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Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 4 lovable pups to adopt now in New Orleans

Looking to adopt a pet? Here are 4 lovable pups to adopt now in New Orleans
Photos: Petfinder
By Hoodline - Published on December 13, 2019.

Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking 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.)


Rocco, chihuahua

Rocco is a male chihuahua dog currently housed at Take Paws Rescue.

Rocco loves children, dogs or cats. He's neutered, and he has had all his shots. He's already house-trained.

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

This little sweetheart is Rocco! He just turned 5 years old weighs only six pounds. His owner recently passed away, and he is so ready to curl up in someone’s lap again. He loves to snuggle under the blankets and loves toys. He’s just an all-around sweet little guy! 

Read more about Rocco on Petfinder.

Lolly, chihuahua

Lolly is a female chihuahua dog being cared for at Take Paws Rescue.

Lolly is friendly as can be — she'll get along great with other dogs. She is vaccinated. She's already house-trained.

From Lolly's current caretaker:

This is Lolly! Lolly is approximately 1-2 years old and 10-15 pounds. Lolly was a mother, and after a hard break with parvovirus she and two of her babies survived and are back to their regular, healthy selves. Lolly loves to make friends and is good with all other dogs. She enjoys playing with her foster sister and snuggling up on the couch to get some loving. She is a sweet, affectionate girl and she is ready to be the lap dog of someone’s dreams! 

Read more about Lolly on Petfinder.

Dixie, Catahoula leopard dog

Dixie is a female Catahoula leopard dog dog currently residing at Take Paws Rescue.

Dixie loves other dogs. She is looking for cat-free household. Take Paws Rescue, however, wants to place her in a home without small children. She's already house-trained. She is spayed, and she has had all her shots.

Notes from Dixie's caretakers:

Dixie is a 5-year-old Catahoula mix, 42 pounds, spayed, good with other dogs but prefers males. She's sweet, loyal, crate/house trained, has gone through training, would do best in a home without small children and cats. 

Apply to adopt Dixie today at Petfinder.

Cassius, beagle and dachshund mix

Cassius is a handsome male beagle and dachshund mix staying at Metro Mutts, Inc.

Cassius is happy to keep company with children, dogs or cats. Cassius has had all his shots. He's mastered his house-training etiquette.

Cassius' current caretakers say:

Cassius is a 2-year-old Beagle/Dachshund mix who weighs 24 pounds and is looking for a home. Located in Metairie, Louisiana. Cassius is good with other dogs as long as they want to play as much as he does! He's a medium-high energy and could use some basic obedience training. He keeps quiet and doesn't mess in his kennel. He rarely ever barks.

Read more about how to adopt Cassius on Petfinder.


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