and the environment in which they live.

The age and breed of a dog is usually an educated guess, so we are not able to guarantee the accuracy of age or breed of our dogs.

Normally, we will not approve adoptions to homes with children under 12 years of age. More information can be found on our website.


Loved At Last Dog Rescue

Contact info
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Langley, BC V4W 1M6

Their adoption process


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Take the Pet Home

As adopters of overseas dogs will be taking their dog home from the airport, they have a couple of weeks to decide if the dog is a fit.

Additional adoption info

We offer a foster to adopt program for adopters of overseas dogs. As they will be taking their dog home straight from the airport, they have a couple of weeks to decide if the dog is a fit. In the rare times the dog isn’t found suitable we will find the dog another home.

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More about this rescue

Loved At Last Dog Rescue operates in the Greater Vancouver area. We rescue and rehome local dogs as well as homeless dogs from numerous countries around the world, including Mexico, Korea, China, Iran, Kuwait, Bahrain and India. Many of these dogs have experienced hardship and cruelty yet they are gentle and loving. We have found that dogs who have experienced suffering appreciate every kindness shown them. All our dogs are fully vaccinated, microchipped and those over 6 months are spayed or neutered.