Our Mission: Respect The Dog

Respect the dogtm

shelter
socialization
vet care
homes
Secondhand Mutts Provides Shelter

Shelter

We provide shelter for our dogs in loving, committed, foster homes as well as at The Mutt Hutt daycare and boarding facility.

Secondhand Mutts Socializes Their Dogs

Socialization

Our dogs are socialized in a cage-free daycare environment. This environment provides mental, and physical stimulation allowing our dogs to learn positive behaviors from other balanced dogs and human pack leaders.

Secondhand Mutts Secures Vet Care

Vet Care

Prior to being adopted into a forever home, our dogs receive a full health screen, spay or neuter, vaccinations, heartworm testing, as well as flea and heartworm preventative. We are 100% committed to any dog who arrives needed special veterinary care and treatments.

Secondhand Mutts Finds Forever Homes

Forever
Homes

We carefully screen all applicants to insure our dogs are adopted into their final forever home. Individuals and families applying for our dogs are interviewed in person and references are checked during the adoption process. Check out our Mutt Match Application for adoptive families.

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We Need Homes

More about all our Adoptables

Rex

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I NEED A HOME!

Rex is a 5 year old Shar Pei mix who was sadly surrendered by his owner due to a medical condition that would leave his owner disabled and unable to walk and take care of Rex.

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Bart

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Havanese, Male,

Bart’s owner had a recent job change resulting in leaving him 12 hours per day and felt it was no longer fair for him to be alone that long and had no other options but to contact us to surrender him back.

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Orlando

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PENDING ADOPTION!

Orlando is a 10 month old Hound/Labrador mix (best guess). He was taken to the Lakewood Animal Shelter and after being held and his owner not claiming him he was transferred to our rescue.

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Rufus

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ADOPTION PENDING!

Rufus was found rummaging through a dumpster off Train Avenue this past February when a Good Samaritan took him in.

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Mick

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Chihuahua, Male, 4 Years Old

Mick is a four year old Chihuahua mix. He is neutered and ready to find a forever home! Don’t pass up on this little guy — he will make anyone happy.

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Sweet Tea

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Female, Medium Sized, Kid-Friendly

Sweet Tea was picked up as a stray the first week of January in Cleveland, pregnant and ready to give birth. She was taken to the City of Cleveland Kennel and gave birth to 4 puppies

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Harlow

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Harlow has had a rough life and our assumption is she has been a breeding machine for someone to earn a few bucks on her puppies. She has been a breeding machine and recently has had a litter.

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Orville

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Wilbur and Orville arrived from a southern Ohio shelter. They were originally taken in as a neglect case from a hoarding home where dozens of dogs were confiscated and taken to the local animal control facility.

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Wilbur

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Wilbur and Orville arrived from a southern Ohio shelter. They were originally taken in as a neglect case from a hoarding home where dozens of dogs were confiscated and taken to the local animal control facility.

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Arlene

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HW+, The Extra Mile, Hound Dog

Arlene is a 6 year old black and tan Coonhound. She was found by one of our avid supporters and fosters collapsed in front of a local post office in South Carolina.

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Guinness

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Guinness has lots of energy and love to give to whomever will accept it. He would do best with a family that is willing to train him and get him through some basic obedience.

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Our Adoptables Are
  • Socialized in a cage-free dog daycare environment
  • Dog-Friendly
  • Cat Tested (upon request)
  • Fostered in real homes
  • Spayed or Neutered
  • Temperament tested
  • Veterinary Health Checked
  • Fully Vaccinated
  • Distemper Vaccinated
  • Rabies Vaccinated
  • Bordetella Vaccinated
  • Heartworm Tested
  • Microchipped
  • Flea Preventative
  • Heartworm Preventative
  • Groomed prior to adoption

Services provided by
Gateway Animal Clinic

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Events

Yappy Hour at the Tremont Taphouse

06/02/2015

The patio is open for dogs all summer long every Tuesday and each Tuesday a local animal rescue will reap the benefits of your beer drinking! 4 pm to 9 pm June 2, 2015 July 7, 2015 September 1, 2015 Dogs are welcome Join at the Tremont Taphouse on their dog-friendly patio (Tuesday’s only) at the […]

Meet-Our-Mutts: June

6/6/2015

June 6, 2015 19565 Detroit Road Rocky River, OH 44116 12- 3 pm     Join us for an afternoon of pet pampering at Pet People. Our volunteers will be chaperoning three lucky dogs to spend the afternoon with the customers and associates of Pet People. Volunteers Needed! Email: chaperone@secondhandmutts.org and our In-Store Coordinator will get back to you […]

Meet-Our-Mutts: June

6/20/2015

June 20, 2015 19565 Detroit Road Rocky River, OH 44116 12- 3 pm     Join us for an afternoon of pet pampering at Pet People. Our volunteers will be chaperoning three lucky dogs to spend the afternoon with the customers and associates of Pet People. Volunteers Needed! Email: chaperone@secondhandmutts.org and our In-Store Coordinator will get back to you […]

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