Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Nashville, 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.)
Riley, poodle mix
Riley is a darling female poodle mix currently housed at Music City Animal Rescue.
Riley is happy to keep company with cats and dogs. Good news: She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed. Riley is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.
Notes from Riley's caretakers:
She is a very sweet girl.
Read more about how to adopt Riley on Petfinder.
Elise, golden retriever mix
Elise is an adorable female golden retriever mix in the care of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Elise is a social animal — she'll get along great with your cats, dogs and kids. Have no fear: She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed
Here's what Elise's friends at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue think of her:
Once properly introduced, she loves to run and play with her dog friends.
Read more about how to adopt Elise on Petfinder.
Noah, saluki mix
Noah is a male saluki mix in the care of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Noah loves kids, dogs or cats. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, and he's been vaccinated and neutered.
Noah's current caretakers say:
Noah is a sweet boy who is happy playing with other dogs, loves all humans, but appears to be a bit timid with cats.
Read more about Noah on Petfinder.
Tuck, shepherd mix
Tuck is a sweet male shepherd mix in the care of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Tuck will get along great with kids or dogs. He's been vaccinated and neutered. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Notes from Tuck's caretakers:
He is dog friendly and adores people, but no cats for this boy. Due to his size, sturdy children of over 8 years of age would be best.
Apply to adopt Tuck today at Petfinder.
Zeke, Great Pyrenees mix
Zeke is an adorable male Great Pyrenees mix being kept at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Zeke is happy to keep company with other dogs, cats and children. Have no fear: He is already house-trained, neutered and vaccinated.
Notes from Zeke's caretakers:
Zeke prefers the company of humans to other pets, so we would like him to be the only dog in your home.
Read more about how to adopt Zeke on Petfinder.
Xavier, rottweiler mix
Xavier is a charming male rottweiler mix in the care of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Xavier is happy to keep company with children, dogs or cats. He is already vaccinated, neutered and house-trained.
Notes from Xavier's caretakers:
He is great with all humans, young and old, but would love to be the only pet in your home. He wants all of your attention!
Read more about how to adopt Xavier on Petfinder.