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Want to adopt a pet? Here are 6 lovable pups to adopt now in Colorado Springs

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on October 26, 2019.

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Colorado Springs, 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.)


Kepler, Australian shepherd mix

Kepler is a male Australian shepherd mix in the care of All Breed Rescue & Training.

No other pets please: Kepler is looking for home without other dogs or cats. All Breed Rescue & Training also thinks Kepler will do best in a home without small children. He is already neutered, has had all his shots, and he is house-trained.

Notes on Kepler:

I'm a shy boy who is easily frightened but am working on building my confidence. I love to bask in the sun on a warm day or a snowy one. I love to be in the know and will follow you around if you let me. I howl at sirens, so please don't be alarmed when I show off my singing voice.  

Read more about Kepler on Petfinder.

Waverly, beagle mix

Waverly is a winsome female beagle mix being cared for at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.

Waverly is patient, and she plays well with children. Good news: She's already house-trained and vaccinated. Waverly is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Read more about Waverly on Petfinder.

Jack, Jack Russell terrier mix

Jack is a charming male Jack Russell terrier mix currently housed at From Forgotten to Forever.

Jack loves cats. He has mastered his house-training etiquette, and he has been vaccinated and neutered.

Notes from Jack's caretakers:

Jack is about 3 years old. He does great walking on a leash and stops barking when told. 

Read more about how to adopt Jack on Petfinder.

Baxter, German shepherd

Baxter is a charming male German shepherd in the care of Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.

Baxter is a social butterfly, and he'll get along great with your other dogs. He is already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered. Baxter is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.

Read more about how to adopt Baxter on Petfinder.

Lucy, boxer mix

Lucy is a winsome female boxer mix currently residing at All Breed Rescue & Training.

Lucy gets along well with other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment and a home without small children. Lucy is spayed, has had all her shots, and she is house-trained.

More about Lucy:

I am a bit afraid of being alone for long periods of time, but once I know you will come home to me, I will be by your side for whatever you want to do. I do get super excited when meeting people, so I will need some work to learn not to jump up and how to walk nicely on a leash. 

Read more about Lucy on Petfinder.

Bosley, boxer and Dalmatian mix

Bosley is a charming male boxer and Dalmatian mix currently residing at New Hope Rescue Inc.

He's neutered, and he has had all his shots.

From Bosley's current caretaker:

We think he is about 3 years old. He has been doing great with other dogs. He walks pretty well on a leash, and he knows sit. He may be a good choice for a home with cats. 

Read more about Bosley on Petfinder.


This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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