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Golden Retriever puppies and dogs in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Oakley

Golden Retriever Labrador Retriever

Male, 3 yrs 7 mos
Council Bluffs, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hey guys, I'm Oakley! I'm a Golden Retriever mix, born 7/11/2020 and I think I'm a pretty laid back guy. Sometimes I like to be super social with my favorite person but other days I just wanna be left alone. You know that feelin', right? I overheard somebody call me... oh, what was it? Omni... an omnivert! That means I'm kinda an extrovert and kinda an introvert... just depends on the day and the situation. I suspect some of you out there know exactly what that feels like, and I know that kind of personality can be hard for some people to handle. That whole thing sort of got in the way of my future as a service dog so life took a different turn. I really like meeting new people but I prefer an adult only home... kids don't seem to really "get" my needs. I'm still a puppy so I need to find a human that will let me exercise in a big, safe, fenced backyard where I can sniff around and relax in the comfort of my own space... speaking of space, if you haven't already guessed, I really want to be your one and only best animal friend. Since it's just you and me, I know exactly who to ask when I feel like having a playmate! I will come over to you like an oversized cat and nudge you to come and join in the fun! I like to spend time walking around and exploring with my favorite person who understands that just being in close proximity to your best dog friend is all you need to feel loved!  Oakley does take time to warm up and trust strangers.  He will require at least one free training session with our positive reinforcement trainers to help him work thru his trust issues.  He also guards food which is something the trainers can help you address. Because of this, his adopter needs to live within a 50 mile radius of Omaha.  The suggested adoption donation for Oakley is $265.  Muddy Paws is a 501c3 non-profit organization which means that part of your donation MAY be TAX DEDUCTIBLE. We are a 100% volunteer rescue committed to giving animals a second chance at life. All donations go toward that mission. Adoption fees are the primary source of funding for the cost of veterinary care for our animals.  In 2020 alone, we were able to provide animal Healthcare costing over $241,000 covered mainly through adoption fees. Information about the adoption process: All adoptions require a completed ADOPTION APPLICATION. Once your application is approved, we will put you in touch with the animal’s foster to see if you and the pet are a good match. If so, we will arrange a meeting for you and the animal. The adoptions for all of our animals will take place in the Omaha, NE area and must be done by the adoptive family in person. We do not ship or deliver.  Please Note: We are a RESCUE, which is different from a shelter. We conduct veterinary and personal reference checks during the application approval process. We always select the right applicant for each animal, based on the animal’s needs. If you and the animal are not a good match, we will help you select another animal, or we will keep your approved application on file for 6 months.  To learn about Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue or donate to our animals, please visit our website at MuddyPawsSecondChanceRescue.com or our Facebook Page. ##1254588##
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Lyla

Golden Retriever Labrador Retriever

Female, 5 yrs 2 mos
Council Bluffs, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Lyla is a very affectionate Golden Retriever mix who was born in December of 2018. This girl is looking for a new home with no children.  Lyla does get along with other dogs but because she does NOT like to share her food or toys, she needs to be an only dog.  Lyla LOVES to spend time outside on nice days so a fenced yard is a must! Lyla has made a lot of progress in foster care.  She does still guard high value objects on occasion, but she is easily persuaded to drop the item if a treat is involved!  Lyla is very loyal and loves human attention to the point she sometimes has to be told to go lay down.  She loves car rides and is very well behaved in a car or in the house.  The ideal home for Lyla would be an adult only home with no other pets.  If Lya has to work on anything it would be walking on a leash because she gets so excited to explore new places that she does pull.  But with a bit of free training from Muddy Paws, we are sure she can be loose leash walking in no time! Lyla is a bit chubby so does need to be on a lower calorie kibble and exercised/walked daily.  But she just celebrated a 25 pound weight loss over the past 10 months!   Lyla is very attached to her foster mom, so will require a few visits to transition her into her new home. Lyla was recently diagnosed with Addisons Disease caused by decreased hormone production from the outer part or cortex of the adrenal gland.  She is on prednisone daily which costs about $20 per month.  There is a good likelyhood that in the future she may require a shot every 25 days, which can be given at home or by a vet.  This medication is estimated to run around $100 per month. The suggested adoption donation for Lyla is $365, which is TAX DEDUCTIBLE, and goes toward providing supportive services to animals in the home, as well as the high cost of vetting our dogs in rescue.  If you would like to welcome Lyla into your home, please begin by submitting our Adoption Application.  The adoptions for all of our dogs will take place in the Omaha, NE area and must be done by the adoptive family in person. We do not ship or deliver the dogs.  If you would like to learn more about Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue, or donate to our dogs, please visit our website at MuddyPawsSecondChanceRescue.com.  We invite you to visit our Facebook Page, and when you visit, please don't forget to Like our Facebook page so that you won’t miss any information about our dogs and events! ##445685##

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527 Delong Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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