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Pets of the Week: Dashing Dwayne & a Cat Named Cat

Dwayne is ready and waiting for you! Photo by The Dog Squad.
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Meet Dwayne, a 2 year old Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog. Dwayne is just about the nicest dog you'll ever meet. He's good-natured and wants to play and have a good time. He is full of energy, good humor and has never met a person he didn't like. Dwayne is a bit of a goofball and would love a home with another big dog to pall around with or a person (or two or three) who are fun lovin' like him.

Dwayne is a smart guy and good with instruction. He would be an excellent candidate for agility classes. He is working on his leash skills and would love a companion who would spend time with him to make him the best dog he can be. Typically speaking, Catahoulas are protective of their families and are excellent judges of character. These dogs need daily exercise as well as firm guidance during training. They are loving, calm, and dedicated companions.

Dwayne is available through The Dawg Squad, an all-volunteer animal rescue working in the Los Angeles area. They rescue at-risk animals, focusing on homeless and abandoned dogs providing medical care, rehabilitation and loving foster homes until a permanent, adoptive homes can be found. Some of the dogs are boarded with an emphasis on training, and all dogs are well socialized. All dogs are spayed, neutered and micro-chipped prior to adoption.

Come and meet Dwayne and other adoptable dogs from The Dog Squad every Saturday, from 11am-3pm at the Centinela Feed & Pet store on Lincoln Boulevard. For more information about The Dog Squad or Dwayne, email

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I'm ready for my close-up. Photo by West LA Animal Care Services
West LA Animal Care Center is looking for a home for Cat (A1241191) a 2-year old, spayed, Calico beauty who is definitely not camera shy! She is ready to be the star in your home. Calico cats are believed to bring good luck in many cultures. Let Cat bring some luck (and love) to your home! Through September 30th at Los Angeles Animal Care Services, adopt one cat and bring home a friend for your new feline for free.