Dogs Available for Adoption

If you are interested in adding any of these animals to your family, Click here to download or 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 a portion of the adoption fee of pets adopted by veterans! Click here to learn more!


DOGS UPDATED 7/19/2016

We update our site regularly, but animals do come and go from the shelter very quickly. Please check our listing on for the most up-to-date information on animals currently available for adoption. 





Max is 9 years old and came to the shelter because his owners were moving and could no longer keep him. He is shy guy at first and needs a new owner that has the time and patience for him. Max is looking for a medium energy home and is always up for the occasional adventure! He is okay with cats and should be fine with a canine friend as long as they meet first. He would do best in a home with children ten or older. If you're looking to give a home to an older dog, Max would be a great fit! 

Age: 9 years Sex: NM
Breed: Lab/Sharpie mix
Boston is an energetic and friendly girl that is looking for an owner that can keep up with her! Boston is very playful! Boston enjoys running, playing fetch, and "chasing" games. Boston is a smart girl who minds her manners. She knows "sit," "come," and "down." She is very food motivated and loves treats. This girl can be jumpy; she is just so excitable! Boston enjoys the company of humans and is very affectionate. She also enjoys the company of fellow canines but would need to meet any potential dog siblings! Boston would do best in a home without cats as she may chase them. However, a "dog savvy" cat may be okay! Because Boston is exuberant she can only go home with older children (10+). This girl is truly the life of the party. If you're looking for an active companion look no further than Boston!
Age: 6 years Sex: SF
Breed: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Mix


Blue is 10 months old and is looking for an owner to help socialize him with many things! He is still learning basic commands and manners. He is very scared of sudden movements and loud noises. Blue is nervous around cats and cannot go home with dogs. Kids are also scary for him so he must go to a home with kids 14 and older. He is still young and has many, many years to learn new things - he just needs the right owner who is willing to do that! If you're looking to train and socialize a puppy, Blue may be the one for you!

Age: 10 months Sex: NM
Breed: Coonhound mix




This handsome guy is Cronus! He is looking for an active home where he can go, go, go! He does need to work on basic commands and leash walking with his new owner. Cronus needs a home without cats and must meet any potential dog siblings. Due to his high energy, he needs a home with kids 10 and older. He's a friendly boy who loves meeting new people and would always be up for an adventure! Could he be the one for you?
Age: 4 years Sex: NM
Breed: Pit Bull Mix


Brumby & Brisbane



Brumby (first picture) and Brisbane (second picture) are bonded dog siblings! Brumby is 2 years old and Brisbane is 7 years old. They are looking for a home where they can stay together. Both are very active dogs who would do well in a medium to high energy home with kids 8 and older. They would be great hiking or walking partners. Brumby looks up to his older sister, Brisbane, and follows her everywhere. Both love to play and love attention from anyone! Both have previously lived with cats, but would prefer a dog-savvy cat as they are very playful with them. They must meet any potential dog siblings. If you're looking for two active go-getters, these two are for you!


Ages: 2 years & 7 years Sex: NM & SF 

Breed: Cattle Dog mix





Meet Bella! She came to the shelter because her previous owner could no longer have her where they lived. She is a shy girl and will take sometime to warm up to new people and places. Bella would do best in a quiet home with older children (13+). Bella has a high prey drive so she cannot live with cats or other small animals. She is easily startled by sudden movements or loud noises, so go slow with this shy girl. Bella is nervous with dogs so she must meet any canine friends before going home with them. Once she is comfortable, she will love to cuddle or play with her squeaky toys! Bella knows basic commands and would love a new owner to work on more training with her. Bella needs positive reinforcement always. If your home seems like the right fit for Bella, come meet her!

Age: 2 years Sex: SF
Breed: Labrador mix






Maria is 4 years old and came to CVHS from an overcrowded shelter. She is a friendly and gentle girl who still needs to be work on her basic manners and commands. She tends to be a little nervous in new situations, however, she has experienced a lot of change in her life recently and may be more confident once she settles into her new home. Because she can be unsure sometimes, she would do best with kids 12 and older that won't overwhelm her. She has done well with the cats she has met at the shelter and will need to meet any potential dog friends prior to going home. Maria loves people and enjoys giving kisses. She also loves spending time outdoors and will likely be very playful once she has settled into her new home.


Age: 4 years Sex: SF
Breed: Shepherd mix




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