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Tampa Bay area pets looking for forever homes

Open your heart and your home to a youthful animal. None of this weeks animals are over 5-years-old.
Duncan and Greta are two of many animals looking for forever homes.
Duncan and Greta are two of many animals looking for forever homes. [ Times ]
Published Apr. 8
Updated Apr. 8

Pasco — Greta

Greta is a 1-year-old female cat. She prefers to spend most of her time hidden in a climbing tree. Once greeted, she is sweet natured and friendly. When petted, she curls on her side and kneads with her front paws. She enjoys being brushed and can be held. To make an appointment to meet her, call Pasco County Animal Services at 813-929-1212, ext. 1418.

Greta loves to be brushed and petted, but prefers to spend her time alone atop her cat tree.
Greta loves to be brushed and petted, but prefers to spend her time alone atop her cat tree. [ Pasco County Animal Services ]

Pinellas — Landon

Landon is a 2-year-old, mixed breed male dog. His current foster parents say, “he’s a sweet and smart boy waiting for his forever family to find him.” He is currently learning commands and has nearly mastered “sit.” He does well with cats and walks great on a harness. If you’re interested in adopting him, call the adoption coordinator at 727-522-6566, ext. 102 to schedule a meet and greet.

Landon gets along with cats and walks well on a harness.
Landon gets along with cats and walks well on a harness. [ Friends of Strays ]

Hernando — Star

Star is a 2-year-old blue and white female Terrier mix. She has a few patches of hair loss on her shoulders, but is otherwise in great shape. Shelter volunteers report she is very friendly and fun to play with. She prefers to spend her time outdoor and is always up for a walk. If you’re looking for a spunky best friend, contact Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Star is spunky outdoorsy girl and likes to play.
Star is spunky outdoorsy girl and likes to play. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Manatee — Duncan

Duncan is a 5-year-old male dog of unknown breed. The affectionate boy loves to play outside, but he also has a quiet side. He’s content to sit by your side, give kisses and roll over for belly rubs. Duncan needs to be an only pet in a household without children. Schedule an appointment to meet him at mymanatee.org/pets.

Duncan loves to roll over and have his belly rubbed.
Duncan loves to roll over and have his belly rubbed. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Hillsborough — Zuko

Zuko is a 1-year-old male Terrier. He’s looking for a new home because his owner was forced to take a traveling job. He’s very obedient, house trained and loves to play fetch. His treat motivation keeps him at a sturdy 50 pounds. He gets along with other dogs, but he’s also fine being the only animal in the house. If you’d like to meet him, go to SecondChanceFriends.org.

Zuko is very obedient and loves to play fetch.
Zuko is very obedient and loves to play fetch. [ Second Chance Friends ]