Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Honcho
My new name is Honcho. I hope that people see that I am a leader and a pup to be reckoned with - "the pup in charge" so to speak. I'm even giving driving directions to the wonderful folks who rescued me from the shelter. I didn't care where they were driving as long as it was away. I've had my medical evaluation by an AGB vet and I am heart worm negative, neutered, vaccinated and altogether healthy. I'm a blonde haired boy that weighs 48 pounds. I'm 2 years old. My rescuers described me as super sweet, affectionate with a wonderful energy. They also said I don't know any commands and I need to work on leash walking. Some training would help me there so I can be a perfect pup in every way as well as being handsome. I'm now in a foster home and learning some of the ropes. I love people and would love to be your boy! Don't you think I could be the 'big shot' in your heart and home? I can't wait to meet you! xox, Honcho

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Elsia - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY Hello, my name is Elsia. So very close to the name of Elsa, the Queen of Arendelle. I kind of would have liked to be a queen or even a princess. I'm a pretty brown eyed, brown nose, blonde who is very sweet and friendly. I was surrendered by a retired breeder; I've had multiple litters and I'm ready to be treated like a queen for the rest of my life. I'm done with with child rearing. I'm 5 years old and I weigh 51 pounds. My spay and microchipping are pending. (Vet medical surgeries have slowed down because of the coronavirus). I am heart worm negative and vaccinated. I have an ear infection and I'm receiving medicine for that. My hips kind of hurt. The vet says they're going to do an assessment for movement and pain to decide on a treatment plan, if needed. I probably need some leash training; I'm not used to it so, at first, I may bolt. Maybe you'd like a soft, sweet, pretty girl in your home for companionship and affection. I'd be good at that, I think. My retirement plan is to love a human or two or three and live a cushy dog life. Perhaps I can be royalty in my new home?

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Alfie/Max - Adopted
Mar 28, 2020 - Alfie has been adopted to a local family who also have AGB alum Chloe. Here is what Mom has to say: "Alfie, now named “Max is doing great and you can officially consider him happily adopted! We’re now laughing at the fact that about the only behavior mentioned before we met him was that he was “food motivated”….Food motivated, indeed! He brings a whole new definition to the title of Champion of Counter Surfing and consumer of soft plush toys but he’s successfully re-training us…we’ve reshuffled the toy box assortment and finding creative ways to prep meals that leave no temptations on the counter! He clearly hasn’t had much time living indoors or anyone to work with him on commands and manners but he’s a sweet and loving soul that’s learning fast and we’re looking forward to helping him continue to adjust to the “good life”. Many thanks to you and AGB for bringing us together!" ********************************************** "What's it all about, Alfie?" Not sure I've got an answer to that big question! Here's what I do know - I'm a very handsome, cream colored boy that's looking for love! I'm 2 years old and AGB rescued me from a shelter. I weigh 58 pounds and I'm vaccinated, microchipped and heart worm negative. I just got neutered (not my choice, believe me!). The great people at the vet kennel said I'm very calm, sweet, friendly and food motivated. I've got a very sweet smile. I LOVE humans! Looking forward to finding a new home where they love me back just as much. "without true love we just exist, Alfie...until you find the love you've missed...." So is anybody out there looking for true love with a boy like me? I'll just be over here waiting for you so I don't miss out on the true love stuff.

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Mugsie - ADOPTION PENDING
"She's got Bette Davis eyes." I may have magical, beautiful eyes like that film star but I had the scariest experience right before I came to AGB. Even though I'm not quite a Golden girl, I am still a very pretty girl that deserves a long and happy and safe life. I was turned into a very small rural shelter and I was supposed to be euthanized the very morning AGB quickly came and rescued me. Owner surrenders are the first to be euthanized because of space. I am so lucky to still be here! I'm only two years old and I weigh 44 pounds. I'm heart worm negative, vaccinated and microchipped. The folks at AGB say I am beautiful and sweet and I just beg for attention. My fur is "Harlow gold". This whole ordeal made me a little anxious at first, but now I am slowly coming out of my shell with the love and care of my foster mom and big brother doggie friend. He's teaching me how to play with toys! My alligator squeaks! This caring thing is something I could get used to! I'm getting some professional canine training which is helping me develop confidence. I'm walking all the way around the block with my foster family and I'm amazed at all the sights and smells - who knew?! My name is Mugsie because of my cute little face and sweet smile. I sure hope there's someone out there who wants a loving little girl so I never have to go to a shelter again. "She'll let you take her home.....you won't have to think twice." xox, Mugsie

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Diesel
When a full sized Golden Retriever is just too big and just too much, presenting me - Diesel! Hey there, I'm a cream colored nugget with a Golden face, a Golden coat and a Golden tail but somewhere in my ancestry was a short legged relative. I'm a 3 year old boy and I weigh 50 pounds. All the girls love me and I love them right back! I like everybody; cats, dogs, people. Besides being as cute as I am, I'm very smart too. House trained, of course, and I know a few commands. I have a quirk or two - I'm not fond of crates and don't like water being sprayed. I like swimming and riding in the car. My former owner was disabled and felt they had to surrender me because they couldn't physically or financially take care of me anymore. I am neutered, microchipped and vaccinated so I'm ready to go to my new forever home. I can't wait! I'm always happy but that will make me even happier. The person that drove me to AGB said I turned my nose up at Milk Bones but I bet we can find some treats I will adore, don't you think? This pint-sized Golden boy will do anything to win your heart.

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