Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some cuddly canines up for adoption? There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Kansas City.
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 dogs 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.)
Shortie, Basset hound and Labrador retriever mix
Shortie is a sweet female Basset hound and Labrador retriever mix in the care of Furry Kids Refuge.
Shortie likes to socialize — she's happy to keep company with other dogs. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she's spayed. Good news: Shortie is already house-trained.
Here's what Shortie's friends at Furry Kids Refuge think of her:
Shortie was born 11/09/14 and weighs about 45 pounds. We believe she is a labrador / basset mix. This sweet baby girl with the stubby legs and long body is a hoot! Shortie is a lot of fun to play with and she will give these head tilts without any urging. Personality plus and so much charisma.
Read more about how to adopt Shortie on Petfinder.
Mac, boxer mix
Mac is a darling male boxer mix currently housed at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Mac is friendly as can be — he's happy to keep company with other dogs. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. Mac's vaccinations are up to date, and he is neutered.
From Mac's current caretaker:
Mac is estimated to be 6 years old and about 55 pounds. He found his way into our program when his human mom passed away and his human dad wasn't able to care for him alone. He has been well cared for and loved.
Read more about how to adopt Mac on Petfinder.
Juliet, Labrador retriever mix
Juliet is a female Labrador retriever mix currently residing at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Juliet gets along well with children, dogs or cats. She is already house-trained. Juliet has been vaccinated and spayed.
Juliet's current caretakers say:
Juliet is about 6 months old and is a yellow lab mix. She is still very scared and nervous with her new surroundings. Juliet is making strides each day, but an experienced pet owner is recommended. She has the potential to be an awesome partner with some TLC. Juliet needs a leader to give her confidence in this big world.
Apply to adopt Juliet today at Petfinder.
Chloe is a female shepherd dog staying at Furry Kids Refuge.
Chloe plays well with others — she'll get along great with your other dogs. Chloe is vaccinated, spayed and is already house-trained.
From Chloe's current caretaker:
Chloe is a 6 year old German Shepherd, born 9/16/13 and weighs about 75 pounds. She is a very sweet girl and sadly we guess lived outside most of her life. A fenced yard is required.
Read more about Chloe on Petfinder.
Layla, Great Pyrenees and husky mix
Layla is a female Great Pyrenees and husky mix staying at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Layla is happy to keep company with cats, dogs and kids. Her vaccinations are up to date, and she is spayed. Fear not: Layla is already house-trained.
Here's what Layla's friends at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc. think of her:
Layla was 6 months old on November 11, 2019. She is believed to be a Great Pyrenees/Husky mix and is being fostered in Cleveland, MO. She is a social butterfly, who was surrendered with her sister Tara.
Read more about Layla on Petfinder.
Homer, black Labrador retriever and pointer mix
Homer is an adorable male black Labrador retriever and pointer mix being kept at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Homer will get along great with your children, dogs or cats. He is neutered, vaccinated and already house-trained.
Homer's current caretakers say:
Homer is a 1 yr old male lab/pointer mix, who is being fostered in Drexel, MO. He weighs about 50 pounds. Homer is a quick learner and will soon be a pro on the leash. He absolutely loves being outside, and would love to have his own family to snuggle with after a long day.
Read more about how to adopt Homer on Petfinder.
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