Available ARPH Dogs in the Mid West Region




ARPH's Mid West region includes: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin and Central Canada (Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunuvut).  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.

Please also check our Referral Page for aussies who are not in the ARPH program.






Eli ARPH #13750

Eli is a handsome neutered, 3-year-old black bi. Eli was picked up as a stray by the local animal shelter. Eli loves other well-mannered dogs and gets along well with children. He's done well with indoor cats but has yet to be left alone with them. He is an all around friendly laid back Aussie.

Eli is doing well with his house training. He enjoys water and can often be found lounging around in his kiddie pool. Eli has shown his ability to escape crates when left unattended. He also does not like to be confined to a room, he will find a way out. The right home for Eli will allow him to be out and about in the house while they are away.

Eli is the definition of a velcro dog and wants to be near his people at all times. He prefers to lay at your feet and follow you everywhere you go. Eli would love a home with people who like to have a dog near them whenever they are home. A fence and time to supervise Eli when outside is recommended.

Eli is being fostered in Kansas. If you wish to learn more about Eli please reach out to Ashley.



I can do the aussie wiggle!


Lady ARPH #13691

Lady is a sweet 6-year-old Red Tri with pricked ears. Before coming into ARPH, Lady and her owner's routine was to sit on the couch together, watch Westerns and eat hamburgers. Lady enjoyed barking at the dogs on the shows and just being by her human. She didn't get much activity as her person was not feeling very well over the past year. So, Lady put on a few extra pounds and is weighing in at about 55 pounds right now.

Unfortunately, her owner died a few weeks ago and she has been very sad. A neighbor promised her owner that she would make sure that Lady would be cared for. Lady went into boarding/daycare until arrangements could be made for us to take her into ARPH. She did fine with all the dogs there. Now that she is in her foster home, it is obvious that Lady misses her person as she was thoroughly loved. However, she is becoming happier each day and loves hanging out with her foster family including the older resident dog named Bear.

Her coat is sun bleached but will darken with time. Foster mom says she is a super sweet girl who is house trained, knows to go to her place and loves to run in the yard. She has great recall, takes correction well, eager to please, treat driven, and knows a few basic commands. Lady cat tested well but has not lived with cats nor kids. She has a laid back personality but gets super excited when her humans come home. She will bark when she initially meets someone at her foster home but then likes their attention. Right now she is shy in public places because it is all new to her. Lady has the typical velcro aussieness and wants to be right at your side.

Lady is looking for a home where she can safely run and play, have daily walks and be a companion with her human. Lady is being fostered in the Southern Indiana area.

If you are an approved ARPH adopter and interested in learning more about Lady, please contact fondapoland@gmail.com for further discussion. If you are interested in becoming an approved ARPH adopter, the first step is to submit an application


Bo ARPH #13751

Bo was found wandering a rail yard by a good Samaritan, she attempted to find his owners but no one came for him. We suspect that Bo was left in the rail yard by his former owners, this is not an uncommon occurrence at this location. Bo was matted and tired, he had the look of a dog who had only known outdoor life. When Bo first came to foster care with us it was a tough start. He was afraid of the other dogs, the floors in the house, and severely overweight. We started right away with grooming him at first, he was scared but within a week he started to relax. He’s lost some weight and loves being inside but he will need a patient home willing to continue teaching him what indoor life is all about.

Bo is around 4 and a half years old and is a good natured affectionate dog. He is crate trained and does well with crating. He loves being with his people. He does well with children but will need supervision. He gets along well with some dogs but he is dog selective. A dog intro will be required to adopt Bo. Bo will not be adopted to a home with cats. When Bo interacts with cats he attempts to grab him and he is not considered cat safe. He is not a playful dog but he is very calm and enjoys sitting near you and being petted. He is a low drive boy that will not require heavy exercise, however he will need someone willing to keep working on his weight loss. His favorite activity, other than just hanging out inside, is laying on the porch.

If you wish to learn more about Bo please reach out to Ashley.


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