Adoptable Dogs

All of our adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, up to to date on their shots and micro chipped. The adoption fee is $175 for adult dogs, 1-7 years old; $225 for puppies, up to a year old; $135 for senior dogs, 8 years and up; and $75 for a senior dog to a senior adopter. We require all members of the household come and meet the dog(s) you are interested in adopting. We ask that you complete our Adoption Application which can be done before or after your visit. The application will be reviewed and the information verified. If approved, you will be able to bring your new family member home as early as the next day. We want people to sleep on their decision before making a commitment so please come and visit as many times as you need to!

Viewing of our animals is by appointment only. Once the appointment has been booked, we will send you detailed directions to our location, which is off Clark Road just a few miles east of I-75 at exit 205 in Sarasota.

For more information on a particular dog, click on their picture. To set up an appointment, please call (941) 924-5070 or email info@satchelslastresort.org.

Adoption information

All questions MUST be answered. If a question does not pertain to the particular animal you are inquiring about, write N/A. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Ashley
Female
Black Mouth Cur / Mixed (short coat)
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Ashley
Black Mouth Cur / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
Say hi to Ashley! Ashley spent much of her time on a ranch with lots of room to run and didn't adjust too well to moving into a small, more confined space in the city. She found herself at Satchel's as she would constantly break out of her new smaller yard. Here at Satchel's, she has shown us she is looking for human attention and we are guessing she only wants to break out to find her people. If you don't spend a lot of time away from the home and don't plan to leave Ashley unattended in a yard, she just may be your next best friend. She does have thunderstorm phobia and would appreciate a nice secure location in your home when storms are on the horizon. Ashley loves other dogs, but doesn't much care for cats. At 7 years old, she's not looking for a lot of activity, but she is a strong girl who likes her walks and her play time. She walks well on a leash. For an appointment to meet Ashely, please submit the adoption application (no commitment) found on our website, www.satchelslastresort.org, and an adoption counselor will be in touch to schedule an appointment.
Azalea
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Azalea
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Meet Azalea! This girl is looking for a quiet home where she can spend her retirement years. Azalea enjoys nice long walks to give her the exercise she needs. She loves to swim in the pool and then sunbathe on the deck. She is dog selective but could live in a home with a submissive dog. Azalea can sometimes be a little aloof when she first meets you but warms up quickly and will be your friend for life if you give her belly rubs and back scratches. Looking for a TV watching companion? Azalea will be happy to share your couch. Azalea is estimated to be approximately 10 years old and weighs about 50 pounds. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070
Bentley & Pixie
Poodle (Miniature) / Pekingese / Mixed (medium coat)
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Bentley & Pixie
Poodle (Miniature) / Pekingese / Mixed (medium coat)
Adult
Look at these 2 adorable little ones! Pixie and Bentley are 5 year old litter mates and are looking for a new home together after losing their person to a senior home. They like to take walks and then just hang out with you; totally housebroken; no trouble at all. For an appointment to meet Pixie and Bentley, please submit the adoption application, no commitment, found on our website, www.satchelslastresort.org, and an adoption counselor will be in touch with you.
Brittany*
Female
Boxer / Mixed (short coat)
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Brittany*
Boxer / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
** SPECIAL NEEDS - STRANGER DANGER ** Hi, I'm Brittany and I don't much care for strangers. I see all strangers as a potential threat and it takes me quite some time to accept new people into my world. However, once I do I love to spend time with you and have my belly rubbed. I love car rides and will just sleep in the back seat or sit nicely looking out of the window. I don't want to share my food and would prefer you leave me alone while eating. I'm looking for an adopter who understands the need to gain my trust and is willing to visit and wait until the time is right to take me home. Brittany is estimated to be approximately 6 years old and weighs around 50 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email info@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Bronson
Male
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Bronson
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Bronson was rescued from a county shelter last November in need of medical attention. He had been shot. The bullet had ricocheted off the shoulder blade and lodged near the spine, barely missing the heart - a kill shot it seemed. Bronson also had heartworm disease as well as needing to be neutered when his treatment was complete so it's been a few long months for Bronson in a small kennel. He's now a healthy boy, enjoying life in a large kennel and running free in our play yards while he waits for his forever home. He craves human attention and just wants someone to snuggle with. He may be a large dog, but he firmly believes he's a lap dog. He seems to like other dogs and could possibly have a canine sibling. He is a little leery around children and an adult-only (or children over 16) home would be best for Bronson. Bronson is estimated to be 2-3 years old. For an appointment to meet him, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Brooke
Female
American Pit Bull Terrier / Hound / Mixed (short coat)
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Brooke
American Pit Bull Terrier / Hound / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Brooke is a very sweet, healthy, loving mixed breed and is looking for a loving, forever, family with whom to spend all the holidays to come. This loving girl has been at the shelter for many years and wants nothing more than to chill with her very own person. She's estimated to be 10 years young but is full of energy and is looking for someone to spend time playing with her and taking her for long walks. She loves to play with toys and run around in the yard. She is a people lover and kisses are abundant. Brooke does not care for other dogs and is looking to be your only 4 legged lover. If you're looking for a loving, active, senior to be your best friend and have no other dogs, Brooke would love to meet you. For more information or to sent up an appointment to meet Brooke, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.   
Carmen
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Carmen
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Meet Carmen. Carmen is a big, strong girl who needs to have a competent handler. She is a stubborn girl who does not like any other animals so the abilitly to be able to control her if she sees another animal is key to keeping everyone safe. Some basic training in "wait" and "stay" would likely help with that situation. She would do best in a home with a yard where she is able to run around and play. Rolling in the grass is one of her most favorite things to do. Although animals may not be her thing, she adores people and loves one-on-one attention - you can't beat belly rubs and back scratches! Carmen likes squeaky toys and all kinds of chews. She's not overly active but plays hard for a short time - then sleeps even harder. She likes to have her nap times and would love to have your company while she drifts off to sleep. If you are interested in meeting Carmen, please complete the adoption application (no commitment) found on our website, www.satchelslastresort.org, and an adoption counselor will be in touch with you.
Carson
Male
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Carson
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
I'm Carson and I'm a fun loving boy! I love playing with toys and playing ball is my absolute favorite. I'm used to be very agile and would leap through the air to catch the ball. The people here say I'm "a rambunctious boy". I think that just means I'm full of energy and need lots of exercise. Unfortunately, I guess I did a little too much of that, and recently had an ACL surgery performed. I'm still recovering from my surgery and, as I enter my senior years, chances are I'll have to settle down a little.  Carson is guessed to be about 7 yeas old and weighs approximately 60 lbs. For an appointment to meet Carson, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Charlee
Female
Yellow Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
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Charlee
Yellow Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Young
* SPECIAL NEEDS - NERVOUS AROUND NEW PEOPLE * This girl was rescued by a wonderful couple off the streets of Yangon, Burma as a puppy. Charlee tolerates most dogs but would prefer to be the only dog in the household. She can be a bit nervous of new people, studying you until she decides you are okay, and is hand shy. She warms up quickly especially if you have a cookie that she really likes but she can be particular on the type. She may have gotten a bit spoiled here at Satchels with our wide variety of donated goodies. It may take someone a couple of visits to see Charlee's true personality. She loves to sun herself and roll around in the yard. She is a low key girl but does have her moments of excitement. She loves stuffed toys especially if they make sounds. She also enjoys walks but is a bit nervous of new situations and does not like getting in the car. Charlee is approximately 9 years old and weighs around 50 lbs. For an appointment to meet Charlee, please email info@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.        
Cookie*
Female
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
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Cookie*
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
*SPECIAL NEEDS: POSSIBLE SEPARATION ANXIETY* Cookie here. Satchel's rescued me several years ago and helped me raise my puppies. My puppies all found homes and Satchel's became my home. It's okay here and the people are great but I would so love a home to call my own and my very own people to love me. I'm an energetic girl and would do best in a home where I am included in the activities of the home. I love to run around the yard playing or go for nice long walks. I did have some separation anxiety when I was caring for my puppies and I'm not sure how it would affect me in a home, so I really need a home with someone who will help me work through any anxiety I may have. I can also be an escape artist if I want to be - jumping fences to look for my people if I'm left alone. I am getting older now and haven't jumped a fence for a while but it would be best not to leave me alone in the yard. I love people and make friends with everyone I meet. People here say I'm a lover. Are you looking for a lover? If so, please come and meet me... Cookie is considered one of our special needs fur babies because we are unsure how severe her separation anxiety might be in a home. She weighs approximately 50 lbs and is guessed to be approximately 8 years old. For an appointment to meet Cookie, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.    
Cooper*
Male
Border Collie / Mixed (medium coat)
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Cooper*
Border Collie / Mixed (medium coat)
Male
Adult
* SPECIAL NEEDS - "Stranger Danger" * Cooper has grown up here at Satchel’s but continues to search for a person to call his own. He's a little uncertain of new people and does take a little time to warm up but once he knows you're a friend, he's an absolute lover. He is good with some dogs and loves to run and play in the yard with his kennel mate. Cooper has spent very little, if any, time in a home and needs a patient, loving, adopter to teach him house manners and show him what a loving home is all about. Are you the person he's been waiting for all this time? Cooper is 7 years old and weighs 50-55 lbs. For an appointment to meet him, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Crystal **
Female
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Crystal **
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
** Medical Special Needs ** Meet Crystal. What do you see when you look at Crystal? An overbred momma dog? A dog that had a horrible person chop off her ears? A dog that was left inside a crate at an abandoned property? You know what we see? Unconditional love, this girl wants affection and love so badly. She craves to be told she is a good girl, a warm leg to lean on. She is beautiful to us both inside and out. You will see that too when you come meet her and give her a chance. She enjoys a bath and belly rub, hugs and a romp in the yard but her favorite thing to do is hang out with people who love her.  Sometimes it will take her a little while to warm up to new people, but the wait is so worth it. She is just a big love bug. She is not fond of other dogs. She can go for walks with them but not exist together in a house or come face to face. She is obsessed with cats so if you are interested in her, you can't have any of those either. She does have cancer (cutaneous hemangiosarcoma). It manifests itself with sores and blood blisters on her stomach and these will pop occasionally and bleed. Eventually the disease will go to her spleen. Her survival can be a few years with this type of cancer by the time it has spread to the spleen. Are you the person to love and provide care for Crystal for her remaining years? If so, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070 for an appointment to meet her.
Darlin*
Female
Boxer / American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
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Darlin*
Boxer / American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
*SPECIAL NEEDS - STRANGER DANGER* Darlin can be at little nervous around strangers or when people suddenly appear in her space but once you're her friend, she'll be your loving companion for life. She wiggles her entire body in delight when her people approach and can't wait to give them hugs and kisses. She enjoys running around in the yard playing with her toys and likes short leash walks. Darlin doesn't care to share her person and would be best in a home as the only 4-legged member. Darlin is estimated to be 9 years old and weighs 50-55 lbs. For an appointment to meet Darlin, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Devo*
Male
Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Devo*
Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Senior
* SPECIAL NEEDS - HEART CONDITION * Devo here! I've been at Satchel's for some time now and I think it's my turn to find my very own family. A happy, loving home in which to spend my senior years. Yes, they say I'm a "senior". I don't buy that. I love to run around the yard and have you chase me or just roll around in the grass if you're too tired. I have a heart condition and will be on medication for the remainder of my life but that doesn't slow me down either. I love car rides and just chill in the back seat. I also love to cuddle - they call me a "love bug" -  so will be happy to spend some time snuggling with you on the couch after our day is done. Devo is guessed to be approximately 9 years old and weighs 45 pounds. For an appointment to meet him, please email info@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Finnegan and Kira
Collie / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed
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Finnegan and Kira
Collie / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed
Adult
Finnegan and Kira were picked up as strays by a county shelter. Both in need of medical attention, they immediately found their way to Satchel's. Finnegan had a skin condition which had caused severe hair loss and Kira had a large mass on her back end. A month later, Finnegan's hair is growing in beautifully and Kira's mass has been removed. Finnegan knows all his basic commands and is eager to learn. Both these dogs are now happy and healthy and ready for their forever home together. They love to play together in the yard and if one has to leave for any reason, the other is anxiously awaiting the return of their partner. They love to go on walks, and walk well on the leash. Finnegan is guessed to be 4 years old and Kira, 8 years old. Both weigh between 45-50 pounds. For an appointment to meet this bonded pair, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Fiona*
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Fiona*
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
*SPECIAL NEEDS - STRANGER DANGER* Hey Fiona here! It sometimes takes me a little time to warm up to you but when you're "in", you're in forever and I absolutely crave attention from you. I want to be close, sit on you lap and give you kisses. I love walks and car rides! And playing in the little pools here in the yards at Satchel's is one of my favorite things to do. I have had kennel mates during my stay here at Satchel's but I do tend to play a little rough and can be quite bossy. I have recently been diagnosed with glaucoma so I don't see as well as I once did, but that doesn't stop me from enjoying life. Fiona is guessed to be 12 years old and weighs 55-60 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Hagrid *
Male
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Hagrid *
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
* SPECIAL NEEDS: Fearful of Men. Hagrid is an exuberant, loving boy who quickly bonds and falls in love with everyone he meets. He is fearful of some men so a very slow introduction would be required. Hagrid is 2 years-old and enjoys long walks, splashing around in swimming pools and chasing lizards. He does like playing with most female dogs his own size, but again a proper introduction would be required. Hagrid is treat motivated and knows basic commands. He would be a perfect student for an obedience training program! For an appointment to meet Hagrid, please fill out an adoption application (no commitment) at www.satchelslastresort.org.
Harley
Male
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Harley
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Harley is so ready to find his forever family! At five years old, Harley has grown up at Satchel’s and has become a volunteer favorite. Harley is incredibly smart and loves having a job and learning new skills. He recently completed 6 weeks of agility training and just began attending weekly doggie playgroup sessions at a local dog training studio. Harley is sweet and affectionate, adores car rides and meeting new people. He enjoys exploring the outdoors, especially fenced-in back yards so he can chase lizards and bugs. He would do best in an adult, dog savvy household, and he would love a large female canine companion! No cats or small dogs though, please. In order for Harley to continue enjoying his doggie playgroup sessions after adoption, LEADSRQ, is sponsoring Harley with a $300 training package at K9 Korral. Thank you LEADSRQ! For an appointment to meet Harley, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070
Howard
Male
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Howard
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Howard here. Everyone tells me what a handsome boy I am and I'm really hoping you have room in your home for a handsome guy. I like to play, give kisses and cuddle. I don't do too well walking on a leash - I like to pull - as I haven't had much experience in that area. Perhaps you can help me out with that? I am, however, a great car rider. Children tend to scare me so I do need a home with no little ones please. Howard weighs approximately 50 lbs and is guessed to be about 6 years old. For an appointment to meet Howard, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Ilean*
Female
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Ilean*
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
*SPECIAL NEEDS - TRIPOD* Hi, I'm Ilean. It's been a couple of years since I lost my canine "big brother" and I really wish I could find a family of my own now please. Wilbur and I were in a home together and then came to Satchel's together many, many, years ago. Wilbur took care of me since I was a little puppy. I'm now looking for human companionship with a new family.   I may only have 3 legs but that doesn't slow me down much. I have a ton of energy and happily bounce around on my 3 legs. I love my walks, although I am slowing down in my old age and can no longer walk very far. I enjoy playing fetch with the ball (although I don't necessarily bring it back to you every time, I just want you to come and get it from me), and absolutely love love love jumping in the water in the tubs we have here at Satchel's. And, of course, car rides are high on my list. Belly rubs are great and I'm sure I would enjoy lounging around with you given the opportunity.   Wilbur was the only dog I ever wanted in my life so I'm looking for a home with no other dogs (or for that matter, no other 4 legged species). Do you have the perfect home for me where I will be showered with love and kisses throughout my senior years, please, please?? I'm waiting...   Ilean is 10 years old and weighs approximately 50 lbs. For an appointment to meet Ilean, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.  
Jade
Female
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Jade
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
  Meet Jade! This little girl has tons of energy and loves to have fun! "Zoomies" in the yard is one of her favorite pasttimes. She also enjoys chasing her favorite squeaky toy ball in the backyard. She loves going on walks and would be great on hikes. She likes her whole family, but really bonds with “her” person. Jade has a such a very gentle spirit, is so very sweet, and is well behaved in the house. She is potty trained and is currently receiving basic obedience training in her foster home. She absolutely loves getting pets…she will sit next to you for hours if you keep petting her. Jade is a little shy with new people, but warms up very quickly. Just give her a treat and she will be your new best friend. Jade is extremely curious about the world outside her doors and tries to escape out of an open door. Jade was abandoned at this young age and so does have a little separation anxiety, which will likely pass once she realizes she is not going to be abandoned again. It would seem Jade has never been socialized with other dogs although she seems curious and may possibly be able to live with a canine sibling. If your family has an active lifestyle, Jade will make an excellent companion. Jade is guessed to be 1-2 years old. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresorg.org or call 941-924-5070.
Jaxon
Male
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Jaxon
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Meet Jaxon. This rambunctious boy is looking for an active family to call his own. He is very high energy and needs lots of exercise to keep him a happy boy. Jaxon does like to play with other dogs but he is an extremely rough player so care must be taken. He loves to play with his people, again though in a rough manner, and likes to cuddle once he tires himself out. Jaxon weighs approximately  55-60 lbs and is guessed to be 3 years old. For an appointment to meet him, please email info@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Jaxy
Male
Welsh Corgi / Mixed (short coat)
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Jaxy
Welsh Corgi / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Meet one of our newer dogs Jaxy. Jaxy knows tricks like “Jaxy box” and will stand on his hind legs and bop your hands. He seems to like other dogs and could possibly live with a cat, although we haven't done an official cat test with him. This cute little guy is well mannered and so sweet. A cuddle bug but still at the age he can rough around and be super playful when he’s amped up. He loves his walks and, although always very excited to go, he does calm down on leash. He enjoys playing with toys and a good old chew bone is always welcome. Jaxy is 5 years old and weighs approximately 40 lbs. For an appointment to meet him, please submit the adoption application (no commitment) found on our website, www.satchelslastresort.org, and an adoption counselor will get in touch with you.
Jimbo
Male
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Jimbo
American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Three year-old Jimbo has had a rough start to his young life. Found on the streets as a stray with a collar embedded in his neck, Jimbo was bounced around from shelter to shelter until he found his way to Satchel’s. Jimbo is loving, smart and ready for his forever home! He will do best with an adult only, dog-savvy household with a parent who understands what it takes to be the pack leader. Jimbo loves to play with other dogs his own size and is an expert swimmer! He is housebroken, has excellent house manners and gives the best cuddles and kisses. Make an appointment to meet Jimbo today by emailing adoption@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Josie
Female
Boxer / Mixed (short coat)
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Josie
Boxer / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
This beautiful girl is Josie. Josie is a high energy girl and would do best in a home that is very active. She loves to spend her day playing with toys and running around the yard. When she is not moving about she is very sweet and affectionate but can become protective of "her people". She did come to Satchel's with another dog but can be selective of her canine companions. She lived with an older child but would probably do best in a home without any kids.  For more information on Josie, please call or email us.
Kelly*
Female
Hound / Mixed (short coat)
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Kelly*
Hound / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
** MEDICAL SPECIAL NEEDS ** Hello friends, my name is Kelly. I am a very sweet girl who loves going for long strolls around the neighborhood and I don't mean to brag, but I am the best leash walker ever! I am quite the socialite and love being around people. If you were to take me home, you would be my world and I would want nothing more than to cozy up and cuddle next to you. Oh, and I don't really want to share you with any other four-legged being, so I do need to be your only baby please. I love going for car rides and am the perfect passenger. I can be a bit of a diva when it comes to my bed, but with my health, I can't help but feel entitled. Several months ago, I was diagnosed with kidney failure and am now getting fluids twice a week. My latest tests show that the fluids are doing their job and keeping me healthy. Now it's time for me to find my forever home with that special person who will continue to give me the fluids I need. It's not a problem to give them to me - I'm so used to it and am no trouble. P. S. You might have seen me around town with my friends from Satchel's Last Resort at our local events. I'm the one who wants all the attention. Kelly weighs approximately 55 lbs and is guessed to be 4 years old. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Kira and Finnegan
Pit Bull Terrier / Collie / Mixed
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Kira and Finnegan
Pit Bull Terrier / Collie / Mixed
Adult
Kira and Finnegan were picked up as strays by a county shelter. Both in need of medical attention, they immediately found their way to Satchel's. Finnegan had a skin condition which had caused severe hair loss and Kira had a large mass on her back end. A month later, Finnegan's hair is growing in beautifully and Kira's mass has been removed. Both these dogs are now happy and healthy and ready for their forever home together. They love to play together in the yard and if one has to leave for any reason, the other is anxiously awaiting the return of their partner. They love to go on walks, and walk well on the leash. Finnegan is guessed to be 4 years old and Kira, 8 years old. Both weigh between 45-50 pounds. For an appointment to meet this bonded pair, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Lady
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Lady
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Who couldn't love this face? Lady came to us several years ago with a litter of pups. Her pups have all been adopted but she is still awaiting her turn to find that forever home. She was one great mother but doesn't care for any other dogs.  She can be quite a rambunctious girl who doesn't always know her boundaries. She loves to play with her human caregivers but is sometimes a bit rough so would do best in a home with adults or older children only. She loves toys, walks, and running around the yard. Lady is guessed to be 8 years old and weighs approximately 40 pounds. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.  
Lizzy*
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Lizzy*
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
** Special Needs: Storm Phobia ** Lizzy came to us with her 8 puppies several years ago. She may not have had an easy start but she has such an incredible outlook on life. She has storm phobia, likely from being an outside dog, and gets anxious before a storm starts. She is looking for a loving, patient home to ease her anxiety during storms. Lizzy is an absolute lover. She adores people, especially children, and any attention they will give her. She's such a cuddler and loves to give kisses! In her younger years she was a bit of an escape artist and showed she could jump a 6 foot fence if there was something on the other side she wanted to get a closer look at. She enjoys walks and car rides - sitting in the passenger seat like a princess. This girl loves to play with toys and enjoys the pools here at Satchel's. She can get a little muddy having fun in the water and dirt, but doesn't mind her baths. Lizzy doesn't care for other animals and needs to be in a home as the only pet member of the family. Lizzy is truly a happy go lucky girl who just wants to enjoy life to the fullest with a family to call her own. Lizzy is estimated to be 9 years old and weighs approximately 50 lbs. For an appointment to meet Lizzy, please email info@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.    
Macho
Male
Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
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Macho
Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Senior
Meet Macho! Macho has been at Satchel's waiting for his forever home for some time now. Don't let the skin condition around his eyes deter you from meeting this sweet boy. The eye meds we use every day and the special food for allergies keeps the condition under control. He loves playing with his people - staff call him "a silly boy" as he tries so hard to get you to rough house and play with him. He doesn't want to share your attention and so would prefer to be the only pet in the home. Macho loves going on car rides and walks well on a leash. Macho is estimated to be 10 years old and weighs approximately 55 lbs. This boy would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE a family to call his own - he's been at the shelter far too long. For an appointment to meet him, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Mickey *
Male
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Cattle Dog / Mixed (short coat)
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Mickey *
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Cattle Dog / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Senior
* SPECIAL NEEDS - PROTECTIVE, STRANGER DANGER * Hey there I'm Mickey! I'm an 8 year old boy. Some of my best friends could tell you just how loyal and loveable I truly am. I'm so loyal that when around my favorite people, I want to protect them. I would love someone who will keep me as active as my age would allow, as I do love to go for walks and even love to swim! Stranger danger is a term that my friends might use to describe me but it's really because when I love you, I want to protect you and my space from other people! I would want to protect you even from your friends, so keep in mind I would likely need my own room of a big comfy crate to hang out in if you have company over. I could potentially live with another submissive dog, but we would have to meet and form a friendship first. I would be best in a home with no kids. My favorite activities include exploring new places (where they're aren't many people), swimming in safe places (even a kiddie pool) and going on car rides! I also love to get pet and receive love from my best friends. I would want to meet you a few times before I would be comfortable with you, but if you give me treats, throw my toys for me, and come on a few walks, I'm sure we would become great friends. I really hope you'll come meet me, and don't mind that I require a little patience. Hope to meet you soon! Love, Mickey *Mickey has extreme protective tendencies and would need to be in a home where no one comes in and out of the home without a careful introduction. It will take several visits to the shelter for Mickey to feel comfortable with you.
Mila*
Female
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Mixed (short coat)
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Mila*
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
** Special Needs - Hand Shy ** Mila is a young, energetic girl looking for a low stress home. She needs lots of exercise to wear off some of her energy before she settles down to snuggle with her person. Mila is a bit of a resource guarder, especially if she is crated, so an adult only home is recommended for this girl. Mila is estimated to be 2 years old and weighs approximately 40 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Peppy
Female
Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
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Peppy
Retriever / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
Peppy is ready to move on to her forever home! Satchel's rescued Peppy from animal services in the fall of 2017. This poor girl was a starvation case and learning to trust people initially came a little hard for her. Thanks to our caring staff and volunteers, she is now able to live her life again, without constant fear of being abandoned or mistreated. She would do best in an adult only home and does appear to get along with other dogs. Peppy is estimated to be 5-6 years old and weighs approximately 50 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Riley
Female
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
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Riley
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
Hey Riley here! I had a rough start to life but after being rescued by the folks here at Satchel's, I now know how awesome life and people can be and I want my very own forever home. You can read my story on the website https://satchelslastresort.org/riley-the-story-of-a-rescue-dog/. I'm a strong girl and will do best in an adult only, calm home. I love going on long walks and enjoy meeting new people. I need lots of exercise and am hoping for a large yard in which to run and play. Riley is 3-4 years old and weighs 70-75 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Rosey
Female
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
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Rosey
American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Hey I'm Rosey and I'm looking for someone to love me for the rest of my days. I'm a senior girl at 11 years old but I still have a lot of spunk and so much love to give. I absolutely love people and wiggle my crooked little tail whenever anyone pays attention to me. On a hot summer day, I love playing with the water as it comes out of the hose. I like short walks but my most favorite thing to do is going for car rides. Car ride, car ride, car ride - YES PLEASE! I'll ride around with you all day if you'll let me. A canine companion is okay as long as they are nice to me and don't take the front passenger seat of the car as I do like to ride shot gun. Are you looking for a co-pilot, I'm here! Rosey is a laid back, easy going girl patiently waiting for her own bed in a loving home. For more information or to schedule an appointment to meet Rosey, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Rumor
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Rumor
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Young
Rumor is an active young dog who was born in January of 2015. She came to Satchels from animal services who found her as a stray. She loves attention and is very affectionate. She also loves to play with toys. We are currently working on her leash manners. She will require further training to make her the perfect dog. She does like to play with other dogs but should be the only canine in the family.  If you would like more information about Rumor, please call or email us.
Stone
Male
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Stone
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Meet Stone. Stone has been at Satchel's for a little over 6 months now. Surrendered to us through Beach Vet by his owners who felt he was just too much for them to handle. It takes a few visits with Stone for him to start to earn your trust but this boy is worth the effort. He's a handsome, strong, energetic, young boy with so much life to live. Stone loves to play fetch with tennis balls, but hasn't quite caught onto the entire game - dropping them for you doesn't currently happen so you need to have several. He loves playing "catch me if you can in the yard" with you, but he is just learning how to play with people and can get wound up quickly, so it is important to keep some level of calmness until he knows how to calm himself. He likes to go on walks with our volunteers, and walks well on a leash, but is very unsure of everything outside of his immediate environment so won't travel far from the shelter. Stone loves all toys, his favorite being the Kong. He will chew on one all day, even if it's empty. Throws it around his kennel, carries it outside with him and brings it back in. He is starting to show affection as he learns to trust. He will come and sit next to you and will lick your face to say "thank you for saving me". Stone is still very scared of most things. This young boy needs encouragement and socialization. If you have the time and patience to give Stone what he needs so he is able to become the best boy he can be and enjoy life to the fullest, please set up an appointment to meet him. Email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Tank
Male
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Tank
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Hi Everyone, Tank here! I've been at Satchel's for a while now, likely because I don't act very friendly behind the bars of my kennel. Satchel's rescued me and provided the heartworm treatment I needed to survive. Out of my kennel, I am a different boy. I spend overnights with one of my special friends from Satchel's and I have warmed up to strangers she has introduced me to almost immediately. I like to be walked on a harness and don't pull at all. However, I do pull when just on a collar and tend to choke myself. I love car rides sitting perfectly in the passenger seat once you make me realize I can't sit in your lap! I have not had one accident during my sleepovers - I think that means I'm potty trained. I crave affection, love cuddling and enjoy sleeping in the bed with my friend. Oh, and I give hugs! I like playing with toys, especially tennis balls and am quite gentle with them. I just finished going through 6 weeks of agility training and I loved it! I do need some training as no one has spent any time yet working with me in that area, but I'd love to learn so I can please you. Tank is guessed to be 5 years old and weighs about 55 lbs. For an appointment to meet him, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Toby
Male
Hound / Mixed (short coat)
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Toby
Hound / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Toby has grown up here at Satchel’s. He came to us as a young dog, emaciated and with horrible Demodex mange. His skin was inflamed and he had several bald patches. He now has the most beautiful coat. He is fantastic dog with lots of love to give but can be a little leery of some strangers initially. He loves going on car rides and to show you how happy he is, he will try to give you kisses the entire trip. He has been kenneled with his canine buddy for several years but can be a little selective about his canine friends. He still has lots of energy and enjoys playing with toys in the play yards. He went through basic obedience training in his earlier days at Satchel's but would need a refresher in a home. Toby is 7 years old and weighs approximately 55 lbs. Please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070 if you would like more information about Toby or for an appointment to meet him.
Tonka *
Female
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Tonka *
American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Adult
* SPECIAL NEEDS: STRANGER DANGER. Tonka is an incredibly energetic girl who is very eager to please. While she can be excitable, she wants nothing more than attention from those she loves. She can be a little leery of strangers but once she trusts you she will win your heart with her giant ears and exuberant personality. Tonka knows basic commands and walks well on the leash once her initial excitement over the prospect of going for a walk diminishes. Her absolute favorite toy is a Jolly Ball Romp-and-roll which she can swing around for hours. Once playtime is over, she easily settles down for a cuddle. Tonka would do well in an active home with structured training. She will require an adult only home where she can be the only four-legged member.  Tonka is 8 years old. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.  
Tucker
Male
Australian Kelpie / Mixed (short coat)
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Tucker
Australian Kelpie / Mixed (short coat)
Male
Adult
Handsome Tucker! Tucker is extremely smart and knows all his obedience commands. He loves to learn and be rewarded so continued training in a home can be made a fun and happy time. He's rides well in a car and is always excited when it's his turn for a car ride. Once the initial excitement of a walk is over, Tucker walks well on leash and enjoys a nice long walk. He is young boy with a lot of energy and would do best if he had a yard in which to run and play or some type of doggie sports such as agility or fly ball to keep him mentally and physically challenged. He enjoys the kiddie pools at the shelter and would likely enjoy swimming. He has a canine girlfriend at the shelter and would enjoy a canine sibling. Once play time is over, he's happy to snuggle with you. Tucker is estimated to be approximately 2 years old. For an appointment to meet him, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.
Venus
Female
Rottweiler / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
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Venus
Rottweiler / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
Female
Senior
Venus here! I'm a chilled, low key senior looking for someone to love me. I was in a home for many years but as I got older I didn't care to be around the other dogs in the home, got myself into a little trouble and found myself here at Satchel's. I'm not much of an outside girl, just want to be inside in the air conditioning. I love people and here at Satchel's they call me "a very affectionate girl". I know all the basic commands and I listen well to them and try to please my people. So if you're looking for an older girl, who needs little exercise but lots of loving, I just might be the girl for you. Venus is 10 years old and weighs 70-75 lbs. For an appointment to meet her, please email adoptions@satchelslastresort.org or call 941-924-5070.