24 Adoptable Cincinnati Dogs That Would Love to Play Fetch With You

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. Louie's Legacy | 513-655-8643, louieslegacy.org Recycled Doggies | 513-275-5842, recycleddoggies.com Save The Animals Foundation |513-561-7823, staf.org  Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society | 513-541-7387, cincinnatianimalcare.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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Shandy
Age: Puppy / Breed: Vizsla, Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Meet Shandy—explorer, moth huntress, and spirited sidekick-to-be for some lucky family. Vizsla mix is our best guess, maybe with a dash of lab. She’s around 20# at the time of this writing, but growing by the minute. Outgoing, confident and friendly with humans and dogs alike, Shandy is a full-speed ahead, no-fear kind of girl, always anticipating her next adventure."
Photo via Save the Animals Foundation

Shandy

Age: Puppy / Breed: Vizsla, Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Meet Shandy—explorer, moth huntress, and spirited sidekick-to-be for some lucky family. Vizsla mix is our best guess, maybe with a dash of lab. She’s around 20# at the time of this writing, but growing by the minute. Outgoing, confident and friendly with humans and dogs alike, Shandy is a full-speed ahead, no-fear kind of girl, always anticipating her next adventure."
Photo via Save the Animals Foundation
Carley
Age: Adult / Breed: Pug Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Say hello to Carley! This spunky and active girl is a 5 year old pug mix and she weighs about 28lbs. We aren't sure what she is mixed with, but her expressive faces are sure to make you smile! She has an outgoing personality and is very friendly. She likes kids and other dogs and would do well in a home with another playful friend or with an active owner who will take her on adventures! Carley would love a physically fenced in yard to be able to run around and do some zoomies in! If you are looking for an adventure pal or a playmate for your current canine companion, this girl might just be the one for you! Her adoption fee is $400 and she is ready to meet you!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy

Carley

Age: Adult / Breed: Pug Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Say hello to Carley! This spunky and active girl is a 5 year old pug mix and she weighs about 28lbs. We aren't sure what she is mixed with, but her expressive faces are sure to make you smile! She has an outgoing personality and is very friendly. She likes kids and other dogs and would do well in a home with another playful friend or with an active owner who will take her on adventures! Carley would love a physically fenced in yard to be able to run around and do some zoomies in! If you are looking for an adventure pal or a playmate for your current canine companion, this girl might just be the one for you! Her adoption fee is $400 and she is ready to meet you!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Arlo
Age: Adult / Breed: Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Arlo is a 5 year old, 20lb terrier mix. This scruffy boy is friendly and enjoys being around people! He walks well on a leash. Arlo is also crate trained. If you are interested in adopting this sweet boy, apply today! Arlo's adoption fee is $400."
Photo via Louie's Legacy

Arlo

Age: Adult / Breed: Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Arlo is a 5 year old, 20lb terrier mix. This scruffy boy is friendly and enjoys being around people! He walks well on a leash. Arlo is also crate trained. If you are interested in adopting this sweet boy, apply today! Arlo's adoption fee is $400."
Photo via Louie's Legacy
Sasha
Age: Adult / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Adore-a-Bull Rescue
"Meet SASHA! This petite seven year old ball of sass will greet you with a wiggle butt and a smile - and likely showing off a toy or bone in her mouth. Sasha absolutely adores her humans. She wants to be with her people 24/7, whether that means strolling around the house so she doesn't miss anything that's happening or snuggling on the couch and relaxing. Sasha largely keeps herself occupied with a bone or toy, and is perfectly content snuggling with a blanket and whatever toy she's chosen. Because of her past, she can be nervous around other dogs and small children. We recommend a home with no other dogs, and a family who will let her be the queen of the castle at home (rather than taking her out to various parks or restaurants). She loves going on walks and giving kisses. Her foster parents love her, and we're sure you will, too!"
Photo via Adore-a-Bull Rescue

Sasha

Age: Adult / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Adore-a-Bull Rescue
"Meet SASHA! This petite seven year old ball of sass will greet you with a wiggle butt and a smile - and likely showing off a toy or bone in her mouth. Sasha absolutely adores her humans. She wants to be with her people 24/7, whether that means strolling around the house so she doesn't miss anything that's happening or snuggling on the couch and relaxing. Sasha largely keeps herself occupied with a bone or toy, and is perfectly content snuggling with a blanket and whatever toy she's chosen. Because of her past, she can be nervous around other dogs and small children. We recommend a home with no other dogs, and a family who will let her be the queen of the castle at home (rather than taking her out to various parks or restaurants). She loves going on walks and giving kisses. Her foster parents love her, and we're sure you will, too!"
Photo via Adore-a-Bull Rescue
Lucky
Age: Adult / Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound, Coonhound Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue
"Lucky here! I was hit by a car and left for dead on the side of the road. A nice lady found and took me to the closest vet where they contemplated euthanasia. You see, my spine was fractured leaving me paralyzed from the waist down. Thankfully, this rescue gave me a second chance. I am happy to be alive and am perfectly capable of living a good quality life. I just need to find a family who is perfectly cable of caring for my special needs :) I am guessed to be a 5-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound. I love the company of other dogs and walking in my cart! I also enjoy getting pet by everyone I meet. If you don’t come to me, I’m rolling my way to you."
Photo via Furgotten Dog Rescue

Lucky

Age: Adult / Breed: Treeing Walker Coonhound, Coonhound Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue
"Lucky here! I was hit by a car and left for dead on the side of the road. A nice lady found and took me to the closest vet where they contemplated euthanasia. You see, my spine was fractured leaving me paralyzed from the waist down. Thankfully, this rescue gave me a second chance. I am happy to be alive and am perfectly capable of living a good quality life. I just need to find a family who is perfectly cable of caring for my special needs :) I am guessed to be a 5-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound. I love the company of other dogs and walking in my cart! I also enjoy getting pet by everyone I meet. If you don’t come to me, I’m rolling my way to you."
Photo via Furgotten Dog Rescue
Foxy Addie
Age: Adult / Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix  / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Foxy Addie was found as a severely matted stray, thin and infested with ticks. A foster home kept her in a barn with 10 other dogs until she made her way to STAF. Part aussie (maybe?), part grizzly and all lover-girl, Addie just can't get enough of people. We love her wild looks and affectionate ways. She's a year old and at a healthy weight in the mid-thirties. Addie was pleased as punch when she recently passed her temperament test to start attend doggy daycare. She's very playful and may be happiest in the company of another dog and a fenced yard. Please check back for more information as we get to know her better."
Photo via Save the Animals Foundation

Foxy Addie

Age: Adult / Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Foxy Addie was found as a severely matted stray, thin and infested with ticks. A foster home kept her in a barn with 10 other dogs until she made her way to STAF. Part aussie (maybe?), part grizzly and all lover-girl, Addie just can't get enough of people. We love her wild looks and affectionate ways. She's a year old and at a healthy weight in the mid-thirties. Addie was pleased as punch when she recently passed her temperament test to start attend doggy daycare. She's very playful and may be happiest in the company of another dog and a fenced yard. Please check back for more information as we get to know her better."
Photo via Save the Animals Foundation
Splinter
Age: Senior / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier, Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Pawprints Animal Rescue
"Hey, Splinter here! I'm often referred to as Master Splinter by my students, the Turtles, and I'm their martial arts and ninjutsu instructor as well as their adopted father, but in my other life I'm an adorable, tiny gentleman that sure would love to call you my Family! You are most probably wondering why a handsome 12 year old (estimated by our vet) guy like me is looking for a home. Well, here's my story. I came into the shelter after a really rough life, my owner did not have me neutered, my teeth were in horrible shape, my nails were super long, my skin was so itchy from flea bites that I scratched ALL the time, my tail bone was broken and I'd been shot with a BB. Whew! The worst part is I was dehydrated and emaciated. I was so happy when PawPrints Animal Rescue took me in and found a foster home for me and Boy has my life changed!"
Photo: Provided by Pawprints Animal Rescue

Splinter

Age: Senior / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier, Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Pawprints Animal Rescue
"Hey, Splinter here! I'm often referred to as Master Splinter by my students, the Turtles, and I'm their martial arts and ninjutsu instructor as well as their adopted father, but in my other life I'm an adorable, tiny gentleman that sure would love to call you my Family! You are most probably wondering why a handsome 12 year old (estimated by our vet) guy like me is looking for a home. Well, here's my story. I came into the shelter after a really rough life, my owner did not have me neutered, my teeth were in horrible shape, my nails were super long, my skin was so itchy from flea bites that I scratched ALL the time, my tail bone was broken and I'd been shot with a BB. Whew! The worst part is I was dehydrated and emaciated. I was so happy when PawPrints Animal Rescue took me in and found a foster home for me and Boy has my life changed!"
Photo: Provided by Pawprints Animal Rescue
Stewart Beagle
Age: Young / Breed: Beagle / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dreams House Rescue
"STEWART BEAGLE is a devastatingly handsome young gent looking for his furever home. He's about a year old and 34 lbs. Stewart Beagle is a friendly guy, good with other dogs, not cat tested yet. He is housebroken and needs a home with a physically fenced yard."
Photo via Sweet Dreams House Rescue

Stewart Beagle

Age: Young / Breed: Beagle / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dreams House Rescue
"STEWART BEAGLE is a devastatingly handsome young gent looking for his furever home. He's about a year old and 34 lbs. Stewart Beagle is a friendly guy, good with other dogs, not cat tested yet. He is housebroken and needs a home with a physically fenced yard."
Photo via Sweet Dreams House Rescue
Frozone
Age: Adult / Breed: Husky, Dalmatian Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Where is his super suit?! Frozone is 1 year old Husky mix! He's a petite boy at 45 pounds. Frozone is a super active boy who would love a family that is on the go. He'd be a great running or hiking buddy, as he's always ready for adventure. He loves to run and play with other dogs, but is a little too playful for kitty siblings. He's never met any children while in foster care but Frozone would do best with older kids due to his tendency to jump up when excited. He thrives off of physical exercise and is working hard on his leash manners, but will need continued work! He can't wait for his forever family to teach him new things! He would love a fenced in yard to burn off some of his energy and is respectful of a fence. He is working hard on both his crate and potty training. If you want to make this goofy boy a part of your family, apply online today!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Frozone

Age: Adult / Breed: Husky, Dalmatian Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Where is his super suit?! Frozone is 1 year old Husky mix! He's a petite boy at 45 pounds. Frozone is a super active boy who would love a family that is on the go. He'd be a great running or hiking buddy, as he's always ready for adventure. He loves to run and play with other dogs, but is a little too playful for kitty siblings. He's never met any children while in foster care but Frozone would do best with older kids due to his tendency to jump up when excited. He thrives off of physical exercise and is working hard on his leash manners, but will need continued work! He can't wait for his forever family to teach him new things! He would love a fenced in yard to burn off some of his energy and is respectful of a fence. He is working hard on both his crate and potty training. If you want to make this goofy boy a part of your family, apply online today!"
Photo via Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
Zeus III
Age: Adult / Breed: English Bulldog / Sex: Male / Rescue: Queen City Bulldog Rescue
Photo via Queen City Bulldog Rescue

Zeus III

Age: Adult / Breed: English Bulldog / Sex: Male / Rescue: Queen City Bulldog Rescue
Photo via Queen City Bulldog Rescue