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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.

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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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Tiny Baxter

Baxter is about 13 1/2 pounds and loves to play with dogs that are about his size, he needs a very patient and loving home as he came from my hoarding situation.

It will take him some time to bond with his new family, but he is well worth the effort. He is housebroken, crate trained, walks well on leash, and rides very nicely in the car. He knows sit and go kennel. He goes outside to go potty, because of his situation, he will need a fully fenced yard. 

 The others we have taken from the situation are doing well in their new home.

Please put in your application. He is located near Dayton Ohio. Please contact [email protected] for more info.  

Apply here for him.  NS3524

Mini Mary is 2-3 yrs. old and is from a hoarding situation.  We are not taking applications at this time.  NS3525
Cutter

This is cutter he is an 8 yr old neutered male, likes other dogs, knows sit, come, kennel up, takes a minute to warm up to people, needs a fenced yard.

Would love to have an interview. He is located in Maineville, Ohio Contact [email protected] for more information (his call name is Dakota)  NS2284
Bellamy 8 yr old black tri spayed female, crate trained, kennel trained. Knows: sit, come, down. NO FABRIC of any type, no carpets, must have physical fenced yard. Located in Maineville, OH  NS2525
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Daisy Fluff Bucket

Mini but mighty girl Daisy fluff bucket! Daisy is a calm, approximately 4-year-old, 27-pound blue merle bobtail Mini Australian Shepherd girl. Who could resist her beautiful floof! Daisy is more than good looks. She may have some quirks, but she is a great companion for the right person. Her knowledge on sit, being house broken and crate trained makes for a great and easy companion.

Daisy likes to be around her people, but also has her independence. When inside she likes to lay down and relax, when outside she is trotting around and being active.

Being around her humans and laying on the couch are some of Daisy’s favorite activities. Though Daisy is friendly and doesn’t mind being with other dogs, she’s fairly independent and does her own thing. Daisy would do best with someone who gives never ending love and affection.

Daisy has been very friendly to everyone she meets, but needs slow introductions to new people as she can be a little weary. She has great house manners and can even be left out to free range when you are not home. Daisy does not chew anything up or get into anything she shouldn’t. Daisy has slept well in her crate but has recently been sleeping wherever she chooses which is typically on the floor of our bedroom.

With her medium energy, Daisy is always down to take a long nap or go for a long walk. She’s a go with the flow kind of gal. Daisy is low velcro, though she wants to be where you are, she doesn’t need constant attention.

Daisy, of course, has some areas of needing extra care. When it comes to thunderstorms, it has been said she gets very scared and wants to hide. With having a safe comfortable spot for Daisy to go to during these times should be provided.

No doubt, with some time to get used to a new environment and bonding with her new family, she will gain the confidence she needs to strive.

Daisy is ready to be loved for who she is! An Aussie looking for a confident coach to lead her into the best years of her life. She came to us after her previous home had some hard times happening in their lives, no fault of Daisy. Mental and physical stimulation and continued socialization will unlock all her greatness.

Patient companion folks who love Aussie awesomeness and appreciate all that comes with a mini girl - the joys and the challenges - are going to adore Daisy. She is the dog for someone with an easy-going lifestyle who sees a pup as a family member.

What is Daisy seeking in her Forever Home? 

-Daisy's person(s) should be active, have herding dog or similar breed experience and confidence to meet the needs and the traits of an Aussie 
-They will patiently guide and lead this smart girl to be her most confident self 
-They see continued training and a lifetime of engaging their dog as a natural part of having a canine family member.
-Daisy prefers a fence, but it may not be necessary for the right active, experienced home. Daisy would welcome another dog or pet.
-Introductions with new people, places, and pets must be slow


Daisy is laying down dreaming about her future forever. She can’t wait to meet you and bring joy to each other’s life!

Does this fluff bucket make your heart burst with joy? The first step is to fill out an application.

Fostered in Salem, WI. Read the bio carefully. Priority is given to the pup's needs in choosing the adopter to ensure a Happy Forever.

Apply here for her.  NS4068