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ADOPTED ON 08-21-15 – Jojo is very smart and curious about the world, like a new baby discovering colors; he has the cutest little cropped tail that moves a mile a minute when you hug him. He is a sill a puppy and needs supervision; he is a male 8 month old chocolate lab / Australian shepherd mix. He weighs approximately 40lbs and is neutered and up to date on all vaccinations. He was a bit unsure after his long ride north from the south, but after a few days he came right out of his shell.

JoJo is active and loves to play with the other young dogs in his foster home. He also enjoys watching squirrels and chipmunks jump from tree to tree in his yard. He is excellent in the crate which he both eats and sleeps in. He will often go in the crate on his own when he needs a little down time.

JoJo is a young dog and his foster mom is working on jumping and leash walking, but he is a very sweet dog and aims to please. He is excellent in the car and he was picked up in CT from his long from the south, he slept on the transport volunteer’s pocketbook on the way to his northern foster home. He is fully housetrained and his behavior with cats is unknown.

JoJo would be a great with an active family and hiking partner and his little stub of a tail wags a mile a minute when you talk to him. He would love another dog to play with in his new home. If you have the perfect spot in your yard for him to pass his days watching squirrels and chipmunks, then this is the dog for you!


ABOUT THE BREED

Lab are people-oriented dogs, always ready for a jog around the neighborhood, a strenuous hike or an endless game of fetch. Labs are reliable, willing and patient. They love nothing more than activity and attention.

 Pet Compatibility

If a Lab has had plenty of exposure to other dogs, cats, and small animals, and has been trained, he’ll be friendly with other pets, too. They get along well with other dogs and can easily adapt to live with other small pets.

Children

Not only loves kids, he enjoys the commotion they bring with them. He’ll happily attend a child’s birthday party, and even willingly wear a party hat. Like all dogs, however, he needs to be trained how to act around kids — and kids need to be taught how to act around the dog. As with every breed, you should always teach children how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children to prevent any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party. No dog, no matter how friendly, should ever be left unsupervised with a child.

Temperament

The Lab is a wonderful family dog that gets along with all members both big and small, rarely are they aggressive. They are very loving and affectionate and are eagerly playful. Labs have a very positive temperament and get along with most strangers.

Personality

Lab loves to run, swim, and play with children and adults alike. They are extremely loyal to their owners, hard-working and are generally good-natured, originally a type of gun dog. Labs are extremely versatile and have been put to use in the following roles: hunting, guide dog for the blind, police k9, search and rescue, drug sniffing, retrieving, as well as tricks and competitive obedience.

WHAT  THE ADOPTION FEE PAYS FOR 

Worm Puppies Every 2 Weeks Till 12 WeeksWorm Every Month Till Six MonthsPregnant & nursing momma’s wormed moreAfter That Dogs should be wormed every three months
1ST DHPPGiardia Snap TestBloodTestsOffice Visit Fee – at least five Visits
2ND DHPPHeart Worm Snap TestAntibioticsHealth Certificate
3RD DHPPParvo Snap TestEar & Eye MedicationSkin Scraping
BordetallaFecal TestFlea & Tick MedicationTransport
RabiesEar TestX-RaysSpay / Neuter
Kennel Cough BoosterEye TestDewormerCollars
LeptospirosisCorona BoosterHW PillsHead Cones

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  • Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs
  • Always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children to prevent any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party.
  • Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog, no matter how friendly, should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
  • Children need to be taught how to how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs and young children.
  • No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child because often-young children don’t understand that a cute little dog, or any dog, might not want “love and kisses.”
  • Never let young children pick up a puppy or small dog. Instead, make them sit on the floor with the dog in their lap. Pay attention to the dog’s body language, and put him safely in his crate if he appears to be unhappy or uncomfortable with the child’s attention.
  • Always teach children how to approach and touch dogs, and always supervise any interactions between dogs.
  • Teach your child never to approach any dog while he’s eating or sleeping or to try to take the dog’s food away. No dog should ever be left unsupervised with a child.
  • Be prepared dogs will protect themselves
  • Most important, it is your responsibility to make sure that your children and the dog are supervised at all times and safe. You cannot leave it up to the dog, the dog is an animal and will behave like an animal. They rely on us to guide and protect them, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • THIS IS YOUR JOB, NOT THE DOG

 

 

DISCLAIMER: THE BREED POSTED ON OUR DOGS’ BIOGRAPHIES ARE OUR BEST GUESS BASED ON SEVERAL YEARS OF DOG RESCUE. ADOPTERS WHO NEED TO KNOW THE EXACT BREED OF A PARTICULAR DOG MUST HAVE THE DOG TESTED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE.

Application instructions: click the link below to apply for adoption of this dog.

Age8 Months
Life Average12-14 Years
SexMale
Weight41-50lbs
LocationTerryville CT
BreedChocolate Lab / Australian Shepherd/
Purebred
AlteredYes
FeeAll Shots + Transport - 450
UTDYes
RDV#RDV548
DogsYes
CatsUnknown
ChildrenAll Ages
HouseYes
EnergyMedium
FenceHelpful
CrateYes
LeashLearning
CarYes
PersonalityJoJo is active and loves to play with the other young dogs
OrganizationRescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.
NameKris
Phone860.940.3350
LocationPreston, CT
Emailrescuedogvillage@yahoo.com
FacebookRescue Dog Village Guardian, Inc.

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Lab Quick Facts

  • weight:55 – 75 pounds
  • height:21 – 24 inches
  • life expectancy 12 – 14 years

Ideal Human Companions

  • Runners and bicyclists
  • Campers and hikers
  • Outdoor sportspeople
  • Families

Trademark Traits

  • Broad, clean-cut head
  • Pendant (hanging) ears
  • Short, thick, weather-proof coat
  • Otter-like tail
  • Fun-loving and free-spirited
  • Easygoing pal
  • Mellow and gentle
  • Patient with children

Trademark Traits

  • Black
  • Yellow
  • Silver
  • Chocolate

Click the expand button in the lower right corner of each video to view full-screen. See Cesar Millan’s tips on dog behavior.


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  1. Introducing Your Dog to a New Home
  2. Cesar’s House Rules
  3. How to introduce your dog to new people

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