25 Adoptable Pets in Cincinnati That Want to Join Your Family

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 | contactus@rescueahart.org, 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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Ogg
Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”These adorable little 8 week old babies are ready to find forever homes! They came into rescue at 11 days old after losing their mom, requiring them to be bottle fed the first four weeks of life. We did not meet either parent, so we are unsure of their breed or size when full grown. They are guessed to be Boxer mixes and to be a medium size when full grown! These pups have been well socialized with people and other dogs while in foster care, and would love another dog in their forever home to grow up with. If you want to make one of the puppies a part of your family, apply online today!
My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Ogg

Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”These adorable little 8 week old babies are ready to find forever homes! They came into rescue at 11 days old after losing their mom, requiring them to be bottle fed the first four weeks of life. We did not meet either parent, so we are unsure of their breed or size when full grown. They are guessed to be Boxer mixes and to be a medium size when full grown! These pups have been well socialized with people and other dogs while in foster care, and would love another dog in their forever home to grow up with. If you want to make one of the puppies a part of your family, apply online today! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Ansel Adams
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”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.
Meet the black and white photographers litter! These 3 month old kittens are playful and full of energy! They are litterbox trained. This group is affectionate and have loud purr motors. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Ansel Adams

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”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. Meet the black and white photographers litter! These 3 month old kittens are playful and full of energy! They are litterbox trained. This group is affectionate and have loud purr motors. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Benjamin
Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Terrier / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Benjamin is a 7 year old terrier mix looking for his forever family! He just got to his foster home tonight and so far we know he is super sweet, great with dogs, very gentle with the cats, seems crate & house trained, and is good on leash. We don't have kids but he would likely do well with them. To meet this gentle cute dude fill out an app @adoptastray.com”
Photo via adoptastray.com

Benjamin

Age: 7 Years Old / Breed: Terrier / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Benjamin is a 7 year old terrier mix looking for his forever family! He just got to his foster home tonight and so far we know he is super sweet, great with dogs, very gentle with the cats, seems crate & house trained, and is good on leash. We don't have kids but he would likely do well with them. To meet this gentle cute dude fill out an app @adoptastray.com”
Photo via adoptastray.com
Aria
Age: 10 Months Old / Breed: Norwegian Elkhound / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Say hello to Aria. Aria is a spunky, 10 month old Norwegian Elkhound who currently weighs 25lbs. She is currently fostered with other dogs who she enjoys playing, running and cuddling with. She is also fostered with a cat and does great with him too! She is crate trained and prefers to have a crate to relax and sleep in. Louie's was fortunate enough to rescue her from a horrible situation which explains why she is very timid and shy. Aria is such a sweet, beautiful girl who would really flourish with a family who has another dog, a fenced yard, and patience to help gain her trust. Her adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Aria

Age: 10 Months Old / Breed: Norwegian Elkhound / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Say hello to Aria. Aria is a spunky, 10 month old Norwegian Elkhound who currently weighs 25lbs. She is currently fostered with other dogs who she enjoys playing, running and cuddling with. She is also fostered with a cat and does great with him too! She is crate trained and prefers to have a crate to relax and sleep in. Louie's was fortunate enough to rescue her from a horrible situation which explains why she is very timid and shy. Aria is such a sweet, beautiful girl who would really flourish with a family who has another dog, a fenced yard, and patience to help gain her trust. Her adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Cajun
Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Flat-Coated Retriever / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hi, I'm Cajun! I am a one year old Flat Coated Retriever that weighs about 65 lbs, and I am ready to join your family. I aim to please so I would love to be the center of your attention, but if I need to share it with another dog I am fully okay with that too. I'm currently fostered with another big goofy dog and we love to play together. I love all the attention that I get at the park from strangers and children and do not understand why everyone doesn't want to stop and pet me. I am quite the gentleman on the leash and love being called a good boy. I am very food motivated and will listen to anyone that's willing to give me a treat. Do you like long car rides, going for walks, playing in the yard, or tossing a ball? If you said yes to one or all four of these things I'll be waiting to see your application! Cajun's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Cajun

Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Flat-Coated Retriever / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hi, I'm Cajun! I am a one year old Flat Coated Retriever that weighs about 65 lbs, and I am ready to join your family. I aim to please so I would love to be the center of your attention, but if I need to share it with another dog I am fully okay with that too. I'm currently fostered with another big goofy dog and we love to play together. I love all the attention that I get at the park from strangers and children and do not understand why everyone doesn't want to stop and pet me. I am quite the gentleman on the leash and love being called a good boy. I am very food motivated and will listen to anyone that's willing to give me a treat. Do you like long car rides, going for walks, playing in the yard, or tossing a ball? If you said yes to one or all four of these things I'll be waiting to see your application! Cajun's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
GOSH
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”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.
Meet GOSH, a 3 month old, 3 pound tabby kitten. GOSH loves to play with his siblings. Any and all toys are GOSH's favorite. He will sit in you lap to watch TV and will follow you everywhere. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

GOSH

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”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. Meet GOSH, a 3 month old, 3 pound tabby kitten. GOSH loves to play with his siblings. Any and all toys are GOSH's favorite. He will sit in you lap to watch TV and will follow you everywhere. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Dingus
Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”These adorable little 8 week old babies are ready to find forever homes! They came into rescue at 11 days old after losing their mom, requiring them to be bottle fed the first four weeks of life. We did not meet either parent, so we are unsure of their breed or size when full grown. They are guessed to be Boxer mixes and to be a medium size when full grown! These pups have been well socialized with people and other dogs while in foster care, and would love another dog in their forever home to grow up with. If you want to make one of the puppies a part of your family, apply online today!
My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Dingus

Age: 8 Weeks Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”These adorable little 8 week old babies are ready to find forever homes! They came into rescue at 11 days old after losing their mom, requiring them to be bottle fed the first four weeks of life. We did not meet either parent, so we are unsure of their breed or size when full grown. They are guessed to be Boxer mixes and to be a medium size when full grown! These pups have been well socialized with people and other dogs while in foster care, and would love another dog in their forever home to grow up with. If you want to make one of the puppies a part of your family, apply online today! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Molly
Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Husky Collie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Molly is a 1-year-old husky/collie mix. She is spayed, microchipped and is up-to-date on vaccines. She is 38 pounds and is sweet as pie! Molly is extremely friendly and affectionate. Her love-languages are quality time and physical touch! And who wouldn’t want to love on this cutie? She has been fostered with a cat, dog and toddler. This house-trained pup gets an A+ in crate-training too, as it’s new to her since coming to her foster. Walks with Molly are a breeze- she walks very well on a leash! Her mild temperament makes her very adaptable and easy-going. When you meet this blue and brown-eyed cutie, your heart will melt! Molly's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Molly

Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Husky Collie Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Molly is a 1-year-old husky/collie mix. She is spayed, microchipped and is up-to-date on vaccines. She is 38 pounds and is sweet as pie! Molly is extremely friendly and affectionate. Her love-languages are quality time and physical touch! And who wouldn’t want to love on this cutie? She has been fostered with a cat, dog and toddler. This house-trained pup gets an A+ in crate-training too, as it’s new to her since coming to her foster. Walks with Molly are a breeze- she walks very well on a leash! Her mild temperament makes her very adaptable and easy-going. When you meet this blue and brown-eyed cutie, your heart will melt! Molly's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
India
Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
”Sweet little India is still patiently waiting for her furever home! 
India is a 6yo Chihuahua mix that was recently rescued from a severe hoarding situation. Despite her past, she is the sweetest little lady ever. She LOVES her crate (probably because this is the first time in her life she has had a little spot of her own)! She gets along with our little dogs, but sometimes also likes to have her own space. She completely ignores our cat. 
India has made so much progress in the potty training department as well! We are so proud of how far she has come! She would definitely benefit from someone who will be patient with her and continue to create structure and routine that she never had before SAAP. 
If you think you could be a good fit for this little cutie, you can fill out an application at: adoptastray.com.”
Photo via adoptastray.com

India

Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
”Sweet little India is still patiently waiting for her furever home! India is a 6yo Chihuahua mix that was recently rescued from a severe hoarding situation. Despite her past, she is the sweetest little lady ever. She LOVES her crate (probably because this is the first time in her life she has had a little spot of her own)! She gets along with our little dogs, but sometimes also likes to have her own space. She completely ignores our cat. India has made so much progress in the potty training department as well! We are so proud of how far she has come! She would definitely benefit from someone who will be patient with her and continue to create structure and routine that she never had before SAAP. If you think you could be a good fit for this little cutie, you can fill out an application at: adoptastray.com.”
Photo via adoptastray.com
Jacie
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hello, my name is Jacie, I am a 4 month old Boxer mix and weigh about 20 pounds. I think I am part human and will talk to you when I want to get my way. I love to play hard and snuggle harder. I am crate trained and almost house broken. I know how to sit and am working on other commands. I currently live with a large dog, cats and children. I love sun bathing in the yard and chase fireflies. Jacie's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Jacie

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Boxer / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hello, my name is Jacie, I am a 4 month old Boxer mix and weigh about 20 pounds. I think I am part human and will talk to you when I want to get my way. I love to play hard and snuggle harder. I am crate trained and almost house broken. I know how to sit and am working on other commands. I currently live with a large dog, cats and children. I love sun bathing in the yard and chase fireflies. Jacie's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org