Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Marley IV - DONATE
'In search of belly rubs from new loving family'. Lots of belly rubs; I miss them when there's nobody to give them. My previous family reluctantly surrendered me because their time and funds to take care of me was limited. They said I was "beautiful, loving and deserved to be spoiled". My name is Marley and I'm a 7 year old Golden girl. I think I have lots of very fine traits. I'm on the submissive side, I love dogs and strangers; I'm sweet, playful and beautiful. I'm house trained. I will stand by the door to go outside and, if you're not aware, will whimper at the door to get your attention. I have big eyes and a lovely amber colored fur coat. I'm spayed, heart worm negative, vaccinated and microchipped. I weigh 75 pounds. I am afraid of thunder and fireworks; in fact, I'm not a fan of noisy and bad storms (flight risk). When that happens, I'm happier in my crate. I love car rides and did I mention belly rubs? It's been reported I'll bark at those catto creatures. Not sure what to do with them! Since coming to AGB, I've had a complete medical check-up and I had to have a badly infected tooth removed and I have a small lipoma on my chest. Going to get an ultrasound. Other than that medical stuff, I'm ready to find a new family to love and adore who will spoil me. Please don't forget the belly rubs, okay?

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Katie - ADOPTION PENDING
"K-K-K-Katie, beautiful Katie, you're the only g-g-girl that I adore". Hello, world, I'm 'beautiful' Katie. Did you know that all Katie's must be beautiful because they wrote a song with my name in it back in WWW I? That's what I think anyway. And I'm not just a pretty face either. I'm a one year old Golden girl with a sweet and easy going nature. I weigh 56 pounds and I'm vaccinated, microchipped, spayed, and heart worm negative. I'm house trained! I scratch on the door when I need to go out. I'm great with people and other dogs. I will warn you by barking if there's a stranger or one of those cat things around. I know some commands: Sit, Come, Down. I'm crazy about riding in the car and swimming. I was surrendered to AGB because my family didn't have adequate time to spend with me. I like my people to be around a lot; I get sad if I'm left alone too long. I'm still a puppy girl so without some supervision, I might just dig or chew to get your attention. But I hope to get a lot of attention now that I've been picked by a new family. That makes me pretty happy so I'm just laying around waiting for the holidays. xoxo, Katie

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Rozie - ADOPTION PENDING
Are you looking for a ravishing Golden girl? Well, you've come to the right place. Here I am, Rozie. I'm four years old and so very glad to be rescued and having folks looking for a wonderful new home for me. I make friends with everybody I meet. My former family sold me to a breeder and the breeder surrendered me to AGB because I had three false pregnancies. The AGB folks have told me that my future won't include puppies but instead a great home with lots of love and attention. Wow, that would be swell! I love to lean up against folks and be very loving and cuddly. If I can, I will jump up on you so I can be closer. Maybe a little training will help. I just got spayed and I'm heart worm negative, microchipped and vaccinated. I weigh 74 pounds and I'm a strong, beautiful Golden girl. I even have AKC papers. I like car rides and I'm waiting for the car ride that will take me to a new house and folks that I can call my very own. Please come take me 'home'.

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Parker III
Talk about wearing your heart on your sleeve...I wear mine on my forehead. If you look closely at the fur on the top of my forehead, there's a light streak that highlights a heart shape below it. I'm a sugar faced 9 year old girl that just had some really sad news. My people have been transferred overseas and cannot take me with them. I don't want to spend the holidays alone without a family to love. Even though I'm a senior gal, I am active and lively. I'd rather not be bothered by rascally cats though. However, I'm very friendly and I have a wonderful puppy grin. I weigh 77 pounds and probably could stand to lose a couple of them. I'm heart worm negative, vaccinated, spayed, and microchipped. Of course I'm house trained and just stand by the door when I need to go out. I know the "sit", "stay" and "come" commands. I have a dental evaluation coming up but, otherwise, except for a few allergies, I'm ready to become a fixture in your life and in your heart. Don't you want a pretty girl with a sugar face and a heart on top of her head to be yours? xox, Parker

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Benji
Hi, there! My name is Benji which is short for Benjamin which means "son of my right hand" or "son of the south". Well, I'm from the south and I'd LOVE to be someone's furry son! Don't you think a handsome Golden boy like me should not be an orphan? I've got a lot of love and companionship to give and I'm ready to start! Hey, I'm just a six year old boy who found himself at a shelter and was sure delighted when AGB gave me my freedom ride. At the moment, I'm busy recovering from kennel cough that gets spread by the shelter population and an ear infection. I am currently 56 pounds of adorableness but I could use a few more pounds on me. They've told me I've very sweet and I've passed the friendly dog test. I'm neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. It sure would be special to be thankful this month (Thanksgiving) for my new home and family. And maybe a warm bed in the house and some toys? This son of the south is waiting for you!

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Nala II
I'm a tall drink of water ("A man or woman or a pup that is tall, gorgeous, and super delicious. Like on a hot day, a tall drink of water is absolutely appealing")! My name is Nala, a long-legged 4 year old southern beauty with a grin that will make you smile. I weigh 94 pounds, I'm heart worm negative, spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. My owner is disabled so sadly I was turned into a shelter and AGB came to my rescue. I'm a sweet and very gentle girl and I believe I really like cookies. Do you have cookies? Why don't we find out? I'm tall enough that you don't even need to bend down to pet me which, of course, you'll want to do! I like attention and being close to you. Think how good we'll look strutting down the street together. Don't forget to ask about me! I cannot wait to start my new life in a new home!

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Apollo - DONATE
They've given me a name worthy of a Greek god but truthfully, I'm just doggone cute! Hello, I'm Apollo and I'm 7 years old; a cream colored smiling boy that is so happy to be out of the shelter and rescued. I hear I'm going to get a new home with a new family. That sounds just perfect and I can't wait. In my past life, I was neglected and I was left tied to a tree before I got taken to a shelter. I want to forget about how sad that made me. I'm pretty thin at 53 pounds and I have the dreaded heart worms and need to undergo treatment. I have a bit of arthritis but that doesn't slow me down a bit. I look younger than my years and I've got very cute polka dots on my ears. I'm neutered, vaccinated and, best of all, house trained. I ride well in the car but please make sure I'm buckled up because I will jump out to see what's going on. I like other dogs. I am very sweet and I'm always grinning. And I could stand to be treated like a Greek god for the rest of my life.

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Rhett - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU! Frankly, my dear, I don't give a darn or something like that! Actually, I do give a darn; I'm ready to find a new home! Hello, y'all, my name is Rhett. Yep, just like Rhett Butler, I am dark haired, dashing, and swoon worthy! A romantic hero, some say, although I've got a couple of medical issues that need to be sorted out before I can totally be the handsome fellow I am. I'm heart worm positive and I've got dermatitis from fleas. The fleas are gone now, thankfully, and I'm spending my time growing back my beautiful, shiny black coat - with just a touch of white on the chest. I have to be neutered and microchipped. I arrived at AGB from a shelter and I'm glad to be here. I'm four years old and 63 pounds of energy and sweetness. I have the stance of a show dog and I've got the big block head that drives the southern belles wild. Are you ready for a charming rogue in your life? I am ready for my new life with you.

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Lucille/Lucy - ADOPTED
Nov 15, 2019 - It's always a joy to announce the adoption of a senior girl and Lucille, now Lucy, picked the perfect family for herself! She came to AGB heartworm positive and other issues; bad teeth, and an infected eye, and just plain needing some TLC and loving. She is now with a family where the Mom is a veterinarian and Lucy goes to work with her every day! Mom says she is a perfect Office Greeter and had that role down pat from day one. We love Lucy's happy smile. You are in great hands, Lucy, and we are proud of you for picking them! ********************************************** Little Richard sang a song about a Lucille; "Lucille, please, come back where you belong". I don't know where I belong. It seems like all the "Lucille" songs are about the girl leaving. Well, my story is different. I got left. And, unfortunately, before I got left, I had some medical issues that weren't treated so here I am - a 10 year old senior lady without a home and needing some medical care and especially some TLC for my hurting heart. I'm sweet and friendly; I like car rides, I was a pretty loving and loyal girl all my life. I weigh 56 pounds and I'm a bit malnourished. I have an eye infection and some dental issues, my skin needs some work, and I'm heart worm positive. I needed all my vaccinations. I'm so sad that this is the shape I'm in when I should be enjoying my senior years with coddling and love. AGB assures me that they will get me all fixed up to be the pretty Golden girl I once was and find me a family that will love and cherish me. I'm hoping with all my heart that there is somebody out there just for me that will sing me happy "Lucille" songs telling me that I belong to them.

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Sunflower - FULLY FUNDED!
Just like late summer's blooms, my name is Sunflower. I'm sunny, bright and beautiful; a bit of a flirt too. "Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. Sunflowers are known for being “happy” flowers, making them the perfect gift to bring joy to someone's day." Okay, I'm sure I will bring joy to someone's day. I hope it's yours because I'm looking for a new home. Goodness knows I'll be loyal and adore you. I found myself picked up by animal control and taken to a shelter. I got my freedom ride to AGB and it's going to be flowers and kisses for me from now on out! I'm docile and sweet and I always have a pleasant smile on my face. I'm a beautiful white faced girl of about 7 years that weighs 61 pounds. I'm vaccinated, spayed, microchipped and, for now, heart worm positive, but my treatment shots are over. I'll be good as new in no time at all. I'm good with other dogs and I'm sure I'll bloom at your house.

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Zoe III - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY! Snoopy of Peanuts fame says "Keep looking up...that's the secret of life". My name is Zoe which means "life" so maybe this quote applies to me. And I am really trying to look up all the time but sometimes it's hard. I've been a little heartbroken and nervous about what's going on in my life. You see, my owner passed away and I got turned into a shelter. As a result, I also have a few medical problems that need to be addressed because I've also been a little neglected. I'm a six year old beautiful Golden girl. I weigh only 39 pounds so you can see I've been grieving. I'm also heart worm positive and need to be treated, I'm taking medicine for a cough and my infected ears and I'm being sent to a cardiologist to get thoroughly checked out. A few hurdles to get over before I can start looking up. And I am so ready to look up and see a bright new future with a family that will open their arms to me and let me love again. I am a very loving girl. I will climb into your lap for hugs and kisses. And I think the real secret of life is to love and be loved in return. Perhaps we could find the secret of life together. Please ask about me, Zoe III.

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Mickey - DONATE
PLEASE DONATE TO MY MEDICAL FUND! CLICK 'MORE' TO SEE HOW MUCH I NEED. THANK YOU KINDLY! I wish I had a cheerleader singing "Hey, Mickey, you're so fine. You're so fine, you blow my mind. Oh, Mickey" for me like that upbeat 80's song. Hey, my name is Mickey and I'm somewhere over 3 years old. I weigh 49 pounds. I've been told I'm a very sweet little guy but right now I'm very uncomfortable with a skin condition that's being treated and I also am heart worm positive. I'll get heart worm treatments right after my skin starts healing from the medicine. I'll also be vaccinated, neutered and microchipped. Once my hair grows back I'll be as gorgeous as a show dog; I've got the stance and poise. I have a great temperament too. Somehow I ended up in the shelter and I just need a chance to get cured and I will be (I already am) a great dog! I hope you can look in my eyes and see what a darling, handsome boy I was before I was neglected. Do you think that that somebody might sing "Oh, Mickey, you're so fine" to me if I get adopted? I need somebody to love and I sure need somebody to love me!

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