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7 lovable pups to adopt now in New Orleans

Interested in adopting a pet — or just gazing at some lovable pups up for adoption? There are dozens of darling dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around New Orleans.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)


Kai, husky and shepherd mix

Kai is a female husky and shepherd mix in the care of Take Paws Rescue.

Kai loves other dogs. Her ideal forever home would be a cat-free environment. No need to worry: She is already house-trained, spayed and vaccinated.

Read more about Kai on Petfinder.

Sugah, Shih Tzu and cocker spaniel mix

Sugah is a female Shih Tzu and cocker spaniel mix being cared for at Take Paws Rescue.

Sugah is a social animal, and she's happy to keep company with other dogs and cats. She's already vaccinated, spayed and house-trained.

From Sugah's current caretaker:

Sugah is very laid back and quiet. Sugah has a beautiful soft cream colored coat and will need to be groomed regularly. She loves car rides and brisk walks. 

Read more about Sugah on Petfinder.

Layla, Weimaraner

Layla is a female Weimaraner being cared for at Take Paws Rescue.

Layla gets along well with other dogs. Layla is spayed and vaccinated, and she has mastered her house-training etiquette. Layla is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Here's a note from Layla:

I’m in search of my support human. I’m a single mom of a special needs daughter Olivia. We were very neglected and have been brought back to life. We would like to live life to the fullest with someone who is very affectionate. We are super huggers, we like to snuggle every chance we get, and I personally like to to keep your head warm, while Olivia likes to keep your toes warm. Please consider keeping me and my daughter together, but I understand if we need to separate.

Apply to adopt Layla today at Petfinder.

Olivia, Weimaraner

Olivia is a lovable female Weimaraner in the care of Take Paws Rescue.

Olivia is the life of the party, and she loves other dogs. She is already house-trained, vaccinated and spayed. Olivia is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

From Olivia:

Hello, I’m Olivia and I was born special. I am a kisser and hugger. I am a little shy at first, but eventually warm up. I would really like to stay with my mommy, but understand if I can’t. 

Read more about Olivia on Petfinder.

Zoe, cattle dog and shepherd mix

Zoe is a male cattle dog and shepherd mix being kept at Take Paws Rescue.

Zoe will get along great with your kids, dogs or cats. He has been vaccinated and neutered, and he is already house-trained.

Here's what Zoe's friends at Take Paws Rescue think of him:

Zoe likes to go for daily walks and walks pretty well on her harness, but still pulls a little bit. She loves to ride in the car, visit the park and go swimming, but she’s also perfectly content hanging at home. Zoe is amazing at snuggling and will sleep soundly next to you all night and keep you cozy. 

Read more about Zoe on Petfinder.

Hazel, beagle mix

Hazel is a female beagle mix being kept at Take Paws Rescue.

Hazel will get along great with other dogs, cats and children. She has mastered her house-training etiquette, and she has been vaccinated.

Read more about how to adopt Hazel on Petfinder.

Remy, terrier mix

Remy is a male terrier mix staying at Take Paws Rescue.

Remy loves being around people, and children will love him. He's mastered his house-training etiquette, and he has been vaccinated and neutered.

Apply to adopt Remy today at Petfinder.


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