Ask us about dog adoption, and we’ll point to the nearest shelter full of mutts looking for their forever home. But some folks desire a specific kind of pup, to whom we offer the below organizations. Not what you’re looking for? It’s probably out there. Do your research, and your part to—say it with us—adopt, not shop.
Each year the organization rescues roughly 300 of these pint-sized pooches known for their bushy beards, imperious eyebrows, and yappy bark.
Demonized as the “most dangerous breed,” lovable and loyal pit bulls are often turned away by animal shelters. This group adopts them from doggie death row in locations throughout the Houston area.
These high-energy good boys consistently rank as one of the most popular breeds thanks to their family-friendly nature and down-for-anything enthusiasm. Peruse the GRRH Facebook page for dozens of hilarious first-person dog bios, and find your very own golden.
With names such as Scarlet Sugarmaple and Frederic Fiddle, the wiener dogs at DREAM come in all sizes and colors and are ready and waiting to waddle into your life.