Dogs and cats of all ages, breeds and sizes are available through area animal rescues and shelters, as well as opportunities to help homeless animals through foster programs, donations and help with fundraisers and other family-friendly activities. Contact a rescue near you to learn more.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

Piper is a 3-year-old female Labrador retriever mix who was surrendered by her owner. She knows how to sit and enjoys the attention of people around her. Piper is a sweet and loving girl.

Sunny is an adult female calico mix with beautiful markings and amazing golden eyes. She is a sweet girl who loves belly rubs. The $25 adoption fee will be waived for cats during the month of June.

Find them at Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, 616 N. Spring St., 931-648-5750,

Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County

Liam is a 5-year-old, 35-pound, neutered male border collie. He is house-trained and gets along great with children and other dogs. He likes cats but needs to be carefully introduced. Liam is a sweet boy who loves to be cuddled. Find him through the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County, 931-648-8042,

Cats Are Us

Lilly is a 2-year-old, spayed female dilute tortoiseshell with stunning golden eyes. She was surrendered by her owner and has been well cared for. Lilly has a pretty soft gray and tan coat. She is litter box trained and is loving and affectionate. Find her at Petsmart through Cats Are Us, 931-503-0053,

Dover Humane Society

Ann is a young, spayed, female treeing walker/beagle mix who was found as a stray with a broken hip. She has healed from her surgery and walks with a limp which should get better with time. Ann is house trained and is great with all other dogs. She is a little shy and skittish to enter a home but once inside she…