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Animals available for adoption this week

Ziva the Diva is a Russian Blue lady with a silver coat available at the Stafford SPCA. The charmer loves to be the center of attention.

Ziva is a Russian Blue diva at the Stafford SPCA who loves to be the center of attention.

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



Gonzo, Walker Hound mix, neutered, 7 years old, silly

Mia, red-tick coonhound, 5 years old, spayed, sweet

Wake, boxer mix, 3 years old, neutered, loyal

Izzy, shepherd–boxer, 4 years old, spayed, loving

Jade, American bulldog mix, spayed, 4 years old, spirited

Disco, shorthair cat, 3 years old, spayed, orange/brown torbie, shy

Jet, longhair black cat, 4 years old, neutered, quiet

Ginger Boy, shorthair cat, neutered, orange tabby, 6 years old

Lauren, brown and black tabby shorthair cat, spayed female, 4 years old, loving

(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.

Petey, pit bull mix, male, white with brindle

Comet, hound mix, male, tricolor.

Oden, German shepherd–chow, male, black and tan

Mandy, spayed, dark chocolate

Hound, female tricolor.

Hound, male tricolor.

Pit bulls, males/females, assorted colors

Cats and kittens also available.



Roxie, American bulldog mix, female, 3 years old, full of energy

Romeo, Treeing Walker Coonhound mix, neutered, housebroken

Sasha, American Staffordshire terrier, 5 years old, spayed

Jenna, Yellow Labrador, 2 years old, sweet, up-to-date on shots

Lilith, longhair cat, 2 years old, spayed, active

Harmony, tuxedo cat, 4 years old, spayed, shy

Paddy, gray male tabby, 3 years old, loves treats

Jay and Silent Bob, all-black male cats, 2 years old, neutered



Gus, shorthair cat, neutered, orange tabby

Einstein, black and white tuxedo, shorthair cat, neutered

Blue Tick hound, female, tri-blue ticking

Beagle, female, red and white

Hound, female, white and red

Cattle dog mix, female, tan and white

Labrador–hound, female, black with chocolate

Beagle, male, tricolor

Cats and kittens also available.

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


Sally, shorthair cat, black, female, shy

Tommy, shorthair cat, male, black/white tuxedo, independent

Fraizer, shorthair cat, orange tabby, male, talker

Kimmie, shorthair cat, Siamese mix, female, shy

Gigi, Siamese Seal Point, female kitten, affectionate

Tori, shorthair tortoiseshell, female, beautiful

Melody, shorthair cat, white, female, affectionate

Tammy, shorthair torbi, young, female, independent

Alexa, shorthair cat, gray and white, female, loving

Barn cats

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



Edith, hound, tricolor, female, sweet

Margo, hound, female, tricolor, shy

Alvin, pointer mix, male, black/white, friendly

Jojo, pit bull, young male, tan and white, friendly

Trooper, beagle, male, tricolor, friendly

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



Shaw, Siberian husky, 1 year old, female, black and white

Genovese, Siberian husky, 7 year old, female, gray and white

Fanelli, Siberian husky, 3 year old, female, gray and white

Luckett, Siberian husky, 1 year old, male, black and white

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

Sonia, shorthair cat, 4 years old, brown tabby, female

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

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

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

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

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

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