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Puppies and dogs in Waco, Texas

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Waco, Texas. 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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Dixie

Black Mouth Cur

Female, Adult
Hewitt, TX
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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URGENT!!!! WE ARE ABOUT TO MOVE, AND OUR DOGS HAVE NO WHERE TO GO!!! Dixie is a super sweet girl who has been a part of our family since she was about 6 months old. She loves to run, and she will fetch a ball as long as you're willing to throw it! She is very smart and obedient and could be easily trained to do a variety of tricks or chores. She is also very nurturing and shows concern for both humans and animals who are injured or sick. Dixie is used to spending time both indoors and outdoors, and she enjoys both kinds of environments. She gets along well with cats, and she seems to get along with other dogs, although she has not been around them very often. I believe she would adapt well to a variety of living situations and human or animal companions. Dixie has been a fantastic pet for our family over the past 8 years, but due to an upcoming move we are not able to keep her with us any longer. She would be a loving addition to any household!
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Bosque

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Male, Adult
Hewitt, TX
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
URGENT!!! WE ARE ABOUT TO MOVE, AND OUR DOGS HAVE NOWHERE TO GO!!! Bosque is a sweet and energetic boy who has been a part of our family since he was about a year old. He LOVES people and will do anything for attention or snacks! He has the energy to run and play, but he also enjoys relaxing and will happily match your activity level. He is typically gentle and well-behaved around people, including children. Bosque is used to spending time both indoors and outdoors, and he enjoys both environments. He has learned to tolerate cats ok, and he has mixed feelings about other dogs -- sometimes barks at them, other times behaves fine. Bosque has been a fantastic pet for our family over the past 8 years, but due to an upcoming move we are not able to keep him with us any longer. He would be a loving and fun addition to any household!
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Patch

Boxer Labrador Retriever

Male, Adult
Hewitt, TX
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Patches is the goodest of boys! He is so sweet and lovable loves to play, go for walks, and is always down for an adventure or car ride, he is also just as cool with snuggles on the couch. Loves to be pet or scratched anywhere bonus points are awarded for letting him give kisses. He is well-trained. Great on a leash and has good recall off leash he is house-trained and knows all his basic commands. He is great with other dogs loving to have someone to play and wrestle with but would also be perfectly happy to be an only pet as he would get ALL the love. Patches only downside is that he is NOT good with cats or other small animals. He has a high prey drive and therefore can not be trusted with the little furry or feathered friends. However, if you are looking for a good boy to keep stray cats, squirrels, and opossums out of your yard no worries Patch will handle that task with the utmost discipline and delight.
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Darcy

Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Female, Adult
Lorena, TX
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Darcy is almost 6 and has lived with us for 4.5 years. She is loving and enjoys being social and walks. She is calm, good-natured, chill, and both outgoing and introverted at the same time. A place for her: A loving home where she has company (loves to snuggle), a way she won't escape (she is adventurous but doesn't like heat much), some play mates for when she wants to interact, but where she can have her own space when she chooses (she does very well on her own a lot also).
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Radar

Labrador Retriever Retriever (Unknown Type)

Male, Young
Riesel, TX
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We got radar in November from our local shelter. We immediately fell in love with him! He is so good with our kids (aged 2&3) he’s a really good dog all around! He’s very friendly around other dogs and people. He barks when someone comes up your driveway or if he hears something! We are having to find him a new home as he and our other dog continue to run away from the house! When they are without each other (when one is kenneled and the other is free) they’re great and don’t run away, but once we let them both free to roam, they go a little over 4 miles across a 4 lane highway almost daily!
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Susie

Great Pyrenees Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Axtell, TX
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Susie is a very sweet dog! She is a great lap dog, she comforts you when you are upset. She loves to play with toys and in the water. She loves to run and chase! She enjoys playing with other dogs. She is not aggressive but is protective. She needs someone who is going to be able to dedicate more time to her and give her the attention and love she deserves. We love her so much and this isn’t an easy decision. She just does not get along with our other farm animals anymore.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Waco, Texas

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PAWS Humane Society

PO Box 23365, Waco, TX 76702

Pet Types: cats, dogs, reptiles

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Humane Society Of Central Texas

2032 Circle Road, Waco, TX 76702

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

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McLennan Animal Rescue Coalition

PO BOX 23933, Waco, TX 76702

Pet Types: dogs

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Community Misfits Animal Rescue

Waco Area, Waco, TX 76712

Pet Types: dogs

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Waco Pets Alive!

Waco, TX 76712

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All Tails Matter Rescue - Texas

Waco, TX 76712

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Central Texas Lost & Found Pets

Waco, TX 76712

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Adopt an Angel

210 E Crest Dr, Waco, TX 76705

Pet Types: dogs

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Fuzzy Friends Rescue

6321 Airport Road, Waco, TX 76708

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Love to Spare Rescue and Sanctuary

Eddy, TX 76524

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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