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Always wanted a pet? Here are 6 delightful dogs to adopt now in Denver

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on April 24, 2020.

Start your day off right by browsing through cuddly canines! There are loads of cute-as-can-be 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.)


Opie, Labrador retriever

Opie is a darling male Labrador retriever dog in the care of PawsCo.

Opie plays well with others, and he gets along great with other dogs. He is already house-trained, neutered and vaccinated.

About Opie:

Hey there, I’m Opie. In addition to searching for my forever family, I’m using my time in foster care to really perfect my yoga practice, which is my true passion in life. (Right after being with my people, of course!) I like to start every day with some downward-facing dog poses, and throughout the day can be found lounging on a yoga mat. It just makes me feel so zen, you know? Of course, cardio is important too, so I take a break from yoga sometimes to play with my toys, or take a walk around the neighborhood and sniff things out. When I’m not exercising, I’m making sure that my people know how much I love them by being the most devoted boy you’ll ever meet. I’m so sweet and easy-going, although I’m a little bit hard of hearing, so sometimes you might have to show rather than tell me what you want me to do. I love cuddles and pets, and will get up every so often to circle the house and make sure everyone has a chance to love on me. Need a yoga partner? A best friend who will love you always?

Apply to adopt Opie today at Petfinder.

Shorty, dachshund and chihuahua mix

Shorty is a charming male dachshund and chihuahua mix being cared for at PawsCo.

Shorty gets along swimmingly with other dogs, but his ideal forever home would be a cat-free and child-free environment. Rest assured: He is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Here's what Shorty has to say for himself:

My name is Shorty, and I’m a small, spunky guy with a ton of spirit. I am guaranteed to fall hard for my new people, but you should know that I’ll need your support to warm up to new people, places and things. Are you my future family? I feel the happiest snuggling with my family in the comfort of our home. I’m intensely motivated by treats and plush toys, like any self-respecting pupper. My foster mama said I’m constantly making her laugh with my antics. Do you think you could be my security blanket?

Apply to adopt Shorty today at Petfinder.

Hooch, American bulldog mix

Hooch is a cheeky male American bulldog mix currently residing at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

No need for concern: Hooch is already neutered and vaccinated.

A bit more on Hooch:

I am a one-year-old male bulldog mix. I am very cute, and I love people! 

Apply to adopt Hooch today at Petfinder.

Rogue, boxer mix

Rogue is an endearing female boxer mix being cared for at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Rogue loves other dogs. Don't worry: He is already spayed and vaccinated.

Meet Rogue:

I am a five-year-old white female boxer mix. I was left in a backyard and almost starved to death. Luckily, I was saved! I am hoping to find a loving forever home where I can be a true member of the family. I love to play with toys. 

Apply to adopt Rogue today at Petfinder.

Bubbles, mixed breed

Bubbles is an affectionate female mixed breed dog in the care of MaxFund No-Kill Animal Shelter.

Bubbles is friendly as can be — she loves spending time around other dogs. She is already spayed and vaccinated.

Get to know Bubbles:

 What's up! I'm Bubbles, and I'm a sweet, one-year-old female pup with a very friendly personality. I hope I am lucky enough to find my forever home soon. I'm a very lovable girl that loves meeting new people and giving tons of kisses! I do great on walks, although I do have a deformity on my front left leg. I do not seem to be in pain at all, and I do not let it hold me back while playing. It just makes me look unique. I still play and run around with no issues. I would make an amazing addition to just about any family out there! Could yours be the one? 

Read more about Bubbles on Petfinder.

Moira, boxer

Moira is a winsome female boxer dog being kept at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Moira enjoys socializing with other dogs. Have no fear: She is already spayed and vaccinated.

A few words from Moira:

I am a two-year-old fawn female boxer mix. I am just about perfect! I am very well-behaved. Everyone who meets me falls in love instantly.

Read more about Moira on Petfinder.


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