Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of deserving dogs 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 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.)
Libby, Labrador retriever and boxer mix
Libby is an adorable female Labrador retriever and boxer mix currently residing at St. Francis Society Animal Rescue.
Libby will get along great with other dogs, but she is looking for a cat-free family. She is already spayed, and she has had all her shots. Have no fear: Libby is already house-trained, too.
Here's what Libby's friends at St. Francis Society Animal Rescue think of her:
Libby is 4.5 years old and 55 pounds. She has separation anxiety, fear of thunderstorms and wants to chase everything that moves, including kitties, but she is loving and listens and tries to please you. She wants nothing more than to sleep in bed right next to you and cuddle!
Apply to adopt Libby today at Petfinder.
Emma is a winsome female greyhound currently residing at Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc.
Emma gets along well with other dogs. She's mastered her house-training etiquette; her vaccinations are already up-to-date and she's spayed.
Emma's current caretakers say:
Emma is a lovely, gentle and affectionate girl. She will come to you fully vetted: spayed, teeth cleaned, vaccines, rabies testing and micro-chipped. Emma seems to take everything in stride and loves everyone she meets. She does not bark much and is otherwise quiet and easygoing in the house. Emma is in no way an alpha type and is content to follow another dog around.
Apply to adopt Emma today at Petfinder.
Kobe, German shepherd and chow chow mix
Kobe is a male German shepherd and chow chow mix currently residing at Mercy Full Project.
Kobe is happy to keep company with children, cats and dogs. His vaccinations are up-to-date, and he's neutered. Kobe has mastered his house-training etiquette, too. He is a special-needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.
From Kobe's current caretaker:
Kobe is a handsome boy. It's impossible not to fall in love with this three-year-old who loves people and food.
Apply to adopt Kobe today at Petfinder.
Lucas, American Bully
Lucas is a male American Bully dog staying at Mercy Full Project.
Lucas is a true family dog, and children will love him. No other pets please: He is looking for a home without other dogs or cats. Lucas has been vaccinated and neutered. Fear not: He's already house-trained, too. Lucas is a special-needs pet, so please inquire about his specific care requirements.
From Lucas' current caretaker:
Lucas is four years old. He needs a home with a big backyard and a family willing to work with him and how he acts with strangers. He is super smart, knows many commands and loves to fetch and run outside.
Apply to adopt Lucas today at Petfinder.
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