Brooklyn's life began normally, purchased by a loving family as a puppy. Sadly when her owner died months later, she had nowhere to go and was brought to a vet hospital. Because of her breed and fearful behavior they decided not to rehome her. For the next nine years she lived in a kennel run in the back of the hospital as a blood donor, until she came to Wayward Ranch in 2018.

With all she has been through, Brooklyn dreams of a forever family willing to take the time to get to know her on her terms. 

Requested Adoption Donation: $250

This adorable pup is Clementine and she has a long journey ahead of her. She came to us off of the euthanasia list at the Brooklyn ACC when she began acting out due to kennel anxiety. Since her arrival she has been very shut down but day by day she comes out a little more to show us her true personality. 

Our hope is in time she will be ready to find a forever home but for now we are just giving her the space and love to decompress and be comfortable. 

Not Yet Available for Adoption

Ozzy is one of our recent arrivals, coming to us in February 2021 after being on our waiting list since November. He was a pet store puppy brought home by a loving family who saw more and more fear aggression develop in him as he grew up. It become more than they could manage so he entered our program. 

Ozzy is not yet ready for adoption, but will be soon! He is a sweet boy who takes time to trust, but once you are in his world, he will love you forever! Stay tuned for more on him!

Not Yet Available for Adoption

Found as a stray at 3 weeks old, Bear was adopted by a wonderful family that loved him for 5 years. If he had been any other dog, he would have grown up well socialized, but Bear isn't like other dogs. He has genetic behavioral concerns that the average family simply cannot manage alone. 

When it became too difficult to manage his behavior in the home they reached out to Wayward Ranch and we became his new family. With our management and daily training Bear is able to live a full and happy life with us!

Permanent Sanctuary Resident

Chewy was born at a respected breeding facility and purchased by a loving family with a big yard and plenty of kids to play with. He had the life most dogs in rescue could only dream of. Unfortunately for Chewy and his family, he has some genetic behavioral concerns that made him unsuitable for live in the average home. 

When Chewy first came to us, our hope was that he would be adoptable to a family without young children, but from what we have seen, we feel the most responsible decision would be for him to remain a permanent 

resident here.

Permanent Sanctuary Resident

We are grateful to have had several wonderful photographers donate their time and skill to photograph our animals and their lives here. While many photos on our site were taken by WRAS Staff Members, others were taken by:

Tischman Pets Photography, @tischmanpets,

Mike Barr, @mikebarrphotography,

Thunder Ridge Images,