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Crossing Paths Animal Rescue Dog rescue in Locust Fork, AL

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 NJ/ 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?
EVERY DOG THAT YOU ADOPT FROM CROSSING PATHS MEANS THAT YOU HAVE NOT ONLY SAVED YOUR DOG, BUT YOU HAVE PROVIDED ROOM SO THAT ANOTHER CAN BE RESCUED.

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Box 304
Locust Fork, AL 35097
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Box 304

Locust Fork, AL 35097

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Adoptable pets at Crossing Paths Animal Rescue

We'll also keep you updated on Chachi LOWER FEE's adoption status with email updates.
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Chachi LOWER FEE

Hound (Unknown Type)/Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, Senior
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Silas's adoption status with email updates.
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Silas

Labrador Retriever

Male, Puppy
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Empress's adoption status with email updates.
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Empress

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Female, Puppy
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Prince's adoption status with email updates.
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Prince

Australian Cattle Dog

Male, Adult
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Harlyn's adoption status with email updates.
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Harlyn

Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, Puppy
Locust Fork, AL
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Shadow K Low Fee! VIDEO !!

Labrador Retriever/Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Adult
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Peanut's adoption status with email updates.
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Peanut

Retriever (Unknown Type)

Female, Puppy
Locust Fork, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Weston's adoption status with email updates.
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Weston

Plott Hound/Labrador Retriever

Male, Puppy
Locust Fork, AL

Rescue FAQs

Our dogs are located in a network of foster homes in Blount County , Alabama. Adopted dogs are transported approx. every 3 weeks to Maryland (Hagarstown), NJ (Hamilton), and various locations in the Northeast.

  • 1. Submit Application
  • 2. Approve Application
  • 3. Sign Adoption Contract
  • 4. Pay Fee

Additional adoption info

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 Hamilton, NJ (and points along the way) at least every 3 weeks.

Please see our website for adoption and transport fee info.
www.crossingpathsanimalrescue.org
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.
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.

Adoption application

https://www.crossingpathsanimalrescue.org/adopt/process

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We'll also keep you updated on Dave's adoption status with email updates.
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Dave

American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 1 yr 7 mos
Birmingham, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Madelyn's adoption status with email updates.
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Madelyn

Dalmatian/Collie

Female, 2 yrs 5 mos
Jasper, AL
We'll also keep you updated on 240611F051's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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240611F051

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 3 mos
Cleveland, AL
We'll also keep you updated on 240604F019's adoption status with email updates.
Needs Home Fast
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240604F019

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 mos
Cleveland, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Niko's adoption status with email updates.
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Niko

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Cattle Dog

Male, Adult
Anniston, AL
We'll also keep you updated on Pup Star's adoption status with email updates.
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Pup Star

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 mos
Gadsden, AL

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