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Adorable adoptables from Auckland's shelters

Published: 1 July 2019

Meet some of the adorable adoptables available at Auckland’s main animal shelters.


Breed: Mastiff X Lab
Age: 2 months                  
Gender: Male
Shelter: Manukau

Meet me: I’m an easy-natured pup who loves to play – tug of war and soft toys are my favourites. I also love to get as many cuddles and kisses as possible!

What about you? I need stay at home paw-rents as I’m still too young to be left on my own. You’ll be patient and love to snuggle.


Breed: Labrador X
Age: 4 months  
Gender: Female
Shelter: Henderson

Meet me: I’m a shy girl but very friendly. I love food and people – it’s hard to choose which one I prefer more. I’ll need slow and positive training as the world is a bit scary for me right now.

What about you? You’ll have plenty of experience and as I need an owner who can help build my confidence. Your patience will win my heart and loyalty.


Breed: Huntaway X         
Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
Shelter: Silverdale                          

Meet me: I’m a playful pup who loves to please and am very attentive when it comes to food. I’m learning basic commands and am really starting to get the hang of them but will need some extra love.

What about you? You’ll be a family with older children who know what makes doggos tick. If you have a confident cat and are willing to give me some extra training, then come and find me.


Breed: Lab X Cattle
Age: 10 months               
Gender: Male
Shelter: Manukau

Meet me: I’m an adventurous young fella who loves to play and be active. I’m very good with dogs of all sizes and already know my basic commands!

What about you? You’ll be an active home with a family that is looking for a good boy to curl up at your feet after an adventure-filled day.

Find out more

There may be additional costs to adopt some of these dogs. Get in touch with the shelter to find out more information about them, or others available for adoption.

Auckland Council has animal shelters in SilverdaleHenderson and Manukau

Please note that a fully fenced section or suitable containment area is needed to adopt a dog. More information on dog adoptions can be found here.

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