20 Adoptable Dogs in San Antonio That Would Make a Great Best Friend
By San Antonio Current Staff
There's plenty of pups that need you'll love so much they'll be like family. Why not pick up a pup of your own? After all, they are man's best friend. Get to the Animal Defense League of Texas to find your next furry friend.
"Hi, I’m Olivia! Don’t I look like an old wise man with my scruffy beard? Well, I’m actually just a 5-year-old bearded lady. I’m sweet, loving, calm, and prefer to be held most of the time. I also love treats and enjoy calm walks in the park. I get along with most dogs and kiddos. I have something special about my heart that they call a heart murmur and the staff can tell you more about that. All I know is that this heart of mine is full of love! If you’re looking for a gentle furry companion, then give me a chance to be your friend!"
"Hi, I’m Joel! Some of us dogs just can’t get into hanging out in our kennels because we find kennels boring! I’d much rather be outside where all the action is! Give me a chance to meet you outside and you’ll see what a happy boy I am! I walk well on a leash and will smile for you. Sometimes I’m on alert for squirrels and will scope out my surroundings. I can be charming and I love attention, especially when attention involves me receiving treats! I love treats and I learn very quickly. Once I get to know you, I might turn into a lap dog. I have to admit that I may get excitable during playtime, so it would be best that I go to a home with older children. I also get along great with dogs but I’d rather hang out with the calm ones. I’m ready to find my home soon! Please give me a chance to go on a stroll in the dog park with you!"
"I’m such a silly girl! I can be bashful but then I’ll act like a tough lady when big dogs and people walk past my kennel. But then…I get taken out while being talked to like a baby and I’ll instantly melt into any arms that hold me. I’m a bit shy and the staff is working with me to break out of my shell and so far I’m starting to warm up to people. However, I hope I don’t stay here too long that I get the chance to warm up to everyone! I’d much rather focus on warming up to my forever person in my forever home. Please consider giving silly “tough” me a chance to melt into your arms!"
"Hello, hello, hello, hello! I’m Missy, the best gal you will ever meet. I am so excited to get to meet you and I will be even more excited if I get to see you in person near me! I am a very jolly and playful gal who loves to be goofy and always wants to have everyone smiling. We should definitely meet right now! Can’t wait till we hang around the doggie park and become a forever family."
"Hi everyone, I am Hula! I love to move and dance around with others because that’s just who I am! This causes me to be jumpy and run around but I can be very calm once I get to be near you for a second or two. Don’t worry, we can take it all one step at a time and both learn each other’s moves. Come visit me, I would love to groove the day away with you!"
"I am one of the sweetest guys you will ever meet! My hobbies include going on short walks around the block, sleeping for many many hours because who doesn’t love sleeping, getting belly rubs which I love sooooo much and showing my love and affection. I would love to make one of my hobbies to love my forever family!"
"Hi there! My name is Herby the Love Bug! Go ahead and tell me how much you love me, I’m all ears! They’re pretty big but I think it makes me look adorable! Don’t you think so too? I’m a charming, playful, goofy, and super curious little guy! I would love to go on adventures with you!"
"Hi, I’m Twilight! I came to ADL with my tall brother, Steven! I say “tall” because compared to me, I’m so short! Steven gets a little sad when I’m not around so I try my best to stick by his side to keep him company. We like to go outside for a little bit and then come back into our kennel to relax. People say I’m the more energetic one and Steven is the calm one. We can both be a little bashful, especially around strangers, but we eventually warm up to familiar faces. We are both on a mission to find someone who’ll open their heart to a bonded pair like us! Steven is my best friend and we’d like to stay best friends forever! Please give us a chance to make you our best friend too!"
"Hi, I’m a friendly and very social girl who loves treats and of course plush toys! I truly enjoy getting to meet and become friends with a human pal. I truly love to explore and encounter all the different smells out there but I love it, even more, when I have a forever family keeping me company letting me know that I am loved. Maybe you can be my forever best friend!"
“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!”