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ACORN (pending)

Male Young Poodle (Miniature) Terriers (Small) (mixed)

Bonjour. Little old me they call Acorn. I could presumably be a Golden Doodle or Labradoodle, but they are just calling me a mix of Pood... show more

Bonjour. Little old me they call Acorn. I could presumably be a Golden Doodle or Labradoodle, but they are just calling me a mix of Poodle and Terrier. No matter which way you call it, I am the gentlest little boy, who is calm too. I am 2-1/2 years old, weigh 22 lbs at a little under 16 inches tall. My story goes like this... my owner did not want me anymore, so gave me to a puppy mill. Sadly, my front legs ended up broken. That is when a wonderful rescuer saw me and got me out of there. My rear legs showed signs of injury too, but the doctor said they are fine. Well, now I am away from that awful place and doing well. I can walk and run with no problems. I actually am not terribly playful to go running around though, I would rather cuddle and follow you around for more snuggles. I would say my energy level is medium. I like other dogs and kids too. The best place for me would be a low to moderate activity home. One where we can take leisurely walks and go to the dog park. Visiting with other dogs at the park would be fun. I am uncertain how I would be with cats. People are special to me, despite my past. They are such neat creatures, as they give snuggles and treats and happy sounds when they see me. I hope I can get into a home that has lots of sweet, cuddly humans... that carry lots of yummies for me. I have been spayed/neutered, *vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $550.00 CAD, this includes my airfare to Canada Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: in order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve and adoption for families with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less

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ALEXI - Special Needs (Arrived)

Male Young Westie, West Highland White Terrier Westie, West Highland White Terrier (mixed)

I am ALEXI. Please can you help me? I'm the sweetest special needs dog! I am a cute west highland terrier mix (around 10kg and 2.5 year... show more

I am ALEXI. Please can you help me? I'm the sweetest special needs dog! I am a cute west highland terrier mix (around 10kg and 2.5 years old) and if you take a look into my deep brown eyes you will see how much I long for a chance to live a fulfilling, dog life. I have a mysterious past, that has left me with paralysis of all four limbs. I was found in an abandoned building in a middle-eastern country by some kind people. I was alive but unable to move. Nobody knows how I came to be there in that condition. I am now in a loving foster home, just North of Seattle, and have had an MRI. I have a ruptured disc / ivdd of my c5-c6, which has caused paralysis in my four limbs. I am having some therapy, acupuncture and I'm taking special herbs. My foster mama does my stretches and exercises daily. At this point I can not sit, stand or walk and my bladder has to be expressed every 4-6 hours (except for when you're sleeping at night). I don't wear diapers, but my human helps me have my bowel movements so I don't go in the house. The rehab doctors and neurologist don't know if I'll even be able to walk again, since my trauma happened over a year ago and spinal cord / neurology conditions can be somewhat mysterious. Since the time I've been in foster care my neck has become stronger, as well as my limbs have started to show some strength, I do have some reflexes in my legs. My team thinks my rear legs maybe "waking up" very slowly, which is good news! I am gaining movement. You may follow along my adventures here, which I now share with my foster sibling who was also rescued from this organization: https://www.instagram.com/rescuedgypsy/ People have started a go fund me page to help off set the cost of my rehab, as it has become quite expensive. http://www.gofundme.com/help-alexi My spirit is much stronger than my poor little body: in my dreams I am running like the wind and chasing butterflies. I get so excited to go outside, smell the grass and the leaves. Every time my human comes to give me love I do the wiggles. I know it will take a special person to give me a forever home, but I believe this world is full of special people. I already found one of them and she's my foster mom. If dreams come true, my next special person is reading this right now. I'd love a family who has a nice doggy friend for me, and someone who is home often as I need a lot of care. I like to be around my humans, and in the same rooms, and outside on adventures (I have a special dog backpack that I use to join). Someone who is physically fit as I need to be moved and carried often, and I will need to continue therapy, acupuncture and stay on all my medications / herbs. I live with two cats, sometimes I'm not bothered by them, but sometimes I growl and bark. I've met some children, and do great sometimes, other times I see them and I bark and growl. I often bark when I want attention, or to be held. I "fly bite" and I'm on some herbs for that, as they're possibly focal seizures. I would thrive to be in a home with another gentle and playful dog. Having another loving dog around really has helped my motivation and my happiness. If know it will take a special person to give me a forever home, but I believe you are out there somewhere and when we find each other both our lives will grow bigger with love. I have been vaccinated and micro chipped. My adoption fee is $300. Please see our adoption guidelines at www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: In order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with kids, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption for families with children under the age of 12 years but will consider each application individually. VACCINATIONS - Dogs from the middle-east are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given Bordetella as that hasn't been a problem in the Middle East. show less

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ANNE MURRAY -pending

Female Adult Terriers (Medium) (mixed)

Hello everyone, my name is Anne Murray! I am small dog with a big name, but also a big heart. I am a 3 year old, female, Terrier mix. As... show more

Hello everyone, my name is Anne Murray! I am small dog with a big name, but also a big heart. I am a 3 year old, female, Terrier mix. As mentioned, I am not very big at 26 lbs and almost 20 inches tall, but that just makes me easier to cuddle with. If you are looking for a pup that is as loveable as they are sweet, then you have come to the right place. I am the blonde you have been looking for. Unlike my fellow dogs from the Middle East, I did not have to fend for my life. I was one of the lucky ones who was given a good home with a loving family. They took very good care of me and I could not ask for a better life. Things changed when our neighbours complained about me to the city. They warned my family that if they did not get rid of me, they would take and euthanize me. My family worried for my safety and hid me from everyone. After some time they decided it would be better to just rehome me. At the moment I am still looking for my forever home here in Canada with a family that will love me as much as my other one. Now that we got through that, lets talk about fun stuff! Are you the kind of person that loves to give showers of love and affection? Because I am the dog that loves receiving them and I require three hugs a day minimum or scratches to meet the cuddle quota. But do not let that fool you, I am only three and I have energy to run and play. If you can think of some tricks to teach me, I will try my best to impress you and we can learn together. Around my old home and foster I was known as a love bug, because whether it be cats or dogs I would always love to play with them. If we can all get along then why not spread the fun! My ideal home would be with people who can love me and give me lots of attention. I am no diva, I just love to know you care. A back yard to run around in would be really great, but I think a dog park or a nice trail can suite me just fine as well. Because I get along with everyone I can live in a home with both cats and dogs. You know what they say the more the merrier. Although I am very good with animals and people, I have never been tested with kids and for that reason it would be best to have a home without them. I know what it was like to have a family and I can not wait to have one again. If you can look past my gorgeous locks and see in to my glittery eyes I think you will find a good match in me! I am spayed/neutered (unless a young puppy not yet fixed), vaccinated and micro-chipped. My adoption fee of $500 includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines which can be found at www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting Disclaimer: In order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with kids, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption for families with children under the age of 12 years but will consider each application individually. VACCINATIONS - Dogs from middle east are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given Bordetella as that hasn't been a problem there. show less

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A PATIENTLY WAITING PUP (FOSTER)

31 Flavors Mixes

*This will describe a dog needing foster placement ONLY. This application is for review by the foster team to assess foster homes. This... show more

*This will describe a dog needing foster placement ONLY. This application is for review by the foster team to assess foster homes. This is not to be reviewed by or utilized for adoption team purposes.* PATIENTLY WAITING PUP Hi, I am a "PATIENTLY WAITING PUP"... I can be anything from a few month old puppy to a dog in senior status. I come in all sizes and colors and often have a medium length coat. Even if I am at the older age range, I probably have not experienced the love of a family and certainly know nothing of the activity of a typical Canadian family, including car rides and the noise of household appliances. If I lived in a shelter before coming to you, I am probably savvy about how to integrate in a canine pack and avoid confrontation. In some cases, I may gain great security and confidence from a canine sibling, but in others I may be fearful of my place in the pack and growl. If I was in a foster home, I was probably hidden away to avoid being poisoned by neighbors or killed by the police. I might not ever have been outside at all. Whether I came from a shelter or a foster home, it is a good bet I never met a cat, and have not had much exposure to young children or babies. You can also be guaranteed that I have never been on a "walk", whether on leash or off. Some of us will have suffered severe neglect from our owners or suffered starvation and illness during our life on the street. As such, we may be food aggressive at first. Some of us might also be missing an eye, ears or a leg and hope you will be patient with our needs. Occasionally, we may even have paralyzed rear legs and need a wheelchair, which would be provided. We adapt quickly & are usually fast learners, but due to the traumas, may need time to gain confidence. Some of us may crave the attention, soaking it in, others of us may be more reserved and cautious, holding back until we feel more comfortable. You can pretty well bet, once we settle down, we will begin to flourish. Your help makes this possible. In any case, no matter what we have endured in our past lives and all we have suffered, once we become accustomed to our new lives, we will become incredibly joyous and grateful. We bond tremendously well in many cases too. I thank you for your desire to help us and hope that you will consider any one of us suggested by Loved at Last and be open to temporarily fostering a "PATIENTLY WAITING PUP". Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. show less

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A POTENTIALLY YOURS - (looking to adopt a dog but not sure which one yet)

31 Flavors Mixes

NOTE THIS IS NOT A SPECIFIC DOG This is a place holder for the volunteers of Loved at Last to know that you are open to us suggesting a... show more

NOTE THIS IS NOT A SPECIFIC DOG This is a place holder for the volunteers of Loved at Last to know that you are open to us suggesting a dog that might suit your lifestyle as based on the application and any contact that we have had with you. This profile will quickly tell us that you are ok with us making suggestions to you regardless of other pups listed on your application. For now, it will be used for applicants who have the following type of request for a dog (general, no kids, no cats). Be sure to include in your application what type of dog that you are looking to adopt and that when you do see a dog that you would like to be considered for, you are responsible for emailing us at dogs.laldr@gmail.com to add the name of the dog to your application. Thank you for wanting to rescue a dog! Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. show less

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ARCHIE

Male Adult Border Terrier Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) (mixed)

Hello Canada, my name is Archie and I want to thank you for saving my life. I am a 6 year old, brindle coloured male terrier cross of 38... show more

Hello Canada, my name is Archie and I want to thank you for saving my life. I am a 6 year old, brindle coloured male terrier cross of 38lb, and until now I was living the terrifying life of a dog destined for human consumption. I was on a dog meat farm in South Korea. I am alive today because of the wonderful work done by the Humane Society International/Canada. They rescue dogs like me, close down the farms and try to provide education and resources for the 'farmer' to turn to humane sources of income. As you can imagine, I have not survived such an ordeal unscathed. Recovering from the terror of my time on a meat farm will require patience and understanding from my future adopters. I had not ever known that the human hand was capable of gentleness until I came here, but I am starting now to see that there is a different kind of human in the world; one who shows compassion for creatures like me. Due to a spinal injury in my years in Korea, I have a slightly ungainly walk and I drag my back feet a little. Fortunately, my gait is something I am quite used to and I am not in any discomfort, so please don't let that concern you. In fact, in my foster home I have learned the joys of running around and playing with the resident dog. It's such a new and wonderful experience for me to do anything just for the fun of it. It would be really good for me if my future home included another relaxed, non-threatening dog who could help mentor me in the doggy ways of the world. I will miss my foster-brother, for sure. One of my lingering fears, due to my years of confinement, is being crated or shut in small spaces, so I really need to be free to roam around the house and yard. And because anything resembling a rope is still very frightening to me, I can not be leashed and taken on walks like other dogs. I will need to find a home with a fenced back yard so I can safely go outside. Here at my foster home I spend much of my time in the yard where I feel most comfortable. It took me a long time to choose to come inside, but now I will spend the night there and I am beginning to feel safe. My foster mom is very patient and gentle with me and I trust her enough to let her scratch my head and back, but it took me a while to get to that point and that may be the most touching I will ever tolerate. I guess I may never completely heal from my trauma and be the kind of dog that will roll on my back and let you give me belly rubs and I may always need to stay on anti-anxiety medication. But, if you are compassionate and patient and you care enough to let me find my own version of dog fulfillment, I believe we could bring happiness to each other. I am vaccinated but not yet neutered as going to a vet is still too scary for me. My adoption fee of only $200 CAD is low because I am unneutered. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. HSI/Canada/Archie show less

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ASTRO

Male Young Shepherd (Unknown Type) (mixed)

A male of just over 1 year of age and 40 lbs be me. As a Shepard mix, I stand 25-1/2 in tall. A somewhat shy, yet sweet boy am I. I ha... show more

A male of just over 1 year of age and 40 lbs be me. As a Shepard mix, I stand 25-1/2 in tall. A somewhat shy, yet sweet boy am I. I had been living in a village in the Middle East, where people were teasing me because of my front leg problem. It was so difficult to find food and fight with other dogs just to get a portion to survive. I was becoming weak and getting injured fighting for food to stay alive. My luck changed when I was rescued. I am cared for better at the shelter, though life is still hard. Good news is they plan to operate on my leg in the near future. I am kind with other dogs, even after the life I had. I can be timid toward humans, but I like them a lot. You just have to win my trust. It was not easy having everyone always making fun of and poking at me before. So I guess maybe I am just more on the shy side. I do like to come up for hugs. I am not really too terribly active, so probably a lower activity home would be best. I much prefer just sitting around relaxing. So, if we could just hang around the backyard and soak up the sun being buddies that would be heaven. Or maybe you have a fireplace we can be toasty in front of watching TV. I am not opposed to taking some leisurely walks though. Maybe even going to meet some buddies and kick back at a dog park would be neat. I hope you make the choice to get me to Canada. I have been spayed/neutered, *vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $500.00 CAD, this includes my airfare to Canada. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper, leptospirosis, adenovirus type 1 and para-influenza. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less

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AUGUST. (Pending)

Female Puppy Labrador Retriever Saluki (mixed)

Hi, my name is August and I am a friendly 6 month-old female Indie dog. (I look similar to a Saluki/Retriever mix.) My weight is 28lb an... show more

Hi, my name is August and I am a friendly 6 month-old female Indie dog. (I look similar to a Saluki/Retriever mix.) My weight is 28lb and I am 19” tall. When I was 7 weeks old I was found wandering alone on the streets of New Delhi, skinny, afraid and with multiple wounds on my legs. If I hadn’t been picked up by my rescuers I would surely have been run over on the busy roads. Since then I have been living in a foster home while I wait for you to find me. I can’t stay here much longer, so please send for me soon. I am an outgoing, friendly girl and I enjoy playtime with the other dogs. But I do like to balance that with a good long nap periodically, so if you were to bring me home you would have the best of both worlds; a playful, active pup who can easily settle down when playtime is over. In my foster home there is a 5 year old human and the two of us just love our cuddle time together. I think cuddling with people is one of my greatest pleasures, in fact. I would be so happy if I could find a home with someone who enjoys going for walks or visits to the dog park. I would be just fine sharing you with dogs or kids (I have no idea about cats, never having met them) as long as you and I can have our special cuddle time together too. I am vaccinated, microchipped and will be spayed by the time of my adoption. My adoption fee of $600 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. Dogs from India are vaccinated against rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. show less

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AURORA - Pending

Female Young Pointer Shepherd (Unknown Type) (mixed)

Introducing me... Aurora. Like the brilliant Northern Lights, my personality is dazzling. As a female of just over 3 years age, I weigh... show more

Introducing me... Aurora. Like the brilliant Northern Lights, my personality is dazzling. As a female of just over 3 years age, I weigh 65 lbs and stand 22 1/2 tall. Best guess is that I am perhaps Austrian Pointer & Shepard. Sadly, life is very difficult for dogs in the Middle East. Life is no picnic and we struggle to just survive. The government tore down the shelter where I lived. Thankfully, a rescuer found me and brought me to a safe place. Although it is still a hard life here. Often, there is not as much food as we need and the rescuers are so busy and so few, that they haven't the time to devote the attention we would like. I do have doggie friends here to visit with though, so that helps to lessen the loneliness of not having my own family a little. I am a quiet and gentle dog with nice manners and a good temperament. I display no aggressions with food or anything. I like other dogs of all sizes. I know if you were to bring me to this Ca-na-da I hear about, you will find me to be a real treasure. Given time, I will show you the vast riches I possess. I am a bit shy and timid. If you get too close, too quickly, I can become afraid. But once I know you it is fine. So basically, I am calm and kind, but need time to trust people. My rescuers are currently training me to wear a collar, walk with a leash and learn how to communicate with people, so that I can feel safe around human beings. I would love being in a home that cherishes my uniqueness. There is no need to feel sorry for the fact I am missing a leg. I was born this way, so it is natural and normal for me. I am quite healthy. I can still run around and play. I can probably even go for hikes, although you will have to ensure what my abilities will be for distance and terrain. I am sure in time, we will each learn about the other. If you already have a dog who would enjoy a companion too, I would be just as happy having a friend to hang out with, as I would be getting the love all to myself. Being with a family where I can just snuggle up and get scratches behind my ears would be a dream come true. I am still quite young, just finishing puppyhood, so we will still have many years together. Hoping to be on a plane soon heading to you. I really want to be somewhere I do not have to compete to survive. I have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $500.00, this includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: in order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve and adoption for families with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. ***Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem inthe Middle East. ME/Homa/Shila/Geode/Apricot show less

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AUTUMN - pending

Female Young Spaniels (Small) Maltese (mixed)

Hello there! My name is Autumn and I am a sweet little pup who can’t wait to bring my loving personality into your home. I am only one y... show more

Hello there! My name is Autumn and I am a sweet little pup who can’t wait to bring my loving personality into your home. I am only one year old, and am a perhaps a mix of Spaniel and Maltese. I am a wee girl, weighing in at 15 lbs and 13 inches to my shoulder. I’m hoping you will take one look into my kind and gentle eyes and see that I am the perfect match for you! It is common here in Shanghai to abandon dogs on the streets. As Chinese New Year approaches even more of us will be dumped like this as people travel to their home towns and decide they can't be bothered to make arrangements for pet care. That is what happened to me; just dumped like trash on the city streets! The police picked me up, along with many others and then sent me to the Shanghai Animal Rescue centre. When I arrived I was frightened, dirty and dishevelled, but now the staff here tell me that I am gorgeous. I hope you see me that way too because maybe it will make you want to adopt me. You will have to picture me without this unattractive jacket - I have no idea why they didn't remove it before taking my photo's! I am a friendly pup who gets along well with other dogs. Though I am likely to be a little shy when I first arrive, once I am comfortable I hope to be spending lots of time on your lap. Are you looking for a cuddly, friendly little dog to be your lap-warmer and constant companion? You are? Then what are you waiting for - hit 'adopt' and let's this relationship started. I am spayed, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $550 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. Dogs from China are vaccinated with DHPPi3 plus rabies. show less

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AXL

Male Young Husky Shepherd (Unknown Type) (mixed)

Woowooof. My name is Axl and I am a 10 month old Husky and Shepard cross. A Male pup of currently 44 lbs and 23-1/2 inches tall, I am bo... show more

Woowooof. My name is Axl and I am a 10 month old Husky and Shepard cross. A Male pup of currently 44 lbs and 23-1/2 inches tall, I am both gentle and calm, though still a playful puppy. My rescuers in Lebanon were helping a puppy who had been shot. They were throwing food to him food from afar trying to lure him in, when suddenly they saw me approaching and eating the food! Well, they couldn’t rescue one of us and leave the other, so they ended up rescuing us both. I am very healthy and have one blue eye and one brown eye, as is the case with some husky dogs. I am quite playful and love making new friends. Always befriending the newcomers at the shelter, I guess you could say I am something of an ambassador. I enjoy playing with the other dogs and sometimes I like playing with my toys, as well. Something I really love is cuddling and being petted. Being the sweet pup that I am, I just want to be loved. I am obviously good with other dogs, but also with kids, as you can see in my video. I have never been around a cat though. Could go either way with a husky type, could love and play with them or see them as prey, so best not to chance it, even though I display a very loving nature. I have been spayed/neutered, *vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $600.00 CAD, this includes my airfare to Canada. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper, leptospirosis, adenovirus type 1 and para-influenza. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less

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BELLA - pending

Female Young German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever (mixed)

Hello people, my name is Bella and I am a young female mix of shepherd and labrador with the sweetest brown eyes you ever saw. I need yo... show more

Hello people, my name is Bella and I am a young female mix of shepherd and labrador with the sweetest brown eyes you ever saw. I need your help. You see I am making my people sad and I hate to do that. My humans are my world, but because I just can't seem to stop myself from chasing the resident cats I am stressing out the entire family. I try to be a good girl but I must be hard-wired to go after the cats. My poor mom is about to have another baby and she is at her wits end. I desperately need to find a new home where I can be me and where I make my people happy. I was found with my litter of puppies in a Middle Eastern city when I was a year old and taken to a shelter. Soon afterwards I was lucky enough to come to Canada to be adopted by my current family. They love me and really want to find a good home for me, but none of us can understand why I keep getting overlooked. There are so many positive things about me. I love running on trails and beaches, and dance with excitement when I know a walk is imminent. My favourite foods are chicken and steak. I have excellent manners and love to sit, shake paw, lay down and roll over. I love playing with other dogs, especially the high energy kind! My squishy soccer ball is my favourite toy and I love it when my family fills my kong with treats. I confess that I can still be nervous of strange men at first, but as you can see from the photo, I am able to get over that and will even enjoy having my belly scratched. Once I am attached to my people I am very bonded and I don't like being left alone for too long, so I would love to have a home where someone is able to spend lots of time with me. The best place for me now would be a quieter rural or suburban home, perhaps with another energetic dog. Older children who understand that I can be nervous and that they need to be gentle with me would be great roommates too! I would love to be with people who will take me for hikes or walks on the beach. Leaving here will be sad for all of us, but if I am to have the carefree, tail-wagging kind of life a dog dreams of, it is a necessary step. All I need now, is to find someone who might be willing to offer me that chance. I am spayed, micro-chipped and vaccinated and my adoption fee is $500.00 CAD. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. show less

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BILLIE (pending)

Female Baby Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever (mixed)

Hi there people, I am a newly arrived baby girl named Billie. I am a mix of Pit Bull and Labrador, born here in Mexico on December 13th,... show more

Hi there people, I am a newly arrived baby girl named Billie. I am a mix of Pit Bull and Labrador, born here in Mexico on December 13th, 2018. My mom is the lovely and beautiful Paloma who you will see in the photo's. She gave birth to 9 of us on a construction site in Ajijic and she is taking very good care of us all. Fortunately, we also have some very kind humans looking out for us and making sure we are safe and healthy. They have determined that our best hope for a good life is for us to find homes in Canada and they are hoping to send us there when we are 10 weeks old. If I come to live with you in Canada I hope you will be fun. I think I'm going to enjoy playing and running around and sniffing things. Maybe I will be lucky enough to have a brother or sister dog too. Right now I kind of like having all these other squirming, warm little bodies around me, though sometimes it makes it hard to find momma's teat. Speaking of that, it's time for me to say goodbye and push my way back in there for my next meal. I look forward to meeting you when I am bigger. I am too young to be spayed*, but I will be vaccinated and microchipped by the time of my adoption. My adoption fee of $600 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. *Sterilization is mandatory in order for my adoption to be finalized. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. show less

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BOPEEP - pending

Female Adult Shar Pei Hound (Unknown Type) (mixed)

Greetings world. I am a playful, female, 2 year old Shar Pei mix. With my weight at 55 lbs and a height of 24" I likely have finished mo... show more

Greetings world. I am a playful, female, 2 year old Shar Pei mix. With my weight at 55 lbs and a height of 24" I likely have finished most of my growing, so should remain a medium sized dog. My real name, that I know is Pochik, pronounced Pocheek, but BoPeep is a name I hope you will remember. I was dumped on the streets of Turkey when I was a puppy of 2 months old by some heartless, irresponsible people. Thankfully, I was found by my rescuer when I was 6 months old. Good thing, as I was weak and near the brink of death. I was taken to a private shelter, where I was nursed back to perfect health. I have been living here with my friend, Maisie (also listed here). We are like sisters and we helped support each other through our recovery time. Unfortunately for Maisie and I there are new regulations being imposed on Turkish shelters and now we must find homes or be released back to the streets. How awful that would be, as a dogs of our size are easy targets for those who have no regard for animals. Being somewhat large for apartment living our chances of finding adopters here are limited. I would cross all my paws if I could just to be sure that someone in Canada will read this and want to give me a home there. I am an energetic girl, who loves to play. I am leash trained already and like walking with my sister. I am a very fast learner. I do bark the first time I meet a stranger, but I do not have any aggressiveness and I have no biting habits. I am also good other dogs, children and cats. I love running around playing with the kids in fact. It would be great if I went to a family that had a good sized yard and some children to play with. If my sister Maisie could come with me, that would be icing on the cake. I understand if that is not possible though. Maybe whoever adopts her, we could make playdates to see each other? I definitely need an active family; one who likes to get out and do things, go to dog parks, hiking and such. I also require some sort of a good sized yard to burn off my energy running around and playing with my kids. Please give me a chance to live out the rest of my life in a safe and loving home. If I stay here there is no such future for me and in fact there may be no future at all. I have been spayed vaccinated & micro-chipped and my adoption fee of $550 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. show less

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BOWSER

Male Adult Beagle Blue Heeler (mixed)

Hello, my name is Bowser, and am I glad to be talking to you. I nearly didn't make it, you know; I was on "The List" at the Shanghai cit... show more

Hello, my name is Bowser, and am I glad to be talking to you. I nearly didn't make it, you know; I was on "The List" at the Shanghai city pound. I am a 3 year old male Beagle/Heeler mix of 33lb and 20'" at the shoulders. Things have not been so good for me lately. I was abandoned by my owners and left to wander the streets and try to survive on scraps of food while avoiding the crazy traffic and hostile people. When they loaded me into a van I hoped I might be going somewhere safe. Not so. It was a high-kill pound. But I'll spare you the details. All you need to know is that now I am safe and staying in a large shelter in Shanghai while I pray that someone will adopt me. I must admit that I am still adjusting to this overwhelming environment and you can probably tell by my sad expression that it is all a bit daunting. There are dogs galore, and while I get along with other dogs just fine, it would be so much better if there were just one or two of us in a home. I am the kind of dog that would probably enjoy a couple of half hour walks a day, along with some sniffing around the yard perhaps. But more important to me would be to have a home where I belong and people I could love. Please can you get me out of this place soon? I have been through so much already and I am hoping I haven't used up all my luck. Could you give me my biggest ever lucky break and say you will adopt me? I am neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $500 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. Dogs from China are vaccinated with DHPPi 3 plus rabies. show less

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BRIGITTE - pending

Female Puppy Labrador Retriever (mixed)

Hola! I am Brigitte, a female Lab mix with beautiful brindle markings - check out my paws! Speaking of that, my paws are pretty big so m... show more

Hola! I am Brigitte, a female Lab mix with beautiful brindle markings - check out my paws! Speaking of that, my paws are pretty big so my rescuers are guessing I'll be a medium to large dog. I am about three months old and I currently weigh 11lb. My sister Bardot and I were found running on a busy road in Mexico, so nobody knows what happened to our mom or dad. Someone called a local rescue a few days later because many puppies get hit on that road and they were concerned for our safety. As soon as the rescuers pulled over we came running over with our tails wagging because we are friendly puppies and we love people. Right now we are staying in a shelter, but I am very excited to learn that we will be coming to Canada very soon. I like to watch out for my little sister so when people pick her up at the shelter I will run over and lick her head to make sure she is okay. I'm the more outgoing of the two, and am curious about everything people are doing around me. I love to bounce around and chase a ball that you throw or chew on a stuffie. I also love to be in your lap; but warning - I will give you TONS of kisses if you let me. Since we have been here I have met cats and I think they are cool so I could easily see myself sharing a home with one. And then there's kids - wow, are they ever fun - they seem to enjoy playing with me as much as I like playing with them. I would also be happy sharing your home with another doggy playmate, or I would be fine being your one and only, just so long as you can play with me and we can do fun things together. I'm really the perfect mix: I like to just sit and let you cuddle me, but I also love to play and I get along with everyone. Since I will soon be arriving in Vancouver you won't even have to wait very long to bring me home with you so best get that application filled out right away. I can't wait to meet you! I am spayed, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $600 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. Vaccinations: Dogs from Mexico are vaccinated against rabies, parvo, leptospirosis, distemper, parainfluenza, coronovirus and adenovirus. I'm super sweet and have been around cats at the vet centre. I like them! I've also been around kids at the vet centre and I love to play with them. I will need some help with housetraining as I've been mostly outdoors. show less

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BUMPY (pending)

Male Young Labrador Retriever Saluki (mixed)

Well hello there all you wonderful people. My name is Bumpy and I am so very grateful that you are reading about me. I am a male Indie... show more

Well hello there all you wonderful people. My name is Bumpy and I am so very grateful that you are reading about me. I am a male Indie dog around one year old. Indie dogs are a breed unique to India but we look similar to a large Saluki or a small Retriever. I weigh 44lb and measure 20 inches to my shoulders. You will understand how I came by my name when you take a look at the pictures of my face when I was first rescued. I was suffering from a severe case of mange that covered my face with nasty-looking bumps and scabs. Life is very hard for a stray dog in India and in my malnourised and weakened state I was a prime target for the mites that cause mange. When my rescuer saw me she knew she had to do something to help relieve me of my misery so she tried to catch me. Even though I was skinny and weak I manage to out-run her for about 3 kilometers before she finally cornered me. She threw her jacket over me, scooped me up and took me straight to a shelter. Over the next three months I was given medicated baths and treatment for my skin until it healed. And look at me now! I still have a little scarring on my face, but hey, nobody's perfect and I think it give me a little character, don't you? So now I am living in a foster home with 2 other big dogs and we all get along just fine. (I'm not crazy about little dogs though and I can be dominant toward them.) But I can not stay here for much longer so I am really hoping my rugged good looks and sense of humour will win you over. Just check out Goofy Bumpy in my photo's below and you will know instantly that I am the kind of dog that will make you laugh every day. In case you still need a little persuasion that I'm your guy, let me tell you that I am excellent on leash, crate-trained and house-trained. Impressive huh? My perfect home would be with someone active, who wants a friendly canine sidekick to share their life. How about it folks - are you ready for me? I am certainly ready for you, so just say the word. I am neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $550 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. Vaccinations: Dogs from India are vaccinated against rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. show less

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BUNNY WABBIT - pending

Female Adult German Shepherd Dog Corgi (mixed)

Hello everyone far and wide! My name is Bunny Wabbit. As you can guess I get my name from my big, adorable ears. I am a gentle and lovel... show more

Hello everyone far and wide! My name is Bunny Wabbit. As you can guess I get my name from my big, adorable ears. I am a gentle and lovely 3 year old, female, German Shepherd mixed with a Corgi. My weight is 55 lbs with a height of 23-1/2 in. My ears are not the only thing that makes me special, I am blind in one of my eyes, but do not fear, it does not affect me getting around. When they found me wandering the streets, I was really sad and depressed and my eye was injured. They do not know what happened to my eye, but the streets are not kind to dogs like me. I used to be a proud mom, but one day someone killed all my puppies in front of me. It makes me sad that I could not stop them. Even after I was rescued by some amazing people, I refused to eat as the whole ordeal left me heartbroken. Things changed when a few orphaned puppies needed a new mum. I accepted them and after some time, I remembered again what happiness felt like. Though my heart healed, my eye never did and it left me blind in the one eye. Now I am living in a shelter in the Middle East. In spite of my tragic past, I look to the future and hope one day I can come to Canada and find a family to love me. Enough of the sad stories though, let us talk fun! I love to have a good play, especially with some other dog friends. My caretaker describes me as being very kind to my fellow canines. When it comes to people, I am a bit shy. With some TLC and scratches you will see me come out my shell. I respond well to affection, so you bet I would love to cuddle up with my person and enjoy a nice day in. Oh, did I mention I am also great around kids! My gentle soul knows only how to love. Though I have a big heart, I have never been around cats, so do not know how I would be in a home with them. My ideal home would be one with another dog companion. Having company is always nice, but it is not necessary. A visit to a dog park will work great too. If you have a back yard I would love to play around or just relax in the grass. All that stuff is great, but all I really want is a second chance and a family I can share my love with. I hope one day I get to come to Canada and finally find out the true meaning of family and maybe even discover what toys are all about. I have been spayed/neutered, vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $550.00 CAD, this includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: in order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve and adoption for families with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. ***Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less

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BUSTER BROWN (arrived and adorable - great with kids)

Male Young Bull Terrier

Hello everyone! My name is Buster. I picked the name myself. My foster mom kept trying different names out on me but it wasn't until she... show more

Hello everyone! My name is Buster. I picked the name myself. My foster mom kept trying different names out on me but it wasn't until she got to Buster that I looked up at her as if to say, "well you finally figured out my name!" I am a very sweet one year old male 40 lb Bull Terrier from China. I may be smaller than the average bull terrier but when it comes to my personality I am every bit as big. I recently arrived in Vancouver from Shanghai where I had been brought to a shelter. My life before the shelter isn't know but it is thought I started life in a puppy mill. When I arrived at the shelter I was so happy to be there. An animal shelter in Shanghai is not a great place for a dog to live but it was clearly far better than where I came from. What excited me the most was being around people. I just adore them, especially kids. Perhaps because I wasn't able to enjoy my puppyhood, I behave very much like a puppy now. I love playing and romping and racing around. My favourite things are chasing a ball (which I will bring right back and swap you for another one - I am not quite yet willing to give the ball up unless I am assured there is another one to chase), tug of war and squeaky balls. I am a superb play partner. I am house trained with a dog door, sleep quietly through the night in my crate (with the door open please) and rarely bark. I am a very friendly, outgoing and lovable little guy. There isn't a person I have met that I haven't liked. Dogs and cats get me very excited and I react inappropriately as a result. I chase cats so can't live with them and try so hard to get other dogs to play with me that I jump all over them. This can lead to fights so until I learn my manners about how to behave with other dogs I can't live with one. On walks I will pull and jump up to get to dogs I see so would do best with someone dog-experienced. Despite never having been walked on a leash I am surprisingly well behaved on one. I may pull at bit when we first start out but after a few times of you not allowing us to move forward as long as I am pulling, I get it and begin to walk politely. It is just that my excitement about going for a walk makes me forget my manners. A fenced yard would be great for throwing the ball around which I love but it isn't essential as I just want to be where you are. One thing that is essential to my happiness is a home with peanut butter. I just can’t get enough of it. I will need a couple of good walks a day so an active home would suit me best. But when I am home with you I am relaxed and happy to lie beside you on my bed and chew on a bone or a rubber toy. If you want a dog who will fill your home with joy then you need look no further. I am neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee is $550 CAD. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adoptions Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually show less

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BUTTERBEAN (Pending)

Female Adult Labrador Retriever (mixed)

My name is Butterbean and I adore you all. That is just the kind of girl I am, a total love-bug. It is thought that I am a 2 to 3 year o... show more

My name is Butterbean and I adore you all. That is just the kind of girl I am, a total love-bug. It is thought that I am a 2 to 3 year old lab mix. At 50 lbs and 25 “ at the shoulder I am an ideal medium size girl. I spent my days wandering around the streets of Lake Chapala, Mexico, searching for food and human companionship. There was one particular restaurant that became my favourite place to hang. The owners were kind to me and I enjoyed being around all the people. Over time I gained a reputation as being the 'Ambassador of Hugs and Kisses' because of my affectionate ways. Unfortunately the Health & Safety officials said it was unsanitory to have a dog in the restaurant so I had to leave. Can you believe that? Clearly they had no idea that I was actually improving the health of all that visited by lifting their spirits and gifting them my love. Anyway, it seems that some of my regulars customers knew that I was special and they grouped together to raise enough money to have me spayed, vaccinated and sent for boarding at Ajiiic Dog School. While I have been staying here I have also received basic training so I can now proudly say that I know several obedience commands and I am very good at walking politely on leash. As you can see in the video I also get along fine with big dogs, both male and female, though I admit I am not so good with little dogs and likely would not be good with cats either. So here's the sad fact of my life; the donated funds have just about run out now and my time at this boarding facility is coming to an end. There is nobody here who is able to offer me a home and the only remaing option will be to send me back out onto the streets again. After all that has been done for me, that would be such a terrible shame. I know I will find it so hard to leave here and go back to such a lonely, difficult existence. What I fervently hope for, is that someone out there will read about me here and decide that they want to bring me home. Could that person be you? If you decide to adopt me there's one thing I can guarantee: I will spend the rest of my days loving you. And that is something I do very, very well. I am neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $500 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. show less

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CARAMEL (pending)

Female Young German Shepherd Dog (mixed)

Caramel is a favorite for many people, so come and get me. I am a very smart and gentle girl of about 2 years old. Weighing in at 55 and... show more

Caramel is a favorite for many people, so come and get me. I am a very smart and gentle girl of about 2 years old. Weighing in at 55 and 27-1/2 inches tall, I am a German Shepard mix who will softly come up for attention. I am a survivor of a dog culling by the government here. I had been shot in the leg. My rescuer got me medical help and my leg is fully healed. Our rescuer loves dogs, so had taken in a number of us. Well, a few of my fellow siblings have been adopted out to good families here in the Middle East. There are a few more of us yet that need to find homes. You see, sadly, my human Mama has been informed that she has a terminal cancer and will not be alive too much longer. I am heartbroken of the thought of losing her and of what will become of all of us. It can be scary here for dogs. She asked some other dog loving people to help her find good homes for us. A couple of my friends have been approved for a home in Canada. We are hoping that can happen for the rest of us too. I am a fairly timid and submissive dog, also quite kind and gentle. I am good with children, but is better to be in a house with older children, since I have only been with a few of them. I love attention, but can be a little skittish with big dogs, as they have bullied me for being so gentle. I like little dogs though. Not sure about those things called cats, never seen one. It would be nice to have a place with a yard, as I enjoy being outside. Probably a calm to semi active home would be about right for me. It may take me a little while to settle in before taking walks around the neighborhood. If you had a small dog who could help me with confidence, that would be great. Probably playing games in the yard would be fun or just hanging around while you plant flowers or something. Please ease the mind of this wonderful person who saved us and bring me into your home. I have been spayed/neutered, *vaccinated & micro-chipped. My adoption fee is $550.00 CAD, this includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: in order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve and adoption for families with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper and leptospirosis. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less

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CASPER - (arrived) Amazing leash manners.

Male Adult Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier (mixed)

Are you looking for a calm, happy but active companion? Well, you just found one! My name is Casper because I am as white as a ghost and... show more

Are you looking for a calm, happy but active companion? Well, you just found one! My name is Casper because I am as white as a ghost and full of spirit. I am a handsome young Lab/Pit Bull mix from Bahrain. My weight is 59lb, I measure 24 inches tall and am about a year and a half old. When the people here came to rescue me I was being kept on a rooftop and used as a bait dog by dog-fighting gangs. I guess these cruel men figured I was an easy target for the other dogs because of my albino colouring and lack of eyesight. It is believed I lost my vision because of tick fever. Amazingly, I am a very happy and friendly dog and I have adapted brilliantly to my blindness. I am full of energy and affection and I have a way of bringing a smile to the faces of those around me. Despite my past I get along just fine with other dogs, large and small and tend to be submissive around them. Since coming to live at the Bahrain rescue center I have learned to walk beautifully on the leash; in fact to watch my confident walk you would never know there is anything unusual about me. Nearly every morning I go for a run with one of the care-givers here and now I know the route so well I even lead the way. Even a dog with 100% vision might not be as fearless as I am in the great outdoors. Lucky me - I have now come to Canada and I am being fostered near Vancouver. It is really cool here; there are dogs and cats and horses and I have enjoyed meeting all of them. My foster mom is really pleased with me and seems to enjoy having me hang out with her around the place. She says I have the most wonderful temperament and I am quiet, calm and happy. She is amazed at my leash walking manners: "you could use a piece of ribbon and your pinky finger to walk Casper" is what she actually said! And she also mentioned that I am naturally submissive and just great with other dogs. She will be able to tell you all about me if you are interested in learning more. By the way, you will notice that I had to have one eye removed because it was causing me discomfort. I feel much better now. I would love to live with an active family who enjoy going for long walks and would invest lots of time playing and cuddling with me. If you have another dog in the home, that would be cool with me - they could probably help show me around and introduce me to the new routines of my life. And because I love everybody I meet I would be a fun companion for older kids too! My quiet, gentle demeanor means I would also be a good fit if you want to take me to work with you. Please apply to adopt me so we can start sharing a wonderful, happy lifetime together. I am neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and my adoption fee of $350 CAD includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca Disclaimer: In order to protect both dogs and children, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog, or has been satisfied by the international rescue of the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve a family for adoption. Specifically, we will not approve a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve an adoption to a family with children age 12 or younger, but will consider each application individually. show less

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CEDAR (pending)

Male Young German Shepherd Dog

Hi - my name is Cedar and I am a handsome male German Shepherd. The people who rescued me here in Mexico say that I am the strong but si... show more

Hi - my name is Cedar and I am a handsome male German Shepherd. The people who rescued me here in Mexico say that I am the strong but silent type. I am around 1 and a half years old. I weigh about 49lbs and am 24” high. My rescuers believe that I was dumped by someone who used to care for me. Now, I am thinner than I should be, but since I was rescued and come to live in a foster home, I’ve been gaining some weight. When I was on the street I didn’t really know how to find food, so I got pretty skinny. I have some great qualities that might entice you to adopt me. I very rarely bark; that’s a pretty good thing in a dog, I do believe. And I just love to be close to you and sit on your feet. It gives me comfort to know that you are right there and not leaving me. Another great thing is that I get along really well with other dogs! My perfect home would be with a family who has lots of time to play with me, to take me for drives and to give me lots of fun exercise. I’m not picky, though - you don’t have to be a family - a single person would be wonderful too. It would be great to have a fenced yard so that I can roam and play with my people, but as long as you take me out for regular exercise I will be happy. I would enjoy going for long walks, playing in the park, pretty much everything we rescue dogs dream of. If you have another dog that would be great, but I’m also happy to be your one and only. I dream of one day having a life like my good friend who went to live in a place called Vancouver Island. He says one of his most favourite things to do is bite the sea foam on the beach. It would be awesome if I got to try that too! The most important thing in my life though, even more than a chance to bite sea foam, is to find someone to love me. Are you out there? Could it be you? I am neutered, vaccinated* and microchipped and my adoption fee is $550.00 which includes my airfare to Canada. Please review our adoption guidelines at http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca. Disclaimer: in order to keep both dogs and children safe, the Board of Directors has decided that unless a representative of LALDR has personally met the dog or has been satisfied by the international rescue about the dogs' ability to live with children, we will not approve an adoption to a family with children age 8 or younger. We are hesitant to approve and adoption for families with children under the age of 12, but will consider each application individually. *Vaccinations: Dogs from Mexico are vaccinated against rabies, parvo, leptospirosis, distemper, parainfluenza, coronovirus, adenovirus. show less

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Female Young Labrador Retriever Saluki (mixed)

Bubbly like my name, Champagne, I will tickle your nose. I am a little over 1 year old, female, Saluki and Lab mix. My weight is about 5... show more

Bubbly like my name, Champagne, I will tickle your nose. I am a little over 1 year old, female, Saluki and Lab mix. My weight is about 55 lbs and I am 28" tall. Turmoil in my short life means I need a permanent home of my own. I am playful with lots of energy, just as most puppies. When I was a wee puppy, I was found in the snow in a big city in the Middle East. The compassionate person who discovered me took me to her apartment and cared for me for the next 6 months until the building manager told her she could not keep me there. So then I was taken to an animal shelter. Because I had lived in a home, I was particularly unhappy at the shelter. This drew the attention of a rescue organization from Toronto. I was put on a plane and spent many hours traveling to get there. The person adopting me must have expected something other than a bewildered puppy (they thought I would be house trained and know how to sit and stay the minute I stepped out of my travel-crate.) So, within two hours, I was returned to the rescue organization. My streak of bad luck continued when they adopted me out to someone who beat me. Thankfully, that string of hardship ended when I was removed from that home and brought to Vancouver. I have been placed in a loving foster home arranged by Loved At Last Dog Rescue. Moving all over the place caused confusion and uncertainty. Now that I have stability and routine in my foster home, I am not so nervous, my reactivity has diminished to rarely now. I am also great with other dogs too, love them even, if given proper introduction. My foster mama says I am cute and sweet. Also, that I am a good alert dog, as I will bark at some noises and if someone passes by her apartment, but I respond quite well to No and Good Girl. My foster states I am very obedient, though I am still scared of most everything. I just need more training, patience and lots of love. My biggest fear is men outside of home. I will growl, bark or even jump on them, often I just back away. I just need more introductory socialization with them. But women and kids, I do very well. Playing with a ball is the ultimate fun. I do need to be taken out multiple times for potty yet. I think it is still because I am nervous. Once I adjust to a routine, calm home, I think I will gain confidence and this will more under control. I don't really eat a lot, so my foster has been making most of my food, along with treats. Maybe I just haven't found the kibble I like yet. Ideally, a low to moderately active, but mellower home without a lot of intensity would be best, but I am learning to adapt better to more environments. I walk good on leash, no pulling and do some off leash too. I am not aggressive with strangers on the trail (though my nervous growl can scare people into thinking so.) Other things to know about me... I am quite comfortable in my crate and am indifferent to cats, so I can easily live with them. I was a bit stiff to rise some mornings, if I have had a big day, but my foster said I seem to be fine now. More than anything, I just want to find my family. Those who will love me and guide me to be the best dog I can be. Will you be the one making that champagne toast for bringing a new, adorable girl into your home? I am vaccinated*, microchipped and spayed and my adoption fee is $500 CAD. Disclaimer: It is important for all applicants to visit our website, http://www.lovedatlastdogrescue.ca/adopting/ 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. *Vaccinations: Dogs from the Middle East are vaccinated for rabies, parvo, distemper, leptospirosis, adenovirus type 1 and para-influenza. They are not given bordatella as that has not been a problem the Middle East. show less