October 29, 2020

25 Adoptable Cincinnati Pets That Would Look Great in a Cozy Fall Sweater

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 to learn more. Also, keep in mind that each program has their own application process and some take longer than others. 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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Pumpkin
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Chihuahua-Pug-Beagle Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Pumpkin is a 4 month old chihuahua/pug/beagle mix weighing about 10lbs. He is such an energetic and happy little guy. He loves to play with toys of all kinds and is learning quickly how to fetch. He also enjoys lots of love and attention. Pumpkin has been fostered with two young children and has done well with them.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Pumpkin

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Chihuahua-Pug-Beagle Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Pumpkin is a 4 month old chihuahua/pug/beagle mix weighing about 10lbs. He is such an energetic and happy little guy. He loves to play with toys of all kinds and is learning quickly how to fetch. He also enjoys lots of love and attention. Pumpkin has been fostered with two young children and has done well with them.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Baby Ruth
Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Shepherd Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Baby Ruth is an 8 week old shepherd mix and weighs 6lbs. She is the smallest of the litter, but is able to keep up with her siblings. Baby Ruth loves to snuggle and will let you know when you are not paying enough attention to her. She loves to chew on a soft squeaky toy, especially if you are playing with her! She has been doing pretty well with the potty pads.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Baby Ruth

Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Shepherd Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Baby Ruth is an 8 week old shepherd mix and weighs 6lbs. She is the smallest of the litter, but is able to keep up with her siblings. Baby Ruth loves to snuggle and will let you know when you are not paying enough attention to her. She loves to chew on a soft squeaky toy, especially if you are playing with her! She has been doing pretty well with the potty pads.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Chevy
Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
“Chevy & his siblings Lincoln, Kia & Mustang Sally were found as tiny orphans at a salvage car lot, hungry & alone. No sign of mama kitty & they needed help. They have thrived in foster care & are all awesome, sweet, affectionate babies! Chevy is a sweet boy, he loves to play & is always purring. He likes to be held & has swirly tabby markings & 2 stripes down his back. Chevy is confident, playful and sweet. He needs to be adopted with a buddy or ideally have another young kitty that will play with him.”
Photo: Purrfect Friends

Chevy

Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
“Chevy & his siblings Lincoln, Kia & Mustang Sally were found as tiny orphans at a salvage car lot, hungry & alone. No sign of mama kitty & they needed help. They have thrived in foster care & are all awesome, sweet, affectionate babies! Chevy is a sweet boy, he loves to play & is always purring. He likes to be held & has swirly tabby markings & 2 stripes down his back. Chevy is confident, playful and sweet. He needs to be adopted with a buddy or ideally have another young kitty that will play with him.”
Photo: Purrfect Friends
Stella
Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: American Bulldog / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Hello all and let me reintroduce Ms. Stella as unfortunately she is back with SAAP. Stella is a 1 1/2 year old American Bulldog Mix who is true to her breed. She was returned due to marking in her prior home and being dominant over the other dog but did not display any aggressive behaviors. She is truly a Bulldog and rescue is requesting next adopter to be very knowledgeable of the breed. Stella truly loves her person, likes to be outside and great on a leash. She plays with toys and can be affectionate. She can be very silly at times and when excited does what I call her little hippy hop dance lol. She is a gorgeous girl but again a true bulldog as her personality is very low key and somewhat aloof. She needs a new forever family who will love her for who she is and not give up on her.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Stella

Age: 1.5 Years Old / Breed: American Bulldog / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Hello all and let me reintroduce Ms. Stella as unfortunately she is back with SAAP. Stella is a 1 1/2 year old American Bulldog Mix who is true to her breed. She was returned due to marking in her prior home and being dominant over the other dog but did not display any aggressive behaviors. She is truly a Bulldog and rescue is requesting next adopter to be very knowledgeable of the breed. Stella truly loves her person, likes to be outside and great on a leash. She plays with toys and can be affectionate. She can be very silly at times and when excited does what I call her little hippy hop dance lol. She is a gorgeous girl but again a true bulldog as her personality is very low key and somewhat aloof. She needs a new forever family who will love her for who she is and not give up on her.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Old Red
Age: 8 Years Old / Breed: Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Old Red is searching for his home. Despite his grey muzzle, he is only 8 years old and loves to take walks and play with his stuffed toys. Foster mom calls him Big Red since he is sensitive about being called old and he is full of youthful fun. Red is good with other dogs and people. He is a bit too interested in cats so a cat free home please. He loves a soft dog bed, chewing on bones and sitting outside on a warm sunny day. He does take a heart pill twice a day which he gets with his meal and eats it without difficulty.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Old Red

Age: 8 Years Old / Breed: Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Old Red is searching for his home. Despite his grey muzzle, he is only 8 years old and loves to take walks and play with his stuffed toys. Foster mom calls him Big Red since he is sensitive about being called old and he is full of youthful fun. Red is good with other dogs and people. He is a bit too interested in cats so a cat free home please. He loves a soft dog bed, chewing on bones and sitting outside on a warm sunny day. He does take a heart pill twice a day which he gets with his meal and eats it without difficulty.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Lottie
Age: 16 Weeks Old / Breed: Spaniel Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Meet Lottie, or as her foster mom calls her, Lottie-Dah! This little lady is a 16 week old Spaniel mix, weighing about 7lbs. She is fostered with both large and small dogs and gets along well with everyone! She has also been introduced to a cat and loved it! Lottie's favorites include playing with her foster siblings (especially the largest dog in the house), diving head first into the grass outside followed by a lot of leaf and stick chasing, and standing smack in the middle of her food bowl during her meals. She has a lot of personality and love to share, and would make a great and entertaining addition to a family with either no children or older children and another playful, submissive dog!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Lottie

Age: 16 Weeks Old / Breed: Spaniel Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Meet Lottie, or as her foster mom calls her, Lottie-Dah! This little lady is a 16 week old Spaniel mix, weighing about 7lbs. She is fostered with both large and small dogs and gets along well with everyone! She has also been introduced to a cat and loved it! Lottie's favorites include playing with her foster siblings (especially the largest dog in the house), diving head first into the grass outside followed by a lot of leaf and stick chasing, and standing smack in the middle of her food bowl during her meals. She has a lot of personality and love to share, and would make a great and entertaining addition to a family with either no children or older children and another playful, submissive dog!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Blossom
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female  / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Blossom is a beautiful 3 month old domestic long hair kitten. She has gorgeous markings and a wonderful personality too! She is more laid back than her siblings but she does like to play at times also! She enjoys playing with almost any toy. She can be independent at times but also enjoys being held! Blossom has been fostered with two small children who she’s done great with so far.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Blossom

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Blossom is a beautiful 3 month old domestic long hair kitten. She has gorgeous markings and a wonderful personality too! She is more laid back than her siblings but she does like to play at times also! She enjoys playing with almost any toy. She can be independent at times but also enjoys being held! Blossom has been fostered with two small children who she’s done great with so far.”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Toby the Baussie
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Beagle-Australian Shepherd Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dream Rescue House
“Do you like Aussies? How about Beagles? Well take a look at the perfect mix -- the Baussie! TOBY THE BAUSSIE has a beautiful face, beagle ears and the cutest little Aussie tail! This little 4 month old 10 lb gem is sweet, cute, cuddly, kissy, smart and full of energy. Toby the Baussie wants to play play play! He really needs a canine playmate and a fenced yard so he can run and chase ball while he trips over his own feet! Toby the Baussie will probably be 25 lbs when fully grown. He doesn't know a stranger and gets along with all dogs. Older dogs think he's quite a nuisance but young dogs certainly enjoy this little spitfire. He loves to chase balls and toys and even chase the dogs that sneak off with them. Toby the Baussie is crate trained and appears to be housebroken. This adorable pup will go to an adopter on a foster-to-adopt basis. His adoption will not be finalized until all vetting covered by our adoption fee is completed”
Photo: Sweet Dream Rescue House

Toby the Baussie

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Beagle-Australian Shepherd Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Sweet Dream Rescue House
“Do you like Aussies? How about Beagles? Well take a look at the perfect mix -- the Baussie! TOBY THE BAUSSIE has a beautiful face, beagle ears and the cutest little Aussie tail! This little 4 month old 10 lb gem is sweet, cute, cuddly, kissy, smart and full of energy. Toby the Baussie wants to play play play! He really needs a canine playmate and a fenced yard so he can run and chase ball while he trips over his own feet! Toby the Baussie will probably be 25 lbs when fully grown. He doesn't know a stranger and gets along with all dogs. Older dogs think he's quite a nuisance but young dogs certainly enjoy this little spitfire. He loves to chase balls and toys and even chase the dogs that sneak off with them. Toby the Baussie is crate trained and appears to be housebroken. This adorable pup will go to an adopter on a foster-to-adopt basis. His adoption will not be finalized until all vetting covered by our adoption fee is completed”
Photo: Sweet Dream Rescue House
Hero
Age: Puppy / Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Sex: Male / Rescue: Adoption First Animal Rescue - Kentucky
“My name is Hero and my foster mom always says I'm the cutest most bestest boy around! Even though I still sometimes chew on everyones shoes, the small humans get in more trouble than me for not putting them where they belong. I like to think I'm just helping them try and remember when I do it. I really enjoy hanging outside and just observing nature. I'm really enjoying all the leaves this time of the season. Sometimes I'll see our neighbor's young nephew outside and it makes me so excited. I love kids! I enjoy kissing their faces all over! Sometimes I get a little too excited and may give a little nibble. It's not usually too bad, but I do still have some sharp puppy teeth! Mom says she just hates to see me go, but she knows someone out there needs me as much I need them. I'll stick by your side always and promise to stay just as sweet as I am now!”
Photo: Adoption First Animal Rescue - Kentucky

Hero

Age: Puppy / Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Sex: Male / Rescue: Adoption First Animal Rescue - Kentucky
“My name is Hero and my foster mom always says I'm the cutest most bestest boy around! Even though I still sometimes chew on everyones shoes, the small humans get in more trouble than me for not putting them where they belong. I like to think I'm just helping them try and remember when I do it. I really enjoy hanging outside and just observing nature. I'm really enjoying all the leaves this time of the season. Sometimes I'll see our neighbor's young nephew outside and it makes me so excited. I love kids! I enjoy kissing their faces all over! Sometimes I get a little too excited and may give a little nibble. It's not usually too bad, but I do still have some sharp puppy teeth! Mom says she just hates to see me go, but she knows someone out there needs me as much I need them. I'll stick by your side always and promise to stay just as sweet as I am now!”
Photo: Adoption First Animal Rescue - Kentucky
Ginger Bee
Age: Young / Breed: Pitbull Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
“This wrinkly faced pittie mix was found tied up in an abandoned home, underweight and flea-ridden. Currently recovering from spay surgery in the home of one of our volunteers, Ginger is so grateful for regular meals, a warm bed and--most of all--the company of humans which she so adores. A well-rounded girl, Ginger's perfect date would include chasing ball for 20 minutes, snuggling for 10 minutes, and repeating. Just one year old and a highly-snugglable 36 pounds, Ginger Bee is an enthusiastic lap dog and loves to watch football. She also has a wild side and will play hard with another dog. She loves new people, but needs to work on *not* jumping up to greet them. She is crate-trained, a bit of a puller on leash, and very VERY interested in SQUIRRELS!!!”
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation

Ginger Bee

Age: Young / Breed: Pitbull Terrier Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
“This wrinkly faced pittie mix was found tied up in an abandoned home, underweight and flea-ridden. Currently recovering from spay surgery in the home of one of our volunteers, Ginger is so grateful for regular meals, a warm bed and--most of all--the company of humans which she so adores. A well-rounded girl, Ginger's perfect date would include chasing ball for 20 minutes, snuggling for 10 minutes, and repeating. Just one year old and a highly-snugglable 36 pounds, Ginger Bee is an enthusiastic lap dog and loves to watch football. She also has a wild side and will play hard with another dog. She loves new people, but needs to work on *not* jumping up to greet them. She is crate-trained, a bit of a puller on leash, and very VERY interested in SQUIRRELS!!!”
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation