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Puppies and dogs in Brighton, Ontario

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

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Adopt a dog in Brighton, Ontario

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Brighton, Ontario. 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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Madison

Catahoula Leopard Dog

Female, Young
Hamlin, NY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is Maddie she is wonderful it hurts to let her go but she needs a better home. She has a bit of separation anxiety and likes to be next to you 24/7. Really she’s very special and would be an amazing family dog, hunting dog, or just a best friend.
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River

American Eskimo Dog Husky

Female, Young
Hamlin, NY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
River has behavioral issues. She does not like being alone and will bark until she is with someone. She is extremely skittish and takes a while to warm up to someone. She is all bark and no bite. We do not have the time to train her and she deserves better.
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Pal

Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier Shih Tzu

Male, Young
Colborne, ON
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
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Story
Meet Pal! This young dog is looking for a quiet, low-activity home. His ideal match would be an active senior, or retiree. He loves human companionship, but it does take him some time to trust and warm up to any kind of physical touch. Loud noises also tend to stress him out, and this is why a quiet home is ideal for Pal.If you are looking for a walking companion, look no further than Pal! This little cutie is new to leash walks, but is quite comfortable passing people and other animals, greeting everyone with a wagging tail. As an undersocialized dog, he seems to enjoy taking in all the sights, sounds and smells, and has lots of endurance for good long walks. but is also happy to take shorter walks....he is just happy to be walking!Pal is exceptionally clean and well-mannered in the home. He has no destructive behaviours, and is learning to sleep in his crate at night. Pal can be a little toy possessive so it may be best not to offer toys to him as he can become very protective of them. We would not recommend Pal for a home with cats as he does like to chase and bark a them. He is currently sharing his foster home with other dogs, but we feel he would be happiest as a solo dog just because he benefits from lower activity in his home environment.Pal is not at all food motivated. Treats are not something he seems particularly interested in, but he is currently eating and enjoying a balanced home cooked diet, and could use to put on a couple of pounds. Pal does not like to be left alone, which is another reason an active senior or retiree would be a great match for him. The true way to Pal's heart is to allow him a lot of time and space to feel safe before expecting too much from him. While he does love to be loved, it seems like he may have experienced some trauma and is very unsure of new people. His adopter will need to understand that he will need time and patience to feel safe and build his confidence before he will show his softer side.As a hypoallergenic, non-shedding dog, Pal will need regular grooms to keep his coat tidy and mat-free. Because of his senstivity to touch, Pal currently needs to wear a soft muzzle while being groomed or examined at the vet. In order to be considered for pal, please complete our online application at www.K9C.ca. Successful applicants are chosen by best fit, and not first come first served. Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those we feel would be a potential match will be contacted further.
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Abby

Doberman Pinscher

Female, Adult
Colborne, ON
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
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Story
Meet Abby! Typical to her lineage, this beautiful girl is full of energy, and is at her best when she has lots of opportunities to use her brain and move her body. She is currently in a boarding facility and enjoys the company of other dogs, but we feel she might do best as solo dog as she does show signs of possessiveness of her people, and might be happiest not having to share the attention. While she has no issues with the kennel kitty at her current residence, Abby was returned from an adoptive placement as she would give chase the cats in the home. While we feel this may have been due to a need for more stimulation, it may be most ideal to find Abby a pet-free home.Abby does have a few quirks, that we feel only make her more endearing! She has a very toothy bark, which can appear intimidating, but don't let that fool you. Her kindness shows through in her eyes, and she has demonstrated zero signs of aggressive behaviour. She also has a tendency to hover protectively over her food, toys and treats, but has not had any negative reactions to anyone nearby. However, this may be something she needs to work on over time until she understands that her people or other animals are not a threat to the items she values.Abby would benefit greatly from attending obedience classes to strengthen her leash skills and basic manners. She does pull on a traditional leash, but we have found a halti to be an effective way of controlling this. Generally as her excitement and curiosity wanes during her walks, she settles nicely. She is fully house trained, and is fine in the car.Due to her energy level, Abby would benefit from having a fully fenced yard where she can supplement her walks with yard play to keep her in balance. As a very smart girl, she would love challenging games and activities that make her use her brain.If you would like to be considered for Abby, please visit our web site at www.K9C.ca to complete our online application. Only those will be reviewed by our placement team. Please note, our dogs are placed on a "best fit" basis and not first come first served. Due to the high volume of apps we receive, only those deemed to be a potential match will be contacted.
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Duke

Beagle

Male, 1 yr 10 mos
Colborne, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
Duke is an active beagle boy who would do best as the only dog in the home, no cats please he WILL give chase. He LOVES the outdoors and daily walks, and afterwards is content to curl up on the couch with his humans. For more information or to set up a meeting pls send us a message or give a call at 289-688-7265 Ruff Start New Beginnings where every dog is welcome!
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Cooper

Beagle

Male, 6 yrs 2 mos
Colborne, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Cooper is a boy who would prefer to have his person with him more often than not. He's a wonderful and affectionate boy who does well with other dogs with a proper introduction. Cooper requires a fenced yard and loves the outdoors. He's good on a lead and loves meeting new people. Cooper is fully vetted including dental cleaning done in January, he's currently fostered in the Guelph area and waiting to meet YOU! Call us for more info at 289-688-7265

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Ruff Start New Beginnings

527 Chapman Rd, Colborne, ON K0K 1S0

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K9 Crusaders

Colborne, ON K0K 1S0

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Doggytime™Canine Care & Rescue

Trent Hills, Warkworth, ON K0K 3K0

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Loyalist Humane Society

P.O. Box 6108, Picton, ON K0K 3L0

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Humane Society Hastings Prince Edward

34 Wallbridge-Loyalist Rd, Belleville, ON K8N 4Z2

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

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Fixed Fur Life

P.O. Box 20091, Belleville, ON K8N 1P0

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Shelter of Hope Animal Services

2363 Theatre Road South, P.O. Box 1060 , Cobourg, ON K9A 4J7

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Northumberland Humane Society

371 Ward Street, Port Hope, ON L1A 4A4

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

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DIBS Rescue - Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County, ON K0K 2T0

Pet Types: dogs

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Magayuk Dog Rescue

Quinte Region, ON K0K 2Y0

Pet Types: dogs

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