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Adorable Adoptable Pets Of The Week At Laurel Area Shelters

Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the Laurel community at the same time? Perhaps it’s the right time to adopt a pet! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities in and around Laurel have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting to be adopted.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin the search for an adorable new fur child is at Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, where Cinnamon the guinea pig is waiting patiently, or another local facility. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed in permanent homes.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We put together a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. Whether you’re a dog person, or if cats are more your thing, there are several great options available. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Gwen (Bonded with Link)
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Friends Of Rabbits, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, New Zealand
  • Description: “GWEN AND LINK ARE A BONDED PAIR AND MUST BE ADOPTED TOGETHER! Hi! I’m Gwen! I’m a New Zealand white…” Learn more

  • Name: Link (Bonded with Gwen)
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Friends Of Rabbits, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Holland Lop Mini Lop Mix
  • Description: “LINK AND GWEN ARE A BONDED PAIR AND MUST BE ADOPTED TOGETHER! Are you missing a Link? I’m a mini…” Learn more

  • Name: Cinnamon
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “M34619 Cinnamon is a male, Guinea Pig who is 1yr old. He is curious and likes to explore. Cinnamon will…” Learn more

  • Name: Hermoine
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, American
  • Description: “M34594 Hermoine is a sweet, female, bunny who seems to be a young adult. She was found abandoned outside and…” Learn more

  • Name: Gus
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Dwarf Hamster
  • Description: “M34610 Gus is an adorable, male, Robo Dwarf Hamster, who is so cute. He is curious and very playful. He…” Learn more

  • Name: Thomas
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Hamster
  • Description: “M34612 Thomas is a male, Panda Teddy Bear Hamster. He is curious and very friendly. Thomas likes to be held…” Learn more

  • Name: Gerard
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Dwarf Hamster
  • Description: “M34611 Gerard is an adorable, male, Siberian Dwarf Hamster, who is so tiny and darling. He is very curious and…” Learn more

  • Name: Granger
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, American
  • Description: “M34595 Granger is a male, bunny who seems to be a young adult. He was found abandoned outside poor guy….” Learn more

  • Name: Pepe
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Howard County Animal Control And Adoption Center, 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “M34620 Pepe has a very unique personality and will make you laugh every day. Pepe comes right over and demands…” Learn more

  • Name: Houston
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ Meet Houston. He is a 12 week old lab mix who is a playful, energetic, handsome boy….” Learn more

  • Name: Tarzan
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Australian Shepherd
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Apply at http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ FOSTER TO ADOPT Tarzan! He is 5 year old Aussie mix who is very friendly to dogs…” Learn more

  • Name: Marigold
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Boxer
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ FOSTER TO ADOPT Marigold. She’s approximately 7 months old and 32 pounds. She was brought to a…” Learn more

  • Name: Tucker
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Male, Great Dane
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Tucker! Tucker is a super friendly and easy going 3 year old Great Dane who gives great hugs. He…” Learn more

  • Name: Rosalyn
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ Rose is a 3 year old, 35 lb, spayed lab mix. Rose LOVES her humans and will…” Learn more

  • Name: Zion
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Zion! He is a black and tan 8-week old chihuahua-mix (or other small breed mix) who is looking for…” Learn more

  • Name: Teton
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Teton! She is a tan 8-week old chihuahua-mix (or other small breed mix) who is looking for her forever…” Learn more

  • Name: Austin
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ Meet Austin. He is an adorable 12 week old lab mix that loves to play and follow…” Learn more

  • Name: Amarillo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Canine Humane Network, 13454 Clarksville Pike, Highland, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Apply at: http://caninehumane.org/adoption-application/ Meet Amarillo. She is a friendly and playful 12 week old lab mix. She is working on…” Learn more

  • Name: Wasabi
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Safe Haven And Adoptions Inc, Elkridge, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, American Shorthair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
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  • Name: Older Kitten – Ulyanna
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Safe Haven And Adoptions Inc, Elkridge, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, American Shorthair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Ulyanna is a sweet girl who came to us from an outdoor cat colony at about 4 months old. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Webster
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Safe Haven And Adoptions Inc, Elkridge, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, American Shorthair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Learn more

  • Name: Stella
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Harrison
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “These puppies were rescued from a WV high kill shelter. Age: Weight: YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON LINE: PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Flipp
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Senior Dog Sanctuary Of Maryland, 8336 WB and A Rd, Severn, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “With his squishy little mouth and nubbin that goes a mile a minute, we know that anyone who has Flipp…” Learn more

  • Name: Chase
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Senior Dog Sanctuary Of Maryland, 8336 WB and A Rd, Severn, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Terrier
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Chase. I’m a loyal 8 year old boy who loves nothing more than to be by…” Learn more

  • Name: Izzy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Senior Dog Sanctuary Of Maryland, 8336 WB and A Rd, Severn, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Hi everyone, I’m Izzy. I’m a laid back lady who enjoys a simple life. All I need is love and…” Learn more

  • Name: Lionel
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Lionel is a 4 year old male cat. He has a gorgeous combination of tabby and tortoiseshell coat! Lionel would…” Learn more

  • Name: Alfie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Alfie is a 3 year old male. He’s your typical orange tabby – wants to be involved in all the…” Learn more

  • Name: Max
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Jack Russell Terrier
  • Description: “Max is a 19 lb, 5 year old Jack Russell Mix. He is a lover of people, full of energy…” Learn more

  • Name: Grayson
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Grayson is a 9 year old, 9lb Chihuahua mix. He is blind, pretty docile and is OK being held. When…” Learn more

  • Name: Leslie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Leslie is a 7 month 42 lb German Shephard mix. She is a very sweet girl who can be a…” Learn more

  • Name: Agate
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Agate, also known as Aggie! Aggie is a female kitten is a dark tabby with striking markings on her…” Learn more

  • Name: Opal
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Opal is a lovely female grey tabby born approximately around August 2020. Opal and her litter came to us from…” Learn more

  • Name: Ernie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Ernie, short for Ernest, is a male grey and cream tabby born at the beginning of March 2021. Ernie, and…” Learn more

  • Name: Thumbelina
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Thumbelina, also known as Lina! She is a female gray kitten with adorable white feet and a stripe up…” Learn more

  • Name: Key West
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Partnership For Animal Welfare Paw, PO Box 1074, Greenbelt, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Key West is a beautiful female gray kitten with white paws and an adorable white chin. She was born at…” Learn more

  • Name: 34610 – Gus
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hamster
  • Description: “Gus is an adorable, male, Robo Dwarf Hamster, who is so cute. He is curious and very playful. He is…” Learn more

  • Name: 34620 – Pepe
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Pepe has a very unique personality and will make you laugh every day. Pepe comes right over and demands your…” Learn more

  • Name: 34619 – Cinnamon
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Cinnamon is a male, Guinea Pig who is 1yr old. He is curious and likes to explore. Cinnamon will dig…” Learn more

  • Name: 34611 – Gerard
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hamster
  • Description: “Gerard is an adorable, male, Siberian Dwarf Hamster, who is so tiny and darling. He is very curious and comes…” Learn more

  • Name: 34594 – Hermoine
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, American
  • Description: “Hermoine is a sweet, female, bunny who seems to be a young adult. She was found abandoned outside and is…” Learn more

  • Name: 34595 – Granger
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, American
  • Description: “Granger is a male, bunny who seems to be a young adult. He was found abandoned outside poor guy. He…” Learn more

  • Name: 34561 – Ruffles
  • Species: Parakeet
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Parakeet (Other)
  • Description: “Ruffles is a 6yr old, female Parakeet who is adorable. She is curious and if you know how to make…” Learn more

  • Name: 34612 – Thomas
  • Species: Hamster
  • Location: Animal Advocates Of Howard County, P. O. 1403, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hamster
  • Description: “Thomas is a male, Panda Teddy Bear Hamster. He is curious and very friendly. Thomas likes to be held and…” Learn more

  • Name: Celeste
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “All cats are adopted on a first come, first served basis. We will not put holds on animals. All of…” Learn more

  • Name: Charlotte
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON PLEASE READ INFORMATION…” Learn more

  • Name: Duke
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Description: “weight: 56 estimated age: 2yrs These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON PLEASE…” Learn more

  • Name: Daniel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Description: “weight: 26# estimated age: 2 yrs These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON…” Learn more

  • Name: Bubbles (F) and Buster (M)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Bubbles and Buster are a six month old bonded pair! To adopt, please come in to the shelter and apply…” Learn more

  • Name: Jilly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: 5 months This PUPPY is in the kennel at Small Miracles, YOU MUST APPLY IN PERSON. DO…” Learn more

  • Name: Eva
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Beagle
  • Description: “weight: 18# estimated age: 3 yrs These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON…” Learn more

  • Name: Jazzy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: 5 months This PUPPY is in the kennel at Small Miracles, YOU MUST APPLY IN PERSON. DO…” Learn more

  • Name: Jelly
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “weight: estimated age: 5 months This PUPPY is in the kennel at Small Miracles, YOU MUST APPLY IN PERSON. DO…” Learn more

  • Name: Scamp
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Golden Retriever
  • Description: “weight: 47 estimated age: 9 months These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON…” Learn more

  • Name: Shawn
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Small Miracles Cat And Dog Rescue, 10236A Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Boxer
  • Description: “weight: 49# estimated age: 1 yr These dogs are in the KENNEL at Small Miracles, you MUST apply IN PERSON…” Learn more