11 adoptable Cincinnati dogs and cats to bring home for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

This day has gone to the dogs. And the cats. And the rabbits, hamsters, birds, fish.. you get the idea. Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, celebrating the furry friends we've rescued (or who've rescued us) and bringing awareness to all the good boys and girls who are patiently waiting for their forever home. If you've been thinking about adopting, today is a great day to take the first step. Check out the gallery of adoptable pets from Stray Animal Adoption Program, which was voted No. 1 by readers for Best Pet Rescue/Shelter in CityBeat's Best Of Cincinnati issue. If you'd like to help out the cause but aren't able to adopt right now, you can always donate to SAAP or a number of other local pet adoption organizations. 

Here are the top 3 winners in that same category from this year's Best Of Cincinnati issue:

Stray Animal Adoption Program58 Martha Layne Collins Boulevard, Cold Spring, Ky.

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SPCA Cincinnati | 3949 Colerain Ave., Northside

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Animal Friends Humane Society 1820 Hamilton Princeton Road, Hamilton

For more info, click here.


*Some pets in the slideshow may have pending adoptions. Please contact SAAP for more info. 





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Adoptable pets from Stray Animal Adoption Program
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Adoptable pets from Stray Animal Adoption Program

Name: Coucal | Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix | Age: Puppy | Sex: Female
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Name: Coucal | Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix | Age: Puppy | Sex: Female

Name: Hank | Breed: Great Dane | Age: Adult | Size: Extra-Large | Sex: Male
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Name: Hank | Breed: Great Dane | Age: Adult | Size: Extra-Large | Sex: Male

Name: Dirk | Breed: Hound Mix | Age: Adult | Size: Large | Sex: Male
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Name: Dirk | Breed: Hound Mix | Age: Adult | Size: Large | Sex: Male

Name: Arf | Breed: Hound Mix | Age: Adult | Size: Large | Sex: Male
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Name: Arf | Breed: Hound Mix | Age: Adult | Size: Large | Sex: Male

Name: Cindy | Breed: Domestic Mediumhair | Age: Adult | Sex: Female
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Name: Cindy | Breed: Domestic Mediumhair | Age: Adult | Sex: Female

Name: Oak | Breed: Beagle mix | Age: Adult | Size: Medium | Sex: Male
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Name: Oak | Breed: Beagle mix | Age: Adult | Size: Medium | Sex: Male

Name: Autumn | Breed: Australian Shepherd | Age: Adult | Sex: Female
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Name: Autumn | Breed: Australian Shepherd | Age: Adult | Sex: Female

Name: Bella | Breed: Collie | Age: Adult | Sex: Female
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Name: Bella | Breed: Collie | Age: Adult | Sex: Female

Name: Teeter | Breed: Domestic Short Hair | Age: Adult | Sex: Female
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Name: Teeter | Breed: Domestic Short Hair | Age: Adult | Sex: Female