Minnie

Adult - Female - Large

Minnie is a sweet little girl about a year old. Rescued from a kill shelter in ND about to be put down. She's very playful and loves walks, toys, and belly rubs. She knows commands, goes in her crate... Read more

Benny

Young - Male - Large

Benny is a handsome young male that was confiscated from his owner for neglect. Benny is a bit shy when he first meets you but is a very sweet boy. Once he gets to know you and trust you, he is... Read more

Koba

Young - Male - Large

Koba is a very handsome 1 year old male, who has just joined the MARS family Koba sadly lived his first year inside a puppy mill in Missouri. We are getting to know Koba, and will post an update... Read more

Hana

Young - Female - Large

Hana was found as a stray in Springfield, Missouri. Hana is a very happy girl, full of energy and loves people and going for walks. She does not seem to pay attention to other dogs around her. Hana... Read more

Duke

Young - Male - Large

Duke is a very clingy and loving boy. He likes to follow you around the house and know everything you are doing so may not be good around small children as he can be a trip hazard at times. He... Read more

Prefers no cats

Atticus

Young - Male - Large

Atticus is a good loving dog. He loves going on walks and taking naps. He hasn't been around too many dogs, so he will do best in a home without other dogs. But he loves people and kids. Atticus... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Mozart

Adult - Male - Large

Mozart was bred by an Akita breeder. He is a long coat. He got along with kids and dogs at first,  but at the age of 6 months, he started being aggressive towards big dogs. He received some training... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Chuk

Young - Male - Large

Near the end of August, a young male Akita was found in St. Louis with a gun shot to his back thigh and was picked up and nurtured by Stray Rescue of St. Louis. They felt he would find a more... Read more

Keiko

Adult - Female - Large

Keiko is a wonderful loving girl. She loves children and all the attention she can get. We have no problems with her, but recently had someone move in who is terrified of large dogs. It breaks our... Read more

Yamato

Adult - Male - Large

Hello my name is Yamato. I was born 4/20/2013 and I'm a very friendly guy. I love to play outside with my humans. I would do best in an adult only home with no other pets as I prefer to be the king... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs
Stella

Stella

Adult - Female - Large

Stella is a petite, sweet girl approximately six years old. We were shocked to learn that she was found stray and never reclaimed. When Stella was found, she only weighed 54 pounds and we are... Read more

Zoey

Young - Female - Large

Zoey is a slight, 15-month-old long hair Akita. Her name might as well be "Zoomy."€ She is an energetic, quick, and agile pup, who loves to leap and run about. She is an owner surrender, so she... Read more

Jazzy

Young - Female - Large

Jazzy is a healthy, happy, 8-month-old pup rescued along with her mother, Rosie, from deep in Amish country, PA. Both were frozen with fear on their ride to Cleveland; we think they had never been in... Read more

Max

Adult - Male - Large

Max is a handsome, and typical, specimen of the Akita breed.  He is territorial and protective of his humans. His previous owner passed away and Max is being cared for by his brother and friend... Read more

Needs adult-only home

Angel

Young - Female - Large

Angel is only 10 months old. Another northern breed rescue group came across her in some combination of neglect/abuse and delivered her to MARS. Angel is a resilient young girl, and appears healthy... Read more

Grizzly Bear

Young - Male - Large

Grizzly Bear is an amazing friend. He loves long walks and is the best companion in long runs but we are still working on the pulling on the leash. He loves meeting new people and dogs or any moving... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Jazmine

Adult - Female - Large

Jazmine comes to us from a shelter in Louisville, where she was picked up as a stray. Vets think she is about two years old. She appears to have had puppies recently and is on the mend from fly... Read more

Beau

Young - Male - Large

Beau is a rambunctious 7 month old male puppy Akita who needs a home that will provide lots of exercise and a big yard to run in. He will be best suited with adults only and no other dogs. He is... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Bear

Adult - Male - Large

Bear is a 2-year-old male Akita looking for a new home. He would be best in a home with mostly females. He tends to be a bit skittish around Men. He is definitely a woman’s dog and is protective.... Read more

Prefers no cats
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