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Puppies and dogs in Shelbyville, Kentucky

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Shelbyville, 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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Arlo

Labrador Retriever Great Dane

Male, 3 yrs 7 mos
Finchville, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Arlo is such a good boy. He just spent 5 moths in a shelter where we rescued him from. He is neutered, up to date on shots, and very housebroken. He is about 70 lbs and 2 years old, so fully grown. He is very well behaved and good on a leash. He can have his active moments, but settles down quickly. He would love a place with room to run and an active owner to take him for walks and hikes. He is great with people, kids, and other dogs, but he does have a prey drive, so no small animals or cats. He is very chill around the house and happy to just sit with his person. He is an excellent protection dog. He is very intelligent, and responds very well to training and structure. We dont really know his breed, but he acts like a cross between a lab and a small Great Dane. If yoou are looking for a great companion and adventure dog, you cannot do better than Arlo. Please call if you have an interest. Thanks.
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Brodie

Labrador Retriever Dutch Shepherd

Male, 3 yrs
Finchville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Brodi is a very good boy and a sweet young dog. He was rescued from a shelter in kentucky and is living with us here at Redwing Dog Refuge. Brodie is a super good dog who, although he ca be exuberant, has very good manners. He is very sweet and loving and good with people and other dogs. He is housetrained and good on a leash. He is smart and knows his basic commands and will come when called. He loves to chase balls that are thrown for him. He could potentially be an excellent Frisbee dog. He is physically very robust and would be a great dog to take along on adventures. He will make a wonderful dog for a family. If you are interested, please give us a call at 502-445-2749 and we can set up a visit. Thanks.
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Addie

Labrador Retriever Pointer

Female, 2 yrs 5 mos
Finchville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Addie is a sweet, good natured, loving girl. She is looking for a new home because her person has become ill and is no longer able to care for her. Her family is caring for her now, but she needs a new home by the end of the year. She is very well behaved, housetrained, and a lovely companion. She does like to run around a bit, so a fenced in back yard is a must (or controlled outdoor area like a farm). She is good on a leash. As you can see, she is fully vetted, spayed, and chipped, so she is healthy and ready to go. She is the perfect medium size. She is friendly to dogs, people, and children. Cats are unknown—she has not been around them. She will make a wonderful, loving addition to your family. Please call for more info and to begin the adoption process. Let’s find this sweet girl a forever home for the holidays!
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Daniel

Beagle Australian Shepherd

Male, 1 yr
Finchville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Daniel is a sweet, wonderful, playful young boy. He was rescued from a shelter in Tennessee and unfortunately has spent half his young life in a shelter. But that has not dimmed his spirit. He is full of life and love and joy. While he is quite active, he also settles down nicely. A fenced back yard is a must. He is very approval motivated and intelligent, so will train quickly. He is friendly and loving to people, kids, and other dogs (cats are an unkown). He is very house trained and does not mess his kennel. He is very well mannered, but is still has a lot of puppy brain going on. With some good structure and love, he will grow into an amazing, loyal, and loving companion. Bring some joy to your world and give Daniel a forever home for the holidays. He will be the light of your life!
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Zoey

Australian Shepherd Border Collie

Female, 2 yrs 8 mos
Finchville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Annie was rescued from an Amish puppy mill in Northern Ohio. She has been with a foster since February 15th, and has done great in every way. She is extremely sweet and loving. She is friendly with other dogs, and loves people and especially children. She is is excellent health and has been fully vaccinated and spayed. She is good on a leash and housetrained. She has a moderate activity level—she loves to run around the yard or go for a brisk walk but is also happy to be in the house and chill. Please call 502-445-2749 if you have an interest in making her a wonderful part of your life and family.
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Rory

Labradoodle

Female, Adult
Fisherville, KY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
I got Rory when I was in college and she has lived with me through several seasons of life now. She is incredibly docile and affectionate and loves nothing more to snuggle up on the couch beside you. Due to my intense work schedule and my daughter’s health, we just don’t have as much time to love on her as we would like. Since she is 9 years old, we would love for her to be in a home that can spend time with her more frequently. She has also been professionally trained at a board and train program

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

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Shelby County Humane Society

400 Hudson Blvd, Shelbyville, KY 40065

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

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Kentucky Greyhound Placement

Email KyGreyhounds@yahoo.com for more info, Shelbyville, KY 40065

Pet Types: dogs

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Tyson's Chance Animal Foundation

Shelbyville, KY 40065

Pet Types: cats, dogs, horses, rabbits

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Shelby County Animal Shelter

266 kentucky street, shelbyville, KY 40065

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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RedWing Dog Rescue

7325 Taylorsville Road, Finchville, KY 40022

Pet Types: dogs

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Spencer County Animal Shelter

22 Spears Dr., taylorsville, KY 40071

Pet Types: dogs

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Tier Haven Rescue

Louisville, KY 40245

Pet Types: dogs

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The Animal Care Society

12207 Westport Road, Louisville, KY 40245

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Pawsibilities Unleashed

363 Versailles Road, Suite E, Frankfort, KY 40601

Pet Types: dogs

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L.i.F.E. House for Animals

14 Fido Ct., Frankfort, KY 40601

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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