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Adoptable Dogs

View our list of dogs available for adoption. Download the application and learn more about adopting a shelter pet.

Your adoption fee includes: spay/neuter, first set of vaccinations & de-worming, one year rabies for dogs over 4 months old*, $10 gift certificate for Wal*Mart, microchipping, and an I.D. tag!

* if rabies vaccination is not given before adoption, a voucher will be given.


photo of Brandy

Female, Terrier, Pit Bull/Mix

Hi, my name is Brandy! I'm a happy girl who loves people and gets along well with most other dogs. I even get along with cats! I enjoy going for walks, playing with toys and spending time with my people. I am a really good girl who really hopes you'll spend some time getting to know me and see just how amazing I am. I'm so friendly and loving and get so excited thinking that I will find my forever home soon! Please consider adopting me!


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Male, Terrier, Pit Bull/Mix

Hey there! My name is Donny and I'm a very special boy who needs a special kind of home. I used to be at a high-kill shelter and was about to be put to sleep, but was rescued just in time. I was super scared, heartworm positive and very afraid of anyone touching me or hands even coming near me. I'm now heartworm free and healthy, but I'm still kind of timid. When you meet me, don't put your hands out, because that scares me so bad. It's better to let me approach you and take my time getting to know you. I will need a person who is patient, willing to come to the shelter to visit with me and get to know me, and someone who has a calm home or is willing to keep me in another room when visitors come over (until they know me as well). I know it seems like a lot to deal with, but I'm so worth it. I'm very sweet, snuggly, get along great with other dogs and cats and just want a loving forever home. Please come and ask about me and consider opening your heart and home.


photo of Leo

Male, Terrier, Pit Bull/Mix

Hi, my name is Leo! I'm a happy dog who really enjoys meeting new people and going for walks and snuggling. I get along with most other dogs, but prefer females. I really don't like cats though so no female friends for me. I originally came from Saginaw, Michigan where I was passed by many times for adoption. I guess it's because there are just so many dogs there or maybe because I'm not considered super special. But, the shelter people here think I'm just an amazing dog and the U.P. would be a great fit for me! I can't wait to meet you outside of my kennel and hope that you'll be the person that loves me forever and ever.

Lynx - Adoption Pending

photo of Lynx - Adoption Pending

Male, Terrier, Pit Bull/Mix

STOP!! Look at me! My name is Lynx and I'm a very happy, excited and goofy boy. I love people and would love to be your new best friend. I enjoy going for walks and playing. I did well with all of my temperament testing and go along with other dogs, cats and of course people! I would love to find a home where I can be active and have a lot of fun. If you are looking for a dog to be a great companion for many activities like walks, hikes, camping...please choose me!


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Male, Boxer/Shepherd

Oh my goodness! I'm so excited, I don't even know what to do with myself! I'm still a young boy at only 1.5 years old, but I'm so smart! I love to go for walks, play and snuggle. I get along well with most other dogs and I even lived with a cat and did very well. I'm also potty-trained! Because I'm such an excited guy, I shouldn't be in a home with really young kids, but older kids that can handle me are A-okay. Also because I'm young I may need to learn a few things here or there, but I love to please my people so I will be a quick study. Please consider adopting me!


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Female, German Shepherd/Purebred

Pancake is new to CCHS and staff are still getting to know her. Please check back soon for more info!


photo of Petee

Male, Terrier, Pit Bull/Mix

Hi there, I'm Petee, a super sweet and playful dog who loves attention. I really love to play outside and I love going for walks, especially in the rain. I'm a good boy who passed all of my testing with dogs, cats and kids! I may be a little energetic for little ones, but older kids would be just fine. Do you see my weird eye? I can't really see out of that one so I can get startled on that side from movement, but I still hear just fine so I usually know what's coming (plus, I have a good nose!). I hope you'll consider adopting me!

Pudding - Adoption Pending

photo of Pudding - Adoption Pending

Female, Beagle/Purebred

Aren't I just the cutest thing? I'm a sweet little Beagle who is a little shy at first, but I warm up quickly and will soon love you sooo much! I LOVE other dogs and do need a home with another dog (if I'm not adopted with my best bud, Jello). I may need a little potty training work, but I am good in my kennel and usually wait until I'm outside to go potty. I love going for walks and sniffing around, but I'm not overly active. I hope you'll think about adopting me and giving me a forever home.


photo of Tennessee

Female, Terrier, American Pit Bull/Mix

Tennessee is a super fun, active and playful dog. She loves to go for walks and enjoys playing with toys. Tennessee is very loving and likes to snuggle up with her people after a busy day. She would like to find a home where she can be your one and only furry friend and a place where she can be taken for plenty of walks. Come check her out!


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Male, Bulldog, American/Mix

Hey there, my name is Waffles. I'm a big boy at almost 100 pounds so I need a home with a person who can handle me. That being said, I am actually very good on a leash and listen pretty well. I'm a stubborn dog though so an experience dog handler would be best for me. I'm really playful also! I love to go swimming, go for walks and play with toys. My shelter people believe I'm potty trained also because I've never made a mess in my kennel! If you want to see me, please ask to see me outside of my kennel because I get a little intimidated with new people just staring in at me. I am looking for a 1-2 person home with no children. I am protective of the people I bond with. Please consider meeting me and learning more about me!