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Get to Know Piper


Retriever Mix




2 Years




Adopter's Home

Piper's Story

Still a kid at heart?  Piper understands- she’s just a puppy at heart herself!  Deep, soulful eyes and an eager, loving puppy heart come together in Piper!  Let’s not overlook her adorable under bite!  If her expressive eyes don’t get you, her little toothy grin will!  Piper was adopted as a young girl and returned to us when her owners realized they couldn’t properly care for her.  Understandably, Piper is confused and is readjusting to life in the shelter, but this vibrant girl is ready for that special person to show her  all the world has to offer and help her learn her place in it.  Piper is extremely affectionate and playful and she adores stuffed toys, treats, and her human friends!  She loves receiving affection and is always up for a good belly rub or scratch behind the ear.  Piper surely has a huge heart and hopes she can find a family who will make all of her dreams of finding the perfect forever home come true!


Piper would do best in an active home without young children and with an experienced owner who is willing to commit to her training and will exercise her properly.  Piper has the zest and zeal of a young pup in her big girl body and needs an owner who can take the time to help her learn how to interact with the world and provide her with tons of exercise to expel her energy in a positive way.  Since Piper loves to be the center of attention she would do best as the only dog in the home so that she can receive all that she needs to thrive and become the best girl she can possibly be!  Piper’s love is as boundless as her energy!  Give this sweet girl a chance and help her reach her potential as a fantastic canine citizen and you will be rewarded with her endless affection, tail wags, and slobbery kisses!  Stop by the Lincoln Park Adoption Center and meet Piper today!  You surely won’t regret it!

  • Cuddles!  I love a good lap to curl up on!
  • I'll take as much exercise as I can get!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all!
  • I'm a people person.
  • You + a tennis ball = my perfect day.


  • I would love to find a home with children 10+.
  • I prefer to be the only pet in the home.