These Raleigh-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Photos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Raleigh, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.

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.)


Lexi, miniature pinscher mix

Lexi is a darling female miniature pinscher mix currently housed at Love Mutts Rescue, Inc.

Lexi is happy to keep company with other dogs. She has had all of her shots. She's mastered her house-training etiquette.

Notes from Lexi's caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Lexi on Petfinder.

Spartacus, Labrador retriever mix

Spartacus is a male Labrador retriever mix staying at Love Mutts Rescue, Inc.

Spartacus does great with kids — he is a real "people pet." He already has had all of his shots and he is neutered. He's already been house-trained.

Notes from Spartacus' caretakers:

Read more about how to adopt Spartacus on Petfinder.

Pita, terrier mix

Pita is a male terrier mix in the care of Love Mutts Rescue, Inc.

Pita is happy to keep company with other dogs. He is already vaccinated.

Apply to adopt Pita today at Petfinder.

Sierra, Brussels griffon mix

Sierra is a male Brussels griffon mix currently residing at Love Mutts Rescue, Inc.

Sierra is happy to keep company with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date.

Read more about Sierra on Petfinder.

Roxy, golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix

Roxy is a sweet female golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Cause For Paws of NC.

Her vaccinations are up to date and she is spayed.

Notes from Roxy's caretakers:

Read more about Roxy on Petfinder.


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She is easy going and quiet. She does get excited when she sees toys.  

Spartacus has lived in a pen by himself for a year. He took to being a house dog the first day! He is gentle and kind. 

Roxy is the gentlest girl you will ever meet!