Amos – Pup of the Week!


born ~February 2019

45 lbs.

Crate Trained!!!


Amos is our pup of the week!

“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 handsome boy is about 2 years old and weighs around 50 pounds. He just finished heartworm treatment and is so excited to begin his search for a forever family!

Amos is housebroken and crate-trained.  He has learned to go into the crate on command (so long as there’s a tasty treat waiting for him in there) and is so smart he will even volunteer to hop in when he hears his breakfast or dinner being prepared.  

Amos is a truly easy-going dude that gets along with anyone he meets. He’s the perfect kid, cat, and dog friendly combo that fits in everywhere! Actually, when Amos sees a cat, he turns into a bit of a scaredy cat himself!  With his doggy foster siblings, Amos happily coexists with all sorts of personalities.  If a younger less well-mannered pup is looking for a conflict Amos just sees himself out, nobody has time for those kinds of shenanigans!

When Amos first meets someone, he can be a little shy, but after a few minutes, he warms up and wants to be their new best friend.  Anyone who will give him endless head scratches, belly rubs, and couch cuddles is good in his book! Speaking of couches, when Amos is settled into his favorite spot, he’ll turn into a 50-pound sack of potatoes and pretend he can’t move if someone nudges him and wants him to move. It’s so cute that it usually works out for him, and foster mom lets him keep snoozing!

Amos has excellent leash manners and 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. Lazy day at home snuggling on the couch and binge-watching Netflix?  He is IN! 

Amos would much rather be hanging out with his people and doggy friends than spending quiet time alone.  In fact, he has told us that he prefers another canine companion in his family, so he doesn’t feel lonely ever again.  Deep down (okay, maybe not that deep) Amos is a sensitive soul and during an adoption trial will likely be a little insecure that this may just be the time no one will ever come back for him.  We know you will, but he isn’t so sure, and he asks for a patient family that will give him a moment to collect his bearings and feelings.  Once he has a routine though, foster mom reports he will contently nap the day away until you return home from work.

This charming boy has such a sweet, soft temperament, we just know someone out there has an Amos sized hole in their heart just looking to be filled.  Contact us today if you think he is the perfect pup for your family!

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