Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Columbus, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.
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.)
Wiz is a male greyhound dog staying at Central Ohio Greyhound Rescue Inc.
Good news: He is already house-trained and vaccinated.
Read more about Wiz on Petfinder.
Ozee Courtesy Post, hound and boxer mix
Ozee Courtesy Post is a darling female hound and boxer mix staying at Stop the Suffering.
Ozee Courtesy Post will get along great with children, cats or dogs. Fear not: She's already house-trained, has had all of her shots and is spayed.
Ozee Courtesy Post's current caretakers say:
My name is Ozee, though everyone calls me "O." My foster mom says I am very trainable and listen well. I live with cats and two small boys. I love taking walks and playing fetch in the backyard. I enjoy car rides and love to be around you and cuddle.
Read more about how to adopt Ozee Courtesy Post on Petfinder.
Ruger, shepherd mix
Ruger is a lovable male shepherd mix being kept at Stop the Suffering.
Ruger will get along great with your cats and dogs. He is already neutered, vaccinated and house-trained.
Ruger's current caretakers say:
Beauty is lovely, calm and happy-go-lucky and loves people of all ages! He enjoys exploring new places (especially outside), peanut butter Kongs and hanging out with furry companions, even cats!
Read more about how to adopt Ruger on Petfinder.
Yoshi is an adorable male chihuahua dog staying at Stop the Suffering.
Yoshi likes to socialize, and he loves cats and dogs. Good news: He is already house-trained, vaccinated and neutered.
Notes from Yoshi's caretakers:
Yoshi is a super sweet chihuahua who loves other dogs and does great with cats. His favorite season is autumn because it's finally sweater weather! Yoshi is super sweet. He likes to play but also likes to snuggle in your lap.
Apply to adopt Yoshi today at Petfinder.
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