"Come on, sing it with me, Woody. I know you’re not shy. I heard your track with Ziggy Marley."  -Barry White (left) laying it down for young Woody Harrelson (right). Both BADASS dogs who are available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting Barry or Woody, please visit our website and complete our online adoption application.


"Come on, sing it with me, Woody. I know you’re not shy. I heard your track with Ziggy Marley."

-Barry White (left) laying it down for young Woody Harrelson (right). Both BADASS dogs who are available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting Barry or Woody, please visit our website and complete our online adoption application.

It’s #sundog! On Sundays we celebrate the joy of adoptions with our Happy Beginning series. Mercedes Ruehl’s new mom met her a few weeks ago and knew immediately that she was The One. She waited patiently while we got the all clear from our vets about this feisty, fun pup’s leg and ADOPTED her on Saturday. Now named Shelby, mom tells us that she “is doing awesome— she’s already coming to her name, she had an awesome time and made tons of friends at the dog park, and is now taking an exhausted pre-dinner nap on my feet. This little girl is the best!!! Thanks so much to you guys for all you do that results in me having such an amazing new dog in my life!!” Congratulations to these two beautiful gals!

It’s #sundog! On Sundays we celebrate the joy of adoptions with our Happy Beginning series. Mercedes Ruehl’s new mom met her a few weeks ago and knew immediately that she was The One. She waited patiently while we got the all clear from our vets about this feisty, fun pup’s leg and ADOPTED her on Saturday. Now named Shelby, mom tells us that she “is doing awesome— she’s already coming to her name, she had an awesome time and made tons of friends at the dog park, and is now taking an exhausted pre-dinner nap on my feet. This little girl is the best!!! Thanks so much to you guys for all you do that results in me having such an amazing new dog in my life!!” Congratulations to these two beautiful gals!

Marianne Dashwood is an approximately 6 or 7 month old muttigree from Florence, Alabama. She and her sister Elinor (adopted) both weigh around 50-55 pounds and make a beautiful pair. Marianne is housebroken, cratetrained, and “likes to play outside. She’s calm but she’s still a puppy, after all. She thoroughly enjoys running after Elinor at high speed, tumbling around in the grass, and stalking the birds in the church yard (no worries, she hasn’t gotten one yet). Marianne also likes to use her paws. Marianne is a fan of touching my leg or my head (when I’m asleep) with her paws. She will outstretch her paws waiting for me to grab it (or high five it) and seems pleased when I do. She is the calmer yet more adventurous of the two. I believe Marianne has the capacity to be an excellent life-long friend and companion to someone (or a family). She needs some patience and guidance, but most importantly, she needs someone that will show her they love her as much as she’s capable of loving them.”
If you are interested in adopting Marianne, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Marianne Dashwood is an approximately 6 or 7 month old muttigree from Florence, Alabama. She and her sister Elinor (adopted) both weigh around 50-55 pounds and make a beautiful pair. Marianne is housebroken, cratetrained, and “likes to play outside. She’s calm but she’s still a puppy, after all. She thoroughly enjoys running after Elinor at high speed, tumbling around in the grass, and stalking the birds in the church yard (no worries, she hasn’t gotten one yet). Marianne also likes to use her paws. Marianne is a fan of touching my leg or my head (when I’m asleep) with her paws. She will outstretch her paws waiting for me to grab it (or high five it) and seems pleased when I do. She is the calmer yet more adventurous of the two. I believe Marianne has the capacity to be an excellent life-long friend and companion to someone (or a family). She needs some patience and guidance, but most importantly, she needs someone that will show her they love her as much as she’s capable of loving them.”

If you are interested in adopting Marianne, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Brothers from another mother? The Earl of Grantham (left) may be old enough to be Ron Howard’s (right) father, but with their big, Badass grins and doppelganger good looks it’s hard to tell them apart. Oh, and they’re perfect! Both!
Earl of Grantham is an approximately 7 year old lab/collie mix that weighs right around 55 pounds. Though he may not come from an official aristocracy, we think he’s got something even better - Badass! As his face suggests, he’s a lover who adores attention and belly rubs. He loves each and every person he meets, as well as other canines. (His foster mom thinks he just wants to play, but he does like to chase the kitties). Earl likes a good romp but will settle down like a refined older gentleman when asked. He’d make a great walking or hiking buddy for someone: “When you first ask him if he wants to go out, he literally bounces on all four feet straight into the air to let you know, “YES” he’s ready. Earl is just a big baby!!”
Ron Howard is an approximately 1 year old collie mix from North Carolina, about 50 pounds. We rescued him from the needle at the last minute, and the volunteers down south helped choose a Badass name fitting of a nice, sweet, all-American boy type. Ron began melting NYC hearts the moment his paws hit the ground in Brooklyn. He’s a friendly, smiley, happy guy that picks up on training pretty quickly and knows his way around a leash. He’s getting along famously with his canine foster bro and human foster sibling; he seems like a friend to everybody. His foster mom says that Ron “loves him some belly rubs and gets along great so far with everyone he has met. And he is wonderfully soft and will let you stroke him for hours. He hangs out in his crate just fine and appears to be house trained. He’s a sweetheart.”
Both dogs are available for adoption. If you would like to adopt Earl or Ron, please visit our website and fill out an application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Brothers from another mother? The Earl of Grantham (left) may be old enough to be Ron Howard’s (right) father, but with their big, Badass grins and doppelganger good looks it’s hard to tell them apart. Oh, and they’re perfect! Both!

Earl of Grantham is an approximately 7 year old lab/collie mix that weighs right around 55 pounds. Though he may not come from an official aristocracy, we think he’s got something even better - Badass! As his face suggests, he’s a lover who adores attention and belly rubs. He loves each and every person he meets, as well as other canines. (His foster mom thinks he just wants to play, but he does like to chase the kitties). Earl likes a good romp but will settle down like a refined older gentleman when asked. He’d make a great walking or hiking buddy for someone: “When you first ask him if he wants to go out, he literally bounces on all four feet straight into the air to let you know, “YES” he’s ready. Earl is just a big baby!!”

Ron Howard is an approximately 1 year old collie mix from North Carolina, about 50 pounds. We rescued him from the needle at the last minute, and the volunteers down south helped choose a Badass name fitting of a nice, sweet, all-American boy type. Ron began melting NYC hearts the moment his paws hit the ground in Brooklyn. He’s a friendly, smiley, happy guy that picks up on training pretty quickly and knows his way around a leash. He’s getting along famously with his canine foster bro and human foster sibling; he seems like a friend to everybody. His foster mom says that Ron “loves him some belly rubs and gets along great so far with everyone he has met. And he is wonderfully soft and will let you stroke him for hours. He hangs out in his crate just fine and appears to be house trained. He’s a sweetheart.”

Both dogs are available for adoption. If you would like to adopt Earl or Ron, please visit our website and fill out an application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Badass Brooklyn that BarkLoudly asked to film one of our adoption events to help spread the word about their message and their first workshop. Just looking at this video reminds me how cold that day was! If you’d like to learn more about BarkLoudly and their plan to disrupt the pet industry by connecting businesses and dog lovers directly to shelters, please visit their website. And for more information about the dogs featured in this video, please visit our Facebook page!

Mrs. Patmore is an approximately 3 to 4 year old hound mix (puggle) from Florida, about 20 delicious pounds! She’s a quirky little thing whose ways grow on you quickly and promises to make you smile and laugh at every turn. Her foster mama tells us that she’s “housetrained, low maintenance, and low energy - unless she’s trying to snatch your donut! She can be a little anxious initially and takes some to warm up but then can’t wait to lick her human(s) in the face and snuggle. Mrs. Patmore mainly wants to lie in a warm, cozy bed or cuddle with a warm, cozy person but also likes to run around and check things out. She will play with smaller dogs and adopt and mother puppies for herself, but is more of a ‘people dog’ all around. Her NYC foster parents are impressed that “she let us cut her nails and bathe her without complaint, ignores the cats, and learned sit quickly.” 
She looks rather serious in this photo, but don’t be fooled - she’s very loving and silly. If you are interested in adopting Mrs. Patmore, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Mrs. Patmore is an approximately 3 to 4 year old hound mix (puggle) from Florida, about 20 delicious pounds! She’s a quirky little thing whose ways grow on you quickly and promises to make you smile and laugh at every turn. Her foster mama tells us that she’s “housetrained, low maintenance, and low energy - unless she’s trying to snatch your donut! She can be a little anxious initially and takes some to warm up but then can’t wait to lick her human(s) in the face and snuggle. Mrs. Patmore mainly wants to lie in a warm, cozy bed or cuddle with a warm, cozy person but also likes to run around and check things out. She will play with smaller dogs and adopt and mother puppies for herself, but is more of a ‘people dog’ all around. Her NYC foster parents are impressed that “she let us cut her nails and bathe her without complaint, ignores the cats, and learned sit quickly.”

She looks rather serious in this photo, but don’t be fooled - she’s very loving and silly. If you are interested in adopting Mrs. Patmore, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Tony Danza is an approximately 4 to 5 year old terrier mix that weighs around 20 pounds. His foster mom says that he is “definitely one of the easiest dogs I’ve ever fostered. Housebroken, loves his crate, and is a very quick learner.” He’s good with dogs of all shapes and sizes, as well as humans when he’s got a good leader around. (He can find folks on bikes and the like a bit scary at times). Tony plays, shares toys, and snuggles with other pups and runs with the best of them at the park once he warms up and is also a friend to kitty cats. However, his Badass signature is perhaps the fact that he prances. We call him Tony Danza, tiny dancer. Nothing better than the first time he saw snow, when “he sniffed it for a while and then fell into a foot of it and then jumped around like it was the greatest thing he’s ever seen.” Except of course a Badass home!
If you are interested in adopting Tony Danza, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Tony Danza is an approximately 4 to 5 year old terrier mix that weighs around 20 pounds. His foster mom says that he is “definitely one of the easiest dogs I’ve ever fostered. Housebroken, loves his crate, and is a very quick learner.” He’s good with dogs of all shapes and sizes, as well as humans when he’s got a good leader around. (He can find folks on bikes and the like a bit scary at times). Tony plays, shares toys, and snuggles with other pups and runs with the best of them at the park once he warms up and is also a friend to kitty cats. However, his Badass signature is perhaps the fact that he prances. We call him Tony Danza, tiny dancer. Nothing better than the first time he saw snow, when “he sniffed it for a while and then fell into a foot of it and then jumped around like it was the greatest thing he’s ever seen.” Except of course a Badass home!

If you are interested in adopting Tony Danza, please visit our website and fill out an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Bonnie Blair is an approximately 3 year old hound/lab mix, about 40 pounds. She is the mother of 10 Badass Olympian puppies and a champion in her own right. We rescued Bonnie after meeting her in a high kill Florida shelter - just days before she gave birth - and falling head over heels. She’s the sweetest! Bonnie is great with other dogs and her foster mom can’t say a bad word about her. She’s good with strangers and kids and is a laid back, low key gal.

Now that the hard work of birthing and caring for her puppies is done, Bonnie is free to take up her own Olympic event - synchronized napping.  Foster brother and Badass alum Robin Hood (right) is teaching Bonnie the fine art of relaxing.

If you are interested in adopting this incredible mama dog and spoiling her rotten, please visit our website to fill out an adoption application. Top photo by Hilary Benas.

Aaron Dessner is an approximately 10 month old mixed breed that weighs around 25 pounds. He’s a happy, active little fellow who’s great with other dogs of all sizes and loves to go for walks with his people. He’s big on crawling up for some lap time if you’ll let him. His foster mom tells us that he’s indifferent to the cats and loves all of his temporary foster siblings. Aaron is super friendly and wants to say hello to all comers. “He’s a lover and gets excited when he sees kids. (Watch out, young ones, kisses coming your way! Aaron’s affectionate quotient is through the roof. He’s an absolute lovebug but doesn’t need to follow me around. At home, he is mostly content to lie down and nap. Outside he loooves to play. He’s got a lot of energy and runs around hilariously in the dog run. Again, he’s pretty mellow at home. Loves his toys and is starting to get into tug of war, with other dogs and with me.” Aaron is cratetrained and housebroken, and his foster mom says that “whoever gets Aaron will hit the jackpot! He gets compliments when we go out, from people of all ages. He’s super adorable - a small dog with big personality and lots of love to give. He makes me laugh all day!”
If you are interested in adopting Aaron, please visit our website to complete an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

Aaron Dessner is an approximately 10 month old mixed breed that weighs around 25 pounds. He’s a happy, active little fellow who’s great with other dogs of all sizes and loves to go for walks with his people. He’s big on crawling up for some lap time if you’ll let him. His foster mom tells us that he’s indifferent to the cats and loves all of his temporary foster siblings. Aaron is super friendly and wants to say hello to all comers. “He’s a lover and gets excited when he sees kids. (Watch out, young ones, kisses coming your way! Aaron’s affectionate quotient is through the roof. He’s an absolute lovebug but doesn’t need to follow me around. At home, he is mostly content to lie down and nap. Outside he loooves to play. He’s got a lot of energy and runs around hilariously in the dog run. Again, he’s pretty mellow at home. Loves his toys and is starting to get into tug of war, with other dogs and with me.” Aaron is cratetrained and housebroken, and his foster mom says that “whoever gets Aaron will hit the jackpot! He gets compliments when we go out, from people of all ages. He’s super adorable - a small dog with big personality and lots of love to give. He makes me laugh all day!”

If you are interested in adopting Aaron, please visit our website to complete an adoption application. Photo by Hilary Benas.

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This dog is not an official “Badass” but we think this photo shows badass spirit!

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