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These Denver-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good home

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

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.)


Ducky, Rhodesian ridgeback and Labrador retriever mix

Ducky is an adorable male Rhodesian ridgeback and Labrador retriever mix being kept at PawsCo.

His ideal forever home would be a dog-free environment. He's already neutered, and he has had all his shots. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.

From Ducky's current caretaker:

I’m an active pup ready to live the Colorado life. I love cuddles and kisses and long walks at sunset. I'm also smart, sweet and a great listener. If someone says “get your toy,” you better believe it’s on! I can be uncomfortable around other dogs when I first meet them, so I’d do best as the only dog in the home for now. If you're looking for a cuddle bug, I'm the companion for you!

Read more about how to adopt Ducky on Petfinder.

Peggy Sue, boxer

Peggy Sue is a sweet female boxer dog currently residing at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

She's a social animal who gets along well with other dogs. She's mastered her house-training etiquette. She's already spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Peggy Sue's caretakers:

I'm a social guy and very well behaved. When it comes to dogs and kids, I'm a great friend to both. I'm pretty attached to my Buddy Rhaegar. Where he goes, I follow. So, if you're interested in double the fun and love, please consider adopting both doggies. 

Read more about how to adopt Peggy Sue on Petfinder.

Davey, boxer mix

Davey is a sweet male boxer mix staying at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Good news: He's already house-trained. Davey is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Here's what Davey's friends at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue think of him:

Davey plays well with others — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He would love to find a home with his best friend Lyanna. To get the process started, complete an online application today. 

Apply to adopt Davey today at Petfinder.

Nyx, Staffordshire bull terrier mix

Nyx is a female Staffordshire bull terrier mix being cared for at PawsCo.

Nyx gets along well with other dogs. She's already spayed, and she has had all her shots. Fear not: She's already house-trained.

From Nyx's current caretaker:

I'm 4 years old and weigh 46 pounds. I may be approaching middle age, but I’ve got my puppy spirit fully intact. I go for the occasional tug-o-war or ball game, but I really love snuggling up on the sofa. I use a doggy door, share snacks and don’t chew on other people's stuff. Sometimes, I forget my manners, but I love human guidance. If you’re the one to polish my rough edges, email my friends at PawsCo.

Read more about how to adopt Nyx on Petfinder.

Ty, boxer

Ty is an adorable male boxer dog staying at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

He loves other dogs. Ty is neutered and vaccinated.

Here's what Ty's friends at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue think of him:

I'm a three-year-old fawn Boxer. I'm on the shy side but have a lot of love to give. I'm also great with kids and other dogs. 

Read more about how to adopt Ty on Petfinder.

Taz, Doberman pinscher

Taz is a handsome male Doberman pinscher dog being kept at Saving Dobermankind Animal Rescue.

His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He's already been neutered.

Taz's current caretakers say:

Nearly a year old, this active pup needs an active family. Tax was an owner surrender, and we are learning more about him each day. While he's making great progress on obedience training, he's a strong boy and needs someone that can continue to work with him. He gets along with other dogs and kids. You won't meet a better dog if you love to hike and run! 

Apply to adopt Taz today at Petfinder.

Rocket, Doberman pinscher

Rocket is a handsome male Doberman pinscher dog currently residing at Saving Dobermankind Animal Rescue.

He is looking for cat-free forever home. He's already been neutered.

Here's what Rocket's friends at Saving Dobermankind Animal Rescue think of him:

This redhead will definitely win your heart! He's a two-year-old Doberman that loves to go for walks, run around in the yard and play with other dogs. He likes people once he gets to know them, and he's kid-friendly too. He ended up at our shelter, because farm life wasn't for him. For this reason, we think he's better suited to being a family pet. 

Apply to adopt Rocket today at 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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