Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Raleigh, 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.)
Bambi, chihuahua and Chiweenie mix
Bambi is a winsome female chihuahua and Chiweenie mix being cared for at Neshama Animal Rescue.
Bambi plays well with others, and she's happy to keep company with kids, dogs and cats. No need to worry: Bambi is already house-trained. She is already spayed, and she has had all her shots.
From Bambi's current caretaker:
Bambi is approximately three years old. She gets along well with other dogs, both big and small. When she first came to her foster home, she was scared of cats but now seems to understand them a bit more. Bambi loves to snuggle, especially under the covers with her people. She likes to lounge on the couch while watching TV and enjoys a good belly rub.
Read more about Bambi on Petfinder.
Caswell is a sweet male hound dog being kept at Neshama Animal Rescue.
Caswell plays well with others, and he'll get along great with your kids, cats and dogs. He is vaccinated and neutered. Fear not: He is already house-trained.
Here's what Caswell's friends at Neshama Animal Rescue think of him:
Caswell is a retired hunting dog. He is sweet and energetic and loves to run around his foster family's backyard. He is working on his crate-training. Caswell ignores cats and gets along with all dogs, big and small. He was surrendered at the shelter with another slightly smaller hound. Caswell is about 50 lbs and has a low-grade heartworm that is currently being treated.
Apply to adopt Caswell today at Petfinder.
Suzie Q, American Staffordshire terrier and American bulldog mix
Suzie Q is a charming female American Staffordshire terrier and American bulldog mix being kept at Neshama Animal Rescue.
Suzie Q is happy to keep company with kids, cats and dogs. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she is spayed. Suzie Q already house-trained.
Here's what Suzie Q's friends at Neshama Animal Rescue think of her:
Suzie Q loves to wiggle on her back and turn over for tummy rubs. She knows how to sit and wait and is very good at logic games and walks. Suzie Q loves cheese sticks and hates yelling.
Read more about Suzie Q on Petfinder.
Lucille Ball, boxer and Labrador retriever mix
Lucille Ball is a darling female boxer and Labrador retriever mix being cared for at Second Chance Pet Adoptions - Adoption Center.
Lucille Ball is spayed, and she has had all her shots.
Notes from Lucille Ball's caretakers:
Lucille Ball, or Lucy, is a cuddly energetic lady with a heart of gold. She loves long walks, tug of war, car rides and, most importantly, sleeping on your feet. You'll never see her without her favorite rubber wheel chew toy, unless of course she's licking peanut butter out of a Kong. In her experience with dog parks and furry cousins, she gets along great with dogs of all sizes and even cats. Lucy has only had experience with one child who was around three years old, but she still did wonderful. Lucy would do best in a home with a yard with plenty of space to run around and possibly even a furry friend. A good fit for an owner would be someone who enjoys going for walks and has time to show her all the love and affection that she could ever want. Lucy is microchipped and dewormed and is current on her monthly flea/tick and heartworm medications. She is being seen by the vet for a potential ear infection and a urinalysis recheck on March 15 and will be available for adoption once she is medically cleared.
Read more about Lucille Ball on Petfinder.
Charlie, foxhound mix
Charlie is a male foxhound mix currently residing at Love Mutts Rescue, Inc.
Charlie is happy to keep company with other dogs. He has been vaccinated.
From Charlie's current caretaker:
Charlie is a four-year-old foxhound mix with heartworm, skin issues, emaciation and an eye issue. One eye appears to be partially blind and is sunken. But he is the sweetest, gentlest boy anywhere and craves attention.
Apply to adopt Charlie today at Petfinder.
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