Our Adoptable Dogs

  • UPDATED 10/17/14!!
    Click here to watch Mamie on YouTube!
    Click on “View My Page” to see pictures of Mamie enjoying the grassy area at the shelter!
    This pretty girl is MAMIE, a 2-3 year old Pit mix who loves people and attention - nothing makes her happier than snuggling

    UPDATED 10/21/14!!
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    VENUS
    is a lovely Boxer/Pit mix who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. She’s an energetic, outgoing girl who likes to chase a tennis ball, and loves her toys. She enjoys playing

    UPDATED 9/14/14!!
    TASHA is a gorgeous American Pit Bull Terrier mix, about 3 years old. She’s a very athletic girl, full of energy and enthusiasm, with a lovely tail wag of greeting! Since she also has a rather sensitive side, she’ll do well with kind handling and positive (reward-based) training.

    Please note: Twyla needs surgery for an eye issue. We’ll update her profile when she’s ready for visits!
    TWYLA is a perky, energetic Chihuahua who’s 3-4 years old. Though she can be a little timid when you first meet her, she warms up quickly (especially if you offer her food

    AIDAN is a friendly, playful Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. Though he can be a little unfocused at first, he settles nicely with calm handling and direction, and pays attention well for food treats – he’ll be a wonderful young dog to train! He likes to chase a tennis

    UPDATED 10/13/14!!
    SMEDLEY
    is a playful, friendly (small-size) Lab mix who’s 7-8 months old. As you can see from his photos, he arrived at the shelter with severe demodectic (non-contagious) mange, but with great medical care and lots of love and attention, he’s recovered remarkably quickly and now looks (and

    UPDATED 10/9/14!!
    SYLVIA
    is a lovely Lab mix, about 4 years old. She’s a sweet, rather sensitive girl who tries hard to please her people – she loves just to be with you  :-) She has a playful side (she likes to chase a tennis ball), and is very food-motivated

    UPDATED 10/5/14!!
    LEO
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 8 months old. He loves people, has lots of energy and enthusiasm, and is smart and very food-motivated (he should be a fabulous dog to take to obedience class since he’s SO ready to learn!) He likes other dogs.
    Leo

    UPDATED 10/22/14!!
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    OBBY & BILLY are Volunteers’ Picks of the Week!!
    BOBBY and his identical twin brother, BILLY (not pictured), are the only 2 not yet adopted of a wonderful litter of 9 sweet Lab mix puppies, all of them gentle, affectionate, friendly and all-around adorable! These little guys

    MAISIE is a sweet, rather submissive girl, a Lab/Basset mix who’s about 3 years old. Though she can seem very energetic and outgoing in her kennel, she’s actually a little timid in new situations, but she warms up with kind encouragement. She has a playful side – she loves to

    CLEMENTINE is a cute, cuddly American Staffordshire Terrier 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. Although she’s social and vibrant, she also has a rather submissive, sensitive side, so will need

    NATHAN is a chunky, cuddly Lab (mix?) who’s 2-3 years old. He’s a friendly guy who loves people, attention, and food treats (he’ll be fun to train – he already knows “sit”!) He seems to like other dogs.
    Nathan will be a wonderful addition to a Lab-loving home.
    Nathan lives

    FRASER is a gentle Lab mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s a sweet, rather worried boy who has a lot of submissive behaviors, so he’ll need very kind handling, as well as positive (reward-based) training methods to help him build his confidence. He’s very nice with other

    TESSA is a very cute, small-size Cattledog mix who’s 7-8 months old. She’s smart, attentive and full of fun!! She loves to chase a tennis ball, enjoys playing tug with her toys, and will do anything for a food treat (she’ll be a star at obedience class!) She gets along

    Please note: Jasmine needs corrective surgery for an eye issue. We’ll update her profile when she’s ready for visits!
    JASMINE is a gorgeous Rottie mix, about 2 years old. She’s a gentle, affectionate big girl, who loves to put her head in your lap, and cuddle up for some petting 

    This cute little fellow with the adorable underbite is CODY,  a Shih Tzu mix who’s about 9 years old. He’s gentle, friendly and a little unsure of himself, but he tries so hard to make friends. He’s polite, though not playful, with other dogs.
    Cody is looking for a kind,

    TUCKER is a 2-3 year old Beagle mix who’s friendly and playful (he loves to chase a tennis ball!) Though he can be a little anxious and unsure what’s expected of him, he perks up when food treats are on offer - he should be fun and easy to train.

    DAPHNE is a gorgeous Hound (Red Tick or Bloodhound?) mix who’s about 2 years old. She’s a gentle big girl who loves everyone  :-)
    Since she’s very food-motivated, she should be fun and easy to train. She’s polite, though not especially playful, with other dogs.
    Daphne will be a wonderful

    MARY is a pretty Rat Terrier/Dachshund mix who’s about one year old. She’s a gentle, rather anxious and sensitive little dog who loves kind handling, and she responds well to positive training and encouragement. Her interest in food treats will be a big help with confidence-building  :-)
    She seems to

    BONNIE is a small-size Lab mix who’s 6-7 months old. She’s cute, wiggly, friendly and all-around adorable! She likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and pays attention beautifully for food treats (she’ll be fun to train!) She does well with other dogs.
    Bonnie will be a fabulous

    KATE is a lovely Greyhound mix who’s about 18 months old. She’s a friendly girl who can be a little sensitive and submissive, but she warms up quickly and shows her playful side – she loves her toys, and seems to like other dogs. Since she’s very food-motivated and attentive,

    MALACHI is a handsome Flat Coat Retriever/Greyhound mix who’s about one year old. He was quite emaciated when he first arrived at the shelter, but has done a great job of putting on weight! He remains a little thin, and is still very, very interested in food and food treats

    SULLIVAN and his twin brother, GILBERT, are handsome Hound (Red Tick? Bloodhound?) mix puppies, about 4 months old. They’re both friendly, gentle and eager to please, as well as food-motivated and attentive (= fun to take to puppy class!!).
    Each of these puppies will be a wonderful addition to

    JOSIE is a gentle, affectionate Shepherd/Collie mix who’s about one year old. She’s so sweet and loves attention, but she also has a rather sensitive, submissive side, so she’ll need very kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her become more sure of herself. She seems to like other

    GILBERT and his twin brother, SULLIVAN, are handsome Hound (Red Tick? Bloodhound?) mix puppies, about 4 months old. They’re both friendly, gentle and eager to please, as well as food-motivated and attentive (= fun to take to puppy class!!).
    Each of these puppies will be a wonderful addition to

    BUDDY is a gentle, friendly Cockapoo (Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mix) who’s 9-10 years old. He’s an easygoing kind of a guy who’s still active and playful – he loves to chase a tennis ball! Since he has no real interest in other dogs, he would probably do best as an only

    SAGE is a pretty Hound (Walker Hound?) mix who’s about 4 months old. She’s a friendly girl who has lots of energy and enthusiasm – she loves toys, tennis balls and food treats, and she seems to like other dogs.
    Sage will be a fabulous addition to an active family

    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

    UPDATED 10/11/14!!
    MORGAN
    is a pretty Lab/Pit mix who’s 8-9 months old.
    She’s totally blossomed in foster care – here’s what her foster mom has to say about her:
    Morgan is a total delight! She is our 38th foster, and knowing that she was young and had been in the

    UPDATED 10/23/14!!
    EVA is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s about 10 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. She loves people of all ages and stages, in fact she

    UPDATED 9/18/14!!
    GREER is a lovely Blue Tick Hound who’s about 8 years old.
    Here’s what Greer’s foster mom has to say about her: When I brought Greer home to foster, I expected to enjoy a houseguest with a mellow, easy-going disposition and refined manners, and in these personality traits,

    BITSY is a Chihuahua.
    Bitsy lives in foster care.
    For more information about Bitsy, contact adopt@apsofdurham.org or 919-560-0640 ext. 8.

    MIMI is approximately 7 months old and loves to cuddle at night to watch TV. She enjoys walking on a leash and playing in her fenced yard at her foster home. She is a little shy at first and is building her confidence more each day.
    She is doing well

    Other Rescue Groups

    Adoptions Pending

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    UPDATED 9/18/14!!
    BRYCE is a very cute little guy, a Lab/Pit mix puppy who’s about 4 months old. He’s got lots of energy and enthusiasm, loves his toys and would really enjoy going to puppy class where he could show off how smart he is, and how much

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    LUTHER
    is a gentle, friendly Lab mix who’s about 3 years old (he’s younger than his gray muzzle would lead you to believe!). Though he can be a little unsure of himself in new situations, he warms up nicely (especially with food treats!), and is very people-oriented. He

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    LIONEL
    is a very cute Beagle/Collie mix puppy, about 3 months old. Though he can be a little unsure of himself at first, he warms up with encouragement (and food treats!) Going to puppy class would be a great way to build his confidence.
    Lionel is looking for

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    DUDLEY is a Shih Tzu mix.
    Dudley lives in kennel P5.
    For more information about Dudley, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    WINNIE
    is a perky, adorable Spitz/Border Collie mix who’s a little under one year old – she’s about the size of an American Eskimo dog, with the coloring of a Border Collie (very cute!).
    She’s a playful girl who loves to chase a tennis ball, and she also

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 10/22/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Jamie playing!
    UPDATED 9/3/14!!
    This handsome guy is JAMIE, a Lab/Cattledog mix who’s about 2-3 years old. He’s friendly, attentive & food-motivated, likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and enjoys playing with other dogs. Since

    *ADOPTED 10/18/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Ezra having a blast in the grassy pen!
    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

    *ADOPTED 10/22/14*
    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Daisy having a blast in the grassy pen!
    Click here to watch Daisy on YouTube!
    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

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
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    Click here to see Jason’s video on YouTube!
    UPDATED 10/9/14!!
    This handsome boy with the gleaming black coat and white chest is JASON, a Lab mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a friendly, outgoing young

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    UPDATED 9/25/14!!
    MORTIMER
    is a fun young Lab mix, 5-6 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

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    This sweet-faced girl is CHELSEA, a 2-3 year old Shepherd mix who’s sweet, gentle, social and a little worried and sensitive. She warms up nicely with kind handling and encouragement, and will blossom with positive (reward-based) training to help build her confidence. She does well with other

    *ADOPTED 10/20/14*
    UPDATED 10/5/14!!

    This little cutie with the adorable ears is LYLE, a 4-5 month Lab/Pit mix puppy who’s gentle, affectionate and playful. He likes to run and play, but also enjoys settling down for a good cuddle. He likes other puppies.
    Since he’s very food-motivated, he should

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    ANDY
    is a playful, affectionate Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. Though he’s not quite sure what’s expected of him, he’s very eager to find out, especially if food treats are involved  :-)
    He gets along well with other dogs.
    Andy will blossom in a calm, loving home

    *ADOPTED 10/16/14*
    UPDATED 10/2/14!!
    GINGER
    is a cute Beagle/Chihuahua mix who’s 3-4 months old. She’s a perky, playful, all-around adorable puppy who loves her toys, and enjoys playing with her sister, Spice (who has an adoption pending).
    Though these puppies love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes so

    *ADOPTED 10/17/14*
    ELLIOTT
    is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua who’s about one year old. He’s perky, curious and likes to run and explore. Since he can also be a little sensitive and submissive, especially in new situations, he’ll need very kind, gentle handling and positive training to help him build his

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    DINAH
    is a lovely Shepherd mix, about 18 months old. She’s a sweet young dog who has a rather anxious side, but she’ll blossom with gentle handling and kind, positive training.
    Since she’s a little unsure of other dogs, she would probably be happiest as an only dog.

    *ADOPTED 10/18/14*
    BRODIE
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s a little under one year old. He’s a friendly, playful young dog who can be a little anxious in new situations, but he warms up with kind handling and encouragement, and really perks up when food treats are on offer  :-)

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    CARLOTTA
    is a friendly, affectionate Hound/Pit mix who’s about one year old. She’s a playful, outgoing young dog who’s very attentive and food-motivated – she would love to go to obedience class! She gets along with other dogs.
    Carlotta will be a fun family pet.

    *ADOPTED 10/21/14*
    EDDIE
    is a friendly, affectionate Fox Terrier who’s about one year old. He’s perky, playful and very endearing! He likes to chase a tennis ball, loves his toys, and is very smart and food-motivated (he’ll be fun to train!) He likes other dogs.
    Eddie will be a fabulous

    *ADOPTED 10/14/14*
    LUKA
    is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 5 years old. He’s gentle, affectionate, and all-around adorable!
    Since he’s very attentive and food-motivated, he should be fun and easy to train. He’s pleasant with other dogs.
    Luka will be a fabulous family pet  :-)

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    DEXTER
    is an adorable Chihuahua mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s a gentle, affectionate little guy who loves people and attention. He likes to trot along with you on walks, and especially appreciates it if you have food treats in your pocket that you might be willing

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    COOPER
    is a cuddly, adorable Lab mix who’s 2-3 months old. He’s a playful little guy (he loves to roll around with his toys!) who pays attention nicely for food treats – he would enjoy going to puppy class  :-)
    Cooper will be a sweet addition to a

    *ADOPTED 10/23/14*
    TRINA
    is a tiny, dainty Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. She’s a sweet, rather timid and sensitive little dog who’ll need very kind handling and gentle, positive training to help her build her confidence.  She likes other small, gentle dogs.
    Trina will blossom

    *ADOPTED 10/24/14*
    Pretty PICKLE is a gentle, affectionate Rat Terrier mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. She’s perky and social, but also has a rather sensitive, submissive side. She’ll need kind handling and encouragement (and food treats!) to help her gradually build her confidence. She likes other small

    *ADOPTED 10/24/14*
    GIZMO
    is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua who’s a little under one year old. He’s a gentle, affectionate little guy who can be rather timid at first, but once he warms up with kind handling and attention, he can be quite perky  :-)
    He likes other small, gentle dogs.