What we do: We evaluate Australian Shepherds and Australian Shepherd mixes from selected shelters and private owners no longer able to keep their Aussies. If we judge a dog suitable for placement with an average adopter, we foster it in private homes and get to know the dog. We then post the dog to our website and place it in an adoptive home where the energy levels, expectations and personalities are a good fit.
Think of us as a "doggie dating service"!
New Spirit 4 Aussie Rescue, Inc.
Shelter Love Comfort
New Spirit 4 Aussie Rescue is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving Australian Shepherds and Aussie
You can do a little or a lot: no experience necessary! Make reference check phone calls, do home visits, help with transporting dogs, fundraise, maintain web pages, help at rescue booths, or become a foster home.
Your fellow New Spirit volunteers will be there to help every step of the way!
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PA New Spirit Aussie Ambassadors:
left to right, Kye Shasta and Ranger appeared at many fundraising events and thank you for your generous support of New Spirit.
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Please help support our rescue and get a discount! For every coupon used at BarkBox.com, our rescue will get a $10 donation from BarkBox and you will receive a discount on your order! Be sure to use our special promo code: SPIRIT4AUSSIE
Help us meet our goal of 100 subscriptions and raise $1,000
* Florida residents are advised that New Spirit is not registered under the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act (Chapter 469 Fla Statutes) to solicit contributions from Florida residents. Accordingly, nothing on the website should be construed as a solicitation from a Florida resident.
That being said, nothing in Florida law prohibits any Floridian from contributing to any cause he or she supports, provided that it is a lawful activity, and done voluntarily. And by coincidence, no Pennsylvania law precludes New Spirit from accepting donations from out of state residents.
New Spirit Adoptee, Nursery Dog at the Cincinnati Zoo, Retires after Six Years
Blakely, a 6-year-old NS4AR adoptee, is the live-in 'nanny' who helps play with and socialize babies at the Cincinnati Zoo. Babies often come to the nursery when their mother has rejected them.
Bark Bucks for Rescue
Twitter: Use code SPIRIT4AUSSIE & @getBarkBox will donate $10 to our rescue for every coupon code used and you will get a discount on your order!
Read about how the Hykin family adopted their first NS dog, Rocky (formerly Scooby Doo NS3133)
New Spirit adopters Kevin and Nicole celebrated the anniversary of the grand opening of their store in Vorhees, NJ. One of the first retailers of its kind in Camden County, this family-owned small business provides personalized care for beloved dogs and cats, with customized advice on nutrition, grooming, and other elements of your pet’s well-being. EarthWise Pet Voorhees will carry product lines to meet every pet’s needs, including grain-free and low-carb options, unique protein sources, and certified humane cat and dog food and treats.
Soon their shelves will be stocked with "Give" treats. These all natural, premium baked treats are unique — and each box will feature the New Spirit logo, informing their customers that $1 dollar of every box sold will be donated to New Spirit! GIVE Treats come in 3 delicious flavors: Peanut Butter, Pizza Crust and Sweet Potato. The heart shaped, limited ingredient vegan treats contain no wheat, corn or soy. Customers will be inspired by the charitable goodwill to New Spirit and their dogs will love these treats!
We have an online store at CafePress and we truly appreciate your support of our sponsors!
Glad Dogs Nation
Get unique toys and other items your dogs will love and NEW SPIRIT gets 20% of your total purchase!
Glad Dogs Nation adorable handcrafted dog toys start out as unwanted children's stuffed toys. They wash them in hot water using biodegradable detergent. They remove the hard eyes and put cute appliques in their place. They replace the hard noses with colorful pompoms. And they always add at least one squeaker inside. Then they offer the toys at a price below what you'd pay in a pet store - so no one needs to shed a tear if the toy is destroyed during play. Finally, they spread the gladness by donating 100% of their profits to Glad Dogs Foundation which funds initiatives, they are donating 20% of every purchase of toys and anything else at gladdogsnation.com to New Spirit 4 Aussie Rescue when you use coupon code NS4AR.
Sarafina's adopter, April, is thrilled to share some of her accomplishments:
She has competed in flyball, disc, dock diving (distance/big air, speed retrieve, hydrodash, extreme vertical and air retrieve), fast CAT, CAT, rally, and agility. She has competed in national and world championships for flyball and dock diving. We have traveled all over the country competing! She was even selected to be on America's Top Dog TV show (however we postponed due to COVID). She has done multiple in print advertisements and TV commercials (to name some: Nutro, Barkbox, Whimzees, Herbsmith, Live PD, National Geographic, and Petsmart just to name a few!).
She is the most fun dog, she is up for anything, can go anywhere and do anything. When I adopted her from you guys 10 years ago (this Sept!) I never imagined she would take me all the places she has and would introduce to me so many new people and places. She was my first dog as an adult and I got so lucky with her. She was my first sport dog as well and is a wonderful teammate in all the sports! Thank you again for allowing me to adopt her all those years ago!
Over the last 10 years Sarafina has earned the following titles: