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 Sunday 02:17 am

Kris

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 7.16 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Kris

Kris

I'm a friendly little pup that gets along with everyone I meet! I especially love having canine friends to play with. I may even like your cat; I just haven't met one yet! I can't wait to show you how much fun I can be. Come take me home and show me off to all your (furry) friends!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 7.16 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • Status: Available Sunday

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Kringle

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 12.75 lbs
  • Color: Black and tan
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Kringle

Kringle

Don't let my youth fool you; I'm a mellow and easy-going companion. All I want is to feel loved. I like to take my time approaching new situations. If you're looking for a laid back lap dog than I'm your pup! I can't wait to snuggle up on the couch for movie night with you!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 12.75 lbs
  • Color: Black and tan
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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Bean

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 3.81 lbs
  • Color: White
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Bean

Bean

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

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 3.81 lbs
  • Color: White
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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Barney

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 8.19 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Barney

Barney

Hello! I am very affectionate and I love nothing more than cuddling with my favorite people! I'm friendly too and I can't wait to meet all of your furry friends at home! Please come meet me and make me a part of your family!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 8.19 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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Bowie

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 4.69 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Bowie

Bowie

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!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 4.69 lbs
  • Color: White and Tan
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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Saint

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 8.31 lbs
  • Color: Red Tick
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Saint

Saint

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.

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 8.31 lbs
  • Color: Red Tick
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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Nick

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 9.13 lbs
  • Color: Grizzle
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Nick

Nick

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!

Terrier blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 3 months
  • Weight: 9.13 lbs
  • Color: Grizzle
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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FEED ME

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Clara

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 9.31 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
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: 9.31 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Prince

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.84 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
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: 10.84 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Drummer

Corgi-Cardigan blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 10.94 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available
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: 10.94 lbs
  • Color: Tan and White
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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Tallulah

Shepherd blend

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

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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FEED ME

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Donner

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.56 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Donner

Donner

Don't let my youth fool you; I'm a mellow and easy-going companion. All I want is to feel loved. I like to take my time approaching new situations. If you're looking for a laid back lap dog than I'm your pup! I can't wait to snuggle up on the couch for movie night with you!

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.56 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Sunday

ADOPT ME

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FEED ME

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Rudolph

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.31 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Sunday
More About Rudolph

Rudolph

Hello! I am playful puppy looking for a place to call home! I am sweet and friendly and love to cuddle. If you are looking for a new member of your family then I may be the one for you! Come visit me soon and give me my forever home!

Shepherd blend

  • Sex: Male-Neutered
  • Estimated Age: 2 months
  • Weight: 6.31 lbs
  • Color: Tri
  • Status: Available Sunday

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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FEED 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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FEED 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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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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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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Kiwi

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 5 months
  • Weight: 20.0 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available
More About Kiwi

Kiwi

Labrador Retriever blend

  • Sex: Female-Spayed
  • Estimated Age: 5 months
  • Weight: 20.0 lbs
  • Color: Black and white
  • Status: Available

ADOPT ME

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