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Jackson in VA

Jackson was 2 years old when his owner decided he didn’t want him anymore. Being housebroken and good with people and children, it didn’t take him long to find a forever home.   We recently received a note from his new family saying “Jackson is doing REALLY well-he's got a super temperament and is a serious love bug. I can't imagine how he could be doing any better!”

Rocky in NC

One year old Rocky (on the left and now called Hugo) is pictured here with his adoptive family, including dog friends Lily and Sam.  A purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, he was taken to a shelter by his owner who could no longer keep him.  His new mom writes - “He’s so sweet and his eyes just light up when I encourage him/smile at him.  He and Lily have taken a real shine to one another.  They play and hang out all of the time.  Thanks so much, I’m so in love with our new guy!”

Mickey in MD

Mickey, a 6 year old male Anatolian, fit in so well at his foster home that he became a permanent member of the family!  Way to go Mickey.

Hannibal in IL

Hannibal, an 18 month old Anatolian, came to us in rough condition.  He was very skinny and sick with pneumonia.  We couldn’t be happier to report that Hannibal was adopted!  His forever home writes - “He is such a great dog and fits into the house as if he has always been with us. He is a part of our family unit already. We are so lucky and blessed with Hannibal. He is going to be a wonderful dog.”

Rufus and Kizzy in Arkansas

Rufus and Kizzy were left behind when their owners moved and they had to fend for themselves for quite a while.  They have found a forever home and the great news is that they are staying together. They live with a family that has two young boys and a big yard to play in.  Life is good again!

Spencer in NC

Spencer, a 2 year old purebred Anatolian, came into rescue when his owner could no longer take care of him.  He found his forever family and they recently let us know that Spencer, now called Jake, has fit in 100% like he'd been there forever, and is very respectful of the horses.  Way to go Jake!

Gunny in OH

Gunny, a 16 month old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, came into rescue when his owner had to move to the city and no longer had enough room or time for him.  Here is Gunny on the job with some of his alpacas at his forever home in Virginia.  His new family wrote that he is adjusting well and seems happy. Thanks to everyone who played a role in Gunny's success!

Big Boy in TN

Big Boy, aka Quinlan, was abandoned and the woman feeding him had too many animals already to keep him.  A 6 to 9 month old Anatolian puppy when he came into rescue, Big Boy was sweet and loved children.  Already housebroken and knowing basic commands, it didn’t take long for him to find a forever home.

Bella in TX

At 6 years of age, Bella was dumped in a kill shelter because her owner didn’t want her anymore.  We got her out in the nick of time and after boarding her for a while, we found her the perfect home.  She now lives in Pennsylvania and her new owner just loves her.
Buck in NC

Buck’s family had fallen on hard times and couldn’t take care of him any longer.  After a couple of months in foster care he found his forever home and was able to celebrate Christmas with his new mom.
Franklin in NC

Poor Franklin was taken to the shelter because he got too big.  We were able to rescue him and it didn’t take long to find this handsome boy a forever home.  He now is with a family that loves and appreciates him.  His new mom thinks he is just the right size!
Caroline in MI

Caroline was picked up as a stray and after spending a year in foster care we found just the right family for her.  She now gets to play with two young girls and gets all the love and attention she deserves.
Pixie in TN

This is a recent picture of Pixie at her forever home. She was with goats, but after she got injured fighting off coyotes, her owner dumped her at the shelter.  Pixie has found the family and home that she has always deserved.
Ginger in AL

Ginger was taken to a kill shelter at nine month old because she was not good with livestock. We were able to pull her in the nick of time and place her in foster care. Ginger has found a great home where she will be a companion dog with her Anatolian buddy named Vasi.
Donovan in NC

Donovan, an Anatolian mix, was 7 years old when he was picked up as a stray and ended up in a shelter in VA.  His skin and coat were in bad condition, but after medical attention, good nutrition and lots of TLC, he was as good as new!  A big friendly love bug and couch potato, Donovan found his forever home, and spends his time
lounging in air conditioned comfort with his boxer buddy.  We are so happy for him.
Zeki in WI

Zeki was 16 months old when his owner took him to the shelter because he wanted to play with the sheep.  The shelter staff loved Zeki and couldn’t say enough good things about him. Good with dogs and cats and very friendly with people, a request for a foster home turned into an adoption application and a wonderful forever home in Wisconsin.
Buddy in NC

Buddy came into foster care with us when he was 5 years old. His owner had kept him in a small pen and the neighbors complained about the dogs barking all the time. Animal control gave her a month to re-home her dogs.  A few months later, after testing him with livestock, Buddy went to his forever home where he will be guarding alpacas.  He is shown here in his introduction pen next to the alpacas. He will be moved in with the livestock once he gets used to them and is trustworthy. Looks like Buddy is ready for his new life! 
Diego in WI

Diego was 1 year old when his owners decided they could no longer keep him.  Being housebroken and good with other dogs and cats, Diego (shown on the left) hit it off with his foster family’s Anatolian Callie right from the start.  He fit in so well his foster family decided to make him a permanent member of the family!
Layla in NC

Layla , a 3 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, came into rescue because her family didn't have enough time for her.  Being housebroken and leash trained, as well as loving attention and riding in the car, Layla found the perfect home in Ohio where she will be the center of attention.
Franklin in NC

Franklin came into our rescue because his owner could no longer keep him. He was heartworm positive and was treated while in foster care. Now he is healthy again and lives in SC with his new family that includes another Anatolian and two cats.  
Millie in CA

Millie, the pretty little Anatolian girl that was picked up as a stray in northern CA has found a wonderful forever home. Her new family is very happy with her and it looks like a match made in heaven. Way to go Millie!
Tucker in TN

We pulled Tucker from a kill shelter in TN where he had been abandoned by his owner. With lots of TLC from his foster home, it didn't take long for him to become a happy boy again.  Last month Tucker, now named Rowan, went to his forever home in TX.  This is what his new family has to say: "Tucker seems very happy here and we are pleasantly surprised how well everything has been going. Thank you again for all your help in finding a dog with the personality we were looking for! You have found us the perfect dog."
Brutus in Louisiana

Brutus was 10 months old when his owner dumped him in a kill shelter because he didn't get along with another male dog. He loved people and was very good with female dogs, but was a little shy and insecure around unfamiliar surroundings.  He soon won over the hearts of his foster family and they adopted him.  Way to go Brutus!
Su in NC

Su, an 18 month old purebred female Anatolian, came into rescue with her sister Sherry
because their breeder was unable to place them and could no longer take care of them. They were very shy and not well socialized.  Their foster home spent several months getting them used to people and new situations.  Su has joined her sister Sherry at their forever home in MD where they are guarding goats on a 35 acre farm. We are so happy that they could stay together and that they found such a great home.

Jack and Jill in NM

Jack, a 1 year old male, and Jill, a 2 year old female, were picked up as strays. Nobody came to claim them and the small county New Mexico shelter was running out of room.  Luckily we were able to take them into foster care.  Their new mom and dad drove from Colorado, through a snow storm to pick them up because they couldn't wait.  What a delight to get this photo of Jack and Jill playing at their forever home.  We are so happy that they could stay together and we wish them all the best!

Destan and Dostca in AZ

Dostca’s owner and breeder passed away, and she ended up at a shelter where she gave birth to five purebred Anatolian puppies.  We received a call right before Christmas, 2012 asking for help in placing 8 year old Dostca.  Fortunately we were able to find a wonderful home for her and she spent Christmas with her new family.  Dostca had a brand new life, but that was the end of her story.  Destan was one of her puppies born at the shelter.  After her siblings were adopted, Destan was left all alone and we managed to get her into rescue and foster care.  After several visits with her mother, Destan was reunited permanently with Dostca.  They are both living together on a farm where they protect livestock.  Now that is a happy ending!

Polly in IL

Polly was picked up as a stray and ended up in a shelter.  Nobody came to claim her and we were able to take her into our rescue.  She spent the Christmas Holidays with her foster family.  Polly traveled to IL just last week to meet her forever dad and new beagle buddy.  They are all getting along well and Polly is very much loved.

Chesney in LA

Chesney was surrendered by his owner because she didn’t have time for him anymore and her house was too small.  We were able to take him into foster care, have him neutered, and found him a great home where he has lots of room to run and play, and people that can spend time with him.

Sherry in NC

Sherry, an 18 month old purebred Anatolian, came into rescue because her owner didn’t have time for her.  She learned the ropes of walking on a leash and basic obedience, but took a real shining to livestock.  Sherry found a working home in MA and is a livestock guarding watching over goats.
Aspen in NC

Aspen, a 6 year old female Anatolian, came into rescue because her owners got divorced and couldn’t keep her anymore.  She found her forever home with her foster mom, Nina.  She has a lot of other animals and a special male Anatolian to keep her company.
Cooper in NC

Cooper, a 3 year old male Anatolian, was picked up as a stray.  A really big love, he found his forever home in North Carolina with a wonderful family who had recently lost their Anatolian.  It couldn’t have been a better match.
Duluth in NC

Duluth, a one year old purebred Anatolian, came into rescue along with her littermates when their owner’s wife became ill and died.  A very friendly and loving dog, she found her forever home and family in Colorado, where she lives with another Anatolian.  Way to go Duluth!
Willow in TN

Willow, a 3 year old female Anatolian Shepherd, was picked up as a stray and we were able to pull her from the shelter just in the nick of time.  She has been adopted by a great family who recently adopted a young male Anatolian.  She will spend the rest of her life surrounded by children, chickens, and goats on a family farm. What a perfect life for her!
Molly in TN

Molly, a 1 year old female Anatolian Shepherd, was dumped at the shelter because the owner simply didn't want her anymore.  We were able to rescue her and after a couple of months in foster care, Molly found a wonderful forever family.  She now lives in Massachusetts with another rescued Anatolian and people that love her.

Tyson in WI

Tyson, a young male Anatolian Shepherd Dog, came into rescue as a stray.  A very happy and loveable dog, he liked to be around people and got along well with other dogs and cats.  His foster family worked with him on basic commands, crate training and he made rapid progress walking on a lead.  Thanks to his foster family, Tyson found a loving home in Iowa with 2 children to watch over.

Samson in NC

Samson, a 2 year old purebred male Anatolian, needed to find a new home because his owner could no longer keep him.  A handsome, healthy, sweet dog who was well socialized, he found a great home in a gated community on the beach in FL.  His new family couldn't be happier!  Samson has settled right in and loves sleeping on the bed with them.   

Koja in NC

Koja, a 7 year old female Anatolian Shepherd, despite being on a chain her entire life, was the sweetest dog we had ever met and was grateful for any attention she got.  A big girl, good with other dogs and cats, Koja found herself a forever retirement home.  She lives in the house with her buddy Ruger, another Anatolian, and keeps her owner's 93 year old mother company.  Way to go Koja - you deserve this!

 

Grady in NC

Grady, a 1 year old purebred male Anatolian, came into rescue because his owner’s wife, the primary caretaker, became ill and died. The owner was overwhelmed with nineteen dogs and appealed to rescue for help.  A friendly and sweet dog, Grady loved people and was very respectful of livestock.  He fit in and did his job so well that his foster mom decided to adopt him.  Way to go Grady!

Holly in TN

Holly, a purebred Anatolian, was just 4 months old when her owner surrendered her to rescue.  Fostered on a working goat farm in Tennessee, she learned the ropes of being a livestock guardian at an early age under the watchful eyes of six other Anatolians.  She did such a great job with the livestock that the rancher fostering her decided to adopt her.  Another wonderful working dog success story!

Ripley in NC

Ripley, a purebred male Anatolian, came into rescue at the young age of three months because his owner’s wife became ill and died.  Housebroken, sweet, friendly, and very respectful of other dogs, this cutie found a great home in CT where he can romp with a Bernese Mountain Dog named Cali and watch over 4 young grandchildren.  His owners sent us this photo of Ripley making himself right at home!

Natika Noel in CA

Natika Noel, a 9 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, came into rescue because her owner could no longer keep her.  Noel, just a love and great with people and kid,s found her forever home in CA where she will spend her senior years in comfort.  She is pictured here with her new mom!
Spencer in NC

Spenser, a purebred male Anatolian puppy, along with his 5 siblings, came into rescue when his owner became overwhelmed with nineteen dogs and appealed to rescue for help.  Spenser took to guarding livestock quickly at his foster home.  He and Lucinda found their forever home in Florida.  The attached photo is at his FL farm.  His adoptive family writes - "Spencer introduces himself to some of our Myotonic bucks & bucklings.  He and Lucinda are doing fine adjusting to their new home.  They are very nice dogs".
Lucinda in NC

Lucinda, a beautiful white female Anatolian Shepherd, came into rescue because her owner's wife, the primary caretaker of nineteen dogs, became ill and died.  She and Spenser found a great home together in
Florida on an 80 acre farm as guardians.  Their job is to watch over Myotonic goats and Lucinda is taking her job seriously and adjusting well to her new home. 
 
Blondie in TX

Blondie, an Anatolian under one year of age, came into rescue as a stray.  Blondie showed up at an office building and a wonderful woman took pity on her and contacted us.  That great lady fell in love with Blondie, Blondie bonded to her and she adopted her.  A true 'Love at First Sight' happy ending story. 
Brownie in NC

Brownie, a 3 year old female Anatolian, came into rescue because her owner's wife, the primary caretaker of their 19 dogs, became ill and died.  A very friendly and sweet girl, Brownie found a loving home in
North Carolina where she can spend much of her time inside being a great companion and having a wonderful life.
Cosmo in TN

Cosmo, a 1 year old male Anatolian, was picked up as a stray.  We pulled him from the shelter when nobody came to claim him.  His foster home worked with him on obedience, leash training and socialization.  Cosmo found a super home in NC where he will be surrounded by a family with 2 young children as well a chickens, goats, a donkey and two dogs.  What a great place for a young Anatolian to grow up!
Kadifer in IL

Kadifer, a 9 year old purebred male ASD, was abandoned.  He was dumped by his owner in a shelter because he liked to roam and didn't come when called.  Very friendly, housebroken, good around other dogs and cats, and loving affection, his foster mom fell in love and adopted him.  What a perfect home to live out his life!  
 
India in NC

India
, a purebred Anatolian Shepherd, was 5 months old when she and her littermates came into rescue.  Their owner’s wife, the primary caretaker for the dogs, became ill and died. The owner was overwhelmed with nineteen dogs and appealed to rescue for help. India found her forever home on a farm in GA.  She is a pup in training and learning the ropes of being a livestock guardian with free range chickens with the help of a male Anatolian. 
Cocoa in NC

Cocoa, a purebred Anatolian Shepherd, was 5 months old when she and her littermates came into rescue.  Their owner’s wife, the primary caretaker for the dogs, became ill and died.  The owner was overwhelmed with nineteen dogs and appealed to rescue for help. Cocoa found her forever home on a ranch in VA.  She is a pup in training and learning the ropes of being a livestock guardian with sheep under the watchful eye of a male Anatolian.  She is going to love it!
Annie in NC

Annie, a beautiful and classic looking 1 year old female Anatolian, wasn't properly introduced to the flocks of chickens and peacocks she was to protect.  It didn't work out for her and she was given up to rescue.  Annie, a very friendly laid back girl and good with other dogs, found her forever home in MA with a family having 2 other dogs, 2 cats and numerous farm animals.  It is a dream come true for her!

Adam in TN

Adam, a 1 and 1/2 year old Anatolian, was dumped into an Eastern TN neighborhood and was begging for food.  A family took pity on him and started feeding him but knew they couldn't keep him.  With a wonderful temperament, it didn't take Adam very long to find a loving forever home in FL.

Crystal in NC

Crystal, a 4 year old purebred Anatolian, was purchased as a livestock guardian but did not do well with poultry and had to be re-homed.  Very sweet and friendly, she found a great home in IA with another dog to romp with.

Jackson in NC

Jackson, a 2 1/2 year old male Anatolian, was taken to the county shelter because he didn't work out as a livestock guardian.  Very friendly, Jackson found an Iowa family he could call his own.

Melik in NM

Melik, a 2 year old purebred Anatolian, ended up in rescue because he didn't get along with other male dogs.  Friendly with cats and female dog,s and great with children, he found a wonderful home in KS.

Denver

Denver
, a six month old puppy, came into rescue from a family who couldn't handle him.  He found a loving forever with a retired couple from TX.  He will be doing a lot of traveling and I'm sure he will enjoy every minute of it!
Eve

Eve, a 12 to 18 month Anatolian, was found wandering the streets scavenging for food.  A really nice couple started feeding her and letting her sleep in their garage, but they didn't have the resources to care for her.  Being friendly with people and having a great personality, it didn't take her long to find a loving family in MD with a built-in Anatolian companion to play with.
Connor

Connor, an 8 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog came into rescue because his owner had a stroke and couldn't take care of him anymore.  A wonderful dog in all regards he found a loving forever home.
Joy in NC

Joy, a 4 year old purebred Anatolian, was raised with alpacas and horses, but due to a divorce and move to a condo, she was given to a ranch where it didn’t work out for her.  The perfect match was found for her and Joy is now living and working at a horse sanctuary.  The latest word is that she has adapted well and enjoys the two-legged and four-legged companionship.
Honeydew in NM

Honeydew, a 5 ½ year old purebred Anatolian, came into rescue because her owner became very ill.  She was good with other dogs and kids, and loved to ride in a car.  
Honeydew went to a New Mexico home with four children and another Anatolian.  She is a wonderful companion dog and member of the family.

Ariel in NC

Ariel found her forever home in Alabama   A 2 ½ year old Anatolian, she came into rescue when her owner passed away.  A very sweet girl, she was well trained and very well behaved from day one.  It didn’t take long for her to get noticed and find a really great place to call home.
Lucy in NC

Lucy, a 2 year old Anatolian, was found by a very nice couple wandering down the highway.  Unable to find her owners, they surrendered her to rescue.  A very sweet dog, when her adoptive family came to pick her up she hopped right into their car without a backward look.  Her forever home writes, ‘Lucy is fitting in with perfection.  She is incredibly well behaved and amazingly sweet!  She anxiously met Gus, our alpha cat, and all went well.  She is walking well on the leash and eating just fine.  We couldn
't even believe how well she took the ride here.  She LOVES to be petted.  She was very happy to meet her own image in our mirror so when she wants doggie companionship, she seems to run upstairs and look in the mirror, hilarious!’
Trixie in NC

Trixie, an outgoing and active 2 ½ year old Anatolian, came into rescue with no real issues.  She was good with adults, kids, other dogs, and livestock.  She had lived inside with her owner until the owner died and turned her over to a friend for placement.  She found a wonderful home with a great family in
AL
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Cleo in WI

Cleo, a 7-8 year old pure-bred Anatolian was in need of a new home when her owner lost his house and moved into an apartment.  Cleo has been staying with her owner’s sister but had to find a permanent home.  She found her forever home in a secluded part of Wisconsin where she can be the only dog and romp and play with her new cat and horse companions.

Caroline in MI

Caroline, a two year old mixed-breed Anatolian, loved people, other dogs, and had no bad habits.  Crate trained and house broken, she found her forever home with a wonderful family in Michigan.  They wrote that ‘Caroline is a very sweet gentle dog who gets along with everyone’.  They are very happy with her.

Samy in IL

Samy, renamed Ruger, is a 3 year old purebred Anatolian that was taken to the shelter because he got to big.  Sweet, loving and well mannered, Ruger found his forever home in
Illinois

Ruger’s adoptive family wrote -
Been a great week here; put all the big kids out together today - It went splendidly.  Roo aka "Ruger" behaved perfectly and listened when called to come.  What a great boy.  My gain, previous owners loss.  Thank God for having the right man at the right time.  He is such a blessing.

River in CA

River, a 3 year old purebred ASD, needed to find a new home because his owners were moving to the city and couldn’t take him with them.  River, a working dog good with goats, horses and chickens, found the perfect home in CA  where he can watch over his two and four-legged charges.
Odie in MN

Odie, a 2 year old Anatolian, was rescued from a kill shelter in
AL.  Being very friendly with people, cats and larger dogs, his foster home gave him the obedience training he needed to make his adoptive family in MN fall in love with him.  Odie is going to be one very happy and content camper!  

Berk in NC

Berk, a 3 year old male Anatolian, was given up because his owners didn’t want him anymore.  He found the perfect forever home at a horse sanctuary where he is watching over his charges.  His owners couldn’t be happier on how he has adapted to his new surroundings and duties.  Outstanding!

Buffy in TX

Buffy, a 6 year old female Anatolian Shepherd came into rescue because her owners could no longer keep her.  She found a perfect home in Texas surrounded by love and other Anatolians to hang out with and animals to watch over.

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Mick in NC

Mick was found wandering the streets of Houston, TX and when no one claimed him from a kill shelter, we scooped him up.  At two and a half, he was a big, beautiful Anatolian Shepherd Dog with perfect manners.  Being good with people and a true southern gentleman in all aspects, it didn’t take long for someone to fall head over heals with him and scoop him up!

Oak in NC

Oak, a 2 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, was in boarding for a long time and needed a family that he could be part of.  Not being socialized much as a pup, Oak was very shy and untrusting of his surroundings, but he is coming around with the help of his new family.

Simone in WI

Simone was 18 months old when she was dropped off at a shelter just before Christmas because she got too big and nobody had time for her anymore.  Being very friendly and good with children, dogs and cats, she settled in so well with her foster family that they adopted her.  It couldn’t have worked out better. 

Sarah in NC

Sarah was not even 2 when she was dropped off at a shelter.  Her owners had bred her, kept the pups, and left Sarah at the shelter with the pups barely old enough to survive on their own.  Sarah loves people and it didn’t take long for her to find a forever home with a great couple in Florida.  They wrote rescue that they love Sarah very much and that she is the perfect dog.

Dillon in MI

Dillon, a 3 year old was picked up as a stray.  Having a wonderful temperament and being good with cats and other dogs, his foster home worked hard at teaching him commands, manners and walking on a lead.  He charmed his new family when they visited with his great personality.  He loved them and they loved him – a perfect match!
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Samson in TX

Because Samson would rather be with people than livestock, he was surrendered at the young age of 14 months.  Good with other dogs and children, it didn’t take long for him to fit into the lifestyle at his foster home and they adopted him.

 

Petra in NC

Petra’s breeders had turned her mother into rescue 2 months earlier and then didn’t want to deal with a growing puppy.  Petra learned the ropes from her mother who is very friendly and outgoing, and soon found a great home, along with her sister Lacy, in MI.

 

Lacy in NC

At 5 months of age Lacy’s breeder didn’t want her anymore and took her to the local shelter.  A beautiful white Anatolian puppy, her foster home socialized her and taught her basic commands.  She found a loving home in Michigan.


Abbey in VA

Abbey was 9 months old when her owners had to move and dumped her in a shelter.  A very sweet girl, good with dogs, cats and people, she found a loving family willing to raise a young Anatolian with lots of energy.  Her adoptive family wrote – ‘She was absolutely perfect in the car. We were taken back by her sweet demeanor and gentleness. She explored most of the house right away, and then ate the food and water we offered her. As I write this, she is laying in my son
's room while he is getting a bath.  We really appreciate everyone's efforts and we are very thankful and excited to be Abbey's forever home. We look forward to the journey!
Jack in MI

Jack was 1 year old when his owner had to move and could not take him along.  His foster family worked with him on obedience and good manners and Jack recently passed the AKC Canine Good Citizens test.  All the hard work paid off – his
Michigan forever home feel in love with Jack’s temperament and good looks and he is doing great!
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Two Toes in TX

Two Toes, an 18 month old male Anatolian, was a stray before coming into rescue.  Friendly with people, female dogs and children, Two Toes rode well in a car and walked well on a leash.  He found a loving family and forever home nearby.

 

Oscar in NC

Oscar, an 18 month old Anatolian male, lived in a household with many other dogs and spent most of his time in a crate.  His owners knew he needed a better life and called rescue.  Loving attention and a good ole belly rub, this good boy found a family to love.  He is a delightful addition to their home.

ROSIE in VA

Rosie, a 2 year old female Anatolian Shepherd, was taken to the shelter by her owners because they didn
't want her anymore.  Housebroken and great with people and other dogs, she quickly charmed the hearts of a family near her Virginia foster home.
BELLA in TX

Bella, a 1 year old female Anatolian Shepherd Dog, was pulled from a kill shelter.  Her foster family found her to be very sweet and loving.  It didn’t take her long to find her forever home in
Texas.
Booker in VA

Booker, a young male Anatolian Shepherd Dog, was picked up as a stray.  A very sweet boy who loved people and attention, it didn’t take him long to find his forever home.
RUFUS in TN

Rufus, an 18 month old male Anatolian Shepherd Dog, came into rescue from a working dog home because he wanted to be with people, not animals.  Good with other dogs, adults and children, Rufus found a wonderful forever home in PA.  
Daisy in NC

Daisy’s owners got divorced and nobody had time for her anymore.  Thanks to a great group of transport volunteers, 4 year old Daisy, shown here with her forever family, made her journey from foster care in NC to her new home in PA.
 

Carlos in NC

Carlos, an 18 month old male Anatolian Shepherd Dog, was picked up as a stray and scheduled to be euthanized when nobody came to claim him.  A happy dog, always wagging his tail, it was love at first site for his adoptive family.

 

Summer in VA

Summer, a 2 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog, found the perfect home!  She has run of her new place in South Carolina, has a large fenced yard to play in, two and four legged companions to hang out with, and a king size bed to sleep on.  Life couldn’t get any better!
Migs in FL

At two years of age, Migs needed a new home because his owners no longer had time to give him the attention and exercise he needed and deserved.  Good with children, other dogs and cats, as well as housebroken and obedience trained as a puppy, Migs found a perfect forever family in FL.

Major in KY

Major is a 1 year old purebred Anatolian Shepherd Dog whose family had to move from their farm into an apartment, and surrendered him to the local shelter.  His foster family fell in love with him and his sweet nature.  He got along splendidly with their Anatolian and they adopted him in short order!
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Anna in Ohio

Anna, at 4 month old was given to rescue because "she wasn't a good working dog". She is now in a loving, permanent home and has learned to trust people and other animals again.
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Bo in Florida

Bo was pulled from a kill shelter in Florida after being confiscated from his previous owner. He had a bit of a rough life before, but now he is thrilled to be in a permanent home where he can lounge in the air conditioning, play with "his" cats and enjoy the affection and attention he deserves.
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Beau in Tennessee

Beau had been wandering the streets for weeks when he finally ended up on the front porch of some very nice people. They fell in love with him but could not keep him, so they started looking for a home for him. After contacting the Anatolian Shepherd Dog Rescue League, Beau was placed in a foster home where it was evident that he was starving for attention and human companionship. Thanks to the caring people that found him, he is now in his forever home, where he gets all the love and attention he deserves!
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Katie in Michigan

After Katie's owners lost their farm and got divorced, she needed a new place to call her own. She now has a new family that will give her all the attention she deserves.
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San Antonia in Texas

After the death of her owner, Annie traveled over 100 miles in search of a new home. Some wonderful people took her in and contacted the ASDRL. Annie was skinny and very tired but after a few month in foster care she has put on some weight and is happy and healthy.
She now lives with her new family in her forever home, where she watches over their Chihuahuas.
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Ziggy

Ziggy was pulled from a shelter. He was shy and scared at first but his foster mom helped him overcome his fears and taught him basic commands and how to walk on a leash. He is now with his new family that adores him and he is loving every minute of it.
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Sissy

Sissy was very shy after we pulled her from a shelter. Her foster mom has been patiently working with her and has taught her that life is not so bad after all. Sissy is now able to go to new places and even meet new people but she is happiest when she is at home with her foster mom whom she adores. Her foster mom has fallen in love with her too and has decided to adopt her. Sissy is a very lucky girl and will stay with the people she loves forever.
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Quinn

Quinn was picked up as a stray but nobody came to the shelter to claim him. Fortunately we were contacted and we were able to find him a new home. He now lives with his new family on a hobby farm and gets all the love and attention he deserves.
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Zeke

At only 7 months of age Zeke was abandoned by his owners and near starvation when we rescued him. He is now in the safety of his forever home and thanks to the love and understanding of his new owners, he is enjoying life again.
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ZEUS in TN

Zeus was just a puppy when his owner could no longer keep him and dropped him off at a kill shelter where we pulled him just in the nick of time. He now lives north of Nahville TN watching over his new family and their horses.
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Thor in TX

Due to domestic issues, Thor's former owners couldn't keep him anymore and took him to the shelter. Fostered on a working farm, his natural working instincts thrived. Thor is going to have a very good life watching over sheep and free range chickens in Texas.
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Puppies in IL

These Anatolian littermate puppies were rescued from a farm in Illinois when the owner could no longer afford to feed them. Merlin now lives in Florida, Samson in Colorado, Princess resides in Texas, Ayla’s forever home is in Michigan, Hannah lives in Illinois, and Clara’s forever home is in Indiana.
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Artie in OH

Artie was found underweight and wounded as a stray in Texas. A sweet, goofy, fun loving young male, he found a forever home in Ohio. Artie’s new family would like to say: "Artie is the best and he is warming up more everyday. He loves relaxing in the back yard, and going on walks at the park. He has great manners and is very patient with his new 5 yr old boy. We can’t thank you enough – he is doing great and is not lacking for attention. We love him very much."
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Lily in TN

Lily was surrendered by her owner. They lost their herd to the drought and had no need for a working dog. Lily is enjoying being pampered in the Tennessee mountains.
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Holly in IL

Holly was surrendered with six of her puppies when her owner could no longer afford to feed them. This beautiful girl charmed her foster family into keeping her!
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Reno in NM

At the young age of two, Reno lost her home when her owner died. She found a wonderful home in OK with other Anatolians to romp and play with.
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Bella in NY

Bella, a one year old brindle pure bred Anatolian lost her home because she was an escape artist. Unbeknownst to us she was pregnant when she came into rescue. With the help of her foster family she gave birth to six healthy puppies. Bella impressed for foster family so much that they decided to adopt her.
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Bella's Puppies

These adorable brindle Anatolian puppies found loving families willing to put in the time and effort needed to raise a puppy. Zaide and Khanh are in Illinois; Bear lives in Michigan; Mable found a forever home in Wisconsin, Loki is in TX; and Palmal resides in New York.