Labradors Needing Homes

The following Labrador Retrievers are currently available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting one of the wonderful Labradors listed below, please complete the online application by clicking here:

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Most of the labs listed here have been abandoned for some reason. They are in need of a family who has the time to care for them, train them and live with them as a member of the family. They do not do well as totally outdoor dogs or just a friend, playmate for your child or pet. They are living animals who need a sense of being wanted, needed, and being an integral member of your family.

Puddin
Puddin- DOB 2013
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 14 at 3:00 PM

Puddin is NEW to us and living at the Ranch, but would love a foster home until she finds her forever home. She is extremely sweet, house and crate trained and dog friendly. She will make a wonderful addition to your family.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application
Sugar
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Sugar- DOB 2010
Color: Yellow
Gender: female
February 13 at 5:47 PM

Thank you to Aaron for fostering Sugar! 2/10/18 Sugar is brand new to us but so far we are smitten! She is house trained, crate trained, loves everyone, enjoys walks and is very young at heart!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application
Tatum
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Tatum- DOB 2017
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 15 at 10:27 PM

Thank you to Stacey & Bill for fostering this sweet girl.

2/11/18 Tatum is doing great! She is very calm in the house, sleeps in her crate quietly, but plays outside like a puppy with my 11 month old puppy. I still haven't heard her bark at all. She has blossomed into a very loving girl.

2/6/18 Tatum is coming out of her shell! Everyday we celebrate a new accomplishment. She is playing with my dogs and finally toys, but doesn't care for squeaky ones (which isn't a bad thing). She doesn't bark and hasn't ever jumped on the furniture. She's learned her name and sit in the first week and is very sweet. She has a beautiful soft and shiny coat.

2/2/18 Tatum slept quietly in the crate her first night with us and learned the doggy door right away. She was given a new name for her new life so we are working on name recognition and building her trust. She is starting to play with my 3 dogs and learning how fun toys are!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Timber
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Timber- DOB 2015
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 15 at 7:08 PM

Adoption Coordinator Note: Since Timber is a shy guy and is a little overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle of meet and greets at the ranch, he is available for private meet and greets at his foster's home. We feel like this will give potential adopters a true insight to this sweet boys personality! If you are interested in meeting Timber, please contact us.

2/15/2018 We have so many good things to say about Timber. He is blooming more and more. He loves quick ear rubs, tail scratches, beef bones and laying around completely stretched out. He greets us when we come in the door, and has started jumping up and down to show his enthusiasm. Still working on a good "lie down" on command (really our fault, we haven't worked very consistently on it with him).

1/25/2018 Timber is settling into his foster home. This Saturday he will have been with us for 2 weeks. He loves hanging with the permanent lab, and actively engages him and us in play. Timber follows his foster brother's lead around the house He has a beautiful sit for treats, will come near you when he's called for treats (and if he's feeling particularly confident). A good word to describe Timber is independent. He likes to approach new or scary things on his own time. He does best when he is given space to "compose" or "decompress" himself. We have found that providing a quiet spot that he can enter and exit at will helps him be more confident when he is interacting with us. At this point, he will lay under desks or chairs while you are working quietly, and try to steal spots on the sofa or bed to snuggle. Besides treats, the way to this dog's heart is a solid scratching session just above the base of his tail... When he asks for one! There is a lover of a Lab in there, just waiting to come out.



If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Bowie
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Bowie - DOB December 2017
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 15 at 5:41 PM

Bowie is a 9 week old furball that is looking for his forever home. He came in with his mama, Brylee and 4 siblings. He will make a wonderful addition to your family!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application
Blaze
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Blaze- DOB December 2017
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 15 at 5:40 PM

Blaze is 9 week old puppy that came in with his mama and 4 siblings. He is a fun and energetic little guy that will make a wonderful addition to your family.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application
Knox
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Knox- DOB 2016
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 15 at 3:54 PM

Knox is living at the Ranch and would love a foster home until he finds his forever home!

1/25/18 Knox is an amazing boy! So handsome, sweet and gentle. He is great with other dogs, kids and does well in a kennel.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Tex
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Tex- DOB 2016
Color: Yellow
Gender: male
February 14 at 12:17 PM

Thank you to Sandy for fostering Tex. He is new to us, but will post more information soon!

1/7/18 We have been fostering sweet Tex and he has adjusted so well. We have 2 labs & he settled right in sharing beds, sharing toys & walks. He loves to cuddle, give kisses & lots of love. His happy, wagging tail shows how much he loves people. I know Tex will love his forever home & can?t wait to share those cuddles.

1/12/18. Tex had his 1st visit to a dog park! He went on a nice long walk around Lady Bird Lake then played with a few new friends.We were proud of him for coming back to us & listening so well. Tex is learning his manners around other dogs, learned to sit & is eager to learn more. He loves his treats!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Faline (Fay Lean)
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Faline (Fay Lean)- DOB 2017
Color: Yellow
Gender: female
February 13 at 10:20 PM

Thank you to Leigh for fostering Faline!

10/1/17 Adoption Coordinator note: Faline is available for a private meet and greet at her foster's home.

2/13/18 Faline is doing AMAZING! She is a very happy and confident girl who is totally at home with us and our dog. She has completely come out of her shell and is living an exciting dog life. She loves playing the backyard with her favorite toy, a floppy rubber frisbee. Faline is definitely a dog's dog, she loves meeting new pals and playing chase. Her daily schedule includes waking up for morning snuggles, walks around the neighborhood, and 24/7 squirrel patrol. Faline is a young dog with a lot of energy outdoors but indoors she likes to lay around the house and watch TV. She will need a home with another dog that can show her the ropes and help her be quickly comfortable in her new home. She is fully house trained, crate trained, and is learning the basic commands. We love Faline so much and we know her forever family will too!

1/1/2018 Faline had a very exciting December! This shy girl used to hate the car, but has come a very long way after working with her for a few months, she successfully completed a 17 hour road trip to Colorado for Christmas without any problems! She was very calm and just laid and slept in the back with our dog the whole time. She loved playing in the snow (see very cute video below!), let us put a very cute winter sweater on her and did great meeting 3 new people and 2 new dogs! The trip was great for Faline to get out of her comfort zone and she showed that when she's with people she trusts, she will open up quickly. Faline is a smart girl and has started to learn sit (she got it in just one session!). Have we mentioned that Faline is such a perfect size!? This little girl is 44 pounds, has beautiful golden fur and is ready to meet her forever family!

11/6/17 We love having Faline, she has improved so much and has revealed herself to be a very fun and active dog. She has such a cute personality and really smiles when she's happy and having fun! She loves to run around to backyard, chase bugs, chase squirrels and play with bones. In fact, chewing on bones is Faline's favorite indoor activity! This past weekend we took Faline on a 6 mile hike and she was amazing. She had so much fun, splashed around in the water a little at a low water crossing and walked great on her leash and flat collar. She really dislikes car rides but I could tell she thought the ride was worth it and she was in her happy place! Faline has proven that when she bonds with her people she will seek out snuggles and gentle pets.

Thanks to LuAnn Peralta for sponsoring Faline! We could not save as many great Labs like Faline without our incredible sponsors!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Hotch
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Hotch- DOB 2015
Color: Yellow
Gender: male
February 13 at 12:48 PM

Hotch is living at the Ranch and would love a foster home/forever family!

Hotch is a sweetheart! He loves to play and is very high energy--he would love to have an active family that enjoys spending time outside! His Recall Skills are getting better every day, which is a huge positive, especially since he loves to explore and is a little too curious in the cracks in our fence. ;)

Hotch also does very well being groomed, he has a soft mouth, and crates nicely. He is a bit of a jumper but has very quickly adjusted to not jumping on furniture and not counter surfing (though he remains curious of snacks left close to the counter's edge). He is also doing very well with our two resident Labs! And bonus! Hotch is very picky about where he goes to the bathroom--he picks a place, and sticks to it! He only goes in one corner of our yard, which makes picking up after him super easy!

1/29/2018 - We've been fostering Hotch for three days now, and Hotch is the definition of a Good Boy. He is still settling in to our home and routine, and is learning how to share us humans with our two permanent resident Labs--he really loves to be the center of attention. He is high energy, fun-loving, and eager to both give and receive affection! He is also very eager to please, so with a little consistency, we think he's got a lot of potential to master both basic and some more advanced commands!

1/8/18 - Hotch is new to us and is currently living at the Ranch. He would love to live in a foster home until his forever family finds him. Hotch is a sweet, loving boy! He is great with other dogs, good in a crate and loves everyone he meets. He is energetic but calms quickly and would love a family to love forever.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

May
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May- DOB 2016
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 13 at 11:12 AM

01/16/2018 May has been with us almost 4 months now and wow has she come a long way! May has been on anti-anxiety meds for almost 2 months and they have been a life saver! She no longer stresses about most everything, instead she handles changes (such as us moving) rather well! She isn't pacing from nervous energy anymore either! She seems to be a normal high energy dog, she lives to play fetch, with other dogs, or by herself! Her energy is endless but since starting the medicine she is able to settle down now and take breaks/naps throughout the day! She still needs to work on socialization, to give her confidence in meeting new people or places. She would do best in an active home, no small children (under 6) recommended as she can be quite bouncy but she does well with kids otherwise! She is besties with my dog so an active, playful dog would be better suited for her as she will initiate play almost constantly! She is house trained, crate trained and knows basic obediance! Once she trusts you, she is fiercely loyal and oh so very loving! She needs a forever home overflowing in patience with her! She does have anxiety and it takes her a little longer to truly settle in and trust you completely but once she does she is a sweet, good girl (or she tries super hard to be ☺)



If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Kia
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Kia- DOB 2016
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 13 at 4:29 AM

2/13/18 Kia is a real people-pleaser and loves to be around other dogs. Playful and curious, Kia is the perfect mix of active and cuddly who learns quickly and is a joy to train. She's busy fine-tuning her basic skills, like sit, down and loose-leash walking. Kia has quickly blended with the other dogs in the household. She loves to play with toys, wrestle with the other dogs and go for car rides. Kia is looking forward to many happy adventures with her new forever family.



If you would like more information please fill out an online application
Hansel
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Hansel- DOB 2015
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 12 at 12:45 PM

2/8/18 Hansel is a sweet, happy boy who just wants to play! I've been fostering him for almost a week, and he's a joy to have around. He really loves playing with other dogs, and he gets along great with my female lab. He has a very enthusiastic play style, so if you have another dog, they will need to be ok with wrestling and chasing! Hansel is a high energy boy, but his energy isn't limitless - after he has a chance to run around and play he'll settle down nicely with me on the couch. He's all about the cuddles! He's still working on his house training, but he seems very smart and eager to please, so it shouldn't be long before he's got it down!

1/30/18 Hansel is such a love! He will cuddle on the couch or go for a run with you, he is good either way. He likes wrestling and chasing other dogs and playing with any toy you give him!

1/8/18 Hansel loves running around the ranch with us! He is energetic and curious. Once he has sniffed his favorite spots, he loves to come and have his ears rubbed!

12/22/17 Hansel is a super handsome boy who knows sit and is good in his crate! We will know more about him soon.



If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Hermes
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Hermes- DOB 2016
Color: Yellow
Gender: male
February 9 at 5:54 PM

1/8/2018 Hermes came to stay with us last night and WOW! What a sweetheart. He's a little shy, but very loving once he relaxes. He loves playing with the younger dogs that come to visit and is an all-around great lab.

11/23/17 Hermes is such a sweet boy. He loves laying in sunbeams! He's still a little shy at first, but warms quickly!

11/13/17 Hermes has really come out of his shell! He enjoys being loved on, likes going for walks and is a nice, quiet dog. He can jump a 4 foot fence, so needs a higher fence. He is also unsure of some other male dogs, though has gotten along well with the resident dogs.

10/28/17 Hermes came from a hoarding situation in the Waco area with Nike and Hera. He is shy as he hasn't had much exposure to the world. He is very sweet, and loves to run up and get love. He is becoming more social by the day and he is now walking nicely on a leash. He has been good with female dogs, but isn't too sure about male dogs at this point. If you are looking for a gentle, sweet boy who needs some extra love he is your guy!

Thanks to LuAnn Peralta, James Lewing and Cheryl McAllister for sponsoring Hermes! We could not save as many great Labs like Hermes without our incredible sponsors!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Bitsy
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Bitsy- DOB 2016
Color: Chocolate
Gender: female
February 1 at 1:53 PM

Bitsy is currently living at the dog ranch and would love a foster home of her own!

1/25/18 Bitsy came to us from a rural shelter where she was found extremely skinny. She is gaining weight nicely and is healthy! She is very loving, a bit bouncy, but overall a great dog! She is good in the crate and good with other dogs.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Theodore
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Theodore- DOB October 2016
Color: Chocolate
Gender: male
January 19 at 4:57 PM

Thanks to Rachel for fostering sweet Theo!!!

12-7-17 Theo is ready for adoption! Vet has given the all clear.

9-21-17 Theo came to us as an abandoned puppy and was then adopted out. He recently returned to us and is now recovering from hip replacement surgery. Not only is he as cute as can be, he also is extremely active and carries anything and everything in his mouth. He needs a home with another playful dog. This is a must for him. He also needs an experienced owner as he is still a puppy, but weighs 70 pounds.

We appreciate the following people who have contributed to Theo's medical care: J Ware, M Bryarly, A Sauer, E Biehle, S Giancola, C Moore, T Ritko, B Simonton, C Daniels, P and L Peralta, S Van Poperin, C Leahy, C Rethamn, P Kipping, T Lieberknecht, G Sanderson, C Moore, T Potts, L McCloskey, H Bassett, M Patel, J Chapa, S Bain, R Palmer, D Mann, S Owens, K Brinegar, L Adams, H Hickey, L Collins, J Howell, S Oswalt.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Ranger
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Ranger- DOB 2013
Color: Black
Gender: male
January 9 at 1:47 PM

1/7/18 I have been fostering Ranger for 3 weeks and am in love. He is a gentle giant and rolls with the flow! He loves to play with toys and other dogs. It takes him a short time to adjust to new people and places. I had family staying with me over the holidays with 2 children and another dog. He was a bit unsure of the 8 year old child at times, but I think he would learn to adjust. He is house trained and crate trained and is just an easy dog to take care of. He is a little unsure but ok with cats. He is underweight but is making gains in the short time that I have had him. He will sit and loves any affection he can get! Ranger is going to make a great companion for some lucky family!

12/7/17 Ranger is a big boy! He is currently 85 pounds and at least 15 pounds under weight. The vet says he needs to be at least 100 pounds to be at a healthy weight! He is tall and handsome! He is a bit shy, so a calmer, quieter house would be best, but he comes around easily. He just needs to see people aren't out to hurt him.

11/23/17 Ranger is part of the cruelty case. He is doing friendly, enjoying the nice weather by sunning himself and is always up for a belly rub!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Laredo
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Laredo- DOB 2016
Color: Black
Gender: male
January 8 at 6:54 PM

Laredo is at the dog ranch and would love a foster home of his own!

10/16/17 Laredo has calmed down and become an amazing pup to love on! He is always up for a couch cuddle and will sit and watch you cook all day! He is still working on leash manners around other dogs, but is so good on leash when they aren't around. If you are looking for a pup to play fetch with and hang out with your kids/family, he is a great option. He needs to be the only pet, but if you are only wanting one he is a great one to have!

9/28/17 Laredo loves to play, whether that is fetch or chase he is always game to play! He is great with kids and enjoys being loved on. He needs to be the only pet, but he has a big enough heart to fill your whole home!

8/25/17 Looking for a running buddy? This boy is for you! He is such a huge goof ball you will be entertained for hours! He is sweet and very energetic but calms down nicely and enjoys cuddles, too.

8/18/17 Laredo loves to play with toys, chase and tug are his favorites. He still needs to gain some weight, but has no problem eating his food! Right now Laredo needs to be an only dog as he seems to not like all dogs. We have found this can change a couple of months after getting neutered (he was neutered yesterday). He is a high energy, handsome boy looking for someone to explore town with! 8/10/17 Laredo is an energetic, loving young boy waiting for his forever home!!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Kira
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Kira- DOB 2014
Color: Chocolate
Gender: female
11/03/2017 11:44 AM

Thanks to Margaret for fostering Kira!

Great news for Kira! She visited the surgeon earlier this week and no hip surgery will be required. She has also gained 14 pounds in her foster home! She looks like a completely different dog, and her chocolate coat looks beautiful! Throughout all this she has continued to act like a silly, lovable, lab (which goes to show just how resilient these sweet pups are).

9-21-17 Kira came to severely malnourished and with some orthopedic issues from getting hit by a car a few years ago. We are working on her health, and she's loving all the food! She is a super happy girl who just wants to be with her people and to play some fetch.It will be a while before she is available for adoption as we are still figuring out what to do about her bad hip.

We appreciate the following people who have contributed to Kira's medical expenses: L Reider, K Scott, K Griffin, A Gauthier, P and L Peralta.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Shine
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Shine- DOB 2015Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 15 at 3:55 PM

Shine is a beautiful 3 year old that is new to HOTLR. A big thanks to Sandy for fostering Shine until she finds her forever family/home!

1/22 We picked up sweet Shine and brought her home to our two labs, she fit right in! Shine is such a sweetheart, full of love to give! She loves walks, hugs, kisses and cuddles. She has been amazing with our dogs and loves meeting new friends on her walks. She doesn't meet a stranger. :) Shine has done great in her crate at night...she goes right in and knows when bedtime is. In the AM, she is ready to play and go on her walk. Shine would love to meet you and find her forever home.

Thanks to Barbara Borden for sponsoring Shine! We could not save as many great Labs like Shine without our incredible sponsors!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Stella
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Stella- DOB 2016Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: female
February 14 at 12:17 PM

Thank you to Holly for fostering Stella.

2/5/18 - Sweet Stella is heartworm positive. She will be available for the foster to adopt program.

1/25/18 Stella is a star! You meet her and you fall in love. She is as sweet as they come, wanting nothing more than some love and pets. She is great with other dogs, good in the crate and walks pretty nicely on the leash! She is the whole package.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Kambra
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Kambra- DOB 2011?Adoption Pending
Color: Chocolate
Gender: female
February 10 at 3:14 PM

Thanks to Meg and Don for fostering sweet Kambra

Kambra was surrendered to a shelter when her people no longer had time for her. The shelter papers say she is 8-10 years old, but we believe she is closer to 6. She's just about perfect - getting along with dogs and cats, and just wanting to hang out with her people.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Nike
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Nike- DOB 2016Adoption Pending
Color: Yellow
Gender: female
February 5 at 10:07 PM

Thanks to Holly for fostering sweet Nike

1/29/18 Nike has been with us over a month now, and she continues to make progress. We have been working on basic commands and Nike is a quick learner. Eager to please, she knows her name, "come," "sit," "down," "wait" (at the door before going outside), and "easy" to remind her to walk with a loose leash. Once you become her "people," she will show you her truly loyal and loving side. We have started taking her out to more public places and, while still shy, she has come a long way in being able to relax in unfamiliar spaces and meet new people. At a food truck yesterday, she was happy to find a quiet spot to lay down under the table and was admired by many.

1/15/18 When Nike is out and about, people often comment on her striking beauty and easygoing demeanor. This girl has come a long way in 2 weeks from being scared of new things, to building trust and beginning to explore the world. Nike is house-trained, crate trained, sleeps through the night, and walks easily on a leash for someone looking for a trail or hiking buddy. She is very smart and is learning that strangers are ok because they might scratch her ears or even belly, new dogs can be friendly, and car rides mean adventures await! This young girl has a lot of life left and is looking for a calm, patient leader who will continue helping her come out of her shell.

1/2/18 Nike is now in her foster home and is figuring out that being in a home is not too shabby! She loves her soft bed.

12/7/17 Nike is coming along so well! She runs up to her favorite people with a huge smile and tail wagging! She is an easy going girl that wants her own family so bad. If you have the heart to love her while she gets to know you, you will see more love than you ever knew from a dog! With your love, she will start to learn some confidence and live an amazing life!

11/13/17 Nike is a bit shy in new situations, but loves her foster family! She also does well with other dogs. She is timid, but wants to be brave. She will follow her foster family around the house and enjoys being pet. Are you up to show this girl how wonderful the world really is? We hope so!

10/28/17 Nike came from a hoarding situation with Hera and Hermes. She is a sweet girl who is shy. She enjoys cuddles and seems to prefer women right now but is warming up quickly to the male volunteers. She is a loving girl that really deserves a good life!

Thanks to Deborah Smith for sponsoring Nike! We could not save as many great Labs like Nike without our incredible sponsors!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Ferguson
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Ferguson- DOB 2017Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 5 at 6:21 PM

1/29/18 We have been fostering Ferguson for about a week now and we are truly enjoying his company. Ferguson loves to be outdoors running or indoors right next to you. He is definetly a dog that wants to be in the company of his family. He can sit and lay down on command and we are training him to stay, most especially when his food is being delivered, and we are still working on walking on a leash. Ferguson is a smart dog and is getting more comfortable in the car as he gets to join us everyday on school drop off. He is potty trained and crate trained during the day but would prefer to sleep near his family at night. We also are working on counter surfing and jumping on people out of excitement. Ferguson is a very sweet boy who will make a great family dog!

11/29/17 Ferguson has been with us for almost a week and his name should have been "Bear". He is incredibly soft, fluffy and playful. He is learning to walk on a leash, crates well and has learned to sit. He is well on his way to being house broken. He is good with children and other dogs.

11/26/17 Ferguson is about 5 months old and a doll! He was saved from the streets of Houston after Hurricane Harvey and is now looking for a home of his own!!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Tess
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Tess- DOB 2016Adoption Pending
Color: Yellow
Gender: female
February 5 at 6:20 PM

Tess is currently staying at the dog ranch and would love a foster home of her own!

1/25/18 Tess is the definition of a lab! Her pictures don't do her justice. She is loving, good on a leash, great with dogs, gentle with little kids! Awesome pup!

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Morelli The Wonder Dog
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Morelli The Wonder Dog- DOB 2012Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: male
February 5 at 6:17 PM

Thank you, Mary, for fostering Morelli!

1/30/18 Morelli is continuing to learn. Really everything about human companionship and living in a home seems to be new to him. His vocabulary for routine things is growing. He now understands how to "sit" and "down". He understands breakfast, dinner, go outside, go to bed and other typical things. He is beginning to understand the give and take of playing; I don't think anyone ever tried to play with him before now.

1/9/18 Morelli The Wonder Dog is having a great week. We started his command training last week when he was finally out of his post-surgical "cone of shame". He is mastering sit, as seen in the photo on the left with his Christmas dog buddy. We are also working on leash walking around cars. He had a great walk this morning with a few cars going by and almost no reaction. Cars seem to be his only sensitivity that I have found and we are actively working him through that.

He is otherwise pleased to meet all the people who were in and out of our house throughout the parties we had during the holiday season. He had little reaction to the firecrackers on New Year's Eve, so I presume he will be champ in the spring during the Texas thunderstorms. This is a huge plus in Texas!

1/4/18 Morelli The Wonder Dog is all healed up from his neutering and ready for a family!!!

12/8/17 A few weeks of good food, lots of love, deworming and time to get his leg healed...Morelli's future is looking so bright and he is ready for a family of his own!

12/1/17 Morelli is settling into his foster home and has made so much physical progress in one week: leg almost healed and gaining weight. He is easing away from the survival instincts that kept him alive and learning that people are trustworthy. What a blessing to care for him and lead him on the path to "happily ever after"

11/22/17 Morelli is part of the cruelty case. He's very skinny and would love a big fluffy pillow to call his own! He's a super sweet, low key boy who's good with other dogs. He's good in the crate. This sweet boy is ready for his happily ever after.

If you would like more information please fill out an online application

Spence
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Spence- DOB 2016Adoption Pending
Color: Yellow
Gender: male
January 26 at 3:02 PM

Spence is new to us. A big thanks to Trevor Bye for fostering this handsome lab.

1/8/18 Spence is a super sweet, loving, playful 18 month old pup. He is great with other dogs, good in a crate and wants nothing more than to play with a family. He went to the vet on Friday and did so well there! He was so well mannered and loved everyone!

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Ajax
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Ajax- DOB 2013Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: male
January 2 at 2:16 PM

11/16/17 Ajax update! He's been in my home for two weeks now and he is just one of the nicest dogs you'll ever meet. His coat is getting thicker and softer, and he's not scratching nearly as much anymore. No accidents in the house at all, so I think he's pretty well house trained at this point! He's doing so much better about not jumping, and he mostly only chews on his toys (he loves his toys!). He needs to work on walking on a loose leash, but he's already improving after just a few short walks. Ajax enjoys playing and wrestling with other dogs, but he's pretty low-key overall and will be happiest cuddling with you on the couch. He will make a wonderful addition to any family!

11/5/17 Ajax has been in a foster home for several days and he really is one of the sweetest dogs ever! He loves to cuddle (seriously - he thinks he's a lap dog) and just wants to be with his people all the time. He is quiet and calm in his crate, and doesn't start whining to be let out in the morning. He gets along really well with the other dog in the house, but he loves people so much that I'm sure he'd also be fine as the only dog in the family. He hasn't had any accidents in the house, so if he wasn't house trained before, he's catching on quickly. He still jumps a bit when he gets excited and he'll try to chew on a stray shoe if it's available, but overall he's a wonderful, easy dog!

10/30/17 Ajax is winning the hearts of every person who meets him! He is calm, easy going, great with other dogs and all around amazing dog! He is ready to go for a walk or cuddle on the couch, your choice!!

10/17/17 Ajax is brand new to us. He came from a very small town near Beaumont where he spent most of his life tied to a tree. He is heartworm positive, has hair loss, has a nub for a tail and is too skinny. He doesn't even know this though! His heart is huge. He loves people. He is gentle and kind and doesn't jump and wags his little nub SO fast when he sees someone approaching him. When he is healthy he is going to be stunning!

Thanks to Dan Case for sponsoring Ajax! We could not save as many great Labs like Ajax without our incredible sponsors!

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Waylon
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Waylon- DOB 2013Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: male
12/27/2017 12:40 PM

Waylon is at the dog ranch and would love a foster home of his own.

12/14/17 Waylon has been with me for a week as a temp foster. He has been wonderful... house and crate trained, sleeps through the night on a dog bed in the bedroom, loves his soft toys and nylabones, great with the house dogs (both females) and is as sweet as can be. He's a little on the small size and VERY low key. Whoever ends up with Waylon will be very lucky.

12/7/17 Waylon is awesome! He is kind and gentle, easy going and will give his new family his whole heart forever. If you are looking for an easy going dog that will adapt to your family easily then he is your man!

11/15/17 Waylon is such a sweet, gentleman. He is very well behaved, house trained and good in a crate. He's good with dogs. He is heartworm positive and will begin treatment soon.

Thanks to LuAnn Peralta and Amy Hubert for sponsoring Waylon! We could not save as many great Labs like Waylon without our incredible sponsors!

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Willie
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Willie- DOB 2015Adoption Pending
Color: Black
Gender: male
12/22/2017 11:43 AM

Willie is at the dog ranch and would love a foster home of his own.

12/7/17 Willie is amazing! He is easy going and fairly calm for how young he is! He is good with other dogs, so handsome and loves people. He rides well in the car and does well in public.

11/15/17 Willie will steal your heart! He is so loving and sweet! He is not jumpy, great in his crate and hasn't had an accident in the house. He is heartworm positive and will begin treatment soon.

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As dogs are adopted and room becomes available we take more in. At this time we are completely filled up and do not have enough foster homes to rescue all of the Labs in this area, and north and south of Austin. There are several at Town Lake Animal Center in Austin, and other Shelters around the area, we will consider as space becomes available. Please put the Labs in Shelters, on your list for consideration. If you find a Lab you would consider adopting in one of the shelters, we would be happy to meet you. Our Rescue group will be available to answer any questions you may have or to help you work through any problems you may experience with your adopted Lab, whether you adopt from us, or one of the shelters. Also consider the dogs below.

There are additional dogs listed at the below link which are also available for adoption. These dogs are privately owned dogs and are NOT affiliated with HOTLR. Do NOT contact HOTLR to get more info on these dogs, as this is a service we provide to people trying to place labs. Please contact the individual dog's contact information to arrange to meet the dog. HOTLR does not vouch for any of these dogs, as they have not been evaluated by any HOTLR Volunteers.

Click here to see Heart of Texas Lab Rescue Referrals