I had a great experience with Lab Rescuers. They responded to me in very timely manner and all of their volunteers are very professional. Everyone I met was a pleasure to work with. I also really like that they do home visits. I think it is important for a rescue to make sure the adoption is a good fit for both the dogs and humans and Lab Rescuers does their best to do so. Also...I love my new Senior lab rescue! He's a wonderful dog and a great addition to my family!
When we were ready to adopt a new dog (our old dog died about six months ago), we started doing web searches for shelters, rescue groups, etc. and came across Lab Rescuers. They had helpful biographies about the dogs they were currently fostering and we saw a few we were interested in. We filled out their application, which was thorough but not overly burdensome, and got a response back very quickly to schedule a home visit. I met our future fur baby, Ike, at an adoption event Lab Rescuers hosted. He was scheduled to go to a new foster home after the event that would have been much further away and harder for my spouse to go meet once she returned from traveling, so Michele, our contact person with Lab Rescuers arranged to take Ike home with her because she lived near us and then she brought him over for a combination meet and greet and home visit. And the rest, as they say, is history. We adopted Ike on the spot. Michele was awesome, answering questions, providing advice, and just generally being there for us. When we were struggling with integrating Ike with our two cats, she immediately hooked us up with Hector, one of their foster dads who's also a dog trainer. Hector dropped everything and came to our house to give us some tips even though he was trying to get ready to leave on vacation. Definitely above and beyond the call, but it just showed how much they care and want their adoptees and adoptors to be successful. Our experience with Lab Rescuers was exceptional. I can't think of anything they could have done better.
To whom it may concern. My wife and I were looking for a four legged addition to our family. We were lucky to find lab rescue and they brought us to Hunter. Hunter a 10 year old lab mix who was found abandoned on the streets. Lucky for him he was given a second chance with a pair of amazing foster parents and is now doing great. Hunter has adapted well to my wife and I. We look forward to many years of companionship with our new addition to our family. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Lab rescue and the entire staff for the amazing service they provide.
I recently had the opportunity to work with Labrador Rescuers. This wonderful organization helped us to find the newest member of our family! The process was very easy. That being said, the volunteers who are part of Labrador Rescuers are very thorough!
It all started with a look at their website. On the site you can look at all of the amazing Labradors looking for their forever home. There are many different types of Labs, all ages, male and female. They are all looking for that special family to love forever.
The next step is completing the application and paying the application fee. From there a volunteer will visit you in your home and talk over all the details of adoption to ensure the best family member (lab) is matched with your family.
The volunteer who visits you at home will remain your contact person and be with you through every step of the adoption process. After the home visit and application fee comes the exciting part, you will then be ready to visit with these amazing labs!! You will work with the foster family who has the lab and you will visit the dog in their foster home. If you visit with a dog, fall in love and the foster parent agrees that you would be a good match you will be able to adopt your new family member!!!
The origination does very important work. These labs want nothing more than to find a family to love and be with forever. Many haven't been treated very well in their life. So its very important that these dogs are matched with a loving family and protected and cared for. Labrador Rescuers does this.
Lastly, all of these dogs are medically cared for by Labrador Rescuers. If you adopt, your lab will be neutered or spayed and up to date on shots and medical care.
I can not recommend the organization enough!! If your looking for a four legged family member please consider Labrador Rescuers and all the wonderful labs they are caring for!
Everyone that we have worked with at LabRescuers has been great. They were very thorough in their interview process, and found a dog that met our needs and desires perfectly.
Our dog was an owner surrender and I wish that I could contact the former owners and let them know that their dog was well cared for every step of the way and appropriately placed with her best interest in mind. She is a loved member of our family and we are so thankful that LabRescuers made it possible.
We lost our lab to old age and cancer in January 2017. When we finally felt ready to welcome a new pup into our lives we began to search for rescues and found Michelle and Lab rescuers. We are so happy we did as we are loving our boy Ike! He has a way to go with learning how to behave with kitties but again Lab rescuers helped us find a wonderful trainer to assist us. We couldn't be happier!!
Great experience working with Labrador Rescuers of San Diego.
They went out of their way to make arrangements for someone to
visit my home - even though I live 1 hour from San Diego.
We saw Audrey's photo'd on their website, immediately connected with.
Love her eyes and markings.
Michelle Duvel - (foster parent) scheduled our meeting and greet with in
a few days. Very informative about Audrey. We met her and took her home
the same day. She is folding in beautifully.
Thank you Labrador Rescuers.
Labrador Rescuers has given us one of the greatest gifts and family could receive. We adopted 5 year old Frank on April 1st. He was just as they describe and there have been no surprises since we brought him home. They carefully selected us based on our home visit. We are forever greatful to them.
I worked with Labrador rescuers to adopt an older Labrador. The whole process went very smoothly. I was contacted by a representative who interviewed me and worked with me to find the right match. I was impressed with the dedication and care they put into making sure each dog and potential owner are matched appropriately. I was also impressed with the professionalism of the organization and the care they give to the dogs they rescue. The dog I adopted required a couple minor surgeries (which were done prior to my adoption). Her initial evaluation and assessment were very thorough as well. I had access to the medical records before I committed to the adoption and felt that everything was very transparent. I am very pleased with my experience.
We were looking for a companion dog for our current dog as we had two of our other dogs pass away within a year. After relaying our needs and wish list along with a couple of names of dogs we saw on the website, the social worker emailed promptly and then came over within a day of our application and had a couple of dogs with her. Glad she did as the first one we think there was an issue with having just been spayed. She brought out Ticky, now named Bucky after Captain America's best friend, and Ticky and our current dog Mona just followed each other around with tails wagging. Though we were told that Bucky was shy around men, he took to my husband and my two teenage boys (in fact, he went to go find the boys in their rooms). Our social worker told us all that she knew about Bucky while she watched the interaction between us and between the dogs including that he wasn't showing signs of having been trained nor really walked on a leash so that assisted us in how to help him (my husband was a K9 handler for the police department and is now the SGT that oversees them all). This first 24 hours has been going well: Bucky has done his first 1 1/2 mile jog on a leash, has eaten, found his secure spot under my youngest son's bed, knows how to get in/out of the doggie door, knows where we'd like him to use the restroom, etc. Our social worker and I have stayed in touch so that we can see Bucky is acclimating. Definitely thankful for Lab Rescuers. This is our third Lab we've owned and our first rescue outside of the Humane Society.
I adopted my beloved pet through this wonderful organization. A representative came to our home to be sure we were good people with a secure yard. Our puppy was housed in a loving, private (beautiful) home
I saw Fenway's picture on a friends FB feed and I just knew I had to have him. As you can tell from the first pic, he looked scared and miserable and he was also in a high kill shelter in Riverside CA. Thanks to Labrador Rescuers of San Diego he was whisked away and sent to live with a super foster mom. I contacted the LRSD and arranged to visit his foster home to see if it could work. I fell in love instantly! Thankfully LRSD is very thorough and came to my home for a house visit to make sure it was a safe and loving home for him and once I was accepted I couldn't wait to pick him up and make him part of my family! He's been with me for 2 years this month and I cannot imagine my life without him and I thank LRSD every day for bringing him to me. Labrador Rescuers of San Diego is an amazing organization and I would ask anyone who is considering adopting a dog to please take a look at all the super sweet dogs they rescue, keep safe and get the medical attention they may need before adopting them out. Doing all this work takes lots of money, time and volunteers who give and give endlessly. As you can clearly see, with some attention and love he's doing fabulously and is very happy with his senior lab sister as they get to go the beach almost every day!! Thank you LRSD!!!
Our family adopted a black lab mix puppy in September 2013. He was a big puppy at about 9 weeks old, but very serene and loved to snuggle. He came with the name Woodson and we kept the name. Woodson has grown into one of the best dogs I have ever known. He still loves to snuggle his family, and he is best friends with a 6 year old boy who writes stories about him, takes him on adventures in the yard, and loves him so much! Our dog adoption experience with Labrador Rescuers in San Diego county was excellent, very professional and the volunteers truly have the best interest of the dogs in mind. We would definitely adopt from Labrador Rescuers again in the future.
These people were awesome! I let them know what I was looking for in a dog; older, good with other dogs, good with younger children, etc.. After asking about several from the website I got great feedback as to the possibilities of them fitting into my life. I had it narrowed down to two and both fosters were willing to meet with me. Both dogs were as described by the fosters and I made my decision! "Jack" is fantastic! Wonderful house manors, good on walks (needs a little leash work) but is such a happy camper. I can't wait for my granddaughters to meet him! I would suggest these people to anyone looking for a dog to share their love with!
Our beautiful 9 year old Lab Emi died from a brain tumor and even though we have our handsome 11 year old lab Elvis, our house felt way too quiet. We reached out to Lab Rescue. We kept an open mind and felt that the right dog would come along. We had broad parameters. Female, between 6-10. I went to the meet and greet and met Stormie/Bella. She mostly had kisses just for Tom, her foster. I suspected that she might share those with us eventually. Sandy and Tom brought her to our house. It was love! We couldn't be more grateful for wonderful people like Sandy and Tom who foster these dogs. There's a special place in heaven for people like that. and all of you behind the scenes. Thank you so very much. She's already our girl.
Lab rescuers of San Diego is so amazing . My husband and I adopted our first dog from them back in 2009 and our second dog in 2010. The adoption process and the foster homes are wonderful. We stated what kind of dog we were looking for and they provided two amazing dogs that we love and cherished so much. Chico is now 7 and our little baby. Kelso sadly passed away this year from cancer. When we decided to adopt again, there was no question that Lab rescuers would be our rescue of choice. I love that they have individual adoption coaches who answer questions and provide tons of insight on the dogs. And I love that they do a home inspection. This organization really cares where these dogs are placed. They want to meet all parties of the home and make sure the dogs will not be neglected and have a good home to sleep in. They also care about the dog being a good match for you and your family. We have Chico and two little kids. They suggested dogs who would be good with kids and other dogs. The people that foster the dogs are super great and knowledgeable as well. I really felt at home with the foster families each time we have adopted. We recently just adopted our 3rd dog from lab rescuers last week. They matched us with an amazing dog who fits right in with our little family. I cannot say enough good things about this organization. They have given us 3 amazing doggie babies who have made our lives so happy and complete. I will always advocate for this organization and donate money because I know they are trustworthy and truly care about rescuing dogs. Thank you LR for being so amazing. ❤️
We were first introduced to Labrador Rescuers when my son spotted an adorable Chocolate Lab named Chester at a Petco rescue event.Chester was a senior pup and weighed in at almost 140 pounds! The volunteers at Labrador Rescuers provided lots of TLC and a good diet, so Chester was able to lose 20 lbs with his Foster family.We adopted Chester 4 years ago and he is a healthy 80 lbs and a happy & lovable boy.
We could not have been more pleased with our experience with Labrador Rescuers, they are a great organization of dedicated, kind, caring and knowledgeable "Lab Lovers", who work tirelessly to find the best home for each one of their labs. I highly recommend them to anyone who is interested in adopting a Lab.
We waited for months and just when we decided we may not find the right dog for our family (and existing family dog), we received an email from Juju's foster mom Ann asking if we could arrange a visit. We were cautiously optimistic but the visit went great even with our Annie who isn't the most gracious hostess. Foster mom Ann said she just had a feeling this was the right fit after all the other families so after sleeping on it we decided to take the leap. Ann brought him back and it was like this was where he was meant to be. He has found his place in our home and our hearts (even Annie's) in two short days. Working with Karin and Ann with Lab Rescuers was an incredible experience. We HIGHLY recommend people support, foster and/or consider when adopting! We are forever grateful to LR for helping us to find the perfect match for us! The Chirgwin's
Hello everyone! My name is Juliana and I've been thinking about adopt a dog for a few months , so first I bought one from Craigslist, because since then I've never heard about Labrador Rescuers...once I took Miles ( my baby dog) for his first bath and at the pet grooming I knew about this wonderful family!
So, I have been having an amazing experience with them since the very beginning... All the adoption process was very conscious and well done ! I chose Ziggy on the website and Michele ( her foster Mom ) told that she is a very fearful and scared girl , and really she is, so she came over my house with Ziggy and spent the morning here! We decided to try for a week having Ziggy with us! Well, the end of this history you can see here. Because sometimes pictures says more than words!
Thank you Cindy and Michele for all support and I hope that all your dogs could find their forever home.
We rescued an amazing black lab from lab rescuers back in 2009. When she passed away this past January of 2017, we knew exactly where to go to find our next family pet. We went to an adoption event looking for a female chocolate lab -but our hearts were won over by a big charcoal grey male lab named Smokey. Smokey's foster parents were amazing. They really wanted to make sure we were going to be a good match -and luckily we were!! Now we have a new furry family member and our hearts are whole again! Thank you Labrador Rescuers for bringing Smokey into our lives and making our family complete ;)