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Puppies and dogs in Carlsbad, California

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Adopt a dog in Carlsbad, California

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Carlsbad, California. 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 Lindy's adoption status with email updates.
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Lindy

Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever

Female, 9 mos
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Linda is our beautiful black lab mix. She is a beautiful girl with so much love to give. She will make a wonderful addition to any family. All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org
We'll also keep you updated on Missy's adoption status with email updates.
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Missy

Jack Russell Terrier Mixed Breed (Small)

Female, 1 yr 5 mos
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Missy is as sweet as she is adorable! She loves to play and get kisses. She can’t wait to find her forever family! All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org
We'll also keep you updated on Ariana's adoption status with email updates.
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Ariana

Chihuahua Mixed Breed (Small)

Female, 1 yr 4 mos
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Ariana is playful, loving and affectionate. She loves to give kisses! She can’t wait to find her forever family and show you how very special she is! All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org
We'll also keep you updated on Balu's adoption status with email updates.
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Balu

Chihuahua Mixed Breed (Small)

Male, 11 mos
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Balu is as sweet as he is handsome. He loves to play and give kisses. He can’t wait to find his forever family! All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org
We'll also keep you updated on Niles's adoption status with email updates.
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Niles

Chihuahua

Male, 2 yrs 1 mo
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Niles is as sweet as he is adorable. He is playful and loving. He will make a wonderful addition to any family. All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, 3 & 4DX tested, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org
We'll also keep you updated on Gideon's adoption status with email updates.
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Gideon

Chiweenie Dachshund

Male, 2 yrs
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Gideon is sweet, loving, and playful. He can’t wait to find his forever family and bring you so much joy! All of our dogs are completely medically vetted and vaccinated, de-wormed, treated with flea & tick prevention medication, 3 & 4DX tested, microchipped and spayed and neutered. If interested in a Meet and Greet, please submit an Adoption Application through our ALMA website at: www.almarescue.org

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Dog shelters and rescues in Carlsbad, California

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for dogs in Carlsbad, California. Browse these rescues and shelters below.

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Wagging Dog Rescue - San Diego Chapter

Carlsbad, CA 92013

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Amazing Dogs

Carlsbad, CA 92011

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ARRF (Animal Rescue Resource Foundation)

(we're a FOSTER program; NO SHELTER!), Carlsbad, CA 92011

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Doggie Protective Services (DPS) - Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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ALMA Rescue 501c3

1845 Downs Street, Oceanside, CA 92054

Pet Types: dogs

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Internet Miniature Pinscher Service - CA Chapter

Southern California, CA 92054

Pet Types: dogs

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Underdog Heroes

Riverside, CA 92058

Pet Types: dogs

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San Diego Humane Society - Oceanside Campus (Cats and Small Animals)

572 Airport Road, Oceanside, CA 92058

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

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Boxers N Birds Animal Rescue Inc.

655 Benet Rd., Oceanside, CA 92058

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs

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Last Chance at Life All Breed Rescue

3308 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058

Pet Types: birds, dogs

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