Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Kansas City, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.
(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.)
Cowboy, Great Pyrenees
Cowboy is a handsome male Great Pyrenees dog staying at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Cowboy is friendly as can be and he'll get along great with children, cats or dogs. He's neutered, has had all his shots and is already house-trained.
Here's what Cowboy's friends at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc. think of him:
Cowboy entered our program in rough shape, but is on the mend. He would love sleeping in the room with you or even better to snuggle in bed with you. He loves the outdoors.
Apply to adopt Cowboy today at Petfinder.
Tate, Labrador retriever mix
Tate is a lovable male Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Chain of Hope.
Tate is the life of the party, and he'll get along great with cats, dogs and kids. No need to worry: He's already house-trained. Tate already has had all of his shots and he is neutered.
From Tate's current caretaker:
Tate loves to go for a walk and is working on leash skills. He is a cuddle bug and loves car rides.
Read more about Tate on Petfinder.
Gemma, Labrador retriever mix
Gemma is a female Labrador retriever mix being kept at Chain of Hope.
Gemma is a social animal, and she loves other dogs. She has been vaccinated and spayed and is already house-trained.
Gemma's current caretakers say:
Gemma has a very sweet nature, is obedient, crate-trained and is very loving. She's a beautiful, brindle lab mix, weighing in at about 50 lbs.
Read more about Gemma on Petfinder.
Bailey, boxer mix
Bailey is a winsome female boxer mix being kept at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Bailey will get along great with kids, dogs or cats. Have no fear: She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed.
From Bailey's current caretaker:
Bailey is approximately 2 years old and weighs 32 pounds. She is a boxer mix with lots of love to give. Bailey would love to play and go for walks to work out her puppy energy. Her favorite toy is a tennis ball.
Read more about Bailey on Petfinder.
Hoss, boxer mix
Hoss is a charming male boxer mix being kept at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Hoss gets along well with other dogs. His vaccinations are already up to date and he is neutered. No need to worry: He's already house-trained.
More about Hoss:
I’m Hoss. Let me explain my simple requirements: Endless love. Warm lap. Abundant toys. I also get along with children and I weigh about 70 lbs.
Read more about how to adopt Hoss on Petfinder.
Figaro, Boston terrier mix
Figaro is a charming male Boston terrier mix being cared for at Missouri Pit Bull Rescue.
Figaro's vaccinations are already up to date and is neutered. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Apply to adopt Figaro today at Petfinder.
Short Stuff, retriever mix
Short Stuff is a lovable female retriever mix in the care of Dogs by Debin.
Short Stuff gets along well with other dogs. Dogs by Debin, however, wants to place her in a home without small children. She's been vaccinated and spayed. Good news: She's already house-trained.
From Short Stuff's current caretaker:
Short Stuff is a 2-3 year old Retriever mix who can be a bit shy when you first meet her, but if you give her some time and respect her space, she will show her sweet side. She enjoys playing with toys and running in the play yard.
Apply to adopt Short Stuff today at Petfinder.