Little Grace~Adopted

Little Grace is being fostered in Deltona by Gisele. She is very quiet and well-behaved. She got the full treatment at Val-u-Vet, including grooming by Serena Drake! She did test positive for heartworm, but that doesn’t scare us one bit! She’s a very healthy girl, and we’re starting her heartworm treatment (slow kill) right away. […]

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How to Surrender Your Dog

There are a million reasons why people have to give up their pet.  Some of the reasons are good ones, and some are not.  Regardless, if a person doesn’t want their dog anymore… why wouldn’t we want to help the dog find a home where he’s wanted? In today’s economy, it’s getting harder and harder […]

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Canine Connect Shelter Prevention

Shelter Prevention? It’s new, it’s exciting and it’s about time!  Throughout The Dog Liberator’s history, we have re-homed strays and owner-surrenders.  Why wouldn’t we do everything we can to prevent dogs from going to the pound? We see what happens on Craig’s list every day.  Dogs that are adopted “free to a good home” are […]

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Bobby~Adopted

I received this email from Elizabeth, about her Border Collie, Bobby: Hello Gisele!  I just wanted to ask you for help on finding a good home for a 1.5 year old Border Collie.  He is beautiful, house trained, great with children and other dogs, neutered, microchipped, up to date in all his shots, knows how […]

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Brody, the Lover Boy~Adopted

Brody is a soft coated Cattle Dog/Aussie mix that came to us in May 2011 needing to regain his puppy confidence. He was happy, but often appeared blue and was overly submissive. Through constant obedience training and lots of love, he has transformed over the last year and a half- overcoming severe separation anxiety- into […]

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Luna, the Siberian Princess~Adopted

In April of 2010, I rescued Luna.  Her owner was getting rid of her, and the Humane Society in North Florida called me to help.  I arranged transport, and I fostered her in my home for a while… and I enjoyed every minute of it!  She fit in with pack wonderfully, she was great with […]

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Teddy ~ Adopted

Did you know that every Lassie, breed and trained by the Weatherwax family had its own Terrier?  It’s true!  My first collie, Nelson, had his own Poodle to play with!  It was hilarious watching that poodle being chased by our 75 pound collie.  The poodle could cut corners, run faster, and run under furniture… the […]

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Tucker~Adopted

While sitting on the front porch this morning, we taught Tucker not only to shake, but we taught him right and left, and it was easy.  We also taught him to sit, that was easy too!  Unfortunately, people who think they know how to train dogs, make mistakes that can confuse the dog until someone […]

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Khan aka Colby the Golden Retriever~RIP

Khan (Colby) and his brother, Rufus are six year old Golden Retrievers.  They are both heartworm negative, and fully trained.  They are great with children and small animals.  Both of them spend their day playing in the pond, but have not yet shown an interest in the pool.  A baby pool or a pond for […]

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Rufus~Adopted

Rufus is a six year old Golden Retriever, heartworm negative.  He loves to play ball, is crate trained, needs a fenced in yard, adores children, will not harm livestock (he’s carried a live chicken in his mouth without harming it).  He loves to play in the pond but not sure of the pool yet! These […]

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KT, the snuggle bug~Adopted

*KT* DOB: 6-20-04 (8yrs old) ~ ABCA Reg. #246912 ~ Female, Black/White Rough Coat. KT comes from a retired breeder, and in an effort to find her a great home, she is available for adoption from TDL. If you are interested in adopting KT, please email thedogliberator@gmail.com She has a nice medium rough coat.  She […]

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Tyler, the Blue Border Collie~Adopted

TYLER DOB: 4-11-05 (7yrs old) ~ ABCA Reg. #277998 ~ Female ~ Blue/White Curly Rough Coat. Tyler is from a retired breeder. In an effort to find her a great home, she is available for adoption through TDL. If you are interested in adopting Tyler, please email thedogliberator@gmail.com Tyler is a very nice, friendly girl. She […]

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Saving Sparky the Beagle ~ Adopted

Sparky is an adorable 3-year-old Beagle whose family, like so many others these days, has fallen on hard times. As a result, Sparky must find a new home soon — literally, in just a few short days! Our wonderful Sarah White-Buxbaum wrote down Sparky’s heartbreaking story for us:  “Chris worked for an apartment complex in Virginia […]

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Birdie, the Bearded Collie Girl~Adopted

Birdie was adopted a year ago by Frances, but, unfortunately, her condo association is making it impossible for her to keep Birdie.  I spoke with Frances’ son, Vincent, and he assures me that this is very difficult for Frances, that she’s in tears, and loves Birdie very much.  He believes that condo life is not […]

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George Clooney~Adopted

George Clooney aka Bandit with his new family. He was adopted by Melissa and her wonderful kids! Dad has met Bandit thru the internet since he is working out of town. Bandit has so far been rollerblading, beach running, took kids to the park, and visited both kids schools! Ponce Inlet, welcome your newest Dog […]

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Annie the Silver Standard Poodle~Adopted

Clearly NOT a Border Collie!  Annie is a 2-year old purebred Standard Poodle whose owners were forced to move.  She has been quite pampered and well cared for.  She is housebroken, great with kids, dogs and cats.  She is crate trained and good in the car too.  Annie makes this Border Collie rescue a bit […]

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Oliver Twist~Adopted

              Oliver was adopted by Caren.  She met Oliver at K-9 Coach where he was attending play care with her other BC Shep. My dogs were all there playing while I work.  I was getting my pack into the car one by one and she asked about Oliver. It […]

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Foxy the Border Collie/Husky~Adopted

Foxy is a 5 month old Border Collie/Husky (Borsky)  who is being fostered by Melissa Smith.  She is awesome with children, loves to play with other dogs, and doing great with Melissa’ cats, “even the Siamese”, Melissa said!  She is crate-trained, obedient and very smart.  Melissa reports that she has not had one accident.  Foxy […]

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Catfish, the Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) puppy ~ Adopted

These days, cutbacks are a fact of life for many Americans. For Catfish’s former owners, the poor economy and a resulting job loss meant cutting back on the number of animals they had. The youngest, most adoptable member of their pack was 9-month-old Catfish, so they asked us to find a wonderful new home for […]

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Sam, the Aussie~Adopted

Dawn Durden contacted us, originally interested in Ellie.  After a few brief conversations, she shared her desire to adopt a dog that was good with cats.  Hours later, Becky Harshman emailed me a story about an Aussie named Sam.  His description was a perfect match.  Sam’s owner was being deployed overseas, and Sam needed a […]

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