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Tampa Bay area pets hoping to find forever homes

Active and adventurous dog seeks weekend warrior human. Others also await.
Coal and Josie are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
Coal and Josie are two of many animals looking for loving homes. [ Times ]
Published Jun. 10
Updated Jun. 10

Manatee — Melanie

Melanie is a 3-year-old mixed breed female dog. She loves meeting people and prefers male dogs. Melanie is active, curious and adventurous. She’s looking for a weekend warrior as her human bestie. She comes spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. For more information, e-mail adoptions@mymanatee.org.

Melanie is adventurous and looking for a weekend warrior.
Melanie is adventurous and looking for a weekend warrior. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Pinellas — Coal

Coal is a 7-month-old black male cat. Once he gets to know you, he likes to be petted, cuddle and sleep in his human’s bed. He talks when he wants food. He’s good with other cats and dogs. For more information, contact his current Save Our Strays foster family at 727-545-1116.

Coal is a male black cat that wants to share a bed with humans.
Coal is a male black cat that wants to share a bed with humans. [ Save Our Strays ]

Hernando — Spot

Spot is a 6-year-old black and white male Terrier mix. He’s heartbroken after being abandoned at a doggie day camp. Spot is playful, likes going for long walks and playing outside. He doesn’t get along well with other animals, so he must be the only animal in the home. Spot is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. For more information and availability, call Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Spot is heartbroken after being abandoned at a doggie daycare.
Spot is heartbroken after being abandoned at a doggie daycare. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Pasco — Peg

Peg is a 9-year-old female dog of unknown breed. She’s very friendly and has a playful side. She goes into a bow pose when she wants you to run around with her. She does have a barking problem that needs to be corrected. Peg likes going for long walks and gets along well with other animals. To make an appointment to meet her, call the Pasco County Animal Services at 813-929-1212.

Peg goes into a bow when she wants you to run and play with her.
Peg goes into a bow when she wants you to run and play with her. [ Pasco County Animal Services ]

Hillsborough — Josie

Josie is a 3-year-old female black shiny coated retriever mix. She’s dog and cat friendly, but has little exposure to toddlers. A home with older children is recommended. She is house broken and loves to play fetch. Her foster family reports, each night she leads them to her bed and climbs in for you to say good night to her. For more information, send an e-mail to FlNewLifeDogRescue@gmail.com.

Josie likes for you to say good night to her every night.
Josie likes for you to say good night to her every night. [ New Life Dog Rescue ]