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Puppies and dogs in Carmel, Indiana

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Carmel, Indiana. 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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Zelda

American Bulldog

Female, Senior
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Im Zelda, a couch potato queen! I love playing with toys, snuggles and walks! I am adored by staff and volunteers! I have been thriving in a foster home, learning basic commands and eating all the snacks. I live to eat, sleep and cuddle! My ideal home is with no other animals or young children to easily startle me! I have a super cute grunt that is hilarious to listen to and my foster dad says I am the best! My adoption fee has been sponsored and I come with lots of goodies!
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Bindi

Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Female, Adult
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Bindi is a very sweet older girl who will do best in a quieter home. She's very social and enjoys being near people, she would make a great companion for someone looking for a pal to spend lots of time with. She's a bit older but would benefit from nice daily walks or a yard to explore. She does need a home where she can be the only pet.
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Orion

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Adult
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hey there, I'm Orion! I'm a sweet boy looking for a home where I can get lots of daily playtime, walks to explore with my nose, and all the love and attention I deserve. I am a bit of a sensitive soul, so I am looking for an adopter who will be understanding of that and take the time to build a bond using lots of praise and treats. Since I am sensitive, I may not be the best fit for a home with rambunctious young children, but would likely do alright with older, more easygoing kids. I do enjoy playing with doggy friends, so I might make a good playmate if you have another social dog in the home!
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Barley

Bull Terrier

Male, Puppy
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
I'm a boy that wants to be the star of the show, as in I want to be the only furry friend in the home. I'm an outgoing boy who needs to get my energy out. I'm treat motivated so training won't be too difficult. Take me home and I will love you forever.
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Jackson

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Senior
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Jackson is a timid and sensitive boy looking for a quiet home where his adopter will take things slowly with him and help him build a bond with them. He's very sweet once comfortable with someone but does take some time to warm up to new people. He enjoys being outdoors and would love to be your walking buddy. He is too sensitive to live with small children, but may do okay with an easy going dog. Jackson is needing some dental surgery and has geriatric arthritis, but can still go home today! Ask an adoptions counselor how to make this happen!
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Princeton

Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Male, Adult
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi! I'm best boy Princeton! I have been in a foster home for a bit now and they are learning so much about me. I live with a spunky, sister dog who loves to play! We run around and wrestle in the yard. I prefer a home with a dog, actually! I love a confident girl dog who can show me the ropes! (We always recommend slow intros and lots of breaks until both dogs are comfortable in the home.)I am very shy with new people, but once I warm up to you, I crave attention. Using baby talk and treats help me meet new people. Since I'm so shy, I prefer a home without little kids under the age of 15. I already know my main commands, am potty trained and love learning with treats. I live for cuddles on the couch and walks. My foster family adores me and will be so happy to see me find a home. Apply for me soon so I can find my forever!Love, Mr. Princeton

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Dog shelters and rescues in Carmel, Indiana

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

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IndyHumane

7929 N. Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Castaway Pit Bull Rescue

Indianapolis, IN 46260

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Beagle Freedom Project - IN

Indianapolis, IN 46077

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Friends For Keeps

Carmel, IN 46280

Pet Types: dogs

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Indy Homes for Huskies

Indianapolis, IN 46082

Pet Types: dogs

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Ratbone Rescues (IN Chapter)

Carmel, IN 46082

Pet Types: dogs

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Every Dog Counts Rescue

Indianapolis, IN 46228

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue - Indiana

P.O. Box 20125, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Pet Types: dogs

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Mended Hearts Rescue

PO Box 36868, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Helping PAWS, Inc.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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