Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of adorable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Minneapolis, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of puppies 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.)
Valor, Doberman pinscher
Valor is a male Doberman pinscher puppy staying at Doberman Rescue Minnesota.
Valor is a social animal, and he loves other dogs. Valor has been vaccinated. Fear not: He is already house-trained.
Here's what Valor's friends at Doberman Rescue Minnesota think of him:
Valor is an adorable boy who is getting more confident each day in his foster home. He is learning lots from his foster siblings and just loves to snuggle.
Read more about how to adopt Valor on Petfinder.
Otto, Catahoula leopard dog and Labrador retriever mix
Otto is a sweet male Catahoula leopard dog and Labrador retriever puppy being kept at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue.
Otto loves other dogs. Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue, however, wants to place him in a home without small children. He is vaccinated. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.
Otto's current caretakers say:
Otto was an owner surrender on Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. He is an intelligent young dog who wants to be busy. He is dog-friendly. Otto would do best in a home with older children. He is potty trained and kennel trained.
Read more about how to adopt Otto on Petfinder.
Darla, miniature pinscher and terrier mix
Darla is an adorable female miniature pinscher and terrier puppy currently residing at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue.
Darla is the life of the party — she gets along well with other dogs, cats and children. She has been vaccinated.
Notes from Darla's caretakers:
Darla is a spunky little girl who was dumped in the country in Odessa/Midland area in Texas. She is friendly with dogs cats and kids.
Read more about how to adopt Darla on Petfinder.
Mysterio, shepherd mix
Mysterio is a handsome male shepherd puppy currently housed at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue.
Mysterio loves to socialize, and he's happy to keep company with children, cats or dogs. Mysterio has been vaccinated.
Here's what Mysterio's friends at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue think of him:
We rescued Mysterio's momma, Belinda, from a South Dakota Reservation. Unbeknownst to us, we realized she was pregnant and a week after that... puppies!! Puppies are good with other dogs, cats and kids. They do require supervision and training. We will not adopt out the puppies until they are weaned and fully vetted, however we are accepting applications.
Read more about Mysterio on Petfinder.
Harry, shepherd mix
Harry is a charming male shepherd puppy staying at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue.
Harry will get along great with children, dogs or cats. Harry has had all his shots.
Notes from Harry's caretakers:
We rescued Harry's momma, Belinda, from a South Dakota Reservation. Unbeknownst to us, we realized she was pregnant and a week after that... puppies!! Puppies are good with other dogs, cats and kids. They do require supervision and training. We will not adopt out the puppies until they are weaned and fully vetted, however we are accepting applications.
Apply to adopt Harry today at Petfinder.
Yuki, pit bull terrier mix
Yuki is a male pit bull terrier puppy in the care of Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue.
Yuki loves children, dogs or cats. He has been vaccinated.
Here's what Yuki's friends at Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue think of him:
Yuki is a sweet baby. He and his siblings with momma Harmony were dumped into a high kill shelter in Odessa, Texas. It was so scary and loud there. We broke them out when a foster said yes! The family came to Minnesota last week to find their forever homes. The puppies are typical playful puppies that are good with other dogs, cats and kids.
Read more about Yuki on Petfinder.
Cirrus, American Staffordshire terrier and boxer mix
Cirrus is a winsome female American Staffordshire terrier and boxer puppy currently housed at Save-A-Bull.
She's already been spayed.
More on Cirrus:
Hi! My name is Cirrus and I'm a little social butterfly. In a crowd of people, I like to make the rounds, say hi to everyone and get pets and scratches at each stop. I'm quickly learning about potty training and sleeping in my crate. I love to play with other dogs and toys, and I really like treats.
Apply to adopt Cirrus today at Petfinder.
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