Please note, as of March 1, 2017, the adoption fee will increase to $325.00. All adoptable dogs will be up-to-date on vaccines, spayed/neutered, heartworm negative and microchipped.
These dogs have now been evaluated and deemed healthy enough for adoption. Only those applicants who are approved can click to obtain additional information.
Meet Rooney! (BSR #1098) ADOPTION PENDING!!!
Hi from Boudie! (BSR#1103) posted 7/21/18
Hi there!! I'm Boudie, a pretty handsome, chill guy if I do say so myself! I'm 7 and but have some gray on my face that I'm told makes me look distinguished! I came from a shelter, so not much is known about me, but I am very healthy and nicely groomed now by my fosters. I'm a happy fellow, just keeping my peeps company and rolling with the canine pack here at my foster home; I guess I'm what they call "low energy." I've also been told by my foster mom that I am a perfect gentleman: I don't jump on people, or counter surf, and I've learned "sit," "stay", "paw" and "wait." I have even learned how to talk a little, and I greet my foster parents with little grunts that they know means I am so happy they are home!
I do LOVE having other dogs around (as you can see in my pics above!), and some space to stretch my legs outside! I've learned to use a doggie door, but if you are home, coming and going, I'll just follow along if that's ok? In my pics above you can see me being on safari in the yard (ok a tree fell down and I was exploring, but I might have seen a lion!!), and with my new pack of bloodhound foster brothers and sisters).
Now, like some of my fellow Boykins, I am not to keen on storms, and I really don't like being being alone for long stretches. And I really don't care for being crated while you are gone! So I think I'd like someone who is retired or works from home to keep me company, then I know I'd feel really secure and happy!!
A quiet, laid back home with my people and other dogs, and a full toy basket to explore is what I'm looking for!
Hi there, Beau here! I am a perfect Boykin-size 35 pound, two year old male. Gosh, the nice things my foster says about me just about make me blush!! She says I am calm and an affectionate companion, a real people lover! I love to sit on the couch (or your lap!) while being petted and rubbed and I'll even watch videos with you on your computer screen! I think I am a perfect lap dog, in fact, so beware if you are seated! I WILL want to join you!
I am housebroken and crate trained, and at night, I sleep in my crate...and I even get to take my favorite blankie to bed! I can be left alone in the crate for up to four hours at a time. I liked my foster’s three year old grandson, so I think most kids would be OK, and I get along well with my foster family's dogs. I am also good in the car, riding either in a crate or loose in the back of an SUV. I am good on name recall, and I know “sit” and “no”. So with all my great qualities, where is the downside you ask? Well.....my leash training has been a little slow, but it is coming along. And I don't have much interest in retrieving or swimming, but still my foster family is working on helping me get the hang of swimming, so that I can be the most well-rounded fellow possible. Also, on my intake vet exam, it was noted that I had luxating patellas in both knees, although it has not become an issue for me yet, the potential is there....just thought you should know!
My foster mom also says that I am a typical Boykin, in that harsh words or punishments will not work with me....I used to flinch at loud noises or sudden movements, but I am getting better and more trusting. Still, I would much rather be a companion dog than a hunter or gundog.
I'd really love my forever home to be with calm, patient people, who are looking for a companion dog, and who will appreciate my easy-going nature and will create a safe environment for me. I'd love it if my new people were home a good bit of the time....I just want to be with you! They will need to be committed to continuing my training. A fenced yard would be great, and another dog would be nice too, but not necessary.
Boykin Spaniel Rescue, Inc. prides itself in our dedication to evaluating the health, temperament and strengths of each dog. Sometimes dogs are with us a month or so, sometimes it is much longer. We assure you, the wait is worth it!