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Labrador Retriever puppies and dogs in La Mesa, California

Looking for a Labrador Retriever puppy or dog in La Mesa, California? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable Labrador Retriever near you.

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These Labrador Retrievers are available in La Mesa, California.
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Blue

Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 3 yrs 11 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We found Blue broken and scared on the side of the road, barely able to walk. And now she has transformed into one of the happiest and sweetest dogs you could meet! She loves to run around and play with the other dogs, or just simply go out for a walk on her leash. She is very affectionate and loves getting attention and pets. She will need some help with potty training, since we assume she has spent her life living outside. But with a little time and patience, she will pick it up! You will not regret giving this girl a chance and making her a part of your family. She will return any love you give her tenfold! Blue has been spayed, vaccinated, dewormed, and is on a flea and tick preventative. The only thing to note medically is that she had a broken back when we first found her. It has healed well so far and should only improve with time. She is able to walk, run, and use the bathroom normally. If you are interested in adopting Blue, please fill out the application linked below and we will be in contact with you: https://form.jotform.com/230085302682854
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Carl

Labrador Retriever American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
La Mesa, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We adopted Carl from Labs & More 4 years ago. He is now about 8 yrs old. He's a playful, happy, friendly dog who loves attention, going on walks, & being pet. He is potty trained - never had any accidents. Carl has a nice yard to roam in, comes inside in the evenings, & sleeps on his bed inside at night. He'd rather be inside & be with his "pack" all the time. He gets along well with other dogs and possibly cats. The reason that we have to re-home Carl is because he is lonely and deserves much more attention. Our daughter is going to college & never home. My husband and I work fulltime and rarely home, and now we will be traveling for work and home even less. Carl deserves more attention & not to be left outside alone in the yard all day and evening. Best case scenario would be someone who has a yard and is home more. We'd still like to visit him from time to time if new owner allows it.

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Remi

Labrador Retriever

Female, Young
Alpine, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Remi is a super sweet and playful pup. She loves car rides and walks. She would make a very good pet for a single dog family!
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Maddie

Labrador Retriever Boxer

Female, 2 yrs 9 mos
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Maddie was abandoned in a field and was humanly trapped, because she didnt trust humans. She had a collar and leash wrapped so tight around her neck, it had to be cut off at the shelter. She had clearly at some point been around people but lacked the confidence to trust again.  Maddie would hide in the back of the kennel, scared, and shut down.  Without an exit she would be euthanized. Her trapper and foster, Laura has been working hard to rehabilitate her to trust humans again. She was scared of just about everything. Cars, trash cans, people, loud noises. She is getting better every day. She now joins the rescue pack walks.  She goes on outings with other friends and dogs.  She is still a work in progress but ready for the next step in her journey if you want to help her bloom.  Nothing like the reward of watching a fearful dog let you in and learn to share your world with. you.  She will need someone with an open mind and no expectations other than eventual trust and unconditional love.  She is great with dogs. ##1793533##
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Trolley

Labrador Retriever Mastiff

Male, 3 yrs 6 mos
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Trolley has undergone an amazing transformation over the last several months.  He came to us after spending several months living in a bush feet off an active trolley track.  He was likely struck at one point based on his face and head scars.  He would run from people, was often seen crossing the tracks from one bush to another and had grabbed the heart of the neighborhood where he roamed.  When we responded to the plea for help our first order of business was putting a halt to the leftover meals and home made dinners everyone would bring over to put in his bush for him when he was gone to find when he returned.  Once humanely trapped it was clear he bore not just physical scars but trauma emotionally.  He would stare at you wide eyed and tense at any attempt to interact.  He was guarded but never showed a sign of aggression.  After several weeks of very slow progress and concerns for his rehab we made a choice to flood him with activity by watching us with other dogs.  The change was almost instantaneous.  He watched the dogs and immediately his behavior changed.  He started to grab toys and in fact to this day has to grab his "baby" when he greets you.  He began to embrace and invite touch so his journey began.    His fear of the world, noise, stimulation and people was intense.  We were not sure he'd ever leave our care.  Regardless, we pushed and balanced his fear with building confidence.  He started to enjoy his walks on property rather than end them in panic.  He now requires careful handling because he's huge and thinks walks are all about zoomies so training has replaced rehab. (that is a good thing)  He would attend intial events quaking behind the table buried in the other dogs just wanting his favorite person to soothe him.  He now rushes forward to greet kids, takes treats and rolls over for belly rubs.  His pack walks used to consist of controlled panic and now start with a body shake off the van and tail wag when he gets back.  It's finally time for him to fly the coop.  His transition will be tough and require someone to be patient while he adjusts.  We are hear to help and visiits to start would be best until he feels safe.  He is great with dogs but underestimates his size and power in play so should not be left with other dogs unsupervised but would do best with another confident dog in the home.  He is big and strong, will always be prone to unexpected panic so requires a strong handler.  His heart is HUGE and when he lets you in you'll drown in it.   Because of my Flight Risk I cannot be left unattended in a yard, crate training is a must when you are gone, tight grip on the leash is a must on adventures and my new family must be aware of open doors and windows.  NO offleash activities in unfenced areas for life. To adopt: https://petstablished.com/adoption_form/37765/genericTo foster: https://petstablished.com/foster_form/37764/genericEmail: awayhomefordogs@gmail.com ##1383052##
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Obie

Labrador Retriever Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 7 yrs 1 mo
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You would never know Obie started his journey as an exremely scared street stray.  He took months to warm up and accept touch.  However, when he flipped he rolled.  He is a gregarious guy, never meeting a stranger.  He loves people and despite over a year at the facility could not be happier.  We were crushed when after only 24 hours his first forever home returned him because he would be alone during work hours.  Did they know he'd been alone most of his life and gets less than they can give as one of several with a rescue?  He is happy but we are devastated to see this incredibly sweet and special guy still living out his days in between a crate and yard time, not in his own home. Obie doesn’t ask for much at all, just a nice spot in the sun and his person to lean on. If you are lucky enough to be chosen by Obie, you will feel the love! This distinguished man is amazing with all people and great with kids. His favorite way to show affection is by getting as close as he can and leaning in! So, if you’re looking for a medium-size,  50 lb “thinks he’s a lap dog” type of snuggler, Obie’s your man! Obie’s only six years old, but don't let his frosty face fool you, he is SPRY and ready for ANY and all adventures you want to take him on. His calm demeanor and gentle spirit make him a fit for any home. He’s not fancy guy, but strikingly handsome looks make everyone stop and give him a quick hug at every event he attends. He needs little to no grooming due to his short coat. Obie is a serious foodie and perks up at the first crinkle of the treat bag. He's so intiligent that he realized that when we are at an event next to Totful Treat, he will sit infront of their table, prim and proper, waiting for someone to pet him. Then he slowly looks over his shoulder at the sample treats hoping his newest "victim" will feed him one. He’s actually so excited about his meals that he needs to eat from a puzzle bowl to slow him down. Obie is leash trained, gets along with most other dogs and LOVES to sit on any and all chairs. Obie is just one of those dogs who really knows how to make a person feel special. Meet him and you’ll see. He’s currently accepting applications for his new lucky family members Because of my Flight Risk I cannot be left unattended in a yard, crate training is a must when you are gone, tight grip on the leash is a must on adventures and my new family must be aware of open doors and windows.  NO offleash activities in unfenced areas for life. To adopt: https://petstablished.com/adoption_form/37765/genericTo foster: https://petstablished.com/foster_form/37764/genericEmail: awayhomefordogs@gmail.com ##1318835##
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Riley

Labrador Retriever Chihuahua

Male, Puppy
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Sormeh

Labrador Retriever

Female, 7 yrs 11 mos
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
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