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Senior Dogs Make Wonderful Pets!

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 9:48 am

Meet Popsicle! Sweet senior, Popsicle, is looking for a forever family! Popsicle is a 9 year old, female, Toy Poodle blend. She currently weighs under 10 lbs. Popsicle is housetrained and gets along well with cats and other small dogs. She would be a great companion for a retired owner or a first time pet parent.
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 POPSICLE 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.
The Animal League is Central Florida’s Humane Society! We are an animal welfare organization with a cat, kitten, dog, and puppy adoption center in Groveland. We serve all of Central Florida including Orlando, Mount Dora, and Clermont.
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.



There’s North Dakota, South Dakota, and our very own Houndhaven Dakota! Say hello to our sweet lady, Dakota! This lovely girl was originally a member of Houndhaven when she was a mere six months old, but at 10 years of age, she finds herself back at Houndhaven hoping to score her forever home. Through no fault of her own, Dakota’s family was just not able to keep her any longer. While it can be overwhelming to be uprooted from one’s home, Dakota has been quite the trooper, plus we’ve promised her to find her a wonderful new home and family.
Dakota is a gentle yellow lab mix. While she is 10 years old, she’s still very young at heart. Dakota has been enjoying running around the play yard with her friends Boris, Penny, and Collins, and then coming inside to relax like the lady she is in her kennel. We think she would look lovely on a comfy sofa in her new home too. Dakota is housebroken, so no messes in the house, and is good with children, and even cats!
Dakota is a smart girl…she knows basic commands and was trained to run through obstacle courses. She’s not a big fan of baths, but we think it’s her way of telling us that a lady as lovely as herself doesn’t get dirty and stinky while playing with her friends. Dakota loves to get snuggles and loving from the volunteers, and is generous in sharing the kisses and snuggles in return.
If you’ve been looking for a new family member, one that has so many wonderful traits that combine spunky and easy going, smart and eager to please, young at heart and gets along with everyone…look no further. Dakota is your girl, and remember, age is just a number. Please visit to review our adoption policies and procedures, and complete an application.

Q is Sweet and Lovable! Q is an older gent (about 9 years old) that has been with us at Ruff Times Rescue for way too long. Q is very sweet and loveble. 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 352-240-1583 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!
All of our dogs are neutered/spayed, up-to-date on shots, receive heartworm and flea/tick treatments as well as microchipped. 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. Email us at Volunteer today and change a life!