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

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on April 17, 2020.

Start your day off right by looking at some lovable pups! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Oakland. Some shelters in the Bay Area have temporarily closed or reduced their hours amid the coronavirus pandemic, so if you are interested in an available pet, contact the animal rescue for its current adoption process. 

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.)


Paco, Plott hound

Paco is a handsome male Plott hound being kept at Oakland Animal Services.

Read more about how to adopt Paco on Petfinder.

The shelter is currently closed, and adoptions are by appointment only. If you'd like to assist the nonprofit organization, which is in need of supplies, check out its wish list on Amazon. 

Duke, pit bull terrier

Duke is a male pit bull terrier in the care of Oakland Animal Services.

Apply to adopt Duke today at Petfinder.

Squirrel, chihuahua

Squirrel is a male chihuahua in the care of Oakland Animal Services.

Read more about Squirrel on Petfinder.

Foxy, German shepherd

Foxy is a charming female German shepherd being kept at Oakland Animal Services.

Apply to adopt Foxy today at Petfinder.

Kelso, terrier mix

Kelso is a male terrier mix in the care of East Bay SPCA - Oakland Adoption Center.

He's already neutered.

More about Kelso:

My love languages are gifts of food and quality time. If you feed me steak and chicken, I will give you all of me. And I'm a LOT! My body is little, but friends tell me that I have a huge personality. Apparently, I come off pretty strong, so I don't make friends easily, and I've been single for a very long time; but the friends I do have think I'm a super fun and devoted friend in return.

Read more about Kelso 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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