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Pets offered for adoption at local shelters this week

Adopt me, please.

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



Blair, Labrador mix, 9 years old, yellow, neutered, loving

Susie, shepherd mix, 6 years old, spayed, quiet

Jazz, Shih tzu mix, 5 years old, spayed, energetic

Rover, beagle mix, 2 years old, neutered, sweet

Elvis, shepherd–rottweiler, neutered, 8 years old, loyal

Skittles, shorthair cat, 6 years old, spayed, brown tabby, timid

D.J., shorthair cat, 3 years old, neutered, white with brown tabby

Hollis, shorthair cat, 11 years old, spayed, dilute calico, affectionate

Zeus, longhair cat, 4 years old, neutered, gray tabby

(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.)



Labrador, male, yellow

Labrador–hound, female, black with white on chest

Bassett, male, red and white

Chihuahua mix, male, black, brown and white

Labrador–Chow, male, red

Labrador mix, neutered, reddish brown with light tan on nose

Scooby Doo, Lhasa Apso, female, white with gray spots

Ralphania, shorthair cat, spayed,smoky gray and cream

Tommy-T, shorthair cat, neutered,black and white

Gracie, shorthair cat, female,gray/white

Cats and kittens also available.

COUNTRY CATS RESCUE INC. (Spotsylvania County Feline Rescue Group)


Polly, shorthair female kitten, black/white tuxedo, affectionate

Dillon, shorthair male kitten, black polydactyl, snuggler

Bootsie, Maine Coon, female, black/white, loves belly rubs

Andy, shorthair cat, male, declawed, black/white tuxedo

Tami, shorthair kitten, female, torbi, affectionate

Spice, shorthair cat, female, calico, cuddly

Kiss, shorthair cat, black and white, female, affectionate

Faith, shorthair kitten, female, calico, playful

Rocky, shorthair kitten, male, Russian Blue, friendly

Willie, shorthair kitten, male, white tabby, playful

(Adoptions are held at PetSmart and Tractor Supply Company. Event schedule on website.)



Labrador mix, adult female, black, sweet

Boxer mix, adult male, brown, sweet

Labrador mix, senior male, black, needs slow-paced home

Labrador mix, young female, black and white, energetic

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

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

Pit bull mixes are available.

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



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

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

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

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

Simone, longhair cat, 1 year old, female, brown tabby, adorable

Judy, shorthair cat, 1 year old, female, calico, acrobat

Ginny, shorthair cat, 3 years old, female, calico, princess

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

Ashton, medium-hair cat, 4 years old, male, black, perfect

O’Grady, shorthair cat, 4 years old, male, red and white tabby, fun

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


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