I've known both volunteers and foster families who work with this rescue and all are very dedicated to the mission of helping dogs find new homes. They will take labs into their rescue family, regardless of age or health, provide them with needed medical care and place them as soon as possible in new homes, or foster homes. A very dedicated group who understands and practices the true meaning of rescue
I've known the volunteers of Lab Rescuers for 15 years. They are so dedicated to saving the lives of so many labs, regardless of age or medical condition or the difficulties that the rescue itself may pose. It was a privilege to adopt a lab from them 10 years ago.
It is the lucky dog that finds themself with Labrador Rescuers - true advocates for the health, happiness and well being of the dog
Prior to looking for a lab to join our family, we looked at multiple lab rescue sites. The one that stood out time after time was Labrescuers, so when we decided to start looking for a lab, we applied with Labrescuers. Our volunteer, Linda, who came to do our home visit was amazing. She truly cared about learning about us so she could match us with the right dog. She has been amazing, and sends us emails when there is a new dog she feels may be a match for us. She has been so understanding and helpful, it is very apparent that this organization of volunteers runs like an organization of professionals. They take in high cost/maintenance medical cases and get them as healthy as possible and ready for new homes, no matter what it takes. They take great effort to match the right dog with the right family so that everyone is happy at the end of the process. I can't say enough good things about this organization.
Oh my gosh, Lab Rescuers of San Diego is the best TRULY non-profit (all-volunteer run) organizations I've ever had the pleasure to deal with. We have two labs (Winter and Lexi), both from LR. The LR volunteers are just incredible people and work so hard for these sweet pups.
I wholeheartedly support LR and will continue to get all future doggies right from them.
We adopted a puppy through Labrador Rescuers four years ago. The application process and home visit were very efficient and uncomplicated. We love our dog. He was well-socialized and a good fit for our family from the start. Sandie, one of the foster volunteers, is a saint and truly loves all the dogs that come to her home. Four years later we still have puppy reunions with our dear Marty's litter mates! Labrador Rescuers is an amazing organization, doing a great service for our community!
My friends recommended LR as they adopted a dog from them. When I filed my online application I received a call the next day to set up the home interview. LR is concerned about a safe and dog friendly environment. I was able to go to the foster parent's home and choose the dog-in this case a puppy from an abandoned momma they found. I loved the fact that they were fostered and the foster mother was wonderful with the puppies. They were paper trained by the time I took her home-at 8 weeks. She was also spayed-which my vet confirmed would pose no health issues later.
I would so recommend LR as they do such a wonderful thing by taking in, training and rehoming/adopting out all these dogs. They require training which helps the dog and parent bond plus makes for a better home life for all. The flat adoption fee probably doesn't cover all the expenses. Plus any other surgeries/medical issues could get expensive. It's a wonderful group. I would adopt from them again in a heartbeat.
Lab rescue goes over and above to help match the right family with the right lab. They have a great Foster program which provides information about the traits of the labs to help find the right fit. We can improve our program by increasing the number of people helping to promote intake, fostering, adoptions and fundraising.
This nonprofit has many volunteers working together to create a well organized rescue group. We save labs and lab Mixes by working as a team. The more volunteers that are involved, the more successful we are. We can improve by adding more involved volunteers to help promote adoptions.