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Puppies and dogs in Puyallup, Washington

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Adopt a dog in Puyallup, Washington

These adorable dogs are available for adoption in Puyallup, Washington. 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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Maximus

American Pit Bull Terrier Australian Shepherd

Male, Young
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Max is a great dog. He’s very loyal loves people and especially kids. He’s very relaxed and laid back but loves play and running around also. Max is very sweet a good listener and companion. His birthday is 02/22/2022
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Zeus

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is Zeus he is 7 years old we’ve had him his whole life. He’s a great dog. Recently he developed behavioral problems where I feel it’s best he is in a home with no children and someone that can walk him and give him all the attention he needs. I have 4 children that’s he’s been around and done fine. Speaking with vet to see what we can do. His behavior lately (Dec 2023) is excessive barking, more needy and high anxiety. I live in a townhome where I don’t have a backyard big enough for him to run around and with the excessive barking. I think it would be best for him to be in a home with a fence backyard not having close neighbors. He loves walks is happy and friendly with people and other dogs.
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Odysseus

American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
He’s a big guy but he’s very loyal and kennel trained. Very friendly with people and other dogs. He dislikes cats. He’s a great companion and protector. His birthday is 02/22/2022
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Margot

Beagle

Female, Young
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Margot is a sweet girl who was rescued from a bad situation. Her previous owners kept her locked in a kennel with no food or water for days on end, and used a shock collar on the highest setting. When I rescued her, she had burn marks all over her neck. Due to the abuse she suffered, she is hesitant when meeting strangers, though she loves deeply when she gets to know you. She was born on August 1, 2022 and weighs 20 pounds. She's spayed, up to date on vaccines, and currently taking Fluoxetine for her anxiety. She is great with kids, other dogs, and cats. She does like to chase the cats, but in a playful manner. She's potty trained, but with her anxiety, she sometimes has accidents in the house. She needs a loving, stable home with someone who is patient and knows how to deal with anxiety. I will make sure that whoever adopts her has one full refill of her fluoxetine to get her by until vet care is established, as well as year supply of Heartgard and 6 months of Nexgard.
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Teddy Bear

Labradoodle

Male, Young
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Looking for a good home for Teddy. He is a little over 2 years old. I adopted him when I was not working and have since taken on a new job that requires me to work 6-7 days a week sometimes. Teddy does great with my 5 and 6 year old. He has a dog sibling (Min pin) but she is old and small so he mainly just leaves her alone. He doesn't chew things up, is house trained, crate trained, loves car ride and walks. But he is just isn't getting the attention he needs. He is not neutered, but I can do before adopting him out. He doesn't do well at dog parks as he is protective so if dogs rush up on him he growls and I have never let it get any further and just avoid them as I don't know if he would ever bite out of defense mode. He still could use training on the leash as he is strong and still pulls. He still has so much life to live and deserves more attention then I can give. He has never been around cats so not sure what he would do.
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NaNa

Belgian Shepherd Mutt

Female, Adult
Federal Way, WA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Poor Nana!! Well it was Poor Nana before we took her in from a rough situation where she was miserable. However the moment she came home she went from a mopey old dog to a springy puppy! She loves to play fetch and tug o war with her people! While Nana is okay with other dogs and cats she does prefer her people over other animals. She needs a home that is easy going and that will throw her tennis ball around in the back yard. This young lady will do well in any home as long as she is loved! The only reason we are rehoming her is because she was only meant to destress with us and then find her new home!

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Muddy Paws Rescue

7508 152nd street east, Puyallup, WA 98375

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FireFighters Lifeline Foundation

Puyallup, WA 98375

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Tragic to Magic - Puyallup transport

Transported from San Diego, Puyallup, WA 98373

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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KnK Rescue

Puyallup, WA 98373

Pet Types: cats, dogs, small animals

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Puyallup Animal Rescue

PO Box 814, Puyallup, WA 98374

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Metro Animal Services (WA)

1200 - 39th Avenue SE, Puyallup, WA 98374

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Cheri's Heart Animal Rescue - WA transport & foster

Tacoma / Seattle, WA 98445

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Wags N Whiskers Rescue

Tacoma, WA 98445

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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