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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . SHULTZ .
 . SHULTZ .
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey, I'm Shultz, a curious and adorable 2 year old boy. I'm looking for an active and patient family who understands I'm still young and need to be provided with physical and mental outlets. I'd love to join you on all of your outdoor adventures, such as going for a hike up in the woods or a walk on the beach. After we burn off some energy, we can settle in at home with a nice bone for me to chew on. I'm also a very smart boy who already walks nicely on a leash and takes treats gently. How about we continue my education in an obedience class and you can help me learn some awesome tricks? Here at the shelter I've met a lot of canine friends out in play groups and am known to be quite the social boy. I was recently returned to the shelter as my adopters found out I have seperation anxiety. I would like to find a home who will work with me and give me a chance. All adoptions come with a 1 hr FREE in home training session. They also let the shelter know I was house trained and was a very good boy! I'd love to meet every family member, including other dogs, before being adopted to ensure I can be a forever family member. If you're looking for an intelligent boy to join you throughout your daily activities, I'm your guy!
Young, Male, Large
 . QUESO .
 . QUESO .
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Queso, a 2 month old boy who is working hard on learning grown-up manners. My brothers and I were surrendered to the shelter because our owner had too many puppies. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Male, Small
 . MUNSTER .
 . MUNSTER .
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Munster, a 2 month old boy who is working hard on learning grown-up manners. My brothers and I were surrendered to the shelter because our owner had too many puppies. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Male, Small
 . COLBY .
 . COLBY .
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Colby, a 2 month old boy who is working hard on learning grown-up manners. My brothers and I were surrendered to the shelter because our owner had too many puppies. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Male, Small
 . PEPPER JACK .
 . PEPPER JACK .
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Pepper Jack, a 2 month old boy who is working hard on learning grown-up manners. My brothers and I were surrendered to the shelter because our owner had too many puppies. A puppy takes a lot of time, training, and money. Be sure to research breeds and spend time with me, to confirm that I will be a good fit for your household and lifestyle. Also, remember to include the whole family (dogs and children) in your choice for a life-long companion.
Baby, Male, Small
 . BRISCOE .
 . BRISCOE .
  • Rottweiler, Australian Kelpie
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi! I'm Briscoe, a sweet girl who is about 7 years old. I'm a mellow lady who likes treats and knows some basic commands. Because I'm a little overweight, I'll need an owner who will provide me a healthy diet and regular exercise. While at the shelter, I have done well with other dogs who are calm and friendly like me. It's the active pups that can be too much for me, since I'm more into lounging in the sun or relaxing in the shade. My ideal home would take me for a daily stroll around the block and then we could take a nap or watch a movie together. My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Female, Large
 . HERCULES .
 . HERCULES .  . HERCULES .  . HERCULES .  . HERCULES .  . HERCULES .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
My name is Hercules and I'm a handsome boy who is about 5 years old. I'm an affectionate fella who loves attention and belly rubs. Some folks think in my past life I was a cowboy, because I'm a bit bow legged. My shelter friends suspect I might have a couple old ACL injuries that limit my ability to be super active. Therefore, I will do best with daily glucosamine supplements to help strengthen my muscle and pain medicine, as needed. I'm a pretty silly guy, but am not overly active. I like treats, but sometimes I get too excited and take them roughly. While at the shelter, I have done well with other dogs, who are respectful of me in play groups. If you're looking for a sweet dog who is eager please and just wants a daily stroll around the block, here I am!
Adult, Male, Large
 . MR. MIYAGI .
 . MR. MIYAGI .  . MR. MIYAGI .  . MR. MIYAGI .  . MR. MIYAGI .  . MR. MIYAGI .  . MR. MIYAGI .
  • Chinese Crested Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
Mr. Miyagi is my name and I do best in a tranquil and structured environment. I'm a Chinese Crested, who is about 3 years old. Although I can be shy at first, I will warm up quickly with a soft voice and gentle handling. I like to think of myself as cat-like almost. If you are not familiar with my breed please do your research before we go home, since my behavior is more similar to a cat than a dog. Because of my unusual coat, I will need bathed with shampoo and conditioner, preferably twice a week. I will also need a child-safe lotion applied every other day and sunscreen when we go for walks. Here at the shelter, I have done well in playgroups with other calm, respectful dogs, like me. My ideal home would be with a person or family who is willing to provide the extra care I need, buy me lots of outfits to protect my skin, keep me warm, and take me for walks. So, if you are looking for a distinguished gentlemen to treat like a king, I'm your guy!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . PROVOLONE .
 . PROVOLONE .
  • Chihuahua, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi there, I'm Provolone, a little love muffin who is about 4 years old. I'm a shy guy who loves treats and being with my person. I warm up quickly, so we are just a few treats away from being best buddies. I have done well in playgroups with other social little dogs, like myself. I would love to find a family who is home often and has lots of time to spend with me. I think taking a stroll to go get some coffee and watching the clouds go by sounds amazing. So if you are looking for a best little bud who will adore you, I'm your guy...you can read the paper and then we can cuddle up together.
Adult, Male, Small
 . GOUDA .
 . GOUDA .  . GOUDA .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi there, I'm Gouda, a sweet little love muffin who is about 2 years old. I'm a happy girl who loves toys, treats and making new friends. I have done well in playgroups with other social little dogs like myself. I would love to find a family who is home often and has lots of time to spend with me. I think taking a stroll to meet new friends sounds amazing. So, if you are looking for a new little lady who will adore you, I'm your gal.
Young, Female, Small
 . BRIE .
 . BRIE .  . BRIE .
  • Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Brie, an adorable little love muffin who is about 2 years old. I'm a sweet girl who loves her person, treats, and laps. I have done well in playgroups with other social little dogs like myself. I would love to find a family who is home often and has lots of time to spend with me. I think taking a stroll to go smell the flowers and see the sun set sounds amazing. So, if you are looking for a kind little girl who will adore you and make you smile...let's go visit a garden then cuddle up and watch the nature channel.
Young, Female, Small
 . STELLA .
 . STELLA .  . STELLA .  . STELLA .  . STELLA .
  • German Shepherd Dog, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
Hi, my name is Stella and I'm a 4 year old curious and playful gal. I will do best with a family that has the time to spend with me and a basic manners class would be a great way for us to bond. I already walk politely on a leash, know some commands, and did well with the young children in my previous home. However, I do not enjoy being left alone for long periods of time, but you can't blame a girl for loving her people. I was brought to the shelter after killing cats and chickens in the neighborhood, so city life might be what's best for me. My owners did not like the fact that I would go explore the neighborhood by myself when left outside alone for long periods of time. Therefore, I will do best with a well-secured, fenced yard and family willing to keep me indoors most of the time. Here at the shelter, I've been a social gal who gets along with most dogs in play groups. If you're looking for a dog to take to the lake, hiking, or enjoy the outdoors with, then I'm the one for you!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . FRANKIE .
 . FRANKIE .  . FRANKIE .  . FRANKIE .  . FRANKIE .  . FRANKIE .
  • Dutch Shepherd, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Franky, a friendly, outgoing boy who loves to play. At 8 months old, I am still a pup and am not perfect all the time. But hey, who is? I am eager to have you show me how to be a good canine citizen and I would love for you to take me through a basic manners class, since I hear it's a great way to build a strong bond. I was brought to the shelter when my owner couldn't take care of me anymore. My previous family told my shelter friends I'm quite the goof ball, I ride well in cars, get along with children, and love to snuggle. While at the shelter, I have done well with other dogs who are social players. I love treats and know some commands like sit, but could use some work on my big boy manners. If you are looking for a spunky boy who will be fun to take hiking, camping and going for walks, I'm the pup for you.
Young, Male, Medium
 . BRADLEY .
 . BRADLEY .  . BRADLEY .  . BRADLEY .  . BRADLEY .  . BRADLEY .
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Bradley and I'm a silly, 9 month old boy! I'm looking for an active family that will let me come with them on some hikes or a trip to the beach, as I have quite a bit of energy. I am still a pup and am not perfect all the time. But hey, who is? I am eager to have you show me how to be a good canine citizen, and I would love for you to take me through a basic manners class. I'm also very food motivated and am learning how to take treats more gently. I hear obedience classes are a great way to bond, and get lots of treats! When I entered the shelter, I was suffering from a flea allergy. I've since been treated with flea medication and a few special baths, so I should have a luscious fur coat again in no time! Here at the shelter I've gotten along well in play groups with other dogs, who are social and active like me. If you're looking for a sweet pup to join you in all of your outdoor activities, I'd love for you to make me yours!
Young, Male, Large
 . TAMI .
 . TAMI .  . TAMI .  . TAMI .  . TAMI .  . TAMI .  . TAMI .
  • Dachshund, Chihuahua
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Tami, an affectionate little lady who is about 7 year old. I think life is FANTASTIC! I love to be with my people and want to be in someone's lap! I like treats gently, but haven't been taught any commands yet. In playgroups at the shelter, I have enjoyed being around other dogs. Don't let my size fool you, since this girl still needs to get out and get her steps in. My shelter friends found a possible lump in my tummy area that will be followed up on when I get spayed. So, if you are looking for a gal to put a permanent smile on your face while we conquer the daythat's me! My adoption fee has been reduced to $75.
Adult, Female, Small
 . JAEGER .
 . JAEGER .  . JAEGER .  . JAEGER .  . JAEGER .  . JAEGER .
  • Border Collie
  • Spayed/Neutered
Jaeger is my name and I am a smart 6 year old guy, with eagerness to please and an adorable face. What more could you want? I am a sweet boy, who loves being around my people. After getting some exercise, I will be happy to just hang out at your feet. I already know sit, shake, and lie down. I also take treats softly. My family said that after we moved to a new property, I would escape to go check out new fields and, on occasion, I would potty by the back door. However, they said I was great for the first 4 years and lived peacefully with cats. It was just something about the new place and old smells, so I will do best with a well-fenced yard. Maybe we can check out an obedience class to help us bond and brush up on some commands. Here at the shelter, I have done well in play groups with other active social dogs like myself. So, if you are looking for an older guy who still likes to party, that's me!!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . TYSON .
 . TYSON .  . TYSON .  . TYSON .
  • Labrador Retriever, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Tyson and I'm an intelligent 1 year old boy! Sometimes I can be a little shy, but with gentle handling and some treats, I will be in your lap in no time! I'm also a big fan of games, such as fetch and tug-of-war! I hear obedience classes are a great way for us to bond and get lots of treats. I'm already ahead of the game, since I know a lot of commands, like sit up and high five. Here at the shelter, I have done well with most dogs in play groups and enjoy social canine buds. An active family that will let me tag along on all of their hiking adventures would be the best fit for me. Is that you?
Young, Male, Medium
 . SMOKEY .
 . SMOKEY .  . SMOKEY .  . SMOKEY .  . SMOKEY .  . SMOKEY .  . SMOKEY .
  • Belgian Shepherd / Sheepdog, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Smokey is a handsome, sensitive boy, who is about 4 years old, intelligent, and highly trainable. He is treat motivated and knows many basic commands. True to his breed, he craves human companionship, but is wary of strangers, so careful introductions to new people is important. However, once he gets to know you, he may become your new best friend. Smokey is a big boy at 95 pounds and was too strong for previous adopters to safely handle. He has lived with other dogs, but can be selective in who he gets along with, so he may do best as the only dog in the home. He has also lived with cats and may chase them outdoors for fun, but has never hurt them. This well-mannered dog is housetrained and will need a good amount of exercise every day. Because Smokey is a herding breed, he's a workaholic in search of a job, so he will likely excel in agility, tracking, or herding competitions. He will become an intensely loyal companion for the right owner, who won't have to leave him alone much. He loves to run and would enjoy living in the country with lots of places to explore. If you are looking for company during your outdoor adventures, Smokey may be just what you are looking for.
Adult, Male, Large
 . DIVA .
 . DIVA .  . DIVA .  . DIVA .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Diva here, and I am a smart 1 year old girl, with eagerness to please, and an adorable face. What more could you want? I am a sweet girl, who loves being around my people and, after getting some exercise, I will be happy to hang out at your feet. I was surrendered to the shelter since my family didn't have enough time for me after having a new baby. I am still young and working on my big girl manners, so I would love for you to take me through a basic obedience class to help us bond and fine tune them. I already know sit and how to take treats softly. Here at the shelter, I have done well in play groups with other social dogs like myself. So, let's hit the trail and then snuggle up to watch a movie.
Young, Female, Medium
 . TRINITY .
 . TRINITY .  . TRINITY .  . TRINITY .  . TRINITY .  . TRINITY .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, my name is Trinity and I'm a happy-go-lucky 5 year old girl. I'm a lively and intelligent gal who would enjoy long walks on the beach or a hike in the mountains. Lucky for you I already know a number of commands such as sit, lie down, shake, come, and stay. I'm very food motivated so learning even more tricks would be a great way for us to bond. I was surrendered to the shelter because my adoptive family had a dominant female who did not want to share the home. I ended up having to have surgery after a scuffle with my new canine sister. I'm all healed up now though and ready to find the home I deserve. My previous owner said I'm already house trained, good on car rides, and have even lived with cats, other dogs, and kids ages 3-18 years old. In my opinion, being home alone is a little scary so I would do best in a home where my person can give me belly rubs all day. So, are you looking for an adventure loving companion who won't require much in the form of toys and training, but will repay you with endless love? If so then I'm the girl for you!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . ELLIE .
 . ELLIE .  . ELLIE .  . ELLIE .  . ELLIE .  . ELLIE .  . ELLIE .
  • Boxer, Dalmatian
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
Ellie here, and I am a smart 4 year old girl, with eagerness to please and an adorable face. What more could you want? I am a sweet pup, who loves being around my people. After getting some exercise, I will be happy to just hang out at your feet. I was surrendered to the shelter because I did not get along with the small dog in my home. So, my ideal home would have only bigger canine siblings, if any, and probably no small critters like cats. Here at the shelter I have done well in play groups with other active social dogs like myself. I'm a smart girl who is past the puppy stage. My owners said that I am an active gal who is good with kids and house trained. I also already know basic commands like sit, lie down, and how to take treats softly. So let's hit the trail and then snuggle up and watch a movie.
Adult, Female, Large
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