15 adoptable dogs in Birmingham who need homes now

Meet adorable and adoptable doggies. Photo via GBHS

Need a new best friend in your life? These 15 adoptable dogs in Birmingham are ready to come home to you. Let’s meet these sweet boys and girls and get to know the organizations that are working tirelessly to find them their “forever” homes.

Meet 15 adoptable dogs in Birmingham:


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Ready to give you all the licks. Photo via GBHS

Two-year-old Sookie loves playing in the sun, chasing leaves and snuggling up for an afternoon nap. Looks like my kind of dog.

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What a good boy. Photo via GBHS

Tony is three years old and a big hug. He will never refuse a quiet walk or a nap in the sun.

3. Layla

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Ready to take Layla home? Photo via GBHS

Besides being extremely photogenic, six-year-old Layla loves chasing after toys. She can’t wait to spend her future days cuddling with her new best friend.

4. Toby

I’m about to adopt Toby myself. Photo via Dixie Girl Dog Rescue

Small but mighty, Toby the Chorkie (aka Chihuahua + Yorkie) is ready to reunite with his new parents. He adores other puppies, is working on his manners and is getting more and more confident every day.

As a Chorkie mother myself, I’m pretty biased…but I think someone needs to get Toby ASAP.


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Who will bring Jack home? Photo via Dixie Girl Dog Rescue

Are you an active explorer looking for your new adventure buddy? Look no further. Jack is an adorable mix of dogs and LOVES to play.

6. Pink

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Rosie, the fashionista. Photo via Dixie Girl Dog Rescue

Rosie is about one to two years old, and obviously incredibly fashionable. She was abandoned with her puppies and is as sweet as can be. She loves other animals and never refuses a hug.


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How cute is he. Photo via Two by Two Rescue

Seven-year-old Hamilton is an affectionate and sweet boy. Tummy rubs, cuddles, short walks, puppy cups and stuffed toys are the way to his heart. Just look at that sweet face.

8. Clara

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A sweet and playful girl. Photo via Two by Two Rescue

The friendly Clara loves to play! She is two years old and loves toys and running outside with her doggie friends.

9. Asher

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Adoptable & Smart. Photo via Two by Two Rescue

Are you looking for an intelligent and eager-to-please dog? Allow me to introduce Mr. Asher. He is patient, calm and friendly with other dogs.

10. Cassidy

Adopting Cassidy
Passionate about nature and very nice girl. Photo via Two by Two Rescue

Seven-year-old Cassidy loves nothing more than being outdoors. She is the ideal companion for hiking or jogging and she is a cheerful and friendly girl.

11. Braxton

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Braxton has been waiting long enough. Photo via Shelby Humane Society

After 1 long year at the shelter, it’s time for Braxton to come home. He has an impressive repertoire of tricks, including sit, stay, shake and more. Go visit him in person for a full demo.

12. Handsome

He earned his name. Photo via Shelby Humane Society

Five-year-old Handsome worked hard to earn his name. This sweet boy loves treats, cuddles and long walks.

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This playful pup is ready for you. Photo via Shelby Humane Society, Sarah T

At just seven months old, Big Foot is brimming with energy. He’s ready to trot into your life and make your days full of play!

14. Marlee

What a darling. Photo via Shelby Humane Society, Kristy Verant

Marlee is a sweet and happy girl who is looking for her humans. She’s a little hard of hearing, but don’t try to tell her that!

15. Buddy

A very fluffy boy. Photo via Shelby Humane Society, KC

We’ve been told that Buddy is the fluffiest, sweetest guy in the world and this photo is the proof we need. This distinguished boy is ten years old and ready for all the cuddles.

BONUS: Maggie

It’s Maggie’s turn to go home. Photo via GBHS

Your eyes don’t deceive you…it’s actually not a dog. But, Miss Maggie has been with the GBHS for over 200 days, so she deserves a shout out. Let’s find Maggie a house.

Support adoptable dogs in Birmingham

Not ready to commit to adoption yet, but still want to lend your support? We have what you need.

Dixie Girl Dog Rescue

Shelby Humane Society

The Human Society of Greater Birmingham

Rescue two by two

Who stole your heart, Birmingham? Let us know @BhamNow.

Bette C. Alvarado