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5 cuddly canines to adopt now in Philadelphia

5 cuddly canines to adopt now in Philadelphia
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on February 14, 2020.

Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some delightful doggies up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Philadelphia.

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.)


Tater, shepherd and Pomeranian mix

Tater is a sweet female shepherd and Pomeranian mix being cared for at Furry Tales International Rescue Team.

Tater gets along well with cats and dogs. She has mastered her house-training etiquette. Tater is already spayed and vaccinated.

Here's more about Tater:

Tater adores her humans and will be the most loyal girl. She is fearful of men at this point, but this behavior can be modified with time and some correction. She gets quickly attached to the lady of the house and becomes protective. That’s why Tater will best fit with one female owner. She will also benefit from a fenced-in yard and a mommy that can spend most of the day with her. 

Apply to adopt Tater today at Petfinder.

Ricki, terrier

Ricki is a handsome male terrier dog being cared for at Pennsylvania SPCA.

Ricki is a social animal, and he loves other dogs. He is already house-trained. He is neutered, and he has had all his shots.

Apply to adopt Ricki today at Petfinder.

Russia, shepherd mix

Russia is a female shepherd mix currently housed at Furry Tales International Rescue Team.

Russia is happy to keep company with kids, cats or dogs. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she is spayed.

Here's more about Russhia:

This girl is about one-and-a-half years old and weighs approximately 40 pounds. Russia’s temperament is wonderful: She is playful, friendly, smart and curious. At the same time, she can be independent and calm. She welcomes all strangers and is very open to new people. We are looking to find Russia a home where she could have at least 90 active minutes per day. She will also require some home training. 

Apply to adopt Russia today at Petfinder.

Gucci, schnauzer mix

Gucci is a darling male schnauzer mix staying at Furry Tales International Rescue Team.

Gucci will get along great with your cats, dogs and children. Gucci is already neutered and vaccinated.

Here's more about Gucci:

This pup is seven months old and weighs about 41 pounds. He is playful, curious and smart. He loves playing and learning new commands and pick things up very quickly. Gucci is also gentle and affectionate. He will need about 90 minutes of exercise per day. 

Read more about Gucci on Petfinder.

Charlie, mixed breed

Charlie is a lovable male mixed breed dog being kept at PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society).

Charlie loves cats. No other dogs, please: He is looking for a dog-free forever home. Charlie would prefer a home without small children. He is vaccinated and neutered.

Here's more about Charlie:

Charlie can be a bit slow to warm up, and could use some more help adjusting to the world. He is nervous with new places and people, and wants a low-key home to settle in and snuggle. He needs someone to coach him through some confidence training and socialize him to any new people he meets. Charlie would prefer to be the only pup in a calm, adult-only home. He may be able to live with rabbits and cats, though.

Read more about Charlie on Petfinder.


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