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Published on May 01, 2020
Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 6 delightful doggies to adopt now in DurhamPhotos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Durham.

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.)


Wilbur, pit bull terrier and boxer mix

Wilbur is a male pit bull terrier and boxer mix staying at Hope Animal Rescue.

His vaccinations are up to date, and he's been neutered.

About Wilbur:

My name is Wilbur and my humans say I am very sweet and shy.  

Read more about Wilbur on Petfinder.

Mario, chihuahua

Mario is a male chihuahua dog currently residing at Hope Animal Rescue.

Mario is already neutered, and he has had all of his shots.

About Mario:

My foster mom calls me Super Mario because of all I've been through! I am sweet, cuddly and I like to play.  

Read more about Mario on Petfinder.

Sasha, pit bull terrier

Sasha is a female pit bull terrier dog staying at Carolina Adopt-A-BULLS.

Sasha is the life of the party — she loves other dogs. Sasha has been vaccinated. She is already house-trained.

Notes from Sasha's caretakers:

This beautiful girl is enjoying life! She loves sun bathing and relaxing on the couch.  

Read more about how to adopt Sasha on Petfinder.

Bluebelle, pit bull terrier

Bluebelle is a darling female pit bull terrier dog in the care of Carolina Adopt-A-BULLS.

Bluebelle is ready to make friends — she's happy to keep company with other dogs. She has been vaccinated. She is already house-trained.

From Bluebelle's current caretaker:

I like to roll on my back so you can rub my belly! 

Apply to adopt Bluebelle today at Petfinder.

Hazel, mixed breed

Hazel is a female mixed breed dog currently housed at the Animal Protection Society of Durham.

She's already been spayed.

About Hazel:

I'm a sweet and sensitive girl with a lot of love to give.  

Read more about how to adopt Hazel on Petfinder.

Titus, pit bull terrier

Titus is a male pit bull terrier dog being cared for at Carolina Adopt-A-BULLS.

Titus gets along well with other dogs. He's already been neutered.

From Titus' current caretaker:

This handsome hippo is as sweet at they come! 

Read more about how to adopt Titus 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.