Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Omaha.
Animal shelters and pet rescue groups 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.)
Riley, chihuahua and rat terrier mix
Riley is a sweet male chihuahua and rat terrier mix currently housed at the Wag N Train Terrier Rescue.
Riley plays well with others — he loves other dogs. He is vaccinated and neutered. No need to worry: He is already house-trained.
Notes from Riley's caretakers:
He is a ready-made pet. He's 11 years old, but Riley has the energy of a pup half his age and the manners of a gentleman. He loves to go on walks and can keep up just fine with his 4-year old dachshund foster brother.
Read more about how to adopt Riley on Petfinder.
Debo, American Staffordshire terrier mix
Debo is a lovable male American Staffordshire terrier mix currently housed at the Helping Hand 4 Animals Inc.
He already has had all of his shots, and he's neutered. Fear not: He is already house-trained.
From Debo's current caretaker:
Debo is 10 years old and all he wants and needs is a quiet loving home and someone to snuggle with for the rest of his days.
Read more about how to adopt Debo on Petfinder.
Jesse is an adorable male dachshund dog being kept at the Wag N Train Terrier Rescue.
Jesse's ideal forever home would be a dog-free environment. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. Jesse is neutered, and he has had all his shots.
Here's what Jesse's friends at Wag N Train Terrier Rescue think of him:
He likes long walks on a leash, to cuddle on the couch and a good ear rub. Jesse has shown that he does best in a calm quiet home with no children.
Read more about how to adopt Jesse on Petfinder.
Copper is an adorable male dachshund dog currently residing at the Nebraska Dachshund Rescue.
Copper is a social butterfly, and he'll get along great with other dogs. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. He is neutered, and he has had all his shots.
Copper's current caretakers say:
This is 6-year-old Copper, who came to rescue dragging his back legs and unable to walk. He is currently still getting follow up treatments on a monthly basis but these can be continued by his new furever home. He is doing really good and has 100% function of all but 1 leg, which is at about 85%. It will just take time.
Apply to adopt Copper today at Petfinder.
Hearth, Labrador retriever and border collie mix
Hearth is a charming female Labrador retriever and border collie mix currently housed at the Hands, Hearts and Paws.
Hearth is patient, and she plays well with kids. She is looking for cat-free household. Hearth is spayed and vaccinated. Have no fear: She is already house-trained.
Here's more on Hearth:
Hearth is about as sweet as they come and loves people. When cuddling on the couch or floor, she cannot get close enough to her person. Often times she will flop over in your lap just to show you how much she really loves you. She has a moderate high energy level who would make a great running partner or even agility dog with the right training.
Apply to adopt Hearth today at Petfinder.
Dew, Great Pyrenees and pit bull terrier mix
Dew is a male Great Pyrenees and pit bull terrier mix staying at the Hands, Hearts and Paws.
Dew will get along great with cats and dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he is neutered. He is already house-trained.
Read more about Dew on Petfinder.
Zippy is a lovable male pug dog currently residing at the Pug Partners Of Nebraska.
Zippy gets along well with other dogs. Zippy is neutered, and he has had all his shots.
Here's more about Zippy:
He is a very happy, easy going pug who will wag his tail for pretty much everything. He is a champion cuddle partner and will even give you a paw if you stop petting him.
Read more about Zippy on Petfinder.