October 10, 2016

25 Dogs at the ADL that are In the Market for New Home

The Animal Defense League of Texas, a no-kill shelter located 11300 Nacogdoches Road, has several dogs that are currently looking for a forever home. Check out the dogs that are currently available and just try saying no to adopting one of these cuties. It's basically impossible. All photos are courtesy of the Animal Defense League of Texas.
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 Turner
If you like goofy, enthusiastic dogs, you’ll love me. I’m so friendly that I just want to play with everyone and everything and I assume that they want to play just as much. My eagerness can get a bit out of hand, but you can’t help but go along because I’m having so much fun. You know I mean well, and I’ll keep you laughing. I know how to sit and fetch. I bet you can teach me more once I settle down a bit too. Splashing around in water is always a joy for me, especially with another dog, I like playing with other dogs. I sure would love a chance to show you how much I can brighten your life. How about it?
Turner
If you like goofy, enthusiastic dogs, you’ll love me. I’m so friendly that I just want to play with everyone and everything and I assume that they want to play just as much. My eagerness can get a bit out of hand, but you can’t help but go along because I’m having so much fun. You know I mean well, and I’ll keep you laughing. I know how to sit and fetch. I bet you can teach me more once I settle down a bit too. Splashing around in water is always a joy for me, especially with another dog, I like playing with other dogs. I sure would love a chance to show you how much I can brighten your life. How about it?
Rocko
What do you think – do I win the prize for biggest ears? They probably wouldn’t look so big on a German shepherd, but I’m just a little Chihuahua, so they’re my outstanding feature. At least physically they are. My personality is what stands out above everything else. I’m a very bouncy, happy little guy full of love for everyone. I’ll bounce on the ground until you pick me up, and then I’ll kiss your face for as long as you let me. I love kids as much as I love adults, and I’m happy playing with other dogs too. I think you need some Rocko love in your life, don’t you?
Rocko
What do you think – do I win the prize for biggest ears? They probably wouldn’t look so big on a German shepherd, but I’m just a little Chihuahua, so they’re my outstanding feature. At least physically they are. My personality is what stands out above everything else. I’m a very bouncy, happy little guy full of love for everyone. I’ll bounce on the ground until you pick me up, and then I’ll kiss your face for as long as you let me. I love kids as much as I love adults, and I’m happy playing with other dogs too. I think you need some Rocko love in your life, don’t you?
Suzie
Walk up to my kennel and you will see my body wiggle with excitement! You would think that I’m a puppy with how rambunctious my personality can be, but I’m actually 2 years old and still full of life and love. I love people and playing with other dogs. I also enjoy laying in the grass and dragging my little wiggle body across it. I will fit in wonderfully with an active and loving family and I hope to meet my family soon!
Suzie
Walk up to my kennel and you will see my body wiggle with excitement! You would think that I’m a puppy with how rambunctious my personality can be, but I’m actually 2 years old and still full of life and love. I love people and playing with other dogs. I also enjoy laying in the grass and dragging my little wiggle body across it. I will fit in wonderfully with an active and loving family and I hope to meet my family soon!
PenelopeFor such a young girl – I’m still just a young puppy – I sure am smart. I can sit and stay on command for a treat, and I’m eager to learn more. Look at my eyes, how I look at the person giving the commands, waiting for the next one. It’s fun to learn! When I’m not learning new commands, I’m busy learning all about my world by sniffing and studying everything around me. That’s fun too! It’s best that I go home with older considerate kids. I can be a little picky with my dog friends, so I’d prefer to meet with my future dog brother or sister before we decide to become dog buddies. I’m pretty calm for my age, but I have a mischievous streak, so keep an eye on me!
Pepper
I must admit, I was a little nervous having my photo taken. I think I mostly wanted everyone to get back to petting me. I really like that. I make adorable little sounds, almost like whimpering but much happier, when I’m being petted. I give nice little kisses to thank you, too. One thing I really enjoy is splashing around and being silly in my pool on a hot day. I’d really love to go home with some nice people to a place where I can feel comfortable and loved. Would you be interested?
Pepper
I must admit, I was a little nervous having my photo taken. I think I mostly wanted everyone to get back to petting me. I really like that. I make adorable little sounds, almost like whimpering but much happier, when I’m being petted. I give nice little kisses to thank you, too. One thing I really enjoy is splashing around and being silly in my pool on a hot day. I’d really love to go home with some nice people to a place where I can feel comfortable and loved. Would you be interested?
Rhianna
What’s my name? Someone said that I was named after the famous singer Rihanna, but I spell my name, Rhianna. That makes me unique, right? I like to think I’m one lucky lady. After all the care I received once I arrived at the ADL, I do feel like the only girl in the world. I was in bad shape and was so scared, but they took such good care of me that I’m ready to find my new forever home. You’ll notice that I’m growing my hair back, so I will not judge you about bad hair days if you don’t judge me. I’m sure if we spent some time together you’d be singing “We found love.” Give me a chance to be your only girl in the world.
Rhianna
What’s my name? Someone said that I was named after the famous singer Rihanna, but I spell my name, Rhianna. That makes me unique, right? I like to think I’m one lucky lady. After all the care I received once I arrived at the ADL, I do feel like the only girl in the world. I was in bad shape and was so scared, but they took such good care of me that I’m ready to find my new forever home. You’ll notice that I’m growing my hair back, so I will not judge you about bad hair days if you don’t judge me. I’m sure if we spent some time together you’d be singing “We found love.” Give me a chance to be your only girl in the world.
 Valentino
My name in Italian means brave or strong, and I’m trying to be as brave as I can! If you pet me, my shyness will kick in and I’ll stay still. However, I’ll happily wag my tail while you pet me. I also like yummy treats, and I will surely not be shy about that! I’ll probably put my paws on you and be your best friend if you have a bag of treats. I know that I will make a sweet and loving companion to my forever person. First, I must find that forever person for me, maybe that person can be you?
Valentino
My name in Italian means brave or strong, and I’m trying to be as brave as I can! If you pet me, my shyness will kick in and I’ll stay still. However, I’ll happily wag my tail while you pet me. I also like yummy treats, and I will surely not be shy about that! I’ll probably put my paws on you and be your best friend if you have a bag of treats. I know that I will make a sweet and loving companion to my forever person. First, I must find that forever person for me, maybe that person can be you?
Ranger
Sometimes people get the idea that a quiet dog is a shy dog, but that isn’t necessarily true. Take me – please. See, I can make jokes! But seriously, I am quiet, but I’m not at all shy. I may not jump all over you and yip with excitement like some dogs, but I’ll be more than happy to greet you and I’ll give you nice kisses right away. And look how nicely I smile in my photo! I really, really want a forever home, so if you’re looking for an even-tempered dog that will love you with all his heart, I’m your guy.
Poppa
Yes, I have two eyes! I’m just so scruffy that only one eye was able to peer out from beneath my furry eyebrow in this photo. I was also having difficulty looking directly at the camera because I’m so very camera shy. However, I’m not only just camera shy, I’m incredibly shy in general. For this reason, I’m going to need a patient and special person in my life who will love me for who I am. I need someone that can spend quality time with me and show me that everything will be okay. Do you think you can be that person for me?
Poppa
Yes, I have two eyes! I’m just so scruffy that only one eye was able to peer out from beneath my furry eyebrow in this photo. I was also having difficulty looking directly at the camera because I’m so very camera shy. However, I’m not only just camera shy, I’m incredibly shy in general. For this reason, I’m going to need a patient and special person in my life who will love me for who I am. I need someone that can spend quality time with me and show me that everything will be okay. Do you think you can be that person for me?
Penny
If you’re looking for a sweet, calm, gentle companion who loves kids and other dogs, I’m your girl. I’m big but easygoing and lovable. I’ll be your teddy bear that you can hug and pet to your heart’s content and never have to worry about. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? It does to me. Why don’t you come visit me and try on a hug for size?
Penny
If you’re looking for a sweet, calm, gentle companion who loves kids and other dogs, I’m your girl. I’m big but easygoing and lovable. I’ll be your teddy bear that you can hug and pet to your heart’s content and never have to worry about. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? It does to me. Why don’t you come visit me and try on a hug for size?