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Size: Medium
Age: Young
Gender: Female
Breeds: Labrador Retriever, Australian Shepherd

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Archer “Lana” was rescued from a dog hoarding situation. The pups were all sweet, submissive and dog friendly, but needed socialization with humans since have had limited contact with them. The dogs lived outside in a small pen with no shelter, but that is all behind them now!

Archer is now learning what it means to be an inside dog. This gorgeous girl would do best in a quieter home without much people traffic. Sudden noises and a lot of “goings on” seem to stress her. This behavior could improve as she adjusts to live outside of a pen. We do believe she would do best in a home with another playful dog, as this will help her to continue to learn to be confident and trusting.

Her foster calls her energetic and goofy, especially when she is around other dogs. She is still a bit cautious when it comes to human interaction, but has not shown any aggression at all. You can take a toy away from her without issues and she is actually starting to enjoy belly rubs!!!

Archer has been exposed to cats, chickens and ducks and has done very well. She does need quite a bit of leash training at this time. She doesn’t yet understand the concept of being tethered and will lay down as soon as she feels the pull of the lead.

Archer is crate trained and actually enjoys being in her “little home”. She is crated when left alone in the house as she has not yet learned what is a dog toy as opposed to an off-limits household item. She is progressing very well with housetraining, just not quite there as of yet.

This beautiful girl lived a life of outside isolation in all types of weather her entire life. She will need time and patience to flourish to become the best dog she can. She is already on her way. If you want to be part of her continued journey, please consider her!

Name: Archer
Breed: Aussie/Lab mix
Sex: Female
Age: 10 months (est)
Weight: 40 pounds
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: UTD
Heartworm: Negative
Microchipped: Will be.

Good with Children: Yes, Older Kids. Young active children will make her too nervous.
Good with Dogs: ABSOLUTELY!! Would do best with a canine companion.
Good with Cats: Yes, and chickens and ducks too!!!

Adoption Fee: $475.00

Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.

Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes. If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.

At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.

NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS: Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.

All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.