Available Dogs - Midatlantic
PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA, WV
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.
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!
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.
Lucille Ball is one of our honorary Aussies. She is an adorable 7-year-old mix who is a solid 45 pounds - a medium sized love bug who oozes sweetness. Lucy is a little shy at first but warms up to people quickly. Lucy is fostered near Reading, PA. NS2209
Melvin is a 6 year old mini-aussie that weighs 17 pounds. Melvin is a special-abilities dog. He has congenital brain damage which affects his walking, vision and hearing. His ability to learn is not affected nor is his ability to love! Melvin has an unsteady gait when he walks and although he can hear and see his hearing and vision seem to be distorted. He is fostered near Reading, PA NS2660
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Weber is about 2-3 years old and has just arrived to New Spirit.. He will be fostered in the mid Atlantic area. Stay tuned to learn more about him as we watch him unfold and get settled in his foster home.
If interested in adopting Weber or any of our other great dogs please complete the application on our website or contact your new spirit volunteer today! Arriving Mid-Atlantic July 14. Location TBD. NS3037
Tugger is about 9 months old, a red tri male, and he was left at a shelter in KY because the family was losing its home. He has been absolutely terrified of all the new people and surroundings but is coming around nicely in his foster home. He loves to play with other dogs and has good manners with them. He is also decent on a leash, and likes his crate. He does require a little patience of gentleness to handle as he learns no one is out to hurt him. Stay tuned for updates. Arriving Mid-Atlantic July 14. Location TBD. NS3036
Jacobo (true name Jake) is a 4-5 year old red-tri wiggle butt weighing in at around 55 lbs. He is the sweetest boy you'll ever meet, and no dog has a bigger heart. Once he knows you, he will bowl you over (sometimes literally) with his enthusiasm, with so many kisses, and with his irrepressible joie de vivre.
Jake was originally adopted from a dairy farm, and then lived with a family that loved him very much. But he has a very strong guardian instinct and could not adjust to a change to apartment living. He is HIGH on the velcro scale, and a medium-high energy boy. He is house trained and crate trained.
One of his favorite things to do is putter around in the backyard, but only if you're out there too of course. And as you can see from the picture, a baby pool is a must! He will gleefully grab one of his many stuffed toys and trot outside with it and proceed to roll around with it. He is a renowned player of "keep away" and is also an excellent gardening supervisor. He also LOVES long, daily walks in the country. Jake is sensitive, smart and has a sweet sense of humor. You simply could not ask for a better boy.
Jake has been working so, so hard on being less of a guardian. If he could only find a loving and quiet home with a solid routine, he would finally feel safe and secure. No children or other pets, please. A fenced-in yard is strongly preferred so he can putter about and have unlimited pool time, too! Calm, assertive people familiar with the breed would be the best fit for him. His adopters will need to continue to work with him to slowly but surely show him that the world is a safe, fun place. If you have time, patience and love to shower him with, please apply for our sweet boy.
Jacobo is fostered in New London, PA
Apply here for him. NS3032
Amy is a 7 year old blue merle female. She is 40 pounds, spayed, UTD with vaccines and housebroken. She is excellent with other dogs, adults, and kids, but only fair with cats. Amy is arriving the weekend of July 14th, stay tuned for updates on this adorable girl. Fostered in Trout Run, PA NSXXXX
Sunflower, female puppy who is all white with an adorable grayish Merle patch. She will be fostered in the mid Atlantic.
Sunflower is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until she is 8-10 weeks old near the end of August. NS3067
Pinto, a male puppy who is a blue Merle sable coat with a split face with a darker patch on the left side. He is fostered in the Mid Atlantic. Pinto is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until he is 8-10 weeks near the end of August. NS3066
Flag, a male puppy who Blue Merle male with a split face. Left side all white with the right side of face all black. He is fostered in the Mid Atlantic. Flag is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until he is 8-10 weeks near the end of August. NS3065
Josephine, a female puppy who is strawberry cream colored with a white blaze on her forehead. She is fostered in the Mid Atlantic. Josephine is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until she is 8-10 weeks near the end of August.
Flint, a male puppy who is a blue Merle, white body with Merle markings on ears and around the right eye. He is fostered in the Mid Atlantic. Flint is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until he is 8-10 weeks near the end of August. NS3063
Loretta, a female puppy who is a Blue Merle with a starburst of white above her nose She is fostered in the Mid Atlantic. Loretta is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until she is 8-10 weeks near the end of August. NS3062
Cynthiana, a female puppy who is a a blue Merle with a blaze of white up to her eyes towards the left. She is fostered in the Mid Atlantic.
Cynthiana is a month old, and will not be ready for adoption until she is 8-10 weeks. End of August. NS3061
Meet LucyLou, a blue Merle female and mother of the 7 puppies ...
She is a very good mom and has been a great foster dog too!
She will be looking for a great home and is currently being fostered in the mid Atlantic. LucyLou will not be available for adoption until her puppies are 8-10 weeks old at the end of August. They are currently only 4 weeks old. NS2627
Ava is a youthful two year old 56# tri-colored female. She has a lovely tail that has a slight curve with a white colored tip. She has already had a litter of puppies and is ready to experience whatever else life has to offer. She has a moderate energy level and loves to go for walks, watch squirrels, bunnies and any other wildlife that crosses her path. But she does settle nicely when it's time to go in the house. She is crate trained, stays in the yard and has great recall when she's outside. But if a cat, squirrel or other fast creature enters her territory, she will give chase without regard to boundaries, so a fenced yard might work best for her. She loves to be outside, as she was previously an outside dog. But she especially loves to stay with her person and go in and out of the house every at every available opportunity.
Ava is still working on rides in the car. She simply is unsure of the destination and needs a few more trips to realize the car doesn't stop to drop her off and leave without her. It is possible to ride and come home after having a yummy snack or see a friendly four legged friend in the car next to her. She is a very good walker, but will naturally pull if she see's another animal. She doesn't counter surf, but needs some correction to lay down under the table when people are having a meal. She also gets along with the other dogs, but would really like to play, although she has a more "tomboyish" play style. She enjoys a good antler to chew on and especially likes to dissect her stuffies because that's just plain fun.
Ava would do best in a home with lots of attention; specifically belly rubs, a yard to explore and run and also the possible swim because she does like water and would possibly enjoy experiencing that as well.
Ava is fostered in Spring Grove, Pa.
Apply here for her. NS3035
Amerie is an 8 week old female blue Merle with tan markings on her face and legs. She is the dominant one of the litter. Super active and super sweet. She gives lots of kisses and loves to be cuddled. She is as smart as a whip and mischievous. Her antics will keep you on your toes, but will keep you laughing. She can brighten anyone's day.
Apply here for her. NS3051
8 Week old Aussie/Houla puppies fostered near Gettysburg, PA!
Tristine is an 8 week old female blue Merle who is missing her right front leg. But don't let that scare you! She runs and plays and doesn't let it bother her at all. She is the smallest of the three and sweet, sweet, sweet!!! She is the submissive low key girl of the group. She loves to be cuddled and held.
Apply here for her. NS3053
Saffron is an 8 week old female, all tan with a splash of black on her tail. She holds her own with Amerie and loves to romp and play. She is super fast and can outrun her sisters. She also loves to be held and cuddled and will wash your face with kisses.
Apply here for her. NS3052