Amos – Coming Soon


born ~February 2019

45 lbs.

Crate Trained!!!


“A kid [and a dog] needs at least one person who never gives up on them, no matter what” – Amos Burton, The Expanse

Welcome Amos! This beautiful boy is about 2 years old and weighs in at 50 pounds. Currently, Amos is being treated for heartworms and isn’t available for adoption yet, but once he’s through his treatment, he’ll be good as new and ready for his forever family!

Sweet Amos is new to crate training and housebreaking, and he’s making progress every day. He is also housebroken, and he’s learning how to signal to let Foster Mom that he’d like to go outside. Amos is a bit of an escape artist when it comes to his crate, and he’d much rather be hanging out with his people and doggy friends than spend quiet time alone. He likes to be the life of the party! When it’s time to go into his crate for a meal or bed time, Amos tries to avoid getting in there by turning into a 50-pound sack of potatoes, and although that’s something he’s working on, it’s an adorable attempt to keep hanging out with his people. 

Amos is such an easy-going dude, and he can get along with anyone he meets. He’s cat-friendly, dog-friendly, and definitely people-friendly! When Amos sees a cat, he turns into a bit of a scaredy-cat himself, and he doesn’t show any interest in chasing, sniffing, or playing with them. With his doggy foster siblings, Amos hasn’t quite warmed up to playing with them yet, but he happily coexists with all sorts of dog personalities. Amos is a pro at avoiding conflicts with other dogs, and if he gets a little nervous around one, he avoids eye contact, gets low to the ground, and backs away to let them know he’s not interested in getting involved in any issues. We could all probably learn a thing or two from him!

When Amos first meets someone, he can be a little shy, but after a few minutes (and lots of good pets), he warms up and wants to be their new best friend. Once he’s made a human friend, he wants to be with them all the time. Anyone who will give him head scratches, belly rubs, and couch cuddles is good in his book, and he really is such a sweetie who can get along with anyone!

Amos would love someone who likes taking him on walks or hikes and maybe even an occasional trip to the dog park, but he’s up for whatever as long as it involves his people. In addition to his crate-training and housebreaking, Amos is also practicing his leash skills, and he’s already a fantastic leash-walker! 

This charming boy has such a sweet, soft temperament, and he can’t wait to see what great things are coming his way after his heartworm recovery!

Athens Canine Rescue
P.O. Box 7064
Athens, GA 30604