October 15, 2020

Warning: 25 Cute Adoptable Greater Cincinnati Dogs and Cats Inside

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. Louie's Legacy | 513-655-8643, louieslegacy.org Recycled Doggies | 513-275-5842, recycleddoggies.com Save The Animals Foundation |513-561-7823, staf.org  Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society | 513-541-7387, cincinnatianimalcare.org. Stray Animal Adoption Program | 859-391-1234, adoptastray.com SPCA Cincinnati | 513-489-7387, spcacincinnati.org 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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Admiral
Age: 3.5 Years / Breed: Bullmastiff Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Have you ever seen a cuter tripod?! Admiral (or Frank, as his foster family calls him) is a 3.5-year-old Bullmastiff with the most ridiculously droopy face and hilarious personality. Whether stretched out snoring or dozing off sitting up, you never have to wonder where to find him -- he's 100% couch potato. He loves to cuddle, but is too much of a gentleman to demand your attention. Instead, he'll sit right next to you and slowly lean in until, all of a sudden, you'll find him stretched across your lap. His world revolves around his people and he'll show you just how much he loves you with plenty of tail wags, body wiggles and excited grunts. And when you get home, he'll greet you at the door with his favorite toy in his mouth, as if to say "Look! I got this for you!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Admiral

Age: 3.5 Years / Breed: Bullmastiff Mix / Sex: Male / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“Have you ever seen a cuter tripod?! Admiral (or Frank, as his foster family calls him) is a 3.5-year-old Bullmastiff with the most ridiculously droopy face and hilarious personality. Whether stretched out snoring or dozing off sitting up, you never have to wonder where to find him -- he's 100% couch potato. He loves to cuddle, but is too much of a gentleman to demand your attention. Instead, he'll sit right next to you and slowly lean in until, all of a sudden, you'll find him stretched across your lap. His world revolves around his people and he'll show you just how much he loves you with plenty of tail wags, body wiggles and excited grunts. And when you get home, he'll greet you at the door with his favorite toy in his mouth, as if to say "Look! I got this for you!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Bailey
Age: 11 Years / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Lucky Tales Rescue Inc. 
“Bailey Bailey mo mailey, banana fana po pailey, fee fi fo failey - BAILEY! Hi!! Nice to meet you. I'm an 11 year old pittie mix that is uber sweet and friendly. I weigh about 60 pounds, and like a lot of others, I'm trying to shed some of my quarantine weight! I love car rides, my chew toys, and especially being near my people. I'm friendly with dogs, cats, and humans, too. I'm house broken and crate trained, but who needs crates, am I right? I do just fine without one when I'm left alone (perk of being a mature lady!!) My foster mom thinks I would do best with someone who is home more than away - maybe someone retired so we can enjoy life together to the fullest. Upon arriving at Lucky Tales, it was discovered that I have hypothyroidism, and, MAN, do I feel SOOOO much better now that I take medication for it. Do you have some room on your couch for this senior love bug?”
Photo: Lucky Tales Rescue Inc.

Bailey

Age: 11 Years / Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Sex: Female / Rescue: Lucky Tales Rescue Inc.
“Bailey Bailey mo mailey, banana fana po pailey, fee fi fo failey - BAILEY! Hi!! Nice to meet you. I'm an 11 year old pittie mix that is uber sweet and friendly. I weigh about 60 pounds, and like a lot of others, I'm trying to shed some of my quarantine weight! I love car rides, my chew toys, and especially being near my people. I'm friendly with dogs, cats, and humans, too. I'm house broken and crate trained, but who needs crates, am I right? I do just fine without one when I'm left alone (perk of being a mature lady!!) My foster mom thinks I would do best with someone who is home more than away - maybe someone retired so we can enjoy life together to the fullest. Upon arriving at Lucky Tales, it was discovered that I have hypothyroidism, and, MAN, do I feel SOOOO much better now that I take medication for it. Do you have some room on your couch for this senior love bug?”
Photo: Lucky Tales Rescue Inc.
Bella
Age: 4 Years / Breed: Saint Bernard / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“This 4 year old St. Bernard has been hiding out with me for almost 2 weeks now. Bella had a rough start as a mom dog to multiple litters but that is all behind her now. She is learning how to be an inside dog and is adapting quite well. Somehow she was a quick study for going potty outside. She is good with dogs. While I don't have kids she adores the ones she sees on walks and tries to be gentle about her size. While she was an outside dog she did have some matting in her coat so that will grow back to be more even soon. She is learning leash manners pretty well. She pulls a tiny bit but corrects easily. She is all around a great dog.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Bella

Age: 4 Years / Breed: Saint Bernard / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“This 4 year old St. Bernard has been hiding out with me for almost 2 weeks now. Bella had a rough start as a mom dog to multiple litters but that is all behind her now. She is learning how to be an inside dog and is adapting quite well. Somehow she was a quick study for going potty outside. She is good with dogs. While I don't have kids she adores the ones she sees on walks and tries to be gentle about her size. While she was an outside dog she did have some matting in her coat so that will grow back to be more even soon. She is learning leash manners pretty well. She pulls a tiny bit but corrects easily. She is all around a great dog.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Buick
Age: 2 Years / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
“If ginger cats make you swoon, Buick may be the man of your dreams! All you have to do is look at him and he starts up his engine: a deep, rumbly purr. Buick greets you at the door, wants to be next to you, loves playtime and is content in a pair of strong arms. As he nibbles on your hand to get your attention, he would prefer a home without children. This big guy would be most comfortable as the only cat in the household, and because he becomes agitated in the vicinity of dogs a canine-free home is also in order.”
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation

Buick

Age: 2 Years / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Save the Animals Foundation
“If ginger cats make you swoon, Buick may be the man of your dreams! All you have to do is look at him and he starts up his engine: a deep, rumbly purr. Buick greets you at the door, wants to be next to you, loves playtime and is content in a pair of strong arms. As he nibbles on your hand to get your attention, he would prefer a home without children. This big guy would be most comfortable as the only cat in the household, and because he becomes agitated in the vicinity of dogs a canine-free home is also in order.”
Photo: Save the Animals Foundation
Donnie
Age: Adult / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Handsome Donnie is ready to find his forever home. He's a very friendly, playful guy who is good with other cats and loves people! Energetic dogs scare him, but he can coexist with calm dogs.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Donnie

Age: Adult / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Handsome Donnie is ready to find his forever home. He's a very friendly, playful guy who is good with other cats and loves people! Energetic dogs scare him, but he can coexist with calm dogs.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Dusty
Age: Senior / Breed: Lhasa Apso / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Dusty may be blind and a senior but that doesn't hold this gal back! Dusty is quite the adventurer and loves to explore. Her blindness does not at all hold her back as she will go all over the yard and house independently. Dusty is great with other dogs and doesn't mind a cuddle session. She is also house trained as well. Dusty will do best with a physical fenced yard or leash walked and no doggie door due to her blindness. If her new furever is a two story, she would need steps gated off to avoid an accident. For her age Dusty gets along quite well. She can be slightly barky but that is usually when she wants something as she fully adjusts to the blindness.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Dusty

Age: Senior / Breed: Lhasa Apso / Sex: Female / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“Dusty may be blind and a senior but that doesn't hold this gal back! Dusty is quite the adventurer and loves to explore. Her blindness does not at all hold her back as she will go all over the yard and house independently. Dusty is great with other dogs and doesn't mind a cuddle session. She is also house trained as well. Dusty will do best with a physical fenced yard or leash walked and no doggie door due to her blindness. If her new furever is a two story, she would need steps gated off to avoid an accident. For her age Dusty gets along quite well. She can be slightly barky but that is usually when she wants something as she fully adjusts to the blindness.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Eve
Age: Adult / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Crazy Cats Animal Rescue
“I was found in a trailer park when I was very pregnant. Even though I have CH I had 4 babies and took very good care of them. I am a very special kitty, I really would like to find my forever home where I will be pampered forever. I am just about 1-2 years old. I am very sweet. It will take me just a little bit to get comfortable in my new home, maybe just a few weeks but once I am comfortable I am very lovable. I love to be pet, sleep in bed with you etc.”
Photo: Crazy Cats Animal Rescue

Eve

Age: Adult / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Female / Rescue: Crazy Cats Animal Rescue
“I was found in a trailer park when I was very pregnant. Even though I have CH I had 4 babies and took very good care of them. I am a very special kitty, I really would like to find my forever home where I will be pampered forever. I am just about 1-2 years old. I am very sweet. It will take me just a little bit to get comfortable in my new home, maybe just a few weeks but once I am comfortable I am very lovable. I love to be pet, sleep in bed with you etc.”
Photo: Crazy Cats Animal Rescue
Franco
Age: 10 Months / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
“Franco is a striking orange & white tabby boy, around 10 months old. He's confused at being in yet another new place, but was pretty friendly as he started getting settled in at the petstore cage where he's being displayed. He allowed us to trim his nails and clean his ears and accepted some love and snuggles.Somehow, he & his brother, Evan, found themselves as strays, turned into an Indiana animal shelter; and then transferred to Purrfect Friends to help find a wonderful, loving new home.”
Photo: Purrfect Friends

Franco

Age: 10 Months / Breed: Domestic Short Hair / Sex: Male / Rescue: Purrfect Friends
“Franco is a striking orange & white tabby boy, around 10 months old. He's confused at being in yet another new place, but was pretty friendly as he started getting settled in at the petstore cage where he's being displayed. He allowed us to trim his nails and clean his ears and accepted some love and snuggles.Somehow, he & his brother, Evan, found themselves as strays, turned into an Indiana animal shelter; and then transferred to Purrfect Friends to help find a wonderful, loving new home.”
Photo: Purrfect Friends
Fred Jones
Age: 4 Months / Breed: Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“We have a mystery on our hands that needs to be solved immediately!! It's quite a mystery that these two: Fred Jones and Scooby-Doo are still looking for their furever homes. Their siblings were adopted this past weekend and now it's Fred and Scooby's turn at the good life!! They appear to be hound/beagle mix. Both are males. I am estimating them to be 3-4 months old. Scooby-Doo was the runt of the litter so he is currently about 10 pounds while his brother is 15 pounds.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program

Fred Jones

Age: 4 Months / Breed: Hound / Sex: Male / Rescue: Stray Animal Adoption Program
“We have a mystery on our hands that needs to be solved immediately!! It's quite a mystery that these two: Fred Jones and Scooby-Doo are still looking for their furever homes. Their siblings were adopted this past weekend and now it's Fred and Scooby's turn at the good life!! They appear to be hound/beagle mix. Both are males. I am estimating them to be 3-4 months old. Scooby-Doo was the runt of the litter so he is currently about 10 pounds while his brother is 15 pounds.”
Photo: Stray Animal Adoption Program
Gavin
Age: 3.5 Years / Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue 
“After raising her puppies, Momma Gavin is ready to find a forever home of her own! At 3.5 years old, she weighs in around 50 pounds. Gavin does great with other dogs once she's past the initial meet and greet. She also does well with the cats in her foster home! She can be a bit protective of her food and toys, so she prefers to have them all to herself in her crate. Gavin is both crate and potty trained. She would do best in a home without tiny humans - teenagers only please! She is unsure of the leash and would prefer a home with a fenced in yard for her to exercise in. Gavin has a medium energy level; while she loves to play outside, she's ready for a good snuggle on the couch and a belly rub! She loves to play with squeaky toys and just being with her people. She is working hard on not jumping up, but sometimes forgets because she gets too excited! Gavin can't wait to find the perfect forever home where she finally gets to be the baby!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue

Gavin

Age: 3.5 Years / Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix / Sex: Female / Rescue: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue
“After raising her puppies, Momma Gavin is ready to find a forever home of her own! At 3.5 years old, she weighs in around 50 pounds. Gavin does great with other dogs once she's past the initial meet and greet. She also does well with the cats in her foster home! She can be a bit protective of her food and toys, so she prefers to have them all to herself in her crate. Gavin is both crate and potty trained. She would do best in a home without tiny humans - teenagers only please! She is unsure of the leash and would prefer a home with a fenced in yard for her to exercise in. Gavin has a medium energy level; while she loves to play outside, she's ready for a good snuggle on the couch and a belly rub! She loves to play with squeaky toys and just being with her people. She is working hard on not jumping up, but sometimes forgets because she gets too excited! Gavin can't wait to find the perfect forever home where she finally gets to be the baby!”
Photo: Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue