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Puppies and dogs in Toronto, Ontario

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

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Adopt a dog in Toronto, Ontario

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Toronto, 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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Benny

Goldendoodle

Male, Young
Youngstown, NY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
Meet Benny, a friendly, playful, and sweet Golden Doodle who is in need of a new home. He loves all of his toys and wants to play all day. He's got a sweet, sweet personality. Benny is three and a half years old, and he is microchipped and up to date on all his shots. We are asking for a rehoming fee of $250 to ensure that he goes to the best possible home. Benny is great with other dogs, and he loves older kids who can play with him. He enjoys playing fetch on land and in water and likes to have his belly rubbed and cuddled. Benny was born on July 19, 2020. It is with a heavy heart that we are rehoming Benny. He belonged to my best friend who passed away suddenly. We understand that finding the right home for Benny is vital, and we are committed to ensuring he goes to a loving home where he can make new memories. Benny deserves the best, and we know that the right family is out there ready to give him his forever home.
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hennessy

Mastiff

Female, 3 yrs 11 mos
Niagara Falls, NY
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
henny is a great dog shes 3yr old a brindle small mastiff mix, She's not fixed but is house and crate trained. Hennessy loves to cuddle, sleep under the blanket and will do anything for love..
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Yuki

Shiba Inu

Male, Young
Niagara Falls, NY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
Meet Yuki a purebred Shiba who just turned 1 in September. He's an energetic, adventurous dog who is curious and loves to play, fetch balls, run, and even curl up on the couch here and there. Yuki is very soft and smart too, it's not uncommon for him to give a tilted huh look with his face. He enjoys traveling too but be sure to put on the radio first. Like many aloof dogs Yuki knows his commands (no, sit, shake, kennel) but might be cheeky about when to follow them. This dog needs a home without cats, he does fine with our husky who's afraid of him but peaceful nonetheless. Frankly, he's too energetic to have his needs met with our busy lifestyle that's why we're rehoming him so he can find a home with the time and energy to treasure him.
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Rusty

Standard Poodle

Male, 4 yrs 5 mos
Sunderland, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Rusty is a great dog but he is nervous of new experiences and situations. He is just seeing a lot of things for the first time in his life and he doesn't know what they are nor how to act around them. His new family is going to need to take it easy with him and teach him that the world is a little scary but mostly wonderful and full of exciting and fun things! Rusty will benefit from intentional training so working with a qualified, positive trainer will be a bonus. Rusty will also need someone willing to continue his house training. Peeing and pooping where you sleep, for three years, is a hard habit to break. Rusty is doing so well and only marks occasionally now but we expect he will back slide, just a little, when he moves to his forever home so you'll need to be understanding.
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Sam

Westie, West Highland White Terrier Miniature Poodle

Male, 1 yr
Zephyr, ON
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Sam needs a home. He is an active Westie mix, male, 1 years old, 15 lbs, neutered, utd vaccinations, microchipped, and dewormed. He was found as a stray in poor condition on the streets in Costa Rica. A kind lady found him and got him healthy again. Sam is now living in a shelter where he has lots of dogs to play with but needs a forever family. He lived with cats in his foster home and was respectful. If interested, please email dcdgavel@gmail.com for an application.
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Will

American Eskimo Dog Spitz (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, 2 yrs
Zephyr, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Will was found as a stray and saved by a local rescue in Costa Rica. He was immediately taken to a vet as the rescue thought he had a leg injury. The vet determined by x-ray it was an old healed injury and Will was in no pain. Since it healed on It's own, the vet said he functions fine and to leave as is. Wil runs and plays like any young dog. He is friendly to everyone including kids, good with dogs, ignored cats, and simply needs a forever home. Wil is neutered, utd y, microchipped, dewormed, and Snap4dx negative. If interested, please email dcdgavel@gmail.com for an adoption application.

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Dog shelters and rescues in Toronto, Ontario

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

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Etobicoke Veterinary Hospital

1972 Kipling Ave, Toronto, ON M9W 4J5

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Speaking of Dogs Rescue

Toronto, ON M9W 3L8

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PVCA Toronto Ontario

Etobicoke, ON M9A 5C6

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Animal Care Zone

Toronto, ON M9M 2T4

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Welcome Paws rescue - Toronto Transport

Toronto, ON M6N 1V3

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DIBS Rescue - Markham

Markham, ON M9V 4M9

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DIBS Rescue - Etobicoke

Etobicoke, ON M9V 4M9

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Doggos Dog Rescue

4140 Dundas St West, Etobicoke, ON M8X 1X3

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City of Toronto Animal Services North Region

1300 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, ON M3K 2A6

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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4 Legged Love

Please Email Us!, Toronto/GTA, ON M6P 1W7

Pet Types: dogs

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