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ATTENTION NY! This is Tori, a 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix. Tori is an energetic dog who would be happy to be your best running buddy. She loves treats and learning new tricks, and is a friendly and sweet girl. Tori is looking for a safe and loving home with kids 10 and up and an adopter with previous dog experience. If you're interested in adopting this sweet girl, you can contact the @aspca through (212) 876-7700, ext 4120 or find her online!

ATTENTION FLORIDA! Meet Champion. He has been searching for a home for over a year. He was set for euthanasia when he was pulled from the shelter by @friendsofanimalsnassau. Champion has his obedience training, and is fully house trained and crate trained. He gets along best with female dogs and all cats and children. He has a lot of energy, but doesn't show it until he's outside in the yard. He would do best in a house with a fenced in yard, and loves tennis balls and chewing rope toys. After a long day of playing, Champion loves nothing more than cuddling up with his humans. Please give Champion a chance! If you're interested in adopting Champion, please contact @tiffanietudor at for more information.

ATTENTION NORTH CAROLINA! Who is that gorgeous dog on your screen? It’s Freckles! She was surrendered to the shelter by her owner. When she got there, she was extremely nervous. However, after becoming comfortable she has become a favorite! She gives tender little kisses and loving looks with her two different colored eyes. She is fantastic with other dogs, and would do great with another dog in the home. Freckles is a 2-year-old Australian Shepard Mix. She is located at the Iredell County Shelter in Statesville, NC. If you are interested please email: rescue or call the shelter at: 704-878-5424. 📷 by @blueheartsphotography

ATTENTION CHICAGO! In honor of #NationalHotDogDay, why not adopt Hot Dog from @pawschicago? His spunky personality is written all over his adorable mug! This eight-year-old pup has proven what a fantastic companion he is – he loves to perform tricks for treats, lounge on a comfy dog bed, get lots of pets and cuddles, and play with his toys. After spending close to a year at PAWS Chicago, he’s more than ready to find a new fit in a quiet and calm, adults-only home with an experienced owner who can help him feel confident with new people. If you're interested in Hot Dog, contact @pawschicago today!

ATTENTION MIAMI! Ashley from @miamianimalserv (#A1855975) is still waiting for someone to scoop her up. She took part in @sophiegamand's #PitBullFlowerPower campaign a few months back, but nobody has come for her. Miami Dade shelter is overwhelmed with dogs and unfortunately Ashley has had no luck with adopters, which means after a few months, she is now very urgent and will end up on their euthanasia list soon. She needs a MDAS rescue partner to pull her, or a foster / adopter. A volunteer wrote about her: "Ashley is a very affectionate, mellow, young Terrier mix. This little red-head has lots of love to give. She did great with other dogs next to us and passing by, she sits on command, is super gentle taking treats from you, doesn't pull on the leash… a great pretty girl ready for a forever home!". Miami Dade Animal Services is located at 3599 NW 79th Ave in Doral, FL. MDAS is open Mon-Fri 10am-6:30pm & Sat-Sun 10am-4pm. Please share, tag & repost to help #SaveAshley! If you have more questions or need help coordinating her rescue, please contact @urgentdogsofmiami, who are networking Ashely to save her life. 📷 and flower crown by @sophiegamand

ATTENTION NYC! This is Fleur, a 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier Mix. Fleur is a friendly, sweet, and playful dog, who’s willing to work hard for one of her favorite treats! She can get a little nervous when it’s very loud outside, so she’d be very happy in a loving home that’s in a quieter neighborhood. Fleur would like to go home with an adopter who has previous dog experience and to a home with kids 10 and up! If you're interested in Fleur, please contact the @aspca! They can be reached at (212) 876-7700, ext 4120 or found online!

ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Audrey is a sweet girl on the shy side with Calhoun County Humane Society. She responds beautifully to gentle strokes and kind words and would love a quiet home with someone to build her confidence. She's happy to be out on a leash, but isn't so sure about those kookie cars quite yet. She prefers to potty outside so may well be housetrained. She will ignore polite dogs but rambunctious or pushy dogs are not a good match for her, she's for more well-mannered pooches. This shelter is located in a rural area of Alabama that sees very few adopters. They will transport to the East coast, and have transferred many of the their dogs to other shelters and rescues. They will work with you if you want Audrey and are a good match, so please do not hesitate to ask for more info. Email to adopt her! (ID: 5992413-K-26) at The shelter is also in desperate need of some support, so if you're interested in donating please visit their fundraising page at
Thank you to @sophiegamand for bringing Audrey to our attention and for the awesome photos!

ATTENTION CHICAGO! This is Cranberry Crisp, a handsome four-year-old Hound available for adoption at @pawschicago. Cranberry Crisp has a lot of the typical hound qualities (headstrong, energetic, easily distracted) but he also has shown that he is a very smart boy who catches on to obedience quickly and is willing to work, especially for something delicious. Active and strong, he would do well in a home with an active owner where he has a lot of room to run and play, such as a home in the suburbs or with a backyard. He is a big goofy boy who can’t wait to meet you and show off all that he has been learning. If you're interested in Cranberry Crisp, contact @pawschicago today!

ATTENTION NYC! This is Boomer, a 3-year-old Pit Bull Terrier Mix. Boomer is a total sweetheart with a zest for life – he loves walks, toys, playtime, and making new friends. While he’s energetic and enthusiastic, Boomer is also very gentle. He already knows “sit” and “down,” and would happily learn more tricks (particularly if he’s rewarded with tasty treats!) He should get to know other dogs in a one-on-one setting first, and he enjoys the company of female dogs. He’s looking for a loving home with an adopter who has no kids under six and who has some previous large dog experience. Boomer is available through the @aspca and can be contacted through (212) 876-7700, ext 4120 or found online!

ATTENTION NEW YORK: Meet Louie from @beastlyrescue! This cutie has had bad luck, let's change that! 4 years ago, he was pulled by Beastly Rescue from the city shelter, and adopted to a man who later moved out of state, leaving Louie with his aging father. After a while, under-exercised, Louie became too much for pops to handle, and Beastly Rescue was asked if they could take him back. After months of searching, the rescue finally found an awesome foster for Louie, thanks to @fosterdogsnyc. Everything was great until the foster had to move and couldn’t take Louie either. He pleaded and tried everything he could, but finding buildings that accept pits in NYC is very difficult. At 5 years old, Louie has left his curious puppy stage behind him. He doesn't chew things, he's fully housebroken and is used to being left at home while his foster is at work. He adores children (he's lived with a 4-year-old before) and is amazing with all people. He even handles large crowds very well! Louie needs exercise and a fenced-in yard, someone active would be best! Behind closed doors Louie loves to chill, but years of living off the beaten path has caused Lou to lack some social graces. For instance, he gets super amped up on the lead when he sees other dogs. We don't believe Louie to be dog-aggressive (he once temporarily shared his home with an older female Boxer) but because it's an area which needs some work, we prefer he be the only animal at home, at least to begin with. Unfortunately he is not a fan of cats and other small critters. Louie is a funny guy, outgoing, and he loves to snuggle. He is a bit of a snorer when he sleeps and loves to sleep next to his people (or on them!). Louie will « talk » to you if he wants something (attention, potty, walk, food). At 75 pounds, he needs a strong and experienced person to be his human. Louie is currently in a kennel in NW New Jersey and is available for foster or adoption within a 4 hour drive from NYC. Let’s get him out! To meet Louie please email or visit for more info. A special thanks to @sophiegamand for bringing Louie to our attention and for the photos!

ATTENTION NORTH CAROLINA! This majestic dog is Tyson! Tyson found his way to the shelter because his owners had too many dogs, and could not care for him. They also stated he lived outside on a chain, but guess what? He does not have heart worms! Yippie! Tyson does great with other dogs, but can startle easily. A home without small children is recommended. Tyson just wants a home where he can be part of the family; not a lawn ornament. Tyson is about a year and a half old, weighing 40 pounds. If you are interested in adopting or rescuing Tyson, email: or call the shelter at: 704-878-5424. If you are a rescue, the pull fee is waived, and if you are an interested adopter, it is $80 and includes his neuter, microchip, and necessary vaccines. 📷 by @blueheartsphotography

ATTENTION NEW YORK! This is Bordeaux, a 15-year-old Bichon Frise mix. Bordeaux is an incredibly friendly and sweet pup, who appreciates the little things in life, like a long nap or a scratch behind the ears! He loves to be around his favorite people and enjoys cuddling. Bordeaux gets around just fine on three paws, and walks very well on his leash – he’ll stay right by your side. He gets along with other calm dog friends, and is eager to find a home with an experienced adopter in a house with teens-and-up. Bordeaux s available through the @aspca and can be contacted by phone at (212) 876-7700, ext 4120 or found online!

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