Available ARPH Dogs in the Mid Atlantic Region

ARPH's Mid Atlantic region includes: Delaware, DC, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia .  We may not have a Representative in each location. Please check our Contact Page to see our list of Representatives.

Please complete our adoption application before contacting the Rep about an available dog.

Check the NE/MA ARPH website by clicking here!           

                                         Please check our Referral page!

 

 


Rex is a big, fluffy cuddly boy who would love to find a forever home that appreciates all his puppy-like qualities. He’s two years old, and sadly lost his home when his owners were deployed. Rex is quite the charmer, with a sweet disposition and a willing paw shake for all his friends. Everywhere Rex goes, he gains a following of admirers who can’t get over how beautiful he is and what a sweet disposition he has. He does well with other dogs that he has met, loves people and kids (his former family had young children). In his former home he got along with other dogs and with cats and lived with horses, chickens and turkeys.
According to his foster dad, Rex is learning "sit", but that usually morphs into a side saddle sit and that moves to a lay down and pat my belly move! He has no idea what "stay" means but we're working on it. He also will jump up sometimes, usually when excited, and he's learning that's not acceptable. Rex has discovered the joy of toys and focus’ a lot of energy on them. He still has a lot of puppy in him.

The ideal home for Rex is one that will continue his training, and most importantly – be able to meet his requirements for exercise and mental workouts. Like most Aussies, he is not a couch potato. Do you think you might qualify? If so, and if you are an approved ARPH applicant contact Hope. Rex is being fostered near Greensburg, PA.


  

 

 

 

This cute little guy is Zane. He’s about 1 1/2 years old and came into ARPH from a rural area for chasing down chickens which is a story that has led us to many great dogs before him. Zane is a sweet boy who wants love and attention all of the time from his person. Sometimes he jumps up when he gets excited but is learning better manners from his foster home. He’s a smart boy but has a lot to learn yet.  

Zane loves other dogs and loves to play with them. He can be a bit pushy and rough about it like many young Aussies but is very good natured about it all. 

He is very good about being in a crate and relaxing there. 

Zane is somewhat fearful of new people when he first goes to new places but adjusts well over time with exposure and patience. He’s comfortable with multiple surfaces and places but needs calm and time to meet new people. We believe this behavior will reduce significantly over time if he’s handled properly. This lovely young boy is looking for a forever home with an experienced dog owner who will help him mature into an even more wonderful dog than he already is.  If already approved contact Amy.

 

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