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Puppies and dogs in Encinitas, California

Looking for a puppy or dog in Encinitas, California? Adopt a Pet can help you find a new best friend near you.

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Adopt a dog in Encinitas, California

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Encinitas, California. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Spencer

Cane Corso

Male, 2 yrs 10 mos
Alpine, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Spencer is a good boy! He will be 3 years old April 17 , 2024 .Very food motivated. Crate trained. He was the runt in his liter so he's on the smaller side. He loves dog beach. He is very small prey driven. Cats would be something he couldn't be around. He's never actually attacked one but I feel given the opportunity he would. That's why I need to rehome. My living situation has severely changed I had to move back into my parents house and he spends alot of time in his crate . He needs training and time I'm unable to give him at the moment.. He's been around kids. He's just not real familiar with kids. Other dogs he likes. He plays hard and rough, he's very sweet sleeps with me every night.. maybe someone with only one dog.. He's curious but shy .. normally doesn't care for people with hats on. His stranger danger voice comes out..
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Remi

Labrador Retriever

Female, Young
Alpine, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Remi is a super sweet and playful pup. She loves car rides and walks. She would make a very good pet for a single dog family!
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HERMES

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 3 yrs 1 mo
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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MAPLE

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Female, 4 yrs
Bonita, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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Dog shelters and rescues in Encinitas, California

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

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Emerald City Pet Rescue

Encinitas, CA 92024

Pet Types: cats, dogs, horses

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The Puerto Rico Dog Fund CA chapter

Encinitas, CA 92024

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Little Angel Kitten Rescue

Encinitas, CA 92024

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rancho Coastal Humane Society

389 Requeza Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits

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Tragic To Magic - La Jolla

453 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Friends of SNAP

PO Box 235287, Encinitas (San Diego), CA 92023

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Small Dog Rescue

North County San Diego, CA 92009

Pet Types: dogs

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San Diego County Department of Animal Services - North Region

2481 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Bichon FurKids Rescue

6965 El Camino Real, #105-425, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Pet Types: dogs

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Scratch My Belly

POBox 3879, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Pet Types: dogs

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