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Want to adopt a pet? Here are 5 cuddly canines to adopt now in St. Louis

Want to adopt a pet? Here are 5 cuddly canines to adopt now in St. Louis
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on May 22, 2020.

Start your day off right by looking at some lovable pups! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in St. Louis.

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.)


Libby, German shepherd and beagle mix

Libby is a female German shepherd and beagle mix being cared for at Judy's Forgotten Jewells.

She likes to socialize — she gets along well with children, dogs and cats. She's mastered her house-training etiquette. She is already spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Libby's caretakers:

Meet Libby! After she was found abandoned in a ditch, she was brought to Judy's and is thriving now. Despite the neglect she experienced, she is so loving toward every person and animal she meets. Open your heart and home to Libby. 

Apply to adopt Libby today at Petfinder.

Marshall, Labrador retriever mix

Marshall is a male Labrador retriever mix currently residing at Needy Paws Rescue.

He has mastered his house-training etiquette and is crate-trained. He is neutered and vaccinated. Also, he's currently receiving heart worm treatments and has some activity restrictions. 

Here's what Marshall's friends at Needy Paws Rescue think of him:

This social animal is happy to keep company with other dogs. He can be picky about food and toys, so we think he'll do best with children over the age of 10. He loves to cuddle, looking out the window and being called a good boy! If you're looking for a gentleman, Marshall is your guy! 

Read more about how to adopt Marshall on Petfinder.

Haley, pit bull terrier mix

Haley is a lovable female pit bull terrier mix in the care of Needy Paws Rescue.

She is already spayed and vaccinated. No need to worry: She is already house-trained.

From Haley's current caretaker:

This super sweet, affectionate and playful girl is just over one year old. She adores other dogs and is kid friendly too. And her cute  personality is on full display whenever she hugs her foster dad. If you are interested in meeting Haley, complete an application today. 

Read more about Haley on Petfinder.

Gemma, pit bull terrier mix

Gemma is an adorable female pit bull terrier mix in the care of Needy Paws Rescue.

Gemma plays well with others, and she gets along well with other dogs. She needs a home without young children. Have no fear: She is already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated.

Notes from Gemma's caretakers:

I'm a happy-go-lucky Pitbull mix. At one years old, I've got energy to burn, and I have a blast running through the backyard with my four-legged foster siblings. But what I would love most is snuggling with you (after we've gotten to know each other of course!). If you've got a backyard or like to go on regular walks, please make me the newest member of your family. 

Read more about Gemma on Petfinder.

Waffle, German shepherd mix

Waffle is a lovable male German shepherd mix currently residing at All Paws Safe Haven.

His vaccinations are already up to date. He is undergoing heart worm treatments and will be ready for adoption in just a few months.  

Notes from Waffle's caretakers:

Are you more of a breakfast person? Waffles here will satisfy your sweet tooth! He's a bit shy but quick to warm up! Underneath the shyness, he's a sweet snuggle bug ready to shower you with kisses. At only 9 months old, he's got that puppy energy. If you're a loving family with another playful pup, add Waffles to the mix for a full house.

Read more about how to adopt Waffle on Petfinder.


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