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These Aurora-based dogs are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on March 27, 2020.

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Aurora.

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.)


Nala, shepherd mix

Nala is a charming female shepherd mix currently housed at Demi's Animal Rescue.

Nala plays well with others — she gets along well with other dogs. She is already spayed and vaccinated, and she has mastered her house-training etiquette.

Read more about how to adopt Nala on Petfinder.

Dobby, chihuahua mix

Dobby is a male chihuahua mix being cared for at Animal Rescue of the Rockies.

Dobby is friendly as can be — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. Good news: He's already house-trained and neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Notes from Dobby's caretakers:

Taffy is a toned and a trim 10 pounds. He is brimful of love once he warms up to new people. Always within easy eyeshot of his fosters, he's using his furry foster brother as an example of how good trust can feel. Quiet, well mannered and calm, he balances his time between viewing the household activities and heading outdoors to explore the backyard. At night he likes snuggling awhile on the sofa before curling up to sleep in his own doggy bed. 

Apply to adopt Dobby today at Petfinder.

Dasuki, Akita

Dasuki is a male Akita being cared for at Blue Moon Akita Rescue.

Dasuki's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Fear not: He's already house-trained and vaccinated.

From Dasuki's current caretaker:

Dakusi is 2.5 years old. He is a sweet dog, eager to please and very food motivated. Dasuki is a really easygoing guy once you have gained his trust. He is a great listener and easily trained. He would be a great running/hiking partner as he never pulls on lead, stops when you stop, turns when you turn and goes when you go. He is protective by nature and very alert and attentive. 

Apply to adopt Dasuki today at Petfinder.

Bishop, Akita

Bishop is a handsome male Akita currently residing at Blue Moon Akita Rescue.

Bishop's ideal forever home would be home free of other pets. He has mastered his house-training etiquette, his vaccinations are up to date, and he is neutered.

Here's what Bishop's friends at Blue Moon Akita Rescue think of him:

Bishop is 3 years old. He does question all authority, part of the reason he is here at the rescue. But he is highly trainable and a people pleaser once he trusts you. So, he will need someone who he respects and who loves him, and who he can love back. He seems to prefer females slightly more than men, but not a deal-breaker. 

Read more about how to adopt Bishop on Petfinder.

Sally Cakes, hound mix

Sally Cakes is an adorable female hound mix being kept at My Fairy Dawg Mother Rescue, Inc.

Sally Cakes likes to socialize, and she gets along well with other dogs. She is already spayed, vaccinated and house-trained.

Apply to adopt Sally Cakes today at Petfinder.

Jax, boxer and Labrador retriever mix

Jax is a charming male boxer and Labrador retriever mix being kept at Blue Moon Akita Rescue.

Jax's ideal forever home would be one without other pets. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Here's what Jax's friends at Blue Moon Akita Rescue think of him:

Jax is 3 years old. He is a little sweetheart who loves attention and treats. He is highly trainable and loves to people please. Seems to do great with well-mannered kids.

Apply to adopt Jax today at Petfinder.

Callie, beagle mix

Callie is a female beagle mix in the care of My Fairy Dawg Mother Rescue Inc.

Callie is a social animal, and she loves other dogs. She's already vaccinated and spayed.

Apply to adopt Callie today at 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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