Always wanted a pet? Here are 6 cuddly canines ready to adopt now in Plano

Photos: Petfinder

Start your day off right with some pictures of cute-as-can-be canines! There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption right here in Plano.

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.)

Stewie, chihuahua

Stewie is a sweet male chihuahua dog being kept at Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc.

Stewie is happy to keep company with other small dogs, but would prefer to be placed in a household free of children. He would love to have another small dog at his forever home to have as a companion. Stewie's vaccinations are already up to date. Plus, he's neutered and house-trained.

Here's what Stewie's friends at Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc. think of him:

Read more about how to adopt Stewie on Petfinder.

Stewie is about one year old and weighs a whopping 3.5 pounds. He is fully grown and the sweetest little thing ever. He wants nothing more than to cuddle at all times. 

Sugar, German shepherd

Sugar is a cheeky female German shepherd dog being cared for at Good Shepherd Rescue & Sanctuary of Texas.

Sugar is friendly as can be — she gets along great with other dogs. She is already spayed, vaccinated and house-trained.

Sugar's current caretakers say:

Read more about how to adopt Sugar on Petfinder.

Sugar is named for her oh-so-sweet temperament. She is 1.5 years old, gets along with other dogs and loves her people. 

Hercules, German shepherd

Hercules is an adorable male German shepherd dog currently housed at Good Shepherd Rescue & Sanctuary of Texas.

Hercules is the life of the party, and he gets along swimmingly with other dogs. Have no fear: Hercules is already house-trained, neutered and vaccinated.

A few words from Hercules' current caretaker:

Read more about how to adopt Hercules on Petfinder.

Hercules is a two-year-old boy. He is strong-hearted, feisty, extremely friendly and ready to find a playful buddy and loving fur-ever home. Hercules is so happy to finally be appreciated! 

Nate, shepherd and retriever mix

Nate is a winsome male shepherd and retriever mix being cared for at Tails from the Heart Rescue.

Nate is eager to make friends — he gets along great with other dogs and cats. Good news: He is already house-trained, neutered and vaccinated.

Read more about Nate on Petfinder.

George, Shih Tzu

George is a handsome male Shih Tzu dog currently housed at Tzu Zoo Rescue.

George loves other dogs. Tzu Zoo Rescue, however, recommends he be placed in a home without children or other pets. George is neutered and vaccinated. He's already mastered his house-training etiquette, too.

Notes from George's caretakers:

Apply to adopt George today at Petfinder.

George is a sweet boy who loves back rubs and belly rubs. He has some vision impairment and needs eye drops a few times every day. He likes to walk on his own around the backyard and sit on the patio. 

YaYa, chihuahua and dachshund mix

YaYa is a charming female chihuahua and dachshund mix being cared for at 4Paws2Love.

YaYa is the life of the party — she gets along well with other dogs. She's already house-trained, crate-trained, vaccinated and spayed.

YaYa's current caretakers say:

Apply to adopt YaYa today at Petfinder.

YaYa is a sweetheart and likes other dogs. She is shy and takes time to warm up to people, but we are confident this will continue to improve as we get to know her.

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