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Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:20 pm

Say Hola to the lovely Carmen! She’s been patiently waiting to tell her story. It’s a rather sad tale, but we are hoping that it will have a happily ever after very soon! Carmen was picked up by animal control, but not before she was allowed to roam around and face all the dangers that come with it. After she was rescued and came to Houndhaven, x-rays showed that she had been shot with a BB gun in the past and still has some pellets in her. No one cared enough to have her spayed, which led to an infection in her uterus, which was taken care of when we had her spayed. And lastly, no one bothered to have her on heartworm prevention, so she was heartworm positive.
Even after enduring all of these things, Carmen is the sweetest girl, and all she asks for in return is a kind touch and lots of belly rubs. We will be in the middle of walking her when she will stop, drop, roll around for a few minutes, and wait for her belly rubs. Carmen waited patiently to finish her heartworm treatment, and is finally enjoying play time in the yards with her new friends Toffee and KC. It is wonderful to see her running around, being carefree and just enjoying herself!
Carmen is 4-5 year old, black lab mix. She is 42 pounds and a perfect size to hop on your bed or lap if you’d like! Carmen knows “sit” and “lay down”, and takes treats like a lady. She does well with baths and is one of our more quiet, reserved dogs.
If you’ve been looking for a new addition for your family, we have just the girl for you! Carmen has had a rough start, but things are looking up for her, and we want to find a perfect home for her. She certainly deserves it. If you’ve been looking for a loving and snuggly girl, please visit to review our adoption policies and procedures, and complete an application.

Peyton is a gorgeous, sweet, and smart girl! This 1 year old, German Shepherd Blend, is looking for a forever home with a family who has had experience with other German Shepherds. Peyton does well with other dogs, is good with confident and respectful kids, and knows the basic commands. Peyton is also housetrained, but she will have an accident if she is yelled at. Peyton would do best in a family who will not leave her alone for too long, and who will use gentle reminders to help her learn the ropes of a new home. Peyton is a wonderful girl, and we know she will blossom in the right home!
Come on out and adopt me or one of my friends! There are on average 150 dogs and 50 cats waiting for families to discover them at The Animal League!
If you are interested in PEYTON or any of our other Adoptables, please visit The Animal League Adoption Center located at 4648 Baptist Island Road, 4 miles North of Highway 50 on Highway 33 in Groveland, FL. You can also visit us on the web at or search for us on Facebook to see the rest of our Adorable Adoptables.
All of our pets are up to date on vaccines and treatments, spayed or neutered, and come with a registered microchip. We are open every day except Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Yes, we are open all weekend! For additional information please contact the Adoption Center at 352-429-6334.



Q is an older gent (about 9 years old) that has been with us for way too long. Q is very sweet and lovable. Q loves to go for car rides, nice long walks and even loves a baby pool. He will sit and shake paw for a treat. Q would love to give you some pep in your day along with many cuddles. We don’t stop playing because we turn old, we turn old because we stop playing. You will get the undying love of a devoted dog who will love you more than any creature on earth. Please consider giving this beautiful boy a loving secure home. If you are interested in Q, please call 407-947-2329 to set up a meet and greet!!.
The greatest love of all is the love of a “Rescue Dog”. Don’t pity them, do something, help to donate, rescue, volunteer, foster or adopt, and be proud to have their greatness by your side!
Our adoption events are every other Sunday at PetSmart in Winter Garden Village and alternate Sundays at the Clermont Farmers Market. Visit us on Facebook to keep up with current events or visit our website to see all of the faces at RTR who need a home, you will also find all of our adoption applications and protocols on this site. Call us at 352-240-1583 or email us at Volunteer today and change a life!



Greyhound Adoptions! Come join us on Saturday, May 5th, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Irish Trails Farm & Pet Supply in Clermont at 102 S. Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 243-0924 to meet retired racing greyhounds ready for adoption. This beautiful and ancient breed makes an ideal house pet due to their gentle nature. They shed very little and, despite their speed, can be quite calm. In fact, in retirement, they are known as “the 40 mile an hour couch potato”. These are mature, adult dogs and they transition very easily into homes. Most get along great with other dogs and children and many are cat friendly, as well. Get to know these wonderful animals and speak with local greyhound owners. God’s Greyts Greyhound Group 407-578-7496. Find out more at