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Latest Pets To Go Up For Adoption At Gig Harbor Area Shelters

Want to add a new member to your family and give back to the world at the same time? Maybe it’s finally time to adopt a pet! During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, facilities have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home throughout Washington — many of whom are located within driving distance. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start your search for your new family member is at Big Dog Rescue Project, where Snoop the dog is waiting patiently, or another local facility. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in appropriate homes.

Need some help in your search? Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We put together a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a dog person, you might like Gidget, a Dachshund up for adoption. Or if cats are more your thing, there are several great cats available, too. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Gidget
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Collar Of Hope, Olalla, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Female, Dachshund
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Our website has information about our rescue, adoption…” Learn more

  • Name: Candy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Collar Of Hope, Olalla, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Our website has information about our rescue, adoption…” Learn more

  • Name: Snoop
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big Dog Rescue Project, ., University Place, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Cattle Dog Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting, please apply directly with bigdogrescueproject.org/adopt. Available for adoption in WA, OR, and TX. Snoop…” Learn more

  • Name: Cardi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big Dog Rescue Project, ., University Place, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Cattle Dog Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “If you are interested in adopting, please apply directly with bigdogrescueproject.org/adopt. Available for adoption in WA, OR, and TX. Cardi…” Learn more

  • Name: PENELOPE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is PENELOPE and I would love to meet you. I am a Spayed Female Domestic Shorthair. The…” Learn more

  • Name: CHICKADEE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Hi, my name is CHICKADEE and I would love to meet you. I am a Spayed Female Pit Bull Terrier….” Learn more

  • Name: PRINCESS
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “Hi, my name is PRINCESS and I would love to meet you. I am a Spayed Female Pit Bull Terrier…” Learn more

  • Name: HAM
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi, my name is HAM and I would love to meet you. I am a Neutered Male Domestic Shorthair. The…” Learn more

  • Name: SNICKERDOODLE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Description: “Hi, my name is SNICKERDOODLE and I would love to meet you. I am a Spayed Female Australian Cattle Dog….” Learn more

  • Name: BARN CAT SCRUFFY
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Humane Society For Tacoma And Pierce County, 2608 Center Street, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Hi, my name is BARN CAT SCRUFFY and I would love to meet you. I am a Neutered Male Domestic…” Learn more

  • Name: Ben
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hello Pitty Rescue, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “-Ben is a 9 year old Pitty Mix. He is current on his vaccines, neutered, house trained, crate trained, microchipped,…” Learn more

  • Name: Rumor
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Hello Pitty Rescue, Tacoma, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Rumor is a very sweet and very active three year old. According to Wisdom Panel she is 2/3 AmStaff, 1/8…” Learn more

  • Name: Cha Cha
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rain Rescuing Animals In Need, Federal Way, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Cha Cha was rescued in December from a neglect case where she was living in a car with 15 other…” Learn more

  • Name: Queenie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rain Rescuing Animals In Need, Federal Way, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Queenie was rescued in December from a neglect case where she was living in a car with 15 other small…” Learn more

  • Name: Trinity (Federal Way)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rain Rescuing Animals In Need, Federal Way, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Chihuahua Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Trinity was found last month at a truck stop in the middle of nowhere of Southern Oregon running around the…” Learn more

  • Name: Slytherin
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Tiny Tails And Scales, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig Abyssinian Mix
  • Description: “Slytherin is a handsome boy on the look out for a forever home! He is very shy and needs a…” Learn more

  • Name: Dax
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Tiny Tails And Scales, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Dax is available and looking for a home with a friend! This sweet boy does need a patient home that…” Learn more

  • Name: Moose
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Little Paws 4 Rescue, Lacey, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Mastiff Catahoula Leopard Dog Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Moose is approx 1 year male He needs an active home where he can play and run He is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Krissy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Aid And Rescue Foundation, PO Box 328, Seahurst, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. For additional photos and video of Krissy, please…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Aid And Rescue Foundation, PO Box 328, Seahurst, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Lucy is a 10 lb.11 week old girl….” Learn more

  • Name: Toby
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: My Way Home Dog Rescue, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Chihuahua Dachshund Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Toby is a sweet guy, who we guess is a Chihuahua and Dachshund. He weighs around 14 lbs. and is…” Learn more

  • Name: Tomato (H2H)
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Lalas Playhouse And Rescue, Edgewood, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Short-Haired
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Please visit our website to fill out an application: https://www.lalasplayhouseandrescue.org/ Home-To-Home Program *ADOPTION FEE WAIVED* (No cage included) Tomato is…” Learn more

  • Name: Louise
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Sunny Skys Animal Rescue, 1102 E. Main Ave, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Louise and Thelma! Look at those enormous eyes peering thru those beautiful black coats! These girls are fun loving and…” Learn more

  • Name: Thelma
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Sunny Skys Animal Rescue, 1102 E. Main Ave, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Thelma and Louise! Look at those enormous eyes peering thru those beautiful black coats! These girls are fun loving and…” Learn more

  • Name: Grizzly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sunny Skys Animal Rescue, 1102 E. Main Ave, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Male, Saint Bernard
  • Description: “Our Grizzly may be as big as a bear but he is as laid back as his stuffed toy counterpart…” Learn more

  • Name: Bear
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sunny Skys Animal Rescue, 1102 E. Main Ave, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Female, Great Pyrenees
  • Description: “At a distance you might mistake our Bear for the real thing. She is a beautiful, very large, Great Pyrenees…” Learn more

  • Name: Chloe
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Sunny Skys Animal Rescue, 1102 E. Main Ave, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Chloe is a sweet and cuddly little tabby kitten! She can’t wait to start her new life with her forever…” Learn more

  • Name: Chihuahua/Terrier puppies
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Emerald City Pet Rescue, Seattle, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Chihuahua Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Age: 6 months Weight: 5 – 8lbs Special considerations: would benefit from puppy training classes Meet Alcide, Emma and Leah!…” Learn more

  • Name: Thor
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Emerald City Pet Rescue, Seattle, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Age: 9 months Weight: 10lbs Special considerations: would benefit from puppy training classes Meet Thor! This naughty and wiggly boy…” Learn more

  • Name: Gonzo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wonder Pets Rescue, Seattle, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Lhasa Apso
  • Description: “Gonzo is an adorable blond 5 year old Lhasa Apso, who weighs about 15 pounds. He is looking for an…” Learn more

  • Name: Justice
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Binky Bunny Tales Rescue, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Bunny Rabbit
  • Description: “Justice is a special guy. He was part of a cruelty situation. Someone intentionally broke his leg so bad it…” Learn more

  • Name: Mabel
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Binky Bunny Tales Rescue, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Holland Lop
  • Description: “Mabel is an ex breeder bunny. She is approx 2.4 years old. Potty trained. She is a dominant bunny so…” Learn more

  • Name: Shawn
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Binky Bunny Tales Rescue, Puyallup, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, French Lop Bunny Rabbit Mix
  • Description: “Shawn came into the rescue as an owner surrender. Bought at a co op with his sister. He is such…” Learn more

  • Name: 129155
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129114
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129354
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Rat
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129367
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129080
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129310
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 129364 – Bugsy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Boxer Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Description: “At this time our adoptions are by SAME DAY appointment only. On the day (Tue-Sat) you’re interested in meeting one…” Learn more

  • Name: 128682 – Emma
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Emma is available for adoption but will be staying at her foster home until she’s adopted. If you’d like to…” Learn more

  • Name: Maggie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Maggie! Maggie is an affectionate 5 year old kitty with a silky black coat. This friendly girl is full…” Learn more

  • Name: Hopper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Description: “Hopper needs a home with: – No children under the age of 10 Meet Hopper! Hopper is an adorable 4…” Learn more

  • Name: Miss Kitty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Miss Kitty! Miss Kitty is a beautiful 6 year old brown Tabby with soft green eyes. This sweet girl…” Learn more

  • Name: Tammy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Shepherd Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “Tammy needs a home with: – no apartments, condos or townhomes – no kids under the age of 10 -…” Learn more

  • Name: Fleur
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Fleur needs a home with: -No children under 10 Meet Fleur! Fleur is a gorgeous 6 month old brown tabby…” Learn more

  • Name: River
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “River needs a home with: – No kids under the age of 6 – Her best friend Fireball Meet River!…” Learn more

  • Name: Fireball
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Fireball needs a home with: – No kids under the age of 6 – His best friend River Meet Fireball!…” Learn more

  • Name: Brownie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Adopt Brownie! Brownie is one of several kittens we have currently available for adoption. Brownie has areas of cloudiness on…” Learn more

  • Name: Arnold
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Arnold needs a home with: – No children under the age of 12 Meet Arnold! Arnold is a laid-back 10…” Learn more

  • Name: Jade
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix
  • Description: “Jade needs a home with: – No children under the age of 10 Meet Jade! Jade is a gorgeous 5…” Learn more

  • Name: Canary
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitsap Humane Society, 9167 Dickey Road NW, Silverdale, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Canary needs a home with: – no children under the age of 6 Adopt Canary! Canary is one of several…” Learn more

  • Name: Smokey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pawsitively Feline Rescue, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Smokey is a 4 month old male who came to us after his previous owner couldn’t keep him anymore. He…” Learn more

  • Name: Halley Purry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pawsitively Feline Rescue, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Halley Purry is a cute little 3 month old girl. She is a little more on the shy side at…” Learn more

  • Name: Mr. Meowgi
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Pawsitively Feline Rescue, Olympia, WA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Mr. Meowgi is a 3 month old boy. He is a playful sweet boy who would love to find his…” Learn more