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Animals available for adoption this week

Adopt me, please.

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



Shaq, Coonhound, 6 years old, neutered, black and tan, loving

Becca, Whippet mix, 18 months old, spayed, energetic

Nash, Redbone Coonhound mix, 11 months old, neutered, silly

Bruce, Jack Russell mix, 1 year old, neutered, plauful

Kendall, shepherd mix, spayed, 11 years old, affectionate

Clementine, shorthair cat, spayed, 3 years old, calico, friendly

Marceline, longhair cat, 2 years old, spayed, tortoiseshell, sweet

Chewy, shorthair cat, 2 years old, neutered, orange tabby, curious

Annie, shorthair cat, 11 years old, spayed, brown tabby, declawed

(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.

Linus, pit bull mix, male, white and black

Petey, pit bull mix, male, white/brindle

Dufas, Labrador–Rottweiler, male, brown with black

Dakota, Labrador mix, male, black with white

Mickey, Chihuahua–miniature pinscher, male, black and white

Pit bulls, males/females, assorted colors

Cats and kittens also available.



Blue, pit bull, neutered, 2 years old, loving and obedient

Nate, Walker Hound, 3 years old, male, affectionate

Brandy, Plott hound, 3 years old, spayed, full of energy

Quinn, Maine Coon mix, 1 year old, spayed, loves hide and seek

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

Ninja, longhair cat, 4 years old, neutered, beautiful coat

Max, Labrador retriever–hound, neutered, 5 years old, loves kids

Layla, Chocolate Labrador Retriever–spaniel, female, 3 years old

Sebastian, mediumhair–tuxedo mix, neutered, 1 year old, sweet



Hound, male, tricolor, male, tricolor

Hound mix, male, lemon and cream, male, tricolor

Raven, beagle, male, tricolor

Gus, beagle, male, tricolor with ticking

Emma, hound–beagle, female, tricolor

Lacey, Labrador–hound, female, black with some white

Minnie, shorthair cat, female, brown and black tabby

Maxie, shorthair cat, male, brown and black tabby

Kitty, shorthair cat, spayed, gray and white

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


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

Grady, Siamese Snowshoe Manx mix, male, friendly

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

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

Tami, shorthair kitten, female, torbie, affectionate

Willie, shorthair kitten, male, white tabby, playful

Coco, Himalayan, male, big hugs

Rocky, shorthair kitten, male, Russian Blue, friendly

Piper, shorthair male kitten, white/brown tabby, loveable

Verne, shorthair kitten, male, brown tabby, precious

Lots of kittens also available

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



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

Moose, Labrador–pit bull, male, tan, 3 years old, good temperament

American bulldog mix, adult female, white and brown, well-mannered

Rocky, pit bull mix, male, black and white, well behaved

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

Sabra, chow mix, female, brown, knows a few tricks

Pit bull mixes available

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



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

Mikey, Siberian Husky, male, 5 months old, black and white

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

Ariel, Siberian Husky, female, 1 year old, red and white

Carlo, Siberian Husky, male, 11 months old, black and white

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

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

Ginny, shorthair cat, 4 years old, female, calico, princess

Zempo, shorthair cat, 5 years old, male, orange and white tabby

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

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

Note: I will not be running an adoption listing next week ( Dec. 27).


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