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Published on March 27, 2020
6 cuddly canines to adopt now in AustinPhotos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some cuddly canines up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Austin.

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.)

Hope, cocker spaniel

Hope is a winsome female cocker spaniel dog in the care of Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio.

Hope gets along well with other dogs. She's already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated.

Here's what Hope's friends at Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio think of her:

This beautiful lady is about 7 years old and is gentle, calm and loving. Her quiet demeanor also makes her the perfect roommate or housemate to other dogs. Kid approved, she would make a wonderful companion to any family. We promise she will melt your heart. 

Read more about Hope on Petfinder.

Carlee, cocker spaniel

Carlee is a female cocker spaniel dog currently housed at Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio.

Carlee loves other dogs. She has had all of her shots, and she is spayed. She's mastered her house-training etiquette.

From Carlee's current caretaker:

This 2-year-old sweetheart loves kids. just wants love and attention-- sofa snuggles are her favorite. She needs time to warm up to dogs and get alongs with them if they don't mess with her toys. 

Apply to adopt Carlee today at Petfinder.

Chase, Shih Tzu

Chase is a male Shih Tzu dog in the care of Lil Paws Maltese Rescue and other Petite Paws.

Chase must be placed with a dog-free family. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he is neutered. Good news: He is already house-trained.

Here's what Chase's friends at Lil Paws Maltese Rescue and other Petite Paws think of him:

This sweet guy, currently being fostered in the Austin area, spent his life in a high-rise apartment as an only dog. He has wonderful house manners, so he doesn't need to be crated. Once he warms up to you, he likes belly rubs and treats. At night, he curls up in his comfy dog bed. If you can offer this lovable guy a dog-free home, contact us.

Apply to adopt Chase today at Petfinder.

Sarah, cocker spaniel

Sarah is a darling female cocker spaniel dog being cared for at Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio.

Sarah gets along well with other dogs. Have no fear: She's already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated. She has some special needs, so please inquire about her requirements. 

Sarah's current caretakers say:

This gal hasn't had an easy time. She suffered some hearing damage due to untreated ear infections, so she will need continued treatment at the vet. She is an absolute joy to be around; she loves morning dances to celebrate a new day and naps in the sun. In the evenings, she's happy settling in with her people for a movie. 

Read more about Sarah on Petfinder.

Huey, Labrador retriever and Great Pyrenees mix

Huey is a handsome male Labrador retriever and Great Pyrenees mix currently residing at Austin Lost and Found Pets.

His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He's neutered and vaccinated. Have no fear: He's already house-trained.

Huey's current caretakers say:

We're happy this big, lovable baby was finally rescued! Huey's previous owner, a ranch hand, left him behind. For months, he endured harsh weather and wandered alone. He enjoys napping on the couch or outside in the sun and hanging out with other dogs. All he needs is love and a lifetime supply of dog chow to be happy. When you walk through the door, he'll give you the biggest butt wiggles you have ever seen. What more could you ask for in a best friend?

Apply to adopt Huey today at Petfinder.

Davey, cocker spaniel

Davey is a handsome male cocker spaniel dog currently residing at Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio.

He has mastered his house-training etiquette. He has had all of his shots, and he's neutered. He is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his requirements. 

Notes from Davey's caretakers:

This friendly boy is about about 8 or 9 years old. He he has an eye condition called KCS that requires regular medication, but he's so laid back, you'll have no problem giving him his meds. Davey would love to find a furever home where he can relax. Could it be yours?

Read more about Davey 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.