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A photo of Sandy
Size: Large
Age: Senior
Gender: Female
Breeds: Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever

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Sandy has gorgeous sandy colored hair and an adorable personality! She is a golden retriever/lab mix who is looking for her forever home!

Sandy gets along well with other dogs and passed her initial cat test. She did initially try to be the head honcho but after corrections from other dogs she settled into the pack! She previously lived with a child and did great. She does have some resource guarding behavior which will need to be managed if she is in a home with other animals. Sandy would be fine either way- being the only dog or with some playmates.

She was surrendered to the shelter because of chronic allergy problems. When we first got her she was missing almost half her fur! Now with proper medications she is doing great. She is from TN and they are one of the worst states for allergies. If Sandy is adopted to New England she will likely be able to get off some of her medications!

Sandy would love to be your new best friend! Could you be hers?

Name: Sandy
Breed: Golden/Lab mix
Sex: Female
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 40 pounds
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative
Microchipped: Yes
Medical: Sandy has allergies. She may do better in New England climate and not need as many medications but she currently requires daily meds.

Good with Children: Yes- previously lived with children and did well.
Good with Dogs: Yes- does like to be dominant but will take correction.
Good with Cats: Passed initial cat test. This means he may do well with cats with proper introductions.

Adoption Donation: 300.00

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.