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Puppies and dogs in Athens, Alabama

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Athens, Alabama. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
We'll also keep you updated on Diesel's adoption status with email updates.
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Diesel

Corgi

Male, Adult
Elkmont, AL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
2 1/2 year old Corgi. Does not have papers. Has been neutered. House trained. Smart and very loving. Likes kids and everyone he meets. He likes to be the dominant pet. Will do anything for a treat. Loves to snuggle. He does not do well having other dogs in the house. We have an older beagle that he attacks if the beagle gets in his space. Corgis have a lot of energy and a lot of hair. Diesel loves to play fetch and playing in the water hose. He is also afraid of storms!!! I love him but the tension he causes with my other dog causes us anxiety and my beagle is afraid to get near him.
We'll also keep you updated on Luka's adoption status with email updates.
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Luka

Husky

Male, Adult
Elkmont, AL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Luka is a 4 year old, 44lb, husky mix. He is talkative! We do not know the history of where he came from, but a scar on his back leg indicated that is was not a good place. Despite this, he loves people and other animals. He loves attention, getting petted, toys, and being the center of attention. He is very smart, but also is an escape artist. We previously had a fenced yard, but do not at our new home. We bought an invisible fence, however, he breaks through the barrier which is very unsafe. We have made the hard decision to find him a new home with a family who has a fenced yard to accommodate him. He does not come back when he gets out. He is microchipped and makes friends with whoever he sees, so we usually have to wait for someone to find him and call us. We are terrified he is going to be hit by a car. He has been very fortunate as he has had some really close calls running out in front of vehicles. He deserves to have a loving family with a yard to run and play in safely.
We'll also keep you updated on Penny's adoption status with email updates.
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Penny

Husky Australian Shepherd

Female, Adult
Decatur, AL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Penny is a very energetic young adult . She needs a yard to run and play. I am having to move and have yet to find a place and may have to settle for a tiny apartment where it would not be fair to her. She is crate trained as well as housebroken. She still needs work on a leash/harness.
We'll also keep you updated on Pip's adoption status with email updates.
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Pip

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Young
Decatur, AL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Pip is about 1 year old, 40lbs mix breed. She is a very sweet girl with a submissive personality. She is very good with other dogs/animals and would thrive in a home that has at least one other dog (she does not like to be all alone). She is crate trained, she sleeps in her crate every night and when we are not at home. She is very obedient and eager to please. She is very loving and affectionate. She has good recall and knows all the basic manners. She does not bark at all, I don't think she has the ability to. She also does not jump on people when excited and has never shown any aggressive behavior, she's a sweetheart ❤️ She was left in my care after my sister abandoned her and I unfortunately cannot keep her because I already have three dogs. I want to find her a great home where she can be well cared for!
We'll also keep you updated on Lawson's adoption status with email updates.
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Lawson

Labrador Retriever

Male, Young
Decatur, AL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
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We'll also keep you updated on Frankie's adoption status with email updates.
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Frankie

Puggle

Female, Adult
Decatur, AL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
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Dog shelters and rescues in Athens, Alabama

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Athens Limestone Humane Society

P.O. Box 725, Athens, AL 35612

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Creating Hope For Paws

Athens, AL 35611

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Athens-Limestone Animal Shelter

1701 Hwy 72 East, Athens, AL 35611

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City of Athens Animal Control

Athens, AL 35611

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Peace, Love & Animals

19135 Nuclear Plant Rd, Tanner, AL 35671

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue Rangers Inc

Decatur, AL 35601

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Decatur Animal Services

300-A Beltline Road SW, Decatur, AL 35601

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, rabbits, small animals

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Every Dog Has It's Day

Decatur, AL 35601

Pet Types: dogs

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Alabama Boston Terrier Rescue (ABTR)

Courtland, AL 35618

Pet Types: dogs

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