20 Adoptable Dogs in San Antonio That Want to Be Your New Best Friend 

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Dogs are man's best friend, especially when said dog is adopted from the Animal Defense League. Here are some adoptable pups that are waiting to come home with you.
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"Hi, I’m Roxanne! I’m a very sweet and affectionate young girl. I always want to be right by your side! I’m looking for a home that understands to go slow with me and I will show you all the love! I love to go on walks. Would you like to take me for one?"
"I am such a fun dog, I just don’t ever stop playing! An active family would have a wonderful time keeping me entertained and vice versa. I do need a lot of exercise, but that’s a good thing. I didn’t get this fine body from lying around watching Game of Dogs. Apparently a previous owner didn’t appreciate my friskiness and left me tied up or something, because I have a scar on my back from a harness that grew into my skin. But that’s behind me now and I’m ready for a new life. Let’s go!"
"Don’t I have a yummy name? I am a puppy so I can be a little crazy when I first get out of my run, but I am really a pretty good boy for my age once I calm down. They tell me I will grow into a pretty big boy but we big dogs are the best, don’t you think? I am waiting here for you to come meet me and we can play and go for a walk together, and then go home together."
"What could possibly be more fun than squeaky toys and rolling around in the grass? Getting lots of love from a human, of course! I adore people, and they seem to think I’m pretty cool too. I’m very friendly, and I have a cute habit of rolling over and asking for a belly rub. It’s irresistible. Any image of me looking distinguished vanishes when I do that, but I don’t care. What I do care about is finding a home. I bet if I show you my belly rub trick, I’ll be yours in no time."
"In this compact body there’s a lot of energy, but put me on a leash and I’m as good as gold. I want so much to go home with a nice human, or a group of them, when you come to see me I’ll be on my best behavior. Or my worst, because they are the same! I really am a jewel."
"Would you like to meet a really nice guy who is also a good boy? I walk well on a leash and am old enough to have learned good manners in other ways. I’m curious and love to look around when I am out and about. I am so eager to meet people that sometimes a creep up a bit on the chain link of my run. You can’t blame me for having enthusiasm, can you? I’m a happy guy but I sure will be even happier when I have a home of my own. If it has dogs and cats, that will be probably be okay with me, too."
"Look at me, look at me! I am the doggo with the best wiggle with the best smile and with the best eyes. I’d just like to say that if we meet and I get a belly rub from you then I’ll go crazy in love with you and would want to give you a loving hug. I love treats but let’s be honest, who doesn’t love treats, but seriously give me treats though and my hugs will be endless. I love to be out and about so let’s meet!"
"I am a little Jack Russel gal who is as cute as can be! The doc said I am a little too round. That wasn’t very kind, was it? I happen to think I am gorgeous. But I guess it is a good thing to get good exercise and eat healthy as we age. I have some hip dysplasia but I think we could go for short walks together just fine. I love to look around at everything when I am out, and I love doing all sorts of things with a human friend. I really need one of those right now, or even a whole family of them. Can you help me out?"
"Hi, I’m Tala! I’m a chunky yet funky girl who is looking for my forever home. I am very energetic and love to play fetch! I walk very well on a leash, so walks are a breeze for me. Come visit me and let’s go for a walk!"
"Well I certainly make sure to live up to my name! I’m all smiles around people and around cameras. I like to be silly and roll around in the grass. I just love the attention! So if you’re looking for a furry companion to bring some cheer into your life, then I’ll be happy to bring that happiness to you!"
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"Hello! I am a happy young girl who loves to play. I like to play with dogs especially if they are my size and still young like me. Some people say that nine months old for a dog is entering the teen age years. That could be very interesting and challenging. It is a good age for training and learning how to be a good girl for the rest of my life. I’ll bet you would like to take that journey with me."
"Banjo is my name! I’m a happy and playful boy who’s always ready for an adventure! I’m looking for a home where I get plenty of exercise and have fun with my human. If you’re looking for an active pup to join you on walks, then please give silly me a chance!"
"Hi, I’m Charlie! I’m pretty right? I’m pretty on the inside too but you’ll need to give me some time to show you. I have to admit…I do better with the ladies than men, and older kiddos would be best for me. Someone spent a lot of time teaching me tricks during the time I had spent time in a home…adjusting to life in the shelter has made me a bit nervous. Come by and meet me and let’s see how things go!"
"Hi there, my name is Nix! I hope you’ll come by and meet me soon because I love to meet new people! I do enjoy a tasty meaty dog treat and going for walks. Everyone says that I am a sweet girl and I hope you’ll think so too."
"Hi, I’m Osito which means teddy bear in Spanish. I’m definitely like a big lovable teddy bear who loves to be around people! I get playful when toys are around and will patiently wait for a toy. I do like treats but actually prefer attention from humans! I like to be silly, have fun, and lounge around next to my people. Please come by and meet me soon so that we can find out if I can be your teddy bear!"
"Hi, I’m Olive! Can you believe I’ve been at ADL for over a year? Crazy, right! I know my person is out there somewhere! Please tell me it could possibly be you! A little about me…I can be a bit shy around new people and places so I may need some time to adjust to my new home. Please don’t let that worry you because before you know it, I am as playful as can be! I love running, exploring, and enjoying my time outdoors. You might catch me rolling around in the grass with a squeaky toy in my mouth because I LOVE to play with toys! I also enjoy a good game of fetch and have impressive skills at catching tennis balls in midair. I’m very treat motivated! I’ll sit for treats and happily stare at you with puppy dog eyes as I wait for the treat. I would fit in best in a home with older considerate children and although I’d prefer to be the only furbaby, I might consider a dog-sibling too. So if you have any potential dog-siblings for me, then let’s set up a meet-and-greet! Overall, I’m a friendly and playful gal who just needs a special person who’ll love me no matter what. I may have a very serious expression when you see me at ADL but there is a silly side to me that you must see! Please give me a chance to show you how fun I can be!"
"Hi, I’m the lovely Isabel! I’m a happy-go-lucky older gal! I may be an oldie but goodie but I still have some spunk for my age. I am always ready to have a good time with people and would fit in great with someone who likes to go on walks. I’m ready to spread some cheer around. If you have any potential doggy friends, I’d like to have the chance to meet them first before we become official fur-siblings. Please give a pretty girl like me a chance to have a forever home with you!"
"Guten tag! My name is Germany! I am a very sweet and playful young man. I’m an active guy too! I believe I would make a fantastic running buddy! I enjoy going out on adventures and daily walks. I hope my next adventure can be with you!"
"So I can’t sing like my namesake, but I’m just as pretty, with my long, glamorous hair, don’t you think? My boyfriend Butch thinks so. People may laugh and call me a cougar since Butch is a lot younger, but he’s such a cute little guy that I don’t want to ever be without him. Where he goes, I go, and where I go, he goes. Can we go with you?"
"Aren’t I pretty? Don’t I look like the kind of dog you’d like to take home? I am full of fun and energy, and I’m quite smart too. I know the sit command, but I must admit I don’t do it for long because there are too many other things to do. I know the shake command too, but after I hand you my paw I give you the other one and it ends up being more like jumping up on my back legs because I’m just so happy! I do stay still for a belly rub, because who doesn’t love a good belly rub? If you take me home we could be best friends!"
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"Hi, I’m Roxanne! I’m a very sweet and affectionate young girl. I always want to be right by your side! I’m looking for a home that understands to go slow with me and I will show you all the love! I love to go on walks. Would you like to take me for one?"

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