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Adopt a Dog

We’re excited that you’re interested in adding one of HSC’s many wonderful puppies and dogs to your family! If you see a dog that looks like a good fit for you and you’d like to get better acquainted, please visit us at our 2700 Toomey Avenue main shelter (open daily 11 a.m.– 5 p.m.) and the HSC Petco Adoption Center in Huntersville – click here for directions (open daily 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)

 

  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Stacey
    Sex: Female Age: 8 years 0 months MORE
  • Shih Tzu Cassian
    Sex: Male Age: 8 years 0 months MORE
  • German Shepherd Joe
    Sex: Male Age: 3 years 6 months MORE
  • Retriever Thunder
    Sex: Male Age: 6 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Casey
    Sex: Male Age: 11 years 1 months MORE
  • Terrier, Pit Bull King
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 9 months MORE
  • Retriever Chance
    Sex: Male Age: 2 years 2 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Capone
    Sex: Male Age: 2 years 4 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Buster
    Sex: Male Age: 5 years 1 months MORE
  • Boxer Ace
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 1 months MORE
  • Retriever Tobias
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Miniature Pinscher Dah Mu
    Sex: Male Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Australian Shepherd Chuckie
    Sex: Male Age: 11 years 0 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Lugsy
    Sex: Male Age: 2 years 3 months MORE
  • Mixed Breed, Medium (up to 44 lbs fully grown) Daisy
    Sex: Female Age: 3 years 0 months MORE
  • Beagle Idol
    Sex: Male Age: 4 years 2 months MORE
  • Doberman Pinscher Tiara
    Sex: Female Age: 3 years 0 months MORE
  • Border Collie Beau
    Sex: Male Age: 0 years 8 months MORE
  • Retriever BoBo
    Sex: Male Age: 4 years 0 months MORE
  • Retriever Princess
    Sex: Female Age: 3 years 0 months MORE
  • Hound Louie
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Pointer Milkshake
    Sex: Female Age: 2 years 4 months MORE
  • Retriever Polo
    Sex: Male Age: 8 years 1 months MORE
  • Collie, Smooth Kori
    Sex: Male Age: 9 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier Trey
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Shepherd Charlene
    Sex: Female Age: 0 years 7 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Staffordshire Asia
    Sex: Female Age: 6 years 1 months MORE
  • Chinese Shar-Pei Fitz
    Sex: Male Age: 2 years 1 months MORE
  • Bulldog, American Sergeant
    Sex: Male Age: 0 years 11 months MORE
  • Terrier Hulk
    Sex: Male Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, Pit Bull Glitter
    Sex: Female Age: 1 years 6 months MORE
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Preparing to bring home a dog

Once you’ve decided that you’d like to adopt, there are a few first steps you’ll want to take.

Research: It’s very important to take the time to research what kind of pet is right for you, your home and your lifestyle – both now and in the future.

Get acquainted: Spend quality time interacting with the dog you’d like to adopt. Many times an animal’s behavior is different when away from other animals or in a kennel. The animal displaying bad manners or not paying attention may just be scared and lonely!

Know your responsibilities: Plan for and commit to being a responsible dog owner, including:

  • Dedicating the necessary time and effort on caring for and loving your dog.
  • Understanding the financial commitment involved.
  • Providing the necessary medical care and exercise for your dog.
  • Training to ensure good behavior and manners.