January 24, 2020

15 Adorable Cincinnati Pets Looking For a New Home in the New Year

Have you been considering adopting a new furry pal? With dog-friendly coffee shops, bakeries, bars and parks, Cincinnati is a great place to be a pet owner. While there are many good boys and girls looking for their forever home, there's a lot to think about when making the decision to bring home a pet. What kind of breed is right for you and your lifestyle? What adoption agencies should you look at? If you're serious about making this life step, adopting a pet is very rewarding — for you and the pet that gets a new home. We've compiled a list of available pets from a few local adoption programs to help you on your mission of finding the pet that's right for you. This is just a small glimpse into each agency's list of adoptable pets. If you are interested in seeing what else they have to offer, visit their websites listed below. Also, keep in mind that each program has their own application process and some take longer than others. HART Animal Rescue | contactus@rescueahart.org, rescueahart.org Louie's Legacy | 513-655-8643, louieslegacy.org Ohio Alleycat Resource | 513-871-0185, ohioalleycat.org Recycled Doggies | 513-275-5842, recycleddoggies.com Save The Animals Foundation |513-561-7823, staf.org  SPCA Cincinnati | 513-541-6100, spcacincinnati.org Stray Animal Adoption Program | 859-391-1234, adoptastray.com If you'd like to help out the cause but aren't able to adopt right now, you can always donate to one of these rescues or a number of other local pet adoption organizations. *Some pets in the slideshow may have pending adoptions. Please contact the rescues for more info.

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Glinda
Age: 9 years old / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Someone deserted little Glinda, along with her pal Toto, just days after Christmas. They were found cold, starving and matted. We wish we knew their background, which would make a big difference in our vet assessment and their adoption outlook. She tremors like a chihuahua. Her CBC/chem profile shows nothing remarkable; we are awaiting a neuro consult to eliminate any conditions of concern. Her tremors could just be idiopathic. Grateful to be in out of the cold, but would be so much happier in a home of their own, with some warm laps to curl up in. Got a little room in yours for a little love or two? Please contact us to arrange a meeting! If you are interested in Glinda and/or her pal Toto, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Glinda

Age: 9 years old / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Someone deserted little Glinda, along with her pal Toto, just days after Christmas. They were found cold, starving and matted. We wish we knew their background, which would make a big difference in our vet assessment and their adoption outlook. She tremors like a chihuahua. Her CBC/chem profile shows nothing remarkable; we are awaiting a neuro consult to eliminate any conditions of concern. Her tremors could just be idiopathic. Grateful to be in out of the cold, but would be so much happier in a home of their own, with some warm laps to curl up in. Got a little room in yours for a little love or two? Please contact us to arrange a meeting! If you are interested in Glinda and/or her pal Toto, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation
Bitty Kitty
Age: 2.5 months old / Breed:  Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"This adorable little boy is the friendliest, snuggliest kitten ever! Bitty loves everyone, especially kids! He’s fostered with four children, ages 1.5 through 11 years old. He also loves his canine foster brother as well as anyone else he meets. Even though he is a young kitten, Bitty is on the calmer side. He is happiest being near his people, the closer the better! He’s a perfect snuggle buddy. If you are interested in Betsy, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Bitty Kitty

Age: 2.5 months old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"This adorable little boy is the friendliest, snuggliest kitten ever! Bitty loves everyone, especially kids! He’s fostered with four children, ages 1.5 through 11 years old. He also loves his canine foster brother as well as anyone else he meets. Even though he is a young kitten, Bitty is on the calmer side. He is happiest being near his people, the closer the better! He’s a perfect snuggle buddy. If you are interested in Betsy, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Cincy
Age: 2 years old / Breed: Coonhound Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Cincy wags her tail like crazy whenever a volunteer enters her room. Cincy is just two years old and a petite 40ish pounds. She is EVEN HAPPIER when she's romping in the yard with other dogs ... so we hope to find her a forever family that includes dog sibling/s and a securely fenced yard. Cincy is so sweet as she is, and is ready to accept visitors. Come experience for yourself why she is in the running for our "most lovable" resident! If you are interested in Cincy, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Cincy

Age: 2 years old / Breed: Coonhound Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Cincy wags her tail like crazy whenever a volunteer enters her room. Cincy is just two years old and a petite 40ish pounds. She is EVEN HAPPIER when she's romping in the yard with other dogs ... so we hope to find her a forever family that includes dog sibling/s and a securely fenced yard. Cincy is so sweet as she is, and is ready to accept visitors. Come experience for yourself why she is in the running for our "most lovable" resident! If you are interested in Cincy, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation
Hershey
Age: 3 1/2 years old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"He can be a very sweet boy. He needs time to warm up to strangers, but has worked with a trainer and is becoming more trusting. He will need more training and firm boundaries. He loves playing with his foster siblings. He enjoys chewing on bones and ropes. He is very loving to his foster mom. Hershey is crate trained and housebroken. He knows all his basic commands (sit, stay, paw, come, place). He is available to meet and greet, with the potential adopter. He’s a perfect snuggle buddy. If you are interested in Hershey, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Hershey

Age: 3 1/2 years old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"He can be a very sweet boy. He needs time to warm up to strangers, but has worked with a trainer and is becoming more trusting. He will need more training and firm boundaries. He loves playing with his foster siblings. He enjoys chewing on bones and ropes. He is very loving to his foster mom. Hershey is crate trained and housebroken. He knows all his basic commands (sit, stay, paw, come, place). He is available to meet and greet, with the potential adopter. He’s a perfect snuggle buddy. If you are interested in Hershey, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Merry
Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"This beautiful girl is looking for her forever home! Merry is a quiet girl who is still a little reserved in her new environment. She is starting to become braver and will immediately start to purr when you pet her. She is great around other cats and should do fine around a calm respectful dog. If you are interested in Merry, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue

Merry

Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"This beautiful girl is looking for her forever home! Merry is a quiet girl who is still a little reserved in her new environment. She is starting to become braver and will immediately start to purr when you pet her. She is great around other cats and should do fine around a calm respectful dog. If you are interested in Merry, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue
Clyde
Age: 5 months old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Clyde sits for treats, is good with other dogs, and walks well on his leash too. The people who surrendered him said he was housebroken and crate trained. If you are looking for a gorgeous puppy then you need to come and meet Clyde. He is going to LOVE to be with people that are active with him. Walks in the park are a must for this baby! If you are interested in Clyde, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue

Clyde

Age: 5 months old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Clyde sits for treats, is good with other dogs, and walks well on his leash too. The people who surrendered him said he was housebroken and crate trained. If you are looking for a gorgeous puppy then you need to come and meet Clyde. He is going to LOVE to be with people that are active with him. Walks in the park are a must for this baby! If you are interested in Clyde, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue
Nike
Age: 1 year old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Nike is looking for a family that will continue to keep him active throughout his whole life. He lacks a bit of grace and has zero knowledge of his size so he's kinda like a bull in a china shop! He is very silly, playful and loves attention. If you are interested in Nike, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue

Nike

Age: 1 year old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Nike is looking for a family that will continue to keep him active throughout his whole life. He lacks a bit of grace and has zero knowledge of his size so he's kinda like a bull in a china shop! He is very silly, playful and loves attention. If you are interested in Nike, please fill out an application at rescueahart.org."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue
Esmerelda
Age: Senior / Breed: Dilute Tortoiseshell / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Esmerelda was rescued from a hoarding situation when she was a kitten and has grown up to become an elegant cat with a gentle demeanor and a spunky streak. If you enjoy both the therapeutic benefits of stroking a responsive pet and interactive playtime, Esmerelda is your girl. Her coat is a lovely example of what is called a dilute tortoiseshell; in which the typically bold black and rust colors are replaced with soft tones. Her subtle pattern alternates gray and tan; she has an apricot star on her forehead. Esmerelda will make a wonderful companion, so come in to meet her today! If you are interested in Esmerelda, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Esmerelda

Age: Senior / Breed: Dilute Tortoiseshell / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Esmerelda was rescued from a hoarding situation when she was a kitten and has grown up to become an elegant cat with a gentle demeanor and a spunky streak. If you enjoy both the therapeutic benefits of stroking a responsive pet and interactive playtime, Esmerelda is your girl. Her coat is a lovely example of what is called a dilute tortoiseshell; in which the typically bold black and rust colors are replaced with soft tones. Her subtle pattern alternates gray and tan; she has an apricot star on her forehead. Esmerelda will make a wonderful companion, so come in to meet her today! If you are interested in Esmerelda, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation
Betsy
Age: 3 Year old / Breed: Corgi/Sheltie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Betsy, for the most part, minds her own business but does love to play occasionally. And she loves her squeaky toys! Betsy would make a great companion for life. She is loyal, friendly, low-key, and most importantly a cuddler! Don't let her short legs fool you, if you are looking for a walking partner, then you've met your match. If you are interested in Betsy, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Betsy

Age: 3 Year old / Breed: Corgi/Sheltie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Betsy, for the most part, minds her own business but does love to play occasionally. And she loves her squeaky toys! Betsy would make a great companion for life. She is loyal, friendly, low-key, and most importantly a cuddler! Don't let her short legs fool you, if you are looking for a walking partner, then you've met your match. If you are interested in Betsy, please fill out an application at louieslegacy.org."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Cobalt
Age: Kitten / Breed:  Domestic Short Hair & Tabby Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Cobalt has a handsome, angular face and a very short, neat coat. His fur appears to be ticked, meaning the hairs are lighter at the tips. He is super content in your arms and enjoys the company of both cats and humans. If you are interested in Cobalt, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Cobalt

Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Short Hair & Tabby Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Cobalt has a handsome, angular face and a very short, neat coat. His fur appears to be ticked, meaning the hairs are lighter at the tips. He is super content in your arms and enjoys the company of both cats and humans. If you are interested in Cobalt, please fill out an application at www.STAF.org."
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation