Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

FINN - BONDED WITH GRACIE IV
Hey friends! I’m Finn and I am 1 year old. I came to AGB with my sister, Gracie (2 yrs. old), as our owners are no longer able to spend the time with us we need. They wanted us to have a family who could give us all the love, time and affection we deserve, and they knew AGB specializes in finding the perfect match for gorgeous Goldens like us. We are happy dogs and we get along well with people and other pets. The thing is, I have never been without Gracie and I don’t think we could stand being apart. You see, I was the only surviving pup from my litter, so Gracie has been like a mother and a sister all rolled into one for me. I love her so much! We really need to find a family who will adopt both of us together. In return for food, shelter, love and a few belly rubs, we will give you tons of fun, love, affection and devotion. How does that sound to you? If you think that is a good deal, just submit an adoption application and ask to meet Finn and Gracie.

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GRACIE IV - BONDED WITH FINN
Hi there! I’m Gracie and I am 2 years old. I came to AGB with my brother, Finn (1 yr. old), as our owners are no longer able to spend the time with us we need. They wanted us to have a family who could give us all the love, time and affection we deserve, and they knew AGB specializes in finding the perfect match for gorgeous Goldens like us. We are happy dogs and we get along well with people and other pets. The thing is, we have been together Finn’s whole life and we really love each other, so we need to find a family who wants us both. We could provide you with tons of fun, love, affection and devotion in return for food, shelter, love and a few belly rubs. (Maybe some toys and treats too!) So what do you say? Does that sound like a good trade to you? If you think so, just submit an adoption application and ask to meet Gracie and Finn.

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SMOKE - PLEASE DONATE TO MEDICAL FUND
Hi everyone, I’m Smoke! I’m about 2 years old and weigh 45 lbs. I am a sweet, friendly boy and I love to play ball and with toys. I was what they call “stray” and started hanging around a business looking for someone to feed me and take care of me. One of the guys there took me home and was taking great care of me. I thought maybe that could be my forever home, but although I got along great with the people, cats, chickens and female dogs, I just couldn’t get along with the male dogs. So even though it was hard, my friend and protector had to find a recue to take me since I couldn’t go back to his work or on the streets. Even though I’m a dark haired boy and not Golden, AGB saw my “golden heart” and agreed to take me in and find a forever family for me. It’s a good thing too, because we just found out that I have something called heartworms and I needed to start medicine right away. So my AGB friends told me to just take my medicine, relax and concentrate on getting well and they will work on finding my perfect adopter. If you have love in your heart and want to give it to a sweet, fun loving, raven haired, fella, I may be the boy for you! Just submit an application and ask to see me, Smoke. PS…if you can contribute a few dollars to help with my medical treatment, it will make my tail wag. Thanks friends.

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PHANTOM
I’m Phantom, a 2 year old, 70 lb fella who recently found himself alone and wandering, looking for a safe place to live. Luckily for me, some people found me and took me in. They couldn’t keep me, but they did the next best thing. They got me to AGB. I am sweet, calm and very healthy. I am friendly and affectionate and have learned to come when called. I am NOT very friendly with those things you call cats, so I will need a family who doesn’t have any of those. If you are looking for a handsome boy to add to your family, I hope you will arrange to meet me very soon.

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COTTON
Hey there friends! I’m Cotton, a 2 year old golden mix. My owners were sweet people, but they were struggling with illness and taking care of all their pets. It was a hard decision, but they decided it was time to find us new homes, so they reached out to rescues they could trust. I got placed with AGB and they are all treating me great. I love dogs and cats, but I can be shy around new humans. I have never worn those things you call collars and leashes, so I think I need someone who can be patient with me and can teach me the things I need to learn to be the best companion ever. I am a real sweetheart who can be a great family dog for just the right people. I need love and have so much to give. If you think we could make “a love connection” submit your application and ask to meet me, cutie pie Cotton!

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MABEL - ADOPTION PENDING
Hello darlings! I’m Mabel, a 5 year old, “fluffy”, 99 lb., golden girl. Sadly, my owners recently divorced and neither parent had a place to keep me, so the good people at AGB agreed to take me in and find me a fantastic family. I am a great family dog but have been called “a four-legged vacuum cleaner”. I think that means I like to eat. I really do like my treats, but I admit I’ve put on a few pounds lately. I get along well with friendly, non-aggressive dogs like myself. I also love cats and all humans. AGB is getting me spayed and taking care of some ear infections, but very soon I’ll be all well and ready to go to my new home. Could that be with you? If you think we’d be a good match, submit an adoption application and tell them you want to meet Mabel.

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HAWKEYE - ADOPTION PENDING
Howdy friends, they call me Hawkeye. I’m a one year old, 50 lb boy. My former owners used to work from home, but they don’t anymore. Since they were not able to be around as much, they realized I was not getting the exercise and attention I need so they turned to AGB to find me the perfect forever family. I love other dogs and all people. I love children too, but I tend to get excited around them and might accidentally knock the little ones over. I would feel really bad if I hurt a kiddo, so it’s probably best if I am placed with a family with older kids. I have no experience with cats, so I’m not sure how I would do with them or if they would like a fun and furry guy like me. I am crate trained, sweet, playful, and I really liked playing in that white stuff called snow we had recently. If you’re looking for a fun, faithful, forever friend, I may be just the boy for you.

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HONEY - ADOPTION PENDING
Hi ya friends! I’m Honey! I’m an 8 month old Golden mix and I weigh 46 pounds. My family had to move to a place and couldn’t take me there, so they asked AGB to find a fantastic new home for me. I am a happy, healthy and sweet girl who makes friends wherever I go. I’m a friendly family dog who get along well with other dogs and humans. I haven’t been around cats, so I’m not sure how I would be with them. I am crate trained but was also used to running and playing on lots of acres. I am easy going, playful and excited to meet my forever family.

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COPPER II - ADOPTION PENDING
Hi everybody! My name is Copper and I am a 4 year old, 60 lb Golden Doodle. I am a bit of an escape artist, which is how I came to be at AGB. My family had trouble keeping me from escaping and I had to be tethered in the yard. They felt I would be happier living with a family who has a nice privacy fenced yard where I can run and play safely. I am energetic and love to play. I am looking forward to finding my forever family. Do you think that could be you? If you want to add a handsome, adorable fella to your family, go ahead and submit your application and ask to see me, Copper.

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SHILOH
Hi! My name is Shiloh and I am a 2 1/2 year old boy who weighs about 35 lbs and I am pretty healthy. My owner was recently widowed and is going through a lot right now, so AGB is helping me find my new forever home. I don’t mind telling you, things have been stressful lately and I have been nervous with all this change. I am probably best suited for a family with older kids and without cats, as I have been known to chase the kitties in the past. I love to play and have been known to do marathon fetch sessions. I also like to swim and play with toys. I like other dogs and even livestock as I have spent time on a farm in the past. In fact, my best friend there was a mule! I am not really used to walking on a leash and was allowed on furniture previously, so I may need a little help and training to learn “house manners”. I am smart and eager to learn, so if you will show me love and a little patience, I’m sure I can learn your rules. I would love to meet you, so I hope you will ask my friends here at AGB if you can come see me!

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BILLY
Howdy friends, Billy here! I’m 4 years old and 81 lbs. I’m healthy and a friendly fella who gets along with larger dogs and older kids. I do have a strong prey drive as many dogs do, so I tend to chase small animals (I take my job as squirrel patrolman very seriously!) and I used to chase livestock when I lived on a farm. But, that doesn't make me a bad dog!! In fact, I am a sweet and gentle dog. My foster says I am SO good looking and absolutely a joy! I am crate and house trained. I also love to go for walks and watch TV and videos. Lucas the Spider videos on YouTube are my favorite. That guy cracks me up! I am the ideal boy for a family without small kids or small animals, who wants a fun fella to play with or cuddle up with to watch TV. If this sounds like Heaven to you, you need to submit the adoption application and let my friends here know you want to meet me!

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SHERLOCK
Hi there folks. My name is Sherlock and I am a 2 year old boy weighing about 48 lbs. I ended up in a shelter where I was very, very scared. Luckily, AGB agreed to take me as I need help getting over my fears and becoming socialized. AGB has been taking care of my medical needs; things like vaccinations, neutering, deworming, and getting my ears and skin clean and healthy. But they’re also taking care of some things to make me a more happy, social family member for my forever home. They have gotten a trainer to work with me on things like trust, play and letting people love me. I admit, I have not had much interaction with anyone in the past and I am timid and afraid someone will want to hurt me. You see, I am learning, AGB not only cares about the physical health of us orphans, but things you might not see, like our mental health and stability. They know that some dogs need extra care and interaction to help them be the best dog they can be. Luckily for me, I am one of those dogs AGB has committed to doing a little extra for. I am learning already that there are good people out there who only want to love and care for me. And I gotta tell you, it feels good! I would do well in a family with another dog, so I can have a doggie friend. If you’re looking for a sweet fella to be your best friend, I hope you will ask AGB to let you meet me, Sherlock.

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BUDDY XII – BONDED WITH BONNIE II
PACKAGE DEAL, TWO FOR ONE ADOPTION FEE. Hi friends! I’m Buddy, an 80 lb, 7 year old boy. My owner had to move to an apartment and couldn’t take me and my sister Bonnie with him, which left us homeless. We ended up boarded at a veterinarian’s office for a while, but they knew we needed a family to take us both in together because we can’t stand to be apart. After contacting just about every shelter and rescue around, AGB agreed to take us in and make us “honorary Goldens”, because as you can see, we’re not really retrievers. But we needed someone to step up for us and agree to find us a forever family and that is just what AGB has agreed to do. We are both very sweet and we like other pets. We will promise to be your very best friends forever. Our foster Mom thinks we are the sweetest ever, so won’t you take a chance on us like AGB did? Just contact AGB to set up a meeting with us. I promise you won’t regret it. Your friend, Buddy.

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BONNIE II – BONDED WITH BUDDY XII
PACKAGE DEAL, TWO FOR ONE ADOPTION FEE. Hello everybody. I’m Bonnie, a 61 pound, 7 year old girl. My owner had to move to an apartment and was not able to take me and my brother Buddy there. We ended up being boarded at a veterinarian’s office while they tried and tried to find someone to take us. You see, Buddy and me are best friends and with our world turned all topsy turvy, it’s more important than ever that we stay together. Just when it looked like we weren’t going to be able to find anyone to take us both in, AGB stepped up to save us! Some people may think that is kind of weird because we are not Goldens, but AGB knew we had an urgent need, so now we’re “honorary Goldens”. My foster mom absolutely loves us, so if you are looking for a couple of really cute best friends to join your family, I hope you will consider meeting me and Buddy!

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