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Tampa Bay area pets available for adoption

Meet a bunch of shy dogs who need a ton of loving.
 
Faith and Jax are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
Faith and Jax are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes. [ Times ]
Published Feb. 20, 2023

Tex (Hernando)

Tex is a black-and-white male shepherd mix of unknown age. He was found wandering in a Spring Hill resident’s backyard. Tex was skittish at first but has become more trusting and confident. He’s still a bit shy, but very sweet and loving. He does well with other dogs. Shelter volunteers are working with Tex on leash training and he’s coming along nicely. For more information, call Hernando County Animal Services at 352-796-5062.

Tex is shy, but he's coming around.
Tex is shy, but he's coming around. [ Hernando County Animal Services ]

Jax (Pasco)

Jax is a 4-year-old male dog of unknown breed. He is very adventurous and energetic. Jax loves to run around the yard and chase lizards. He also enjoys chew toys. He participates in playgroups and sits on command. He tends to pull a bit, so he could use some work on leash manners. For more information, call Pasco County Animal Services at 813-929-1212.

Jax loves his chew toys.
Jax loves his chew toys. [ Pasco County Animal Services ]

Faith (Pinellas)

Faith is a female dog of unknown age and breed. She loves to give kisses and crawl into your lap. She is a happy girl who loves to play. She gets along with everyone except high-energy pups. She loves stuffed toys and is housebroken. For more information, go to fluffanimalrescue.org.

Faith will crawl into your lap and kiss you.
Faith will crawl into your lap and kiss you. [ Fluff Animal Rescue ]

Tyler (Manatee)

Tyler is a 6-year-old male dog of unknown breed. He has a white muzzle and bushy gray eyebrows. He is dog friendly, sweet and listens well. Tyler exudes maturity, confidence, playfulness and intelligence. For more information, email adoptions@mymanatee.org.

Tyler is very smart and learns quickly.
Tyler is very smart and learns quickly. [ Manatee County Animal Services ]

Rango (Hillsborough)

Rango is a 3-year-old male Carolina dog mix. He is a bit shy at first, but quickly warms up. He is curious and playful. Rango enjoys walks and belly rubs. His favorite activities are running and swimming. However, he is very calm when indoors. For more information, call the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center at 813-744-5660.

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Rango could be your jogging buddy. He loves running.
Rango could be your jogging buddy. He loves running. [ Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center ]