20 Adoptable Dogs Waiting for You at the Animal Defense League of Texas 

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The Animal Defense League of Texas has several dogs that are currently looking for a forever home. Check out the dogs that are currently available and just try saying no to adopting one of these cuties. It's basically impossible. All photos are courtesy of the Animal Defense League of Texas.
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“Hi, I’m Glitter! Yes, I know I have unique and super cool eyes. Besides having cool eyes, I’m also an incredibly friendly and playful gal! I’m searching for a person who’ll enjoy having fun me around. Would you like to be my friend? Please, say yes! Come see my personality sparkle and shine in person!”
“Hi, I’m Mijo! Don’t I look like an adorable teddy bear? I enjoy a good walk and don’t mind hanging out with the other canines around here…although I can’t really see them too well. I’m a lover of treats and will become your immediate friend if you have some for me! All I want is a nice comfy bed to lay on most of the day. Come by and meet little me!”
“I wanna rock and roll all night and party every day! I wanna rock and roll all night and party every day! Oh, well hello there! I’m just singing my favorite song. I’m an energy packed dog and my idea of a party involves dancing, jumping, wiggling around and showing off my Gene Simmons tongue! Before I came to ADL, I was partying with a pack of fleas, well those fleas were pretty wild and caused me some hair-loss. Thank goodness ADL helped me out and kicked those pesky fleas off my back! My hair is growing back and I’m doing so much better! I’m ready to find a friend who will love having silly me around. So if you’re looking for a fun pooch that’ll keep you on your toes and be goofy with you, then I’m your man! Visit me soon and let’s start rock and rollin’ together.”
“Hi, I’m Butler! What kind of jokes does a butler tell? Clean Jokes! Ha! Aren’t I a dapper little guy?! I’m also well-mannered, calm, sweet, and the perfect size to curl perfectly into your lap and watch Netflix with! Please, give me a chance to be your Butler!”
"Hi, I’m Bologna! Not to be confused with detective McGruff the Crime Dog! A lot of people say I look like a short version of him. However, I won’t be working on taking a bite out of crime but I may work on taking a bite out of a dog biscuit! The only detective work I really like to do is scoping out my surroundings because I’m a curious boy. I typically stroll casually on the leash while I check out my surroundings. I’m just a chill dog with a big Boxer type head on a Basset Hound body. Please visit me to get to know me better!"
"Hi everyone! I enjoy showing everyone my smile! I enjoy being out and about on a nice day. I love going on walks to get to know other people around me. I keep getting told that I like to act goofy which of course I do, its fun!"
"Hi, I’m Brutus! I am a sweet and happy boy! My hobbies include running and playing with everything! I am looking for a forever home with a yard so that I can spend time being energetic with my human. I think I might be too energetic for small children, so if kids are in the home, I would prefer to be around older children. I also request a meeting with all potential dog siblings to see how well we get along. Yes, sometimes I am picky with who my canine friends are. Hmm..let’s see….what else? Oh! I have an issue with my back, so sometimes I will need to avoid climbing stairs. Overall, I’m a fun dog to have around! Maybe I can bring fun to you home?"
"I am full of lots and lots of energy and love to play tug-a-war. I am told that I am very smart because I know sit, lay, stay, and leave it. I am a bit scared of strangers so the commands might not register as quickly but once we get to know one another and get each other’s vibes I’m sure we will be playing and jiving."
“I am a lady who loves to go for good long walks but the Texas weather can be a bit too much at times for me so I love a good cold floor to lay on when it’s just too hot outside. I enjoy riding in cars and being with my human friends but I am respectful and try not to lay on the seats. I love meeting new people and getting to know them because there’s nothing better than getting new friends! I am hoping to meet you sometime soon so we can be a forever family!”
"I am living proof that you can indeed teach an old – or let’s say middle-aged – dog new tricks. I’m 7, and I’m learning to be quiet. I used to be noisy, but now every time I’m told to be quiet and I am, I get a treat! What could be better than that? Well, getting a forever home would be, for sure. I’m a nice, friendly girl and would make a wonderful companion, as long as I’m an only dog."
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"Hello! I am the curious Sadie! I like to check out everything going on around me. I am gentle older lady and have excellent leash walking manners. I like to relax most of the day but just because I’m a senior doesn’t mean that I don’t know how to have fun! I love playtime and being outdoors. I like to play with toys and I really enjoy splashing around in the kiddie pool! All I want is to be around people and I would especially love to be around you. Please visit me so that I can show you how wonderful I am!"
"Hello there! You know what I adore? Stuffed animals, chatting, and playtime! I am an enthusiastic and sociable k9 who likes to goof around. I have a dynamic personality that may be too much for some pups to handle. That’s why I would like to meet any potential fur-siblings to see how well we get along. I’m a nice guy who would fit in best with an active family with older children. If you’re looking for a fun furry friend, then give me a chance!"
Sashi Marie
"Don’t you think I’m beautiful? There is so much of me to love, and I have so much love to give! I’m on a weight-loss journey, as they like to say here, but even when I reach the end of it, I won’t have lost any of that love – it will just be concentrated in a smaller package. I am full of sweetness, and hugs are my specialty. Sniffing around while on walks is lots of fun. I’m not supposed to have treats, but I will sit on command anyway. Wouldn’t it be great to help me go from full-figured to petite?"
"Hi, I’m Archie! I sometimes get a bit bashful in my kennel but once I’m out I feel better! I have excellent leash manners and will walk right by your side. I am looking for a loving home where I can lay back and relax with my person. If you have a furry friend for me, then I’d like to have a meet and greet with them first. Please visit me and consider giving me a chance to be your pal!"
“Not many dogs can give you a smile like I can. I’ve had time to perfect it. They call me a “senior dog,” but that’s their problem. I’ve got more spunk than a litter of puppies! I walk pretty well on the leash, but not because I’m slowing down – it’s because I know how to behave. I could walk for hours. Being held is nice too, though I’m a bit heavy for that. I look wide across the chest, but you can feel my ribs. I am ripped! Come see a great specimen of a dog, and then bring me home – please!”
"I love to smile and really enjoy treats! I feel so happy when I receive a treat, makes me feel so loved. I will even sit for a treat if you ask me to sit. I can take a bit to warm up to you because I am rather shy but once you and I start hanging, you will see all my love!"
"Hi, I’m Elsa! Or you can call me Queen Elsa! I am a big jolly gal who is always wearing eyeliner. I have to admit, I don’t have the best leash skills, I forget that I can be powerful and tug on the leash a lot. I love to be around people but I can be picky with my K9 friends. As for cats, I’m just not fond of those critters. Since I’ve come to ADL, I’ve been treated for heartworms and the people in the hospital believe it caused me to have a heart murmur. This heart of mine is still strong and has a lot of love to give! I’ll just need to take it easy and be sure to not over exert myself. I wouldn’t mind lounging on a couch with my best friend. If you’re interested in making me your best friend and can handle a big doggy like me, then let’s meet!"
"I am really shy and rather quiet. I prefer the quiet and calm more than anything. I feel much happier when I can be in a quiet area just relaxing and enjoying my surroundings especially in my play yard, feel much better when it’s just me and another human but of course, I would much rather be in a forever home of my own. I promise though if you give me a shot we will be the best of pals. I am, undergoing heartworm treatment, but the nice people at ADL promise that the heartworms will go away."
"I’m trying my best to not be so shy around people but can you blame me? I was found roaming a neighborhood with nowhere to go and was brought here to look for a home. I’m looking forward to the day I find that special person for me, so that I can have a nice home where I can relax with them. I’m sure within time, I’ll learn to break out of my shell and show my true self. Will you give me a chance to get to know you and be your best friend?"
"I am an affectionate and playful goofball! I like to be around people and I prefer a home where I’m the only furbaby in the family. Sometimes my attention span is a little short when I’m outside for a walk because I like to check out all the action going on at ADL. I want to find an active person that I can go on adventures with and someone who will cherish me forever!"
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“Hi, I’m Glitter! Yes, I know I have unique and super cool eyes. Besides having cool eyes, I’m also an incredibly friendly and playful gal! I’m searching for a person who’ll enjoy having fun me around. Would you like to be my friend? Please, say yes! Come see my personality sparkle and shine in person!”

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