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Want to adopt a pet? Here are 7 delightful doggies to adopt now in Louisville

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By Hoodline - Published on November 22, 2019.

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Louisville, 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.)


Googie, cattle dog

Googie is a charming female cattle dog dog in the care of Shamrock Pet Foundation Inc.

Googie is a social butterfly — she's happy to keep company with other dogs. She is already house-trained. Googie is spayed, and she has had all her shots.

Read more about how to adopt Googie on Petfinder.

Libby, Doberman pinscher

Libby is a female Doberman pinscher dog currently housed at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue.

Libby will get along great with your other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She has had all of her shots, and she's spayed. No need to worry: She is already house-trained.

From Libby's current caretaker:

Libby will dive into you to get your attention so you can pet her and would love to be your lap dog. She loves her toys and to chew on bones and Nylabones or act like a retriever and bring you her toy on repeat. She loves, loves, loves her butt rubbed and will rub it up against the couch or your foot hanging over a chair. 

Read more about how to adopt Libby on Petfinder.

Mario, Doberman pinscher

Mario is a lovable male Doberman pinscher dog currently housed at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue.

Mario's ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He is neutered and vaccinated. Fear not: He's already house-trained.

Here's what Mario's friends at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue think of him:

Look at this handsome fella. Yes he is all Doberman. Mario is a melanistic Doberman, something that should not be encouraged in breeding but there is always someone out there looking to make a dollar of these babies. 

Read more about Mario on Petfinder.

Tulip, Doberman pinscher

Tulip is a female Doberman pinscher dog staying at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue.

Tulip gets along well with cats and dogs. Fear not: She is already house-trained. Tulip is already spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Tulip's caretakers:

Tulip was adopted from BlueGrass as a half grown pup then returned several months later due to financial hardship. She is the typical Velcro Doberman, loves to snuggle, escort you to the bathroom and if there is no room for her in your chair, she will stand with her head in your lap. Her "sit" is impeccable, she sits for leash without asking, currently working on loose leash walking. 

Apply to adopt Tulip today at Petfinder.

Piper, Doberman pinscher

Piper is a sweet female Doberman pinscher dog being cared for at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue.

Piper is happy to keep company with other dogs. She's already vaccinated and spayed. Good news: She is already house-trained.

Here's what Piper's friends at Bluegrass Doberman Rescue think of her:

Piper is a four-year-old dark blue girl who came to us from a shelter with very itchy skin. We have been working on her skin issues and she is significantly better though still a work in progress (you can see the changes in her profile pictures). She was found to be low thyroid and will need an inexpensive medicine for this. 

Read more about Piper on Petfinder.

Sashi, cane corso

Sashi is a female cane corso dog staying at Polo K-9.

Sashi loves other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. Polo K-9, however, recommends she be placed in a home without small children. She's already house-trained. Sashi is already spayed and vaccinated. Sashi is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Here's what Sashi's friends at Polo K-9 think of her:

Sashi is amazing an is the love of her fosters' life. But her foster wants her to have more. She is extremely dedicated and loyal. She would do anything for her family. Sashi is a very outgoing and loving girl, but because of her cane corso genetics would do good in a home with minimal foot traffic and someone who can be firm about strangers not touching her.

Apply to adopt Sashi today at Petfinder.

Jessie, Labrador retriever and collie mix

Jessie is a sweet female Labrador retriever and collie mix in the care of MisPits and Friends Rescue.

Jessie loves other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. She has been vaccinated and spayed. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.

From Jessie's current caretaker:

Jessie is a very loving and loyal girl. She will be your very best friend. She loves walks and playing but also snuggling up on the couch. She is good with dogs and kids!

Apply to adopt Jessie today at Petfinder.


This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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