A Labrador retriever rescue saves, rehabilitates and rehomes dogs of this breed that are abandoned, neglected, surrendered or otherwise unwanted. Most Labrador retriever rescues are volunteer organizations that rely on foster homes to house the dogs until they find perm...
RudyﾒsRescue.org, NYSRetrieverInc.com and RockyMtnLabRescue.com are websites for Labrador retriever rescue organizations that offer adoptable dogs. Volunteers run Rudyﾒs Rescue and also foster the dogs awaiting adoption.
Labrador retriever rescues in Pennsylvania include LabRescueMe.org and BrooklineLabRescue.org. LabRescueMe.org provides a photo bank of available dogs located in Pennsylvania with information on background, age, temperament, health and compatibility with other pets. Con...
Some organizations that rescue Labradors include American Lab Rescue, Labs4rescue, Inc., Save A Lab Rescue, and Atlanta Lab Rescue. Most of these organizations are nonprofits that help Labradors find forever homes.
The two main types of Labrador retrievers are the American Labrador and English Labrador. They vary slightly in their appearance and body type, with American Labradors being taller, while English Labradors are thicker and heavier.
According to the American Kennel Club, a Labrador Retriever can grow to be between 55 and 80 pounds with a height between 22.5 and 24.5 inches at the shoulder blades. Male Labrador Retrievers tend to grow slightly larger than females.
Labrador Retrievers adhere to one breed standard, which means breed-specific rescue groups and organizations do not distinguish between English and American Labrador Retrievers. To locate a Labrador Retriever rescue group, begin on either Petfinder.com or the American K...