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Puppies and dogs in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Looking for a puppy or dog in Cottage Grove, Minnesota? Adopt a Pet can help you find a new best friend near you.

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Adopt a dog in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. 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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Walker

Treeing Walker Coonhound

Male, Young
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Walker, a charming one-and-a-half-year-old Treeing Walker Coonhound with a striking short tricolor coat that's sure to catch your eye. Walker is not just a handsome pup; he's also a sweetheart who craves attention and affection.This timid but lovable coonhound is on the lookout for a patient and caring forever home. While Walker may be a bit shy initially, his gentle nature and eagerness to please make him an ideal candidate for a loving family.Walker is still in need of some training, and with the right guidance, he's sure to blossom into a well-behaved and obedient companion. Patience and positive reinforcement will go a long way in helping Walker build confidence and overcome any timidity he may exhibit.One thing's for certain - Walker is a pup who thrives on human interaction. He'll happily wag his tail at the prospect of belly rubs, playtime, and the warmth of a caring touch. If you're looking for a loyal friend to share your life with, Walker is ready to be that devoted companion.Consider opening your heart and home to Walker, and you'll be rewarded with the unconditional love and loyalty of a sweet coonhound. Whether you're an experienced pet owner or a first-time adopter, Walker's gentle spirit and affectionate nature make him a wonderful addition to any loving family. Come meet Walker and discover the joy of having a furry friend who will brighten your days with love and companionship.
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Fritz

Great Dane

Male, Adult
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Fritz! Are you ready to welcome a gentle giant into your home? Meet Fritz, a 5 and a half year old neutered male Dane mix with a heart as big as his stature. With his sleek black short coat, standing 27 inches tall and weighing 78 pounds, Fritz is a handsome fellow ready to steal your heart.Fritz is not just a furry friend; he's a member of the family. He has lived harmoniously with children aged 4 to 11 years old, demonstrating his patience and affection for little ones. He's the perfect playmate for kids, always up for a game of fetch or a gentle cuddle session.This big boy is not just about looks; he's got brains too! Fritz is housetrained and has mastered some basic commands. He's a quick learner and eager to please, making him a joy to train.Fritz is an active pup who loves to stretch his legs and feel the wind in his fur. Whether it's a leisurely stroll or a brisk run, he's always up for an adventure. His energy is contagious, and he'll motivate you to get out and explore the great outdoors together.Although Fritz had a bout with Lyme disease in the past, he's a fighter and has bounced back stronger than ever. With proper care and regular check-ups, he's ready to conquer any challenge that comes his way.One of Fritz's most endearing qualities is his friendly and affectionate nature. He loves nothing more than showering his humans with love and attention. Don't be surprised if he leans on you for a comforting hug or nuzzles up close for some snuggle time.Fritz recently had the opportunity to visit an assisted living home, where he was a shining star. His calm demeanor and gentle disposition won over the hearts of everyone he met. He's a natural therapy dog, spreading joy wherever he goes.If you're searching for a loyal companion who's as loving as he is lovable, look no further than Fritz. He's patiently waiting for his forever home, ready to be your faithful friend through thick and thin. Come meet Fritz today and discover the joy of unconditional love!
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Rufus

Labrador Retriever

Male, Senior
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Introducing Rufus, a lovable 7-year-old Chocolate Lab Mix in search of his forever home! Rufus is a neutered male with a heart as sweet as his coat. This excitable and friendly pup is ready to bring joy and laughter to your life.Rufus has had the pleasure of being around children, making him a great companion for families. His high energy levels and love for playtime make him an ideal match for an active household. Rufus is a real charmer who can't resist a good game of fetch or a brisk walk in the great outdoors.However, it's important to note that Rufus could benefit from some training. While he may lack a bit in the manners department, his eagerness to please makes him a quick learner. With the right guidance and positive reinforcement, Rufus is sure to become the well-behaved and obedient companion you've been looking for.One thing to keep in mind is that Rufus is not a fan of feline friends, so a cat-free environment would be best for him. On the flip side, his love for stuffed toys is unmatched - he's a connoisseur of all things soft and squeaky.If you're ready to welcome a bundle of joy into your home, consider making Rufus a part of your family. With a little patience and a lot of love, you'll find in Rufus a loyal and devoted friend who will brighten your days with his zest for life. Come meet Rufus and discover the joy of adding a furry friend to your family!
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Mork

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Male, Puppy
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Mork: A Playful Pup with a Heart of Gold! Name: MorkBreed: Shepherd/Retriever MixAge: 5 months oldGender: Male (Neutered)Coat Color: BlackWeight: 51 lbsPersonality and Playfulness Mork, the 5-month-old Shepherd/Retriever mix, is a lovable ball of energy with a sleek black coat that will steal your heart. His playful and silly nature adds a touch of joy to every moment. Mork is a social butterfly, reveling in the company of people and showering them with affection.Ideal Home Mork is on the lookout for a loving family that can keep up with his playful spirit. He's a perfect match for those seeking a loyal and affectionate furry friend. Mork's love for people makes him an ideal companion for families ready to share their hearts and homes with an adorable canine sidekick.Training Needs As a young pup, Mork is eager to learn and explore. While he may benefit from some basic training, his intelligence and enthusiasm make him a quick study. A family committed to positive reinforcement and guidance will help Mork develop into a well-mannered and delightful canine companion.Adoption Details Mork is neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations, and ready to embark on a lifelong journey with his forever family. If you're ready to welcome this delightful Shepherd/Retriever mix into your home, please contact Arnell Memorial Humane Society at 715-268-7387 to arrange a meeting with Mork. Adoption fees and application process apply.Don't miss out on the opportunity to make Mork a cherished member of your family - he's ready to bring laughter, love, and endless tail wags to your home.
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Mindy

Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, Puppy
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Mindy: A Sweet and Playful Shepherd/Retriever Mix Ready for Her Forever Home! Name: MindyBreed: Shepherd/Retriever MixAge: 5 months oldGender: Female (Spayed)Coat Color: BlackWeight: 38 lbsPersonality and Playfulness Mindy, the 5-month-old Shepherd/Retriever mix, is a bundle of joy with a sleek black coat that will capture your heart. Playful and silly, Mindy brings endless laughter with her entertaining antics. She's a social butterfly, adoring people, and thriving on the attention and affection they provide.Ideal Home Mindy is on the lookout for a loving family who can match her playful spirit. Her affectionate nature makes her a wonderful companion for anyone seeking a loyal and devoted furry friend. Mindy will thrive in a home where she can bask in the love and attention of her human family members.Training Needs As a young pup, Mindy is eager to learn and explore the world around her. While she may need some basic training, her intelligence and willingness to please make her a quick learner. A family committed to providing positive reinforcement and guidance will help Mindy grow into a well-behaved canine companion.Adoption Details Mindy is spayed, up-to-date on vaccinations, and ready to embark on a new adventure with her forever family. If you're ready to open your heart and home to this delightful Shepherd/Retriever mix, please contact Arnell Memorial Humane Society at 715-268-7387 to arrange a meeting with Mindy. Adoption fees and application process apply.Don't miss the chance to welcome Mindy into your life - she's ready to bring love, joy, and endless tail wags to your home.
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Keltie

Australian Cattle Dog

Female, Adult
Amery, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Introducing Keltie, a 2-year-old spayed female Heeler mix ready to steal your heart! Weighing 40lbs and standing 22 inches tall, Keltie is not just your average pup-she's a bundle of intelligence, sweetness, and charm.Keltie is a master of tricks, knowing sit, shake, down, and even roll over! Her eagerness to please shines through, making her a quick learner and a joy to be around. While she may initially be timid, her heart of gold emerges once she warms up to you. Please note, however, that Keltie takes some time to warm up to men due to past experiences, so a slow and gentle household would be perfect for her.Resilient and loving, Keltie has overcome adversity from an abusive previous home. Now, she's looking for a patient and understanding family to provide her with the love and care she truly deserves.On walks, Keltie's enthusiasm to explore may lead to some pulling on the leash, but with positive reinforcement and patience, she'll soon master the art of leash manners.Once comfortable, Keltie's playful and silly side shines through, complete with a charming sass that's sure to bring laughter to your days.If you're ready to open your heart and home to Keltie, please contact us to arrange a meeting. Let's give Keltie the loving forever home she's been waiting for, where she can blossom into the happy and cherished companion she was meant to be.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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

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Twin Cities Lhasa Apso Club Rescue

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Minnesota Boxer Rescue

PO Box 25773, Woodbury, MN 55125

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Animal Humane Society, Woodbury

9785 Hudson Road, Woodbury, MN 55125

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

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Caring Hands Animal Rescue of Minnesota

PO Box 25882, Woodbury, MN 55125

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Saving Tails Animal Rescue

PO Box 2581, South Saint Paul, MN 55076

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Pet Types: dogs

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Emotional Rescue

Po bx 521, Hastings, MN 55033

Pet Types: dogs, farm animals

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Cats Meow Dogs Bark Rescue

300 2nd Street East Box 8, Hastings, MN 55033

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Animal Ark

2600 Industrial Ct, Hastings, MN 55033

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Misunderstood Mutts

106 dale st w, south st paul, MN 55075

Pet Types: dogs

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