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Roscoe

Just wants to
have fun 

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Roscoe is an adorable, happy, 1 ½ year old terrier mix who is looking for a family to call his own! He is on the small side weighing in at 25lbs. He is UTD on shots, neutered, and microchipped. He loves to play with others dogs, gets along well with cats, and loves people - big and small! His adorable, radar-like ears will let you know when you've got his attention! Roscoe would do well in a home with a fenced backyard and doggie door where he can go in and out as he pleases. He is working on his crate & house training and is well on his way, but has a few accidents here and there. We have no doubt, he’ll master these skills soon! Roscoe came to Dirt Road Doggies Rescue when his owner could no longer care for him and it's our goal to find him his forever home! 
 

Jada

Little Miss

Jada is a fun loving little 1 year old Staffie pup approximately 31 lbs and we believe she may max out to 35-40 lbs. She is up-to-date on vaccinations, spayed, and microchipped. She loves to play with her ball and is learning when she returns it, it will be thrown again for her to catch! Her foster mom & dad are working on skills & manners, such as walking on a leash and sitting, but it won’t be too long before she is a dignified young lady. Jada is crate trained and working on her potty skills. Her foster home has four dogs and lots of cats and for fun she occasionally takes the cats for a short run. She doesn’t like her kitties to be lazy!  We think Jada will excel with a family that has an active lifestyle since she is a very high-energy dog. A large fenced yard is suggested since there will be lots of daily fetching and playing. Jada would make a great companion for someone who likes to walk, hike, or run as she loves the freedom of being outside but also likes to hang inside with her humans watching a little tellie. Adoption applications can be submitted online at www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org Just mention you’re interested in Little Miss Jada! 

Rosie

Sweetest girl, Athletic
&
High Energy

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Rosie was dumped on the side of a rural road. She was terrified and didn't leave the area for days, but luckily, she had a guardian angel looking out for her. This angel found Rosie and sponsored her vetting costs which allowed DRDR to bring her in and get this gorgeous girl healthy! When Rosie came into DRDR’s care, she was malnourished, her coat was dull with hair falling out and had horrible skin. At that time, we had no idea how beautiful she would ultimately be. Her light brindle coat is very unique. Rosie loves attention and is crazy for her Kong. She will play fetch for hours if you let her! No doubt this girl had a rough life but we know her luck will change once the perfect forever family finds her. Rosie is approximately 3 years old, has been spayed, up-to-date on vaccinations, microchipped, and heartworm negative. Rosie plays with her foster family’s male pit mix, but would need to be tested with other females; however the foster family has seen no aggression towards other dogs or cats. Rosie is a high-energy girl. For adoption information, please go to: http://www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org/adopt-me-adoption-application


Tyson

Lucky to be alive

Tyson has had a very sad life, and unfortunately, it’s not an uncommon story in rural Georgia. This beautiful Golden Retriever mix was chained his entire four years of life with little to no contact with his human “family” who lived less than 10 feet away. No one seemed to notice or care that this beautiful boy was wasting away right in front of their eyes. When Tyson was brought into DRDR, he weighed 45lbs. His normal weight should be around 70lbs as he is a tall boy. His family fed him the cheapest dog food on the market and that was it – no veterinary care or monthly preventatives. He, of course, was flea infested, full of parasites, and as expected, heavily heartworm positive. When DRDR arrived, Tyson could barely stand. He was laying in dirt surrounded by the diarrhea he had for no telling how long. We were told once Tyson died, the family was going to catch one of the stray puppies which are Tyson’s son’s (Kenny, Duke, or Jake - also in the care of DRDR) and chain him to a tree “for protection”. Tyson is only FOUR – he should not have been dying! Tyson spent a week at the vet fighting for his life, but is now in a loving foster home where he is learning to be part of a human and dog family. He is gaining weight, learning to walk on a leash, & working on crate and house training. Tyson’s smile is infectious and believe it or not he actually wags his tail instead of tucking it under his body. Dogs are so forgiving. Tyson will begin his heartworm treatment as the vet sees fit. We don’t know when he will be available for adoption so keep checking in on his progress.  

Aspen

Pick Me!

Meet Aspen, one of Lavender’s puppies. She is approximately 5 months old and currently weighs 25lbs. Out of the three pups, she is the most energetic and very sweet. Her mom and siblings were in a very crowded South Georgia shelter where puppies don’t fare well - too many possible diseases for their weak and sensitive immune systems. Mom and pups are currently in a loving foster home where they are getting lots of love but are searching for their forever home. Prior to adoption, she will have puppy shots, microchip, and be spayed. To submit an application online, please go to www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org

Boojie

All smiles!

Meet Boojie, one of Lavender’s puppies. She is approximately 5 months old and currently weighs 30lbs. Out of the three pups, she is the most independent, but still loves to be near her humans. Her mom and siblings were in a very crowded South Georgia shelter where puppies don’t fare well - too many possible diseases for their weak and sensitive immune systems. Mom and pups are currently in a loving foster home where they are getting lots of love but are searching for their forever home. Prior to adoption, she will have puppy shots, microchip, and be spayed. To submit an application online, please go to www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org

Brock

Regal Dude!

This gorgeous boy is Brock. Brock and his two sisters were found abandoned during Hurricane Irma. We think Brock is a 2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback mix who weighs in at 58lbs. He is up-to-date on vaccinations and neutered, but is unfortunately heart worm positive. He has started his treatment and should be available for adoption in January. Brock and his sister, Candy, are being fostered in a loving home with children, dogs and cats. He is curious toward the cats, but hasn’t been left one on one with them yet. His foster mom wrote a few words describing Mr. Brock:  
This dog ❤️ He's just incredible! He's gentle, loving, well-mannered, beautiful, funny...perfect. He's been polite to my other dogs... even my boy Chance, who doesn't usually like other males seems to like him! It's hard to believe he & his sisters were living by a dumpster just before Hurricane Irma came along! Somebody must have loved him...not so long ago. He's quiet in his crate & only whimpers if he needs to potty. When you try to make him sit, he stands on his head. lol! He walks well on a leash & will lean on you when he's close. He gives the best kisses and tickles you with his nose until you give in to hysterical laughter. When those golden eyes look at you with trust and love, you will feel a sense of honor just to be in his presence. He's so special. Just an amazing dog! Adoption applications can be submitted online at www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org adopt me page – scroll to the bottom.

Cappy

Dapper Dude!

Meet Cappy, a 1-2 yr old, small Beagle/Daschund mix who weighs in at 25lbs. He is neutered, up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and heartworm negative. Despite having been neglected, Cappy is a confident boy. Cappy walks well on a leash but needs a little freedom to run off his energy (about 15 minutes) so would love a fenced backyard. After exercise, he likes to cuddle with his foster family. He is currently fostered with children, dogs large and small and a cat. Cappy likes to interact with his foster brothers and sisters, but prefers medium to small dogs. Large dogs may intimidate Cappy initially. He is a sweet little guy, but can be a little head strong. Once he learns rules and boundaries, he’s good to go. He does need to be fed separate from other dogs - unfortunately, this sweet boy has known hunger in his short life. He is crate & house trained. To submit an online adoption application for Cappy, go to http://www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org/adopt-me-adoption-application

Carmen

Princess!

Hello everybody, I am here!  This is what Carmen’s facial expression says when you first meet her…and it's the attitude she brings. Carmen loves attention, but she doesn't mind sharing it with her big and little doggie friends. Basically, she just likes to be with her humans wherever they are: in the yard, on a walk, or in a car.  She also loves her crate. She sleeps in it with the door open and thinks it's her own little princess bed. Carmen is a 1-2-year-old, Chihuahua mix who weights 17lbs, is spayed, up-to-date on all shots, heartworm treatments and ready to find her forever family. She also loves to play with her foster family’s cats. Carmen’s story is a little different than most of the DRDR doggies, but still heartbreaking. Her mom moved to overseas and did not take her. She was left with family members who could not care for her long term. Unfortunately, she would have gone to a shelter if one of our foster families hadn’t stepped up to take her in. Our mission is to find this deserving girl her FOREVER family. Could it be you? Applications can be submitted online at www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org

Cole


Mellow Man

Cole acts and appears to be a pure-bred Treeing Walker Coonhound. He has been an absolute joy to have around the house with his loving and laid back nature. He gets along great with other dogs and family members. He has not been tested off leash with cats, but he knows when the cat has been nearby and looks for him. Be advised he has been trained to hunt and will become very intense when he gets on a scent and will want to follow it. For this reason, Cole, will be best suited for a family with a large backyard and a tall fence and does not plan to leave Cole unattended for long periods of time. Cole would be fine being the only dog in a family as he loves attention and the comforts of being indoors. He also loves to hang out and play with his foster pack. Cole is approximately 3 years old, altered, crate trained, micro-chipped, approximately 70 lbs. and up to date on all shots. For information on our adoption process, check out our FAQ page or adoption page to fill out an application. Don’t forget to mention Cole!

Emma Lou

Love bug!

Meet Emma Lou! She is one of eight healthy and happy puppies ready to find their furever family. She is very affectionate and loves giving her humans kisses! Emma Lou is a 6 month old Lab mix who has had all of her puppy shots. She has been microchipped, spayed, and is working on her crate and potty training. She currently weights approximately 20lbs and should be a medium size dog. Applications can be submitted online at www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org. Please check out our FAQ page on our website for questions on adopting from DRDR.

Hadley

Mr. Mellow

Meet Hadley, one of Lavender’s puppies. He is approximately 5 months old and currently weighs 25lbs. Out of the three pups, he is the calmest. He is super sweet, friendly, and love to cuddle. His mom and siblings were in a very crowded South Georgia shelter where puppies don’t fare well - too many possible diseases for their weak and sensitive immune systems. Mom and pups are currently in a loving foster home where they are getting lots of love but are searching for their forever home. Prior to adoption, he will have puppy shots, microchip, and be neutered. To submit an application online, please go to www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org

Houdini

Dance with me!

Hello there! I am a strong, 67 pound, fun-loving, 4 year old American Bulldog who loves car rides, leash walking and pleasing my human! I like to dance for my food and give really big kisses! I love couches and belly scratches and I even like bath time! I don't like to be left alone in the yard, by myself, because I miss my humans so much, I'll do anything to be with them. I'm really great at digging... by the way! I do enjoy being in my cozy crate when my humans have to leave. My foster mommy says I can't be around cats, rabbits, or farm animals. And, small dogs remind me of the aforementioned so I probably shouldn't have a little dog as a sibling.. especially of the bossy variety. But, I do like dogs that are more my size... especially if they love to wrestle like I do!
I really just want a family of my own so I can give hugs and kisses and make them happy! It makes me happy when my humans are happy! And, my smiles are contagious! You definitely need to meet me.. I'm a really cool guy!
I'm neutered,  up-to-date on my vaccinations & heartworm negative. I'm crate trained and even house trained! 
 
To submit an adoption application, go to www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org and mention me!
 

Lavender

​Walk Me!

Meet Lavender, DRDR’s latest mama and pups (Aspen, Boojie, Hadley) pulled from a rural South Georgia shelter. Lavender and family were dumped on the side of the road and luckily picked up by Animal Control. She is approximately 2-3 years old, HW negative, and weighs 58lbs which is surprising for her small frame. Her foster mom says she is super sweet, comes when called, gets along with her dogs, is kid friendly, and lives to go for walks. Lavender is suspicious of cats however. Lavender will be spayed and microchipped soon. To submit an adoption application, go to www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org

Nappie

Sassy Lady!

This little lady is Napoleon or "Nappie" for short. She is full of energy and may be small but has the spunk to keep up with her bigger brothers! She is one of eight healthy and happy puppies ready to find their furever home. Nappie is a 6 month old Lab mix who has had all of puppy shots. She has been microchipped and spayed, and is working on rate and potty training. She currently weighs approximately 20lbs and should be a medium size dog. Applications can be submitted online at www.dirtroaddoggiesrescue.org. Please check out our FAQ page on our website for questions on adopting from DRDR.

Ralph

Social Gentleman

Ralph is a friendly 7 year old Chocolate Lab Mix, approximately 45 lbs,  who was dumped on a dirt road.  Ralph loves chickens and is not afraid to take down a snake to protect his feathered friends.  If you are looking for a buddy to hit the road with, Ralph is your man!  You don't have to ask him twice to get in the truck, just open the door and he knows what to do! This good dog loves all friendly dogs and is just looking to relax and enjoy the day.  He loves to make friends and doesn't know a stranger. He is fully vetted, neutered, and gentle with kid​s.  



COURTESY POSTS
The animals below are looking for new homes but are not available for adoption through DRDR. They are only available through arrangements with their current owners or shelters. If you are interested in any of the animals listed below, please contact the owner directly. Contact information can be found in each animal's description.
DISCLAIMER: DRDR has not met or evaluated any of the animals under Courtesy Posts unless otherwise noted.  DRDR, its staff and volunteers are not responsible for these animals and makes no claim to their health, training, temperament, or other concerns.  DRDR does confirm vetting history prior to posting.  DRDR recommends that anyone interested in adopting one of these animals fully discuss the animal's health, history, and temperament with its current owner and obtain a temperament evaluation of the animal where appropriate.
 

Interested in Adopting from DRDR? 
Please read our Adoption Regulations
on our FAQ page FIRST !!!

DRDR proudly practices Responsible Rehoming
 
 

ADOPTION APPLICATION​
complete and submit electronically or download, and email to barb.drdr@gmail.com




Adoption Application
Adoption Applicant(s) Full Names This is applicable to all couples, spouses, and partners who share a residence. PLEASE LIST BOTH NAMES
Adoption Applicant(s) Email
Name, age, and occupation of all residents living in home:
Home Address
Home and Cell Phone
Personal Reference #1 Please provide phone #. (only one reference can be a relative) How long/do you know this person
Personal Reference #2 Please provide phone #. (only one reference can be a relative) How long/do you know this person
Veterinarian Reference: Please provide phone #. Shots must be up to date within 30 days for cats and dogs and all dogs must be on monthly HW prevention
Names of all pets treated there over the past two years
Are all of your pets on your property altered (spay/neuter)? If No, please explain:
In the past 5 years have you had pets that are no longer living with you? If yes, please explain
List names, breed, health, age , behavior of all pets that live on your property and where they sleep
Have you ever had to give up a dog? If yes, please describe.
Please describe the dog you are wanting to adopt.
Why do you want to adopt a dog?
What do you plan to feed your adopted dog? We use Wholesome Sportmix Fish
Where will your adopted dog sleep at night?
Do you have a crate that will comfortably fit your adopted dog? If no, are you willing to purchase one?
Who will care for your pet during vacations and family emergencies?
Are you willing to attend obedience training with your dog?
If you do not have a current veterinarian, how do you plan to find one?
Describe your home: Own/Rent, Apartment/ Single Family/Duplex/Townhouse, Acreage, ect
If you rent we must confirm your permission to have a dog. Please provide your Landlords contact:
Should you be chosen to adopt from DRDR, we will conduct a home visit before and after adoption
Is anyone in your home allergic to dogs of any kind?
How much money would be considered a major medical expense for your adopted dog?
Is your entire household supportive of this adoption?
How long do you plan to keep your adopted dog?
What are your plans for this dog: family pet, companion, guarding, hunting, breeding
Have you applied with another rescue within the past 3 months? If yes, whom and have you been contacted by them?
How many hours will your adopted dog be alone on average and where will he/she stay during this time?
How did you find out about DRDR?
*I agree that the above listed information is TRUE and CORRECT and understand this information will be included with my adoption contract. If ANY INFORMATION is found to be UNTRUE AT ANY TIME (EVEN FOLLOWING ADOPTION) THE DOG WILL BE RECLAIMED AT NO EXPENSE TO DIRT ROAD DOGGIES RESCUE. Type full name as agreement.
*By submitting my application I hereby give my Veterinarian, Personal References, and Landlord permission to disclose to Dirt Road Doggies Rescue information that pertains to adopting from Dirt Road Doggies Rescue. Type your full name as agreement.
*I understand that incomplete applications will not be processed. Type your full name as agreement.
Submit

        PUPDATES
 

Murphy with his brother at Pooches in the Park.

Photos courtesy of Heart Spot Pet and Family Portraits
Muprhy with his siblings at Pooches in the Park.






Photos courtesy of Heart Spot Pet and Family Portraits
Nigel signing his thank you cards to all who donated to his meidcal bills.
Ralph having some fun on the farm, wishing for a family of his own one day.  
This first photo was taken of Jack about a month after he entered the protective arms of DRDR.  He was still very much underweight and slowly recovering from a severe flea infestation.  You can see the look of relief in his eyes, so grateful not to be hungry anymore.  The second photo was taken just two months later.  Jack so handsome and filled out.  He has come a long way in such a short amount of time.  
Poco and Goldie getting in some play time before Goldies HW treatment begins.  That's Jack in back!
Sadie Mae is enjoying being a house dog.  "All these blankets and beds sure are soft!"