PetFinder.com pulls animals on rescue websites across the country into one place and makes the information searchable by location, animal behavior, and age.
Before you decide to adopt a dog, take time to research different breeds to find the right dog for you.
Alaskan malamute: These big dogs require an experienced dog owner who lives in a relatively cold environment.
Bernese mountain dog: These friendly, hard-working dogs make wonderful family pets.
Bichon frisé: The dogs are loving and good with kids, but require a lot of grooming.
Border collie: A high-energy dog that does best with people who have time and energy to spend with them.
Corgi: Sturdy, smart, loyal dogs that make great companions for the entire family.
Jack Russell terrier: These high-energy dogs can be aggressive. They are generally not suited for homes with children or other animals.
Labsky: This crossbreed of the Siberian Husky and Labrador Retriever combines the best of both breeds. The dogs are smart and energetic.
Wire fox terrier: A smart, high-energy, friendly dog who is good with children and other dogs.