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These Austin-based pups are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on March 06, 2020.

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

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.)


Buttercup, cocker spaniel

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

Buttercup gets along well with other dogs. Have no fear: She's already house-trained. Buttercup is already spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Buttercup's caretakers:

Buttercup is a gentle soul who finishing up her vetting to get ready for her furever home! More details coming soon. 

Apply to adopt Buttercup today at Petfinder.

Buttermilk, Labrador retriever

Buttermilk is a winsome female Labrador retriever dog currently housed at Throw a Dog a Bone Dog Rescue.

Buttermilk is happy to keep company with other dogs. She's mastered her house-training etiquette. Buttermilk is spayed and vaccinated.

From Buttermilk's current caretaker:

Buttermilk, just three years old, was in a rural Texas shelter and showed signs of depression. We think she was a breeding female who was dumped after having many litters of puppies. This sweet, loving, playful dog needs a comfy bed and plenty of affection. Can you offer her the loving home she deserves? 

Apply to adopt Buttermilk today at Petfinder.

Charles, a black mouth cur mix, and Wesley, a Rottweiler mix

Charles is a sweet male black mouth cur mix being kept at New Hope Animal Rescue NFP .

Charles is a social animal, and he loves other dogs. He's already house-trained. Charles is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Notes from Charles' caretakers:

Charles and Wesley, about five to six years old, are bonded pups; they arrived together in rough shape from a rural kill shelter. Despite their state of neglect, they continue to be the most loving dogs you can imagine, and both staff and volunteers advocated to save them. So far, we know they walk great on a leash and have enjoyed hiking trips (Wesley really enjoy a soak in the water too!). If you want double the love, consider adopting this pair. 

Read more about Charles on Petfinder.

Troy, Australian cattle dog, and his brother Ryder

Troy is a male Australian cattle dog dog being kept at Rileys Rescue.

Troy and his. brother Ryder are happy to keep company with dogs, cats or older kids who can play with them. They are already house-trained, bell-trained and knows basic commands. Both dogs have been neutered and vaccinated.

Notes from Troy's caretakers:

Meet this lovable bonded pair—Blue Heelers Ryder and his brother Troy—looking for an active family to call home. They need a fenced yard for playtime and would very much like to stay together. They sleep in their own beds at night but like to be in the room with their humans. Both boys love rope toys and swimming but can also snuggle on the couch for movie night. 

Apply to adopt Troy today at Petfinder.

Opal, shepherd mix

Opal is an adorable female shepherd mix currently housed at Happy Hearts Dog Rescue.

Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She has had all of her shots, and she is spayed. She's already house-trained and is great on a leash. 

Here's what Opal's friends at Happy Hearts Dog Rescue think of her:

Opal is the sweetest three-year-old Shepherd mix you will ever met. This smart, playful pup that will be your pal around the house. She learned “sit” in less half a day!), loves napping in the sunshine and has puppy-dog eyes that melt your lil’ heart. She needs an active owner with access to a fenced-in backyard and would do fine with other dogs and young kids. Apply today to make her part of your family.

Apply to adopt Opal today at Petfinder.

Maple, pit bull terrier mix

Maple is a sweet female pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Love-A-Bull.

She is a true family dog, and children will love her. She is looking for a cat-free household. She's been vaccinated and spayed. Have no fear: She is already house-trained.

Here's what Maple's friends at Love-A-Bull think of her:

Maple, eight years old, is sweet as syrup—and the perfect mix of playful and chill! This gal loves to run around, play with her toys, and sprint up stairs. And she can spend all day at home uncrated while you are at work. While she needs to be the only princess of the home, she will calmly watch other dogs while with you at coffee shops or parks. She loves car rides and would make a great road trip dog too!

Read more about Maple 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.

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