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5 delightful doggies to adopt now in Jacksonville

Photos: Petfinder
Photos: Petfinder


Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of great dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Jacksonville.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)


Buster, mixed breed

Buster is an adorable male mixed breed dog staying at the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Buster is neutered and vaccinated.

Here's what Buster's friends at Jacksonville Humane Society think of him:

Buster is a gentle giant. He walks wonderfully on the leash and knows basic commands.

Read more about Buster on Petfinder.

Zippo, mixed breed

Zippo is a male mixed breed dog currently residing at the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Zippo is neutered, and he has had all his shots.

From Zippo's current caretaker:

Have you been searching for an active, social canine companion? Look no further! Zippo is a fun-loving dog who likes all people and participating in the dog play group at JHS. 

Read more about Zippo on Petfinder.

Lilo, Akita

Lilo is a female Akita in the care of the Akita Rescue Society of Florida.

She's spayed and vaccinated.

From Lilo's current caretaker:

Lilo needs a special adopter that understands the breed. She loves treats and and playing with tennis balls.

Apply to adopt Lilo today at Petfinder.

Ruby, Akita

Ruby is a darling female Akita currently housed at the Akita Rescue Society of Florida.

She is already spayed, and she has had all her shots.

From Ruby's current caretaker:

Ruby is a beautiful, happy fun loving dog. She is a bit shy at first, but she warms up quickly and loves to play.

Apply to adopt Ruby today at Petfinder.

Beastie, dachshund

Beastie is a sweet male dachshund currently residing at Dachshund Adoption Rescue & Education (DARE).

Beastie is a social butterfly — he loves cats and dogs. His vaccinations are up to date, and he's neutered.

Beastie's current caretakers say:

This handsome senior loves to snuggle and lay with his foster dad. He is a big sweetheart who gets along with the other dogs and cats in his foster home. This little guy has lots of love to give

Read more about how to adopt Beastie on Petfinder.


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