Our Adoptable Dogs

  • PICTURES & PROFILE UPDATED 12/19/14!!
    This wonderful girl is MAMIE, a 2-3 year old Pit mix who’s cuddly, social and all-around adorable!! As you can see from her many photos, she’s quite a ham, and always makes us smile! (She’s a tremendous favorite with staff and volunteers!) Since she

    UPDATED 12/7/14!!
    Smedley’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75!!!
    SMEDLEY
    is a goofy Lab mix who’s 8-10 months old, and full-grown at about 45lbs.
    He’s a cheerful, happy-go-lucky young dog who loves everyone, human and canine. He has lots of energy and enthusiasm, but also knows how to settle

    UPDATED 12/15/14!!
    ***Malachi’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75***
    MALACHI
    is a handsome Flat Coat Retriever/Greyhound mix who’s about one year old. He’s outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic – he loves everyone and everything!
    Though he was quite emaciated when he first arrived at the shelter, he’s done a great

    UPDATED 12/15/14!!
    ***Birdie’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75***
    BIRDIE
    is a 8-9 month old Boxer/Hound mix who’s energetic, playful and lots of fun! She settles and focuses well when food treats are on offer, and already has a very nice “sit”. She likes to chase a tennis ball,

    ***Callie’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75***
    Click here to watch Callie on YouTube!
    CALLIE
    is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix who’s about 8 months old. She’s friendly, outgoing, and full of energy! Since she’s very attentive and food-motivated, she’ll likely be a star at obedience class  :-) She seems

    ***Conrad’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75***
    CONRAD
    is a Pointer/Border Collie mix, 7-8 months old, who’s full of energy and enthusiasm! He loves people and attention (he would like to get on your lap if you’d let him!), and is also very playful – he likes his toys,

    SHEILA is a smaller-size Boxer/Carolina Dog mix who’s about one year old. She’s energetic & enthusiastic, with a full-body wiggle of greeting! She loves to chase toys and tennis balls (and will even bring them back to you!), and seems to like other dogs.
    Sheila will be a fun companion

    This pretty girl is MISSY, a Hound/Pit mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s a playful, energetic young dog who loves her toys! Since she settles and focuses well for food treats, she should be fun and easy to train (she already knows “sit”).
    Missy needs an active

    BRIAN is a sweet little Corgi mix, about 5 years old. He’s social, playful, and loves everyone and everything!
    He gets along with other dogs.
    Brian will be a wonderful addition to a lucky family  :-)
    Brian lives in kennel 44.
    For more information about Brian, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

    SHANE is a lovely Beagle mix who’s about one year old. He loves to chase a tennis ball, adores his toys, and pays attention beautifully for food treats (he has a lovely “sit”!) He’ll be a fabulous dog to take to obedience class  :-)
    Shane needs a loving, committed family

    CASSIE is a friendly, outgoing Pit mix, 2-3 years old, who’s energetic and playful. She LOVES to chase a tennis ball, adores her toys, and pays attention beautifully for food treats :-)
    She really likes other dogs, though her activity level could be a little much for some lower-key dogs.

    GEORGIA is a lovely young Border Collie mix, about one year old. She’s gentle, friendly and all-around adorable! Since she’s very attentive and food-motivated, she should be fun to take to obedience class. She’s very nice with other dogs.
    Georgia will be a fabulous family pet.
    Georgia lives in kennel

    CAROLINA is a friendly Lab/Pit mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s an energetic, playful girl who loves to chase a tennis ball, and she also settles and pays attention nicely for food treats.
    Carolina will do well with an active family who’ll give her exercise, playtime, and basic obedience

    ADELAIDE is a pretty Lab mix, 7-8 months old. She came to the shelter with her sister, ANNA (who’s been adopted!), and their brother ANGUS (adoption pending!). She’s a gentle, affectionate little girl who loves people and attention, and is very eager to please. She likes her toys, and LOVES

    ELISE is a pretty Lab mix, probably a little under one year old, who’s energetic and playful! She likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and is very food-motivated and attentive (she has a nice “sit” for food treats!)
    Elise is looking for an active home with lots

    COREY is a handsome young Boxer mix, a little under one year old. He’s friendly, enthusiastic, playful (he LOVES his toys!) as well and smart, food-motivated and very trainable (he already has a lovely “sit”!) He does well with other dogs.
    Corey will be a wonderful addition to an active

    NELSON is a 2-3 year old Akita/Cattledog mix who’s gentle and friendly. Though he’s rather anxious in his new surroundings, he tries hard to please, and he has some nice tail wags for people he knows. He perks up when food treats are on offer (which will be a big

    DOLLY is a pretty girl, a sweet, affectionate American Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s about 2 years old. She loves people and attention, and is quite the cuddler  :-) She’s very nice with other dogs.
    Dolly will be a wonderful companion for a kind, loving family.
    Dolly lives in kennel

    JAGGER is  lovely Lab/Pointer mix who’s 2-3 years old. He’s a big boy, but gentle, affectionate and a little sensitive and submissive – he’ll blossom with kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help him build his confidence. He’s excellent with other dogs.
    Jagger is looking for a loving family

    ROCCO is a gentle, affectionate Pug/Beagle/Chihuahua mix who’s about 2 years old. Though he can be quite worried and a little sensitive, he warms up with kind handling and encouragement, and (especially!) food treats :-) He’s very nice with other dogs.
    Rocco will blossom in a calm, loving home.
    Rocco

    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

    Other Rescue Groups

    Adoptions Pending

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Trevor’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75!!!
    TREVOR
    is a handsome Cattledog/Manchester Terrier mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s smart, attentive, playful and high energy! He LOVES toys, tennis balls, treats and attention, and would likely excel at dog sports (Frisbee, Flyball or agility) – this

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    PICTURES UPDATED 12/11/14!!
    Bertha’s adoption fee has been reduced to $75!!!
    BERTHA
    is a 4-5 year old Shar-Pei mix who’s friendly, wiggly and affectionate! She also has a playful side – she likes to chase a tennis ball and loves her toys. Since she’s very attentive and food-motivated,

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    RICKY
    is a playful Fox Terrier who’s about 18 months old. He’s full of energy and lots of fun!! He likes to play with a tennis ball and with his toys, is smart and very food-motivated, and does well with other dogs – he’s just a great little

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    ANGUS
    is a gentle, submissive (smaller-size) Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. Though he can be a little shy at first, he warms up with gentle handling and encouragement, and will blossom in a calm home where he has kind, positive (reward-based) training. He seems to like other

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    ASHLYN
    is a playful, outgoing Plott Hound mix who’s about 5 months old. She has lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves her toys, and pays attention nicely for food treats (she has all the makings of a puppy class star student!)
    Ashlyn is looking for a loving family

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    PATSY
    is an adorable Cattledog mix puppy who’s about 3 months old. She’s perky, outgoing, playful and lots of fun! This is what Marilyn, the trainer who runs our puppy playgroup, has to say about her: “This is a sweet little pup who likes toys, treats and people

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    CHASE
    is an adorable Lab mix, about one year old and mostly full-grown at about 40lbs. He’s a sweet, rather submissive young dog who can be a little worried at first, but he perks up quickly with kind handling and encouragement and shows his playful side! He loves

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    LIAM
    is a handsome young Lab mix, about one year old. He’s a gentle, friendly big guy who can be quite shy and submissive in new situations, so he’ll do well in a calm, patient home where he’ll have kind training and a consistent routine. He likes other

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    CHIP is a Terrier/Collie mix.
    Chip lives in kennel 34.
    For more information about Chip, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 12/11/14*
    UPDATED 11/23/14!
    TASHA is our ADOPTAPET of the week 11/19/14!
    PICTURES UPDATED 11/13/14!!
    TASHA is a gorgeous American Bulldog mix, about 3 years old. She’s a very athletic girl, full of energy and enthusiasm, with a lovely tail wag of greeting! She’ll do well with kind handling and

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    UPDATED 12/7/14!!
    CLEMENTINE
    is a very cute American Staffordshire Terrier (Staffie) 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. She loves people and attention, and enjoys a good snuggle (if

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    ESTELLE
    is a gentle, rather anxious Shepherd mix who’s 3-4 years old. She came to the shelter as a cruelty case with one of the most severely embedded collars we’ve ever seen. It seems beyond belief that someone could let a dog languish as Estelle did, with her

    *ADOPTED 12/18/14*
    UPDATED 12/14/14!!
    PENELOPE 
    is a sweet, rather shy Rat Terrier mix, 2-3 years old, who’s gentle and a little worried. She does gravitate to people, though, and once she gets to know you, she likes to get in your lap :-)
    She perks up when food treats are

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    UPDATED 12/04/14!!
    LUCILLE
    is a pretty Foxhound mix puppy who’s 4-5 months old. She’s got lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves her toys, and is very food-motivated and attentive – she’d love to go to puppy class! She does well with other dogs :-)
    Lucille needs an active,

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    ALFIE
    is sweet, social Chihuahua mix who’s about 4 years old. Though he can be a little worried in new situations, he seems to like people and attention, and he LOVES food treats  :-)
    He gets along with other dogs.
    Alfie will blossom in a kind, low-stress home.

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    SMOKEY
    is a handsome Lab/Hound mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s a friendly young dog who’s athletic and playful (he loves his toys and tennis balls!). Since he’s also smart and food-motivated, he should be fun to train. He likes other dogs.
    Smokey will be

    *ADOPTED 12/14/14*
    GENA
    is a friendly, affectionate Beagle mix, about 2 years old, who loves to cuddle  :-) She likes people and attention, and focuses nicely when food treats are on offer.
    Gena will be a sweet addition to a loving family.

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    PATCHES
    is a gentle, friendly Akita who’s about 4 years old. He has nice manners, walks well on a leash, and is very food-motivated and trainable (he already knows “sit”). He seems to like other dogs.
    Patches will be a fabulous companion for a kind, committed family.

    *ADOPTED 12/11/14*
    MOLLY
    is an adorable Lab mix puppy, about 6 months old. She’s gentle, friendly and a little shy and submissive, but she tries so hard to please. She perks up when food treats are on offer, and does well with other dogs.
    Molly is looking for a kind,

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    HOLLY
    is a gentle Lab mix, about 6 months old. Like her sister, Molly, she has a rather shy side, but she can also be quite playful – she enjoys chasing a tennis ball and playing with her toys, and does well with other dogs.
    Holly will be

    *ADOPTED 12/18/14*
    MINDY
    is a cute Lab mix puppy who’s about 3 months old. She’s full of energy and enthusiasm, loves to play, and likes food treats (she has all the makings of a puppy class star!)
    Mindy is looking for an active, committed family who’ll give her the time,

    *ADOPTED 12/11/14*
    LOUISE
    is a pretty Pointer mix puppy, about 3 months old. She and her sister, Thelma, are active, playful and lots of fun!
    Though these girls get along well together, they’ll do best in separate homes with families who’ll give them lots of love and attention, and take

    *ADOPTED 12/11/14*
    This sweet little dog with the over-sized ears is DOBBY, a 3-4 year Dachshund mix who’s rather anxious and unsure, but always tries hard to please. He’s very food-motivated and attentive, which will be a big help with confidence-building, and he seems to get along with other dogs.

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    UPDATE: 2 puppies still available!
    P2 PUPPIES:  
    We have 4 of these adorable, “mystery mix” puppies, 2 female & 2 male, about 2 months old. They’re perky, active, love to play with each other and with their toys, and will be sweet family pets :-)

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    SIRIUS
    is an energetic, enthusiastic Australian Shepherd mix who’s about one year old. He’s a friendly, affectionate young dog who loves to run and play! Since he’s very food-motivated and attentive, he should be lots of fun to take to obedience class.
    Sirius is looking for an active

    *ADOPTED 12/14/14*
    LAYLA
    is a gentle, affectionate Beagle mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a rather timid, sensitive little girl but she loves people and attention, and should blossom with kind handling and positive (reward-based) training. She seems to like other dogs, preferring calm, smaller-size canine companions.
    Layla is

    *ADOPTED 12/22/14*
    TALLULAH
    is a pretty Setter/Pointer mix who’s 5-6 months old. She arrived at the shelter as a stray, with a deep wound in her neck from an embedded collar or chain, but with wonderful care from our medical staff, her injury has healed well. Though she was a

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    RILEY
    is a perky, outgoing Chihuahua mix who’s about one year old. He’s has a BIG personality in a small body :-) He likes to chase a ball, loves his toys, and is very attentive when food treats are on offer.
    Riley needs an active home with a

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    DIXON
    is a sweet Lab mix puppy, 2-3 months old. Though he can be a little shy at first, he warms up quickly! He loves to be picked up and cuddled, and also likes to play.
    Dixon will be an adorable family pet.

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    PUPPIES:
    These adorable puppies, 2 females, one male, are 8-10 weeks old. We’re unsure of their breed mix -  Lab? Rottie? Hound?  – but whatever it is, they’re cute, social, playful and lots of fun!
    Though these little guys love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes

    *ADOPTED 12/14/14*
    SUNNY
    is a gentle, cuddly Lab mix puppy who arrived at the shelter with a terrible eye injury which had set up a severe infection, with swelling in and behind the eye. Our wonderful medical staff got to work right away, starting him on pain meds and antibiotics,

    *ADOPTED 12/13/14*
    WILLA is a Cairn Terrier/Lhasa Apso mix.

    *ADOPTED 12/18/14*
    FELIX
    is a tiny Terrier mix who’s about 3 years old. He’s a cute, perky little guy who loves people, likes his toys, and adores food treats. Since he’s quite afraid of other dogs, he’ll be happiest as an only dog.
    Felix currently has an nasty ear infection,

    *ADOPTED 12/20/14*
    RUDY
    is a such a sweet puppy, a 2-3 month old Lab/Pit mix who’s gentle, cuddly and social. He loves people, likes to be cuddled, and also has a playful side.
    Rudy needs a kind, committed family to call his own.

    *ADOPTED 12/19/14*
    ORION
    is a handsome little Hound mix puppy, about 3 months old, who’s friendly, gentle and all-around adorable! He likes his toys, loves food treats, and is ready to be part of a loving family!
    Could you give this sweet puppy the home he’s looking for?

    *ADOPTED 12/20/14*
    DELLA is a Shepherd mix.

    *ADOPTED 12/22/14*
    HAILEY is a Setter/Pointer mix.

    *ADOPTED 12/22/14*
    HARPER is a Boxer mix.