Our Adoptable Dogs

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  • UPDATED 8/31/15!! HARPER is a happy girl, a APBT/Hound mix who’s about one year old!! She’s playful, energetic and full of fun, but she also knows how to settle and focus, so she’ll be a wonderful young dog to train. She’s the life of every party, and a star at 
    UPDATED 8/16/15!! COLLETTE is a friendly, affectionate Plott Hound/Pit mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s an energetic, enthusiastic girl with lots of nice tail wags, and she’s so eager to please! She likes to chase a tennis ball, and is excellent with other dogs (she’s a star at our
    APS Pet of the Week 8/30/15!! RAVEN is a gentle, lovely Pit mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a sweet girl who loves people and attention, and she can be quite playful when she warms up (she’ll chase after a ball and even bring it back!). She pays attention
    GWEN is a lovely Hound mix, about 3 years old. She’s affectionate, gentle, friendly and very playful once she warms up, which she does quite quickly – she’s has a comical, endearing side that will make you smile :-) Gwen will be a great addition to a lucky family. She
    RAMONA is a playful, energetic Pit mix who’s about one year old. She likes to chase a tennis ball, adores her toys, and is smart and food-motivated (= fun to train!). She loves people and other dogs :-) Ramona is looking for an active family to call her own. Ramona
    UPDATED, NEW PHOTOS 7/6/15!! RUSTY is a fun young Boxer/APBT mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s energetic, goofy and playful (he really enjoys his toys!), but he also knows how to settle and focus for food treats – he already has a great “sit”. He does well
    SHEBA is a sweet-faced, cuddly Lab mix, around 5 years old. Though she can be a little timid at first, she warms up with kind handling and encouragement, and she pays attention nicely for food treats (she already knows “sit” and would love to learn more!) She’s excellent with other
     LUCY is a pretty, petite Beagle, 5+ years old. She’s cute, perky, curious and loves to potter about and explore :-) She pays attention nicely when food treats are on offer, which should make her fun to train. She seems to be a little unsure of other dogs – she
    PARKER is a handsome young (mid-size) Hound mix, about 1 year old. He’s playful, energetic, and loves everyone and everything!! He enjoys playing with other dogs, and is already a star performer at doggy playgroup!! Parker is looking for an active family who’ll give him exercise, playtime and basic obedience
    STANLEY is a lovely Hound/APBT mix, about one year old. He’s an energetic, friendly, rather goofy big guy, really just an overgrown puppy :-) He loves tennis balls and toys, and is very food-motivated and attentive (= fun to train!) He likes other dogs. Stanley will be a fabulous family
    UPDATED 8/31/15!! ROCKY is a sweet-faced Lab mix, about 18 months old. He’s a friendly, playful boy who likes to chase a tennis ball & loves his toys, and he enjoys our doggy playgroups, and has found some nice young girlfriends for himself! Check out this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjdZ02WfrgY&feature=youtu.be Since he’s
    LILY is a sweet, older puppy, a Lab/APBT mix who’s 5-6 months old. She’s cute, friendly and very playful – she LOVES her toys!! Since she’s smart and food-motivated, she’ll be lots of fun to take to puppy class :-) She likes other dogs. Lily will be a wonderful family
    UPDATED 8/31/15!! MARGE is a sweet, gentle, wonderful APBT who’s about 2 years old. She came to the shelter with her adorable puppy, Eliza (who’s been adopted!) to whom she was a fabulous mother, and she looks as if she’s had many, many puppies previously. Now that her puppy-rearing days
    UPDATED 8/31/15!! SAWYER is an APBT mix, 1 1/2 – 2 years old. He’s a friendly, energetic, enthusiastic young dog who loves to play (he likes tennis balls and toys), and he’s very food-motivated and attentive. He gets along with other dogs, and enjoys our doggy playgroup!! “Here’s what Jane,
    UPDATED 8/25/15!! ORLANDO is a sweet Hound mix, about 18 months old. He’s a rather timid, very sensitive young dog who responds well to kind handling – and food treats! Once he warms up, he loves to chase a tennis ball, adores his toys, and likes to play with other
    AUTUMN is a lovely APBT mix, 5-6 months old. She came to the shelter with her sister, AVRIL. She’s a friendly, gentle young dog who’s a little shy and sensitive, so she’ll need kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence. She loves other dogs, and
    AVRIL (Autumn’s sister) is an adorable, 5-6 month old APBT mix. She’s cute, cuddly, perky and very playful – she loves toys, tennis balls, and food treats, and she’s excellent with other dogs. Avril will be a fabulous addition to an active family who’ll give her the time, attention and
    SUNNY is a 2-3 year old Shar-Pei mix who truly lives up to her name! She’s playful, outgoing and lots of fun, just guaranteed to make you smile :-) She loves tennis balls, toys, & food treats, and is excellent with other dogs. Sunny will be a wonderful family pet.
    BETTY is a very cute, senior Jack Russell Terrier. She’s a gentle, mellow little dog who likes people and attention, and she also enjoys going for walks, sniffing and exploring. She seems to be quite worried around other dogs, and would probably be happiest as an only dog. Betty is
    UPDATED 9/3/15!! DREW is a gentle mixed breed puppy, about 4 months old. He will most likely be a small- medium sized dog when full-grown. Though he can be a little timid and unsure of himself at first, he likes gentle handling and petting, and loves people and attention. He’ll
    EBONIE is a pretty ?Lab mix (small-size) who’s 3-4 years old. She’s a gentle, rather shy little girl who loves people and attention, and she really perks up for food treats (which should be a great confidence-builder!) She seems to be afraid of other dogs, so would probably be happiest
    LOBO is a friendly, outgoing Collie/Shepherd mix, about 3 years old. He’s a playful guy who has a big smile and a tail wag for everyone he meets :-) He loves his toys, and is very attentive and food-motivated – he should be fun to train! Lobo will be a
    CASSIDY is a lovely APBT mix who’s about one year old. She’s a sweet, gentle girl who’s a little unsure of herself, but she responds well to kind handling and encouragement. Positive (reward-based) training will help her settle, as well as build her confidence. She likes other dogs. Cassidy will
    One tan male puppy still available!! We have 3 of these sweet LAB/APBT MIX PUPPIES, 2 males (both tan) and one female (black), 2-3 months old. They’re perky, playful and all-around adorable! Each of these little guys is looking for a loving family who’ll give him/her the time, attention
    DENVER is a friendly, energetic APBT mix, about 1 year old, who’s outgoing and lots of fun! He loves to play, but settles and focuses well for food treats (he’ll be a wonderful young dog to train!) He’s very good with other dogs. Denver will be a wonderful addition to
    SPENCER is a very cute, small-size APBT/Plott hound mix who’s 6-7 months old. He’s a friendly, playful little guy who loves toys, tennis ball and food treats :-) Spencer is looking for a kind family who’ll give him the time, attention and training he needs. Spencer lives in kennel 18.
    LLOYD is a sweet, affectionate, small-size Lab mix, around 1 year old. He’s a rather shy, sensitive little guy but he warms up with gentle handling and attention. He loves food treats, which will help with training and confidence-building. Lloyd is looking for a calm, patient family who will give
    VERNON is a 6 month old APBT/Plott Hound mix who’s friendly, outgoing and playful! He has lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves to chase a tennis ball, adores his toys, and is excellent with other dogs. Vernon will be a fabulous family pet. Vernon lives in kennel 28. For more
    FRASER is a handsome Lab mix, about 2 years old. He’s friendly, affectionate and playful (he loves toys and tennis balls!), as well as very food-motivated and attentive – he already has a very nice “sit”, and would love to learn more! He does well with other dogs. Fraser will
    One female & one male remaining!! LAB PUPPIES: we have 4 remaining of these adorable, cuddly, roly-poly Lab puppies, 2-3 months old, male and female. They’re cute, playful, and will be fabulous family pets :-) They live in kennel P1. For more information contact (919) 560-0640.
    FELICITY is a bright, perky Chihuahua who’s about 2 years old. She likes gentle handling, loves her toys, adores food treats, and gets along with other dogs. Felicity will be a sweet little companion for a kind, loving single person or couple. Felicity lives in kennel 45. For more information
    CHANNING is a lovely APBT/Hound mix who’s about 1 year old. He’s playful, athletic, and full of energy and enthusiasm! Since he pays attention nicely, he’ll be fun to take to obedience class. He likes other dogs. Channing needs a family who’ll give him the exercise, playtime and training all
    UPDATED 9/4/15!! SINCLAIR  (Spencer’s brother) is a gentle, very shy and sensitive APBT/Plott Hound mix, 6-7 months old. He’s a worried little guy who will need kind handling and positive, reward-based training to help him continue to come out of his shell. He loves other dogs, and being a 2nd
    DAWN is a friendly, outgoing APBT mix who’s about 2 years old. She loves people and attention, enjoys tennis balls and toys, and focuses nicely for food treats (she’ll be fun to train!). She gets along with other dogs. Dawn will be a wonderful addition to an active, committed family.
    GABRIEL is a tiny, rather delicate Poodle, 6-8 years old. He’s a sweet, gentle little guy, rather shy and sensitive at first, so he’ll need kind handling and encouragement to help him build his confidence. Since he mostly avoids other dogs, he’ll probably be happiest as an only dog. Gabriel
    OLIVIA is a pretty little APBT/Whippet mix, 2-3 years old. She loves people and attention, and does well with other dogs. She has lots of wiggles and tail wags of greeting :-) Olivia will blossom in a kind home. Olivia lives in kennel 9. For more information contact (919)-560-0640.
    JILLY is a gentle, affectionate Lab/Beagle mix, about 5 years old. She’s a rather shy, submissive little dog, but she responds well to kind handling and encouragement, and will blossom with positive, reward-based training. Since she seems to be very unsure of other dogs, she would do best as an
    MOLLY  is a perky, playful Lab/APBT mix puppy, about 4 months old. She loves toys, tennis balls and food treats :-) Molly needs an energetic family who’ll give her the time, attention and training all puppies need. Molly lives in kennel 13. For more information contact (919)-560-0640.
    SAVANNAH is a pretty, 1-2 year Lab mix who’s very sweet, though a little shy at first. She loves people and attention, and always tries her best to please :-) Savannah will blossom in a calm, loving home with a family willing to help her build her confidence. Savannah lives
    BENNETT is a gentle, rather shy Hound mix puppy, about 4 months old. He’s a worried, submissive little guy, but he perks up nicely when food treats are on offer (a great confidence-builder!) He would also benefit from going to puppy class. Bennett needs a calm, loving home where he
    ODETTE is a tiny, adorable Lab/APBT mix puppy, 2-3 months old. She’s a shy little girl, but she loves kind handling and cuddling, and enjoys food treats. Odette is looking for a calm, kind family who’ll help her blossom. Odette lives in kennel P8. For more information contact (919)-560-0640.
    BETHANY is a pretty Hound mix who’s about 4 months old. She’s a gentle, affectionate puppy who’s quite shy and sensitive, but she warms up with gentle handling and food treats :-) She seems to like other dogs. Bethany will be a sweet addition to a kind, patient family. Bethany
    MEADOW is a gentle, rather shy Shepherd/Collie mix who’s 5+ years old. Though she’s a worried girl, she tries hard, and responds to food treats with nice tail wags :-) She’s very attentive and eager to please – she already knows “sit” – and seems to like other dogs. Meadow
    OPHELIA is a gentle, rather shy Lab/APBT mix who’s 2-3 months old. She’s a sweet, affectionate puppy who loves to snuggle. She’ll blossom in a calm home where she can build her confidence (puppy class is highly recommended!) Ophelia lives in kennel P5. For more information contact (919)-560-0640.
    FRANKLIN is a friendly, energetic, enthusiastic APBT mix, 1-2 years old. He loves attention, and has lots of big tail wags of greeting :-) Since he’s very food-motivated and attentive, he should be fun and easy to train. He likes other dogs. Franklin is looking for an active family who’ll

    Our Foster Dogs

    NEW PHOTOS 8/16/15!! JEROME is a handsome American Bulldog mix, about 2 years old, who’s playful, energetic and enthusiastic! He likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and is smart and food-motivated. He loves other dogs, and would be a wonderful companion for a young, playful female dog
    UPDATED 8/25/15!! MYRNA is a pretty Beagle, 6-7 years old, who’s affectionate, gentle and so sweet! Here’s what her foster mom has to say about her: Myrna is the first beagle I have fostered and I have found her to be an exemplary ambassador for her breed.  She distills all
    BRIANNA is a gentle, pretty APBT mix who was very emaciated when she first arrived at the shelter as a stray. Despite her poor physical condition, she was full of tail wags and kisses for everyone, and immediately got to work putting on weight :-) She has a playful side
    UPDATED 8/3/15!! ALEXA needs to love and be loved. She’s never far from me and often looks over, as if to say that life is good with a good friend. She loves long walks. You can see the Hound in her as she follows a scent, nose to the ground.
    QUINCY is a perky Dachshund, about 6 years old. He’s a friendly, very adorable little fellow, who loves people and attention, going for walks, and food! He gets along well with other dogs. He was given up to us with some skin issues that are suggestive of food allergy, and

    Adoptions Pending

    *ADOPTION PENDING 8/31/15* SCOOBY is a sweet, soft, rather shy Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. He’s a gentle, friendly young dog with quite a playful side – he likes to chase a tennis ball and loves his toys. He gets along with other gentle dogs. Scooby
    *ADOPTION PENDING 8/31/15* AINSLEY is a gorgeous APBT, 1 – 1 1/2 years old. Though she can be a little shy and unsure, she loves people & gentle petting, and pays attention very nicely for food treats. She likes gentle, lower-key male dogs. Ainsley is looking for a calm, patient
    *ADOPTION PENDING* LAB/APBT PUPPIES: we have 2 of these sweet puppies, both brindle, both female, 2-3 months old. They’re cute, playful and lots of fun!! Each of these little girls is looking for a loving family who’ll give her exercise & playtime, and take her to puppy class :-)
    *ADOPTION PENDING 9/4/15* SPUD is a perky, friendly, completely adorable Shih-Tzu, 4-5 years old. He’s playful and full of fun – he loves toys and tennis balls – and he gets along well with other dogs. Spud will be a fabulous family pet. Spud lives in kennel 44. For more
    *ADOPTION PENDING 9/4/15* CLAY is a sweet-faced Lab/Hound mix who’s about 1 year old. He has lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves his toys and tennis balls, and is very food-motivated and attentive. He does well with other dogs. Clay needs an active family who’ll give him the exercise and
    *ADOPTION PENDING* COPPER is a APBT mix. Copper lives in kennel P2. For more information contact (919)-560-0640.

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 8/31/15* UPDATED, NEW PHOTOS 8/20/15!! YASMINE is an energetic, enthusiastic Hound/Whippet mix puppy, 6-7 months old. She was a little anxious and unsure of herself when she first arrived at the shelter, but has really blossomed since! Check out the new photos of her running and playing with her
    *ADOPTED 8/29/15* SEYMOUR is a handsome Cattledog mix, about one year old. Though he can be a little unsure of himself at first, he tries hard to make friends. Since he loves food treats, he should be fun to train, which would also be good for his confidence. He likes
    *ADOPTED 9/1/15* BUGSY is an affectionate Puggle (Pug/Beagle), a cute little senior guy! He’s very people-oriented and quite the snuggler :-) He loves food treats (which should be a big help with training and with bonding in a new home), and is nice with other dogs. Bugsy will be a
    *ADOPTED 9/1/15* ONYX is a playful, outgoing Border Collie mix, about 6 months old. He’s smart, food-motivated and highly trainable – he would love a “job” like Frisbee, Flyball or agility :-) He’s excellent with other dogs. Onyx needs an active home with a family willing to spend time giving
    *ADOPTED 9/02/15* VANESSA is a lovely Lab who’s about 5 years old. At first glance, she seems like a big, bouncy, outgoing girl, but although she’s very sweet and social, she also can be quite timid at first, so she’ll need very kind handling and gentle, positive training to help
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* ALBERT came to the shelter as a stray with Betty and, like her, is a sweet senior JRT, gentle, friendly and easygoing. He enjoys his walks, and is also quite interested in playing with a ball :-) He loves food treats, and is pleasant, though not playful, with
    *ADOPTED 8/29/15* RINGO is a friendly, active, outgoing Pekingese mix who’s about 1 year old. He’s a playful little guy – he likes tennis balls, toys and other dogs :-) Ringo will be a fabulous companion for a loving home.  
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* SKIPPY is an adorable Rat Terrier, 2-3 years old. He’s a gentle, friendly little guy who loves to play with his toys. He’s very attentive and food-motivated (he should be fun to train!), and he does well with other dogs. Skippy will be a wonderful companion for a
    *ADOPTED 9/02/15* FAWN is a pretty Lab/Hound mix, 5-6 months old. She’s has lots of energy and loves to play, but can be a little anxious, so she’ll blossom in a home where she has kind handling and consistent direction, along with gentle, positive training. Fawn is looking for a
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* We have 3 of these sweet LAB/APBT MIX PUPPIES, 2 males (both tan) and one female (black), 2-3 months old. They’re perky, playful and all-around adorable! Each of these little guys is looking for a loving family who’ll give him/her the time, attention and training all puppies
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* One tan male puppy still available!! We have 3 of these sweet LAB/APBT MIX PUPPIES, 2 males (both tan) and one female (black), 2-3 months old. They’re perky, playful and all-around adorable! Each of these little guys is looking for a loving family who’ll give him/her the
    *ADOPTED 8/29/15* BRODY is a Hound mix.  
    *ADOPTED 9/01/15* LEXIE is an adorable Terrier mix who’s 5+ years old. She’s a sweet little dog who can be rather worried and submissive at first, but she perks up with kind handling and encouragement. She loves food treats, which will be a big help with confidence-building, and she’s very
    *ADOPTED 8/28/15* KARA is a pretty Collie mix who’s about 1 year old. She’s an affectionate, gentle, rather shy and sensitive young dog who tries so hard to please. She’ll blossom with kind handling, and positive, reward-based training to help build her confidence. She’s a little unsure of other dogs,
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* NILES is a gentle, affectionate Poodle, about 18 months old, and a real cuddle-bug :-) He loves his toys, and gets along with other dogs. Niles will be a wonderful addition to a lucky family.  
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* PICKLES is an adorable Spaniel/Maltese mix, about 18 months old. She’s sweet, affectionate, gentle, and all-around adorable! She has quite a playful side – she likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and does well with other dogs. Pickles is looking for a kind family who
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* LAB PUPPIES: we have 4 remaining of these adorable, cuddly, roly-poly Lab puppies, 2-3 months old, male and female. They’re cute, playful, and will be fabulous family pets :-)
    *ADOPTED 9/2/15* CHIP is a very cute 2-3 month old APBT puppy who’s perky, playful and friendly. He’s looking for a loving family who’ll give him the time, attention and training all puppies need.  
    *ADOPTED 9/3/15* RITA is a gorgeous Black and Tan mix puppy (Hound? Doberman?) who’s 3-4 months old. She’s full of energy and enthusiasm, is smart and food-motivated, and loves to play! Rita needs an active family who will give her exercise and playtime, and take her to puppy class.  
    *ADOPTED 9/4/15* PEARL is a tiny Terrier mix who’s about 1 year old. She’s perky, outgoing, energetic and lots of fun! She loves food treats (which will help with training!), and gets along with other dogs. Pearl will be a fabulous little companion for a lucky family.  

    Placement Partners

    Went to one of our Placement Partners! NORBERT (Now Rufus) is a 3-4 month old Hound mix – he’s Nolan’s brother. He’s very shy at first, but warms up with gentle handling. Puppy class would really help build his confidence. Norbert needs a calm, loving home. For more information about