21 Adoptable Cincinnati Animals Who Are Looking for New 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 [email protected]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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Lovey
Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Pomeranian Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”HI…I’m Lovey the Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix. I’m 6 years old, spayed, and weigh only 7 lbs. I am potty-trained and crate-trained, but foster mom doesn’t crate me since I am such a good girl. For the most part, I am laid back and low energy, occasionally I’ll decide to play with a toy. If I’m not following Foster Mom around the house, I enjoy curling up next to her on the couch or snoozing in a fuzzy cuddler bed. Sometimes I sneak into my human foster brother’s bed and cuddle with him. I do prefer being the center of attention but will co-exist with the other small dogs in my foster home, if need be. I am comfortable with men and bigger kids. I am a big love and I’m waiting for the perfect furever family to adopt me! Pick me, Love me! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Lovey

Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Pomeranian Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”HI…I’m Lovey the Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix. I’m 6 years old, spayed, and weigh only 7 lbs. I am potty-trained and crate-trained, but foster mom doesn’t crate me since I am such a good girl. For the most part, I am laid back and low energy, occasionally I’ll decide to play with a toy. If I’m not following Foster Mom around the house, I enjoy curling up next to her on the couch or snoozing in a fuzzy cuddler bed. Sometimes I sneak into my human foster brother’s bed and cuddle with him. I do prefer being the center of attention but will co-exist with the other small dogs in my foster home, if need be. I am comfortable with men and bigger kids. I am a big love and I’m waiting for the perfect furever family to adopt me! Pick me, Love me! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Maple
Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”The little babes have been fostered with other adult cats and quickly made friends. They have not been around other dogs since they were 6 weeks old. These energetic kittens are full of life and energy. Their favorite way to spend the day is greeting you with tiny meows, running around and playing like crazy with their siblings and toys, then cuddling on your lap for a nap and repeating it all over again until bedtime. They are curious, sweet, brave and sure to bring joy and love to homes of all ages! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or you can adopt two for $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Maple

Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”The little babes have been fostered with other adult cats and quickly made friends. They have not been around other dogs since they were 6 weeks old. These energetic kittens are full of life and energy. Their favorite way to spend the day is greeting you with tiny meows, running around and playing like crazy with their siblings and toys, then cuddling on your lap for a nap and repeating it all over again until bedtime. They are curious, sweet, brave and sure to bring joy and love to homes of all ages! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or you can adopt two for $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Denali
Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Denali is a 4 year old boxer mix weighing about 70 pounds. He loves people and other dogs. He loves playing and uses his arms in the typical boxer style. He is curious about cats but has had limited interaction. He is crate trained and house trained. He is high energy and enjoys long walks. He does well on a leash but he is strong. He would do best with an active family. If there is another dog in the home it needs to be an active dog that can keep up with him. He is a big love bug that enjoys giving kisses and getting pets. Denali's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Denali

Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Boxer Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Denali is a 4 year old boxer mix weighing about 70 pounds. He loves people and other dogs. He loves playing and uses his arms in the typical boxer style. He is curious about cats but has had limited interaction. He is crate trained and house trained. He is high energy and enjoys long walks. He does well on a leash but he is strong. He would do best with an active family. If there is another dog in the home it needs to be an active dog that can keep up with him. He is a big love bug that enjoys giving kisses and getting pets. Denali's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Mars
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART of Cincinnati Animal Rescue
”Mars is a 4 month old kitten, and he and his siblings Mercury,
Neptune, and Jupiter are the sweetest kittens you'll ever meet! They
came to us from a rural Kentucky shelter when they were 5 weeks old
and have been raised in a foster home. Mars loves to be held and
petted, and he LOVES wet food. He is not shy at all, and loves
everyone. He loves playing and cuddling with his siblings, so his
ideal forever home will have another playful kitty friend. He enjoys
using the scratching post and climbing the cat tree. If you'd like to adopt Mars (and a sibling) apply today!”
Photo via rescueahart.org

Mars

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART of Cincinnati Animal Rescue
”Mars is a 4 month old kitten, and he and his siblings Mercury, Neptune, and Jupiter are the sweetest kittens you'll ever meet! They came to us from a rural Kentucky shelter when they were 5 weeks old and have been raised in a foster home. Mars loves to be held and petted, and he LOVES wet food. He is not shy at all, and loves everyone. He loves playing and cuddling with his siblings, so his ideal forever home will have another playful kitty friend. He enjoys using the scratching post and climbing the cat tree. If you'd like to adopt Mars (and a sibling) apply today!”
Photo via rescueahart.org
Bo Peep
Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: Labradoodle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the cutest lamb, Bo Peep! At 1.5 years old, Peep weighs in at 50 pounds. Peep loves the company of other dogs and enjoys accompanying her foster mom to doggy daycare. Due to being blind, Bo Peep prefers to eat alone. She was born blind and adjusts to new environments fairly quickly, but is looking for a forever home that will be patient with her and teach her some manners. She is working on keeping four paws on the floor, so a home with older children would be best, as she may accidentally knock over a small child. She knows how to sit and goes up and down steps without any problems. Peep is both house and crate trained, but does tend to howl periodically in her crate. Peep is not suitable for an apartment and would do best with a fenced in yard. She doesn't have the best leash manners but has lots of room for improvement! Peep is a super sweet girl who cannot wait to find a forever home to help her flourish! She was recently shaved down due to matted fur, but will be a fluffy lamb again in no time! My adoption fee is $250”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Bo Peep

Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: Labradoodle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the cutest lamb, Bo Peep! At 1.5 years old, Peep weighs in at 50 pounds. Peep loves the company of other dogs and enjoys accompanying her foster mom to doggy daycare. Due to being blind, Bo Peep prefers to eat alone. She was born blind and adjusts to new environments fairly quickly, but is looking for a forever home that will be patient with her and teach her some manners. She is working on keeping four paws on the floor, so a home with older children would be best, as she may accidentally knock over a small child. She knows how to sit and goes up and down steps without any problems. Peep is both house and crate trained, but does tend to howl periodically in her crate. Peep is not suitable for an apartment and would do best with a fenced in yard. She doesn't have the best leash manners but has lots of room for improvement! Peep is a super sweet girl who cannot wait to find a forever home to help her flourish! She was recently shaved down due to matted fur, but will be a fluffy lamb again in no time! My adoption fee is $250”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Axel
Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Australian Shepherd Border Collie Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Meet Axel! He just got home today and is pretty drowsy from being neutered. He seems to be good with everything, crate trained, friendly, sweet, and happy! ”
Photo via adoptastray.com

Axel

Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Australian Shepherd Border Collie Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Meet Axel! He just got home today and is pretty drowsy from being neutered. He seems to be good with everything, crate trained, friendly, sweet, and happy! ”
Photo via adoptastray.com
Gary
Age: 2 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Gary is a 2 year old cat who loves to sit and look out windows. Once he has taken the time to figure you out, he will let you pet him and you will be friends. He is a very reserved cat that really takes the time to observe his surroundings before he decides to do anything. Gary is a deep thinker and appreciates his space. He'll let you know when he's ready to share his thoughts. Gary's adoption fee is $75.
Kittens are very social by nature, so if there is no other cat in the home, our kittens (under one year of age) are adopted in pairs.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Gary

Age: 2 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Gary is a 2 year old cat who loves to sit and look out windows. Once he has taken the time to figure you out, he will let you pet him and you will be friends. He is a very reserved cat that really takes the time to observe his surroundings before he decides to do anything. Gary is a deep thinker and appreciates his space. He'll let you know when he's ready to share his thoughts. Gary's adoption fee is $75. Kittens are very social by nature, so if there is no other cat in the home, our kittens (under one year of age) are adopted in pairs.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Cowardly Lion
Age: 2 Months Old / Breed: Shih Tzu / Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Introducing the 2 month old Wizard of Oz Litter, Dorthy (female), Cowardly Lion (male),Tin Man (male) and Scarecrow (male). They average in at 8 pounds and their mom is a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua/Havanese mix. They are doing fabulous with newspaper training. They enjoy cuddle time, belly rubs and toys that squeak. They have short bursts of energy and then settle in for a nap. Their happy tails will cause you to smile!! Tin Man's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Cowardly Lion

Age: 2 Months Old / Breed: Shih Tzu / Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Introducing the 2 month old Wizard of Oz Litter, Dorthy (female), Cowardly Lion (male),Tin Man (male) and Scarecrow (male). They average in at 8 pounds and their mom is a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua/Havanese mix. They are doing fabulous with newspaper training. They enjoy cuddle time, belly rubs and toys that squeak. They have short bursts of energy and then settle in for a nap. Their happy tails will cause you to smile!! Tin Man's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Chachi
Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Three year old Chachi is the sweetest, most loving little dude you will ever meet. Weighing in at a tiny ten pounds, he loves to snuggle and give soft kisses. He has never shown any signs of aggression toward humans/children or other dogs, but is very shy when meeting new people. Since he is a little shy, he would probably not enjoy a loud or busy household. He likes to follow you everywhere you go, and will sit right next to you while you’re reading or watching a movie. While he is calm most of the time, he does enjoy doing zoomies around the yard when you get him super excited. Chachi is definitely not a yappy dog, we’ve only heard him bark a tiny bark a couple of times. He plays gently with our other dog who is medium sized, and also gentle. Chachi's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Chachi

Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Three year old Chachi is the sweetest, most loving little dude you will ever meet. Weighing in at a tiny ten pounds, he loves to snuggle and give soft kisses. He has never shown any signs of aggression toward humans/children or other dogs, but is very shy when meeting new people. Since he is a little shy, he would probably not enjoy a loud or busy household. He likes to follow you everywhere you go, and will sit right next to you while you’re reading or watching a movie. While he is calm most of the time, he does enjoy doing zoomies around the yard when you get him super excited. Chachi is definitely not a yappy dog, we’ve only heard him bark a tiny bark a couple of times. He plays gently with our other dog who is medium sized, and also gentle. Chachi's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Muffy
Age: 12 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet “Muffy”! Muffy is a pretty little 12 month old shorthair cat. She is very calm and laid back and likes to quietly observe her surroundings. Muffy is fostered with children and small dogs, she does fine with both. She is fully litter box trained. Muffy’s favorite pastimes are watching birds outside the window and finding a warm patch of sunshine to take a long nap. If you’re interested in adding a calm, laid back cat to your family, please consider Muffy! Her adoption fee is $75.
Kittens are very social by nature, so if there is no other cat in the home, our kittens (under one year of age) are adopted in pairs.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Muffy

Age: 12 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet “Muffy”! Muffy is a pretty little 12 month old shorthair cat. She is very calm and laid back and likes to quietly observe her surroundings. Muffy is fostered with children and small dogs, she does fine with both. She is fully litter box trained. Muffy’s favorite pastimes are watching birds outside the window and finding a warm patch of sunshine to take a long nap. If you’re interested in adding a calm, laid back cat to your family, please consider Muffy! Her adoption fee is $75. Kittens are very social by nature, so if there is no other cat in the home, our kittens (under one year of age) are adopted in pairs.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org