Our Adoptable Dogs


  • Serena “Rescued an Office Worker”!  Click here to see pictures from the event!
    UPDATED 9/25/14!!
    SERENA
     first arrived at the shelter several months ago with her puppy, Gretchen (since adopted!) This pretty girl is a Lab/Pit mix, about 3 years old, who loves people and attention! Since she’s very focused,

    UPDATED 9/15/14!!
    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 more than anything  :-) Since she’s also

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

    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Abby playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 9/3/14!!

    Can you resist this sweet face and adorable underbite?! ABBY is a Boxer mix, about 2-3 years old, who’s friendly, gentle and affectionate. She’s a cuddly girl, and would love to be a

    Blossom “Rescued an Office Worker”!  Click here to see pictures form the event!
    Click on “View My Page” to see pictures of Blossom playing in the grassy area!
    BLOSSOM
    is a lovely Pit mix who’s 2-3 years old. Though she can be a little sensitive and submissive at first, when

    Click here to watch Sydney on YouTube!
    UPDATED 9/9/14!!
    SYDNEY
    is a lovely Lab mix, about 8-9 months old. She’s made such a lot of progress in her time at the shelter, blossoming into a friendly, outgoing young dog who loves everyone and everything! She likes to chase a tennis

    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 he can be a little anxious and sensitive, he’ll do well with very

    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 that he

    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Neville playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 09/4/14!!
    NEVILLE
    is a 6 month old Pit mix puppy who’s friendly, outgoing and playful! He loves his toys, and is very food-motivated and attentive. Here’s what Marilyn, the trainer who runs our puppy

    Click on “View my Page” to see pictures of Daisy having a blast in the grassy pen!
    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 ball, loves her toys and is excellent with other

    Click on “View my Page” to see photos of Erin playing in the grassy pen!
    UPDATED 9/28/14!!
    ERIN is a gorgeous Lab/Bull Terrier mix who’s 2-3 years old. She’s a friendly, outgoing girl who loves people and attention, and she also has a playful side – she likes to chase

    JASON is a handsome Lab mix who’s about 18 months old. Though he can be a little worried and unsure at first, he warms up with encouragement and food treats. He’s excellent with other dogs.
    Jason is looking for an active family who’ll give him the time, attention and training

    This pretty girl is BECKY, a friendly, wiggly Boxer who’s about 3 years old. She was extremely thin when she first arrived at the shelter and had obviously spent much of her life having puppies, but she’s been happy to put her past behind her and is eating well,

    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 9/25/14!!
    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 fabulous family

    PRUDENCE is a cute and tiny Staffordshire Terrier (Staffie) mix who’s 8-10 months old. She’s a sweet little dog who can be rather timid at first, but she warms up nicely with gentle encouragement. She’s very fond of food treats (a help with confidence-building!), and tries hard with other dogs

    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.

    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

    SMEDLEY is a playful, friendly (small-size) Lab mix who’s 8-10 months old. As you can see from his photos, he arrived at the shelter with severe demodectic (non-contagious) mange, but with good medical care and lots of love and attention, he’s recovered remarkably quickly and now looks (and no doubt

    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 dogs, preferring

    NAPOLEON is a tiny, adorable Chihuahua who’s 1 1/2 – 2 years old. He’s cute, perky and very food-motivated and attentive! He loves gentle handling, and likes to cuddle – he would really like to be your little lapdog  :-)
    Napoleon is looking for a calm, kind home where he

    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 he likes

    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 and attentive.

    Sammy “Rescued an Office Worker”!  Click here to see pictures form the event!
    SAMMY
    is an endearing Lab mix who’s 3-4 years old. He’s a gentle, friendly guy who loves attention and petting, has nice leash manners, and already knows “sit”. He’s polite, though not especially playful, with other dogs.

    This little cutie with the adorable ears is LYLE, a 4 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 be a star at

    GINA is a dainty, small-size Lab/Whippet mix puppy who’s about 6 months old. She’s friendly and outgoing, loves her toys, and since she’s also smart and motivated, she’ll be fun to train!
    Gina will be a sweet addition to a lucky family.
    Gina lives in kennel 21.
    For more information

    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 where he’ll

    ROCKY is an adorable Beagle/Dachshund mix, 5-6 months old. He’s perky, friendly, and pleased with everything  :-) He loves his tennis balls and his toys, will do anything for food treats (which will make him fun to take to puppy class!!), and loves other dogs.
    Rocky had a bad case

    Sweet ISABELLE is a gentle, affectionate Plott Hound mix who’s 7-8 months old. She can be a little unsure and submissive until she warms up, which she does quickly with kind handling and encouragement  :-)
    She really perks up when food treats are on offer (which will be a help

    LAYLA is a small-size Shepherd mix (with Shar-Pei ears!) who’s about one year old. Though she’s a little unsure what’s expected of her, she responds well to guidance and direction, and pays attention well for food treats, so she should be a wonderful little dog to train. She also has

    RODNEY is a cute Hound/Pit mix who’s about 4 months old. He’s energetic, playful and has lots of personality! Since he’s smart and food-motivated, he’ll be a wonderful little guy to take to puppy class :-)
    He loves other dogs.
    Rodney is looking for an active, committed family who’ll give

    GINGER is a cute Beagle/Cihuahua mix, about 3 months old. She’s a perky, playful, all-around adorable puppy who loves her toys, and enjoys playing with her sister, Spice.
    Though these puppies love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes so they can have the individual time, attention and training

    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 confidence. He

    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 9/6/14!!
    MORGAN
    is a pretty Lab/Pit mix who’s 8-9 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 9/10/14!!
    Click here to read Eva’s blog!
    EVA
    is a pretty Pointer/Pit mix puppy who’s about 8 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 will be a

    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.

    Other Rescue Groups

    Adoptions Pending

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    ASPEN
    is a gorgeous Boxer mix who’s about 6 months old – she’s full of Boxer bounce!! She likes to chase a tennis ball, loves her toys, and adores playing with other dogs. Since she’s also very food-focused, she should be fun and easy to train (she already

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    NINO
    is a tiny, dainty Chihuahua mix who’s about one year old. He’s a gentle, friendly little guy who can be quite sensitive and submissive, so he’ll do well with kind handling and encouragement, as well as positive (reward-based) training, to help him build his confidence. He gets

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    Sweet little THEO is a very cute Chihuahua mix puppy, about 4 months old. He’s perky, playful, and all-around adorable!
    Theo will do well in a calm, low-stress home where he’ll have gentle handling and kind training.
    Theo lives in kennel P5.
    For more information about Leo, contact

    LAB MIX PUPPIES: we have 2 sweet male puppies, about 3 months old, one black (pictured), one brindle.
    They’re active & friendly, love to play with their toys, and enjoying wrestling with each other.
    Though these little guys love each other, they’ll do best in separate adoptive home where

    LAB/PLOTT HOUND PUPPIES: we have 2 sweet male puppies, about 3 months old, one black, one brindle (pictured here). The black puppy looks mostly Lab; the brindle may have some Plott Hound in him.
    They’re active & friendly, love to play with their toys, and enjoying wrestling with each

    LAB MIX PUPPY: we have 2 of these adorable puppies, both male, about 3 months old. They’re sweet and gentle, and though they can be a little shy at first, they enjoy attention and petting. They enjoy playing with each other, and with their toys.
    Each of these puppies will

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    LAB MIX PUPPY:
    we have 2 of these adorable puppies, both male, about 3 months old. They’re sweet and gentle, and though they can be a little shy at first, they enjoy attention and petting. They enjoy playing with each other, and with their toys.
    Each of these

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    SCARLETT and her brother, Rhett, are adorable Lab mix puppies, 2-3 months old. They like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling with each other.
    Each of these puppies will blossom in a kind home where he/she will have love, attention and positive (reward-based) training.

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    RHETT
    and his sister Scarlett are adorable Lab mix puppies, 2-3 months old. They like to play with their toys, and enjoy romping and wrestling with each other.
    Each of these puppies will blossom in a kind home where he/she will have love, attention and positive (reward-based) training.

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    SPICE
    is a cute Dachshund/Beagle mix, about 3 months old. She’s a perky, playful, all-around adorable puppy who loves her toys, and enjoys playing with her sister, Ginger.
    Though these puppies love each other, they’ll do best in separate homes so they can have the individual time, attention

    *ADOPTION PENDING*
    CURTIS
    is a fluffy, cuddly Australian Shepherd mix who’s 2-3 months old. He’s a sweet puppy who loves petting and attention, as well as food treats :-)
    Curtis is looking for a kind, committed family who’ll give him love, attention and playtime, and take him to puppy class.

    Our Adopted Dogs

    *ADOPTED 9/20/14*
    UPDATED 9/18/14!!
    OPHELIA is a Lab mix puppy who’s about 6 months old. She has really gained confidence during her time with us, and become quite an energetic, playful girl. She does still have a rather sensitive, unsure side, so will do well with kind handling and reward-based

    *ADOPTED 09/24/14*
    MORK & MINDY are fabulous puppies, Dutch Shepherd mixes, 3-4 months old. They’re smart, food-motivated and quick to learn new things. They love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and spend lots of time romping and wrestling!They’re great favorites with everyone, especially our puppy volunteers.

    *ADOPTED 09/24/14*
    MINDY & MORK are fabulous puppies, Dutch Shepherd mixes, 3-4 months old. They’re smart, food-motivated and quick to learn new things. They love people and attention, like to play with their toys, and spend lots of time romping and wrestling!
    They’re great favorites with everyone, especially our puppy

    *ADOPTED 09/30/14*
    RUBY
    is a bright, perky Jack Russell Terrier who’s 4-5 years old. Though she can be a little unsure of herself at first, she really lights up when you bring out a tennis ball – she would probably play all day given the chance!
    Ruby needs a kind,

    *ADOPTED 09/19/14*
    AURORA
    is a gorgeous Lab who’s 2-3 years old. Like most Labs, she’s energetic, enthusiastic, smart and food-motivated – she should be fun and easy to train (she already knows “sit”).
    She’s very playful (she loves her toys, and gets along with other dogs), but can settle nicely

    *ADOPTED 09/19/14*
    STELLA
    is a beautiful Boxer who’s about 18 months old. She’s gentle, affectionate and all-around adorable! Since she has a rather sensitive side, she’ll benefit from kind handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence. She’s a playful girl – she loves her toys, and

    *ADOPTED 9/29/14*
    RILEY
    is an adorable Chihuahua/Rat Terrier mix, 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s a sweet, affectionate little guy but is quite sensitive so he’ll need kind, gentle handling and encouragement to help him build his confidence. He’s good with other dogs.
    Riley will blossom in a calm,

    *ADOPTED 09/23/14*
    LOLITA
    is a sweet Chihuahua/Miniature Pinscher mix who’s a little under one year old. She’s a shy, sensitive little dog who’ll need very kind, gentle handling and positive (reward-based) training to help her build her confidence.
    Lolita will blossom in a calm, low-stress, adult home. Since she seems

    *ADOPTED 9/20/14*
    UPDATED 9/14/14!!
    MADELINE is a small-size Staffordshire Terrier (Staffie) mix who’s 7-8 months old. She’s outgoing, friendly, and full of puppy energy and enthusiasm!!  She’s very playful – she likes to chase a tennis ball, and loves to romp and wrestle with other dogs. Since she’s smart and

    *ADOPTED 09/22/14*
    MELISSA
    is a lovely Boxer/Lab mix who’s about 2 years old. Though she can look a little serious in her kennel (and in photos!), she’s actually quite playful, goofy, and very endearing :-)
    Since she also has a rather sensitive side, she’ll need kind handling and positive training

    *ADOPTED 09/25/14*
    JACK
    is an adorable Dachshund mix who’s 1 – 1 1/2 years old. He’s friendly, perky and very attentive when food treats are on offer  :-)
    Since he can be a little anxious at first, he’ll do well with gentle handling and encouragement as he builds his confidence.

    *ADOPTED 09/27/14*
    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 treats!) – she has a big personality in a small body :-)
    Twyla will be a

    *ADOPTED 09/27/14*
    LEO
    is an energetic, friendly Lab mix who’s 6-8 months old. He’s a little unsure what to do with himself, but he responds well to calm, gentle handling and kind, consistent guidance. Since he’s smart, and attentive, he’ll be a wonderful young dog to take to obedience class.

    *ADOPTED 09/25/14*
    HARRY
    is a sweet-faced Cockapoo who’s about one year old. He was given up to the shelter along with his sister, Sally, after his former owner could no longer take care of them. Both dogs were very ill-kempt when they first arrived, but thanks to Dog Stylists http://dogstylistsinc.com/main/

    *ADOPTED 09/22/14*
    SALLY
    is a very cute Cockapoo, about one year old. Like her brother, Harry, she was quite a mess when she arrived at the shelter, but thanks to Dog Stylists http://dogstylistsinc.com/main/, she’s looking and feeling so much better  :-)
    Sally is a perky little girl who also

    *ADOPTED 09/24/14*
    BEN
    is a sweet Lab/Collie mix puppy who’s about 3 months old. He’s a perky little guy who loves attention, and he also likes to play with his toys.
    Ben is looking for a loving family who’ll give him the time, attention and training all puppies need.

    *ADOPTED 09/24/14*
    ALFIE
    is a tiny, delicate Chihuahua mix puppy, about 4 months old. He was quite underweight when he first arrived at the shelter, but he has finally begun to eat a little more enthusiastically, and is gaining weight nicely. Since he’s very sensitive and submissive, he’ll need gentle

    *ADOPTED 10/01/14*
    This cute little fellow is MICKEY, a friendly, gentle Shih Tzu mix who’s 2-3 years old. He likes people and attention, enjoys going for walks, and LOVES food treats! He’s excellent with other dogs.
    Mickey will be a fabulous family pet.