Animal Rescue and Adoptions, Inc. | Atlanta, GA

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JoAnn

  • Breed(s): Shepherd
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Young
  • Size: M
CUDDLY / LOYAL COMPANION: 2 years old / 43 lbs. Why haven't I been adopted yet? I am a sweet, cuddly, loyal dog that is house-trained, quiet when crated, travels well and gets my own toys from a toy box to keep myself entertained. I can be high energy for small bouts and would relish in a nice daily walk but my general energy level is moderate. I love to lie around on soft blankets and watch what is going on in the house. I would be best in a home with children over 10 as I am training to limit using my mouth to play. I have been learning to use my paws instead and am so cute when I tap my foster sister on the head to play with her. I am affectionate but not needy, active but not too high energy, watchful but don't bark incessantly. I seem to be a great balanced dog looking for my perfect human/family. I get along with most dogs but can be food possessive so I should be fed separately. I am an all-around great dog and will make someone a great pet. Energy Level 5 - 7.

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Teddy

  • Breed(s): Standard Poodle, Schnauzer
  • Gender: M
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: M
FRIENDLY AND EASY GOING: 9 years old / Currently 40 lbs. I need to lose some weight. I'm new to Mostly Mutts and glad to be here, so they will be updating my profile information as they get to know me better. What is known now is that I'm sweet and pretty easy going. I enjoy the company of the volunteers, but don't seem to be too demanding. I keep my kennel clean and am quiet unless I can see that there is a lot going on that I'm missing out on, then I'll bark a little, but I do settle down. I'm a bit overweight, so I'd love for my family to help me slim down a little. Perhaps we could take short walks together or play. I also seem to be good with other dogs but haven't' had a chance to play with them yet. More to come on me soon! Older kids please, as I simply haven't been around kids at the Mostly Mutts shelter. Energy level currently: 4 - 6.

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Champ

  • Breed(s): Lhasa Apso
  • Gender: M
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: S
A REAL CHAMP: 8 years old / 12 lbs. Boy oh boy has life gotten good for me! I came to Mostly Mutts a matted up mess with a large mass on my neck, a hernia, heart worm positive and my eyes were a bit cloudy too. I can hardly believe that with all of those problems, I was given a 2nd chance! Now, I'm looking good and my hair will grow out nicely, the mass is gone and it wasn't cancer, the hernia was repaired, I'll be treated for the heart worms soon, and I can still see very well! (Ask for more details about all of the above if you think you may have room in your home and heart for me). I'm a gentle little dog that's not a lap type dog but I am a really sweet dog. I love to be close to my people and will follow you around to make sure you're not lonely ? I usually make some noise when you leave, so an apartment wouldn't be best for me. I'm working on my potty habits and have recently been neutered, so my marking is getting better and I don't mind wearing a belly band while I'm learning. I need a stay at home person that will spend lots of time with me to truly be happy. I also enjoy the company of other dogs and cats, but haven't figured out how to play just yet. I'm a follower type dog and playing with a ball is my favorite, it's adorable to watch. I dislike crates very much, but will sleep nicely in a dog bed next to your bed at night or in bed with you if you want. I don't seem to know how to jump up on furniture, so you may like that. I'm good with gentle kids too, but not too young as I haven't learned to take food gently yet. I've been through a lot and can't wait to find my forever family and settle into the good life! Energy level 3 - 5.

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Clay

  • Breed(s): Labrador Retriever, Basset Hound
  • Gender: M
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: M
SWEET LOW KEY GUY: 10 year old / currently 31 lbs. I'm new to Mostly Mutts and glad to be here, so they will be updating my profile information as they get to know me even better. What they know now is that I'm a pretty easy going and low key guy that is friendly with everyone I've met. I'm older too, so you probably won't have to worry about me chewing on things. I'm a bit underweight, so I'd love for my family to help me gain some weight. I'm eating extra food at the shelter now and I do love to eat! Sadly, I'm heart worm positive, but I'll be treated for that in a few months and I hope to be with my family before treatment starts. More to come soon! Older kids please, as I simply haven't been around kids at the Mostly Mutts shelter. Energy level: 3 - 5.

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Penny

  • Breed(s): English Bulldog, Labrador Retriever
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Baby
  • Size: L
BIG BANG THEORY PUPPY: 2 months old / Large when full grown. I'm an adorable puppy that is enjoying life and looking forward to having my very own family! I'm growing fast and am expected to be a large dog when I'm full grown. I'm only 2 months old, so you'll have to teach me everything I need to know to be a great adult dog. I'm counting on you! A training class with my new family would be fun once I'm old enough! My foster family says that I'm the adventurous one with no fear! I also like my baths, love having my tummy rubbed and have been a pretty quiet puppy so far. As always...make sure you are prepared for a puppy! I require lots of attention, time, love and training. Give me that and I'll be your best friend. Best no toddlers that I may knock over. Energy level: Currently 4 - 6.

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Graham

  • Breed(s): Chihuahua
  • Gender: M
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: S
GENTLE / QUIET GUY: 5 years old / 11 lbs. My name's Graham and I am one special little dog. I was found as a stray and had almost starved to death. I also had a spine problem that was made walking very painful for me. I'm feeling much better now, even though some stairs may be hard for me to climb. I'm ready for a loving and gentle family to continue to care for me like my foster family does. I like to be with my people and I have good potty habits so long as you take me out several times a day. My foster mom takes me to work with her and I'm a perfect gentleman there. I really like to go on walks and get so excited as soon as I see the leash. I am fine with most dogs after a nice introduction and generally I ignore the family cat. At night, I sleep quietly in my crate and am a very good boy. My foster mom says my name should be "Rusty" and you will understand the instant you hear me calling you. She thinks it's absolutely adorable! I'm not yet neutered due to my condition, but will be once the vet says it's okay. Older, gentle children due to my back issue. Energy level currently 2 - 3.

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London

  • Breed(s): Silky Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: S
SWEET / BEAUTIFUL GIRL: 7 years old / 10 lbs. I've had a challenging life, due to no fault of my own, so I want my next home to be my forever, fantastic home! I was a puppy mill dog, then was rescued from that and became a much loved pet, but my person passed away and somehow I became a stray. Fortunately I worked my way back to Mostly Mutts only weighing 4 lbs. at the time and very sick. I'm doing great now at 10 lbs. and am only on one medication for my heart which we hope will be temporary. I'm a really sweet little girl that loves to be scratched on my chest and between my ears, it just feels so good. I'm friendly with people and will greet you standing on my hind legs, but I'm not a dog that enjoys being carried or held, I will at times lie next to you on the couch though. I get frightened easily by sounds and will run and hide. (That's from being raised in a puppy mill) I need a home where all of my family members will be loving and patient with me, and of course a quieter home would be best, so I'm not hiding much. I'm working on my potty habits and improving, and I'm getting more energy since I feel better and I've just had a dental too. Please don't crate me as that frightens me. I love other dogs and kids too, as long as the kids are on the quieter side. I will make a sweet pet for someone who is patient and can appreciate all that I've been through. Energy level: 3 - 4.

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Baby

  • Breed(s): Poodle, Shih Tzu
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: S
SUPER SWEET AND EASY GOING: 8 years old / 16 lbs. Hi... my name is Baby. I'm one of the sweetest dogs you will ever meet! I'm very laid back, friendly and quite happy go lucky. You'll notice that I had an eye removed, it was a dry and painful eye that I couldn't see out of and sadly it was too late for eye drops and medication to help it heal. I'm also losing sight in my other eye due to a cataract so I would love to find my home before my sight completely goes so I have time to get used to where everything is. I've only been in my foster home a very short time and already I get around the house fine and know where I can find my water, food and the great places to take naps. I haven't had potty accidents either and I love hanging out in my crate. My foster parents work during the day and I happily hang out either in my crate or loose in the house while their gone because I have proven to be trustworthy and the home is safe for my sight loss. I get along well with my foster dog brothers and love to follow them on walks. After taking a long walk... I am pooped and love to nap. I'm looking for a home that is safe for a minimally sighted dog and a family that wants my unconditional love. Gentle children please as I'm losing my sight. Energy level: 3 - 4.

Elly Mae

  • Breed(s): Terrier
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Young
  • Size: S
PLAYFUL / SWEET GIRL: 1 year old / 21 lbs. I'm Elly Mae, but my name should be Elly "PLAY" as I love to chase balls and play with soft toy as well as chew on bones. I'm good with other dogs and like to play with them, although protective of my toys. I like kids too, but since I'm a bit protective of my toys it's best that I'm in a home with older kids. In my foster home, I'm potty trained and puppy pad trained, but young enough that a puppy pad is needed when I'm left for longer periods of time. I know how to use a doggie door too. I haven't damaged any of my foster mom's things, but do need to have antlers or Nyla bones to chew on as I'm barely 1 year old and still have a need to chew. I love going for daily walks and am very polite on a leash. I don't jump on the furniture, in my foster home. I do make funny little sounds - my foster mom thinks I sing like a fog horn which is adorable! She also says that I'm very smart and would love to learn tricks. I was rescued with Mange, but am looking and feeling good now and I really want a forever home where I can be spoiled rotten and treated like a princess. Energy level 5 - 7.

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Lucy

  • Breed(s): Basenji, Rat Terrier
  • Gender: F
  • Age: Baby
  • Size: M
SWEET / HIGH ENERGY PUP: 9 months old / approx. 26 lbs. Hi! My name is Lucy and I'm a playful bundle of joy and energy! I would likely do well in agility or frisbee catching if that's something you would like to teach me. I also love to give kisses and can leap tall buildings in a single bound! smile My foster mom says that I'm sweet, very smart and trainable too. I love to play with other dogs that love to play a lot! I'd really enjoy having another dog in my new home if you have one and are looking for another friend and I love toys of all kinds. I've never met a human I didn't like, but I haven't been around young children yet, so older kids may be best, and I haven't been around cats. My potty habits are good; just keep me on a schedule. I'm still a puppy and will need training, patience and of course, lots of love. I crate very well and have been very quiet which is typical of the Basenji breed. We'd be perfect together if you're looking for a dog to be active with and then snuggle up with. I could easily jump a shorter fence so a 6 foot fence would be best. Energy level: 8 to 10.