These Chicago-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Start your day off right by browsing through cuddly canines! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Chicago.

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.)

Darko, Jack Russell terrier and shepherd mix

Darko is a handsome male Jack Russell terrier and shepherd mix currently residing at Pal's Place.

No other pets please: Darko is looking for home without other dogs or cats. No need to worry: He's already house-trained. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered.

Notes from Darko's caretakers:

Darko is a happy, friendly, energetic and silly little terrier mix looking for a loving home. This handsome little dude was found as an abandoned newborn with his littermates in Mexico.

Apply to adopt Darko today at Petfinder.

Drake, shepherd and pit bull terrier mix

Drake is a darling male shepherd and pit bull terrier mix staying at Friends of Petraits.

No other pets please: Drake is looking for a household without other dogs or cats. Drake would prefer a home without small children. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He is neutered, and he has all his shots.

From Drake's current caretaker:

A volunteer favorite, he gets cuddles, hikes and even rides in the car for hot dogs at Portillo’s.

Apply to adopt Drake today at Petfinder.

Crowley, German shepherd mix

Crowley is a male German shepherd mix staying at One Tail at a Time.

He's already neutered and vaccinated. He's mastered his house-training etiquette.

Notes from Crowley's caretakers:

Crowley is a big handsome boy with a heart of gold!

Apply to adopt Crowley today at Petfinder.

Blue, pit bull terrier

Blue is a male pit bull terrier dog currently residing at Friends of Petraits.

Blue loves other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Friends of Petraits, however, recommends he be placed in a home without small children. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered.

Here's what Blue's friends at Friends of Petraits think of him:

He’s looking for a devoted dog-lover who will guide him and continue his training. Blue is great in the car and loves going on walks.

Apply to adopt Blue today at Petfinder.

Cookie, Akita

Cookie is a lovable female Akita dog being cared for at Midwest Akita Rescue Society-Chicago.

She has mastered her house-training etiquette. Cookie is already spayed and vaccinated.

From Cookie's current caretaker:

Cookie is a young female who is looking for a new forever home due to owners' financial situation. She is used to in-home living and is a very sweet and beautiful female Akita. Cookie would do best as an only princess or possibly with a friendly non dominant male. If you would like to meet our Cookie and give her a forever home, we promise she will fill your hearts and home with plenty of Akita love.

Read more about Cookie on Petfinder.

Toby, Akita

Toby is a darling male Akita dog being kept at Midwest Akita Rescue Society-Chicago.

He's vaccinated and neutered. He's mastered his house-training etiquette.

Toby's current caretakers say:

Meet our hunk of gorgeous male young Akita Toby! He has the sweetest disposition and his heart is open to finding his new forever family.

Apply to adopt Toby today at Petfinder.

Pooh, English bulldog

Pooh is a male English bulldog dog currently residing at AdoptaBull English Bulldog Rescue.

Pooh is happy to keep company with other dogs. He is already vaccinated and neutered. Pooh is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.

Notes from Pooh's caretakers:

Pooh is a very laid back guy. He is basically housetrained, though he will have an occasional accident. Poor Pooh has severe allergies and has had skin lesions. He will always need to be carefully monitored and maintained to keep the allergies in check, along with medication.

Read more about Pooh on Petfinder.

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