Bellamy - American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Littleton, CO

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Organization Name: OutPaws
Location: Littleton, CO 80127
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(303) 803-2434


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

Bellamy

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 12/17/2016
Location: Littleton, CO 80401
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Well Trained
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). Hi, I'm Bellamy and I am THE HAPPIEST dog in the world. Do you like to wake up slowly to smooshy-faced kisses over a cup of coffee and Good Morning, America? If so, I'm your man! I'm quite a snuggler and love to give big huge Pit Bull hugs. I've never met a stranger. I'm also great at entertaining you while I entertain myself. Foster mom just loves when I run zoomies up and down the stairs tossing my toys to myself. I completed a Canine Good Citizen class with my foster mom and got a certificate! It was fun and I love to focus on my human and show you what I can do. I've been through some rough times and at one point broke my elbow (vets say it was repeatedly) and it has grown back wrong. It has been fully evaluated, but vets think I'm not in pain and that nothing should be done to correct my occasional limp. It does not affect my ability to run, jump and play. I'm neutral with other dogs when I'm on leash, but I can get a little overly excited sometimes, so foster mom thinks it would be best if I was the only dog in the home. If you would like to meet me, please complete an online Adoption Application at www.outpaws.org/adopt.

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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      Location: Littleton, CO
      Posted Breed: Doberman Pinscher / Mixed (short coat). Hi, my name is Baxter and I'm just the best middle-aged guy! I'm a Doberman mix and I'm about 7 years old. I was rescued from the Denver Animal Shelter 5 years ago and adopted, but my adopters just returned me so I'm looking for a real forever home this go around. I'm great with people and other dogs, but a bit too interested in cats. I a big boy and good on a leash, housetrained and crate trained. If you would like to meet me, apply online at www.outpaws.org/adopt
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Littleton, CO
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      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
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