Latest Pets To Go Up For Adoption In The Roanoke Area

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Do you want to add to your family and make a positive impact on the world at the same time? Consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions.

Across Virginia, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home — and many of them are located not too far from you. In the search for an adorable new companion, consider looking around at a local animal shelter like Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, where Merle 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.

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 dog person, meet Ralo, a Pit Bull Terrier mix up for adoption. If cats are more your thing, there are several great cats available, too. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Ralo

  • Name: Ralo

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix

  • Description: "Color:brindle, Markings:Blue brindle" Learn more

Biscuit

  • Name: Biscuit

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City ; it was brought to the RCACP on 12/8/20..." Learn more

Genevieve

  • Name: Genevieve

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City ; it was brought to the RCACP on 12/11/20..." Learn more

George

  • Name: George

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:Tabby" Learn more

Merle

  • Name: Merle

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City; it was brought to the RCACP on 12/2/20 and..." Learn more

Percy

  • Name: Percy

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:orange tabby" Learn more

Paul

  • Name: Paul

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, English Bulldog Hound Mix

  • Description: "Color:white" Learn more

Pixie

  • Name: Pixie

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix

  • Description: "Color:Patch Tabby" Learn more

Josh

  • Name: Josh

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:orange, Markings:more white definition" Learn more

Drake

  • Name: Drake

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:orange" Learn more

Baby/Meatball

  • Name: Baby/Meatball

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Hound Mix

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City; it was brought to the RCACP on 11/18/20 and..." Learn more

Hope

  • Name: Hope

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City; it was brought to the RCACP on 11/14/2020 and..." Learn more

Connie

  • Name: Connie

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:brown tabby" Learn more

Sylvester

  • Name: Sylvester

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "This animal was picked up as a stray in Roanoke City; it was brought to the RCACP on 11/13/2020 and..." Learn more

Cali

  • Name: Cali

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Color:white, Markings:black tail" Learn more

Dan

  • Name: Dan

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Rockbridge Spca, 10 Animal Place, Lexington, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Redbone Coonhound

  • Good With: Kids

  • Description: "Dan is a beautiful redbone approx. 3 yrs. old, He weighs around 55 lbs. and his owner could not take..." Learn more

Gabe

  • Name: Gabe

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Black Labrador Retriever

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Cuddles

  • Name: Cuddles

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Tabby

  • Description: "Cuddles is 1.5 yearsInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our adoption..." Learn more

Hildy

  • Name: Hildy

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair

  • Description: "Hildy is 6 yearsInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our adoption..." Learn more

Mocha Latte

  • Name: Mocha Latte

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Dilute Tortoiseshell

  • Description: "Mocha Latte is 2.5 yearsInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our..." Learn more

Leona

  • Name: Leona

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Leona is 1 yearInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our adoption..." Learn more

LuLu

  • Name: LuLu

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Tabby

  • Description: "LuLu is 1.5 yearsInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our adoption..." Learn more

Summer

  • Name: Summer

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair

  • Learn more

Lantern

  • Name: Lantern

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Long Hair

  • Learn more

Stanlow

  • Name: Stanlow

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Learn more

Calc: Not at the Shelter

  • Name: Calc: Not at the Shelter

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Friends Of Campbell County Animal Control Foac In Partnership With Campbell County Animal Control And Care, Rustburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair

  • Good With: Cats

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.CALC-ulate this! Calc loves supervised play time outside! He..." Learn more

Pookie - At the Shelter

  • Name: Pookie - At the Shelter

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Friends Of Campbell County Animal Control Foac In Partnership With Campbell County Animal Control And Care, Rustburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Beagle

  • Good With: Dogs and cats

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.POOKIE is a new resident to the shelter, a..." Learn more

Waddles

  • Name: Waddles

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Terrier

  • Learn more

Romeo - At the Shelter

  • Name: Romeo - At the Shelter

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Friends Of Campbell County Animal Control Foac In Partnership With Campbell County Animal Control And Care, Rustburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Yellow Labrador Retriever

  • Good With: Dogs

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.ROMEO has been at the shelter waiting for his..." Learn more

Dora - Visit at Petsmart

  • Name: Dora - Visit at Petsmart

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Friends Of Campbell County Animal Control Foac In Partnership With Campbell County Animal Control And Care, Rustburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Good With: Cats

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.PLEASE NOTE: This pet has been posted by..." Learn more

Wythadyme - At the Shelter

  • Name: Wythadyme - At the Shelter

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Friends Of Campbell County Animal Control Foac In Partnership With Campbell County Animal Control And Care, Rustburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound

  • Good With: Dogs

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Cutie pie Wythadyme is celebrating Santa's early arrival at..." Learn more

Lexi *All Around Sweet Girl

  • Name: Lexi *All Around Sweet Girl

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Central Virginia Regional Rescue, PO Box 2172 , Forest, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog Hound Mix

  • Good With: Dogs

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website..Lexi is the perfect companion dog. Once Lexi warms..." Learn more

*Rafiki

  • Name: *Rafiki

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Central Virginia Regional Rescue, PO Box 2172 , Forest, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Rafiki is a kitten from a feral colony,..." Learn more

Ozzy

  • Name: Ozzy

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Regional Center For Animal Care And Protection, 1510 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix

  • Description: "Color:black" Learn more

Rocky

  • Name: Rocky

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Tabby

  • Description: "Rocky is 3 yearsInquiries: adoptions@plannedpethoodrockymount.comAdoption Application Link: https://www.plannedpethoodrockymount.com/adoptionsClick here to view our general adoption fees. Our adoption..." Learn more

Jordan

  • Name: Jordan

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair

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Puff

  • Name: Puff

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Angels Of Assisi, 415 CAMPBELL AVE SW, Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Long Hair

  • Learn more

Biscuit

  • Name: Biscuit

  • Species: Hamster

  • Location: Pittsylvania Pet Center, 11880 US Highway 29, Chatham, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Hamster

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Stitch

  • Name: Stitch

  • Species: Rabbit

  • Location: Pittsylvania Pet Center, 11880 US Highway 29, Chatham, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Bunny Rabbit

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Claus

  • Name: Claus

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Pittsylvania Pet Center, 11880 US Highway 29, Chatham, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Learn more

Balto

  • Name: Balto

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Spca Of Martinsville Henry County, 132 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Husky

  • Description: "Balto has loads of energy and loves to play! Balto plays very rough so he would do better in a..." Learn more

George

  • Name: George

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

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Sheba

  • Name: Sheba

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Spca Of Martinsville Henry County, 132 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Learn more

Howard

  • Name: Howard

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hound

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Spell

  • Name: Spell

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Learn more

Mia

  • Name: Mia

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Spca Of Martinsville Henry County, 132 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Stray hold through 12/14" Learn more

Munchkin

  • Name: Munchkin

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Angels Of Assisi, 415 CAMPBELL AVE SW, Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Learn more

Miko

  • Name: Miko

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Pulaski Animal Care And Control, Draper, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Chihuahua

  • Description: "Miko is a 3 yr old chihuahua with chihuahua attitude. He does well with most dogs if they are calm...." Learn more

Henry

  • Name: Henry

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Pulaski Animal Care And Control, Draper, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Corgi

  • Good With: Dogs and cats

  • Description: "Henry is a 3 yr old corgi. He has seizures but doing very well on medication. He needs older children..." Learn more

Morticia

  • Name: Morticia

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Tabby

  • Description: "Morticia also loves affection and purrs loudly, but she needs an outgoing friend whose lead she can follow. She is..." Learn more

Gomez

  • Name: Gomez

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Tabby

  • Description: "He needs a quiet home. No dogs, no kids and he should open up. He has stayed hidden in my..." Learn more

Edward

  • Name: Edward

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair

  • Description: "Edward is the most outgoing, given time he is the first to open up and seek out affection. Even without..." Learn more

Fernal

  • Name: Fernal

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Franklin Co Humane Society Planned Pethood Clinic And Adoption Center, 18401 Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Tabby

  • Description: "Little Fernal, a note from her foster...It takes her a little time to get use to her environment and people..." Learn more

Crayon

  • Name: Crayon

  • Species: Cat

  • Location: Lynchburg Humane Society, Lynchburg, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair

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Haven

  • Name: Haven

  • Species: Dog

  • Location: Angels Of Assisi, 415 CAMPBELL AVE SW, Roanoke, VA

  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Hound

  • Learn more

This article originally appeared on the Roanoke Patch