Dogs Available for Adoption



Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Gunner!  This boys breed mix is a mystery but our educated guess is a black Norwegian Elkhound and Shepherd mix.  He is 2 years old and weighs 52lbs. His coat is medium length and a mixture  of black and silver.   

Gosh we love this boy.  He is fantastic with every dog he meets.  He adores children and people and is very gentle and loving.  He has the talkative nature of a Shepherd.  He talks when he wants something and talks to the other dogs when playing.  He doesn't like cats.

Gunner is not a fan of the crate and is crated currently only during feeding time.  He is extremely good motivated.  He will sit up and beg with paws crossed when he wants something.  We really question his age.  He acts more like a 1 year old than a 2 year old.  He is still in the chewing stage so should get used to being crated when the family is out.

This sweetie loves all sorts of toys and sticks.  He enjoys playing outside but not if it's too hot.  Gunner loves to cuddle up.on the couch with his foster family watching TV.  He is fully housebroken.  He needs work walking on a leash and body harness.  He will be very good off leash in hiking trails and cottages once he bonds with his family.  Gunner rides well in a vehicle.

The ideal home for Gunner is one where he us nit left alone for long periods of time.  Another well socialized dog would be a bonus.  He should get two walks daily as he does have a working breed in him and requires stimulation so as not to get bored. 

Gunner is neutered, fully vaccinated, 4dx tested negative, dewormed and on Heartworm and flea prevention.

A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for Gunner.

If you wish to apply for Gunner, please 


Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Zeus.  He is  a 3 1/2 year old Husky/Boxer mix.  He weighs 47lbs. Zeus has one blue eye and one brown eye!  He has medium length fur.  We took him from another Rescue in the states, when a tornado tore apart their home, kennels and a few dogs were killed.  Their remaining dogs had no shelter and nowhere to go.  

Zeus is a very well behaved boy.  He knows all his basic commands.  He is very affectionate and loves attention.  Car rides are one of his favorite things to do and he behaves very well in a vehicle. Zeus does not like being crated but does well without one.  At night he sleeps on a doggie bed.

This fellow is a fussy eater.  This is typical of the Husky mix.  He will eat only if he is hungry.  He ia a quiet boy, not a barker.  He loves children and is watchful of them.   He requires leash training as he has had large properties to play in at both foster homes so walking on a lead did not occur. Zeus is fully housebroken.  

Zeus does well with other dogs.  He enjoys their company but his family is what is most important to him.  We do not know if he likes cats but are doubtful so a cat free home is required.

The ideal home for our boy is one where there is family member home most of the time.  He should be walked twice a day but not in the heat.  He would be very good off leash at a cottage or on a hike once he has bonded to his family.

Zeus is neutered, 4dx tested negative, dewormed, fully vaccinated and on heartworm/flea prevention.

A fully fenced yard, a Veterinarian history of compliance and a cat free home are mandatory in order to apply for Zeus.

To apply for Zeus, please click here.     


Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Gracie.  She is a 2 year old Boxer/Black Mouth Cur Mix.  She weighs 54lbs and had a medium length hair coat.  She was rescued as a stray, already pregnant, from a high kill shelter.

Poor Gracie was adopted in January with a family with a male dog who was quite social.  Gracie has been excellent in her foster home with other dogs but unfortunately,  picked on her new fur brother.  Her previous family said she seemed jealous of him and wanted to show she was  the alpha.  Obviously everyone was so upset that her behaviour was not changing. It was best that Gracie find a different type of family dynamic, perhaps as an only dog.  Though she is great with various dogs in the foster home, she will require to be the only dog in the home. She is mid to high energy so she will get bored quickly so lots of stimulus is going to be important.  She was protective of her owners on mleash so socializing with other dogs will need to continue but off leash.  True to her breed, she can be stubborn so a dog saavy family who is willing to show her they are in charge is important.  

Gracie is very loving with people and children.  She would do best in a cat free home.  She loves to play with everyone in the home. Gracie is crate trained and crated when the family is out of the home.  She is very smart and yearns to be cuddled as much as possible.  She sleeps in her doggie bed or couch at night time.  

Gracie has a huge appetite so get food is measured out twice daily.  She is fully housebroken and rides excellently in the car.  She requires more work walking in a body harness and lead but that will come with practice.  This sweetie is not a noisy dog.  She food motivated making training so much easier.
She knows her basic commands.

Gracie is spayed, Fully vaccinated, dewormed and 4dx tested negative.

A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for our Gracie.

If you wish to apply for Gracie, click here for an online application.


Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Petunia.  She is an 18 month old Boxer weighing 48lbs. Petunia was found as a stray and has a short hair coat.  

Petunia is just a wonderful Boxer gal.  She passed 8 weeks of training in the New Leash on Life, prison training program.  She knows sit, stay, leave it, come, down, off and watch. She comes with a certificate of completion and a booklet on the hand signals used. This training yards treat rewards as their methods.  

Petunia does well with most other dogs But has a prey drive do does not do well with cats.  She adores children.  She wagged her tail so much at the shelter that it got infected, from banging against the walls.  She had to have her tail amputated and now can wag it as much as she wants.  

She is housebroken and has a very good appetite.  She is fed twice daily.  Petunia is crate trained but doesn't require it in her current foster home.  She is known to be a fence jumper so a solid wooden fence, minimum 6 feet high, is a requirement.  She is a mid energy girl.  She does quite well in the vehicle, but requires further leash/body harness training.  Petunia is very loving and quiet.  Loyal and family oriented, typical of her breed.

The ideal home is one where the family is home a fair amount due to her age.  She will require some off leash running each day.  A good size yard is important for this activity.  Once she is leash trained she would make a good jogging partner but not in the hot weather.

Petunia is spayed, fully vaccinated, dewormed, heartworm tested negative and microchipped.

A large fully fenced yard, minimum 6ft high wooden fencing, and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for Petunia.  

If you wish to apply for Petunia, click here for an online application.


Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Radar.  He is the sweetest Shepherd/lab mix you will ever meet.  He weighs 52lb and is 1 1/2 years old.  He has medium length fur and was found as a stray.

Radar came into the shelter with a bad back leg that had to be amputated.   The vets there said it was an old injury that consisted of a pelvic fracture and the head of the femur.  The fracture healed backward, not allowing him to use the leg.  He gets along very well and plays with the other dogs.  There are 4 stairs in his foster home that he is able to use with no problem.  He is good with the birds in the home but we do not know about cats.  

This boy is loved by everyone who meets him.  He is just always so happy.  He is still a big puppy.  He loves dogs of all sizes. He loves to be with children and gives lots of kisses to them.  Radar has very soft fur.  He is fed twice daily, Royal Canin large Breed Sensitive Digestion food.

Radar is both housebroken and paper trained .  His surgery has healed well as per our vets.  He sleeps on a doggie bed in his foster parents room at night.  He is a chewer if bored , so requires lots of bones and chew toys.    He doesn't jump up on people but will use his head to nudge you for hugs and pets.  

The ideal home for Radar is a bungalow or raised ranch.  He needs to be allowed to sleep in same room as a family member.  It's best that he doesn't go for walks.  Romping around in the backyard is what is best for him.  Lots of car rides will make him so excited.  He loves going in the vehicle and should be allowed to stretch out on the seat in the back.  Preference will be given to home with another socialized buddy to keep him company.  A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for our Radar.

Radar is neutered, fully vaccinated, dewormed 4dx tested negative and microchipped.

To apply for Radar, click here for an online application.



Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Hoss.  He is an 82lb Mastiff mix, perhaps with a smooth coat Sharpei.  He is 5 years old.  He was an owner surrender as his family was moving and couldn't take him with them.

Hoss is a very loving guy.  Big head and barrel chested, just right for hugs.  Hoss will be very loyal to his family and will be with them within a few days.  He is housebroken but crated when the family is out.  He would love to lay on a doggie bed at night in a family member's room.  He eats twice a day in his crate and is a mid energy dog.  He is very strong on a leash so will require a body harness and lead.   He is a happy guy.   
Hoss is good with most dogs but is an alpha male.  He doesnt like cats according to the shelter. Hoss has good recall and will sit on command.   He will benefit from basic obedience training.  This fellow is food motivated which will help with additional training.  Once he gets over the initial excitement of getting to ride in the car, he settles down nicely.

Hoss really loves children.  He must miss his previous family so much.  He loves to be with the family as much as possible.  Cuddle time and watching movies with popcorn?  He's up for the challenge. 
The ideal home is one with large dog experience.
Due to being surrendered, he will need consistency in his and his family's routine.  He has had so much upheaval, that a typical family lifestyle would suit him just fine.  Hoss will not do well being left alone too long during the day. 

Hoss is neutered, up to date with vaccines, heartworm tested negative.

A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for Hoss.

If you wish to apply for Hoss, click here for an online application.



Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Tonka.  He is a 117 lb Great Pyranees.  He is 6 years old.  He was surrendered to the vets because his elderly owners could no longer look after him.

Tonka is just the sweetest boy.  He had to be shaved down as he was so heavily matted.  Eventually he will have long flowing fur again so regular grooming will be a must.  He has big beautiful brown eyes like a big teddy bear.  He
gets lots of daily hugs from his foster family.  He loves the outdoors but is definitely an indoor boy.

Tonka has a very gentle nature.  He is wonderful with dogs of all sizes.  We do not know how he is with cats.  Tonka is great with children.  He has a calm demeanor.  Typical of his breed his appetite is finicky unless he gets canned food added to it.  He is very strong on the leash.  He will require more practice with walks and will need a body harness and lead.  He loves being in the car and rides very well in the vehicle.

The ideal home for Tonka is a family that is home more often than not.  He does not need a crate and is non destructive in the foster home.  Outdoor activities should involve him and hikes and walks in cool weather is key.  Once his fur grows in he will get warm very quickly. Tonka is neutered,  up to date with vaccines and 4dx tested negative.

A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for Tonka.  We are looking for a cat free home.

To apply for Tonka, please click here for an online application.



Barks and Meows Rescue introduces darling Cinnamon.    She is a 1 year old Husky/Chow, weighing 50lbs.  She has a medium length hair coat.  Cinnamon was found as a stray.

This gal is so pretty in person.  Her eyes are memerizing.  She was so very scared and fearful when she first arrived at the shelter.  The staff at the shelter worked with her diligently and it certainly paid off.  Once she arrived in our foster care she was a different dog.  Cinnamon didn't take long to feel comfortable in the foster home.  Having other dogs in the home definitely helped with her confidence.  She is affectionate and focused.  The only fear she still has seems to be having a lead on.  This will come with practice.  She most likely was dog that was tied up outside.   
Cinnamon has just beautiful soft fur, not thick.  She is fully housebroken.  She loves to play with other dogs but plays quite hard.  She does best with medium to large size dogs as a playmate.  The shelter tested her with cats and she was indifferent to them.  They believe she may chase to play with them and not hurt them.  Knowing this we think a cat free home is best.    

Cinnamon will sit and give a paw.  She loves people but will bark when someone is at the door.  She loves children and takes to them instantly.  She rides well in the vehicle.     

The ideal home for this moderately active gal is one where she gets to participate in outdoor activites.  Playing Fetch, walks, hikes, cottage life.      

Cinnamon is spayed, fully vaccinated, heartworm tested negative, on Heartworm and flea prevention as well as microchipped.

A fully fenced yard and a history  of Veterinarian compliance mandatory in order to apply for Cinnamon.  

In order to apply for Cinnamon, please click here for an online application.        


Barks and Meows Rescue introduces Stella.  We believe she is a wonderful mix of pointer/hound.
Stella is just over a year old and has a short hair coat. She weighs 42lbs .  She was surrendered to the high kill shelter by her owners as she was too active for them.  

Stella is a super sweet dog.  She has zero aggression tendencies.  She is very quiet, which she gets from her Pointer mix traits.  She is only vocal sometimes when playing with the other dogs.  She loves all dogs, regardless of size, sex or age.  She is not a bully at all.  The shelter tested her with cats and she does not like them.  She is a high energy dog and very athletic.  She would excel in flyball or agility.

Stella is very affectionate and will kiss everyone for as long as you let her.  She is timid at first but within 24 hours she gained trust of her foster family.  Stella is incredibly gentle, slightly hand shy.  She loves cuddles.  She has the appetite of a hound so her food is measured out three times daily.

This gal came into our care housebroken.  She loves to play outside, though will need a coat in the cooler weather because of her short coat.  Stella is very good in the vehicle.  She is apprehensive on a leash so we don't believe she had much exposure to it.  We recommend a body harness and a lead for any of our dogs for full control.  She is crate trained but doesn't require one.

The ideal family is one where she is given the time and patience to trust and train with her daily.  She won't be able to be walked by a child as being a hound she will have a prey drive.   Children will be ideal but perhaps older ones would be best.  Younger children can be loud at times when excited, which might frighten her.  Priority will be given to those applicants with another socialized resident canine.     

Stella is spayed, 4DX tested negative, fully vaccinated, on heartworm and on flea prevention.  She is also microchipped.

A fully fenced yard and a Veterinarian history of compliance is mandatory in order to apply for Stella.

If you wish to apply for our Stella, please 
click here for an online application.