Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Long Beach, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.
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.)
Liam, beagle and Parson russell terrier mix
Liam is a handsome male beagle and Parson russell terrier mix being cared for at Canine & Kitty Co-op.
Liam is happy to keep company with other dogs. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. He is neutered and vaccinated.
Notes from Liam's caretakers:
He is a loving, affectionate dog, a big tail wager, but is also shy and sensitive... He is basically an easy-going dog that can fit into different environments. He has no aggressive tendencies.
Apply to adopt Liam today at Petfinder.
Hillbilly Lilly, beagle and Labrador retriever mix
Hillbilly Lilly is a charming female beagle and Labrador retriever mix being cared for at Ghetto Rescue FFoundation.
Hillbilly Lilly is happy to keep company with other dogs. She has had all of her shots, and she's spayed.
Here's what Hillbilly Lilly's friends at Ghetto Rescue FFoundation think of her:
This super sweet girl loves dogs and car rides, and walks well on leash. She can be a little shy at first but once you've earned her trust, she's ready to be your best friend.
Apply to adopt Hillbilly Lilly today at Petfinder.
Carlos, Manchester terrier and miniature pinscher mix
Carlos is a charming male Manchester terrier and miniature pinscher mix being kept at Live Love Animal Rescue.
He's neutered, and he has had all his shots.
Carlos' current caretakers say:
He is great with cats, dogs of all sizes and kids. He walks well with a leash and has moderate energy... He would enjoy living in any environment, including a home with a backyard as well.
Read more about how to adopt Carlos on Petfinder.
Mighty Hercules, German shepherd and chow chow mix
Mighty Hercules is a male German shepherd and chow chow mix being kept at Ghetto Rescue FFoundation.
Mighty Hercules gets along well with other dogs. He's already neutered and vaccinated.
Mighty Hercules' current caretakers say:
Hercules is a good-looking cool guy, playful and likes to go on car rides... He needs a family that will love him in his golden years.
Read more about Mighty Hercules on Petfinder.
Paco, Italian greyhound and chihuahua mix
Paco is a charming male Italian greyhound and chihuahua mix being kept at Sparky and the Gang.
Paco loves to socialize — he gets along well with cats, dogs and kids. He has had all of his shots, and he is neutered.
Notes from Paco's caretakers:
He loves to snuggle and lay in the sun. He is about nine pounds of pure love. He has long legs and a shiny coat.
Apply to adopt Paco today at Petfinder.
Lexi, Pomeranian and chihuahua mix
Lexi is a female Pomeranian and chihuahua mix currently residing at Sparky and the Gang.
Lexi is the life of the party, and she gets along well with kids, dogs or cats. Have no fear: She is already house-trained.
Read more about how to adopt Lexi on Petfinder.