20 Adoptable Dogs in San Antonio That Want to Live Their Best Life With You 

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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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"I may be a boxer, but boxing isn’t my thing. I’d much rather play with a squeaky toy or give you slobbery kisses. I’m the gentle kind of guy that likes to stop and smell the roses – or at least pee on them. I’m not half bad at walking on a leash, and I would love to show you. Then I will look at you with my big brown eyes and beg you to take me home, and we will be happy for ever after."
"Hi, I’m Obie! I’m a playful and friendly boy who’s looking for the perfect active human friend for me! Can’t you just imagine me as your fun furry sidekick? If so, don’t wait too long, come meet me today!"
"Hello, I’m the lovable and playful Shiloh! I love to play a good game of tug-of-war. I also LOVE belly rubs! I prefer to be the only fur-child in a family because I enjoy having all the toys to myself. I do enjoy playtime with other dogs but as long as it’s just a play date and they’re not taking my toys. If you’re looking for an active and loving pooch to join your family, then please come meet me!"
"I was dumped off here, which wasn’t very nice, but I don’t hold grudges. Life is too short and too much fun. See my happy face? I’m ready to start a new life with people who love me because I love people and I know most of them are great. Come by and I’ll be glad to show you what a wonderful boy I am."
"Whether you like lots of cuddles or long walks, that’s fine with me, because I like both of those. And I’m really good at both too! I also have a unique coat of many colors. They are all shades of brown and tan, but they aren’t spots, and they aren’t exactly patches. They are more like random areas that decided to be various sizes and shades. It’s weird because my face is so perfectly symmetrical. If you go for the unusual, I’m your dog."
"Hi there! I like you, and I hope you like me! Don’t I have a nice smile? If you’re a grown-up human without any pets or kids, you may be looking for a dog like me, who can give you the canine companionship you’ve been missing. I’m fun and curious, but I save my affection for adults. That’s just my way. Come visit and I bet I can smile my way into your heart."
Ranger Joe
"Howdy, I’m Ranger Joe! If you’re someone who loves walks, cuddles, and constant attention, then I’m the right cowboy for you! Come on down to ADL and let’s have a chat!"
"Hi, I’m Deena. I am a bit on the shy side but that’s probably because I don’t really understand why I’m here. I just hope that someone will give me the chance to warm up to them because I eventually will when I’m given the chance. I’m a sweet girl who is just waiting for the right person to come along and make me part of their life. I really hope that you are the nice person that I’ve been waiting for!"
"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!"
"I am a strong boy with a lot of energy, so I am looking for an active family who loves to exercise and play. I was advertising these desires to the people taking my photo by playing tug of war with them with my leash. I happen to think that life is for being happy and enjoying every day. Do you agree? Then adopting me will add to your joy as I share every day with you."
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"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!"
"Oh boy! Another human to love on! That’s my greatest joy in life. I’m not one of those crazy jumping-all-over-you dogs, but I’m very affectionate, and if you’re sitting down, I’m likely to put my paws gently in your lap and slip one up and over your arm. If you let me, I might even kiss your cheek. My second greatest joy is getting treats, so feel free to give me some when you come to visit."
"Hello! I’m ol’ lady Cocoa. I’m a calm, sweet gal with lots and lots of love to give, especially to a human pal that wants me to be a part of their family. I’m looking for a calm home environment where I can get all of the attention. I enjoy taking naps, but also love being outside! Don’t let my age fool you, I’m a very curious gal. I am honestly rather calm with my feline friends even when they hiss at me. What can I say, I just like to relax and enjoy life!"
"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 Navy! I’m a playful gal who loves to have a jolly good time! My zippy personality will fit in perfectly with someone with an active lifestyle! I will be sure to bring lots of cheer and joy to any home. I would like to meet any possible fur-siblings to see how well we get along. If you’re looking for a fun sidekick, then please give me a chance to fill that position!"
"Just look at my focus! I’m young, but I’m not some flitty young thing who can’t sit still for two seconds. I know how to sit and shake, and I know what I want. What do I want? To be with you, of course. I’m friendly and playful, ready for an active life with humans who can love me like I love them. Does that sound like you?"
"Where do I begin to explain myself? I’m a strong, active, loving dog with a kind heart who gets along with most dogs and people. I was found on a college campus, obviously a stray but soaking up all the attention I could get. A kind lady took me home and tried to find my owner but had no luck. With a house full of family and dogs, she couldn’t keep me though everyone there had fallen in love with me, so they brought me here. She left a letter all about me for the lucky family that adopts me. I hope it says good things! I have a feeling it does, because I’ve seen people cry when they read it. Take me home and you can read it too."
"Hi, I’m Charles! I’ll probably try to charm you with my playful personality and my friendly attitude. I enjoy going for walks and playing with toys but I will have to take it easy due to a healing fracture in my leg. I’m a good boy who gets along with everyone including dogs too. I’d love a home where I can lounge around with my best friend. I hope you give me a chance to meet you! Maybe we can become best friends?"
Genghis Khan
"I am strong and young and eager to go. I am not sure my name is right for me because I am a sweetie who just loves attention and am good with children as well as big people. I have to admit, though, that I consider other dogs to be the enemy that arouses my not so nice side. So I need a home where I can be the only dog. I promise you won’t regret it if you adopt me."
"It’s hot outside and my favorite thing about that is playing in water to keep cool! I LOVE water! I also really like toys and tend to wear them out fairly quickly. I’m playful, silly and cheerful! I can’t wait to find my best friend who’ll take me out on adventures, especially ones that involve me splashing around in water. Let’s meet and find out if we can be forever pals!"
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"I may be a boxer, but boxing isn’t my thing. I’d much rather play with a squeaky toy or give you slobbery kisses. I’m the gentle kind of guy that likes to stop and smell the roses – or at least pee on them. I’m not half bad at walking on a leash, and I would love to show you. Then I will look at you with my big brown eyes and beg you to take me home, and we will be happy for ever after."

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