Cici - Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

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Organization Name: Shaw Pit Bull Rescue, Inc.
Location: Columbus, MS 39702
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(662) 386-7429


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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Cici

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Black with White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 07/22/2016
Location: Columbus, MS 39702
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Natural/Uncropped
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
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
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
  • Gentle
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 43 lbs I am a black and white “tuxedo” dog with smart white “gloves” and a sloppy pink tongue (for giving lots of kisses). Although I am three years old and fully grown I have maintained my girlish figure. This makes me perfect for a small yard or a life inside the home. My desire is to be an only child with adult parents. (Other dogs cramp my style.) I have a bit of a scar over one eye. Some say it only adds to my sexy, bon vivant, beauty. I am up-to-date on all vaccinations, have a micro chip, and have been spayed. Please call 662.386.7429 to make me a part of your crew. I would love to be your “matey”.

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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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Evie

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). 48 lbs I am a people lover with amazing eyes. I am perhaps a bit of a flirt because I adore all humans. However, once adopted I promise to be forever faithful. My hobbies are running & jumping followed by long naps, with lots of cuddling on the sofa. I enjoy playing with stuffed toys almost as much as being with my humans. I have beautiful blue fur and a lovely tail. I am two-years-old and up to date on all vaccinations, micro chipped and spayed. Please call us at 662.386.7429 to arrange an introduction.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Booger T

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 59 lbs I have a shiny black coat with a bit of white around my snout and a thin white tie at my neck. But, my real beauty is my love for everyone! I get along with dogs and humans, just about every critter I meet. I am a great ball player and a talented catcher. A long rest after a ball game is also appreciated. I've already been neutered, am up-to-date on vaccinations, including rabies - with tag; on heart worm preventive; and micro chipped! Please call 662.386.7429 to bring a ton of love into your home!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Mr. Ed

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 53 lbs I am a cheerful, full-grown boy the color of creamy coffee with deep brown eyes. My smile is irresistible! I am affectionate & playful & would be a great addition to any home. I am neutered, up-to-date on all vaccinations, including rabies - with tag, on heart worm preventive, and micro chipped. Call 662.386.7429 to bring home Mr. Personality, er Mr. Ed!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Dalton

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 42 lbs Intake Date: 3.2.16 Appx. DOB: 2.21.15 Weight: 38 lbs Need someone who will love and protect you? I’m your guy. Hey there, I’m Dalton. I’m here to ask you to come meet me. It may take a little bit, but if you’re good I may choose you to go home with. That’s the way it works right? My apologies, I’m a little shy at first, but come out and meet me anyways. I’ll make a great addition to your family, promise. Look, I’m located at Shaw PBR in Columbus, MS. Please contact 662.386.7429 to make me a part of your forever home.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Izzy

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). 39 lbs Intake Date: 3.2.16 Appx. DOB: 2.21.15 Weight: 35 lbs Do you like small dogs with wiggly butts? I happen to be just your dog then. My name’s Izzy and I am the living definition of small wiggle butt. Look it up in the dictionary, you’ll see my face. I’m a brilliant little lady with my whole life ahead of me. I know a few tricks already and would love for you to teach me some more. I’m still waiting on my forever home. Are you going to be it? Come meet me at Shaw PBR in Columbus MS. Just in case you were still unsure, I am totally your new best friend. Call 662.386.7429 to find out more about Ms. Izzy!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Loki

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). 39 lbs Intake Date: 3.4.16 Appx. DOB: 5.1.15 Weight: 39 lbs Loki is a very sweet boy who is learning to mind his manners. His adoption fee is $100.00. Contact us today to find out more about Loki (662.386.7429).
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Nemo

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 42 lbs Intake Date: 3.4.16 Appx. DOB: 6.12.04 Weight: 42 lbs Old? What’s that mean? I’m Nemo and I never learned how to be old. I still love to run and play just as much as any little kid. You like goofy? Here I am! You know what I really like? Belly rubs. Yep. Give me a belly rub and you just earned yourself a new best friend. I promise you no one will ever love a belly rub as much as I do. Come find out for yourself, I’m currently at Shaw PBR in Columbus MS. Contact us today to find out more about Nemo (662.386.7429).
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Oliver

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). 56 lbs Intake Date: 12.30.15 Appx. DOB: 4.18.14 Weight: 48 lbs I’m a very intelligent gentleman. Sometimes I wonder what that big yellow orb is in the sky and think about the ratio of the food in my bowl to the size of my stomach. I was found with Xena, and we were both pretty emaciated. A nice lady fought for me and saved me from that place. I will be neutered 2.4.16, am up-to-date on all vaccinations - including rabies, on heart worm preventive, micro chipped, and am ready to find a new family with whom I will hopefully spend the rest of my doggy life with!! Call us at 662.386.7429, to add me to your family!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Columbus, MS

      Pearl

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 53 lbs Intake Date: 3.4.16 Appx. DOB: 9.14.14 Weight: 46 lbs A big heart and face you’ll love forever; this girls name is Pearl. The beautiful little brindle baby is awaiting her forever home. Pearl is the perfect dog for those who like to stay home and cuddle. She’s also great for those who are active. She doesn’t mind just staying in bed all day, yet she also loves to play. Pearl is the whole package for all. Tall and beautiful, Pearl would make any kids happy. Come meet her at Shaw PBR in Columbus MS. Call 662.386.7429 to find out more about Pearl!
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      Tre

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Columbus, MS
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). 52 lbs I am a handsome boy, mostly white, splashed with caramel-colored spots and a rakish brown spot over one eye. My hobbies are chewing on toys and giving love. I would love a humans-only household, since I prefer to be center of attention. Intelligent and alert, I am adoption-ready and looking for fun! I have already been neutered, am on heart worm prevention, and am up-to-date on all vaccinations, including rabies!! Plus I've been micro chipped! I'd love to go home with you. Call us at 662.386.7429 to make it happen!
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