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Published on March 27, 2020
These Indianapolis-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good homePhotos: Petfinder

Start your day off right by browsing through lovable pups! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Indianapolis.

Hoodline partnered with Petfinder, an online adoption site that lists “more than 315,000 adoptable pets from nearly 14,000 animal shelters and rescue groups" to bring you this roundup of dogs near you.

(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.)

Jake, rottweiler and Labrador retriever mix

Jake is a lovable male rottweiler and Labrador retriever mix being cared for at Waldo's Muttley Crew.

Jake is friendly as can be — he gets along well with other dogs. No need to worry: He is already house-trained. He has had all of his shots, and he's neutered.

Here's what Jake's friends at Waldo's Muttley Crew think of him:

Jake's love of people is obvious to all! Just look at his big brown eyes; they say "Love me & pet me!" He's a rottweiler/lab with a smidge of Australian Shepherd in him; but don't expect the aloof Rottie personality from this handsome boy! He's got pure lab personality in his happy-go-lucky demeanor and joy of life.  Although active & energetic, requiring a fenced in yard in his new home, Jake settles down and cuddles on the sofa ... and if you have popcorn, it's an added bonus! 

Read more about how to adopt Jake on Petfinder.

Gus, Labrador retriever

Gus is a male Labrador retriever dog currently housed at Love of Labs.

Gus loves other dogs. He has had all of his shots, and he's neutered. He has mastered his house-training etiquette.

More about Gus:

Hi I'm Gus! I am a handsome one-year-old, black, very handsome, Labrador Retriever looking for my furever home! My favorite past time hobbies include playing fetch in the yard, eating snacks, giving hugs, dancing and making friends. I’ve been told in my past life I did a little duck hunting too! I am well behaved for baths and really enjoy being brushed and dried. I am very curious about cats and I get along well with other dogs. I am pretty much a typical Labrador! I love to snuggle and I am very much a high energy dog. 

Apply to adopt Gus today at Petfinder.

Percy, Labrador retriever

Percy is a charming male Labrador retriever dog in the care of Love of Labs.

Percy gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. Percy is already neutered, and he has had all his shots.

More about Percy:

Hello, my name is Percy, my nickname is Bear because when I was a puppy I looked like a baby bear. I was born in April 2016 so I am almost 4 years old and I weigh about 65 pounds. I am sweet and playful and a very calm and relaxed dog. When I want your attention, I lean up against you but I am patient until you can pay attention to me. I love to run and play in my fenced yard with my sister Lexy. 

Apply to adopt Percy today at Petfinder.

Zulu, Labrador retriever and terrier mix

Zulu is a male Labrador retriever and terrier mix being cared for at Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue, Inc.

He is neutered and vaccinated. He is already house-trained.

Zulu's current caretakers say:

Zulu is a two-year-old, 50 pound Lab/pit mix. Previous owner said he did great with kids and cats. He's reactive to other dogs when on the leash. He was surrendered because of a move.

Read more about how to adopt Zulu on Petfinder.

Misty, shepherd and hound mix

Misty is a female shepherd and hound mix being cared for at Helping Paws, Inc.

Misty gets along well with other dogs. She is looking for cat-free family. She already has had all of her shots, and she is spayed. She has mastered her house-training etiquette.

Here's what Misty's friends at Helping Paws, Inc. think of her:

Meet Misty, a one-year-old Shepherd/Hound/possible Shar Pei mix. She's a very sweet girl and loves to cuddle and get as much attention from people as possible. She loves to play with her squeaky toys and her foster siblings. She gets along great with other dogs, but she will chase cats every chance she gets, so a home without cats would probably be best. Misty does well with older kids, but may be a little too much for smaller children. Do you have room in your heart for this sweet little girl that just wants your love? 

Apply to adopt Misty today at Petfinder.

Harvey, Labrador retriever

Harvey is a male Labrador retriever dog staying at Love of Labs.

Harvey plays well with others, and he's happy to keep company with other dogs. His vaccinations are up to date, and he is neutered. Fear not: He is already house-trained.

More about Harvey:

Hey there, my name is Harvey. I am a 4-year-old black lab that weighs 70 pounds. I am ready for my furrever home where I will get lots and lots of love! First and most importantly, I am a very lovable guy. I am very gentle and playful. My goals in life are to love my humans and be loved. I really like to go on walks around the neighborhood and enjoy meeting people along the way. I'm told that I'm very well-behaved on a leash so that is another plus. 

Read more about Harvey on Petfinder.

Lulu, pit bull terrier mix

Lulu is a winsome female pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Heaven After Hell Rescue.

Lulu loves being around people, and she would do great in a home with children. No other pets please: She is looking for forever home without other dogs or cats. She's already house-trained. She's already spayed and vaccinated.

From Lulu's current caretaker:

I’m LuLu! I’m an 8- or 9-year-old girl and you name it, I’m probably mixed with it! I’m a wonderful lady, who still has quite a bit of pep in her step! I love snuggles and I will make sure you give them to me. My smile is the brightest and it’s typically plastered on my face. I am treadmill trained and while it’s not my favorite past time, it helps keep me in shape! 

Read more about Lulu on Petfinder.

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