August 11, 2022

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Tampa Pets Who Need A Home: Meet Yang, Heaven & Angel, Blu & More

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Looking to add to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Perhaps it’s finally time to adopt a pet! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in and around Tampa have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

In the search for a lovable new fur child, consider checking out a local facility like Mercy Full Project, where Poncho the dog is waiting patiently. 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.

Here at Patch, with a little help from our friends at Petfinder, we create a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a cat person, meet YANG, a Domestic Short Hair up for adoption. Or if dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs available, too. 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: YANG
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Meet YANG! -Female -4 years old YANG is: -Shy -Nervous -Loving -Sweet/Kind -Potty trained -House trained -Good with OLDER cats…” Learn more

  • Name: Heaven & Angel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Miniature Pinscher Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Heaven & Angel -Female -Approximately 1.5 years old -Lab/Pinscher MIX Heaven & Angel came to us with nothing more…” Learn more

  • Name: BLU
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet BLU! -female -approximately 3 years old -lab/stafford MIX Blu is: -Energetic -Playful -Loving -Nurturing -Friendly -Sweet/Kind -Crate trained -Potty…” Learn more

  • Name: YIN
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Meet YIN! -Female -4 years old YIN is: -Skittish -Curious -Loving -Sweet/Kind -Potty trained -House trained -Good with OLDER cats…” Learn more

  • Name: PONCHO
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet PONCHO! -Male -Approximately 5 years old -Hound MIX Poncho is: -Playful -Skittish -Loving -Nurturing -Nervous/Anxious -Shy -Sweet/Kind -Crate trained…” Learn more

  • Name: KING JACK
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, American Staffordshire Terrier Vizsla Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet KING JACK!! -approximately 5 years old -Male -Stafford/Vizsla MIX King is: -Energetic -Dominant -Playful -Loving -Kind -Adventurous! -Timid/Skittish around…” Learn more

  • Name: Willford
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, American Bulldog
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet WILFORD! -Male -Approximately 1.5 years old -Bulldog MIX Wilford is: -Energetic -Playful -Loving -Nervous/Anxious -Friendly -Sweet/Kind -Crate trained -Potty…” Learn more

  • Name: MARLO
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mercy Full Project, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Mountain Cur
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet MARLO -Male -2 years old -Mountain Cur MIX Marlo is: -Dedicated -Adventurous -Kind -Active -Smart -Energetic -Loving -Potty Trained…” Learn more

  • Name: Nebula
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Well hello there! I am one of the sweet kittens available for adoption at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay!…” Learn more

  • Name: Toby
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Hendrix
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Hey there, I’m Hendrix! My previous family state that I’m friendly, playful. I’m looking for my furrever home and I…” Learn more

  • Name: Bella 2
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Swipe right for a good time (or come visit me at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay!)” Learn more

  • Name: Maple
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Hi there, I’m Maple and I would love a furrever home. I was a mama and my 3 kids are…” Learn more

  • Name: Berry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I’m here at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay looking for my furrever home! I love high places so if…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Interested in sharing a Kong full of peanut butter? Come meet me at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Fabio
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “I’m looking for my forever home here at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. When I arrived here, I was…” Learn more

  • Name: Lundy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I’m here at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay looking for my furrever home! I would love for you to…” Learn more

  • Name: Buster
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Learn more

  • Name: Cheese
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “HI I am one of the cute pocket pets available at HSTB ! Will you be my forever home ?…” Learn more

  • Name: Athena
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Shepherd
  • Description: “Interested in sharing a Kong full of peanut butter? Come meet me at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.” Learn more

  • Name: Scooby
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “HI I am one of the cute pocket pets available at HSTB ! Will you be my forever home ?…” Learn more

  • Name: Scooter
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “HI I am one of the cute pocket pets available at HSTB ! Will you be my forever home ?…” Learn more

  • Name: Gizmo 2
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Description: “Sweet older gentleman, life lover. Ready to go with my soulmate!” Learn more

  • Name: Daku
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Not looking to play games, just looking for somebody to play fetch with.” Learn more

  • Name: Sky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Not looking to play games, just looking for somebody to play fetch with.” Learn more

  • Name: Nelson
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Basset Hound Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Description: “Hello. My name is Nelson. I’m looking for my forever home here at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. When…” Learn more

  • Name: Paula
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Ready to go home with the luckiest animal lover in town!” Learn more

  • Name: Gidget
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Chihuahua
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: Maybelle
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Domestic Medium Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Learn more

  • Name: Rosalie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Ready to go home with the luckiest animal lover in town!” Learn more

  • Name: Alisia 2
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Marco
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Rosie 2
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Female, Shepherd
  • Description: “Hi everyone my name is Rosie and I’m looking for my forever home. I came in as a stray and…” Learn more

  • Name: June
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If my big, sweet eyes aren’t enough to win you over, my cute personality is sure to do the trick!” Learn more

  • Name: Rocky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “I am a firm believer that if everyone had a puppy, the world would be a much brighter place. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Cocoa
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Retriever Mixed Breed Mix
  • Description: “I am a firm believer that if everyone had a puppy, the world would be a much brighter place. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Andy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: Soldier
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Rosalinda
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Ready to go home with the luckiest animal lover in town!” Learn more

  • Name: Caesar
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Baxter
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Beagle Terrier Mix
  • Description: “I’m looking for my forever home here at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. When I arrived here, I was…” Learn more

  • Name: Chester
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Temperance
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Not gonna lie, I am a pretty amazing cat and I am willing to give you some of my time….” Learn more

  • Name: Vinny
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: Penny
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “I am a sensitive pal who needs a moment to learn that you’re a friend. Once I’m feeling safe and…” Learn more

  • Name: Kiara
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: sally
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “Looking for your forever best friend? I’m your gal. I’m as cute as can be and ready to give you…” Learn more

  • Name: Sissy
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Long Hair Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Description: “I am a sensitive pal who needs a moment to learn that you’re a friend. Once I’m feeling safe and…” Learn more

  • Name: Blaze
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Learn more

  • Name: Vicky
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am looking for something purr-manent. Are you the one? Let’s make it official!” Learn more

  • Name: Tripp
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: Dusty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If my big, sweet eyes aren’t enough to win you over, my cute personality is sure to do the trick!” Learn more

  • Name: Jupiter
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If my big, sweet eyes aren’t enough to win you over, my cute personality is sure to do the trick!” Learn more

  • Name: Allen
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “I am single and ready to mingle!” Learn more

  • Name: Star 2
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Humane Society Of Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “If my big, sweet eyes aren’t enough to win you over, my cute personality is sure to do the trick!” Learn more