Find out about our available dogs by reading their stories below.
Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family
Hello, Vanilla here! I’m a Golden-Lab mix girl. I’m 5 years old and weigh 88 lbs. I get along well with cats and although I can be a little stand offish with new dogs in the beginning, I warm up pretty quickly. I have been told I am just as sweet as a vanilla ice cream cone! I do well with kids who are calmer. I like to play but have a tendency to eat soft things, so my family will need to pick up socks and laundry and not give me the soft toys. I am good on a leash and enjoy walks. I am looking for a family who will be able to spend time with me, play frequently and work with me as I learn how to blend in at my new home and become the perfect new family member. If you think we would make a good match, submit an adoption application and arrange to meet me.
|VICTORIA - ADOPTION PENDING|
I’m Victoria, a black beauty Flat-coated Retriever, looking for my forever home. I was at a shelter until AGB agreed to take me in and help connect me with just the right family. I am 3 years old and weigh 34 lbs. I am sweet, playful and cuddly. I am good with kids and other dogs. I am healthy and ready to find my happily ever after. If you think we could be a good match, submit an application to adopt and let AGB know you want to meet me!
|BRON - ADOPTION PENDING|
Hi everyone! My name is Bron and I am 6 years old and weigh 90 lbs. I know, I’m a big boy, but my heart is as big as my body. Even so, I need to lose a few pounds to get to my best weight. My owners are no longer able to care for me, but want to make sure I end up in a really good home, so they made the really hard decision to let me come to AGB. I’m an all around good boy who knows a few commands like sit, stay, come, down. I like to play with other dogs and cats. I love all people including kids, who I really like to give kisses to! I enjoy car rides, swimming, and running. If you’re looking for a friendly, active and playful dog to add to your family, submit an application to adopt and ask to meet me, Bron.
|MARSHALL II -ADOPTED|
March 22, 2023 - Sweet Marshall slid in and out of AGB and found the best family ever. His new family had been waiting for just the right guy and when they met Marshall that was it. He was the perfect one. His new Dad says, "Marshall is a sweet, curious and very energetic 15 month old. He is enjoying his new surroundings. He loves riding in the truck, walks on the beach, and especially watching all of the birds flying over the Gulf or running down the beach. He has made himself right at home on the sofa and in the middle of the bed at night. He loves his new toys and long walks a couple of times each day. He is the second pup we have adopted from Adopt a Golden and we really appreciate the great treatment he received before we met him. Welcome Marshall, and here's to a long healthy happy life!" Thanks to Jamie for handling the meet and greet! *********************************************** My name is Marshall! I’m a 1-year-old golden boy who came to AGB when my owner’s family and work situation changed. I am a handsome and friendly fella who loves all pets and humans. I get excited and can be a little rambunctious since I am still pretty young, so I might do best with older kids. I’m in good health, but needed my shots and neuter and treatment for some yeast in my ears. AGB’s Vets got right on that for me and I’m feeling much better. I would do well in a home where I can get good exercise and lots of play. I am excited about finding my forever family and being someone’s best friend forever (BFF).
Howdy friends! My name is Butter. I’m a 6 year old golden girl and I weigh 59 lbs. I haven’t had the easiest life so far. Some people did not treat me kindly and so I am learning to trust again. But as you can see, I am a pretty girl and I’m also really sweet. I am what some people call ‘Velco’ because I like to stick close to my people. Since I like all the attention, I might like to be an only dog. I am potty and crate trained and not a big barker. What I really need is to find just the right people to love me and want me to live with them forever. If you think we would be a good match, let AGB know you want to meet me.
|NAYLA - ADOPTION PENDING|
Hey there everybody, I’m Nayla. I’m a beautiful 4 year old red headed girl, weighing in at 80 lbs. My family had to move to an apartment and I couldn’t stay there, so AGB agreed to help me find my forever family. I am sweet, strong and playful. I love people, but because I can get really excited, I’m probably best suited for families with older children. I have never been around cats and I’m a kinda scared of other dogs, so I would probably fit better with a family as their only dog. I’m in good health and I'm house trained and I know commands like sit, stay, down and come. I am friendly, smart, and eager to please. So if you like red heads, submit an application to adopt and come meet me!
|MCKENNIE - PLEASE DONATE TO MEDICAL FUND|
Hello everyone, I’m McKennie. I’m a 5-year-old Great Pyrenees-Golden Retriever mix and I weigh 71 lbs, which is underweight for me. I was in a rescue in Tennessee, but that rescue closed up so a very kind volunteer there contacted AGB and asked them to take me in. Luckily for me, they did because I was not in the best shape. I had a skin condition that needed treatment, a bad ear infection, needed my shots and neutering, and I also have heartworms. The doctors here got right to work giving me all the medicines and treatments I need to get better so I can be adopted. I am housebroken. I have lived with three cats and a male and female dog. I get along with older kids, but would not be well suited for a home with small children. I am crate trained but prefer to be with my people. I am sweet natured and love being petted and loved on. I really love food and I can’t be trusted with it if it’s left unattended. I have been called a “counter surfer”, whatever that means. Ha! I feel so much better now that I am getting the care I need and I am trying to be a really good boy and rest up while I wait for my forever family to find me. If you are looking for a special boy to be your forever best friend I hope you will submit an adoption application and ask to meet me! Also, if you can make a donation to help AGB with my medical bills, I would be most grateful. Just click ‘more’ to see how much I need and make a tax-deductible gift. Thanks, friends!
|SARAH - HOME! PERMANENT FOSTER|
March 14, 2023 - Sarah is a 13 year old female golden who came to AGB when her owners' living situation changed and they needed some help getting Sarah the veterinarian care she needed. After a thorough examination, it was determined that Sarah is in renal failure and has a small cancerous mass on her spleen. Because of these issues, AGB decided to make Sarah a permanent foster dog so she can live out her golden years in comfort and peace. After a few weeks, Sarah has found her forever foster home. She now has two canine brothers - a golden retriever and a long haired daschund and two doting parents. Her new foster mom saw her on Facebook and felt called to help. After talking to multiple AGB volunteers, she was ready to bring Sarah home. She says Sarah settled in right away and her sweet personality is starting to show. She loves to lay on her big bed and sit right next to the dining table during dinner. Thank you to Lisa, our wonderful foster volunteer, who took Sarah in while we looked for a permanent home! ************************************************ Hello friends, I’m Sarah. I am a 13 year old, 66 lb, golden girl. My owners had an unexpected hardship and had to find another place for me to live. I am an extremely sweet girl that gets along with all pets and humans. I am also a very good girl during car rides. It’s been a while since I have seen a doctor, so AGB is having their Vet take great care of me. I have been described as “a velcro dog” because I really like to be close to people. I am calm and loving, but do have some medical issues due to my age. I would be best suited for a quiet home without young children or stairs. I may be older, but I still have so much love to give. I just want to be someone’s very special girl. If you have room in your heart and home for a sweet senior girl, I would love to meet you. Oh, and through AGB’s Senior to Senior program, my adoption fees will be waived for adopters 65 and older. I can also be approved for a permanent foster situation, if someone agrees to be my foster family for AGB for the rest of my days. There are so many options for us to be together! I hope you will ask AGB about meeting me today.
My name is Mazie and I’m an 8 month old, 46 lb. Goldendoodle girl. A Good Samaritan found me in a ditch and rescued me. After staying in a Vet clinic for a while, they reached out to AGB to get me adopted. I’m a typical puppy, who has lots of energy and loves to play. I love toys and to be outside, so a yard with a nice privacy fence would be a perfect play place for me. (I can hop over a low chain length fence.) I am a sweet girl. I like people, but have not had the most stable past, so it can take me a little while to warm up to new people. Once I get to know you, I will happily be your friend. I would love a family where someone can be home with me a lot. I don't do well alone. I am friendly with cats and dogs and need to have a canine sibling or two, preferably a patient fur friend to show me the ropes about how to be a great family dog. I am ready and waiting to have a family of my very own and I promise to be your very best friend if you can be patient with my shyness and teaching me how to be part of a loving family. If you think a girl like me would be a good fit for your family submit an adoption application and be sure to ask to meet me, Mazie!
|FIONA II - ADOPTION PENDING|
Hello, hello everyone! I am fabulous Fiona, a gorgeous 2-year-old, 68 lb. Great Pyrenees girl. I was in a shelter and they asked AGB to take me in and help find my perfect forever home. I’m in pretty good health but had a nasty ear infection and needed to be spayed. The AGB Vet took care of everything for me, so I am just waiting to meet my forever people. I get along great with kids and laid back dogs. It takes me a little while to warm up to new fur friends, but I am such a sweetie when I do. One of the most amazing things I have gotten to do since coming to AGB is spend time at Camp Bow Wow. This is a great place for me to socialize and learn new things and the Camp Bow Wow folks are so nice! They support AGB a lot, so I wanted to make sure and give them a "bark out" for all their good work helping us pups who need just a little extra love and care to help us be the best we can be. If you are looking for a beautiful girl to make your family complete, submit an adoption application and be sure to tell AGB you want to meet me, fabulous Fiona.
|SALEM - ADOPTED|
March 10, 2023 - Salem is now Tux, and he is living his best life in Texas. "We'd like to thank the entire team at Adopt a Golden Birmingham. When we first saw the posting on your website of Salem (now called Tux) we looked at each other and said he's the one. Of course, there's always that moment of uncertainty. For us, residing in Houston Texas and knowing that Tux was a 10-hour drive (one way), we wanted to be certain. After our phone interview and learning more about Tux, we were thrilled to be selected as Tux new humans. A couple of weeks later, we made the drive from Houston to Birmingham. When we arrived at Jamie's (Tux's foster mom's house ), we instantly knew the trip was worthwhile! The 10-hour commute back to Texas gave us additional bonding time. However, it was when we arrived at our home and opened the door for the first time that we knew we would be together forever. Tux ran in before us and took ownership of the home as though he had been living here his entire life. Our life now consists of toys all around the house (the loud squeaky ones are his favorite), lots of tummy rubs all day long, window chases for the neighborhood cats and Amazon delivery guys and lots of play time. Our biggest surprise is that he sleeps like a log...he's the last one up in the mornings and the first to go to bed. Tux, Yolonda and I couldn't be more pleased with each other and we are looking forward to many, many years together and plenty of adventures to come. Thanks again to all those that made this a reality for us. May others be as blessed as we have been through the efforts of Adopt a Golden Birmingham Rescue. Thank you, thank you, thank you for ALL you do!" Thanks also to Mickalyn and Tim for helping foster. ********************************************* My name is Salem, and as you can see, I am an extremely handsome boy. I am half Golden Retriever and half Border Collie. I am 2 years old and weigh 65 lbs. I am energetic and like playing in a nice, big, fenced yard. I have been around kids in the past. I can get a little anxious with other dogs, so I could be an only dog or with an experienced owner and just the right canine sibling. I have been through doggy training and know a lot of commands. I am house and crate trained. If you are interested in adding a handsome black beauty to your family, submit an application and ask to meet sweet Salem.
|DODGER - ADOPTION PENDING|
My name is Dodger and I am a 2 year old golden boy. I had a rough start to my life. You see, I was hit by a car as a puppy and now I have some nerve damage in my spine and tail area. Because of this, I don’t have mobility in my tail and I have some bladder issues and need to wear a diaper. My owners abandoned me so I wandered into a nearby family’s yard. Luckily for me, they took me in and got me to AGB. I am a happy and handsome fella and I love all humans, including kids! I am also friendly with dogs and cats and I love to go on walks and play fetch. I am a sweetheart who just needs to find a forever family to love me and care for me. AGB's doctors would like to try some medication on me to help with my mobility and potty issues, but it will require close monitoring for a while, so I really need an adopter who can be home more to keep an eye on me. If you would like to meet me, please submit an adoption application and let AGB know you want to meet Dodger. And if you can spare a few dollars to help with my medical bills, just click “more” to make a donation.