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Puppies and dogs in La Mesa, California

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

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Adopt a dog in La Mesa, California

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in La Mesa, 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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Jack

Anatolian Shepherd German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Lemon Grove, CA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Jack is a 16 month old male Anatolian Shepherd/German Shepherd mix with a sweet disposition - very loving and playful. He weighs approximately 115 lbs. Jack is very energetic and needs a large property to run and exercise. He is a good watch dog and not an incessant barker. Jack's mix breed makes him a loyal companion and very intelligent. He was housebroken very quickly and trained to use the bathroom in one designated area of our yard. We are heartbroken that we have to rehome Jack but due to a recent health diagnosis, it would be challenging for us to keep him.
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Falcor

Labradoodle

Male, Young
Lemon Grove, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
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Ace

Husky

Male, Young
Spring Valley, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Ace is a beautiful amazing Husky. He loves everybody, and we have never had any issues with children or adults. Unfortunately, we have moved from a home with a massive yard to a home with a tiny yard. Despite taking him on walks as much as we can with our busy schedules and two small boys, we can't seem to give him the attention he deserves.
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Star

Husky

Female, Adult
Spring Valley, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Star is in need of a new home. She's friendly, loves to jump and play. She is shy around other pets, but will warm up to them in time. She has basic training(sit, up, down, wait and come). She enjoys taking long walks and hikes. She was born on December 20, 2020.
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Kingston

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Male, 1 yr 10 mos
Spring Valley, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Baby boy Kinston is the cutest pup. He loves to cuddle and play tug of war. He needs a loving home.
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Buttercup

American Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever

Female, Young
Spring Valley, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi everyone. This is Buttercup. She is a sweet 2 year old black pittie/lab mix. She is housebroken, crate-trained, and knows basic commands. I rescued her from SEAACA when she had minutes left. However I am not able to keep her forever. Please give her a forever home. She is a sweet girl.

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Dog shelters and rescues in La Mesa, California

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

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Greyhound Adoption Center

P.O. Box 2433, La Mesa, CA 91943

Pet Types: dogs

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Baja Rescue Ranch

San Diego, CA 91941

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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VC Animal Rescue

La Mesa, CA 91941

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs

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Little Rascals Rescue

San Diego, CA 91941

Pet Types: dogs

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Southern California German Shepherd Rescue

6161 El Cajon Blvd, #460, San Diego, CA 92115

Pet Types: dogs

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Paradise Valley Rescue

San Diego, CA 92115

Pet Types: dogs, horses

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Amazing Strays Rescue

San Diego, CA 92115

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Baja Paws Rescue

San Diego, CA 92120

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Legend Animal Rescue

6879 Cartwright Street, San Diego, CA 92120

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs

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El Cajon Animal Shelter

1373 N. Marshall, El Cajon, CA 92020

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

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