7 cuddly canines to adopt now in St. Louis

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

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.)

Maggie, collie and Labrador retriever mix

Maggie is an adorable female collie and Labrador retriever mix staying at Needy Paws Rescue.

Maggie does great with children — she loves being around people. She's mastered her house-training etiquette. She is vaccinated and spayed. Maggie is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Apply to adopt Maggie today at Petfinder.

Cooper, Labrador retriever mix

Cooper is an adorable male Labrador retriever mix currently residing at Wonder Weims Rescue.

Cooper gets along well with other dogs. Cooper is already neutered, and he has all his shots. He's already house-trained.

Cooper's current caretakers say:

Read more about Cooper on Petfinder.

He loves to play with balls and run in the backyard. He loves to be by your side at all times.

Boogie, pit bull terrier mix

Boogie is a male pit bull terrier mix staying at Needy Paws Rescue.

He's already house-trained. He is already neutered, and he has all his shots.

Notes from Boogie's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Boogie today at Petfinder.

He loves squeaky balls, chew toys and human cuddles. Walks well on a leash. He's lean and lanky and has a hilariously goofy, uncoordinated way of running, so he's wanting a fenced yard so he can provide lots of entertainment to his new family.

Parker, pit bull terrier mix

Parker is a handsome male pit bull terrier mix in the care of Needy Paws Rescue.

Parker is already neutered, and he has all his shots. He is already house-trained.

Parker's current caretakers say:

Read more about how to adopt Parker on Petfinder.

Parker is a perfect gentleman who loves to go places. So if you're looking for a traveling buddy, Parker is your man.

Hera, pit bull terrier mix

Hera is a lovable female pit bull terrier mix being kept at Needy Paws Rescue.

Hera is a social butterfly — she gets along well with other dogs. She is already house-trained. She already has all of her shots, and she is spayed.

Notes from Hera's caretakers:

Read more about Hera on Petfinder.

Meet Hera! The sweetest guard dog around. She is a low energy couch potato who loves to lay around in the air conditioning and be near her human.

Sprite, Coton de Tulear mix

Sprite is a winsome female Coton de Tulear mix being cared for at Needy Paws Rescue.

Sprite is a social butterfly — she'll get along great with your other dogs. She already has all of her shots, and she is spayed. No need to worry: She is already house-trained.

Read more about Sprite on Petfinder.

Oso, golden retriever mix

Oso is a charming male golden retriever mix in the care of Needy Paws Rescue.

Oso gets along well with other dogs. He is looking for cat-free forever home. He has mastered his house-training etiquette. His vaccinations are already up to date, and he's neutered.

Here's what Oso's friends at Needy Paws Rescue think of him:

Read more about how to adopt Oso on Petfinder.

Oso is a good partner for a walk. He likes to walk near the end of the leash, but doesn't pull much and checks in with his human while walking.

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