Astro is a 2 year old male chocolate lab.  He was picked up by Animal Control as a stray and was found at the Jacksonville Adoptathon.  He is a very smart and food motivated dog who loves to learn.  He has no vices that we've seen so far and is progressing quickly through training. 

Dog Updates

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Helyn is grateful that she had her seventeen year old daughter after she returned home. She said "without her the darkness in my life probably would have closed". Helyn also talks about the program and what she thought of her overall experience living there for three weeks.Read More >>
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Helyn talks about what makes Astro special to her. She shares a few of her goals/plans she hopes to fufill when she returns home to a normal life with her new friend. Helyn is very anxious to see how Astro will react to his new environment on the farm with the chickens!Read More >>
Helyn, Astro, Heather and Josh take one last group shot before they head their separate ways and go home. It was a life changing experience and are very grateful to have been given the opportunity to receive such beautiful and amazing dogs.Read More >>

Our Other Dogs

Apache is a 16 month old male Red Heeler/Cattle Dog mix. He was adopted from Bradford County Animal Control as a young puppy.

Breed: Retriever/Shepherd Mix 

Age:  1 year 

Shelter: Adopted from the Saline Animal League 

Hi my name is Batman!  I am a eleven month old Retriever Mix.  I was unfortunately brought to the shelter as an owner surrender but that's okay because I am getting an awesome new home!

Meet our sweet Bear!  He is a two year old Lab/mix.

Bentley is a spunky one year old labrador/retreiver mix!

Bosco is a one year old Boxer/Rhodesian Ridgeback mix.  We do have any information about Bosco’s background before he was brought to the shelter.

Buddy is a 2 year old male great dane/lab mix. He was donated by a family in Atlanta that had rescued him from the humane society and couldn't handle is strength and energy.

Camo was picked up as a stray by Clay County Animal Control. Their best guess was that he had been on the street his whole life. Camo's journey from animal control to us was purely fate.