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7 cuddly canines to adopt now in Atlanta

7 cuddly canines to adopt now in Atlanta
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on June 12, 2020.

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


Tulip, chihuahua and whippet mix

Tulip is a female chihuahua and whippet mix being kept at Priceless Pooch Rescue.

Tulip will get along great with your other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be cat free and no small children. Tulip is microchipped, spayed and vaccinated. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.

From Tulip's current caretaker:

She was abandoned in the animal control parking lot by her former owners. This two-year-old cutie is a happy girl once she gets settled into a new place. She weighs about 14 pounds and runs super fast. We dare you to keep up with her! She lives with several other dogs at her foster home and gets along well with all. 

Apply to adopt Tulip today at Petfinder.

Otis, Labrador retriever mix

Otis is a darling male Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Atlanta Lab Rescue.

Otis is ready to make friends, and he gets along well with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he is neutered. He's already house-trained.

From Otis' current caretaker:

Otis is five years old and lived in a small pen in the yard. But he was severely neglected and missing his hair by the time animal control found him. Now, Otis has been placed in a foster home where he is receiving wonderful care. He has become more open and enjoys being a homebody.

Read more about Otis on Petfinder.

Shuggy, Labrador retriever mix

Shuggy is an adorable male Labrador retriever mix being cared for at Atlanta Lab Rescue.

Shuggy is eager to make friends — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He has been vaccinated and neutered. He's already house-trained.

Here's what Shuggy's friends at Atlanta Lab Rescue think of him:

Meet Otis' brother Shuggy. He was severely neglected and missing most of his hair. Living in a foster home now definitely agrees with him. We've observed that he feels safe enough to come out of their shell and is enjoying being a homebody.

Apply to adopt Shuggy today at Petfinder.

Sam, Labrador retriever mix

Sam is a male Labrador retriever mix in the care of Atlanta Lab Rescue.

Sam likes to socialize, and he gets along well with other dogs. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. He already has had all of his shots, and he's neutered.

Sam's current caretakers say:

Sam is five years old and weighs 44 pounds. He is one of five yard dogs rescued from a Georgia owner who no longer wanted them. Sam is five years old, weighs 44 pounds and loves being in the water. Also, he is gets along well with the other dogs but could use some leash training. In the meantime, a quiet home with a fenced yard would be the best bet for her.

Read more about how to adopt Sam on Petfinder.

Cam, Labrador retriever mix

Cam is a lovable female Labrador retriever mix in the care of Atlanta Lab Rescue.

Cam is eager to make friends, and she loves other dogs. Cam is already spayed and vaccinated. She is already house-trained.

Notes from Cam's caretakers:

Cam is 6 years old and weighs 43 pounds. Because she is little nervous around unfamiliar dogs, we recommend placing her in a home without other dogs or with her bestie Sam. Their owner kept them in the yard and decided he no longer wanted them. If you've got a quiet home with a fenced yard, please consider giving her adopting Cam and Sam together. 

Apply to adopt Cam today at Petfinder.

Hazel, American Staffordshire terrier

Hazel is a female American Staffordshire terrier dog being kept at Ginny Millner Rescue Group.

She's already house-trained. She is spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Hazel's caretakers:

Hazel was found dodging cars on a busy street and rescued. While in rescue, she's made a new friend in Gus, another unwanted Amstaff. If you've got a home free of cats, dogs and kids and can give her plenty of attention, you'd make a great match. 

Read more about how to adopt Hazel on Petfinder.

Cocoa, pit bull terrier and American Staffordshire terrier mix

Cocoa is a darling female pit bull terrier and American Staffordshire terrier mix in the care of Southern Animal Rescue.

Cocoa's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She's already spayed, and she has had all her shots. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.

Here's what Cocoa's friends at Southern Animal Rescue think of her:

Meet Cocoa! At 8 years old, she is the most lovable, loyal companion you could ever ask for. And she's still got the spunk of dogs many years younger. Because she had a rough start in life, she appreciates the comforts of a safe, loving home. She needs an active owner committed to continuing the free socialization training she has already started. Apply today to adopt her and make her dream of a forever home into a reality. 

Read more about Cocoa on Petfinder.


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