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Puppies and dogs in Lowell, Massachusetts

Looking for a puppy or dog in Lowell, Massachusetts? 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 Lowell, Massachusetts. 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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Bella

Corgi Dachshund

Female, Adult
Chelmsford, MA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We adopted Bella as an estimated 1-2 year old as a rescue. We’ve had her for 7 years. She loves to sit on your lap and would sleep right next to you if allowed. She is very good with kids. We currently have 4 young kids and she has never growled or shown any aggressive behavior. She loves going outside for walks, but she’s just as happy to watch TV on your lap all day. She’s fully house trained. She did not respond well to a crate. We let her free roam the house when we are out and she’s never chewed or damaged anything. We are looking for a home that could give her the attention she needs. She wants to have contact with people and snuggle and we have a 5th baby on the way and we are just struggling to make time for her. She’s been extremely healthy for us. She’s never had any disease, sickness, or physical ailment that needed to be treated. She could use training for commands and barking (wildlife, new people)
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Popeye

American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 6 yrs 2 mos
Billerica, MA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Popeye here! I am a fun 4 year old guy looking for my forever family! I am super goofy and will do anything for treats and bum scratches. I am crate trained, food motivated, and super smart! I would love someone who will continue teaching me to be the very best boy as I love to learn! I tend to get over aroused when I see dogs and am working on being calmer everyday! I actually really like other dogs and enjoy playing with my pittie foster sister! I absolutely love my toys - especially ones that hide treats in them - and I love, love, love my snuffle mat, stuffed kongs and peanut butter bones too. I cant wait to meet my forever family! Get in touch with the humans and we will meet soon I hope! I love meeting new people!
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Elle

American Pit Bull Terrier Whippet

Female, 8 yrs 3 mos
Billerica, MA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi I’m Elle! I am sweet and smart itty bitty Pittie mix who can’t wait to meet you! No one can give me any good reason for why, but I ended up spending 5 years at a local animal control facility in MA before this rescue got me into a foster home. Good news, I am so grateful to live in a home now and know exactly what to do and how to act because I’ve been dreaming about this my whole life! I love to snuggle up with humans and take long naps. I also really love to play ball! I am on a foster home with two crazy 2 legged humans - I think you call them toddlers - they like to give me treats and even taught me how to play hide and seek with treats so that’s kinda fun! They like to snuggle too! As long as I get to have some fun each day, I’m a laid back gal in the home and a very easy keeper! Outside, I get a bit overstimulated by the world, especially small animals, dogs and even cars sometimes. I’m a work in progress there but a fenced yard would make it very easy for me to have fun outside without worrying too much! I know I am going to meet an amazing family soon, and it will probably be awesome, but I’ll keep being patient for now. Could it be you?
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Meatball

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 3 yrs 1 mo
Billerica, MA
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,
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TEST/Generic

Mixed Breed (Medium) Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female,
Hudson, NH
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Please note: We do not have a physical facility and the dogs are not located in Hudson, NH. We are a foster-based rescue and dogs can be located anywhere in New England. All adopters must be pre-approved to arrange a meet and greet, and the adopter is expected to travel to the dog's location. We do not transport once the dogs arrive in New England. Applications must be submitted at HarveysHope.org for consideration. We estimate it will be 1-2 weeks before you hear from one of our volunteers. Thank you!  ##1062395##
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Giblet

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Male, Adult
Hudson, NH
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Giblet was adopted young from Nashua Animal shelter. His owner moved into an apartment that does not allow for dog. He is around 7-8 years old. Giblet is a playful, loyal, and full of life. He would thrive with an owner who can give him tons of attention and love. He loves hanging out and being with people. We have a cage, leashes, collar, 40 pound bag of food that can be taken if needed. We can drop him off if it is a reasonable distance within 30 miles from Hudson NH.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Lowell, Massachusetts

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

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Lowell Humane Society

951 Broadway St, Lowell, MA 01854

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

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Ruff Tales Rescue

119 Drum Hill Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Pet Types: dogs

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Big Wave Dog Rescue Inc.

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Dracut Animal Control

11 Spring Park Avenue, Dracut, MA 01826

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Animal Network of New England (ARNNE)

P.O. Box 1053, Pelham, NH 03076

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Tewksbury Animal Control

999 Whipple Rd, Tewksbury, MA 01876

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescued Rottweilers United with Friends & Family, Inc.

PO Box 4129, Westford, MA 01886

Pet Types: dogs

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Billerica Animal Control

Avila St, Billerica, MA 01821

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Bullied Breeds Rescue

PO Box 225, Billerica, MA 01865

Pet Types: dogs

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Great Dog Rescue New England

9 Barlet St. #316, Andover, MA 01810

Pet Types: dogs

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