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7 cuddly canines to adopt now in Denver

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on May 29, 2020.

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Denver, 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.)


Bear, boxer

Bear is a charming male boxer staying at Red Fern Animal Rescue.

Bear plays well with others — he gets along well with other dogs. He is neutered, he has had all his shots, and he's mastered his house-training etiquette.

From Bear's current caretaker:

Bear is a 50-pound male boxer without a docked tail. He is a sweet and affectionate boy that has medium energy and likes kids. He would be fine in an apartment as long as he gets daily walks, love and playtime.

Read more about how to adopt Bear on Petfinder.

Felipe, border collie and Labrador retriever mix

Felipe is a male border collie and Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Red Fern Animal Rescue.

Felipe is happy to keep company with other dogs. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, his vaccinations are already up to date, and he is neutered.

From Felipe's current caretaker:

Felipe is very playful and high energy and needs a home with an active family and ideally a yard. He enjoys toys, retrieving tree branches, zooming around in circles and also likes to nip ankles, feet and shoes and “herd” his humans. As a young boy, he needs some training and boundaries to be set.

Read more about Felipe on Petfinder.

Kota, Staffordshire bull terrier and boxer mix

Kota is a male Staffordshire bull terrier and boxer mix staying at Red Fern Animal Rescue.

Kota loves other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment and a home without small children. Kota is already neutered, he has had all his shots, and he's mastered his house-training etiquette.

From Kota's current caretaker:

Kota is a very affectionate and loving boy, but he does come on strong, so if he is placed in a home with another dog, there needs to be an appropriate introduction first. He’s a strong boy that needs a lot of love and attention. He is high energy and would love a yard to play in. He is a big fan of pools and water. He is leash trained, loves his long walks and then enjoys shoulder massages and belly rubs after his long walks.

Apply to adopt Kota today at Petfinder.

Blair, Catahoula leopard dog and American bulldog mix

Blair is a female Catahoula leopard dog and American bulldog mix currently residing at PawsCo.

Blair will do best with an owner who has time to bond with her. She will need a home free of other dogs, cats and kids. She is vaccinated and spayed, and she's mastered her house-training etiquette.

Notes on Blair:

For a youngster, I’m pretty laid-back and loveable. In fact, my foster mom will tell you that I love to snuggle so much that I often try to be a lap dog. Apparently, I’m too big now. But there’s nothing I love more than being with my people, whether I’m lying next to you or down near your feet. I adore your affection. And while I’m relaxed around the house, I love going for walks and do need my daily exercise to keep me happy.

Read more about Blair on Petfinder.

Dax, Labrador retriever and American bulldog mix

Dax is a sweet male Labrador retriever and American bulldog mix currently housed at PawsCo.

Dax loves other dogs. He is looking for cat-free household and a home without small children. He's been vaccinated and neutered, and he has mastered his house-training etiquette.

More about Dax:

I’m all in when it comes to most things in life, especially playing and napping. I like to run, romp and chase things in the backyard. Then I’ll power down for a good snuggle session on the couch. Do you love hugs? I give the best, biggest hugs.

Read more about how to adopt Dax on Petfinder.

Hector, boxer mix

Hector is a male boxer mix being cared for at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

No other pets please: Hector is looking for a household without other dogs or cats and without small children. He's already vaccinated and neutered.

Notes on Hector:

I am 5 years old, and I am a very loving boy. 

Read more about Hector on Petfinder.

Dewey, boxer mix

Dewey is an adorable male boxer mix staying at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Dewey loves other dogs. He is already vaccinated and neutered.

Read more about how to adopt Dewey 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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