West Hartford Pets Up For Adoption: Melody, ~Sampson~ & More

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Looking to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the West Hartford community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, facilities in and around West Hartford have dogs, cats and other kinds […]

Looking to add a furry friend to your family and do something good for the West Hartford community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, facilities in and around West Hartford have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home in Connecticut — and many of them are located not too far from you. In the search for your new companion, consider looking around at a local animal shelter like Great Divide Animal Rescue Inc, where ~Aggie~ 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 appropriate homes.

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 Melody, 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: Melody
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Friends Of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Melody was abandoned outside, but despite this she’s trusting, friendly, and outgoing with a big personality. She will follow her…” Learn more

  • Name: Winston & Winnie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Friends Of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Winston and Winnie (brother and sister) are super sweet and playful kittens who are bonded. They will purr when you…” Learn more

  • Name: ~Sampson~
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Great Divide Animal Rescue Inc, West Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Extra Large, Male, Mastiff
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Samson is an absolutely amazing, wonderful gentle giant English Mastiff who is eagerly awaiting his dream home! He is two…” Learn more

  • Name: ~Addie~
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Great Divide Animal Rescue Inc, West Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Introducing this absolutely wonderful little lady named Addington! We like to call her Addie for short 🙂 she came into…” Learn more

  • Name: ~Aggie~
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Great Divide Animal Rescue Inc, West Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Female, Miniature Poodle
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Agatha, aka Aggie, is such a sweet old girl who absolutely deserves a retirement home where she can live out…” Learn more

  • Name: Pancake
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dog Star Rescue, 12 Tobey Road, Bloomfield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Here come the hounds! Do hounds have more fun? Ask a hound owner and they will say yes for sure….” Learn more

  • Name: Gully
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Dog Star Rescue, 12 Tobey Road, Bloomfield, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Black and Tan Coonhound Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Gully, a sweet black and tan Coonhound mix! This lovable pup is looking for a forever home. He is…” Learn more

  • Name: GRACIE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Southern Jewel Dog Rescue, Newington, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Gracie is a 13week old, 15 to 18 pound Boxer mix pup. Grace along with her 3 other siblings were…” Learn more

  • Name: Highway
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Emilys Friends, Farmington, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mountain Cur
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Highway is approx. 9 months old and weighs around 35 lbs. This sweet boy was found running on the side…” Learn more

  • Name: Wingo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Emilys Friends, Farmington, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Newfoundland Dog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Wingo, this great boy is approx. 9 months old and weighs 45 lbs. Wingo loves his person! Where ever…” Learn more

  • Name: Chloe
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Chloe was a mom of 4 kittens raising them in a window well. Thankfully POA rescued them and now she…” Learn more

  • Name: Olivia
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Bio coming soon! To find out more or to make a special appointment to meet them, please fill out the…” Learn more

  • Name: Teddy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “At first glance, you see beautifully soft, grey fur and a uniquely curled tail. And in most situations, a glance…” Learn more

  • Name: Liana
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Me: Your relationship with “Lili” will most likely begin with a big hiss from a very small cat. Lili: Tell…” Learn more

  • Name: Darby
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Darby is all long legs and golden eyes. She is more like a baby deer than a cat, and like…” Learn more

  • Name: Trevor
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “We talk a lot about the shy and timid cats. Trevor doesn’t get it. Why be shy when everything is…” Learn more

  • Name: Richard
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Protectors Of Animals, 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Bio coming soon! To find out more or to make a special appointment to meet them, please fill out the…” Learn more

  • Name: Chugs
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, Unionville, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Pug
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Breed: Pug mix Age: 7 years Weight: 10 lbs Good with dogs: Absolutely! Good with cats: Absolutely! Good with kids:…” Learn more

  • Name: Robbie Bobbie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, Unionville, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Breed: Lab mix Age: 3 years Weight: 70 lbs Good with dogs: Absolutely Good with cats: Yes Good with kids:…” Learn more

  • Name: Gordie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, 60 Lovely Street, Canton, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Dachshund
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Breed: Dachshund Age: 9 1/2 years Weight: 22 lbs Good with dogs: Absolutely Good with cats: Unknown Good with kids:…” Learn more

  • Name: Noah
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, 60 Lovely Street, Canton, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Breed: Chhihuahua Age: 8-10 years Weight: 8 lbs Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Yes Good with kids: Yes…” Learn more

  • Name: Sissy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, 60 Lovely Street, Canton, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pointer
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Breed: Pointer mix Age: 3 years Weight: 46 lbs Good with dogs: Yes Good with cats: Yes Good with kids:…” Learn more

  • Name: Sweet Captain
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Hello everyone! My name is Captain. I am 6 months old am I currently weight 52 pound. I am fun…” Learn more

  • Name: Ping Pong
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Ping pong is about 6 years old. He is about 11lbs. This little guy is a tripod. He is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Sweet Winter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, German Shepherd Dog Yellow Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hi! My name is winter! I am a shepherd mix, 6 months and about 45 lbs! I love to play…” Learn more

  • Name: James Bond
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, German Shepherd Dog Yellow Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “If you’re looking for a cute, fun-loving, energetic pup I am your boy! Every morning I wake up and greet…” Learn more

  • Name: Handsome Blue
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Blue Lacy
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hi! My name is Blue! I am about 2 years old, I weight about 60Lbs and I am up to…” Learn more

  • Name: Sweet Frijol
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Dachshund
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hi my name is Frijol, I’m about 2 years old and weight about 22 Lb .When you first meet me…” Learn more

  • Name: Sweet Luna
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: D And A Animal Rescue, East Hartford, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Hey there!! My name is Luna! I am a young mixed breed beauty! I’m about 9 months old and we…” Learn more

  • Name: Cassie & Deuce
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Double Dog Rescue, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Cassie (female-white & brindle) Breed: Pitbull mix Age: 12 Weight: 60 Good with Dogs: Absolutely! Good with Cats: Curious Good…” Learn more

  • Name: Pal
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Odies Orchard Hill Rescue, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Pal is 5 months old and looking for a new home and located in located in Canton CT. Pal is…” Learn more

  • Name: Bree
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Odies Orchard Hill Rescue, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Bree is 5 months old and looking for a new home and located in located in Canton CT. She is…” Learn more

  • Name: Simon
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Outrider Dogs, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Meet Simon! Simon is a 12 week old male Domestic Shorthaired kitten looking for his forever home! Simon is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Darla
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Outrider Dogs, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Pointer Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Darla! Darla is a 5.5 month female Pointer/Terrier Mix from Texas! She is spayed, vaccinated and ready for her…” Learn more

  • Name: Nadine
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Odies Orchard Hill Rescue, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Chocolate Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Nadine is 5 months old and looking for a new home and located in located in Canton CT. She is…” Learn more

  • Name: Peter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Odies Orchard Hill Rescue, Simsbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Black Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Peter is 5 months old and looking for a new home and located in located in Canton CT. Pal is…” Learn more

  • Name: Sasha & Hidey (bonded siblings)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ratlum Mountain Animal Rescue Inc, Canton, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “SASHA AND HIDEY ARE A YEAR-OLD BONDED SISTER AND BROTHER LOOKING FOR A LOVING FOREVER HOME TOGETHER. ? AND WHOEVER…” Learn more

  • Name: Hidey & Sasha (bonded siblings)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ratlum Mountain Animal Rescue Inc, Canton, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “SASHA AND HIDEY ARE A YEAR-OLD BONDED SISTER AND BROTHER LOOKING FOR A LOVING FOREVER HOME TOGETHER. ? AND WHOEVER…” Learn more

  • Name: Hoagie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Second Chance For Ziva Inc, South Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Hi my name is Hoagie. I am a 1.5 year old male Australian Cattle Dog/Labrador mix. This might surprise you,…” Learn more

  • Name: River and Phoenix
  • Species: Turtle
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Red-Eared Slider
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “River and Pheonix are a bonded pair of females. They are red eared sliders. Friendly and active. They are 5…” Learn more

  • Name: Mikey
  • Species: Turtle
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Red-Eared Slider
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Mikey is a male red eared slider. He is 5 inches. Friendly and active. Email for the application to adopt…” Learn more

  • Name: Molly and Maizee
  • Species: Turtle
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Red-Eared Slider
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Molly and Maizee are a bonded pair of female red eared sliders. They are 4 and 5 inches.. Friendly and…” Learn more

  • Name: Noel and Carla
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Short-Haired
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Noel and Carla are a bonded pair of females. Noel is 2 years old, And Carla is 9 months old….” Learn more

  • Name: Ike
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Short-Haired
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ike is a 1 1/2 year old male. He is a black and white Short hair, He is friendly with…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucky
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Rescue Me Small Animal Placement, Berlin, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Bunny Rabbit
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Lucky is a 1 year old male rabbit. He is all black. Very friendly, And very affectionate. He will follow…” Learn more

  • Name: Simon-47
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Siamese
  • Description: “Simon is 10 years old. Sweet and shy. His owner died. He has lived with another cat.This cat is waiting…” Learn more

  • Name: SS-Sam-393
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Sam is 9 years old and has previously lived with Ciao.This cat is waiting for it’s Forever Home! Email [email protected]…” Learn more

  • Name: SS-28-Tiggy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Tiggy Is a sweet cat but very skittish. When he gets to really know you he will come close to…” Learn more

  • Name: 36-Smokey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “This kitten is 14 weeks old and enjoys the company of her siblingsThis cat is waiting for it’s Forever Home!…” Learn more

  • Name: 15-Bumper
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Very friendly kitten, 4 months oldThis cat is waiting for it’s Forever Home! Email [email protected] with a question or better…” Learn more

  • Name: 15-Edsell
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Very friendly kitten, 4 months oldThis cat is waiting for it’s Forever Home! Email [email protected] with a question or better…” Learn more

  • Name: 36-Sass
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Connecticut Cat Connection, 40 Stevens Mill Rd, Windsor, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “This 14 week old kitten enjoys the company of her siblingsThis cat is waiting for it’s Forever Home! Email [email protected]…” Learn more

  • Name: Caramel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Chi Society Of Ct, Glastonbury, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua Miniature Pinscher Mix
  • Description: “Caramel is a handsome Chihuahua/MinPin mix or at least that’s what we think he is! He’s around 4 years old…” Learn more

  • Name: Lolita
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: R And R Animal Rescue, Manchester, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Please meet Lolita. 4.5 months old 25 pounds girl who is the most curious from the litter. She is very…” Learn more

  • Name: Rita
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: R And R Animal Rescue, Manchester, CT
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Australian Kelpie
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Rita is 2.5 years old 35-40 pounds spayed and vaccinated girl who went through horrible human cruelty. Her owner was…” Learn more

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