Pet Adoption In The Newton Area: New Pets Added This Week

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Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter or organization! During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and facilities still working to […]

Do you want to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter or organization! During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and facilities still working to fulfill adoptions.

In the search for your new companion, consider looking around at a local shelter like Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, where Merlin 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.

If you 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 cat person, meet Shawshank, 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: Shawshank
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ellen M Gifford Sheltering Home, 30 Undine Road, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Shawshank is part of a bonded pair and cannot be adopted as a single cat.” Learn more

  • Name: Selene
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ellen M Gifford Sheltering Home, 30 Undine Road, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Selene is a quiet and cat friendly 3 year old looking for a calm home. She must be adopted with…” Learn more

  • Name: Samba
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ellen M Gifford Sheltering Home, 30 Undine Road, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Samba is a playful, timid young cat. He gets along well with other cats.” Learn more

  • Name: Ita
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ellen M Gifford Sheltering Home, 30 Undine Road, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Ita is a sweet, playful, and cat friendly cat. She must be adopted with Selene.” Learn more

  • Name: MERLIN
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “A398558 Merlin Lab Mix 5 months Old Neutered Male Meet Merlin! This young, handsome guy is looking for a family…” Learn more

  • Name: CURRY
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “A361508 Gray Tabby with White / Medium Hair Neutered Male 3 years old Meet this delicious cat named Curry. This…” Learn more

  • Name: DALTON
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mspca Boston Animal Care And Adoption Center, 350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “A398557 Dalton Lab Mix Neutered Male 2 Years Did somebody say snacks?? Dalton is a gorgeous boy with a huge…” Learn more

  • Name: Butterfly and Doodlebug
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Off The Rocks Animal Rescue, Wellesley, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Tabby Tiger Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Butterfly (female) and Doodlebug (male), two 7 month old tabbies from St. John in the US Virgin Islands. Doodlebug…” Learn more

  • Name: Sammy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Sato Project, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “This handsome boy was rescued in Puerto Rico & is being fostered on Long Island, NY. *** We can transport…” Learn more

  • Name: Lola
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Bostons Forgotten Felines, Roslindale, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Tortoiseshell
  • Description: “COURTESY POST – Lola – Available for Adoption Lola AKA Lolie is a beautiful tortie kitty looking for a new…” Learn more

  • Name: Casey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Bostons Forgotten Felines, Roslindale, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “COURTESY POST – Sandie & Casey – Available for Adoption Sandie & Casey are a bonded pair of female kittens…” Learn more

  • Name: Sandie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Bostons Forgotten Felines, Roslindale, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “COURTESY POST – Sandie & Casey – Available for Adoption Sandie & Casey are a bonded pair of female kittens…” Learn more

  • Name: Bali and Ben! Playful puppies!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Bali and Ben! Playful and sweet puppies ! Hi! We are Bali and Ben! We are 12 week old puppies!…” Learn more

  • Name: Bongo and Bailey, Playful and sweet Puppies!!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rocios Rescues, Cambridge, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Playful puppies! We are Bongo and Bailey! We are mixed breed 12 weeks old puppies. We are playful, sweet and…” Learn more

  • Name: ARTHUR
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mixed Breed Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “ARTHUR Arthur is a 4 year old Shepherd mix. He is very smart ! He knows sit and shake and…” Learn more

  • Name: LUCY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “LUCY Lucy is a one year old lab mix . She likes other dog’s but would do best as an…” Learn more

  • Name: Rufus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Great Dane German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Rufus is a 7 month old Great Dane mix with LOTS of energy. He is friendly, and happy to play…” Learn more

  • Name: STANLEY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Chihuahua Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “STANLEY is a 2.5 year old chihuahua mix that was rescued from a TX shelter. He can be very nervous…” Learn more

  • Name: BOB
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Hound Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “BOB is an easy going hound mix that loves everyone he meets! He gets along great with other dogs and…” Learn more

  • Name: CURIE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Place For Ace, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Shepherd Mixed Breed Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “CURIE is a 50lb Shepherd mix that is very high energy. She will need an active home that will be…” Learn more

  • Name: Rosemary
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitty Connection Inc, 6 Cudworth St, Medford, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Hi all! My name’s Rosemary and my foster moms think I am the cleverest kitty they’ve ever met! I was…” Learn more

  • Name: Taylor
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitty Connection Inc, 6 Cudworth St, Medford, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Hello! My name is Taylor and I am an adorable 6-month-old kitten. I am very sweet and loving. I will…” Learn more

  • Name: Cece
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Kitty Connection Inc, 6 Cudworth St, Medford, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “My name is Cece and I am a 2 year old female. I’m a very friendly and lovable girl. My…” Learn more

  • Name: Molly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All Dog Rescue Inc, P.O. Box 2072, Natick, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Posted: 01/30/21 Molly is a 7 1/2 yr old sweetie who looks like a Lab mix. She is spayed, microchipped…” Learn more

  • Name: Sinead OCollar
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Cattle Dog
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: No Good with kids: Yes, kids 10+ Crate trained: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Duke
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Mountain Cur Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Name: Duke (Male) Breed: Pit Bull Mix Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Nugget Bauer
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: No Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Geoffrey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes, with proper intros Good with cats: Unknown Good with kids: Yes Crate trained: Yes House trained:…” Learn more

  • Name: Starsky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Yes Good with kids: Yes Crate trained: Working on it House trained: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Marley
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Last Hope K9 Rescue, Boston, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Adoptable in: MA, RI, NH, CT, and VT Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Yes, with dog savvy cats…” Learn more

  • Name: Purr A Lot and Sushi
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Melrose Humane Society, PO Box 760668, Melrose, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Say Hello to Purr A Lot and Sushi!!!!!! Purr A Lot and Sushi were rescued from the same home. The…” Learn more

  • Name: Milo/adoption pending
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: A Medfield Animal Shelter, 101 Old Bridge Street, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair Maine Coon Mix
  • Description: “Here we are in the coldest days of winter. Wouldn’t you love to have a long, warm coat like Milo…” Learn more

  • Name: Peppermint Patty/adoption pending
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: A Medfield Animal Shelter, 101 Old Bridge Street, Medfield, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Peppermint Patty doesn’t want to talk about diets so we have to sneak ads for WW under her pillow. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Rod
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Dog, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Rod is a happy boy who is looking for his forever home. He is alittle over 6 months old and…” Learn more

  • Name: Howdy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Save A Dog, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Smooth Fox Terrier Jack Russell Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Howdy has lived his whole life on and off a chain without shelter until our partners in Louisiana stepped in….” Learn more

  • Name: Peggy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save A Dog, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Peggy is a one year old spayed female cat who is ready for her forever home. She’s small, only 8…” Learn more

  • Name: Birch
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save A Dog, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Birch is big male cat who is neutered. He is 3 yrs old, friendly, laid back guy that loves to…” Learn more

  • Name: P kittens
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save A Dog, 604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “The P kittens are are 15 weeks old female kitties who came here in search of a new home. Peggy…” Learn more

  • Name: Sadie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Quincy Animal Shelter, 56 Broad Street, Quincy, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “Sadie Sadie is a six-year-old Chihuahua mix who came to QAS as an owner surrender along with her housemate, Tessa….” Learn more

  • Name: Zelda
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Pittielove Rescue Inc, Framingham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. PittieLove Rescue, Inc. a 501c3 orgainization is an…” Learn more

  • Name: Fergie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Pittielove Rescue Inc, Framingham, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. PittieLove Rescue, Inc. a 501c3 orgainization is an…” Learn more

  • Name: Little Nugget Naz
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Tuxedo
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Meet sweet nugget Naz from Miami Beach. Naz suffered a traumatic injury and is now a tripod (missing on of…” Learn more

  • Name: Terrific Teddy and Bear
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Meet Teddi and Bear two bonded brothers from the beach of Miami. These two boys are lucky as over 1,500…” Learn more

  • Name: Dr Cornelia Cloud
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Paws4survival Rescue Inc, Randolph, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Maltese
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Surprised we are posting Dr Cornelia Cloud, she is very near and dear to our heart. On Dec 5th, she…” Learn more

  • Name: Sadie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Baypath Humane Society Of Hopkinton Inc, 500 Legacy Farms North, Hopkinton, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “Meet Sadie! This gorgeous lady cannot wait to meet her new family! She loves people and is happiest when she…” Learn more

  • Name: Hazel
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Baypath Humane Society Of Hopkinton Inc, 500 Legacy Farms North, Hopkinton, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Hazel! Hazel is a young, spunky, and friendly kitten. Unfortunately Hazel has a bad habit. She chews wires and…” Learn more

  • Name: Charlie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Baypath Humane Society Of Hopkinton Inc, 500 Legacy Farms North, Hopkinton, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Description: “Meet Charlie! This handsome guy is ready to meet his new family! Charlie and an active and fun guy who…” Learn more

  • Name: Gracie Mae
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Diamond Dogs Rescue, Billerica, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Female, Mastiff Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Meet Gracie Mae….she’s a giant lap dog that wants nothing more than to be cuddled and part of a family…” Learn more

  • Name: Mac
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Diamond Dogs Rescue, Billerica, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Hound Rottweiler Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Mac was rescued from a high kill shelter in North Carolina. Taken to the shelter as an intentional stray, he…” Learn more

  • Name: Lark
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Billerica Cat Care Coalition, P.O. Box 141, North Billerica, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi! I am Lark and I was born in 2017. I am a long, black and white neutered male DSH…” Learn more

  • Name: Sabala
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bnrs Rock N Rescue, North Reading, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed Husky Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Sabala! Sweet Sabala was rescued from the streets of Phuket, Thailand by our amazing rescue partner Soi Dog. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Timothy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bnrs Rock N Rescue, North Reading, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mixed Breed Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Timothy! Timothy is a sweet, 6 1/2 year old neutured shepherd mix weighing around 55 lbs. While Timothy will…” Learn more

  • Name: Yayoki
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bnrs Rock N Rescue, North Reading, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Yayoki! Yayoki is a sweet, affectionate little lady looking for a family to call her own! Yayoki loves to…” Learn more

  • Name: BUDDY
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Buddy is a happy, friendly dude! He is a bit nervous with new people and surroundings, so he is looking…” Learn more

  • Name: INDIGO
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave, Salem, MA
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Siamese
  • Description: “Indigo is an elegant and calm feline. He adores and needs to go home with his litter-mate, Secret. He is…” Learn more

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