MEET DARRELL!! This good boy is about 4 years old and a new addition to LFS! Darrell was found as a stray and time was running out for him at the shelter, so LFS stepped in to give him a second chance. He is a super sweet, loving boy and will gladly roll over for a belly rub. Darrell seems to do well with other dogs and made friends with Maria (also adoptable) in no time. We’re still learning about Darrell and his personality, so check back soon for updates!
Sadly Darrell is heartworm positive, but he is starting treatment and will be heartworm free in no time! We recently took in quite a few heartworm positive dogs, and unfortunately treatment is pretty costly, so if you could please find it in your heart to donate to Darrell’s care, head on over to https://www.labradorfriends.com/donate-2/ to make a contribution. We are very thankful for any and all donations we get, no matter how big or small!!
Darrell will need a foster home where he can relax until he’s adopted. If you can foster Darrell, go to https://www.labradorfriends.com/foster-2/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re already an approved foster.
Foster Update 06/16: Darrell has been doing great in our home. He has come out of his shell so much since the day we brought him home. He is the sweetest boy and will take all of the attention he can get but he is not much of a cuddler and he will sleep all day if you let him. Darrell had a few accidents in the house in the first few days we brought him home but hasn’t had one since! He isn’t to sure about big sets of stairs but is comfortable with just a few steps. Darrell walks well on a lease and is ok off lease but he does get the urge to go exploring. He is comfortable around most dogs but can get a little cranky when he gets face to face with some males. Darrell is a grazer when it come to food so feeding time comes easy. He is not too fond of car rides so getting him on a car is a little difficult but is understandable considering is past but he does well once he gets in. He is a very low maintenance dog and would work form any family with older kids because he does get skittish around fast movements although that could change with time as he gets more comfortable. Over all Darrell is a fantastic dog and he can’t wait to find his forever home.
Update 05/30: Darrell is doing great! He just finished his last heartworm treatment. He loves belly rubs and will sit in your lap for hours. He plays well with all dogs. We aren’t sure how he is with cats yet. Everyone who meets him loves his eyes-they look sad, but he is the happiest boy ever!
DARRELL UPDATE!! This sweet sweet boy hasn’t been in the greatest spirits lately. Unfortunately a foster for him fell through, so he’s had to stay in boarding, where Darrell started to shut down. We couldn’t stand to see him so sad anymore, so we moved Darrell to another facility where he can at least get doggy daycare and spend some more time outside and out of a kennel. Darrell immediately perked up when he saw new people and other dogs. While doggy daycare will be a good temporary solution for Darrell to feel better, it isn’t the same as getting out of boarding and into a home. Please consider fostering this lovely dog. He deserves a comfy place to rest until he finds his forever home!