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#8391 Desert Golden Suncup

Large-size, Female, Adult Labrador Retriever,
Desert Golden Suncup is up-to-date on her shots and has been spayed. She is best in a home without cats. Desert Golden Suncup is currently being fostered in Rockville, MD.

Hi! My Name is Desert Golden Sun Cup, or Sun Cup for short. As you can see, I'm a beautiful yellow female Lab mix. I'm a happy-go-lucky kind of girl who's estimated to be 4 years young. I've raised five puppies and now am working on my girlish figure. My pups have all found homes and now it's my time to shine. I can't wait to have a family of my own, could it be with you? I'm approximately 80lbs so I am a big girl with a huge heart. I love belly rubs and tennis balls (test me on "Go get your ball!"), & can't get enough of either! I have great house manners and can happily spend the day on my own but I do like attention, especially when there's activity in the house. I'm a social animal, after all. I'm a quick learner and respond well to positive training, I have learned a lot while in foster care because I am so eager to please!

See this gentle girl in action by clicking on one of the four videos :
hanging in the back yard. video 1,
gently playing with my snake toy,
, video 2, ,
happily lounging with my foster's personal dog, video 3
, and
expertly catching the ball video 4

I'm not just another pretty face, I'm smart too. I can sit on command! I've never met a stranger, I love everyone I meet, though a home with older children would be best. Young children are a bit too unpredictable for me. I've met a lot of other dogs and do well with those that respect boundaries. I'm not much for dog wrestling and games of chase. I'd rather hang with my people than visit the dog park.

And I'm not so sure about cats, they remind me of squirrels and I like to chase squirrels so a home without cats would be best. I enjoy outdoor adventures as well as lazy Sundays lounging around the house. My most favorite thing to do is play ball and hang out with my people. I was Heartworm positive when I first arrived, but thanks to treatment from OPH I'm expected to live a long and healthy life!

If you are looking for a large dog who is medium energy and loves her people, look no further - I'm your girl!


"This dog tested positive for heartworm disease before arriving to the rescue. The disease was treated while in foster care. Heartworm disease is transmitted to a dog through a bite from an infected mosquito. With monthly preventatives, the disease is completely preventable. Read more about heartworm disease here here

This dog's bio is based off the experiences of the foster and/or volunteers of OPH as well as any information that we received from the shelter or previous owner. This is very important because it means that while they may act one way in the foster’s home, you may experience something different in your home.