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Where Can I Put a Catahoula Leopard Dog Up for Adoption?

You can put a Catahoula Leopard Dog up for adoption with people you know or online. It's also possible to surrender your dog to a shelter or a rescue, and the facility will put your dog up for adoption. However, this leaves you with no control over who adopts or even if your dog is adopted at all. Since you likely want to have some say over where your dog goes to ensure she's going to a great family, you'll want to consider some of the other options discussed below.

Use Online Sites to Find a Home for Your Catahoula Leopard Dog 

Today, it's easier than ever to find someone to adopt your dog, as long as you're using a quality pet adoption site. They tend to be easy to use, and many have success finding an owner for their dogs using them.

It's important that you stay away from sites like Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace, though. These aren't geared specifically toward pets, and you never know who might be looking at your dog. It might be someone that just stumbled across your ad and decides on a whim that they want a dog. They aren't prepared to have a dog and would likely not be the best owner for her. Also, some people troll these sites looking for free or cheap dogs, which they then sell to labs or use for fighting.

Consider using Rehome from Adopt-a-Pet.com. This site is a peer-to-peer platform that is easy to use. The people who are looking for pets on this site are already interested in adopting a dog and aren't getting one on a whim. They also have to pay a rehoming fee to the site and will have to fill out an adoption application that you'll then review. This helps to ensure that you can find the perfect new owner for your dog.

The site allows you to create a profile for your Catahoula Leopard Dog. You can add photos and videos to show people what a great dog she is. You can also complete a bio for her, which highlights everything that a new owner will need to know about your dog. This includes the good traits she offers, along with any issues that she might have. For example, if she doesn't like cats, this is something you'll want to mention. Any health issues should be mentioned too.

You can then review the applications that arrive and choose an owner. You can even send your dog's medical records to the new owner when they adopt.

Rehoming Your Dog with Someone You Know

Of course, another good option for adoption is finding someone you already know to become the new owner. If you have a friend or a family member that has mentioned they would like to adopt a dog, they might be interested in your Catahoula Leopard Dog. Having someone you already know adopt ensures you know she's going to a great new home.

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