These 25 Adoptable Cincinnati Pets Are Looking For Loving Homes

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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Clyde
Age: 10 Weeks Old / Breed: German Shepherd Dog/Mountain Cur Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Introducing Bonnie & Clyde, 10-week old German Shepherd/Mountain Cur mixes guaranteed to steal your heart! Clyde is 7-lbs of playful personality! He loves to chase his stuffed toys and then snuggle up next to his foster mom for rubs. The only thing that moves faster than his tail is his foot during belly and ear scratches. Clyde is fostered with his sister, Bonnie and dogs of all sizes. Are you ready to let Clyde run away with your heart? Apply today! His adoption fee is $400.”
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Clyde

Age: 10 Weeks Old / Breed: German Shepherd Dog/Mountain Cur Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Introducing Bonnie & Clyde, 10-week old German Shepherd/Mountain Cur mixes guaranteed to steal your heart! Clyde is 7-lbs of playful personality! He loves to chase his stuffed toys and then snuggle up next to his foster mom for rubs. The only thing that moves faster than his tail is his foot during belly and ear scratches. Clyde is fostered with his sister, Bonnie and dogs of all sizes. Are you ready to let Clyde run away with your heart? Apply today! His adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Griff
Age: 9 Months Old / Breed: Norwegian Elkhound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hello!! My name is Griff, but my foster mom likes to joke around by calling me Grifford. I am a 9 month old Norwegian Elkhound searching for my forever family. I currently weigh about 30lbs and I will more than likely grow to be a medium size dog. Life hasn't always been perfect for me. I was rescued from a tough situation so I am a little scared of new people, but with time and patience I will come to be your best friend! I am currently fostered in a home with two dogs, one who is a medium size female and one who is an extra large male. I love playing and cuddling with the both of them. I am also fostered with a cat, but I prefer to avoid him, he just seems sketchy. And to top it off, I live with a nine year old boy and a teenage girl. While I am still a little timid, I am slowly warming up to them and enjoy giving them kisses. As my foster mom says I just need to be shown love. Would you want to be my new family? If so, please apply! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Griff

Age: 9 Months Old / Breed: Norwegian Elkhound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Hello!! My name is Griff, but my foster mom likes to joke around by calling me Grifford. I am a 9 month old Norwegian Elkhound searching for my forever family. I currently weigh about 30lbs and I will more than likely grow to be a medium size dog. Life hasn't always been perfect for me. I was rescued from a tough situation so I am a little scared of new people, but with time and patience I will come to be your best friend! I am currently fostered in a home with two dogs, one who is a medium size female and one who is an extra large male. I love playing and cuddling with the both of them. I am also fostered with a cat, but I prefer to avoid him, he just seems sketchy. And to top it off, I live with a nine year old boy and a teenage girl. While I am still a little timid, I am slowly warming up to them and enjoy giving them kisses. As my foster mom says I just need to be shown love. Would you want to be my new family? If so, please apply! My adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Alder
Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
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Hi I'm Alder! I am part of the Tree litter and we are 3 months old! I'm the most hyper of my litter - I love to play with my littermates and anything that I think is a toy! I also can be a love nipper - I'm not trying to hurt you, I just want you to know that I want you to pet me! I won't draw blood but my teeth are sharp! I also love to fall asleep in your lap and rub against your face. I've never met dogs but I love to antagonize other cats! I'm a handful but full of love! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or $110 for two kittens.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Alder

Age: 3 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Long Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
” Hi I'm Alder! I am part of the Tree litter and we are 3 months old! I'm the most hyper of my litter - I love to play with my littermates and anything that I think is a toy! I also can be a love nipper - I'm not trying to hurt you, I just want you to know that I want you to pet me! I won't draw blood but my teeth are sharp! I also love to fall asleep in your lap and rub against your face. I've never met dogs but I love to antagonize other cats! I'm a handful but full of love! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or $110 for two kittens.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Jones
Age: 10 Years Old / Breed: Terrier, Jack Russell / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Hi my name is Jones. I am a senior Jack Russell, Boston Terrier Mix. I love my people however little kids make me nervous so no children in my house please. When company comes in I should be crated until everyone is settled and re-crated when company is leaving because I get excited.
I get along with both male and female fur buddies most of the time but I am selfish and like my adult humans best. I love to give kisses.
I love to play with toys, in fact I admit that I am a hoarder with my toys and antlers and nylabones.
I am crate trained and eat my breakfast and dinner in my crate.  
Long walks are not for me because I have an old shoulder injury and also had an ACL surgery recently so the backyard is good with me. I can climb steps too.
My foster mom has me trim and fit now so that my shoulder and knees do not bother me as much and I love to sleep with you or in a dog bed near you.”
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Jones

Age: 10 Years Old / Breed: Terrier, Jack Russell / Sex: Male / Rescue: SAAP
”Hi my name is Jones. I am a senior Jack Russell, Boston Terrier Mix. I love my people however little kids make me nervous so no children in my house please. When company comes in I should be crated until everyone is settled and re-crated when company is leaving because I get excited. I get along with both male and female fur buddies most of the time but I am selfish and like my adult humans best. I love to give kisses. I love to play with toys, in fact I admit that I am a hoarder with my toys and antlers and nylabones. I am crate trained and eat my breakfast and dinner in my crate. Long walks are not for me because I have an old shoulder injury and also had an ACL surgery recently so the backyard is good with me. I can climb steps too. My foster mom has me trim and fit now so that my shoulder and knees do not bother me as much and I love to sleep with you or in a dog bed near you.”
Photo via adoptastray.com
Crowley
Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Rottweiler / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Crowley is a big boy weighing in at around 90 lbs. He is a 6 years old Rottweiler mix. Crowley knows his basic commands (plus a few tricks) but he sometimes forgets when he's excited. Because Crowley is such a high energy big guy, he will need firm boundaries. He loves going on walks, playing with other dogs, playing fetch, and chewing on bones. Crowley is suspicious of strangers and needs proper introductions when meeting new people. He is a sweet goofy boy that loves to snuggle after playing hard. Crowley would do best in a home with no children. His adoption fee is $25.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Crowley

Age: 6 Years Old / Breed: Rottweiler / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Crowley is a big boy weighing in at around 90 lbs. He is a 6 years old Rottweiler mix. Crowley knows his basic commands (plus a few tricks) but he sometimes forgets when he's excited. Because Crowley is such a high energy big guy, he will need firm boundaries. He loves going on walks, playing with other dogs, playing fetch, and chewing on bones. Crowley is suspicious of strangers and needs proper introductions when meeting new people. He is a sweet goofy boy that loves to snuggle after playing hard. Crowley would do best in a home with no children. His adoption fee is $25.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Alabaster
Age: 5 Years Old / Breed: German Shepherd / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”This handsome, goofy man is Alabaster. He’s a 5-year-old German Shepherd with plenty of energy left in his 70-pound body. Al was in need of some TLC when he arrived, so we’ve spent the last few months making sure he’s healthy and ready for a new life - and boy is he ready! We aren’t sure if Al is 100% Shepherd, but his personality definitely is! He’s a smart, vocal guy who aims to please. He’d much rather stay by your side than do his own thing—unless staying by your side means lounging around the house all day. Don’t get us wrong, Al enjoys a good nap, but only after he’s been out and about, seeing new places, meeting new people and learning new tricks. He’s a true working dog who isn’t happy unless he has something to do. He’s so smart, sometimes his own thoughts can drive him a little nutty if he goes too long without an outlet for his energy. 
Al is fostered with dogs of all sizes and cats. He does best with other large, active dogs who tolerate his energy. He’s friendly, but inquisitive of the cats and thinks it’s a game if they run. He tends to forget his size when he gets excited, so he’d do best without little pets or small children who could easily get underfoot or knocked over. Al would really love an active adopter who’s experienced with working dogs and able to give him the close human companionship he needs. If you’re looking for a loyal adventure buddy, then look no further because Al is ready to pack his bags and say hello to the life he’s always deserved! Al's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Alabaster

Age: 5 Years Old / Breed: German Shepherd / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”This handsome, goofy man is Alabaster. He’s a 5-year-old German Shepherd with plenty of energy left in his 70-pound body. Al was in need of some TLC when he arrived, so we’ve spent the last few months making sure he’s healthy and ready for a new life - and boy is he ready! We aren’t sure if Al is 100% Shepherd, but his personality definitely is! He’s a smart, vocal guy who aims to please. He’d much rather stay by your side than do his own thing—unless staying by your side means lounging around the house all day. Don’t get us wrong, Al enjoys a good nap, but only after he’s been out and about, seeing new places, meeting new people and learning new tricks. He’s a true working dog who isn’t happy unless he has something to do. He’s so smart, sometimes his own thoughts can drive him a little nutty if he goes too long without an outlet for his energy. Al is fostered with dogs of all sizes and cats. He does best with other large, active dogs who tolerate his energy. He’s friendly, but inquisitive of the cats and thinks it’s a game if they run. He tends to forget his size when he gets excited, so he’d do best without little pets or small children who could easily get underfoot or knocked over. Al would really love an active adopter who’s experienced with working dogs and able to give him the close human companionship he needs. If you’re looking for a loyal adventure buddy, then look no further because Al is ready to pack his bags and say hello to the life he’s always deserved! Al's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Bodhi
Age: 10 Weeks Old / Breed: Coonhound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Looking for a couch hound? Bodhi is your guy! This 5.5 year old coonhound is such a lover boy with long ears and wet kisses. He loves all people and all dogs. He’ll play with his foster fur siblings for hours, but he enjoys nothing more than laying on the couch, getting lovings from his humans - even kids! Bodhi is a pretty mellow guy of medium size at about 50lbs that goes with the flow. He is fully house trained and mostly crate trained. For a hound, he’s surprisingly quiet and really only displays his beautiful bay when he smells critters nearby. Since he is a hound, he does have a tendency to follow his nose, and therefore would do best with a fenced yard. This droopy boy is bound to perk you right up. Bodhi's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Bodhi

Age: 10 Weeks Old / Breed: Coonhound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Looking for a couch hound? Bodhi is your guy! This 5.5 year old coonhound is such a lover boy with long ears and wet kisses. He loves all people and all dogs. He’ll play with his foster fur siblings for hours, but he enjoys nothing more than laying on the couch, getting lovings from his humans - even kids! Bodhi is a pretty mellow guy of medium size at about 50lbs that goes with the flow. He is fully house trained and mostly crate trained. For a hound, he’s surprisingly quiet and really only displays his beautiful bay when he smells critters nearby. Since he is a hound, he does have a tendency to follow his nose, and therefore would do best with a fenced yard. This droopy boy is bound to perk you right up. Bodhi's adoption fee is $250.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Pepper 2.0
Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
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These precious kittens are 2 1/2 months old. They are litter box trained and take advantage of scratch pads. The little babes have been fostered with other adult cats and quickly made friends. They have not been around other dogs since they were 6 weeks old. These energetic kittens are full of life and energy. Their favorite way to spend the day is greeting you with tiny meows, running around and playing like crazy with their siblings and toys, then cuddling on your lap for a nap and repeating it all over again until bedtime. They are curious, sweet, brave and sure to bring joy and love to homes of all ages! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or you can adopt two for $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Pepper 2.0

Age: 2.5 Months Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
” These precious kittens are 2 1/2 months old. They are litter box trained and take advantage of scratch pads. The little babes have been fostered with other adult cats and quickly made friends. They have not been around other dogs since they were 6 weeks old. These energetic kittens are full of life and energy. Their favorite way to spend the day is greeting you with tiny meows, running around and playing like crazy with their siblings and toys, then cuddling on your lap for a nap and repeating it all over again until bedtime. They are curious, sweet, brave and sure to bring joy and love to homes of all ages! The adoption fee for one kitten is $75, or you can adopt two for $110.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Claire
Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Claire is a very loving, four month old pit bull mix. She weighs 20 pounds, but could benefit from putting on some more weight. She loves to be right by her people and follow them around. She doesn’t want to miss out on anything! She is working on potty training and doing a great job. She is also learning commands like sit and stay. She likes to sleep in her crate at night but does cry a little at first. Claire's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Claire

Age: 4 Months Old / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Claire is a very loving, four month old pit bull mix. She weighs 20 pounds, but could benefit from putting on some more weight. She loves to be right by her people and follow them around. She doesn’t want to miss out on anything! She is working on potty training and doing a great job. She is also learning commands like sit and stay. She likes to sleep in her crate at night but does cry a little at first. Claire's adoption fee is $400.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org
Aretha Franklin
Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Aretha Franklin arrived with her 7 little kittens and was an absolute superstar mom to them all. Now that they've all been adopted, she's ready for her turn in the spotlight! At 4 years old, she's a lazy gal who enjoys the simple things in life. A bowl full of food, a sunbeam to nap in and plenty of human attention and she'd call that a perfect day. She enjoys talking to her people and will always let you know when she thinks she's due for some scratches. She's fostered with other cats and dogs and hasn't had too much interaction with them, but has seemed interested in meeting the other cats. She'd do well as the center of attention or possibly with another low-key cat who'd enjoy a bird watching buddy. If you're looking for a sweet, easy going friend to keep you company, then Aretha is the girl for you. Aretha's adoption fee is $75.
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.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org

Aretha Franklin

Age: 4 Years Old / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy
”Aretha Franklin arrived with her 7 little kittens and was an absolute superstar mom to them all. Now that they've all been adopted, she's ready for her turn in the spotlight! At 4 years old, she's a lazy gal who enjoys the simple things in life. A bowl full of food, a sunbeam to nap in and plenty of human attention and she'd call that a perfect day. She enjoys talking to her people and will always let you know when she thinks she's due for some scratches. She's fostered with other cats and dogs and hasn't had too much interaction with them, but has seemed interested in meeting the other cats. She'd do well as the center of attention or possibly with another low-key cat who'd enjoy a bird watching buddy. If you're looking for a sweet, easy going friend to keep you company, then Aretha is the girl for you. Aretha's adoption fee is $75. 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.”
Photo via louieslegacy.org