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Puppies and dogs in New Haven, Connecticut

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These adorable dogs are available for adoption in New Haven, Connecticut. To learn more about each adoptable dog, click on the "i" icon for fast facts, or their photo or name for full details.
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Otto

Greyhound American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 3 yrs 3 mos
West Haven, CT
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Otto is the perfect mix of a playful puppy and a distinguished dog. He was rescued from the side of the street in Puerto Rico by his amazing foster mom there. He loves playing and running with anyone that has the energy to keep up. His Puerto Rican foster mom would run 5-miles with him every day to help him get his energy out and to keep him occupied because he really wanted to chase her cats. We do not recommend a house with cats but he is great with kids, adults, and dogs of all sizes. At his current foster family, he runs in the fenced-in yard with his foster brother. He knows basic commands but his curiosity does get the best of him sometimes. Otto is incredibly smart and is truly the perfect size companion. If you love him he will never leave your side, in the best way possible.
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DAISY

Shepherd (Unknown Type) Hound (Unknown Type)

Female, Adult
Branford, CT
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
DAISY IS IN HER FOSTER HOME IN MEMPHIS, TN AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO CT ONCE SHE IS ADOPTED! We believe Daisy is a blend of Shepherd and Hound and is between 2-3 years old.  She has high energy and enjoys running and walks well on a leash.  She has the most unusual mottled coat of different colors.  An active home would be best for Daisy, and a fenced in yard a plus to keep her safe!   Daisy would be best as an only dog.   Daisy has been spayed, is current on her vaccinations and microchipped.  Her adoption fee of $375 includes the transport to CT.  We use a licensed and registered USDA transport company that will bring Daisy up north to her new family.   If you have any questions, please email us at:  newbeginnings_animalrescue@yahoo.com.  You can apply to adopt Daisy here:  http://www.newbeginningsanimalrescue.net/adoption-application22.html   THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A RESCUED PET! Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 15, 2024, 2:30 pm
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Hollie

Carolina Dog Australian Cattle Dog

Female, Adult
Branford, CT
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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HOLLIE IS IN HER FOSTER HOME IN MEMPHIS, TN AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO CT ONCE SHE IS ADOPTED! This beauty is Hollie!  She is a Carolina Dog mix with incredible ears!  Hollie is 9-1/2 months old and 40 pounds. She's extremely athletic and needs an active home and a fully fenced in yard.  She loves to play in the water!  Hollie is very sweet and affectionate, is learning "sit" and likes to be by your side.  She is crate trained and working on her house manners.  Hollie is good with kids (older children since she is so active), large breed dogs or puppies, but not so much with small dogs or cats.  She is ready to join her new family on hikes, walks and play! Hollie has been spayed, has had all her puppy shots and microchipped.  Her adoption fee of $500 includes the transport to CT.   We use a licensed and registered USDA transport company that will bring Hollie up north after she is adopted.   To apply for Hollie, please go here:  http://www.newbeginningsanimalrescue.net.  Any questions, email us at:  newbeginnings_animalrescue@yahoo.com.   THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A RESCUED PET!  Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 15, 2024, 2:30 pm
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Sammie

Dalmatian Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Branford, CT
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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SAMMIE IS IN HER FOSTER HOME IN MEMPHIS, TN AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO CT ONCE SHE IS ADOPTED! Sammie is a 1 year, 9 month old, 29 pound mixed breed pup.  She is house trained, crate and leash trained.  Sammie needs her size and larger dogs in the home as she is food aggressive with smaller dogs. Sammie is sweet and playful!  She plays well with other dogs and is great with children, although older children in the home please, as she likes to jump and play and could knock down a little one. She is a great size for any home! Sammie has been spayed, up to date on her vaccinations, and is microchipped.   Her adoption fee of $450 includes the transport to CT.  We use a licensed and registered USDA transport company that will bring Sammie up north after she is adopted.   To apply to adopt Sammie , please go here:  http://www.newbeginningsanimalrescue.net.  Any questions, email us at:  newbeginnings_animalrescue@yahoo.com.   THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A RESCUED PET! Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 15, 2024, 2:30 pm
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Ace

Labrador Retriever

Male, Adult
Branford, CT
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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ACE IS IN HIS FOSTER HOME IN MEMPHIS, TN AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO CT ONCE HE IS ADOPTED!  Ace is a 63-pound Labrador retriever mix. At 3 years of age, he has reached his size as an adult. Ace is crate and leash trained. He is still an affectionate, laidback. Ace is cautious when first meeting strangers and being introduced to a new environment but quickly bonds with his people and territory.   He is fully vetted including neuter, microchip, puppy shots as well as rabies shot. His adoption fee of $500 includes the transport to CT  We use a licensed and registered USDA transport company that will bring Ace up north after he is adopted.  To apply to adopt Ace go here:  http://www.newbeginningsanimalrescue.net .    Any Questions, email us at newbeginnings_animalrescue@yahoo.com .  THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A RESCUED PET!Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 15, 2024, 2:30 pm
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Zena

Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Branford, CT
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
ZENA IS IN HER FOSTER HOME IN MEMPHIS, TN AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO CT ONCE SHE IS ADOPTED! Zena is a 6 year old lab mix. She was found chained up outside with her 9 newborn puppies at Sardis Lake. The puppies were scattered around during a heavy rainstorm, and she could not reach them. She was severely underweight and heartworm positive when she entered the rescue. She is now 50lbs and heartworm negative! She has come a long way. Zena is house trained, crate trained, and knows how to use a doggy door. She is very loving and craves attention from her people, so she would be fine as an only dog. She does get along well with her furry siblings in the foster home, but she does take time to warm up, so we recommend slow introductions. She is a very active dog and loves to play outside with her foster siblings. She has come such a long way and would love nothing more than a furever home. She has been known to jump a fence, so a tall 6ft wooden fence is recommended to keep her from taking an occasional stroll after a squirrley friend.    Zena has had all of her shots, as well as rabies vaccination, is spayed, and microchipped. Zena is ready to meet and bond with her furever family. Zena's adoption fee of $500 includes the transport to CT.   We use a licensed and registered USDA transport company that will bring Zena up north to her new family.   If you have any questions, please email us at:   newbeginnings_animalrescue@yahoo.com .  You can apply to adopt her here:   http://www.newbeginningsanimalrescue.net   THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING ADOPTING A RESCUED PET! Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.April 15, 2024, 2:30 pm

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Wags of Monroe County CT

18 Sylvan Lane, New Haven, CT 06501

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Rebound Hounds CT

New Haven, CT 06511

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Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter

81 Fournier Street, New Haven, CT 06511

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The Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter

81 Fournier St., New Haven, CT 06511

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Tail To Paw Animal Support

East Haven, CT 06513

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Ruff and Scratchy, Inc.

Hamden, CT 06514

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Precious pals

New haven, CT 06512

Pet Types: dogs

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CT Russell Rescue

New Haven, CT 06512

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East Haven Animal Shelter

183 Commerce Street, East Haven, CT 06512

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Pups Without Partners

39 Wharton Street, West Haven, CT 06516

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