Adoptable Dog of the Week – Canella

by Britt

If you’re looking for a calm, gentle pup to join you in your daily adventures, this sweet girl is more than happy to fill that role. Our first Adoptable Dog of the Week for 2023 is Canella, a 6-year-old Plott Hound mix currently waiting for her forever home in Denver, Colorado. She is spayed, vaccinated, microchipped, housetrained, and good with people of all ages, including children. She is selective about other dogs and should go to a cat-free home. 

Canella’s Tale

Canella was abandoned in a rural shelter in South Texas. Red Fern Animal Rescue brought her to Colorado for a fresh start and a well-deserved second chance. As an adult plot hound mix, she is a medium-energy dog. She will enjoy joining you on your walks and does very well on a leash. But she’s also happy to lounge calmly at home at the end of the day. Canella is well-mannered when left home alone while you go to work. When the workday ends, you can count on being greeted with love and affection when you walk through the door. Her short, glossy coat requires minimal maintenance to keep her looking and smelling fresh.

This sweet girl is a great option for families as she’s happy to be around people of all ages, including children. She is selective about dogs and would be happiest in a home as the only pet. As a Plott hound, Canella does have natural hunting instincts and a higher prey drive. This means that she would not do well in a home with cats or small animals. But it is possible that she may be able to coexist with another dog if their personalities click. For this reason, the rescue is open to discussing a foster-to-adopt trial to ensure that she’s the right fit for your whole family.

If you’re interested in adopting Canella, contact the Red Fern Animal Rescue for more information. 


Britt Kascjak is a proud pet mom, sharing her heart (and her home) with her “pack” which includes her husband John, their 2 dogs – Indiana and Lucifer – and their 2 cats – Pippen and Jinx. She has been active in the animal rescue community for over 15 years, volunteering, fostering and advocating for organizations across Canada and the US. In her free time, she enjoys traveling around the country camping, hiking, and canoeing with her pets.

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