These 25 Adoptable Cats and Dogs Are Looking For Cincinnati 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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Jewel
Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Female / Rescue: SPCA
”WOW! Look at this beautiful girl named Jewel! She is such a beauty and she is looking for her forever home to shine in! Jewel is a 1 year old pup so she will still have tons of energy and will need a CAT FREE home! Long walks will do her just right. We have Jewel down at about 50 pounds so she will definitely be the perfect cuddling buddy! She will keep you warm and make sure you are loved like no other! Since she did come in as a stray she may need some help with her basic potty training and manners, but other than that Jewel will win your heart the second you meet her! Bring any children and pups down to meet her as well! Fill out an application and come see this gorgeous gal!”
Photo via spcacincinnati.org

Jewel

Age: 1 Year Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Female / Rescue: SPCA
”WOW! Look at this beautiful girl named Jewel! She is such a beauty and she is looking for her forever home to shine in! Jewel is a 1 year old pup so she will still have tons of energy and will need a CAT FREE home! Long walks will do her just right. We have Jewel down at about 50 pounds so she will definitely be the perfect cuddling buddy! She will keep you warm and make sure you are loved like no other! Since she did come in as a stray she may need some help with her basic potty training and manners, but other than that Jewel will win your heart the second you meet her! Bring any children and pups down to meet her as well! Fill out an application and come see this gorgeous gal!”
Photo via spcacincinnati.org
Strawpurry
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair  / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the food pun kittens! These adorable 3 month old kitties are full of personality. They love to run around together and are ready to snuggle once they're worn out. They enjoy one another's company and would love to go to a home with another playful cat, or with a sibling! Weighing in at just over 2.5 pounds, they are ready for their forever homes. If you want to make one of these cute kittens a part of your family, apply online today!”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Strawpurry

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the food pun kittens! These adorable 3 month old kitties are full of personality. They love to run around together and are ready to snuggle once they're worn out. They enjoy one another's company and would love to go to a home with another playful cat, or with a sibling! Weighing in at just over 2.5 pounds, they are ready for their forever homes. If you want to make one of these cute kittens a part of your family, apply online today!”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Natas
Age: 8 Months Old / Breed: Chihuahua  / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”My name is Natas and I am a handsome, 8 month old, 15 lb chi mix! I am full of love!! I love toys, I love to play, I love people, I just love all the things!! I am fostered with other small dogs and I leave the grumpy seniors alone but romp and play with the ones who are game!! I have also met a big dog and I enjoyed playing with him as well! I'm fostered with kittens and if they want to play I’m also down, but if not, I understand and leave them be. I enjoy having a yard to play in or I’m happy to take walks. At the end of the day, I love to curl up next to my person or people and snooze. I’m crate trained and potty trained. After having been on the streets for part of my life, I have to say, living in a house is amazing! I love my foster mom and furry friends here, but I’m ready to find a family of my own! Natas' adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Natas

Age: 8 Months Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”My name is Natas and I am a handsome, 8 month old, 15 lb chi mix! I am full of love!! I love toys, I love to play, I love people, I just love all the things!! I am fostered with other small dogs and I leave the grumpy seniors alone but romp and play with the ones who are game!! I have also met a big dog and I enjoyed playing with him as well! I'm fostered with kittens and if they want to play I’m also down, but if not, I understand and leave them be. I enjoy having a yard to play in or I’m happy to take walks. At the end of the day, I love to curl up next to my person or people and snooze. I’m crate trained and potty trained. After having been on the streets for part of my life, I have to say, living in a house is amazing! I love my foster mom and furry friends here, but I’m ready to find a family of my own! Natas' adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Bentley
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the Fancy Car Litter! Mercedes Bentley, and Ferrari are 3 month old kittens. Mercedes is black and female, Bentley is male with grey fur and a white belly. Ferrari is an all gray male kitten. These 3 are fun and playful. They love other cats and dogs. They are fully litter trained, and happy to eat wet or dry food. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Bentley

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Meet the Fancy Car Litter! Mercedes Bentley, and Ferrari are 3 month old kittens. Mercedes is black and female, Bentley is male with grey fur and a white belly. Ferrari is an all gray male kitten. These 3 are fun and playful. They love other cats and dogs. They are fully litter trained, and happy to eat wet or dry food. The adoption fee for one kitten is $75 and the adoption fee for two kittens is $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Pongo
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Boxer Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Pongo is a 4 month old Boxer/Terrier mix. He loves to be near his people! He's very social, smart and easily trainable. He sits on command, knows to come when called, and makes strides with leash training. Pongo is very playful, but does have a tendency to jump in excitement and is working on his puppy nipping. He's very good about letting you know when he needs to go out to potty, and is crated when not supervised. Typical to puppy nature, he does like to chew and will need plenty of toys to keep him busy. He loves children and has been introduced to other dogs but is a little skittish around them so far. Pongo's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Pongo

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Boxer Terrier Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Pongo is a 4 month old Boxer/Terrier mix. He loves to be near his people! He's very social, smart and easily trainable. He sits on command, knows to come when called, and makes strides with leash training. Pongo is very playful, but does have a tendency to jump in excitement and is working on his puppy nipping. He's very good about letting you know when he needs to go out to potty, and is crated when not supervised. Typical to puppy nature, he does like to chew and will need plenty of toys to keep him busy. He loves children and has been introduced to other dogs but is a little skittish around them so far. Pongo's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Echo
Age: 2 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
”Meet Echo, a tiny 2 year old chi mix that is ready for her furever. Echo is good with other dogs but will sometimes be vocal around them. She doesn't really do anything though. Echo is good in her crate and we are working on potty habits. Echo came to SAAP when a partner shelter reaches out for help because of a hoarding situation. Of the forty-seven taken from the home, about twenty two came to SAAP. 
She is spayed, microchipped, utd on shots, and available for adoption now.
If you are interested in adopting Echo or any of our adoptable animals, please visit our website at www.adoptastray.com today to start the application process.”
Photo via adoptastray.com

Echo

Age: 2 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: SAAP
”Meet Echo, a tiny 2 year old chi mix that is ready for her furever. Echo is good with other dogs but will sometimes be vocal around them. She doesn't really do anything though. Echo is good in her crate and we are working on potty habits. Echo came to SAAP when a partner shelter reaches out for help because of a hoarding situation. Of the forty-seven taken from the home, about twenty two came to SAAP. She is spayed, microchipped, utd on shots, and available for adoption now. If you are interested in adopting Echo or any of our adoptable animals, please visit our website at www.adoptastray.com today to start the application process.”
Photo via adoptastray.com
Rusty 2.0
Age: 4.5 Years Old / Breed: Chiweenie / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Rusty is a 4.5 year old Chiweenie. He is a low rider at 10lbs. Rusty loves to go for walks or run and bark at squirrels in the yard. He is an energetic guy that would love another dog to play with. He is a dominant guy and gets along well with other dogs that are submissive. When it is down time he loves to snuggle and burrow under blankets. Really he just wants to be close to you. Rusty is small in size but big in personality! Rusty's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Rusty 2.0

Age: 4.5 Years Old / Breed: Chiweenie / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Rusty is a 4.5 year old Chiweenie. He is a low rider at 10lbs. Rusty loves to go for walks or run and bark at squirrels in the yard. He is an energetic guy that would love another dog to play with. He is a dominant guy and gets along well with other dogs that are submissive. When it is down time he loves to snuggle and burrow under blankets. Really he just wants to be close to you. Rusty is small in size but big in personality! Rusty's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Bell
Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”My name is Bell and I’m a 3-year-old, 13 lb chihuahua. I am house-trained and have enjoyed living in an apartment environment, but would love a house too. I LOVE playing with all of my toys: my favorite games are tug-of-war and fetch – I always bring the toy back to keep the game going. I don’t mind that my foster mom works from home – I’m happy to play with my toys by myself or find a warm, cozy spot to snooze. Luckily, I haven’t had to spend too much time alone at my foster home so far, but I still behave my best when I do. I don’t need very long walks every day, but I do enjoy a slow, sniffing-everything stroll. I’ve got a lot of love to give and all I want is a safe home with faces to kiss and people to play with. My foster mom thinks that I’m a great companion – I love to follow her around and cuddle up on the couch every night. She reckons that my new forever home will be very lucky to have me join their family! Bell's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Bell

Age: 3 Years Old / Breed: Chihuahua / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”My name is Bell and I’m a 3-year-old, 13 lb chihuahua. I am house-trained and have enjoyed living in an apartment environment, but would love a house too. I LOVE playing with all of my toys: my favorite games are tug-of-war and fetch – I always bring the toy back to keep the game going. I don’t mind that my foster mom works from home – I’m happy to play with my toys by myself or find a warm, cozy spot to snooze. Luckily, I haven’t had to spend too much time alone at my foster home so far, but I still behave my best when I do. I don’t need very long walks every day, but I do enjoy a slow, sniffing-everything stroll. I’ve got a lot of love to give and all I want is a safe home with faces to kiss and people to play with. My foster mom thinks that I’m a great companion – I love to follow her around and cuddle up on the couch every night. She reckons that my new forever home will be very lucky to have me join their family! Bell's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Simon
Age: 1 Years Old / Breed: Basset Hound  / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Want a dog that will make heads turn? Meet Simon! Simon is a one year old Basset Hound mix and weighs around 30 lbs. Don’t let his small size fool you because this guy is energetic, driven, independent and curious of new surroundings. Simon makes a great family dog and loves to play with other dogs, cats and kids. He is very outgoing, LOVES people and likes to make new friends at the dog park. He loves going on hikes, likes to swim and can be a good outdoor buddy. This dog is full of energy and would do well in a family who can address his play/exercise needs. Because he is so playful, he can come across a little intense to shy cats/dogs, but he responds well to the boundaries of confident cats/dogs. 
Even though cute, Simon’s history has not been that great. His previous family had to move and left him in the house to fend for himself. This has caused Simon to pick up a couple of bad habits. He has some food guarding problems with other dogs/cats but is getting better in his foster home. It will be best that he be fed separately if other animals are in the home. He is house-trained but may mark in a new environment and will need initial monitoring and correction. He does well in a crate. Simon's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Simon

Age: 1 Years Old / Breed: Basset Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Want a dog that will make heads turn? Meet Simon! Simon is a one year old Basset Hound mix and weighs around 30 lbs. Don’t let his small size fool you because this guy is energetic, driven, independent and curious of new surroundings. Simon makes a great family dog and loves to play with other dogs, cats and kids. He is very outgoing, LOVES people and likes to make new friends at the dog park. He loves going on hikes, likes to swim and can be a good outdoor buddy. This dog is full of energy and would do well in a family who can address his play/exercise needs. Because he is so playful, he can come across a little intense to shy cats/dogs, but he responds well to the boundaries of confident cats/dogs. Even though cute, Simon’s history has not been that great. His previous family had to move and left him in the house to fend for himself. This has caused Simon to pick up a couple of bad habits. He has some food guarding problems with other dogs/cats but is getting better in his foster home. It will be best that he be fed separately if other animals are in the home. He is house-trained but may mark in a new environment and will need initial monitoring and correction. He does well in a crate. Simon's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Alvin
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”We are currently 3 months old looking to find our forever families. We are working on house and crate training. We are mixed breed pups and weight about 9-11 pounds and will probably be medium sized adults. We are fostered with a large dog, cats and kids. We love playing outside and with sticks. My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Alvin

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Mixed Breed / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”We are currently 3 months old looking to find our forever families. We are working on house and crate training. We are mixed breed pups and weight about 9-11 pounds and will probably be medium sized adults. We are fostered with a large dog, cats and kids. We love playing outside and with sticks. My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org