Available Dogs - Southeast

Please visit our adoption page to read about applying for a New Spirit dog.  The link to the application is at the bottom of that page.
Our fee is $250 and dogs come spayed or neutered and up to date on basic shots except under unusual circumstances.  See the adoption page for more detail on what vetting is done.

Many times, a dog on this page will already be adopted by the time we process your application. If a dog you were looking at no longer appears on this page, please check our "Happy Endings" page to see if they've been adopted.
Don't wait until you see the dog of your dreams to put in an application!
Coming Attractions: 
The dogs in Coming Attractions are not yet available but if you see one that interests you, please submit an application now to allow time for processing.
Hold: These dogs in the New Spirit program are currently undergoing medical treatment or behavioral                                   assessment.  No applications are being accepted on them at this time.  Please check back for updates.
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NS4AR Southeast
Big Buddy

Since Buddy was pulled from the shelter a year ago, he has grown his fur out and transformed into a stunningly handsome dog. He was successfully treated for heart worms and had no problems during the treatment.

Buddy is a Senior Citizen (around 9) who is blind and who thoroughly enjoys life. He gets along with other dogs and ignores cats. He LOVES people. Whenever visitors come to the house, he makes his way over to them and stands politely waiting for them to notice him and pet him. He loves attention and affection, but he is not pushy about getting it.


Julien is finally growing up and becoming a wonderful family pet. He is 2 years old.  He loves to ride in a car, has never met a stranger, two legged or 4, and loves to play. In the house he is a real gentleman who will come for some loving but then head off to play with whatever toy catches his interest like a stuffy, a ball or maybe a tug toy.  Julien crates well, goes to his mat to sit for his meals and can stand on his hind legs to see what critters are out there. 

This dog will thrive with an active family or a fenced yard with another dog that likes to play.  At 45 pounds, he's a nice size for a house dog. 

He is currently fostered in Johnston SC but transport can be arranged.

Apply here for him.  NS2636
Since he has been in foster care, he has had limited experience with children; he did fine with them, however. He moves slowly and carefully in his familiar environment so that he does not get hurt bumping into anything. He really enjoys strolling in the backyard.

Buddy cherishes a simple life with an established routine. He exudes peace and contentment. He is truly a Gentle Soul.

Buddy is fostered in Lawrenceville, GA.

Apply here for him. NS 2557

Penuche is an adorable low rider, she is an aussie/corgi/?? mix.  We pulled her mother a few months ago, Wiglet, who was a corgi/aussie mix (dad was aussie/mom was corgi). 

Penuche is around 1 1/2 yrs old.  She is very terrified of people as she was pretty much ingnored and left to her own devices.  She does well with other dogs and is trying to play with the foster's dogs!  

Her foster parents are working with her and she seems to be doing better with the husband (her former owner was a woman).  We will update when we have more. 

She is fostered in Thonotasassa, FL  NSXXXX

Hopper is a handsome young red and white male Aussie mix with a gorgeous plume of a tail. He is about 1 ½ - 2 years old and weighs 55 pounds. Hopper is very attuned to people and is so eager to learn what is expected of him and to please the people in his life. He walks very well on a leash with no pulling and he crates well.

Hopper loves to play with other dogs, with toys, and with people, and he is learning to curb his enthusiasm for cats. He is not aggressive with them... but he does like to observe and admire them up close! Hopper seems to be a dog with a moderate energy level. He is calm, even-tempered and sweet.

Hopper is heartworm positive and has started treatment. Once treatment is complete, in late May, he will be as good as new and available for adoption. This wonderful boy is fostered in Georgia, and if you are thinking about adding a boy like him to your family, apply today! He is a keeper!
Apply here for him. NS2763

Meet Pip, a 5 yr old Black tri female, she is about 40lbs.  She is good with other dog, kids, but NO cats.  She is sweet and loving, a little cautions upon meeting new people and dogs but does warm up.  Pip is house and crate trained, spayed, up to date on vaccinations and heartworm negative (on preventative).  She knows a few commands such as sit, stay, and can catch treats!  She paws you if she needs to go outside.

Pip does like to chase things, bicycles, kids on skate boards...moving objects!  Her herding instinct just kicks in.  Best to keep her leashed around these hazards.

She is a sweetheart and will make a nice companion for someone!

Pip is fostered in Palm Bay, FL
Apply here for her.  NS2789

Panama Jack is one cute dog – you can’t help but smile when you look at this face!  At 41 pounds and with gorgeous blue eyes, this one year old mix is ready to meet his new family. 

He is housebroken, crate-trained (although he also loves to sleep in bed with you), knows basic obedience commands and has excellent house manners.  During a recent thunder storm, while the resident dogs were snuggling up for safety, Panama Jack was only concerned about getting his share of the petting! 
Panama Jack is a medium energy guy who gets along great with other dogs but has not been cat tested.  He is super friendly and loves all humans.  Happily greeted the HVAC serviceman.

Panama Jack’s ideal home is a happy place with a fenced yard and plenty of toys, and a dog pal or two would be just fine.  Panama Jack is fostered near Myrtle Beach, SC. 

Apply here for him. NS2646
Miss Berry

Miss Berry is a happy female Aussie mix in need of a new home.  Miss Berry has a beautiful cream coat with red “accents” and cute freckles.  Unfortunately, she was so matted that we had to clip her coat off, but in a few months she will have that beautiful long coat back and just in time for winter!

Miss Berry is about 2 years old and she weighs 55 pounds.  She is housebroken, crate-trained and is just starting to learn her basic commands.  She is a medium energy dog who loves to go for walks, but she still pulls on the leash so more training is needed.  Miss Berry loves people, loves other dogs and has so much potential!  Miss Berry has not yet been tested with cats or children.
Miss Berry’s ideal home is an active one, with a family who is looking for a smart, loyal, friendly companion.  Because of her size and strength, we would recommend that Miss Berry not be adopted by a family with very young children.  Miss Berry is fostered in Commerce, GA.

Apply here for her. NSXXXX
Please check back for updates.

Ready is ready to go!  This beautiful boy is about 1½ years old and weighs 31 pounds.  Look at this deep red coat – almost black!  And what you cannot see in these pictures are his cute white feet and full tail. 

Ready is housebroken, gets along great with other dogs and has not been cat tested.  He has nice house manners and loves people.  He was quite the hit with the volunteers at the shelter! 
Ready is a friendly, medium energy guy who will fit well into almost any home, maybe yours? 
Ready is fostered in Athens, GA. 

Apply here for him.  NS2810