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Puppies and dogs in Kentucky

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

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Adopt a dog in Kentucky

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Kentucky. 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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Cain

Belgian Malinois

Male, Young
Bowling Green, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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Banjo

Beagle

Male, Adult
Bowling Green, KY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
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Lollipop

Beagle/Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier

Female, Young
Lexington, KY
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(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
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Primary Color: Tan Secondary Color: Grey Weight: 13 Age: 0yrs 8mths 1wks
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Davey

Scottie, Scottish Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, Puppy
Lexington, KY
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(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
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Primary Color: White Secondary Color: Black Weight: 13 Age: 0yrs 4mths 0wks

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Puppies and dogs in Kentucky cities

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Shelters & rescues in Kentucky

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

Here are a few organizations closest to you:

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Ariel Bully Rescue

Louisville, KY 40203

Pet Types: dogs

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KY Russell Rescue/ Multi-Breed Rescue

Louisville, KY 40203

Pet Types: dogs

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Advocate 4 Animals, Inc.

Louisville, KY 40208

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs

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American Brittany Rescue - Kentucky

1340 Rufer Ave, Louisville, KY 40204

Pet Types: dogs

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Saving Sunny, Inc.

PO Box 4623, Louisville, KY 40204

Pet Types: dogs

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Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs

PO Box 6132, Louisville, KY 40206

Pet Types: dogs

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Bluegrass Doberman Rescue

Louisville, KY 40206

Pet Types: dogs

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No Kill Louisville

PO Box 6655, Louisville, KY 40206

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

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Hand-In-Paw Rescue, Inc

225 S Hite Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206

Pet Types: dogs

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Lost But Now Loved Animal Rescue - KY

Louisville, KY 40209

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Select from the options below to view adoptable puppies and dogs in Kentucky

Popular dog breeds

Affenpinscher Afghan Hound Airedale Terrier Akbash Akita Alaskan Klee Kai Alaskan Malamute American Bulldog American Cocker Spaniel American Eskimo Dog American Hairless Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier Anatolian Shepherd Aussiedoodle Australian Cattle Dog Australian Kelpie Australian Shepherd Australian Terrier Basenji Basset Hound Beagle Bearded Collie Beauceron Bedlington Terrier Belgian Laekenois Belgian Malinois Belgian Shepherd Belgian Tervuren Bernedoodle Bernese Mountain Dog Bichon Frise Black Mouth Cur Black and Tan Coonhound Bloodhound Blue Lacy/Texas Lacy Bluetick Coonhound Bolognese Border Collie Border Terrier Borzoi Boston Terrier Bouvier des Flandres Boxer Boykin Spaniel Briard Brittany Brussels Griffon Bull Terrier Bullmastiff Cairn Terrier Canaan Dog Cane Corso Cardigan Welsh Corgi Carolina Dog Catahoula Leopard Dog Caucasian Shepherd Dog Cavachon Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Cavapoo Chesapeake Bay Retriever Chihuahua Chinese Crested Chinook Chiweenie Chow Chow Clumber Spaniel Cockapoo Cocker Spaniel Collie Coonhound Corgi Coton de Tulear Curly-Coated Retriever Dachshund Dalmatian Dandie Dinmont Terrier Doberman Pinscher Dogo Argentino Dogue de Bordeaux Dutch Shepherd English (Redtick) Coonhound English Bulldog English Cocker Spaniel English Setter English Shepherd English Springer Spaniel English Toy Spaniel Entlebucher Feist Field Spaniel Fila Brasileiro Finnish Lapphund Finnish Spitz Flat-Coated Retriever Fox Terrier (Smooth) Fox Terrier (Toy) Fox Terrier (Wirehaired) Foxhound French Bulldog German Pinscher German Shepherd Dog German Shorthaired Pointer German Spitz German Wirehaired Pointer Glen of Imaal Terrier Goberian Golden Retriever Goldendoodle Gordon Setter Great Dane Great Pyrenees Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Greyhound Halden Hound (Haldenstrover) Harrier Havanese Horgi Hovawart Husky Ibizan Hound Icelandic Sheepdog Irish Setter Irish Terrier Irish Water Spaniel Irish Wolfhound Italian Greyhound Italian Spinone Jack Russell Terrier Japanese Chin Jindo Kai Dog Karelian Bear Dog Keeshond Kerry Blue Terrier Kishu Komondor Kuvasz Kyi Leo Labradoodle Labrador Retriever Lakeland Terrier Lancashire Heeler Leonberger Lhasa Apso Löwchen Maltese Maltipoo Manchester Terrier Maremma Sheepdog Mastiff Miniature Bull Terrier Miniature Dachshund Miniature Pinscher Morkie Mountain Cur Munsterlander Mutt Neapolitan Mastiff Newfoundland Norfolk Terrier Norwegian Buhund Norwegian Elkhound Norwegian Lundehund Norwich Terrier Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever Old English Sheepdog Olde English Bulldogge Otterhound Papillon Parson Russell Terrier Patterdale Terrier (Fell Terrier) Pekingese Pembroke Welsh Corgi Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Pharaoh Hound Pitsky Plott Hound Podengo Portugueso Pointer Polish Lowland Sheepdog Pomeranian Pomsky Poodle (Miniature) Poodle (Standard) Poodle (Toy or Tea Cup) Portuguese Water Dog Presa Canario Pug Puggle Puli Pumi Rat Terrier Redbone Coonhound Rhodesian Ridgeback Rottweiler Saluki Samoyed Schiller Hound Schipperke Schnauzer (Giant) Schnauzer (Miniature) Schnauzer (Standard) Schnoodle Scottie, Scottish Terrier Scottish Deerhound Sealyham Terrier Shar Pei Sheepadoodle Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog Sheppit Shepsky Shiba Inu Shih Poo Shih Tzu Silky Terrier Skye Terrier Sloughi St. Bernard Staffordshire Bull Terrier Sussex Spaniel Swedish Vallhund Texas Heeler Thai Ridgeback Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Spaniel Tibetan Terrier Tosa Inu Treeing Walker Coonhound Vizsla Weimaraner Welsh Springer Spaniel Welsh Terrier Westie, West Highland White Terrier Wheaten Terrier Whippet Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Xoloitzcuintle/Mexican Hairless Yorkie Poo Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier