20 Adorable Dogs You Can Adopt in San Antonio Right Now 

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At the Animal Defense League, there are plenty of adoptable dogs that just want someone to love them. Stop by and choose which adorable, furry friend you want to make a new member of the family.
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"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!"
"You’ll never guess why I’m named Smokey. OK, you can guess. When I’m not trying to find something to herd, I like to play with squeaky toys or be petted by my humans. I also like being active, but in the hot, hot summer I can’t be out in the sun too long (can anyone, really?) with this thick, black coat. A nice evening stroll is fun, though. I’m a sweet, loving guy who wants a forever home. I hope it can be with you."
"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 Laura! I’m a sweet girl who is just as pretty on the inside as on the outside. I’ve got plenty of energy and I’m well mannered. I’m settling in my new environment nicely, but there’s something missing…you! How about we have some fun together?"
"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!"
"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!"
"Aren’t I adorable? I have a personality that matches. I love people and dogs, so much that sometimes I get excited and jump. But hey, you would too if you had as much love inside as I do! You might notice my back legs are a little odd. That’s caused by my CCL, the dog equivalent of your ACL. The folks here can tell you about it and how to fix it. Does it stop me from being my happy, frisky self? Woof, no! Nothing slows down Ireland. Take me home and I will add great joy to your life."
"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 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!"
"Heeeeeelllloooooo! I’m Rockford! I’m the new kid in town and I’m ready to rock-n-roll! I’m a bundle of energy who’s always gung ho to be taken for a walk! I will fit in best with an active person who can handle my excitement when I’m the leash. If you’re looking for a fun dog who’s ready to have a good time and cheer you up, then I’m you’re man! 😎"
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"So, you think 9 is old? I’d say put ‘em up, them’s fighting words, but I’m not a fighter. I’d much rather play. But just look at me – not a single gray hair! I’m spunky and full of energy, happy and full of kisses. I love meeting new people and going for walks, and I have the cutest little bark when I want attention. If you are looking for a little old dog to give a happy life in her final days, look somewhere else – we have some of those here. If you want a fun little girl who wants to play and have a good time, come see me."
"Well how do you do, I am Josie, and let me start off by saying that if you got a treat I’ll take a sit just for the said treat. Now, I got to say, I do love attention and running around outside to explore! When we meet, if you take me out to the doggie park and start handing me treats well let’s say you and I will be a match!”
"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?"
"The first thing you’ll notice about me when we meet would be that I very much love to play and run. You’ll be able to see me wiggling my butt with excitement because I’m out and about with some new human pals. We need to hang out and go out for long walks around the city and all the parks. We will become the best of buddies!"
"Hi, I’m Walker! I’m told my name fits me perfectly cause boy do I LOVE to go on walks and not just play in a backyard type of deal. Actually, leash me up and let’s go explore! I’m a charming boy who enjoys a good chest and neck scratch. I would love to get to know you! How about you meet me at the Paul Jolly and ask the staff to take me out for a walk? I would LOVE that!"
"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!"
"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."
"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 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!"
"Hola! My name is Peso! I LOVE to give kisses and I LOVE receiving lots of love! I walk great on a leash and enjoy going out on my daily walks. All I want is to find my furever family. Could your family possibly be the one I’ve been looking for?"
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"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!"

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