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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 Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m.– 5 p.m.).

Humane Society of Charlotte offers 10% discounts on all adoptions and services to seniors age 65 and older and to all military. Must show ID/Military ID.

  • Weimaraner Verne
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Chow Chow Toby
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 5 years 2 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Chucky
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 5 years 1 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Bullet
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Plott Hound Sweetie
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Retriever Kasey
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 4 years 3 months MORE
  • Hound Kylie
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 8 years 11 months MORE
  • Pointer Marley
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 3 years 8 months MORE
  • Bulldog, American Weiss
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 7 years 2 months MORE
  • Retriever Phoebe
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 5 years 3 months MORE
  • Shepherd Bengal
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 6 years 3 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Ice
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 5 years 4 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Timon
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Retriever Simon
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 8 months MORE
  • Retriever Cristobal
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 7 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Ammo
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Dutch Shepherd Rosalyn
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 3 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, Pit Bull Roxanne
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 7 years 9 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Sosa
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Foster Homes Age: 1 years 2 months MORE
  • Boxer Denice
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Basset Hound Babar
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 7 years 2 months MORE
  • Shiba Inu Jody
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Foster Homes Age: 4 years 1 months MORE
  • Coonhound, Treeing Walker Hambone
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 4 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Keela
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 4 years 1 months MORE
  • Australian Shepherd Harvey
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Kizzie
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 8 years 3 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Santiago
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 3 years 8 months MORE
  • German Shepherd Ginger
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Bulldog, American Bee
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 6 years 0 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Lily T
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 1 years 6 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Cameron
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 4 years 1 months MORE
  • Bulldog, English Boogie
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 2 years 1 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Butterscotch
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 1 years 4 months MORE
  • Terrier Piccolo
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 6 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Purdita
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 3 years 4 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Faye
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 0 years 3 months MORE
  • Retriever, Labrador Matt
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Chihuahua, Short Coat Blitz
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 10 years 2 months MORE
  • Terrier, American Pit Bull Lora
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Isolation Age: 1 years 0 months MORE
  • Hound Jed
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 1 years 8 months MORE
  • Pointer Arrow
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel One Age: 4 years 0 months MORE
  • Boxer Penny
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Isolation Age: 2 years 2 months MORE
  • Terrier, Pit Bull Raven
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 3 years 6 months MORE
  • Schnauzer, Giant Kira
    Sex: Female Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Isolation Age: 2 years 0 months MORE
  • Bulldog, American Tom
    Sex: Male Location: Humane Society of Charlotte Kennel Two Age: 3 years 0 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 to 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.