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Puppies and dogs in Bangor, Maine

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Charlie

American Pit Bull Terrier Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Puppy
Newburgh, ME
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
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Charlie is a puppy still born on Oct 31 2023 he is a shorthaired shepard pit mix we have had him about 4 months and schedules have just gotten to busy to keep him as my boyfriend has been called back to work out of the home now and I work outside of home as well! He's good with kids we have 4 ages 15 to 9 ! Charlie loves to run car rides and be outside ! He loves to play catch He is up to date on shots he also loves lots of attention! He is not Kenneled ever pretty good boy!
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Odin

Labrador Retriever

Male, Young
Dixmont, ME
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained,
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Murphy

Australian Shepherd Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 5 mos
Plymouth, ME
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Sweet Murphy is ready to find his forever home. He is a loving 5 month old mixed breed that was rescued in Oklahoma. I would guess lots of hound with some Australian Shepherd - loves to play with other dogs - is indifferent to cats - loves all people - up to date on all vacs - is on heartworm preventative - his neutering will be covered $$$ Please email with any specific question. You couldn't find a sweeter puppy. Fill out an adoption application at Australian Shepherds Furever. Here is the application: https://www.australianshepherdsfurever.org/adoption-application There is an additional $20 microchip fee which includes registration and transfer to his new furever family and $60 for transport from Oklahoma where I was rescued to New England. All adoption fees are used for future rescue efforts
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Bella

Labrador Retriever American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Young
Belfast, ME
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Bella is a sweet young dog who is full of life and curiosity. We love her dearly but due to some health issues we have we can no longer take care of her. We would love if she could go to a household who is active, has a lawn she can play in and can be with her outside a lot.
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Austen

Australian Shepherd

Male, 6 yrs 7 mos
Atkinson, ME
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
NEAR BANGOR, Maine Hello all! My name is Austen and I'm looking for a very special person who'll offer me a forever home. Not much is known about my background because I was found in a park in Bangor, Maine and brought to the local shelter. I didn't like it there, so they asked Australian Shepherds Furever if they could take me. I am neutered, have my shots, and everyone's best guesstimate is that I'm 5-6 years old. But you'd never know it because I'm a very energetic guy who likes zoomies with a female doggie friend about my size. I'm on the small side for an Aussie, but pretty strong for my size. I LOVE to hike in the woods and go exploring all the smells and sights. I can hike on my long leash all day! I also like to ride in the car... especially if it involves fast food like chicken nuggets or hot dogs when I'm a good boy. Now here's the "special" part. I'm not very trusting. Must be my lousy previous life. My foster mom says I'm the most independent Aussie she's ever seen. I like who I like. I trust who I trust. And mostly that is women. I don't like strange people reaching for me. And I'll let them know they need to back off and give me a chance to decide if they are trustworthy. Just ignore me and I'll figure it out for myself. Don't tell me do stuff. Just ask me nicely. I'll probably be happy to cooperate... especially if it involves hot dog bits. I think I could be someone's partner if they have a patience to work with me. I can happily be on my own in my crate. If you work 8 hours, not a problem. I don't bark a lot. I do react to cars if we're walking along the road. But I'm working on that with my foster mom. I'm not much of a cuddler, but I do like it when my person is around and lets me sit quietly next to them. I wouldn't mind a doggie sister to keep me company and to play with. My ideal home would be in a rural area with lots of walking and hiking trails to explore. I'd like one or two ladies to adopt me. If one was retired and around a lot to go hiking, I'd really love that. I'd like a quiet household without a ton of visitors and new people coming and going all the time. I HATE CATS! (I was attacked by a huge Maine Coon Cat which didn't end well for anyone.) Older girls also might be OK in the household. I'm being fostered near Bangor, Maine. And will probably require more than one meet & greet. So that's going to limit my possibilities I know. But I'm going to know "MY" person when I meet them. My foster mom has said she'll trust me to do the picking! I just know I'll be a great companion when I find the right person. Only experienced Aussie people will be considered who have the time and patience to continue to work with Austen to build trust and confidence. If you think you are up to the challenge of this handsome boy with a mind of his own, please submit an application: https://www.australianshepherdsfurever.org/adoption-application Veterinarian and 3 personal, non-family references are required and will be checked. We will also ask for photographs or videos of your home and yard. All fees are used to rescue more at-risk Aussies and pay their medical expenses.
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CHANCE

Akita Jack Russell Terrier

Male, 2 yrs 4 mos
Dover, ME
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
CHANCE – have you ever seen a more handsome fella? Just a few things about this sweet guy. The vet believes that Chance is between 18mo - 2yrs old and weighs 59lbs. • He is heart worm negative and neutered. •He is super sweet and gentle - wants to cuddle and be near his person. •He is dog-friendly (the foster doesn’t have cats, so we are not certain if he’s cat-friendly) •He is people-friendly to everyone he has met. Foster does not have small children, but he has been fine around children on walks. Due to his size and youth, he might knock down small children, but he is not aggressive. •He is house broken. Even in the rain and snow he has let us know he needs to go out. •He is a little timid to new people at first, but warms up quickly. •He very rarely barks. •He has learned to sit, walk on a leash, and “wait” for his food bowl to be put down. •He is very food motivated, so can be easily trained with treat rewards. He is not reactive when eating. •He can be possessive over certain toys with a low, warning growl if another dog tries to take it from him. •He is not interested in fetching a ball, but loves chew toys and antlers. • He can be very active, but is also happy cuddled up with his person. •He would do great in a house with another dog, but would be fine as an only dog also. Once adopted Chance will travel via private transport (transport cost is $160.00) to a location closest to you. If you would like to make this pretty boy part of your family please follow the link below to our application. https://forms.gle/APKvbgFJcaRvgKgk9

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Dog shelters and rescues in Bangor, Maine

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Ratbone Rescues (ME Chapter)

Bangor, ME 04401

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Star Bright Animal Rescue - ME transport

Glenburn, ME 04401

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Bangor Humane Society

693 Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401

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Lost and Found Shelter

156 Swan Road, Hermon, ME 04401

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Animal Orphanage

Airport Road, Old Town, ME 04468

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SPCA of Hancock County

141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605

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American Pointer Rescue

Otis, ME 04605

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Australian Shepherds Furever - Maine (Plymouth) Chapter

PO Box 1676, Plymouth, ME 04969

Pet Types: dogs

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Penquis Animal Welfare Sanctuary (P.A.W.S.)

39 Clinton Street, Milo, ME 04463

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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