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Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 4 lovable pups to adopt now in Philadelphia

Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on June 26, 2020.

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some cuddly canines up for adoption? There are dozens of great dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Philadelphia.

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.)


Josie, terrier mix

Josie is a charming female terrier mix currently housed at Second Chances Rescue, Inc.

Josie wants to be your one and only: She will need a home free of other dogs and cats. She is already house-trained. Her vaccinations are already up to date, and she's spayed. Josie is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Here's more about Josie:

This pup absolutely adores her people. She does not like other dogs so a house where she can be the only dog and have all your loving to herself is ideal for Josie. She is now house and crate-trained. She has learned countless sign language cues and loves to go through and show off her steps. Of course a little treat reward as motivation never hurts either.

Apply to adopt Josie today at Petfinder.

Maxwell, mixed breed

Maxwell is a darling male mixed breed dog staying at Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia.

He has had all of his shots.

Read more about Maxwell on Petfinder.

Baxter, pit bull terrier mix

Baxter is a male pit bull terrier mix staying at Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia.

He has been vaccinated.

Read more about Baxter on Petfinder.

Cheesesteak, pit bull terrier mix

Cheesesteak is a darling female pit bull terrier mix in the care of Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia.

Cheesesteak has been vaccinated.

Here's more about Cheesesteak: 

This pup is a very friendly and happy girl. She can be slightly nervous to leave the kennel for fear of being left alone, but has no issues returning. 

Read more about Cheesesteak 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.

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