5 perfect pups to adopt now in Charlotte

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of adorable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Charlotte, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.

Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of puppies 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.)

Elijah Craigh, hound mix

Elijah Craigh is a male hound puppy in the care of Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Elijah Craigh is ready to make friends — he loves other dogs. He has had all of his shots. Good news: He is already house-trained.

Elijah Craigh's current caretakers say:

Meet Elijah Craig! This boy is all puppy. He loves to eat, play, poop and snuggle. 

Apply to adopt Elijah Craigh today at Petfinder.

Milo Otis, Chiweenie

Milo Otis is a male Chiweenie puppy currently housed at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Milo Otis is eager to make friends — he gets along well with other dogs. He has had all of his shots. Milo Otis has mastered his house-training etiquette.

From Milo Otis' current caretaker:

Meet Milo Otis! This handsome fellow adores romping around the yard to check out all the good smells.  

Apply to adopt Milo Otis today at Petfinder.

Irish, pit bull terrier mix

Irish is a female pit bull terrier puppy in the care of Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Irish gets along well with children, dogs or cats. She has been vaccinated.

Read more about how to adopt Irish on Petfinder.

Murphy, rottweiler and hound mix

Murphy is a charming male rottweiler and hound puppy currently residing at the Greater Charlotte SPCA.

Murphy gets along well with other dogs. He's already been neutered.

Notes from Murphy's caretakers:

Murphy loves to play with his foster siblings but also loves to be curled up on the couch or in your lap.  

Read more about how to adopt Murphy on Petfinder.

Mr. Darcy, boxer mix

Mr. Darcy is a lovable male boxer puppy staying at the Greater Charlotte SPCA.

Mr. Darcy's current caretakers say:

Mr. Darcy lots of energy, but he loves to cuddle too.  

Apply to adopt Mr. Darcy today at Petfinder.

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