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Always wanted a pet? Here are 7 cuddly canines to adopt now in Austin

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on May 08, 2020.

Start your day off right by looking at some delightful dogs! There are heaps of lovable canines up for adoption right here in Austin.

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.)


Charli, Basset hound

Charli is an endearing female Basset hound dog currently housed at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.

Charli is the life of the party — she gets along great with other dogs. Good news: She is already house-trained, vaccinated, microchipped and spayed.

Notes from Charli's caretakers:

Charli is a beautiful three-year-old Basset hound. She is a sweet, well-behaved and friendly dog who will make a loyal companion. Because of the vocal nature of Basset hounds, she would not be suitable for an apartment.

Read more about how to adopt Charli on Petfinder.

Bob the Basset, Basset hound

Bob the Basset is a handsome male Basset hound dog being kept at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.

Bob the Basset gets along swimmingly with other dogs. He has already mastered his house-training etiquette, and he is both vaccinated and neutered.

About Bob the Basset:

Bob is a one-year-old Basset hound. He is a playful and friendly dog who will make a loyal companion. He loves to cuddle next to his foster mom in bed.

Read more about Bob the Basset on Petfinder.

Meatball, pit bull terrier mix

Meatball is an adorable male pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Love-A-Bull.

Meatball enjoys socializing with other dogs. Rest assured: He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.

Read more about Meatball on Petfinder.

JB, pit bull terrier mix

JB is a cheeky male pit bull terrier mix staying at Love-A-Bull.

JB is a social butterfly — he gets along great with other dogs. Have no fear: He is already neutered, house-trained and vaccinated.

Here's what JB's friends at Love-A-Bull think of him:

JB (Juice Box) is a loving boy who is currently living with a group of dogs and doing great with them! He adores all humans he meets, and can't wait to give kisses. JB walks great on a leash, loves his toys and hasn't shown any food or toy guarding with any of his foster siblings. He knows sit, down and shake. He'd love to be your big lap dog!

Read more about how to adopt JB on Petfinder.

Pearl, pug and Staffordshire bull terrier mix

Pearl is a darling female pug and Staffordshire bull terrier mix currently residing at Pug Rescue of Austin.

Pearl wants all your attention: She'll need a home free of other dogs and cats. She does fine with kids. No need for concern: She's already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed.

Meet Pearl:

Howdy, y’all! I am Pearl, the sweetest thing since apple pie. I am a 10-year-old pug mix, and I love my humans. I get along great with all people, no matter how old they may be. I am loyal, and one of the cuddliest dogs you will ever meet. I listen well to commands and aim to please. I’m pretty much the whole package, and I am so excited about meeting you.

Read more about how to adopt Pearl on Petfinder.

William, American Staffordshire terrier mix

William is a winsome male American Staffordshire terrier mix being kept at Animals First Rescue.

William is looking for cat-free forever home. William is neutered, and has had all his shots and is house-trained.

A few words from William's caretakers:

William is a little doll! He loves people. He enjoys going on long country walks and playing frisbee. William loves people more than anything, and would rather have a hug session than eat or play!

Read more about how to adopt William on Petfinder.

Crystal, terrier mix

Crystal is a sweet female terrier mix being kept at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.

Crystal likes spending time around other dogs. She is already spayed, microchipped and vaccinated.

A bit more on Crystal:

Crystal is a beautiful one-year-old terrier blend. She is a medium-energy and playful dog who will make a loyal companion. Her ideal owner would lead an active lifestyle, and be able to include Crystal on daily walks and hikes. 

Apply to adopt Crystal today at Petfinder.


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