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 12-30-22 Growing consumer prices are spilling over to everything and everyone. This is causing dog ownership to be part of a list of choices people have to make in order for their survival. Dog owners have no rescue to help them with their obligations and they are forced to making a very difficult decision–they cannot afford to keep their dog.

Rescues are a resource for dog owners, they love their animals and hope that the rescues can find a loving home for their dog. Consequently, rescues deal with a huge amount of dogs that need to be rescued and deciding what dog to take into rescue is very challenging. Unfortunately, Lauralee’s owners had to make that difficult decision and she needs to be rehomed.

Laurelei is 11 pounds and she is more of a leader. She is always up front checking things out for herself. She has a take charge kind of personality but in a cute way. She is the one who always wants to be first in line and the first the see what is going on. But she is an adorable charming and loveable girl.

Laurelei is a very social and sweet-tempered with other dogs. She will run around and play all day. She would enjoy an active home as well as other dogs to play with. She does not have an aggressive bone in her body. She enjoys exploring and has and outgoing fun personality. She can be super sweet, funny and charming.

Laurelei is a female Schnauzer mix and was born in 2017. She is fixed and fully vaccinated. She is with a foster in Louisiana and has just been turned into rescue. She will need time to adjust to her new foster home and her foster family and her foster will need to assess her personality for some of the following reasons:

Dog behavior sometimes change when dogs move into a new place. The can:

  • Pick up and reflect their humans behavior
  • Adjust to a new space and routine.
  • Smell everything, the dog’s noses are how they will become familiar with the new place and feel at home.

Our foster is helping her by

  • Keeping her on a routine
  • Providing some items with scents that she is are already familiar with her previous home, for example: an old t-shirt
  • Making sure she spends extra time with her so she can feel safe and secure.

The most important thing is to be patient as she we adjusts and to keep loving her. In fact, she will get extra loving. We will keep the website updated as we get to know her better.

Due to the fact that she is a Schnauzer, the following is some information about the breed.

Schnauzers are lively, friendly dogs which are alert, intelligent and reliable. They are typically good with children as they are tolerant and enjoy playing with them, and are often protective of their families and will not hesitate to bark if they feel there is a threat. They are not prone to separation anxiety.

Schnauzers need a fair amount of exercise. They need walks and playtime and sometimes exercise themselves! Being family-oriented, they would prefer to be with their family rather than isolated in a kennel or in the backyard.

The Schnauzer is a smart looking little dog. They has an outgoing, friendly personality, a portable size, and sporty good looks. The general impression of the schnauzer is a compact, square-built dog, sturdy and alert, with a stiff wiry coat and bristling eyebrows and beard. Physically, different types of Schnauzer are very similar, the main difference between the breeds is their variation in size, and height at the withers:

Schnauzers combines unusual intelligence and reliability with a high-spirited temperament. Their devotion and bravery together with their intelligence creates them to be watchful, courageous, easily trained, and loyal to family. Their high level of intelligence can be a blessing or a curse in disguise. They can use that intelligence to figure out clever ways to think they have a better way to do things.

Traits associated with the name Laurelei:
Laurelei has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it’s easy for dogs to recognize. Lola is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Is Laurelei a good dog name?
Lola has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it’s easy for dogs to recognize. Lola is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity

  • Laurelei ranks #32 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Laurelei ranks #6 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Laurelei ranks #48 in the Los Angeles Times ‘Top Dogs’.

Laurelei is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Laurelei outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Laurelei:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Boxer

Laurelei is looking for her forever home and humans that will love her like a member of the family. An ideal home for her would be one where there was another dog to play, romp with and share her days, although it’s not required or mandatory if it is an active family or someone understands how to exercise a dog.

Laurelei is one of those little dogs that works her way into your heart and will be there forever.
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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
Michael.Cahill@mass.gov
617-626-1794

Cabral, Patricia
Shelter and Rescue Coordinator, Animal Health
Patricia.Cabral@mass.gov
617-626-1786

Here is a link to the list of approved rescues
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/approved-shelter-and-rescue-organizations

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
Marisa.Coates@dem.ri.gov
http://www.dem.ri.gov/

List of Rhode registered rescues:
http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/agriculture/documents/rscshltrcr.pdf

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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