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Size: Medium
Age: Baby
Gender: Female
Breeds: Hound, Catahoula Leopard Dog
Unknown with Cats

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Arriving to New England 6/29!

Did you know wearing an OPAL brings about loyalty and faithfulness? Imagine what ADOPTING OPAL would do to your life! Our 4 month old cutie is ready for her forever home. This toy squeaking, ball fetching gal loves to be by your side or even in your lap as her start to life has been a bit tough but she is on the mend now. Early on she lost all of her hair due to an immune reaction but it is all growing back now. She watched all of her litter mates go on to be adopted and now it is her turn. This little pup is one smart cookie- she knows basic commands like sit, down and leave it. If you are looking for a rare gem then look no further than our OPAL.

Name: Opal
Sex: Female
Breed: Hound/Catahoula
Weight: 27 pounds as of 6/4/19
Age: 4 months
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to Date
Microchipped: Yes
Medical: Suffers from allergies; currently on raw food diet. Hyperpigmentation of skin due to immune issue at birth

Dogs: Opal is friendly and playful with other dogs.
Cats: Not tested
Kids: Due to puppy behavior (jumping and sharp teeth)- no small children but lives with older children.

Puppy Donation:  $500.00  

Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.

Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes.   If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.

At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.

NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS:  Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

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 dog will help others in need.

All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.