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Want to adopt a pet? Here are 7 cuddly canines available now in San Diego

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By Hoodline - Published on January 31, 2020.

Interested in adopting a pet—or just looking at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of great dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around San Diego.

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.)


Kelsey, shepherd mix

Kelsey is a lovable female shepherd mix being cared for at Second Chance Dog Rescue.

Kelsey will get along great with your other dogs. She's already spayed, vaccinated and house-trained.

From her current caretaker:

Kelsey is 2.5 years old and weighs about 45 pounds. This girl will follow you like a shadow if you let her. She loves head rubs and back scratches. Her favorite spot is your lap, but she will settle for the second-best option (her own bed) if that's where you prefer her, because she really just wants to make you happy.

Read more about how to adopt Kelsey on Petfinder.

Dreamer, collie mix

Dreamer is a female collie mix being kept at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Dreamer gets along well with other dogs. She is already house-trained and vaccinated.

From Dreamer's current caretaker:

This beautiful girl is around one year old. Dreamer is a very friendly and sweet girl. She is good with other dogs. Dreamer is new to us and not in a foster home yet, so we are still learning about her. 

Read more about how to adopt Dreamer on Petfinder.

Emmie, hound and shepherd mix

Emmie is a darling female hound and shepherd mix currently residing at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Emmie will get along great with your other dogs. Fear not: She's already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed.

Emmie's current caretakers say:

She is around one year old. Emmie is a sweet girl who is a little shy with new people and working on gaining confidence with one of our dog trainers. She is still refining her leash skills, but does well with a prong collar.

Read more about Emmie on Petfinder.

Quixote, shepherd mix

Quixote is a sweet male shepherd mix currently residing at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Quixote is a social animal, and he loves other dogs. He is vaccinated and house-trained.

Notes from Quixote's caretakers:

He is about two years old. Quixote is new to us and not in a foster home yet, so we are still learning about him.

Read more about Quixote on Petfinder.

Prego, terrier mix

Prego is a female terrier mix staying at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Prego is a social animal — she'll get along great with other dogs. Fear not: She is already house-trained and vaccinated.

Notes from her caretakers:

Prego looks to be a Terrier mix, but with her beautiful medium-length coat, she is likely mixed with a few other breeds. She is about 1.5 years old and is all about her people. She would love a family where someone is home more often than not because she loves to keep close to you, preferably on your lap. She dances at dinner time and will paw you for as many belly scratches as she can get. 

Read more about how to adopt Prego on Petfinder.

Zulu, German shepherd mix

Zulu is a charming female German shepherd mix staying at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Zulu gets along well with other dogs. She is already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated.

From Zulu's current caretaker:

She is about 1.5 years old. Zulu is new to us and not in a foster home yet, so we don't know much about her. Check back with us for updates.

Read more about Zulu on Petfinder.

Savvy, Basset hound mix

Savvy is a winsome female Basset hound mix currently housed at California Labradors Retrievers and More.

Savvy is happy to keep company with other dogs. She is already spayed and vaccinated, and has mastered her house-training etiquette.

From Savvy's current caretaker:

She is around four years old. Savvy is new to us and not in a foster home yet, so we don't know much about her.

Read more about how to adopt Savvy 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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