Our Adoptable Dogs

UPDATED 1/28/15!!
CASSIE
 is a gorgeous Pit mix, 2-3 years old, who’s friendly and playful! She LOVES to chase a tennis ball, adores her toys, and pays attention beautifully for food treats (she’ll be so much fun to train!)
She enjoys people and attention, and loves to cuddle :-)
She

This pretty girl is SPOT, a Pointer/Pit mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s full of energy and enthusiasm, but since she can settle and focus well, she should respond well to positive (reward-based) training. She loves to chase a tennis ball, adores her toys, and does well with other

WANDA is a lovely Border Collie/Pointer mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s gentle, affectionate, attentive, and all-around adorable! She’s very attentive and trainable, and is great with other dogs.
Wanda will be a wonderful family pet :-)
Wanda lives in kennel 47.
For more information about Wanda,

UPDATED 01/29/15!!
JOLIE
is a gentle, affectionate Pointer/Plott Hound mix who’s about 3 years old. She’s a sweet girl, but a little anxious and sensitive, so she’ll need kind handling and training as she builds her confidence. (Her interest in food treats will also help with this). She seems to

SIMONE is a very cute Plott Hound/Dachshund mix puppy who’s 2-3 months old. She came to the shelter with her sister, SYLVIE. These sweet puppies are a little shy at first, but they seem to enjoy people and attention, and should blossom in calm, loving homes. Puppy class would be

UPDATED 1/26/15!!
PORGY 
is a very cute, social Shepherd mix puppy, about 3 months old. He and his brother, Stewey (kennel P2) are the last 2 puppies remaining of a wonderful litter of 10 (all of the others have already found loving homes!!) They’re chunky, cuddly and all-around adorable!!
Each

KATE is a sweet puppy, a 2 month old American Pit Bull Terrier mix who came to the shelter with her brother, WILL. Both puppies were very thin and neglected-looking when they first arrived, but they’re eating well and thriving now :-)
These adorable little guys are looking for kind

WILL is a sweet puppy, a 2 month old American Pit bull Terrier mix who came to the shelter with his sister, KATE. Both puppies were very thin and neglected-looking when they first arrived, but they’re eating well and thriving now :-)
These adorable little guys are looking for kind

JEROME is a handsome Hound/American Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s playful, energetic and enthusiastic! He likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and is smart and food-motivated. He likes other dogs.
Jerome needs an active home with a family who’ll give him love and attention, lots of exercise

MOLLY is an affectionate Lab mix who’s about 5 months old (she still has quite a bit of growing to do, and will likely be 50-60lbs as an adult). She’s very social, though a little submissive until she warms up, then she’s very playful (she loves toys!). Since she’s attentive

ROSALIE is a sweet-faced American Pit Bull Terrier mix, 2-3 years old, who’s a friendly, affectionate girl – she loves people and attention! She was quite emaciated when she first arrived at the shelter, but is slowly but surely gaining weight. As you would expect, she’s very attentive and food-motivated,

SHERMAN is a 1 -  1 1/2 year old Shar-Pei mix who’s sweet & social. Though he’s a little sensitive & unsure in new situations, he always tries his best, and has made good progress since he first arrived – he has some nice tail wags for people he’s gotten

BILLY is a gentle 2-3 year old Beagle who’s a little unsure what’s expected of him in his new surroundings, but he always tries his best. He seems to get along with other dogs.
Billy needs a calm, low-stress home with a good routine and kind, consistent training to help

This handsome young man is MURRAY, a gentle, affectionate Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. Though he can be rather worried and unsure at first, he warms up with petting and attention, and will respond well to kind handling and positive (reward-based) training. He does well with

PAULA is a smaller-size Black & Tan Hound mix who’s 6-7 months old. She’s cute, perky, playful and lots of fun!! She LOVES to chase a tennis ball, enjoys her toys, and is very attentive and food-motivated. She likes other dogs.
Paula will be a wonderful family pet  :-)
Paula

WARREN is a gentle, affectionate Lab/Hound mix who’s about 10 years old. He’s understandably unsettled after being given up by his long-time family after a change in their living circumstances, but he’s trying his very best to make friends.
He enjoys going for walks with volunteers, and perks up when

OSCAR is a friendly, playful American Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s about one year old. Though he can be a little anxious at first, he responds well to kind handling and encouragement. He loves hotdog treats, which will be a great help with basic obedience training and confidence-building, and he 

This sweet-faced little guy is EVERETT, a Beagle/Lab mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a rather anxious, sensitive young dog, but he tries hard to do the right thing. His interest in food treats will make him fun to train, and going to obedience class would be a great

CORA is a pretty Cattledog mix who’s about 18 months old. Though she can be a little worried in new situations, she warms up quickly with kind handling (and food treats!!), and has some tail wags of greeting :-)
She’s polite in the passing with other dogs, but prefers not

BAXTER is an adorable Pekingese who’s about 7 years old. He’s perky, cute, and affectionate, loves to go for walks with volunteers, and also enjoys sitting in your lap for a cuddle :-) He likes food treats, and is nice with other dogs. Baxter will be a fabulous addition to

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

Adoptions Pending

*ADOPTION PENDING*
SYLVIE
is a very cute Plott Hound/Dachshund mix puppy who’s 2-3 months old. She came to the shelter with her sister, SIMONE. These sweet puppies are a little shy at first, but they seem to enjoy people and attention, and should blossom in calm, loving homes. Puppy class

*ADOPTION PENDING*
LIAM
is a lovely Lab mix, about one year old. He’s a gentle, affectionate big boy, who loves to lean up against you to be petted – he adores people and attention  :-)
Since he’s very focused and attentive for food treats, he should be fun to train

*ADOPTION PENDING*
STEWIE
is a very cute, social Shepherd mix puppy, about 3 months old. He and his brother, Porgy (kennel P1) are the last 2 puppies remaining of a wonderful litter of 10 (all of the others have already found loving homes!!) They’re chunky, cuddly and all-around adorable!!
Each

*ADOPTION PENDING*
GENEVA
is a 5-6 month old Plott Hound mix who’s full of energy and enthusiasm! She loves her toys, and is very smart, motivated and attentive (all the makings of a puppy class star student!!
Geneva is looking for an active family who’ll give her exercise, playtime, training

Our Adopted Dogs

*ADOPTED 01/27/2015*
UPDATED 01/22/15!!
BENTLEY
 is a Lab/Pit mix, 1 1/2 – 2 years old, who’s sweet, social and eager to please. He arrived at the shelter in quite a sad, neglected state, very thin and very unsure of himself. But in the relatively short time he’s been with us,

*ADOPTED 1/23/15*
MARGIE
is a friendly, outgoing Lab mix who’s about 3 years old. She’s a playful, energetic girl who loves her toys, and since she’s also very attentive and food-motivated, she should be fun and easy to train.
Margie is looking for a loving, committed family to call her

*ADOPTED 01/24/15*
KIKI
is a pretty little Lab/Hound (Whippet?) mix who’s about one year old. She’s very sweet and affectionate, and loves people and attention. Since she’s also a little timid and insecure, she’ll do well with kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help build her confidence.
Kiki is

*ADOPTED 01/24/15*
VOLUNTEERS’ PICK OF THE WEEK!!

BONNIE is a pretty American Pit Bull Terrier mix puppy who’s about 5 months old. She’s gentle, affectionate and loves to snuggle :-)
She warms up quickly with attention and petting, and shows off her playful side – she loves her toys! Since

*ADOPTED 01/22/15*
NEWTON
is a handsome Boxer, a little under one year old. He’s a friendly big guy, with lots of tail wags for everyone! He likes his toys, and loves food treats, which he takes really nicely (he’ll be fun to train!). He’s excellent with other dogs.
Newton is

*ADOPTED 1/31/15*
CARMEN
is a pretty Lab mix who’s 1 – 1/1 2 years old. She’s a friendly, motivated young dog who’s attentive and eager to please – she should be fun and easy to train!
Carmen is looking for a calm, loving home where she’ll have exercise, guidance and

*ADOPTED 1/31/15*
COCO
is a cute, perky Dachshund mix who’s about one year old. She’s a friendly, playful little dog who LOVES to chase a tennis ball, and adores her toys. Since she’s also very attentive and food-motivated, she should be a great fun to train.
Coco will be a

*ADOPTED 01/23/15*
DANIEL
is a gentle, friendly Foxhound who’s 3-4 years old. He’s an all-around adorable big guy who enjoys people and attention, and he also has a very playful side – he LOVES his toys, and is excellent with other dogs!
Daniel will be a wonderful addition to a

*ADOPTED 01/30/15*
MELINDA
is a gentle, rather submissive (mini-) Lab mix who’s about one year old. Though she’s a little submissive and unsure at first, she warms up quickly with kind handling and reassurance. She’s very focused and attentive for food treats, which will be a big help with training

*ADOPTED 01/24/15*
KIRBY
is a lovely Hound mix puppy, 4-5 months old. He’s gentle and friendly, and though he can be a little unsure of himself at first, he loves people, and warms up quickly with kind encouragement.
Kirby is looking for a loving home where he’ll have the time,

*ADOPTED 01/24/15*
FAYE
is a pretty Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. Though she can be a little anxious and unfocused at first, she settles immediately when food treats are on offer, and pays attention beautifully – she quickly learned “sit” and is eager

*ADOPTED 01/23/15*
MAYA
is a small-size Terrier mix who’s about 3 years old. She’s a sweet little dog but very anxious, so she’ll need calm, kind handling, a consistent routine, and positive (reward-based) training to help her settle and build her confidence.
Maya is looking for a low-stress, loving, adult-only

*ADOPTED 1/31/15*
NICOLE
is a dainty, rather delicate Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a sweet, affectionate, shy and sensitive little girl who’ll need gentle handling and encouragement as she builds her confidence. She loves food treats, and does well with other small dogs – she might

*ADOPTED 01/24/15*
BESS
is a cuddly, social Shepherd mix puppy, about 3 months old. She came to the shelter with her brother, PORGY (who shares her kennel) as part of a litter of 10 unwanted puppies (all adorable!)
Though these sweet puppies can be a little worried at first, they

*ADOPTED 1/27/15*
RASCAL
is a Jack Russell Terrier/Beagle mix.

*ADOPTED 01/29/15*
TERENCE
is a small-size Lab/American Pit Bull Terrier mix, a little under one year old, who’s social, playful and lots of fun! He’s very pleased with everything – tennis balls, toys & treats, he loves them all  :-)
He also likes other dogs.
Terence will be a wonderful

*ADOPTED 1/30/15*
FRITZ is a Dachshund mix.

*ADOPTED 1/30/15*
NORMAN
is a fluffy, friendly Corgi/Spitz mix who’s about one year old. He’s an enthusiastic young dog with lots of interests: he likes to chase a tennis ball, adores his toys, and loves food and food treats (he should be lots of fun to train!!)
Although he’s pleasant

*ADOPTED 1/31/15*
SHASTA
is a sweet puppy, a 3 month old Lab/Shepherd mix who’s friendly and cuddly.  She likes food treats and toys  :-)
Shasta will be a wonderful addition to an active family who’ll give her exercise and playtime, and take her to puppy class.

*ADOPTED 01/30/15*
SAMPSON
is a Rottweiler mix.

*ADOPTED 1/31/15*
This little sweetie is MIKEY, a 2-3 year old Chihuahua mix. Though he’s rather worried and sensitive, he likes people and attention, and perks up nicely when hotdogs treats are on offer. He’s pleasant with other dogs, preferring small, gentle ones like himself.
Mikey will blossom in a

Placement Partners

ROSIE went to one of our Placement Partners.  For more information about her email volunteer@apsofdurham.org
ROSIE
is a sweet puppy, a 5 month old Lab/Pit mix who’s perky, playful and friendly. Though she can be a little unsure and submissive at first, she warms up quickly :-)
She likes to

Went to one of our Placement Partners! For more information email volunteer@apsofdurham.org.
SPIKE
is a 2 month old American Pit Bull Terrier puppy who’s smart, active and very, very food-motivated!! Like all puppies, he’ll benefit from socialization and training – puppy class is highly recommended!
Spike needs an energetic,