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Puppies and dogs in Kannapolis, North Carolina

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

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Adopt a dog in Kannapolis, North Carolina

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Kannapolis, North Carolina. 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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Tehoka

Collie Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Puppy
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We rescued Tehoka at around 4-6 weeks old and he is currently between 9-10 months. He is a vibrant puppy who has absolutely taught my wife and I what it is like to be loved unconditionally. His favorite games include some good ol tug of war and long distance fetch - though he may swerve on you and want to be chased with a toy instead! He has picked up on training exceptionally well for a puppy including potty, crate, and basic commands. We are looking for a home that will cherish him and love him beyond measure - just as we do. Unfortunately - we do think it has to be a single dog home as he has not been able to get along with our other dog. (Also male) He is still a puppy with ample but not excessive energy - and will need a home that is willing to play with him. He is the sweetest boy who values spending time with his people above all else.
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Bailey

Goldendoodle

Male, Young
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Bailey loves people and has as much energy to play as his human is willing to give! Our family is devastated to make this move, but we must find him a new loving home as soon as possible. He is 10 months old and considered medium at 50 lbs. He is Neutered and up to date on all his shots.
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Jasmine

Pointer Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
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Story
Howdy! My name is Jasmine. I am a German Shorthaired Pointer Mix and I am going to make you a wonderful companion. I am still a toddler at approximately 1 year old, so I am full of lots of energy and eager for you to teach me all sorts of neat tricks. My foster mom tells me that I am a super sweet, very affectionate, and smart girl. I already know how to sit on command, and I am learning to potty outside. I have 7 foster brothers and sisters and I get along with all of them. I like children once I get to know them, but it takes me a little bit because I am shy. I kind of like playing with my toys but would rather just hang out with you. I need someone who wants to play with me and take me on walks outside and doesn't mind getting a lot of doggie kisses and hugs. I don't make a lot of noise unless I hear someone at the door and then I will let you know before the doorbell rings. I like to snuggle up with you on the couch and be in the same room that you are in. I will also sleep at the foot of the bed if you let me. The vet tells me that I am in great shape at 45 pounds and that I am probably done growing. I eat fast, and my foster mom is trying to slow me down, sometimes she puts her hand in my bowl to try to slow me down, but I don't mind I just move it out of my way and continue eating until it is all gone. I can't tell you much about where I came from because all that I remember is showing up at my foster home and them taking me in and promising me that they would keep me until they could find a good forever home. I am getting spayed soon. If you're interested in meeting me, please visit the website hsdavie.org and complete an adoption application on me.
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Bianca

American Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is Bianca and Brad, and they are ready to bring a whole bunch of joy and happiness into your house! Bianca and Brad are a bonded pair and must be adopted together. Bianca is a pit-mix, intact female (spay pending) that is around 2 years old and weighing 45-50 pounds, and Brad is a Maltese, intact male (neuter pending) that is around 2 years old and weighing 17-20 pounds. They both were found in October 2023 roaming near the Winston-Salem airport as strays and have been in our care ever since. While under our care they have been treated for fleas, ringworm and hookworm and have overcome all those issues and are currently on Heartgard preventative chews. Our intent was always to foster and help them find a new home and that's where you come in! Both dogs are very well adjusted to car rides, big time attention fiends, and they are both very good with people. They have not been around many other dogs and cats, but when they are they get very excited and want to play with them no matter what size. Bianca will try to jump on you to get pets (something we are trying to curtail) and Brad tries as well and will even try to jump on chairs or any other elevated surface to get closer to you. Bianca loves to play frisbee and fetch sticks, but only when she wants to. Brad tries to play alongside her but his size and speed don't really allow that to happen, so he'll sneak some pets in while Bianca retrieves the object thrown. On that note, Bianca gets a little jealous when Brad gets pets so she will attempt to butt her way in so as not to be left out, but it's not a vicious jealousy just one where she wants what he's getting. They both enjoy going on walks though we are working on better leash behavior. Bianca especially likes roaming and crossing paths and even steps over Brad, but he doesn't seem to mind. Brad will find a squirrel and fixate on it from half a mile away but after a little nudging he will forget it and continue onward. We walk them together because they are a bonded set and separating them (either on purpose or on accident) does seem to stress them if it's for longer than say 20 minutes. They do have a slight track record of chewing on things they are not supposed to however we are convinced this is because they are bored and need more face time with people, so adopters should be able to dedicate a lot of attentiveness to them in their new home. With their age and their temperament, they are definitely above average energy dogs but they do well inside or outside and would make a lovely addition to yours and your family's lives, and they would be very appreciative of you for giving them a second chance at a forever home! If you are interested in adopting Brad and Bianca, please complete an adoption application on our website at hsdavie.org
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Brad

Maltese Mixed Breed (Small)

Male, Adult
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is Bianca and Brad, and they are ready to bring a whole bunch of joy and happiness into your house! Bianca and Brad are a bonded pair and must be adopted together. Bianca is a pit-mix, intact female (spay pending) that is around 2 years old and weighing 45-50 pounds, and Brad is a Maltese, intact male (neuter pending) that is around 2 years old and weighing 17-20 pounds. They both were found in October 2023 roaming near the Winston-Salem airport as strays and have been in our care ever since. While under our care they have been treated for fleas, ringworm and hookworm and have overcome all those issues and are currently on Heartgard preventative chews. Our intent was always to foster and help them find a new home and that's where you come in! Both dogs are very well adjusted to car rides, big time attention fiends, and they are both very good with people. They have not been around many other dogs and cats, but when they are they get very excited and want to play with them no matter what size. Bianca will try to jump on you to get pets (something we are trying to curtail) and Brad tries as well and will even try to jump on chairs or any other elevated surface to get closer to you. Bianca loves to play frisbee and fetch sticks, but only when she wants to. Brad tries to play alongside her but his size and speed don't really allow that to happen, so he'll sneak some pets in while Bianca retrieves the object thrown. On that note, Bianca gets a little jealous when Brad gets pets so she will attempt to butt her way in so as not to be left out, but it's not a vicious jealousy just one where she wants what he's getting. They both enjoy going on walks though we are working on better leash behavior. Bianca especially likes roaming and crossing paths and even steps over Brad, but he doesn't seem to mind. Brad will find a squirrel and fixate on it from half a mile away but after a little nudging he will forget it and continue onward. We walk them together because they are a bonded set and separating them (either on purpose or on accident) does seem to stress them if it's for longer than say 20 minutes. They do have a slight track record of chewing on things they are not supposed to however we are convinced this is because they are bored and need more face time with people, so adopters should be able to dedicate a lot of attentiveness to them in their new home. With their age and their temperament, they are definitely above average energy dogs but they do well inside or outside and would make a lovely addition to yours and your family's lives, and they would be very appreciative of you for giving them a second chance at a forever home! If you are interested in adopting Brad and Bianca, please complete an adoption application on our website at hsdavie.org
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Hazel Ann

Golden Retriever Poodle (Standard)

Female, Adult
Advance, NC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Hazel Ann- The Perfect Mix of Love and Energy! This adorable, 6-year-old Golden Retriever/Standard Poodle mix is as cute as they come. Hazel Ann is a female beauty, weighing in at 60 pounds of pure love and fluff. She's got an irresistible furry coat and a striking appearance that will steal your heart instantly. But there's more to Hazel Ann than just her charming looks. This lovely lady is an active, playful, and energetic girl who will keep you on your toes. She loves to run and play, making her the perfect companion for an active lifestyle. And if you need a constant companion or a social butterfly, Hazel Ann is your girl. She will be your best friend, a lover, and a loyal family member. Hazel Ann is an affectionate and gentle soul, always ready to give you face kisses and cuddles. She's also incredibly clever and curious, making her a joy to train and teach new tricks. But don't be fooled by her diva-like tendencies; Hazel Ann is friendly and sociable with everyone she meets. And when it comes to other animals, Hazel Ann is a total sweetheart. She likes dogs and is good with seniors and kids, making her the perfect addition to any family. Don't wait any longer; come and meet Hazel Ann today! This magnificent girl is waiting for her forever home and can't wait to become the newest member of your family. Adopt Hazel Ann, and you'll have a playful, cuddly, and loving companion for life. If you're interested in adopting Hazel Ann, please visit our website at hsdavie.org and complete an adoption application.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Kannapolis, North Carolina

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

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Kreitzers Critter Corral Puppy Rescue

Kannapolis, NC 28083

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Maleia Lynn Rescue

449 South Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, NC 28083

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Charlotte Cocker Rescue of NC

PO Box 1050, Kannapolis, NC 28081

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Carolina Siberian Rescue

PO Box 5721, Concord, NC 28027

Pet Types: dogs

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Cabarrus Pets Society

P.O.Box 5042, Concord, NC 28027

Pet Types: dogs

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Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center Pet Therapy Program

850 Holshouser Road, 1484 Old Charlotte Road, Concord, NC 28027

Pet Types: dogs

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Life On Paws Rescue

Concord, NC 28025

Pet Types: dogs

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Cabarrus County Animal Shelter

244 Betsy Carpenter Place SW, Concord, NC 28025

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

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Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County

2010 Wilshire Court SW, Princeton's Meow: 29 Brookwood Avenue NE, Concord, NC 28025

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Finding Them A Home

China Grove, NC 28023

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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