Floki - American Staffordshire Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX

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Date Listed: 10/08/2016
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Organization Name: Cody's Friends Rescue
Location: Dallas, TX 75248


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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Floki

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 10/08/2016
Location: Dallas, TX 75248
Tags: American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Not Required
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount None
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Well Trained
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Not Good With Large Dogs
  • Not Good With Male Dogs
  • Not Good With Female Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Floki has been with Cody's for a year and is so ready for his forever home! Floki has been through a wonderful training program and is now in a great foster home.. next stop is his forever home! Here is what his foster mom has to say: He is awesome on a leash, totally housebroken and crate trained (goes in easily w/o a peep). He is so loving and grateful to be in a foster home. He loves to play with Leo his pit bull foster brother and basically ignores my older, small dog. He is VERY responsive to commands and is treat motivated - will do anything for a treat. I adore this boy and can't wait for him to start his forever life with someone/family who gets how great and special he is! Floki does best with other big dogs and does not do well with hyper puppies. he's a wonderful gorgeous boy and ready for you!

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