Orphans

Find out about our available dogs by reading their stories below.

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Marley III - ADOPTION PENDING
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL AND TRAINING FUN! CLICK 'MORE' I'm Marley, a beautiful creme colored boy, who for some inane reason got shaved down to the bare skin. Golden Retrievers are double-coated and should stay that way, summer and winter. Besides taking away my sun protection, I now have to deal with irritated skin from being shaved a mite too close. I'm embarrassed for you all to see me without my beautiful fur coat. Maybe you could look past that because I'm just a puppy, about a year old, and I weigh 61 pounds. I'm a sweet boy but I've got tons of puppy energy and could use some training. My training should have started earlier but I spent most of my first year in a breeder cage. Now that I'm free, I want to have fun and play and learn new things. I'm heart worm negative, microchipped and neutered. I promise to be a real good boy who will love you forever and ever. I'm awful cute, won't you come see me?

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Belle II=ADOPTION PENDING
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY EYE SURGERY FUND. CLICK 'MORE'. Hello, my friends. I used to be the "belle of the ball". But I've had some misfortunate lately. My name is Belle, I'm 5 years old and I weigh 78 pounds. I'm not only pretty but I'm a good girl too. Now the name Belle means a popular or attractive girl (which I am!) - whose charm and beauty make her a favorite (which I will be again). I just need a new family and, unfortunately, some medical stuff to be sorted out. My owner, who I loved dearly, had their work schedule changed and could no longer take care of me. AGB was called in to find me a new home. But when their vets checked me out, they discovered a detached retina causing blindness in one eye and they think the eye will need to be removed. I'm surely not looking forward to surgery and it will cost a lot too. They also discovered that I'm carrying a few extra pounds because of my thyroid but all I need to fix that is some daily pills. So while I'm not happy-go-lucky this very second, I will be again and I'll be as beautiful as ever because someone will love me and take care of me. Thanks for listening to my story. Kisses, Belle

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Lark
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. I'm a country girl too just like my sister, Luna. My name is Lark and I'm as pretty as my name sounds. I'm 2 and a half years old and I'm spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. I weigh 59 pounds. My sister and I were doing okay at the farm and suddenly we found ourselves at a shelter. Gosh, it was scary; I tried to be brave for Luna. But then AGB came and picked up us and took us away. I think we're going to be fine now. First, I had to undergo heart worm treatment. Wish I had been given the preventative for heart worms. Now I'm looking forward to finding a family that wants a pup like me to join them. I'm very sweet and like other dogs. I'm ready to be an inside dog and learn commands and leash walking and maybe even enjoying treats and toys. Yes, that would be great!! So I'll just wait right here until you decide I should be yours. We could have a lark and a laugh together, couldn't we?

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Luna - ADOPTION PENDING
They say "everyone loves a country girl" and you can't be much more country than my sister, Lark, and me. My name is Luna because my fur is the color of the pale moon. I lived on a farm for two and a half years because that's how old I am. Then something bad must have happened because my sister and I wound up at a shelter. I was scared to death in there; I didn't know what was happening. I was glad to be with my sister because she's bit braver than me. But AGB helped us escape that noisy shelter and told me they're going to find me a new home. It doesn't have to be on a farm though - I could be quite happy living in a home somewhere. I'm great with kids and other dogs too. I'm sweet natured and a little shy at first. I'm spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I'd love to be around a human I could call my own. They could teach me some commands and how leash walking is done. So perhaps a lovely girl named Luna could be your very own girl? I hope so; I've got my whole life ahead of me.

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Sophia II
There once was a little golden girl named Sophia. She lived outside with her other dog friends; then one day she found herself without her friends and without a home. That's my story - I'm Sophia. I'm just over two years old and I weigh 46 pounds. I'm kind of scared and feeling shy because my life has turned upside-down. Our owner could no longer take care of us or the place we lived so we all got separated and the home I always knew is gone. AGB came and got me. They've told me what a pretty girl I am. I have a beautiful auburn coat with golden tones and brunette hues. In the sun, my fur looks like reddish gold. My eyes are light and greenish. I'm already spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I'm quite small and timid. I am hoping there is a nice family who I could learn to love and trust who would show me how wonderful it is to live inside the house. Who would teach me to walk on a leash and how to play with toys. I'll be a real good girl and love you so much. It would be nice to have some other pups around too. Once I fell in love with you and you with me, I bet I wouldn't be timid or shy at all. I'm ready to start my new life.

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Princess - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED SO FAR TO MY MEDICAL FUND! UPDATE June 14th: This sweet dog's needs just keep growing and now we need to ask again for donations for her surgery. Princess had a couple of heart issues that were checked out but then her vet discovered a mass in her mouth. This turned out to be extra bone that keeps growing without surgery and can be very painful. Part of her jawbone and some of her teeth had to be removed by Auburn vets to fix this. She will need about a month of recovery. Princess will need to wear a cone for at least 3 weeks and goes back in 2 weeks to get stitches removed. She's expected to make a full recovery although she will always have to eat on one side of her mouth. Poor little Princess. ********************************************* Oh no, I've lost my royal robe! And I fear my diamond tiara is gone as well. I am Princess, a very special little 6 year old girl weighing 54 pounds. I've been wandering around the kingdom because my owner gave me away but apparently somebody didn't keep track of me afterwards. Being lost, I made royal visits to several people's yards and one of them called AGB and said a little princess needed a new home. Well, about my royal robe - wandering around got my fur all matted and dirty so I was shaved but it will grow back into my usual beautiful fluffy golden velvet coat. I feel naked at the moment - a princess always needs to look her best for her subjects. But even though my royal robe and tiara are missing, I am smiling sweetly waiting to be taken to my new castle. The folks at AGB said I am loving and gentle and sweet. I like to play with other dogs. I'm microchipped, vaccinated, spayed and heart worm negative. I had been feeling a bit under the weather with a UTI but that will be fixed right away with medicine and care. I also have a cardiologist appointment to check things out. Won't you consider having a right royal good time with a sweet golden Princess like me?

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Porter - Bonded with Hetti
You know how some folks consider having both a boy and a girl as the perfect family - well, here we are, a gorgeous Golden brother and sister act. I'm Porter, very handsome at 3 years old and weighing 58 pounds. I'm very attached to my sister, Hetti, so we sure would like to be adopted together. We're a good looking pair and very happy to be together. We're both sweet and gentle but I'm more outgoing with some distinguished black whiskers against my golden coat. We got lost and were picked up by Animal Control and taken to a clinic. So happily now we're with AGB and they're going to find us a new home together. I'm neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and heart worm negative! We're double the fun and ready to be part of your perfect family. Come meet us both.

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Hetti - Bonded with Porter
You know how some folks consider having both a boy and a girl as the perfect family - well, here we are, a gorgeous Golden brother and sister act. My name is Hetti and I'm Porter's little sister. I'm 2 years old and I weigh just 45 pounds. I don't want to be without Porter; he's my big brother and he looks out for me. I'm very pretty with light eyes and some darker streaks in my golden coat. I'm sweet and gentle and will be so happy to be your girl. Porter and I got lost and were picked up by Animal Control who took us to a clinic and then someone from AGB came and picked us up. I'm already spayed, microchipped, vaccinated and heart worm negative. Porter says we're double the fun and ready to be part of your perfect family. Please come meet us.

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Giselle
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY HEART WORM TREATMENT! CLICK 'MORE'. I've been named after a famous, romantic ballet - Giselle. Such a pretty name for such a pretty girl like me. I'm 18 months old and, on my toes, I weigh 42 pounds. I'm spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. The first part of my life is a bit of a tragedy because I've always lived outside and since I didn't get the preventative medicine I need (like all pups need), I have heart worms. So I've got to go through heart worm treatment and that makes me sad. But the AGB folks have promised that my future looks very bright. I'll get to live inside and be somebody's special girl and get spoiled with love and treats and toys. That sounds really nice. I'm going to work hard because I know I need to learn a few new skills; like sleeping in my very own bed in the house and walking on a leash. I've already got the loving dog skills down pat because I'm a very sweet, demure girl. Do you think you'd like me to dance right into your life? Be your special tiny dancer? That would make me so happy! Kisses, Giselle

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Lindy
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. Hello, Lucky 'Lindy' here - ready to make a solo non-stop flight right into your heart. Now I know you're thinking...."wait, that's not a Golden Retriever." But my Momma and kinfolk told me my great grandpappy was sure enough a Golden Retriever - and I have the heart and the eyes of a Golden even if I look a little different. I'm likely a Boxador; that's a mix between a Brindle/White Boxer and a Labrador Retriever. Doesn't matter really because I'm a gorgeous and happy little girl. I'm about 2 years old and I weigh 55 pounds. I showed up at an airport hangar, and even though they kept putting me outside of the security fence, I kept getting back under it. I really enjoyed hanging around with the pilots; they said I was sweet and gentle and super loving. To protect me from harm, they took me to a shelter. One of the pilots heard the shelter people say "heart worm positive" and "euthanasia" and so he picked me right up and left. AGB is calling me a "very special case" and a "honorary Golden" because of my scary future without rescue. AGB said "Welcome" to me and I'm so wishing some nice adopter will welcome me too. Did I mention that AGB named me Lindy after that famous pilot, Charles Lindberg? Maybe somebody is looking for a canine co-pilot?

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Fancy
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! Fancy that! My new name is Fancy! It's a good one, don't you think? I'm a pretty little girl weighing only 38 pounds. I'm 2 years old. I've never had anybody pay a lot of attention to me; I've spent most of my 2 years fending for myself outside in the backyard. And then I found myself at a shelter. I've got a little upper respiratory issue; I was sneezing at the shelter probably because I've been outside in the cold and wet this winter. But the vet has now got me on medicine and I'll be fine real quick. I've also been spayed and vaccinated. AGB thought a young girl like me ought to have a permanent home with someone to love me, feed me good food, train me, and let me live the rest of my life inside the house. So here I am ready to experience that. I kind of like other dogs and kids seem pretty nice too. I gave one little girl some hand kisses - I liked it and she liked it too. Maybe you could fancy giving a little girl like me a 'fancy' new life. I can't wait!

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Malcolm - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY HIP SURGERY FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO HAVE ALREADY DONATED TO MY SURGERY AND RECOVERY FUND! 4/18/18 UPDATE: There is some good news for Malcolm. He successfully completed surgery on his right hip at the Veterinary Surgery of Birmingham and has entered rehab. 4/6/18 UPDATE: Poor 1 year old Malcolm! His vets have discovered he has serious hip problems and will have to undergo a replacement of both hips at a minimum. This means long weeks of very expensive vet care and recovery for this puppy to get him as healthy as possible. AGB truly needs your help with donations to give him the surgeries he desperately needs. ****************************************** Bring on the joy! Here comes Malcolm! Hello, I'm a one year old boy, weighing 42 pounds, who for some strange reason, was left in a shelter pen in Northern Alabama with another pup. Who would want to leave an absolute love like me? I don't understand it but I'm not going to let that get me down. No sir! Once I find my forever home and family, I've got my whole life to love on you. I do know the command "sit", how to walk on a leash and ride in the car. I'm heart worm negative and I'm well-behaved. The folks at AGB have said some nice things about me - that I'm a snow white, beautiful boy that makes everybody around me smile and that I believe I'm the star of a dog show. I love to be in the middle of everything! I'd really love to be in the middle of your life. What do you say? Am I the boy for you?

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Dreyfus
Update: My foster Mom wants to tell everybody how sweet and gentle I am and how much I love my foster siblings. Look at my face and profile. With my dashing good looks, I could be one of those action movie stars like Rin Tin Tin or Lassie. Let me introduce myself; I'm three year old Dreyfus, 60 pounds of rugged handsomeness. Here's my resume. I'm a very friendly guy who is house trained, vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I get along terrifically with other pups and love to play. I don't like to be alone so I sure hope my new family has another playful big pup or two like me. It's good to play in the yard and chase squirrels and chipmunks with a buddy. I like cats too. You could say I'm charming. And distinctive too - I have black sable fur sweeping through my tail feathers although the rest of me is golden. I can play the lover as well; I'm always ready to give you kisses. All you have to do is pet me. I had a short stint at a northern Alabama shelter now I'm ready for a starring role in your home. What do you say? Let's meet; let's talk. I will work for treats. Contact my agent at AGB.

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