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These darling Denver-based dogs are up for adoption and in need of good homes

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

Start your day off right by looking at some lovable pups! There are heaps of endearing dogs up for adoption right here in Denver.

Hoodline partnered with Petfinder, an online adoption site that lists “more than 315,000 adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups" to bring you this roundup of dogs near you.

(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.)


Dax, Labrador retriever mix

Dax is a charming male Labrador retriever mix staying at PawsCo.

Dax loves other dogs and kids, but his ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Rest assured: He's already neutered, has had all his shots and has mastered his house-training etiquette.

Meet Dax:

Go big or go home, that’s my motto! I’m Dax, and I’m all-in when it comes to most things in life, especially playing and napping. I like to run, romp and chase things. Then, I’ll power down for a good snuggle session on the couch. I’ll do almost anything for a treat or a Kong filled with peanut butter, like show you one of my favorite tricks — sit, stay and shake. Do you love hugs? Great! I give the best, biggest hugs! Does it surprise you that I love every person I meet? I’m a total gentle giant.

Apply to adopt Dax today at Petfinder.

Stitch, boxer mix

Stitch is a cheeky male boxer mix being cared for at Red Fern Animal Rescue.

Stitch gets along great with other dogs. Good news: He is already house-trained, microchipped, vaccinated and neutered.

Here's what Stitch's friends at Red Fern Animal Rescue think of him:

Stitch wants you to be his Lilo! This sweet boy loves everyone. He is around one year old and has a shorter coat, because he is a boxer mix. He loves to cuddle, and is super sweet and affectionate. Stitch likes his walks and playing, but he also loves his downtime when he can snuggle.

Read more about how to adopt Stitch on Petfinder.

Robert, shepherd and rottweiler mix

Robert is a handsome male shepherd and rottweiler mix being kept at PawsCo.

Robert is well-behaved around other dogs or children, but would prefer to be placed in a household without cats. No need for concern: He's already house-trained, neutered and vaccinated.

A bit more on Robert:

Hey everyone, I’m Robert! I’m looking for my forever home, which is the thing I want more than anything! I am such a friendly guy, and I would just love to have a family who gives me lots of pets and affection. I would do really well in a home with a big yard, or maybe even some land, so there’s plenty of room for me to run and play. At the very least, I'd love an owner who is active and can take me out on adventures! Once I've had my exercise for the day, I absolutely love to cuddle, and am a pro at taking naps. I can’t wait to find a new forever family. Could that be you? 

Read more about how to adopt Robert on Petfinder.

Sparticus, Labrador retriever and golden retriever mix

Sparticus is a winsome male Labrador retriever and golden retriever mix being kept at Planet Pet.

Sparticus is a true family dog, and gets along swimmingly with children. No need to worry: He's already neutered, vaccinated and house-trained.

About Sparticus:

Meet Sparticus! This silver-faced sweetheart is looking for a home to call his own. He would love to spend the rest of his years in a quiet, laid-back household. This handsome guy is super sweet, and loves to hang out with his humans. Sparticus is a real pal! Looking for a friendly, gentle baby? Sparticus is it!

Read more about Sparticus 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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