6 lovable pups to adopt now in Mesa

Photos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of delightful doggies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Mesa, 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.)

Toby, chihuahua mix

Toby is a charming male chihuahua mix being cared for at Arizona Chihuahua Rescue.

Toby is happy to keep company with other dogs. No need to worry: He is already house-trained. He's vaccinated and neutered.

Here's what Toby's friends at Arizona Chihuahua Rescue think of him:

Read more about how to adopt Toby on Petfinder.

[Toby] is a peppy pup at heart... He is affectionate and playful... Toby is unique in that he likes to stick the very tip of his tongue out all of the time.

Lucy, chihuahua mix

Lucy is a winsome female chihuahua mix being kept at Arizona Chihuahua Rescue.

Lucy loves other dogs. No need to worry: She is already house-trained. She's already spayed, and she has had all her shots.

Notes from Lucy's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Lucy today at Petfinder.

Lucy’s two favorite things are food and belly rubs. She is affectionate and loving once she warms up to you... She enjoys walks and is improving on leash. She is nervous when strangers or other unknown animals approach.

Matchbox, pit bull terrier

Matchbox is a handsome male pit bull terrier dog being cared for at One Love Pit Bull Foundation.

Matchbox is the perfect family dog, and children will love him. His ideal forever home would be a dog-free environment. Fear not: He is already house-trained. He's already neutered and vaccinated.

Matchbox's current caretakers say:

Read more about how to adopt Matchbox on Petfinder.

[Matchbox] is so gentle on how he approaches people and very sweet with everyone he meets. He does great on walks. He has great leash manners. He is medium to lower energy. He is so loving and is food motivated [and] takes treats gently.

Biscuitia, chihuahua

Biscuitia is a female chihuahua dog being cared for at Arizona Chihuahua Rescue.

Biscuitia loves other dogs and cats. She is already house-trained. She already has had all of her shots, and she's spayed.

Notes from Biscuitia's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Biscuitia today at Petfinder.

[Biscuitia] is very attached to her people and will follow them everywhere they go; in fact, she will cry when she can’t find her person. Biscuitia would do best in a quiet home. 

Oscar, terrier mix

Oscar is a sweet male terrier mix currently housed at Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue.

Oscar has had all his shots.

Here's what Oscar's friends at Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue think of him:

Read more about Oscar on Petfinder.

[Oscar] is a grumpy fellow and gets his name from the grumpy noises he makes. He is very lazy and loves to just sit on the back of the sofa and sleep most of the day. He loves to cuddle and will sleep with you through the night. He gets along with other dogs as long as they respect his space.

Sophie, chihuahua

Sophie is a charming female chihuahua dog currently residing at Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue.

She is already spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Sophie's caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Sophie on Petfinder.

[Sophie] is a lovebug that just wants to spend time with people... Sophie loves to play and is good with other dogs... Sophie is a little hesitant with people at first but once she gets comfortable she's a lovable girl who is a nice mix of independent and lapdog. She is more than happy to play by herself with a rubber squeaky toy.

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