Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Boston.
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.)
Baby Girl, Labrador retriever mix
Baby Girl is a lovable female Labrador retriever mix currently housed at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Baby Girl will get along great with your other dogs. She already has had all of her shots, and she's spayed. She's mastered her house-training etiquette.
Baby Girl's current caretakers say:
Baby Girl is a very affectionate, loving and energetic girl. She loves people and never meets a stranger. She will sit for a treat and likes to chase balls and anything you throw. She is crate trained and house broken. She is good with dogs of all sizes, breeds and ages. Shes also good with cats, curious but not aggressive.
Read more about Baby Girl on Petfinder.
Black Jack Ketchum, Labrador retriever mix
Black Jack Ketchum is a handsome male Labrador retriever mix currently residing at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Black Jack Ketchum gets along well with other dogs. He's mastered his house-training etiquette. Black Jack Ketchum is neutered and vaccinated.
Notes from Black Jack Ketchum's caretakers:
Black Jack is such a lovable dog and has a great demeanor! He would do best in an active home and would love to be taken on walks/hikes to burn some energy. He enjoys playing chase with other dogs and does well with them, both on and off the leash.
Read more about Black Jack Ketchum on Petfinder.
Missy Rae, Chinese crested dog mix
Missy Rae is a lovable female Chinese crested dog mix staying at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Missy Rae is happy to keep company with other dogs. Missy Rae is spayed, and she has had all her shots. No need to worry: She is already house-trained. Missy Rae is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.
Here's what Missy Rae's friends at Last Hope K9 Rescue think of her:
Missy is a very sweet and loving dog, she's of medium energy and she is quite the cuddler. She's very sociable and loves to play with her toys, people, other dogs and attaches to her humans quickly. As is characteristic of the breed, she can be a little high strung, so it's preferable she be in a home with older children.
Read more about Missy Rae on Petfinder.
Rupert, pit bull terrier mix
Rupert is a charming male pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Rupert is friendly as can be, and he'll get along great with kids, dogs or cats. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered. He's mastered his house-training etiquette.
From Rupert's current caretaker:
Rupert loves to play but he is also quick to calm down. He loves human and dog cuddles. He really is just a cute, squishy dog and he's smart. He responds to corrections well, and has a loving temperament. His ideal family would love to play with him outside and go on some runs with him.
Apply to adopt Rupert today at Petfinder.
Brier, pit bull terrier mix
Brier is a darling male pit bull terrier mix being kept at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Brier will get along great with your other dogs. He is already house-trained. Brier is already neutered and vaccinated.
Brier's current caretakers say:
Brier is a sweet boy who can be timid at first, but he is an awesome, resilient dog that just wants love and affection. His ideal home would be calm and patient, with people who understand that he may need a little space while he gets used to his new life. He's great with other dogs after a proper intro.
Read more about how to adopt Brier on Petfinder.
Ellie Mae, terrier and Dalmatian mix
Ellie Mae is a lovable female terrier and Dalmatian mix staying at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Ellie Mae is a social animal, and she'll get along great with your other dogs. No need to worry: She is already house-trained. She's vaccinated and spayed.
Ellie Mae's current caretakers say:
Ellie Mae is very sweet and loving. She loves playing with toys, snuggling and belly rubs. She is submissive, crates well and plays nicely with other dogs. She knows how to 'sit' and is happy to entertain herself or be lazy with her humans. Ellie Mae would do well in most homes.
Read more about how to adopt Ellie Mae on Petfinder.
Roscoe, pit bull terrier mix
Roscoe is a charming male pit bull terrier mix being kept at Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Roscoe will get along great with your other dogs. His ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. He is already house-trained. He is vaccinated and neutered.
Here's what Roscoe's friends at Last Hope K9 Rescue think of him:
Roscoe is a very loving, playful dog. He has a very goofy, playful personality and loves everyone. He is very good in a kennel and has house-trained very well. He needs regular exercise and playtime and is wonderful with everybody.
Apply to adopt Roscoe today at Petfinder.
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