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Aero Postale

Male Puppy Australian Cattle Dog (mixed)

Young, good-looking, athletic, (very) smart, charismatic guy seeking a long-term committed (like forever) relationship with a fun, activ... show more

Young, good-looking, athletic, (very) smart, charismatic guy seeking a long-term committed (like forever) relationship with a fun, active, loving family. Prefer parents who will commit to patiently explaining their expectations and showering me with food, toys and good times. Highly desire both skin and fur siblings (dogs only) for the delivery and receipt of complete and unconditional love. I’m Aero Postale … aptly named because I’m young, hip and my good looks will never go out of style. I’m an ~8-month-old Red Heeler mix. At 46 lbs and growing, I am a big, energetic bundle of love. I have a very loving nature and am a professional wet-kisser who is always happy to greet you. I am eager to please and will sit politely for food. I’m happiest when I can be with my people or playmates. Indoors, your lap is my preferred resting area. Outdoors, I’m all boy! I like to chase balls and I play friendly (but hard) with all of the dogs in the yard. In fact, I recently spent a week at doggie day daycare and got a glowing report on my friendliness with others. I travel well in the car and do okay on the leash. I do pull when I get excited about meeting other dogs, but I’m working on it. I’m a natural for lots of outdoor activities like walks, hikes, and running ... and I’m confident I would excel at agility if that is something my family would enjoy doing with me. My energy and enthusiasm could be a little overwhelming for little ones, so older skin siblings are better for me. I think cats exist purely for my chasing pleasure. I call it fun, they call it harassment—we will never get along! I don’t like being crated, but I will settle in after a few minutes. Boredom, in or out of the crate, is not my friend so toys/chews, playmates and a big fenced yard to pass time in will work well for you and me. I am mostly house-trained but haven’t figured out how to signal when I have to go out, so I have to rely on you to remember. Fun fact though--I potty like a girl. If I sound like the boy for you, please apply to be my family at www.pawforlifenc.org. I am neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on all of my age appropriate vaccinations and flea/tick/heartworm preventives. show less

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Charlotte

Female Adult Labrador Retriever (mixed)

I would have Charlotte write her own story, but I don’t think she would brag on herself enough. This is one 45-50 pound sweet and easy d... show more

I would have Charlotte write her own story, but I don’t think she would brag on herself enough. This is one 45-50 pound sweet and easy dog! Besides being such a beauty, she is fantastic with kids of all ages and also other dogs (I would think cats, too, but we have not cat tested her, yet). Charlotte would love to have a dog friend in the home. She is so easy going, potty trained and just looking for a companion. In the time she has been with us, I have not heard her bark one time. She does have a pretty cute little whine when she is trying to tell you something. We don’t know how long she lived on the “streets” but when we pulled her from the shelter she was very afraid. She spent a lot of time the first few days in the crate. But it didn’t take her long to warm up to all of us and she is a sweetie! The only thing that might take a little patience with Charlotte is allowing her to warm up at first. She has done a 180 in the weeks we have had her, but will still get spooked once in a while on the leash and will pull as if trying to bolt. She has never bolted and most of the time she walks fine. She loves to take walks and is just an easy going girl. My birthday is estimated to be 8/7/2016. She is up to date on vaccinations, heartworm, and flea and tick. show less

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Freya

Female Adult Pit Bull Terrier (mixed)

Talk about sweet and easy going. This amazing little dog (about 45 lbs) has clearly had a long life before being taken in by Paws for Li... show more

Talk about sweet and easy going. This amazing little dog (about 45 lbs) has clearly had a long life before being taken in by Paws for Life NC but she hasn’t let her defeat her loving and forgiving demeanor. This girl is around 7 years old and you can tell she has been used for litter after litter as a breeding dog for most of her life. She is appreciating her retirement and enjoying casual strolls, cuddles on the couch and all the bully sticks she can get her paws on. She is quiet and patient but has just the perfect amount of energy to still be fun on a brisk walk, play with other dogs and maybe even some fetch but ultimately really is very chill and is happy to just lay on the couch with you to keep you company. It seems like she has lived most of her life outside so some areas in the house have made her anxious in foster care which also explains why her potty training is not yet perfect but we are making big improvements. She happily goes in the crate, great with all sizes and ages of people, loves other dogs, all around just a happy dog. She LIVES for car rides and just wants to be someone’s copilot. She hops on the center console and just watches the road with you. She does have a prey drive with birds and squirrels and all the fun stuff outside in the yard so we have not cat tested her yet. She has been fine with my goats and 3 dogs show less

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Gunther

Male Adult Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever (mixed)

Sweet Gunny-Bear! This boy is a professional snuggle-bug and an athlete all wrapped into one. Gunther is a 2-3 year old Pitbull mix, we... show more

Sweet Gunny-Bear! This boy is a professional snuggle-bug and an athlete all wrapped into one. Gunther is a 2-3 year old Pitbull mix, we have yet to figure out what he is mixed with. Perhaps some Plot Hound, Boxer or Shepherd. He is a pretty compact little “Hippo” at a stocky 50 pounds. This guy came to us from a rural shelter in NC, not really knowing a toy or how to love it seemed. He was sad and lacked confidence. Today, this bundle of fun and fur is an outgoing pup who is grateful for every toy and appreciates every lap he gets to snuggle into. He has finished his heartworm treatment and runs a plays with the best of them. He enjoys his days with his foster brother and sister and especially loves the resident cats. He rides well in the car and likes to go for outings. He visited the sunflowers at Dorathea Dix Park this summer and enjoys visiting local parks. He especially loves visiting his friends at Audrey’s Barkyard for daycare fun! Gunny is sweet and funny with his floppy mismatched ears and his silly grin. He makes people laugh and loves to give great kisses. This boy does LOVE TO PLAY, sometimes he’s too active for his foster brother who’s favorite pastime is to relax, but his brother will indulge him with a game of tug or chase in the yard. He is crate trained, potty trained and LOVES TO EAT! He does like to chew, so plenty of toys are a must and he should be crated if left alone. Gunther is up to date on all shots, on Heartworm prevention, flea and tick prevention and is micro-chipped. All this boy needs is a family to call his own! If you have any questions at all please reach out to his foster mom, Laura. laurap@pawsforlifenc.org show less

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Handsome

Male Puppy Chihuahua (mixed)

Hi my name is Handsome and I am a 10month old Chihuahua mix weighing 17lbs. 2 1/2 months ago I fell out of my crate at the shelter and b... show more

Hi my name is Handsome and I am a 10month old Chihuahua mix weighing 17lbs. 2 1/2 months ago I fell out of my crate at the shelter and broke my leg. The Dr. was not sure if I would be able to use that leg but they did an amazing job and now my leg is 100%!. My foster parents had to keep me calm in the crate and only allow me out on the leash in the back yard to do my business so that my leg could heal properly. I have a lot of energy and love playing with other dogs until I'm tired and the I will snuggle up on your lap. I also love to play with toys especially the squeaky ones. I am crate trained, doggie door trained, almost potty trained, and walk pretty good on a leash but I do like to smell a lot. I don't know about kids, (although I'm super sweet) or cats because I have not had any interaction with them yet. My foster parents are working with me every day now to expose me to the elements of the outside world. .My ideal home would have a fenced in back yard so I could run and play, have at least 1 other dog for me to play with, and parents that would exercise me daily to burn off all that puppy energy. I am up neutered, up to date on all shots, heartworm negative, and current on heartworm, flea and tick prevention. If you are interested in me please contact Pawsforlifenc.org show less

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Kylo

Male Adult Hound (Unknown Type) Labrador Retriever (mixed)

Hello there! My name is Kylo and I’m looking my forever home! I've heard those are pretty awesome and I can't wait! I'm a hound mix, 2... show more

Hello there! My name is Kylo and I’m looking my forever home! I've heard those are pretty awesome and I can't wait! I'm a hound mix, 2 years old and about 55 pounds. My friends would describe me as goofy, cuddly, handsome (have you seen my eyes?!?) and playful. I love to lounge around and cuddle, play with any and all toys and run around and play outside. As long as my humans are with me I'm happy! I currently live with 3 foster siblings and do very well with them. I do need a little time to get used to new doggy friends but after that I should do just fine! I’d really enjoy having another medium/large dog to play with in my forever home. I live with a cat currently but my foster parents won’t let me play with her. Apparently I’m a little too interested in the cat for it’s safety so it’s not recommend for me to go to a home with a cat. I don’t currently live with children but enjoy when I seem them at adoption events. I am a “leaner” and don’t always realize my size so may do better with older or dog savvy children. I am potty trained and will let you know when I need to go outside. I am also crate trained and stay in my crate during the day while my foster parents are at work. I have learned how to sit and lay, and I’m working on more fun tricks! I’m treat motivated so that should help me learn quickly. I have been neutered and am up to date on all my shots and vaccines. I am heartworm positive but have already gone through treatment and should be better than ever in no time! Do I sound like the pawfect match?? You can email my foster mom at jcoliver@ncsu.edu for more information. Or just go ahead and fill out an application, I won’t be around for long! show less

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Milo

Male Adult Shepherd (Unknown Type) (mixed)

Milo here! I'm originally from Jersey - how you doin'?!?? I'm a tri-color Shepherd mix, medium energy, six years old, and I weigh 64 lbs... show more

Milo here! I'm originally from Jersey - how you doin'?!?? I'm a tri-color Shepherd mix, medium energy, six years old, and I weigh 64 lbs, My birthday is about 7/19/2012 I'm also crazy good-looking, but I'm sure you've noticed that already! My previous owners love me a lot and did not want to give me up. But they had to move back in with family and were not allowed to bring their pets. So now you have a chance to adopt me! I'm a fairly mellow dog, but I have plenty of energy. I love me some walks, but need short walks in the summer heat, due to my dark coat. I walk pretty well on a front-attach harness or a Gentle Leader. I wasn't walked much before, so I can pull a little and be leash reactive to other dogs, but this is improving with the correct harness and some training from my Foster Folks. I'm a World Class snuggler and am extremely affectionate and loving. One of my favorite things in the world is to lay face to face with Foster Mom and gently lick her face while she pets my head. I also adore belly rubs, spooning, hugs, and giving kisses. I live to be loved on! I'm a real character - I give THE worst high fives. I usually miss, and it makes everyone laugh! I'm also a talker, and will "tell" you when I'd like a potty break. If I'm told to stop doing something fun, I will grumble and sulk in protest. If I want your attention, I'll groan and flop myself down dramatically. I also lay on my back with one paw in the air, like I'm waiting to be called on. I'm very funny and will certainly keep you entertained! I'm well house trained, but I have occasional "happy bladder" accidents. It's a small amount, which pretty much only happens when my Foster Folks come home and I get so excited to see them! My Foster Folks handle it by staying very calm when they first arrive, and they take me outside right away. Since they've been doing that, I no longer have accidents. Because of my bladder issues, I can't stay in a crate all day. I generally need to have potty breaks about every four hours or so, although my Foster Folks have on occasion left me for up to seven hours uncrated in the evening, and I did really well. I don't mind being in my crate for a few hours, but so long as I have reasonable potty breaks, I've done well being left home uncrated. I'm smart and easy to train, and if Foster Mom really wanted to teach me a proper high five, I could certainly do it. She just thinks it's really funny to see me miss all the time! Because I'm clever, I may or may not have figured out how to open the garbage can once or twice to have a snack. And if you leave food unattended on the coffee table - well, it's as good as gone, my Friend! My Foster Family is vigilant, so this only happened once. I knew I was in trouble and put myself in my crate without being told - it was worth it, haha! I do fine with children, and generally, like attention from them. I can be a little apprehensive of the five-and-under crowd if they are hyper and crowd me, but I still do okay with them. I might knock them over if I'm being silly. I live with a dog and a really mean 19 lb cat, and we all get along just fine, but it did take a few days of training from my Foster Folks. I am sometimes dominant with other dogs, especially if they try to be dominant towards me first. That's fair, right? My Foster Brother is not very dominant, so we got along well after a good introduction. I occasionally chase the cat briefly, but it's fun and is worth the scolding! Because I'm selective about other dogs, I probably wouldn't do well at a dog park. I will occasionally bark at people passing by outside, so an apartment is probably not a good match for me. But I will definitely run off potential intruders 'cos my bark is scary! I destroy all the toys. I have a giant Kong that I am slowly wearing down to nothing. So it's safe to say that I'm a Super Chewer, haha! My Foster Mom trimmed my nails once and I didn't fuss at all, but oddly enough they haven't needed trimming since. They're "self-trimming", and wear themselves out on the pavement during walks! I'm also pretty reasonable during bath time, and my coat doesn't shed so much. So it's pretty easy to keep me looking handsome! I'm neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccines and flea and tick meds. I'm all set to go home with you! I'm totally worth my $75 adoption fee. If you have any questions about me please email Foster Mom at OtherTwoThirds@gmail.com. If you would like to adopt me, and want to make sure you are first in line, please fill out an application right away here: http://pawsforlifenc.org/pet-adoptions/dog-adoptions/dog-adoption-form/. It's first come, first served, and you do NOT want to be second in line for this guy! I can't wait to meet you! Love, Milo show less

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Ria

Female Adult Labrador Retriever (mixed)

"Meet one of the newest pups to enter the Paws for Life Rescue family. She came in yesterday from a rural shelter and was pulled ahead o... show more

"Meet one of the newest pups to enter the Paws for Life Rescue family. She came in yesterday from a rural shelter and was pulled ahead of Hurricane Florence to make room for evacuees. We are still getting to know her but can share all that we have come to learn so far. Ria girl is as sweet as they come, well-mannered and rides perfectly in the car. She was grateful for the ride out of the shelter to her waiting foster home. She has been updated on her appropriate shots, dewormed, on flea preventative and HW preventative. She will receive her microchip, HW test and her spay (if they do not locate a spay scar). The shelter listed her as a Lab mix at three years old. I would guess, 2 years old and a Blood Hound/ Lab Mix. She is as BEAUTIFUL as she is sweet. She seems to be housebroken and knows some commands; sit, stay, down and corrects well. No one has heard her bark yet! Her new foster mom and her grandson report she is a very Good Girl and walks nicely on a leash. She slept well last night and went right out for potty in the morning. We estimate Ria is about 50 pounds, friendly and obedient. We will update as we learn more about his delightful girl. She will be out at adoption events in a little over a week. This girl will likely go quickly so get your applications in fast!" show less

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Sally

Female Adult Hound (Unknown Type) (mixed)

Sweet Sally is a Lab/Hound mix and desperately needed out of the shelter so they could make space for evacuated pets. She landed in our... show more

Sweet Sally is a Lab/Hound mix and desperately needed out of the shelter so they could make space for evacuated pets. She landed in our arms and it has become clear she has had a rough life. She has most likely had several litters in her life and has a mama’s instinct. There was a dog whimpering on a tv show we were watching and she stared at the tv for the entire time. Finally, when the whimpering stopped, she began searching around the room, behind couch pillows, and under chairs, looking for her puppies. Sally has been wonderful with my two male dogs, who are often bullies and don’t like to share their space. One small growl from them and she turns the other way without hesitation. She has tried to get them to play with her but unfortunately, they won’t participate. She would do really well with another dog who enjoys short play sessions, because, in reality, she enjoys napping more! Sally has a super sweet personality and greets everyone she meets, and especially goes to children like a strong magnet! She loves to visit the young neighborhood kids and would do great in a home with children. Walking Sally on a leash is a breeze because she doesn’t pull hard at all, but being a foster mom who likes to give dogs time to smell the flowers, she loves to choose her direction on walks and stop at every interesting thing and just stand around sniffing the fresh air. So don’t expect a brisk, heart conditioning 3-mile walk for her! She’s more of a “strolling without care” kinda girl. We would like to give a huge thanks to Dr. Tran for addressing every little thing that was making Sally so uncomfortable. She is now being treated for her itchy skin and yeasty ears and will be feeling good as new very soon. Her age is estimated to be 6, but it could be less or more by a couple years. She does have some fatty lumps on her lower back and a lumbar sacral condition, both of which can be caused by age. They do not need any treatment and do not seem to bother her. It is still being determined if Sally is house trained but I think having only one accident in the first week is a very promising sign! Sally really does not like going into a crate but once she is in she settles quickly and doesn’t complain at all. Once it is determined that she is house trained she could be the kind of dog that could roam freely in the house. So if you’re looking for a relaxed, super submissive and sweet lady to share your life with, please set aside some time to meet Sally. show less