Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some lovable pups? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Jacksonville.
Animal shelters work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.
(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)
Clara is a female shepherd dog currently residing at Pet Rescue North Inc.
Clara is the life of the party — she gets along well with other dogs and cats. Good news: She has already house-trained. She has all her shots.
Notes from Clara's caretakers:
She is house trained, friendly with all farm animals, cats and dogs, leash and basic obedience trained. She also loves the water! This girl is the total package and would make a perfect family pet or just a companion. This girl needs a soft bed, lots of spoiling and a large fenced yard to play.
Apply to adopt Clara today at Petfinder.
Parvizal, dachshund and Labrador retriever mix
Parvizal is a male dachshund and Labrador retriever mix staying at Dachshund Adoption Rescue & Education (DARE).
Parvizal is a social butterfly — he gets along well with cats, dogs and kids. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He is already neutered, and he has all his shots. Parvizal is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.
From Parvizal's current caretaker:
Parzival is an amazing dog. He is young, super sweet, smart, energetic, and he loves everyone and every thing! He is very social. Who ever adopts him is going to be so in love, lucky and happy. Parzival is the perfect life companion, and he's young so he should be around for many years to come.
Read more about how to adopt Parvizal on Petfinder.
Niko is a male Akita dog being kept at Akita Rescue Society of Florida.
No need to worry: He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
From Niko's current caretaker:
He is extremely friendly and generous with his kisses. Niko loves to chase his tail, perform tricks for treats and go for his car rides. He has an issue with his hip joint which his veterinarian does not feel needs surgery at this time. However, should this change, Akita Rescue Society of Florida will pay for the surgery. All this puppy needs is some love and a chance in a forever home.
Read more about Niko on Petfinder.
Chase, mixed breed
Chase is a handsome male mixed breed dog currently residing at Pit Sisters, Inc.
Chase gets along well with other dogs. Chase is neutered and vaccinated. He is already house-trained.
Apply to adopt Chase today at Petfinder.
Grace, mixed breed
Grace is a female mixed breed dog being cared for at Pit Sisters, Inc.
Grace is a social butterfly, and she's happy to keep company with other dogs. She's already spayed, and she has all her shots. She's also mastered her house-training etiquette.
Read more about Grace on Petfinder.