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4 delightful doggies to adopt now in Portland

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on May 22, 2020.

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some delightful doggies up for adoption? There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Portland.

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.)


Murphy, bull terrier and Catahoula leopard dog mix

Murphy is a male bull terrier and Catahoula leopard dog mix being kept at Family Dogs New Life Shelter.

Murphy gets along well with other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Murphy will do best in a home without small children. No need to worry: He is already house-trained. Murphy has already had all of his shots, and he is neutered.

From Murphy's current caretaker:

Feeling lonely? Murphy has a remedy for that! He can heal any broken heart with his loyal and loving demeanor and silly antics. Truth is, he will need a little TLC himself; being a sensitive fella, it takes him a little time to trust, and once he does, he is as loyal and protective as they come. Murphy will need plenty of patience, training and socializing, and don’t forget lots of cuddle therapy once he's ready. So, if you’re longing for companionship and feeling an ache deep in your chest, Murphy has just the prescription you need.

Read more about Murphy on Petfinder.

Toby, poodle

Toby is a charming male poodle dog currently housed at Woofin Palooza, LLC.

Toby will get along great with cats, dogs and children. He already has had all of his shots, and he is neutered.

From Toby's current caretaker:

Toby is a sweet guy. He is 10+ years old and just six lbs. He loves to be held. Toby also likes to follow you all around and is a bit of an artist at getting through cracks in doors, so he needs someone who will be vigilant at keeping doors closed. 

Read more about how to adopt Toby on Petfinder.

Eclipse, papillon and dachshund mix

Eclipse is a lovable female papillon and dachshund mix in the care of Woofin Palooza, LLC.

Eclipse gets along well with other dogs and cats. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she is spayed.

From Eclipse's current caretaker:

Eclipse is 10+ years old. She is super sweet. Eclipse is a little jumpy because of cataracts but not aggressive. She is in need of a dental cleaning, and we can recommend a great vet for this. There is no adoption fee for Eclipse; we just want to find her a good home. 

Apply to adopt Eclipse today at Petfinder.

Ely, pit bull terrier and cattle dog mix

Ely is an adorable male pit bull terrier and cattle dog mix staying at Woofin Palooza, LLC.

Ely is eager to make friends, and he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He's been vaccinated and is crate-trained.

Here's what Ely's friends at Woofin Palooza, LLC think of him:

Ely is approximately 2-3 years old and 61 lbs. He is a medium energy guy. Ely is new to us, so we are still learning about him. So far, he seems nice, loving and affectionate. Ely has been good with the staff's personal dogs and walks well on an easy walker. 

Read more about Ely 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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