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Puppies and dogs in Baltimore, Maryland

Looking for a puppy or dog in Baltimore, Maryland? 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 Baltimore, Maryland. 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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Poppy

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Young
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
NAME: Poppy BREED: Pit Bull Mix BIRTHDAY: 2023 WEIGHT: 25lbs ADOPTION FEE: $250   Well, we've done it again! Our little senior rescue decided to take in a puppy. With Kyle looking to remain a permanent resident, we figured: Why not? And so here's Poppy, sweet and cuddly and a Wrestlemania partner for Kyle. &#226&#128&#139 Poppy came to use from a small rural shelter in NC. We had pulled two lovely beagles from them and were happy to work with them again to save one more. Poppy was just like her videos- nervous but sweet and eager to make new dog friends. She's not sure about people just yet (although she absolutely loves her foster mom and is a constant shadow/snuggle buddy), but doesn't have a mean bone in her. She just needs some time to get to know new human friends, and will absolutely need at least one dog companion to show her that people are nice. Poppy does well with dogs of all sizes and energy levels, but will thrive in a home where she can have a buddy to wrestle and play with. She is very friendly with and respectful of cats and has had positive interactions with children. We are working on house training but, as with most everything else, the dog pack is helpful in getting her into a routine. &#226&#128&#139 Poppy is fully vetted and ready for a forever home! Don't let this precious girl grow up in foster care. One Kyle is enough for us :) February 20, 2024, 10:24 pm
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Mr. Breakfast

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Senior
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
NAME: Mr. Breakfast BREED: Pit Bull/Mystery Mix BIRTHDAY: 2011 WEIGHT: 50lbs ADOPTION FEE: $200   When we saw Mr. Breakfast on Facebook, we were drawn to more than just his goofy name. The toothless grin, chewed-up ears, crusty cataract eyes... this is just our kind of guy. We asked for a cat and a dog test from the shelter, got the green light on both, and got Mr. Breakfast the heck out of South Carolina. &#226&#128&#139 In foster care, Mr. Breakfast has been an absolute gem. He ignores the cats, plays with (and gets chomped by) the dogs, and loves all the people who come to visit him. He has done very well with house training, is crate trained (although not a fan of the crate), and relatively quiet.  Mr. Breakfast uses his remaining molars to chew bones and toys, enjoys spending time in the fenced yard, and rides well in the car. We keep walks to a minimum because of his heartworm, but he does like to go for short jaunts to explore the neighborhood.  &#226&#128&#139 Mr. Breakfast will need a patient and dedicated adopter to help him live his best life: GOT will pay for heartworm treatments (we are doing slow-kill because of his age and heart issues, which is just Advantage Multi each month). What this guy really is looking for is someone who can be compassionate as he adjusts to life indoors, who doesn't mind doing a little extra laundry, and who can appreciate this wonderful dog because he deserves the whole world. If you can't adopt at this time, please consider sharing or donating to help us cover the cost of Mr. Breakfast's care!February 20, 2024, 10:24 pm
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Chickie

Beagle

Female, Senior
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
NAME: Chickie BREED: Beagle Mix BIRTHDAY: 2012 WEIGHT: 35lbs ADOPTION FEE: $200   Chickie came to us when her owners (thankfully) surrendered her to a VA shelter. They had been keeping her in a pen outside 24 hours a day, despite their claims that she has grass allergies. What really seemed to be happening to poor Chickie was a bad flea infestation, untreated, that left her with half of her hair missing. After months of treatment and medications, her skin is healthy but it appears her hair will never grow back. We give her Apoquel for itching but she is otherwise in good overall health.  &#226&#128&#139 Chickie has put her years of neglect behind her: she is happy in foster care and is a pretty easy girl. Although she is friendly and has never snapped or even growled at anyone, she is still a little head shy and would do best in a home without small children. She does very well with dogs of all sizes, but should be placed in a home without cats. What she really wants is a place where she can get a nice mix of her own space (with her favorite toy football to play with), and attention in the form of walks and snacks. Chickie is crate trained but will need a reminder course on house training. She would love a fenced yard to stretch her legs, sunbathe, and spend time with her forever family.February 20, 2024, 10:24 pm
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Dorian's Princess

Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
ADOPT ME ONLINE: https://ophrescue.org/dogs/8490Hello, my name is Dorian’s Princess but my foster mum calls me Sadie, I’m a 4 year old fun-loving family dog that LOVES water and playing ball. I am house trained, and I am perfect in the crate while my foster mum is at work. I know basic commands like sit and stay, I am working on my leash manners. I get along with the other dogs in my foster home. I should not be in a home with cats or other small animals. Other than the small animal thing I have done great in my foster home. If you are looking for a cuddle bug, ball chasing, hiking kinda girl? I am the one for you!!Apply for me today! I'll be with you in time for the fun summer months!!
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Apollo

Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 8 mos
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Apollo! Brother to Coco who got adopted last month. This sweet 8 month old boy is now also looking for his forever home! He is good with kids, cats, and other dogs. Very shy at first, but boy does he warm up quick! He is crate trained, potty trained, and walks well on a leash. Apollo is all around a playful, goofy guy! UTD on vaccines, microchipped, neutered, and being fostered in Gettysburg, PA. Apply now at https://pinkdogrescue.org/application/
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Meatball

Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 2 yrs
Hanover, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Meatball! He is an approximately 2yo pit mix and neutered. Meatball has had a rough start in life. His scars and sometimes his personality shows this. He is a giant love bug who loves nothing more than chin and belly scratches. He can be a bit scared at times. He does cower at raised voices and loud noises, but he is getting better as he learns to trust. At about 50lbs (he is very skinny but we’re working on that too) he still believes he is a lap dog. He is very food motivated which is a huge plus. He is crate trained and almost fully house broken (we’re working on this and he had come leaps and bounds). He is good with people and dogs. We do have a cat that he is obsessed with but she is having none of it. Meatball loves people however I would suggest no children under 10 as he is very strong and can startle easy. Meatball is being fostered in Hanover, PA Apply now at https://pinkdogrescue.org/application/

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Dog shelters and rescues in Baltimore, Maryland

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

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Roberts Rescue

Baltimore, MD 21202

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USPeacePaws

All Across the US, MD 21202

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Last Chance Arkansas- MD Chapter

Baltimore, MD 21203

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DC Dogos, Inc. - MD

Baltimore, MD 21201

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Underdog Rescue of MD

Baltimore, MD 21231

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Animal Allies Rescue Foundation

P.O. Box 6446, Baltimore, MD 21230

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Round Of A-Paws Pet Rescue

Baltimore, MD 21218

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The Maryland SPCA

3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211

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