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!!
    Click on “View my Page” to see more pictures of Venus playing in the grassy pen!
    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

    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 likes other

    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.

    UPDATE 10/30/14!! Twyla has recently had 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

    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

    UPDATE 10/28/14:
    Jasmine has recently undergone 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

    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,

    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

    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

    HAMISH is a mid-size Terrier mix who’s about 18 months old. He’s an endearing young dog who’s a little unsure of himself, but he tries hard to make friends. He loves to play with a tennis ball (he bats it between his paws which is very cute!), and is very

    CHLOE is a pretty Hound/Pit mix who’s a little under one year old. Though she’s a rather anxious girl, she focuses nicely when food treats are on offer, so she should be fun and easy to train! She loves to chase a tennis ball, enjoys playing with her toys, and

    COOKIE is a sweet girl, a small-size Hound/Pit mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s gentle, endearing, and very eager to please. She loves to play with tennis balls and toys, is very food-motivated and attentive, and seems to like other dogs, preferring low-key, well-mannered dogs like herself.

    FRECKLES is a lovely Basset/Beagle mix who’s 6-8 months old. She’s affectionate, friendly and quite playful – she LOVES her toys! Since she pays attention nicely for food treats, she should be fun and easy to train. She likes other dogs.
    Freckles will be a fabulous family pet.
    Freckles lives

    BIRDIE is a 6-7 month old Boxer/Hound mix who’s full of puppy energy and enthusiasm! She settles and focuses well when food treats are on offer, and already has a very nice “sit”. She’s quite a playful girl – she likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys and

    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 is a dog who will thrive if given a job!!

    CALLIE is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix who’s 6-7 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 to like other dogs.
    Callie will be a wonderful companion for an active family who’ll give

    MAX is a sweet senior Pekingese who’s loves people and attention! Though he only has one eye, it doesn’t hold him back – he’s perky, likes to go for walks, and has lots of nice tail wags for everyone he meets.
    Though he’s polite in the passing with other dogs,

    TOBY is a perky, energetic Shih Tzu who’s a little under one year old. He was given up to us in a very bedraggled, neglected state, and was quite fearful of his new surroundings, but with kind handling and encouragement, he’s really blossomed. He remains a little unsure of new

    ALVIN is a 2-3 year old Chihuahua/Rat Terrier mix who’s cute, perky and all-around adorable! He loves to play with his toys, and is also smart, attentive and very food-motivated – he’ll be a fun little dog to train!
    Alvin will be a wonderful addition to an active family.
    Alvin

    ZIPPY is a small-size Terrier mix who’s about 2 years old. He has lots of energy, and is looking for someone to help him direct it :-)
    Since he’s smart and focuses well for food treats, he should be a fabulous little dog to train – he has all the

    WILBUR is a 4-5 year old Beagle/Pit mix who’s gentle, affectionate and friendly. Though he can be a little worried and sensitive, he perks up quickly with kind handling and encouragement – and he also loves food treats :-)
    He seems to like other dogs, preferring low-key, smaller dogs like

    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 10/23/14!!
    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*
    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*
    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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    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

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    POGO
    is a Rat Terrier mix.
    Pogo lives in kennel P2.
    For more information about Pogo, contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 10/29/14*
    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

    *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 10/23/14*
    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 10/20/14*
    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 10/23/14*
    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 10/23/14*
    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 10/23/14*
    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 10/30/14*
    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

    *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.

    *ADOPTED 10/30/14*
    DUDLEY is a Shih Tzu mix.

    *ADOPTED 10/29/14*
    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

    *ADOPTED 10/30/14*
    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