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These Philadelphia-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good home

These Philadelphia-based canines are up for adoption and in need of a good home
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on March 27, 2020.

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Philadelphia, 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.)


Roquelle, pit bull terrier and mastiff mix

Roquelle is a female pit bull terrier and mastiff mix being cared for at Fishtails Animal Rescue.

Roquelle wants all your attention: She'll need a home free of other dogs, cats and kids. Good news: She's already house-trained. Her vaccinations are up to date, and she is spayed.

Here's more about Roquelle:

This pup lives for love, and will give you all the snuggles and cuddles. She absolutely loves walks, and has quite a bit of pep in her step at 10 years old. She sleeps through the night and is a very good napper. She is very house-trained and does her best not to urinate in the home. Roquelle is not reactive to other dogs on walks. We think she will do best in a lower-energy home, though.

Read more about Roquelle on Petfinder.

Mila, shepherd mix

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

Mila is ready to make friends — she loves cats, dogs and children. Good news: She is already house-trained. She's already spayed, and she has had all her shots.

Here's more about Mila: 

Meet sweet girl, Mila. She is very human-oriented, active, curious and playful. At just over a year old, she is very tender and affectionate. Mila is cautious around strangers, but when you start petting her, she immediately goes to her back for belly rubs. The ideal family for Mila would be active owners with kids. 

Read more about how to adopt Mila on Petfinder.

Sheila, Australian cattle dog

Sheila is a winsome female Australian cattle dog dog being cared for at Australian Cattle Dog Rescue Association, Inc.

She's already house-trained. Sheila is spayed, and she has had all her shots.

Here's more about Sheila:

This pup is about two years old, and she's house-trained, crate- trained and knows her basic commands. She also walks well on a leash, but she could use work with her recall and social skills. She is a bit insecure and takes a while to warm up to new people. Due to her high energy, she would do much better as an only dog with no cats and children. Sheila just loves fetching a ball and playing Frisbee. She would make an excellent sporting dog or just a good companion in an active environment. 

Apply to adopt Sheila today at Petfinder.

This story was created automatically using local animal shelter data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.