Available Dogs/Puppies

Please click the dog picture for EASY online form, which will be submitted directly to the rescue!

If you prefer a paper application, please complete PDF below and email to [email protected]:

Canine Application, PDF

Please visit Starting Over Animal Rescue on FACEBOOK at SOAR Adoptables to see an up to date list of adoptable puppies and dogs!

Canine Adoption hours: Individual meet and greets for dogs and will be done on a case by case basis, after application approval, at an agreed upon location. Please inquire about dogs being present at Petco, Whitehall during adoption hours.


  • Meet Max the little ham!
  • We think he is a Maltese/Shih Tzu mix that is approximately 2 years old.
  • Max takes time to warm up to people and will require someone to give him the time he needs. Max will bark with ALL new people, so he needs supervised initial introductions.
  • But, when Max is ready, he will be your best friend and love you forever โค๏ธ!
  • He is currently being fostered with another small dog and cats and does well with them.
  • NO young children, NO men.


  • Meet Bailey, she is a 5 year old Shepherd mix that is looking for her forever home.
  • She must be the only pet as she wants all the attention.
  • Bailey is a strong dog, loves to go for walks, and would do BEST with an owner who can continue to give her proper training and upbringing.
  • ADOPTION FEE SPONSORED – with approved application and an acceptable home that fits the needs of this dog.


  • Ash is a 6 month old cattle dog / terrier mix, looking for his forever family!
  • Ash loves everyone from kids to dogs and even cats.
  • He is getting some extra training thanks to Golden Acres Rescue, and he is doing great.
  • Ash is neutered, microchipped, and current on vaccines.
  • He loves his people and other dogs and would do great for someone active to give him the exercise he needs.


  • Say hello to River!
  • He is Neutered and up to date on all his shots.
  • River is a 7-month-old cattle dog/terrier mix.
  • River is good with kids, and a little rough with cats, so slow and proper introductions are necessary.
  • He needs a home without other dogs!
  • River is lovable, gives a lot of kisses, and he’s the kind of dog that wonโ€™t leave your side!


  • Meet Cash!
  • Cash is a 7-month-old cattle dog/terrier mix, male puppy.
  • He is neutered and up to date on his shots!
  • Cash is good with kids, ok with cats but he should be monitored with a new feline friend as he is curious.
  • Cash would do BEST as the only dog.
  • He is very lovable and likes to give kisses!

30 thoughts on “Available Dogs/Puppies

  1. Hello my name is Felicita and I am interested in Max and or Dezzy. I am from Parsippany NJ and willing to come out to meet them. I have a 3 year shih tzu and I would like to give him a sibling. I would like to know what are your adoption prices?

    1. Hey Felicita,

      Our dog adoption fee varies per dog and we can explain that a little more on a meet and greet. Please fill out an application here on our website, and once it is approved a meet and greet can be set up.

      Max cannot go to a home with children, grandchildren that visit or men. He gets a little cranky!! ๐Ÿ™‚

      Please let me know what other questions you have!

      SOAR volunteer

  2. Hi, I am interested in Thanos but curious if there is information on how well he would do with a cat? I adopted a cat from SOAR two years ago and would like to ensure they would be a good match. Thank you in advance!

    1. Hi Fran,

      I just looked through the Facebook posts and it looks like Thanos has not been around cats yet. I would suggest filling out an application and then a meet and greet can be scheduled if your application is approved. The foster mom will be your best resource to figure out the relationship with your cat and dog. Thank you for coming back to SOAR!

      SOAR volunteer

  3. Is Thanos still available ? I did fill out an application but I donโ€™t believe I heard Anything back

    1. Lisa,

      He was adopted, are you interested in any other pups in the litter?

      Check them out on Facebook at SOAR Adoptables.


      Melissa, SOAR volunteer

    1. Hi Liz,

      No we do not provide transport, that would be the adopters responsibility.


      Melissa, SOAR volunteer

  4. Interested in adopting a dog….mixed breed and not a small one. How do I go about it? We are senior citizens just two of us. Our shepherd just passed. Have fenced yard and live in country.

    1. Hey Susan!
      You’re on luck we’ve got lots of mixed breeds! Check out our dogs on this website and fill out an application for the dog you want. If you have FB go to SOAR Adoptables and check us out there too.
      I am not sure what adults we have at the moment, but I can find out if that is your preference.
      SOAR volunteer

  5. Hello …I am seeing Sasha’s sweetie so adorable.
    My name is SueAnn Horrell Geras
    I live in Muhlenberg 4604 LaHall Avenue in our own home fenced yard . But we have 2 feral cats we rescued 3yrs ago very well behaved ,very shy . WE have rescued many . But all in Heaven after 15 yrs . We deal with
    Willow Creek Vet. or have been for many many years 3 dogs n 3 cats through so many years of love laughing living .

    1. Hi SueAnn,

      Please fill out an application if you are interested in adopting Sasha.

      Thank you!

  6. Hi, my name is Hileen, I’m interested in Athos / Sasha I have room in my heart and space for a small dog that’s house broken easy-going active, kid friendly and mild mannered. I’m single and an active outdoor type of person that lives in a community which offers plenty of dog parks and my apartment complex is accepting of pets

    1. Hi Hileen,

      If you haven’t already please fill out an application for Athos. Sasha has been adopted.


      Melissa, SOAR volunteer

    1. Hi Janet,

      Yes Max is house broken. He does not like men and he does not do well with small children. I can ask about his adoption fee, once your application is approved. You can fill it out here on our website!

      Thank you,

      Melissa, SOAR volunteer

  7. Hello,

    We have previously adopted through SOAR. Our Bailey (formerly Bernadette) is now 2 years old and amazing!

    We would like to know more about Aster. What special needs does she have, if any, due to her leg? We have Bailey and an almost 12 year old cat, who we rescued from Peaceable Kingdom almost 12 years ago.

    Thank you.

    1. Hi Jennifer,

      I’m sorry Aster was adopted, I’ll remove her from the website today. Is there another dog you are interested in?


      Melissa, SOAR volunteer

      1. Hi !

        We put in a application for Diesel about 4 days ago. My husband has called twice to see if you have made a decision yet and no one has answered. Would you guys let us know if he is still available?

        Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š

        1. Hi Daneille and Dillon,

          Thank you for your application. I have a message out to our director for an update on your application.

          Thank you for your patience!

          Melissa, SOAR volunteer

          1. Hi Danielle,

            Diesel has a meet and greet this weekend. Are you interested in checking out any of our other dogs?



    1. Hi Karen,

      Our applications ask if the adopter is over 21. However, being younger than 21 does not mean someone cannot adopt. Please send an email to the address below and we can discuss your situation!

      [email protected]

      SOAR volunteer

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