Happy Tails


Our darling little Kyza has found herself a forever family! I am so happy for her! She is such a sweet girl,but as with many rescue dogs, she has some separation anxiety and that takes a special person to deal with sometimes. I am so grateful for the hearts of people who take on the challenge of the dogs with separation anxiety. They are so worth it! Happy life of cuddling Kyza!

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We were hoping to have all of our rescues in permanent homes before Christmas… WE DID IT! Congratulations to our BEAUTIFUL Sky and her new family! We cannot wait to see the amazing dog that she will grow up to be!

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A huge congratulations to Clyde (now Phoenix!) and his beautiful mom! This was one of the most amazing transformations I have seen! Phoenix lived his entire 8 years in a small back yard with very little attention. In spite of a life void of human touch, he is the sweetest, happiest boy ever! What an absolute joy he is and what a great match they are! Sometimes good things come in senior packaging! Happy life you two!

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Jack Sparrow

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A HUGE congratulations to Jack, our favorite pirate and his new family! Praying for a lifetime of love and happiness for all!

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Congratulations to Clark and the Griswolds! (Not really, lol) What a perfect match for this sweet boy! He has a forever home just in time for Christmas. Have a wonderful life Clark!

Mom & Pup

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Update: Our "Rat Pack" mom and one of her 7 puppies are not available because they had been given away before we could bring them back to the rescue. To the new parents, please take good care of these two beautiful souls. Thank you.

Penelope (Penny)

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We are so happy to announce that sweet Penny is staying in her foster to adopt home! One of our wonderful fosters fell in love with her. Things happen quickly sometimes, especially with the pups! Fostering saves lives and our fosters ALWAYS have first choice. Congratulations to Penny and her new special family who will get to raise her into a big girl!


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Charlie is happily in his foster to adopt home and doing great. He loves his playmates and new family. Congratulations to all and to enjoying many years together! 


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Swiper's foster to adopt home could not resist adopting sweet little Swiper! She came into the rescue unnamed and found in a retention pond with a non weight bearing injury in her back leg. The only reason we can help her is that we had a foster step up at the right time. Great news, the vet says that her leg does not require surgery!


Congratulations to our Toby and his new forever family! Toby joins two big sisters and his new best friend, playmate and almost twin, Bryx. He is excited to welcome Toby into the family. Wishing you all many happy years!!



We are very excited to announce that Sully is staying with his foster to adopt home and it is now his forever home! Congratulations to this beautiful new family and wishing all a happy forever!

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Sadie & Diesel

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Congratulations to Diesel & Sadie! ! They were adopted TOGETHER into their new forever home. It couldn't be a better fit! Happy life to the new family!


Max is adopted! He is a handsome 6 year old who is crate trained, house trained, energetic and needs a job. He has found his active forever family. Congratulations to all!

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Ana is adopted! Congratulations to Ana and her new forever family! We hope you all have a life full of love. 


Sweet Rosie is finally adopted! She has been with us since March. Rosie attended doggy school at River City K9, We are so grateful for her potential adopters' willingness to help and wait. She just had completed her heartworm treatment and was ready to make it official.

Happy adoption day to Rosie and her new family!

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More awesome adoption news! Remember Spirit who had been roaming around in St. Johns county?

She has started her new journey with her forever family. Somehow dogs have a way of knowing and Spirit knew! Spirit needed a little support and vetting from our rescue and now has found her forever home with the wonderful family who found her. Have a happy life, Spirit, now known as Bella! 

Exciting news! Drago, Stella's sire who was rescued with her, is finally officially adopted! He is such a good boy too. In January he was at the shelter for over 100 days, but today, he has his own family who love him so much. Congrats to all of you and have a wonderful life Drago. You deserve it!

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Buddy has found his forever family! We had a busy weekend May 15th! Buddy instantly became friends with the youngest family member and slept in his room and snored all night. It was an instant match for this family! Have a great life Bud!

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Congrats to our little guy Bravo, now Rayden, and his new family! Rayden and his brother Titan were instant best friends too! Happy life to this super cool family!




Stella's new family

Stella was so shut down we had to carry her to the car from the shelter. She wouldn't walk, out of fear. Stella and her father, Drago, were overdue to be euthanized by the time we knew about them. As a rescue, its scary to pull dogs with unknown history. You never know if there will be health or training issues that present themselves. These two stand as the most expensive dogs we have taken in. Sometimes they just need a chance with the right people.


Molly stole the hearts of her foster parents so quickly, there was no time to post her information for adoption. Congratulations Molly and Eddins family.

Belle & Noel

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The Vandiver family have such big hearts. While picking up Belle as a foster to adopt they fell in love with Noel, and their house is now fur-ever happier by 8 paws!

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Joy & Cole

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Congratulations to the Bruce family who adopted not one but, two of the "Fab 5" puppies. Joy and Cole will spend their forever with each other.


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The Gallatin family opened their home and hearts to Holly, from the "Fab 5" litter. Not only did she get a fur-ever home, but she also gained a human brother and a fur sister!


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Our first rescue, Athena, mother of the "Fab 5" puppies, has finally found her forever! On March 16th Athena was adopted by Linda, the cousin of our rescue's founder. She will live her happily furever north of the Mason-Dixon Line, where her first day in her new home she experienced snow. Congratulations to you both! May you bond quickly, strongly and forever!


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Beautiful 1 year old Shadow is with her 'foster to adopt' family and now considered adopted. Congratulations to Shadow and her new family! Our foster families always have first choice on the dogs in their care. Shadow was fast to find her adoptive home! 


Congratulations to our gorgeous Lincoln and his new best friend! What a dynamic duo don't you think? Lincoln will be enjoying the ocean life in his new forever home. I'm so happy that he will get to go to lots of places and experience all sorts of cool things. Happy forever Lincoln!

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Huge congratulations to our sweet Maggie on finding her new family! Maggie is our girl that was hit by a car. She was adopted and returned 6 months later, by no fault of her own. She is a very shy and aloof girl and doesn't usually show well when first meeting people. I am forever thankful to all of our adopters, but especially the ones who adopt even when the dogs weren't perfect. I am so happy for Maggie and her new family. Wishing them a lifetime full of love and loyalty!


Congratulations to Gretta on finding her forever home! She will be 2 years old in September, is spayed, vetted, and on heartworm and flea prevention. She is crate trained, house trained, and people friendly. She is selective with her animal friends so she will need to be an only pet. Recommend no small children. We wish Gretta much happiness in her new home!

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Congratulations to our beautiful Liliana and her new family! I do believe she may end up being a water shepherd, how exciting! Have a happy life sweet girl!


Congratulations to Jasmine!  She has found her forever family! I LOVE this picture where her two new brothers are only interested in the stuffed adoption cake. Good luck to you pretty girl! Have fun with your human sisters and k9 brothers!

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Our 7 "Rat Pack" Puppies 

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Congratulations to all 7 of our puppies, 3 boys and 4 girls, and their families! Each one has a special forever foster to adopt home! They were so much fun, we will miss them. Happy forever to Frank, Dean, Sammy, Ava, Betty, Grace, and Gretta!