Tucker (15-17)

Tucker (15-17)

i Apr 25th No Comments by


Name: Tucker (15-17)
Age: 8 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 11 lbs.
Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Red
Fee: $175
Location: Apopka, FL
Email: smiller7427@hotmail.com

Hi! My name is Tucker. I came to my foster family in March. I am 8 years old but you would never guess that with the way that I run, play, and love. Cuddling is my favorite thing. I have to be on you or at least touching you at all times. I’m your typical Velcro dog.

I love to nap, but once you pick up my ball, it is on!! I love, love, love my ball! I am the best at fetch. I am also great with all sizes of dogs, cats and I think I like children. I just haven’t been around many. I sometimes startle easily and shake.

I am UTD on all my vaccines, neutered, microchipped, and heart worm negative. I do have a flea allergy, so I MUST be kept on a flea preventative. I recently had a dental and had quite a few teeth removed, so now my mouth is healthy. Eating is no problem though, because I still have all my grinders. I have a heart murmur but nothing to worry about at this point. However, it will have to be checked again in six months. I am all healthy now and ready to find my forever home.

If you think that I may be your forever buddy please email my foster family please complete an adoption application with my name on it. You may email my foster family at smiller7427@hotmail.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming my new forever home.

Buddy (15-21)

i Apr 15th No Comments by


Name: Buddy (15-21)
Age: 4 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 10 Pounds
Spay/Neuter: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Black & Tan
Fee: $250
Location: Myakka City, FL
Phone: Deb Bird at 941-322-8209

Buddy came to FLDR as an owner surrender and was very underweight. He has gained a few pounds and looks much better.

Buddy loves women, but if a man gives him a minute to warm up, he will be in his lap in a flash. He loves to sit in your lap and do kissy face, huggy bear! He is a real lover. He loves being a Velcro dog. He gets along with other dogs, but had not been cat test. He would do best in a home with no small children because he can be a little skittish.

Buddy is still working on his housetraining, but he is healthy, up to date on his vaccinations and looking for his new forever home.

If you think Buddy is the right dog for you, please fill out an application with his name and number on it and contact his foster mom, Deb Bird at 941-322-8209, with any questions.

Charlie (15-4)

i Apr 15th No Comments by


Name: Charlie (15-4)
Age: almost 3 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 17 Pounds
Spay/Neuter: Yes
Coat: Long Hair
Color: Piebald Dapple
Fee:  $300
Location: Myakka City, FL
Phone: Deb Bird at 941-322-8209

Charlie is an all-around great dog. He gets along with big or small dogs, loves all people, even kids. He has lots of energy and loves to run and play. He has not been cat tested.

Charlie would love a family who is active and will give him lots of ways to expend his energy. He is still working on his housetraining. He is up to date on his vaccinations, healthy and ready to find a new forever home.  He has one blue eye and one brown eye, which doesn’t show well in his pictures.

If you think Charlie is the right dog for you, please fill out an application with his name and number on it and contact his foster mom, Deb Bird at 941-322-8209, with any questions.

Bebe (15-13)

i Apr 9th No Comments by

Name: Bebe (15-13)
Age: 10 years old
Sex: Female
Weight: 15 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Black & Tan
Fee: $75
Location: Valrico, FL
Email: drooney4@tampabay.rr.com

Meet Bebe! Bebe is an amazing senior dog that has overcome a lot of obstacles to be with us today. Bebe’s favorite activities include short walks around the neighborhood and chasing cats, but her favorite activity is power snoozing! No bed in the house is safe from Bebe, she will seek out and nap in any bed/crate you have. She gets along great with her foster brother, but she will chase cats.

Bebe has some minor medical issues that will require some routine maintenance from her new family. Bebe is prone to irritations of the pancreas, so a bland healthy diet is a must. She has a skin condition that requires weekly baths with a medicated shampoo. Bebe also has some issues with her bowels that require pumpkin supplements and an inexpensive, easy to administer medication. None of these issues are hard to administer or expensive and it’s a real rush to see how happy “Beebs” gets when everything is taken care of!

Bebe is truly grateful for good care and will let you know with rapid fire “sideways” kisses. Most of Bebe’s teeth have been removed, so her foods needs to be soaked in warm water.

If you think Bebe is the right dog for you, please complete and adoption application with her name on it. You can also email his foster family at drooney4@tampabay.rr.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming Bebe’s new forever home.

Max (15-14)

i Apr 9th No Comments by

Name: Max (15-14)
Age: 8-9 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 10 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Red
Fee: $175
Location: Bradenton, FL
Email: pamelalaplantel@aol.com

​Lil Max came to FLDR in February. He was abandoned at a domestic violence shelter and they contacted us to help. He is one cool little happy go lucky guy.

Max would love a home with a securely fenced yard, since his favorite hobbies are hunting lizards & chasing squirrels. He is a fairly busy little guy who will jump up on the couch, give you a quick kiss, then be on his way. In the evenings he does enjoy napping on your lap and sleeping in the big bed with just his head under the covers.

He gets along great with other dogs, cats, (as long as they don’t run from him), and people. Has not been kid tested.  He also loves to dig holes, like many dachshunds.

Max is healthy, had a dental and had 4 teeth removed. He is still working on his housetraining and ready to find his new forever home!

If you think Max is the right dog for you, please complete and adoption application with his name on it. You can also email his foster family at pamelalaplantel@aol.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming Max’s new forever home.

Archie (14-85)

i Mar 22nd No Comments by


Name: Archie (14-85)
Age: 10 1/2 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 17 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Black & Tan
Fee: $150
Location: Riverview, FL
Email: stbeachrr@yahoo.com

Hi, my name is Archie a very loveable doxie who is looking for a forever home. I was rescued from a shelter by FLDR. I did have a skin problem and I had to have all my upper teeth removed and a couple of lower, but I am doing much better now.

My foster pop mixes some dry dog food (the small bits) with some can dog food to soften it up and I can eat it fine. I just dance around on the floor while he is mixing it because I know that it is time to eat. As for the skin issue, it is much better. I’ve been taking some antibiotics for it which has helped. The vet took me off of them for a while to see how I did without them. It just looks like I have dandruff sometimes. It is nothing contagious; I just need regular baths and sometimes some antibiotics to help me with it.

I am house trained and love to go for walks. Up to date on all shots and heartworm negative and I get along with people, children and with other dogs. I love to sit beside you in my doggie bed and watch TV. When I get sleepy I will cover myself up all except my nose. I almost forget to tell you I love to follow you around to see what you are doing. If you are looking for a great companion try me.

If you think I am the right dog for you, please complete and adoption application with my name on it. You may email my foster family at stbeachrr@yahoo.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming my new forever home.

Oliver (15-1)

i Mar 22nd No Comments by


Name: Oliver (15-1)
Age: 2 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 14 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Red
Fee: $275
Location: Punta Gorda, FL
Email: mickmaury@gmail.com

This boy is just full of puppy energy. He loves squeaky toys and will have you throw them for him until you’ve had enough. His potty habits have been very good, he even scratches at the door when he wants to go out.

Oliver is crate trained and will sleep in his crate but if given his choice he’d be in the big bed. He gets along great with other dogs and is a fabulous sweet dog and a lot of fun to have around. He enjoys riding in the car to the dog cookie ATM (aka the bank drive-thru)!

We call him Ollie for short. He was a stray and came to us via the Naples pound. He was underweight and scared. Once he gets to know you he warms right up but upon meeting a stranger he is “introduction challenged”. For this reason we are looking for a home with no small children. The adopter must use caution when guests he doesn’t know arrive. I keep him on a short leash until he feels safe. Oliver is very smart and loves to be trained on his walk. I would love to find someone willing to spend time training him it’s a lot of fun.

If you think Ollie is the right dog for you, please complete and adoption application with his name on it. You can also email his foster family at mickmaury@gmail.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming Ollie’s new forever home.

Paco (13-152)

i Jan 25th No Comments by

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Name: Paco (13-152)
Age: 7 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 19 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Black and Tan
Fee: $175
Location: Lakeland, FL
Email: quita863@earthlink.net

Hi my name is Paco and I am a very special boy. At least that’s what my foster mom tells me. I am a happy and loving friend who enjoys being with people. In fact, I love running and playing with my human friends throughout the house. One of my special attributes is that I have a beautiful shiny satin coat. I am very handsome, even if I say so myself. My favorite place to sit is in your lap, whether its at the computer, relaxing on the patio or watching TV. Sometimes my foster mom calls me a “piece of work” because I can be quite curious and robust about life. I am looking for someone special to be a companion that I can give my big heart full of love.

Unfortunately my last owners did not love and take care of me so I ended up with heartworms. Thanks to the wonderful people at FLDR they gave me the lifesaving treatment so that I may continue living and bring happiness to whomever I see. I have also had IVDD surgery and had to have some rehab, but I’m all better now. Just try and keep up with me! I’ll show you some moves that would make Deon Sanders proud (NFL pro running back).

So now I am ready for my forever loving home. Please give me chance, I have a lot of love and happiness to bring into your home. I am neutered and up to date on my vaccines.

If you think I am the right dog for you, please fill out an application with my name on it. If you have any questions or concerns you may email my foster family at quita863@earthlink.net.

Cumo (14-58)

i Jun 23rd No Comments by
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Name: Cumo (14-58)
Age: 10 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 24 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Long hair
Color: Piebald
Fee: $100.00
Location: Sarasota, FL
Email: calveg77@yahoo.com

Cumo is the sweetest boy who is wonderful with other dogs & cats. He blends very well. He is a spry 10 year old and always knows when to howl for food when the time comes. He just had a dental and his pre-dental bloodwork was perfect. He loves his food, and because of that, he is overweight and needs to be walked.

Cumo has microphthalmia or small eye, which is genetic and he has limited vision. Foster home strongly recommends a calm, non-chaotic home due to his limited vision. While he loves other animals, is very spunky and once lived with kids before they developed allergies, he can’t react quickly to sudden movements of active dogs and kids. Cumo would do best in a home with an older dog and adults.

He loves to walk, and needs to drop a few pounds. Cumo is a great dog who doesn’t have a mean bone in his body and still has many years to live and love.

If you think Cumo is the right dog for you, please fill out an application with his name on it and email his foster home at calveg77@yahoo.com about your interest or with questions, so they can contact you about becoming my new forever home.

Mogli (14-4)

i May 5th No Comments by
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Name: Mogli (14-4)
Age: 5-6 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 22 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Red
Fee: $225
Location: Myakka City, FL
Contact: Deb Bird at 941-322-8209 or 941-928-0761

Mogli is smart as a whip! He likes other dogs, people…just about everyone! He would be a great farm dog. He loves to ride on the mower with foster mom. He won’t run off & comes when you call him.

Mogli has chronic dry eye & has to have his eye medications put in every few hours. So he needs someone who is home of the time and will be devoted to caring for him. This is a lifetime condition that cannot be cured, just managed. He doesn’t mind getting his eye medications & will jump up on a low table for foster mom to put the drops in.

Mogli is up to date on his vaccinations, heartworm negative & ready to find a new forever home.

If you think Mogli is the right dog for you, please fill out an application with his name on it and contact my foster mom at 941-322-8209 or 941-928-0761 about your interest or with questions, so she can talk to you about becoming my new forever home.

Gizmo – Courtesy Post

i May 2nd No Comments by


Name: Gizmo – Courtesy Post
Age: 11 years old
Sex: Male
Weight: 20 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Coat: Smooth
Color: Red
Fee: $100
Location: Tampa, FL
Email: kothtami@yahoo.com

*This is a courtesy posting. FLDR bears no responsibility, present or future, in the adoption of Gizmo.

Gizmo is such a sweet and mild-mannered dog! We rescued him from the shelter in hopes of re-homing him. He is 11 years old, but don’t let that fool you! He is still young, vibrant, and energetic. He gets along well with children and other dogs. He’s a cuddle bug and loves to be close to you! He loves being a lap dog and also playing with toys!

If you think I am the right dog for you, please complete and adoption application with my name on it. You may email my foster family at kothtami@yahoo.com or 813-428-5557 or 843-452-4371 about your interest or with questions, so they can talk to you about becoming my new forever home.

Tito – Courtesy Posting

i Mar 17th No Comments by

Tito-collage2*This is a courtesy posting.  FLDR bears no responsibility, present or future, in the adoption of Tito.

Name:  Tito
Age:  8 1/2 years old
Sex:  Male
Weight:  13 lbs.
Spayed/Neutered:  Neutered
Coat:  Smooth
Color:  Red
Fee:  Contact Owner
Location:  Oviedo, FL
Email:  evelyn.quintana@sodexo.com

Tito is a chocolate colored short-haired male miniature dachshund who has a special need.  He is neutered and has been taken to the Vets office every year for his shots and is on heartworm preventative.  He is very obedient and extremely smart.  He’s very playful, but not necessarily fond of little kids or cats.  He does like other dogs (he loves his own kind).  He loves to give kisses and loves to be taken on neighborhood walks.  He can bring lots of joy to any home.

On February of 2010, Tito suffered a back injury that occurred with no warning and as a result he is no longer able to utilize his back legs.  Due to his injury, he also suffers from incontinence; therefore, he needs to be expressed at least 2-3 times a day to avoid him suffering from kidney stones or other related issues.  The vet’s office taught the family how to express him and we use pee-pads to express him on.  Tito also requires the use of diapers in the house, as he is capable of leaving something behind.  So to avoid any messes, I use baby diapers and cut a hole in the back (they’re cheaper than dog diapers).

Since I was not able to afford the surgery and recovery was not guaranteed, I then looked into getting Tito a ‘cart’.  Tito has become a ‘pro’ at getting around in his cart.  He knows to back-up and how to get around corners.  He can run after his ball or toy.  He is truly a trooper!  I ordered the cart from one of the best companies, so it’s a good sturdy cart to help him get around for the rest of his life.

I am looking for a new home, not just any home, only someone who can truly care for Tito and love him unconditionally.  Tito was my family’s first pet and he’s been with us since he was 8 months old.  So any pet lover would know how much they become a part of your life.  After several years of Tito’s special need, I am very sad to say that I am forced to find a new home for Tito.

If you think he is the right dog for you, please fill out an adoption application and contact Evelyn Quintana at 407-695-7062 (please leave a message if voicemail comes on) or email her at evelyn.quintana@sodexo.com, so she can contact you about becoming Tito’s new forever home.