Video: River meeting another dog.
Video: River has the zoomies.
Video: River hanging out with other dogs.
Video: River fetching.
Foster needed for ~1-year-old male black Lab "River"
Background: Shortly after he was pulled from the Sacramento City shelter in February 2023, River began training to become a service dog...but, months later, his ever-bubbly personality and overzealous greeting of new dogs resulted in him needing a career-change... so he is coming back to Lab Rescue so we can find him a new forever home.
What River's Trainer Says: Great in crate. Very food motivated. Playful and able to self-entertain. Settles well in the house once he has acclimated to it. Learns new skills quickly. Is a bit rough and pushy meeting new dogs. Gets overly excited when meeting new dogs. Above average prey drive. Easily distracted: "Squirrel!". River walks well on a gentle leader or easy walk harness. He responds to "sit", "down", "let's go", "wait", "stay", "kennel", "come", "off", and "quiet". He has a fairly soft mouth.; he may take food roughly if he is over excited. House-broken.
What River's Rescue Rep Says: What a fabulous dog... just a bit rough around the edges. Will need a strong handler who is ready for a little craziness. An existing dog would be great for River's continued dog socialization. No cats or chickens. Might be too energetic for a home with children.
Medical: River is healthy. Current on vaccinations, microchipped, neutered and heartworm negative.
Located In: Vacaville.
If you can foster (or might want to adopt) River, contact Rescue Rep Dave at email@example.com.
Please note our service area: GGLRR adopts to the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
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