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American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Lago Vista, TX, USA

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Organization Name: Lifelong Friends Pet Adoptions
Location: Lago Vista, TX
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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Callie

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Fawn
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/17/2017
Location: Lago Vista, TX 78645
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American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Lago Vista, TX, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered No
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs High
Fence Required 6 foot
Owner Experience Required None
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Good in a Car
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). Callie was born around August 2013. Callie absolutely loves everybody she meets. She loves to rough house with other dogs, chase a ball and lie in the sun. If you are interested in adopting Callie please fill out our information sheet at www.lifelongfriends.org/adoptions. Please note we only adopt in Texas and all family members must meet Callie before being approved.

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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