Our Adoptable Dogs

MORGAN is a pretty Lab/Pit mix who’s 7-8 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 will be 

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

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This pretty girl is MAMIE, a 2-3 year old Pit mix who’s friendly, energetic and very interested in food treats – she’ll be lots of fun to train! She seems to like

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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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NELL
is a small-size Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s affectionate, friendly and playful, with lots of puppy energy and enthusiasm! Since she pays attention nicely for food treats, she should

CHURCHILL is a friendly Boxer mix who’s about 3 years old. He’s a little unsure at first what’s expected of him, but when you throw a tennis ball, he lights up and loves to chase it! Since he’s also very food-motivated and attentive, he’ll be a wonderful young dog to

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 seems to like other dogs.
Venus is hoping for a kind family willing to give

Can you resist this sweet face and adorable underbite?! ABBY is a Boxer mix, about 3 years old, who’s friendly, gentle and affectionate. She has a playful side (she loves her toys, and is excellent with other dogs), and is also very food-motivated.
Abby will be a fabulous family pet.

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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,

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 to chase

SYDNEY is a pretty little Lab mix, about 6 months old. She’s a sweet, gentle puppy who’s a little worried and sensitive, so she’ll need lots of kind handling, along with gentle, positive training, as she builds her confidence.
Sydney will blossom in a calm, low-stress home.
Sydney lives in

UPDATED 8/10/14!!
This handsome guy is JAMIE, a Lab mix who’s about 2 years old. He’s gentle, cuddly and affectionate, as well as very attentive and eager to please. Jamie will be a wonderful companion for a kind family.
 
Jamie lives in kennel 44.
For more information about

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 loved everyone and everything! He likes to chase a ball, loves his toys, and is excellent with

UPDATED 8/13/14!!
Sweet little OPHELIA is a Lab mix puppy who’s 4-5 months old. Though she can be quite shy and unsure at first, she warms up gradually with gentle handling and encouragement. Since she’s very attentive for food treats, she should be fun to take to puppy class, which

ROSETTA is a pretty Lab mix puppy, about 4 months old. She’s a rather shy, sensitive girl who’ll do well with kind handling and gentle, positive training to help her build her confidence. Her love of food treats should make her a fun puppy to train  :-)
Rosetta will be

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 with other

UPDATED 7/31/14!!
PHINEAS
is a wonderful Lab mix, 4-5 months old. He’s a sweet, social, eager puppy who tries so hard to please. Though he can be a little anxious and unsure of himself at first, he warms up quickly with kind handling and encouragement. He came to us with

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REX
is a 5 year old Pit who’s friendly, goofy and guaranteed to make you smile with his wiggle of greeting and signature snort  :-)
He was in terrible condition when he first arrived at the shelter – emaciated and covered in wounds of

NEVILLE is a 4-5 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 eye contact.”

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 dogs. Since she’s also smart and food-motivated, she’ll be a lots of fun to train.
Daisy will

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

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 be a wonderful

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,

UPDATED 8/26/14!!
FRED is a lovely Lab/Sharpei mix who’s a little under one year old. He’s a gentle, friendly young dog who can be a little unsure of himself, but with kind handling and encouragement, he quickly warms up and has some nice tail wags  :-)
He loves his toys

MORK is a gentle, cuddly Plott Hound/Pit mix, about 3 months old, who came to the shelter with his sister, Mindy. Both puppies love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling.
Though Mork and Mindy love each other, they’ll do best in separate

MINDY is a gentle, cuddly Plott Hound/Pit mix, about 3 months old, who came to the shelter with her brother, Mork. Both puppies love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling.
Though Mork and Mindy love each other, they’ll do best in separate

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 

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 with calm

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 does well

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

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 person or

ZEUS is an energetic, enthusiastic Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. He loves to play with his toys, and gets along well with other dogs. He pays attention nicely when food treats are on offer, so should be a fun young dog to take to obedience class 

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.

ZARA is a very bright and attentive puppy, a Dutch Shepherd mix who’s about 5 months old. Though she has lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves to run and play with her toys, and gets along well with other dogs, she’s also very good at settling down quietly when appropriate!

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 class.
Iona

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

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, and she

MINERVA is a bright, attentive Shepherd mix who’s 12 – 18 months old. She’s a gentle, friendly young dog who has a rather sensitive side (typical of the Shepherd breed), so she’ll respond well to kind handling and positive (reward-based) training. She likes other dogs.
Minerva will be a wonderful

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 as an

SAMPSON is an affectionate, friendly Pit mix puppy, 6-7 months old. He’s very playful – he loves to chase a tennis ball, likes his toys, and is excellent with other dogs. He seems to be mostly deaf (not unusual in white dogs), but is very focused and attentive and picks

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 build his

SID is a gentle, friendly Chihuahua who’s about 4 years old. Though he can be a little anxious in new situations, he loves attention and petting! He likes to chase a tennis ball, and LOVES food treats (a big help with training, and with bonding in a new home.)
Sid

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

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 to be

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 8/10/14!!
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EVA
is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s 6-7 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 is looking for an


UPDATED 8/11/14!!
GREER
is a lovely Blue Tick Hound who’s about 8 years old. She’s sweet, soft, cuddly and loves people and attention! Since she’s very fond of food treats, she should be fun and easy to train. She has lots of energy and enthusiasm for life, and really enjoys

Other Rescue Groups

Adoptions Pending

*ADOPTION PENDING*
UPDATED 8/10/14!!

BARKLEY is a handsome Foxhound who’s a little under 1 year old. He’s friendly, affectionate and enthusiastic, and also very food-motivated and attentive – he’ll be lots of fun to take to obedience class!
He gets along with other dogs  :-)
Barkley is looking for an

*ADOPTION PENDING*
EDDIE
is a gentle, friendly Jack Russell Terrier who’s about 2 years old. Though he can be a little anxious and sensitive, he perks up quickly and gets in your lap – he loves people and attention!
Since he much prefers people to other dogs, he’ll do best

*ADOPTION PENDING*
MADELINE
is a Lab/Pit mix.
Madeline lives in kennel 26.
For more information about Madeline, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

Our Adopted Dogs

*ADOPTED*
CHAD now ERNIE at IAR is a 2-3 year old Lab/Pit mix who’s quite worried at the shelter, but he always tries his best to please. He really brightens up when food treats are on offer, and pays attention beautifully – he should be a wonderful dog to train.

Sweet OLIVIA is a Pit mix who’s about 18 months old. She’s very people-oriented, but quite shy and submissive, so she’ll need kind handling and training to help her build her confidence – her great love of food treats will also help :-)
Olivia will blossom in a calm, low-stress

 
*ADOPTED*
LYLE
(now KAI) is a young Lab mix about a year old who’s a little unsure of himself, but he has lots of energy, enthusiasm and interests – he loves toys, tennis balls and food treats!!
Lyle is looking for a loving home where he’ll have exercise, training

*ADOPTED*
CLEO
is a pretty little Hound mix who’s around one year old. She’s a social, affectionate girl with a waggy tail of welcome for everyone! Though she’s a little worried in new situations, she’s very people-oriented and always tries her best. She loves to play with toys and tennis

*ADOPTED*
GIDEON
is a lovely Lab mix who’s about one year old. He’s an affectionate young dog who’s social and outgoing – when you realize that at some point before he arrived at the shelter, someone cut off his ears, it’s amazing how much this sweet boy loves people! He’s

*ADOPTED*
IZZIE
is a playful, perky Jack Russell Terrier/Dachshund mix who’s about 6 months old. Though she can be a little anxious and unsure of herself at first, she’s perks up and focuses beautifully when food treats are on offer – she’ll be fun to take to puppy class! She

*ADOPTED 08/18/14*
This handsome boy is JUNO, a Keeshond mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s energetic and curious - he loves to sniff and explore – as well as social and cuddly  :-)
Juno is looking for a family who like the Spitz-type breeds.

*ADOPTED*
MOLLY
is a pretty Hound mix who’s a little under a year old. She has lots of energy and enthusiasm, LOVES her toys, and is very interested in food treats. Since she has a rather anxious side, and startles easily with loud noises and sudden movements (especially when she’s

*ADOPTED*
LUCILLE is a sweet, soft Hound mix puppy who’s 4-5 months old. She’s cute, perky, loves people and attention, and will do well with gentle handling, as well as reward-based training (she would love to go to puppy class!). She likes other dogs.
Lucille is looking for a loving

*ADOPTED*
This adorable boy is POPPY, a 6 month old Border Collie mix. He’s outgoing, playful, and has lots of energy and enthusiasm! He LOVES to chase a ball, adores his toys, is since he’s smart and very food-motivated, he’ll be a fabulous young dog to train – he

*ADOPTED*
MARLA
is a lovely Border Collie mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a friendly, gentle girl who’s also a little anxious and sensitive, but she perks up nicely with kind, calm handling and encouragement. She seems to like other dogs.
Marla will blossom in a calm, low-stress home

*ADOPTED 08/20/14*
DARWIN
is a handsome Lab/Shar Pei mix who’s about 1 year old. He’s an exuberant, fun-loving young dog who has lots of energy and enthusiasm! He loves tennis balls, toys, food treats and other dogs  :-)
Darwin needs a calm, loving home where he’ll have lots of exercise

*ADOPTED 08/19/14*
ADDISON
is a pretty Lab mix who’s about one year old. She’s a sweet, gentle, affectionate young dog who likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys and is excellent with other dogs.
Addison will be an all-around wonderful family pet!

*ADOPTED*
SUKI (now Sasha at Carolina Boxer Rescue)
 is a 4-5 year old Boxer who was very worried after being given up to the shelter by her former owner. We’re happy to say she’s warmed up beautifully, and proved herself to be a gentle, friendly girl, with a wonderful butt-wiggle 

*ADOPTED 08/21/14*
This pretty girl is SASHA, a Lab mix who’s about 1 year old. Though she’s a little anxious and sensitive, she loves attention and always tries her best. She has a playful side – she likes to chase a tennis ball (she’ll retrieve it and bring it back

*ADOPTED 8/18/14*
This little cutie is MASON, a 6 month old Jack Russell Terrier/Hound mix who’s active, playful and very food-motivated. He can be a little unsure of himself with new people and in new situations, but will blossom with gentle handling and encouragement, and kind, positive obedience training (puppy

*ADOPTED*
This handsome little fellow with the big smile is MICAH, a Pomeranian/American Eskimo mix who’s 2-3 years old. He’s affectionate, cuddly and loves to get in your lap! He can also be quite playful – he loves tennis balls and toys, and gets along with other dogs  :-)
Micah

*ADOPTED 08/19/14*
What a sweet, eager face! This is EMMA, a pretty Pit mix who’s a little under one year old and pretty much full-grown at about 35-40lbs. She’s a gentle, affectionate young dog who’s wiggly and a little submissive – she’ll blossom with kind handling and training. She does

*ADOPTED 08/23/14*
ANNIE
is a lovely Lab mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. She’s a friendly young dog who can be a little anxious in new situations, but she’s very people-oriented and food-motivated which should be a big help with settling and bonding, as well as with training.

*ADOPTED 08/14/14*
ELSA
is a perky Beagle mix who’s cute, wiggly and all-around adorable! She’s about one year old, and full-grown at 25lbs or so. She’s very playful – she loves her toys, gets quite excited about chasing a tennis ball, and likes other dogs.
Elsa will be a fun

*ADOPTED 08/18/14*
This little cutie is CHICO, a perky, playful Chihuahua who’s about 2 years old. He loves his toys, likes other dogs, and pays attention nicely when food treats are on offer.
Chico will be a sweet companion for a kind single person and couple.

*ADOPTED 8/27/14*
JEROME
is a sweet little Beagle mix, about 18 months old. He’s gentle and affectionate, and also has a rather anxious, submissive side, so he’ll need kind handling and training to help him build his confidence. (His love of food treats will help with this!)
Jerome will do

*ADOPTED 08/21/14*
TIMOTHY
is a handsome Cairn Terrier mix, about 4 years old. He’s cute, perky, and very food-motivated and attentive. He seems to like other dogs.
Timothy will be an adorable little companion for a lucky family.

*ADOPTED 08/21/14*
KIEFER
is a sweet, sensitive Jack Russell Terrier/Basenji mix who’s about one year old. He’s rather a submissive little guy and quite unsure of himself, though he warms up nicely with gentle, patient handling and encouragement. He likes to chase a ball, and perks up when food treats

*ADOPTED 08/23/14*
DELIA
is a lovely Shepherd/Cattledog mix who’s about 4 years old. She’s a gentle, friendly girl who loves people and attention, and her great interest in food treats should help with training and bonding. She gets along well with other dogs.
Delia will blossom in a loving home.

*ADOPTED 08/20/14*
MISTY
is a tiny, dainty Terrier/Chihuahua mix who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. She’s a cute, perky little dog who has a rather anxious, sensitive side, so she’ll need gentle handling and encouragement to help her build her confidence. She seems to like other dogs, preferring small,

*ADOPTED 08/26/14*
WINNIE
is an 8-10 month old Pointer mix who’s friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic!! She’s a goofy, endearing young dog who loves to chase a ball and play with her toys. Since she’s very attentive and focused for food treats, she should be fun and easy to train (she

*ADOPTED 08/25/14*
BELLA
is a Lab mix.

*ADOPTED 8/27/14*
ARIEL
is a lovely Lab mix who’s 2-3 years old. Though she can be a little tentative in new situations, she really lights up when you bring out a tennis ball, which she’ll catch and fetch! She also likes her toys, and loves other dogs  :-)
Ariel is

*ADOPTED 8/28/14*
This little cutie is FLYNN, a small-size Terrier mix who’s about one year old. Though he can be a little worried in new situations, he warms up quickly with gentle handling and encouragement, then shows off his playful side – he likes to chase a tennis ball, loves

*ADOPTED 08/23/14*
MIMI
is an Affenpinscher mix.

*ADOPTED 08/23/14*
Sweet OPAL is a 3-4 month old Border Collie/Pointer mix who’s outgoing, friendly and lots of fun! She loves her toys, and is very attentive and food-motivated (= fun to take to puppy class!!)
This is what Marilyn, the trainer who runs our puppy playgroup, has to say