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|Charlie VI - DONATE|
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! I look kind of sad and worried, don't I? Well, it hasn't been a good time lately. 'Good time Charlie's got the blues'. Hello, I'm Charlie. I'm a 4 year old fellow, weighing 37 pounds, that's had a streak of bad luck. I'll try to make this sad part short because things are looking up and getting better every day. I got taken to a shelter with a broken leg; I can't remember how it happened but it sure did hurt. I got seen at a clinic and they fixed it but since I didn't have much else to do in my kennel, I wouldn't leave the wrap or the stitches alone. It got infected and that hurt too. So here's the bad part; they had to remove my hind leg. Sigh, so now I'm a tripod. But then, somebody from AGB came and drove me to Birmingham to recover. They told me any Golden in need was their mission and they were going to take care of me and find me a home. Now that was some good news! I'm smiling a lot now and I'm getting around really good with three legs. I'm vaccinated, neutered, microchipped and heart worm negative. Don't you think it's time for 'Good Time Charlie' to have a good time? If you could contribute some dollars to my medical fund, that would be really great!
They've named me Leelee - it seems to suit a tiny little girl like me. I'm 2 years old and I weigh 30 pounds. The urban dictionary describes someone named Leelee as some one amazing who is beautiful and kind; a gorgeous girl. Do you think I fit that description? Someone guys are obsessed with. I sure could use somebody who would be obsessed with me - so much so that they'd want to take me home with them and adopt me! I was rescued from a shelter and brought to Birmingham to be an AGB pup. I'm vaccinated, spayed, microchipped and heart worm negative. I'm also described as super sweet and a girl who loves to be in your lap. I like car rides. But most of all, I am always so happy to see people. I sure would be very, very happy to get in your car and go home with you! Please come over to meet me. Ask for Leelee.
|Princess II - ADOPTION PENDING|
There's royalty in the house. Actually, I don't want to be a princess; I want to be the queen of someone's heart. Hello, my name is Princess II and I'm a 7 year old lovely lady Golden. I weigh 83 pounds but I promise I really am sticking to my diet. I'm heart worm negative, vaccinated, spayed and microchipped. I'm a very sweet girl who loves people and other dogs. My previous family found they just did not have time for me any more. So, sadly, I was a girl looking for a new family. AGB took me in and they recently told me I'm going to a beautiful new southern castle where I'll be treated like a princess for the rest of my life. So I'm packing up my royal doo-dads and my tiara. I can't wait - wish me luck!
|Kissy - DONATE|
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! Hello, folks. My name is Kissy and I'm admitting to being 10 years old. I weigh a petite 32 pounds. I am also the luckiest lady around. I think I got dumped because I was found wandering around and some nice person took me to a vet clinic. They called AGB who came and rescued me. Goodness, I don't know what would have happened to me if AGB hadn't taken me in. It wouldn't have been good; that's for sure. I'm not exactly a Golden Retriever; I'm more of a small Flat Coated Retriever. As a senior girl, I have a few aches and pains and bad arthritis, a few bumps and bulges and my eyesight's not what it used to be. Because nobody's been taking care of me, like I surely deserved, I'm heart worm positive, have some skin issues and a hurtful ear infection. So nobody gave me heart worm prevention or even fed me well. Well, I guess I could cry about it but instead I'd rather be the very sweet little girl that I've always been. AGB's vet is taking some comfort measures so I don't keep hurting like I was. I'm hoping there are some more nice folks that would maybe give me a chance to live with them, sleep in a comfortable bed, and feed me regularly. I'd repay them with love and cuddles and kisses because I'd be so grateful. Maybe they'd love me too? Girls like me have to rely on the kindness of strangers. Perhaps you could lend a hand to a pretty, good ole girl like me.
|Jilly - DONATE|
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! Okay, so I've got a real sad story. Life hasn't always been kind to me in my 8 years on earth but I'd rather be known as joyous Jilly because I'm a strong girl and I believe things are looking up! But, so far, I have had a pretty rough history. My name is Jilly and I weigh a tiny 39 pounds of cute. So here's the not great stuff. I'm a tripod; my left rear leg was amputated some time ago. I'm skinny and my fur coat needs some help; nothing that a few nutritious square meals won't fix after a while. I came in covered in ticks and fleas. I have kennel cough. I have a ear infection and some skin issues. Quite frankly, I need some medicine stat and a couple of weeks at a spa. But here's the good stuff, I'm still smiling as you can see; I'm sweet and pretty and calm. They say I'm a sweetheart. I deserve a nice owner and a nice home and a really good bed, don't you think? So are you the one to make me the happiest girl in the world? I hope so; I'm looking for you. Please make my dreams come true.
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! Hello, I am Paloma and I am very bewildered. A month ago, I was home. And because my owner didn't have a fence to keep me in, I was sent to a shelter. Goodness, that was scary and noisy and lonely. I'm a 4 year old super sweet little girl weighing 59 pounds. The shelter called AGB and some nice man came and picked me up and took me to the vet. The vet was nice too but AGB got told I was heart worm positive and I had a little ear infection. So I'm was treated for that and I feel much better now. I've been posing for some pretty photographs of me with my beautiful creamy white fur and that show off my sweet face. I'm now vaccinated, spayed and microchipped. I can't wait to go home with some new humans that would never give me up. AGB calls it adopted. Do you have a place for me in your heart and in your home? Please call AGB and arrange to meet me. It would also be so nice if some nice folks would contribute to my heart worm fund.
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH TO THE GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' Am I flirting with you? Why, yes, I believe I am! I'm a flirty little 2 year old golden girl named Irelyn. I weigh a petite 35 pounds. I love being around people and I'd just as soon climb up into your lap and give you kisses in happiness. You see, it's very exciting to be free and able to go up and get some hugs and petting from a human. My short life has been at the end of a chain tied up in a yard. My poor neck is rubbed raw from the chain with a hot spot and hair loss. A good Samaritan convinced my previous owner to give me up and she contacted AGB. Since then, people pet me and tell me I am adorable and so pretty. They say they'll find me a new home pretty soon where I'll have my own bed and food bowl and live inside the house with my people. I can't wait to see what that's like. I try to pay everyone back in kisses. Right now, I'm recovering while while my neck heals and I've gotten spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped. I'm really lucky I didn't have heart worms. I'll give you my heart if you smile at me. Or flirt back at me. Kisses, Irelyn
|Tinkerbelle - ADOPTION PENDING|
As Tinkerbelle from Peter Pan would say "All you need is faith and trust. And a little bit of pixie dust". When you look at how cute and small I am you'll understand why they named me Tinkerbelle. I'm a pretty puppy, 8 months old and 31 pounds. A growing puppy needs regular vet care plus I have a little skin issue and my owner just couldn't afford it. So AGB said they'd find me a new home where I'd get everything I need to be the best Golden girl possible. I'm heart worm negative, about to be spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. I lived with another dog and a cat so I'd sure be okay if there were four legged siblings around. I have been trained to use a doggy door to go outside. I have great faith and trust that I'll have a wonderful new home soon. I'll supply the pixie dust. xoxo, Tinkerbelle ps Would you please consider contributing to my welfare or one of the other Goldens orphans? Just click above where it says "Help out - Donate" Thank you!
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?
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.
|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.
|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.
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 I'm heart worm free now; all cured) 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?
UPDATE: Hello, remember me; it's Fancy! I spent most of my 2 years fending for myself outside in the backyard and then the shelter. Since arriving at AGB, I've had a wonderful AGB foster family with two four-legged foster brothers who I adore. My foster brothers and I run and play in the backyard and then I lay down in the shade and my foster dad rubs my belly (he seems to enjoy that)! It's so exciting living in a nice home and learning all kinds of new things. I know "sit" and go to my house kennel on command. My foster family takes me on long walks which are so much fun. At first, I was unsure of what to expect on walks. Now, I just get in line with my two bigger foster brothers and walk with them step for step! I give the kids I meet on the walks hand kisses - I like it and they seem to like it too! My foster dad takes credit for my training - we don’t tell him that I got most of my training from my two foster brothers! My foster dad says I am the perfect size dog to cuddle up with on the couch. I sure am longing for a 'furever' home; can you see it in my eyes? Please contact AGB and tell them you want to meet that fancy girl - me! ******************************************** 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 had a little upper respiratory issue; I was sneezing at the shelter probably because I was outside in the cold and wet last winter. I'm fine now. I've 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. I 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!
|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?
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.