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

Gizmo

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

He is 5 years old, neutered and up to date on shots. The three dogs were seemingly neglected and one of the boys was found wearing a radio (shock) collar on his neck.

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Philo

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

We’d love to place Philo and Gizmo together but that is not necessary. They do seem to be bonded but are young enough and getting more socialized to be separated.

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Ribbon

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Ribbon is a 8 month old Lab/Shepherd Mix. She was at risk of being euthanized because of her cage-reactivity and lack of space at the local animal control facility.

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Holly

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When we met Holly she was missing fur all over her body, her eyes were sunken and crusted over, she was emaciated but we knew we could help.

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Stanley

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Puppy, Male, Socialized

Stanley is living with other adult dogs and two puppies so he is getting plenty of socialization. He is learning crate training and house training too.

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Gonzo

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Doberman, Male, Loves Kids!

Gonzo is a 16 month old, Blue/Rust, cropped and docked Doberman Pinscher male. He was found on a “Buy-Sell-Trade” page when someone discovered him and intervened to get him.

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Mini Pearl

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Chihuahua, Female, 7 years old

Mini Pearl and her two (suspected) brothers or sons were found in a home after their owner passed away.

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Snoozer

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Miniature Pinscher, Male, Loves Toys!

Snoozer is a borderline senior Miniature Pinscher mix. He has the cutest ears that stick up and keep him alert.

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Gizzard

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Doberman, Loves Kids, Loves Dogs!

Gizzard is a 2-3 year old, black and rust, Doberman Pinscher male. He was picked up as a stray and taken to the county animal shelter.

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Bumper

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Medium, Male, Project Noah Save

Bumper is one lucky dude! He was picked up by a Good Sam after being struck by a car in Ohio City. He was taken to Dr. Brian at Gateway Animal Clinic

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Hopkins

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Saint Clair and Hopkins were found scared and abandoned in a yard of a house on Cleveland’s east side. These two were paired up and more social than the other 3 and were coaxed into a yard to safety.

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Saint Clair

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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

Saint Clair and Hopkins were found scared and abandoned in a yard of a house on Cleveland’s east side. These two were paired up and more social than the other 3 and were coaxed into a yard to safety.

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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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I NEED A FOSTER HOME!

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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Tonya

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5 years, good with cats, kids, dogs!

Tonya is good with cats who are dog-friendly and she is your typical velcro Doberman.

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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

12 Days of Christmas

12/25/2014

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 […]

Meet-Our-Mutts in December

12/27/2014

December 27, 2014   15965 Detroit Road Rocky River, OH 44116 Noon – 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

6th Annual Pancake Barkfeast & Local Celebrity Chef Omelette Station

1/24/2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015 The Barkfeast History In Memory of Scramble Five years ago we saved the life of Scramble, a senior Doberman Pinscher who was thrown from a truck and taken to a shelter in Youngstown, Ohio. He was heart worm positive and needed a second chance on life. He found that at Secondhand […]