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Puppies and dogs in Salem, Indiana

Looking for a puppy or dog in Salem, Indiana? Adopt a Pet can help you find a new best friend near you.

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Adopt a dog in Salem, Indiana

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Salem, Indiana. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Bella

Mutt American Bulldog

Female, Young
Crestwood, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Bella is a very lovable girl that just needs to find a good home.
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Avett

Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Female, Young
Goshen, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Avett (like the band) is a 3.5 year old terrier mix. She's energetic, affectionate, playful, and addicted to catching frisbees, sticks, and swimming. She loves car rides, walks, and will burrow under the blankets to sleep with you. My girlfriend and I are trying to live together, but our dogs just do not get along, and it's not feasible to keep them separated in the house. She would thrive in a house with one dog, especially with young owners who are active, as she is used to long road trips and hiking (15 different states so far). Avett is a great, great dog! She will be a loyal and loving companion for her entire life. I live in Louisville, and would happily support this transition in any way, as I care deeply about her success. I want her to have the best life possible, and that could be with you! I would supply leashes, pet beds, toys and all of her favorite possessions. I am available by text and would be happy to offer a trial run to ensure you are making the right choice
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Buddy

Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 9 yrs
Louisville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Buddy is a 9 year of age sweeeeet ol' guy! He is a small medium at about 35 pounds and has gorgeous Husky blue eyes! Buddy would love a home that would include him in their activities and give him lots of love and pets! He is the perfect pal to watch TV, go on a walk, tell all your worries and be your huggable teddy bear! He came from an overcrowded home with too many dogs and sort of got lost in the shuffle! Buddy is house trained, walks well on a leash for never having been on one, he is quiet and is a lovely guy! He has a rough coat, sort of a Terrier / Lab mix coat. We'd love to get this very deserving guy his very own wonderful family! Please email us with any additional questions or for an application! Email: blueridgerescue@aol.com
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Pumpkin

Jack Russell Terrier Dachshund

Male, 1 yr
Louisville, KY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Pumpkin is mixed breed, possibly Dachshund / Chihuahua. He was born in February 2023 so he's 1 year of age. He comes to us from a home with too many dogs on property and Blue Ridge Animal Rescue took in 12. Pumpkin is a little timid and undersocialized but has a good personality and is very friendly once he knows you! Pumpkin will need a patient family to help him transition safely into a new environment. He should settle nicely and really bond with a new owner that gives him time and attention! This little guy just needs a family that can help build his confidence and social exposure and he should be a wonderful companion! He comes fully vetted upon adoption (neuter, microchip, vaccines, preventatives, etc). Please email blueridgerescue@aol.com with questions or for an adoption application.
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Jax

Husky

Male, 3 yrs 1 mo
Louisville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Jax is a typical male husky who loves to play with other dogs (and even cats!). He will happily curl up with you on the couch and loves belly rubs, but is equally happy going on walks (though he needs a little leash training) or running around outside with other dogs. Jax has gorgeous blue eyes and a red coat. He was found as a stray and never claimed, and is about 2-3 years old and 50 pounds. He is housetrained and knows how to sit, and is quickly picking up on other new tricks. Jax would benefit from an owner who is familiar with the breed and its antics! He is very intelligent and needs mental and physical exercise! Jax also needs a "husky" type fence to keep him safely confined. If you'd like to meet / adopt Jax, please email us for an application or questions! Email: blueridgerescue@aol.com
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Wolf

Husky

Male, Young
La Grange, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Wolf is a sweet, big baby who is full of energy and looking for a young family to love and become part of their pack. He likes kids and everyone he meets, as long as they aren't a cat! He also plays too rough with small toy breeds, but gentle as a lamb with children. He is a purebred, but does not have papers.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Salem, Indiana

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for dogs in Salem, Indiana. Browse these rescues and shelters below.

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Indigo's Rescue Ranch And Sanctuary

Medora, IN 47260

Pet Types: dogs

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The Humane Society of Scott County Indiana

1176 N Gardner St, Scottsburg, IN 47170

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Piece Of My Heart Rescue

PO Box 44, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119

Pet Types: dogs

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Great Babies Rescue, Inc.

2586 South County Road 225 West, Paoli, IN 47454

Pet Types: dogs

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Animal Labor of Love Foundation

P.O. Box 113, 1482 East Grissom , Mitchell, IN 47446

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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New Albany Animal Control and Shelter

215 W. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Red Sky Rescue

Seymour, IN 47274

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Humane Society of Jackson County

1109 G Ave. West, P.O. Box 135, Seymour, IN 47274

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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White River Humane Society

3511 Pumphouse Road, Bedford, IN 47421

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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