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Puppies and dogs in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Fredericksburg, Virginia. 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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Rory

Beagle Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 1 yr 4 mos
Thornburg, VA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Rory was apparently abandoned in a fairly isolated area and sat on the same dirt pile, seemingly waiting for several days, before someone stopped to get him. Despite repeated efforts to find Rory's owners, requisite postings and reports, no owner materialized.  Rory is super sweet, good with other dogs, and did pretty good with the kitties at the rescue center. He is happy to experience all things in life and everything is exciting. Seems pretty smart so with some dedicated training and positive reinforcement Rory will be even more fantastic. ##1764126##
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Rambo

Chihuahua Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 6 yrs 5 mos
Thornburg, VA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Rambo is a real sweetheart.  He was found wandering the streets, cold and hungry.  It was obvious he hadn't had a good meal in awhile as his ribs and spine were extremely visible.  This wonderful boy needs a companion/family committed to his well-being.  Rambo has endured neglect and now needs, and deserves, a doting family who will keep him fed, pampered, and loved.   Rambo is Lyme positive and is on doxycycline for 28 days (starting 29 Nov).  Don't be alarmed, more pets than you think are Lyme positive.  Let's get this pup a comfy bed and some plush blankets.     ##1873562##
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Jax

Chihuahua

Male, 7 yrs 1 mo
Thornburg, VA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Jax is just the cutest, little senior ever!  He has just been neutered, is current with vaccines, and microchipped.  This boy would love nothing more than to cuddle with his new companion in a relatively calm and quiet home.  Let's find this boy his rightful home - one where he will be loved, unconditionally, forever! ##2042865##
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Mischief

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Young
Thornburg, VA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Mischief is a cutie patooti!  She's a little thing but is definitely a ball of energy.  She can be calm cuddler but if there's another playful pup around, Mischief is all in!  Mischief was just spayed and is current on her Rabies and Distemper vaccines.  She is also microchipped and negative for heartworms,Lyme, Ehrilichia and Anaplasma.  Mischief is good with cats, appears housebroken,and loves toys!   ##2006876##
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Lexi (senior)

American Bulldog American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Spotsylvania, VA
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
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Lexi is a beautiful, friendly girl who wants nothing more than to be in the company of people. She has been in our rescue for a long time and we don't understand why she has not found her forever home.>  is house and crate trained.>  is a calm dog who enjoys snuggling up to you and just spending time with her people. One of her favorite activities is sunbathing, she spends many happy hours just sitting in the grass. > Lexi unfortunately has bad hips and arthritis, so would do best in a home where there are not a lot of stairs to climb.> loves to go for leashed walks and car rides> is great with children of all ages> does good with low energy, respectful dogs> no cats pleaseLexi has been waiting since 2016 to find a home of her own. She would love to find a home where she can live out her golden years.Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.May 23, 2024, 10:34 pm
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Woody, aka Woodrow

American Pit Bull Terrier Rhodesian Ridgeback

Male, Adult
Spotsylvania, VA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Woody has such a big heart! Once he bonds with “his” people, those bonds are extremely strong.... but it does take time. He warms up faster to women than men, but men are a close second; ultimately, he bonds strong with both. Woody will give the family that’s patient and the “right match” much joy and unconditional love. Woody tends to be insecure, and he can be very nervous and anxious in new situations or around new people. We believe this is because when he was a young dog he was bounced from location to location. He came to VA by way of NC. Once in VA he was at two different shelters and with two different rescue organizations before coming to The Furever Project. Our organization is committed to fining this loving, goofy, insecure guy his forever home. Woody’s ideal home is going to have lots of space and must have a fenced yard where he can run and play (no apartment or townhouse living for this guy). Woody would not do well in a home with young children. When he gets excited (and he does get the zoomies) it’s hard for him to put on the brakes quickly and he would easily knock down young children. Woody would benefit greatly from being in a home where daily exercise is priority. He does enjoy going for long walks and/or long runs and he can definitely go the distance! Woody does take daily medication to help with a mix of anxiety and high-energy. Woody will do best in a home with a routine and structure. He’s very observant. When things change up on Woody, it can be hard for him to adjust. You can tell he’s trying to figure out what’s going on when the wrinkles appear in his forehead, and he looks from side-to-side trying to figure out why things are different. Woody is extremely intelligent and a very fast learner. He loves working on trick training which can be a lot of fun. Woody would be a joy, and in some respects a challenge, for anyone who enjoys and is passionate about training! Woody does live with other dogs but he requires slow, controlled introductions. Because of this, Woody is not a candidate for dog parks. Woody plays hard and is vocal (barking) during play, but only during play. Doggie siblings would need to be tolerant of his style of play. Woody has been with us for over two years now and waiting for a home of his own for at least three years or more. We believe there is a home for every dog. Could Woody’s home be with you?  Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.May 24, 2024, 8:55 pm

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Fredericksburg SPCA

10819 Courthouse Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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Old Dominion Humane Society

P.O. Box 2, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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Spotsylvania County Animal Shelter

450 TV Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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

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Advocates for Abused and Abandoned Pets (A3P)

PO Box 36, Thornburg, VA 22565

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Petty Pawz Rescue

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

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Purple Paws 2nd Chance Rescue

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

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Senior Sighthound Sanctuary- Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

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Saint Seton's Orphaned Animals

628 Cambridge St., Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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Canine Rescue & Adoption Program

13340 Stonewall Jackson Road, Caroline County, VA 22580

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