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Puppies and dogs in Hayward, California

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

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Hayward, 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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Rosie

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Belmont, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Snow and Rosie are 5.5 years old and have been in our family since they were 7 weeks old. They are White German Shepherds. Both have been raised in the same home with our kids and are wonderful family pets. We really could not ask for better dogs. Both enjoy tennis balls and fetch. They will lay on your lap for love and comfort and sleep next to you. They also love steaks off the grill and chicken bones. Not only are we downsizing, but with our busy schedules, it has become challenging to get them the exercise and attention that they both deserve. It breaks our heart to make this difficult decision, but we know it’s time. They both have a big heart and love to sunbathe. They have not bitten anyone, no medical conditions, no surgeries, other than Rosie (female) is fixed. Snow is not fixed. All we ask is that you love them as much (if not more) than we do. Both will need a loving home, But if you are interested in only one, that is okay. Thank you.
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Snow

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Belmont, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Snow and Rosie are 5.5 years old and have been in our family since they were 7 weeks old. They are White German Shepherds. Both have been raised in the same home with our kids and are wonderful family pets. We really could not ask for better dogs. Both enjoy tennis balls and fetch. They will lay on your lap for love and comfort and sleep next to you. They also love steaks off the grill and chicken bones. Not only are we downsizing but with our busy schedules, it has become challenging to get them the exercise and attention that they both deserve. It breaks our heart to make this difficult decision, but we know it’s time. They both have a big heart and love to sunbathe. They have not bitten anyone, no medical conditions, no surgeries, other than Rosie (female) is fixed. Snow is not fixed. All we ask is that you love them as much (if not more) than we do. Both will need loving homes. Thank you.
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Hoagie

Chihuahua

Male, Adult
Burlingame, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Howdy, I'm Hoagie! I'm a super exticed to meet you! I'm a 1 year old, neutered male, chihuahua mix. I am longer than I am tall so I might be part Dauchshund! I currently weigh around 9 pounds. I'm a playful young dog that's still working on my manners. I hope to be the bestest boy when I grow up! I'm hoping to be adopted by someone that will continue my training and teach me all about the great big world! For more information, just ask Customer Service about Hoagie! ID# A942262  Drop-In hours for Same Day Adoptions:  11 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week  Adoptions will be done on a first come, first served basis. Please note for walk-ins, if the animal you are interested in has other appointments, he/she may not be available for you to meet. The adoptions process can take a minimum of 1 hour. You must be 18 or older to adopt.  If you prefer to set up an appointment, please submit your fully completed Adoption Profile Form to adoptinquire@peninsulahumanesociety.org and an adoption counselor will call you make an appointment to meet in person. You must be 18 or older to submit an application. Please make sure to include in the application that you are interested in meeting me. Application:  https://phs-spca.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/AdoptionProfiles_dog2023_fillin.pdf *The application may not work on mobile devices and iPads. Please call (650) 340-7022 for assistance. Unless otherwise indicated, adoptable animals are located at our Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Please note at this time we are doing adoptions by appointments only. Please call us at 650-340-7022 to schedule an appointment.Our hours are weekdays from 11am-6pm and weekends from 11am-5pm (closed major holidays). Interested adopters must arrive at least 1 hour before close.  We do our best to update our listings regularly, but we can’t guarantee every animal you see is still available. It’s also typical for us to have animals who haven’t had their photos taken yet, so you are welcome to visit our adoption center and have a look around! To check on an animal's adoption status, please call 650-340-7022 during normal business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. Emails will be returned as soon as possible, but please allow up to 48 hours during busy adoption periods like weekends.February 28, 2024, 8:46 pm
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Romeo

Chihuahua

Male, Young
Burlingame, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi there!  My name is Romeo and I'm a 1.5 year old, neutered, Chihuaha that's looking for my forever home. I'm a spunky little guy that's always ready for the next adventure! I love to be the center of attention! I'll sit in your lap for snuggles whenever I can! I'm a fairly young guy that's still working on some manners like sharing so I'd like to be adopted by someone that is prepared to continue my training and help me become the best dog I can be! For more information, just ask Customer Service about Romeo! ID# A940769 Drop-In hours for Same Day Adoptions:  11 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week  Adoptions will be done on a first come, first served basis. Please note for walk-ins, if the animal you are interested in has other appointments, he/she may not be available for you to meet. The adoptions process can take a minimum of 1 hour. You must be 18 or older to adopt.  If you prefer to set up an appointment, please submit your fully completed Adoption Profile Form to adoptinquire@peninsulahumanesociety.org and an adoption counselor will call you make an appointment to meet in person. You must be 18 or older to submit an application. Please make sure to include in the application that you are interested in meeting me. Application:  https://phs-spca.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/AdoptionProfiles_dog2023_fillin.pdf *The application may not work on mobile devices and iPads. Please call (650) 340-7022 for assistance. Unless otherwise indicated, adoptable animals are located at our Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Please note at this time we are doing adoptions by appointments only. Please call us at 650-340-7022 to schedule an appointment.Our hours are weekdays from 11am-6pm and weekends from 11am-5pm (closed major holidays). Interested adopters must arrive at least 1 hour before close.  We do our best to update our listings regularly, but we can’t guarantee every animal you see is still available. It’s also typical for us to have animals who haven’t had their photos taken yet, so you are welcome to visit our adoption center and have a look around! To check on an animal's adoption status, please call 650-340-7022 during normal business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. Emails will be returned as soon as possible, but please allow up to 48 hours during busy adoption periods like weekends.February 28, 2024, 8:46 pm
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Larry

Boxer Mastiff

Male, Senior
Burlingame, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Why hello there, my name is Larry. It's a pleasure to meet you! I'm a 8 year old, neutered male, Boxer and I weigh around 53 pounds. I'm a friendly but gentle fellow. I would love to meet someone who understands that stubborn old fellows like myself can be loving playful fur-ever friends. I might even get a big rowdy once I'm super comfortable. I would love to meet everyone in the home, including resident dogs. I would also love to go to training classes with my few family. ! I can't wait to see you!  Larry ID# A940909 Drop-In hours for Same Day Adoptions:  11 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week  Adoptions will be done on a first come, first served basis. Please note for walk-ins, if the animal you are interested in has other appointments, he/she may not be available for you to meet. The adoptions process can take a minimum of 1 hour. You must be 18 or older to adopt.  If you prefer to set up an appointment, please submit your fully completed Adoption Profile Form to adoptinquire@peninsulahumanesociety.org and an adoption counselor will call you make an appointment to meet in person. You must be 18 or older to submit an application. Please make sure to include in the application that you are interested in meeting me. Application:  https://phs-spca.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/AdoptionProfiles_dog2023_fillin.pdf *The application may not work on mobile devices and iPads. Please call (650) 340-7022 for assistance.Unless otherwise indicated, adoptable animals are located at our Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Please note at this time we are doing adoptions by appointments only. Please call us at 650-340-7022 to schedule an appointment.Our hours are weekdays from 11am-6pm and weekends from 11am-5pm (closed major holidays). Interested adopters must arrive at least 1 hour before close.  We do our best to update our listings regularly, but we can’t guarantee every animal you see is still available. It’s also typical for us to have animals who haven’t had their photos taken yet, so you are welcome to visit our adoption center and have a look around! To check on an animal's adoption status, please call 650-340-7022 during normal business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. Emails will be returned as soon as possible, but please allow up to 48 hours during busy adoption periods like weekends.February 28, 2024, 8:46 pm
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Arlo

Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Burlingame, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi there! My name is Arlo and I'm a 5 year old, neutered male pit bull that currently weighs about 44lbs.  I'm a timid boy that's still learning about the great big world.  I would do best with a family that has experience with dogs that are still working on impulse control and sharing.  I hope to be a proper gentleman so I'll need plenty of training.  I'm a sweet boy that already knows sit and absolutely adores all the treats which will definitely help with my continued training. I walk well on leash and happily stay close to my handler.  After exercising, I like to flop over in my person's arms for kisses and cuddles.  P.S. Kongs are the best thing in the world, especially if they have some peanut butter in them!  I love the spotlight so I prefer to be the only pet in the household. For more information about me, just ask Customer Service about Arlo!  ID# A940198 Drop-In hours for Same Day Adoptions:  11 am – 5 pm, 7 days a week  Adoptions will be done on a first come, first served basis. Please note for walk-ins, if the animal you are interested in has other appointments, he/she may not be available for you to meet. The adoptions process can take a minimum of 1 hour. You must be 18 or older to adopt.  If you prefer to set up an appointment, please submit your fully completed Adoption Profile Form to adoptinquire@peninsulahumanesociety.org and an adoption counselor will call you make an appointment to meet in person. You must be 18 or older to submit an application. Please make sure to include in the application that you are interested in meeting me. Application:  https://phs-spca.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/AdoptionProfiles_dog2023_fillin.pdf *The application may not work on mobile devices and iPads. Please call (650) 340-7022 for assistance.Unless otherwise indicated, adoptable animals are located at our Lantos Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Please note at this time we are doing adoptions by appointments only. Please call us at 650-340-7022 to schedule an appointment.Our hours are weekdays from 11am-6pm and weekends from 11am-5pm (closed major holidays). Interested adopters must arrive at least 1 hour before close.  We do our best to update our listings regularly, but we can’t guarantee every animal you see is still available. It’s also typical for us to have animals who haven’t had their photos taken yet, so you are welcome to visit our adoption center and have a look around! To check on an animal's adoption status, please call 650-340-7022 during normal business hours to speak with an adoption counselor. Emails will be returned as soon as possible, but please allow up to 48 hours during busy adoption periods like weekends.February 28, 2024, 8:46 pm

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Dog shelters and rescues in Hayward, California

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

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Pack Lyfe Rescue Inc

hayward, CA 94544

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

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Hayward Animal Shelter

16 Barnes Ct, Hayward, CA 94544

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Last Chance

Hayward, CA 94544

Pet Types: dogs

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Nobody's Perfekt Dogs

Bayfair Mall, 15555 E. 14th St., Suite #330, San Leandro, CA 94578

Pet Types: dogs

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Sunshine Rescue Group

Petsmart, 15555 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Paws That Matter

4061 East Castro Valley Boulevard, Suite 231, Castro Valley, CA 94552

Pet Types: cats, dogs, reptiles, small animals

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Dusty Paws Rescue, Inc. (retired as of Sept. 2020)

P.O. Box 2794, Castro Valley, CA 94546

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits

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MCE Animal Foundation

Castro Valley, CA 94546

Pet Types: dogs

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Adopt A Doggie

20885 Redwood Road, No. 248, Castro Valley, CA 94546

Pet Types: dogs

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Cattledog Dreams

San Leandro, CA 94577

Pet Types: dogs

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