Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Nashville, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.
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.)
Cooper, Labrador retriever mix
Cooper is a handsome male Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Cooper loves kids and dogs. He's vaccinated, neutered and house-trained.
Notes from Cooper's caretakers:
Cooper is a youngster that loves to play and likes to be the top dog.
Read more about Cooper on Petfinder.
Blaze, vizsla mix
Blaze is a sweet male vizsla mix currently housed at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Blaze loves other dogs, but his ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He has been vaccinated, neutered and house-trained.
From Blaze's current caretaker:
He loves fetch, walks and snuggles on the couch! His best life would be with home where he gets a nice walk daily, fenced yard and a family that likes to take him on fun adventures. He loves to go and ride in the car.
Read more about Blaze on Petfinder.
River, Anatolian shepherd
River is a darling female Anatolian shepherd dog being kept at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
River gets along well with other dogs, but she is looking for cat-free home. Good news: She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed.
River's current caretakers say:
River is a fantastic dog, and she came to rescue knowing tons of commands. River would like a fenced in yard to patrol and a family to love her forever. River has impeccable house manners, and is a dream on a leash.
Read more about how to adopt River on Petfinder.
Elizabeth, Labrador retriever mix
Elizabeth is a sweet female Labrador retriever mix being kept at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Elizabeth plays well with others — she loves children, dogs or cats. Fear not: She's already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated.
From Elizabeth's current caretaker:
Meet the very beautiful and fun Elizabeth. She is so very sweet and kind, and just wants to have a friend to play with. Elizabeth needs a home with another young dog to play with, and a fenced in yard to romp in. She loves to play, play, play, and then crash and take naps. She is a lover of people, and just wants to please you and be your friend. She'd do well in an active household, and would love to join you on hikes, walks on the beach, jaunts through the woods, and then take naps by the fire with you.
Read more about Elizabeth on Petfinder.
Cruz, Great Pyrenees mix
Cruz is a sweet male Great Pyrenees mix staying at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Cruz loves cats, dogs and kids. No need to worry: He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
Notes from Cruz's caretakers:
He is super sweet and super handsome. Cruz is a lover of people, and loves to be with you, sit with you, and hang with you. His next stop definitely needs to be in a home with a fenced in yard
Read more about Cruz on Petfinder.
Soho, husky and shepherd mix
Soho is a lovable male husky and shepherd mix in the care of Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Soho is a social butterfly — he's happy to keep company with cats, dogs and children. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, and he is already neutered and vaccinated.
Here's what Soho's friends at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue think of him:
Soho is a distinguished gentleman who still likes to have fun!
Read more about Soho on Petfinder.
Will, Great Pyrenees
Will is a lovable male Great Pyrenees dog being cared for at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue.
Will loves to socialize, and he loves kids, cats or dogs. He has mastered his house-training etiquette, he has had all of his shots, and he's already neutered.
Will's current caretakers say:
He's a super handsome, playful boy.
Read more about Will on Petfinder.
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