Dogs for Adoption in San Diego

We’re not just another animal shelter; We’re an animal center, that encompasses multiple programs including pet adoption! Helen Woodward Animal Center has an ever-shifting list of beautiful dogs and puppies available through our San Diego pet adoption program. Please check our website daily for updates! Every pet in our adoption program has received a medical examination, spay or neuter surgery, vaccinations, tons of TLC (tender loving care) and a microchip. Helen Woodward Adoption Counselors are here to help you choose a pet that will be your perfect match for life. If you’re considering dog adoption, please visit us today!

Adoptable Dogs Updated as of Friday 01:28 pm

Sweet Pea

Labrador Retriever Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 21 lbs
  • Color: Tan and black
  • Status: Available
More About Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

Hello! I am curious, playful and love to explore. I love to be around people of all ages. I am here waiting to meet you - so please stop by!

Labrador Retriever Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 21 lbs
  • Color: Tan and black
  • Status: Available

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Brianna

Australian Shepherd Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 6 months
  • Weight: 8.5 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Brianna

Brianna

Hello! I want nothing more than to settle into your home forever. If I am the dog for you, come meet me soon!

Australian Shepherd Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 6 months
  • Weight: 8.5 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Eggplant

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 8.94 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available
More About Eggplant

Eggplant

Hello! Won't you make me part of your family? I am playful and inquisitive and just need you to help me to grow into the best dog ever. I hope to see you soon!

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 8.94 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Storm

Cattledog Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.38 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available
More About Storm

Storm

Hello! I am curious, playful and love to explore. I love to be around people of all ages. I am here waiting to meet you - so please stop by!

Cattledog Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.38 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Teddy

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 6 months
  • Weight: 8.91 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
More About Teddy

Teddy

Hello! I am very sweet and playful and can find almost anything to keep me entertained. However, my biggest joy is being with you. I am waiting to meet you!

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 6 months
  • Weight: 8.91 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Poppy

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.63 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
More About Poppy

Poppy

Hello! I am curious, affectionate and playful. I like to play with my toys andI really like running after my tennis ball but I probably won't bring it back. I just need someone to help me grow into the best dog ever. Come and see me soon.

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.63 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Punky

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 9.81 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
More About Punky

Punky

Hello! I enjoy being pet and snuggled, and absolutely love to be held. So are you looking for love? Please come meet me and make me a part of your family!

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 9.81 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Tazzy

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 20.25 lbs
  • Color: Brindle
  • Status: Available
More About Tazzy

Tazzy

Hello! I am a sweet and gentle pup who would love to be your best friend. Won't you take me to your home and make me part of your family? I hope to see you soon!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 20.25 lbs
  • Color: Brindle
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Ichabod Dane

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 10 months
  • Weight: 59 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available
More About Ichabod Dane

Ichabod Dane

Hello! I want nothing more than to settle into your home forever. If I am the dog for you, come meet me soon!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 10 months
  • Weight: 59 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Stilts

Chihuahua Italian Greyhound blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 12 months
  • Weight: 8.84 lbs
  • Color: White and Red
  • Status: Available
More About Stilts

Stilts

Hello! Won't you come meet me and give me a chance to win your heart? See you soon!

Chihuahua Italian Greyhound blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 12 months
  • Weight: 8.84 lbs
  • Color: White and Red
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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India

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 0 month(s)
  • Weight: 7.75 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About India

India

Hello! Won't you come meet me and give me a chance to win your heart? I'd love to meet you and go to my forever home. See you soon!

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 0 month(s)
  • Weight: 7.75 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Balto

Cattledog Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 9 months
  • Weight: 30.6 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Balto

Balto

Hello! I am curious, playful and love to explore. I love to be around people of all ages. I am here waiting to meet you - so please stop by!

Cattledog Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 9 months
  • Weight: 30.6 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Zola

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 0 month(s)
  • Weight: 10.44 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
More About Zola

Zola

Hello! I am as beautiful on the inside as I am on the outside. I am very sweet and affectionate. I enjoy being pet and snuggled, and absolutely love to be held.

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 0 month(s)
  • Weight: 10.44 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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FEED ME

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Dori

Boxer Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 59.6 lbs
  • Color: White and brindle
  • Status: Available
More About Dori

Dori

Hello! Ideally I should go to a home that is very active and has the time to take me on very long walks. So, can I be your exercise buddy? Please stop by soon!

Boxer Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 59.6 lbs
  • Color: White and brindle
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Brittney

Hound blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 21.4 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Brittney

Brittney

Hello! I am a very energetic pup that loves people but needs guidance, and a lot of exercise, to be the best I can be. I haven't quite learned my manners yet, and sometimes I just get too excited! I will do best with a loving family with older children only to play with and teach me new tricks! I love to play and with a little training I'm sure to be a wonderful, fun-loving addition to your family!

Hound blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 21.4 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Jacket

Shepherd Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 20 months
  • Weight: 85.4 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Jacket

Jacket

Hello! I am very sweet and playful and can find almost anything to keep me entertained. However, my biggest joy is being with you. I need to be introduced to other dogs slowly and I don't know all my manners, but I can't wait to meet you!

Shepherd Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 20 months
  • Weight: 85.4 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Balboa

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 5 month(s)
  • Weight: 64.8 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Balboa

Balboa

Hello! I'm looking for a patient and loving family with older children only. I will be the best I can be when I meet your entire family. If you have a furry friend at home, I would like to meet them too! If I'm the one for you, pack up family and stop by and see me soon.

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 5 month(s)
  • Weight: 64.8 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Luke

Boxer blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 2 month(s)
  • Weight: 57.6 lbs
  • Color: Red and White
  • Status: Available
More About Luke

Luke

Hello! I want nothing more than to settle into your home forever. If I am the dog for you, come meet me soon!

Boxer blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 2 month(s)
  • Weight: 57.6 lbs
  • Color: Red and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Hutch

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 2 month(s)
  • Weight: 10.47 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
More About Hutch

Hutch

Hello! I am looking for a loving and patient family. I will be the best I can be when I meet your entire family. If you have a furry canine friend at home, I would like to meet them too. I like to play and would enjoy walks around the neighborhood. If I am the one for you, come on in.

Chihuahua blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 years 2 month(s)
  • Weight: 10.47 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Jude

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 71.2 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available
More About Jude

Jude

Hello! Won't you make me part of your family? I am playful and just need you to help me be the best dog ever. I will do best as the only pet in your home and in a home with older teenagers.

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 71.2 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Andy

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 41.2 lbs
  • Color: Tan
  • Status: Available
More About Andy

Andy

Everyone says I'm very sweet; I'm just a little bit shy. I like to take my time getting used to new environments. I'm looking for a forever home that will be patient and help me come out of my shell. I will do best in a home with older teenagers.

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 41.2 lbs
  • Color: Tan
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Virgil

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 15.97 lbs
  • Color: White and Brown
  • Status: Available
More About Virgil

Virgil

Hello! I'm looking for a patient, loving, mature family to show me how to be the best I can be! I'm a little shy when meeting new people and surroundings. All I need is a forever home to build my confidence and help grow into the best dog I can be. Stop by and see me today, you're sure to fall in love!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 15.97 lbs
  • Color: White and Brown
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Hodor

Springer Spaniel blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 12 months
  • Weight: 27.3 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Hodor

Hodor

Hello! I want nothing more than to settle into your home forever. If I am the dog for you, come meet me soon!

Springer Spaniel blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 12 months
  • Weight: 27.3 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Cooper

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 5 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 54.8 lbs
  • Color: Tan and black
  • Status: Available
More About Cooper

Cooper

Hello! Im looking for a family to be patient and give me guidance. I would love to meet your entire family and if you have a furry canine friend at home, I'd love to meet him too.

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 5 years 6 month(s)
  • Weight: 54.8 lbs
  • Color: Tan and black
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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