Shelter Dogs Looking For Forever Homes

Loyalty is not just a word, but a lifestyle for dogs. Thousands of dogs are waiting in shelters across the world for someone to walk in and take them home. We are featuring some of these stellar dogs in hopes that they all get adopted soon.

October is recognized as Adopt A Shelter Dog month, however, we think every month should be. Speaking from experience, there is nothing better than a wiggle butt and sloppy kisses after a long day. Just like people, dogs have different personalities and interests. There is a perfect dog waiting for you in a shelter, so take a peak at the list below or visit your local shelter.

Midwest Shelter Dogs

Photos: Petfinder
Photos: Petfinder


This senior boy is looking for someone who likes to take it easy. Rescued from a puppy mill, this boy now loves to take naps and eat. Soft food is a must, since he does not have any teeth. If you are looking for the perfect cuddle buddy, Mulligan is perfect for you.

Photos: Petfinder
Photos: Petfinder


“Are you partial to big, strong, handsome guys? If the answer is “yes” feast your eyes upon the gorgeous hunk that is me, Rolo! I’m a young dog, full of energy and activity, looking for a family to call my own. I love to run around and play with toys and humans here at the shelter. When I’m inside, I am usually a calmer kind of guy.” Rolo is waiting for you to take him home.

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About Burbank – AKA: Mr Banks
**WARNING** Husbands and boyfriends – I am a chick magnet, so hide your wife or girlfriend.

**ATTENTION** To the single men out there – I am the best wing man. Take me out on the town with you and I’ll be sure to grab the attention of that lady you have been eyeballing .

Above is how the shelter described Burbank’s bigger than life personality. His good looks are just one of his amazing qualities. He knows his basic commands and loves to be with people. “I tend to test boundaries, but as soon as the rules are established I respect them.” This adorable dog is crate trained and loves bones filled with frozen treats. He is always ready to play or cuddle. Are you looking for a dog with lots of personality? Than Burbank is the boy for you.

For all you Northerners, here are a few adorable dogs waiting for you.

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