Adoptable Dogs

Scroll through our adoptable dogs here, or visit our dogs on petfinder.com!

Keep in mind that ALL of our dogs are in foster homes, NOT at a shelter.

If you would like to meet a dog you have seen here, please complete a dog adoption application. Once we’ve reviewed it and it seems like a good match, we will set up a meeting for you.
If you are looking for a dog but DO NOT see a specific dog you like, fill out the application anyway, with Non-specific dog selected and we will work with you to find you the best doggo!

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 . Henna PR Choc Lab Dutch Shepx .
 . Henna PR Choc Lab Dutch Shepx .  . Henna PR Choc Lab Dutch Shepx .  . Henna PR Choc Lab Dutch Shepx .  . Henna PR Choc Lab Dutch Shepx .
Abandoned thankfully last June near our friends'place in PR, this fun loving girl is magical. Great with dogs and people, definitely no cats and not too find of horses so no farms for her. About a year old and 30+lbs, please apply so she can go home upon arrival. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Medium
 . Sara PR Mini Canaan Shiba .
 . Sara PR Mini Canaan Shiba .  . Sara PR Mini Canaan Shiba .  . Sara PR Mini Canaan Shiba .
About 2y, Sara is a typical Puerto Rican street dog who got lucky, then unlucky because her foster mom died, and now lucky again because she arrives to us mid October. We know she loves dogs, especially Clara, so we'd like to see her go to a loving home with another dog. She does have a bum back leg but plays just like any other doggy. Please apply if you have a warm home for this little girl ideally with other doggies. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff 1Y Old Sara Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Small
 . Clara PR Mini Hound .
 . Clara PR Mini Hound .  . Clara PR Mini Hound .  . Clara PR Mini Hound .
1y Clara is one of those mini girls found in the streets of Puerto Rico and luckily found a foster mom there who would have adopted her. There she thought she was living happily ever after with her bestie, Sara, then foster mom died. So she has no place to live there and it's up to us to find her a furever home here either with Sara or with another resident dog to love. Please apply if you have a big heart to add this love muffin. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Small
 . Rachel Russian Shepherd .
 . Rachel Russian Shepherd .  . Rachel Russian Shepherd .  . Rachel Russian Shepherd .  . Rachel Russian Shepherd .  . Rachel Russian Shepherd .
This luscious little girl is about 8m and a bit shy of her new surroundings. Rachel looks a bit like a Keeshond from the one video we have of her and a Belgian Malinois from fotos, but whatever she is, we know she is sweet. She arrived here mid October and as much as we'd love to keep her with us furever, we'd like to see her in her purrm home with a backyard and maybe a doggy friend or 2. Please apply if you can meet her needs. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Small
 . Evan PR Beagle Baby .
 . Evan PR Beagle Baby .  . Evan PR Beagle Baby .  . Evan PR Beagle Baby .  . Evan PR Beagle Baby .  . Evan PR Beagle Baby .
Puppies! 5m PR Beagle, this little guy is a heartmelter. Not to be overlooked by the other pups we have, Evan is coming September and looking for a home with a dog and 2 footed playmates. A yard would be nice or lots of parks. Please apply for your new furry friend. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Male, Small
 . Bagira Russian Saluki .
 . Bagira Russian Saluki .  . Bagira Russian Saluki .  . Bagira Russian Saluki .  . Bagira Russian Saluki .  . Bagira Russian Saluki .  . Bagira Russian Saluki .
Bagira, our furry Saluki mix, is happy to start a new life in the USA. This 1y 40lb baby girl is a typical street dog from Baku but oh so happy and playful, her tail never stops wagging! Lucky for her (and us!) she was rescued because her friends weren't so lucky and were routinely exterminated. She is a high energy kind of girl. Please apply if you want a nice girl who loves other dogs and especially if you have a nice big backyard for them to romp in. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Lolita Russian Lassie .
 . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .  . Lolita Russian Lassie .
2Y 37lbs Lolita is a Russian Shepherd with a hint of Collie in her breed mix, truly a stunning combo. Rescuer told us:. I found Lolita in August 2018 in the town of Tsarevo, Bulgaria. She lived on the streets. I fed her for several weeks and then I was told that, as soon as the tourist season ends, all the stray animals in the town we're to be exterminated. With that, I decided to save Lolita. I took her to a local animal sanctuary since I couldn't take Lolita right away due to procedures needed to move her out of the country. In the sanctuary Lolita was vaccinated, spayed and prepared for the trip. Then I made a return trip to Bulgaria and brought Lolita to Russia. Currently, Lolita lives in a temporary home and is waiting her permanent one. She's a very positive and reasonable dog. Despite her slim body type, she is a very good eater. Peculiarities, Temper, Behavior. Lolita is an awesome dog! Lively, bright and very friendly. She loves her walks and enjoys the company of people of all ages. She very much enjoys belly rubs while laying on the grass with all four legs up in the air. Lolita is absolutely friendly to other dogs. She's not entirely happy to share her treats and will show her displeasure in a quiet growl that never escalates and it happens infrequently, mostly after a long, tiring walk. Otherwise, she is a super positive and good-natured dog. Lolita can't tolerate confined space. So no crate for her--She'll get scared and attempt to break free. Lolita is a fabulous choice as a family dog. Please apply asap. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly events posted) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .
 . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .  . Agnieszka Bulgarian Baladi .
2Y 45lbs Agnieszka is a Bulgarian Baladi mix. Her rescue story: July 2018 a Russian woman contacted me about her friends finding a homeless dog while on vacation in Bulgaria and wanted to rescue her. I contacted a sanctuary in the city of Burgas and Agnieszka was granted a temporary stay within the facilities on condition that the tourists take the dog back in a short time. While there, she was vaccinated and spayed. Unfortunately, the tourists refused to take her so I had to retrieve her myself while on a trip to rescue Lolita which is how she ended up in Moscow where the 2 girls live and go for walks together. That's why you see both of them in the video. Peculiarities, Temper, Behavior. Like all Southerners, Agnieszka is a footloose sunny dog. Always in a good mood, she is always ready for a good time. Agnieszka is a very human-oriented pup and makes her human companion her best friend forever. She likes to stand on her hind paws and hug! Friendship is very important to her. She is noted to have a very positive attitude as seen in her constant tail wagging. Perfectly friendly with kids and other dogs, she is very intelligent, and sharp, and housetrained. She is a broad-chested, strong dog, the perfect dog for someone who prefers large dogs to lap pups. Apply before this gem is adopted. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Yana PR Baladi pup .
 . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .  . Yana PR Baladi pup .
7M Yana & her sister Theona were both found dumped together in the garbage in Puerto Rico. Well that is not going to happen to them here. They are both wonderful little girls, get along w/ other dogs (obviously) and would love to be rehomed here in USA together or at least to a home w/ another loving canine. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Theona PR Baladi Pup .
 . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .  . Theona PR Baladi Pup .
7M Theona & her sister Yana were both found dumped together in the garbage in Puerto Rico. Well, that is not going to happen to them here. They are both wonderful little girls, get along w/ other dogs (obviously) and would love to be rehomed here in USA together or at least to a home w/ another loving canine. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Monika Russian Canaan .
 . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .  . Monika Russian Canaan .
1Y Old Monika from Baku, Azerbaijan. Their mom, a stray was killed in front of them! Despite their awful beginning, they are absolutely lovely pups, good w/ dogs and children. Please apply if you can adopt both or have a dog already who needs a friend. Her mom quotes her as saying: My name is Monika.I traveled so very far to come to the United States and the long stressful strip was all worth it. Such kindness and warmth awaited me. I am with a foster family right now waiting my forever home. I am going to tell you a few things about me that could be a deal breaker in your attention! I am totally completely housetrained. I appreciate the generosity from whoever is caring for me that I would never even think to have an accident in your home. I am good at holding it! I also don’t chew anything. Shoes laying around, pillows nicely placed on the couch, garbage pail out that someone forgot to tie up, toys, game controllers, all of it, I NEVER TOUCH IT! So you might add what are my down points, well, when I do have the urge to go to the bathroom I will certainly let you know, I start swatting with my little paw or nibbling on your hand gently to get your attention, I also do this when I need to eat. Other than these times I am so very calm and collective. I can be such a good girl when just my basic needs are met. Very important persuasive quality that is hard to find. I love to be handled, held, kissed, face mushed, ears squished down, snuggled until I almost can’t breathe, all of this with such gracefulness and never ever am I bothered by it. The kids are always all over me and I just love it. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Female, Small
 . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .
 . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .  . Marcella Maricao PR Baladi .
Marcella Maricao arrives with friends in August from Puerto Rico. She is going to stay on the small side, lives other dogs, cats, children... What could be better? Please apply as these little ones don't last very long. FB: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Baby, Female, Small
 . Nice Dog in Trouble .
 . Nice Dog in Trouble .  . Nice Dog in Trouble .  . Nice Dog in Trouble .
NICE Dog in Trouble:((( My family and I had recently noticed a new neighbor on our block had been leaving their female pitti chained up outside all day and night through pouring rain and very hot days with very little food or water surrounded by her own feces. We contacted the police multiple times, but no results. During the recent heat wave, we noticed a child walking the dog and asked if we could talk to the owners...he informed us they went on vacation and instructed him to walk her, feed her once a day. They were leaving her outside in the crazy heat! We got in contact with them and they told us we could keep her while they were gone. They have been back for 2 days and haven’t contacted us about her. She needs to go to a vet, as we think she might have a bladder infection, something wrong with her paw pads and she has chewed her tail leaving a nub. We would love to keep her, but we recently had to put our own dog down after 16.5 years and aren’t ready for another one. We believe she is about 2 years old and seems to be very well behaved. Hoping you guys can help by taking her and helping her find her forever home. We have many more pictures and videos of her from before and after we took her in. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Female, Medium
 . Ernie Chi chi .
 . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .  . Ernie Chi chi .
Ernie is one of 2 little 3y 10lb boys who were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us! We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Burt Chi chi .
 . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .  . Burt Chi chi .
Burt is one of 2 little 3y 10lb boys who were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us slowly--But now looks forward to lap time! We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Small
 . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .
 . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .  . Burt & Ernie Southern Chi chis .
These 2 little 3y 10lb boys were part of a hoarding situation with over 200 dogs:( They are understandably scared of people but are warming up to us slowly. We are looking to place them in a home with another dog, a yard, and patient people--no children due to their being timid. Please apply to foster if you can help one or both, or better still, to adopt. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
 . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .
 . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .  . Maddox Boroughbred Silly LI Boy .
This guy is so full of life, liberty and happiness! He almost didn't make it out of the Bklyn shelter alive. Destined to die, a kind LI foster stepped up for this handsome boy and glad he did. Maddox is a winner. About 6y young, he loves to play, run, is a FUN doggy with style and without the attitude:) He is a very good boy, no aggression whatsoever, just needs a little meat on his bony bones. Please apply! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Cheyenne and Kiki LI Pair .
 . Cheyenne and Kiki LI Pair .
Cheyenne and Kiki are ready to go to their furever home They are 9 years young, active, super silly and good with every animal and person they meet. They have easy special needs: Cheyenne needs daily drops for glaucoma--very inexpensive and she now see very well, and Kiki takes glucosamine for her home end but gets around very well. Kiki needs to lose some more weight, but she can finish her diet in a home. They are very bonded and absolutely must stay together. Ready for their home, on E Long Island, please apply, as they have long loves ahead of them for to their size and breeds. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at https://zanisfurryfriends.org All our dogs are in NY/NJ area generally and can be adopted out of state depending on where, we prefer to meet our adopters but occasionally transport can be arranged. Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Saturdays and Sundays, weather dependent--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Senior, Female, Small
 . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .
 . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .  . Bruno Brunelli Happy Face .
4y 65lb Bruno Brunelli needs a one-person home. Brunois everything we love about the bully breeds: Very friendly, loose wiggly body and a waggy tail. He allowed the counselor to pet him and rub his belly. He knows his commands of sit and stay. He allows all handling As per the client Bruno is house broken and friendly towards strangers. He has never bitten or scratched anyone to his knowledge. Bruno will chew up shoes if they are left out--so don't leave your shoes out as chew toys! Best in a home w/ no small children due to his energy, and because he is a big boy, w/ experienced bully adopters who know enough to be the alpha in the pack:) He can be a bit territorial about his toys and food w/ other dogs so we think his ideal situation is a home w/ a yard and access to other doggies for playtime. He definitely is not a city critter. He loves puppies so we consider him the perfect puppy nanny! A volunteer writes: Bruno is a wiggly, playful, sweet bundle of joy! He pulls a little on leash, seems housebroken, sits for treats, and manages to immediately initiate a romance with any tennis ball he finds! I’m not sure I’ve ever met a dog who entertains himself as well!. He play bows with the ball, waltzes with it, rolls on his back with it, eventually chews it up, and then starts the whole cycle with the next one. Just watching him is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face, but he also loves interacting with people (and, so far, other dogs too!). He seems to be one of those dogs who sees a friend in every stranger (the kind of friend he can give kisses to and get belly rubs from!), but I can only imagine the extra-special-lovin’ he has reserved for his family. 11/08/2016 BEHAVIOR AVERAGE Client came to drop off a dog that he stated was left in his apartment by his roommate. Intact, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/8/16 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: No concerns were seen on this assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Bruno was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bruno engages in gentle play with male and female dogs. He is sexually motivated but able to continue to play when solicited. The Behavior Department recommends that Bruno be placed in a home with dogs that match his gentle play style and that a dog-dog interaction be conducted to ensure compatibility. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/04/16 During his initial medical examination, Bruno readily allowed all handling without issue. ENERGY LEVEL: Bruno displays a high activity level in the care center. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of experience) Note: see potential challenges section below Potential challenges: _X_Destructive behavior: Bruno is a young, active, enthusiastic dog with lots of energy. He will need daily mental and physical exercise and stimulation to channel that energy appropriately. He is also reported to chew up shoes if they are left out, so this will need to be managed in his future home. 11/05/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bruno engages in gentle play with male and female dogs. He is sexually motivated but able to continue to play when solicited. The Behavior Department recommends that Bruno be placed in a home with dogs that match his gentle play style and that a dog-dog interaction be conducted to ensure compatibility. 11/5: Bruno displays loose and wiggly body language when greeting a novel female dog. He displays bouncy body language when the female solicits play. He explores the pen for a bit before attempting to mount again. 11/8-11/13: In a group of playful male and female dogs, Bruno displays soft body language when greeting the novel dogs. He is playful, engaging in and soliciting gentle play. He tolerates novice play styles. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .
 . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .  . Zazu Flat Coat BCx .
This guy loves to be outside so a person w/ a lot of outdoor time and then snuggly time is his Zazu's ideal home. But he is for EXPERIENCED adopters only, preferably 1 person in the home and no children and not a City environment. 8y 38lb Zazu fka Zebracake is a good looking gent, reasonably well groomed and dressed in a lush dark chocolate and black coat. His amber eyes light up his face. His muzzle is very slightly grey, and his mouth opens often into a lovely smile. Zazu is a little shy in his kennel, but gets leashed fairly rapidly. He is a very good walker, marks a little his territory, and eyes the pigeons as well as the squirrels in the park. Well, he is just doing his job, as he is part of the herding group of dogs. Zazu does not mind being stared at by me and the camera. He will sit on command, and is not at all interested in my treats that I thought were quite tasty. He seems to like my caresses all over his body. He is a really very gentle and well-mannered pooch. As we were early visitors at a nearby park, we did not meet many dogs, and those we encountered did not elicit much attention from Zazu. He is an easy going character, friendly, a little shy–at least inside our walls–and a lovely Collie/Retriever mix who is sure to attract connoisseurs of the breeds. Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF (weekly adoption event info posted here) Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Twitter: zanisff Please fill out an application in copy/paste format into the body of the email at http://zanisfurryfriends.org and return to dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Otherwise we decide based on other variables. Usually we are in our foster homes or in boarding so this is a bit more stressful and a slightly artificial environment but we do want to be seen and find our furever homes too. Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, maybe you can foster or volunteer, and you can always donate!
Adult, Male, Medium
 . LOST Macho Mini .
 . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .  . LOST Macho Mini .
LOST--last seen in Prospect Park, missing since July 14,2016 Please share! Facebook: Zani's Furry Friends ZFF Twitter: zanisff Instagram: zanisfurryfriends Please fill out an application http://zanisfurryfriends.org/applications.html and return via email to: dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Many of us (cats/dogs) will be on display on Sundays, and sometimes on Saturdays--please ask which dogs will be there ahead of time by writing us at dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org and following us on FB. If you are seriously interested in adopting one of us in particular, please fill out an application by Friday so that we can be sure to be there. Please come! And if you can't adopt, you can always donate via paypal to: dogs@zanisfurryfriends.org Please consider providing a home for more than one dog, especially if you are considering adopting a puppy. Dogs are pack animals and very much enjoy as well as need other dog company to learn to play, socialize and be good companion animals to people. The upside to this is that you won't feel as guilty leaving them alone and you get twice the love. Please come! And if you can't adopt, you can always donate!
Young, Male, Small
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