Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around San Diego, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.
(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.)
Ross, Labrador retriever and terrier mix
Ross is a male Labrador retriever and terrier mix currently residing at The Animal Pad.
Ross is a social butterfly — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He has been vaccinated, neutered and is already house-trained.
From Ross' current caretaker:
Like his namesake on "Friends," Ross is the definition of a an absolute good boy. He is very adaptable and will fit into any kind of home. Some training and commands will help him.
Read more about how to adopt Ross on Petfinder.
Loretta, dachshund and chihuahua mix
Loretta is an adorable female dachshund and chihuahua mix currently housed at Second Chance Dog Rescue.
Loretta is the life of the party, and she's happy to keep company with cats, dogs and children. She is already spayed, vaccinated and house-trained.
Notes from Loretta's caretakers:
Loretta takes a little time to settle in and once she is comfortable she does great with other pets. She prefers women, but with patience and treats, her foster dad was able to win her over.
Read more about how to adopt Loretta on Petfinder.
Joey, Labrador retriever and pit bull terrier mix
Joey is a male Labrador retriever and pit bull terrier mix staying at The Animal Pad.
Joey gets along well with other dogs. He has been vaccinated and neutered. Good news: He is already house-trained.
Notes from Joey's caretakers:
Joey is an absolute sweetheart and a happy-go-lucky guy just like his namesake, Mr. Tribbiani from "Friends." He is affectionate and shows it by giving standing hugs and paws on you. He would be a great first dog, easygoing and happy, but will be good with another dog, as well.
Apply to adopt Joey today at Petfinder.
Harper, chihuahua mix
Harper is a female chihuahua mix being kept at Second Chance Dog Rescue.
Harper is a social animal, and she'll get along great with children, cats or dogs. She's spayed and vaccinated. No need to worry: She is already house-trained.
Here's what Harper's friends at Second Chance Dog Rescue think of her:
She enjoys getting out for walks, she has long dainty legs and loves to stretch them out. She is always down for cuddling and will be your couch snuggle bug. She enjoys playing and rough-housing with other dogs near her size. Harper is smart little gal; she's crate-trained and will sleep there through the night.
Apply to adopt Harper today at Petfinder.
Hercules, border collie and pit bull terrier mix
Hercules is a male border collie and pit bull terrier mix staying at Baja Dog Rescue.
Hercules is a lovely family dog, and children will love him. He has mastered his house-training etiquette and been vaccinated and neutered.
Notes from Hercules' caretakers:
No other pets please: He is looking for forever home without other dogs or cats.
Apply to adopt Hercules today at Petfinder.
Bash, American Staffordshire terrier mix
Bash is a sweet male American Staffordshire terrier mix staying at It's The Pits.
Bash plays well with others, and he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
Read more about how to adopt Bash on Petfinder.
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