Need a furry friend in your life? Why not head down to the local shelter and help out a pup. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog month, any many area shelters would love to match you with a four-legged soul mate.
You can use the Petfinder search tool above to find a dog, or you can head over to your local shelter and talk with the volunteers there.
Meanwhile, check out these seven pups up for adoption through the Animal Rescue League, which has locations in Boston, Dedham and Brewster. Aren't they adorable?
PAWS has a location in Wakefield and they have cats available for adoption, just in case you are looking for a feline friend.