Lab Lovers Rescue is a Rochester, NY based, not-for-profit organization with 501 (c)(3) status. We are registered with NYS DAM #138 and comply with all laws. The mission of Lab Lovers Rescue is to help Labrador Retrievers and strong Lab mixes of good temperament find forever homes. We operate with 100% volunteers who hold many different jobs in "real" life. Many of us have experience with other rescue groups and have chosen to support Labrador Retrievers - the most popular breed in the United States.
NOTE: WE ONLY ADOPT WITHIN 40 MILES OF ROCHESTER, NY
**We have ZERO control how Petfinder promotes the pets via their platform & that our dogs show up in searches by people outside of our area.**
We do not discuss our dogs with those that have not bothered to submit an application. Sorry, but we're 100% volunteer operated and commit our time to those that are serious enough to submit an application.
We have NO physical location. All dogs are housed in private foster homes.
Our process requires pre-approval, involving a home visit, vet reference (where applicable), and reference checks. We also conduct a home-visit three months post-adoption.
Lab Lovers Rescue also require that within three months of having adopted your new addition that at least one full round/session of group classes of obedience (minimum 5 weeks) must be completed; proof (registration + completion) must be submitted and with having your signature on the adoption application/contract you will be in a legal breach of your contract should this not be done. The dog involved will have to be returned promptly & safely to the Rescue at your own expense.
Dogs will be adopted based on the best fit for the dog (with, of course, the agreement of the adopter). Dogs will not be adopted until the right home is available.