Dedham Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Coffee, Pinto, Chickpea & More

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Looking to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, facilities in Dedham and environs have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and […]

Looking to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, facilities in Dedham and environs have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

In the search for your new family pet, consider looking around at a local shelter like Mainely Rat Rescue, where Vanilla the rat is waiting patiently. 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.

If you 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. Whether you’re a dog or cat person, there are several great options available. 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: Coffee
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Fostered in Salem, MA.” Learn more

  • Name: Pinto
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Fostered in Salem, MA.” Learn more

  • Name: Chickpea
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Fostered in Salem, MA.” Learn more

  • Name: Edamame
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Fostered in Salem, MA.” Learn more

  • Name: Vanilla
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Rat
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Fostered in Salem, MA.” Learn more

  • Name: Anna & Chloe
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Fostered in Norton, MA. “Anna and Chloe are inseparable, often hanging out together in the same hut. They are especially…” Learn more

  • Name: Kyo & Miko
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Mainely Rat Rescue, Dedham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Rat
  • Description: “Fostered in Dedham, MA. “These girls are very sweet and a pleasure to foster! They got along more or less…” Learn more

  • Name: Black Angus
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Second Chance Shelter For Cats, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “2/7/21-Black Angus is a feral cat turned sweet and sociable over many years by a very patient friend of our…” Learn more

  • Name: TRUFFLE SHUFFLE
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “If you want to adopt me, you gotta do the truffle shuffle! Just kidding – but my name is Truffle…” Learn more

  • Name: GALLETA
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Neutered Male Age: 12 Brown Tabby Domestic Short Hair A398667 Meet this seasoned and sweet cookie. Galleta is 12 years-old…” Learn more

  • Name: DAMSELFLY
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Hamster
  • Description: “Meet Damselfly, a cute, curious, and cuddly hamster! Dwarf hamsters are social, and Damselfly has successfully lived with other female…” Learn more

  • Name: EMMELINE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Suzette, Colette, Emmeline, Camille, and Juliette! These curious young ladies would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: JEAN-PIERRE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Francois, Jean Pierre, and Otis! These shy young gents would do wonderfully with an adopter who will…” Learn more

  • Name: COLETTE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Suzette, Colette, Emmeline, Camille, and Juliette! These curious young ladies would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: FRANCOIS
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Francois, Jean Pierre, and Otis! These shy young gents would do wonderfully with an adopter who will…” Learn more

  • Name: JULIETTE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Suzette, Colette, Emmeline, Camille, and Juliette! These curious young ladies would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: KING ZOG
  • Species: Gerbil
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Gerbil
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  • Name: SORCERIO
  • Species: Gerbil
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Gerbil
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  • Name: SUZETTE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Suzette, Colette, Emmeline, Camille, and Juliette! These curious young ladies would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: CAMILLE
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Suzette, Colette, Emmeline, Camille, and Juliette! These curious young ladies would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: OTIS
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Francois, Jean Pierre, and Otis! These shy young gents would do wonderfully with an adopter who will…” Learn more

  • Name: LIL BLUE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Description: “A398673 Lil Blue Chihuahua ~5 Years Old Neutered Male If you havent been a big fan of these chilly days,…” Learn more

  • Name: SONDRA
  • Species: Mouse
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mouse
  • Description: “Say hello to Sondra, a beautiful mouse! Sondra is curious and sweet, and would do wonderfully with an adopter who…” Learn more

  • Name: CALYPSO
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Dutch
  • Description: “Like a beautiful melody, Calypso will hypnotize you with her big eyes and sweet personality! We’re estimating this shy lady…” Learn more

  • Name: George Bailey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ellen M Gifford Sheltering Home, 30 Undine Road, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Domestic Long Hair
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  • Name: Max and Chulo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Off The Rocks Animal Rescue, Wellesley, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Chulo (tabby with white) and Max (black) are energetic and delightful 6 month old neutered boy kittens from St. Thomas…” Learn more

  • Name: Pop and Turbo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Off The Rocks Animal Rescue, Wellesley, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Pop (black and white) and Turbo (all black) are two sweet 4 month old boys (neutered) from St. Thomas who…” Learn more

  • Name: Fred- Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Beagle
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Fred has found his forever home with Jessa and Tim in West Newbury MA! NOTE: Fred is still in the…” Learn more

  • Name: Wolfie – Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Wolfie has found his forever home in Millis. Wolfie is a 10-week-old, 9 pound Lab mix puppy. He and his…” Learn more

  • Name: Rosey-No More Applications , Please
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Rosey is 3.5 months old and weighs 14 lbs Coordinator is Barrie Rosey and sibling Evie were born in care….” Learn more

  • Name: Roxie- Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Roxie has found her forever home with Rachel and Michael in Allston! NOTE: Roxie is still in the south and…” Learn more

  • Name: Paris-Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Paris has found her forever home with Renee and John in Newburyport! NOTE: Paris is still in the south and…” Learn more

  • Name: Evie–Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Evie has found her forever home in Lexington, MA with Jill L. Evie is 3.5 months old and weighs 14…” Learn more

  • Name: Hershey – Adoption Pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Forever Home Rescue New England, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hershey has found his forever home in Maynard. Hershey is a 10-week-old, 9 pound Lab mix puppy. He and his…” Learn more

  • Name: NADIA
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “Meet Nadia! Nadia and her three sisters are softest and sweetest ladies you’ll meet! They are Rex rabbits which means…” Learn more

  • Name: CECE
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “Meet CeCe! CeCe and her three sisters are softest and sweetest ladies you’ll meet! They are Rex rabbits which means…” Learn more

  • Name: ALY
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Rex
  • Description: “Meet Aly! Aly and her three sisters are softest and sweetest ladies you’ll meet! They are Rex rabbits which means…” Learn more

  • Name: BONBON
  • Species: Chinchilla
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Chinchilla
  • Description: “Meet Ponpon and Bonbon! These two bonded chinchillas would love to be your new companions! Chinchillas are super soft and…” Learn more

  • Name: DYLAN
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Rat
  • Description: “Meet Chad and Dylan! These sweet rats are a bonded pair and love snuggling up together. Rats are very smart…” Learn more

  • Name: VERONICA
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Lionhead
  • Description: “Meet Veronica and Fiona! These lovely ladies are bonded and will need to go home together. Both are friendly and…” Learn more

  • Name: PONPON
  • Species: Chinchilla
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Chinchilla
  • Description: “Meet Ponpon and Bonbon! These two bonded chinchillas would love to be your new companions! Chinchillas are super soft and…” Learn more

  • Name: FIONA
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Lionhead
  • Description: “Meet Veronica and Fiona! These lovely ladies are bonded and will need to go home together. Both are friendly and…” Learn more

  • Name: TOBY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Beagle
  • Description: “Meet Toby! Adoption Criteria: -Home with Adults/Teens or kids over 10 -Noise Friendly Housing -No Cats/Small Animals Toby is an…” Learn more

  • Name: CHAD
  • Species: Rat
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Rat
  • Description: “Meet Chad and Dylan! These sweet rats are a bonded pair and love snuggling up together. Rats are very smart…” Learn more

  • Name: TYSON
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “This animal is currently pending adoption” Learn more

  • Name: PATIO
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “MEET PATIO AND CONTENDER! (BONDED PAIR) These two cuties are Patio and Contender! They are 3 year old males. They…” Learn more

  • Name: CONTENDER
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Rescue League Of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “MEET CONTENDER AND PATIO! (BONDED PAIR) These two cuties are Contender and Patio!They are 3 year old males. They sometimes…” Learn more

  • Name: Penelope
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: A Medfield Animal Shelter, 101 Old Bridge Street, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig Abyssinian Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “We are tickled pink to have another guinea pig at the shelter. Though we are sad her family did not…” Learn more

  • Name: OLIVIA
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Pointer Mix
  • Description: “OLIVIA 1 YEAR Lab/Pointer mix 40lb Olivia is a very shy girl that will need time to come out of…” Learn more

  • Name: SMITH
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “SMITH Smith is an 8 month old lab/border collie mix from Texas! He was rescued form a shelter and is…” Learn more

  • Name: BAMBI
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “BAMBI Bambi is a 7 month old 25lb lab/terrier mix from Texas. She is nervous at first but does warm…” Learn more

  • Name: DAISY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “DAISY lab/hound/pit mix 1 YEAR 48lb Daisy is looking for her forever home where she can run and play all…” Learn more

  • Name: Radiant Rose
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, American Bobtail Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Meet Rose. Rose traveled from the panhandle area of Florida where the overpopulation is bursting at the seams. Shelters are…” Learn more

  • Name: Precious Princesa
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Calico
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “This princess has quite the story. For a few months Princesa lived on the streets of Santurce Puerto Rico with…” Learn more

  • Name: Fabulous Fiona
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Weimaraner Mix
  • Description: “I was so lucky to be rescued with my 7 puppies in Arroyo Puerto Rico. They have all been adopted…” Learn more

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