We have LOTS OF PUPPIES that need a home!  Please see all the pictures on our Facebook Page and apply to adopt by filling out the Adoption Application on our ADOPT page! 


Let's find these sweet pups a home!

PARTNERS! Canines Works to End the Euthanasia of Adoptable Dogs and Puppies in the South!





Animals Saved in 2020:  596

            (COVID-19 impact Mar-Dec)

Animals Saved in 2019:  1027

Intake Numbers of Dogs and Puppies in rural Southern shelters is extremely high. Many times puppies and highly adoptable dogs are being euthanized due to lack of space. We help shelters change their intake policies, promote spay/neuter in communities and find ways to rescue the majority of adoptable dogs and puppies in high kill shelters.


PARTNERS! Canines began in 2007 and became a registered 501c3 non-profit organization in 2009, so all of your donations are tax deductible.  All proceeds raised go toward transferring great (friendly, healthy, non-aggressive) but unadopted dogs and puppies from high kill shelters primarily in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, to our partner organizations in the Northeast where they are spayed/neutered and held until they are adopted. Most of these dogs and puppies are adopted in days.


Your donations go to help cover costs such as veterinarian checks before transport, medical procedures, transport expenses, food, shelter and some rehab for pups as they await transport.  Partners! Canines, relies on your donations, as well as our fundraising activities to support our mission of saving adoptable dogs and puppies from our shelter partners. 


We need your help! We are in need of fosters. It is short term from a few days to maybe 2 weeks. We will supply all the things you would need to foster.

PLEASE if you can open your home up to a dog or puppies that are on their way to finding forever homes let us know.  It is so rewarding helping these dogs/pups and a lot of fun!

If you can, please fill out a foster application. If you have any questions please send us an email (Partnerscanines@gmail.com) and someone will contact you.


We have several great dogs up for adoption!  Please click on ADOPT tab above and our Facebook Page to see all the pups available!

Adoption Event 7/3/2021Stardust Cellars & Taproom partnered with Partners! Canines to hold an adoption event on Saturday, July 3, 2021; 5:00pm until dark.


Everyone had a great time playing with puppies and TWO pups found their furever homes!

Congratulations Chunk and Wilkes Stardust!


Shiloh is a sweet girl about 8-9 years old.  She had some health issues but is ready for her new furever home!  See our ADOPT page for more details.  

PARTNERS! Canines has teamed up with Providence Animal Center in Media, PA and Brandywine Valley SPCA in Pennsylvania/Delaware to do a monthly life-saving program. Twice a month (or more) we transport 10-50 dogs and puppies from the areas we support rescuing dogs to PA and DE to help alleviate stress on the animal shelters we serve. If you have any questions please email us at partnerscanines@gmail.com.
Our Transports leave from
Wilkes Veterinary Hospital
1007 2nd St, North Wilkesboro, NC
All transports meet at 9am to prep for departure

Remaining Second Quarter 2021Transport Dates (Tentative):

Third Quarter Transport Dates (Tentative):

July 5:  Providence Animal Center

July 22:  Brandywine Valley SPCA

August 2:  Providence Animal Center

August 19:  Brandywine Valley SPCA

August 30:  Providence Animal Center

September 16:  Brandywine Valley SPCA


UPDATE:  Wylie was sent on transport to find his new furever home!  

Gilly is a sweet 8 year old pup looking for a new furever home.  See our ADOPT page and our Facebook page for more information.

Partners  Canines' Executive Director was recently interviewed for AARP NC - Mountain Region


Join Eva Hyatt, Executive Director of PARTNERS! Canine, who shares about the value of taking good care of ourselves by taking care of the animals who need a home. She will discuss the mutually beneficial relationship that exists between dogs and their humans. Originally aired on June 15, 2021. Published by StreamYard.

The Power of Animal-Human Relationships

  with Dr. Eva Hyatt.

Recent Placements:


UPDATE:  JANEY IS ADOPTED! Now Emiie, this cute pup has found her furever home! 

High Country K9 Keg Pull - Jan 23, 2021; 1-3pm 
A socially distanced HC K9 Keg Pull took place on Saturday, January23rd - outdoors at Appalachian Mountain Brewery.  Please see pics and videos at High Country K9 Keg Pull website and the Partners! Canines Facebook page.  Partners! Canines received $1 from every pint sold as well as individual donations from the event.  These donations help support our rescue efforts.



Our van thanks to a grant made possible by the ASPCA! Saving even more lives!!!

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PARTNERS! Canines PO Box 33, Todd, NC 28684  partnerscanines@gmail.com

With your support we can continuing saving great shelter dogs. Find out more about how your donations can make a difference. 
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Our Transport Program Is Very Grateful for Support from the Following Organizations