If you're looking to add a furry friend to your family this holiday season, consider giving one of these a forever home.

These dogs and cats are currently in local animal shelters and would make excellent additions to your family.


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    Sophie is just eight weeks old and is now off the bottle and litter - box trained! Click here for more on Sophie from Safe Haven Animal Rescue.

    Safe Haven Animal RescuE via Facebook
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    Gonzo's owner recently passed away and after some time in a foster home, he'll soon be ready for a forever home. Visit Acadiana Humane Society to learn more about Gonzo.

    Acadiana Humane Society via Facebook
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    Cookie was among 35 dogs rescued from a hoarding situation by Acadiana Rescue Foundation of Louisiana. She's overcome her initial shyness and loves people and other pets. Learn more about Cookie here.

    ARFLA via Facebook
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    Lucy only takes a few minutes to warm up to new people and other dogs and is currently being cared for by Animal Aid For Vermilion. Learn more about Lucy here.

    Animal Aid Vermilion Area via Facebook
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    Shorty is one of many cute kittens available for adoption at Acadiana Animal Aid. Click here to learn more.

    Acadiana Animal Aid via Facebook