A Labrador Retriever named Ratchett is available for adoption at Best Friends Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah...

Ratchett

Breed: Labrador Retriever (short coat)
Age: Adult
Size: Large
Color: Black
Sex: Male


Ratchett is a handsome, long-legged guy who is working hard to overcome his shyness. Although he is nervous, he is very gentle. Born in 2012 he's also brave and curious.

Ratchett is willing to put his fears aside to try new things. He loves other dogs and learns a lot from them. Once he breaks out of his shell, Ratchett will make someone a wonderfully loyal companion.

Sanctuary Visit Required

These animals require that the potential adopter come and meet them at our Sanctuary in Kanab, UT.

Available for Sleepover

This animal is available for an overnight outing. If you are staying in a hotel, check in advance to make sure they allow dogs or cats.

Adoption Pending

There is a pending adoption application for this animal. Sometimes adoptions often fall through so please keep checking.

No Dogs

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without dogs.

No Cats

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without cats and other small pets.

Special Needs

This animal has a special medical, physical, or behavioral need. Many times these are minor so please fill out the adoption survey and the adoption specialists will contact you with more information about any animals you are interested in.

FIV

This cat has tested positive for FIV. FIV-positive cats can live normal lives both in quality and duration. They are great pets! There is a misconception that cats with FIV cannot live with other cats. That’s simply not true. Learn the risks here.

FeLV

This cat has tested positive for feline leukemia, or FeLV. FeLV-positive cats can live perfectly happy lives, and they deserve to do so. People who have FeLV-positive cats just need to be aware that they may have a shorter life span and that they need to be taken to a veterinarian as soon as a problem is noted. Read more here.

Declawed

This cat has been declawed by previous owners.