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5 cuddly canines to adopt now in Washington

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some cuddly canines up for adoption? There are dozens of darling puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Washington.

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.)


Baby Lily, boxer and pointer mix

Baby Lily is a female boxer and pointer puppy currently housed at K-9 Lifesavers.

Baby Lily is the life of the party, and she'll get along great with other dogs. She already has had all of her shots.

Her current caretakers say:

Lily and her litter mates arrived to our rescue very sick. You guessed it, Parvovirus. After a few weeks in the care of our awesome veterinarians, they are ready for homes and families of their own. They are a sweet, playful bunch.

Apply to adopt Baby Lily today at Petfinder.

Pup Mickey, hound and Labrador retriever mix

Pup Mickey is a sweet male hound and Labrador retriever puppy being kept at K-9 Lifesavers.

Pup Mickey plays well with others — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He has had all his shots.

His current caretakers say:

Mickey is a typical puppy. He is very active and sweet. He is looking for a family that will have time to give him all the attention a young pup needs. 

Read more about Pup Mickey on Petfinder.

Pablo, Labrador retriever mix

Pablo is an adorable male Labrador retriever puppy currently residing at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Pablo will get along great with your other dogs. He has been vaccinated.

Read more about how to adopt him on Petfinder.

Maverick, Labrador retriever mix

Maverick is a male Labrador retriever puppy currently residing at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Maverick is eager to make friends — he gets along well with other dogs. He already has had all of his shots.

Here's what his friends at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue think of him:

This puppy is looking for a fabulous family and a home with lots of love! 

Read more about how to adopt Maverick on Petfinder.

Mowgli, Labrador retriever mix

Mowgli is a male Labrador retriever puppy being kept at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Mowgli loves other dogs. He has had all his shots.

Read more about hi on Petfinder.


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