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

Thom

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Terrier, Under 10#, Male

Thom and Yorke were found in a basement at a home in southern Ohio. They will be moving to a foster home this week and we will have a full report on their home behaviors coming soon.

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Yorke

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Terrier, Under 10#, Male

Thom and Yorke were found in a basement at a home in southern Ohio. They will be moving to a foster home this week and we will have a full report on their home behaviors coming soon.

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Sweet Tea & Pups

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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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Dust Pan the Pig

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Potbellied Pig, 6-8 months, Male

Dust Pan is a available through our Secondhand Snouts program. Please research your city laws and local animal ordinances before applying to own a pig.

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Lennon

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ADOPTION PENDING!

Lennon is a 2-3 year old hound mix. He is an energetic, happy-go-lucky boy with tons of love to give. He was picked up as a stray in Boone County, West Virginia

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Cesar

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ADOPTION PENDING!

Cesar was obviously loved by his former family. In the short time we’ve gotten to know him he’s shown us his loyalty.

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Evan

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ADOPTION PENDING!

Evan was picked up by the Fayette County Animal Control and taken to their local facility. He was obviously suffering from starvation and nobody knows how long he was on the road.

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Mini Pearl

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ADOPTION PENDING!

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

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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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Hound, Female, HW+

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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Kanga

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ADOPTION PENDING!

Kanga is a 40 pound boxer mix, she was taken to a high-kill shelter in central Ohio, and when the shelter told the owners they were too full and couldn’t take her in, they threatened to shoot her.

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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

5th Annual Smooches & Pooches Bowling Benefit

02/28/2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015 Join Secondhand Mutts and The Friends of the Cleveland Kennel at Madison Square Lanes for a night for both families and late-night bowlers alike. Each year Secondhand Mutts teams up with a deserving, local rescue to raise funds for the animals we care for. In years past we have helped raise thousands of dollars at […]