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Puppies and dogs in Oakwood, Ohio

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Oakwood, Ohio. 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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TRISTAN

Mixed Breed (Medium) German Shepherd Dog

Male, 1 yr 5 mos
Bowling Green, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Tristan here is, in our opinion, the quintessential large dog. He does give off puppy in a large body vibes, but can you blame him? Everything is exciting, so why not be happy and active about it! While he’s super active, we will admit he can be a lil stubborn at times…he is quickly approaching his dog tween years. But just look at him, he’s extremely handsome that he’s been coined Mr. Handsome here at the shelter! If you think you can handle Mr. Handsome here, come stop by!
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Silas

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 3 yrs
Defiance, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Have you ever seen such a handsome dog?This is Silas! Silas was found running as a stray a couple weeks ago and was never reclaimed by his previous humans. We are guessing him to be around 3 years old and he's as healthy as a horse! Silas can be cautious when meeting new people and does best with slow, easy introductions. Based on his reactions to the other dogs, introductions with them will also have to be slow. We think he would do best in a home with older children and needs his boundaries respected. He's an extremely smart dog and has been easy to get into a routine here at the shelter with, so any additional training at home should be a breeze!Due to his past, we would need for Silas to go to a home with a securely fenced yard or someone that's willing to walk him daily. He's a boy that is going to need a fair amount of exercise and something to keep his brain busy if he's to be left home for long periods of time. **Neutered, microchipped, heartworm negative, and up-to-date on vaccines & monthly prevention. He weighs 82 lbs**
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Keanu

Boxer Labrador Retriever

Male, 1 yr
Defiance, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hello world! My name is Keanu Reeves (the dog version), but you can just call me Keanu! Although I'm not stealing the spotlight on the big screen, I am aiming to steal a spot on your couch!I was recently surrendered due to no fault of my own. I'm a little skinny and my hair is a bit of a wreck but the staff says I'm the most handsome young man! I just need a little extra care to get me to a healthy state.The staff was told that I'm about a year old and am some sort of mixed breed. I've got a lot of that goofy puppy energy to me but don't let that deter you, I've been excellent about keeping a clean space. And believe it or not, but I am actually capable of focusing if you have a yummy treat in your hand. With how happy and sweet I am, everyone thinks I would do completely fine living with kids or other animals. With some attention, training and lots of love everyone says I'm going to be a superstar!
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Ava

Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Female, 5 mos
Defiance, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi everyone! My name is Ava! I'm just a sweet little pup that's looking for love!I've been hanging out with the staff at FDHS for about a little bit now and I'm ready to start taking adoption applications to embark on my happily ever after. From the way the girls gush over how adorable and precious I am, I'm hoping to not be here long. Like most puppies, I can be be a little chaotic and am going to need a home with structure, routine, time and lots of patience. But don't worry, I think my cuteness might make up for my naughtiness. So far, I've been very friendly with everyone that I've met- making me an easy girl to get along with. If you're in the market for some fun and adventure, I would make a fabulous candidate for a forever best friend!**Spayed, microchipped, and up-to-date on vaccines & monthly prevention**
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McCoy

Boxer Labrador Retriever

Male, 6 yrs 10 mos
Defiance, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
'McCoy the Good Boy', that's what the folks around here call me. I’ve become pretty familiar with the kennels of FDHS in my lifespan. You see, I was born here six years ago and found my first home when I was just a pup. I spent about four years there but kept getting into trouble with the neighborhood cats and small animals so that family decided that it was best for my to find someone could keep me away from smaller critters. After a few months of being here back in 2021 I found the most awesome home with a really great man. Despite my quirks he loved me like no other and gave me a great home and became my Dad. Unfortunately, my Dad got really sick and as much as we loved each other, he knew I needed to find another family that could give me the care I need. I’m really sad to be back and miss my Dad. The nice girls at the shelter assure me that I won’t be here long and they’re going to find me a family to help heal my heart and love me just as much as Dad did. In the meantime, I’ll be waiting in my kennel waiting for that family to come. **Neutered, microchipped, heartworm negative, and up-to-date on vaccines & monthly prevention. Weighs about 65 pounds.**
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Osiris

Husky

Male, 2 yrs 2 mos
Defiance, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Calling all husky lovers!Meet Osiris, the fluff-butt on a mission to find himself a family! Osiris was recently surrendered after his previous owner was no longer able to care for him. We were told that he does not do well with cats or small animals and that he needed a home with knowledge on the breed. Like most huskies, Osiris has a lot of energy! He could run for hours and hours outside but also has the tendency to take himself on solo adventures if he's not properly supervised or contained. Osiris would thrive in an outdoorsy family. Also like most huskies, he's a very chatty guy and you can often identify his voice in the daily canine chorus at the shelter. We have not tried introducing him to other dogs yet, but he seems indifferent of them through the kennels outside. As always, a Meet & Greet with any other dog in the home is ideal! So far, he has been fabulous with every human he's gotten to meet. If you're looking for someone to keep you a little extra cozy this winter, consider bringing Osiris home!**Neutered, microchipped, heartworm negative, and up-to-date on vaccines & monthly prevention. Weighs about 50 lbs**

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Dog shelters and rescues in Oakwood, Ohio

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Paulding County Dog Shelter

13387 US 127, Paulding, OH 45879

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Fort Defiance Humane Society

7169 State Route 15, Defiance, OH 43512

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

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Team Rover

Antwerp, OH 45813

Pet Types: dogs

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Putnam County Dog Shelter

1490 E. Second St., Ottawa, OH 45875

Pet Types: dogs

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Putnam Pet Pals

Ottawa, OH 45875

Pet Types: dogs

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Van Wert County Humane Society

309 Bonnewitz Ave, Van Wert, OH 45891

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Henry County Humane Society

1136 Independence Drive, Napoleon, OH 43545

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Zesty Misfits Fostering

Napoleon, OH 43545

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Putnam Pet Rescue

PO Box 41, Pandora, OH 45877

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Ohio SPCA & Humane Society

3606 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807

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

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