The dogs on this page are in need of a forever and in some cases foster home. All of our dogs are social with other dogs and spend their days playing with lots of furry friends at The Mutt Hutt daycare for dogs. In most cases we have foster homes so our dogs get real-life experience to make it easier for their transition to their forever home. Our staff of volunteers know the dogs behavior and personalities inside and out and can answer all of your questions with honesty and integrity.

If you are interested in adoption one of our dogs please read about the process on our adoption how to page of this website.

If you do not see a dog on our current list of adoptables please check back often as we get new arrivals in frequently. You may also opt to submit an application to get pre-approved to adopt and then work with us to match you up with a dog by keeping an eye on the site.

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More about all our Adoptables



Large Breed, Male, Housetrained

Romeo is a 2 year old Labrador/Golden/Chow/Mastiff mix — or so we guess! Needless to say he’s a big boy weighing around 80 pounds.

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Doberman, Female, Family-Friendly

We placed Roxie in February 2015. We have accepted Roxie back into our program after learning her owner was diagnosed with lymphoma and the family is unable care for her .

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Doberman, Male, Calm Nature

Conn, a 65# black and rust Doberman Pinscher, was found as an abandonment case in a some what rural area Youngstown and was taken to the shelter and was never claimed by his owner.

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Bella & Max



Bella and Max are a bonded pair of Pekipoo (Pekingese/Poodle mixes). They have been together their entire lives. They are 8 years old.

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Lab Mix, Female, Family-Friendly

Sparkle has moved into a foster home and is currently living with two dogs and a baby. She is doing very well, adjusting to learning how to be in a crate and learning basic house training and commands.

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Kanga would be happiest being an only dog and loves kids. She would thrive from having a steady routine. She gets along well with dogs in daycare and the dog park.

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American Bull Dog, Young Adult

Chaps is a one year old American Bulldog Mix. He is shy and apprehensive around some people but lights up around dogs.

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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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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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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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Secondhand Muttsquerade Benefit Show


Saturday, October, 31, 2015 Local restaurant, music, Cleveland enthusiast and animal rescue advocate Jason Burchaski has been putting together a birthday fundraiser benefit show for our dogs e every year for the last four years. This year we’d like you to join us at the Music Box Supper Club on Halloween night to rock out and celebrate […]

First Annual Muttsgiving Dinner


Saturday, November 14, 2015   Join us as we celebrate with our twist on Thanksgiving Dinner with many thanks to you a feast you won’t forget! Live Music! Raffle Baskets! Limited Edition Commemorative T-Shirts! Doors Open: 6:00 pm Light Appetizers & Champagne Dinner Served: 7:00 pm Vegan option available Board Presentation & Volunteer Recognition: 7:45 […]

12 Days of Christmas


We know you love to give and are always so honored and humbled by the kindness and generosity of our supporters. We’re receiving a lot of inquiries on exactly what we can use now so we thought we’d present our 12-days of Christmas wish list of items we use all the time! Thanks in advance […]