How about a less lonely self-quarantine at home? You could have a furry friend for companionship, unconditional love and kisses. No social distancing needed with these shelter animals. Here's some cuties from area shelters that would love to keep you company.

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Who knows, they may never want to leave and you'll have a companion for life! This is just a small sample of cuties within driving distance. Most shelters are by appointment only right now, but they still need donations and fosters/adoptions. Here's the best source to see all pets that are up for adoption within driving distance.

Friends of Daviess County Animal Shelter

Both of these sweet babies are declawed cats and indoor only. Bug, is short hair, black 6 year-old neutered male. Sheba is a long hair brown tabby, 9 year-old spayed female. Daviess County Animal Shelter

Friends of Daviess County Animal Shelter

ROCKY is an 11 year-old min pin/chihuahua mix. This precious senior pup is scared at the shelter and deserves more. You could be his MORE. Daviess County Animal Shelter

Owensboro Humane Society

Dodger is a handsome young male who is already chipped and been vetted. He is just so sweet. He enjoys lounging and playing like all kitties and is very healthy! Owensboro Humane Society

Owensboro Humane Society

KRONOS is a beautiful 110 lb Alaskan Malumute. He loves teenagers and adults. KRONOS loves his squeaky cow toy and learns with it. Owensboro Humane Society

Saving Paws Animal Rescue of Kentucky

Attention cocker spaniel, special needs/senior dog lovers. This sweet girl has been cleared by the vet for adoption. Peaches is a 10-12 year old lady that loves people and attention. Saving Paws Animal Rescue of Kentucky

Dream Copy Photography

KJ (King James) is a 3 year old neutered male. KJ is uncertain of his surroundings and will take a couple of days to warm up. But once he does, he is forever yours, especially if you come bearing a ball. KJ loves to play ball. Saving Paws Animal Rescue of Kentucky

It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue

Gracie is a young adult pit mix that weighs around 50 lbs. She was surrendered while pregnant and gave birth to 11 gorgeous puppies, which were all quickly adopted. It Takes a Village No-Kill Rescue

Humane Society of Henderson County Kentucky

Meet Lily. Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered. Humane Society of Henderson County Kentucky

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