My name is Leela!

American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in West Allis, Wisconsin - Leela
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Facts about Leela

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
NOTE: All our Cupids are fostered in private homes. An approved application MUST be on file before proceeding with meet-and-greet. The online application can be found at

Meet Leela!
Thanks to a generous grant from Maddie's Fund, Leela's adoption fee is WAIVED!

Leela is approximately two years old and weighs about 55lbs. She is a sweet, affectionate girl that lives with multiple other dogs. Leela has been in foster care for awhile and has done perfectly fine meeting new foster siblings while off-leash. She loves to wrestle, snuggle, and play tug-o-war with her foster sisters, and is great with her foster puppies.

Leela is a very well-behaved girl and is very sensitive. She can be trusted left out to her own devices and is not destructive of household items, etc. She does, however, get very excited (in a good way) about going in her crate and having a yummy kong or raw bone. She is crated while her foster mom is at work and is perfectly content with some music or the radio playing.

She is very eager to please! She loves to cuddle, play, and chill out on the couch. She actually smiles…well, grins…she has this silly grin when she is super happy and has full-body wags!

Leela would do best in a home without cats or other small animals. She would prefer a home with older children (over 12). A home with an experienced dog owner to help her with her quirks would be ideal.

Leela will come with a few free training sessions to help her with her leash reactivity issues. She gets a bit over-excited and over-stimulated while on-leash and needs to work on her confidence and maintaining calmness in high-excitability situations. Leela would not do well in a dog park setting.

She is being fostered in southeastern Wisconsin. Because all our Cupids are fostered in private homes, an approved application (from adopters within a 2-hour drive of the city of Milwaukee) MUST be on file before proceeding with a meet-and-greet. The online application can be found at

About Canine Cupids
Canine Cupids is a rescue in Milwaukee that is comprised of volunteers who have been fostering for various organizations and volunteering at our local animal control. Canine Cupids focuses on Milwaukee’s homeless dogs, but will always help a dog in need when we can — regardless of location.

All adoption fees include:
• Veterinarian examination and health report
• Certificate of veterinarian inspection
• Heartworm test (if age appropriate)
• Heartworm prevention
• Vaccines: distemper combo, bordetella intranasal and rabies (dogs age 3 months and older)
• Spaying/neutering
• Worming
• Microchip
• Complimentary collar
• Lifetime of support from Canine Cupids
• The love and companionship of a new best friend!

Canine Cupids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information visit

Our Thoughts on Visual Breed Identification
Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable. For most of our adoptable Cupids we are only guessing at the predominant breed or breed mix. We think it’s most important is to get to know each dog as an individual! We then do our best to describe each of our adoptable Cupids based on their personalities in order to determine whether they’ll make good companions based on prospective adopters’ lifestyles. Dog behavior is not exclusive to breed — it’s a complex mix of nature and nurture.

About Canine Cupids

About Our Rescue Group...

Canine Cupids' mission is to protect and improve the lives of Milwaukee's homeless, neglected, and exceptional needs dogs and to place them in permanent, loving homes.

Canine Cupids is a Certified 501c3 Organization
DATCPLicense: 288601-DS

Canine Cupids work with animals, within our community and throughout our organization is guided by three core values: compassion, integrity and dedication.

Because every animal deserves to be loved, we feel it is our moral responsibility to protect and improve the lives of abused, abandoned, and homeless dogs, and to place them in loving permanent homes.

We strive to work withMADACC as well as other rescues and humane organizations to develop a network of supporters and volunteers in order to create a better world for homeless pets within Milwaukee.

At Canine Cupids our founding principle is that "ALL dogs are individuals and deserve to be regarded as such". This mindset is core to the belief system at The Animal Farm Foundation. It assists in securing equal treatment and opportunity for "pit bull" dogs - as well as all dogs, regardless of size, color, etc.

"We owe it to all dogs to see them for who they really are, free of prejudice, stereotypes, and assumptions that are based on a known pedigree, a breed label guess, physical appearance, or their past history."*

"Breed related traits are not guaranteed. If a dog does conform to breed traits that does not mean a dog isn't an individual! Breed characteristics may contribute to a dog?s individuality, but they are not the whole story." *

Don't judge a book by its cover and don't judge a pooch by its stereotype!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our Adoption Process...

We require that all potential adopters fill out a "Personality Profile" that can be found on our website at:

You will then be contacted by one of our Adoption Counselors, who will assist you in finding your perfect match.

Adoption fees will range from $150.00 to $350.00 depending on the age of the dog.

You will also be required to fill out an adoption contract if you are approved and decide to adopt from us.