Latest Pets Up For Adoption In The Bridgeport Area

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Want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, many animal shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets in […]

Want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, many animal shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets in forever homes.

Across Connecticut, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home — and many of them are located near you. In the search for a lovable new family pet, consider checking out a local adoption center like Final Victory Animal Rescue, where Bruce 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.

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. If you’re a cat person, meet Jackson, a Domestic Short Hair up for adoption. Or if dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs 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: Jackson
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Stratford Animal Control, 225 Beacon Point Road, Stratford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Please click share and help Jackson find a loving home. His owner passed away. He is around 2 years old,…” Learn more

  • Name: Brody
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Brody’s mom had to move due to her new military career and Brody was unable to go with her. We…” Learn more

  • Name: Panda
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Panda is a very good girl! We found her abandoned with her leash still on outside of our SC sanctuary….” Learn more

  • Name: Nia
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American Bulldog
  • Description: “Nia is the absolute sweetest puppy ever!! This is what her wonderful foster said about her a month ago! She…” Learn more

  • Name: Bruce
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Great Pyrenees Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Bruce! Bruce has been looking for his own family for a while now! This large 100lb+ boy is all…” Learn more

  • Name: Imogene
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “2yo, 50lb Imogene came to our rescue sanctuary about a month ago very thin and sad. She was scooped up…” Learn more

  • Name: Jewel and Jennifer
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hello! These three puppies are sibilings and have been raised in a foster home. They were born approximately on 2/15/21….” Learn more

  • Name: Dahlia
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Final Victory Animal Rescue, Milford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Dahlia!!! The most beautiful of flowers! This sweet girl is just under a year old and only 35lbs. She is…” Learn more

  • Name: COURTESY POST FOR WASA: FINN is not at Westport Animal Control. Finn is a WASA foster. Please see post for contact info.
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Westport Animal Control, 50 Jesup Road, Westport, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Yorkshire Terrier
  • Description: “COURTESY POST FOR WASA: Finn is a 2-year-old (approximate) terrier mix that is currently being fostered in a home of…” Learn more

  • Name: Heinrich
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Snarr Northeast, Westport, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Dachshund
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “****Please do not message the rescue asking if this dog is still available; if a dog/puppy is still listed on…” Learn more

  • Name: Skeeter
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Tails The Alliance In Limiting Strays, PO Box 2277, Westport, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: April
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Tails The Alliance In Limiting Strays, PO Box 2277, Westport, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Munster – Read My Bio Below!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws Pet Animal Welfare Society, 504 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “* * * READ MY BIO! * * * *** For Information about Adopting or Meeting our Cats: 1) Visit…” Learn more

  • Name: Rufus – Read My Bio Below!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws Pet Animal Welfare Society, 504 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “* * * READ MY BIO! * * * *** For Information about Adopting or Meeting our Cats: 1) Visit…” Learn more

  • Name: Princessa
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws Pet Animal Welfare Society, 504 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Princessa is a very sweet and social 1.5 year old German Shepherd mix. She recently had puppies and is looking…” Learn more

  • Name: Chaplin
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Shaggy Dog Rescue And Lexis Angels, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Chaplin was born on Jan 3 , 2021.. He is approx 16 lbs. His mom is a scruffy terrier.. Mitzi…” Learn more

  • Name: Kyle and Myles
  • Species: Gerbil
  • Location: Protectors Of Paws And Claws, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Gerbil
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Kyle and Myles are two fun loving male gerbils looking for their furever home. They are curious, playful, and love…” Learn more

  • Name: Garbo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Shaggy Dog Rescue And Lexis Angels, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Garbo was born on Jan 3 , 2021.. She is approx 16 lbs. Her mom is a scruffy terrier.. Mitzi…” Learn more

  • Name: Alex
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Shaggy Dog Rescue And Lexis Angels, Norwalk, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “This poor senior was dumped at a high kill shelter because he was 10 yrs old.. he was terribly neglected…” Learn more

  • Name: Pickles
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Underhound Railroad, Woodbridge, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, American Bulldog
  • Description: “Meet Pickles. She is a young 8 week old bully mixed breed that is ready to find her furever home….” Learn more

  • Name: Flynn
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue Llc, New Canaan, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Golden Retriever Collie Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Flynn was picked up as a stray in Mobile County, AL. It was reported that his owners were known but…” Learn more

  • Name: Clem
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sunshine Golden Retriever Rescue Llc, New Canaan, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Golden Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Clem had lived with his family since he was a puppy and has been with them for the past 3…” Learn more

  • Name: Toffee
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Greater New Haven Cat Project Inc, P.O. Box 1432, New Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Toffee is a young adult female with a unique patchwork of beautiful stripes and colorful calico markings. She’s a little…” Learn more

  • Name: Samson
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: The Greater New Haven Cat Project Inc, P.O. Box 1432, New Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “When you meet Samson, the first thing you’ll notice is his gorgeous golden eyes. Next, you’ll see his unique coloring:…” Learn more

  • Name: Danks and Clarissa
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Tlc Sweet Souls Rescue, Newtown, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, American Shorthair
  • Description: “Mom and daughter Danks and Clarissa would love to find a new home where they can stay together. As you…” Learn more

  • Name: Willow
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Mindy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Trey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Mona & Polly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Rat Terrier Jack Russell Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Noisy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Tabby
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: BK
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Tabby
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Ellie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Looking Glass Animal Rescue, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Looking Glass Animal Rescue is a 501c3 virtual rescue, using a network of dedicated fosters throughout the Northeast to care…” Learn more

  • Name: Theodore
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Danbury Animal Welfare Society Inc Daws, 147 Grassy Plain St., Danbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Theodore! This 1 year old boy was found as a stray and brought to our shelter. He is still…” Learn more

  • Name: Mia
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Danbury Animal Welfare Society Inc Daws, 147 Grassy Plain St., Danbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Beagle
  • Description: “This adorable little girl is Mia. She is 2 years old and weighs just 30 lbs. With her soft floppy…” Learn more

  • Name: Vesta
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue Roar, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “DOB: 3/24/2019 Vesta is the Best-a! She’s incredibly friendly, naturally curious, and wonderfully playful. She’ll never shy from affection, and…” Learn more

  • Name: Valentina
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue Roar, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “DOB: 4/6/2020 Valentina is the sweetest girl! She’s super friendly, especially when being given some head pets. You’ll know she’s…” Learn more

  • Name: Bermuda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue Roar, Ridgefield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “DOB: 9/18/2019 Bermuda is usually found lounging in her favorite sun spot atop the cat tower, waiting for you to…” Learn more

  • Name: Jello is our tiny joy!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rock N Rescue, South Salem, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Bombay
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Who doesn’t love quadruplets right?!! 4x the love! Meet the sweetest brothers ever – the loving delights of the kitten…” Learn more

  • Name: Lovin’ me some Lyle! WOW what a guy! FIV+
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rock N Rescue, South Salem, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Snowshoe Siamese Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Lyle is soooooo delightfully delicious! Who doesn’t want the cuddles and kisses of this handsome plush boy?! Still just a…” Learn more

  • Name: Ashes and Cloud – oh my goodness wow!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rock N Rescue, South Salem, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Ragdoll Nebelung Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “OMG MORE TWINS?!!! ANOTHER AWESOME SET THIS WEEK!! Meet twins Ashes and Cloud – 8 m old Ragdoll Nebulung Turkish…” Learn more

  • Name: Cloud and Ashes – what a dynamic duo!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Rock N Rescue, South Salem, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Ragdoll Turkish Van Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “OMG MORE TWINS?!!! ANOTHER AWESOME SET THIS WEEK!! Meet twins Ashes and Cloud – 8-9 m old Ragdoll Nebulung Turkish…” Learn more

  • Name: Jibby
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: A Wing And A Prayer Animal Rescue, 1046-1068 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “I was found outside very skinny and mated. I was rescued by AWAP and nursed backed to health. I am…” Learn more

  • Name: Jordan
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Jordan came to our shelter with his mom and brother from a situation where they were not treated well and…” Learn more

  • Name: Marjorie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tiger Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Marjorie came to our shelter by way of our friends from another shelter. She is a sweet, friendly girl looking…” Learn more

  • Name: Gabriel
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Gabriel is a sweet but shy boy that came to our shelter when he was rescued from a bad neighborhood…” Learn more

  • Name: Moxie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Shepherd
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Moxie is a sweet girl looking for a forever home. She came to our shelter by way of our rescue…” Learn more

  • Name: Nuance
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Hound Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Nuance is a sweet girl looking for a forever home. She came to our shelter by way of our rescue…” Learn more

  • Name: Starlight
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Plott Hound
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Starlight is a super sweet girl that came to our shelter with help from a wonderful group of dog rescuers…” Learn more

  • Name: Graham
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Rottweiler Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Graham is a super sweet boy that came to our shelter with help from a wonderful group of dog rescuers…” Learn more

  • Name: Sushi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Black Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Sushi is a sweet girl came to our shelter with help from a wonderful group of dog rescuers in Georgia….” Learn more

  • Name: Snickers
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Halfway Home Rescue Inc, PO BOX 712, North Haven, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “snickers is a super sweet boy came to our shelter with help from a wonderful group of dog rescuers in…” Learn more

  • Name: Dylan
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lucky Dog Refuge, Stamford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “*TO APPLY GO TO www.LuckyDogRefuge.com* Meet our goodest boy, Dylan! This boy is an angel. He loves everyone, people and…” Learn more

  • Name: Zero
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lucky Dog Refuge, Stamford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “*TO APPLY GO TO www.LuckyDogRefuge.com* Zero’s a hero! This boy has been through a lot in life but it hasn’t…” Learn more

  • Name: Fancy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Lucky Dog Refuge, Stamford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Beagle Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “*TO APPLY GO TO www.LuckyDogRefuge.com* Meet Fancy, our southern belle from Arkansas. This girl is as sweet as they come;…” Learn more

  • Name: Kevin
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Pups Pizzazz, Southbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Jack Russell Terrier Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Kevin ~ My name is Kevin and I am a JRT/Mix from South Carolina. I weigh roughly 23 lbs.,…” Learn more

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