Puffin has everything going for him except a home. Intelligent, athletic, sweet, and well behaved, he is nearly perfect in every way. This exuberant nine-month-old runs like the wind! He loves to play with people and dogs alike. Whatever activity you suggest, he’s game. Puffin is also a gentleman. He comes when called and is eager to please, looking at you for his cues. He is mannerly on his leash and he waits to be released into his kennel or onto the trails. Whatever Puffin’s heritage might be, it works. Stand back, and you can see his Rottweiler coloring. Watch him run, and a sleek herder or a retriever springs to mind. He is, in a word, beautiful. Puffin plays nicely with another PAWS dog, so bring yours out to meet him during a supervised visit. He’ll be waiting, eager to make your acquaintance.
Atreyu is a staff favorite: playful, fun, eager to get his game on with anyone and everyone. With his long legs, he may be the fastest runner and ball chaser in the shelter. Atreyu loves going for walks, and really enjoys ANY kind of exercise. He is so eager to meet people, it sometimes takes him a minute to gather himself in his kennel. We hope he’ll find an active home with gentle people who can guide him and show him how to be an excellent dog.
When Butter smiles at us, and he smiles at us a lot, everything feels right with the world. He’s a sleek, athletic, wildly-smart guy who is looking for a kindred spirit human. At 4, Butter bonds quickly with people who will spend time with him, engage him, and really get him. He is so crazy intelligent, he craves a job, or something to do – whether it’s training, or playing fetch in the yard, or going for a run together. Doesn’t matter. He needs that sense of purpose and connection.
Butter has been working with the positive-focused trainers at Canine PhD for so long, he practically has a PhD in the basics of being a great dog. Now, all he needs is someone who can channel his energy and give him a job to do, even if that “job” is just having fun. When you first meet him, you might get the feeling Butter is sizing you up. Mostly because he is. But once he knows you, he is loyal to a fault. He has been fostered and has been wonderful in with the people in his foster homes, but he was not willing to share with other pets.
Butter can sometimes be possessive with food and high-value treats and toys, so we feel he would not be a great fit for young children. He would be perfect for you if you’re looking for a confident, smart, striking dog who is beyond eager to learn. We could talk about Butter for days. If you have any questions, please shoot them our way. No one deserves a happy-ever-after more than this guy.
Meet Pico! He is a happy ~ go-lucky puppy. Guessing birthdate to be 4/20/16. He was dumped on the side of the road. A good samaritan turned him into my vet’s office. We are only guessing his breed – Great Dane / Boxer because he is one big boy at only 6 months of age. Believe it or not, he is house trained. So smart!
Hello – my name is Dellis. Would you like to have a happy go lucky kinda guy added to your family? Well, that’s me! I’m the sweetest baby. My foster mom taught me to sit. I’m very well mannered. If you have a lake, can I come swim? I love to run and jump in the water. My foster mom thinks I’m part duck! I’ve been with my foster mom since I was a puppy (rescued from a high kill shelter). Please give me a forever home. I’ll give you lots of kisses!
Hello, my name is George. Would you like to add an easy going, laid back guy like me to your family? My birthday is February 3, 2011. My foster mom just started crating me and I must say that I am doing very well. Although, I would really prefer a family to allow me to roam the house. A plastic swimming pool on hot days is a PLUS since I love to stand in them. I promise to give you lots of kisses!
Miss Muffet is a 4 yr old English Bulldog who weighs about 50 lbs. We rescued her from a breeder and she is ready to live her life with a family! This girl is laid back, easy going and never makes a peep. She is great with all people and older kids. She prefers a home with no other dogs. Not sure about cats. Miss Muffet has been spayed and fully vetted.
Bruno is a 3 year old neutered male chocolate English bulldog mix. He weighs about 50lbs. Bruno is a goofy guy who loves everyone he meets. He loves to play with toys, but needs big ones like jolly balls. He has demodectic mange which is non contagious. He needs a monthly nexguard to keep it under control. He needs a home by himself or with one other large dog. He hasn’t met a dog he doesn’t like but he needs all your love and attention and prefers to spend it with you. Bruno has loads of energy but also tires quickly. He needs someone active to keep up with him. Bruno is the happiest guy you’ll meet and loves to slobber and give kisses!
Sarge is a year-old male German Shepherd who is available to rescue groups only from the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter. He comes from the puppy mill bust in Middle Georgia.
Zeus is a 4-6 year old male German Shepherd who is available to rescue groups only from the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter, and he is also a puppy mill dog from Middle Georgia.
Hercules, brother to Sarge and, is a male German Shepherd who is available to rescue groups only from the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter.
Two Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Deputies went to Montgomery County, Georgia to assist rescue efforts after hundreds of German Shepherds were found in inhumane conditions.
Canine Pet Rescue, which specializes in German Shepherds, helped bring back 30 dogs, some of which they will take into their shelter, and others to be placed locally, including two at the Gwinnett County Jail Dogs Program.
Belinda Powell was charged after 350 dogs were found on a property she owned in Candler County on Saturday, and 100 more dogs were found on another property she owned in Montgomery County on Sunday, Channel 2 Action News reported. Powell was a German shepherd breeder.
They were found living in filthy conditions, and many had serious injuries, Channel 2 reported. Some will require months of treatment and care to recover.
Claudine Wilkins, founder of the nonprofit Animal Law Source, was at the Montgomery County rescue operation.
“We were walking in mud and feces up to our knees,” she told the news station. “It was so bad that the igloos that she had for the dogs were submerged in water. So there was no place for these dogs to stand in a dry spot.”
“It’s expensive. We have to house them, take care of them and vet them,” Wilkins said. “So these rescues that took them in need support.”
Donations are accepted through GuardiansOfRescue.org/donate.
Loretta is a true survivor! After being picked up as a stray, she found herself in the back room of a high kill shelter in NE Georgia. Very few dogs leave the back room. The public is not allowed there for various reasons which baffles rescues, volunteers, and the public, but this is a conversation for another day. Sweet Loretta had her babies in this shelter – on a cold concrete floor with a thin sheet to keep her and her newborns warm.
Loretta is a beautiful Redtick English Coonhoud who prefers snuggling with her foster family while watching TV. She is very curious about the TV. She just stares and tilts her head when it’s on. One of the joys of fostering is watching an abandoned, unloved dog discover life indoors with a human family. Lorretta LOVES her thick, comfy bed. She will lay there for hours.
She is gentle with people, other dogs but does not like cats. Loretta is crate trained and has not had an accident in the house. When her foster family is not home, she is crated. She walks well on a leash but will pull when she catches a scent.
Meet Patsy, one of Loretta’s (Redtick English Coonhound) puppies. We think Patsy’s daddy is a black lab which makes for a stunning combination. Patsy and her siblings were born around August 1st in a high kill shelter in NE Georgia. Their momma was skin and bones when picked up by Animal Control as a stray and it’s a miracle any of them survived. Patsy and her family not only survived but are thriving and ready to find their forever families.
The puppies have had all age appropriate vaccines, multiple deworming’s, and are full of puppy love and energy. If they are as smart as their momma, it won’t take long for them to figure out potty training. Since momma is considered a working breed, these pups should be in an active family. There are seven females and two males in the litter. We estimate them to be approximately 50 lbs when fully grown. The adoption fee covers spay/neuter, microchip, and any additional boosters needed.