Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Charlotte, 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.)
Kaleesi, miniature pinscher mix
Kaleesi is a sweet female miniature pinscher mix being kept at Greater Charlotte SPCA.
She is already house-trained. Kaleesi is spayed, and she has had all her shots.
From Kaleesi's current caretaker:
Do you ever come home from work and need a hug? If your answer is yes, Kaleesi is your girl! She will crawl right up in your lap and put her paws around your neck.
Apply to adopt Kaleesi today at Petfinder.
Eli, Cairn terrier mix
Eli is an adorable male Cairn terrier mix in the care of Greater Charlotte SPCA.
He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He's been vaccinated and neutered.
Here's what Eli's friends at Greater Charlotte SPCA think of him:
Eli is very gentle and friendly in his home.
Read more about Eli on Petfinder.
Kerouac, coonhound and foxhound mix
Kerouac is a charming male coonhound and foxhound mix being kept at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.
Kerouac loves other dogs. Kerouac is neutered and vaccinated. Have no fear: He's already house-trained.
Kerouac's current caretakers say:
Kerouac is a sweet boy who loves to meet new people and explore!
Apply to adopt Kerouac today at Petfinder.
Kesey, coonhound and pointer mix
Kesey is a charming male coonhound and pointer mix currently residing at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.
Kesey will get along great with your other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He has had all of his shots, and he's neutered. No need to worry: He's already house-trained.
Notes from Kesey's caretakers:
Kesey can't wait to find his forever family where he will get spoiled with plenty of stuffed toys and treats!
Apply to adopt Kesey today at Petfinder.
Duke, pit bull terrier mix
Duke is an adorable male pit bull terrier mix in the care of Greater Charlotte SPCA.
Duke is nothing if not a family dog, and children will love him. No other pets please: He is looking for a household without other dogs or cats. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He already has had all of his shots, and he's neutered.
Duke's current caretakers say:
Duke has been through professional training and knows all his basic commands. He also walks very well on a leash!
Apply to adopt Duke today at Petfinder.
Zoe is a charming female chihuahua dog being cared for at Family Addition Dog Rescue of Charlotte.
Zoe will get along great with your other dogs. She is looking for cat-free forever home. Zoe is looking for a home without small children. She's already spayed and vaccinated. Have no fear: She's already house-trained.
Zoe's current caretakers say:
She is playful and social but also enjoys her alone time.
Apply to adopt Zoe today at Petfinder.
Sheba, German shepherd and husky mix
Sheba is a lovable female German shepherd and husky mix in the care of North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue.
Sheba loves other dogs. Good news: She is already house-trained. She's been vaccinated and spayed.
Notes from Sheba's caretakers:
She is looking for an active family who will make sure she gets enough exercise and socialization.
Read more about Sheba on Petfinder.
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