Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Fitz - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Greetings from Fitz. I’m a six-year-old guy, at 56 lbs, who was picked up as a stray by BJAC. Recently, I’ve had a tough time because somebody shot me in the right front leg, which caused a severe fracture. The radiograph shows it was probably a .22 caliber. My leg has almost healed by itself, but they’ve got me on kennel rest for a couple of weeks or so, just to be sure that the bone heals properly.

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Fiona - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hello fine folks! Fiona is here and ready for my belly rub now, please. I’m a loving and lovable girl of 40 pounds and 3- 4 years of age. I tried volunteering at a farm where they had these critters with super skinny legs. When I’d run towards them, they would take off, feathers flying. Guess those farmers didn’t appreciate my attempts at chicken herding, so now I’m here and looking for a new home.

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Ernie - ADOPTION PENDING
Greetings good folks! Ernie here, at your service. I’m 56 pounds and about 4 years old. I came down here from the Ft. Payne shelter in a car with a rather hyper young Lab lad, who was bouncing around a lot. But I’m a laid-back dude, who didn’t let that upset me one bit, and I was able to maintain decorum the whole way. I don’t mean to be stand offish, but I guess you could even say I’m a bit shy until

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Gretta
Hi people out there. It’s Gretta here, a 61 pound, three-year-old lady looking for someone who appreciates my Golden charm and good looks. The nice people here have been helping me with an ear infection, but otherwise, I’m quite “hale and hearty” (healthy & strong) and ready for that forever home. I came from a shelter in Fort Payne and they say I rode quite well in the car. I do enjoy the chance to

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Molly IV - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hi there, I’m Molly, a two-year-old young lady weighing 60 lbs, who’s hoping you want to be my new family. My old family got a new nearly hairless addition that cried really loud and demanded so much attention that they decided to give me up. They think somebody else may have more time to spend with me. I was getting checked out by the doctor and I had some bad news—I have heartworms. I really need

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Effie
Hello everybody from Effie. I’m a 7- 8 week old fuzzball ready to bounce into your life and bring you endless entertainment. I’ve been at the vet because I had parvo, but they’ve gotten that all taken care of and I’m feeling like myself again. Right now, they’re making sure I can leave with no residuals of the virus, so that I’m completely ready to go to a new home. I imagine I’ll get adopted really

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Duke
Hey there folks, it’s Duke. I’m less than 2 years old and weigh in at 48 pounds. I was wondering if anybody out there ever gets lonely? I know I do sometimes. I was lonely when I was wandering around and ended up at the Anniston shelter. It’s gotten a little better since there’s nice folks who have been taking care of me now, but I really have a strong desire for a BFF to come and take me home where

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Cinnamon - FULLY FUNDED
UPDATE: August 27th -- Thank you all you Golden Angels for contributing to my medical fund. I am very lucky to have so many awesome angels who are out there watching out for me! You all have a special place in my heart. Hi there, from Cinnamon, an 18-month-old girl of only 31 pounds. When you see me, you’ll know it’s true about that old saying that good things come in small packages. I was surrendered

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Mr. Hobbs
Hello, from Hobbs, a one-year-old male who weighs 51.1 pounds. I used to live at a farm, where I showed up one day and made myself at home. They wanted me to stay in a pen, though, and there were just too many interesting things to check out for me to be contained there, so I would escape a lot. Guess they didn’t like me chasing the goats, but I was just helping them get some exercise. Anyhow that’s

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Tobie
Tobie here, wearing a big Golden smile in hopes of winning your heart and sealing the deal on starting our forever home together. I am a very handsome dude if I do say so myself. As to the basics, I am nine years old, neutered, weigh 80.9 pounds. Other than minor issues of a fatty deposit and some worn teeth, I am in great health and good to go to a fortunate family. I have a super sweet disposition

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Hobie - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hi there! I’m Hobie, a handsome two-tone sort of guy, as you can see in my photos. I’m 13 months old and weigh in at 36 pounds. I got lost, but a nice lady found me and even took me to the vet to be checked out and groomed. That’s where she met the people from this rescue organization and got me hooked up to find a new home. Nobody can figure out where I came from, so I’m ready, set, go to find my

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Zane
Hi, I’m Zane Alexander, a 7-year-old male of 55 pounds and I arrived with my friend, Zarian Reign. We came from a home that really loved us, but they couldn’t take care of us anymore because of a cut in work hours. Our humans were leaking a lot of water from their eyes when we left, but I guess they thought it was best for us. For me (Zane), I was in an abusive home for six months before I lived with

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Jazz
Hi there, it’s Jazz here. I’m a 10-year-old lady of 63 pounds who needs to find a new home. My former mom was on disability and was no longer able to care for me. I had tummy surgery seven years ago, so I take an inexpensive medication and I stay on a special diet of 2 cups of prescription I/P dog food daily to keep me from having stomach problems in the future. I know commands such as sit, come and

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Daisy - ADOPTED
Felicitous greetings to all! I’m Daisy, just like the flower. I’m an 8-year-old lady of 55 pounds, all house trained and ready for a new home. At my former home, the kids were in charge of taking care of me, a chore they didn’t perform very well, and my owner has placed me for adoption here. So I’m smiling bravely for my photos, in hopes a sympathetic person will see that I’d be a good bet for a forever

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Brennan - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hi folks, I’m Brennan, a 49 pound dude from Louisiana. I was in the Vermillion Parish shelter and they had me scheduled for something called euthanasia the next day. It must of been something kinda bad, like a carton of milk expiring, because the next thing I knew, a nice human called Martha with J & L Golden Rescue had me snatched outta there and on the way to Birmingham! There was a lovely lady Golden

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Chipper
Hi there from Chipper. Everything my sister, Cookie, said is true. I am a 5 month old male pup and weigh 14 pounds. I am pretty darned handsome, don’t you think? We were turned into the Athens shelter, but a nice man from AGB picked us up really fast, so we were there almost no time at all. He thought we were great travelers on the trip to Birmingham and it was fun to ride and see the sights. Now

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Sambo II - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hello there people, from Sambo II. I’m a 6-7 year old, 60 pound dude, and a handsome one, if I do say so myself. I’ve been a bit of a wanderer for a while, and now I’m looking to settle down. My family moved and somehow we got separated from each other. I was picked up by Mountain Brook animal control and stayed with them until a neighbor in charge of finding me a home came and got me. They posted

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Felicia - ADOPTION PENDING
UPDATE: August 21st -- Just wanted to say thank you to the special Golden Angels who took care of my medical needs! I can now focus on getting healthy for my furever family! Licks nd kisses, Felicia Hello, hello, hello from Felicia! I’m a 3- 4 year old lady, who was picked up by Birmingham-Jefferson Animal Control, and I’m so excited that I might soon have a new home! Do you want a new furry friend?

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Sugar - ADOPTED
Hi there, I’m Sugar, a 10 to 12-month-old girl (weighing 35 lbs) who would love to be your BFF (Best Fur Friend) in a forever home. A good Samaritan saw me running down the middle of the road and pulled over to help. I ducked behind an abandoned house, but when I realized they were nice people, I came when they called. After all, I needed some help with my bloody front paws from running on the hot

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Sissy
Greetings from Sissy! I’m an eleven-year-old lady, who has been through a bit of a sad time. My 93-year-old human Mom went to that place that people call heaven. We adored each other lots and I’ll admit that she spoiled me a little. Maybe that’s why at 84.5 pounds, I’m a little on the fluffy side and could stand to lose a few pounds. Now I need to find someone who is big-hearted enough to help me learn

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Ace
Hiya everybody! Ace is here and ready to meet you! At 18 months old and 56 pounds, I still have a lot of pup in me, so if you’re looking for that pep and playful sort of spirit, I can bring it on. I got kinda lost at one point, so somebody picked me up and took me to the shelter in Monroeville. It was a long drive to Birmingham, but it sure was the most fun ever! Wind in my ears, alright now! But it

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Dexter
UPDATE August 21st -- Thank you to all the Goden Angels who came to my rescue and paid for my medical treatment. You are so very special to me! Much love, Dexter. Hello from Dexter. I’m an 8 to 9-year-old male looking for a human with a good heart to help me out. Sometimes life can be tough for us four-legged guys, just like it can be for humans. I spent some time, too much time, wandering the roads

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Lexie II
Hi there! It's Lexie and I'm hoping to be the Golden girl in your life. I'm ten years old and at 92.4 pounds, a bit of a marshmallow for sure. There were a lot of dogs and cats at my former home, so maybe my owner didn't realize I was eating too much. Anyhow, my owner went on to that place you humans call heaven and I was turned in to the Decatur shelter because there were no relatives to care for

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Dakota Blue
Greetings all! Dakota Blue at your service. I am a ten-year-old, 56-pound male, who suffered abuse in my puppyhood. I was tied to a tree, starved and hit with sticks and a bat until a compassionate gentleman rescued me and took me into his home. Now I'm feeling as blue as my name, because this lovely man became very ill and recently passed away. My gentleman raised me well and now I feel all alone.

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Casper
Hi everyone Casper here. No not the ghost. I am a real live boy. I am a little over a year old and weigh 44 pounds; a growing boy. There’s a good chance that I have Great Pyrenees in me, which would explain my big paws. As you can see I am enjoying the awesome outdoors with my foster family. It is great. My foster mom says I have the prettiest brown eyes and my nose looks like a polar bear. I get

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Barkley & Molly Mae - PERMANENT FOSTER
UPDATE Sep 9th - AGB would like to find Molly & I a permanent foster family who would be just that -- permanent. Someone that will provide love, wholesome food and a little exercise now and then. AGB would continue to take care of our medical needs. If you would like more information regarding permanent foster for us, please do not hesitate to contact AGB. Maybe you know someone who would consider

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