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Changing Lives … One Tail at a Time …

Buddy

Buddy, a 4 year old Collie mix is just a really mellow and sweet guy. Probably never having received a bath in his life, he came to us with a coat so matted that he needed a significant haircut to get them out.

Barney

Barney is a sweet, lovable, 1 1/2 year old Australian Shepherd/St. Bernard mix who enjoys cuddling and will always roll over for a tummy rub.

Baxter

Baxter, a 4 month old Lab mix puppy was gentle, sweet, and just like a baby. He plays, he gets into mischief, he likes to be held and cradled or curl up into a ball for a nap.

Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter, a 7 month old, 45 lb., Great Dane/Yellow Lab mix is a real goofball. With his long and lanky legs, he is adorably puppy awkward as he figures out how to coordinate his movements.

Arizona

Arizona, an 11-12 week old 21 lb. floppy-eared Chocolate Lab/Weimaraner mix, found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico, was a real delight.

Annie

Annie, an 11-12 week old, 17 lb. Chocolate Lab/Weimaraner mix, found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico, was absolutely precious.

Bruno

Bruno, the cutest little 10 month old, 15 lb. white and caramel Havanese/Shih Tzu mix was an absolute dream. He loves to be near people, especially his foster mom, who he follows around, sitting on her lap or at her feet while she reads, cooks or eats and playing outside, always nearby, while she does her garden chores.

Barley

Barley, a beautifully precious 60 lb. 3-4 year old yellow Lab mix is the sweetest boy, who we think would secretly just love to lay in front of the fireplace with his favorite human companions.

Cassie

Cassie, an 8 month old, 30-35 lb. female Great Pyrenees/Aussie mix is an absolute stunner with a light cream, long haired coat and dark beautiful eyes, but her beauty goes far beneath the surface. She is a real people lover and seeks out companionship, generally staying nearby but happily still loves playing with other dogs.

Apollo

Apollo was a little 10-11 week old 14 lb. Black Lab mix found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico who is a real sweetie.

Angel

Angel, a little, 10-11 week old, 14 lb., Black Lab mix found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico was as cute as they come.

Casey

Casey, an 8 months old, male, 30-35 lb. Lab/Great Pyrenees mix. is one of the handsomest dogs we’ve ever seen. Snow white, with gorgeous, dark eyes he is simply an all around great guy.

Scooby

Scooby, an 8 -10 month old, 63 lb. American Bulldog/Pit Bull mix is an absolutely precious, mushy boy with the most captivating gray eyes. Found locally during a heavy rainstorm and living under a house for days, Scooby was immediately friendly. He is playful and gets along with other dogs, though he is also fine on his own.

Monkey

Monkey, a 9 month old, 12 lb., Papillon mix is about as adorable as they come. Named to reflect his ability to climb, it’s never a problem because he only does so to come to his people and there’s never a reason you don’t want him there.

Sophie

Sophie, a 35 lb., one year old German Shepherd/Spaniel mix asks every dog she meets to play and every lap she sees if she can crawl in. This amazing angel is simply a delight who everyone falls in love with.

Ajay

Ajay, a 10-11 week old 15 lb. Black Lab mix, found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico is a real gem. She is very affectionate and loves to sit in your lap and watch what’s going on.

Turner

Turner, with his beautiful and unique blonde coat, cream face, and tan markings on his back, was rescued off the streets of Puerto Rico. At a healthy 27 lbs. and 5 months old, he is a happy and lovingly inquisitive guy who enjoys checking out the action and playing with the other dogs.

Jamie

Jamie, a 3 year old, 20 lb. female Glen of Imaal Terrier/ mix is a happy gal who always has a wagging tail. With beautiful red highlights in her black coat, Jamie is a great mix of snuggling and curling up next to you for a good belly rub.

Tanner

Tanner, about 3 months old, and 22 lbs., was rescued in Puerto Rico and flown here for adoption, with his brothers and sister. With his adorable ears, incredibly gorgeous green eyes and little pink nose, this angel is initially a bit shy in new situations, but quickly warms up and eagerly crawls into your lap for loving.

Laila

Laila, with her silky, chestnut coat and white “socks” on all four legs, is a 22 lb. tender treasure, rescued in Puerto Rico and flown here for adoption with her brothers, now that she is 3 months old.

Alexa

Alexa, a 10-11 week old, 16 lb. Chocolate Lab mix, found in a box on the side of the road in Puerto Rico, is absolutely precious. With her beautiful green eyes, floppy ears, and very large feet she is just so cute romping around.

Buddy

Buddy, is a 45 lb., 1 1/2 year old, possibly Lab/Beagle/Pointer mix, a true mutt.

Gracie

Gracie, a 3-4 year old, 9 lb., papillon/long haired doxie mix is a real cutie. A little shy at first, she warms up quickly and is really sweet and affectionate, enthusiastically greeting you by wiggling and twirling around until you pick her up.

Mocha

Mocha, a very loving, sweet and cuddly 17 lb., one year old, Canaan/Rat Terrier mix is a real delight. She is incredibly fast and would love to be someone’s jogging partner.

Lacey

Lacey, all white, except her face with the most beautiful black markings on her head, is an absolutely darling 14 week old lab/border collie mix. She is very sweet and very affectionate. She loves to snuggle and be held, nuzzling right into you when picked up.

Lady

Lady is a 2 years old and a 50 lb. Chocolate Lab mix who just loves riding in the car. She was very lucky to be rescued from N. Carolina where I was found starving with my four 3 week old puppies.

Melvin

Melvin a 4 year old, 18 lb. Cocker Spaniel mix is a really handsome guy with a calm and generally sunny demeanor.

Ruby

Ruby, very noble looking in stature, absolutely gorgeous and sweet, is a 5-6 month old, 35 lb. German Shepherd mix. She is simply wonderful. Shy at first, but outgoing once she knows you this girl is pretty laid back.

Louis

Louis, the biggest honey of his litter of puppies, is a white and black 10 week old lab/border collie mix with the cutest little freckles on his nose. He loves being in your arms and just looks up at you with his amazing and captivating eyes that melt your heart.

Leo

Leo, a fawn colored, darlingly cute 10 week old lab/border collie mix was the runt of the litter who came significantly smaller than the others, but who is now beginning to catch up. He is a feisty little guy and has no trouble keeping up with his siblings despite their larger size.

Taz

Taz, the cutest, 2 year old, 7-8 lb. Brussels Griffon/Norfolk Terrier mix just loves to settle into your arms where he nestles in for loving. He is a bouncy, (not hyper), affectionate, happy doll who likes everyone he meets.

Dixie

Dixie, a very sweet 4 year old, 35-40 lb. Papillon/Sheltie mix is a quiet, sweet and gentle girl. She just loves to be pet and while a bit cautious, she is friendly to everybody. Dixie was turned into the shelter with two other dogs from the same home because her owner was tired of them, but it is clear that someone loved her very much because she loves people and appreciates the kindness they give her.

Charlie

Charlie, an absolutely gorgeous 1-2 year old, 20 lb. Cocker/Cavalier mix is a real doll.

Mattie

Mattie, a 4 year old, 55 lb. Collie mix was left behind, tied up outside, when her family moved. She is a real love who just delights in being pet and talked to. She looks into your eyes with hers that are so warm, with her face that is so sweet, that you can’t help but just love her.

Abby Rose

Abby Rose, a 10-14 month old, 45 lb. tan and black Border Terrier/Aussie Mix, is nicknamed “wiggle butt” because she is always wagging her tiny tail. She is so sweet, friendly and cuddly, and she absolutely loves to snuggle.

Sampson

Sampson is a precious 1-2 year old, male, 11-12 lb. Pomeranian mix who’s hair was so long and matted that we had to shave him down when we pulled him from the Shelter 4 weeks ago. It is growing back nicely now and this sweetheart who shows off his good looks while walking on the leash is a guy with real personality.

Little Lennie

Mandy

Mandy, about 4 years old and 6 lb. is a real pocket pooch. A Japanese Chin mix who is quite the delight with her funny antics and the curious places she sometimes finds to sleep, Mandy is stunningly adorable.

Lane

Lane, a male, 12 lb., Westie/Cairn terrier mix, about 2-3 years old is a real angel. Crate trained and housebroken, he loves people and touches base frequently by coming and making contact with you. He doesn’t jump, just looks, hoping for the pets which he just leans right into when they come. Lane, has just been hungry to finally settle down and be loved forever and very happily, he now has what he has so been wanting…”a new chance” and more…

Megan

Jazzy

From the day she came, Jazzy has been sweet, sweet, sweet and by the time she was adopted at 5 months and 33 lbs., this precious Collie/Shepherd mix was a dream come true, perfection at it’s best. In her foster home, Jazzy was quickly housebroken and taught her basic commands, including walking beautifully on the leash. With her great temperament, our dream for Jazzy, who loves to give licks and kisses to all people, especially when they pet her so more…

Oliver

“Oliver, an absolutely gorgeous and very big, lumbering Golden/Great Pyrenees mix puppy came to us as a real sweetheart for sure, but definitely needing socialization. Gentle and sweet, he got along with everyone. As he settled into his foster home, however, he also learned how to play and enjoy life, especially as he was loved by his people and shown the ropes from the other dogs in his foster home. Crate trained, mostly housebroken, walking well on the leash, and more…

Chuckles

Chuckles, who got his name from his hilarious personality and smiling face, is a 4 – 5 month old, 11 lb., rat terrier/doxie mix. In his foster home, this baby was often found sleeping somewhere soft and cuddly, with a big smile; pick him up and he nibbled your ear; or just sit and watch him and he entertained as he did the funniest things. The one thing he was missing though, was a place he knew he could stay more…

Jack

Jack, a 2 year old, Parson Terrier Mix is a real sweetheart. He is very quiet at home, is a real people dog and loves to bury his head in your arm while you hold and pet him. This guy is housebroken walks well on the leash, and loves going outside to play. And now he has been adopted to such a loving family, where he is often found sleeping on mom’s pillow, cuddled on the couch, walking with a more…

Reba

Lily

Lily, about 40 lbs. is a 1-2 year old Irish Wolfhound mix. This happy, gentle girl who is absolutely beautiful, both inside and out, worked so hard to learn her commands. She is playful and friendly with everyone she meets and couldn’t wait to finally settle down in her own home. Well, it finally happened when her, now very own and very special family, including another dog and the sweetest boy with whom she bonded so well, adopted her. Lily more…

Penelope

Penelope, a beautiful Shepherd mix is an incredibly sweet and gentle 1 1/2 year old, medium sized girl. She has a quiet demeanor and though just a bit shy, she has really become increasingly social, genuinely devoted to her people (to whom she gives the sweetest little kisses) and is as cozy as they come.

Bandit

Bandit, a 7-8 month old, Collie/St. Bernard mix loves being outside. He is full of life, likes room to run and his definite preference is to be playing with people or other dogs.

Molly

Molly, an 8 lb., 1-2 year old Beagle/Chi mix is about as sweet as they come.

Cleo

Cleo, a 6 month old, Aussie/Irish Setter mix is absolutely gorgeous. Her coat, really soft, is brown and black brindle with red highlights and her personality matches her good looks. At about 25 lbs. she loves everyone and everything.

Kyla

Kyla, a 10-12 month Basenji mix with incredible eyes, is a great girl.

Juliette

Juliette, an 8 month old, Coonhound mix likes to grab your hand as you walk by so that you’ll give her some loving. With a beautiful face and a great disposition, she is playful and friendly.

Moses

Moses, a 2 year old, 19 lb., Min Pin/Doxie mix, is a real hoot. Pet him and he just leans into you, sometimes falling asleep as you pet him.

Max

Max, an awesomely unique and beautiful Belgian Tervuren mix is 45 lbs. and about 1 1/2 years old.

Navy

Navy, an absolutely gorgeous, soft and fuzzy, adorable 5 month old, male Aussie mix is, to put it simply, just a fabulous puppy.

Bandit

Bandit, a 7 month old male Schnauzer mix is goofy, playful, friendly and a guy who is always enthusiastic.

Montana

Montana, about 10 months old and a Vizsla mix is an amazing beauty, both inside and out. She is warm and affectionate to every person and every dog who has come to her foster home and seems to be smiling all of the time.

Gabby

Gabby is an absolutely stunning 1 ½ year old Aussie mix who, with the most unique coloring and markings, certainly turns heads.

Prince

Prince, a 3-4 year old, male Schnauzer mix is a really handsome guy, when he gets decked out. He walks with a prance that is just adorable and is a pretty easygoing guy. He is a respectful, lower energy dog and could live in an apartment.

Charlie

Charlie, at 1 – 2 years old is a stunningly beautiful Golden Retriever who was a “stray” at a high kill shelter in N. Carolina on the list to be euthanized on Dec. 24, 2012. You see, Charlie couldn’t be placed on the Adoption Floor to be seen because he was deemed “too skinny” and they thought no one would want him. We found out about him on Dec. 23rd and had him pulled the very next day. We brought more…

Maggie

Sweet Maggie, the cutest 11/2 – 2 year old Papillon/Corgi mix, soft, fluffy and yummy, was brought to the Shelter as a stray, though it seemed that it was her owner surrendering her. We pulled her from a high kill shelter in N. Carolina and she was placed in foster care. Then, someone who had lost her own dog, and who thought she wasn’t ready to adopt yet, saw Maggie on our website. She fell in love and came to more…

Amelia

Amelia, an incredibly unique and exotic looking, 10 month old Wire-haired Pointing Griffon mix has had an amazing journey. Found on the streets in N. Carolina, Amelia was so weak, she couldn’t even lift her head. Fed properly in the shelter, she began to gain weight, only to be placed on the euthanization list because she was considered too scrawny to be adoptable. In the first 6 weeks after we brought her out of the shelter to safety, Amelia gained more…

Fletch

Fletch, also known as “Belly,” because of his love for belly rubs is an absolutely darling, male terrier mix who came here when he was about 8 months old. Sweet and easy going, this guy is just an angel. He is fabulous for snuggling and just precious to watch, even if he’s just sleeping. This handsome guy with a naturally gentle temperament and love for people and other dogs, was more than ready for the steadfast and everlasting love and more…

Sam

Sam a 2 year old gorgeous Shepherd/Golden mix, with long blonde fur is absolutely stunning and has a personality to match. After being abandoned, he came up on our Jan. 15, 2012 transport and we were struggling to find him a foster home. As we were unloading the dogs, one of our volunteers thought of friends who might be a good match to foster him. Incredibly kind as they are, early on that Sun. morning, they got out of bed more…

Princess

Princess, at approximately 8 years old, came to us with eyes that she could barely open, (due to an ulcer and dryness), low protein and creatine levels, a growth in her bladder, an allergy to wheat and then a cold and cough. She was tired and sad and not well. Yet, from the beginning, this little 5 lb. doll was sweet as can be and everyone who met her fell in love. Well, week to week Princess’s health improved until more…

Ace

Ace is a very sweet 1 year old Beagle/Basset mix who just loves to be with his people. When not doing this, you can also find him playing with toys or other dogs.

Ice

Ice, a gorgeous, 4 year old, Australian Shepherd/Alaskan Husky mix is a dream come true. Not only is he amazing looking with his beautiful blue eyes, but this love also knows his basic commands, responds immediately and waits for the next.

Darrell

Darrell, 6-8 months old, and an absolutely gorgeous male Spaniel mix, is incredibly agile, loves to romp, play tug of war, and even fetch. He enjoys playing with his toys and the other dogs in his foster home and with his perfect posing for pictures, definitely fancies himself a model.