MEET KODA: *Warning, Graphic Photo*  – Koda, a 2.5 year old male yellow lab mix. Koda clearly hasn’t had the best life so far. He was found by a good samaritan with a gruesome injury to his neck, apparently from an ingrown chain or wire. The nice person who found him brought him to the shelter, where he was immediately taken to a vet to be treated. LFS was contacted to help, and now Koda is safe, but his journey is not yet over. Over the next few weeks, Koda will continue treatment to heal his neck. While he remains in great spirits and is the sweetest boy, it may take several weeks for him to heal, and he will likely be left with a scar from his ordeal. If you’d like to donate to Koda’s cause and help us get him better, please go to https://labradorfriends.com/donate-2/

We will update with Koda’s journey as we can. He’s already starting to heal and doing great so far. Once he’s all better and given the all clear by his vet, he’ll be ready to find his forever home.

Koda Update 05/30/19: Koda is doing amazing! His neck would is healing just as we would want. He will have a scar, but when his hair grows back it shouldn’t be too noticeable. He has a lot of energy and doesn’t know any commands that we can tell. He has a very goofy personality. He loves playing with other dogs but doesn’t know what toys are yet. 


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4 comments on “Koda”

  1. Jim Cartner Reply

    Koda is a look a like for my Judge . I adopted Judge from Charleston lab adoption…I think they closed or merger with lowcountry lab. He came for the Greenville area. 10 years ago, and I love him dearly. Definitely interested in adopting Koda

  2. Robert Barker Reply

    My wife and I are very interested in adopting Koda. We do not have a fenced in yard as we feel it is an injustice to the dog because it would not get the exercise it requires. It is far to easy too let a dog out to do it’s business. We believe if the dog gets wet when raining so should we. We adopted a Lab from Georgia Lab Rescue in July 2005 and unfortunately Scruffy (renamed Shelby) passed away this past March at the age of 15.

    • Jenny Joyce Reply


      He is a good boy with some good energy. I’m very sad to hear about Scruffy, I remember you guys. That was a very long time ago. Wow 15 years old that is awesome.
      Can you send me pictures and a write up for our rainbow bridge, please send to my email labfriendpres@gmail.com

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