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Three dogs and two cats - Open your heart and home to an adoptable pet
Biscotti and Oreo are two of many animals  hoping to be adopted by loving families.
Biscotti and Oreo are two of many animals hoping to be adopted by loving families. [ Times ]
Published Apr. 28

Hernando — Reese

Reese is a 6-year-old, male black and white Terrier mix. He was very skittish and afraid of everything around him, but shelter volunteers have brought him out of his shell. He needs a patient and gentle owner who will give him time to settle in. He is sweet and loyal and can be a great companion to the right person. For more information, call Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Reese arrive at the shelter skittish and afraid, but shelter workers have slowly brought him out of his shell.
Reese arrive at the shelter skittish and afraid, but shelter workers have slowly brought him out of his shell. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Pinellas — Oreo

Oreo is a 6-month-old, male cookies and cream domestic short haired cat. He was brought to Friends of Strays squished in a cat carrier with three other kittens. They all had sores on their feet from lying in their own excrement. He’s all healed up now and has learned to roll over for belly rubs and play with toys. For more information, call the shelter at 727-522-6566, ext. 102.

Oreo arrived at the shelter with sores on his paws. He's all healed up now and learned to roll over for belly rubs.
Oreo arrived at the shelter with sores on his paws. He's all healed up now and learned to roll over for belly rubs. [ Friends of Strays ]

Pasco — Shelly

Shelly is a low key female kitty of unknown age. She is calm, quiet and enjoys watching things from high atop her perch. She loves to be brushed. She’ll press her face into the brush and make little chirping noises. For more information, contact Pasco County Animal Services at 813-929-1212, ext.1418.

Shelly loves to be brushed.
Shelly loves to be brushed. [ Pasco County Animal Services ]

Manatee — Biscotti

Biscotti is a 2-year-old female mixed breed dog. She is very active, loves to play outside and go for long walks. She’s very selective on which dogs she makes friends with, but tends to gravitate toward male dogs. She adores all people and would make a good family pet. For more information, e-mail adoptions@mymanatee.org.

Biscotti is very selective about what dogs she chooses as friends. Slow introductions are recommended.
Biscotti is very selective about what dogs she chooses as friends. Slow introductions are recommended. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Hillsborough — Sally

Sally is a female hound/Shepherd mix of unknown age. She’s got a great disposition and gets along well with other dogs, and cats. Her foster family reports she’s leash trained and loves to meet the neighbors on evening walks. She’s housebroken, spayed, microchipped and vaccinated. For more information, go to PawPrintHearts.com.

Sally makes a great family dog. She gets along well with people, cats and other dogs.
Sally makes a great family dog. She gets along well with people, cats and other dogs. [ Paw Print Hearts ]