Here at 97.3 The Dawg we just love our four-legged furry friends.

Unfortunately, there are more animals than you may imagine that need a good home. Shelters throughout Acadiana are sometimes overflowing with lovable, family friendly dogs that are just looking for someone to care and love them.

We decided to try to help out in this cause by getting more of these sweet babies adopted and/or fostered into loving homes.

In the video above you’ll meet our friend Maddie. She loves people, toys, swimming, and water! Did we mention she loves water? She is a great dock diver who can play fetch all day with you. She is polite, knows basic commands, leash trained, crate trained, affectionate, obedient, and would love to be your best friend. She's good with other dogs, good with kids, good with adults, & loves to "ride shotgun" in the car.

To apply to meet and possibly foster or adopt Maddie, where he is patiently waiting for his forever home, please visit:

You can also follow them on Facebook at Animal Rescue Foundation of Louisiana. They are currently looking for fosters, volunteers and sponsors at ARFLA.

You won’t change the world by saving one animal, but you will change that animal’s world!

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