Boss is a 10+ year old male black bi Aussie. Thanks to generous sponsors, he has recovered from heartworm treatment and can't wait to find a new family!
He's a wonderful, enthusiastic boy with an energy level that belies his years!
We coined him the "Mexican Jumping Bean" because he hops up and down on his back legs whenever he wants to come back inside. Boss is a super sweet and responsive dog who bonds very quickly with his people. He also loves kitties!
Boss is an excellent passenger in the car, and also strongly believes in looking good for the ladies! He's always up for a bath, brushing and grooming. He's amazing on leash and loves going for low key walks around the neighborhood.
Boss has a tendency to redecorate an area when left alone for long periods of time...
...but that's okay because he loves his crate and will happily go in whenever you ask!
Sometimes he'll just walk right in on his own to take a nap.
Available Dogs - Southeast
NC, SC, GA, FL
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!
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.
Reed is an adorable 4 month old male, black bi with a tail. He could be an Aussie mix. He was found as a puppy with Echo (below) in a very rural area. We had no luck locating an owner. He is a sweet kind boy who just wants to please his person. He is affectionate and curious and loves to be in your lap! Reed does well with cats, at least his foster mom’s cats. He even initiates play with them! He is house and crate trained.
Reed is fostered in Alachua, FL.
Apply here for him. NS 1445
Rhett Butler is a very handsome 1 yr old red tri male. He weighs 45lbs.
Rhett is very shy and timid of new things, we feel he wasn’t treated very well as a youngster. He would do best with another well adjusted dog and someone who understands timid dogs. He does not like being left alone.
He is being fostered in Edgewater, FL
Apply here for him. NS1566
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JL is a 3 year old male Aussie/Great Pyrenees mix available for adoption in Powder Springs, Georgia. He weighs 50lbs. He’s a little shy at first but will warm up quickly, especially for a treat or a scratch behind the ears. He is very good with kids. JL has a desire to herd cats, but with no intention to hurt his feline friends.
Sparky-Man is a 75lb. male (could stand to lose a few) that is 7 years old. He is UTD on shots, neutered, and heartworm negative. He is a sweet boy who was turned in by his owners for herding the cat and the grandkids. He is a very sweet dog that wants to be right next to you. He loves belly rubs and walks.
He is extremely calm (kind of a lazy guy). He doesn't seem to like toys or really to play, so he might not be good for a home that wants a playful dog. He would do well with an older couple. He is super easy, has good manners and doesn't mind the crate, although we don't believe he needs it. He is good with kids.
Kilyn is a red bi female, approx 18 mo, 40lbs, (mom to puppies!) fostered in Fort Pierce, FL. NS 1871
He is just a great sweet relaxed boy that will greet you when you get home. He loves belly rubs and nudges you for a good petting.
He is fostered in St. Port John, FL.
Apply here to meet him. NS 1846
Raine is a 2 year old female blue merle recovering from heartworm treatment in Powder Springs, Georgia. NS 1928
Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who contributed to her care!
Paisley is a 6 year old female blue merle. After living without flea protection for a very long time, she is TRULY a diamond in the rough. We're convinced only a sweet girl like Paisley could ever pull off such a pitiful coat. It may be thin and riddled with bald spots, but she's more than happy to show you her new peach fuzz!
Paisley is a grateful dog. Once a totally neglected and abandoned girl, you'd better believe she loves every single day in foster care! She is the definition of velcro: affectionate, trusting, and always by her foster mom's side.
She's a low energy petite Aussie weighing 38lbs. Paisley is housebroken, crate trained, and an all-around low maintenance kind of gal who gets along just fine with everyone - including other dogs and cats.
His eyesight is not 100%, due to age, but he still sees well enough to navigate easily in any environment. He can be a bit insecure around other dogs as a result of his vision. Thankfully, Boss has two foster siblings who he plays very nicely with. The three of them are BFF's! :)
We believe Boss will be happiest with a laid back sibling or two who won't intimidate him. We also believe the family fortunate enough to adopt this old Aussie will wind up cherishing every single moment they have with him. He's a really sweet boy!
Boss is fostered in Monroe, GA.
Apply here to meet him. NS 1836
If you're searching for an absolutely stunning blue merle, we are SO sorry. Paisley's just not your kind of dog. If you're searching for an incredibly sweet and devoted companion on the other hand, look no further! She is a LOVE.
Paisley is fostered in Lake Park, GA.
Apply here to meet her. NS 1925
Zane is a gorgeous 2-3 year old Aussie with a docked tail. He weighs about 47lbs and has a wonderful athletic build. Don’t let Zane’s milk mustache fool you, he is a young, healthy and eager to please boy with a wonderful attitude.
Spicy is a sweet 5 month old red bi Aussie mix with gorgeous blue eyes. She was rescued as a stray from a shelter, therefore nothing is known of her history.
Biggs is a black bi male approx 2 yrs old and 50lbs. He is really just a big puppy. Biggs is a silly, smart dog with lots of potential. He is working on learning the basics and is getting the hang of sit and come. He is housebroke and crate trained although not fond of the crate. He picked up the doggie doors despite initially being scared of them. Biggs is still a little timid and jumpy of sudden movements and loud noises and a little nervous in storms. Biggs gets along really well with other dogs, bigger and smaller. He should probably be in a home with at least one other dog. Biggs has never shown any signs of aggression whatsoever, if one of the dogs growls he just walks (actually runs) away.
Biggs is fostered in Oviedo, FL. Apply here to meet him. NS 1872
He walks pretty good on a leash and loves to run in the yard checking things out, chasing things and playing with the other dogs in his foster home. Biggs also loves attention and his people and needs a home where he will not be left alone for extended periods of time. Biggs has recently discovered toys and enjoys squeaky and chew toys.
Zane loves to play with other dogs, and we are searching for a home for him that has other playful dogs or can at least take Zane to doggie play areas where he can really kick up his heels. He’s got a bit of that Aussome herding instinct, but never takes it too far and is so fun to watch. Zane does wonderfully with both male and female dogs. He loves to play, but will respect another dog if they don’t share the same interest.
Zane walks pretty well on leash and rides GREAT in the car. He was introduced to children and cats. He did great with kids and had some interest in kitties, but was easily redirected. He is not fostered with kids or cats, so a home with older children and someone experienced in canine/feline introductions would be best; or a home without cats entirely.
Zane is a pretty quiet fellow; he sees no need to
make noise very often. He is still learning his
housetraining manners and is unbelievably
responsive to his person! He has nothing but
potential to become an extremely obedient dog and
he loves playing fetch.
Zane is fostered in Dallas, GA.
Apply here to meet him. NS 1965
Spicy is very curious about everything around her, checking out the world one chew at a time. She's a bit concerned about veterinarians, and new things, but warms up very quickly. She can't wait to finish getting all my shots so that she can joins an active family Spicy is very friendly to all her fellow creatures, except she does show a tendency to want to chase cats on walks. She has done very well with kids that she has encountered. She is learning new things about house living every day, and soon will be able to walk by the road without even getting scared. One day at a time for Spicy.
Spicy is fostered in Alpharetta, GA.
Apply here to meet her. NS 1966
This is True Blue, weighing in at 40lbs. He is about 8yrs old and just had a full checkup and teeth cleaning. He has partial sight and partial hearing, hearing only high pitched whistles. He is learning sign language for “come” and “good boy”. UPDATE: True Blue went to eye specialist and can see shadows in BOTH EYES. Hears high pitched noice, so whistles work great. This housetrained gentleman is just the sweetest boy ever! If you’ve ever considered adopting a wonderful special needs boy, he is for you. True Blue is fostered in Zephrhills, FL. NS 1850
Keith is a blue merle puppy being fostered in GA. NS XXXX
Haven is looking for her forever home. Haven will be 3 years old in February and weighs about 25 lbs. She has some agility and obedience training. She is very active and needs a home that will keep her active!
She does well with some dogs, some she doesn't, as she can be reactive. Haven is house and crate trained. She is fine with people but we would suggest no small children.
Haven is fostered in Land O'Lakes, FL.
Apply here to meet her. NS 1567
Georgia is a 4 year old female red tri available for adoption in Lawrenceville, GA. Weighing in at 45lbs, she is a dominant but very loving Aussie with low to moderate energy for the breed. She is an affectionate girl who LOVES everyone, including children. Georgia’s a sucker for belly rubs and being the center of attention. She’s never too far away from her people. Velcro alert!
Georgia is housebroken, crate trained, walks well on a leash and rides great in the car. She knows several basic commands and loves to play fetch! She gets along very well with other dogs, but is not particularly a fan of toy-sized breeds or cats.
She’s also a major “foodie” who will require a strong, confident leader to continue working with her on her meal and treat-time manners. She is highly food motivated. We believe Georgia will be happiest with a family (she really loves children) with a non-dominant canine sibling, or even as a single household dog where she can get lots of love and give out just as much in return.
Georgia is fostered in Lawrenceville, GA.
Apply here to meet her. NS 1867
He does great with female dogs. JL does want to be the king of the castle in his own house but shows no aggression to any other dogs outside. He is housebroken, walks amazing on leash, and is the perfect passenger in the car. JL’s a smart boy who is highly food motivated, making him easy to train.
He has the energy level of a Great Pyrenees and the protective nature of an Aussie. JL is very good at barking to let his family know someone’s at the door but quickly calms down with a head rub.
JL is fostered in Powder Springs, Georgia.
Apply here to meet him. NS 1789