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Local shelters have plenty of pets eager for permanent homes
The following pets are among those available for adoption at Fredericksburg-area animal shelters.
FREDERICKSBURG REGIONAL SPCA
Willie, black Labrador/chow mix, 3 years, neutered male, gentle
Miss Trixie, Jack Russell terrier, 4 years, spayed female, timid
Jasper, Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd mix, 7 years, neutered male, intelligent
Bubba, pointer mix, 2 years, neutered male, playful
Ky-Mani, hound mix, 3 years, spayed female, sweet
Mufasa, orange tabby and white longhair cat, 5 years, neutered male, regal
Suzie, calico shorthair cat, 7 years, spayed female, loving, quiet
Irene, white with black shorthair cat, 2 years, spayed female, affectionate
Tiger, brown and black tabby cat, 1 year, neutered male, spirited
(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.)
STAFFORD COUNTY SHELTER
540/658-7387; co.Stafford.va.us; look for link to Animal Control Department. From there, click on Adopting an Animal.
Alvin, terrier mix, male, red and white
Tippy, pit bull mix, female, chocolate and white
Harley, Labrador mix, male, black and brindle
Axel, pit bull mix, neutered male, brindle
Matilda, hound mix, female, red
Camo, Pit bull mix, male, brindle and white
Tamar, pit/boxer mix, female, brown
Honey and Holly, hound mixes, female, tri-color
Cats and kittens also available
STAFFORD COUNTY SPCA
Bandit, Labrador mix, 5 months old, black, sweet, gentle
Freya, pit terrier, spayed, 5 years old, gray and white, calm, gentle
Lucky, Jindo, male, 2 years old, handsome, quick learner
Diamond, diluted tortoiseshell mix, spayed, 2 years old, social
Callista, tortoiseshell, 4 years old, spayed, affectionate
Starla, tabby, spayed, 6 years old, brown, beautiful, love bug
Kingston, shorthair tuxedo, neutered, 1 year old, snuggler
Bella, Maine Coon mix, spayed, soft gray coat
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY SHELTER
Labrador, neutered male, black with greying muzzle
Min Pin, black and tan, male
Hound mix, tri-color with ticking, male
Chihuahua mix, red with white, neutered male
German Shepherd mix, white, female
German Shepherd, male, brown and black
Torti, cat, female
Marbles, domestic shorthair cat, neutered male, black and white
Gus, domestic shorthair tabby cat, orange, neutered male
Kramer, domestic shorthair cat, tabby, brown and black, neutered male
KING GEORGE COUNTY SHELTER
Lennox, boxer mix, male, black and white, friendly
Gigi, Labrador mix, young female, chocolate, beautiful
Truman, beagle mix, male, black and brown, sweet
June, pit bull mix, female, red and white, friendly
Cats, kittens and barn cats, longhairs, shorthairs, tabbies, torties and calicos available
PET HARBOR RESCUE
Shari, female husky, 4 years, white
Goldie, domestic shorthair female cat, 7 years, orange and white tabby, perfect
Monique, domestic shorthair female cat, 7 years, black, cuddler
Whitfield, domestic shorthair male cat, 5 years, buff and white tabby, gymnast
Judy, domestic shorthair female cat, 2 years, calico, acrobat
Sonia, domestic shorthair female cat, 5 years, brown tabby, sweetheart
Colema, domestic shorthair female cat, 2 years, grey, gorgeous
Rosenthal, shorthair male cat, 5 years, white and black Siamese mix, elegant
Debra, domestic shorthair female cat, 3 years, tortoiseshell, curious
Ginny, domestic shorthair female cat, 4 years, 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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