Our Adoptable Dogs

UPDATED 8/21/14!!
SERENA is a lovely Lab/Pit mix who’s about 3 years old. She’s a gentle, friendly girl who loves people and attention. Since she’s very focused, attentive and eager to please, she should a wonderful dog to train.
She’s polite, though not especially playful, with other dogs.
Serena will

UPDATED 9/15/14!!
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This pretty girl is MAMIE, a 2-3 year old Pit mix who loves people and attention more than anything  :-) Since she’s also

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HARVEY
is an older Lab mix who arrived at the shelter looking as if he’d been rather neglected in the past. He’s an agreeable

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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 her toys. She

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 be a lap dog if you’d let her  :-)
She has a playful side (she likes to

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BLOSSOM
is a lovely Pit mix who’s 2-3 years old. Though she can be a little sensitive and submissive at first, when she warms up, she’s so playful, goofy and endearing! She loves her toys,

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UPDATED 9/9/14!!
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

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 he can be a little anxious and sensitive, he’ll do well with very

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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 that he

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 our puppy playgroup, has to say about him: “Neville has a good “sits” and makes very good

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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 ball, loves her toys and is excellent with other

ERIN is a gorgeous Lab/Shepherd mix, 2-3 years old. She’s a gentle, cuddly girl who loves people and attention, and she also has a playful side – she likes to chase a tennis ball and loves her toys. Since she’s very food-motivated and attentive, she should be fun and easy

JASON is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 18 months old. Though he can be a little worried and unsure at first, he warms up with encouragement and food treats. He’s excellent with other dogs.
Jason is looking for an active family who’ll give him the time, attention and training

This pretty girl is BECKY, a friendly, wiggly Boxer who’s about 3 years old. She was extremely thin when she first arrived at the shelter and had obviously spent much of her life having puppies, but she’s been happy to put her past behind her and is eating well,

RUBY is a bright, perky Jack Russell Terrier who’s 4-5 years old. Though she can be a little unsure of herself at first, she really lights up when you bring out a tennis ball – she would probably play all day given the chance!
Ruby needs a kind, low-stress, adult 

LAZARUS is a handsome young Shepherd mix, 8-10 months old. He’s energetic, outgoing and playful, as well as smart and attentive – he would love to go to obedience class! He likes other dogs.
Lazarus will be a fabulous family pet.
Lazarus lives in kennel 14.
For more information about

RILEY is an adorable Chihuahua/Rat Terrier mix, 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s a sweet, affectionate little guy but is quite sensitive so he’ll need kind, gentle handling and encouragement to help him build his confidence. He’s good with other dogs.
Riley will blossom in a calm, low-stress home.

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

MORTIMER is a fun young Lab mix, 4-5 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 fabulous family pet.
Mortimer

PRUDENCE is a cute and tiny Staffordshire Terrier (Staffie) mix who’s 8-10 months old. She’s a sweet little dog who can be rather timid at first, but she warms up nicely with gentle encouragement. She’s very fond of food treats (a help with confidence-building!), and tries hard with other dogs

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

SMEDLEY is a playful, friendly (small-size) Lab mix who’s 8-10 months old. As you can see from his photos, he arrived at the shelter with severe demodectic (non-contagious) mange, but with good medical care and lots of love and attention, he’s recovered remarkably quickly and now looks (and no doubt

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 dogs, preferring

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 where he

DACHSHUND/BEAGLE MIX PUPPIES:  we have 2 of these adorable, 3-4 month old puppies, all females. Though they can be a little shy at first, they warm up with gentle handling. They love to play with their toys, and with each other  :-)
Though these puppies love each other, they’ll

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

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 and attentive.

LEO is an energetic, friendly Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. He’s a little unsure what to do with himself, but he responds well to calm, gentle handling and kind, consistent guidance. Since he’s smart, and attentive, he’ll be a wonderful young dog to take to obedience class.
Leo is

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 has a

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 other dogs.
Sammy will be a low-key, loyal companion.
Sammy lives in kennel 10.
For

This little cutie with the adorable ears is LYLE, a 4 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 be a star at

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.
Gina lives in kennel 21.
For more information

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 where he’ll

MARIUS is a handsome Lab/Spaniel mix who’s 8-10 months old. He can be a little distracted, but responds well to guidance and direction, as well as food treats! He likes other dogs.
Marius needs a calm, patient home with a family who’ll give him good exercise, and take him to

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 along well

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.
Theo lives in kennel P2.
For more information about Leo, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

LAB MIX PUPPIES: we have 2 sweet male puppies, about 3 months old, one black (pictured), one brindle.
They’re active & friendly, love to play with their toys, and enjoying wrestling with each other.
Though these little guys love each other, they’ll do best in separate adoptive home where

LAB/PLOTT HOUND PUPPIES: we have 2 sweet male puppies, about 3 months old, one black, one brindle (pictured here). The black puppy looks mostly Lab; the brindle may have some Plott Hound in him.
They’re active & friendly, love to play with their toys, and enjoying wrestling with each

LAB MIX PUPPY: we have 2 of these adorable puppies, both male, about 3 months old. They’re sweet and gentle, and though they can be a little shy at first, they enjoy attention and petting. They enjoy playing with each other, and with their toys.
Each of these puppies will

LAB MIX PUPPY: we have 2 of these adorable puppies, both male, about 3 months old. They’re sweet and gentle, and though they can be a little shy at first, they enjoy attention and petting. They enjoy playing with each other, and with their toys.
Each of these puppies will

Our Foster Dogs

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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 9/6/14!!
MORGAN
is a pretty Lab/Pit mix who’s 8-9 months old. She’s cute, playful (she loves to chase a ball and adores her toys!) and good with other dogs. Since she’s smart, attentive and very food-motivated, she should be lots of fun to take to puppy class  :-)
Morgan

UPDATED 9/10/14!!
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EVA
is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s about 8 months old. She’s energetic and playful (she loves her toys!), and also smart and very food-motivated – she’ll be a wonderful puppy to take to puppy class.
Eva will be a

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,

Other Rescue Groups

Adoptions Pending

*ADOPTION PENDING*
MORK & MINDY are fabulous puppies, Dutch Shepherd mixes, 3-4 months old. They’re smart, food-motivated and quick to learn new things. They love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and spend lots of time romping and wrestling!They’re great favorites with everyone, especially our puppy volunteers.

*ADOPTION PENDING*
MINDY & MORK are fabulous puppies, Dutch Shepherd mixes, 3-4 months old. They’re smart, food-motivated and quick to learn new things. They love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and spend lots of time romping and wrestling!
They’re great favorites with everyone, especially our puppy

*ADOPTION PENDING*
LOLITA
is a sweet Chihuahua/Miniature Pinscher mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s a shy, sensitive little dog who’ll need very kind, gentle handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence.
Lolita will blossom in a calm, low-stress, adult home. Since she seems

*ADOPTION PENDING*
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

*ADOPTION PENDING*
MELISSA
is a lovely Boxer/Lab mix who’s about 2 years old. Though she can look a little serious in her kennel (and in photos!), she’s actually quite playful, goofy, and very endearing :-)
Since she also has a rather sensitive side, she’ll need kind handling and positive training

*ADOPTION PENDING*
JACK
is an adorable Dachshund mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s friendly, perky and very attentive when food treats are on offer  :-)
Since he can be a little anxious at first, he’ll do well with gentle handling and encouragement as he builds his confidence.

*ADOPTION PENDING*
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

*ADOPTION PENDING*
HARRY
is a sweet-faced Cockapoo who’s about one year old. He was given up to the shelter along with his sister, Sally, after his former owner could no longer take care of them. Both dogs were very ill-kempt when they first arrived, but thanks to Dog Stylists http://dogstylistsinc.com/main/

*ADOPTION PENDING*
BEN
is a sweet Lab/Collie mix puppy who’s about 3 months old. He’s a perky little guy who loves attention, and he also likes to play with his toys.
Ben is looking for a loving family who’ll give him the time, attention and training all puppies need.
Ben

*ADOPTION PENDING*
ALFIE
is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua mix puppy, about 4 months old. He was quite underweight when he first arrived at the shelter, but he has finally begun to eat a little more enthusiastically, and is gaining weight nicely. Since he’s very sensitive and submissive, he’ll need gentle

Our Adopted Dogs

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
PETE
is an affectionate Cattledog mix who’s about 4 years old. He has a rather anxious, submissive side, but really wants to make friends and tries so hard to please. He enjoys calm, kind handling, and when he settles, he shows off his playful side – he likes

*ADOPTED 9/20/14*
UPDATED 9/18/14!!
OPHELIA is a Lab mix puppy who’s about 6 months old. She has really gained confidence during her time with us, and become quite an energetic, playful girl. She does still have a rather sensitive, unsure side, so will do well with kind handling and reward-based

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
This sweet face belongs to FINLAY, an adorable Boxer who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. He’s a gentle, friendly young dog who can be a little shy and sensitive at first, so he’ll need kind handling and training as he builds his confidence. He does well

*ADOPTED 9/17/14*
UPDATED 9/08/14!!
PHINEAS
is a wonderful Lab mix, about 6-7 months old. He has lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves to play, but is also happy to cuddle up with you for some petting and attention. Since he’s smart and attentive, he should be a fun young dog

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
BOSTON
is a friendly, energetic Boston Terrier/Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s about 2 years old. He’s playful, outgoing and has lots of enthusiasm – he loves to chase a tennis ball, enjoys his toys, and is nice with other dogs. Since he’s smart and attentive, he should

*ADOPTED 09/19/14*
AURORA
is a gorgeous Lab who’s 2-3 years old. Like most Labs, she’s energetic, enthusiastic, smart and food-motivated – she should be fun and easy to train (she already knows “sit”).
She’s very playful (she loves her toys, and gets along with other dogs), but can settle nicely

*ADOPTED 09/19/14*
STELLA
is a beautiful Boxer who’s about 18 months old. She’s gentle, affectionate and all-around adorable! Since she has a rather sensitive side, she’ll benefit from kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence. She’s a playful girl – she loves her toys, and

*ADOPTED 09/16/14*
SOPHIA
is an adorable Beagle/Jack Russell Terrier mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s cute, perky and very playful – she likes to chase a tennis ball and loves her toys!! She does nicely with other dogs.
Sophia will be a wonderful little companion for an active single

*ADOPTED 09/17/14*
IONA 
is a cute, perky Bull Terrier mix who’s a little under one year old. She loves to chase a tennis ball, likes to play with her toys, and does well with other dogs. Since she’s very food-focused and attentive, she should be fun to take to obedience

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
BELINDA
is a cuddly, affectionate Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s 6-7 months old. Though she can be a little unsure of herself at first, she warms up with kind handling and encouragement. She’s very attentive for food treats, which will be a big help with both training and confidence-building,

*ADOPTED 09/12/14*
HANK
is a handsome St. Bernard mix who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old (he’s already full-grown, and very much smaller than a pure-bred St. Bernard!!). He’s friendly, cooperative and already has a very nice “sit”.
Since he’s seems very unsure of other dogs, he would be happiest

*ADOPTED 09/15/14*
GORDON
is an adorable Chihuahua/Pug mix who’s under one year old. He’s a sweet, affectionate little dog who has a sensitive, submissive side but once he warms up, he likes to get in your lap. He’ll do well with gentle handling, and positive (reward-based) training to help him

*ADOPTED 9/20/14*
UPDATED 9/14/14!!
MADELINE is a small-size Staffordshire Terrier (Staffie) mix who’s 7-8 months old. She’s outgoing, friendly, and full of puppy energy and enthusiasm!!  She’s very playful – she likes to chase a tennis ball, and loves to romp and wrestle with other dogs. Since she’s smart and

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
This sweet-faced little guy is ROLLO, an 8-10 month old Spaniel/Collie mix who’s gentle & friendly. He also has quite a playful side – he likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and gets along well with other dogs. He’s very attentive and food-motivated.
Rollo

*ADOPTED 09/12/14*
This gorgeous puppy is HERSHEY, a 3-4 month old Lab mix who’s very energetic and enthusiastic! He loves to run, jump and play, and likes his toys.
Hershey needs an active family who’ll give him lots of exercise and playtime, and take him to puppy class.

*ADOPTED 9/13/14*
CHIQUITA
is a tiny, dainty Chihuahua who’s about 2 years old. She’s cute, perky and all-around adorable! She’s missing the paw on her back right leg: since she came to us as a stray, we don’t know if this is congenital or due to injury, but she certainly

*ADOPTED*
AUSSIE MIX PUPPIES:
we have 3 of these cute, cuddly puppies, 2 males & one female, about 8 weeks old. They were rescued from a dumpster, and came to the shelter filthy, bedraggled, starving and with serious skin infections. With lots of love, care and medical attention, they’ve made

*ADOPTED 09/13/14*
MIDAS
is a gorgeous Lab who’s 4-5 years old. He’s gentle and friendly, with a kind, smiley face  :-)
He likes his toys, and loves to chase a tennis ball, which he’ll retrieve and put down at your feet so you can throw it again! Like most Labs,

*ADOPTED 09/22/14*
SALLY
is a very cute Cockapoo, about one year old. Like her brother, Harry, she was quite a mess when she arrived at the shelter, but thanks to Dog Stylists http://dogstylistsinc.com/main/, she’s looking and feeling so much better  :-)
Sally is a perky little girl who also