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Dogs Available for Adoption

 . NOLA .
 . NOLA .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey, my name is Nola and I'm an adorable and affectionate 1 year old girl. I'm looking for an active family who will let me join them on all of their outdoor adventures. Maybe we can go check out the redwoods or even a trip to the beach? I'm a smart girl who already knows a few commands and walks nicely on a leash. I'd love for us to sign up for a basic obedience class so I can continue to be the best possible advocate for my breed that I can be! Here at the shelter I've meet a lot of other dogs in play groups and am known to be quite the social gal. I'd love to have another dog in my future home but make sure we're able to meet prior to adoption to ensure we can be forever friends! So, if you're looking for a dog you can take up in the mountains for a nice hike before snuggling up on the couch to watch a movie, I'm your girl!
Young, Female, Large
 . FALINE .
 . FALINE .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there! My name is Faline and I'm a happy-go-lucky 1 year old girl. I'm looking for an active family who shares the same zest for life that I do! I'm a smart gal as I already knows commands such as sit, shake, and lie down. How about we continue my education in a basic obedience class? It would be a great way for us to bond and I could continue to be a great advocate for my breed. Here at the shelter I've been out to many play groups with other dogs and enjoy getting a game of tag with my buds. I'd love another dog in my future home, but make sure they're able to handle my rambunctious play style. I'm still young after all! So, if you're looking for an adorable and sweet girl to join you on all of your outdoor activities, that's me!
Young, Female, Large
 . PORTER .
 . PORTER .
  • Border Collie
  • Spayed/Neutered
Well, hi there! My name is Porter and I'm a 3 year old handsome hunk! I'm looking for a family that has a nice warm couch that I can cuddle up on during the cold winter months ahead. I'm a very treat motivated boy who knows how to take them gently, and I even know a few commands too! How about we sign up for a basic obedience class as a way for us to bond? I hear they let you have lots and lots of treats! Doesn't that sound like fun? So, you've probably already noticed my silly hair do; I came in with it already there as a stray and the shelter staff are unsure what happened previously. The hair loss has been slowly growing back since my arrival and it just gives me just a little bit more character, (as if I needed any extra!). While at the shelter I've been able to meet a lot of other dogs in shelter play groups and enjoy my time with them as long as they aren't too rambunctious. So, if you're looking for a buddy to take on a nice stroll around the block before we settle in on the couch to watch some movies, I'd love to come home with you today!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . MOLLY .
 . MOLLY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hello, my name is Molly and I'm an elegant 3 year old girl. I'm looking for a family that will spoil me with love and treat me like the princess I am! I'm a very smart girl who takes treats gently and I even a few commands. How about we sign up for a basic obedience class so I can be the best advocate for my breed that I can be? Here at the shelter I've been able to meet a lot of other dogs out in play groups and enjoy my time as long as they're mellow and respectful like myself. I may be best as the only dog in the home as I enjoy being queen of my castle with only the occasional dog play mate. So, if you're looking for an adorable girl to cuddle up next to you on the couch while we watch some movies, that's me!
Adult, Female, Large
 . MAVERICK .
 . MAVERICK .
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there! My name is Maverick and I'm a handsome 2 year old boy. I'm looking for an active family who understands I'm still young and will need to be provided with daily mental and physical outlets. I'm also a smart boy who already takes treats nicely, and I know the commands sit and lie down. I'd love for us to continue my education in a basic obedience class as a way for us to bond and so I can continue to be a good canine citizen. Here at the shelter I've been able to meet a lot of other canines out in shelter play groups and enjoy playing a game of tag with my pals. You may have noticed I have a little bump on my belly; not to worry, the veterinarian has already seen it and it will be fixed at the same time as my neuter appointment. So, if you're looking for a sweet boy to join you on all of your outdoor activities, I'm your guy!
Young, Male, Large
 . BLITZEN .
 . BLITZEN .
  • Plott Hound, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Blitzen, a 2 year old guy, looking to spend most my time helping my people with their daily activities! Hanging out in the backyard alone won't be enough for me, since I may get lonely and try to go find you. I also would love to get outside and explore with you, so let's go camping! I am still working hard on learning grown-up manners, and am not perfect all the time. But hey who is? I'm interested in taking some obedience classes to teach me how to be the best canine citizen I can be. I hear it is a great way to bond! Here at the shelter, I have done well in play groups with most other dogs who are social like me. Then, at the end of the day after we have got some exercise in, I will be more than happy to lie down next to you by the fire.
Young, Male, Large
 . COSMO .
 . COSMO .
  • German Shepherd Dog, Greyhound
  • Spayed/Neutered
Are you looking for a dog that is out of this world? That's me Cosmo! I'm a handsome 4 year old guy looking for a new crew to explore this galaxy with. I'm a laid back guy who enjoys the occasional canine friend who is calm like myself. I'm a smart guy who has already mastered sit and taking treats gently. Though I will admit I love bones and have a hard time sharing them, it's not nice to try and take something so delicious away from a guy. I would love to get out and get some exercise, let's go rock hunting or search the beach for creatures. I love being with my people and will gladly hang out while we watch a moviemight I suggest Guardians of the Galaxy!
Adult, Male, Not known
 . SAMPSON .
 . SAMPSON .  . SAMPSON .  . SAMPSON .  . SAMPSON .
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Sampson, a 2 year old pup, looking to spend most my time indoors with my people! Hanging out in the backyard alone won't be enough for me, since I may get lonely and try to go find you. I also would love to get outside, exercise and explore with you, so let's go! I am still working hard on learning grown-up manners, and am not perfect all the time. But hey who is? I'm interested in taking some obedience classes to teach me how to be the best canine citizen I can be. Here at the shelter, I have done well in play groups with most other dogs who are social like me. Then, at the end of the day after we have got some exercise in, I will be more than happy to lie down at your feet while we see what's on TV.
Young, Male, Medium
 . OLLIE .
 . OLLIE .  . OLLIE .  . OLLIE .
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog, Pharaoh Hound
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi, I'm Ollie, a unique, beautiful boy who is about 2 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter because I was protective of my home while my owners were gone. You see, I barked at a neighbor walking by who I could not see through the fence. They decided to stick their finger in a whole in the fence so I just did what any good boy would and warned them not to come closer. I'm an active guy who would love to explore the trails with you. I love treats and know lots of cute tricks, like shake and speak. I'm very focused on my people and want nothing more than to please them. I'm house trained and lived with other animals though cats and livestock are great for a game of chase soo maybe a home without those. While at the shelter I have done well with other dogs who are social and respectful of my space. So, are you are looking for a beach buddy to take camping before we snuggle under the stars? That's me! Take me home tonight, be my little baby.
Adult, Male, Large
 . AESOP .
 . AESOP .  . AESOP .  . AESOP .  . AESOP .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Aesop and I'm a sweet and silly 3 year old guy. I'm looking for a patient family who understands I have a few quirks but knows that just adds to my charm! I'm quite the intelligent guy, who already knows a number of commands, such as sit and lie down, and I'm even a pro at catching treats in the air! I love treats and know how to take them gently. Maybe we can sign up for a basic obedience class together, so I can become the best advocate possible for my breed and, of course, get lots and lots of treats! During my time here at the shelter, I've been out to quite a few play groups with other canines. Since I am more of a ladies man, I enjoy just hanging out with female canines in the yard, but I don't have much patience for the younger, rambunctious dogs. Because of this, I may need to be the only dog in the house or be paired with a mature and tolerant female dog. I'll never be a dog park kind of guy, but hey, we can't all be party animals! So, if you're looking for an adorable man who will give you all the love you could ask for, I'd love to come home with you today!
Adult, Male, Large
 . DONUT .
 . DONUT .  . DONUT .  . DONUT .  . DONUT .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there! My name is Donut and I'm a sweet and silly 3 year old boy. I'm looking for a family who has the same zest for life that I do! Being that I am still a younger boy, I'll definitely benefit from daily mental and physical outlets. Maybe we can go on some nice long hikes before I settle in on the couch with a bone to chew on? I was surrendered to the shelter because my family's life took a change and they no longer had time for me. They told my shelter friends that I'm an active and playful boy who rides well in the car, is house trained, and does great with children! They also said how intelligent I am as I know quite a few commands and enjoy playing a game of fetch. Here at the shelter I've been able to meet quite a few other canine friends in play groups and enjoy playing a game of tag with my pals. I can be a little bit rough and rowdy at times while playing, so please make sure any other canines I may be around are tolerable and enjoy wrestling like I do. So, if you're looking for a sweet boy that the whole family will enjoy, I'd love to come home with you today!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . CHARLIE .
 . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .  . CHARLIE .
  • Plott Hound, Labrador Retriever
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Hi, I'm Charlie, a 2-year-old guy with an adorable face -- what more could you want? I am a smart boy who is treat motivated, knows some commands and takes treats gently. I would love to take some classes in basic manners with my new family in order to bond and show off just how smart I am. Here at the shelter, I have been out to several play groups. Because I prefer smaller groups with canines, who are tolerant of my rambunctious playstyle, I'm not really a dog park kind of guy. Because I can get nervous around young children, a home with no kids or older kids would be preferable. I will do best in a home with someone, who is familiar with hounds and understands our love to sing, as well as sniff, which is what we do best, after all. So, let's go on some hikes and explore where my nose takes us. Then maybe we can cuddle up on the sofa and catch an episode of the Voice!
Young, Male, Medium
 . JAX .
 . JAX .  . JAX .  . JAX .  . JAX .  . JAX .  . JAX .
  • Labrador Retriever, Pointer
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Hey there, my name is Jax! I'm a 4 year old, handsome boy who has quite the zest for everything life has to offer. As I'm still a young guy, I'm looking for a family that understands I have a lot of energy to burn off and is willing to help me do that. In fact, I'd be the perfect jogging or hiking buddy! Treats are my all time favorite thing; however, sometimes I can forget there is a hand attached! So, maybe we can work on that together in a basic obedience class? I'll be ahead of the game as I already know a few commands, and, since I'm such a treat connoisseur, training me further will be a breeze! I was surrendered to the shelter, because the new toddler in the home did not respect boundries and I felt the need to growl. I am house trained and did great with both the older, respectful child in the home and got along with the cat! Here at the shelter I've been able to meet quite a few canine friends in shelter play groups and enjoy respectful social canine friends. So, if you're looking for a happy-go-lucky dog to be your furever friend, I'm the boy for you!
Adult, Male, Large
 . MAX .
 . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .  . MAX .
  • Dalmatian, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
Max here, and I am a smart two 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 am still young and working on my big boy manners, so I would love for you to take me through a basic obedience class to help me fine tune them. I already know sit, lie down, and how to take treats softly. I was surrendered to the shelter, because the other dog in the home acted aggressively towards me around food. My previous owner said I got along well with young kids, but I didn't like the cats in the home. Here at the shelter, I have done well in play groups with other active social dogs like myself. So let's hit the trail and then snuggle up and watch a movie.
Adult, Male, Large
 . LYLA .
 . LYLA .  . LYLA .  . LYLA .  . LYLA .  . LYLA .
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hey there, my name is Lyla and I'm a sweet and silly 3 year old girl. I'm looking for a patient family who understands I have a few quirks but knows that just adds to my charm! I'm quite the intelligent gal who already knows a number of commands, such as sit and lie down, and I'm even a pro at catching treats in the air! I do sometimes take treats a little too eagerly and can forget there's a finger attached. Who can blame me, though, since treats are delicious! Maybe we can sign up for a basic obedience class together so I can become the best advocate possible for my breed! (And of course, get lots and lots of treats!) During my time here at the shelter, I've been out to quite a few play groups with other canine pals. Although I enjoy burning off some of my energy in a short game of tag with other dogs, I prefer to be the queen of my castle and would likely do best as the only dog in the home. I'll never be a dog park kind of gal, but hey, we can't all be party animals! So, if you're looking for an adorable girl who will give you all the love you could ask for, I'd love to come home with you today! My adoption fee has been PREPAID by a generous donor!
Adult, Female, Large
 . PACO .
 . PACO .  . PACO .  . PACO .  . PACO .
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Spayed/Neutered
I'm Paco, an athletic, active dog who is about 2 years old, who is looking to be your next workout buddy. I'm a curious boy who loves to explore. Therefore, I will need consistent and positive training, especially if you want me to stick around and not enjoy the great outdoors on my own. I'll do best in a home with a well fenced yard and supervision when outdoors. I'm food motivated, which helps make training fun and rewarding for me. It also will give us an opportunity to bond. While at the shelter, I have done well with some dogs I meet who are tolerant of my sometimes dominant and rambunctious play style. Dog parks are not really my thing, since I prefer smaller groups or one-on-one playtime. I'd also like to meet any potential canine brothers or sisters to make sure we are the right fit. Because I can be wary of being hugged or pulled on, please use caution when introducing me to young children. However, once I'm comfortable with my people, I will seek attention and like to be pet.
Young, Male, Large
 . RANDY .
 . RANDY .  . RANDY .  . RANDY .  . RANDY .  . RANDY .  . RANDY .
  • Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed
  • Spayed/Neutered
Hi there, my name is Randy. I'm a 4-year-old active gentleman, who would love to be a country bumpkin. My new owner needs to know I might always be cautious around strangers and in new situations, but will love me anyway. However, once you get to know me, I'm a bit of a silly guy who is super sweet, although I don't really like to be fussed over too much. I enjoy other social dogs in play groups here at the shelter, and like playing with toys. I'm a smart fella who knows how to sit and lie down. Also, as you can tell by my fluffy appearance, I love treats! My ideal home would be on a large property, where I can earn my keep by keeping strangers at bay, since I have desire to be protective. I would also enjoy a comfy sofa to lounge on with you while we enjoy a moviehow do you feel about snacks?
Adult, Male, Large
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