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N Central Region:

Charlotte, female - MI
Desi - Adopted!!!
Diesel - Adopted!!!
Mesa, female - IL
* Rico, male - MN

S Central Region:

Diesel - Adopted!!!
Dottie - Adopted!!!
Jackie - Adopted!!!
* Jill, female - TX
* Loki, male - MO

Northeast Region:

* Asher, male - MD
* Blue, female - MA
Grimm, male - NY
* Harley, female - MA
* Kaley, female - VA
Lucy, female - PA
* Rebel, male - VT
Ziva - Adopted!!!

Southeast Region:

Andie- Adopted!!!
* Arko, male - GA
* Callie, female - SC
* Hutch, male - LA
Loki, male - LA
Lucas - Adopted!!!
Ofa - Adopted!!!
Phenix - Adopted!!!

Northwest Region:

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Southwest Region:

Hank - Adopted!!!
Scarlet - Adopted!!!

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Updated: Dec 12nd

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These Rescues are currently available in the Southeast area of the country. If you are interested in adopting one of the Malinois profiled in these pages contact the foster home listed in the profile.


Many police officers/trainers/SAR groups approach Malinois rescue looking for young dogs to train. Most of our rescued dogs are not suitable for these types of jobs. Some of our rescued Malinois are actually dogs that have been rejected by police departments due to their inability to do the job. While we are not opposed to adopting dogs out as working dogs, we adopt only to individuals, never to organizations or police departments. Most of our rescued Malinois have had difficult beginnings in life. The majority will make fantastic family pets, but most of them do not have the temperament needed to work day after day with a police officer or in search and rescue. All dogs adopted through Malinois rescue will be spayed or neutered prior to placement.

Arko 7-8 yr old neitered male - GA

Fee: $250
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Ark gives the best hugs, he just melts into you and looks at you with soft soulful eyes.

Arko is a 7-8 year old malinois. He is current on vaccinations, and just finished heartworm treatment, so he should test negative in the next few months- though he is no longer on activity restriction.

Ark gives the best hugs, he just melts into you and looks at you with soft soulful eyes. He hugs often and with joy. Why would he be so joyful? It's in his nature. One look at his notched ear will tell you he has not had much to be joyful about, most likely he was a yard dog, but that doesn't change who he is.

Arko knows basic obedience commands: sit, down, stay, come, front. He loves to practice during his walks. He walks well on a leash, but can be reactive to cats and squirrels. His prey drive seems to be high, so no cats or small animals. He gets along well with other dogs. He is friendly with people but he is a strong boy so he might knock over a smaller child, and has accidently nipped an arm when going for a toy, so no children for this guy as we don't want any accidents to happen. Don't let his age fool you though, he is very spry! He loves toys, give him a toy and see the puppy in him. He is more on the low/medium energy scale, but will still need regular exercise and stimulation.

He is housetrained as long as he is on a schedule- this is a big accomplishment since he was an outside dog before (we assume). He is trained to be in a large xpen in the house rather than a crate, and has broken out of a regular wire crate before. Arko needs to be supervised in the home as he is still learning house manners, things need to be kept out of his reach because everything is a toy to him. Fabric and plastic objects are his favorite toys, and he grabs them and shreds them. He has made me a better housekeeper for sure!!

He is a really loving and sweet guy that would appreciate any time and attention you want to share with him.

For more information about Arko, please contact: Angela

If you want to apply for this dog, click Arko's Adoption Application which will automatically be sent to Angela, Arko's coordinator.

Callie 3-4 yr old spayed female - SC

Fee: $325
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Callie, officially Kendall when taken in by ABMR, was found as a stray in the FL Everglades and is developing into a lovely companion dog.

Callie is a mid-energy level girl and is 3-4 years old. She's made such great strides! She wants to please, and thrives on a schedule, and her confidence is growing every week. Like many dogs, she has different 'inside' and 'outside' personalities.

Inside: she settles down easily, likes to cuddle on the sofa, is very affectionate, and self-entertains by chewing on an old bone. She sometimes engages in light play time with the other dogs in her foster home - a lab and a westie.

Outside: in the yard, her prey drive kicks in. She LOVES to run and play ball. She also is intense about chasing squirrels. She cannot be in the yard with the little Westie who loves to run fast. (She sees him as prey.) She has not been tested with cats, but assume it would not be safe.

She is very soft a raised voice may result in her cowering to the ground going into 'survival mode'. When she feels threatened or is surprised, her fear from her former life comes back and she wants to escape the situation, or bark at it, or shut down by flattening herself on the floor. When calmly introduced to something new, she is very accepting the next time she encounters it. Her new person will need to continue to work on building her confidence and trust in new situations.

Callie enjoys going for walks and does nicely on leash. She calmly meets people when on leash and slowly goes forward to seek their touch. Callie is crate trained (she sleeps in an extra large crate and is crated whenever I leave the house). She likes to ride crated in the car and loads easily. She will bark if she sees other vehicles close to her car!

Callie LOVES to run and play ball. Watch her catch in her video!

Dream Home: The dream forever home for Callie would be with an active retired person or couple, or a family with children over 10 years old where someone is home for part or most of the day. She would be on a schedule, and they would be consistent about her boundaries, would have lots of patience, and would help to build her confidence. They would go for a short walk or two every day, and play ball together in a large fenced in yard. There would be another dog in the family, (preferably a medium to large male), that would be her buddy. She would be loved and valued for her sweet disposition, playfulness, and intelligence, and she would lavish her people with attention and affection.

For more information about Callie, please contact: Cj.

If you want to apply for this dog, click Callie's Adoption Application which will automatically be sent to Cj, Callie's coordinator.

Hutch 1.5 yr old neutered male - LA

Fee: $325
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Hutch is a healthy care free boy, who has had a rough start in life. Still working on putting weight on him and getting him more meat on his bones.

He loves to be outside lounging in the sun and watching the squirrels run across the fence. And when wanting to be outside will sit at the door and just look outside and serenade you with the working dog whine. With proper introduction to another dog, loves to play outside for hours and hours non stop. He and other foster Cinnamon who is approximately 8 months old will get out and play from the time the sun comes up till the sun goes down.

Knows basic obedience commands (Come, sit, down, place). He is crate trained and will go into a kennel or crate most of the time on his own but there are times when he still wants to play that he will have to be assisted. He is potty trained and never had an issue with accidents in the house or his kennel. He is a chewer and anything not bolted down will become a toy with him (especially sticks).

Best home for him is an experience Mal family and an active home. He has his moments still where he does not want people in his face and with this could end up with a bite. He has never done that to anyone here, and gets along great with my 12 & 13 year old. Unsure on cats due to none readily available to test, due to my outside cat is Mal savvy and will just go hang out else where.

His inside the house behavior is relaxed once he makes his rounds to ensure that all is safe and good to go. He will just chill out and lay down on a blanket on the floor beside you (no pets on living room furniture here). He is a cuddle bug and once he bonds with you wants to be your velcro.

For more information about Hutch, please contact: Debbie.

If you want to apply for this dog, click Hutch's Adoption Application which will automatically be sent to Debbie, Hutch's coordinator.

Loki 2.5 yr old neutered male - LA

Fee: $325
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Loki is looking for a malinois savvy home, as he can be extremely pushy and bossy at times

Loki is an approximately 2.5 year old male, he is current on vaccinations and neutered- he has recently finished up heartworm treatment, so will soon be given the all clear with that as well.

Loki is looking for a malinois savvy home, as he can be extremely pushy and bossy at times, and when not getting his way he does/can give off the pushy male mal growl. Someone with a heavy or forceful demeanor will not be a good mix- he needs someone that can establish boundaries and be an even/level leader for him. Loki gets along great with older kids (10+) and once he warms up to you there is no place else he wants to be but by your side. He is a hugger and loves to sit down and wrap his front legs around you. He is medium/high energy and loves to go on walks, runs, and hikes. Once finished patrolling the house, he will lay down and relax with you, but prefers to have a bone/chew to occupy himself with while you watch tv. He is not big on toys but loves bones and anything he can chew on. He loves using his nose to find stuff, so someone who wants to do nose work would be great for him. He has a crazy high food and treat drive, there is nothing he won't do for a treat or some food.

He is good with medium/large dogs that are not dominant. He is NOT a dog park kind of dog. He does love to be outside (rain or shine) in a fenced yard. He has a medium prey drive and unsure of cats (but will run across the yard after squirrels and birds) and sit and watch them as long as they are within sight. Because of this reason he will not be placed with cats or other small animals (to include small dogs) or small children.

He is kennel trained but doesn't prefer to be there, a little treat or food in there helps. He's not destructive in a kennel but when ready to get out he is vocal and will yip to let you know he wants out or has to potty. He is fully potty trained in the house and will stand at the door to let you know he has to go out, and if you don't pay attention, will then bark to make sure you are aware of his needs.

Loki is a great dog that is ready to find his forever home with a person/family he can bond with and be their Velcro dog. He would love to find an active home that will keep him occupied and busy, and shower him with love, but still keep boundaries- as he is very smart and will push limits if he sees he can walk all over you! Once he finds that person, he will be loyal to the end.

If interested in applying for Loki, please use the below link. Once finished with your application, a copy will be sent to your email- forward that email to Angela at angela.maddux@gmail.com - it will not be sent directly from the website.

For more information about Loki, please contact: Angela

If you want to apply for this dog, click Loki's Adoption Application which will automatically be sent to Angela, Loki's coordinator.

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