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Size: Medium
Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Breeds: Catahoula Leopard Dog, Crossbreed

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Violet is the mom of four puppies, Dahlia, Rose, Iris and Poppy (all already adopted). Her foster says she was simply the best mom and was so very grateful that she was rescued.

This girl was seen walking the streets looking for food in a neighborhood in Memphis known to have MANY dogs wandering the streets. She was skin and bones and obviously nursing puppies. The search was on for her babies and she brought her kind rescuer to a backyard with several other dogs. Violet actually had a home and owner! We thought sure by her appearance that she was a street dog.
Thankfully, the “owners” agreed to surrender mom and pups for rescue.

Miss Violet does have an alpha personality, and can be dog selective. She’s amazing with kids, but is nervous when she meets someone new; but she gets over it quickly. Once she knows you, she will welcome you with open paws!
She will follow her foster from room to room, but she is fine to be alone, as she is also independent.

Violet is a bit of an opportunist when it comes to escaping…open door, gate, window - but it’s because she wants to be outside exploring. For this reason, she will REQUIRE a tall sturdy fenced in yard

Her energy level is moderate - she kicks it up to play. She has a rough and rowdy play style and she’s very vocal during playtime. She loves loves loves to play with anyone that will play with her.

When it is time to chill, she becomes extremely laid back. She’s happy to just sleep and snuggle. She is the cuddliest dog her foster has ever met. She loves to spoon so she shoulders her way into your arms. She rests her paws on you anytime she’s near.
Violet also sleeps with her humans. She literally will hug and put her arms around your neck or waist when you sleep.

Violet is crate trained; goes in her crate with no problem, and she’s totally content in there. She is also housetrained. She loves car rides too!

Violet is really just an all around happy girl.

Please consider giving this precious mama a safe and loving home.

Name: Violet
Breed: Catahoula Leopard Dog/Crossbreed
Sex: Female
Age: 3 years  (estimated)
Weight: 60.0
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative on recent testing
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children: Over 12
Good with Dogs: Selective, may do best as an only dog.
Good with Cats: Yes

Adoption Fee: $300.00  (includes transport fee when applicable)

Location of dog currently:  Memphis  TN 


Paws New England is a foster-based rescue - our dogs reside in various locations throughout the south and New England.  

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your newly adopted dog will help others in need.