Anthony, Age 17

Anthony is a positive young man who likes the outdoors and nature in general. Anthony also likes indoor activities such as playing video games. Anthony has an array of games he enjoys playing. Anthony loves to swim when given the opportunity. Anthony considers himself an avid angler and will go fishing if asked. Anthony likes to interact with all kinds of animals but especially horses. Anthony would like to be part of a program that helps in the caring of horses. When Anthony is old enough, he would like to explore the military or law enforcement possibilities. When Anthony wants to relax, he enjoys reading action advantage books. Anthony has a sense of humor and will watch funny videos on YouTube.

Anthony wants to live in a traditional family home consisting of either a single or two-parent household. What Anthony is looking for in a family is a family that will love and support him unconditionally. Anthony would do well in a structured environment that has a daily routine that he could manage and follow. Anthony does have needs, and his forever home would have to be able to meet those needs daily. Anthony would like a family that is active and explores new places. Anthony prefers a family that has a pool as he loves to swim and play in the pool. Anthony loves horses and would like a family that has horses he could help take care of and learn how to ride.  Anthony wants to live in a country setting as he loves to open outdoors. Are you willing to be Anthony’s forever home?

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Anthony and the adoption process by contacting NOAS’ Intake Specialist at 800-686-6627 ext. 126 or email us at

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17 years old

17 years

male, boy, teen, child, teen boy

white, caucasian