Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are loads of delightful dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Austin, 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.)
Meeska is a charming female husky dog in the care of Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.
Meeska loves other dogs. Fear not: She's already house-trained, microchipped, spayed and vaccinated.
From Meeska's current caretaker:
Meeska is a stunning 18-month-old husky with ice blue eyes. She has a friendly temperament.
Apply to adopt Meeska today at Petfinder.
Mallori, boxer mix
Mallori is a lovable female boxer mix staying at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.
Mallori likes to socialize with other dogs, and doesn't mind children. Rest assured: She is already house-trained, vaccinated, spayed and microchipped.
Here's what Mallori's friends at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue think of her:
Mallori is a beautiful five-month-old boxer blend who weighs approximately 24 pounds. She has an easy-going temperament and is super sweet. She's also very intelligent, and quickly mastered the use of the dog door. And, her expressive face and ears are incredibly endearing.
Read more about Mallori on Petfinder.
Maci, boxer mix
Maci is a cheeky female boxer mix staying at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.
Maci is well-behaved around other dogs. No need for concern: She's already house-trained, spayed, microchipped and vaccinated.
Notes from Maci's caretakers:
Maci is a beautiful five-month-old boxer blend who weighs approximately 27 pounds. She has an easy-going temperament and is super sweet. She's also very intelligent, and quickly mastered the use of the dog door. Her soulful eyes are incredibly endearing.
Read more about Maci on Petfinder.
Gucci, cocker spaniel
Gucci is an adorable female cocker spaniel dog being kept at Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio.
Gucci gets along great with older kids and other dogs, and would love to be placed in a household with another canine to have as a companion. She has already mastered her house-training etiquette, is spayed and has had all her shots.
Gucci's current caretakers say:
Gucci is a sweet, happy puppy with energy to spare! She plays hard, naps hard and loves hard. She enjoys the finer things in life, like chewing, running, barking and de-fluffing and de-squeaking toys. Gucci would do well with an active family where she can make the most of her prodigious energy and affection.
Read more about Gucci on Petfinder.
Zeus, shepherd mix
Zeus is a handsome male shepherd mix in the care of Relocation Rescue.
Zeus is eager to make friends, and enjoys spending time around other dogs or kids. Don't worry: He's already neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and house-trained.
Zeus is a 10-month-old shepherd mix that is super friendly and loving! He is a happy and energetic boy. He would make an excellent running buddy!
Read more about how to adopt Zeus on Petfinder.
Murphy is a precious male chihuahua dog staying at Homeward Bound Dog Rescue.
Murphy is happy to keep company with other dogs or older children. Have no fear: He's already microchipped, house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
A bit more on Murphy:
Murphy is a three-year-old chihuahua who weighs approximately eight pounds. He likes to sit in your lap, and will tolerate being held for short periods. He likes to go outside. He will door dart. He is crate-trained. He likes to ride in a car. He also likes to play with his smaller friends. He's fearless.
Apply to adopt Murphy today at Petfinder.
Maya, pit bull terrier mix
Maya is a darling female pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Love-A-Bull.
Maya is the life of the party — she gets along swimmingly with other dogs. She is already house-trained, has had all of her shots and is spayed.
Read more about how to adopt Maya on Petfinder.
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