Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around San Antonio, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.
(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.)
Sammy, border collie mix
Sammy is a male border collie mix staying at They Have The Right to live Rescue.
Sammy is a social animal — he'll get along great with your other dogs. He is neutered, and he has had all his shots. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
More from Sammy:
Hi, I'm Sammy and I am the happy boy you need in your life! I would make a great walking, hiking and maybe even running buddy, as I am great on the leash and love to go on adventures! I'm playful and like all people and dogs, too. I am potty trained and just to make life even easier — I love car rides!
Apply to adopt Sammy today at Petfinder.
Tara, spitz and chow chow mix
Tara is a female spitz and chow chow mix being cared for at Tejas Rescued Pet Adoptions.
Tara loves other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. No need to worry: She is already house-trained. Tara is already spayed, and she has had all her shots.
Notes from Tara's caretakers:
Tara is just as friendly as can be. Her hair is long and silky. This animated, gorgeous girl will steal your heart with her devotion and affection. She would love to be your walking buddy and faithful companion. Tara enjoys attention, goes into crate readily and is OK with kids.
Read more about how to adopt Tara on Petfinder.
Bobby, Shih Tzu
Bobby is a male Shih Tzu dog in the care of VUN-VEQ Rescue.
Bobby is friendly as can be, and he's happy to keep company with other dogs, cats and children. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. Bobby is already neutered and vaccinated. Bobby is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.
Notes from Bobby's caretakers:
Bobby was dropped off for grooming and the owners never picked him up. Bobby gets along with all the other rescue dogs. He is healthy, but is very sensitive when you touch his rear area.
Read more about how to adopt Bobby on Petfinder.
Baby, terrier mix
Baby is a female terrier mix being kept at VUN-VEQ Rescue.
Baby likes to socialize — she'll get along great with other dogs, cats and kids. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she is spayed. She is already house-trained.
Baby's current caretakers say:
Baby gets along with other dogs and does well with people. She is shy at first but once she knows you, she is fine.
Read more about how to adopt Baby on Petfinder.
Mary Lou, terrier
Mary Lou is a female terrier dog currently housed at SNIPSA Inc.
Mary Lou is friendly as can be, and she's happy to keep company with cats, dogs and kids. Mary Lou is already spayed, and she has had all her shots. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.
Here's what Mary Lou's friends at SNIPSA Inc. think of her:
Meet Mary Lou! Once you get down to her level and give a loving pat on the head and tell her what a good girl she is, her tail moves so fast, you can almost feel a breeze! On a relaxing day at home, Mary Lou turns into quite the cuddle bug and will snuggle up right next to you. If you’re looking for a pup to be your shadow, Mary Lou is your gal. She loves nothing more than being by your side.
Apply to adopt Mary Lou today at Petfinder.
Olivia, black mouth cur and shepherd mix
Olivia is a darling female black mouth cur and shepherd mix in the care of Heart of Texas SPCA.
Olivia needs special time to bond with you: She will need a home free of other dogs, cats and kids. Olivia is spayed and vaccinated. She's mastered her house-training etiquette.
Olivia's current caretakers say:
Olivia is sweet, gentle, well behaved and knows commands. She loves people, getting her belly rubbed, giving kisses and playing with toys, but she does prefer to be the only dog in your life. We are not sure how such a sweet girl could end up on the streets, or why she is still at our shelter. Give us a call if you are interested in meeting Olivia — she will steal your heart.
Apply to adopt Olivia today at Petfinder.
Gracie, greyhound and vizsla mix
Gracie is a charming female greyhound and vizsla mix currently residing at Heart of Texas SPCA.
Gracie will get along great with your other dogs. Gracie is looking for a home without small children. Her vaccinations are up to date, and she's spayed. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.
Gracie's current caretakers say:
Gracie makes us smile all the time. She is a super sweet, happy, loving girl and she is just beautiful to watch at play or curled up at rest. This sweet girl is just dying for affection and a family to love. Gracie loves giving kisses, playing chase with you and just knowing that you are there for her.
Read more about how to adopt Gracie on Petfinder.