Dogs available for adoption in Columbus

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August 2, 2022
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Dogs available for adoption in Columbus

When looking at the makeup of American families today, it's rare to see a home where a pet isn't part of the family. According to the most recent data from the APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 67% of households—or around 85 million homes—own a pet. Of these households, dogs and cats top the list of most popular pets, with 63.4 million and 42.7 million households owning dogs and cats, respectively.

In exploring the history of animal shelters and rescue organizations in the country, nothing proves as problematic as the lack of a centralized reporting system to collect data on these organizations. Most of the shelter statistics that are available and accepted today are estimates based on several period surveys, including the aforementioned APPA National Pet Owners Survey along with the AVMA U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook. Without a nationally codified and streamlined process for collecting, organizing, and reporting on shelter data, there has been a grave lack of transparency around the country's shelters. That makes it difficult not only to pinpoint accurate statistics regarding sheltered animals in America but also to understand the true state of animal welfare in the country, which is the first step to improving that welfare.

If you've been considering bringing home a furry companion, be sure to keep reading. Stacker compiled a list of dogs available for adoption in Columbus, Ohio on Petfinder, ranging in age, breed composition, temperament, and needs. It's important to note that pet adoption is a huge responsibility and requires available savings for emergency and routine veterinary care, a day-to-day routine and game plan for coverage if the pup needs to be left at home during the day (i.e. hiring a dog walker), and time and attention devoted to training your newest family member. Be sure to do due diligence on breed research to see what kind of dog will be the best fit for your lifestyle.

Without further ado, here are adoptable dogs in your home city.

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Naruto

- Gender: Male
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Pug, Poodle (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Zooter - Cricket Litter

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Marthe

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
- Read more on Petfinder
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Yips - Cricket Litter

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Snick-Cricket Litter

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Dobbly-Cricket Litter

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Doorsa-Cricket Litter

- Gender: Male
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Lolly - Cricket Litter

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Rat Terrier, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Sakura

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Pug, Poodle (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Gailby

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Beau

- Gender: Male
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
- Read more on Petfinder
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Roger

- Gender: Male
- Age: Young
- Breed: Chihuahua
- Read more on Petfinder
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Alva

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Labrador Retriever (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Cricket (Gahanna, OH)

- Gender: Male
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Terrier (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Flea (Gahanna, OH)

- Gender: Male
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Terrier (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Ladybug (Gahanna, OH)

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Terrier (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Sugar

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Labrador Retriever, Great Pyrenees (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Olivia

- Gender: Female
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Dachshund, Jack Russell Terrier (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Snow

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Pit Bull Terrier, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Sadie

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Kobe

- Gender: Male
- Age: Young
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Denali

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Bella

- Gender: Female
- Age: Young
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Roxy

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Labrador Retriever (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Lucille

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Shih Tzu (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Roxanne

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Dachshund, Chihuahua (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Frost

- Gender: Female
- Age: Young
- Breed: Siberian Husky
- Read more on Petfinder
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Quinn

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Doberman Pinscher
- Read more on Petfinder
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Shane

- Gender: Male
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Roy

- Gender: Male
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Tyrion

- Gender: Male
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Miniature Dachshund
- Read more on Petfinder
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Kennedy

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Doberman Pinscher
- Read more on Petfinder
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Molly

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Chihuahua, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Kono

- Gender: Male
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Chihuahua, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Maggie Ann

- Gender: Female
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Chihuahua, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Brutus Buckeye

- Gender: Male
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Chihuahua, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Sandy

- Gender: Female
- Age: Senior
- Breed: Chihuahua, Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Mabel (Gahanna, OH)

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Shepherd (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Paisley

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Doodle Bear (Gahanna, OH)

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Parker

- Gender: Male
- Age: Young
- Breed: Labrador Retriever, Mountain Cur (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Ziggy

- Gender: Female
- Age: Young
- Breed: Mixed Breed
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Radar

- Gender: Male
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Hound (mixed)
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Honey

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Bunny

- Gender: Female
- Age: Adult
- Breed: Mixed Breed (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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Pebbles

- Gender: Female
- Age: Baby
- Breed: Great Dane, Labrador Retriever (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder
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Floki

- Gender: Male
- Age: Young
- Breed: Great Dane, Labrador Retriever (mixed)
- Read more on Petfinder

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