Latest Pets Up For Adoption At Peoria Area Shelters

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Looking to add a new member to your family and make a positive impact on the Peoria community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization! Despite the coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting […]

Looking to add a new member to your family and make a positive impact on the Peoria community at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other animal from a local shelter or organization! Despite the coronavirus pandemic, animal shelters have dogs, cats and other pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

In the search for an adorable new fur child, consider checking out a local adoption center like Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, where Elvis the dog 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 in permanent homes.

Need some help in your search? Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We round up a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog person, or if cats are more your thing, 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: PEPPER
  • Species: Turtle
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Turtle
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  • Name: CLAUDE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Siamese
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  • Name: WILL
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Terrier Mixed Breed Mix
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  • Name: ARLO
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Hamster
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  • Name: ELVIS
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Border Collie
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  • Name: BLUSH
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Chihuahua Mix
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  • Name: REESES
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
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  • Name: COCO
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
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  • Name: FLUFFERS
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
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  • Name: GARFIELD
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: SMOKEY
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: SNOOZIE
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: POTATO
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: LOGAN
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
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  • Name: STELLA
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
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  • Name: TOM
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Hamster
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  • Name: PRINCESS
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Hamster
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  • Name: SNOWBALL
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Guinea Pig
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  • Name: JERRY
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Hamster
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  • Name: SHADOW
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Snowshoe
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  • Name: KITTY
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair
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  • Name: CARMEN
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair
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  • Name: STEVEN
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter, 2600 NE Perry Avenue, Peoria, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Rottweiler
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  • Name: Cindee
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Grafelman Farms Rescue Nfp, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “This beautiful girl is Cindee. She is perfection!!!! She is potty trained, great with all other dogs, and so well…” Learn more

  • Name: Kratos
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Grafelman Farms Rescue Nfp, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Had the crate life, now ready for the great life. Kratos is a beautiful boy who is full of the…” Learn more

  • Name: Starr
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Grafelman Farms Rescue Nfp, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Hound American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Starr is a very special older lady that needs a special home. Starr’s owner had taken good care of her,…” Learn more

  • Name: Ollie (FKA Butterscotch)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Grafelman Farms Rescue Nfp, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Jack Russell Terrier Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ollie sure likes to snuggle with his foster mom and sleeps with her at night. He is a little guy…” Learn more

  • Name: Daisy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Joey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Sebastian
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
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  • Name: Rory
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Dallas
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
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  • Name: Scarlett
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stray Animal Midway Shelter, 328 S Pinkerton Rd, Hanna City, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
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  • Name: Lennie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Foster Pet Outreach, 10206 W. DuBois Rd., Edwards, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hey my name is Lennie! I can a pretty shy guy after being separated from my litter of brothers but…” Learn more

  • Name: Ravioli
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Foster Pet Outreach, 10206 W. DuBois Rd., Edwards, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “As irresistible as your favorite Italian feast, it’s the great, the adorable, THE ONE and Only Ravioli!! Silence your applause…” Learn more

  • Name: Loki
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Foster Pet Outreach, 10206 W. DuBois Rd., Edwards, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hello there, my name is Loki! I am named after the Marvel character, and even though the definition involves mischief…” Learn more

  • Name: Aubrey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Border Collie Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “Meet Aubrey! Female 8 months Border collie mix 28 lbs Very playful sweetie. Very playful and energetic. Ease in traing…” Learn more

  • Name: Lion
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Lion and I am 10 months old. I am a darling, orange, deaf, little guy, here at…” Learn more

  • Name: Astro
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Oreo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Oreo and I am 2 years old. I am a pretty, tuxedo girl, who came to TAPS…” Learn more

  • Name: Grayson
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Grayson and I am 2 years old. I am a handsome, Russian Blue mix, with bright green…” Learn more

  • Name: Monique
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Monique and I am 1 year old. I am a beautiful, tuxedo, girl, here at the shelter…” Learn more

  • Name: Piano
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Piano and I am 8 months old. I am a beautiful tuxedo girl, here at the shelter…” Learn more

  • Name: Midge
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Midge and I am 3 years old. I am a beautiful, orange tabby, girl. I came to…” Learn more

  • Name: Dove
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Dove and I am 7 years old. I am a beautiful, orange tabby girl, here with my…” Learn more

  • Name: Itty Bitty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Itty Bitty and I am 8 years old. I am a gorgeous female, long black fur and…” Learn more

  • Name: Sushi
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Sushi and I am 6 months old. I am a darling grey tabby girl, who came to…” Learn more

  • Name: Turtle
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Turtle and I am 7 years old. I am a beautiful, torbie, girl, here with my sister,…” Learn more

  • Name: Razor
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Razor (aka Cola) and I am 2 year old. I am a handsome black kitty, who initially…” Learn more

  • Name: Jax
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Description: “Jax was recently surrendered when his family moved and couldn’t take him with them. He has never lived with other…” Learn more

  • Name: Merle Haggard
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Merle Haggard (aka Blaze) and I am 1 year old. I am a handsome, buff tabby, boy…” Learn more

  • Name: Harvest
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Hello there, my shelter name is Harvest (but my friends call me Garfield…this is the name that I know) and…” Learn more

  • Name: Garnet
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Garnet (aka Pumpkin) and I am 4 years old. I am a handsome, orange tabby boy, here…” Learn more

  • Name: Kit Kat
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Kit Kat and I am 5 years old. I am a beautiful girl, and a description of…” Learn more

  • Name: Nova
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Taps No Kill Animal Shelter, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hello, I’m Nova and I am 3 years old. I am a handsome, white and tabby boy, here from a…” Learn more

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