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Swing - American Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Kanab, UT, USA

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Date Listed: 06/03/2017
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Organization Name: Best Friends Animal Society
Location: Kanab, UT 84741
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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Swing

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Gray
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 06/03/2017
Location: Kanab, UT 84741
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
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Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Do you love exuberant Labs? Then Swing would love to meet you! This smart, handsome boy is responding well to training and learning to control his high spirits. Swing loves playing with other dogs, even little ones. He also loves the ladies and greets most women with a wagging tail. But men can scare him, so he sometimes barks at them and prefers to take things slowly. Born in September 2012, he's on a special diet because of minor allergies, but otherwise he's healthy, happy and ready to audition for the part of your best buddy.

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      Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). It takes a little time to get to know Brady, but once you do, you'll find him irresistible. He has an adorable face and always looks like he is deep in thought. Gentle and sweet, ear scratches are Brady's favorite thing. Brady takes some medications for pain in his back end, and he prefers to be the only dog. Other than that, he doesn't ask for much. Born in 2004, he's ready to live the retirement life, and would like nothing more than to go for leisurely strolls and bask in the sun with a person of his own. Brady is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that he is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee! *Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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      Express

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Express wants to do exactly what her name says: express her love to you. She is a real sweetheart once you get to know her; she just has a few sensitivities.
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      Romo

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      Breed: Boxer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer (short coat). When Romo's person passed away, he was left behind with no place to go. Romo is selective about his human friends and sometimes takes a little extra time to get to know you. But once he does, he will latch onto you as though he's afraid you might disappear like his mom did. Romo was born in 2005, and he really loves people, though he needs a little work on his manners. His favorite activities include playing with toys and going to the dog park to play with more toys. He's very affectionate, and craves attention and excitement. Romo does need to be an only dog and hopes you don't mind. He also has serious back leg issues, having cruciate surgery on both legs, and they are painful and not in great shape. His memories take him back to the days of having a home sometimes. He wishes he could be there again. Do you think he could be yours? Romo is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that he is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee!*Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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      Shocky

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier (short coat). Shocky can be a handful, but she's full of fun and joy, and she just needs someone to share it all with! Shocky really needs some stability in life, too. She was rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as a little puppy. Somebody adopted her immediately, and then gave her up! Next, she went to a rescue group, and then, well, this girl has just had no earth under her feet. She needs a really dog-savvy handler to keep her from redirecting or snapping in stressful situations. She loves to be petted and cuddled, but not on her hips, which are starting to hurt these days. Shocky knows 'sit' and she comes when you call her. She can be a little hit-or-miss with other dogs. But she's a happy girl who needs some stability, and who really needs a place she can finally call home. Shocky is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that she is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee! *Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Kanab, UT, USA

      Tiki

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier (short coat). Tiki was rescued from the floods following Hurricane Katrina. He was born around 2004, and he's healthy. And since he loves exercise and he's intelligent, he'd be great at learning tricks. He gets very excited when he sees people he knows. He enjoys car rides, giving kisses, and spending time with his favorite people. He would prefer to be an only dog in a home that has a tall fence, as he has the ability to jump very high. If you have those accommodations, Tiki would love for you to be his favorite person. Tiki is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that he is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee! *Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Kanab, UT, USA

      Avon

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler (short coat). *SANCTUARY VISIT REQUIRED*
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      Tarlton

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      Breed: Anatolian Shepherd
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Anatolian Shepherd (short coat). Tarlton had a rough life before he came to Best Friends. He was named for the construction yard where he was found. Perhaps because of something in his rugged past, he shows some guard dog behavior. He needs a slow introduction to new people, but once he gets to know them, Tarlton becomes the most affectionate dog. He loves to give slobbery kisses and to climb in people's laps, even though he really doesn't fit. Tarlton was born in 2006 and is on a special diet for allergies. He knows tricks like 'roll over,' 'twirl' and 'crawl.' He's a world-class cuddler and bed-hog, though he also enjoys long walks. Tarlton will make an amazing friend for a dog-savvy person who can give him a little guidance. He's a sensitive guy who craves love, and he can't wait to give his heart to someone special. Tarlton is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that he is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee! *Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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      Joy

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      Breed: Chinese Shar-Pei-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
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      Sneaker

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). This girl doesn't need any fancy athletic shoes. She can get air all on her own! We mean serious air - about six feet of it! She is athletic and probably a Frisbee champ in the making. As you approach her, you can see her bounding into the air, well over your head (unless you're really tall). But when you get closer, she presses her little face into her gate to try and snuggle. You can't help but smile! She was born in December 2009. Sneaker gets along great with all of the other dogs she's met. And she just loves people. She'll need a high fence and someone who can help her use up some of that energy. If you've ever wanted to try Frisbee, but worried you couldn't keep up, Sneaker is your girl. She'll do all the work! All you have to do is love her. Sneaker is part of our Single Pets* program! That means that she is eligible for a free flight home and waived adoption fee! *Single pets do best as the only dog or cat in the home.
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      Chaplin

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat). *SANCTUARY VISIT REQUIRED*
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