Dogs for Adoption in San Diego

ADOPTION HOURS

Monday–Friday: 12PM–5:15PM
Saturday: 10AM–5:15PM
Sunday: 11AM–5:15PM

HOLIDAY HOURS

Thanksgiving Day, November 22: Closed
Black Friday, November 23: 11AM–5:15PM
Holiday Center Event, closing early on December 13: 12PM–4PM
Christmas Eve, December 24: 12PM–3:30PM
Christmas Day, December 25: Closed
New Year’s Eve, December 31: 12PM–3:30PM
New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2019: 11AM–5:15PM

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 Saturday 06:13 am

Eve

Jack Russell Terrier Spaniel blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 2.22 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Eve

Eve

Can you believe how adorable I am? I can't! I may be tiny, but I have a giant personality! Teach me all your favorite games and tricks, I'm a fast learner! And since I'm small, I'll fit nicely in your lap for movie night. We're going to have so much fun together! Best friends for life!

Jack Russell Terrier Spaniel blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 2.22 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Polar

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 14.75 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Polar

Polar

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!

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 14.75 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Bear

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.22 lbs
  • Color: Chocolate and White
  • Status: Available
More About Bear

Bear

Hello! So are you looking for a good "kisser"? Well look no further! Come meet me and let me show you what a great kisser I am! Please stop by soon!

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.22 lbs
  • Color: Chocolate and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Puffin

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.13 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Puffin

Puffin

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

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.13 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Penguin

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.0 lbs
  • Color: Chocolate and White
  • Status: Available
More About Penguin

Penguin

Hello! I am just a big sweetie pie with a huge loving heart. I am very affectionate and very willing to learn. So, are you looking for a best friend? Let it be me!

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 15.0 lbs
  • Color: Chocolate and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Ballerina

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 9.66 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Ballerina

Ballerina

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!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 9.66 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Clara

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 9.0 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Clara

Clara

Hello! I am a very energetic puppy that loves people but needs guidance and a lot of exercise to be the best I can be. If I am the pup for you, come meet me soon!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 9.0 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Soldier

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 12.13 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Soldier

Soldier

Hello! I am very playful and just want to hang out with my favorite people. Could you be the right family for me? I am the puppy for you, come meet me soon!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 12.13 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Nutcracker

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 8.94 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Nutcracker

Nutcracker

Hello! I have been told I am a lovely as they come and a real joy to be around! You see my biggest joy is being with you. I hope to see you soon!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 8.94 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Prince

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.5 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Prince

Prince

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!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.5 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Drummer

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.78 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Drummer

Drummer

Hello! I absolutely love attention and love being petted. I will become your best friend forever. I look forward to meeting you!

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.78 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Tallulah

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 31.5 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Tallulah

Tallulah

Hello! I have been told I am a lovely as they come and a real joy to be around! You see my biggest joy is being with you. I hope to see you soon!

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 31.5 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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Holly

Boxer blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 7.75 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Holly

Holly

Hello! I may be small but I have lots of love to give. I'm a great companion looking for a home to call my own and a best friend to cuddle up with. I have lots of energy and love to play and be social. Come visit me soon and we can play together!

Boxer blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 7.75 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Naughty

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 10.10 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Naughty

Naughty

I'm an energetic puppy that just can't wait for our first game of catch! I love to run, jump, and play! If you have an active lifestyle and enjoy outdoor activities than I'm the perfect dog for you! I can turn any day into an adventure! Stop in and let me show you how much fun I can be!

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 10.10 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Nice

Shepherd Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 12.63 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Nice

Nice

Hello! I am an affectionate and confident young puppy who loves to play! I love my toys, but what I would love most is to find my forever home! I would be a perfect new addition to a family who will take me on long walks and play fetch with me. If you think you could be my forever home, come in soon to visit me!

Shepherd Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 12.63 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Bears

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 9.56 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Bears

Bears

Hi Everyone! I am very nice and playful. I'm looking for a forever family. I do need a little help with my manners and if you're my family, you can help me. Come on in and see me! I'll be waiting!

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 9.56 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Miu

Boxer Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 20.69 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available
More About Miu

Miu

Hello! I'm looking for a loving family with older children to show me how to be the best I can be! I haven't quite learned my manners yet, and sometimes I just get too excited! I am high energy and looking for a family to keep up with my playful side. If I'm the one for you, come on in and see me!

Boxer Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 4 months
  • Weight: 20.69 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Colombia

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 21.88 lbs
  • Color: Brown and Tan
  • Status: Available
More About Colombia

Colombia

Hello! I am an affectionate and confident young puppy who loves to play! I love my toys, but what I would love most is to find my forever home! I would be a perfect new addition to a family who will take me on long walks and play fetch with me. If you think you could be my forever home, come in soon to visit me!

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 21.88 lbs
  • Color: Brown and Tan
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Columbus

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 25.19 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available
More About Columbus

Columbus

Are you looking for a new best friend? Then I may be the one for you! I am both adorable and smart! I would love an owner who will take me long walks and teach me some new tricks. I am looking for a forever home where I can become a member of a loving family.

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 7 months
  • Weight: 25.19 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Chocolate

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 5 months
  • Weight: 9.0 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Chocolate

Chocolate

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 being the only pet in your home, with a loving family with older children. But I love to play and with a little training I'm sure to be a wonderful, fun-loving addition to your family!

Dachshund blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 5 months
  • Weight: 9.0 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Fir

Hound Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 13 months
  • Weight: 32.1 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available
More About Fir

Fir

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 just want to be loved and cherished. Once I warm up to you, I think you'll find I have real best friend potential!

Hound Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 13 months
  • Weight: 32.1 lbs
  • Color: Brindle and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Mowgli

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 22 months
  • Weight: 45.3 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Mowgli

Mowgli

Hello! I am very sweet and like to take my time getting to know new people, so I'd love to meet the whole family first, including your dog! I'd definitely like to go home with older children too, so that they can teach me how to be the best dog ever! Could you be the right family for me? If am the dog for you, come meet me soon!

Labrador Retriever Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 22 months
  • Weight: 45.3 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Papo

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 26.10 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available
More About Papo

Papo

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

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 years 1 month(s)
  • Weight: 26.10 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Nacho

Shepherd Border Collie blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 21.44 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday
More About Nacho

Nacho

Shepherd Border Collie blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 21.44 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available Saturday

ADOPT ME

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