Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of great dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Colorado Springs.
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.)
Mick, German shepherd mix
Mick is a handsome male German shepherd mix being kept at Second Chance Animal Rescue Foundation.
Mick is happy to keep company with children, cats or dogs. Fear not: He is already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
Notes from Mick's caretakers:
Mick is a loving and friendly guy. He is easy to get along with and he greets everyone with a wagging tail and a friendly personality. Mick is about 2 years old, he has a lovely, thick, flowing, tan. He is affectionate, very gentle, eager to please and easy going. He does not know fetch yet, but shows an interest in learning.
Read more about how to adopt Mick on Petfinder.
Cheeto, Pomeranian and Pekingese mix
Cheeto is a male Pomeranian and Pekingese mix staying at All Breed Rescue & Training.
Cheeto loves to socialize — he gets along well with kids, cats or dogs. He has mastered his house-training etiquette, his vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered.
Here's what Cheeto's friends at All Breed Rescue & Training think of him:
Small and spunky, he's a feisty boy who loves his humans. He knows a few basic commands like sit, shake and sit.
Read more about Cheeto on Petfinder.
Homey, border collie mix
Homey is a male border collie mix in the care of All Breed Rescue & Training.
Homey is a social butterfly, and he's happy to keep company with kids, dogs or cats. Good news: He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
Notes from Homey's caretakers:
He is a high-energy working dog and would make a great performance or sport dog, or an amazing hiking partner.
Apply to adopt Homey today at Petfinder.
Cali, border collie mix
Cali is a lovable female border collie mix being kept at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
Cali plays well with others — she gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. She is spayed and vaccinated, and she has mastered her house-training etiquette.
Read more about Cali on Petfinder.
Bailey, rottweiler mix
Bailey is a female rottweiler mix being kept at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
She has had all of her shots, she is spayed, and she has mastered her house-training etiquette. Bailey is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.
Read more about Bailey on Petfinder.
Scruffy, Westie and Maltese mix
Scruffy is a male Westie and Maltese mix currently housed at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
Scruffy likes to socialize — he'll get along great with your other dogs and cats. He is neutered and vaccinated, and he has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Read more about how to adopt Scruffy on Petfinder.