Start your day off right by looking at some cuddly canines! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Bakersfield.
Hoodline partnered with Petfinder, an online adoption site that lists “more than 315,000 adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups" to bring you this roundup of dogs near you.
(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.)
Jersey, Labrador retriever and shar-pei mix
Jersey is a darling female Labrador retriever and shar-pei mix currently residing at Mutts and Runts Rescue.
Jersey gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. She has mastered her house-training etiquette, is spayed and vaccinated.
From Jersey's current caretaker:
Although Jersey was medically compromised in the beginning, she is now fully recovered and ready for a new home. She is very active and loves runs and adventures. Jersey would make an excellent running partner.
Read more about Jersey on Petfinder.
Piper, shar-pei and Labrador retriever mix
Piper is a female shar-pei and Labrador retriever mix being cared for at Mutts and Runts Rescue.
Piper is the perfect family dog, and children will love her. No other pets, please. She is looking for a family without other dogs or cats. Have no fear: She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed.
From Piper's current caretaker:
She is as sweet as they come and is incredibly loving. Piper is energetic and would thrive in a home with a large yard so she can run and play.
Apply to adopt Piper today at Petfinder.
Boomer, German shepherd mix
Boomer is a darling male German shepherd mix being kept at H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow).
Boomer loves other dogs, but needs a cat-free forever home. He is already house-trained, has all of his shots and is neutered.
From Boomer's current caretaker:
Meet our handsome guy Boomer. He is majestic in size, and behavior is an area he has been working on lately. Boomer is very smart and quickly learned to sit for his treats. We would love to see him go to his forever home, or at least a foster situation.
Apply to adopt Boomer today at Petfinder.
Molly, chihuahua and dachshund mix
Molly is an adorable female chihuahua and dachshund mix in the care of H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow).
Molly gets along well with other dogs. She is looking for cat-free household. Molly has mastered her house-training etiquette, is already spayed and has all her shots.
Here's what Molly's friends at H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow) think of her:
Molly is a sweet girl who has risen above her rough past. She is an amazing cuddle bug, who needs someone to remind her she is safe. We believe Molly would do best with a lady or in a quiet home without a lot of activity.
Apply to adopt Molly today at Petfinder.
Roxy is an adorable female chihuahua dog in the care of H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow).
Roxy needs special time to bond with you, and will need a home free of other dogs. She is spayed and has all her shots. Have no fear: She's already house-trained.
Roxy's current caretakers say:
Roxy is the perfect dog for someone looking for a low energy, cuddly dog. She will lay down with you all day if that is what you want. Roxy is a perfect size for apartment living.
Read more about Roxy on Petfinder.
Harper, American Staffordshire terrier mix
Harper is a female American Staffordshire terrier mix currently housed at H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow).
Harper's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She will do best in a home without small children. Harper has all of her shots and she's spayed.
Here's what Harper's friends at H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow) think of her:
Harper is very pretty and sports a chevron decal on her neck. She loves people and plays well with dogs her size. For the little bit of training effort you will need to invest, you will have years of loyal companionship.
Read more about Harper on Petfinder.
Lily, beagle and dachshund mix
Lily is a female beagle and dachshund mix currently residing at H.A.L.T. (Helping Animals Live Tomorrow).
Lily is a social butterfly and gets along well with other dogs. She is already spayed and vaccinated.
Notes from Lily's caretakers:
Lily has had a rough time with life. She can display some trust issues when she doesn't know you. Lily's life would be perfect if she had someone to show her the beauty and kindness of the world.
Apply to adopt Lily today at Petfinder.