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Puppies and dogs in Rome, New York

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Rome, New York. 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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Allen Bug

American Pit Bull Terrier Great Dane

Male, Adult
Lee Center, NY
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
Allen Bug was born in October 2015. We adopted him from a local shelter when he was 18 months old and fell in love with his Bug eyes, zoomies, snuggles and love for tagging along for all adventures. He enjoys walks, ice cream, his kibb, cuddles and rope tugging. He has completed a 101 training locally and worked with some pulling classes before we began having children. As of last August our eldest was diagnosed with some pretty severe environmental allergies 😢 dogs and cats being her top 2. We have spent the last 8 months trying to manage as best as possible but to no avail to her health and find no other way but to seek a new forever home for my first fuzzy love 😪 as painful as this is for me I can't keep putting my daughter through the constant allergen overload and have been advised by her specialist to see out a new home for him. Allen will do best with a one dog household with fun adventures, someone to snuggle and tug on a rope with him from time to time!
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Zeus

American Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever

Male, Adult
Verona, NY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Zeus is a loyal dog that only wants to be loved. This dog will never leave your side. I am rehoming him for a friend, so I do not know every detail about him. I would guess he is approximately 6 years old. He lived in a home with cats and an another small dog. The children in the house were other. I would not recommend small children to be in household only because he occasionally jumps and nips a little. He does have some separation anxiety and wants to be near you at all times. He would be perfect for someone who is home frequently. I would keep him but I have two larger breed dogs and children.
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ANN LANDERS in CT

Cairn Terrier

Female, Senior
Whitesboro, NY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Col. Potter Cairn Terrier Rescue www.cairnrescue.comAnn Landers and Dear Abby are sisters and unlike their namesakes they love each other very much and they love being together, They are sweetest and quietest Cairn Terriers I have ever met. I have heard Ann Landers bark two times – that’s it. She was a little stand-offish at first but now that she is comfortable with us she wants to be with either me or my husband cuddling with her sister on the couch. This bonded pair needs to be adopted together. Some people might say “oh boy…two dogs”, that could be a lot. My family has fostered many, many dogs. I can honestly say these two ladies are easiest foster we have ever had! They are calm, sweet, loving, and I say this in the absolute best way, happy couch potatoes!! They are such good dogs and they deserve a loving family who will appreciate how wonderful they are.FOR LOTS MORE INFORMATION ON Ann Landers ENTER OR COPY THIS LINK ONTO YOUR WEB BROWSER:https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ Ann Landers is being fostered in Milford, CT in a PRIVATE FOSTER HOME but we allow our dogs to be adopted out all over the United States and Canada!LEARN OUR 'ADOPTION FAQS': Any questions that you may have about our adoption process, fees, transporting a dog, and our policy not to adopt to families with small children, can be answered at our main website or going directly to this link: https://www.cairnrescue.com/service/faq/ IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU READ THE FAQ'S BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION. ADOPTION APPLICATION LINK:  https://www.cairnrescue.com/adoption-application/  MEET ALL OF OUR AVAILABLE CAIRNS : https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ **** FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! **** YOU can make a huge difference by fostering just one dog. ONE dog, ONE time a year = ONE life that could be saved! Each and everyday we have the opportunity to save more Cairns in need, but we can't do it if we don't have the Foster Homes to place them in. Would you like to learn more on how you can help? 'Saving just one dog won't change the world, but it surely will change the world for that one dog.'April 12, 2024, 9:43 am
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DEAR ABBY in CT

Cairn Terrier

Female, Senior
Whitesboro, NY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Col. Potter Cairn Terrier Rescue www.cairnrescue.comAnn Landers and Dear Abby are sisters and unlike their namesakes they love each other very much and they love being together, Dear Abby is the more confident of the two ladies. She was the first to come over for cuddles and belly rubs. They are sweetest and quietest Cairn Terriers I have ever met. I have heard Ann Landers bark two times – that’s it. This bonded pair needs to be adopted together. Some people might say “oh boy…two dogs”, that could be a lot. My family has fostered many, many dogs. I can honestly say these two ladies are easiest foster we have ever had. And did I mention I have only heard Dear Abby bark one time!! They are calm, sweet, loving, happy couch potatoes. They are such good dogs and they deserve a loving family who will appreciate how wonderful they are.FOR LOTS MORE INFORMATION ON DEAR ABBY ENTER OR COPY THIS LINK ONTO YOUR WEB BROWSER:https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ Dear Abby is being fostered in Milford, CT in a PRIVATE FOSTER HOME but we allow our dogs to be adopted out all over the United States and Canada!LEARN OUR 'ADOPTION FAQS': Any questions that you may have about our adoption process, fees, transporting a dog, and our policy not to adopt to families with small children, can be answered at our main website or going directly to this link: https://www.cairnrescue.com/service/faq/ IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU READ THE FAQ'S BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION. ADOPTION APPLICATION LINK:  https://www.cairnrescue.com/adoption-application/  MEET ALL OF OUR AVAILABLE CAIRNS : https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ **** FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! **** YOU can make a huge difference by fostering just one dog. ONE dog, ONE time a year = ONE life that could be saved! Each and everyday we have the opportunity to save more Cairns in need, but we can't do it if we don't have the Foster Homes to place them in. Would you like to learn more on how you can help? 'Saving just one dog won't change the world, but it surely will change the world for that one dog.'April 12, 2024, 9:43 am
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RUFFIAN in MA

Cairn Terrier

Male, Adult
Whitesboro, NY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Col. Potter Cairn Terrier Rescue www.cairnrescue.comMeet Ruffian. He is a very friendly, happy, loving, cuddly boy. He loves to chew so he needs lots of chewy toys. He sleeps in bed with his person and loves to curl up right behind your knees. He wants to be with his person as much as possible but when you go out if he gets a treat or a chewy with a little peanut butter, he will be happy. He will sometimes even go in his crate on his own. He loves to go for walks, but likes to pull on leash. He is dog friendly when around resident dogs, but gets overly excited when he sees another dog while on leash. He needs to be trained and needs someone who is willing to spend time and effort to train him. He is currently wearing a belly band; he keeps it dry at night and when crated. I feel this sweet loveable boy will make someone a wonderful pet if they are willing to take the time needed for training. In other words, ruffian has great potential.FOR LOTS MORE INFORMATION ON RUFFIAN ENTER OR COPY THIS LINK ONTO YOUR WEB BROWSER:https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ Ruffian is being fostered in Danvers, MA in a PRIVATE FOSTER HOME but we allow our dogs to be adopted out all over the United States and Canada!LEARN OUR 'ADOPTION FAQS': Any questions that you may have about our adoption process, fees, transporting a dog, and our policy not to adopt to families with small children, can be answered at our main website or going directly to this link: https://www.cairnrescue.com/service/faq/ IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU READ THE FAQ'S BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION. ADOPTION APPLICATION LINK:  https://www.cairnrescue.com/adoption-application/  MEET ALL OF OUR AVAILABLE CAIRNS : https://www.cairnrescue.com/store/dogs/ **** FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! **** YOU can make a huge difference by fostering just one dog. ONE dog, ONE time a year = ONE life that could be saved! Each and everyday we have the opportunity to save more Cairns in need, but we can't do it if we don't have the Foster Homes to place them in. Would you like to learn more on how you can help? 'Saving just one dog won't change the world, but it surely will change the world for that one dog.'April 12, 2024, 9:43 am
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Chief

Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog

Male, Young
New Hartford, NY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Pet was acquired in June 2023 from another family who had health problems. Due to my lifestyle, I am not home enough to care for him. He is nervous upon first meeting him and growls and barks. He is very protective of me. On walks in the back yard and woods, he is off leash and does not run away. He is house trained and sleeps in a crate in a separate room.

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ANGELS OF FUR K-9 RESCUE

ROME, NY 13440

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Humane Society of Rome

6247 Lamphear Road, PO Box 4572, Rome, NY 13440

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Paws for the Cause Rescue- Ava

Ava, NY 13303

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Paws for the Cause Rescue- Blossvale

Blossvale, NY 13308

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Rescue Me Purebred K9 Rescue

Westernville, NY 13486

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Kindred Spirits Greyhound Adoption, Inc.

6685 Reservoir Rd., Clinton, NY 13323

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Spring Farm CARES

3364 State Rt. 12, Clinton, NY 13323

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Stevens Swan Humane Society of Oneida County

5664 Horatio Street, Utica, NY 13502

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Traveling Tails & Ragamuffin Rescue

Utica, NY 13502

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