Alison- SUPER AFFECTIONATE and MICROCHIPPED - American Pit Bull Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI

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Organization Name: Canine Companions Rescue Center
Location: Clarkston, MI 48347


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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Gender: Female Female
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Alison- SUPER AFFECTIONATE and MICROCHIPPED

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Blue/Silver/Salt & Pepper
Availability Date: 11/29/2016
Location: Oxford, MI 48371
Tags: American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Allison, our fun-loving, sweet heart rolled up in to a 3-legged package, is looking for a very special person. Being a tripod does not get this girl down, she is ready to play ball with you or to relax and chew on her favorite Kong. Allison has a custom made arm brace for her existing her and has a custom made front cart to help her get around with ease. She does not always need her cart but she does think it is wonderful. She is friendly towards every person she meets and loves to give kisses and get to get belly rubs. Allison knows the right person will find her and love her just the way she is! Allison would be best as the only dog so she can get all the love and attention. Transportation is available to bring Allison to her new home! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.

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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    • Shinese Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: Shinese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Pekingese / Mixed. Hi! I am Gizmo, an 8 year old Shih Tzu. I have a fluffy white coat and an adorable pink nose. I don't see or hear very well but I'm doing well with the dogs, cats and people here. Fill out an application so you can come meet me and my foster mom will tell you all about me. See you soon! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • Bullypit Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: Bullypit
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Hi! I am Daisy, an adult bulldog mix. I have a short white coat and cute freckles. I have been a wondeful mama to my puppies but now they are growing up and ready for homes of there own so I am too! I get along with other dogs and love people as well. Have you been looking for a big sweetheart like me? We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier. Frankie is 5 years old and he is up to date on all of his vaccinations. I still take him to North Oaks Animal Hospital in Clarkston and they have all his records. He has primarily lived with just me his entire life and he listens to me and behaves well. He does get excited when I have visitors and he is around other dogs. He is not aggressive by any means, he is just very playful and full of energy. I have taken him several times to be boarded when I have been out of town and they always tell me his behavior is good and he does very well in group play. He sleeps in his own bed at night and is loose in the house when we aren't home. He doesn't get into trouble but he does prefer to be on the couch. He's a big cuddler - a real sweetheart who is really a big baby at heart. He knows how to sit and stay and "go to bed". He's really a great dog but work keeps me away too often and it's not fair to him. Drop CCRC an email if you can give this guy a good home and they will forward it to me.
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    • Bullboxer Pit Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: Bullboxer Pit
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Boxer / Mixed. Sarah Jessica Barker is a beautiful Pitbull Mix. She came to the rescue pregnant and had 10 puppies. All her puppies have been adopted and now it is Sarah's turn! She loves to play with her canine foster brother and wrestle in the snow. It is not often you see Sarah without a toy in her mouth rolling around on the couch. She is very affectionate and loves her Foster Family. Sarah would do best in a house without cats. Living in a home with older children (10+) would be best for Sarah. She gets very excited and loves to play so she would love to have a large breed canine as her companion if possible :) Sarah Jessica Barker's Foster mom would love to brag about her more, so fill out an application and meet this BEAUTIFUL Girl! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / German Shepherd Dog / Mixed. Hi! I am Eric, a senior shepherd mix about 9 years old. I have a soft brown and black coat and a loving personality. I am new to my foster home but living with people, dogs and cats and doing well. Come meet me and we could be best friends in no time! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • Chihuahua-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Clarkston, MI

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      Breed: Chihuahua-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Clarkston, MI
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Terrier / Mixed. Ferb is a very happy, energetic and friendly small dog. He spends almost all day playing with my dog and chasing her around the yard. The neighbor’s dogs occasionally visit and he seems to get along with everyone, big or small. He also loves to be with people and is always curled up nearby or on my lap. His house training is very good and he has had only a few accidents. He’s a delight to have around and isn’t a big barker. He does snore a bit, but very gently. Ferb would do best in a home with another playful dog and older children. We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI

      Angel *LOVES...

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Oxford, MI
      Posted Breed: Pointer / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Hi my name is Angel and I am a very loving, very snuggly girl that is looking for a home to call my very own. My story is a sad one, I was happy in a home for 6 years with my family until one day I was turned over to the shelter. Since then I've been searching for my family. I was rescued by my friends at CCRC because I needed a surgery on my leg. I am now fully recovered and love to play. BUT snuggling is my most favorite thing in the entire world. My foster mom says she has never seen a dog so cuddly. I have been through a lot of changes in a small amount of time and really want to rest my head with a family who loves me. Also, I will need to be in a home without cats because I think dogs rule and cats drool! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Weimaraner Mix Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI

      Matilda *Are...

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Weimaraner Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Oxford, MI
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Weimaraner / Mixed. Hi! I am Matilda, a 10-12 month old mixed breed girl. I came to CCRC very very skinny and malnorished. I have since put on some weight and am now a beautiful, healthy girl. I have great toy and tug drive and will fetch a ball or any toy with enthusiasm! I LOVE to play! I also have great food drive which makes it easy to teach me all sorts of things. I would do great in dog sports, running or just as an active companion. I am a smart girl and will quickly learn anything you want to teach me. I have been doing a great job meeting new dogs and have some doggy friends now. I do get nervous and reactive around dogs I don't know, however, so I will need continued work in this area. I have no worries about people, though, so come meet me and we could be playing together in no time! We do not have a facility for you to visit. WE PROCESS APPLICANTS AND SET APPOINTMENTS BASED ON THE ORDER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED , so while you are welcome to call (248) 834-9419 or email ccrcdogs@ccrcdogs.com with specific questions, you will want to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION ASAP , which can be found at www.ccrcdogs.com, to secure your position in line for one of our dogs. You can also find a description of our process on that same page. Puppies will not be available to be seen until their 10 day quarantine has passed. Our adoption fee is $200 for adults and $275 for puppies, which covers the cost of the spay/neuter, age appropriate shots and tests, medications to bring the dog to full health, and a free visit with one of our approved vets after adoption. The majority of dogs at CCRC are obtained from animal control centers, so there is often very little known about their history or even current habits. You can always expect to do some training, regardless of whether you adopt a dog or a puppy, including crate training, house training, and basic manners. CCRC provides a variety of materials and resources to assist you with this, as well as telephone support.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Oxford, MI
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Hi! I am Indigo, a 2-3 year old Pit Bull Mix. I have a gorgeous blue colored coat and a super sweet personality. I am a super friendly dude but need to be an only dog. If you are looking for a handsome co-pilot look no further! I am new to CCRC but my foster mom would love to tell you all about me. Come meet me soon and we could be playing together in no time!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Oxford, MI

      Snow *Courte...

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Oxford, MI
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Hi! I am Snow, a 6 year old mixed breed girl. I have a short white coat and beautiful brindle markings. I am a sweet girl who has had a rough run of luck recently. My dad had to go into an assisted living facility so was forced to surrender me to a kind family who took me in to find a new home for me. I have shown that I get along well with both dogs and cats. I love to play with toys, especially squeaky ones! Do you need a companion like me? Come meet me and we could be playing together in no time!
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