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Puppies and dogs in Portland, Tennessee

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Portland, Tennessee. 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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Mr. Man

Australian Shepherd German Shepherd Dog

Male, 2 yrs
Nashville, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Courtesy Post: Owner Surrender/Rehoming- Summertown, TN Mr. Man is a 2 year old Australian Shepherd/German Shepherd mix and weighs 70 lbs. He is neutered and microchipped, but isn’t up to date on shots (except for rabies) or on heartworm prevention. Mr. Man is great with kids, cats, and dogs! He is housebroken, but isn’t crate-trained. Mr. Man can herd his people and will playfully wrap his mouth around their hands and feet when he is excited. Mr. Man is positive for heart worms and is currently being treated using doxycycline and mixidectin (vie topical advantage). He was originally found as a stray, but his owner was never found. He needs to go by 5/26! If you think you can provide a great home for Mr. Man, please contact the owner listed below. There is a $100 rehoming fee to assure good folks with good intentions. This fee will be donated to Australian Shepherds Furever for their assistance in placing Mr. Man. Owner’s Contact Information: Ell Kindfield at (931) 242-1639 or kkalucard@gmail.com.
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Huck

Australian Shepherd

Male, 1 yr 7 mos
Nashville, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
In Murfreesboro, TN - Huck is a high-energy, medium velro young chap who is ready to find his forever home (and he’s hoping it comes with a canine buddy). He’s a lean 50 lbs, Australian Shepherd ,about 1-2 years, housebroken, neutered and up to date on shots. Huck is great at follow the leader, he looks for direction from his foster brother for everything… from play style to mischief and everything in between. He would do best in a home with another active dog who enjoys playing. Favorite games include chase, wrestle, keep away and tug. His herding instinct is prevalent during playtime, he will nip and herd to get his canine friends to engage. His face lights up with joy when they take the bait and play chase! Huck has yet to learn the meaning of a straight line on walks, finding nearly everything fascinating. He still has work to do on loose-leash walking; a no-pull harness has helped significantly. He’s very interested in fast-moving objects, 10/10 would chase cars if he was able, so a confident leader is needed. Huck is primarily interested in canine friends, but is quick to cuddle when invited and would sleep in as long as possible! Huck is not a fan of being crated, though he can be enticed with a treat. He doesn’t do well if left alone (as demonstrated by his expert demolition of a soft crate), but has proven he can be left home un-crated if supervised by his foster brother. He’s super friendly with strangers however has not been tested with cats or kids. Mealtime is a highlight of the day; dogs are fed separately at his foster home and he does well, but has shown he’s willing to protect any high-value food he may stumble across (like chicken). He’s eager to learn for treats! Huck will be a fabulous addition to an active household with a canine buddy or pack he can join! His oversized paws will take up an oversized spot in your heart ? ?? Currently fostered in Murfreesboro, TN (if adopted in the area his foster brother would LOVE to have play dates). Here is the link to the application: https://www.australianshepherdsfurever.org/available-pets There is an additional $20 microchip fee which includes registration and transfer to his new family. All adoption fees are used for future rescue efforts.
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Lodoup

Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Antioch, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
We got him from this amazing couple in smyrna tennessee, He was the loudest of the group. He loves our 4 year old, they play together always. He loves to play and loves to run. Very protective over the family. He’s very funny. Very smart. His birthday is february 7th. Loves peanut butter. Enjoys running in a large area. Energetic. We named him Lodoup, In our country (Pohnpei,Micronesia) We have a story and in the story there is a giant named Lodoup. Which means Big Giant. ❤️
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Xena

Catahoula Leopard Dog Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, Adult
Antioch, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Xena is an amazing dog. She’s loving, friendly, great with kids, very smart and is also house trained. I’m going to be moving out of state and need to fj d her a good home.
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Goose

Golden Retriever

Male, Young
Antioch, TN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs,
Story
Goose is an incredibly sweet, affectionate, and playful 14 month old Golden Retriever. He quickly picks up commands and loves being mentally challenged. Everybody and everything is a friend, and he shows you it with a smile and lots of affection. Unfortunately, my work schedule has made giving him the adequate attention and exercise very difficult. Goose would work best in a home where he won't be alone for hours at a time, and would love to have the space to roam and run. He's rambunctious, work limitless energy and a playful spirit. He'd make a perfect addition to your home!
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Hunter

Australian Shepherd

Male, Adult
Antioch, TN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
We have had him since he was a puppy. He was born in October of 2021. He is a sweet boy!

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Portland TN Animal Control

122 Morningside Dr, Portland, TN 37148

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A Place To Bark

P.O. Box 649, Portland, TN 37148

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Little Feet Rest & Rescue

Franklin, KY 42134

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Simpson County Animal Shelter

2194 Kenneth Utley Rd., Franklin, KY 42134

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Lucky Farms Animal Rescue

Gallatin, TN 37066

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Yorkie Haven Rescue - TN

Gallatin, TN 37066

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Adorable Dogs - TN

2519 Grassland Shores, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Safe Place for Animals

905 Mallard Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Sumner County Animal Control

1033 Union School Road, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Battle for the Bully "Changing the Perception"

PO Box 1283, Gallatin, TN 37066

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