Koda is looking for a new home because his owner became homeless and had to move in with relatives and could not keep Koda. Koda's parent are Chocolate Labs. He is one of a litter of nine, all chocolate colored coats except Koda and one cream colored puppy, Handsome Koda's birth date is 12/29/15 and he weighs about 81 pounds. He has the typical lab temperament--outgoing and friendly, Koda is like a big pup and is enthusiastic and likes to play. He knows, sit, down and speak. He is used to being the only dog, but is good with other large, confident dogs. He is too much for small dogs and insecure dogs. Since he has not been around cats, he chases them and, therefore, not a good fit with cats. He has been neutered, vaccinated, dewormed and microchipped. He is house trained and used to being in the house. He is looking for an active family to be a part of, as well as an experienced owner with this type of dog. $250 adoption fee, cash only, which is to help reimburse for a portion of expenses of dog rescue and rehabilitation. Adoption contract required. We are looking for adopters who are willing and able to care for this dog for its lifetime (10+ years). Location: Quail Valley/Menifee, Southwest Riverside County. Local adoptions only; within 75 mile radius because we deliver animal to its new home to do a home/yard check. Please note: L.A. and Orange Counties are out of area because of traffic and difficult, time-consuming drive.) We prescreen potential adopters before setting up a meeting. . If interested in this animal, please email us with a little info about you, your family, your other pets, your experience as a dog owner (which breed, etc.), where you live (which city, home or apt?), etc. And tell us what type of dog you are looking for--an inside dog, an outside dog or? Thank you. Our adoption process involves meeting the animal, either at Petco in Menifee on Saturdays from 10-2 or by appointment on other days at the rescue in Quail Valley. We have the best interest of the animal in mind and our goal is to find a good, permanent home for each of our rescued animals. We have the right to decline an application if we feel it is not a good match or fit for the animal. If you like the animal and we both feel it is a good match, an application and adoption contract is completed. A convenient day/time is arranged for us to deliver the animal to its new home to do a home check (to make sure the home and yard are safe and secure). We will collect the adoption fee (cash only) when we deliver the animal to its new home. All our adoptions are on a trial basis because our goal is to have a successful adoption where the animal has a good permanent home and never ends up in a bad situation again. We ask that you give the animal a chance to adjust and settle in his new home and environment. Going to a new home with new people and a new environment is traumatic and stressful. It will take time for the animal to become comfortable around you and his/her new home. This should be a bonding period where you get to know the animal and connect with it, spend time with it and take things slow. He/she will need to get to know and trust you and learn the rules of the house and what is expected of him/her. This takes time, sometimes 2-3 weeks. During this time we will hold the adoption fee and if the adoption is not working out, we ask that you contact us and return the animal and we will refund your adoption fee.