Adopt

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.

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 […]