Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pups near you up for adoption? There are dozens of darling puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Tampa.
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 puppies 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.)
Nala, American Staffordshire terrier and pit bull terrier mix
Nala is a female American Staffordshire terrier and pit bull terrier puppy staying at The PIBA Foundation.
She is vaccinated. Have no fear: She is already house-trained. Nala is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.
From Nala's current caretaker:
Nala is eager to make friends, and she's happy to keep company with other dogs. She a very sweet special needs girl. Both back legs are paralyzed and she cannot walk. That doesn’t stop her from getting around! She jumps and scoots wherever she pleases and also uses her wheelchair for walks.
Read more about Nala on Petfinder.
Moby, Labrador retriever and pit bull terrier mix
Moby is an adorable male Labrador retriever and pit bull terrier puppy in the care of The PIBA Foundation.
He is happy to keep company with children, dogs or cats. Have no fear: He is already house-trained. He is vaccinated.
Here's what Moby's friends at The PIBA Foundation think of him:
This big ball of love was owner surrendered to our rescue and is now looking for his forever home. He is super playful and would love a home with another doggie playmate to call his own.
Apply to adopt Moby today at Petfinder.
Puppy Ruth, Labrador retriever mix
Puppy Ruth is a female Labrador retriever puppy currently residing at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc.
She loves children, cats and dogs.
Here's what Puppy Ruth's friends at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc. think of her:
My new friends at Heidi's Legacy Dog Rescue removed me from a sad situation. I was neglected and in very poor health but not anymore! Thanks to my foster mom and Heidi's, a nice vet helped me get well. I love tummy rubs, snuggles and running in the yard. Since I'm always happy, I would add some sunshine to your family.
Read more about Puppy Ruth on Petfinder.
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