Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue Mission:

Our mission is to rescue and re-home purebred Labrador Retrievers and lab mixes 5 years or younger that have the look and temperament of a lab into loving and caring homes.

Our goal is to help local shelters place a dog that has reached the time limit, take in the neglected and unwanted dog, and in some cases injured ones.

Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue Dogs:

All unaltered adult dogs and puppies over 8 weeks of age brought into the rescue are spayed/neutered. They have been vet checked, fecal tested for parasites & treated if needed, heartworm negative or have been treated for heartworms, heartworm preventative given, all vaccinations are updated including a 1 year rabies, micro chipped, all pre-existing injuries or medical problems are treated by a licensed vet, and they have been groomed from head to tail.

Take a moment to review the dogs we have available and if you don't find one today, check back! We are very fortunate to have rehabilitated and re-homed over 350 rescued dogs to good homes - as one gets adopted another one takes their place.

A Word From Us

Foster Care NEEDED!

Please visit our Adopt/Foster Care page to find out how to help us with much needed foster care for our growing rescue. We GREATLY APPRECIATE any assistance and volunteers.

Help us win free dog food!

Please go to this website (, sign in and vote for GDLRR (Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue), so we can win free dog food for our hungry rescued labs!

It only takes a second and it is my understanding that you can do it once daily! Thank you so much for your continued support of our rescue efforts! God Bless and Happy Holidays,from all of us at GDLRR,

2016 Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign

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Attention All DoD and Federal Employees

Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue will be participating in the 2016 Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Our organization now appears in the Online Giving list, which is available to all Department of Defense and Federal employees throughout the United States and overseas. We are also in the Miami Valley CFC's local Charity list.

Funds from this campaign will allow GDLRR to provide the costly treatment necessary for dogs that come to us positive for Heartworm Disease and also assist with the expense of spaying and neutering to prevent future unwanted animals. We would tremendously appreciate your consideration for a donation towards our cause during this campaign. When contributing, please make certain to use our designated 5 digit CFC Code 13633 to insure your donations are applied directly to GDLRR.

Maddie's Fund

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All of us here at Greater Dayton Lab Rescue would like to take this opportunity to Thank the folks at Maddie's Fund for allowing us to be a part of the Dayton Coalition. During the next few years we, along with several other groups will take on many new projects with one goal, to end unnecessary euthanasia. This is a passion those of us in rescue all share, and a project we will work diligently on to change the lives for many animals in the future.

Animal Statistics Table (Community Summary) 2011 *

Animal Statistics Table (Community Summary) 2010

Animal Statistics Table (Community Summary) 2009

* The collection and publication of this data is sponsored by Maddie's Fund,

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) 50th Anniversary Logo The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the only authorized solicitation of Federal employees in their workplaces on behalf of approved charitable organization. The Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue has participated in the campaign for several years.

This is our #1 fundraising event and money raised through CFC has given hundreds of deserving Labradors a better quality of life.

If you are a federal employee and support CFC, please consider a donation to CFC #13633. Your support through CFC is be greatly appreciated!

Purina's Rally to Rescue Ambassador Program

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Greater Dayton Labrador Retriever Rescue is an Ambassador with the Rally to Rescue® program.

Through the Rally to Rescue® program, Purina® Pro Plan® brand pet food supports pet rescue organizations like ours across the country to help give rescued pets the nutrition and care they need and the loving homes they deserve. To learn more, please visit us at

Available Dogs

To view our available dogs, please visit out Petfinder Listing. The link will open in a new window.

We are working hard on trying to keep the list updated and soon to have the available dogs listing on our site again. Thank you for your patience while we get this working.


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