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My name is Carson!

Weimaraner Dog for adoption in Birmingham, Alabama - Carson
Photo 1 - Weimaraner Dog for adoption in Birmingham, Alabama - Carson
Photo 2 - Weimaraner Dog for adoption in Birmingham, Alabama - Carson
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Weimaraner Rescue of the South

Facts about Carson

  • Breed: Weimaraner
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 7871548
10/10/2012 On Friday, October 5th, 2012, WRS was notified about two weims in a Louisiana shelter, one with a leg so badly broken that he could not walk and the local vet recommended amputation. Poor Carson had been in the shelter for 5 days without receiving any medical care. We cannot fathom the pain he must have been in. WRS volunteers in several states sprung into action and, within 48 hours, Carson and Jessie were in Birmingham, where Carson could get much needed surgery to save his leg. Carson had his surgery on Oct. 8th and the doctors expect him to make a very good recovery, although not suitable as anyone's running partner. Throughout all his trials, Carson has been incredibly sweet and gentle. Fortunately, Carson is heartworm negative. It will be several weeks before Carson will be ready for a foster or forever home and we will post more about him in the coming weeks.

About Weimaraner Rescue of the South

About Our Rescue Group...

Weimaraner Rescue of the South (WRS) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to saving Weimaraners in need in Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Louisiana, Tennessee, and Georgia and placing them into loving forever homes. We have been saving Weimaraners throughout our footprint for more than 10 years.

Our priority is to rescue Weimaraners who find themselves in animal controls and high-kill shelters in Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Tennessee, Louisiana, and Georgia. All Weimaraners in our care are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and treated for any medical issues they might have including but not limited to heartworm disease, orthopedic concerns, and vision issues. Our efforts are funded by adoption fees and donations from "Weim-loving" people like you.

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are not a shelter, therefore, we are not in one central location. We place our dogs in loving foster homes throughout the deep South so we can learn about each one enabling us to adopt them to their perfect family. Alabama hosts the majority of our rescues although we do have foster homes throughout our Southern footprint. Our dogs are not available for visitors unless an adoption application has been approved for them specifically.

Our Adoption Process...

Are you ready to adopt? Make sure you do your homework on this breed before taking this step as this is not the breed for the average household and you must be committed to their needs as well as your own. Still want to add a Weimaraner to your family? Great! Fill out a WRS Adoption Application to begin the adoption process with us. You will be contacted by one of our volunteers to begin the approval process which includes a veterinary background check, phone interview, and home visit.

ADOPTION FEES: EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2016 OUR ADOPTION FEE FOR PUPPIES 6 MONTHS AND YOUNGER IS $375 WITH A $100 REFUNDABLE SPAY/NEUTER CONTRACT, $300 FOR ADULT WEIMARANERS, SENIORS AND MIXED BREEDS $225. This includes microchip, spay/neuter, and Heartworm prevention. All dogs have been fully vetted and treated for any medical issues of which we are aware.