Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some delightful doggies up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Portland.
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.)
Eli, German shepherd and Saint Bernard mix
Eli is a male German shepherd and Saint Bernard mix currently housed at The Green Ark.
Eli is a social butterfly — he'll get along great with your other dogs. He is already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered. He is a special needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.
Here's more about him:
He interacts well with cats and chickens. Eli is also suitable for homes with children.
Read more about how to adopt Eli on Petfinder.
Louise, pit bull terrier mix
Louise is an adorable female pit bull terrier mix being kept at Buddy Up Animal Society.
Louise wants all your attention: She'll need a home free of other dogs and children. She is already spayed and vaccinated. Good news: She is already house-trained.
Here's more about her:
This pup has suffered from an injury to her right eye, and requires a foster or adoptive home as the only pet or paired with another dog who will tolerate her excited energy. She is highly trainable and loves learning new tricks.
Read more about how to adopt Louise on Petfinder.
Pickles, American Staffordshire terrier and pit bull terrier mix
Pickles is a male American Staffordshire terrier and pit bull terrier mix being cared for at Buddy Up Animal Society.
Pickles will get along great with other dogs. He has been vaccinated.
From his current caretaker:
Pickles is a super-affectionate and handsome pup that loves people and doesn't mind other dogs. He is also very sweet, smart and loves to spend time in the yard. A home with a cat is possible, with a slow transition and separate spaces, while he adjusts to his new environment.
Read more about how to adopt Pickles on Petfinder.