20 Adorably Adoptable Cincinnati Pets That Are Looking For Families To Love

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. **All caption information taken from pet listing.
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Star
Age: 8 weeks old / Breed: Australian Shepherd mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Star is 8 week old, 7lb Australian Shepherd mix. She is an active puppy and will benefit from an active household. She has been fostered with cats and have done well with them."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
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Star

Age: 8 weeks old / Breed: Australian Shepherd mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Star is 8 week old, 7lb Australian Shepherd mix. She is an active puppy and will benefit from an active household. She has been fostered with cats and have done well with them."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Cecil
Age: 8 months old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair/Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Cecil is teen aged boy kitty with big beautiful swirls and a cute nose. He's very energetic when playing and has a very self confident personality. Cecil gets along well with cats and kids. Unsure about getting along with dogs."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
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Cecil

Age: 8 months old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair/Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Cecil is teen aged boy kitty with big beautiful swirls and a cute nose. He's very energetic when playing and has a very self confident personality. Cecil gets along well with cats and kids. Unsure about getting along with dogs."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
Phoebe
Age: 6 year-old / Breed: American Bulldog / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but how can you not immediately fall in love with Phoebe’s smooshy face? Phoebe is a 6 year old bull dog mix who weighs about 58 lbs. This girl is pretty low key, and enjoys spending her time on the couch watching the Hallmark Movie Channel. When not watching TV, she does enjoy a good walk outside with her foster mom. Phoebe is crate trained and house trained, and is currently fostered with dogs and cats. If you’re looking for a low energy companion with the best face around, look no further than Phoebe!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Pet Rescue Websites

Phoebe

Age: 6 year-old / Breed: American Bulldog / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but how can you not immediately fall in love with Phoebe’s smooshy face? Phoebe is a 6 year old bull dog mix who weighs about 58 lbs. This girl is pretty low key, and enjoys spending her time on the couch watching the Hallmark Movie Channel. When not watching TV, she does enjoy a good walk outside with her foster mom. Phoebe is crate trained and house trained, and is currently fostered with dogs and cats. If you’re looking for a low energy companion with the best face around, look no further than Phoebe!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Turquoise
Age: 2 months old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Turquoise is about 12 pounds. He is a sweetie. His ears are usually wet, he can’t drink his water without dunking them. He loves playing chase with his siblings. He likes his chew toys. He is sweet little snuggle bug."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
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Turquoise

Age: 2 months old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Turquoise is about 12 pounds. He is a sweetie. His ears are usually wet, he can’t drink his water without dunking them. He loves playing chase with his siblings. He likes his chew toys. He is sweet little snuggle bug."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Atom
Age: 3 months old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Meet small and mighty Atom! Atom is an approximately 3-month-old Chihuahua mix. He is currently 7 pounds. Atom loves humans but he often needs a few minutes to warm up to them. Although a little fearful when meeting strangers, within 10-15 minutes, he is usually sitting in the new person's lap as happy as can be! Atom is doing well learning potty training! Little Atom is also mastering crate training! He may cry for a few minutes after being crated but it is short-lived. Atom loves to play fetch and tug-of-war-it's a great way to get rid of his moderate level of puppy energy!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Pet Rescue Websites

Atom

Age: 3 months old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Meet small and mighty Atom! Atom is an approximately 3-month-old Chihuahua mix. He is currently 7 pounds. Atom loves humans but he often needs a few minutes to warm up to them. Although a little fearful when meeting strangers, within 10-15 minutes, he is usually sitting in the new person's lap as happy as can be! Atom is doing well learning potty training! Little Atom is also mastering crate training! He may cry for a few minutes after being crated but it is short-lived. Atom loves to play fetch and tug-of-war-it's a great way to get rid of his moderate level of puppy energy!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Larkin
Age: 1 year old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Larkin is a lively grey and white 1 year old kitten. She is spayed and UTD on vaccines and preventatives. She and her littermates have had a bit of a rough start but are healthy and ready for adoption. They will require a specific diet and need to be adopted in pairs. Due to their previous medical concerns they will need to be the only animals in the home. Larkin and her siblings love to play with laser pointers, crinkly toys, and feather toys."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Pet Rescue Websites

Larkin

Age: 1 year old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"Larkin is a lively grey and white 1 year old kitten. She is spayed and UTD on vaccines and preventatives. She and her littermates have had a bit of a rough start but are healthy and ready for adoption. They will require a specific diet and need to be adopted in pairs. Due to their previous medical concerns they will need to be the only animals in the home. Larkin and her siblings love to play with laser pointers, crinkly toys, and feather toys."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Daisy
Age: 12 years old / Breed: Terrier, Fox, Smooth/Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Daisy is a 10-12-year-old Fox Terrier mix. She hasn't had the greatest life. She is morbidly obese with fatty (non-cancerous) tumors removed from her older body. Her former owner decided to dump her miles from home not once, not twice, but three times before deciding to surrender her. Honestly, we still are not sure why. Daisy is AMAZING. REALLY REALLY AMAZING. She is quiet (has never barked one time in two months she's been with us), she looks at you with soulful, loving, thankful eyes. She is on a diet and has already lost 4 pounds, and just wants a warm place, a soft bed, and some food in her belly. She gets along fantastically with other dogs, ignores cats (and pretty much ignores anything else). She is looking for a nice quiet home to keep someone company and just relax quietly."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
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Daisy

Age: 12 years old / Breed: Terrier, Fox, Smooth/Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Daisy is a 10-12-year-old Fox Terrier mix. She hasn't had the greatest life. She is morbidly obese with fatty (non-cancerous) tumors removed from her older body. Her former owner decided to dump her miles from home not once, not twice, but three times before deciding to surrender her. Honestly, we still are not sure why. Daisy is AMAZING. REALLY REALLY AMAZING. She is quiet (has never barked one time in two months she's been with us), she looks at you with soulful, loving, thankful eyes. She is on a diet and has already lost 4 pounds, and just wants a warm place, a soft bed, and some food in her belly. She gets along fantastically with other dogs, ignores cats (and pretty much ignores anything else). She is looking for a nice quiet home to keep someone company and just relax quietly."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
Oakley
Age: 1.5 years old / Breed: Goldendoodle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"HI. I am Oakley the Goldendoodle. I am 1.5 years old, weigh 46lbs and I’m already neutered. Don’t be concerned, I am fully grown and won’t get any bigger. I’m potty trained and crate trained, but I will add I am sometimes stubborn about going in my crate. Being a Doodle, I will need to be groomed on a regular schedule to keep my hair looking pretty. Foster mom says I am a big baby that needs to learn some big-boy manners, and that I could benefit from obedience training. I’m smart though, I already “sit” and “shake” paws on command. Things I Love: my foster humans, getting my belly or ears rubbed, long walks and a big soft bed."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
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Oakley

Age: 1.5 years old / Breed: Goldendoodle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy
"HI. I am Oakley the Goldendoodle. I am 1.5 years old, weigh 46lbs and I’m already neutered. Don’t be concerned, I am fully grown and won’t get any bigger. I’m potty trained and crate trained, but I will add I am sometimes stubborn about going in my crate. Being a Doodle, I will need to be groomed on a regular schedule to keep my hair looking pretty. Foster mom says I am a big baby that needs to learn some big-boy manners, and that I could benefit from obedience training. I’m smart though, I already “sit” and “shake” paws on command. Things I Love: my foster humans, getting my belly or ears rubbed, long walks and a big soft bed."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Coco
Age: 2 months old / Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Here is a sneak peek at Coco!! Sweet coco was found in a quarry. This poor baby is a little timid but she's so sweet. She was the vet fave today. She gives soft kisses and is resting in a nice warm soft bed. Coco is a heeler mix and will be about 40lbs as an adult. She's a sweet girl who is super cute and won't last long."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
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Coco

Age: 2 months old / Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
"Here is a sneak peek at Coco!! Sweet coco was found in a quarry. This poor baby is a little timid but she's so sweet. She was the vet fave today. She gives soft kisses and is resting in a nice warm soft bed. Coco is a heeler mix and will be about 40lbs as an adult. She's a sweet girl who is super cute and won't last long."
Photo via Stray Animal Adoption Program
Arabella
Age: 2.5 years old / Breed: Australian Kelpie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animal Foundation
"This sweet girl came to us after being passed around from home to home. Arabella is a 2 ½-year-old Australian Kelpie mix and weighs around 50 pounds. She loves attention and is an indiscriminate kisser ... even the vet gets kisses!"
Photo via Save The Animal Foundation
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Arabella

Age: 2.5 years old / Breed: Australian Kelpie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animal Foundation
"This sweet girl came to us after being passed around from home to home. Arabella is a 2 ½-year-old Australian Kelpie mix and weighs around 50 pounds. She loves attention and is an indiscriminate kisser ... even the vet gets kisses!"
Photo via Save The Animal Foundation