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.)
Frito, pit bull terrier mix
Frito is a sweet male pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Mid America Bully Breed Rescue.
Frito loves children, dogs and cats. He has been vaccinated, neutered and has mastered his house-training etiquette.
From Frito's current caretaker:
Frito came from a terrible place, but he still has an incredible enthusiasm for life. This guy is a real treasure. He is shameless for belly rubs.
Apply to adopt Frito today at Petfinder.
Potter, rottweiler mix
Potter is a male rottweiler mix staying at Chain of Hope.
Potter gets along well with kids, cats and dogs. He is vaccinated and neutered. Potter has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Notes from Potter's caretakers:
Potter is currently in a foster home and doing great!
Read more about how to adopt Potter on Petfinder.
Ralph, shepherd and hound mix
Ralph is a male shepherd and hound mix staying at Chain of Hope.
Ralph loves to socialize, and he loves other dogs. His vaccinations are up to date. Ralph is neutered, and he's mastered his house-training etiquette.
Ralph's current caretakers say:
Ralph is adorable, and we love his happy face. He tries to please and is smart. Ralph came in without any manners. We have worked with him, and now he is doing great. He is between one and two years old, and he weighs about 65 lbs. Ralph listens well and is a very happy boy these days!
Read more about Ralph on Petfinder.
Clive, shepherd and Great Pyrenees mix
Clive is a lovable male shepherd and Great Pyrenees mix staying at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Clive is a social butterfly, and he gets along well with cats and dogs. Good news: He is already house-trained, already neutered and has had all his shots.
Notes from Clive's caretakers:
We think Clive is around two years old. He currently weighs about 80 pounds. Clive is a big fluffy guy who loves to cuddle! He is learning basic manners and leash skills but has picked up so much in just a few short days.
Read more about Clive on Petfinder.
Dallas, retriever mix
Dallas is a male retriever mix staying at Furry Kids Refuge.
Dallas is happy to keep company with other dogs, cats and children. He's vaccinated, neutered and is already house-trained.
Notes from Dallas' caretakers:
Dallas is seven months old and weighs about 41 pounds. He is sweet, inquisitive and playful! We would suggest a home with a fenced yard to keep him safe to play.
Apply to adopt Dallas today at Petfinder.
Darcy, boxer and Saint Bernard mix
Darcy is a female boxer and Saint Bernard mix staying at Protective Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).
Darcy plays well with others, and she loves dogs. She is already house-trained and spayed and has had all her shots.
From Darcy's current caretaker:
Darcy is nearly ten years old. She is not a huge dog considering her lineage and weighs in at 68 lbs. Darcy is very sweet, and senior dogs make the absolute best companions. If you are interested in giving this sweet girl her second and final forever home, please contact us.
Read more about Darcy on Petfinder.
Tara, Great Pyrenees and husky mix
Tara is a winsome female Great Pyrenees and husky mix being cared for at Lucky 13 Rescue Inc.
Tara gets along well with cats, dogs and kids. She is vaccinated, spayed and is already house-trained.
Notes from Tara's caretakers:
Tara is about six months old. She is a social butterfly and was surrendered together with her sister Layla.
Apply to adopt Tara today at Petfinder.
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