November 24, 2020

25 Adoptable Dogs and Cats Who Would Like Your Table Scraps This Holiday

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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Mr. Stark
Age: 3 Years / Breed: Collie Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Mr. Stark is a vibrant & engaging 3 year old Collie Mix about 50 lbs. He's highly intelligent and absolutely a cuddle bug just waiting to share his huge personality with his forever person/family. If Lassie had a cousin it would be Mr. Stark, always inquisitive and talkative. He is crate-trained, loves to run & play. He's fostered with several other dogs but should always be introduced slowly to new dogs just to allow time & space for new friends. He loves to try to outsmart his human so he would benefit from a dog savvy family willing to set boundaries and allow him to continue to build his confidence. He will make a great companion with the right family that will allow him space to acclimate to a new home with unconditional love & patience & in return he will love them back unconditionally with his sweet personality. Mr. Stark will keep you on your toes with his wittiness & outgoing personality! Mr. Stark's adoption fee is $250."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Mr. Stark

Age: 3 Years / Breed: Collie Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Mr. Stark is a vibrant & engaging 3 year old Collie Mix about 50 lbs. He's highly intelligent and absolutely a cuddle bug just waiting to share his huge personality with his forever person/family. If Lassie had a cousin it would be Mr. Stark, always inquisitive and talkative. He is crate-trained, loves to run & play. He's fostered with several other dogs but should always be introduced slowly to new dogs just to allow time & space for new friends. He loves to try to outsmart his human so he would benefit from a dog savvy family willing to set boundaries and allow him to continue to build his confidence. He will make a great companion with the right family that will allow him space to acclimate to a new home with unconditional love & patience & in return he will love them back unconditionally with his sweet personality. Mr. Stark will keep you on your toes with his wittiness & outgoing personality! Mr. Stark's adoption fee is $250."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
Scotch Bonnet
Age: 2 Months / Breed: Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Meet The Hot Ones: Scotch Bonnet, Ghost Pepper, Jalapeno and Cayenne. These 2-month old, Chihuahua mixes are curious, playful, energetic and full of life! At 2.2 pounds, Scotch Bonnet is the smallest of the group. Don't let her small size fool you! This tiny ball of fluff is full of sugar, spice and everything adorable. She loves to chase toys and wrestle with her siblings. She has no problem giving a mighty squeak to get your attention - especially if it gets her belly rubs and snuggles. She is fostered with her siblings and adult dogs of all sizes. Apply today to make Scotch Bonnet a member of your family. Her adoption fee is $400."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Scotch Bonnet

Age: 2 Months / Breed: Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Meet The Hot Ones: Scotch Bonnet, Ghost Pepper, Jalapeno and Cayenne. These 2-month old, Chihuahua mixes are curious, playful, energetic and full of life! At 2.2 pounds, Scotch Bonnet is the smallest of the group. Don't let her small size fool you! This tiny ball of fluff is full of sugar, spice and everything adorable. She loves to chase toys and wrestle with her siblings. She has no problem giving a mighty squeak to get your attention - especially if it gets her belly rubs and snuggles. She is fostered with her siblings and adult dogs of all sizes. Apply today to make Scotch Bonnet a member of your family. Her adoption fee is $400."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
Jack
Age: 3 Years / Breed: Alaskan Malamute / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Say hello to Jack! At 132 pounds, he’s a very large, very handsome 3-year-old boy who’s looking for an extra special forever home. True to his breed, Jack is intelligent, curious and strong-willed and if given the chance, he will try to rule the roost. He’ll need a family that has breed experience and is committed to training, exercising and providing this big boy with lots of structure, while also helping him to lose a little weight. He has a strong pack mentality and once he understands his place in it, you’ll start to see his outgoing, goofy personality shine. He loves people and prefers to be with them as much as possible. Because of his size and the need for clear, consistent pack order, his forever home should be kid-free. Jack is dog and cat friendly, but he would prefer to either be the center of his family’s attention or share his home with a submissive 4-legged friend. He’s crate and house trained, knows a few basic commands and is eager to work for a treat. If you think Jack would be the perfect addition to your pack, apply today! Jack's adoption fee is $250."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Jack

Age: 3 Years / Breed: Alaskan Malamute / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Say hello to Jack! At 132 pounds, he’s a very large, very handsome 3-year-old boy who’s looking for an extra special forever home. True to his breed, Jack is intelligent, curious and strong-willed and if given the chance, he will try to rule the roost. He’ll need a family that has breed experience and is committed to training, exercising and providing this big boy with lots of structure, while also helping him to lose a little weight. He has a strong pack mentality and once he understands his place in it, you’ll start to see his outgoing, goofy personality shine. He loves people and prefers to be with them as much as possible. Because of his size and the need for clear, consistent pack order, his forever home should be kid-free. Jack is dog and cat friendly, but he would prefer to either be the center of his family’s attention or share his home with a submissive 4-legged friend. He’s crate and house trained, knows a few basic commands and is eager to work for a treat. If you think Jack would be the perfect addition to your pack, apply today! Jack's adoption fee is $250."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
Arby G
Age: 5-6 Months / Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Cat Adoption Team
"Arby G. is between 5 and 6 months old. She has a lot of kitten energy and LOVES her toys. So far, she hasn't met a toy she doesn't like. She has a very sweet disposition and always comes to greet me when I walk into her room. It is sometimes difficult to get anything done, since she wants to wind in and out and around my legs until I pick her up for a little snuggle time. When you hold her, she will reward you by turning on her purr motor. So far, she loves every cat she meets, but she has not been upstairs to spend time with the dogs. Judging by her personality, I don't expect she would have a problem with dogs as long as introductions are done correctly. All of our cats and kittens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, up to date on shots, combo tested negative for FIV/Leukemia and microchipped."
Photo: Cat Adoption Team

Arby G

Age: 5-6 Months / Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Cat Adoption Team
"Arby G. is between 5 and 6 months old. She has a lot of kitten energy and LOVES her toys. So far, she hasn't met a toy she doesn't like. She has a very sweet disposition and always comes to greet me when I walk into her room. It is sometimes difficult to get anything done, since she wants to wind in and out and around my legs until I pick her up for a little snuggle time. When you hold her, she will reward you by turning on her purr motor. So far, she loves every cat she meets, but she has not been upstairs to spend time with the dogs. Judging by her personality, I don't expect she would have a problem with dogs as long as introductions are done correctly. All of our cats and kittens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, up to date on shots, combo tested negative for FIV/Leukemia and microchipped."
Photo: Cat Adoption Team
Church and Cheese
Age: Young / Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix / Sex: Males / Rescue: Cat Adoption Team
"Brothers from another Mother - Church and Cheese are a very special pair that have a Bromance so must go to a home together. They both have mild to moderate CH (Cerebellar Hypoplasia) but it doesn’t stop them from playing like mad or anything else for that matter. Must be a home with no stairs. All of our cats and kittens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, up to date on shots, combo tested negative for FIV/Leukemia and microchipped."
Photo: Cat Adoption Team

Church and Cheese

Age: Young / Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix / Sex: Males / Rescue: Cat Adoption Team
"Brothers from another Mother - Church and Cheese are a very special pair that have a Bromance so must go to a home together. They both have mild to moderate CH (Cerebellar Hypoplasia) but it doesn’t stop them from playing like mad or anything else for that matter. Must be a home with no stairs. All of our cats and kittens are spayed or neutered prior to adoption, up to date on shots, combo tested negative for FIV/Leukemia and microchipped."
Photo: Cat Adoption Team
Layla
Age: 1 Year / Breed: American Pit Bull/Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Cincinnati Animal CARE
Photo: Cincinnati Animal CARE

Layla

Age: 1 Year / Breed: American Pit Bull/Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Cincinnati Animal CARE
Photo: Cincinnati Animal CARE
Nessie
Age: 4 Months / Breed: Hound/Beagle Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
"Nessie is a 4-month-old Hound mix weighing 20#. Nessie was an owner surrender at a local animal shelter. She’s a wild child, but what puppy isn’t? Nessie is full playful puppy energy. To meet her exercise needs, she requires a physical fenced yard and a young/energetic doggy playmate who can keep up. Good with cats and kids. Crate trained and as house trained as any 4-month-old pup."
Photo: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.

Nessie

Age: 4 Months / Breed: Hound/Beagle Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
"Nessie is a 4-month-old Hound mix weighing 20#. Nessie was an owner surrender at a local animal shelter. She’s a wild child, but what puppy isn’t? Nessie is full playful puppy energy. To meet her exercise needs, she requires a physical fenced yard and a young/energetic doggy playmate who can keep up. Good with cats and kids. Crate trained and as house trained as any 4-month-old pup."
Photo: Furgotten Dog Rescue, Inc.
Agatha Trunchbull
Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Sweet Dream House Rescue.
"You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Energetic bundle of love...Friendly and loving baby girl ready for love.No de-clawing permitted and indoors only!"
Photo: Sweet Dream House Rescue

Agatha Trunchbull

Age: Kitten / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Sweet Dream House Rescue.
"You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Energetic bundle of love...Friendly and loving baby girl ready for love.No de-clawing permitted and indoors only!"
Photo: Sweet Dream House Rescue
Brady
Age: 1.5 Years / Breed: Airedale Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Brady is a 1.5 year old Airedale mix! This handsome boy is 70 pounds of puppy energy. He loves to run, play, but most importantly, do zoomies! Brady's ideal forever home is an active and patient family ready to work on his manners and training. He is a puppy in an adult body, needing plenty of daily exercise. While Brady is great with people, he is not always aware of his surroundings, so he would do best with older children who are stable on their feet. He loves his food and does great in his crate once settled - he tends to bark a bit initially, making him an unsuitable candidate for apartment life. Brady does well with the other dogs in his foster home. He would particularly love another dog his size to run and play with, as he may annoy a pup that doesn't have the same energy level. He is looking for a cat-free home. Brady has never had an accident in his foster home and is working really hard on his training. His future family should be prepared to set boundaries and work on his basic training and manners. He would greatly benefit from a fenced in yard. He's a big baby of a boy who will be a fantastic dog once he has additional time and energy put into his training."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue

Brady

Age: 1.5 Years / Breed: Airedale Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
"Brady is a 1.5 year old Airedale mix! This handsome boy is 70 pounds of puppy energy. He loves to run, play, but most importantly, do zoomies! Brady's ideal forever home is an active and patient family ready to work on his manners and training. He is a puppy in an adult body, needing plenty of daily exercise. While Brady is great with people, he is not always aware of his surroundings, so he would do best with older children who are stable on their feet. He loves his food and does great in his crate once settled - he tends to bark a bit initially, making him an unsuitable candidate for apartment life. Brady does well with the other dogs in his foster home. He would particularly love another dog his size to run and play with, as he may annoy a pup that doesn't have the same energy level. He is looking for a cat-free home. Brady has never had an accident in his foster home and is working really hard on his training. His future family should be prepared to set boundaries and work on his basic training and manners. He would greatly benefit from a fenced in yard. He's a big baby of a boy who will be a fantastic dog once he has additional time and energy put into his training."
Photo: Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue
Bayard
Age: 8 Years / Breed: Beagle Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Bayard and another beagle sidekick were picked up as strays. Pleasantly plump at around 40#, Bayard was certainly well fed--so we suspect he'd not been on his own for long. After a brief stay as a county pound, his pal got adopted and Bayard upgraded to a room at STAF. His tail has not stopped wagging since, putting him in the running for happiest pup on the planet! (See video for demonstration.) Super friendly and calm, Bayard (est. birthday 2012) loves taking leisurely walks, sniffing everything in sight beagle-style. While he has passed evaluations for doggy daycare, he does get jealous and grumbly when it comes to sharing human attention with another dog. May be happier as an only child. Please check back for more info as we get to know Bayard better. If he makes your beagle-lovin' heart go pitter-patter, email us and let's chat!"
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation

Bayard

Age: 8 Years / Breed: Beagle Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
"Bayard and another beagle sidekick were picked up as strays. Pleasantly plump at around 40#, Bayard was certainly well fed--so we suspect he'd not been on his own for long. After a brief stay as a county pound, his pal got adopted and Bayard upgraded to a room at STAF. His tail has not stopped wagging since, putting him in the running for happiest pup on the planet! (See video for demonstration.) Super friendly and calm, Bayard (est. birthday 2012) loves taking leisurely walks, sniffing everything in sight beagle-style. While he has passed evaluations for doggy daycare, he does get jealous and grumbly when it comes to sharing human attention with another dog. May be happier as an only child. Please check back for more info as we get to know Bayard better. If he makes your beagle-lovin' heart go pitter-patter, email us and let's chat!"
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation