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Puppies and dogs in South Bend, Indiana

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

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in South Bend, 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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Kya

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, 2 yrs 9 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi, I'm Kya! Do you lack spunk and energy in your life? Have no fear, I can fill that spot in a jiffy! I love to run around, play, and learn. I do well with older kids, but I'm dog selective. Don't worry though, the dogs I like I do really well with. I'm even fostered by Serenity Pet Spaw where I attend daily doggy play groups and love it! However, when it comes to cats they would be better off not sharing a home with me. They're too fun to chase! I would absolutely LOVE attending a class or private session with one of the rescue's recommended trainers so I can continue learning skills and manners to set me up for success. Since I'm a husky mix I do like to find ways to escape a yard. Because of this I need a 6ft privacy fence! However, if I have supervision when outside and my mental and physical needs are met more paired with the tall fence I won't want to try exploring the neighborhood as much. I really can't wait to find my forever home to go on adventures with and make memories. I can't wait to add some spunk in your life. I hope to see you soon!Born 07/05/2021- adoption fee $250- spayed- no cats!- dog selective, but plays great with the dogs she likes- medium sized at 50lbs- good with kids over 10Fill out an application at all4animalsrescue.org  ##1481041##
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Cole

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 4 yrs 4 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hello my name is Cole! I'm 3 years old. I'm the best boy one on one with my humans however, I do have a few special requests for anyone considering adopting me!  Coles Commandments: Thou shall not house me with other pets (cats, dogs, small animals, ect) Thou shall promise to start behavior training with me as soon as adopted Thou shall provide me with higher protein food for all meals due to my high metabolism Thou shall shower me with all the soft fuzzy blankets known to man (or woman) Thou shall give me all the treats, love and cuddles my heart desires Thou shall promise to give me ample amounts of car rides weekly so I may pretend I'm flying Thou shall not give me peanut butter as I dislike it greatly Thou shalt provide me with a fenced yard so that I may have zoomies to my heart's content Thou shall be open, understanding and knowledgable with me being a pit bull Thou shalt apply for me at All4animalsrescue.org   Cole's adoption fee is waived for the right home and proof of training agreement once adopted. Born 11/28/2019 Medium sized at 50lbs ##914429##
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Tina (aka Eowyn)

Australian Shepherd

Female, 4 yrs 10 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
“HI ALL!!! My name is Tina (but I answer to hand signals!) I’m under 4years old as much as I love my friends here I really would LOVE a foster or forever home that can help me along- I have had a hard time training due to being deaf and some people just don’t understand me:( I would require a new parent to be very understanding and knowledgeable regarding hearing impaired pets or willing to work with me. I have been returned a few times due to my mouth getting me into trouble:( But, I know my forever home is out there!!! I’m the best girl ever I promise and I would LOVE a place to call home for now or permanently that has prior experience with a deaf puppy!!!”   ##575157##
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Stella

German Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog

Female, 6 yrs 7 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi, I'm Stella! I came to All 4 Animals Rescue with my daughter, Myla. I play with her wonderfully and enjoy her company. I do well being kenneled in my own run next to Myla. Even though she keeps stealing my blankets through the kennel wall, I still love her.  When I'm not playing with Myla, I enjoy playing with my toys and chewing on my bones. I really like learning as well. I've been introduced to clicker training and it's fun! I would absolutely love a home where me and my daughter, Myla, could spend our lives in. We can't wait to meet you!Born 09/01/2017- bonded adoption fee applies- house broken- medium sized at 64lbs (would benefit from losing some weight)- good with older childrenFill out an application at all4animalsrescue.org  ##1523216##
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Myla

German Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog

Female, 3 yrs 7 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi, I'm Myla! I came to All 4 Animals Rescue with my mom, Stella. I love my mom and I enjoy playing with her and being around her. I do great being kenneled in my own run next to my mom. I also like to steal my mom's blankets through the kennel wall, more for me! I can be a little anxious at times and I'd love to do some reward-based training to help build my confidence. I've already been introduced to clicker training and I think it's fun! When I'm in my kennel, I do well entertaining myself with my chew bones and toys. I can't wait to find a home to share it with my mom, Stella. We can't wait to meet you!Born 09/01/2020- bonded adoption fee applies- house broken- medium sized at 46lbs (but could benefit from losing some weight)- good with older childrenFill out an application at all4animalsrescue.org  ##1523227##
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Strawberry

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, 2 yrs 5 mos
mishawaka, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi, I'm Strawberry! I'm a sweet, playful, friendly pup. I love playing and learning! I came to All 4 Animals Rescue with Lyme Disease, but has since went through treatment and recovered! I've never lived with a cat before. However, when the volunteers tested me out with one, the cat hissed and swatted at me and I was baffled. I kept my distance from the cat and if it were to run I think I'll keep my distance still. I love, love learning and would LOVE if my new family took me to classes or private sessions through A Canine Story. I really can't wait to find my forever home where we can make new memories together. I can't wait to meet you!Born 11/08/2021- adoption fee $250- spayed- house broken- good with dogs, but needs someone to watch over the interactions to advocate for her- good with older children- medium sized at 46lbsFill out an application at all4animalsrescue.org    ##1618223##

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Dog shelters and rescues in South Bend, Indiana

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

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Pet Refuge, Inc

4626 South Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Michiana Pet Advocacy Center

South Bend, IN 46614

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Indiana Sheltie Rescue -Northern Regions

South Bend, IN 46601

Pet Types: dogs

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Family Pet Health Center

2621 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN 46615

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Heartland Small Animal Rescue

PO Box 6033, South Bend, IN 46660

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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PetsConnect! Inc.

P.O. Box 8104, South Bend, IN 46660

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, horses

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ALL 4 ANIMALS RESCUE INC

2300 w. 6th Street, mishawaka, IN 46544

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Group

Mishawaka, IN 46546

Pet Types: dogs

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South Bend Animal Care and Control

521 Eclipse Place, South Bend, IN 46628

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Humane Society of St. Joseph County Indiana

2506 Grape Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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