Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Luna II/Lily - ADOPTED
Aug 6, 2020 - Lovely 1.5 year old Luna has had a rough time landing in her permanent home. She came to AGB after her parents surrendered her, knowing that ten hours a day in a crate was no life for a Golden girl. She's so pretty but has energy that must be burned and had some bad habits that developed over time. Two families fell in love with her but in the end they were not able to handle her. Finally, a couple of former adopters met her; confident they could get her in line and give her the loving family she needed. With older alum Maggie not backing down from Big Sis status, Luna, now Lily, learned when to reign it in. She also started getting two hour runs every morning, and that, along with with other exercise through the day, tired her so that she would even put herself to bed at night! They also booked a ten session training course with Erin from 3Dimensional Dog and report that she is a different dog already. It's so exciting when just the right match finally happens for a dog that needed understanding, training, and love, along with a hefty dose of patience. Keep helping Mom load the dishwasher Lily, that's a good girl!

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Lannie - ADOPTION PENDING
Lovely lass Lannie! Hello, world, my name is Lannie. I'm as cute as a button and, at 8 months old, I'm a bit of a rowdy girl. Playing in mud is very fun and so is romping around. I grew up on a farm and lived outside. The barn cats and the chickens requested I find another home because chasing and terrorizing them is also great fun for me. I weigh 51 pounds and I've just been spayed, microchipped and vaccinated. I am heart worm negative and in good health. While the farm was a lot of fun, I think I'm ready to be more lady like and learn some puppy manners and live inside the house where I'll be the apple of someone's eye. I have a great temperament; I love dogs, kids and strangers. The folks at AGB tell me I already have some folks in line that would like me to be their forever girl. So hopefully I'll be in my new home super quick and learning how to be the perfect Golden Retriever. Wish me luck! Puppy kisses, Lannie

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Aspen - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY! Hello, everyone. My name is as pretty as I am. I'm called Aspen and I'm a sweet senior girl of 9. I got lost and wandered until I followed a bloodhound pup home and that pup's owners took care of me and called AGB. I'm so glad they found me and helped me because I was really starting to get nervous and not feel good. My pretty fur was all matted and I have a UTI, an ear infection, and a skin infection, maybe from allergies, but more likely from conditions while I was wandering. I've got a bit of arthritis too. I need to gain a few pounds because I only weigh 42 pounds. My new vet put me on Senior Best Care and is giving me medicine for my infections which should be cleared up soon. I am heart worm negative, vaccinated, microchipped and spayed. I don't want to be on my own anymore. It's not fun! What is fun is having people take care of me, feed and pet me, and tell me what a pretty girl I am; that I am sweet and affectionate. I like other dogs too. So this Golden girl is looking for a new place to lay my head and folks to make sure I don't get lost again. I'm sure looking forward to my forever home.

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Tuna - ADOPTION PENDING
Hello, my name is Tuna - which probably stands for Terrific/Unique/Nice/Adorable. After all, I am a Golden Retriever. I've been very sad lately because my beloved owner passed away and I've been grieving. I'm 3 years old. You can see I'm quite the handsome hunk with a beautiful cream and golden coat and big, dark eyes. I enjoy flirting. I'm sweet and affectionate. I weigh 76 pounds and I'm in good shape medical-wise. I'm heart worm negative, neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. I'm staying with a foster family now and quite happy to be an AGB pup. After the sadness of losing my best friend, I am very glad to be in rescue and promised a great new home. Going forward, there are people to love, fun to have and new adventures.

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Missy III/Sadie Grace - ADOPTED
Aug 4, 2020 - Beautiful 2 year old breeder dog Missy III arrived at AGB scared of her own shadow due to being ignored and having little human contact. She quickly went into foster and then adoption. Her new mom has this to say: "Sadie Grace is doing well - small steps each day!!! That is all we can ask for with her history - bless her heart - I am just floored at how people can mistreat animals without thinking twice about it!! She is taking everything in and her ears are perking up and she was wagging her tail this morning. She will take treats from my hand and hasn’t had any accidents in the house. The flinching is almost nonexistent any more and she will let me brush her even. I gave her a sponge bath - I feel a true bath would not be tolerated right now and I don’t want to lose her trust. We are still working on walking. I feel that is going to be a slow process as she is absolutely fearful of every noise and movement outside... I am so blessed to be able to have adopted her and am very thankful for you all and your organization." Sadie Grace is blessed to have found such a kind, patient person. We can't wait to hear about her progress! ******************************************** There was an old country song called "I'm so lonesome I could cry"; have you ever heard it? I'm Missy and I've been kind of lonesome all my life; scared and anxious too. I'm around 2 years old and my life has not been a picnic. Instead of being socialized when I was a young puppy girl, I was raised to breed other puppies. Other than that, my history is a mystery. I've been passed around a little bit and I don't know what I'm supposed to be doing yet. I need a calm and safe space and someone gentle to teach me how to be a beloved pup. The vet is taking care of my UTI and my allergies and some other stuff but, otherwise, I'm doing okay health wise. I'm heart worm negative, spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. I weigh 44 pounds and have a beautiful cream colored coat. I am a very pretty girl. Someone told me "it's okay to be scared - being scared means you're about to do something brave". So now that I'm rescued from my old life and now an AGB pup, I'm going to do something brave and take a chance on love.

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Recon - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY HEART WORM FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY! My name is Recon. Obviously, "Recon" is a shortened version of Reconnaissance - a military term defined as "the exploration of an area to gain information". Well, I guess that sure is appropriate since I'm now 'scouting' for a new home for myself. I'm about 7 or 8 years old and was turned into a shelter along with a sibling dog when my owner died. I've suffered a lot of loss recently from my owner to my home to my sibling and I've been anxious and sad about it. There hasn't been a lot of comfort for me while I've been grieving until now. AGB came and rescued me from the shelter and, after a medical evaluation at the vet, I'm now in a foster home and getting my bearings back. I've finished up my heart worm treatments and hope in the future I'm given that heart worm pill every month. I'm vaccinated, microchipped, and neutered. I weigh 74 pounds. You can see I'm a good looking, cream colored boy. I am sweet and affectionate and I like other dogs. I hope someone will do a recon mission on me and see how fast my broken heart could be mended in a new safe and loving home.

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Todd/Baxter ADOPTED
Aug 9, 2020 - Sweet and affectionate Todd had a collar embedded in his neck when he came to AGB but look at him now! He is now Baxter and is at home with an adorable couple and a four legged sister. His new mom even works for a company that makes dogs treats and loves to help animals in our community. What more could a boy ask for? We look forward to hearing about your new life, Baxter. You are a lucky boy. ********************************************* Can you remember when The Chiffons sang these lyrics: "He's so fine, wish he were mine. That handsome boy over there....". Well, I hope I am the handsome boy that someone is wishing was theirs. My name is Todd and I'm 3 years old. I'm awful darn cute with big brown eyes and a dashing reddish coat. I had a bit of a rough time before AGB rescued me from the shelter. When I was found, my collar was embedded into my neck and I got treated for the wound; it's healing nicely though. I am heart worm negative, neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. An altogether wonderful boy although I am a trifle skinny at 53 pounds. But I do love my treats so I'm thinking that will put some pounds on my frame. I am very sweet and affectionate and good with other animals, I'm crate trained, working on manners and fetch, and love toys. I'm eager to please and get a Gold Star for being house trained! I'm hoping someone is looking for a pup like me and that someone will soon be saying "But I'm gonna make him mine" very soon. "Do-lang-do-lang-do-lang"

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Hallie - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY HEART WORM FUND. CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY! Hello, my name is Hallie. I'm thinking my new name Hallie is short for "Hallelujah" because I've been rescued from a shelter and I'm an AGB pup now! Hallelujah! I've been thoroughly checked out by the AGB vet and I am cured from heart worms now. I'm sitting pretty in a foster home. I'm only 2 years old and I'm an adorable girl. I weigh a tiny 35 pounds but I'm sure good food will put a few more pounds on me. I am spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. I have a very good temperament. I'm crate-trained. Now that I've been all shampooed and combed out, you can see what a very pretty cream and gold fur coat I have. I'm looking forward to being a beloved family member to some nice folks who will love me and care for me. I'll be fit as a fiddle very soon. Love, happy girl Hallie

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Casey III (Bonded with Annie III) - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY. "Sisters are the perfect best friend!" Hi there, my name is Casey. I'm just over 9 years old and I weigh 60 pounds. I'm sticking close to my sister, who is my best friend, while we wait to see what happens next. My owner moved and decided they couldn't take us with them. I've been spayed but it's good I'm seeing a vet now to get my vaccinations and preventatives. Also, I was diagnosed as heart worm positive so I am going through that treatment. Like Annie, I'm also getting Senior Best Care Treatment and feel lucky that AGB wants us to be as healthy as possible. You can see what a pretty girl I am - Annie is too - with a very nice sweet smile. That's how they describe us: "sweet and gentle". I'm crate trained and good with kids and strangers. I'm really wishing that I could be curled up on a nice rug or bed with Annie and spending our senior years with someone that would like two Golden girls to love them. I'd really appreciate it if you could donate for my heart worm and other treatments. Thanks awfully!

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Annie III (Bonded with Casey III) - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY. "Sisters are the perfect best friend!" Hello, my name is Annie and my sister's name is Casey. We are so glad we have each other! We are senior Golden girls that, very sadly for us, are being left behind as our previous owner is moving and we're not going along with them. And although it's a little scary right now, thankfully, our owner called AGB to surrender us and AGB promised that we're going to be just fine. I'm 9 1/2 years old and weigh 55 pounds. I'm spayed and heart worm negative. We haven't been to a vet in a long time so our AGB vet has prescribed Senior Best Care for us to make sure we're in tiptop shape. We've now been vaccinated and tested and we're hoping there's a loving home out there that would love to take home two sweet and gentle girls with them. We're both very good girls, crate-trained, and more than happy to spend time with you and keep you company. We are good with kids and strangers. We do like to bark at strange dogs but that's just because we're interested in them. I will playfully chase a cat but I like them too. Casey and I would really like to be your pups.

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Betty
Remember the TV show Golden Girls? Well, I am a Golden Girl just like the actress Betty White. My name is Betty just like her, in fact, and I'm a senior lady; somewhere between 8 to 12 years old. I'll never tell! You just never know what's going to happen, do you? I got lost and picked up as a stray and taken to a shelter. I wish I had some wisecracking roommates that would have looked for me and taken me back home but no, that did not happen. I'm very laid back and love to be petted. I have a gorgeous, mostly sugar face that accents my eyes with white eyebrows. I weigh 58 pounds. The AGB folks that rescued me from the shelter said I was very, very sweet. I've been a mom multiple times and I've never been spayed. The vets are doing a Best Care Senior work-up on me; I've never had so much medical attention. My fur was in rough shape but with medicated baths and topical and oral meds I'm looking better everyday!. Imagine how pretty I'm going to be when they're all done. So wish me well and fingers crossed I'll soon be in a wonderful new home and finally enjoying my Golden Girl status. "Thank you for being a friend....."

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Sam VI-ADOPTION PENDING
"There is no buddy like a brother!" Hi there, my name is Sam. I was surrendered to AGB with my best buddy and brother, Max, because my family was relocating. We're both 6 year old males. Just like my brother, I am a sweet and affectionate boy and just as handsome. We're both house trained and we love kids and animals except cats. We like to chase those critters. We also like running, swimming and riding in the car. I'm heart worm negative and I've now been vaccinated. I am neutered and also had some surgery for several masses on my eyelids which have been irritating me. They are all healed up now as you can see, and Max and I want to be heading off to our new family! Could that be you? Max and I are just thrilled that AGB will find us a home together. We've always been two close amigos as we've spent most of our time alone together. Would you help me by donating to my surgery fund? Thank you so much, and come meet us soon!

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Max VII-ADOPTION PENDING
"There is no buddy like a brother!" Hello, folks, my name is Max and I was surrendered to AGB with my best buddy and brother, Sam, because my family was relocating. We're both 6 year old males. I am sweet and affectionate and quite the handsome boy. We're both house trained and we love kids and animals except cats. My brother and I both like to chase them. We also like running, swimming and riding in the car. I'm neutered and microchipped and I've now been vaccinated and I am heart worm negative. I had a fractured canine tooth which was extracted so I am now ready to head off to my new family. I don't want to think about a future that doesn't include Sam because we two spent a lot of time alone together, and we sure want our own home soon. I was hoping you'd be so kind to perhaps donate to my dental fund? I'd sure appreciate it. Come meet us! We are a dynamic duo!

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Teak
"It's a hard knock life!" Well, hello there. Here I am, a boy of six years old and I've had some problems that are now taken care of. I should be safe at my old home getting treats and loving there but instead I was let loose and found wandering around town. I'm really lucky though. A nice person saw me wandering and persistently coaxed me to come to her with treats and loving. Boy, I'm sure am glad I took that chance. She called AGB and told them she found a golden with a good temperament and now I'm an AGB orphan in a very nice foster home. They're taking care of me and boy, did I need it. I've been treated for heart worms and I used to limp and favor my left side, but I've been on meds that are really helping me. I'm neutered, microchipped, and I've gotten my vaccinations. I'm bright and alert with beautiful big eyes and my fur is a nice shade of gold. I'm not too big at 40 pounds. Now that my wandering days are over and my medical stuff is taken care of, I've been promised I'll get a new home where there will be treats and loving aplenty!

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