Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Link
I must have been a beautiful baby - cause, baby, look at me now! I'm Link. I'm a 2 year old boy, weighing 61 pounds, who got lost and wound up a stray. The Good Samaritan who found me called AGB so I could find a new home and family. I'm the total package, folks - very handsome, sweet, gentle and loving. I'm house trained, crate trained, microchipped, neutered, vaccinated and heart worm negative. I'm still a fairly young puppy guy so I'm very playful and energetic. I like kids, even the small ones, and other dogs, and I'm very interested in cats - they're fascinating. Maybe too fascinating for me unless they're very dog savvy. I'm probably the perfect dog for your family so what are you waiting for? I'm going to wait right here, tail wagging, for you to meet me and fall in love. Woof, Link

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Yoko
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! Oh, Yoko! Did you know 'Yoko' is a Japanese name meaning 'sun' (Yo) and 'child' (Ko)? I think being named Yoko means I'd like to be your furry child sitting in the sun with you. I'm 9 years old and a very pretty lady weighing 64 pounds. I wound up in a shelter somehow and thankfully, AGB rescued me. I had to have a little surgery and now I'm on bed rest for about a week until I recover. There are some nice folks at the vets taking care of me. It would be so lovely if you could give me a donation to help me repay them for my surgery and their care. I'm sweet and loving and fine with other dogs. I like riding in the car. I'm also house trained, vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I sure am hoping for a new family that would like to share the best years of my life with me. I could be your one and 'ono', ha ha. I have a sense of humor too! See you soon, Yoko

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Napoleon-ADOPTION PENDING
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. Bonjour, I'm Napoleon - a very special AGB orphan. I'm the 800TH pup rescued by AGB. I'm a sweet and dark eyed 18 month old boy. I was found wandering in Northern Alabama and was taken to a shelter. I'm really thin and maybe because I was on my own with no one to care for me, I have a skin condition that caused my fur to be very thin too. The AGB vets, and now my foster mom, are working to clear that up with medicine, good food and TLC. I'll be a good-looking guy in no time at all with a glossy white coat and shining eyes. They call me "babyface" and say I am sensitive and gentle. I'm heart worm negative, vaccinated, and neutered. Thank you for any donation help you can give me. I can't wait for somebody wonderful to adopt me. There have been 800 reasons to support AGB over the years and we 800 rescued pups are so grateful. "Merci beaucoup, mes amis." (Thank you, my friends)

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Pilot
There's a song I've heard "I Believe I Can Fly" - I'm making it my theme song. Hello, my name is Pilot. I'm a 3 year old handsome boy. I've gotta believe because I had a really close call. The persons who owned me took me to a vet clinic and said to euthanize me due to my skin allergies. Thank goodness the clinic people said no and had them sign me over. The clinic folk started me on medications for my skin allergy and took care of me. Those owner people never even bothered to give me any allergy medication so what did they expect? AGB came and got me from that nice clinic. Now I'm hoping for a new family to adopt me and love me enough to take care of me and give me medicine if I need it. I feel so much better now. I'm ready to go - I'm up to date on vaccinations, neutered, microchipped and heart worm negative. I LOVE treats and I like to be around other dogs. Let's fly away and navigate a new life together. I'm a great dog!

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Miles
Has anybody got some cuddles to give? I need some very badly and cuddles are my very favorite thing. My name is Miles and I'm a lovely 8 year old gentleman. I was left at an East Alabama shelter and a nice fellow from AGB came and picked me up. The AGB folks described me as the "sweetest thing you'll ever meet". I'm pretty handsome and adorable too. I don't always feel so good; my hips bother me some and I have arthritis but AGB is having me completely medically evaluated and giving me medicine. You know what would make me feel fine - to feel safe and secure and loved. I'd always be available for cuddles and I very much would love to lay my head in your lap. That's how I show my love. Do you think you could take a chance on a sweet senior boy like me? I could be the Cuddle King of your house - wouldn't that be nice?

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Lindy
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. Hello, Lindy here. 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. I've started heart worm treatment so I'll be cured soon. 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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Champ III - ADOPTION PENDING
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! They say "into each life some rain must fall" but I just can't understand the deluge of rain that's falling on me. Hello, friends, I'm Champ, a wonderful Golden boy weighing 83 pounds who's fallen on some hard luck. I'm only two years old; I should be having the time of my life. Things started out well for me as a puppy until my owner could no longer provide a home or care for me. I got taken to a shelter. I was devastated! Then AGB came and picked me up - what a blessing. The AGB volunteers have spent time with me and found out I like people and other dogs and I'm okay with cats. I'm a loving pup, heart worm negative and neutered and I like car rides. Altogether a perfect, beautiful boy for a loving family. But then the AGB vet discovered I have a soft tissue injury to my right shoulder. The vet has me on strict crate rest for the next six to eight weeks. Depending on my next MRI results, I might have to have arthroscopic surgery. I am so miserable doing nothing in a crate! I heard it's going to be very expensive for medicines and vet visits even before possible surgery. Would you please help a boy like me by donating to AGB? They want to make me well and happy so I can go to a new home, all cured, with my head held high and my tail awagging. Puppy hugs, Champ

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Kaden
Hiya, folks, I'm Kaden - a 2 year old beautiful boy weighing 53 pounds. My coat is amber colored with clean white socks and a patch of white on my chest. Did you know the name Kaden means 'companion'? That's what I want - a companion for life. I'll be yours and you can be mine, okay? AGB got a call from an East Alabama shelter to come pick me up and they came and got me. And here I am, ready to start a new life. I like other dogs and I'm okay with cats. I'm still pretty young so I really like to play; I'd love to have some attention paid to me. I'm vaccinated, heart worm negative, neutered and ready to go! I can hardly wait to start my new life with you.

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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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Kipp
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTOR WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! "Don't it make your brown eyes blue?" Well, no, it doesn't - I definitely have beautiful brown eyes. Hi, I'm Kipp and I was pretty blue until I was rescued from a shelter. I'm a two year old boy and I weigh 49 pounds. The folks at AGB told me I'm lovable, fluffy and super sweet - that anyone would be very lucky to have a fellow like me living with their family. I'm all cured from heart worms and now I get a monthly pill to prevent them! I'm so excited to get a new home where I can be all fluffy and sweet with with a new family for the rest of my life. Hugs, Kipp

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Arlo-ADOPTION PENDING
Hello! I love my tennis ball. No, actually, I LOVE my tennis ball. My name is Arlo - show dog material in the looks department with a few divo (male diva) qualities - I'm just not fond of other dogs; cats either. I'm 3 1/2 years old and I weigh 56 pounds. I'm a gorgeous boy, who sets hearts aflutter, but I would prefer to be your one and only. Teenage kids might be good to be around but little ones probably not. In the past at the shelter, I felt the need to protect myself from other dogs. I adore people and I would love you so much. I promise to be a great companion to you; I'm very sweet. Maybe you'd even like to throw my ball for me. You can see from my photo my tennis ball is never far away from me. I never stop smiling either. I am microchipped, heart worm negative, house trained, easy to handle and easy on the eyes. You might be the perfect person for a special pup like me; please contact AGB and let's get together!

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Marty-ADOPTION PENDING
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTOR WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND. Oh my goodness, it's my turn. My name is Marty; I'm almost one year old maybe and I weigh 43 pounds. I was left in a shelter pen with Malcolm who I think is my brother. I was really glad I was with him because it's terrifying to be abandoned. Who's going to feed me? Who's going to love me? I'm not quite as brave as Malcolm. I was so relieved when the AGB folks came and picked us up from the shelter, I slept in the passenger lady's lap all the way. When they took my pictures, I was so happy, I couldn't stop wriggling with delight. I think I'm handsomer than Malcolm, ha ha. They're calling me a velcro boy because I want to be all over you with a wagging tail and dog kisses. I'm getting over a little upper respiratory infection but I will be raring to meet you, love on you and kiss you. Please come see me. I'm ready to go home!! xox, Marty

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Malcolm - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY SURGERY FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU SO MUCH! 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 at a lower cost and has entered rehab. Poor Malcolm still needs to undergo surgery on his left hip. The forecast for pain free recovery is good and will allow Malcolm greater mobility. This poor boy has been through so much. Please help us get him over the finish line; we're almost halfway there. Thank you! 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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Rocky II
UPDATE APRIL 22ND: Rocky and his foster Mom showing off Rocky's total cuddling skills! Have you ever seen a bigger puppy grin? He's loving life and so ready to find his forever home. You're irresistible, Rocky! And we love our foster families who provide TLC to our orphans! *********************************************** Cue the 'Rocky' theme song. My name is Rocky and I'm three years old. I'm a tiny boy at 22.5 pounds but I am working hard to find a forever home and a family - with the help of AGB. They're like my training manager. They picked me up at an East Alabama shelter. Even though I have the heart of a champion, I'm very gentle. I love to cuddle my head in your neck - just in case you like doggy hugs. I like other dogs just fine. I am microchipped and vaccinated. I fought off heart worms and now I'm cured. So I am ready for you - are you ready for me? "Won't be long now - gonna fly now". Please come pick me then I'll be a winner!

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Dreyfus
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'm well behaved. 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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Saban II - Bonded with Stella
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTOR WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. Wouldn't two beautiful white pups be twice as nice? I'm Saban, and Stella is my sister, and we're both four years old. We're Golden with a dash of Great Pyrenees mixed in. I weigh 74 pounds and just can't do without my sister. I worry when she's not around. We've been outside dogs and AGB says they're going to make sure we get to live inside from now on. We're both sweet and friendly and we like other dogs. Our previous owner couldn't take care of us any longer and didn't give us our heart worm preventative. We're both being treated for heart worms now. I like treats and will really warm up to you when you give them to me. Stella says we could be in a nice warm house with somebody to love both of us. I think that would be very nice. Won't you come meet us? We promise to love you as much as we love each other.

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Stella II -Bonded with Saban
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTOR WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'! Wouldn't two beautiful white pups be twice as nice? I'm Stella, and Saban is my brother, and we're both four years old. We're Golden with a dash of Great Pyrenees mixed in. I weigh 47 pounds. We've been outside dogs and we're both ready to be somebody's live in fur babies. We're sweet and friendly and good looking too! We like other dogs just fine. Our previous owner couldn't take care of us any longer and forgot to give us our heart worm preventative so we've both got to go through heart worm treatment. I wish we didn't but it will be okay as long as Saban and I are together. I could use a few more pounds so treats would be very welcome. Can you picture us two laying around the fireplace together with you? Doesn't that sound nice? It does to us. Please come meet us. We'd love to be home with you.

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