My name is Murphie!

Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy for adoption in Hagerstown, Maryland - Murphie
Photo 1 - Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy for adoption in Hagerstown, Maryland - Murphie
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Crossing Paths Animal Rescue - Patricia's MD Chapter

Facts about Murphie

  • Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11529316
This is Murphie.She is a 10 week old female Australian Shepherd mix
puppy. Right now she weighs about 7 pounds and will probably be at the high end of medium 
when grown.  Maybe around 45 pounds or so.  This is just an estimate though.
She is a card.  As you can see in her pictures she is a playful little
thing.  She so enjoys a good roll in the grass and a good stick to chew.
She is so sweet and very loving as well.  She is one of 8 puppies and they
each one have a great personality .  Always happy to see you and never meets
a stranger.  She will do great in any home.  Perhaps she could be in yours.
(posted 6/11/17, HS, 10/1/17)  

**It is rare that we know with certainty the ages or mixes that make up our wonderful dogs, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible based upon our many years in rescue.**

Adoption: $245  which covers quarantine, shots, worming, food, medical records and an Alabama State Health Certificate.  $35 of this fee is a Spay/Neuter deposit which will be returned to you upon receipt of proof  that the dog has been spayed or neutered.

Transport, if needed :  $120.00    We consider the transport to be of great importance and, as such, take particular care of the dogs during the trip from Alabama.   We make every effort to arrive with healthy and minimally stressed dogs. 

About Crossing Paths Animal Rescue - Patricia's MD Chapter

About Our Rescue Group...

Crossing Paths is a 501(c)3 animal rescue organization based in Locust Fork, Alabama.
Several times per week, Mary Ellen Tidwell, the President of Crossing Paths Animal Rescue, visits one of the many the high-kill facilities in Alabama and removes as many adoptable dogs as she can accommodate in her own kennels and foster homes. Dogs which are adopted by families in the Northeast are transported every two to three weeks to PA/NJ/NY/MD and various locations in the Northeast.
When the transport leaves to bring the adopted dogs north, Mary Ellen returns to the high-kill facility to fill the vacancies left by the adopted dogs. What does this mean for you?

Come Meet Our Pets...

Next Adoption event:

Sept 17,, 2016

2600 s Eagle Rd
Newtown, PA

Our Adoption Process...

We are not a shelter, our dogs are in a network of foster homes. We have transports of adopted dogs to Hagerstown, MD area and as far north as Newtown , PA (and points along the way) at least every 3 weeks.

Please see our website for adoption and transport fee info.
If you are interested in any of our dogs, the first step is to submit the application found on our website.

List any dogs that interest you in order of preference. If you don't see anything right now, check back often as we update frequently. ( Note that there are 2 links on our website adoptable dog page):
When your application is approved, we will put you in touch with the dog's foster mom/dad who will answer any questions you may have and so that the foster may get a feel for your situation and determine if the dog will be a good fit for your particular household. If all that ends on a positive note, we'll finalize the adoption (process payment) and schedule the dog for transport, if needed.

If you are uncomfortable adopting a dog without a prior face-to-face meeting and you are in the PA/NJ area, we have adoption events several times per year at local pet stores in Newtown, PA or Lawrenceville, NJ for which we bring up 15-20 adoptable dogs. Watch our website for up coming events.

* PLEASE NOTE: We review the applications in order of receipt and many of our potential adopters who are otherwise qualified miss out on a dog that has stolen their hearts because the application came in later than others of equal merit. Here's my advice: file the application ASAP. Don't waste time sending an inquiry asking info on the dogs and if they are available. We , on the front lines, don't know each dog personally; what we do know is in the description we have provided . We will let you know if the dog is available or not upon receipt of your application and give you the opportunity to select another.