Our Adoptable Dogs

  • UPDATED 10/17/14!!
    Click here to watch Mamie on YouTube!
    Click on “View My Page” to see pictures of Mamie enjoying the grassy area at the shelter!
    This pretty girl is MAMIE, a 2-3 year old Pit mix who loves people and attention - nothing makes her happier than snuggling

    UPDATED 10/13/14!!
    Click on “View my Page” to see more pictures of Venus playing in the grassy pen!
    VENUS
    is a pretty Boxer/Pit mix who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. She’s a friendly, outgoing girl who’s also very playful – she likes to chase a tennis ball, and loves

    This pretty puppy is APRIL, a 6-7 month old Cattledog/Pit mix who’s playful, outgoing and very food-motivated. Like many white dogs, she seems to be at least partially deaf, but since she’s very attentive, she should be quite trainable (especially if there are food treats involved!) She likes other

    UPDATED 9/14/14!!
    TASHA is a gorgeous American Pit Bull Terrier mix, about 3 years old. She’s a very athletic girl, full of energy and enthusiasm, with a lovely tail wag of greeting! Since she also has a rather sensitive side, she’ll do well with kind handling and positive (reward-based) training.

    TWYLA is a perky, energetic Chihuahua who’s 3-4 years old. Though she can be a little timid when you first meet her, she warms up quickly (especially if you offer her food treats!) – she has a big personality in a small body :-)
    Twyla will be a wonderful companion

    AIDAN is a friendly, playful Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. Though he can be a little unfocused at first, he settles nicely with calm handling and direction, and pays attention well for food treats – he’ll be a wonderful young dog to train! He likes to chase a tennis

    UPDATED 10/13/14!!
    SMEDLEY
    is a playful, friendly (small-size) Lab mix who’s 7-8 months old. As you can see from his photos, he arrived at the shelter with severe demodectic (non-contagious) mange, but with great medical care and lots of love and attention, he’s recovered remarkably quickly and now looks (and

    UPDATED 9/18/14!!
    BRYCE is a very cute little guy, a Lab/Pit mix puppy who’s about 4 months old. He’s got lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves his toys and would really enjoy going to puppy class where he could show off how smart he is, and how much he likes

    UPDATED 10/9/14!!
    SYLVIA
    is a lovely Lab mix, about 4 years old. She’s a sweet, rather sensitive girl who tries hard to please her people – she loves just to be with you  :-) She has a playful side (she likes to chase a tennis ball), and is very food-motivated

    UPDATED 10/5/14!!
    LEO
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 8 months old. He loves people, has lots of energy and enthusiasm, and is smart and very food-motivated (he should be a fabulous dog to take to obedience class since he’s SO ready to learn!) He likes other dogs.
    Leo

    LUTHER is a gentle, friendly Lab mix who’s about 3 years old (he’s younger than his gray muzzle would lead you to believe!). Though he can be a little unsure of himself in new situations, he warms up nicely (especially with food treats!), and is very people-oriented. He seems to

    UPDATED 10/18/14!!
    BOBBY
     is a gorgeous Lab mix puppy, 3-4 months old. He and his identical twin brother, Billy (not pictured), are the only 2 not yet adopted of a wonderful litter of 9, all of them gentle, affectionate, friendly and all-around adorable! Though Bobby can be a little unsure

    MAISIE is a sweet, rather submissive girl, a Lab/Basset mix who’s about 3 years old. Though she can seem very energetic and outgoing in her kennel, she’s actually a little timid in new situations, but she warms up with kind encouragement. She has a playful side – she loves to

    CLEMENTINE is a cute, cuddly American Staffordshire Terrier mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a compact little girl who loves to play – she enjoys chasing a tennis ball, and likes her toys. Although she’s social and vibrant, she also has a rather submissive, sensitive side, so will need

    NATHAN is a chunky, cuddly Lab (mix?) who’s 2-3 years old. He’s a friendly guy who loves people, attention, and food treats (he’ll be fun to train – he already knows “sit”!) He seems to like other dogs.
    Nathan will be a wonderful addition to a Lab-loving home.
    Nathan lives

    FRASER is a gentle Lab mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s a sweet, rather worried boy who has a lot of submissive behaviors, so he’ll need very kind handling, as well as positive (reward-based) training methods to help him build his confidence. He’s very nice with other

    LIONEL is a very cute Beagle/Collie mix puppy, about 3 months old. Though he can be a little unsure of himself at first, he warms up with encouragement (and food treats!) Going to puppy class would be a great way to build his confidence.
    Lionel is looking for a loving,

    TESSA is a very cute, small-size Cattledog mix who’s 7-8 months old. She’s smart, attentive and full of fun!! She loves to chase a tennis ball, enjoys playing tug with her toys, and will do anything for a food treat (she’ll be a star at obedience class!) She gets along

    JASMINE is a gorgeous Rottie mix, about 2 years old. She’s a gentle, affectionate big girl, who loves to put her head in your lap, and cuddle up for some petting and attention :-)
    She’s very nice with other dogs.
    Jasmine will be wonderful addition to a lucky family.
    Jasmine

    This cute little fellow with the adorable underbite is CODY,  a Shih Tzu mix who’s about 9 years old. He’s gentle, friendly and a little unsure of himself, but he tries so hard to make friends. He’s polite, though not playful, with other dogs.
    Cody is looking for a kind,

    TUCKER is a 2-3 year old Beagle mix who’s friendly and playful (he loves to chase a tennis ball!) Though he can be a little anxious and unsure what’s expected of him, he perks up when food treats are on offer - he should be fun and easy to train.

    Our Foster Dogs

    Click here to read Achilles’ blog!
    This handsome young man is ACHILLES, a Mastiff mix who’s about 18 months old. He was dropped off at the shelter several months ago with severe skin issues, but with medication and lots of love and attention from his foster mom, he’s barely

    UPDATED 10/11/14!!
    MORGAN
    is a pretty Lab/Pit mix who’s 8-9 months old.
    She’s totally blossomed in foster care – here’s what her foster mom has to say about her:
    Morgan is a total delight! She is our 38th foster, and knowing that she was young and had been in the

    UPDATED 9/18/14!!
    GREER is a lovely Blue Tick Hound who’s about 8 years old.
    Here’s what Greer’s foster mom has to say about her: When I brought Greer home to foster, I expected to enjoy a houseguest with a mellow, easy-going disposition and refined manners, and in these personality traits,

    BITSY is a Chihuahua.
    Bitsy lives in foster care.
    For more information about Bitsy, contact adopt@apsofdurham.org or 919-560-0640 ext. 8.

    MIMI is approximately 7 months old and loves to cuddle at night to watch TV. She enjoys walking on a leash and playing in her fenced yard at her foster home. She is a little shy at first and is building her confidence more each day.
    She is doing well

    Other Rescue Groups

    Adoptions Pending

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Jamie playing!
    UPDATED 9/3/14!!
    This handsome guy is JAMIE, a Lab/Cattledog mix who’s about 2-3 years old. He’s friendly, attentive & food-motivated, likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and enjoys playing with other dogs. Since

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Daisy having a blast in the grassy pen!
    Click here to watch Daisy on YouTube!
    DAISY
    is a gorgeous Pit who’s about 3 years old. She’s friendly, affectionate, and loves everyone and everything! She likes to chase a tennis

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    UPDATED 9/25/14!!
    MORTIMER
    is a fun young Lab mix, 5-6 months old. He’s friendly, playful and outgoing – he loves everyone and everything! Since he’s smart, attentive and food-motivated, he’ll be a wonderful young dog to take to puppy class. He likes other dogs.
    Mortimer will be a

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    DINAH
    is a lovely Shepherd mix, about 18 months old. She’s a sweet young dog who has a rather anxious side, but she’ll blossom with gentle handling and kind, positive training.
    Since she’s a little unsure of other dogs, she would probably be happiest as an only dog.

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    CARLOTTA
    is a friendly, affectionate Hound/Pit mix who’s about one year old. She’s a playful, outgoing young dog who’s very attentive and food-motivated – she would love to go to obedience class! She gets along with other dogs.
    Carlotta will be a fun family pet.
    Carlotta lives in

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    EDDIE
    is a friendly, affectionate Fox Terrier who’s about one year old. He’s perky, playful and very endearing! He likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and is very smart and food-motivated (he’ll be fun to train!) He likes other dogs.
    Eddie will be a fabulous

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    DEXTER
    is an adorable Chihuahua mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a gentle, affectionate little guy who loves people and attention. He likes to trot along with you on walks, and especially appreciates it if you have food treats in your pocket that you might be willing

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    COOPER
    is a cuddly, adorable Lab mix who’s 2-3 months old. He’s a playful little guy (he loves to roll around with his toys!) who pays attention nicely for food treats – he would enjoy going to puppy class  :-)
    Cooper will be a sweet addition to a

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    TRINA
    is a tiny, dainty Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. She’s a sweet, rather timid and sensitive little dog who’ll need very kind handling and gentle, positive training to help her build her confidence.  She likes other small, gentle dogs.
    Trina will blossom

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Pretty PICKLE is a gentle, affectionate Rat Terrier mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. She’s perky and social, but also has a rather sensitive, submissive side. She’ll need kind handling and encouragement (and food treats!) to help her gradually build her confidence. She likes other small

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    GIZMO
    is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua who’s a little under one year old. He’s a gentle, affectionate little guy who can be rather timid at first, but once he warms up with kind handling and attention, he can be quite perky  :-)
    He likes other small, gentle dogs.

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 10/10/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Abby playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 9/3/14!!

    Can you resist this sweet face and adorable underbite?! ABBY is a Boxer mix, about 2-3 years old, who’s friendly, gentle and affectionate. She’s a cuddly girl, and would love to

    *ADOPTED 10/4/14*
    SYDNEY
    is a lovely Lab mix, about 8-9 months old. She’s made such a lot of progress in her time at the shelter, blossoming into a friendly, outgoing young dog who loves everyone and everything! She likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and sometimes enjoys

    *ADOPTED 10/18/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Ezra having a blast in the grassy pen!
    EZRA
    is a goofy, endearing Boxer/Lab mix who’s about 3 years old. Though he was quite emaciated and very neglected-looking when he first arrived at the shelter, it was immediately apparent

    *ADOPTED 10/08/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Neville playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 09/4/14!!
    NEVILLE
    is a 6 month old Pit mix puppy who’s friendly, outgoing and playful! He loves his toys, and is very food-motivated and attentive. Here’s what Marilyn, the trainer who runs

    *ADOPTED 10/15/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Erin playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 10/05/14!!
    ERIN is a gorgeous Lab/Bull Terrier mix who’s 2-3 years old. She’s a friendly, outgoing girl who loves people and attention, and she also has a playful side – she likes

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
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    Click here to see Jason’s video on YouTube!
    UPDATED 10/9/14!!
    This handsome boy with the gleaming black coat and white chest is JASON, a Lab mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a friendly, outgoing young

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    This sweet-faced girl is CHELSEA, a 2-3 year old Shepherd mix who’s sweet, gentle, social and a little worried and sensitive. She warms up nicely with kind handling and encouragement, and will blossom with positive (reward-based) training to help build her confidence. She does well with other

    *ADOPTED 10/9/14*
    NAPOLEON
    is a tiny, adorable Chihuahua who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. He’s cute, perky and very food-motivated and attentive! He loves gentle handling, and likes to cuddle – he would really like to be your little lapdog  :-)
    Napoleon is looking for a calm, kind home

    *ADOPTED 10/3/14*
    ASPEN
    is a gorgeous Boxer mix who’s about 6 months old – she’s full of Boxer bounce!! She likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and adores playing with other dogs. Since she’s also very food-focused, she should be fun and easy to train (she already

    *ADOPTED 10/14/14*
    Sammy “Rescued an Office Worker”!  Click here to see pictures form the event!
    SAMMY
    is an endearing Lab mix who’s 3-4 years old. He’s a gentle, friendly guy who loves attention and petting, has nice leash manners, and already knows “sit”. He’s polite, though not especially playful, with

    *ADOPTED 10/20/14*
    UPDATED 10/5/14!!

    This little cutie with the adorable ears is LYLE, a 4-5 month Lab/Pit mix puppy who’s gentle, affectionate and playful. He likes to run and play, but also enjoys settling down for a good cuddle. He likes other puppies.
    Since he’s very food-motivated, he should

    *ADOPTED 10/4/14*
    GINA
    is a dainty, small-size Lab/Whippet mix puppy who’s about 6 months old. She’s friendly and outgoing, loves her toys, and since she’s also smart and motivated, she’ll be fun to train!
    Gina will be a sweet addition to a lucky family.

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    ANDY
    is a playful, affectionate Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. Though he’s not quite sure what’s expected of him, he’s very eager to find out, especially if food treats are involved  :-)
    He gets along well with other dogs.
    Andy will blossom in a calm, loving home

    *ADOPTED 10/6/14*
    NINO
    is a tiny, dainty Chihuahua mix who’s about one year old. He’s a gentle, friendly little guy who can be quite sensitive and submissive, so he’ll do well with kind handling and encouragement, as well as positive (reward-based) training, to help him build his confidence. He gets

    *ADOPTED 10/6/14*
    Sweet little THEO is a very cute Chihuahua mix puppy, about 4 months old. He’s perky, playful, and all-around adorable!
    Theo will do well in a calm, low-stress home where he’ll have gentle handling and kind training.

    *ADOPTED 10/10/14*
    ROCKY
    is an adorable Beagle/Dachshund mix, 5-6 months old. He’s perky, friendly, and pleased with everything  :-) He loves his tennis balls and his toys, will do anything for food treats (which will make him fun to take to puppy class!!), and loves other dogs.
    Rocky had a

    *ADOPTED 10/10/14*
    LAYLA
    is a small-size Shepherd mix (with Shar-Pei ears!) who’s about one year old. Though she’s a little unsure what’s expected of her, she responds well to guidance and direction, and pays attention well for food treats, so she should be a wonderful little dog to train. She

    *ADOPTED 10/08/14*
    RODNEY
    is a cute Hound/Pit mix who’s about 4 months old. He’s energetic, playful and has lots of personality! Since he’s smart and food-motivated, he’ll be a wonderful little guy to take to puppy class :-)
    He loves other dogs.
    Rodney is looking for an active, committed family

    *ADOPTED 10/6/14*
    SCARLETT and her brother, Rhett, are adorable Lab mix puppies, 2-3 months old. They like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling with each other.
    Each of these puppies will blossom in a kind home where he/she will have love, attention and positive (reward-based) training.

    *ADOPTED 10/6/14*
    RHETT
    and his sister Scarlett are adorable Lab mix puppies, 2-3 months old. They like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling with each other.
    Each of these puppies will blossom in a kind home where he/she will have love, attention and positive (reward-based) training.

    *ADOPTED 10/04/14*
    SPICE
    is a cute Dachshund/Beagle mix, about 3 months old. She’s a perky, playful, all-around adorable puppy who loves her toys, and enjoys playing with her sister, Ginger.
    Though these puppies love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes so they can have the individual time, attention

    *ADOPTED 10/16/14*
    UPDATED 10/2/14!!
    GINGER
    is a cute Beagle/Chihuahua mix who’s 3-4 months old. She’s a perky, playful, all-around adorable puppy who loves her toys, and enjoys playing with her sister, Spice (who has an adoption pending).
    Though these puppies love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes so

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    ELLIOTT
    is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua who’s about one year old. He’s perky, curious and likes to run and explore. Since he can also be a little sensitive and submissive, especially in new situations, he’ll need very kind, gentle handling and positive training to help him build his

    *ADOPTED 10/13/14*
    Pretty GILDA is a small-size Lab mix who’s about one year old. She’s a playful, outgoing girl who likes to chase a tennis ball, loves toys, and adores food treats (she’ll be fun to train!)
    Gilda will be a wonderful companion for an active family!

    *ADOPTED 10/18/14*
    BRODIE
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. He’s a friendly, playful young dog who can be a little anxious in new situations, but he warms up with kind handling and encouragement, and really perks up when food treats are on offer  :-)

    *ADOPTED 10/14/14*
    PETUNIA
    is a very sweet Manchester Terrier mix who’s 2-3 years old. She’s a gentle, affectionate girl who has a rather sensitive, submissive side, so she’ll need very kind, patient handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence.
    She’s polite in the passing with other

    *ADOPTED 10/13/14*
    TIKI
    is a tiny, adorable Chihuahua, a senior girl. Though she can be a little anxious at first, once she warms up, she can be quite perky and energetic! She loves food treats, and gets along with other dogs.
    Tiki is looking for a calm, loving retirement home.

    *ADOPTED 10/10/14*
    TERENCE
    is a real sweetie, a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix who’s about 4 years old. He’s a delicate, rather sensitive little guy who loves people and attention, and he really perks up when food treats are on offer  :-)
    Terence will be an adorable companion for a kind single person

    *ADOPTED 10/13/14*
    MOLLY
    is a very sweet Lab/Plott Hound mix who’s about 3 months old. She and her brothers, Bobby (pictured) and Billy, are the last 3 puppies still available from a litter of 9, all of them amongst the nicest puppies you could ever meet  :-)
    Molly will be

    *ADOPTED 10/14/14*
    LUKA
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 5 years old. He’s gentle, affectionate, and all-around adorable!
    Since he’s very attentive and food-motivated, he should be fun and easy to train. He’s pleasant with other dogs.
    Luka will be a fabulous family pet  :-)

    *ADOPTED 10/11/14*
    SAMANTHA
    is a Boxer.

    *ADOPTED 10/15/14*
    ROSIE
    is an adorable Lab mix, 2-3 months old. She’s a shy, rather sensitive puppy who’ll need gentle handling and kind training to help her continue to blossom. She loves food treats, so would likely be a star at puppy class, which would also build her confidence  :-)