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Puppies and dogs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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

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Adopt a dog in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 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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Luna

Boxer

Female, Adult
Camp Hill, PA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Luna was found on the streets in Mexico and brought to San Diego, CA before being adopted by her current owners. She is about 7 years old. Even though her background has been tough, Luna is extremely friendly and loving and she wants nothing more than to snuggle with her people. While Luna is wonderful with children and people of all ages, she needs a home with no small children as she cannot control her tail and body and they can easily injure young children. Luna can be a little nervous at times but warms up very quickly. She is low energy, loves walks and bones but does not play with toys.
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Riley

Goldendoodle

Female, Adult
Carlisle, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We are in need to find a new home for Riley. 2 year old Goldendoodle. She is house trained at the basic level. We just had a newborn and dog is becoming overwhelming. She is a good dog for the most part but needs supervision. Anything you could have on the couch/ground she could tear up into pieces. We also don’t have the time/energy to get her the proper exercise she needs. She currently spends the most of her day in her crate and we don’t want her to have that kind of life. We prefer a family with the following dynamics: Single Married with older kids Family is able to give her to proper exercise. We just want a better life for her because she deserves it! I live in Central PA but willing to travel in the tri state area. No adoption fee. Thank you!
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Simba

German Shepherd Dog Mastiff

Male, Young
Carlisle, PA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Wonderful dog, loves people and cuddling. Unfortunately, after the whole family moved to a new state, Simba became more territorial in the household around the two other dogs. Amazingly well trained dog. We spent $2000 getting Simba trained propery. Just needs a home where he is the only dog. OR a farm maybe.
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Diva

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
Carlisle, PA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
Diva was abandoned with me June 2023. The past owner was going to breed her. She is not fixed. She is 2 year old female, merle bully (I believe). She cannot be around small animals and does okay with dogs most of the time but has been aggressive with my other dogs a few times. She is loving, affectionate and gives the best hugs. She is a big girl but is calm. She is a good listener most of the time and is cage trained. She is good with all people and was raised around kids with no problem.
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Amelia

Border Collie Labrador Retriever

Female, 3 mos
Carlisle, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Amelia, a delightful 3-month-old lab/border collie mix with a heart full of joy. This sweet girl is always sporting a smile and boasts the softest, cotton-like fur. Amelia’s days are filled with sunshine and play as she carefully selects her favorite toys, bringing them outside for playful adventures. Come evening, she cherishes cozy snuggles on the couch with her human companions. Amelia is a social butterfly, adoring the company of other dogs, and dreams of having a furry friend in her forever home. If you're ready to welcome this bundle of happiness into your family, don't hesitate to apply for Amelia's adoption! 🩷 💜 If interested in adopting one of our available pets, please fill out an application at https://www.cognitoforms.com/DixieGirl1/PetAdoptionApplicationForm2 PLEASE MAKE NOTE- OUR DOGS ARE FOSTERED IN ALABAMA (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED), OUR DOGS TRANSPORT TO THEIR NEW FAMILIES IN PENNSYLVANIA AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN ADOPTED. Our rescue pets are fostered in Southern foster homes (unless otherwise stated) and are posted for adoption once they are completely vetted and ready to travel. Our pets are adoptable in Alabama, Pennsylvania and New England States. Our adoption fee includes transport fee, spay/neuter, current vaccinations, deworming, heart worm test for animals over 7 months old, all necessary vetting and an interstate health certificate. Once an application is received, our team is happy to answer all of your questions and send additional pictures and videos. Thank you for thinking rescue!
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Mae

Shepherd (Unknown Type) Labrador Retriever

Female, 3 mos
Carlisle, PA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Mae, a delightful 3-month-old Shepherd/Lab mix. This loving and happy puppy adores belly rubs and basking in the sunshine. With her adorable puppy dog eyes, Mae is sure to melt your heart. If you're in search of a new best friend to join you on walks, Mae is the perfect companion. ❤️🐾 If interested in adopting one of our available pets, please fill out an application at https://www.cognitoforms.com/DixieGirl1/PetAdoptionApplicationForm2 PLEASE MAKE NOTE- OUR DOGS ARE FOSTERED IN ALABAMA (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED), OUR DOGS TRANSPORT TO THEIR NEW FAMILIES IN PENNSYLVANIA AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN ADOPTED. Our rescue pets are fostered in Southern foster homes (unless otherwise stated) and are posted for adoption once they are completely vetted and ready to travel. Our pets are adoptable in Alabama, Pennsylvania and New England States. Our adoption fee includes transport fee, spay/neuter, current vaccinations, deworming, heart worm test for animals over 7 months old, all necessary vetting and an interstate health certificate. Once an application is received, our team is happy to answer all of your questions and send additional pictures and videos. Thank you for thinking rescue!

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Dog shelters and rescues in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue

P.O. Box 6671, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Beagle Freedom Project - PA

Harrisburg, PA 17101

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

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New Rattitude - Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Angels Heart Puppy Rescue Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA 17101

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GreenePets Foster Network - PA transport

1821 S 19th St, Harrisburg, PA 17104

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Keystone Greyhounds

1406 Harcourt Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110

Pet Types: dogs

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Dirt Road Rescues - PA Chapter

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Best Chance Animal Rescue -PA Adopt a pet page

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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