Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 3 perfect pups to adopt now in Washington

Photos: Petfinder

Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some precious puppies near you up for adoption? There are dozens of great puppies up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Washington.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of puppies currently available for adoption.

(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.)

Elmer, Labrador retriever mix

Elmer is a charming male Labrador retriever puppy staying at Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Elmer loves to socialize — he gets along well with other dogs. He has been vaccinated.

Notes from Elmer's caretakers:

Read more about Elmer on Petfinder.

Elmer is a shy puppy, and he must go to a home with another dog already present to help him build his confidence. He is looking for a home filled with love and snuggles and one willing to provide the time needed to build his confidence. 

Elsie, Labrador retriever mix

Elsie is a darling female Labrador retriever puppy in the care of Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

Elsie is the life of the party, and she loves other dogs. She's been vaccinated.

Notes on Elsie:

Read more about how to adopt Elsie on Petfinder.

I'm still a young impressionable pup, so I'll need plenty of exercise, training and treats to grow into a well-mannered pup. 

Misty, pit bull terrier mix

Misty is a sweet female pit bull terrier puppy being kept at Humane Rescue Alliance.

She's already been spayed.

More about Misty:

Read more about Misty on Petfinder.

I'd love to go to a patient forever home where I can keep working on my manners, and I would love to go to some training classes. I have not met cats or kids, and I'm still working on my puppy mouthiness. I like to go on long walks and get scratches from everyone I meet.

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