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

Photos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Charlotte.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.

(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.)

Margo, pit bull terrier mix

Margo is a female pit bull terrier mix in the care of South Of The Bully Rescue.

Margo is happy to keep company with other dogs. She has been vaccinated and spayed. Good news: She is already house-trained.

Margo's current caretakers say:

Apply to adopt Margo today at Petfinder.

She came to us from a horrific abuse case, but in true pittie fashion, she doesn't hold a grudge and is all about meeting new friends of all kinds.  

Bella, American Bully and boxer mix

Bella is a female American Bully and boxer mix currently residing at RescuedMe.

Bella gets along well with other dogs and cats. Bella will do best in a home without small children. She is already house-trained. She is spayed and vaccinated.

Read more about Bella on Petfinder.

Cory, Labrador retriever and Carolina dog mix

Cory is a sweet male Labrador retriever and Carolina dog mix in the care of the Greater Charlotte SPCA.

Cory loves other dogs. His vaccinations are up to date, and he is neutered. He is already house-trained.

Here's what Cory's friends at Greater Charlotte SPCA think of him:

Read more about how to adopt Cory on Petfinder.

Cory needs a little help with basic manners.  

Beckham, chihuahua mix

Beckham is a male chihuahua mix currently residing at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Beckham gets along well with other dogs. Beckham is neutered and vaccinated. He is already house-trained.

Notes from Beckham's caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Beckham on Petfinder.

Beckham can be shy upon meeting new people, but he warms up quickly and enjoys showing his humans affection and appreciation.  

Bailey, dachshund and Basset hound mix

Bailey is a darling female dachshund and Basset hound mix currently residing at the North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue.

Bailey gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. Have no fear: She is already house-trained. She is vaccinated and spayed.

Bailey's current caretakers say:

Read more about Bailey on Petfinder.

Bailey is energetic, loving, sweet and very playful. 

Ygritte, Carolina dog mix

Ygritte is a female Carolina dog mix being kept at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Ygritte gets along well with other dogs. She is looking for cat-free forever home. Good news: She's already been house-trained. She has had all of her shots, and she is spayed.

Ygritte's current caretakers say:

Read more about Ygritte on Petfinder.

She still needs a little refinement on basic manners, so her forever family should be ready and willing to dedicate time and patience to training. 

Oreo Cookie, Labrador retriever and hound mix

Oreo Cookie is a darling female Labrador retriever and hound mix being kept at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc.

Oreo Cookie will do best with an owner who has time to bond with her. She'll need a home free of other dogs. Cats are okay. She is already spayed and vaccinated. She is already house-trained.

Here's what Oreo Cookie's friends at Catering To Cats & Dogs, Inc. think of her:

Read more about how to adopt Oreo Cookie on Petfinder.

Oreo Cookie is very nervous around new people, so she needs time to warm up to people and will need a family that will provide gentle introductions to guests in the home.  

This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.