Adel was unsocialized when she came to the Sanctuary, but she has made a lot of progress here. She has learned her name and will look at you when you call her. She's also learned to build trust with people through hand-feeding and will give new peopl...
Alice is a precious, smart girl who loves to go for walks or to just hang out and snuggle with her people. Born in 2007, she still has lots of spunk. She loves toys, especially squeaky balls, and playing tug and fetch. She also enjoys going for walks an...
Skya's a shy girl who needs time to get comfortable around people. But once she comes out of her shell, she is very loving and affectionate. She also has a delightfully silly, playful side. She starts bouncing around when she sees a human friend, and...
Pixie is a very vivacious shepherd mixture who is just as lovely on the outside as she is on the inside. She loves taking long walks, getting belly rubs and playing in the water. Although she can be picky about her doggie friends and bossy with other ...
Ollie has come a long way since he came to the Sanctuary. He used to be really shy with strangers, but now he pulls his caregivers towards new volunteers to meet them. He also loves to sit and lean on people and soak up all the love and attention. Ol...
Levi is extremely loving and fun to be around. He's also very smart and eager to please. Levi mastered his basic commands while he was a student in a prison-based training program. At the Sanctuary, he recently passed the CLASS (Canine Life and Socia...
Precious Little Bill loves to cuddle and to get belly rubs. A devoted companion, he genuinely wants to spend as much time with his people as he can. He is treat motivated and truly loves learning new things. He loves showing off that he knows how to 'sh...
Itchy didn't have a whole lot of life experiences or socialization before coming to the Sanctuary. He was fearful of people and other dogs. He is still shy and fearful with strangers and will guard food and toys from other dogs. But Itchy has started...
Corban is extremely cute and affectionate with his human friends, and he's been playful with all the dogs he's met at the Sanctuary. He loves to be in water and to play with toys, too. He's shy and fearful with strangers at 1st (especially men), b...
Dukey is a very happy boy who enjoys the simple things in life: tennis balls, walks and attention from people he knows. He does well with people as long as they aren't too touchy right off the bat and are willing to take the time to earn his trust. O...
Turner's the kind of dog who loves to snuggle on the couch after a long walk. He is social with other dogs at the Sanctuary, and he has experience at the dog park from a previous home. Born in 2011, Turner has good recall skills. He is also nice in ...
Tonya is an active dog who enjoys going for walks. She also loves to romp around with her many toys and to take dips in her swimming pool. She loves to play fetch, to do nosework (a fun search and scenting sport for dogs) and to play tug as well. Ton...
Clara was rescued in Houston after Hurricane Harvey and came to Best Friends in Texas. Here at the Sanctuary, she is gaining confidence daily and is making nice progress in learning to trust people. She enjoys going on walks, especially if her doggi...
Hawkeye is nervous and fearful with new people and places, but he can be won over easily with encouragement and yummy treats. After a few meetings, he will greet you with full body wiggles and a big smile. He is incredibly affectionate with people he...
Breed: German Shepherd Dog Mix Gender: female Nickname: Clara Age: 49 Years Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed. Clara was rescued in Houston after Hurricane Harvey and came to Best Friends in Texas. Here at the Sanctuary, she is gaining confidence daily and is making great progress in learning to trust people. She enjoys going on walks, especially if her doggie roommate comes along. She ...
Tiki was rescued from the floods following Hurricane Katrina. He was born around 2004, and he's healthy. And since he loves exercise and he's intelligent, he'd be good at learning tricks. He gets very excited when he sees people he knows. He enjoys ...
Shy Zemo has had to work hard to overcome his tendency to run and hide from people. Born in 2008, he came to Best Friends from a rescue group that closed its doors, and it's likely he hadn't had much human contact before. He is still learning that pe...
Thor is a strikingly attractive boy with a full-body wag. He always has a smile on his face, and his silly antics often make his caregivers at the Sanctuary laugh. Although Thor can quickly steal the hearts of everyone he meets, he is shy and fearful w...