Our vet has recommended that all dogs under 6 months not to spay or neuter the pups because they are too young and their bodies are not fully developed.  Adoption donation includes transport and all vaccinations, except for the Lyme—therefore, the dogs will not need to get any vaccinations for the first

ADOPTED ON 05-22-21 We have a wonderful girl named Daphne from a litter of adorable puppies to introduce to you! She is a beautiful combination of Labrador mixed with a little something that gave her those cute little white markings on her silky coat. She is 6 months old and about 40 pounds, and is ready to begin her journey up north to find her forever home!

Daphne, her brother, and two sisters were born to a sweet mama dog who, unfortunately, was not spayed in a timely manner. Luckily, she had a loving owner who is taking responsibility now. Mama has been spayed, and she reached out to a rescue group for help with finding the pups good homes. All too often, puppies are dropped off and abandoned on back roads because of an unwanted litter. Many people just don’t value these babies and don’t care what happens to them or the mother.  However, in this case, we have happy, healthy puppies!

When choosing a breed of dog for your family it is wise to do some research so that it is the perfect fit for everyone, including the new pup. The sweet-faced, lovable Labrador Retriever is America’s most popular dog breed. Labs are famously friendly, outgoing, and high-spirited companions who have more than enough affection to go around for a family looking for a medium-to-large dog. They are companionable housemates who bond with the whole family, and they socialize well with neighbor dogs and humans alike. But don’t mistake his easy going personality for low energy: The Lab is an enthusiastic athlete that requires lots of exercise, like swimming and marathon games of fetch, to keep physically and mentally fit.

Daphne is just a delight. She loves to play with her siblings all day long, she loves everyone she meets, and she is such a love bug, enjoying as many hugs and snuggles as she can get. Because she is a puppy, Daphne would be a great addition to most households. She would do just fine with children and other dogs, however, we always strongly recommend that dogs and children are never left unsupervised in new situations. If you are looking to add a new member to your family, consider giving this sweet girl her new forever home. She will surely bring you years of love and happiness!

Massachusetts Contacts

If you are from Massachusetts, we do not adopt to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption.  

Please contact Patricia Cabral or Mike Cahill for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt 

Cahill, Mike
Director, Animal Health

Cabral, Patricia
Shelter and Rescue Coordinator, Animal Health

Here is a link to the list of approved rescues

Rhode Island

If you are from Rhode Island, we do not adopt RI residents due to laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption.

All Dog and Cat rescues operating** in the state of Rhode Island are required to register with the Department of Environmental Management and to comply with Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation of Animals.This includes Rescues based outside of RI that are adopting/fostering dogs into or within Rhode Island

Please contact Marisa Coates for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt 

Marisa L. Coates
Veterinary Paramedic
Division of Agriculture
Animal Health Section
401-222-2781 x4515

List of Rhode registered rescues:

We go the extra mile for every dog and do whatever it takes to make sure that that dog finds happiness, we give 100% and more. It is what we enjoy doing and helps us wake up in the morning; we know that the dog is thankful we rescued them and thankful for their life. Finally, they will be forever remembered by our families that adopted them because they really rescued them.

See more “About the Breed”
At End of The Bio Below

This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794 for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt 

ALL interested adopters MUST complete an application; agree to a vet reference check, phone interview and home visit. ALL family members MUST be in attendance for home visits – no exceptions. This helps us get to know everyone in the family so that we can help find the right dog for you 

Disclaimer: Please note that the breeds posted on our dogs’ biographies are our best guess based on years of working with rescue dogs. Adopters who need to know the exact breed or mix of breeds of a particular dog must have the dog’s DNA tested at their own expense.


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