Now meet Boxer! He was used in a study involving ticks and another study for dental products. He's the bravest and the most curious of our four new guys.
Kenai was very tentative when touching Wyoming earth for the first time, but he soon was racing around, even hopping and prancing with joy! At 1 1/2 years old, he's the little guy but he gets right in whenever his three lab mates do some fun roughhousing. Kenai was used in a study for a drug to boost blood cell production.
Heeeeeeere's Dusty! With KR's lead caregiver Mary, he loves going outside. A bit cautious with most people, you can tell he'll warm up soon. Dusty, 3 1/2 years old, was used in a drug equivalency study. His appetite isn't as big...yet!...as his three fellow recent arrivals.
This is Aiken. He's 2 /2 years old and was used in a tick study. He's healthy but pretty shy; watch our facebook
posts and you'll see how he's coping with his new life! Be sure to see all of our pics and videos about this joyous occasion
Here's our third new doggie, waiting patiently in his crate at the lab yesterday, ready to be taken to his new home at our sanctuary. "Barkley" didn't come with his name but he quickly earned it upon arrival! He's the happiest of our four new pups, jumping, running, barking, just so joyful that he smiles and his tongue hangs out!
ZippoBorn in November 2009, Zippo is a neutered male, liver & white Beagle. He's very sweet and handsome. Zippo is quite skittish and will need someone who has the patience to let him warm up at his own pace. Feeling sorry and trying to fawn over him will only put him off. You will be well rewarded once you win Zippo's trust. He gets along well with other dogs but because he's such a shy guy, you may have to watch for bullies who'd want to pick on him. Zippo behaves very well with the cats, sheep and pigs. He is progressing nicely leash-walking on the trails (sometimes he freezes up but if you wait him out or sometimes give him a little boost, he gets going right along again). He eats and sleeps in his kennel and has been reliably clean & dry. Zippo does use the dog door when he wants to go out. He has a hard time going through doorways when someone is standing near but is making progress. The research on Zippo involved possible Lyme/ehrlichia and/or anaplasma from ticks but he has shown no signs of disease. He is coming around and will approach to be rubbed under his chin at times. There is a real gem in there if you are willing to wait for it to shine through. Zippo would do best in a calmer, quieter household. He would probably enjoy the company of an easy-going dog or could be an only dog.
BarneyBarney is willing to learn, loves attention, and is not afraid of new adventures. He likes going on trail walks and is well-behaved, waiting patiently in his kennel at meal time. Barney is one of our house-training champions! He gets along well with dogs and cats; could he be your next dog?
LandonLandon came to Kindness Ranch in the fall of 2012 after having been used in a tick study. He’s a friendly blonde beagle who is initially cautious around new people. He has been doing well at the sanctuary and is becoming a Model Dog for our newcomer canines.
SnipAfter being used in a Lyme disease study, Snip is ready for love! Even though he was debarked in the lab, he still makes sweet playful noises to get your attention. Snip has become a leader of our pups, earning him the status of Model Dog. Snip is ready for his Forever Home; will it be yours?