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PO Box 407
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
(302) 376-PAWS (phone)
(410) 885-5685  (fax)

ginny@pawsforlife.org

Paws for Life is located on private property, and is a volunteer-run facility, so appointments MUST be made in order to meet our dogs!

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Available Dogs for Adoption

We visit the local SPCA on an ongoing basis and select dogs that are scheduled for euthanasia, but would make a wonderful pet. All of our dogs are current on their shots and have been neutered.

To fill out an application for one of our dogs, please go to the Adoption Policies page.

Adoption fees are $150 - 200, which pays for spay/neuter, mirochip and up-to-date vaccinations. We accept cash and checks only.

Paws for Life is located on private property, and is a completely volunteer-run facility, so appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.
If you cannot keep an appointment for any reason, please let us know. We are volunteers and work our schedules with our families and jobs around the appointments you make with us.

Click here to read the latest updates on dogs who have found their new homes.

 

CJ

C.J is a 8 year old male bulldog mix weighing about 50lbs. This super sweet senior guy is good with other dogs, cats and children. He truly has had a rough start to life and is looking for a place to finally call his own. Want to make him melt like butter? Just love on any part of him and he is all yours! C.J walks well on a leash and would be a great addition to any family with a comfy couch for him to rest on!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Blaze

Rescued with a donation in memory of Harley

Blaze is a 1 year old male lab mix weighing about 40lbs. Blaze walks great on a leash and is housebroken! He is good with other dogs, cats and children! He is a younger pup with tons of energy and would need a family to give him tons of exercise. He would also benefit from obedience classes to create a better bond and show him the ropes!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Ripley

Ripley is a 1 year old male Lab. He is good with other dogs and children. Ripley would benefit from a very active family to give him a TON of exercise! He also would truly thrive with obedience training to focus him in on manners! Ripley is very smart and once he focuses in is very eager to learn!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Ripley

Ripley is a 1 year old male Lab. He is good with other dogs and children. Ripley would benefit from a very active family to give him a TON of exercise! He also would truly thrive with obedience training to focus him in on manners! Ripley is very smart and once he focuses in is very eager to learn!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Misty

Misty is a 2 year old female Coon hound mix. Misty is good with children, other dogs and cats. Misty needs a job and a patient person to work with her constant drive to be busy. She would benefit from an active family to give her a job and keep her going throughout the day. Misty is a gentle sweet soul just looking for her fur-ever home!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Champ

Champ is a male 1 year old boxer mix weighing about 45 lbs. As you can tell Champ has had a rough start to life, he is in need of some tender loving care! Despite his rough start, his tail NEVER stops wagging! He is a happy go lucky guy who is just willing to please! He is good with other dogs, cats and children. If you are looking for a go with the flow guy, Champ is your guy!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Max

Max is a 4 year old male German Shepherd weighing about 60 lbs. He is looking for someone with experience with German Shepherds as he is a very high drive guy who needs a job! Max is housebroken and is used to living in a home, but being a couch potato would not be his cup of tea. He would need lots of exercise and something that will constantly keep him moving! He is good with other dogs, but would be best in a household with no children.  Interested in Max? Send us an email! With max's high demands, we will be very picky as to who he will be placed with. As you know, here at Paws for Life our main goal is to place a dog in a home that will not only be in your best interest, but theirs as well!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Cash

Cash is a male 8 month old lab mix weighing about 40lbs. He is good with other dogs and children. Cash would do well with an active family to take him on hikes as he walks well on a leash. With Cash still being young, exercise is very important with him.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Dolly

Dolly is a female 7 year old Terrier mix weighing about 60 lbs. Dolly definitely got the short end of the stick in life before coming to Paws for Life! As you can tell, Dolly has been bred dozens of times and can finally catch a break! Despite her past, she has never changed he sweet demeanor. She is good with other dogs, cats and children. She would be best in a home with both exercise and a nice cozy spot to rest!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Jill

Jill is a female 2 year old Beagle weighing about 30lbs. If you look at the pictures it may seem that she is laying down, but oh does she fool you! Jill's legs are the shortest cutest things you will ever see! But that sure doesn't stop her from being an energetic girl! She is good with other dogs, cats and children. She has a ton of spunk and constantly wants your attention! She would benefit from exercise as she is a bit overweight.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

River

River is a female 2 year old wired hair terrier mix weighing about 40 lbs. With warm weather approaching, she would be a perfect swimming buddy as she loves to swim and walks great on a leash! She is great with other dogs, cats, goats, horses and older children. River can be a bit shy when first meeting you, but once you get on her level and call her name, she melts to you like butter!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Sasquatch

Rescued with a donation in memory of Twinkle from Lee

Sasquatch is a male 1 year old Husky mix weighing about 65 lbs. He is a young guy who needs someone to show him the ropes as he is very strong on a leash. Despite being strong he is very smart and loyal and is willing to learn! He is good with other dogs, and children. Sasquatch would benefit from an active family to take him hiking and give him a ton of exercise!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Scout

Scout is a 6 month old male border collie mix weighing 37 lbs. Scout is good with other dogs, cats and children! He would benefit from an active family to give him tons of exercise and show him the ropes as he does not walk on a leash. Scout is a super sweet outgoing guy who just wants to play!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Big Boy

Did you gain the famous 20lbs during quarantine? Looking for a buddy to go walking with so its not as boring and won't judge you because they did just the same? Big Boy is your guy! He is a 5 year old male beagle weighing a whopping 50lbs! (NOT an ideal weight for a beagle!) He truly needs a person to keep him on a strict diet and exercise plan. Trust us, we know this can be hard with that sweet face that he has, but he truly needs this! He is great with other dogs, cats and children and has a super sweet disposition

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Farrah

Farrah is a 1 1/2 year old female bull terrier mix weighing about 40lbs. Farrah is a spunky girl who is good with other dogs, cats and children. Farrah walks great on a leash and would benefit from an active family to take her hiking.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Luna

Luna is a female 1 1/2 year old Shepherd mix, weighing about 50lbs. Luna is good with other dogs, cats and children. She has a lot of spunk and energy and would benefit from an active family to take her on hikes and throw the ball for her! Luna is very sweet and loyal!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Tank

Tank is a male 7 year old Boxer/Great Dane mix weighing about 70lbs. Tank is great with other dogs, cats and children! He is used to living in a home and is housebroken. Tank is a go with the flow kind of guy who walks great on a leash and would enjoy long walks!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Stubby

Stubby is a 5 year old male Beagle weighing about 30lbs. Stubby is good with other dogs, cats and children! He gets his name from his stubby tail which makes him even more special in our opinion. He is a bit shy at first but once getting to know you he warms up! He would benefit from someone to give him exercise as he is a bit overweight.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Beastly

Beastly is a 5 year old male Belgian Malinois weighing about 65 lbs. he is good with other dogs, cats and children. He is kind hearted loving dog. He loves people and to be petted as much as he can. He loves to be around his person or family and is very devoted to them. Beastly loves anything from a nice walk to lying in his bed next to the family as everyone watches tv. His favorite hobbies include tug-o-war with a rope or chew toy, chewing on a bone or squeaky toy, and napping on his bed. He enjoys sleeping in his own little bed at night next to his person/family. He is crate trained, but prefers to be out. He is also house broken and will let you know when he needs to go outside. His ideal home is a person or family to be with him, he loves being near his family.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Loki

Loki is a male 1 year old Shepherd mix weighing 65lbs. Loki is full of energy and is always willing to play! With Loki still being young, he would benefit from an active family to wear him out and show him the ropes! He is good with other dogs, but has not been cat tested yet.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Jersey

Jersey is a 5 1/2 year old female Bull Mastiff weighing about 75lbs. Jersey is housebroken and great with other dogs and children. She is a goofy sweet girl who knows basic commands and walks well on a leash. Jersey LOVES her chew toys and would benefit from an active family to run around outside with her.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Kaluha

Kaluah is a 5 1/2 year old female Bull Mastiff weighing about 75lbs. Kaluah is housebroken and good with other dogs and children. She walks great on a leash and knows basic commands. Kaluah would benefit from an active family to play outside and just let loose!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Stella

Stella is an 8 month old female Weimaraner mix weighing about 45 lbs. Stella is good with other dogs, cats and children. She is still very young so would need someone to show her the ropes and walk the walk. Stella is a very sweet soul who would benefit from an active family!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Tango

Tango is a male 8 month old lab mix weighing about 35lbs. He is good with other dogs, children and is very curious of cats. Tango would do well with an active family to show him the ropes

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Ripley

Ripley is a 10 month old male Lab. He is good with other dogs, cats and children. Ripley would benefit from an active family to show him the ropes and take him to obedience training. He is a sweet submissive guy who just wants to play!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Rio

Rescued with a donation in memory of Edgar L Hitch from Ed and Jean Hitch and family

Rio is a 2 year old male Husky mix, weighing about 65lbs. He is good with other dogs, but has not been cat tested yet. Rio is not used to walking on a leash, so he would need someone to teach him how to walk the walk. Rio is super sweet and smart!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Nova

Nova is a 2 year old female hound mix weighing about 55lbs. Nova is a sweet girl that just wants to please. She is good with other dogs and cats. She would benefit from an active family where she can learn walking on a leash as she is a bit timid when on leash.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Misty

Misty is a 2 year old female Coon hound mix. Misty is good with children, other dogs and cats. She would benefit from an active family to take her on walks and give her lots of exercise. Misty is a bit timid at first, so she would need a patient person to build her confidence and get her acclimated and adjusted to her new environment. Misty is a gentle sweet soul just looking for her fur-ever home!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Chloe

Chloe is a female, 1 year old Boxer mix weighing about 55 lbs.  Chloe is used to living in a home and is good with other dogs, but has not been cat tested yet. She is a bit timid at first, but once she is comfortable, she will do anything for a belly rub!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Gidget

Gidget is a 5 year old female Chihuahua mix weighing about 13 lbs. She is used to living in a home and is great with children, dogs and cats. Gidget's former owner unfortunately passed and she is now looking for someone to fill that hole in her heart. She would benefit from a household where she can be a companion and lap dog.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Claus

Rescued with a donation in memory of Edgar L Hitch from Ed and Jean Hitch and family

Claus is a 1 year old male lab mix weighing about 40lbs. He is good with other dogs, but has not yet been cat tested. Claus would benefit from an active family to take him on walks and teach him how to walk the walk. Super sweet guy, who loves to give kisses!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Lola

Lola is a female 1 year old boxer mix weighing 36lbs. Lola has had a rough start to life and needs a bit of TLC. She is a sweet girl, but needs someone to go slow and show her what it is like to be a dog again! She is also good with cats and other dogs.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Betty

Rescued with a donation in memory of Edgar L Hitch from Ed and Jean Hitch and family

Betty is a female 8 months old terrier mix weighing about 45lbs. She is housebroken, good with children, cats and dogs. Betty is a super sweet girl who loves her toys. As you can see by the pictures, she loves to give kisses and thinks she is a lap dog. Betty walks well on a leash so she would benefit from an active family to take her on walks.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Finn

Rescued with a donation in memory of Edgar L Hitch from Yvonne Bistany

Finn is a 1 year old lab mix about 40 lbs. Finn would do best with an active family with older children. He is good with other dogs, but needs some work with cats. Finn is a little needy. In other words, he needs a patient and understanding family to get him into a routine and teach him some manners. Interested in Finn? Send us an email!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Lucy

Rescued with a donation in memory of Kaiya Harbaugh from Kristen Hamilton

Lucy is a female 2 year old Shepherd weighing 65lbs. Lucy is housebroken, good with children, and other dogs. She is a very sweet, smart and loyal girl who just wants to please you.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Calvin

Rescued with a donation in memory of Edgar L Hitch from Ed and Jean Hitch and family

Calvin is male 1 year old Boxer/Lab mix weighing about 50lbs. Calvin is good with other dogs, cats and children. Calvin is a love bug and constantly looks for your attention. He doesn't walk the best on a leash, but is super sweet, smart and willing to learn!

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

Sasha

Sasha is a female 6 month old Blue Tick Coon Hound weighing 50lbs. Sasha can be a bit timid at first, but once she has warmed up she is a super sweet and social girl! She is good with other dogs, cats and children.

 

Appointments must be made in order to meet our dogs or see our facilities.

 

 

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