Ellicott City Pets Waiting To Be Adopted

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Looking to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter or organization! During the COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions. There are […]

Looking to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Adopt a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter or organization! During the COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home throughout Maryland — many of whom are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to start the search for an adorable new friend is at Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, where Luna the cat is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. 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. If you’re a dog person, you might like 34425 Cookie, a Presa Canario 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: 34425 Cookie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Presa Canario
  • Description: “This beautiful girl is Cookie. She is very loyal to her people. Cookie is a 1yr old, female, Presa Canario…” Learn more

  • Name: 34415 – Teddy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Teddy is a sweetheart of a cat. He is loving, affectionate and likes to be pet. Teddy lived with other…” Learn more

  • Name: 34412 Wanda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Wanda. She is a 1 year old female Oriental Shorthair mix. Wanda is a gorgeous kitty that enjoys playing…” Learn more

  • Name: 34413 – Zeus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pug Beagle Mix
  • Description: “Zeus is a 2 year old male Pug/Beagle mix. He is a sweet, vocal boy and he is hoping you…” Learn more

  • Name: Luna
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Tortoiseshell
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Bunny
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Felix
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Felix is 2 years old. All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put…” Learn more

  • Name: Francis
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Sissy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: 6 months These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Yuki
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Hound
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: 12 weeks These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Mikey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Jackpot
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Scarlet
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a WV high kill shelter. Age: Weight: YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON LINE: PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Sugar
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a Kentucky high kill shelter. Age:11 weeks Weight: 8# YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON…” Learn more

  • Name: Sparky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a Kentucky high kill shelter. Age:11 weeks Weight: 10# YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON…” Learn more

  • Name: Sassy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a Kentucky high kill shelter. Age:11 weeks Weight: 8# YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON…” Learn more

  • Name: Skippy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a Kentucky high kill shelter. Age:11 weeks Weight: 10# YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON…” Learn more

  • Name: Skittles
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a WV high kill shelter. Age: Weight: YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON LINE: PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Vanessa
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “This litter of puppies was rescued from a high kill shelter in Kentucky AGE: 14 weeks WEIGHT: 18# YOU MUST…” Learn more

  • Name: Dexter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Almost Home Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Dachshund Chiweenie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “PLEASE NOTE- AN APPLICATION FROM THE WEBSITE ALMOSTHOMEDOGS.ORG IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO ANY MEET AND GREETS. CALLING, EMAILING, AND USING…” Learn more

  • Name: Sophia (looking for a foster)
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Almost Home Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Pomeranian Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “PLEASE READ ENTIRE DESCRIPTION PLEASE NOTE- AN APPLICATION FROM THE WEBSITE ALMOSTHOMEDOGS.ORG IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO ANY MEET AND GREETS….” Learn more

  • Name: Zeus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Puggle
  • Description: “Zeus 34413: Zeus is a 2 year old male Pug/Beagle mix. He is a sweet, vocal boy and he is…” Learn more

  • Name: Teddy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, American Shorthair
  • Description: “C34415 Teddy is a sweetheart of a cat. He is loving, affectionate and likes to be pet. Teddy lived with…” Learn more

  • Name: Cookie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Presa Canario
  • Description: “D34425 This beautiful girl is Cookie. She is very loyal to her people. Cookie is a 1yr old, female, Presa…” Learn more

  • Name: Wanda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Oriental Short Hair
  • Description: “Wanda 34412: Meet Wanda. She is a 1 year old female Oriental Shorthair mix. Wanda is a gorgeous kitty that…” Learn more

  • Name: Sasha
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dar And E Doberman Assistance Rescue And Education, PO Box 5531, Woodstock, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Doberman Pinscher
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Sasha — Meet our lovely Sasha. Sasha is a 5 year old, black/tan, female Doberman. She weighs about 75 lbs,…” Learn more

  • Name: Chase
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dar And E Doberman Assistance Rescue And Education, PO Box 5531, Woodstock, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Male, Doberman Pinscher
  • Description: “This is Chase! He’s a handsome 8 year-old, going on 9 months! He is very alert in between his naps…” Learn more

  • Name: Bam Bam
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dar And E Doberman Assistance Rescue And Education, PO Box 5531, Woodstock, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Doberman Pinscher
  • Description: “BamBam is a gentle and loving 7 yr old Red/Rust Doberman. He is cropped and docked. BamBam is not a…” Learn more

  • Name: JD
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dar And E Doberman Assistance Rescue And Education, PO Box 5531, Woodstock, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Doberman Pinscher
  • Description: “Meet JD! JD is a happy, fun loving boy who is looking for the next party. He is a sweet,…” Learn more

  • Name: Lorna
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Friends Of Rabbits, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Himalayan Californian Mix
  • Description: “Lorna is a Himalayan-Californian mix and is over 2 years old. She is shy, friendly, and will snuggle when comfortable….” Learn more

  • Name: Aziza
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Friends Of Rabbits, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Bunny Rabbit
  • Description: “Aziza is a beautiful tan female. She’s between 1 and 2 years old and has had a litter of 5….” Learn more

  • Name: Cooper
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Needful Souls Dog Rescue, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Black Mouth Cur Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix
  • Description: “No phone calls please! Cooper was found by a resident who was walking their dog. Cooper approached to meet the…” Learn more

  • Name: Desi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ FOSTER TO ADOPT Desi! Meet Desi. She is 4 years old and 60 lb hound mix. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Ringo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Beagle
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ringo is a 3-year-old, sweet beagle mix who had a rough start in life, so he takes a while to…” Learn more

  • Name: Thea
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Allies Rescue Foundation Aarf, P.O. Box 6446, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Hi – My name is Thea and I am a new member of the AARF family. I am a young,…” Learn more

  • Name: Dahlia
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Allies Rescue Foundation Aarf, P.O. Box 6446, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “Hi – My name is Dahlia and I am a new member of the AARF family. I am a female…” Learn more

  • Name: Duchess_TX
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Allies Rescue Foundation Aarf, P.O. Box 6446, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “Hi – My name is Duchess_TX and I am a new member of the AARF family. I am a 3…” Learn more

  • Name: Cola
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wings Of Love Kuwait, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “**BECAUSE WE ARE A SMALL RESCUE WITH LIMITED RESOURCES WE CURRENTLY ONLY ADOPT WITHIN ONE HOUR OF BALTIMORE CITY** Cola…” Learn more

  • Name: Dixie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Allies Rescue Foundation Aarf, P.O. Box 6446, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Beagle
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “First, I want to be best friends with a kind lady. She’ll need to be patient for a few days…” Learn more

  • Name: Kendall
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Intake Reason: Owner does not want pet Age: Young Adult- 1 1/2 years old Requirements: No small children Energy Level:…” Learn more

  • Name: Ace
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Requirements: Will need extra enrichment and exercise. Intake Reason: Owner Surrender History: Lived with dogs and kids successfully in the…” Learn more

  • Name: Belinda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Intake Reason: Transferred in from another facility. Energy Level: Medium. Preferred Handling: Enjoys being held. More About this Pet: I’m…” Learn more

  • Name: Buffle
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Intake Reason: Transferred in from another facility. History: Lived with kids and cats successfully in her foster home. Energy Level:…” Learn more

  • Name: Camden
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Intake Reason: Transferred in from another facility. Energy Level: Medium. Preferred Handling: Enjoys being held. More About this Pet: Hey…” Learn more

  • Name: Maryanne
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Requirements: Will need extra enrichment and exercise. Intake Reason: Stray Strength Level: High Energy Level: High Walks Best With: Freedom…” Learn more

  • Name: Princess
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Adoption Restrictions: No small children. Will do best in a home with older children (10+ years old). Energy Level: Low…” Learn more

  • Name: Dream
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Sex: Female Age: Young Adult- 1 1/2 years old Energy Level: Medium Preferred Handling: Tolerates being held. Intake Reason: Transferred…” Learn more

  • Name: Spirit
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Maryland Spca, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Extra Large, Male, Great Pyrenees
  • Description: “Requirements: Needs extra grooming – I have a thick, luscious coat. Requirements: Must go to a home with no kids…” Learn more

  • Name: Shadow
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Shepherd Rescue, P.O. Box 23231, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, German Shepherd Dog
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Shadow is coming to ASR Monday 3/28 ….” Learn more

  • Name: Quinn
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Shepherd Rescue, P.O. Box 23231, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog Belgian Shepherd / Malinois Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Quinn LOVES people but was another stray no one…” Learn more

  • Name: Teak
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Shepherd Rescue, P.O. Box 23231, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Sweet Teak was a stray and absolutely petrified when…” Learn more

  • Name: Lubanzi African Mud
  • Species: Turtle
  • Location: Mid Atlantic Turtle And Tortoise Society, Baltimore, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mud
  • Description: “I’m a male African mud turtle (an aquatic turtle) (Pelusios castaneus) for adoption in the Baltimore area. I need at…” Learn more

  • Name: Alfie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus rd, Reisterstown, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “My name is Alfie. On my last birthday, I turned 3. I am a very handsome male lad. I’ve been…” Learn more

  • Name: Buttons
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus rd, Reisterstown, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “The Basics My name is Buttons. On my last birthday, I turned 3 but I am quickly approaching my 4th…” Learn more

  • Name: Coby
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus rd, Reisterstown, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Nebelung
  • Description: “My name is Coby and on my last birthday I turned 6.5 years old. I am a neutered male who…” Learn more

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