DOG OF THE WEEK – Help Houston find his Forever Home

Houston is a 1 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever mix looking for his "forever" home.   Credits: Home for Good Dog Rescue

Houston is a 1 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever mix. He came from a high kill shelter in Georgia where he was scheduled to be euthanized. Houston is very submissive and aims to please. He is a gentle giant who loves everyone he meets. Houston is a great family dog who loves car rides and playing fetch. When he is home, he settles down very nicely. He is a large dog who is fully grown. Houston is neutered, up to date with his vaccinations, and micro-chipped.

For more information on Houston or any of the other dogs available through Home for Good Dog Rescue visit the Home for Good website(, call (908) 598-8212 or email If you are considering adopting Houston or one of the other Home for Good dogs, please complete an online application.  A pre-approved application is required for all “meet and greets” and adoptions.

Let’s help Houston and his HFG friends find their new “forever” homes!

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Volunteering and Fostering Opportunities:

Looking for something to do this summer? Why not consider volunteering or fostering? Home for Good Dog Rescue is always looking for volunteers and fosters. The Junior Volunteer program is open to teens, 16 years old and older. To find out more about volunteering or fostering visit the Home for Good website.


Next Home for Good Dog Rescue Dog Adoption Events:


Saturday, July 12th in the Livingston Mall Parking Lot (near Sears), 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039 from 11 AM to 4 PM.


Saturday, July 26th at PetSmart Millburn, 187 Millburn Ave., Millburn, NJ 07041 from 11 AM to 4 PM.


Saturday August 2nd, at PetSmart Watchung, 1515 Highway 22, Watchung, NJ 07069 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Home for Good is a volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in high kill shelters. We are a network of foster homes committed to the well-being of dogs and strive to give the dogs another chance at life. Our mission is to rescue, nurture and place adoptable dogs of all breeds into loving homes for good.  Your home is the best shelter a dog can have.

Robert Barnes is a Volunteer with Home for Good Dog Rescue. He can be contacted at



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