The dogs listed on this page are not Blue Dogs. The bios and descriptions are not written by Blue Dog. Please contact the individual listed in the dog's description for more information. The referral dogs are dogs (sometimes kitties) from local area animal shelters or individuals' homes that need assistance.

So you found a stray? Click here if you've found a stray or need suggestions for an owner surrender.

To place a dog that you have found or a dog that needs to find a home on this referral site, please send a digital picture of your dog and a brief description via email to referrals AT bluedogrescue DOT com and donate safely and securely via PayPal. We do require that all dogs on our referral page be spayed/neutered, current on vaccinations, and is on heartworm preventative. A $20 donation for listing the dog is appreciated.

Blue Dog makes NO guarantee as to the health or temperament of any of the dogs on this referral page. When adopting any dog, be informed and ask questions about the dog's health status. Ask for verification of vaccination and heartworm preventative. Be aware of temperament and ask questions to verify the dog will fit into your family. To avoid potentially costly problems, be an informed adopter and ask your vet about important health and temperament issues before adopting an animal. Consider using an Adoption Application and Adoption Agreement when inquiring about the animals on this page. The documents are made available through PETA's Animal Angels resources.


Blossom

Blossom is a 1 yo (DOB: 9/20/19), friendly, playful, active 35lb girl. She looks and acts like a Jack Russell mix but according to the person we were keeping her for - she had a DNA test and is a Chihuahua, Cocker Spaniel, Pomeranian, and Pit Bull mix. She is house-trained, spayed, and up-to-date on shots. She knows sit and is learning stay, turn around, up, and lay down. She can be shy for the first minute but is friendly with every person and dog we meet. We are working on her leash skills (she had never been on a leash before us and was allowed to just run free around the neighborhood). While on the leash, she wants to play with all the dogs she passes and gets frustrated when she can’t, and she loves to chase anything that moves (squirrels, cats, toads, bugs). She LOVES to play fetch and is great about bringing you the toy to throw back. We are working on crate training. She goes in with a treat without any issue and most of the time just sleeps but will cry at times without any specific identifiable trigger. She is not quite used to small children (she sniffs and runs away when we encounter them) and can be jumpy and mouthy at times so a home with older children (10 yo and up or if really dog-savvy kiddos maybe 7 yo and up) and/or adults would be best. She would do great with another playful dog (or 2) as well. A family that is active is ideal. She does sleep through the night but would play all day, no naps if it were up to her. I take her on short runs with me, and she does really well with those. Despite her energy, she does like to cuddle especially at night, and will even poke her nose at your covers until you let her under them! A big yard where she can chase balls all day would be a huge plus! Given the circumstances, someone who is willing to keep in touch and share photos/updates from time to time would be the absolute best situation, but we understand that may not be a possibility.

If interested, contact anna.parris AT gmail.com