Welcome to the “Virginia Black Lab Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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The Black Labrador Retriever is one of four colors of the ever-popular Labrador Retriever. This breed is friendly, intelligent, and energetic. They are people-oriented and love to be around their families. Originally bred in Newfoundland to help local fisherman, today the Lab is more of a companion than a working dog. Their intelligence makes them easy and eager to train and their sweet demeanor makes them wonderful therapy dogs. But, that sweet demeanor makes them useless watchdogs. They are far more likely to greet a stranger rather than scare them away. They are great family dogs and get along with well children and other dogs. But, due to their size, early training and socialization is necessary. This happy go lucky and intelligent dog is a great addition to any family.
If you can't find the right Black Lab Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Black Lab Rescues in Virginia
|Lab Rescue of Greater Richmond||Richmond||VA||(804) 417-7527|||
|Labrador Retriever Club of The Potomac - Rescue||Annandale||VA||(301) 299-6756|||
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- To find additional Black Lab dogs available for adoption check: Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, or Kentucky.
- Or check out the complete list of all Black Lab Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Virginia: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Otterhound, Wire Fox Terrier, or Chihuahua.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.