Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

Gus
Hello, my name is Gus. I’m a 7 week old pup & I weigh 8 pounds. I’m so relieved to be here with the wonderful AGB volunteers. In my short life, I have been through many rough times. My mama dog was abandoned & had her puppies in the woods. She tried & tried to get some help & wandered for a long time looking for someone to help us. Finally after several weeks a kind lady noticed her & took us in. By this time though, I was the only pup who survived. I am told I am the sweetest little black beauty you will ever see. I was in bad shape when we were found: hungry, skinny & covered in fleas & ticks. Luckily, the lady contacted AGB & a volunteer got us right away. I’ve been given all my shots, microchipped & they got all those nasty bugs off of me, thank goodness! I have also been treated for roundworms. Now I just need to find my forever family. I am sweet & loving & I ride well in the car. If you would like to add a fun & fluffy puppy to your family, please submit an application on AGB’s website. I hope to meet you soon! Your friend, Gus.

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Ursa
Hello, my name is Ursa. I’m a 3 year old, 57 pound girl & I’m so relieved to be here with the wonderful AGB volunteers. My life has not been easy. I had several litters of puppies in my lifetime. The last time did not go well. I was abandoned & had my puppies in the woods but tried & tried to get some help. I wandered for a long time looking for someone to help me. Finally after several weeks a kind lady noticed me & took me in. By this time though, just one of my pups had survived. The lady looked & looked for my pups, but could only find the one. We were in rough shape when we were found, hungry, skinny & covered in fleas & ticks. Luckily, the lady contacted AGB & a volunteer got us right away. I’ve been given all my shots, microchipped & they got all those nasty bugs off of me, thank goodness! I am told they are going to fix it so I won’t have to keep having more puppies. Now I just need to find my forever family. I am sweet & loving & I ride well in the car. If you would like to add a sweet Golden girl to your family, please submit an application on AGB’s website. I hope to meet you soon! Your friend, Ursa.

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Jagger
Hey, my name is Jagger. I’m a 6-12 month old, 33 pound little boy. I came to AGB with my sister Taffy. Our former owner allowed us to run the streets of our neighborhood, but there were so many cars that one of the ladies nearby was afraid we would get hurt. She asked our owner if she could have us so she could keep us safe and our owner said yes. Then she contacted AGB because although she couldn’t keep us herself, she knew we deserved to be with families who would love and care for us forever. We are sweet and playful and can be adopted to separate homes. So if you’re looking for a happy and energetic little boy to be your best buddy, let AGB know you want to meet me, Jagger.

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Taffy
Hey, my name is Taffy. I’m a 6-12 month old, 25 pound little girl. I came to AGB with my brother Jagger. Our former owner allowed us to run the streets of our neighborhood, but there were so many cars that one of the ladies nearby was afraid we would get hurt. She asked our owner if she could have us so she could keep us safe and our owner said yes. Then she contacted AGB because although she couldn’t keep us herself, but she knew we deserved to be with families who would love and care for us forever. We are sweet and playful and can be adopted to separate homes. So if you’re looking for a fun and feisty little girl to be your best friend, let AGB know you want to meet me, Taffy.

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Deuce & Sam V - DONATE MEDICAL FUND
Hi everyone, I’m Deuce, a 74 pound girl who came to AGB with Sam, my 69 pound brother, after our Dad passed away. We lived on a farm but our Mom can’t keep the farm up, so she’s selling it & moving to town & can’t take us with her. We are both 8 years old & we love each other very much. We would really like to find a family to adopt us together since we have never been apart & we’re already going through so much change. We are very laid back & friendly & we love kids. There was another dog on the farm with us & we got along well with her. We have been outside dogs, so we may need a little help learning to be house dogs, but we’re very smart so I know we can learn anything we need to know really fast. We are also afraid of thunder so we need someone to help us feel safe & secure when the big, bad storms come along. AGB gave me a medical exam and found I had a chicken bone wedged in my palate and some broken teeth. It hurt so much and the volunteers were amazed that I was able to keep my sweet, loving demeanor despite the pain I was in. They have given me the surgery I needed to remove the bone and fix my palate and I should make a full recovery. Now Sam & I just need to get adopted! If you would like to have double the Goldens & double the love, we want to meet you! Just fill out an application on AGB’s website and tell them you want to meet us, Deuce & Sam. PS...If you could donate a few dollars to help cover the cost of my surgery it would really make me smile. Thanks for caring! - Deuce

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Cadbury
Hi I’m Cadbury! I’m a 1 year old, 58 pound, healthy boy who is neutered, up to date on my shots & micro-chipped. I came to AGB from a shelter & they thought they had a home for me, but I didn’t get along too well with their other dog, so that didn’t work out. To tell you the truth after all I’ve been through, I just want to be an only pet. You see, I LOVE people & I really want all your attention. Is that too much to ask for? The folks here say I’m a handsome gent & full of personality. I love to play & if you have a toy, you will be my best friend! I’m full of kisses & I love to be petted & scratched. I do pretty well on a leash & I know a few things like sit, come & wait. I love treats & belly rubs & I would be so very happy if you could find it in your heart to adopt me as your one & only. If you would like to meet me, just submit one of those adoption application thingys on AGB’s website & make sure to tell them you want to meet me, Cadbury.

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Roxie - MEDICAL FULLY FUNDED!
Hello, I’m Roxie. I’m a 7-8 year old little lady weighing in at 61 pounds. Life has been hard for me recently and I must say, I’m relieved to have a safe, warm place to stay. You see, I have been what you call a “stray” for several years now. I hung around a trailer park and though people saw me every day, no one could ever make room in their hearts and homes to take me in as one of their own. I don’t want to appear to be ungrateful, because I am truly grateful for every ear scratch and scrap of food I have been given and I try to never, ever be demanding. There was a nice elderly couple who fed me regularly and would even let me come inside during bad weather. They were kind to me and became concerned for my safety when new neighbor moved in and threatened to shoot me. Because of this, a rescue was finally called and I came to AGB. AGB can tell I have not been well cared for. My eyes are a little cloudy, my teeth are worn and need a good cleaning, and worst of all, I’m heartworm positive. I don’t mind telling you I had almost lost all hope. But my AGB friends have lifted me up. For the first time in a very long time I am being loved and cared for properly! The doctors are helping me feel better and giving me the medicine I need to get well. They say good things about me; like that I am sweet, pretty and gentle. I love human contact and a good scratch. I will nudge you ever so gently if you stop petting me too soon because it feels so good to be touched. I have great eye contact and they even discovered the tricks I learned back when I was a pup; things like walking on a leash and “sit” and “come”. AGB told me to rest now and concentrate on getting well. They said their volunteers will work hard to find a forever family for me so I will never, ever be “stray” again. If you’re looking for a loving, gentle girl to walk through this thing called life with you, I hope you will come meet me. I look forward to meeting you soon, your friend Roxie. PS… If you could spare a few dollars to help pay for my medicine so I can be rid of these yucky worms, I would really appreciate your help.

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Sassy
Good day friends. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Sassy. I’m a 2 year old little lady weighing just 47 pounds. I had some hook and whip worms that AGB is treating for me, but other than that I’m in good health. I have a good Samaritan to thank for that. You see, I had not been treated kindly, was not well fed and my owner even threatened to shoot me before a nice lady took me in and saved me. I stayed with her a few weeks, but she was not able to keep me so she contacted AGB and they agreed to take me in and find a loving home for me. Everyone here says I’m a sweet girl. I am great around other dogs. I met this thing called a cat and I was interested in it but I didn’t chase or bother it. I also like the little people, you know, the ones you call kids. Some sudden movements or noises make me a little scared, but I’m sure with a little love and care I can put those fears behind me. If you want to add a sweet, loving, “sassy”, young lady to your family, I am just the girl for you! Go ahead and submit your application to AGB and tell them you want to meet me. Your friend, Sassy.

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Ruggles
Hi, I’m Ruggles, a 2 year old, 75 pound boy. I’m in good health, neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. Though my family loved me dearly, they made the very hard decision to ask AGB to find a new home for me after I growled at some kids recently. There were kids in my family and I have always been loving toward them, but because there are a lot of other kids in and out of our house regularly, they felt it was best to find a new home for me without kids. Other than my recent issues, I have always been friendly and I love to run and play with other dogs. I like to find socks and stuffed animals to play with. I like to cuddle and I am good at walking on a leash. I like to splash around in creeks. I’m also crate and house trained. If you think you would be a good match for me I hope you’ll submit an adoption application to AGB and ask to meet me, Ruggles.

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Beau II - ADOPTED
4/28/16 - ADOPTED! Big, beautiful Beau, turned in because he wouldn't stay in the fence, is living in the lap of luxury with two people that absolutely adore him now. They have waited since August for the perfect fit and we think the picture says it all. Thanks to the Copham's who nursed Beau through heart worm care, helped him to start losing weight, and made sure he knew he was loved. Enjoy your new indoor life Beau!

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Charlie III
Hi y’all, Charlie here. I’m a 61 pound, 3 year old boy and I’m feeling very lucky to be here with AGB. You see I was in a shelter in Mississippi and I was told I was going to be put to sleep. Well this nice Veterinarian from North Alabama found out about me and got me out of that shelter. He found a foster family to keep me until he could find a rescue to take me. AGB agreed to take me and they say they will find someone who will love me and take care of me forever. I had some red skin and itchy ears, but AGB is taking care of that and other than those little things, they say I’m in good health. I get along well with big and small dogs and I pretty much ignore cats. I love to play with toys and go for walks. I am good on a leash and friendly. I have some issues with guarding my toys and food, so if I could be in a home without kids and with someone who can work with me on this issue, that would be great. I’m housetrained, good in the car and I know how to sit, shake and come when called. If you're looking for a great guy like me to be your new best friend, just submit your adoption application to AGB and make sure you tell them you want to meet me, Charlie.

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