Skye

Skye is a female Shepherd mix.  She is five months old and in need of a home!

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Skye
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Skye
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Skye
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Skye

I’m already in Maine and I’m waiting for you to adopt me.  Will you ?  Please?

PLEASE!

Banjo

Banjo is a male seven month old Chiuhuahua mix

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Banjo
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Banjo
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Banjo

Will you adopt me?  Please?

There, I just came right out and said it.  I want you to adopt me!

I’ll be really good.  I promise!

Can I lay on the couch with you?  Just for a while?  After you see how good I am and how much I love you, you won’t be able to send me away!

Auto Mechanics

Two Boys and Two Girls.  They are Catahoula mixes, eleven weeks old.

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Sprocket
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Sprocket

I’m Sprocket.  Will you adopt me?

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Axle
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Axle

Will you get me out of here!  My brothers are DRIVING ME BONKERS. 

I’m Axle. I’m a really good puppy.

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Piston
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Piston

My sisters are really sweet but that Sprocket is one bossy puppy.  You can adopt her anytime.  the sooner the better.

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Caliper
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Caliper

Fun in the Sun

Three great puppies.  A Boy and two Girls.  They are fifteen week old Labradror mixes.

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Beach
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Ocean
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Ocean

I’m a girl too. Will you adopt me?

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Beach

I’m a girl and I can put up one ear at a time.

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Surf

So she can put up one ear at a time.  Whoopdee doo.  So what?  Is that a talent that will get her adopted?  We’ll see. 

It does make her cute, I’ll give her that.

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Surf

I’m a boy. I’m hoping to get adopted.  will you adopt me?

Rosie

Rosie is a one and a half year old female Labrador mix. She weighs about 40 to 45 pounds.

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Rosie
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Rosie

Hi, my name is Rosie and so is my disposition!  I’m a little shy at first but I am very sweet and gentle.  I’m good with other dogs and I’m great with people!

What did you say?  Am I housebroken?.  Yes of course I am.  I’m a little embarrassed that you had to ask, but that’s OK. 

Have you seen my beautiful babies?  Will you adopt one  (or two or three)?

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Woofgang Puck
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Woofgang Puck

I was named after a very famous Chef and I’m proud of it.  I would love to sample his creations but I will probably be stuck with dog food.  Yuck.  People food is SOOO much better.

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Jabba the Mutt
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Jabba the Mutt
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Al Poochino
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Al Poochino
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Hairy Pawter
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Hairy Pawter

Hi, I’m Hairy Pawter.  Mom says when we get to Maine a wonderful family will adopt us and we will have a great life.  Is that true?  Will you adopt me?

Are you feeling lucky?  Make my day!  Adopt me!

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Hairy Pawter
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Bustamove
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Bustamove

My name is Bustamove.  I’m not really sure why.  Now Hairy Pawter, that’s a cool name.  I would like to have it but I can’t because my brother already has it.

Beyonce and Jay Z

Beyonce and Jay Z are Chihuahua / Pit Bull mixes.  Don’t ask.

Beyonce is a female and Jay Z is a male.  They are eleven weeks old in the video.

Hi, I’m Beyonce.  I know Jay Z and I  look a lot alike, but I’m a girl and he isn’t.

Will you adopt me?  Please? I will do my very best to be the best friend you ever had.  

Adopt me and you will see!

Howdy.  I’m Jay Z. Beyonce and i will be in Maine soon I hope she is adopted into a great family. 

I hope to become part of a family of my own. Will it be yours?  

Sandi

Sandi is a female Shepherd mix.  She is six years old and weighs twenty five pounds. testing a change

Hi I’m Sandi.  I’m six years old and find myself without a home or a family.

The people here say that I am going to Maine, wherever that is, and that I will get adopted when I get there.  They said that I might even be spoken for before I get there.  Wow!  That would be so great.  I would love to have a family of my own.  Will it be your family?  Will; you adopt me and let me be a part of your family?

Junior

Junior is a four and a half month old Jack Russell mix.

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Junior
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Junior
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Junior

Hi.  I’m Junior and I’m very sweet.  They are teaching me to be p0tty trained and it is starting to work.  I think I’m getting it.

Dogs above here are ready for live page

Marley & Suzie Q

Marley and Suzie Q are a bonded pair and would be best if adopted together.

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Marley and Suzie Q

I’m Marley.  I’ll do the talking because Suzie is sometimes a little shy.  Suzie is a female Chihuahua mix.  She is four or five years old (she never would give me a straight answer – you know how women can be about their age). 

I’m marley and I’m a male Chihuahua mix.  I’m seven or eight years old.  I can’t remember which.

Anyway, we have been together for a long time and would really appreciate it if you adopt us together so we can stay together.  Will you do that?  You won’t be sorry.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel is a male Aussie mix.  he is three to five years old and weighs fifty five pounds.

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Vin Diesel

They call me Vin Deisel.  I’m not sure why, but that’s what they call me.  

I’m really good with other dogs, well except for certain big ones that I would rather not be around.

I’m great with people and kids.  I tend to be a bit of an explorer and will go visiting when I can.  The good news is that I am housebroken.

Luna Honey

Luna Honey is a Terrier / Australian Shepherd / Pincher mix.  She is a female, weighs about thirty pounds and is two years old.

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Luna Honey
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Luna Honey

They said I’m a little overweight.  Can you imagine talking to a girl like that?  Do they think I couldn’t hear them?  

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Luna Honey
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Luna Honey

Hi I’m Luna Honey.  I’m a little scared at first but I’ll warm up to you as soon as I’m sure you are a nice person.  I tend to be a little afraid of things outside.

Yes, I’m housebroken!

Mama Chi Chi

Mama Chi Chi is a two or three year old Chihuahua mix.  She weight about ten to twelve pounds.

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Mama Chi Chi

By the way, my name is Mama Chi Chi.  I’m really good with people.  In fact i love everyone.  I’m really good with other dogs too.  Even cats are my friends.

And yes, so you don’t have to ask, I’m housebroken.

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Mama Chi Chi

Do you think I’m cute?  All the boys say I am, but they might just be saying that so they can sniff my butt.  I have never seen myself.  I don’t have a mirror and when they took my picture, they left without showing it to me.  So do you think I’m cute?

Everyone tells me that to get adopted it is REALLY important to be cute.  Do you think I’m cute enough to get adopted?

Rosie

Rosie is a one and a half year old female Labrador mix. She weighs about 40 to 45 pounds.

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Rosie

Hi, my name is Rosie and so is my disposition!  I’m a little shy at first but I am very sweet and gentle.  I’m good with other dogs and I’m great with people!

What did you say?  Am I housebroken?.  Yes of course I am.  I’m a little embarrassed that you had to ask, but that’s OK. 

Shorty

Shorty is a male ten month old Chihuahua mix.

This is his  story, as told by his Rescuers in Alabama:

This handsome young man is Shorty. He came to a shelter after a meth lab drug bust. We think he was high on meth on arrival and prolonged exposure has made him blind. He is around 10 months old.
There are some neurological issues. Sometimes he barks at his own tail.

He is underweight, weighing only four pounds. This is either from lack of food or from too much drug exposure.


Sometimes he walks wobbly and is unsteady on his feet. The veterinarian thought this is likely his brain not telling his body what to do,  but he does get around fine.

He has sensitive paw pads so we are using washable puppy pads and paw balm. He is loving, sweet and deserves to live a life where he will no longer be in harm’s way, fed regularly, loved, and his very special needs are taken care of.

He will likely live in long term foster care if not adopted. He will have on going needs.  Are you the person he needs?

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Daisy

I’m Shorty.  Did they tell you about my life before I was rescued?

Well it was a little strange.  A lot strange actually.  But I still love people and I will love you if you will adopt me.  Will you?

Heart

Heart is a female Labrador mix.  She is four or five years old.  She weighs about fifty pounds.

I am all heart!  Maybe why that’s my name.  I am very submissive and I’ll even crawl over to you, just so you will accept me and love me.

I’m very sweet and I love every person I have ever met.  

Can you see the rings around my eyes?  

I see they labeled me as “House breaking started”.  That’s a little insulting.  Maybe if they let me out when I asked there wouldn’t be any problems.

They said I’m going to Maine, wherever that is, in April, whenever that is.  The thing is, whenever I get to wherever I’m going, I’m going to be adopted!! 

Now that is wonderful!  I can hardly wait!

If you will just adopt me, I will learn really quick and I will do my best to please you.  Really.  I mean it.

Friday, May 1st, 2020:

Charlie is at the Hospital fighting for his life.

He was fine, happy and playing last night.  This morning  he collapsed and was unable to stand or walk.  We rushed him to the veterinarian who found that he was bleeding internally due to tumors on his spleen.  Surgery is not recommended because the cancer has likely already spread.  He is at the hospital now and they are trying to stabilize his blood pressure and get the bleeding to stop.  If successful, we will bring him home later tonight and he will be on Yunnan Baiyao for the rest of his days.  This is not a cure but it may give him a few more weeks or months of life.  The veterinarian does not believe that he is in pain.  We are sorry to say if his vitals won’t stabilize we will have to say good bye to Charlie. Please wish him well!

Friday night update 8:30 PM Charlie came out of the hospital walking on his own with his tail wagging.  We got him home and he went downhill a bit and had to be carried to his bed. He is in his bed now and we will have to wait and see how he is in the morning.
Friday night update 11:30 PM Our beloved Charlie died quietly in his bed moments ago.  He was comforted by the ones he loved during his last moments.  We will always love him.

Meet Charlie's Friends

2019 was a huge success and 2020 is off to a great start! Charlie with help from our wonderful volunteers, sponsors and donors is rescuing lots of his friends. Click here to see some of the many dogs that have already found new homes. 

All dogs and puppies adopted through Rescue Charlie’s Friends are in full compliance with all Maine health requirements including quarantine periods, exceed the minimum age for importation, have current health certificates, have received all age appropriate vaccinations and have been spayed or neutered.

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What people are saying

I adopted a puppy from Rescue Charlie’s Friends on June 2, 2018 named August. My thirteen year old dog had passed away the month before.

I renamed him. Bud Lite. Bud because he is my Buddy and Lite because he is the Lite of my life.

I am some what of a hermit, but Buddy gets me out walking everyday. We have met many wonderful people and other dogs on our walks.

He means everything to me.

PLEASE keep up the good work you are doing both for the dogs and the families that are fortunate enough to adopt them.

What people are saying

From our Foster now Adopter!
I have always been a dog person.
For as long as I can remember I have had a special bond with these four legged loves.
When my karma died I thought that my heart would rip in two. To me, and many other pet owners, a dog is very much a part of your family, another child. There is nothing like the love that a dog has for their humans.
For many years I have wanted another dog, but as we all know it’s a lot of work and I’ve got enough going on in my life, Ha! 

Fostering has been wonderful, it helps teach my kids responsibility, it shows them the importance of volunteer work and helping other beings, we get to have puppies around, and we got to save all of these beautiful dogs who otherwise wouldn’t have it so great.

I would highly recommend it for anyone out there who is a dog lover. It’s hard, yes, because you do fall in love, but it also gives life so much meaning, and it’s such an amazing feeling to see these dogs go to a new special home after coming from not so great circumstances.


This dog right here came into our life by chance. We are going away and the rescue just needed help with her for the weekend so they asked us. From the moment she got into our car, something was different. There was an immediate bond with my oldest and when we took her home it quickly extended to everyone. It just felt like she was coming home. We were absolutely not thinking about getting another dog right now, but just like Hazel, we absolutely could not let her go. She just fit. Even Hazel is realizing that she has a new body. This poor sweet dog had a rough beginning, but we’re here to make sure that the rest of her life is a grand one! I am so thankful that this sweet soul chose us. ❤️

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