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Pets available for adoption this week

Adopt me, please.

The following pets are among those available for adoption at Fredericksburg-area animal shelters.



Little Bub, Labrador Retriever mix, neutered, 4 years old, sweet

Diamond, Chihuahua, 2 years old, spayed, timid

Celena, Plott hound–beagle, spayed, 4 years old, playful

Kenny, Whippet mix, 1 year old, neutered, energetic

Kendall, Labrador–shepherd, spayed, 11 years old, friendly

Sylvania, shorthair cat, gray tabby, spayed, 5 years old, talkative

Ginger, shorthair cat, orange tabby, spayed, 6 years old, quiet

Zane, shorthair cat, black/brown tabby, neutered, 5 years old

Bev, Lilac Point Siamese, spayed, 3 months old, special needs

(Open house first Saturday of each month at PetSmart, Central Park; second Saturday at Petco, Plank Road; third Saturday at PetSmart, South Gateway Drive; and fourth Saturday at Petco, Worth Avenue, Stafford.)


540/658-7387;; look for link to Animal Control Department. From there, click on Adopting an Animal.

Pit bulls, males/females, assorted colors

Miley, hound–shepherd, female, brown and black

Heidi, Labrador mix, spayed, brown

King, Labrador–border collie, neutered, black and white

Cooper, Labrador–German short-haired pointer, neutered

Paulie, hound, male, red/white

Cats and kittens also available.



Roxie, American bulldog mix, female, 2 years old, great with children

Ellwood, Korean Jindo, neutered, 18 months old, beautiful dog

Jessie, Malinois–shepherd, female, 1 year old, gentle

Snowball, shorthair cat, spayed, senior, all white

O’rion, Maine Coon mix, neutered, 1 year old, gentle

Matt, shorthair kitten, 6 months old, neutered, black and white

Lillith, shorthair cat, 2 years old, spayed, active

Sugar, shorthair cat, 2 years old, spayed, friendly



Beagle mix, male, tricolor

Chihuahua, male, black and tan

Labrador–retriever, male, black

Hydro, Labrador mix, neutered, reddish brown

Labrador–chow, male, red

Pomeranian–Chihuahua, male, black with white and tan

Beagle mix, male, red and white

Gracie, shorthair cat, spayed,

gray and white

Ralphina, shorthair cat, spayed,

gray and cream

Shorthair cat, female, black and white

Cats and kittens also available.



Labrador mix, adult female, black, sweet

Boxer mix, adult male, brown, sweet

Labrador mix, senior male, black, needs laid-back home

Labrador mix, young female, black and white, sweet

Nugget, Labrador mix, 2 years old, male, black and white, playful

Tinkerbell, pit bull–pointer, female, brown/white, beautiful markings

Pit bull mixes available

Cats, kittens and barn cats, longhairs, shorthairs, tabbies, torties and calicos available



Cherry, Siberian Husky, 2 years old, female, red and white, energetic

Bradshaw, Siberian Husky, male, 3 years old, sable/white, dancer

Scotty, Siberian Husky, 5 years old, male, black/white, easy

Ricky, Siberian Husky, male, 1 year old, black/white, handsome

Rosemarie, medium-hair cat, female, 2 years old, gray, declawed

Debra, shorthair cat, 2 years old, female, tortoiseshell, curious

Dowdy, shorthair cat, 2 years old, male, black tabby, lovable

Colema, shorthair cat, 2 years old, female, gray, sweet

Monique, shorthair cat, 1 year old, female, black, cuddler

Bonda, shorthair cat, 2 years old, female, torbie, declawed

(Pet Harbor Rescue and Referral is a Siberian husky and cat rescue. Adoption events are held at Massaponax PetSmart.)

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