24 Adoptable Cincinnati Pets Who 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 [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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Cookie
Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Boxer/Pointer Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Cookie is a 6 pound, 2.5 month old Boxer/Pointer mix. She is independent and mature but loves a good lap to cuddle up on. She'll remind you of a baby trying to act like an adult. She's extremely caring of her brother as well. Cookie has a lot of energy and would do great with an active family, couple or individual! She loves scratches behind the ears and soft blankets! She's extremely playful and active. She loves chasing stuffed balls & soft toys. She loves a fun little belly rub now & then as well. She'll stay in a crate or on a pillow in her crate all night. She's also puppy pad trained and loves being called a good girl. Cookie's adoption fee is $400."
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Cookie

Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Boxer/Pointer Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Cookie is a 6 pound, 2.5 month old Boxer/Pointer mix. She is independent and mature but loves a good lap to cuddle up on. She'll remind you of a baby trying to act like an adult. She's extremely caring of her brother as well. Cookie has a lot of energy and would do great with an active family, couple or individual! She loves scratches behind the ears and soft blankets! She's extremely playful and active. She loves chasing stuffed balls & soft toys. She loves a fun little belly rub now & then as well. She'll stay in a crate or on a pillow in her crate all night. She's also puppy pad trained and loves being called a good girl. Cookie's adoption fee is $400."
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Molly Moo
Age: 2.5 Years Old / Breed: Saint Bernard / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Hello! I'm Molly Moo! I'm a 2.5 year old, 90 pound, Saint Bernard. I'm a shy girl, but once I get to know you and trust you, I'm the sweetest! I love to roam my foster family's fenced-in yard and bark at the neighborhood squirrels, although my favorite activity is to take walks up and down our street with my foster family. I am fostered with kids, dogs and cats and while I get along with the human members of my foster crew, I do prefer to be the only animal. I will need a new home that is animal free and ready to give all of the snuggles to me only! It might be selfish, but when you're this cute, you can make those kinds of demands! I am doing great on my potty training and crate training and have never had an accident in my foster family's house. I would love a home with a family of my own and a big yard to run around in! If that sounds like you, apply for me today! My adoption fee is $250."
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Molly Moo

Age: 2.5 Years Old / Breed: Saint Bernard / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Hello! I'm Molly Moo! I'm a 2.5 year old, 90 pound, Saint Bernard. I'm a shy girl, but once I get to know you and trust you, I'm the sweetest! I love to roam my foster family's fenced-in yard and bark at the neighborhood squirrels, although my favorite activity is to take walks up and down our street with my foster family. I am fostered with kids, dogs and cats and while I get along with the human members of my foster crew, I do prefer to be the only animal. I will need a new home that is animal free and ready to give all of the snuggles to me only! It might be selfish, but when you're this cute, you can make those kinds of demands! I am doing great on my potty training and crate training and have never had an accident in my foster family's house. I would love a home with a family of my own and a big yard to run around in! If that sounds like you, apply for me today! My adoption fee is $250."
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Pasty Cline
Age: 2-3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Say hello to one legendary kitten crew! These 2-3 month old babies are such cute little nuggets, they're sure to be stars. They love to run around and chase each other, and are always pouncing on the nearest brother or sister when they think no one's looking. When it comes to personality, they're as different as their fuzzy little bodies! Behind mom, Whitney Houston is the most courageous of the group and always the first to come say hi, but Janis Joplin and Patsy Cline are playful girls who are never far behind. And while those 3 are greeting you, you can usually look up to find Elton John just out of reach, scoping you out with a wide-eyed and curious look until he can be sure you're a trustworthy friend. Knowing that they're the beauties of the bunch, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Rogers and Carlos Santana are always the last to win over. They'd prefer to wrestle with their siblings and zoom around the room than curl up with a new friend, but once you scoop them up and give them a good face rub, they'll be your new buddy. Patsy's adoption fee is $75 or adopt two kittens of $110.
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

Pasty Cline

Age: 2-3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Say hello to one legendary kitten crew! These 2-3 month old babies are such cute little nuggets, they're sure to be stars. They love to run around and chase each other, and are always pouncing on the nearest brother or sister when they think no one's looking. When it comes to personality, they're as different as their fuzzy little bodies! Behind mom, Whitney Houston is the most courageous of the group and always the first to come say hi, but Janis Joplin and Patsy Cline are playful girls who are never far behind. And while those 3 are greeting you, you can usually look up to find Elton John just out of reach, scoping you out with a wide-eyed and curious look until he can be sure you're a trustworthy friend. Knowing that they're the beauties of the bunch, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Rogers and Carlos Santana are always the last to win over. They'd prefer to wrestle with their siblings and zoom around the room than curl up with a new friend, but once you scoop them up and give them a good face rub, they'll be your new buddy. Patsy's adoption fee is $75 or adopt two kittens of $110. 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
Blue
Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Australian Shepherd / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"My name is Blue and I am a 4 year old Aussie mix. I absolutely LOVE a good booty rub and chewing on stuffed bones! I am potty trained, crate trained, and enjoy the company of other dogs. I’m not much of a barker but will alert you when a stranger comes by! I am a bit shy with new humans but warm up to them eventually. I’m low energy but willing to learn anything if there is a good treat at the end! Blue's adoption fee is $250."
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Blue

Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Australian Shepherd / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"My name is Blue and I am a 4 year old Aussie mix. I absolutely LOVE a good booty rub and chewing on stuffed bones! I am potty trained, crate trained, and enjoy the company of other dogs. I’m not much of a barker but will alert you when a stranger comes by! I am a bit shy with new humans but warm up to them eventually. I’m low energy but willing to learn anything if there is a good treat at the end! Blue's adoption fee is $250."
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Finley
Age: 11 Weeks Old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Finley is an 11 week old lab mix puppy with lots of energy! She weighs about 15 lbs. She is shy at first, but will soon warm up and be ready to play! She is a very smart girl and has caught onto house training very quickly, however she is not crate trained. Finley loves to chew on her bone and play tug of war! Finley is not fostered with any other animals or children but should adapt to them quickly. Her adoption fee is $400."
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Finley

Age: 11 Weeks Old / Breed: Labrador Retriever / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Finley is an 11 week old lab mix puppy with lots of energy! She weighs about 15 lbs. She is shy at first, but will soon warm up and be ready to play! She is a very smart girl and has caught onto house training very quickly, however she is not crate trained. Finley loves to chew on her bone and play tug of war! Finley is not fostered with any other animals or children but should adapt to them quickly. Her adoption fee is $400."
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Serenity
Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Serenity and Hope are both gorgeous girls who are looking for their forever! Serenity is about 1.5 years old and is the momma to Hope, who is almost 7 months old. These girls are very sweet, but do take a little time to warm up. Once they are comfortable, they will be happy to greet you and purr as they gladly accept all of your love! They are fostered with other cats and have been fine with them after proper introductions. They do like to play and they love treats and wet food! If you are looking for a very sweet companion, here they are! Serenity'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

Serenity

Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Shorthair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Serenity and Hope are both gorgeous girls who are looking for their forever! Serenity is about 1.5 years old and is the momma to Hope, who is almost 7 months old. These girls are very sweet, but do take a little time to warm up. Once they are comfortable, they will be happy to greet you and purr as they gladly accept all of your love! They are fostered with other cats and have been fine with them after proper introductions. They do like to play and they love treats and wet food! If you are looking for a very sweet companion, here they are! Serenity'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
Janis Joplin
Age: 2-3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Say hello to one legendary kitten crew! These 2-3 month old babies are such cute little nuggets, they're sure to be stars. They love to run around and chase each other, and are always pouncing on the nearest brother or sister when they think no one's looking. When it comes to personality, they're as different as their fuzzy little bodies! Behind mom, Whitney Houston is the most courageous of the group and always the first to come say hi, but Janis Joplin and Patsy Cline are playful girls who are never far behind. And while those 3 are greeting you, you can usually look up to find Elton John just out of reach, scoping you out with a wide-eyed and curious look until he can be sure you're a trustworthy friend. Knowing that they're the beauties of the bunch, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Rogers and Carlos Santana are always the last to win over. They'd prefer to wrestle with their siblings and zoom around the room than curl up with a new friend, but once you scoop them up and give them a good face rub, they'll be your new buddy. Janis' adoption fee is $75 or adopt two kittens of $110.
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

Janis Joplin

Age: 2-3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Say hello to one legendary kitten crew! These 2-3 month old babies are such cute little nuggets, they're sure to be stars. They love to run around and chase each other, and are always pouncing on the nearest brother or sister when they think no one's looking. When it comes to personality, they're as different as their fuzzy little bodies! Behind mom, Whitney Houston is the most courageous of the group and always the first to come say hi, but Janis Joplin and Patsy Cline are playful girls who are never far behind. And while those 3 are greeting you, you can usually look up to find Elton John just out of reach, scoping you out with a wide-eyed and curious look until he can be sure you're a trustworthy friend. Knowing that they're the beauties of the bunch, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Rogers and Carlos Santana are always the last to win over. They'd prefer to wrestle with their siblings and zoom around the room than curl up with a new friend, but once you scoop them up and give them a good face rub, they'll be your new buddy. Janis' adoption fee is $75 or adopt two kittens of $110. 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
Sahara
Age: 5 Years Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Female / Rescue: SPCA
"Wow !! What a beauty !! This lovely female mix breed is a substantial gal at 60 lbs. She came to us as a stray so plan on house breaking and basic training. She has been good with other dogs of her same size. It's unknown how she may be with children, so make sure to bring your pack for an introduction !! She is alert and happy and would make a great hiking or running companion. Like the sands of the desert, golden and beautiful, ask to see ' Sahara ' !!"
Photo via spcacincinnati.org

Sahara

Age: 5 Years Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Female / Rescue: SPCA
"Wow !! What a beauty !! This lovely female mix breed is a substantial gal at 60 lbs. She came to us as a stray so plan on house breaking and basic training. She has been good with other dogs of her same size. It's unknown how she may be with children, so make sure to bring your pack for an introduction !! She is alert and happy and would make a great hiking or running companion. Like the sands of the desert, golden and beautiful, ask to see ' Sahara ' !!"
Photo via spcacincinnati.org
Rio
Age: 5 Months Old / Breed: Labrador Retriever/Shepherd Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"The Rescue Guys litter is 5 months old. They are Shepherd/Lab mixes. These boys weigh about 45 pounds each already, so they will be large dogs. They are almost potty trained, just need a little patience to get them all the way there. They are crate trained, and very friendly and social boys. They love to play and cuddle. They are all neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated! Rio is a sweet boy. He loves to be near his human. He likes all toys and is a great couch buddy. Rio has the best ears! He likes playing in the yard, and laying in the sun. His adoption fee is $400. Where are the big dog lovers??"
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Rio

Age: 5 Months Old / Breed: Labrador Retriever/Shepherd Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"The Rescue Guys litter is 5 months old. They are Shepherd/Lab mixes. These boys weigh about 45 pounds each already, so they will be large dogs. They are almost potty trained, just need a little patience to get them all the way there. They are crate trained, and very friendly and social boys. They love to play and cuddle. They are all neutered, microchipped, and fully vaccinated! Rio is a sweet boy. He loves to be near his human. He likes all toys and is a great couch buddy. Rio has the best ears! He likes playing in the yard, and laying in the sun. His adoption fee is $400. Where are the big dog lovers??"
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Mindy
Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Spaniel/Welsh Springer Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
"SAAP Nation meet Mindy a four year old Springer/Welsh Spaniel mix! Mindy just made it to her foster home. She has meet a couple dogs and has done well. Mindy seems to know sit. She is definitely a HIGH ENERGY gal. She gets super excited when you grab the leash although she needs some leash work. She seems to be fine in the crate. Too early to know about house training. Mindy does need some pounds added on.  
Adopt Mindy at adoptastray.com! Have an approved app, just reply to that if interested."
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Mindy

Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Spaniel/Welsh Springer Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
"SAAP Nation meet Mindy a four year old Springer/Welsh Spaniel mix! Mindy just made it to her foster home. She has meet a couple dogs and has done well. Mindy seems to know sit. She is definitely a HIGH ENERGY gal. She gets super excited when you grab the leash although she needs some leash work. She seems to be fine in the crate. Too early to know about house training. Mindy does need some pounds added on. Adopt Mindy at adoptastray.com! Have an approved app, just reply to that if interested."
Photo via adoptastray.com