These Charlotte-based pups are up for adoption and in need of a good home

<p>Photos: Petfinder</p>

Photos: Petfinder

Start your day off right with some pictures of delightful doggies! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Charlotte.

Hoodline partnered with Petfinder, an online adoption site that lists “more than 315,000 adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups” to bring you this roundup of dogs near you.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)


Blue, Great Dane and Saint Bernard mix

Blue is a male Great Dane and Saint Bernard mix being cared for at Animal Adoption League.

Blue is the life of the party — he’ll get along great with other dogs, cats and children. He’s mastered his house-training etiquette. He’s been vaccinated and neutered.

Here’s what Blue’s friends at Animal Adoption League think of him:

Read more about how to adopt Blue on Petfinder.

Sissy, terrier and Labrador retriever mix

Sissy is a female terrier and Labrador retriever mix being kept at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc.

She has mastered her house-training etiquette. Sissy is spayed and vaccinated.

Here’s what Sissy’s friends at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc. think of her:

Apply to adopt Sissy today at Petfinder.

Freckles, coonhound

Freckles is a sweet female coonhound dog currently housed at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc.

She has mastered her house-training etiquette. She is spayed and vaccinated.

Here’s what Freckles’ friends at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc. think of her:

Read more about Freckles on Petfinder.

Vegas, border collie mix

Vegas is a lovable female border collie mix staying at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc.

Have no fear: She’s already house-trained. Vegas is spayed and vaccinated.

Vegas’ current caretakers say:

Apply to adopt Vegas today at Petfinder.

Rusty, greyhound mix

Rusty is a male greyhound mix being kept at Puppy Love Rescue of Charlotte, Inc.

Rusty is neutered, and he has had all his shots. Have no fear: He is already house-trained.

Notes from Rusty’s caretakers:

Read more about Rusty on Petfinder.

Twirl, terrier and Labrador retriever mix

Twirl is a charming female terrier and Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Greater Charlotte SPCA.

Twirl is happy to keep company with other dogs. She has had all her shots. She’s already house-trained.

Notes from Twirl’s caretakers:

Read more about Twirl on Petfinder.


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My name is Blue, and I love everyone. I’m a Great Dane / St. Bernard mix who is looking for a new home. As you can see by the picture, I get along great with cats – even if they think my behind is a pillow – that’s fine with me. 

My name is Sissy and you can look at me and tell how precious I am. My brother Bubba and I were saved from a shelter that wanted to kill us when we were only nine weeks old. I’m a good girl and am doing really good at potty training. 

My name is Freckles and I’m an adorable baby. Look how precious my little face is. I love to hug you around your neck and lay my head on your shoulder. I think I’m a people baby, but I’m not. My foster mommy holds me like a baby though, and I like that. 

My name is Vegas and I’m about the cutest little thing you ever saw. I’m only about four months old (as of June 4, 2011) and am already potty trained. It was really easy for me to learn. My brother and sister are potty trained as well. We were at a high kill shelter when my foster mommy saw an emergency email about us. She saved our lives ten minutes before they were going to kill us. 

My name is Rusty, and I am an adorable brindle Greyhound/Pitbull who doesn’t meet a stranger. I was found emaciated as a baby and was real sick because I had gone so long without food. My foster mommy took me in, fed me some good food, took me to the doctor and now I’m all better again. I thrive on attention and believe that people exist just to love and play with me. 

Twirl is a three year old Labrador Retriever/Terrier mix who weighs about 60 pounds. She is a special girl and a gentle soul, except around squirrels, which she loves to chase. Twirl is good around children and other people, however, she would prefer to be the Queen of her castle and not share with other animals. 

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