Raleigh-Durham/ Fun & Entertainment
AI Assisted Icon
Published on June 05, 2020
5 cuddly canines to adopt now in DurhamPhotos: Petfinder

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


Tater Bug, Maltese

Tater Bug is an adorable male Maltese dog currently housed at Independent Animal Rescue, Inc.

Tater Bug's vaccinations are already up to date, and he's been neutered. He's already been house-trained.

Read more about how to adopt Tater Bug on Petfinder.

Velvet, pointer

Velvet is an adorable female pointer dog being cared for at Independent Animal Rescue, Inc.

Have no fear: Velvet is already house-trained. She's been vaccinated and spayed.

Read more about how to adopt Velvet on Petfinder.

Chico, chihuahua

Chico is a darling male chihuahua dog staying at Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc.

Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc. wants to place Chico in a home without small children. Fear not: He's already been house-trained. Chico is vaccinated.

Read more about Chico on Petfinder.

Bruce, American Staffordshire terrier

Bruce is a male American Staffordshire terrier dog staying at Independent Animal Rescue, Inc.

Bruce is neutered, and he has had all of his shots. Have no fear: He's already been house-trained.

Apply to adopt Bruce today at Petfinder.

Beazley, border terrier and Yorkshire terrier mix

Beazley is a female border terrier and Yorkshire terrier mix being kept at the Hope Animal Rescue.

Beazley is vaccinated.

Read more about how to adopt Beazley 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.