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6 snuggly canines ready to adopt now in Denver

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are oodles of delightful dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Denver, so you won't have to search 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.)


Sammy, chihuahua and Italian greyhound mix

Sammy is a precious male chihuahua and Italian greyhound mix staying at PawsCo.

Sammy gets along great with other dogs. PawsCo, however, wants to place him in a home without small children. Don't worry: He's already vaccinated, house-trained and neutered. 

Here's what Sammy has to say for himself:

Hey everyone, I’m Sammy, here to cuddle my way into your heart, your lap and your life! I am a happy, mellow little lap dog who is happy to curl up with my person. I love to be pet, and will even stretch out my legs to let you know I’d like a good snuggle. I really love other dogs, so I’d prefer a home where I have another friendly dog as a sibling. I am pretty shy at first, so I’ll need proper time and introductions in any new home. But, once I’m comfy and settled, I’m just happy as a clam. I can’t wait to find a forever family to give all my love and affection. I am just ready to be loved!

Read more about Sammy on Petfinder.

Ducky, Rhodesian ridgeback and Labrador retriever mix

Ducky is an endearing male Rhodesian ridgeback and Labrador retriever mix in the care of PawsCo.

Ducky's ideal forever home would be a dog-free environment. Have no fear: He's already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.

A bit more on Ducky:

Hello there! I’m Ducky. I’m cute, sweet and a great listener. I love long walks at sunset, quality time, cuddles and kisses. I’m an active pup ready to live the Colorado life. Basically, I’m the whole package. My foster mom says I’m a silly goose, but they call me Ducky. How does that make sense? One of my goofy moves is snuggling up on her lap for a nap. I might not fit, but inside I feel like I’m that small. I’m also so smart! I love a tough toy, like a rope to sink my teeth into, and playing in the yard is the best. I need a home that is patient, loving and active. Are you looking for a cuddle bug?

Read more about how to adopt Ducky on Petfinder.

Mugsy, boxer

Mugsy is a cheeky male boxer dog staying at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Mugsy is happy to keep company with other dogs. Rest assured: He's neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Apply to adopt Mugsy today at Petfinder.

Ressy, boxer

Ressy is a darling female boxer dog being kept at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Ressy would prefer to be placed in a home without small children. She's already vaccinated and spayed.

Read more about how to adopt Ressy on Petfinder.

Jack, boxer

Jack is a charming male boxer dog currently housed at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Jack is eager to make friends — he gets along swimmingly with other dogs. No need for concern: He's already been vaccinated and neutered.

Read more about Jack on Petfinder.

Boost, boxer mix

Boost is a winsome male boxer mix currently housed at HO-BO Care Boxer Rescue.

Boost enjoys socializing with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered.

About Boost:

I am a one-year-old male boxer mix.

Apply to adopt Boost today at Petfinder.


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