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Puppies and dogs in Elsmere, Kentucky

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Elsmere, 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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Hope

Labrador Retriever Spaniel (Unknown Type)

Female, 11 mos
Covington, KY
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
Hope is a female lab/spaniel mix and estiamted around 3 months old. She is sweet and snuggly and often looks for reassurance from people or dogs. She has done great with learning a routine in her foster home. She loves to eat and play. She most enjoys snuggling and will seek it out. Hope enjoys watching the other dogs play while in your lap. She does get nervous when alone and looks for her sister or another dog for support. She is a vocal girl and will cry when she needs to go out if in her kennel.
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Louie

Maltese

Male, 8 yrs 2 mos
Covington, KY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Louie is a very spunky boy and loves to be around humans. He is very food motivated, loves to give kisses and has a zest for life. He is learning how to go up and down stairs in his foster home. Louie does great with other animals and children in his foster home.
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Shelby

Sheepadoodle

Female, 3 yrs 2 mos
Covington, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Shelby is a sweet girl, loves to cuddle and follow you around everywhere. She is calm, laid back, and does well with dogs.  Shelby loves to go on walks and does well in a crate in her foster home.   She'll chew on bones and can be picky on few and prefers canned food.
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Cookie

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Puppy
Covington, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Cookie is a great puppy but has severe separation anxiety which makes for my job to be difficult for here to handle. I only leave a few hours at a time but she really needs a home where someone works from home or she may go with them as she loves car rides! She is completely house trained and very smart. Just wish here anxiety wasn’t so difficult and desperate to find a great loving family for her!
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Pierogi

Husky American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Fort Mitchell, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
It is with great sadness that we are looking to rehome our dog, Pierogi. Pierogi has developed anxiety over the years, and we are looking for a quieter home environment that fits her needs. Pierogi is a 4-year-old, husky mix. She is spayed and up to date on all her vaccinations. The only medication she takes is for heartworm/flea prevention. She is house broken and crate trained. Pierogi knows basic commands: sit, stay, down, wait, and leave it. I would describe Pierogi as medium to low energy. To accommodate her needs, Pierogi will need to be the only animal in the household and will require a fenced in backyard. Pierogi is the goofiest, snuggliest, and sweetest dog who deserves an environment where she can thrive. If you or you know of anyone who may be interested in adopting a silly and loving fur baby, please let me know!
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Sally

Rat Terrier Chihuahua

Female, 5 yrs 1 mo
Covington, KY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Sally is a tiny little sweetheart that loves to nap and cuddle.  She wants non-stop love.   She's all ears and just adorable! She came to the rescue with a bad leg that prevents her from running and jumping, but it does not slow her down. it was an old injury that healed prior to her coming to the rescue.  She is not recommended for a home with young children.  She knows how to use a ramp, but also enjoys being carried.

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Furrever Friends Small Dog Rescue

P.O. Box 188232, Erlanger, KY 41018

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Friends of Gallatin Shelter (FOGS)

Villa Hills, KY 41017

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Adoption First Animal Rescue KY

Covington, KY 41017

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Kenton County Animal Shelter

1020 Mary Laidley Drive, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Yorkie Haven Rescue - KY

Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

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Pawprints Animal Rescue Inc.

P.O. Box 6488, Florence, KY 41022

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Ozark Homeward Bound KY Chapter

Florence, KY 41042

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Furgotten Dog Rescue

Florence, KY 41042

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Paws & Claws Animal Rescue, Inc.

Florence, KY 41042

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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