Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Gunter - ADOPTION PENDING
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! I have a tale of woe to tell. My name is Gunter; I'm a 4 year old boy and I weigh just 34 pounds. You know, there are lots of things that can be broken - I have personal experience of some - my neck, my heart and my trust. When AGB came and took me out of an East Alabama shelter, they were told my sad story. I got hit by a car and was taken to a vet who did immediate surgery on my broken neck. With cage rest, my neck healed. Then the really bad news came - my owner no longer wanted me. The AGB folks are helping me find a home where my family will never abandon me again. I do walk with a bit of an irregular gait because of my injury; I just kind of prance a little. I'm being treated for heart worms which is also very hard. I'm very friendly, on the tiny side, good with other dogs, I ignore cats and I'm "cute as pie". I'm trying to get totally healthy so I can go to my new forever home when somebody adopts me. My neck has healed; maybe my heart can be healed too. I have lots of love to give!

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Gabriel - Donate
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO MY GENEROUS BENEFACTORS WHO DONATED TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE'. "Heaven must be missing an angel" Cause here I am - a beautiful 64 pound golden one! Greetings, I'm Gabriel. Good name for such a handsome, angelic boy as me, huh? I'm around eight or nine years old and I find myself without a home - an orphan. Imagine that at my age; just when I'd very much like to cuddle up with someone and be a sweet lap dog. Although I'm pretty energetic and friendly, so it's not all naps and couch time with me. My hips sometimes bother me and I can't see so good out of one eye but that just increases the sparkle in the other one. I'm going through some heart worm treatment and that's not any fun at all. But that will be done soon and then I'm ready to make a fresh start. I'm smart; I know some commands like high five and sit. It would be heaven on earth to be adopted and be someone's very own angel. Contact AGB and tell them you want to meet me. Bless ya, Gabriel

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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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Bettybear-ADOPTION PENDING
Hello, my name is Bettybear, a young (between one and two years old) girl who just got rescued from a shelter. I don't remember how I wound up there but I certainly would like never to go back to one. I'm petite; I only weigh 35 pounds. It was scary there for a shy and quiet little girl like me. The AGB folks told me I'm sweet and awful pretty; I'm a wheat colored blonde with white spots on my nose and forehead. It would be so wonderful to maybe have a home and somebody I could love who would love me back. Maybe then I wouldn't feel alone and nervous about what's going to happen to me in the future. Please ask about me - Bettybear. I could be your sweet girl.

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Heath - ADOPTED
Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, I've been on an adventure! Hiya, I'm Heath and I'm a puppy - just ten months old. I weigh 54 pounds. So I got lost and wandered up to some houses in a neighborhood and figured I'd stick around. Guess that wasn't going to happen because, the next thing I knew, an Animal Control truck picked me up and took me to a shelter. They must have recognized my show dog qualities because AGB came and got me out of there right away. They said "kid, you got potential!" So here I am; ready for a home and a family. Obviously, I'm a good looking boy, adorable and healthy. The folks around here call me "Sweetheart". I'm gonna be a great dog for someone special. Let's make our next adventure together, okay? Okay! See you soon, Heath

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Sadie VI - Bonded to Chloe IV
My sister and I find ourselves in a predicament. We've both been surrendered to AGB after living our lives together. I'm Sadie and my sister is Chloe; she's a Golden and I'm a chocolate Labrador Retriever. I'm seven years old and Chloe is six. We each weigh about 79 pounds - spayed and heart worm negative. I have a some lameness in my back legs but I can take medicine to help. Our owner got married and his new wife didn't think she wanted us around. So here we are, in the prime of our lives, looking for a new home together. Please? We're good girls, house-trained, we love people big and small, and we're sweet as the dickens. Our story is the same and we are fervently hoping that someone kind will want to adopt us both so we can all live happily ever after. Please contact AGB and ask to meet Sadie and Chloe. Thank you.

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Chloe IV - Bonded to Sadie VI
What happens to two girls who have happily been together all our lives and, all of a sudden, find out we're now orphaned? Hello, I'm Chloe and my sister is Sadie; I'm a Golden and Sadie is a chocolate Labrador Retriever. I'm six years old and Sadie is seven. We each weigh about 79 pounds - spayed and heart worm negative. Our owner got married and his new wife didn't think she wanted us around. So here we are, in the prime of our lives, looking for a new home together. Please? We're good girls, house-trained, we love people big and small, and we're sweet as the dickens. Our story is the same and we are fervently hoping that someone kind will want to adopt us both so we can all live happily ever after. Please contact AGB and ask to meet Chloe and Sadie. Thank you.

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Ed
Hello, friends. I'm Ed. I'm 2 years old. I'm told I'm a wonderful guy. I'm big and beautiful (65 pounds) and I love everybody and everything - which is surprising since I spent my puppy years in a hoarding situation and not being cared for very well. My friends and I got taken to a shelter where we needed to get out quick to save our lives. I need to learn a few dog lessons - like walking on a leash and not jumping up on you to greet you. I think I'd be lonely without another pup sibling to keep me company and it would be great to have my human around most of the time too. The folks here at AGB tell me that I'm always smiling but my grin would be so big when I find my forever home! xox, Ed

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Cena
My name is Cena. I'm a 3 year old girl who weighs a slight 43 pounds. My story, and some of my friends' stories (AGB orphans Fields, Ed and puppies too) haven't started well. We came from a hoarding situation and got taken to a shelter where our prospects didn't look good. And I had cuts and lacerations on my head. But AGB came quickly and rescued us all early in January. You can can imagine a very sweet girl like me has got a lot to learn about being an inside pup with good food and a warm place to sleep and people who love me. I'm working hard on learning to trust. I really need a calm home where there's somebody at home all the time. I'm afraid to be alone right now. Are you the human that will get to know me and love me? I'm hoping my escape from the shelter or worse means I'm on the way to a happy life in a forever home. Please ask about me.

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Colt
Colt! That's my new name and it's a good one for me. An Urban Dictionary description of the name "Colt" is "a great personality, very attractive, usually gets along well with everyone", and is - ha ha - "commonly desired by the opposite sex". Well now, I just want a family to call my own no matter who it is! I'm a two year big old boy and I weigh 77 pounds which is a bit underweight for me. Somebody put me in the bullpen of a northern Alabama shelter, and AGB came and got me right away so they could find me a new safe, loving home. They've been spending time with me and said I have a great smile, I'm fun, I'm cute with good energy, sweet, and well-mannered with lots of personality. That sounds like "Colt" fits me to a tee. And you know what I hope - that I'll suit you to a tee - and you'll want me to be a part of your family.

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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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