Ariana Grande To Cover Adoption Fees for 15 Dogs in NYC

Written by: Stacie Grissom

March 19, 2015

Most people know Ariana Grande simply as the ponytailed gal with more range in her pipes than a Home Depot plumbing department, but there’s so much more to her than that. Ariana is also a fierce dog ruver and a proud parent of 6 adorable rescue pups, Coco, Toulouse, Ophelia, Fawkes, Cinnamon and Sirius. (Extra points for the Harry Potter pups. ;P)


But Ariana’s passion for pups goes far beyond the ones she’s adopted into her own furry family. On Ariana’s upcoming New York leg of her 2015 Honeymoon tour, Ariana is covering the adoption fees for FIFTEEN dogs from Badass Rescue in NYC. Tonight she’s also going to meet the 6 pups below and promote them at her concert tomorrow. If you’re interested in adopting these dogs, visit BarkApproved for more info! 🙂

Jansen Panettiere
Two-year-old Jansen is a hero pup! He and his sister Hayden (adopted!) donated blood to help other dogs beat distemper last November. Jansen is housebroken, crate and remote collar-trained, wicked smart, and great at listening. He’s young and athletic and makes an excellent buddy for jogging, hiking, and other outdoor activities. He’d love an active family to join on adventures.

Elsie is a Beagle mix who is approximately 7 to 10 years old and 25 to 30 pounds. She’s housebroken, well-mannered, and adheres to the breed standard of food, food, food! And she’ll also speak to you if you ask her opinion. Elsie’s NYC foster mom calls her very mellow overall and says she loves to cuddle. She is hoping to find an upstanding family to serve faithfully! Elsie is spayed, UTD on vaccinations, and microchipped.

Honey Ryder
Honey Ryder is a 2-to-3-year-old terrier mix who’s sure to sweep you off your feet the moment you lay eyes on her! Honey weighs right around 45 pounds and is a happy, friendly girl. She’s cratetrained, good on a leash, playful, and absolutely adores everyone she meets. Her whole body wiggles with joy at the chance to make a new friend. Honey is spayed, UTD on vaccinations, and microchipped.

Amy Adams
Amy Adams is an approximately 2-to-3-year-old Red Heeler mix that weighs just under 40 pounds. According to her foster mom, she is “very, very loving. She seems to look up at me and just waits for a big smooch. I can’t help but to stop what I am doing and love on her.” She’s irresistible! Amy gets along with other dogs and, while pretty laid back overall, loves to get out and play with her canine foster siblings. She is a bit shy initially and may greet you crawling on her belly, but is as sweet as they come and makes a loyal little buddy once she knows you. She’s working on her leash and cratetraining skills for city living as she recovers from heartworm treatment, but seems to have a solid housetraining foundation. Amy is spayed, UTD on vaccinations, and microchipped.

Jesse Pinkman
Jesse Pinkman’s a loving and dashing pittie mix who’s trying to put the past behind him and focus on #BreakingBadass! He’s approximately 3 years old and a solid 60 pounds. His NYC foster parents call him a “wonderful” dude who’s cratetrained, housebroken, great on leash and at home with the right people. “There is no doubt he is one of the most handsome dogs around who promotes how loving and brilliant pit bulls are.” Jesse loves to swim, cuddle, hike, play with sticks, be a jogging buddy, and do all of the usual dog things. He’s super friendly with people and would happily shower you with hugs and sloppy kisses all day.” Jesse is neutered, UTD on vaccinations, and microchipped.

Robbie Hart
Robbie is a 3-year-old Chihuahua mix who weighs around 10 pounds. He’s very new to the Badass rescue but it’s already obvious that he’s a complete cuddle bug.

If any of these dogs would make a pawfect addition to your family, apply for them at BarkApproved! And be sure to check out the other pups in the Badass Rescue who are also up for adoption. Fifteen lucky humans will get their adoption fee covered by Ariana’s generosity. 🙂


*Update 3-21-15*
Below are photos of Ariana meeting some of the pups she’s adopting out. <3 ariana_grande_dogs_love



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Written by: Stacie Grissom

March 19, 2015

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