25 Cincinnati Adoptable Pets Who Are Looking for a Loving Family to Snuggle With

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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Alexis
Age: 2 months old / Breed: Beagle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Meet the Schitt’s Creek gang. These little Schitt’s are adorable 2 month old beagle mix puppies and weigh about 8 lbs. They will be medium sized when fully grown. These puppies are extremely affectionate and love to be with their humans. They give the best puppy kisses! The Schitt’s Creek gang are fun, adventurous and confident. They love to explore, rough house with each other and snuggle with their humans."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Alexis

Age: 2 months old / Breed: Beagle / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Meet the Schitt’s Creek gang. These little Schitt’s are adorable 2 month old beagle mix puppies and weigh about 8 lbs. They will be medium sized when fully grown. These puppies are extremely affectionate and love to be with their humans. They give the best puppy kisses! The Schitt’s Creek gang are fun, adventurous and confident. They love to explore, rough house with each other and snuggle with their humans."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Beaker
Age: 1 year old / Breed: Basset Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"This is Beaker, a 1 year old Basset Hound mix! Beaker was a stray whose kind neighbors worked for a long time in order to take him off of the streets. When Beaker came into rescue, he was underweight at 22 pounds but we are working hard on getting him to a healthy weight. His foster mom said that it hasn't been hard as he LOVES food and treats! His favorite treat is peanut butter but you will find that he isn't picky! Beaker has been skittish of new people when he meets them but he warms up quickly and once he is your friend, he is your BEST FRIEND!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Beaker

Age: 1 year old / Breed: Basset Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"This is Beaker, a 1 year old Basset Hound mix! Beaker was a stray whose kind neighbors worked for a long time in order to take him off of the streets. When Beaker came into rescue, he was underweight at 22 pounds but we are working hard on getting him to a healthy weight. His foster mom said that it hasn't been hard as he LOVES food and treats! His favorite treat is peanut butter but you will find that he isn't picky! Beaker has been skittish of new people when he meets them but he warms up quickly and once he is your friend, he is your BEST FRIEND!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Tito
Age: 2 months old / Breed: Papillon/Spaniel mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"These adorable 2 month old puppies are ready to swoop into your heart! Their mom, Molly, seems to be a Papillon/Spaniel mix, but dad is a mystery! They currently weigh about 7 pounds, so they will likely grow into small adult dogs. They have typical energy levels for puppies and love to play. If you are looking for an energetic ball of cuteness, you have come to the right place!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Tito

Age: 2 months old / Breed: Papillon/Spaniel mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"These adorable 2 month old puppies are ready to swoop into your heart! Their mom, Molly, seems to be a Papillon/Spaniel mix, but dad is a mystery! They currently weigh about 7 pounds, so they will likely grow into small adult dogs. They have typical energy levels for puppies and love to play. If you are looking for an energetic ball of cuteness, you have come to the right place!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Toto
Age: Senior / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Toto is just 13 pounds at the initial weigh-in and (best guess) around 9 years old (est. birth 12/10). He and Glinda have been shaved down to remove the mats ... they have been set-up in a room of their own and made as comfortable as possible in a shelter ... and they are receiving multiple doses of TLC daily from our volunteers. They're grateful to be in out of the cold, but would be so much happier in a home of their own, with some warm laps to curl up in. Got a little room in yours for a little love or two? Please contact us to arrange a meeting!"
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Toto

Age: Senior / Breed: Yorkshire Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Toto is just 13 pounds at the initial weigh-in and (best guess) around 9 years old (est. birth 12/10). He and Glinda have been shaved down to remove the mats ... they have been set-up in a room of their own and made as comfortable as possible in a shelter ... and they are receiving multiple doses of TLC daily from our volunteers. They're grateful to be in out of the cold, but would be so much happier in a home of their own, with some warm laps to curl up in. Got a little room in yours for a little love or two? Please contact us to arrange a meeting!"
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation
Inga aka Babs
Age: 4.5 year old / Breed: Basset Hound & Beagle Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Meet Babs, She came to HART as a stray from rural KY. The shelter named her Inga but her foster mom felt that didn't fit and calls her Babs. Babs is a 4 to 5 year old #40 Bassett Hound mix. She came to HART with double cherry eye and a flea allergy which caused her to lose a lot of fur. She's had surgery for her eyes, her skin has cleared up, and all of her soft fur grew back beautifully. Babs is now ready for her forever home. This is what her foster mom has to say about her: Babs has three favorite things: 1. Couch surfing 2. eating 3. playing and running in the yard. These are in no particular order as she seems to enjoy all three equally. Babs is smart & sweet and I'd consider her to be a medium energy level dog. She needs exercise but also loves to curl up and cuddle with us. Typical for the breed she can be quite vocal when excited."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue

Inga aka Babs

Age: 4.5 year old / Breed: Basset Hound & Beagle Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Meet Babs, She came to HART as a stray from rural KY. The shelter named her Inga but her foster mom felt that didn't fit and calls her Babs. Babs is a 4 to 5 year old #40 Bassett Hound mix. She came to HART with double cherry eye and a flea allergy which caused her to lose a lot of fur. She's had surgery for her eyes, her skin has cleared up, and all of her soft fur grew back beautifully. Babs is now ready for her forever home. This is what her foster mom has to say about her: Babs has three favorite things: 1. Couch surfing 2. eating 3. playing and running in the yard. These are in no particular order as she seems to enjoy all three equally. Babs is smart & sweet and I'd consider her to be a medium energy level dog. She needs exercise but also loves to curl up and cuddle with us. Typical for the breed she can be quite vocal when excited."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue
Nin
Age: 7 years old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"My name is Nin! I am a 7 year old, DLH and love to be held! Because I'm a little older, it might take me a second to adjust to new surroundings, but once I decide that you are my human, I become the best nap mate! I would love a family to snuggle with an hang out with on the couch. Who better to go through quarantine with than me?!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Nin

Age: 7 years old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"My name is Nin! I am a 7 year old, DLH and love to be held! Because I'm a little older, it might take me a second to adjust to new surroundings, but once I decide that you are my human, I become the best nap mate! I would love a family to snuggle with an hang out with on the couch. Who better to go through quarantine with than me?!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Fluffernutter
Age: 6 years old / Breed: Great Pyrenees mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Fluffernutter is a 6 year old Great Pyrenees mix! This adorable girl loves just about everyone! Weighing in around 60 pounds, she is working on putting on some much needed weight. Fluffer is great with other dogs, loving to run and play with them. After she's finished playing, she's ready for a nap or some snuggles! She adores people but is also an independent girl, knowing when to go and lay down or play by herself if her foster mom is busy."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Fluffernutter

Age: 6 years old / Breed: Great Pyrenees mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Fluffernutter is a 6 year old Great Pyrenees mix! This adorable girl loves just about everyone! Weighing in around 60 pounds, she is working on putting on some much needed weight. Fluffer is great with other dogs, loving to run and play with them. After she's finished playing, she's ready for a nap or some snuggles! She adores people but is also an independent girl, knowing when to go and lay down or play by herself if her foster mom is busy."
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Marilyn
Age: 4 years old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Hello gorgeous, my name is Marilyn. I'm a 4 year old, beautiful white cat, and boy, do I love people. I'm a pretty friendly cat, and I like to rub up against you, and let you scratch behind my ear all day long. I came into the rescue pregnant, so I'm still adjusting to my postpartum life. Now that my kittens are up for adoption, it's my turn to find my forever home as well. I share a foster home with other cats and dogs, but I've spent most of my time taking care of my babies, so my foster mom isn't too sure how I'll do in a home with other animals yet. If you're looking for a purrrty girl to take home, look no further than me!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy

Marilyn

Age: 4 years old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
"Hello gorgeous, my name is Marilyn. I'm a 4 year old, beautiful white cat, and boy, do I love people. I'm a pretty friendly cat, and I like to rub up against you, and let you scratch behind my ear all day long. I came into the rescue pregnant, so I'm still adjusting to my postpartum life. Now that my kittens are up for adoption, it's my turn to find my forever home as well. I share a foster home with other cats and dogs, but I've spent most of my time taking care of my babies, so my foster mom isn't too sure how I'll do in a home with other animals yet. If you're looking for a purrrty girl to take home, look no further than me!"
Photo via Louie’s Legacy
Moxy
Age: Adult / Breed: Shepherd & Dachshund Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Moxy has lost her home twice over… so who can blame her for being a little insecure? Her first family moved to a place that didn’t allow pets. After a short stay at STAF, she was adopted by a nice, loving lady who was very generous with sweet words and snuggles. But Mox, with her protective shepherd genes and doxie spunk, needs more. Without a strong, sure human to take the lead, Moxy became very protective of her owner both inside the house and out … which made her family more and more anxious … which only reinforced Moxy’s tendencies. A series of unfortunate events added to her inner turmoil: the death of her dog companion, the move to a new house with a smaller, unfenced yard, and the introduction of an invisible fence. (Not the right option for this already stressed dog.)"
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation

Moxy

Age: Adult / Breed: Shepherd & Dachshund Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Save The Animals Foundation
"Moxy has lost her home twice over… so who can blame her for being a little insecure? Her first family moved to a place that didn’t allow pets. After a short stay at STAF, she was adopted by a nice, loving lady who was very generous with sweet words and snuggles. But Mox, with her protective shepherd genes and doxie spunk, needs more. Without a strong, sure human to take the lead, Moxy became very protective of her owner both inside the house and out … which made her family more and more anxious … which only reinforced Moxy’s tendencies. A series of unfortunate events added to her inner turmoil: the death of her dog companion, the move to a new house with a smaller, unfenced yard, and the introduction of an invisible fence. (Not the right option for this already stressed dog.)"
Photo via Save The Animals Foundation
Parker
Age: 2 year old / Breed: Yellow Labrador Retriever & Shar-Pei Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Alfalfa (Parker) is a 2 year old, 80-ish pound, Lab/Shar Peit mix who was adopted as a puppy and recently brought back to HART. His mom was a Shar Pei mix who was pregnant upon coming to HART, and had her puppies in a warm loving foster home. Parker is generally a very sweet dog and loves getting attention from adults. He loves being outside unless it’s rainy. If the weather is nice, he has to be dragged in from the backyard! He’s house trained, crate trained, graduated from obedience class last year and is good with his commands unless there is another dog around to distract him. He would likely be best in a house with just adults and as an only dog where he can get all the attention!! He loves sleeping in bed but will sleep in his crate with no issues if need be. Although he’s 2 years old, and mostly well behaved, he can still have some puppy tendencies (chewing, stealing food) but also loves his lazy afternoons sleeping on the couch."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue

Parker

Age: 2 year old / Breed: Yellow Labrador Retriever & Shar-Pei Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: HART Animal Rescue
"Alfalfa (Parker) is a 2 year old, 80-ish pound, Lab/Shar Peit mix who was adopted as a puppy and recently brought back to HART. His mom was a Shar Pei mix who was pregnant upon coming to HART, and had her puppies in a warm loving foster home. Parker is generally a very sweet dog and loves getting attention from adults. He loves being outside unless it’s rainy. If the weather is nice, he has to be dragged in from the backyard! He’s house trained, crate trained, graduated from obedience class last year and is good with his commands unless there is another dog around to distract him. He would likely be best in a house with just adults and as an only dog where he can get all the attention!! He loves sleeping in bed but will sleep in his crate with no issues if need be. Although he’s 2 years old, and mostly well behaved, he can still have some puppy tendencies (chewing, stealing food) but also loves his lazy afternoons sleeping on the couch."
Photo via HART Animal Rescue