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Want to adopt a pet? Here are 6 cuddly canines to adopt now in Tampa

Want to adopt a pet? Here are 6 cuddly canines to adopt now in Tampa
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on May 15, 2020.

Start your day off right by browsing through cuddly canines! There are dozens of dogs up for adoption right here in Tampa.

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.)


Mc Douggle, greyhound

Mc Douggle is an adorable male greyhound dog staying at Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions Inc.

Mc Douggle is friendly as can be — he loves other dogs. Mc Douggle is already neutered and vaccinated. Fear not: He is already house-trained.

Notes from Mc Douggle's caretakers:

This sweet, friendly boy just retired from a career as racer at  Derby Lane track. He's having a grand time in his foster home; he loves romping around the fenced yard with his foster brother, Dallas. He's getting used to slowing down and being part of a family. 

Read more about how to adopt Mc Douggle on Petfinder.

Dallas, greyhound

Dallas is a handsome male greyhound dog being cared for at Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions Inc.

Dallas loves other dogs. He's already neutered and vaccinated. Fear not: He's house-trained too. 

From Dallas' current caretaker:

This quiet, sweet boy and Grade A racer competed at Iowa's Sanford-Orlando and the Derby Lane track in St. Petersburg. Now, he's adjusting well to foster life. Dallas loves to play in the fenced yard with his foster brother McDouggle. He'll come up to you for reassurance or a pet and really wants to be your friend. Make this boy a permanent friend of the family. 

Read more about Dallas on Petfinder.

Skeeter, Wheaten terrier mix

Skeeter is a male Wheaten terrier mix currently residing at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc.

He's the life of the party and gets along great with your other dogs. He is already house-trained. Skeeter is already neutered.

From Skeeter's current caretaker:

Skeeter is an awesome little dog. He was found as a stray and had a chip but the owners never called back. He's 14 years, suffers from a skin condition and has limited eyesight. But he's happy as can be and will bring joy into your home. 

Apply to adopt Skeeter today at Petfinder.

Colt, American bulldog mix

Colt is a sweet male American bulldog mix currently housed at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc.

He will get along great with other dogs. He's already been neutered and house-trained.

Here's what Colt's friends at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc. think of him:

This beautiful 2-year-old bulldog mix has eyes that will melt your heart. Despite being found living in inhospitable conditions, he remains a gentle soul. He loves spending time with people and playing fetch with his toys. The best thing about Colt is the little dance he does when he's excited before a walk. Apply today to adopt this cutie. 

Apply to adopt Colt today at Petfinder.

Gisele, beagle

Gisele is a female beagle dog currently housed at Heidi's Legacy: Dog Rescue, Inc.

Gisele will get along great with your cats, dogs and children. Gisele is spayed. No need to worry: She's already house-trained.

From Gisele's current caretaker:

Gisele is the sweetest little lady with a huge heart—and puppy eyes to match. This social butterfly already has neighborhood admirers and loves to meet new friends on our walks. She's 7 years old but has the energy and playfulness of a puppy. she absolutely adores other animals and would do well in a home with another doggie playmate.

Read more about Gisele on Petfinder.

Boscoe, beagle

Boscoe is a handsome male beagle dog currently housed at Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue Inc.

Boscoe plays well with others, and he gets along well with other dogs. He's already been neutered. No need to worry: He's already house-trained.

Here's what Boscoe's friends at Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue Inc think of him:

He arrived at rescue, because his family could no longer take care of him. He was the only dog in the home—and that's the way he likes it! He enjoys doggie daycare. At home, he loves being the center of attention and getting belly rubs. If you're an active retired couple or work from home, consider adopting Boscoe. 

Read more about how to adopt Boscoe on Petfinder.


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