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Puppies and dogs in Athens, Georgia

Looking for a puppy or dog in Athens, Georgia? Adopt a Pet can help you find a new best friend near you.

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Adopt a dog in Athens, Georgia

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Athens, Georgia. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Delilah

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Fair Play, SC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is Delilah, we got rescued her and have been looking for a home for her. She is incredibly sweet and loves cuddles, she is pretty low energy. We live in a very small space and have a few rescue animals, sadly we can’t bring her inside which is where she belongs to be. I hate seeing her cold and in the elements outside, she really needs a home that can provide something alittle more for her. This dog will steal your heart I know she did mine..
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Clover

Australian Cattle Dog Boxer

Female, Puppy
Fair Play, SC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
Clover is playful and really likes other dogs, she does well with my kids but not great with my chickens. She learns commands really quickly.
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Prissy

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Iva, SC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Prissy is a very loving, girl. She loves to cuddle, she is a pleaser. She absolutely loves children. She is crate trained as well as house broken so she uses the bathroom outside. She likes to look out the window and bark at squirrels and other things. She loves to sun bath. She has no issues eating her dog food. She is spayed so she cannot have puppies. I believe she is approximately around 6 years old.
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Patches

Siberian Husky

Male, 3 mos
Alpharetta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Meet Patches He's another brother from the fabulous four litter. He is definitely the one that keeps the group together and playing. He is so sweet and just wants you to pick him up and love him and give him kisses and he’s always wanting to play with his brothers and sister. He was named because he’s got the cutest little markings on his face. He is gorgeous and smart at the same time. Please note, we receive a large number of applications. We appreciate your patience as we complete our review processes. We do not adopt on a first come first serve basis. You will need to fill out an application, do a meet and greet with pet, home visit and a solid vet/husky history are required for adoption. The adopting family will need to complete his puppy shots and provide proof of neuter if they have not been completed by adoption. Puppies require a lot of time and commitment. Please make sure your schedule can accommodate a puppy as it will be a member of your family for the next 10 to 15 years. Please email adopt@mushrescue.com or complete an application http://www.mushrescue.com/prospective-owner-application.html
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Nugget

Siberian Husky

Male, 3 mos
Alpharetta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Meet Nugget He is another brother from the fabulous four litter. "I do not have a favorite, but let’s just say I am his favorite, which is why his name is Nugget, because he is my little Nugget ❤️" ~ Miss Dana (Foster Mom) No matter what is going on, he wants his human to give him attention and hold him and love on him. He is a very special little (big) guy and so very smart!! Please note, we receive a large number of applications. We appreciate your patience as we complete our review processes. We do not adopt on a first come first serve basis. You will need to fill out an application, do a meet and greet with pet, home visit and a solid vet/husky history are required for adoption. The adopting family will need to complete his puppy shots and provide proof of neuter if they have not been completed by adoption. Puppies require a lot of time and commitment. Please make sure your schedule can accommodate a puppy as it will be a member of your family for the next 10 to 15 years. Please email adopt@mushrescue.com or complete an application http://www.mushrescue.com/prospective-owner-application.html
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Floppy

Siberian Husky

Male, 3 mos
Alpharetta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Meet Floppy He is one of the fabulous four and is the most laid back. He loves to play with his brothers and sister but will be the first one to go away from the group and lie down to take a nap. He loves snuggles and he loves to get kisses. Please note, we receive a large number of applications. We appreciate your patience as we complete our review processes. We do not adopt on a first come first serve basis. You will need to fill out an application, do a meet and greet with pet, home visit and a solid vet/husky history are required for adoption. The adopting family will need to complete his puppy shots and provide proof of neuter if they have not been completed by adoption. Puppies require a lot of time and commitment. Please make sure your schedule can accommodate a puppy as it will be a member of your family for the next 10 to 15 years. Please email adopt@mushrescue.com or complete an application http://www.mushrescue.com/prospective-owner-application.html

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Dog shelters and rescues in Athens, Georgia

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for dogs in Athens, Georgia. Browse these rescues and shelters below.

Here are a few organizations closest to you:

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Australian Shepherd Advocates

Australian Shepherd Advocates, Athens, GA 30608

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Circle of Friends - Athens, GA

Athens, GA 30606

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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D.R.A.R. (Disaster Response Animal Rescue)

191 Alps Rd, Suite 15, Athens, GA 30606

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, reptiles, small animals

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Athens Area Humane Society

1030 Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Australian Shepherd Advocates- Georgia

Australian Shepherd Advocates, Athens, GA 30607

Pet Types: dogs

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Athens Clarke County Animal Control

125 Buddy Christian Way (Dog Shelter), 150 Buddy Christian Way (Cat Shelter), Athens, GA 30605

Pet Types: cats, dogs, farm animals, rabbits, reptiles

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Athens Canine Rescue

PO Box 7064, Athens, GA 30604

Pet Types: dogs

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Helping Paws Rescue - a division of Pawtropolis

130 Whitetail Way, Bogart, GA 30622

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Oconee County Animal Services

1171 Branch Road, Bishop, GA 30621

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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GA Samoyed Rescue

Statham, GA 30666

Pet Types: dogs

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