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Puppies and dogs in Bel Air, Maryland

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Bel Air, 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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Lita

American Staffordshire Terrier Dalmatian

Female, 9 yrs 2 mos
Abingdon, MD
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Lita came into rescue after her owner passed away. She is a very nervous girl that is scared of the slighest sound. She finds comfort in her crate. It's her safe spot. Her breed includes Staffordshire terrier, dalmation, Chihuahua & cocker spaniel followed by a few other breeds. I know this sweet girl will thrive in the right home. If you have the time and patience that Lita needs, please send us a message. She does require a secure fenced yard due to being so nervous. She will run to hide when scared. No young children as their energy level will scare her. She has done well with dogs her size. Often even comforted by their presence. She does need to be fed separately from other animals and typically eats in her crate. Lita is estimated to be 8 yrs old and currently weighs 23 lbs. You can meet Lita in her foster home in Abingdon Md. She has been waiting 2 years for a home of her own. Her adoption fee is waived.
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Taco

Chihuahua Mixed Breed (Small)

Male, 12 yrs
Abingdon, MD
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Taco is an 11 yr old, 12 lb male Chihuahua mix. He is a typical chi that takes a few minutes to warm up. Once he does, he loves attention. He has done well with other small dogs. He was surrendered with 5 of his brothers. He doesn't like cats. No small kids due to his age & size. He hates being crated and will bark & bare teeth when confined. He just wants to be with his people. He is neutered, chipped, vaccinated & recently had a dental. He tends to get ear infections so it's important to keep his ears clean. He loves going outside and is pretty active for his age. Send us a message if you can give this sweet boy a quiet retirement home. He is being fostered in Harford county Md.
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Paco

Chihuahua Pomeranian

Male, 10 yrs 8 mos
Abingdon, MD
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
Meet Paco!!! A charming 10 yr old, 12 lb long haired chi mix. Pics are before & after grooming. Paco is such a sweet boy! All he wants is love... And maybe a good treat. His previous owner was in a wheelchair, unable to take him for walks outside. He was kept inside with potty pads. Paco does not understand how to walk on a leash and is a little scared to be outside. He also cannot walk up or down steps. Maybe he can physically, but he is just to scared. Paco is looking for a patient home that can help him conquer his fear of steps & going outside. It's even better if you have 1st floor living! Paco has been great with the other small dogs in rescue. I suggest older kids only due to his age. Every senior deserves a quiet retirement home. Paco is being fostered in Harford county Md. Send us a message to meet this sweet senior boy. Thanks
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Louie

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Abingdon, MD
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Louie is a sweet and energetic German Shepard/Saint Bernard mix. He loves affection and to go for runs. He will need a family that has a large fenced in yard or farm. His family will need to be active as a simple walk once or twice a day will not be good night for him. He needs physical and mental stimulation as he has a lot of energy. He loves kids but would be better with a family that has older kids due to him being a wiggle butt and not realizing his size. He is 2 years old and about 75-80 lbs. I am in the process of getting him neutered prior to his adoption. Other than that he is in perfect health and updated on shots. He can be shy at first but warms up to people fast. He has done well with other large friendly dogs but has not been around smaller dogs. He does shed a lot so be prepared to sweep every day. All applicants must provide proof of outdoor area where he will play. The rehoming fee is negotiable.
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Tex

Rottweiler Coonhound

Male, Young
Abingdon, MD
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Tex is a certified good boy. He was rescued from Texas. He is a young puppy at heart and loves to run. He needs a fenced in area to run. He has been trained to go potty in his own outside without a leash, so he has not been leased trained. He loves kids and is protective of them. He believes he is a lap dog sometimes.
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Magnus

American Bulldog

Male, Adult
Aberdeen, MD
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi! I’m a rescued American Bully that loves people! I love to give kisses and snuggle anytime anywhere! I love going outside to explore and meet new people. My head might be huge but my heart is even bigger! My favorite toys are stuffed animals and bones/hooves. I have a huge sweet tooth, and love my snacks! I do great with older kids (10+) but I might bump a little one to the floor. I live with both a cat and bearded dragon and we are all besties! I am a little hard of hearing, but I still listen to commands such as sit, paw, lay down, stay, and up. I do a good job when it is bath time, but I might be a little dramatic when you clip my nails. One fun fact about me is I don’t bark, and instead will make funny (adorable) sounds to express how I’m feeling or if I just want to talk. Lastly, I will come with my raised Bedsure bed, and lots of other accessories.

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Save The Pound Puppies

14 Red Pump, Bel Air, MD 21015

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

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Northern Chesapeake Sheltie Rescue

205 Haynes Ct, Abingdon, MD 21009

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Humphrey House for Homeless Animals

Abingdon, MD 21009

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SCMR - MD

Belcamp, MD 21017

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Fairy Tails MD

Forest Hill, MD 21050

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits

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Australian Shepherds Furever - Forest Hill, Maryland Chapter

PO Box 1676, Forest Hill, MD 21050

Pet Types: dogs

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PAWS

Forest Hill, MD 21050

Pet Types: dogs

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Black Dogs & Company Rescue, Inc

P.O. Box 84, Darlington, MD 21050

Pet Types: dogs

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Luna's House, Inc.

2801 Pulaski Hwy, Edgewood, MD 21040

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

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Humane Society of Harford County

2208 Connolly Road, Fallston, MD 21047

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

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