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Labrador Retriever / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Shadow

  • ID D230995
  • Adoption Fee: $550
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever / Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat)
  • Gender: Male
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Current Weight: 20.0 lb.
  • Estimated Birthdate: 6/2/2023
  • Yard Required: No
  • Fence Requirement: Not Required
  • Declawed: No

Shadow's Compatibility Attributes

  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Cats: Yes
  • Good with Kids: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All

Shadow's Personality and Behavioral Qualities

  • Housetrained/Littertrained: No
  • Obedience Trained: Has Basic Training
  • Likes to Vocalize: Some
  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly
Other Traits:
    Lap pet, Playful, Affectionate, Eager to Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Goofy, Enjoys Swimming, Likes Fetch, Plays with Toys

Introducing Shadow! I'm a friendly and exuberant young pup, always ready for playtime and adventure. I enjoy investigating my surroundings and making the most of every moment. While I'm engaged in play, I make sure to keep in touch with my humans. I have a special fondness for sticks – they're my ultimate favorite, even though I tend to carry them around in my mouth a lot right now. However, I respond well to gentle redirection.

When it's time to wind down, I happily go into my kennel on my own and settle down as needed. I've learned to recognize bedtime, although I admit I'm not the biggest fan of it. But the mornings, oh, they're my absolute delight! A fresh day means more excitement and enjoyment, and I'm all in for the fun that lies ahead! I'm very eager to please, walk well on a leash and love children. In fact my favorite time of the day is snuggle time with my human foster brother and my foster mom!

We recently found out that my front leg is not growing properly and needs to be amputated.

Because the need of surgery, Shadow is available exclusively through Ruff Start’s Foster to Adopt (FTA) program.  Click here  to learn more about this program.

Shadow is from one of our norther reservation partners. If you are interested in getting to know this animal better, please fill out an adoption application. An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page.

*Rescue puppies are notorious for losing their birth certificates before entering our rescue. We cannot guarantee the breed or size they will be full grown.*

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund. Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.