Dogs Available for Adoption

If you are interested in adding any of these animals to your family, Click here to view and print an adoption application.

Although this list gives you a general idea of what animals are available, the best thing to do is to visit the Shelter in person, or call the Shelter at (603)749-5322 during our business hours. To see our adoption fees click here


Are you a veteran? Annie's Angels and Chris' Pets for Vets have generously offered to sponsor the adoption fee of pets adopted by veterans! Click here to learn more!


DOGS UPDATED 5/20/2015

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 Meet Maggie! She may be that adorable, cute, little dog you've been looking for, but this girl needs a special home. Maggie was very frightened of staff when she arrived here and quickly went into a foster home. Her foster parents had two other dogs that helped her realize she was in a safe place. She slowly but surely began trusting her foster parents by the help of her new canine friends. Within a week of being in foster care, Maggie was no longer scared and unsure of people. Her foster parents say she has blossomed into a completely different dog. Maggie is looking for a family with kids 16 and older with a low energy household. She needs to go home with another canine friend (or maybe even two) to help her adjust. She does better with smaller dogs, but is willing to give a mellow larger dog a try. She is looking for a home where someone is understanding of her nervousness and will give her all the time she needs to feel comfortable and come out of her shell.

Age: 4 years Sex: SF
Breed: terrier mix











Peanut and Pippen

Peanut (top) and Pippen are a pair of Chow Chows that came to the shelter because their previous owner could no longer care for them. These sweet boys are very attached to each other and are looking for a home where they can stay together. They are friendly with everyone they meet but would do best in a home with kids over 10 years old. They are both okay with cats and would need to meet any potential canine friends. They do well walking on leash, especially when they're together, and enjoy playing with toys. They would do best in a medium energy home with someone who understands that they will need need regular grooming to stay looking so handsome!

Age: Peanut - 3 years, Pippen - 2 years
Sex: NM Breed: Chow Chow






Reva, Jamie, and Bubbles

Meet Reva, Jamie, and Bubbles. These three rat terriers are all about 10 years old. Although they were very nervous when they first arrived at the shelter, they have since started coming out of their shells and are very sweet and loving with our staff members. These three girls are very bonded and would love to find a home where they can stay together. Sweet Bubbles is blind and relies on her two sisters for guidance. While Jamie will need help from her new family with a diet and exercise plan, Reva needs someone who will give her space and time to adjust to this huge change in her life. Because we want them to stay together, they are available as a trio for a special adoption fee of $150.

Age: approx. 10 years Sex: SF
Breed: Rat terrier









Bailey is 7 years old and is looking for a medium energy home with kids 10 and up. She must meet any potential canine friends and would be better in a home without cats. Bailey loves to sniff everything she sees, so she needs an owner who will work with her on redirecting her focus and leash walking. She would have a blast doing scent work for fun with a new family!

Age: 7 years Sex: SF
Breed" Coonhound mix





*I am in foster care*

Handsome Dylan is desperately seeking a special home. An anxious boy, he needs a cat and dog free home (no exceptions) with a fenced in yard (he will not go to the bathroom on leash, however he is fully house broken as long as he can go into the fenced in yard). He tends to bond very quickly with his primary caregiver and gets nervous when that person leaves him, so his ideal owner would need to be willing to work with him on his anxieties (this may mean anti-anxiety medication). He would be fine with older kids (12 and up) and, when he's comfortable with his people, he likes outside time, as well as a good game of fetch. Dylan is currently staying in an office at the shelter where a staff member is close by. He is eager to find that special home.

Age: 9 years Sex: NM
Breed: Australian Shepherd 








Roxi is 3 years old and came to CVHS because her owners lost their home. A sweet and loving girl, she loves toys and already knows a few commands. Because she is strong and has a lot of energy, she might do best with kids who are 12 and older. She has been around other dogs in the past and would need to meet any potential canine friends before going home as she can be a bit of a rough player. This beautiful girl is eager to find a new home.

Age: 3 years Sex: SF
Breed: American Pit Bull mix







Jilly is 7 years old and came to CVHS because her family did not have enough time or space for her. This sweet girl is looking for a medium energy home where she can be queen of the castle. She would do best as the only pet in a home with kids 8/10 or older. She is looking for a family that will help her with her leash manners and basic obedience. She has been on a hypoallergenic diet at the shelter and will need to stay on one in her new home. Jilly is ready to enjoy her golden years - do you have room for one more?

Age: 7 years Sex: SF
Breed: Boxer mix





Just 1 year old, Cody came to CVHS as a stray. He is looking for a medium to high energy home without dogs or cats. He would do best with a family that will work with him on leash walking and basic manner training. Cody must go to a home with someone who understands he is a resource guarder and will not give up objects that are special to him. Because of this, he needs to go to a home with teens or older.

Age: 1 year Sex: NM
Breed: American Pit Bull mix









*I'm in foster care - ask to meet me!*

 Gordon came to the shelter as a stray and is looking for a high energy home where he can be the only child - no cats, dogs, or young children. Gordon is an active boy who needs to work on his resource guarding, leash walking, and basic obedience. He is a friendly boy who would do best with someone who has lots of time for him and is willing to work with him on training and his basic manners.

Age: 1 1/2 years Sex: NM
Breed: American Pit Bull mix





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