Our Adoptable Dogs

  • UPDATED 7/20/14!!
    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

    UPDATED 7/20/14!!
    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

    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 other dogs.
    Mamie will blossom in a loving home where she’ll have exercise, guidance and a good

     
    Click here to read Harvey’s blog!
    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 kind of a guy, who likes to go for walks, pays attention nicely for food treats (he already

    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 be a wonderful young dog to take to obedience class.
    Nell will be a fabulous

    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 balls,

    BUSTER is a very handsome young Pit mix, 6-8 months old. He can be a little anxious and unsure what to do with himself, but settles and pays attention beautifully when food treats are on offer – he’ll be lots of fun to take to obedience class  :-)
    He loves

     
    Click here to read Gideon’s blog!
    GIDEON
    is a lovely Lab mix who’s about one year old. He’s an affectionate young dog with a rather anxious, sensitive side. When you realize that at some point before Gideon arrived at the shelter, someone cut off his ears, it’s amazing how

    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

    UPDATED 7/17/14!!
    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!

    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 her walks

    This handsome boy is JUNO, a Keeshond mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s energetic, friendly, and curious - he loves to sniff and explore. He seems to get along with other dogs.
    Juno is looking for a family who like the Spitz-type breeds.
    Juno lives in kennel 39.

    JAVA is a lovely Boxer mix who’s 3-4 years old. She’s an affectionate, gentle girl who’s pleased with everything – she greets everyone with enthusiasm, and does a very endearing little happy dance!
    She’s very food-motivated and attentive, and gets along with other dogs.
    Java has obviously spent much of

    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 outside),

    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, is very food-motivated and attentive (she already knows “sit” and “down”) and is good with

    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

    LUCILLE is a sweet, soft Hound mix puppy, about 4 months old. Though she can be a little shy at first, she loves people and attention, and will do well with gentle handling, as well as reward-based training (she would do well in puppy class!)
    Lucille is looking for a

    MICKEY is an adorable Chihuahua who’s about 18 months old. He’s a delicate, rather shy and sensitive little guy who will need very gentle handling to help him build his confidence. He has a playful side once he warms up, and is very interested in food treats  :-)
    Mickey will

    This handsome guy is JAMIE, a Lab mix who’s about 2 years old. He’s gentle, cuddly and affectionate, nice with other dogs, and 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 Jamie, contact

    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

    Sweet little OPHELIA is a Lab mix puppy who’s about 4 months old. Though she can be a little unsure of herself at first, she warms up with gentle handling and encouragement. Since she’s very attentive for food treats, she should be fun to take to puppy class, which will

    MELODY is a lovely, small-size Shepherd mix who’s pretty much full-grown at around 30-35lbs. She’s a gentle, rather sensitive young dog who also has a playful side – she loves to chase tennis balls, likes her toys and is good with other dogs (she prefers smaller, gentle ones like herself.)

    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

    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 with

    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 and kind,

    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

    HEIDI is a lovely Lab mix, 3-4 months old. She’s a soft, gentle, cuddly puppy who loves people and attention, and she can also be quite playful – she likes to romp and wrestle with her brother, Peter (who has an adoption pending.)
    Heidi is looking for a kind, committed

    This cutie is MAX, a Puggle (Pug/Beagle) who’s about 3 years old. He’s a perky little guy who likes to go for walks, and he’s also very interested in food treats (a big help with settling and training!)
    Since he can be a little anxious and unsure in new situations, 

    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!
    Barkley is looking for an active, Hound-loving home to call his own  :-)
    Barkley lives in

    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!
    Addison lives in kennel 27.
    For more information

    PHINEAS is a wonderful Lab mix puppy, about 4 months old. He came to us as a stray with a wound on his forehead (he may have been hit by a car), but this is healing well, and he appears to have no other injuries. Though he can be a

    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 a couple of months ago with severe skin issues, but with medication and lots of love and attention from his foster mom,

    Other Rescue Groups

    Went to Independent Animal Rescue!
    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

    Went to Independent Animal Rescue!
    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

     
    Went to Hope Animal Rescue!
    LYLE
    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

    Went to Phoenix Rising Border Collie Rescue!
    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

    Adoptions Pending

    Adoption Pending at Independent Animal Rescue!
    This cute little girl is BUNTY, an older Beagle (5+ years old) who’s gentle, cooperative but a little shy and insecure in new situations. She always tries her best, and enjoys gentle petting and attention. Like all Beagles, she loves to sniff and

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Click here to read Eva’s blog!
    EVA
    is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s about 5 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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    FINNEGAN
    is a handsome Lab mix, around one year old. He’s a friendly young dog with a rather anxious side; he’ll do well in a calm environment where he has good exercise, a consistent routine, and kind, positive obedience training to build his confidence. He gets along with

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    SOPHIE
    is a cute Chihuahua mix who’s 4-5 years old. She’s a perky, affectionate little dog with a rather sensitive side, so she’ll need kind handling and positive training to help her settle and bond with a new family.  She gets along with other dogs.
    Sophie will blossom

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Adorable little DANICA is Rat Terrier mix, 8-10 months old. She’s friendly, perky and loves to lean against you for some gentle petting  :-)
    She’s smart, food-motivated, and already has a very nice, attentive “sit” – she’ll be fun to take to obedience class so she can learn

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 07/19/14*
    Click here to read Kelvin’s Bull City Dog blog!
    KELVIN
    is a handsome Lab/Basset mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s very interested in toys, chasing balls, and in playing with other dogs! Since he’s also very food-motivated and attentive, he should be lots of fun to

    *ADOPTED 7/24/14*
    UPDATED 7/13/14!!
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Rory playing in the grassy play area.
    This handsome boy is RORY, a Pit mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a friendly, energetic, enthusiastic young dog who’ll blossom with lots of exercise and basic obedience training.

    *ADOPTED 7/28/14*
    UPDATED 7/13/14!!
    This gorgeous puppy is GRETCHEN, a 8-9 month Lab/Boxer mix, who’s almost full-grown at around 35lbs. She’s very gentle and friendly, and though she can still be a little unsure of herself, she’s made great strides since she arrived at the shelter with her mom, Serena.

    *ADOPTED 7/20/14*
    ROXY is a perky Pointer/Pit mix who’s about 4 months old. She’s full of puppy energy and enthusiasm, and is very playful – she loves her toys and likes other dogs. Since she’s also very focused and attentive for food treats, she should be lots of fun to

    *ADOPTED 07/25/14*
    UPDATED 7/19/14!!
    TILLIE
    is a lovely Husky mix who’s about one year old. She arrived at the shelter with terrible skin issues, the result of demodectic (non-contagious) mange, and greatly aggravated by poor nutrition and general neglect. With love, attention, medical care and good food, Tillie’s condition has

    ADOPTED through Independent Animal Rescue!
    FREDA
    is a lovely Pit mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s a soft, sweet, affectionate young dog who loves to snuggle  :-) She’s excellent with other dogs.
    Freda will be a fabulous family pet.

    *ADOPTED 7/20/14*
    Sweet little LOUIE is a 3-4 month old Lab mix who’s friendly, gentle and cuddly! He loves people and attention, is very smart and food-focused, and will be a dream to take to puppy class (he already has a great “sit”).
    Louie will be a fabulous family pet 

    *ADOPTED 07/17/14*
    Pretty LAUREL is a perky, smiley-faced little girl, a Manchester Terrier mix who’s about one year old. She loves people and attention, but also has a rather anxious, sensitive side, so will need gentle handling and kind training to help her build her confidence.
    Laurel will blossom in 

    *ADOPTED 07/24/14*
    JAKE
    is a handsome Lab mix, 5+ years old. He’s a rather anxious, unsure guy who warms up with kind handling and encouragement – hotdog treats also help  :-)
    Jake will do well in a calm, low-key adult home where he can have the TLC he’s missed out

    *ADOPTED 7/25/14*
    THEO
    is a cute, perky Shih Tzu mix who’s about 3 years old. He loves people and attention!! When Theo first arrived at the shelter, he was so dirty and matted, we could hardly tell one end of him from the other. Our vet did a wonderful job

    *ADOPTED 07/24/14*
    GEMMA
    is a lovely Pointer/Pit mix puppy, about 4 months old. She’s a gentle, playful, outgoing puppy who loves everyone!
    Here’s what Marilyn, the trainer who runs our puppy playgroup, has to say about her:
    “This puppy is well named because she really is a gem!  She likes

    *ADOPTED 07/19/14*
    PIXIE
    is a dainty little Chihuahua mix who’s 2-3 years old. Like her brother, Felix (P5), she’s a friendly, active, playful little dog who loves everyone! Since she seems to be a little afraid of other dogs, she would be happiest as an only dog.
    Pixie will be

    *ADOPTED 7/22/14*
    ZOEY
    is a sweet, soft Lab mix who’s about 4 months old. She’s a gentle, rather submissive puppy who can be a little shy at first, but she warms up with kind handling and encouragement. She likes to play with other puppies.
    Zoey is looking for a loving

    *ADOPTED 07/24/14*
    This cute little face belongs to TIMOTHY, a Pug mix who’s about 2 years old. He was brought to the shelter after having been hit a car. Luckily, he seems to have escaped with only bruises and abrasions, no broken bones, and is healing well  :-)
    He’s friendly,

    *ADOPTED 07/25/14*
    TOBY
    is an adorable Poodle/Shih Tzu mix who’s about 3 years old. He was given up to us with a severe leg injury which required the leg to be amputated. He’s made a wonderful recovery from his surgery, and there’s no stopping him now – we need to

    *ADOPTED 7/26/14*
    IRIS
    is a very cute Rat Terrier mix who’s about one year old. She’s gentle & perky, and though she can be a little anxious in new situations, she always tries her best. She seems to like other dogs.
    Iris will do well in a calm, low-stress home

    *ADOPTED 07/24/14*
    LOTTIE
    is a gentle, affectionate Lab/Shepherd mix, 4-5 months old. She’s a rather anxious, sensitive puppy who’s quite worried with new things, but she warms up quickly and LOVES people she knows and trusts. She’s excellent with other dogs, and would do well as a 2nd dog.
    Lottie

    *ADOPTED 7/26/14*
    This cutie is MINNIE, a tiny, dainty, rather delicate Chihuahua who’s about 18 months old. She’s a sweet, social little dog who loves kind handling and attention. She gets along with other small, gentle dogs.
    Minnie will be an adorable little companion for a kind family with older

    *ADOPTED 7/19/14*
    DESMOND
    is a 4 month old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix puppy who’s perky and friendly. He likes his toys, and loves food treats (he will really enjoy puppy class!!) Though he can be a little unsure of himself at first, he warms up quickly with kind handling and encouragement.
    Desmond

    *ADOPTED 07/24/14*
    CHESTER
    is a very cute Chihuahua mix who’s about 1 year old. He’s friendly, perky and playful (he likes to chase a ball and loves his toys!), and he gets along well with other dogs.
    Since Chester is a little sensitive and submissive and may be anxious around

    *ADOPTED 7/26/14*
    SAMPSON
    is a Pit mix.