We received a wonderful update from Toby's forever home. He is now named Kona and it looks like he has a wonderful home. Here is an update from his family......
"Kona has become a central member of our family. He LOVES his daily walks and we have started running with him in the mornings. He completed a mile and a half run today. He has learned several commands (sit, stay, come) and can flip a treat off his nose into the air and catch it in his mouth. 🙂 He LOVES to snuggle and have his belly rubbed. He thinks he is a little lap dog, even though he is almost 60 pounds. He is the PERFECT dog for our family and it is hard to remember what it was like before he joined us almost a month ago. Thank you for helping us find each other. We are eternally grateful!"
Terri, Jim, Emily, and Evan
"Next month will be one year from when we first met Winston at the Pet Expo. The first meeting was not what we expected with him growling and viciously trying to attack our other dog. I was reassured by the awesome staff of Las Vegas Labrador Rescue that this could be due to all the extra stimulation of the event. They said to give it one more try at our house where there is a more calm environment. That night the president of the rescue himself and the foster parent brought Winston over. The meeting went spectacular with him at one point cuddled up to myself by the back door (I melted).
This year has been amazing with him and he has definitely become part of the family. He has never once since the event become aggressive but has become a gentle giant and loves to just go where ever the family is. Soon after he was adopted, we enrolled him in Sit Means Sit Dog Training. This training has changed our lives and opened our eyes to what “obedience” really is. We use to think it is a dog who is house trained and walks on a leash well, now we know that it is much more, even joining the family on a walk through Bass Pro Shops “off leash”.
Like a true Labrador Retriever, he is awesome with the family, even with our three year old who is not always the most gentle with him. Although he is much bigger than when we got him at six months old, he st ill acts like a puppy when it is time for a family outing. We could not imagine our lives without this special boy in it.
We loved our experience with the Las Vegas Labrador Rescue so much we even rescued another.
Thank you for our furever Lab!!!"