Orphans

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

Dogs highlighted in blue are in need of a foster family

MARLEY VI - ADOPTION PENDING
My name is Marley and I am 2 years old. I am a Great Pyrenees mix and I weigh about 70 lbs. I am a pretty girl as you can see, the color of sugar and just as sweet! I’m affectionate, calm, friendly and I do really well on a leash. I also like to go for car rides. I am in pretty good health, but AGB is taking care of getting me spayed, vaccinated, and treating some nasty ear infections I had. I am looking to find someone who can offer me stability, a warm home, and a lifetime of love. I promise to love you back and be a faithful and true forever friend. Does that sound like a fair trade to you? I hope so! And I hope you will come meet me soon!

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FRANKIE
Hi ya friends! I’m Frankie, a 3 year old, 65 lb Golden boy. My owners lost several family members recently and are dealing with a lot right now. They have been struggling to give me the time I need, so they reached out to AGB to find a family who can give me all the love and attention I deserve. I am a sweet and obedient dog, and I try very hard to please my people. I get along with other dogs, kids and even cats. I am playful and energetic. My favorite thing to do is fetch a ball. I mean seriously, I will play fetch all day long if you let me! I am house trained and know some tricks like “sit”, “come” and “down”. The AGB doctors are giving me a good check-up and taking care of some fleas and ear infections I had. They are also getting me neutered and vaccinated so I can be all ready when my forever family comes along. I sure hope they will come for me soon because I am ready to start my fantastic new life!

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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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BECKS
Hey friends! My name is Becks! I’m a year and a half old, 70 lb, handsome boy searching for a forever family who wants to add a fun and energetic best friend to their household. I am friendly and get along with people, dogs and cats. I have been described as a “goofball”, whatever that is. If it means I like to play ball, I’m all in because I love to play! I had some hookworms and ear infections when I came to AGB, but they got me to their Vet and they fixed me up right away. I am young and energetic and would love to be matched with someone who can play with me and give me lots of exercise. I confess, I need to learn my manners, but I am smart, so if you spend time giving me a little training, I’m sure I will learn what I need to know quickly. So what do you say?! You up for some new adventures? If so, I’m your boy!

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BILLY
Howdy friends, Billy here! I’m 4 years old and 100 lbs. I’m healthy and a friendly fella who gets along with larger dogs and older kids. I tend to chase small animals and livestock. That’s actually why I came to AGB. My family moved to a farm and I just could not leave the livestock alone! Other than having a strong prey drive and the desire to chase smaller animals, I am a sweet and gentle dog. 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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LAKELY - ADOPTED
Good day friends! My name is Lakely and it’s a pleasure to meet you. I am a 9 year old Golden girl. I weigh 77 lbs. I am a sweet, loving girl, who is friendly to everyone I meet, including other dogs. I do not like thunderstorms, so I will need a family who will keep me indoors and help me feel calm and safe. I came to AGB needing a good bit of care and they are helping me a lot. I had hook worms and ear infections, and I am already feeling so much better because of the treatments I’ve been given. I also have multiple mammary masses and will need surgery to remove them, so that will happen soon. Right now, I am enjoying living with my foster family and playing with my Golden foster brother. They are giving me lots of love and care while I wait for my forever family to find me. Could that be you? If you have room in your home and heart for a gorgeous golden girl, fill out the adoption application and make sure you say you want to meet lovely Lakely! PS…If you can make a donation to my fundraiser to help cover my medical expenses, I would be ever so grateful.

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BELLE III
Hello there everyone. My name is Belle and I’m a 12 year old lady weighing in at 88 lbs. My owner could no longer keep me due to having to work long hours and caring for family members, so I came to AGB to find my forever family. I am a sweet girl who gets along with other dogs, people, cats, well pretty much everyone. AGB has been taking care of my medical needs. Besides the basic vaccinations, I needed to be treated for ear infections. I also had some skin and teeth issues and some arthritis. AGB’s doctors have been very good to me and are giving me the medicine and treatments I need to feel better. I am hoping to find someone who will have the heart and the patience to help me get back on my feet and to offer me love and comfort forever and ever. In return, I promise to love you 10 times more and to be your very best friend. If you think I could be your best friend, please let AGB know you want to meet me, beautiful Belle. PS….Since I’m over 10, I can be adopted by someone 65 or older and the fee will be waived under the “seniors for seniors” program.

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SCOUT III - ADOPTED
November 22, 2021 - Scout is forever home and we are happy to share this note from his new family: "It took us a while to be ready for another dog after losing our beloved Golden in 2017, but working with AGB this fall we knew we would find the right fit - then along came Scout! He won us over with his loving smile and his bouncy Golden walk. He’s cute as a button - fluffy and soft, loves to walk or stare at backyard squirrels. Scout is also proving to be a great big brother to our adoring kiddos, both of which love to have him snuggle in for evening book time or morning play. Scout says, "Sometimes I jump when I’m so excited to see my new family, but I’m working on staying ‘down’.” We say thank you to AGB and his foster home (Thanks Natalie!) for helping us find our new pup and for getting Scout to his forever home. We can’t imagine our future without him, and look forward to watching Scout watching the kids grow and thrive as the newest member of our family." ************************************************* Hey friends, Scout here! I’m a 5 year old, 33 lb, Golden mix. I’m a happy, friendly fella looking for fun and adventure with a forever family. I love kids, other dogs and I’ve never met a stranger, because I become fast friends with most everyone! (I’ve never been around cats though.) Sadly, sometimes there is a rare occasion when someone doesn’t like me back and that’s what brought me to AGB. You see, my family made the tough decision to give me to AGB because their other dog did not like me and we had to be kept separated all the time. They knew that was no way for either of us to have to live, so I became an AGB dog. I won't be here for long though because I have already found my perfect match! Woo hoo! Happy tails ahead! Your friend, Scout.

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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! So, if you’re looking for a sweet fella to be your best friend and you don’t mind spending a little extra time with me to help me come out of my shell, I hope you will ask AGB to let you meet me, Sherlock.

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BUDDY XII – BONDED WITH BONNIE II
Hi friends! I’m Buddy (on the right), 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. 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
Hello everybody. I’m Bonnie (on the left), a 61 pound, 7 year old girl who found herself in some trouble. 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”. 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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DOLLY III
Hello, Dolly! That’s a song, but it’s also my name and it is fitting because I am a real doll! I am 4 and a half years old, and I weigh about 80 lbs. I am a Golden-Pyrenees mix and luckily, I am pretty healthy, other than an ear infection. But don’t worry, The AGB Vets are on it! I will be all well soon. I have been described as calm, mellow, sweet, cuddly, and affectionate. The thing is, I get uneasy around other animals and kids, so I was kinda hoping I could find someone to adopt me and let me be their one and only companion. I promise I will give you so much love, you won’t need anyone else. So, if you’re looking for a lovebug of a girl to give all your affection to, be sure to let AGB know you want to say hello to Dolly.

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