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American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Camarillo, CA, USA

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Organization Name: Ventura County Animal Regulation
Location: Camarillo, CA
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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Gender: Female Female
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*SIENNA

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 02/18/2017
Location: Camarillo, CA 93010
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American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Camarillo, CA, USA

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Coat Length Medium
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Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (medium coat). • Sienna is a playful, energetic, and friendly girl. • She knows the command `sit`, and is working on her leash manners. • Sienna has not gotten along well with other dogs at the shelter, so we recommend that she be the only dog in her new home.

American Pit Bull Terrier

A.K.A. : Pit Bull Terrier, Pitbull, Pit bull, Pit, Pit Terrier, Staffordshire Fighting Dog, Bull Baiter Dogs, Yankee Terrier, Rebel Terrier
Overview: The American Pit Bull was originally bred for dog fighting and gained a reputation as a vicious animal. Can be a loyal and affectionate pet when trained and socialized properly.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 22-110 Most common: 35-55
Height (in): 18-22
Colors: Any color or combination of white, red, brown, black, gray
Coat: Its coat is thick, short and shiny.
Character: The American Pit Bull is intelligent, loyal and affectionate. If not properly trained, can be dominant and aggressive.
Temperament: The temperament of the American Pit Bull depends largely on the training and socialization the animal receives. In the hands of an experienced trainer, they can be socialized to be good pets. May not do well with other pets or strangers.
Care: This breed is easy to groom. They need to be bathed regularly and brushed occasionally.
Training: American Pit Bulls should be owned and trained by people experienced with this breed or other aggressive breeds.
Activity: American Pit Bulls need regular exercise, both in fenced yards and walks with a leash.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: hip dysplasia, heart disease and cataracts
Life Expectancy: 10-13

More About American Pit Bull Terrier Breed
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (medium coat). Frany went to a temporary foster home where we learned that she... * rarely barks * is house trained * sleeps through the night * can live with another dog * tolerates cats * loves to greet people at the door * enjoys playing with toys * walks well on a leash and is thrilled to go on walks * wags her tail a lot! * doesn''t mind taking medication - as long as it''s dipped in peanut butter!
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      FLACA

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      BABY

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      Breed: Chihuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua (medium coat).
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      LUCKY

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      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      IZZY

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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
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      *THEO

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      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      MOLLY

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