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Puppies and dogs in Atlanta, Georgia

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Adopt a dog in Atlanta, Georgia

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Atlanta, 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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Sasha

Australian Kelpie

Female, Adult
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We bought her on Craigslist when she was around 2 months old. Have had her ever since. She is now 6 years old and is an Australian Kelpie mix we believe, around 42lbs. She is very energetic and requires either a fenced in back yard or will need to be taken on walks daily. She has not been exposed to dog parks, so we do not know how she would react. The only medical issue she has had was a sprained shoulders few years ago but it doesn’t seem to have hindered any movement.
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Ghost

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We adopted him from the humane society and have had for about 2 years. He is 3 years old. Ghost is very rowdy and he’s not trained, but he’s good with kids and doesn’t bite. He loves to go swimming and just to run. The home we are looking for is someone who is able to give him lots of love and time to do all the things he loves.
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Bentley

Boxer

Male, Adult
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Bentley is so loving and loyal. He is so chilled but alerts you when someone is approaching the house - a true protector. He has been the love of my life for 9 years since his birth and unfortunately my job is requiring me to travel abroad and Bentley needs a stable loving parent and/or family. He is motivated by snacks - his favorite is sweet potato doggie treats. He loves to play - wants you to pretend you’re taking his favorite toy away from him - he loves it! I feel so loved and safe in his presence and you will to. He deserves the absolute best parent(s) who can give him the love and care.
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Berkeley

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Young
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi there, I'm Berkeley! I am one year old, and currently live in a home with a mom, a dad, a sister, two brothers, and another dog! I lived the first year of my life at a dog rescue and did not get to do too much, so things in the big world tend to scare me a little. I'm taking medicine now to help with that. Because I was only cared for by women, I am particularly scared of men! When I started living with my family, I was not trained at all. Now I only go potty outside, I can sit, stay, shake and I'm learning to roll over. I LOVE treats. Love them. Would do anything for them. I also love to run and play outside. Or inside. I'm not picky. I love kids. I'm very timid but since I'm a puppy, I also love to play! I am definitely a ladies man, but other dogs are also my best buds. It's just men who really frighten me. If I sound like the dog for you, contact my mom. Thanks! There is no adoption fee for Berkeley. There was no option for $0. We just want Berkeley to go to a good home.
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Dodger

Coonhound (Unknown Type) Beagle

Male, Young
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We got Dodger when we was 3 months we have had him for 2 years. He's an anxious guy but he is the sweetest thing. Loves to bark, play fetch in the house and he loves cucumbers and cheese, although not too much cheese. He loves other dogs!!
Special Needs
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Winston

Dachshund

Male, Adult
Marietta, GA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Not good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Winston is a good boy, but due to a injury in 2021 his back legs don't work. He is having issues with our other dogs , some dogs He likes some He doesn't but he is aggressive to our other dogs and they won't play with him anymore. I lost 2 dogs, the ones he grew up with and now he is alone. I feel horrible that he stays in the basement most of the time alone as none of the digs will go down to play. I am looking for someone who would like a lap dog. He can't controll his bladder or poops but I use a drag bag and diapers and it's not much trouble. I would like to find him a better home where he could be happier. He is good with my dog sitter and her teenagers and seems good with small dogs and cats. But larger dogs seem to be a issue. I love him but I am not sure he is in his best situation here. I have never rehomed a friend before, but would be willing if I can find a better home.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Atlanta, Georgia

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

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Orphan Annie Rescue

Atlanta, GA 30346

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue Me Georgia, INC

2090 Dunwoody Club Dr, Box #106-259, Atlanta, GA 30350

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Greyt Friends Inc

2969 Gant Quarters Drive, Marietta, GA 30068

Pet Types: dogs

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American Fox Terrier Rescue - SOUTHEAST

611 Clubwood Court, Marietta, GA 30068

Pet Types: dogs

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Basset Hound Rescue of Georgia

PO Box 680322, Marietta, GA 30068

Pet Types: dogs

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Atlanta Weimaraner Club Rescue

Marietta, GA 30068

Pet Types: dogs

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All Paws Considered, Inc.

5350 West Bank Drive, Marietta, GA 30068

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Three Paws Rescue

Chamblee, GA 30341

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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New Rattitude - Georgia

Atlanta, GA 30341

Pet Types: dogs

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