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Tampa Bay area pets looking for loving homes

Dogs dominate this week with five dogs available to good homes.
Ella and Milo are two puppies available for adoption this week. There are plenty of other animals waiting for you in area shelters too.
Ella and Milo are two puppies available for adoption this week. There are plenty of other animals waiting for you in area shelters too. [ Times ]
Published Apr. 22
Updated Apr. 22

Pinellas — Topaz

Topaz is a 2-year-old female mixed breed dog. She enjoys going to the park and meeting new people. Her foster family reports, “it’s hard to get a picture of her because all she wants to do is sit on your lap.” She’s happiest when she’s getting belly rubs, sunbathing or out and about with her people. Topaz is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. To meet her, call Friends of Strays at 727-522-6566.

It's hard to take pictures of Topaz, because she prefers to sit in your lap.
It's hard to take pictures of Topaz, because she prefers to sit in your lap. [ Friends of Strays ]

Hernando — Mannix

Mannix is a 1-year-old male black and white brindle Australian Cattle Dog mix. He was found roaming in a mobile home park in Weekie Wachee. Shelter volunteers report he’s a friendly dog, but possessive of his kennel. Once on neutral ground, his temperament is warm. He’s happiest playing outside and going for long leash walks. Mannix is best suited for a home with a large fenced yard. For more information, contact Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Mannix loves to spend his time outside and going on long leash walks.
Mannix loves to spend his time outside and going on long leash walks. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Pasco — Leo

Leo is a 1-year-old male German Shepherd mix. At 85 pounds, he’s a big, powerful bundle of love. He’s very smart and treat motivated, so he should be a quick study to learn commands. Leo does well with kids and other dogs, so he’s best suited for an active family. To meet him, call the SPCA Suncoast at 727-849-1048.

Leo is an active boy who is best suited for a young family with kids.
Leo is an active boy who is best suited for a young family with kids. [ SPCA Suncoast ]

Manatee — Milo

Milo is a 2-year-old male mixed breed dog. He loves playing in the swimming pool and getting affection from people. He suffers from stress and anxiety and will require continued work to calm him. He is best suited for a household without children or other pets. For more information, contact Manatee County Animal Shelter at mymanatee.org/pets.

Milo suffers from stress and anxiety and requires an owner dedicated to further behavioral training.
Milo suffers from stress and anxiety and requires an owner dedicated to further behavioral training. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Hillsborough — Ella

Ella is a 1-year-old female Australian Cattle Dog. She’s very high energy and chases cats, but get along well with kids and other dogs. She’s best suited for an active family with a high, fenced yard. She’s spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. If you’d like to meet her, make arrangements through the Second Chance Friends Facebook page.

Ella is a high energy puppy and is best suited for an active young family.
Ella is a high energy puppy and is best suited for an active young family. [ Second Chance Friends ]