Lizzie and Slinky - Alexandria, VA ADOPTED!!

Meet Lizzie and Slinky!  They are 17 yr old lovely seniors who weigh about 20 lbs.  They're great with all animals and with kids!!

Slinky and Lizzie aren’t just brother and sister – they’re best friends. They celebrate Best Friend Day every day by helping one another stay on their nap schedule and alerting the other when a friendly face with treats is around. When going for walks, they always walk side-by-side because they’re on their journey through life together!


They are relatively healthy seniors who are looking for their forever, loving home. Come by and see this adorable twosome. They’ll inspire you with their friendship! See more photos and learn more about adopting them on their profile here:

For more information, please contact the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria at 703-746-4774, or find more information at

Arlo - East Greenville, PA ADOPTED!!

Arlo was born in one of our foster homes on March 15, 2019. His mom is definitely a Chihuahua mix and she is about 18 pounds.  Arlo does look like he does have some Weimaraner or possibly pointer - he currently weighs 20 lbs. We can rule out Pittie, but the older he is getting, the more you can see some sort of hunting dog.


Arlo is a special needs puppy. He has a birth defect which we noticed when he started to walk. He is wobbly in his back end - that is called ataxia and it's a neurological problem. He does also have some trouble holding his urine and does leak sometimes. He does very well with a belly band! He does occasionally have a bowel issue, but not very often.


Despite all of this, Arlo is very sweet and super smart. He loves to swim and his foster mom is doing some swimming therapy for him. He is incredibly friendly and social. He loves kids and other animals!


Arlo is now neutered, up to date with vaccines for his age and microchipped. If you are interested in adopting Arlo please visit our website go to Adopt and complete the dog adoption application.  You can also email: or call:  484-719-7101.

Marsha - Ambler, PA ADOPTED!! (3/27/20)

Meet Marsha!  She is a 3 yr old, 45 lb, female spayed black Lab mix.

This precious girl is Marsha. Marsha is shy at first but with time she is super sweet and loving. She is a low energy dog who loves to chill in her dog bed and loves her belly rubs and her crate! Marsha had a rough past and was unfortunately shot at multiple times which initially left her with a crooked tail, an awkward walk and some urinary dribbling when she was laying down/sleeping.  Luckily, she is in no pain any more and takes medication to control her bladder so the urine dribbling is currently resolved! She never falls down when she is moving, she just has a unique walk!  She is currently on Proin for the urine dribbling which is very cheap and Rimadyl as a trial for pain, that will continue to be played with. Marsha loves other dogs, as they give her confidence and would prefer a doggie sibling in her forever home!

For more information on Marsha, please contact:

Scooter - Wyndmoor, PA  ADOPTED!!(4/1/20)

Meet Scooter!  He is a 5 yr old, 18 lb, neutered male Beagle mix.

Scooter is a true gem!!  One look at that mushy, loving face tells you all you need to know about him.  Scooter loves EVERYONE and gets along great with other dogs and kids! He especially loves to snuggle up in his dog bed, take naps, and play with toys. Scooter has nerve damage to his hind end (possibly disc disease, x-rays showed no fractures).  While Scooter loves other dogs, he shouldn't go to a home with a young or too playful dog as his back should be treated as somewhat fragile.


Scooter is housebroken, has complete control of his bladder and bowel movements.  He can walk although he's a little wobbly and sometimes needs boots to protect his back paws as he can scuff them and injure them. At this time, he cannot do stairs. He needs to be carried up and down. He will need some kind of therapy going forward to continue to improve his function. Scooter is working on learning how to walk on a leash and be in the crate for longer periods of time. 

He is truly a sweetheart and deserves his forever loving home! Scooter's rescue would like him to stay relatively local to his rescue but if you are interested, please reach out! For all further information, please email:

Jaxx - Carlisle, IA ADOPTED!!!

Meet Jaxx!  He is a 15 yr old, 18 lb neutered male JRT.

Poor Jaxx's owner died and he was surrendered at a open admission shelter. Jaxx is a super sweet old man. He is a slow mover and likes to go on leisurely walks and walks nicely on his leash.  He really enjoys his peanut butter bone in the morning after his play time in the yard.  He has a sensitive stomach and is on gastrointestinal food which he really enjoys.  He just likes to hang out and would enjoy a couch and maybe a window to watch the world go by in comfort.

He had a dental and some extractions done and then they contacted Animal Lifeline because Jaxx is deaf and a couch potato! He is somewhat house trained but does have accidents.  He is looking for a home with no small kids or other animals.

For more information please contact Martha, Executive Director email: or call 515-285-7387.

Zion - Ames, IA ADOPTED!! (12/14/19)

Meet Zion!  He is a 6 yr old, 80 lb, neutered male Pittie mix.

Zion was handsome before, but you should see him now that his masses were removed!  Poor Zion was brought to us as a stray on October 30th. Upon arrival, staff were horrified to see the large mass on his chest that had clearly been allowed to grow without medical intervention.


We immediately took him to a local, and they referred us to the Blue Pearl Pet Hospital to see a surgeon. Zion had his masses biopsied to determine what sort of cells they're made up of. They determined they were low-grade mass cell tumors. They have a low likelihood of metastasizing to the other organs, but the possibility is there. He may also be prone to new masses popping up and needing to be removed in the future.


Zion loves humans and seems to like dog friends, but due to his size we haven't tested him much. He is getting very anxious here (he's been with us since 10/30/19) and is ready to have a home where he can romp and play. He's very loyal and very sweet, but somewhat undersocialized. He needs to work on his leash manners, although he is VERY potty trained and minds well with a stern voice. We're recommending no children and no kids, and likely no other pets at all in the home. Please note that the photos are from before his surgery. 

Zion is heartworm negative, on flea/tick prevention, vaccinated, and microchipped!  Zion is available for adoption anywhere as long as he can be picked up within a reasonable amount of time.


For more information, please contact the  Ames Animal Shelter: 325 Billy Sunday Road Ames, IA 50010 phone: 515.239.5530 , email:

Camper - Levittown, PA ADOPTED (3/15/20)

Meet Camper!  He is a 9 yr old, 25 lb, neutered male mix.

Hi, my name is Camper, and I’m a 9 year old little mixed breed (maybe some Basenji?), weighing about 25 pounds. My foster mommy tells me I’m the perfect size, and I promise that, when you meet me, the first thing you will notice is my happy demeanor!


 I am a special needs dog, but I do not let that stop me. I jump around and play with my foster brother doggies all the time. I was found as a stray down south, with an old fractured pelvis that seems to have not been treated, and healed incorrectly. Due to that issue, I just need a home where they will make sure I'm going to the bathroom regularly. As of 3/15/20 I'm off all medication and my foster mom is experimenting with diets to keep me regular!


I am easy going, very quiet, and sweet as can be. I love to cuddle, and I’m always smiling. I would prefer not to live with cats, but I get along great with other dogs and I am housebroken!! If you have a place in your heart for an easy going companion, please don’t wait to meet me. I would love to find my forever home. Apply for me at  You can also email my foster mom at  My rescue would like me to stay relatively local so no long-distance adoptions, please!

Jasmine - Philadelphia, PA ADOPTED!!

Meet Jasmine! She is a 4 yr old, 45 lb, female spayed spaniel mix.

What a gorgeous and kind girl Jasmine is! Jasmine loves humans (including those of the small variety!) and other animals.  AND she is housebroken.  What can be better than that?


Jasmine came to her rescue from down south. Her rescue has gone above and beyond to fix up this poor girl and get her ready for her forever home! She was diagnosed with heartworm disease last spring and had some complications before she received her treatment. Poor baby was coughing up blood and her heart worm treatment was delayed to her coughing. She was treated with anti-fungals, antibiotics and steroids. She was also licking her paws when she arrived and so was put on Zyrtec 10 mg am and pm.


Jasmine was then treated for her HW disease winter of 2019. The good news is she has since tested negative for heartworm disease. Jasmine saw the cardiologist when she arrived up north and her heart looks great. The issue is her lungs, she will still cough at times.  After discussing her coughing with both the rescue vet and cardiologist,  she was put on Theophylline 100 mg twice a day to help her cough less!  None of these are expensive meds and her meds may continue to be adjusted.  She has been on Prednisone since October 2019 which her foster mom is starting to wean her from to see how she does..


Jasmine has remained so cheerful and has no idea that anything is wrong with her. She is happy go lucky, she runs around she plays. She currently does not have any restrictions but she will not be a dog that will be able to run miles and miles. Her foster mom considers her medium energy. She loves to run around and play with tennis balls and chew on bones but at the same time will relax and snuggle.


Current Medications: —Prednisone 10 mg every 3 days —Zyrtec 10 mg twice a day —Theophylline 100 mg twice a day

Jasmine is available to a new home within a reasonable driving distance.  For all inquiries, please email:

Annie - Glenside, PA  ADOPTED!!

Meet Annie!  She is a 5 yr old, spayed female,  90 lb silver Doberman.

Annie was used as a breeder and then dumped when she was no longer able to produce more puppies. Poor Annie has been through heartworms (now cleared), mammary cancer (which may recur sometime down the road) and needs to be kept on a sensitive stomach diet.  Annie recently went to the vet and she is 1 year post surgery and there is still no sign of recurrence of the mammary cancer!!


Despite what this beautiful girl has been through she is now thriving, affectionate, playful and thinks shes a lap dog. Annie is considered hospice due to the cancer-but she is a bright, happy girl that more than deserves her happily ever after.

Annie is housebroken, good with all kids, animals, and is a very loving girl!  She is available in states surrounding southeastern PA.  For more information, please email:

Lebron - Philadelphia, PA  ADOPTED!!  (12/14/19)

Meet Lebron!  He is a 10 yr old, 55 lb, neutered male Pittie mix

Though he may not be a professional athlete, he's certainly won our hearts. This sweet, darling senior was originally adopted from us almost 10 years ago as a young puppy. Sadly, he was recently dumped at the local Animal Control in horrible condition, emaciated and with red/itchy/hairless skin.


Our wonderful medical team has nursed him back to health, and he will likely need to be on skin maintenance medication for life, but he's now doing wonderfully. He allows all medical handling, loves spending time with his people, and is just an overall joy to be around. He is housebroken, good with kids, and other animals!!

For more information, please email:

Mikey - Philadelphia, PA ADOPTED!!

Meet Mikey! He is a 14 yr old, 50 lb, neutered male Pittie mix.

This sweet angel was rescued by our Humane Law Enforcement team after he was left abandoned when his owner was hospitalized. Despite his sad story, Mikey is a true love-bug. He gets along with absolutely everyone (kids and other animals!) and is just a gem of a dog. He may be as old as the hills, but he's in fairly good shape, and just needs some TLC! He will go to the bathroom when you take him out but may not remember to ask...hey, he's an older guy!  No senior dog should spend their golden years in a shelter, let's find Mikey a home!

For all information, please email

Kaley - Philadelphia, PA  ADOPTED!!

Meet Kaley!  She is a 12 yr old, 68 lb, spayed female Pittie mix. She is great with other dogs and with kids!

Meet Kaley! This sweetheart (who looks remarkably like an adorable cow) was adopted from the shelter as a young puppy and sadly came back to us in February as a stray. 


We could not get in contact with her family, but she remains the happiest, wiggliest, sweetest lady around. Kaley appears to have a very large abdomen, consistent with symptoms of Cushing's Disease. We are unable to provide the diagnostics or treatment for this condition and are hoping to find her a home ASAP.


Kaley gets along with everyone she meets and is just an absolute darling! She may be a bit rotund, and a bit gray, but her personality is as sparkly as a rainbow! We know she'll make a lucky family incredibly happy as she has so much love to give.  Kaley will go to the bathroom when you take her out but she may forget to ask when it's time.

For all inquiries and more information, please email: 

Sebastian - Philadelphia, PA  ADOPTED!!

Meet Sebastian!  He is a 12 yr old, 11 lb, neutered male cat.

Sebastian is a gentle and affectionate orange tabby who previously shared his home with other cats. In the summer of 2018, when his owner died, he arrived at the shelter, ready for a fresh start.


He LOVES to to be brushed and petted and as a diabetic cat, he accepts his twice daily insulin injections without a second thought! Sebastian has been waiting patiently for his forever family, and is more than ready to give them all his love. Please consider opening your home to this handsome senior boy. He will make a loving addition to any family.

For all inquiries, please email:

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