Niko - Rover's Retreat Dog Rescue

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9 months old
65 lbs
Labrador Retriever Mix
Adopt Niko

*PLEASE NOTE: Niko requires another large playful dog and an active family.  The first step in the process is to complete an adoption application, which can be found here: Adoption Application

Meet Niko!  Niko is an adorable 8-month-old lab mix who came into rescue when his owners realized they could no longer give him the attention he needed.  He has spent the last couple of weeks settling in at her foster home and he is now ready to find his forever family!

Niko is a happy-go-lucky puppy.  He loves everyone and just wants to be your best friend!  He is super playful and enjoys playing with toys and going for long walks.  As a young, active pup he will need plenty of outside activity.  He would be a great hiking and adventure buddy!  While Niko is a young pup, and still very energetic he is also mellow and cuddly once he gets his exercise.  Niko is a velcro dog who follows his people around the house all day.  If you're working Niko is laying at your feet. If you're watching TV Niko is on the couch next to you with his head on your lap.  Doing dishes? Don't worry, Niko will be there to help!  This cutie just wants to be part of anything and everything!

Niko has been a good house guest in his foster home.  He has done well with potty training and will go out to the yard when he needs to potty.  Of course with a new change, he will need some additional direction until he gets on a schedule and knows where he is supposed to go.  Niko is a smart boy who learns quickly, and is super food motivated so training will be a breeze with this big guy!  Since he is still a puppy he still has picked up his foster belongings, at times, if left out.  He has gotten much better about just playing with his own toys, but it will be important that his forever family puppy proof his new home so there are no temptations for this goofy guy!

Niko is being fostered with 2 other medium-sized dogs and LOVES them.  He will need a medium-large doggie playmate in his forever home to roughhouse with.  He enjoys zoomies in the yard and wrestling with his doggie friends.  He has done amazing with every dog he's met;  he just wants to play!

Niko is a special boy who is looking forward to finding his special forever family! If you think you could be the right match for Niko, please fill out an adoption application here: Adoption Application

Any questions about Niko can be directed to

*PLEASE NOTE: Niko's adoption fee is $500 and he is being fostered in Redondo Beach, CA*
BEFORE PROCEEDING, PLEASE READ:  • Home visits are required prior to being considered for adoption. • Completed application and approved home visit do NOT guarantee adoption • We receive many more applications than we do dogs, so some people will be disappointed.  We may receive over 100 inquiries for a single, highly desirable dog! • We do not ship our dogs

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