Recent Posts by Las Vegas Labrador Rescue

Happy Tail: Sierra (Formerly Remme)

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We love receiving updates on our former rescues. This is an amazing Happy Tail for Sierra (formerly Remme) !

"We adopted this beautiful girl almost two years ago and made her part of our family. She is incredibly sweet, playful and great with the kids. I have never seen a dog more obsessed with her ball and is always ready to play fetch. She has tons of energy and has gone with us to the beach in L.A., visiting family in Phoenix, hiking in Red Rock and playing in the snow in Utah. If you're busy and can't play ball with her (or her second favorite thing: rub her belly) she will just curl up next to you. Total velcro dog, follows you everywhere around the house and we love it. She's doing great and we look forward to many more years with her.
Andrew G."

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Luke, a 1.5 year old Black Male Labrador

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Adopted: Luke, a 1.5 year old Black Male Labrador, has found his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Luke is a very energetic young black lab who is full of love. He gets along well with every person and dogs he meets. He's curious about the world around him and wants to see everything and meet everyone.

Luke is very playful, he'll go after toys and loves to explore. He'll need an outlet for his energy whether that is other dogs, people, or both. He will make a great addition to a family that is ready for the amount of love and energy that he brings (which is a lot!)."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopt Me: Sierra, a 2 year old Yellow Female Labrador

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Adopt Me: Sierra, a 2 y/o Yellow Female Labrador, who is looking for her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Sierra is beautiful, energetic and petite. She knows some basic commands like sit and is working on learning more. She wants to please and is taking to structure and learning new things quickly. She shows no aggression with food, toys or other dogs. She loves to play with toys especially stuffies and really likes to explore the yard. Sierra is very well behaved and is working on not jumping up on people when she is overly excited. But she can also be very calm and quiet. She is crate trained and quiet all night. She is currently working on walking on a leash and has made great improvement. Overall, Sierra is a very loving, affectionate girl who is happy to return all the love and attention you give her. She would be a great addition to an active family willing to exercise her daily."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Fenway, a 4 year old Male Chocolate Labrador

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Adopted: Fenway, a 4 year old Male Chocolate Labrador, found his his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Fenway is a lovable, friendly chocolate lab who gets along with people and other dogs alike. He'll a loyal dog who will follow you around the house as you go about your day, and just wants to be your buddy.

He likes the water and he likes chasing a ball. He takes to his crate very well and has no issues with crate training. Fenway would do great in a home that can reinforce boundaries and encourage good behavior to make him the best dog he can be."


Fenway currently has the maximum allowed Meet Requests. Please watch for updates.

See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Dudley, an 8 year old Black Male Labrador

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Adopted: Dudley, an 8 year old Black Male Labrador, who is looking for his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Dudley is a handsome and distinguished big happy lab. He has already shown what a great addition he will make to a household. He does great with large and small dogs and shows no aggression towards the cats in his current foster home. He’s had no accidents in his kennel or inside the house which leads us to believe he is house trained. He happily goes into his kennel and hasn’t displayed any barking or crying while inside the kennel. He is quick to bond and eager to please while staying close by his family members throughout the day. As a more mature lab, he is perfectly happy to lay down and watch a movie but gets great pleasure from going on walks or playing in the yard.
He is leisurely on a leash and hasn’t shown the habit to pull and also does great in the car. He will need some reinforcement and training to correct his habit and curiosity of checking the counter or tables for leftover food. Dudley will make a great companion."


See a list of Available Labs here

Happy Tail: Mia (Formerly Mia 2)

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We just love getting updates on our former rescue. What a great Happy Tail!

"Hi!
We adopted Mia [formally known as Mia 2] a year ago on April 24th! Just wanted to share some pictures and let you know she is doing wonderful! She loves our other lab and is a happy girl. Thank you guys for your hard work and for the opportunity to give her the love she deserves!!

Cara J."

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Ryder, a 4 year old Black Male Labrador

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Adopted: Ryder, a 4 year old Black Male Labrador, has found his forever home has the maximum number of approved families asking to meet him. We will not accept more requests until those meetings have taken place.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Ryder is a beautiful, big Black Labrador retriever. He has a head like a bear, and a heart as big as the planet. He's friendly and curious, and gets along with my family and my two Labs. He's content to play with toys or explore the back yard on his own, but then wants to come back and flop down on the floor next to my desk and the other dogs. Kind and affectionate, he's happy to hang out in his crate with the door open, and gladly sleeps there with the door closed at night while he earns full roaming privileges.

Ryder takes treats gently from my hand - which is great for such a big dog. He's learned to use the doggie door, but hasn't quite gotten the idea that he should use it as a way get outside to take care of his business. But we are working on that and he's already showing progress. He knows sit, down and no. We're working on reinforcement and learning new commands too. He's very eager to learn and please.

Ryder's size, relatively young age (3 y/o) and general bounciness means that potential adopters with small children may want to think about whether a big rambunctious young Lab is right for them at the moment.

As with all young dogs, Ryder will need love, patience, training and consistent reinforcement. He's already gotten a great start on the road to being an amazing and wonderful addition to the right family's pack. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Janie, a 2 year old Female Yellow Labrador

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Adopted: Janie, a 2 year old Female Yellow Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Janie is a sweet young girl with all the curiosity and energy of a her age. She's smart and adapted quickly to my other two Labs and the pack structure. She's eager to please but struggles occasionally with focus - as you would expect from a year-old puppy. But she makes progress daily. She loves and wants to be part of the pack, and she is extremely loyal, following me around whenever I get up from my desk. No matter what the hour or where I am going, she will come with me to make sure I am safe. She likes to curl up next to me and the rest of he pack to watch TV in the evenings. She loves playing with tennis balls and hard chew toys.

Janie knows some commands and is trained to use the doggie door. She's not thrilled with going in the crate, but will go in with a treat and a little encouragement (in the form of a bit of herding). She isnt barky, and she isnt mouthy - a pleasant surprise for a Lab! She takes treats delicately from my hand, and eats nicely. She walks fairly well on the leash. Although her initial excitement at going out makes her try to pull a little, after a few minutes she settles down and walks right beside me.

Janie is a happy, sweet, smart, curious pup. With guidance, love, training and a bit of patience, she will be a glorious addition to the family that adopts her. Families with small children may want to consider whether a rambunctious pup is right for them, and whether they're prepared to make the time needed to help Janie grow into the great girl she's already starting to become!"


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Roxy, a 4 month old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Roxy, a 4 month old Black Female Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY BEFORE REQUESTING TO MEET CONNER, MISSY OR ROXY.
Roxy has been diagnosed with Canine Oral Papillomas.. It's common in puppies, whose immune systems aren't fully developed, and spread through saliva. Puppies like to lick!
While Roxy will naturally recover from the virus, it will take up to 8 weeks for her immune system to be completely free of it. There are no symptoms, and no medication to give, puppies simply grow out of it.
While not contagious to people, the virus is contagious to other dogs. We strongly suggest, if your home already has a dog(s), do not request to meet Roxy. She has to be kept from other dogs until the virus has run it's course, and as we don't know when she was introduced to it, it should be 8 weeks.
Please make sure you've read up on Canine Oral Papillomas and speak with your vet before submitting a Meet Request for Roxy.

"Roxy is simply a little bundle of love. While she can be timid at first, she wants to snuggle and cuddle with humans. She's happy to lay with you, in between puppy play time, and take naps. Roxy is learning to adjust to a kennel, and while not thrilled to go, she quickly settles down. Roxy is doing great on potty training, quick to learn, and is close to sleeping through the night. As Roxy is still a puppy, she's incredibly mouthy, curious and likes to run and play, and will need a strong leader to teach her through the puppy stages of life. Roxy is with her sister Missy, and loves to play. As we have to have them separated entirely, we cannot say how she is with other dogs at this point. Roxy will need a family experienced with young, energetic Labs and committed to providing her with structure, boundaries and training. Roxy will make a great companion, as she loves people."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Missy, a 4 month old Female Black Labrador

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Adopted: Missy, a <4 month old Black Female Labrador, who is looking for her forever home.

Here is a Bio from foster family……..


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY BEFORE REQUESTING TO MEET CONNER, MISSY OR ROXY.
Missy has been diagnosed with Canine Oral Papillomas.. It's common in puppies, whose immune systems aren't fully developed, and spread through saliva. Puppies like to lick!
While Missy will naturally recover from the virus, it will take up to 8 weeks for her immune system to be completely free of it. There are no symptoms, and no medication to give, puppies simply grow out of it.
While not contagious to people, the virus is contagious to other dogs. We strongly suggest, if your home already has a dog(s), do not request to meet Missy. She has to be kept from other dogs until the virus has run it's course, and as we don't know when she was introduced to it, it should be 8 weeks.
Please make sure you've read up on Canine Oral Papillomas and speak with your vet before submitting a Meet Request for Missy.

"Missy is a sweet, energetic puppy. Missy is a little more independent, happy to play with her sister and then snuggle. She's happy to lay with you, in between puppy play time, and take naps. Missy is learning to adjust to a kennel, and while not thrilled to go, she quickly settles down. Missy is doing great on potty training, quick to learn, and is close to sleeping through the night. As Missy is still a puppy, she's incredibly mouthy, full of curiosity and likes to run and play, and will need a strong leader to teach her through the puppy stages of life. Missy is with her sister Roxy, and loves to play. As we have to have them seperated, we cannot say how she is with other dogs at this point. Missy will need a family experienced with young, energetic Labs and committed to providing her with structure, boundaries and training. Missy will make a great companion, as she loves people."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Conner, a 4 month old Black Male Labrador

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Adopted: Conner, a 4 ,month old Black Male Labrador, who is looking for his forever home.

Here is a Bio from foster family……..


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY BEFORE REQUESTING TO MEET CONNER, MISSY OR ROXY.
Conner has been diagnosed with Canine Oral Papillomas.. It's common in puppies, whose immune systems aren't fully developed, and spread through saliva. Puppies like to lick!
While Conner will naturally recover from the virus, it will take up to 8 weeks for his immune system to be completely free of it. There are no symptoms, and no medication to give, puppies simply grow out of it.
While not contagious to people, the virus is contagious to other dogs. We strongly suggest, if your home already has a dog(s), do not request to meet Conner. He has to be kept from other dogs until the virus has run it's course, and as we don't know when he was introduced to it, it should be 8 weeks.
Please make sure you've read up on Canine Oral Papillomas and speak with your vet before submitting a Meet Request for Conner.

"Conner is a typical playful, energetic puppy. He's very quick to learn and will do great being trained to know boundaries, rules and proper behavior. Conner does not like the kennel, but we're working on feeling more comfortable. As Conner is still a puppy, he's incredibly mouthy, full of curiosity and likes to run and play, and will need a strong leader to teach him through the puppy stages of life. As Conner has to be separated, we cannot say how he is with other dogs at this point. Conner will need a family experienced with young, energetic Labs and committed to providing him with structure, boundaries and training. Conner will make a great companion, as he loves people."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Loki, a 4 month old Male Black Labrador

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Adopted: Loki, a 5 month old Male Black Labrador, found his forever home.

Here is a Bio from foster family……..


"Loki is a 4 month old, adorable ball of energy! He is super sweet and loves to play with our teenage lab, go on walks, chew on bully sticks and give kisses. One of my favorite things about him is his unique white marking on his chest which looks like a cross and the white tips on his paws – so cute!

Loki doesn’t appear to have had any training in his short little life but is settling nicely into his crate training and is quickly picking up commands like ‘sit’ and ‘no’. He seems very smart and wants to please but will need a patient family to partner with him and teach him good behaviors as he grows. Loki has a very healthy appetite and will most likely grow to be on the taller side. Like most puppies, Loki is mouthy and likes to jump and run around. Loki will need a family experienced with young, energetic Labs and committed to providing him with structure, boundaries and training. Overall, I think Loki will be a happy addition to any home."


See a list of Available Labs here

Happy Tail: Sina (Formerly Alaska)

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We love receiving these sweet, lovely updates on past, adopted Labs!

"Hi there. It's Sina aka Alaska. I adopted her on 12/30 and she's been the best, most luvable girl. Just wanted to share this pic. It's the look on her face when I tell her we are going for a ride. this was her at my office. Thank you for my sweet gal."

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Jade, a 4 month old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Jade, a 4 month old Black Female Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Jade is sweet little Lab who loves to play, cuddle and meet new people. She still has some of her baby teeth and you can see the occasional not-quite-fully-coordinated jump for joy when she runs.

She uses the doggie door, is great with my other dogs, eats nicely, and is happy to hang out in her crate - with the gate open, when she wants a nap. Jade know the commands 'come', 'sit' and 'no' (very important for puppies!). She is getting better on the leash but needs more work so that she doesn't pull. Like all puppies, she likes to jump and explore, and doesn't know her own every-increasing strength.

Jade is smart, and is now at the perfect age where she is mentally ready to start learning all the good habits and behavior that will make her the amazing and wonderful dog she wants to be.

Her ideal family must also be ready - to give Jade the guidance she needs, especially in this formative time. With love and leadership, time and training, Jade will blossom into a glorious dog for the right family who are committed to the job of raising her well! "


See a list of Available Labs here

Happy Tail: Buddy

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We have another wonderful Happy Tail for Buddy. We love seeing these updates!

"We've had Buddy almost a year now and I felt an update was due. Buddy has learned to get along with his cat friend Max, found the joy in running through big puddles of water, and torn up an outdoor hassock (that's the little white pellets from the hassock). Best of all we bought a house with an acre of fenced land and Buddy enjoys being able to run from the front to the back. Buddy also enjoys going to the open land and looking for jackrabbits and just running and running.

We were blessed to be able to adopt Buddy, especially since our other lab died a month before, and enjoy each day with him. He is quite the character, always energetic (sometimes mischievous) and he makes us happy every day.

Thank you for giving us Buddy!

James and Mary"

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Happy Tail: Molly (formerly Kate)

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We received a happy a lovely Happy Tail for Molly (formerly Kate).

"Please see below for a photo of Molly (Kate) with her big brother and BFF Doc. (Doc was a rescue from the Mojave Animal shelter)They love playing together and Molly is growing so fast! She is doggy door trained and understands the sit command. Her favorite thing is to snuggle up on the coach next to her Dad. We love both of our rescue dogs so much and they bring such light into our lives!"

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Tez, a 10 year old Male Yellow Labrador

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Adopted: Tez, a 10 Year Old Male Yellow Labrador, found his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Tez is a great companion, constantly by your side. Friendly, good with cats and other dogs, and is house trained.
Tez is very active for 10 year old, and a big boy. He's quiet but will bark if he hears noise outside. Tez will make a wonderful companion."


Tez currently has the maximum allowed meet requests. Please watch for updates.

See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Abby, a 1 year old Female Yellow Labrador

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Adopted: Abby, a 1 year old Female Yellow Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Abby is recovering from a recent litter, and will need extra time for her body to get back to normal. Abby is very loving and affectionate, happy to be your side. She's working on being comfortable in a kennel, but does well on walks, car rides and sleeping through the night. Abby can be timid around other dogs and new people. Abby will make a wonderful companion to the right family committed to her recovery and continued training."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Piper, a 9 month old Yellow Female Labrador

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Adopted: Piper, a 9 month old Yellow Female Labrador, found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Piper is a wonderful young Lab, full of energy, curiosity and excitement. Piper is currently going through her 'rebellious teenager' stage, being mischievous and is working on her focusing her energy in the right areas. Piper is loving, affectionate, and does well with other dogs. She is very smart, knowing several commands like sit, shake, etc, and is getting better walking on leash and being crated. Like most puppies, Piper is very mouthy, nose driven, likes to jump and run around. Piper will need a family experienced with young, energetic Labs and committed to providing her with structure, boundaries and training. Families with young children should be extra cautious before requesting to meet Piper, as she's a puppy that doesn't understand her own size. With love, security and guidance, she will be an amazing dog for the right family. Piper has such potential to be an incredible companion, she simply needs someone committed to teaching her appropriate behavior with love. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Tank, a 5-6 year old Male Chocolate Labrador

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Adopted: Tank, a Male Chocolate Labrador, who is looking for his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"For the short time that we have had Tank he has already shown what a great addition he will make to a household. He does great with large and small dogs and shows no aggression towards cats. He’s had no accidents in his kennel and has quickly picked up how to use our dog door. With practice, reinforcement and supervision we feel that he can eventually be trusted to roam freely without the kennel. He is quick to bond and eager to please. Tank craves love, affection and often positions himself close to you. He is perfectly happy to lay down and watch a movie while chewing a bone but also likes playing in the yard. He enjoys leisurely walks and hasn’t shown the habit to pull. He knows how to sit, stay and shake and has a great smile."


See a list of Available Labs here

Happy Tail: Addison (Formerly Shaye)

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What a wonderful Holiday Happy Tail we received from Addison's family!

"Hey!
It has been about a year since we adopted Addison, and I thought I would drop you a line to tell you how the year has gone.

Both Scott and I love her dearly, that goes without saying. Teddy continues to love his best friend/sister. They enjoy a vigorous morning play time after breakfast, followed by morning nap. Oddly they take afternoon nap together but morning nap they take separately. Weekends find them on hikes or long walks. Addison gets grumpy mid-week if she doesn’t get her scheduled neighborhood walks. She expresses her displeasure by getting one of her collars and showing us.

Shortly after we welcomed Addison, she completed a walking and obedience class with some mastiff pups in our neighborhood. In the past year, she has had no issue with any dog she has encountered and is quite the social butterfly.

Her weight and health have been good. I was paranoid that she had swallowed too much toy stuffing, but an X-ray showed her perfect and stuffing free. She enjoys her tubby baths. She does not care for swimming. She will hang out on the first step of our pool but feels that is far enough. On a river walk, she showed us she can swim and that she does not like it by avoiding any depth greater than her elbow. Teddy- a natural born swimmer- doesn’t mind this as it is his way to shine. Most frequently laying on a lounge chair and watching her brother swim, Addison is quite a picture.

When we first got her, she jumped over the fence to the neighbor’s and we were on watch to make sure that she did not run/jump a way. As it is such a serious thing, we were constantly evaluating situations and guarding against this fact. About 3 months after we got Addison, I was returning home and she leapt out of the car at the same time her brother did and her lead was not secured. She happily ran to the front door. Not taking that event as common, it took several other occasions to know that she is not only not a runner/jumper but the first one back to the door. Clearly, we still take precautions to protect Ted and Addison but there is an emotional comfort to know that other than the first week, she is not trying to flee us.

Addison has been to Utah several times, celebrated Christmas, Easter, Halloween, & Thanksgiving, given endless kisses to her brother, decided dropping her nylabone is the best way to wake up sleeping parents, made friends, seen rabbits, deer & coyotes and enjoyed many massages. Very much like a girl, her favorite show is the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Each time last winter it would come on, she would jump on to the couch and snuggle with me, so she could still see the television. She does not like the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

We did have her DNA tested and she is more Bloodhound than anything, followed by Lab, Golden Retriever, more hound and Akita. Akita ends the curly tail dispute. The Bloodhound explains some of the noises she makes! To encourage her puppy mind, we continue to do scent training (for the Bloodhound) and fun challenges (for the rest.)

Thank you again for the service you provide.

Astraia & Scott"

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Alaska, a 1 year old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Alaska, a 1 year old Black Female Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from foster family……..


"Alaska is a very energetic puppy with a lot of love to give. She gets along great with kids and other dogs, and will often want to snuggle up with her friends and family. A little shy at first, she quickly warms up to you and will follow you anywhere. Alaska is getting used to her crate still but will sit when you have her attention. She's a sweetheart and will need a patient and loving family to raise her. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Luna, a 1 year old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Luna, a 1 year old Black Female Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from foster family……..


"Luna is a sweet petite bundle of joy and love. She lives for being by you and being loved, does well with other dogs, Luna has had only one accident in the house which was completely my fault, I decided to take a shower one morning before taking her out. She can also go in and out the doggie door like a champ. She walks on a leash and loves taking walks she may need a gentle reminder to not pull. After a nice walk she is happy and ready to just chill out. We are working on some basic commands and have begun doing some training on entering the kennel on her own. She is still a puppy and will need patience, continued training, exercise, and a puppy proofed house so she remains safe. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Buddy, a 10 month old Male Black Labrador

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Adopted: Buddy, a 10 month old Male Black Labrador, has found his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Buddy is a joy to foster. He has all the exuberance of a 10 month old puppy, but is very calm and laid-back. Like all puppies, he needs lots of exercise to drain some of his energy, but then he's happy to hang out with the pack and relax.

He adapted quickly to his new surroundings at my house, gets along with my 2 Labs, started using the doggie door immediately, and enjoyed meeting friends and neighbors. He likes being with the pack, but is also happy to hang out in the crate, and even sleeps there at night with the door open. He knows some commands, and learns quickly. Some pulling on the leash when he walks but we're making progress.

Buddy is smart, loving and amazingly well-behaved for a young puppy of 10 months. He has a serious bark but has used it 1 time - with 1 bark only - since I've had him, to alert me to somebody unexpected at my door. Otherwise, he still uses his puppy bark when he gets excited and wants to express his happiness.

Its great to be part of his growing up and I am sure that he will be a source of much joy when he gets to his forever home!"


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Kate, a 9 week old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Kate, a 9 week old Black Female Labrador, has found her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Kate and Pippa are sweet, loving puppies who want to be with you all the time. They are full of energy and love to play and get into everything, so they need guidance and direction. They are very smart and learn quickly. They are doing great with potty training and are sleeping in the crate, but whine for a bit after first going in. They will make great family members once with some patience and training.
Both Kate and Pippa will require extra veterinary care for the next several months, for vaccinations and spay, so the adopting family needs to understand the extra requirements with them.

IMPORTANT MEDICAL NOTE ABOUT KATE: Kate has a hypoplastic vulva, which requires extra care when she goes to the bathroom or she runs the risk of a urinary tract infection. . Read about it: Recessed Vulva

In the best interest of Kate's long term health, her mandatory spay will be delayed several months, which will require her adopting family to be diligent in communication with LVLR and adhere to specific medical requirements by specific dates, strictly through LVLR's Veterinarian, without any delay or negotiation. Before requesting to meet Kate, please take time to read about the condition, talk with your veterinarian, and discuss with pertinent family members the additional requirements adopting Kate will require. It is imperative that Kate's adopting family commit to following our medical protocols and are prepared to contractually adhere to all requirements. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Pippa, a 9 week old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Pippa, a 9 week old Black Female Labrador, who is looking for her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Kate and Pippa are sweet, loving puppies who want to be with you all the time. They are full of energy and love to play and get into everything, so they need guidance and direction. They are very smart and learn quickly. They are doing great with potty training and are sleeping in the crate, but whine for a bit after first going in. They will make great family members once with some patience and training.
Both Kate and Pippa will require extra veterinary care for the next several months, for vaccinations and spay, so the adopting family needs to understand the extra requirements with them."


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Bogo, a 1.5 year old Male Black Labrador

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Adopted: Bogo a a 1.5 year old Male Black Labrador, has found his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


Bogo is a high energy, sweet Lab. He will need a committed, caring family willing to help him learn his manners.
Bogo is house trained, sleeps well in his kennel, and is good around other dogs. He doesn't quite play with our two, but that's because ours are aloof and disinterested to fosters anymore. He's a little scared on car rides, but that will improve with experience. Bogo really loves people, happy to snuggle and give kisses to anyone.
While Bogo is a year & a half old, he's still very much like a young puppy, needing to learn boundaries and structure. He's insecure, timid at first, and needs time to settle in and feel safe. When excited, he's very jumpy and mouthy. Shoes seem to be his favorite target so far, and we're teaching him what's acceptable to go in his mouth and what isn't. He's getting better walking on leash, and wants to please you. He's finally become comfortable enough to take naps in his kennel, on his own. He loves cuddling, and will be a great companion when he works through his insecurity and puppy traits.
Bogo is on his way to become the dog he is meant to be, he will need a family willing to continue training, have patience during his transition, and show him lots of love. For families with small children, Bogo would need an immediate commitment to training to help his transition and teach him proper behavior around little ones. Please keep that in mind if requesting a Meet & Greet. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Happy Tail: Brody (formerly Buddy)

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We received this heartwarming Happy Tail for Brody (formerly Buddy) from an LVLR volunteer!

"We adopted Brody Kane (f/k/a Buddy) on 06/02/2018. You may be asking, “who is Buddy? I never saw him posted as an “available lab.” If you are a volunteer with Las Vegas Labrador Rescue (LVLR), you may have an opportunity to meet a lab before s/he is even released for adoption. And we got lucky when we were able to help transport Brody from a shelter in UT to LVLR, and quickly learned on the car ride Brody was special. After being released from Vet care, we scheduled a meet & greet with Brody's foster family, and we fell in love. And you all should be very disappointed you did not have an opportunity to adopt Brody Kane. Let me tell you why...

We adopted Flynn (f/k/a Icing) on 07/03/2014 through LVLR. Shortly thereafter, Mommy became an “official” volunteer with LVLR. Flynn was everything we could ask for in a dog - he was cuddly, lovey, protective, and an amazing companion. However, Flynn is “Mommy’s dog.” Flynn follows Mommy around, spends the day working with her, and is rarely more than an outstretched arm away from Mommy. Flynn sleeps next to Mommy’s side of the bed every night, and she likes it like that.

But...we have two (2) young boys who wanted “their own dog.” We were hoping for a second dog that would prefer to hang out with our boys, take turns sleeping in our boys’ rooms, and be the “boys’ dog” in all respects. Despite the naysayers (they know who they are), during our “meet and greet” with Brody Kane, he followed the boys around and wanted to hang out with them, although he was very friendly with Mom and Dad. Brody Kane and Flynn played together and did remarkably well.

So...we did the only reasonable thing we could do– we adopted Brody Kane. Our boys named Brody Kane - Our oldest son selected the first name - Brody, which is Irish and means “From the muddy place.” Our youngest son selected Kane after Harry Kane, striker for Tottenham Hotspur and captain of the England national team (what can we say...we love football/soccer).

Brody Kane fits with our family perfectly, better than anyone could have predicted. Brody Kane alternates sleeping in each boys’ room every single night (at bedtime, he looks at Mom, inquiring as to which room he’s sleeping in, goes into his bedroom and plops down on his memory foam dog bed). Brody Kane follows both boys around, and he only hangs out with Mom and/or Dad when the boys are at school. Brody Kane loves to ride in the car with Mom to take the boys to school, although he cries when the boys get out of the car - it is so sweet. To say that the boys got “their dog” is an understatement. I can’t say who loves whom more - the boys or Brody Kane. And, Daddy got a dog out of the adoption, too. While Brody Kane loves the boys “the most,” Daddy is a close second and he could not be happier.

Brody Kane has also had a wonderful impact on our Flynn. Flynn is a bit of a nervous fellow but the very mellow Brody Kane has helped Flynn be brave and less nervous. Flynn, who hates car rides, has even voluntarily taken a ride in the car to take the boys to school (pre-Brody Kane, this would never have happened). Before Brody Kane, when Mommy traveled for the occasional work trip, Flynn would isolate himself from the rest of the family and wait for Mommy’s return. Now, Flynn hangs out with the family, although Daddy said it is apparent that he is listening for Mommy to arrive home. Brody Kane and Flynn are best friends - they play together and they will even eat off the same platter together (while being carefully supervised). Flynn happily shares his toys and treats from his monthly Bullymake box with Brody Kane.

When we adopted Flynn, we thought we had the best dog in the world. After adopting Brody Kane, we realized that we have the two (2) best dogs in the world. We love our Flynn (who we call “Puppy”) and Brody Kane (who we call “Baby Puppy”). Thank you Las Vegas Lab Rescue for completing our family, again."

Like to share your Happy Tail? Please email your story and pictures to happytails@lvlabrescue.com.

Adopted: Doug, a 4 year old Male Yellow Lab

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Adopted: Doug, a 4 year old Male Yellow Labrador, who is looking for his forever home.

Here is a Bio from his foster family……..


"Doug is a sweet lab with a great temperament, he is a lovable fluffy boy who sometimes forgets how big he is. He's always excited to meet new friends, whether they are people or other dogs. He gets along well with other dogs and hasn't met a person he doesn't like.

With a lot of energy Doug is fully housebroken, and he understands "sit" but is easily distracted by basically everything. He is a very big boy with a big heart to match, and is a great companion. He likes tummy rubs and splaying out on the floor. Doug is still working on his crate training, and needs to lose some weight. Doug will make a great addition to the right family committed to continuing his training and weight loss. Doug needs a family that understands his needs and are willing to be patient with his transition. "


See a list of Available Labs here

Adopted: Sammy, a 5 year old Black Female Labrador

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Adopted: Sammy, a 5 year old Black Female Labrador, who is looking for her forever home.

Here is a Bio from her foster family……..


"Sammie is a sweet, shiny black-coated Labrador Retriever. She is fully house-trained, knows to use the doggie door, and responds to many commands. She is well-behaved and knows her toys from her Pradas. She LOVEs to swim and will fetch a toy with gusto. She enjoys meeting new people and is good with other dogs. She is confident and curious and will go outside on her own and lie down in the back yard even if my other dogs aren't there. But she also enjoys being part of the pack and will always run with my two. She is not food-driven, she doesn't surf the counters, and doesn't beg for food at the dinner table. She has a very soft and easy mouth when she takes a biscuit or a piece of apple from my hand.

She will go into a crate, but needs to be coaxed with a biscuit.

Regrettably, Sammie may have received too much coaxing in her life, as she is a good bit heavier than her vet thinks is appropriate or healthy for a dog of her bone structure and age.

I am working with Sammie as when we walk, she pulls on the leash. But she wants to please and to learn, so I am sure she will get this part with a little more effort. Swimming and walking (not running) have been very good for her and she enjoys both.

Sammie is a great young lady and a sweet easy dog who will be a glorious addition to any home, especially one that will work with her over the coming months to get her weight down before-hand, so that she can then start to have a more active lifestyle befitting a 5 year old Lab."


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