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

Photos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Durham.

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.)

Betty White, pit bull terrier

Betty White is a sweet female pit bull terrier dog being cared for at Carolina Adopt-A-BULLS.

Betty White's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She is already vaccinated and spayed. Good news: She is already house-trained.

Betty White's current caretakers say:

Read more about how to adopt Betty White on Petfinder.

Meet sweet Betty White! She does well with other dogs who are submissive and playful.

Leia, border collie

Leia is a female border collie dog currently housed at Carolina Border Collie Rescue.

Leia will get along great with cats. Her ideal forever home would be a dog-free environment. She is already spayed, and she has had all of her shots. She's already been house-trained.

Here's what Leia's friends at Carolina Border Collie Rescue think of her:

Apply to adopt Leia today at Petfinder.

Leia is currently in training to work on socialization and her fear of men.  

Lila Mae, pit bull terrier

Lila Mae is a female pit bull terrier dog staying at Independent Animal Rescue Inc.

Fear not: Lila Mae is already house-trained. She's already been spayed, and she has had all of her shots.

Notes from Lila Mae's caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Lila Mae on Petfinder.

Lila Mae is small, snuggly and affectionate!  

Chico, chihuahua

Chico is a darling male chihuahua dog in the care of Chihuahua Rescue & Transport, Inc.

Chico loves other dogs. Chico would prefer a home without small children. Chico is neutered and vaccinated. No need to worry: He is already house-trained.

From Chico's current caretaker:

Apply to adopt Chico today at Petfinder.

Chico needs time to warm up to people, and you need to gain his trust before he will allow you to get close to him.  

Wilbur, pit bull terrier and boxer mix

Wilbur is a lovable male pit bull terrier and boxer mix currently residing at Hope Animal Rescue.

Wilbur already has had all of his shots, and he's been neutered.

From Wilbur's current caretaker:

Apply to adopt Wilbur today at Petfinder.

Wilbur is very sweet and shy, and he needs a home with someone to give lots of love and structure.  

Poochie, chihuahua

Poochie is a sweet female chihuahua dog currently housed at Hope Animal Rescue.

Poochie has already been spayed and vaccinated.

Here's what Poochie's friends at Hope Animal Rescue think of her:

Read more about Poochie on Petfinder.

Poochie is a super senior who is enjoying this sweater weather. She also loves cuddling up on the couch taking it easy and enjoying retirement!  

Peaches, chihuahua

Peaches is a winsome female chihuahua dog currently residing at Hope Animal Rescue.

Peaches has already been spayed and vaccinated.

Apply to adopt Peaches today at Petfinder.

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.