Want to adopt a pet? Here are 5 adorable pups to adopt now in Baltimore

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some precious puppies near you up for adoption? There are dozens of great puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Baltimore.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of puppies currently available for adoption.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)

Pepper, rottweiler and pointer mix

Pepper is a female rottweiler and pointer puppy in the care of Needful Souls Dog Rescue.

Pepper gets along well with other dogs. She is vaccinated and has mastered her house-training etiquette.

From Pepper's current caretaker:

Pepper is a sweet girl, gentle, and likes to please her humans. She enjoys walks and does well on the leash. She loves playing with toys, and she is always game for a belly rub or some cuddles. 

Apply to adopt Pepper today at Petfinder.

Iris, pit bull terrier and hound mix

Iris is a winsome female pit bull terrier and hound puppy in the care of MAS Rescue.

Her vaccinations are up to date.

Here's what Iris' friends at MAS Rescue think of her:

Iris is active and playful, silly and sweet. She loves people and her toys. 

Read more about Iris on Petfinder.

Levi, chihuahua and rat terrier mix

Levi is a male chihuahua and rat terrier puppy being cared for at MAS Rescue.

He has all his shots.

Here's what Levi's friends at MAS Rescue think of him:

Levi is very active, playful, silly and sweet, and we think he is about 12 weeks old (as of Aug. 8). 

Read more about how to adopt Levi on Petfinder.

Khloe, pointer mix

Khloe is a female pointer puppy staying at Animal Allies Rescue Foundation (AARF).

Khloe will get along great with kids, cats or dogs. She is vaccinated.

Read more about how to adopt Khloe on Petfinder.

Dot, pit bull terrier

Dot is a sweet female pit bull terrier puppy currently residing at Pitties and Purrs.

Dot will get along great with children, dogs or cats. She has had all her shots.

Notes about Dot:

I am a very playful girl. I love being outside, exploring. I love getting attention but am also happy playing on my own. I love just about any toy I can find.

Apply to adopt Dot today at Petfinder.

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