Rescue dogs come in all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages. A quick search on turns up hundreds of pups in Maine and greater New England anxious to find their forever home with a family that will love and appreciate their unique personality. These dogs all share hound dog traits and are ready to be your perfect pet.

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Age: 1-year old.

Personality: Sweet, gentle.

Great for: Families, kids.

Notes: No cats.

Age: 3-years old.

Personality: Happy, low-key, shy.

Great for: Active household (slightly overweight) with a routine.

Notes: House trained, walks well on a leash, loves to lounge

Age: 5-years old.

Personality: Sweet, good with dogs and children.

Great for: Active household

Notes: No cats or small animals, surrendered to the shelter because she wasn't a good hunting dog.

Age: Unknown/adult.

Personality: Gentle, sweet, mellow, submissive to other dogs.

Great for: Low maintenance families.

Notes: Crate trained.