September 05, 2017

25 Adoptable Dogs That Would Love to Be Your Next Roommate

At the Current, we're here to give you the facts. And the fact is, furry friends make the best friends. Trust us, it's science. Much like people, dogs can have lots of different personalities — some of them playful, some shy, some are confident, and some just need a little extra love. Here's 25 adoptable dogs you can currently find at the Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road. All photos from the Animal Defense League of Texas.
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Aria
"I haven’t tried singing while I’m here, so no one knows if Aria is an appropriate name for me. But even if I don’t have a sweet voice I do have a sweet personality, and that’s what really counts. I’m eager to make friends and love going for walks. I love spending time being close to the people I love. Wouldn’t it be nice if that were you?"
Aria
"I haven’t tried singing while I’m here, so no one knows if Aria is an appropriate name for me. But even if I don’t have a sweet voice I do have a sweet personality, and that’s what really counts. I’m eager to make friends and love going for walks. I love spending time being close to the people I love. Wouldn’t it be nice if that were you?"
Barney
"HELLO! I’m Barney, don’t be frightened by my hops, I just really enjoy getting to know new people. I can be a bit mouthy at times but with good discipline that can change. I love to play, run around, and have fun! Would love to get to know you! Why not come and get to know me?"
Barney
"HELLO! I’m Barney, don’t be frightened by my hops, I just really enjoy getting to know new people. I can be a bit mouthy at times but with good discipline that can change. I love to play, run around, and have fun! Would love to get to know you! Why not come and get to know me?"
Buttermilk
"Despite all she has been through due to sheer negligence, Buttermilk might just be the happiest tripod you get to meet! Even though all the pain and suffering Buttermilk had to endure may make us want to cry, her always, always wagging tail and big grin never fail to make us smile. Keep smiling, Buttermilk. You deserve it!"
Buttermilk
"Despite all she has been through due to sheer negligence, Buttermilk might just be the happiest tripod you get to meet! Even though all the pain and suffering Buttermilk had to endure may make us want to cry, her always, always wagging tail and big grin never fail to make us smile. Keep smiling, Buttermilk. You deserve it!"
Champ
"Hello there! I am Champ! Why do they call me Champ? Well let’s see…I’m a champ at walking wonderfully on the leash, I’m a champ at being super sweet, I’m also a champ at being a gentleman! I like to stop and smell the roses and I’d rather spend most of my time lounging in the cool AC with my person. I believe I will make a lovely furry friend! Now I just need to find that special person for me. Is it possible that you could be that special person for me?"
Champ
"Hello there! I am Champ! Why do they call me Champ? Well let’s see…I’m a champ at walking wonderfully on the leash, I’m a champ at being super sweet, I’m also a champ at being a gentleman! I like to stop and smell the roses and I’d rather spend most of my time lounging in the cool AC with my person. I believe I will make a lovely furry friend! Now I just need to find that special person for me. Is it possible that you could be that special person for me?"
Precious
"These aren’t sad eyes – they’re just basset eyes! I’m really a very happy girl, especially now that the eight puppies I was nursing when I came here are being well cared for without my help. Being a mama dog is hard work! Now I can enjoy going for walks and indulging my curious nose with all the smells I can inhale. I’m mostly calm, but I do have a zest for life that is unmistakable. I’m pretty thin right now, but solving that problem is fun. I’m ready to start my postpartum life right now, and I hope it can be with you!"
Precious
"These aren’t sad eyes – they’re just basset eyes! I’m really a very happy girl, especially now that the eight puppies I was nursing when I came here are being well cared for without my help. Being a mama dog is hard work! Now I can enjoy going for walks and indulging my curious nose with all the smells I can inhale. I’m mostly calm, but I do have a zest for life that is unmistakable. I’m pretty thin right now, but solving that problem is fun. I’m ready to start my postpartum life right now, and I hope it can be with you!"
Fez
"I’m very unsure about being here. I know that being here is better than living on the streets as a stray. I absolutely adore the people who feed and take care of me but for anyone else just forget about it. I’m just a scared boy living in the shelter world. Go slow with me and gain my trust. Once you do, I will become the most loyal and loving dog ever. Come take a chance on a shy boy like me today because shy dogs love the best!"
Fez
"I’m very unsure about being here. I know that being here is better than living on the streets as a stray. I absolutely adore the people who feed and take care of me but for anyone else just forget about it. I’m just a scared boy living in the shelter world. Go slow with me and gain my trust. Once you do, I will become the most loyal and loving dog ever. Come take a chance on a shy boy like me today because shy dogs love the best!"
Cody
"Hi, I’m Cody! I’m an oldie but a goodie! I take things easy in life. I enjoy going for strolls in the park, but what I enjoy most is being near people. I also get so excited over treats, I will show you that I can sit and shake your hand for a yummy morsel! I’m ready to be a charming furry friend to you. All that I ask is to be loved and I’ll love you right back!"
Cody
"Hi, I’m Cody! I’m an oldie but a goodie! I take things easy in life. I enjoy going for strolls in the park, but what I enjoy most is being near people. I also get so excited over treats, I will show you that I can sit and shake your hand for a yummy morsel! I’m ready to be a charming furry friend to you. All that I ask is to be loved and I’ll love you right back!"
Cameron
"I may look like a perky little guy, but I’m actually a very holdable dog with an even temper and a quiet way about me. I enjoy being close, and since I’m missing a leg I’m even lighter than I would otherwise be, which isn’t much anyway.  I’d love to be your easygoing pal. All we need to do is meet and agree."
Cameron
"I may look like a perky little guy, but I’m actually a very holdable dog with an even temper and a quiet way about me. I enjoy being close, and since I’m missing a leg I’m even lighter than I would otherwise be, which isn’t much anyway. I’d love to be your easygoing pal. All we need to do is meet and agree."
Freya
"I’m named after the Norse goddess of love and beauty – of course! She rode in a chariot driven by two cats. That’ll show ‘em  that dogs rule! I am very friendly, active, wiggly and kissy. Once I settle down, I enjoy being held too. You know what’s fun? Rolling in the grass! You know what’s even more fun? Having a forever home!"
Freya
"I’m named after the Norse goddess of love and beauty – of course! She rode in a chariot driven by two cats. That’ll show ‘em that dogs rule! I am very friendly, active, wiggly and kissy. Once I settle down, I enjoy being held too. You know what’s fun? Rolling in the grass! You know what’s even more fun? Having a forever home!"
Mambo
"Do you like to Mambo? You don’t have to do the dance to love the dog with that name – me! I’m a very friendly dog, eager to make friends with everyone I meet. But friendly doesn’t mean rambunctious. I’m very well-mannered and gentle, from how nicely I walk on the leash to how delicately I place my paws on your legs to greet you. I would love to come live with you and share my life with you. I think we would be very happy together."
Mambo
"Do you like to Mambo? You don’t have to do the dance to love the dog with that name – me! I’m a very friendly dog, eager to make friends with everyone I meet. But friendly doesn’t mean rambunctious. I’m very well-mannered and gentle, from how nicely I walk on the leash to how delicately I place my paws on your legs to greet you. I would love to come live with you and share my life with you. I think we would be very happy together."