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Triss - Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

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Date Listed: 03/07/2016
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Organization Name: 4Life Animal Rescue
Location: Orange, CA
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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Gender: Female Female
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Triss

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Orange, CA 92867
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Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Ear Type Natural/Uncropped
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Leash Trained
  • Good in a Car
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Even-Tempered
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found Yes
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). Triss is approximately 2 yrs old, spayed, current on vacs, excellent with other dogs and great with kids, and in search of a forever home. Triss was rescued in Mexico by a Good Samaritan 'Eva' and has been living with a foster family there since March 2015. She was found in an abandoned yard with her 5 pups and was thin like a skeleton. Since then the pups found their forever homes, and now Triss is healthy and ready to find hers! Triss' foster family unfortunately doesn't allow dogs inside their home so she will need to be housetrained once in her new environment. Eva would like to find a great home that will consider her a part of their family. Triss enjoys a running partner, loves car rides, is great on a leash, loves to play with her foster sibling sister who is a German Shepherd, and a very affectionate girl who likes to lay beside you. She is very grateful to have been rescued off the streets of Mexico and is eager to please you. If you have any questions about Triss or would like to meet her in person, please contact Eva via email at marquez.eva@gmail.com. For serious adoption interests, Eva has no problem with transporting beautiful Triss outside of Mexico to meet you.

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 Orange, CA, USA

      Tripod Tinke...

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Tripod Tinker Bell was rescued by a Good Samaritan in June 2015 from a very bad situation. She was starved and emaciated at that time, and eventually had to have her back left leg amputated due to severe neglect by her previous owner. Ms. Tinker Bell does not see herself as a handicapped furry however, as she still gets around perfectly fine. In fact, being a very happy tripod has actually gotten her extra love and attention by everyone she meets which she always enjoys! Tinker Bell is a sunny and cheery girl who's smile is contagious. Tinker Bell is approx. 3 years old with beautiful green eyes, has 1 amputated leg, spayed, current on vaccinations, not microchipped, 50 pounds, housetrained and crate trained. She adores people and kids but should be the only dog and best around older kids. She is healthy as a bug, loves car rides and walks, and to play with squeaky toys. Tinker Bell is a jumper...yes, even as a tripod!... so an 8' fence is a requirement but doesn't have any bad habits like barking, chewing or digging. Any chance she gets, she'll want to snuggle up to you and give tons of affection and kisses. If you think Tinker Bell will be a perfect fit within your family and would like to meet her in person, or have any other questions about her, please contact Mitzy at mitzy@4liferescue.org. Thank you.
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Mercedes The...

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Pointer / Mixed (short coat). Meet our MERCEDES, the little munchkin who will charm the pants off of you. We love this girl so much! She just LOVES PEOPLE!!! ALL PEOPLE and strangers and everyone who wants to say hello to her. Mercedes is great with dogs. She is living in her foster home with a male, large pit bull and just LOVES TO PLAY. She has the sweetest gaze that looks right into your eyes as she smiles. She wants to please, and she wants to be someone's very own little girl. We want that for her, too. Mercedes is one of our HIGHLY TRAINED dogs who has been through our BOARD AND TRAIN PROGRAM. She knows SIT, STAY, COME, PLACE (where she will stay until given a release word), DOWN, and to HEEL at your SIDE while WALKING busy streets. Mercedes is playing and socializing with many dogs. She prefers medium to large dogs who are at ease. Mercedes is a LOT SMALLER in person than she shows in her pictures. She really is a dinky little girl, but boy oh boy, does she have a spark that will capture your eye. Mercedes would love a home all of her own. She is very loving. Come out and meet our little girl. Let her show you just how wonderful she really is. She's waiting...
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    • American Bulldog-Weimaraner Mix Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Diesel, The ...

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      Breed: American Bulldog-Weimaraner Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Weimaraner / American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat). Meet Diesel! A BEAUTIFUL, All American boy, born on the 4th of July! Diesel is all dog, a goofball, and full of fun. He’s been through a complete board and train program and knows SIT, STAY, COME, PLACE (where he can stays until given a release word), and knows how to WALK GREAT on LEASH. He's also CRATE TRAINED. Diesel loves to go on walks and to do things. He’d be great in a home who is looking for a dog who wants to get out and about. He’s even OFF LEASH TRAINED. Diesel LOVES to PLAY FETCH, go on CAR RIDES, and to hang with his humans. Poor Diesel has had a rocky past. Diesel lost his home because his human was going to die. We helped him get adopted, but the adopters later found that they are more suited to smaller dogs and feel that a better home for Diesel would make him happiest. Diesel has lived with dogs, but because he is a big boy, we are looking to place him in a home with medium to large dog(s), or if he’s an only dog, that’s ok too, but no cats! For Diesel, a cat is a play toy and a kitty wouldn’t appreciate his dog play. Diesel has attended many group play sessions with other trained dogs off leash in his training program. If you are ready for a great, big, handsome boy to take a road trip with or hit the town with, Diesel will be your buddy. Contact Mitzy@4LifeRescue.org, or call Mitzy at 714-469-8878.
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    • American Bulldog Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Monti Bear

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      Breed: American Bulldog
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat). Meet the AMAZING Monti! This boy loves to play with ropes and play tug-a-war, he knows how to swim and loves summer days in the pool, which is not typical of his breed, but Monti is no typical guy! This hunk loves car rides and going out for his daily adventure! Monti is well trained, walks great on leash, and knows his basic commands. He is a big boy, so needs someone who knows how to manage his personality properly with the right combination of love, respect and leadership. He is fine with other smaller or submissive dogs, but would do best in a home as the only dog as he prefers to be the center of attention!! Monti adores well mannered children and is just the most amazing companion! If Monti sounds like the guy for you, please e-mail us to savealife@4liferescue.org
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    • Bullypit Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Gorgeous Gon...

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      Breed: Bullypit
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Meet Gonzo, a beautiful and smart 2 year-old American Bulldog mix who was rescued from the San Pedro Shelter where he was a staff favorite. This boy is super friendly and full of life! He's a big puppy, but knows his basic commands and is even crate trained. He loves to play ball and tug-o-war, but above all he is an EXCELLENT cuddle bunny! Although a young dog, he likes his mellow moments, but loves his active ones even more. He would make a great dog for someone who is active and needs a buddy to take along on adventures....just be sure he gets his sunscreen on him first! He's very good on leash and does not like to leave your side, so is also a great protector. We can't say enough good things about this beautiful boy! He will be a wonderful addition to a loving, active and experienced dog owner...could that be you??
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    • Basset Hound-Chihuahua Mix Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Lucky

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      Breed: Basset Hound-Chihuahua Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Basset Hound / Mixed (short coat). Lucky is an adorable and lovable pup that loves to play and snuggle. He's very dog and cat friendly, and enjoys going on walks and car rides. His previous owners sheltered him a lot and sadly their 7 year old child beat him often, so he would be best with older and considerate kids only. Since having been rescued and living in a great foster home, Lucky has made amazing progress and has become a happy and confident boy. He is looking forward to finding his new forever home soon! If you would like more information about this cute little dude or would like to meet him, please contact Judith Henehan via email at ajhenehan@gmail.com or via cell at 562-547-1839. Thanks so much!
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Baby

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Labrador Retriever / Mixed. I am a spayed and chipped 8 year old Belgium Shepard Labrador mix. I am up to date with my vaccines and flee medication and I am also crate and potty trained. I do ok with other dogs because I was raised with one however I am usually the alpha and I am a little weary around children and cats. Despite that, I am very loving and always interested in what my mom is up to! I love to make sure things are in order around the house and hunt pesky mice and rats. My owner jokes that I am a circus dog because I can do a trick of jumping very high in one place when I'm excited! Please check me out and contact Alexis @ alexis.spaeth@gmail.com if you would like to take me home!
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Delightful D...

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (short coat). My name is Darwin. I am an extremely GENTLE, sensitive, and personable 4 year old Staffordshire Terrier/Pit Bull mix. I weigh about 65lbs, but I'm essentially just an oversized lap dog (no, really- I am). What you need to know about me: I need a stable, structured, and calm home. I am very stressed out whenever I go outside, and prefer to stay home then go on walks or out into public places. The perfect situation for me would be a house with a fenced in yard or patio where I can easily do my business. Just something simple! I am fearful and insecure around other dogs, but I have slowly made a couple furry friends, including another dog that I am fostered with currently. An owner who is experienced with special needs dogs like me would be best since you understand the need to be patient, and to give me lots of encouragement and leadership. I am always curious about what you are doing- so if you hear someone tip-toeing behind you, that would be me! I know basic commands, and I am housetrained- I do not like to be crated, but because I'm such a good boy, my foster mom trusts me alone while she's at work all day. I also like to sing when I get excited, which is mostly whenever I see you! I am neutered, microchipped and up to date on all of my shots. If you are interested in meeting me, please contact my foster mom Rachel​ at info@hollywooftotherescue.org
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Roxy

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). This gorgeous blonde bombshell is desperately in need a of a new home where she will be loved and cherished for the amazing girl that she is! Roxy is about 4 years old, very well trained and well mannered. She is obedient and loyal to her humans. She loves everyone she meets, and she even knows not to jump up on them. This is the perfect family dog - very low maintenance and easy-going. She is great with kids, is playful, and she loves her toys! She loves to go on walks and car rides with her family. She just wants to finally find a home that will be able to love her and play with her forever! She is completed house trained and has never needed to be crated. Roxy has had it pretty rough her entire life. Her original owner was a homeless man who cold not care for her. Another family adopted her, but then they had to move and could not bring Roxy with them. So Roxy was adopted by a 3rd family - only to find out that one of the other resident dogs in the house was not very fond of her. This caused a few scuffles between the dogs and now, for Roxy's own safety, she has to be kept separately. She needs a safe home as soon as possible that can give her the love and attention she deserves. We believe she would do fine in a home with other dogs given a proper introductions, and she does very well meeting other dogs. She does like to be an alpha-dog. She has not been cat tested, but her previous owners said she should not be around cats. Please contact Allison Maya for questions and adoption inquiries at allisonmaya@yahoo.com or 714-235-2857
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    • Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Orange, CA, USA

      Oreo

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      Breed: Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Collie / German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Hi my name is Oreo! I'm almost 5 years old, and I am a Collie, Shepard, Heeler mix, so I have a lot of energy! I love to play and give lots of kisses to my humans. I'm up to date on my shots and spayed. My family has to find me a new home for my own safety because one of the other dogs in our home has become aggressive toward me and attacked me. So now I'm a little scared of other doggies. I need a home that can work with me a little bit on basic commands and one that will protect me from loud noises! I get really scared around fireworks and other loud noises, and I just want to feel safe. If you think you can help me with a home or if you have more questions about me, please contact Victoria Folk at vafolk@gmail.com
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