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These Detroit-based doggies are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Photos: Petfinder
Photos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pups up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Detroit, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.

Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly, furry locals.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)


Shrimp, pit bull terrier mix

Shrimp is an adorable male pit bull terrier mix being cared for at Rebel Dogs Detroit.

Shrimp is ready to make friends, and he loves cats. Have no fear: He's already house-trained. He is already neutered and has had all his shots.

Here's more about Shrimp:

Shrimp has a sweet, but slightly anxious, demeanor. He enjoys walks, and he walks well in low and medium stimuli situations. He can learn to be a good walker in stressful traffic, too. Shrimp likes to play with toys, but his favorite thing is cuddle time. Shrimp can play off leash with puppies and can go on walks with dogs he knows. He is not particularly interested in living with another dog. Shrimp has been introduced to leashed cats on a couple of occasions. He likes children but would prefer a quiet home, whether that means calmer, older children or no children. Shrimp is very clean, not a marker, and not a big chewer. 

Read more about Shrimp on Petfinder.

Cookie, shepherd mix

Cookie is an adorable female shepherd mix currently housed at Home Fur-Ever.

Cookie plays well with others — she gets along well with other dogs. She's vaccinated and spayed. She's already house-trained.

Here's more about Cookie:

Cookie is a little nervous in new surroundings but will warm up as soon as she feels secure. She enjoys playing with dogs but is uncertain about cats. A home with older children should be okay. She likes people and is not destructive in the home. 

Read more about how to adopt Cookie on Petfinder.

Firefly, pit bull terrier mix

Firefly is a female pit bull terrier mix currently residing at Michigan Humane Society - Detroit Center for Animal Care.

Firefly has already been spayed.

Here's more about Firefly:

Firefly is ready for action. She loves to play for long periods of time. She enjoys exercise, training and playing. In addition, she loves to be petted and touched. She may not be a great fit for homes with small dogs or cats. Due to her high energy, she will need to learn some manners and follow rules. 

Read more about Firefly on Petfinder.


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