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Zak Labrador Retriever New Canaan, CT
- Brown / Chocolate
- Coat length
- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
- Good in a home with
- Other dogs, children.
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Zak came to our rescue after finding himself in the Mobile City Shelter in AL. We wish we knew his story because this boy appears to have been well cared for. He was previously neutered and is heartworm negative. Zak is even a little chunky, which is not something we see with most stray dogs.
Zak is estimated to be about 5 years old and certainly looks like a purebred Chocolate Lab. He is so handsome with his deep cocoa colored coat and the white blaze on his chest! He looks like he is all decked out and ready for a special occasion. And we know just what that occasion will be - going to his forever home!!
Zak gets along nicely with other dogs but he has no known history with cats. We imagine he would enjoy playing with some older children but his exuberance might be too much for little tykes. He is active and would do well with a physically fenced yard and an adopter who can take him on walks or for jogs. Zak is a really nice dog who will be a wonderful companion for a very lucky someone!
Zak was previously neutered, is heartworm negative, and has been brought up-to-date on vaccinations and micro-chipped. For the first year of adoption, he must be given the brand name Heartgard for his heartworm preventative. He will be coming north to be directly adopted on 3/06/2021.
Zak has an Adoption Pending and will be going home soon. He hopes you will consider one of our other wonderful dogs in need. Thank you!
Rescued dogs come with a range of needs - from behavioral to emotional to medical. When approved applicants adopt such dogs, they agree to continue the rehabilitation we have begun.
If not yet approved for adoption, please visit our website to learn more and to submit an online application: http://sunshinegoldenrescue.com/adoption-info1.html
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ABOUT OUR RESCUE
Before being approved to adopt, all potential adopters will be required to complete our online application and participate in our pre-adoption review process. The process includes the completion of an online application, a reference from the applicants' vet, a phone interview, and a visit to the applicants' home. The application process helps us determine what type of Golden would be best suited for the applicants' life style. In some cases, the specific dog you are interested in may have found a home before this process is complete or further assessment may indicate that this dog is not the right match for your family. We are frequently getting new Goldens in need of a home, so we encourage you to apply and complete the application process so that when the right dog comes along you will be ready.
The information provided on each dog is based on the observations of our vets, volunteers, fosters, and when available, trainers. While we do our best to report any and all issues, SGRR does not make any guarantees as to the health or temperament of any dog. Dogs evolve differently in different environments and we cannot predict with any certainty how the dog you adopt will behave and adapt in your home.
SGRR ADOPTION FEES - Effective May 1, 2020 (subject to change)
$750 Puppy - up to 6 months
$650 Young 6 months - 6 years
$550 Senior 7 - 9 years
$450 Senior 10 years and older
$550 Young Special Needs
$400 Senior 7+ Special Needs
$1000 Young Bonded Pair
$900 Senior 7+ Bonded Pair
A contract is signed on the day of adoption. Under the terms of the contract, all adopters are required to bring their SGRR dog to a vet within 7 business days. All dogs receive basic veterinary care prior to adoption. However, if an adopter's vet identifies an illness that an adopter is not willing to treat, then the dog may be returned and a full refund would be provided.
Most of our dogs are fostered in private homes. We do not have a facility to visit. We are committed to our dogs before, during, and after adoption! To this end, the rescue retains an interest in each dog and our dogs can never be surrendered, re-homed, or sold. Should an adopter no longer be able to keep their SGRR dog, SGRR must be notified so that we can take the dog back into rescue and place it into another home. We reserve the right to remove a dog at any time should we find the adopter is no longer providing proper care. Adopters agree to follow up visits as needed.
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Please visit our website at: http://sunshinegoldenrescue.com to learn more about our rescue and to make a Donation to support Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue.
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