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DUKE-LOCAL!! with video 1

DUKE-LOCAL!! with video

  • Dog
  • Labrador Retriever & Golden Retriever Mix
  • Labrador Retriever & Golden Retriever Mix
  • Colchester, CT
  • Adult
  • Male
  • Large
  • Black , White / Cream
Colchester, CT


Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Prefers a home without
Cats, children.

Meet DUKE-LOCAL!! with video

Adoption Coordinator: kellypawsnewengland@hotmail.com
Donation: $150

Duke is fostering at John Gagnon's Pet Resort in Colchester CT and comes with instructions!! :)

He's a great dog who LOVES LOVES other dogs, plays well in all the play groups and can go like the wind, even with 3 legs!!! Kids....not so much. He's nervous around them and clearly does not consider them favorite playmates so a home that has children or has them coming to visit, even sporadically, is not a good match for this boy. If you have a home where he will have a dog friend(s), this would be ideal as it may help him overcome his initial shyness - his trainer at the resort says once he warms up to an adult, he's fabulous, just takes him a bit.

Prior BIO:

Meet handsome Duke! Poor Duke had a tough start to life. One of our PAWS volunteers saw him running along the road and she could not catch him. He disappeared for a few weeks and when he resurfaced, our volunteer noticed he was limping. Poor Duke had been shot, and his left hind leg had been splintered. Duke's hind leg was amputated on 3/22/11 and he has recovered well. Duke made a friend at the vet clinic, and his new friend taught him to sit. She said it took her 20 minutes to teach him this! Duke is very smart, loving and obedient.

Duke is a bit shy at first and then warms up quickly. He is a gentle guy who is highly food motivated. You would never know he has three legs. He needs a special family that will love him for who he is despite his disability. Duke is a medium to large sized dog-he is about 60 lbs and is from 1-3 years old. He is neutered and up to date on shots.

Interested in adopting this wonderful dog? Please visit our website and complete an online adoption application.

The adoption donation covers all pre-adoption vet costs (general health exam, vaccinations, heartworm testing/treatment when necessary)

PAWS of New England is not shelter but a rescue and thus is not funded by any city or state organization - we rely solely on the donations of our adopters to help defray the costs associated with saving these precious lives.

We are often asked, ""Why would you charge ""so much"" for a rescue pet? Why not just place it in a good home?" ..... The answer is because we need adopters who are willing to support ALL rescue pets, not just the dog they adopt. A young, healthy dog might cost us $150-400 in discounted vet care, and many people will want to adopt it; an older dog with health issues can easily cost $500-1500 in veterinary expenses, and it may require months of foster care for rehabilitation yet we can only ask a minimal adoption fee, and it may be a long time until anyone comes forward to adopt him/her. Fees from the younger, more adoptable dogs help offset the cost of caring for the others.

Most of our dogs have a sad story to tell, and some have suffered through years of neglect or abuse. We hope that you too are willing to give an opportunity for a better life to ALL of our dogs by supporting them through adoption donations. Without these funds, our rescue efforts would not be possible.

ALL KNOWN INFORMATION IS LISTED HERE. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

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DUKE-LOCAL!! with video

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  • Labrador Retriever
  • Adult
  • Male