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Published on May 22, 2020
5 cuddly canines to adopt now in ClevelandPhotos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of cuddly canines up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Cleveland, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.

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.)

Miles, terrier and pit bull terrier mix

Miles is a male terrier and pit bull terrier mix being kept at Cleveland Animal Care and Control.

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

From Miles' current caretaker:

Mr. Miles is an easy-going walking buddy and a social companion. He seems to be a great mix of friendly, curious and laid-back. So far, Miles has been social with other dogs in play group. He also already knows how to sit and give paw on command. He's 56 pounds. 

Read more about how to adopt Miles on Petfinder.

Bessie, pit bull terrier mix

Bessie is a charming female pit bull terrier mix being cared for at Mutts in a Rut Rescue, Inc.

Bessie is friendly as can be, and she'll get along great with other dogs. No need to worry: She's already house-trained, already spayed and she has had all her shots.

Here's what Bessie's friends at Mutts in a Rut Rescue, Inc. think of her:

Bessie is very affectionate, she loves attention, her people and loves to be petted. She is a little hand shy and cowers with sudden movements so a home with older children or adult home would be best for her. She is very well behaved in the house and not very vocal. Bessie doesn’t understand yet how to play with toys but is a playful and happy girl in general. It takes her a little time to warm up to new dogs (she tries to avoid them at first) but once she’s comfortable she becomes playful. 

Read more about how to adopt Bessie on Petfinder.

Bailey, terrier and pit bull terrier mix

Bailey is a female terrier and pit bull terrier mix being cared for at Cleveland Animal Care and Control.

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

Bailey's current caretakers say:

Bailey is a sweet, sensitive lady looking for a peaceful to relax and be pampered. You can tell that Bailey is overwhelmed at the kennel, but when you get moments of calm together, she shows that she craves affection and assurance. 

Read more about Bailey on Petfinder.

Doc, hound mix

Doc is a handsome male hound mix currently housed at Mutts in a Rut Rescue, Inc.

Doc loves other dogs. Mutts in a Rut Rescue, Inc., however, recommends he be placed in a home without small children. He is already house-trained, vaccinations are up to date and he's neutered.

Read more about how to adopt Doc on Petfinder.

Clover, German shepherd

Clover is a female German shepherd dog staying at Mutts in a Rut Rescue, Inc.

Clover loves other dogs. She's already vaccinated and spayed.

From Clover's current caretaker:

Clover is really sweet girl and loves attention. She is working on house training,  good in her crate and an be skittish. Loud noises scare her. Clover  will need to be in a home with at least one confident dog, as she is more comfortable with them around and follows their lead. Clover is very playful with them ,  likes her chew toys and would do best in an active home. 

Read more about how to adopt Clover on 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.