Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Bentley V
Like the vintage luxury vehicle, I am named Bentley. As you can see, I like my plush comforts like a warm spot on the sofa with a pillow to lay my head on. The word that best describes me is "sweet". I'm a 9 year old fellow and both I and my previous owners are very distressed about my new situation. I escaped my backyard and wandered on some other dog's territory and a scuffle ensued. Gosh, it was just a harmless jaunt. My owners called AGB and very reluctantly surrendered me because they did not want me to escape again and be in a bad situation. I am overall healthy, neutered, vaccinated, and heart worm negative. We're still waiting for some vet tests to come back but, hopefully, no worries. I weigh 90 pounds. I love people, I paid little attention to a cat I met at the vet's, and like most dogs although sometimes little dogs test my patience. I'm a little heartbroken that, at my time of life, I have to start fresh. But I'm hoping there are folks out there who can't wait to spend time with a mature Golden gentleman like me who loves life, the occasional (supervised) jaunt, and all the little luxuries of home. I hope you'll ask about me, Bentley.

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Roary - ADOPTED
My name is Roary. Sounds like I am big and loud like a lion but I'm not. Actually, I'm a skinny fellow that's had a bad time lately. I was rescued by a couple who saw me being thrown out of a truck. They took me to a shelter who contacted AGB. So here I am, a pup not quite 2 years old. The AGB vet made sure I was neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. And, guess what, I got immediately taken in by my new family. I'm ADOPTION PENDING. Glory be, how wonderful! They say I'm sweet, affectionate and adorable and I can't wait to prove to my new family that that is exactly true. My good life is just beginning!

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Milli - ADOPTED
Hello there, I am Milli, the magnificent puppy girl. I am 5 months old and have already had an adventuresome life. I was abandoned by my original owner and rescued by some nice folks who called AGB when they realized they didn't have the resources to care for me. I love everybody - dogs, cats, strangers. I do try very hard to please. Since I am a puppy, I need to be house trained and also learn some commands. I have no vet records so the AGB vet has vaccinated and microchipped me and treated me for an ear infection. When I arrived at AGB, everybody smiled and said you'll be in your new home in a New York minute. They said they had a long list of approved adopters who were waiting for a little girl just like me. So wish me luck as I start out my new adventure with my new family cause I'm 'ADOPTION PENDING'. '

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Mac
THANK YOU KINDLY FOR DONATING TO MY MEDICAL FUND!! "Ole MACdonald had a farm, E I E I O"! Hello, my name is MAC and I spent the first half of my life living on a farm. Then I joined a family for a couple of years and now I'm an AGB pup. I'm a 3 and a half year old boy. My owners said I am a great dog but recently I decided I'm not all that fond of little people crowding around me so my owners thought I might be better in a home without small kids. I'm a handsome pup with a creamy white coat and a beautiful face. I'm also house trained; I will whine at the door. I know the "sit" command. I'm a bit scared of the change in my situation so I need a little bit of time to adapt to a new environment. I'd sure appreciate some patience while I figure out what's going on. I'm also scared of storms. When I lived on the farm, I liked to roam around and I can jump fences too. I like other dogs and occasionally a cat as well. I am neutered, heart worm negative, vaccinated and microchipped. The AGB vet found I had an ear infection and also hookworms but they're treating me for that so I'll be 100% right away. I sure am hoping that there's a somebody or somebodies out there that would love to have a handsome looker like me at the end of their leash and we can be best buddies!

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Shelby III - ADOPTED
Nov 9, 2020 - Sweet little Shelby was an owner surrender. After having children, her former owners determined that little ones seemed to make Shelby’s life unbearable. Because they loved Shelby they wanted her to have a better life and asked us to help. A former AGB adopter who recently lost a golden pair adopted from us opened her big heart once again and welcomed Shelby into her life. Shelby is now queen of her castle. Her new mom and Shelby enjoy several walks a day on their property. Shelby loves running to the lake and chasing the herons away. There will be no more munchkins in Shelbys life anymore, just pure love and attention ***************************************** I think I was named after that beautiful daughter character in the movie "Steel Magnolias". My name is Shelby and I'm a beautiful girl myself. I have a gorgeous, velvety fur coat of dark gold, gold and cream. I'm 6 years old and I weigh 49 pounds. I got surrendered to AGB by my broken-hearted former owners who now have a couple of human babies. I'm fonder of other dogs and cats than tiny little munchkins. I'd really rather be in a child free home. Also, I have an aversion to cigarette smoke so I hope I get adopted in a smoke free home. Altogether, I am sweet and mellow and, just like a typical southern girl, I have my share of sass. Of course, I'm house-trained. I know some commands like "come" and "sit" and I'd be happy to have another dog, or even a cat, friend share my life. I am spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I know someone is out there looking for a wonderful girl like me to call their own. And I'm looking for a lifetime of "wonderful" with you!

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Journey
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR FULLY FUNDING MY MEDICAL THERMOMETER! "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step". After being a stray, I'm beginning a new life as an AGB pup and I think I've just had a lucky break. I've been described as a young boy who's "been through the wringer". They've named me Journey. I'm about three years old, give or take a year - who knows exactly. I might seem a little older than I actually am because I'm not in great physical shape after being on my own. I weigh 55 pounds. Quite frankly, I'm scared about what's happened to me in the past. I have a cracked tooth, my coat needs some work, and I'm favoring my right front leg. I'm heart worm positive. I need to be neutered and microchipped. At my initial evaluation with the AGB vet, I was vaccinated and treated for hookworms. Some radiographs were scheduled to find out what's going on with my leg and hips. They found some arthritic changes and I'm being put on a joint supplement and some pain medicine. The AGB person who transported me called me a "sweetie" but I started out wary of new things like being put in a car and having a leash put on. Even though I'm anxious, I'm starting to calm down and feel safe. I am affectionate, sweet, and good with other dogs and even a cat or two. I've had some hard knocks for a young boy but they tell me that "my luck has changed" and soon I'll be somebody's special boy and live in the house and have my own bed. I can hardly believe it. My journey is going to take me somewhere special and I'm ready to take that first step!

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Lulu - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! LULU UPDATE (NOV 23RD, 2020): Unfortunately, Lulu will need another Patellaa Stabilization surgery on her other leg. Poor little girl; she will have to go through this procedure after she recovers from the first one. LULU UPDATE (NOV 5TH, 2020): Poor little Lulu. While caring for this year old puppy, her fosters noticed a popping sound in her right leg and afterward she would not put weight on it. Her knee slides out of place. When this happened a couple of times, she was immediately taken to the vet. She also was evaluated by VSB who recommended 'Patella Stabilization Surgery'. Little Lulu had the surgery on November 5th. She faces six weeks of strict confinement in a crate or a very small room. Many thanks to her fosters and we wish Lulu a speedy recovery and hope that only this one knee will be affected. This little girl deserves a wonderful, pain free life. ********************************************** Merriam-Webster defines Lulu as "one that is remarkable or wonderful". Other sources say lulu is "an amazing girl", "precious", "pearl". Sounds wonderful, doesn't it? Well, my name is Lulu so I'm hoping that you all will think I'm remarkable and wonderful and a precious pearl. I'm a 1 year old girl and I weigh 46 pounds. Still a puppy, I have lots of energy. I'm cute as a button with a sweet face. I'm house trained and I do understand some commands like "sit", "shake", "stay" and waiting on food. I like cats and dogs. Sometimes I can be a little timid before I get to know you but we'll make fast friends quickly. Of course, I need to continue some puppy training so I don't jump up and learn that toys are okay to mouth but not anything else. I'm spayed, vaccinated, microchipped, and heart worm negative. I got surrendered because my former house didn't have a fenced yard and they wanted me to live outside. Everybody decided that a new home was just the ticket since sweet, slight little girls like me need to live inside and have a fenced in yard. The vet looked me over and I am overall healthy with a great personality. I hope I will steal your heart and become your precious pearl. xox, Lulu

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