Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some cuddly canines up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Los Angeles.
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 puppies 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.)
Chubby, mastiff mix
Chubby is an adorable male mastiff puppy staying at I Stand With My Pack.
Chubby plays well with others — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
From Chubby's current caretaker:
He is a perfect goofy boy who gets along well with dogs and humans. He will be a great addition to active families.
Read more about Chubby on Petfinder.
Billie, miniature poodle mix
Billie is a sweet female miniature poodle puppy staying at I Stand With My Pack.
Billie will get along great with children, dogs or cats. She has been vaccinated. Fear not: She's already house-trained.
Billie's current caretakers say:
She is gentle, loving and sweet.
Read more about how to adopt Billie on Petfinder.
Ty, shepherd and Rhodesian ridgeback mix
Ty is a male shepherd and Rhodesian ridgeback puppy being cared for at The Real Bark.
Ty is a social butterfly — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. Ty has had all his shots. No need to worry: He is already house-trained.
From Ty's current caretaker:
He is your typical playful energetic puppy who would love good consistent discipline to help him become a wonderful respectful adult... He is very very smart, knows his 'sit' and 'down' and listens well to good leadership... His ideal home would be with another large adult dog who is gentle and can remind him of his manners.
Read more about Ty on Petfinder.
Leo, terrier and chihuahua mix
Leo is a charming male terrier and chihuahua puppy currently housed at Puppy and Pals Without Borders Rescue.
Leo is friendly as can be, and he gets along well with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date.
Notes from Leo's caretakers:
[He] is playful and lovely with people and good with kids.
Read more about how to adopt Leo on Petfinder.
Cleo, terrier and chihuahua mix
Cleo is a charming female terrier and chihuahua puppy currently residing at Puppy and Pals Without Borders Rescue.
Cleo is friendly as can be, and she loves other dogs. She has been vaccinated.
From Cleo's current caretaker:
She is very lovely with people and good with kids.
Apply to adopt Cleo today at Petfinder.
Pirate, Jack Russell terrier and spaniel mix
Pirate is a charming male Jack Russell terrier and spaniel puppy being kept at Bark n' Bitches - Jimi's Angels.
Pirate will get along great with your other dogs. Pirate is vaccinated.
Read more about how to adopt Pirate on Petfinder.
Brave, Jack Russell terrier and spaniel mix
Brave is a male Jack Russell terrier and spaniel puppy currently residing at Bark n' Bitches - Jimi's Angels.
Brave is eager to make friends, and he'll get along great with other dogs. He has been vaccinated.
Read more about how to adopt Brave on Petfinder.