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My name is
Charlie!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated 2 days ago

Adoption process
1.

Submit Application

2.

Approve Application

3.

Meet the Pet

4.

Take the Pet Home

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

Adoption application
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Facts about me

Breed
Labrador Retriever/Pit Bull Terrier
Color
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID
8288

My info

Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

Charlie is a very skittish guy whose past is a mystery but has been through a lot recently. He was trapped by our friends at Buddha Rescue and Recovery after panicking and bolting from a new foster home through another rescue and surviving on his own in the woods for 10 days... previous he had been a stray in NYC who was captured by animal control with a broken pelvis and suffering from heatstroke! He was covered in old scars and we aren't sure how long he living feral on the streets or if he's ever had a "real home"
Charlie seemed to have never been on a leash before and would panic and try to escape or refuse to walk, but has been learning from following the other dogs and is starting to enjoy some walks. He is still very skittish with humans and hasn't learned to bond to people just yet but gets a little more comfortable each day. He is a major escape artist when he gets scared so will need a secure home with someone patient and committed to helping him feel safe and adjust to life in a real home for what may be the first time in his life. We think he is about 5 years old, 50lbs and a pit lab mix. Charlie's ideal home would be adults only and very quiet with maybe a larger more confident female dog he could continue to learn from and follow. Please submit an application to meet our shy guy
Primary Color: Black
Secondary Color: White
Age: 7yrs 4mths 3wks
Shelter

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc.

Contact info
Pet ID
8288
Contact
Phone
Address
2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436

Their adoption process

1.

Submit Application

Once your application is sent, you will receive an email with instructions/next steps. Please allow our team up to one week to respond.

2.

Approve Application

Our team will perform all relevant veterinary and landlord references and will call with the status of your application.or any questions.

3.

Meet the Pet

Once your application is approved, our staff will call your family, and schedule a time for you to meet the animal of interest.

4.

Take the Pet Home

Once all family members meet with our team, and all agree to the match, you can take the animal home at that time.

5.

Sign Adoption Contract

You will be sent the adoption paperwork, and further information that is needed to complete the adoption.

Additional adoption info

For information on our adoption process, please check out the following link:

https://rbari.org/adopt/adoption-application.html

Adoption application

Go meet their pets

Due to COVID-19, RBARI is open by appointment only. Please email adoptlove@rbari.org for more information.

More about this shelter

Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. is founded on the belief that all animals have a natural right to humane treatment including proper care and safe shelter. Due to overpopulation, there are insufficient homes for most cats and dogs. Some are lucky enough to find temporary shelter and a few even find permanent homes. However it is a devastating fact that the majority are either euthanized or forced to chance life without shelter.

To support our belief and to relieve the unnecessary suffering of animals, we shall:
1.Extend every effort to find, evaluate, and secure good adoptive homes for animals in our care.
2.Provide animals with medical services and behavior therapy to the extent of our ability.
3.Adhere to a “no-kill” policy: animals shall not be euthanized for the purpose of providing space for new animals.
4.Adhere to a 100% spay and neuter policy.
5.Maintain continuing humane education programs and in particular to schools.